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7 Real Estate Tools Entrepreneurs Should Know About

When I was 19 years old, I bought my first rental property. At that age, I had a lot to learn and teach myself as I started managing my first property. Eventually, I was able to grow my investment into an actual business and leave a corporate job to co-found Influence & Co., and I still own and …

Real Estate

15 Tips For An Amazing Sailing Vacation In Croatia

With a magnificent coastline, clear waters and splendid beaches, Croatia lures increasing numbers of visitors for sailing vacations each year. But where to go and what to know? Here, Alexander Coles, CEO and senior broker with Bespoke Yacht Charter, gives us the inside scoop on Croatia’s yachting …

European Travel

7 self-made millionaires and the books that changed their finances

Millionaires come from all walks of life, but research shows they share some key habits that helped them climb (and stay) at the top of their …

Personal Finance

How to Use the Simple but Powerful Effects Panel in Lightroom (VIDEO)

If you’ve been following Lucy Martin’s excellent series of Lightroom tutorials you have, no doubt, already learned a lot. A few months ago, we shared …

Tutorials

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

SKULPT is a tiny, feature-packed synth for under $300

Ultraportable, inexpensive synthesizers are everywhere these days, including solid entries from Korg, Roland and IK Multimedia. Now, UK-based Modal Electronics (makers of high-end boutique synths) is looking to enter the category with a new under-$300 synth called SKULPT, which is set to go live on …

Synthesizers

The Only Pot and Pan Brands Worth Buying, According to NYC Chefs

Have you ever walked into a vacation rental kitchen to whip up a delicious meal, only to realize that the cookware is not nearly as good as your own? …

Cast Iron Skillet

Using Your Camera Wrong? Here are 8 Common Mistakes

Everyone is guilty of using their camera improperly at some point. Sometimes even the pros make rookie mistakes. But, nobody is to be blamed. The …

Shutter Speed

iOS 11 tip: How to fix broken Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cellular connectivity

Are you having difficulties with wireless connectivity on your iPhone or iPad? Are you having problems connecting to Wi-Fi, cellular, or Bluetooth …

Tech Trends

11-Year-Old Nigerian Artist Is Gaining International Attention for His Incredible Drawings

Though Kareem Waris Olamilekan (known also as <b>Waspa</b>) describes himself as a “bitty artist,” his dreams are anything but small. At just 11 years old, the talented Nigerian artist has already attracted international attention and set a big goal for himself: to see his amazing <b>lifelike</b> <b>portraits</b> on the …

Drawing

Sail your worries away on this solar-powered floating tiny home

For those wanting to sail away from the stresses of daily life, this solar-powered tiny house boat is the perfect off-grid escape. Built by …

Solar Panels

Mia Khalifa Only Did Porn Three Months But She's Still a Pornhub Sensation

Mia Khalifa left the industry in a flash three years ago, but remains one of the most searched actresses on adult sites. Why?<p>Since January of 2015, months after she reportedly left her job at a Whataburger to start a porn career at a customer’s suggestion, Mia Khalifa has been one of the biggest …

Social Media

How to Anchor a Sailboat

Follow These Guidelines to Anchor Safely and Securely<p>The Importance of Good Anchoring Technique<p>Few sailing experiences are as scary as waking in the …

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

The Brain

Learning to Sail in the Mediterranean Sea

Overhead the sky still swirled with torn gray clouds, while below, a decaying leftover chop lapped at the hull as our three-cylinder diesel ticked …

5 drool-worthy sex positions perfect for internal G-spot stimulation

CLICK.<p>While science doesn't support the widely held misconception of the G-Spot as some sort of magical button, a lot of women and female-bodied people have discovered they <i>really</i> like getting rubbed an inch or so in on the top wall of their vagina. Maybe it's part of the surprisingly extensive …

Lifestyle (UK)

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

This Amazing 8-Year-Old Girl Is Being Called a “Drumming Prodigy”

Artists of all ages can share their work with the world thanks to social media. Through platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube, creatives young and old are able to find fame, whether a preteen painter, a technologically talented grandma, or an 8-year-old “drumming prodigy” like Yoyoka Soma.<p>…

Drums

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement

The Case For A Smaller House: Talking Clients Out of The Big House They Want to Build

As architects we are often conflicted: what do we do when we have clients who want really big houses, houses that by any measure surpass anything …

Adobe could be the next $10 billion software company

Adobe reported its Q2 FY’18 earnings yesterday and the news was quite good. The company announced $2.2 billion in revenue for the quarter up 24 percent year over year. That puts them on an impressive $8.8 billion run rate, within reach of becoming the next $10 billion software company (or at least …

Adobe

A Beginners Guide to Organizing your Photos

Are you drowning in an ocean of digital photos? While the digital age has simplified the way we store our photos, the sheer quantity of files can …

These Unbelievable Hacks Will Keep Mosquitos Away For Good

Mosquitos certainly know how to ruin a pleasant summer evening. Avoid them this summer by using one of these unique (and very effective) …

Cleaning

I've been investing in real estate since I was 22 — here's why it's one of the best ways to build wealth

At 22 years old, I accidentally started a business when I persuaded my boyfriend that we should buy a condo together. Little did I know, the small purchase would jump-start an entire real-estate career.<p>Throughout our 20s, we went on to acquire a couple of dozen rentals in the Boston area. Along the …

Trimming Sails in Tandem

In the <i>Wildman</i> and <i>Samba Pa Ti</i> two-boat Melges 20 program, we spent many hours on the water tuning with each other. The hulls were identical, as were …

A Beginner's Guide to ISO: What It Is and and How to Use It in Your Photography Work

Shutter speed, aperture, and ISO are the three most fundamental properties of photography, and understanding them inside and out when you first start …

10 New Services That'll Make You Say, 'Why Didn't I Think of That?'

From on-demand translators to self-driving taxis in retirement communities, here are services you need to know about.<p>7 min read<p>This story appears in the June 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Remember when ride-hailing apps and on-demand streaming services felt revolutionary? Every day, …

What Every Leader Needs to Know About the Rule of 7

Leaders need to shift their management approach as their teams grow.<p>I've written before about the importance of corporate culture, how to define it, and how to enforce it to help your company reach peak performance. Culture is the line a group draws that separates the behaviors they stand for, …

Management

Just Starting With Video? Learn How Your Camera Settings Will Differ From Photo Work

A lot of photographers are now starting to move into videography as well, and while there are undoubtedly a bevy of similarities between the two …