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Life Advice: How can I make my life simpler?

<b>Depending on which area of your life needs the most improvement, you can pick from any of these 7 tips.</b> Or, if you think your life has turned into …

Minimalism

15 Ways to Get More ROI From Social Media This Month

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media marketing is both a bane and a boon to business owners. If it’s working for your business and driving traffic, you love it. If it’s not bringing in results, you hate it -- and feel that you’re wasting your time.<p>So, …

Social Media

Revealed: the most in-demand Tube stop for house buyers isn't even in London

Can you guess which London Underground stop is the most in demand for property hunters?<p>The most in-demand tube stop for house buyers has been revealed - and it’s not even in London.<p>Online estate agent eMoov.co.uk found Watford is the most popular Underground station for property hunters, despite …

7 WordPress Plugins That Will Quickly Help Your Site Get More Traffic

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to your website, you want to take advantage of any technology that helps maximize your efforts and get more traffic to your site. Other than creating epic content that you post consistently, what else can you do …

Social Media

21 Short Videos Worth More Than an MBA

You can spend $250,000 and three years of your life to get an MBA or spend a day watching these videos. Your choice.<p>If you're determined to get a job that requires an MBA, by all means spend the time and money to get one. However, if you want to know more about business than 99.9 percent of your …

Dan Gilbert

5 Ways Entrepreneurs See Life Differently

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is more than just a career choice. It’s a way of life. Because it consumes your personal life as well as your professional one, it typically changes you as a human being. Your approach to problem solving will …

Entrepreneurship

Do This One Thing Before You Write Your Business Plan

This step-by-step guide explains how to build the perfect pitch for your business plan.<p>So, you’ve been asked to write a business plan. It’s likely that your mind is filling with images of long documents, bad memories of writing term papers, and worries about doing market research and creating …

Small Business

Here’s How You Organize Your Business Plan Into a Neat, Concise Statement

While a single sentence may convey the direction of your plan, you may also need an elevator pitch.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How do you organize your business plan into a neat and concise statement?</i><p><i>Answer by Peter Baskerville, Started 13 businesses with over 30 outlets in total</i> …

Small Business

Shutterstock CEO: Lasting Value Comes From Failing. Hard.

A large tech company drove Jon Oringer out of business. But that event led him to start his the now 12-year-old Shutterstock.<p>It's graduation season, and in that spirit, here's a throwback to Shutterstock CEO Jon Oringer's keynote during Columbia Engineering Class Day 2014.<p>After earning his master's …

Loans

7 Million-Dollar Habits of the High Achievers

Do you remember the first time self development became important to you?<p>I do. I was 7 years old and I was in love with basketball. My mother had …

Motivation

6 Ways to Grow Your Small Business in the Digital Age

Website, social media, blog. If you're a small business owner, chances are you've already checked off those must have boxes. If you haven't, get those launched and then circle back to continue reading. You're confident you're offering a top-notch product or services for a great value, but how do …

5 Smart Ways to Take the Loneliness Out of Being a Solopreneur

Working for yourself can feel very, very lonely. But it doesn't have to be.<p>Start your own business, and you're likely to get all sorts of warnings. People will tell you how hard it is for a new business to survive, or that you're giving up stability. They may worry about your 401(k). But chances …

Small Business

3 Warren Buffett habits we should all adopt

Warren Buffett has grown from a boy who at 7 years old roamed the streets of Omaha selling bottles of Coca-Cola for a nickel to a man who now sits atop the Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) empire he created, with over $525 billion in assets.<p>Are you curious to know what habits enabled him to get there? …

Investing

5 Mindsets That Can Kill Your Best Ideas

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At the heart of all innovation is a single question: “I wonder what would happen if…”<p>I wasn’t there, but I’m willing to bet that the wheel was invented -- the first time anyway -- when someone said, “I wonder what would happen …

Self-improvement

'Monster' Fracking Wells Guzzled 3.3 Billion Gallons Of Water In Drought-Stricken Areas, Environmental Report Finds

Hundreds of massive oil and gas wells in the United States guzzled 10 million to 25 million gallons of water each through the hydraulic fracturing, …

London's Living Walls Public Art

The legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games is still very much alive in East London. After the success of the event itself, which many of the famously cynical Londoners had assumed would cause traffic chaos and be a waste of money, the pride felt when all went well is still evident today. In the Queen …

The 50 best interiors shops

AG Hendy & Co Home Store<p>Ever fancied stepping downstairs at Downton? With brushes, enamelware and china in the kitchen, and vintage tools in the utility area, this outfit apes prewar hardware-store style. <i><br>36 High Street, Hastings, East Sussex</i><p><b>homestore-hastings.co.uk</b><p>Alfies Antique Market<p>Set aside a …

How to use iCloud Drive the right way

If you haven’t been scared off cloud services by the Fappening or past horrors like MobileMe, you might want to try iCloud Drive, Apple’s answer to Dropbox and Google Drive. It’s a pretty great concept, an extension of the Apple philosophy from way back – documents are identified by the apps they …

Tunnel vision: the French entrepreneurs cashing in on the English side of the tunnel

For the past seven years Fabien Henissart, 40, has switched countries twice a day, crossing the sea and resetting his watch, back and forth. “You get used to it, you know,” says this resident of Boulogne in northern France.<p>Every morning he drives his car to the Eurotunnel shuttle terminal, picking …

Nothing will halt Volkswagen Chief Martin Winterkorn's audacious onslaught of the auto business. Not even Europe's collapsing economy. http://bit.ly/Z9kN5O