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6 Things You Should Keep in Your Travel Bag

One of the perks of my media career is that it gives me an opportunity to travel. A busy schedule can mean last minute packing so I always make sure I have my pre-flight routine down. Below are my 6 travel essentials to keep me healthy, balanced and beautiful on the go.<p><b>1. A fiber rich healthy …

Use This Flowchart to Identify What Type of Procrastinator You Are

Procrastinators waste too much time, but to get over this bad tendency, you need to know why you procrastinate . Dr. Joseph Ferrari of DePaul …

Five Best To-Do List Managers

Finding the right tool to track your to-dos is highly personal, and one person's best is another's junk—but there are some that are better than …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Following in the footsteps of the most successful people means realizing that time is a precious commodity. Take advantage of every moment of your …

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

How Small Businesses and Startups Can Stay Competitive and Close Big Deals

Lean businesses have an advantage over their larger counterparts: They can move fast and innovate, which affords them a competitive edge in negotiations. With a clever approach to sales and thrifty marketing strategies, they're empowered to do more with less. Furthermore, with the smarts and …

Creating a digital marketing plan for Start-ups and Small Businesses

SME/SMBs are often overlooked for marketing best practice advice. Our new RACE planning guide addresses this.Marketers tend to love talking about the …

Steven Pinker Interview: Inside the Mind of One of the World's Most Influential Thinkers

Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind and human nature. Currently Johnstone Family …

Linguistics

4 memory-boosting activities

Did you know that as we age, the memory parts of our brains actually shrink?<p>Puzzles and crosswords can keep your mind sharp, but here are four other ways to exercise your brain.<p><b>1. Go for a walk.</b><br>Research shows that walking for about 40 minutes three times a week will help increase the size of the …

10 Daily Habits That Hugely Strengthen Both Your Body And Mind

Our daily routines may keep us active, but how active are you really, and is your mind active enough? There are many habits that we get into that …

How to Dress for Cold Weather and Still Look Cute

In the winter, staying warm and looking cute seem to be on opposite sides of the fashion spectrum. Sure, you can throw a parka over any sleeveless …

Clothing

9 Daily Habits of Stylish Women

The simple routines women who dress well follow every day.<p>While there's no universal code or to-do list that all stylish women adhere to, there are a few select habits that aid the process of crafting a good outfit every single day. From checking the weather to selecting the right undergarments, …

The 7 Style Rules that Fashionable British Women Swear By

We might speak the same language as our sisters across the pond, but are we fluent in our <i>fashion</i> vernacular? There are some things women can be counted on to obsess over globally (gorgeous shoes and the perfect little dress that makes you feel like a million bucks pop to mind), but past that? To …

Whole Foods Co-CEOs Admit To Overcharging Customers

Consumer trust in Whole Foods Market was shattered last week when a New York City government investigation revealed that the supermarket had been systematically overcharging customers for packaged foods since at least 2010. At first, Whole Foods representatives stridently denied the claims -- but …

Snapchat debuts tap-to-view controls promising 'no more tired thumbs'

Social app’s latest update is designed to make long videos less annoying, but it’s also adding two-factor authentication to protect users<p>Social app Snapchat hopes its 100 million daily active users will give the thumbs up... to spending less time holding their thumbs on their smartphone screens to …

Social Media

5 More Apps Every Writer Needs

Your writing time is precious. Last year we gave you five apps that every writer needs to check out. We’re back with five more apps to help you stay …

These Are The Happiest Countries In The World

Denmark’s residents are the most satisfied with their lives, according to the Better Life Index released Monday. According to the study, published annually by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United States failed to crack the top 10 for the fifth consecutive …

Spring Organizing Tips

Spring-cleaning means not only giving everything a good wipe-down but decluttering your space to welcome the warmer seasons ahead. Follow these tips and you'll breathe a sigh of spring relief.<p>For storing everyday garden and home tools, wood lattice is even handier than a basic trellis. Choose a …

21 ways to be awesome online

Last year I wrote an article listing 20 ways to be awesome online. There are many more than that, so I’ve decided to share with you another 21 tips to help you with your startup, small business, or freelance career.<p>When it comes to managing a business on your own, you have to do everything in the …

11 critical things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

28 Smart Tips Tricks and Hacks to Organize Your Child's Room Beautifully

Books, toys, crayons, colored cray and figurines of all kinds spread all over the place, this is the work of a creative and happy child. This is …

Hacking

The Solitude of 8 Million

New York City: a cacophony of activity. It's a place that never seems to slow down for anyone; it unabashedly straddles the line between order and chaos. With a population of over 8 million residents, one might think that crowds are a constant in NYC. While it is something that every New Yorker …

7 rituals for a successful work week

<b>What if we told you that you could achieve a tremendous week in terms of work productivity and creativity, if you just adopted a couple of habits?</b> …

Pakistan

Exercise Can't Save Us: Our Sugar Intake Is The Real Culprit, Say Experts

In a fascinating and scorching editorial in the <i>British Journal of Sports Medicine</i>, three authors argue that the myth that exercise is the key to weight loss – and to health – is erroneous and pervasive, and that it must end. The evidence that diet matters more than exercise is now overwhelming, …

11 types of single people you’ll date in New York

As Leo Tolstoy once said, “All happy couples are the same. But all single people are single for, like, totally different reasons.” In New York, where …

5 American habits I lost when I moved to Spain

1. Being surprised to see children at bars<p>Everything in Spain operates on a slightly later schedule than in America. For that reason, it’s not weird …

Decorating Tips for Your Workspace - Michelle Phan

No matter if you’re in school or have a full-time job it’s likely you have a desk space to help you accomplish work. This space can vary drastically …

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8 Business Practices That Increase Productivity

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is on the decline in America: The Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that during the fourth quarter of 2014, nonfarm business output increased by 3.2 percent, and hours worked increased by 5.1 percent; but …

Time Management