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How to Accomplish More in 4 Days Than Most People Do in 4 Weeks

Practice and self-control are key.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that it takes hard work to achieve our goals. And in the world of business and entrepreneurship, we often hear how we must be willing to sacrifice weeks, months, even years of …

Time Management

Florida Police Chief Told Cops to Pin Crimes on African-American Teens, Adults, to Boost Crime Stats: Report

A former police chief in a Southern Florida suburb has been indicted for pressuring his officers to pin crimes on any African American with “somewhat …

Crime

Emmett Till Biographer, Who Spoke to White Woman Who Lied on Teen, Turned His Interviews Over to the FBI [Updated]

<b>Updated, Saturday, July 14, 2018, 12:23 p.m. EST:</b> The author of the explosive Emmett Till biography that revealed that a key witness in the case …

Black History

6 ways to use music to increase your productivity

Whether you’re using it to pump you up to work out when you’re tired or to unwind for a better night’s sleep, music is a powerful motivator in many …

Playlist

Why Med Schools Are Requiring Students to Take Art Classes, and How It Makes Med Students Better Doctors

I have followed several debates recently about the lack of arts and humanities education in STEM programs. One argument runs thus: scientists, …

Penn State

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson: 'The Most Revolutionary, Radical Thing A Black Woman Can Do Is Love Another Black Woman'

The current political climate in the US is awakening a fierce, unexpected force to be reckoned with – the Black woman. During a no holds barred panel …

Feminism

The Power Of The Black Woman's Dollar: 5 Simple Tips To Help You Realize The True Value Of Your Money

Women of Color

Money lessons everyone should know before leaving high school

Learning how to effectively manage money can make a huge difference in high schoolers’ lives. If not immediately, then certainly later on in life.<p>But …

Personal Finance

What Diana Ross Taught Tracee Ellis Ross About Thrift

<i>Money Talks, and so should we. Here, powerful women get real about their spending and saving habits.</i><p>"I’m always going to be a shopper," admits Tracee …

Diana Ross

10 expensive habits you can, and should, break today

Breaking bad financial habits can get us closer to meeting our goals. Learn how habits you might be guilty of are impacting your finances and how to …

Personal Finance

How to invest for the next recession

The last nine years have been great for stock investors, with the S&P 500 up 300% since early 2009.<p>Expect the next nine years to be more …

Investing

This Couple Went From Having $150,000 in Debt to $1.5 Million in Savings. Here's How

16 years ago, they had $150,000 in debt. Now, they have $1.5 million in savings.<p>When Al and Lesia Riddick got married 16 years ago, they had about …

Personal Finance

9 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be Extremely Successful

Are you headed in the right direction?<p>"Is working at the grocery store a good job?" my 13-year-old daughter recently asked. "Don't give me the long answer, dad. Please just say yes or no."<p>We all could argue over the definition of success. It means something to different to everyone. Some of you …

Motivation

Farming as Resistance: Reviving Indigenous Agricultural Practices in Palestine

"If we as Palestinians cannot produce our own food, build our own shelter, have our own energy—how can we get rid of this occupation?”<p>Om Sleiman couldn’t be further from the popular imagination of an organic farm. The dirt road leading to the property traces the route of Israel’s Separation …

Israel

10 Free Powerpoint Templates for Creatives

Creating a visually attractive presentation to help you pitch your idea, team, or business to potential business partners, investors, or clients is …

Web Design

R1 Pieces Together 180 Chevron Plates for this Johannesburg Mural

South African street artist R1 just created this piece in Johannesburg, South Africa. The piece is a collection of chevron shaped street signs, which …

This Entrepreneur's Eye-Catching Instagram Keeps Her Nail Salon 100 Percent Booked

WAH Nails founder Sharmadean Reid uses her account to give fans and customers an inside look into what it's like to work at her salon.<p>What started out as a side project for Sharmadean Reid has grown into a constantly booked nail salon, two books, brand-partnered pop-up shops around the world and …

Social Media

Sarah Jessica Parker sold me a pair of her shoes — and taught me a valuable lesson about customer service

I happened to be staying in the hotel, so thought I'd check it out. After walking past a couple of times, deterred by the line up of customers out the door, on the third pass a woman told me she had only been standing there for 10 minutes and the line was moving quickly, so I joined the ranks.<p>It's …

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers

How you phrase your calls to action on social media can be the difference between just racking up impressions online and actually generating sales.<p>Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the …

Social Media

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

The Benefits of Playing Music Help Your Brain More Than Any Other Activity

#4. Learning an instrument has showed an increase resilience to any age-related decline in hearing.<p>The brain-training is big business. For companies like BrainHQ, Luminosity, and Cogmed, it's actually a multimillion dollar business that is expected to surpass $3 billion by 2020. But, do the …

humanbrain

This Is the Most Popular Fragrance in Your State

Sure, you’ve got your own fave signature scent — but what about your BFF’s? What’s your neighbor’s perfume-de-choice? Actually, we might have a way of finding out! Fragrance.com recently collected data on the most popular perfumes in each state (according to sales data), and the results are …

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a …

Motivation

In a Relationship With an Entrepreneur? Here Are 10 Things You Should Never Say.

To fully love your entrepreneur partners, you must accept them with all their gifts and challenges while also asserting your needs and desires.<p>14 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a unique blend of risk-takers, mad scientists, hope addicts, …

If You Want to Live a Long Life, Eliminate this 1 Word From Your Vocabulary

It may be time to re-route the road map for your career and life if you want it to last and get the most from every minute.<p>Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara died last month in Tokyo at the age of 105. Over more than a century of life, Hinohara did many things, including laying the groundwork for modern …

Vocabulary

6 Crucial Things to Do in Your First 100 Days in a New Leadership Role

You've signed the offer, now what?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The rate of change in technology is unmatched. Companies are constantly being funded, getting acquired and, unfortunately, going out of business. These dynamic conditions create both challenges …

Employment

How Art-Based Apps are Bringing People Back to Museums

In 2016, attendance for British museums and galleries fell by 1.4 million. The Guardian’s resident art critic Jonathan Jones said this figure is a …

Apps

The Best Castles and Palaces in Germany

There are over 25,000 castles in Germany today. Some are only ruins, but many of them are well-preserved and home to museums, restaurants and even …

Janis Joplin’s band finds itself at the MFA

Before Big Brother & The Holding Company — also known as <b>Janis Joplin</b>’s original band — played the Regent in Arlington Friday night, the musicians …

Beyond the Monuments: Washington DC Art Galleries to Check out Right Now

Washington DC is famous for its monuments but visitors are often surprised to find a vibrant art scene in the capital. Shedding it’s buttoned up …

Museums