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5 Important Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaire Oprah Winfrey

Oprah isn't just a T.V. personality -- she's a businesswoman who grew her brand and worth over decades.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that Oprah Winfrey is one of the most inspirational figures in business, and, while not everyone can have Oprah's …

Oprah Winfrey

8 Costly Flight Booking Mistakes You Make All the Time

Before you book your next flight, here's how to make sure you're getting the best deal.<p>Whether you travel for pleasure or for business, buying a …

5 Steps to Designing the Perfect Bedroom for Two

Try these tips and tricks to decorate a shared space you’ll both love.<p>Moving in with your significant other is a big milestone. But let's be …

15 Small New England Towns You Need to Visit ASAP

Sit back, relax and watch the boats drift on by.<p>New England basically invented the idea of the charming all-American town. Visit these 15 to learn more about our country's history, explore the local hotspots and fall in love with the landscapes of small-town America.

The Kettlebell Weight Loss Workout

If you want to minimize your time in the gym and maximize your calorie burn and results, grab a pair of kettlebells. Most exercises using the …

The way millionaires view money is different from everyone else

Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, and many people go as far as accusing the wealthy of having some sort of unfair advantage. Those are easy accusations to make, and they resonate well with some people. But the truth is, there are no unfair advantages.<p>Everyone has the same opportunity to …

Self-improvement

8 Ways to Save $1 Million Dollars Before You Retire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Saving for your retirement is a given. But, how much money do you need to set aside to enjoy your golden years?<p>How does a million bucks sound?<p>That may not sound feasible, but it’s not as challenging as you think if you follow these eight …

Retirement

How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …

Entrepreneurship

The No-Crunch Core Workout

Despite their abs-firming reputation, crunches aren't the shortcut to a six-pack. In order to strengthen your entire core, you need to target all of …

14 Foods You Can Freeze | Men's Health

14 Foods You Probably Didn’t Know You Could Stick In the Freezer<p>Save yourself some time and money by freezing these foods<p>Shutterstock<p>Freezing is one of the easiest ways to make your groceries last—as long as you follow some basic rules: Cool foods before freezing, don’t refreeze after thawing, and …

Introverts of the world, rise up!

Susan Cain was an introverted child and suffered because of it. Now she wants to help young people reclaim the power of the quiet, thoughtful inner life<p>If you are a natural introvert – and a third to a half of us are – you will identify with some of Susan Cain’s most awkward childhood moments and …

Empathy

18 Vegan Paleo Recipes So Good You Might Convert

You’d think vegan and paleo sort of cancel each other out, with paleo diet recipes emphasizing grass-fed meats and free-range eggs and vegans avoiding all animal products. But when you think about what our “ancestors” probably <i>really</i> ate, it must have been a very plant-based diet. So, what <i>does</i> an …

Healthy Eating

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal project, but when your goal is to build a successful business with a team counting on you…<p>Well, you’re probably screwed.<p>And if we continued at …

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 …

The Best Beaches In The World

27 reasons to drop everything and book your summer vacation now.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South …

Beaches

15 Mistakes Smart People Make in Retirement

Neglecting to plan for long-term care can be a big threat to your nest egg.<p>Americans make plenty of mistakes when it comes to planning for …

Retirement

25 Best Financial Blogs

There is no shortage of personal finance blogs available on the Internet. If you have a question about anything from car insurance to mutual funds, …

Personal Finance

16 Healthy, Homemade Protein Bar Recipes

Check the packaging of many protein bars and you'll find a list of ingredients that looks like it belongs in a science experiment. Save the extra …

7 Money Mistakes 30-Something Couples Make—and What to Do Instead | Women's Health

RELATED: 8 Women on the Importance of Having a 'F**k Off Fund'<p>1. Trying to Keep Everything Separate<p>Maybe it was to assert our individual freedom, maybe it was out of sheer laziness, but we waited five years until we got a credit card with both of our names on it. That was more than enough time to …

If You Want to Get Fit, Stay Real and Forget the Latest Trends

<i>Elise A. Miller is the author of Star Craving Mad, and her new satirical romance novel, Tracing the Bones, is out in June. Elise is also a kettlebell instructor in Philadelphia, PA.</i><p>I was at the pool with my son the other day when a woman — in her 40s like me — said, "I hope you don't think I'm …

The Key to Becoming Successful at Anything | Inc.com

How do you define success?<p>For some, it could be building a sustainable business. For others, it means finding more time to spend with your loved ones. How about filling your spiritual need or finding a higher calling? (If you're like me, you find all three of these important--in varying …

Bill Gates

How to Become a Highly Paid Freelancer While Keeping Your Full-Time Job | Inc.com

Want to dip your toes in the entrepreneurial waters by freelancing while keeping your full-time job? You're not alone--countless other people do too.<p>But how?<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers. (His …

Employment

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me. Enjoy!<p>Karen Hough, founder and CEO, …

Yves Saint-Laurent

34 Wonderful Products For People Who Hate Clutter

Nobody ever said "I regret organizing my house."<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

What happened when I started using baking soda as my shampoo

I kissed shampoo goodbye last year.<p>The last straw came in early 2015 when I shaved half my head and found that the skin underneath all that hair was …

14 DIY Makeovers That Prove Spray Paint Is Magical

Crafting

5 Great Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is an industry of do-ers. Nonetheless, it helps to learn from those who have done it before - and are doing it now! - and there are a notable few entrepreneurs and authors who have been very successful at outlining how to succeed at founding a successful company.<p>Five books in …

Entrepreneurship

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying, According to Science

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how to tell if someone is lying?<p>We’re going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and …

Psychology

5 toxic chemicals you should avoid in baby care products

The baby shampoos, soaps and lotions you use on your child might be labeled “natural” or “gentle,” but could also be filled with toxic chemicals which are dangerous for your child’s health, experts say.<p>In fact, children are exposed to 27 of these dangerous chemicals each day through personal care …

Health Care Industry

9 Steps to Making Your Writing Extra Engaging (A Guide for Bloggers)

Writing