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How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s on Tonight

The growing concern over online data and user privacy has been focused on tech giants like Facebook and devices like smartphones. But people’s data is also increasingly being vacuumed right out of their living rooms via their televisions, sometimes without their knowledge.<p>In recent years, data …

Loneliness Can Literally Break Your Heart, Science Says

Social isolation has been cited as a factor in the untimely and self-inflicted deaths of celebrity personalities like Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain in recent weeks, but loneliness can also be bad for the heart in not just a figurative psychological sense, but physically as well.<p>A study presented …

Biomedicine

Tips and Tricks to boost your profile on Instagram - Jerusalem Post

Instagram has become a worldwide sensation. There are more than 800 million monthly active users on Instagram. Anyone who wants to promote their …

What happens in the brain during a spiritual experience?

The question as to what happens in the brain when we have a spiritual experience has been explored numerous times, with varying results, and it …

The Brain

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

10 ways to make yourself a more attractive human being

There are two basic paths to becoming more attractive.<p>Become a better human being (internal)<br>• Become a better looking human being (external)<p>Here are a …

5 Things You Must Do If You Want to Sell Your Company

The time has come to sell your business. It has been a good run, but you are ready to pass the torch and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Just start calling strategic buyers in your industry and a few financial buyers and sell your company to them, right? Not so fast! If you want to maximize the …

Customers

Scientists Find Another Possible Explanation for Why Hair Goes Gray

Scientists think they’ve stumbled upon a newly discovered mechanism that could explain why some people’s hair turns gray and others become afflicted …

Immune System

I HIT HIDWAL: How This Crazy Acronym Can Help You Turn Your Life Around

The real enemy of "good" may be "great."<p>5 min read<p>In <i>Good to Great,</i> Jim Collins opened up a whole new paradigm for many people. He showed us that “bad” is not the enemy of “great.” “Good” is the enemy of “great.” Everyone can recognize when something is really horrible. It is, in fact, “good” that …

The men arrested at Starbucks are paying it forward big time

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two black men whose arrest last month at a Starbucks spurred allegations of racial bias say they're happy with the settlements they've reached with the city of Philadelphia and the company -- and that they hope the incident is remembered for positive outcomes such as an anticipated program …

High School

How to spot a fake Instagram influencer

You’ve heard it works, you want in. But how do you spot the red herrings? By those, I mean the fake Instagram influencers who have bought their likes and followers and duped companies into putting their reputation into their entirely unsuitable hands.<p>Influencer marketing on Instagram can be a huge …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

After Era That Made It a Verb, Xerox, in a Sale, Is Past Tense

When Xerox introduced its popular copying machines in 1959, their wizardry was considered as high tech as the iPhone when Steve Jobs presented it to the world almost 50 years later.<p>But just as Xerox made carbon paper obsolete, the iPhone, Google Docs and the cloud made Xerox a company of the …

Xerox

How to Create a Guest Bathroom That Will Make Entertaining a Breeze

Usually, when you read about bathroom design ideas, the master bath is the focus. While your ensuite can serve as your own personal escape, it’s not …

I Cofounded a Company and Led It to an IPO and a $2.5 Billion Acquisition. Here Are 5 Things I'd Do Differently

If you are a CEO or founder, or thinking of becoming one, don't ignore these lessons as you build your company.<p>From the outside-in, Trulia's path to its IPO and later acquisition was a smashing success. In reality, the road was fun but not without its share of major bumps along the way.<p>Now three …

Startups

Don't Stop at the Close: Selling Across the Full Customer Lifecycle

Closing a sale doesn't guarantee a happy customer<p>Recently, I went through the process of choosing a new SaaS product for my agency (out of respect for all involved, I'm keeping the name of the company and the kind of product they sell confidential).<p>I researched several providers and talked to sales …

sales

The 10 Commandments of Furniture Placement

Here at Apartment Therapy, we've been banging on about furniture placement for years, and it seems we've got a lot to say on the topic. Between all …

There's a Real Difference Between a Personal and Business Credit Card

Not all credit cards are created equal. If you're a small business owner, you're missing out if you don't have a business credit card.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re a business owner, there are dozens of reasons to have a credit card. For one thing, they are a …

5 Simple, Actionable Tips For Closing More B2B Sales

Did you know that 77% of the top performing sales organizations have modified their management techniques so that they accommodate the abilities and work styles of millennial salespeople?<p>Wondering why B2B sales managers are so accommodating to this particular generation? Well, there are two …

Cold Calling

This Trick Will Help You Promote Yourself Without Coming Off as Self-Centered

The first rule of talking about you: It's not really about you.<p>4 min read<p>This story appears in the December 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I've always struggled with self-promotion. Sure, I’ve done plenty of it -- you pretty much can’t work in media without hawking your own work. But I’ve …

Entrepreneurship

7 Data Sources You Should Absolutely Be Plugging into Your CRM

Your CRM is your secret weapon, if you're filling it with the right data.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Personalization is already reshaping the way businesses interact with customers, with 69 percent of marketers connecting personal engagement to an …

Marketing

Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

The 4 Investments That Pulled Me Out of Nearly a Million Dollars in Debt -- and That Cost Nothing

If you feel something is lacking in your life, it may be because you're not investing in one or more of these four things.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Four years ago, I was $726,000 in debt. I had my back against the wall, and I didn't know how to escape …

Consciousness

13 Simple Welcome Messages to Spice Up Your Onboarding

Source: ShutterstockWelcome messages: The definitive first impression for your mobile app.First impressions count, both for people and products. Apps …

Answering This One Question Can Boost Positive PR Coverage

If you didn't own the store, why would you care that it's opening?<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here's a newsflash: most public relations and media relations professionals have the wrong perspective when they interact with the media. The typical PR …

Public Relations

Brand-New Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

This month had a lot of great new releases in marketing, business, and leadership.<p>As an entrepreneur, it's never been easier to get your hand on expert advice through great books. I've written in the past about my favorite books for female entrepreneurs, creative entrepreneurs, social media skill …

Entrepreneurship

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires

Forget the small hacks -- these productivity secrets of Bezos and Zuckerberg have material impact.<p>Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your …

Time Management

7 Realistic Ways to Make Money Online

The internet offers many opportunities to generate passive income sufficient for you to quit the rat race.<p>16 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're looking to make some fast cash, or you're after long-term, more sustainable income-producing results, …

Small Business