Trevor Robinson

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Answer These 6 Questions Before Sinking Money Into Some Entrepreneur's Great Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you thought being an entrepreneur was tough, then you’ve never lived in the shoes of an investor. Whether you’re a VC or angel, investing in startups is risky business. That’s not saying that if a startup fails you’re out on the …

10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

5 Ways I Have Blown It As a Dad

I'm a terrible golfer. It's embarrassing how bad I am. But I do follow golf on the periphery.<p>One of my favorite golfers to follow on Twitter is Bubba Watson. He's a world-class golfer, a million times better than me.<p>But even for a guy like that, he has bad rounds. He'll often tweet about a tough …

The ultimate comfort food: Make the best-ever homemade ramen in 3 easy steps

Japanese-style noodle bars keep popping up everywhere, serving deliciously slurpable soups that are so much more satisfying than the dried ramen packets of our college days (and offering almost-as-instant gratification). Classic Japanese ramen soups typically follow a specific combination of broth, …

17 Books About Money Everyone Should Read In Their 20s

Head back to the gym, explore a new neighborhood ... learn more about managing money and building wealth.<p>If that third one is on your list, you're in luck.<p>Here, we've highlighted some of the best personal finance books out there for 20-somethings, from expert-recommended classics to some of our …

Build a Survival Library: A Digital Bug-Out Kindle | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & Bushcraft.</i><p>A …

The 27 Maps That Explain America

With that in mind, we've put together a new edition of the 27 maps that explain America.<p>You'll find pretty much everything in here: eating and drinking habits, pet ownership, ethnicity, language, and more.<p>Check it out.

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, which described the three laws of motion and redefined the way the world looked at …

Hitched: How Your Relationship REALLY Changes After a Baby

I was such an idiot.<p>Having a baby changes everything. And I mean, everything. Don’t get me wrong: Parenthood is amazing, but it completely shakes up your relationship—at least, it did for us.<p>I noticed the change in myself seconds after our son was born. For a moment, Chris was frozen to the spot …

10 Things No One Ever Told Me About Having a Daughter

Average people have a habit of turning into wild soothsayers when they find out you're expecting. In my case, volumes of prognostications were given about what being a father would be like or how it might feel. Here are some things that no one prepared me for. If you've ever wondered what was …

A college degree still pays for itself—and in a lot less time than it used to

<i>This post has been corrected</i><p>Tuition in the United States has skyrocketed, the job market for graduates is rough, and student debt loads are increasingly burdensome. But from a financial standpoint, a degree usually pays off. An analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York finds that the value …

College & University

Can Stress Make You Go Grey? (Even If You Are Not Barack Obama)

Speaking at a Labor Day event Wisconsin Monday, President Obama tried to fire up Democrats to vote in the November’s midterm elections by reminding …

Limited water presents challenge for natural gas fracking

Extracting natural gas for energy from shale rock deep underground requires lots of water, but much of the world's shale gas is in regions where water is already scarce, including part of California, according to a study issued Tuesday.<p>The amount of recoverable natural gas from shale formations …

Natural Gas

Roche paying $8.3 billion for InterMune and its ‘breakthrough’ respiratory drug

Roche Holding agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune for $8.3 billion cash, the company announced Monday.<p>Roche will pay $74 a share, …

Feeling Burned Out? Here Are 5 Essential Strategies to Replenish

<i>[image source: istock.com]</i><p>Have you lost your passion? Sometimes, at the end of the day, do you come home from work and find that you are emotionally and even physically drained, overwhelmed and completely exhausted?<p>If you can answered "yes," then you might be in (or fast approaching) a state of …

10 First-Year Games for You and Baby

Playtime with your baby is more than fun and games—it also teaches your infant valuable life lessons. Use these baby games for girls and boys to educate and entertain your little one.<p>Take a koosh ball or other soft ball and squish it into a small container with a lid. Close the lid. Ask your baby, …

Why Stay-at-Home Moms Get Nothing Done All Day

When I was a childless TV news reporter, I would laugh when my stay-at-home mom friends would tell me that their houses were a mess. <i>How on earth do you stay home all day and you don't get anything done? Don't kids nap for hours at a time? If I spent all day at home, my house would be immaculate.</i><p>I …

The 5 Irrefutable Principles of Selling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are five principles when it comes to selling. Follow these natural principles and sales begin to happen immediately. It doesn’t matter if you’re selling online or offline. These five principles are your five keys to unlocking the …

4 signs the economy is about to tank

The Commerce Department recently revised its estimate of U.S. economic growth, announcing that the economy actually shrank at a 2.9% annualized rate …

More Emails From a Marriage

My husband sent me this email...<p>"The maintenance light in the minivan has been on for weeks. Do you think you can take the car in soon?"<p>________________________<p>I wrote back....<p>"Well, remember when I hit that parked car on our street? And there was also the time that I got a speeding ticket. And not …

Laundry

Is This The Next Warren Buffett?

A short while ago I was at a wedding in San Francisco when someone came up to me, clasped my hand in both of his, and began thanking me effusively.<p>He then introduced me to his wife, who also began thanking me.<p>The reason? Just over two years ago this couple had read an article I had written for …

As interest rates rise, hybrid mortgages may be a good option

WASHINGTON — Higher mortgage rates for 2014? Count on it. Could this be the year to check out hybrid mortgages, which haven't been popular lately? Maybe.<p>You can count on interest rates going higher because:<p>•The<p>Federal Reserveintends to continue reducing its monthly purchases of mortgage bonds and …

Canadian Real Estate

One Skill That Will Boost Your Value By Fifty Percent in 2014

If you’d like to substantially boost your value as a business professional in 2014, billionaire Warren Buffett has some advice: master the art of public speaking. Buffett once told a class of business students that he would pay anyone in the room $100,000 for 10 percent of their future earnings. If …

Nissan buys 17-year-old Maxima from Craigslist

It's all about the marketing.<p>Making a fun or interesting car ad is nothing new, but Luke Aker took things a step further than most. When it came time to sell his well-loved 1996 Maxima, he released a professionally-produced commercial complete with a symphonic backing track and a gravel-voiced …

How Ready Are You for the Next Recession?

Fiscal cliff, sequestration, quantitative easing, government shutdown, debt ceiling… if you’ve been following the news with even half an ear, you …

Economics

'Homeless Man' In Mormon Church Turns Out To Be A Bishop

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Members of a Mormon congregation in a Salt Lake City suburb encountered someone they thought was a homeless man at church on Sunday. What they did not know was the man was a bishop for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.<p>At least five people asked David …