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10 Online Research Tools Every Online Learner Should Know About

Research is a time-intensive activity, which means you will need a tool to organize both your professional and personal life. We advise you to give …

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

Why the Humble Push-Up Could Be the Key to the Body You Want

It turned Jake Gyllenhaal into a prize fighter, and it can do the same for you.<p>The one exercise that can be performed anywhere at any time, the push-up is, nevertheless, an often misunderstood and under appreciated aspect of bodyweight fitness.<p>Many men ditch it early on in their workout lives for …

Workouts

Steve Case: 3 Ways to Get Rich With the Internet's 'Third Wave'

The 'Third Wave' will drive wealth for entrepreneurs who know how to disrupt obsolete paradigms. Will you be one of them?<p>We are in the middle of a revolution. The Internet of Things (IoT), which gained legitimacy in 2015, is predicted to grow to $1.7 trillion in 2020, from $655.8 billion in 2014, …

This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …

What Leaders Actually Do to Inspire and Motivate

Lets leave intellectual theory behind. These are the nuts and bolts of great leadership, and you can apply them starting today.<p>Back when I was doing the corporate grind, Bruce was the first boss (and my favorite to this day) that exposed me to the very practice of "Servant Leadership." That's how …

Time Management Tips That Work

Why is it that the Richard Branson's of this world are rich and famous? What secret do they know that the rest of us don't? If you study their lives closely, you'll discover the rich and famous have certain habits that attribute to their success.<p>Successful people are very careful about how they …

5 Ways Even the Busiest Entrepreneurs Can Stay Fit

Balancing life, fitness and work can be done with a little willpower on your end.<p>Life as an entrepreneur is hectic. Sometimes, it may seem like you don't even have time to enjoy a meal or take a breath. It is important to keep yourself healthy and fit while maintaining your dream. Balancing life, …

The 7 Stages of Business Ownership

There are seven main "stages" of business ownership, each with its own challenges and opportunities.<p>Building a business doesn't happen overnight. You don't build a business and then wait for it to grow. You start with a barely feasible idea and you nurture it, guiding it through several phases of …

How To Get Up Early When Mornings Make You Cry

<i>You forgot to set your wake-up alarm. As you slowly come to consciousness, you begin to panic as you realize that you’re going to be extremely late</i> …

Ohio State University

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

10 Ridiculous Beliefs That Are Killing Your Success

<b>You have big dreams!</b><p>But there are too many obstacles in your path, aren’t there?<p>You aren’t as ‘<i>lucky</i>‘ as those who have made it big.<p><i>Do you really</i> …

Advice to investors: ‘Stay out of the way of the market’

At times, investors can simply go along with market trends. At other times, the only smart approach is to anticipate the worst or end up being run over, says Barbara Reid.<p>The vice-president and portfolio manager with RBC Dominion Securities sees 2015 shaping up to be one of those scary years. "We …

Commodities

The Entrepreneur Who Is Beating Amazon At Same-Day Delivery

Retailers are worried about competing with Amazon, but the cofounder of a crowdsourced same-day delivery service has figured out another way.<p>Before Daphne Carmeli started Deliv with the intent to build a same-day delivery service that would upend the standards of well-established couriers, before …

Confessions Of A Self-Made Real Estate Mogul: 'How My Net Worth Quadrupled In Just Five Years'

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p><i>n our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours—and we recognize their strategies may not work for everyone—but we welcome your responses.</i><p><i>Today, one man explains how he built a</i> …

Four ways to take advantage of the new age of marketing

Television, print and billboard ads were once the gold standard for marketing. Basically, companies pushed their name in front of the masses in an attempt to build brand awareness.<p>But now customers want personalized, one-on-one interactions with brands, and marketers are beginning to see how a …

Marketing

7 Life-Changing Leadership Lessons From Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln governed the U.S. through one of its most challenging eras--and his leadership still influences us today. Here are some of his most enduring and life changing lessons we can all learn from.<p>Abraham Lincoln's life and presidency are a lesson in great leadership qualities.<p>Some of his …

Preparing Students For Learning, Not Lectures, In College

By onFebruary 9, 2015 11:54 PM<p><i>"But in college, a lot of the learning happens in lecture halls, with professors talking behind a lectern and students</i> …

Pedagogy

The Complete Guide To How Every Organization Must Evolve To The Future Of Work

Below you will find an infographic that I have shared over the past few days in two separate parts. Part 1 on the evolution of the organization can be read here and part 2 on the evolution of the organization can be read here. Here is the combined version of both of those parts in one giant …

5 of the Most Impressive Seed Funding Wins of the Last Five Years

It may be tough for the majority of startups to find investors, but that hasn't stopped certain companies from raising massive seed rounds.<p>Getting seed funding is no easy task for a startup or entrepreneur--and it's where many people start second-guessing themselves. In fact, some of these seed …

Six maxims for structuring a legally sound startup

Starting a business is challenging, especially for new entrepreneurs. But a few simple maxims can help any startup set down legally sound foundations to support future growth.<p><b>1. Know your responsibilities.</b> Before starting a new venture, entrepreneurs should ascertain their duties to current and …

Small Business

Investments Archives - Page 2 of 46

Once your housing expense is under control, the next thing to tame is your consumption habits. The most common waste of money today is buying an …

The experienced entrepreneurs club: When age matters

<i>This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture</i> …

Startups

Crowdfunding Can Overcome Obstacles for Women Entrepreneurs

For every nine men raising equity financing to start and scale their businesses, only one woman does, according to <i>Access to Capital by High-Growth Women-Owned Businesses,</i> a report by the National Women’s Business Council. That sucks!<p>Fundraising for your company is hard, even for men, but, women …