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7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

Time Out's City Life Index, a survey of 15,000 people in 32 global cities, has been released, and it shows which ones promise the most fun and excitement in 2018.<p>The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.<p>It ranked cities in categories …

Mexico City

5 Tricks to Learn a Foreign Language Way Faster

Learning a second language is great for your brain and your business. Here's how to speed up the process.<p>Science shows that learning a second language can help you solve problems more critically, focus more intensely, and even keep your brain sharp as you age. And that's not even mentioning the …

Feces could be the fuel of the future, scientists say

Will poop power ever reach its potential?<p>Poop may be the power of the future if scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have anything to do with it. Researchers have developed a way to convert sewage sludge into a form of crude oil called biocrude by …

A school's "no homework" policy led to kids getting better grades and it's a super inspiring story

In grade school, homework was the bane of our existence. It wasn’t uncommon to glance around to see a classmate working on assignments for other …

Muhammad Ali: A Lesson in Leadership

The greatest boxer taught us that status, money, and titles don't make leaders. This story of him leading leaders shows what does.<p>About few people in few fields can we say there is a before and after.<p>Muhammad Ali is one of them--beyond "just" boxing, but to sport in general, and free and open …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

We're always chasing something--be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, "When (blank) happens, I'll finally be happy."<p>While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn't last. A study from Northwestern University …

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

Would you describe yourself as over-worked and under-productive?<p>Many entrepreneurs and B2B owners would lump themselves under that category with the excuse: "It's just the nature of what we do," but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"Work smarter, not harder," is the sage advice NY Times best-selling …

Time Management

This Video Proves Rome Is One of the World's Most Beautiful Places

If you've been to Rome, you can vouch for the city's stunning architecture, storied streets, and breathtaking views. Even if you haven't had the …

Italy

8 refreshing insights about money and happiness from people who 'live tiny'

"Living tiny" — whether in a van, houseboat, or 98-square-foot home on wheels— can save a lot on housing.<p>But a compact, minimalist lifestyle offers more than just substantial savings.<p>Here are a handful of refreshing insights about money, happiness, and life from van dwellers, tiny-home owners, and …

Off-grid

I went from multimillionaire to broke overnight — here's how I reinvented myself

You may dream of starting a new business. You could move across the country. You fall in and out of love. You lose a loved one.<p>In other words, life happens and it completely turns your life upside down.<p>Around four years ago, it seemed like I was living the dream. I successfully sold my startup, had …

Self-improvement

What Most Entrepreneurs Don't Understand About Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Can You Train Yourself to Stop Stressing Out?

Test-driving a fancy device that teaches you to calm down.<p>My neutral state is stressed out. I am not unique in this experience (especially living in a city of crowds, commutes, and corporate ladders), but I'm not kidding when I say I might have to backtrack all the way to kindergarten playtime hour …

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

5 Productive Habits to Start Your Day

Kick your day off right with these simple but effective tech-based productivity hints.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Woman visits 7 wonders of the world in inspiring photo series

There is a big, wide world out there, but so many of us never get a chance to experience it.<p>After a string of bad luck and health problems, Megan …

Google's 'Goals' Could Be One Of The Largest Behavioral Science Experiments Ever Conducted

Can small changes to your calendar have big effects on your behavior?<p>One of the biggest challenges behavioral scientists are tackling these days is helping us balance short-term demands with long-term goals. The urgency of, say, a meeting with your boss in an hour, understandably trumps a long-term …

10 morning habits the most well-balanced people share

Over the last 10 years, I've made observations of my friends (whom I respect and admire a ton), coworkers and executives on their morning habits.<p>To give you some quick context, they've worked at companies like Box, Kaiser, VMware, Optimizely, Cisco, Deutsche Bank, or they've started their own …

Top 10

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

5 Habits to Steal From Warren Buffett

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>When the Oracle of Omaha talks, people make pilgrimages. In fact, thousands of Berkshire Hathaway …

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

I Travel Alone to Meet Other People

Trust me, I know it sounds counterintuitive -- but hear me out.<p>While my first solo adventure served its purpose in that it got me to face myself in a way I never had after the ending of a long-term relationship, it also taught me a ton about relationships and human connection… and that I’m not …

Solo Travel

4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

8 Things Exceptional Thinkers Do Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything that we are and everything that we are not is an end result from our current level of thinking. Every great achievement in history came from exceptional thinking. Every man or woman to ever rise to the top of their profession …

Self-improvement

Make 4 changes to your morning routine for a more productive day

You reach for your Instagram, scroll through your inbox, and as soon as your feet hit the floor, you're already in battle mode for the busy day ahead.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been there, but if you have a tendency to hit the ground running in the morning, it might be time to slow things down.<p>Taking …

Time Management