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5 Actionable Tactics To Increase Your Productivity And Output Right Away

If you’ve ever wondered how some people get so much work done without, you’re in luck. I’m going to show you exactly how to master productivity — and do it all in just one week.<p>But first, let’s begin with a story of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln was president of the USA during the Civil War, abolisher …

Time Management

Welcome To Eater Houston Sweets Week

Holy doughnuts, Houston — Eater’s first-ever Sweets Week kicks off right this very second, and you’re probably going to want to sit down for this one.<p>Just in time for Halloween, Eater sites across the country will highlight some of their city’s sweetest confections. If you’re looking for Space …

The Best And Worst U.S. Cities For Vegetarians And Vegans

Guess what? The most veggie-friendly city in the land is in New Mexico.<p>Big data may seem like it’s only useful to big corporations, but today it’s going to help you find a delicious vegetarian meal. Which U.S. cities are best for vegetarians? It’s pretty obvious to any meat-avoider that big cities …

Doing Good While Doing Well: 3 Ways to Bring Purpose to Your Business

Donating money helps, but, nothing compares to hands-on, thoughtful philanthropy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Corporate philanthropy is a great way to grow your network, build your brand and influence a cause dear to your company. In 2015, corporate philanthropic …

Becoming More Productive: 5 Things You Need to Stop Doing

“Productivity isn’t about being a workhorse, keeping busy or burning the midnight oil. It’s more about priorities, planning, & fiercely protecting …

A Japanese home that's fused with nature

We often talk about the importance of incorporating the natural environment into the design of your home, and today's fantastic one-storey house is …

3 Hacks to Stop Procrastination

Procrastination can be our worst enemy, yet it's one we struggle with regularly. In today's digital age—with screens always at our fingertips and …

Procrastination

7 Productivity Hacks You Can Do Right In The Office

It's really this simple.<p>Some days, getting things done comes easily. Other days, being productive is a struggle.<p>If this describes you, you’re hardly alone: According to a Gallup poll, only 32 percent of American workers were considered “engaged” in their jobs in 2015. That’s not only detrimental …

Strange brews: Making beer with Boston river water

BOSTON (AP) — Who wants to drink that dirty water?<p>Some of New England's leading breweries will compete Oct. 1 to see who can turn the questionable water of Boston's Charles River into the tastiest suds.<p>Six area breweries have signed on for the first ever "Brew the Charles" challenge, a highlight of …

These Young Female Entrepreneurs Are Tackling Big Problems

<i>A version of this post titled “Startups #BuiltByGirls aim to solve big problems” originally appeared in the Startup Sunday edition of Data Sheet,</i> …

Supermodel Natalia Vodianova joins Disrupt in London to talk about digital philanthropy

TechCrunch Disrupt in London is beginning to appear over the horizon. We’ve already announced that Accel’s Sonali De Rycker and Atomico’s Niklas Zennström will be on our stage. Today we’re delighted to say that we’ll also be joined by world-famous supermodel Natalia Vodianova.<p>The Russian model, …

Art philanthropist looks to save B.C.'s grizzly bears

Leading Canadian philanthropist Michael Audain is turning his attention to grizzly bears after years protecting and displaying masterpieces of art.<p>He …

Lifestyles Magazine - Women in Philanthropy

I am honored to be included in Lifestyles Magazine Women in Philanthropy issue.<p>The Fall 2016 issue includes women who have "dedicated their time and resources to ensure a better tomorrow. Acting as catalysts, their missions have changed the lives of countless people around the world, and their …

Perspectives in Philanthropy: Meaningful Meditation

Deepak Chopra delivered the keynote at Morgan Stanley’s Social Impact Exchange this past June. Please enjoy reading the latest edition of …

24 Financial Ventures Changing the World Through Social Impact Investing

photo by: jesse orrico<p>The world of social impact investing is expanding rapidly. In 2012 the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment …

Courtney Klein Podcast Interview: Believing In Your Community

If we had to sum up Courtney Klein in a word, it would be “dreamer.” From her early childhood dream of wanting to be Katie Couric, through the twists …

Here’s How You Can Use Your MBA For Good

Have a business degree? (Or are you going to have one soon?) Here’s how you can leverage that experience for social justice, not just dollars.<p>This summer, Emmanuel Faber, the CEO of dairy giant Danone, dominated the headlines in France when he delivered a powerfully moving commencement address to …

Innovation

Conscious Capitalism: A Radical Model of Corporate Philanthropy

I recently came across a fascinating new model for accelerating corporate philanthropy in a radically different way. In my 25 years of business, this is one of the most intriguing opportunities I've seen. It is utterly transformative.<p>Corporate social responsibility is actually on the rise at the …

Doing Well By Doing Good: An Interview with Scott Harrison, Founder & CEO of charity: water

<b>A new breed of social entrepreneur: that's the way I'll describe Scott Harrison. In a world where Philanthropy didn't change much in the last 20 years, he is trying his best to bring innovation to the sector. At Epic Foundation, we share a similar vision with charity: water - we want to disrupt the</b> …

REI's newest distribution center is a model of sustainability

Green Logistics August 22, 2016<p>special report | Sustainability<p><b>It's known for selling gear and apparel for the great outdoors, but when it went to</b> …

16 photographs that prove we've reached peak yoga

Just when you thought yoga had nowhere left to spread its New Age tentacles, someone decided it was time to get a goat involved.<p>No Regrets Farm in Willamette Valley, Oregon, is now giving guests the chance to practice their poses in the company of the bleating creatures.<p>"It may sound silly but it's …

7 Genius Brain Boosters to Try Before Work

To help you tackle the tasks of your day and sharpen your brain for years to come, add these simple brain boosters to your early-morning routine.<p>So …

Top athleisure brands are upgrading yoga pants in seriously cool ways

Whether you’re wearing them to the studio or your fave place to grab a poké bowl, it’s clear that chic yoga pants are here to stay—and lately they’ve …

10 Quotes on Creativity and Inspiration to Motivate your Team

If you take a look at my desk or the decorations in my home, you will find a lot of quotes. I often use these quotes as a source of inspiration to …

Creativity

What the Founder of TOMS Shoes Is Doing Now

A decade ago, Blake Mycoskie turned two important observations from his travels in Argentina into what would become a multimillion-dollar shoe …

Here's How Much Power You'd Actually Get from Solar Panels on Your Roof

Or from a wind turbine in your backyard.<p>One of the problems with setting up renewable power sources—like solar panels or wind turbines—is that it can be difficult to predict just how much power they will generate once they're built.<p>Say you're considering installing some solar panels on the roof of …

5 Ways To Stay Fit When You’re On the Road

I’ve always struggled to stay fit and healthy when we’re juggling a busy travel schedule.<p>When there’s so much to see and discover in a new …