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The Latest: Marc Anthony spits fire at Trump for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT):<p>10:50 p.m.<p>Marc Anthony has some scathing …

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

21 Challenges Facing the 21st Century Church

Challenges for the 21st Century Church

The 21st Century Church will face challenges never dreamed possible. It is imperative that we look ahead to better prepare for the conflict. After …

Faith

The 9 Most Important Issues Facing The Evangelical Church

At TheologicalStudies.org we have grabbed our binoculars and have surveyed the state of the evangelical church. Nine issues stand out to us as ones …

The 5 Most Common Core Issues Churches Face Today

When The Unstuck Group works with a church on strategic planning using the StratOp process, the church ultimately discovers several “core issues” …

5 Uncomfortable Issues The Church Needs to Talk About

It has been said that the Church is not a museum of saints, but a hospital for sinners. Yet, most of us would much rather pretend to be a saint on …

Mental Health

Effective Brainstorming Techniques

Brainstorming is one of the best ways to generate ideas and solve problems, alone or in a group. There’s no substitute for the free, improvisational …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

How I Get More Done 2 Days Than Most People Do In 2 Weeks

There’s one thing that I do better than most people.<p>I’m not smarter than most people. I’m not more talented. I don’t have some Ivy League education. I don’t get a lot of lucky breaks.<p>Instead, I hustle. That’s my secret skill.<p>But it’s not a real secret. I’ve taken the time to research productivity …

Time Management

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

The Benefits of Writing by Hand Versus Typing

The debate over hand writing important notes versus typing them is one we’ve hit on before, but this graphic lays out all of the data clearly, and …

Productivity

15 Essential Books That Will Help You Be More Successful

Do want you to be more successful in both your personal and professional lives?<p>Most of us would obviously answer yes to that question. But merely …

Do These 8 Things Daily to Increase Your Efficiency 1000%!

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are 24 hours in a day. 1,440 minutes. Which at first seems like a lot, but dwindles with every passing second as you race to accomplish as much as possible before the sun sets. And it’s not just work. There’s always something else …

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

Opera just added a free VPN to its browser for anonymous internet access

Virtual private networks are popular with privacy-conscious computer users, but the best services cost while the free ones often have hidden costs. Web browser Opera, though, has integrated a free and unlimited VPN into the developer version of its software. "Now, you don’t have to download VPN …

How to Stick With Good Habits Every Day by Using the 'Paper Clip Strategy'

In 1993, a bank in Abbotsford, Canada hired a 23-year-old stock broker named Trent Dyrsmid.<p>Dyrsmid was a rookie so nobody at the firm expected too much of his performance. Moreover, Abbotsford was still a relatively small suburb back then, tucked away in the shadow of nearby Vancouver where most of …

4 Simple Steps to Getting Twice as Much Done in Half the Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever get to the end of a day, look back and ask yourself, <i>“What did I really get done today?</i>” You feel like you spent the whole day working but have nothing to show for it: Your business hasn't improved. You haven't reduced your …

FINALLY Break Your Bad Habit With These 6 Steps

The power of habits is real. While deliberately starting good habits can help you succeed in work and life, poor behavior patterns can put a real damper on achieving your biggest goals. Hoping to learn more about how to break bad habits, we chatted with Kacey Cardin, a creative multipreneur, …

Self-help

Why Writing Is the Most Important Skill an Entrepreneur Should Master

Writing is the most important skill an entrepreneur can master.<p>One of the benefits of starting a company is that you get to meet a lot of interesting people. If you're smart, you make the most of this benefit by asking them for advice. I've found that most people jump at the chance to share their …

How to Master Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your …

The To-Do List Game Plan

Make today the day you finish everything. Here are seven solid tips to up your productivity.

13 automation apps and tools to streamline your whole life

In today's age of automation, there's simply no reason you should spend precious seconds every morning brewing coffee when you could be catching an …

Apps

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Critical and Creative Thinking in a Hacker’s Work

Imagine yourself in a labyrinth, vast – endless for all you know. You wander the corridors, stumbling upon a closed door. You could invest some …

Want To Start A Solo Business In 2016? Here's Where The Growth Is

Looking to start a one-person business in 2016?<p>You’ll have plenty of company. Currently, 80.4% of U.S. firms are “nonemployer” businesses with no paid employees other than the owners. The country gained 4.4 million nonemployer firms between 2003 and 2013, bringing the total to 23 million, according …

Real Estate

Are You Guilty of Wasting Your Time This Way? | Inc.com

When you want to be productive but you don't know what to do, or you want to be effective but you keep getting distracted, you end up wasting a lot of time.<p>The way to put a stop to our biggest time wasters is to identify them.<p>Here are 10 of the top time wasters we are all guilty of, if you see …

An Open Letter to President Obama as he travels to Oregon: We hear your deafening silence

Mr. President, this past Thursday, Chris Harper Mercer entered a classroom at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, and proceeded to ask his fellow students to stand up if they were Christians. When they stood, he shot them in the head.<p>A few moments later, in Washington D.C., you took to …