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Want Meaning? Self-Made Billionaire Ray Dalio Says This Is The 1 Question You Need To Answer

Global hedge fund founder says it isn't money or economics that matter most.<p>Life throws so many decisions at us. Which city do you live in? Which job? Do you marry? Self-made billionaire Ray Dalio has a reassuring perspective on how to approach big questions. According to Bloomberg, he's one of the …

Ray Dalio

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

The sudden death of the website

You may not know me or even my company, LivePerson, but you’ve certainly used my invention. In 1995, I came up with the technology for those chat windows that pop up on websites. Today, more than 18,000 companies around the world, including big-name brands like T-Mobile, American Express, Citibank …

eCommerce

Lessons Retail Stores Can Learn From Successful Ecommerce Sites

Brick-and-mortar businesses can use virtually all the digital tools online stores do to track and improve the customer experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever wish you could drive sales from your retail stores just like ecommerce businesses do? The ability to …

eCommerce

10 Ways Successful People Transform Themselves From Good to Great | Inc.com

No matter who you are, there's always room for improvement. And there always will be.<p>Because when you hit pause in your busy life and reflect on your emotional wellbeing, small parts of your life in which you are not fulfilling your true potential bubble and rise to the surface.<p>When you stay busy …

Self-improvement

I stopped doing this one little thing every day, and it strengthened my marriage

Our spats and quarrels didn't go away, but our home became a calmer place.<p>Imagine the scene: It’s night. I’m writing an article, doing some online …

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams | Inc.com

It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company often turns its eye inward, analyzing information …

InterAct

20 Free Tools Your Small Business Should Be Using Today

Although your small business needs a healthy amount of software to conduct operations, it's not necessary for you to spend a fortune on web-based products. In our comprehensive testing of business and consumer software, we've come across dozens of incredible and free solutions that can help you get …

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

Self-improvement

3 Morning Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Sleep (and Workday)

Ever heard of circadian rhythms? Time to wake up and smell the coffee.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like many other ambitious entrepreneurs out there, I reached a point where I was sacrificing my health for more hustle. Specifically: I thought I was a member of the …

Sleep

I've Been Married to My Husband For 15 Years. Here's How We Continue to Have Sex Every Day | Men's Health

Ultimately I decided the challenge could only help our marriage, so when I got to work, I texted Jon and floated the idea by him. He was intrigued and suggested that we start that night. We decided to keep the rules of the challenge simple: We would have sex every day for 60 days, except if one of …

4 Steps to Dispel a Bad Mood

You know you’re in a bad mood. You know it’s hurting your performance at work. But how do you get yourself out of it?<p>We investigated how 740 leaders tried to solve this problem for themselves, and we presented their best practices in a previous HBR article. But when we took a deeper look, we …

Energized

Conversion Optimization: Turning visitors into customers and the best tools to do it with (webinar)

<b>Join us for this live webinar on Wednesday, April 15 at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Register here for free.</b><p>If you’re paying for traffic to your website (desktop or mobile) while a high number of visitors leave without converting, it’s probably time to invest in tools that will help with …

The Colours To Try In 2015

Springtime for hipsters: photographer Mr Paul Octavious refocuses his Pantone Project on MR PORTER’s palette for the season<p>As the “great dress …

Cotton Candy

How to Not Screw Up Your Seared Salmon (Or Sautéed Onions!)

It's okay: Basic cooking mistakes happen. Even something as simple as a seared piece of fish.<p><i>Yes, sometimes even BA staffers make basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as searing a piece of salmon. Below, associate web editor Rochelle Bilow confesses her fish disaster to digital</i> …

Seafood

4 Strategies for Making Your Social Enterprise Stand Out From the Crowd

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Though social enterprises often tackle diverse issues and function under a variety of business models, I’ve found that we all face a very similar set of challenges. One challenge in particular has been plaguing my own social enterprise …

Entrepreneurship

Shakshuka: Cradle Your Eggs In A Cozy Blanket Of Tomatoes And Spices

There are many great ways to cook eggs. Poached, soft boiled, or scrambled -- we love them all. But there's one egg-cooking technique that often gets snubbed in home kitchens, and we're looking to change that here today. Baked eggs. If you've never had them, you'll love them. If you've never cooked …

Breakfast

Soup Recipes Hearty Enough To Call Dinner

Jay Leno put it best when he said, "Soup is just a way of screwing you out of a meal." This often feels true in the case of tomato soup when it's not accompanied with a grilled cheese. And it is definitely true in the case of a pureed butternut squash soup, which leaves you hungry just an hour …

Cooking

Articles about clever red pegboard backsplash remodeled kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.<p>An interesting backsplash can take your kitchen from average to extraordinary.<p>A backsplash will protect your kitchen wall against food, water, and those dreaded oil splatters—and an interesting one can...<p>What’s the …

Kitchens

When to Sell with Facts and Figures, and When to Appeal to Emotions

When should salespeople sell with facts and figures, and when should we try to speak to the buyer’s emotional subconscious, instead? When do you talk to Mr. Intuitive, and when to Mr. Rational?<p>I’d argue that too often, selling to Mr. Rational leads to analysis paralysis, especially for complex …

Selling

Before & After: A Melbourne Remodel with a Masculine Touch

Melbourne designer David Flack turned 30 a few months ago and promptly launched Flack Studio, a two-person office: He’s the creative talent and his …

See Inside The House Ellen Degeneres Just Bought For The Second Time

The talk show host has a reputation as a Hollywood house flipper. Now, she's returning to the home she sold in 2007.<p><i>Getty/Curbed</i><p>Over the past few years, Ellen Degeneres has bought and sold a seemingly unending number of homes in Los Angeles, garnering her a reputation as a skilled house flipper. …

Real Estate

Forget Myers-Briggs: To Build a Great Team, Focus on 'Factor C'

<i>By Cass R. Sunstein and Reid Hastie</i><p>In sports, some people are famous for “making other players better.” Magic Johnson, the great basketball player …

The Best Bathrooms of 2014

Interior Design

50+ Impossibly Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Cooking has never looked so colorful.<p>Whether your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy or modern and sleek, these tile design ideas have you covered.

Real Estate

Olafur Eliasson's immersive light installations inhabit Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton

A beam of orange light slices through a blacked-out gallery inside Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton building, in an exhibition by Olafur …