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By Glen Stansberry

Nexus S 4G Sprint Android Phone Review

Sprint Nexus S 4G by Samsung Switching phones is expensive, so I try not to do it very often. The cost of phones isn’t that bad, it is the time investment required to get a new device setup, the important data transferred over and learning how to use it.

Corbett Barr Interview

Advertise here with BSASite: Corbettbarr.com As creative freelancers many of us have the unique working situation were we can pick up move about, relocate, travel and work from just about anywhere — well at least if you set yourself up for that flexibility.

SPONTAN Magnetic NOT Markerboard

Materials: SPONTAN Magnetic board, sandpaper, chalkboard paint Description: I am bad at reading the fine print. Let's just start there. I saw the smooth SPONTAN magnet board at IKEA and assumed that because it was smooth it was a marker board as well as a magnet board. Well... you know what happens when you assume, right?

Ten More Giant Money Wasters

A few days ago, CNN Money posted an article listing ten giant money wasters. Here they are, in summary form: 1. ATM fees 2. Lottery tickets 3. Gourmet coffee 4. Cigarettes 5. Infomercial impulse buys 6. Brand-name groceries 7. Eating out 8. Unused gym memberships 9. Daily internet deals 10. Bundled cable or phone services Undoubtedly, each of these can be a huge money waster.

Should You Build Your Company to Sell it?

When I first heard the title of well-known entrepreneur and business-writer, John Warrillow’s newest book—Built To Sell—I have to  admit to recoiling a bit.I have major concerns about founding and building a company with the sole purpose of selling it.

Drowning in Clutter? Observe the One-Minute Rule.

2011 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2011 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2011 a happier year -- and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge -- welcome! This month’s theme is Time. Last week’s resolution was to Suffer...for fifteen minutes. Did you try that resolution? Did it boost your happiness?

Don’t Just Create…Create Opportunity!

Advertise here with BSACredit: elenathewise on Photodune I’ve been thinking a lot about creativity lately, primarily because I am immersed in Julia Cameron’s book, The Sound of Paper.

Learning to Give

For years, Get Rich Slowly readers have given me grief over my charitable giving. Or, more precisely, my lack of it. I was raised in a home that gave neither money nor time to help others. As I struck out on my own, I never picked up the habit of giving. At first, this was because I had myself to worry about. I was deep in debt.

15 of the Best Motivational Quotes

The power of words never fails to inspire. Below are 15 of the best motivational quotes and a much needed early week pick-me-up.  I hope you enjoy: A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere. Joyce A.

Wilderness Survival: Know Your Distress Signals

Let’s say your plane crashes on a desert island and you’re stranded with only a rugby ball as your friend (a volleyball isn’t a manly enough companion for you). Each day you scan the skies, waiting, hoping, aching, to spot a rescue plane coming your direction.

A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus

What if you had to focus for at least 30 minutes on every single task that you did? Would it improve your productivity? Cal Newport takes hard focus for a test drive.

Integrity and Your Goals

Have you ever noticed that, when you’re trying a new diet or a new exercise routine or new spending habits or some other significant restrictive change in your life, it often only takes one mis-step for the entire program to fall apart?

Can a Negative Emotion Like Regret Actually Help Make You Happier? I Think So.

Assay: Lately, I've been thinking a lot about the important role of negative emotions in a happy life. Some people seem to believe that the purpose of a happiness project would be to achieve a life in which you were 100% happy, 100% of the time.

A Place for Everything

Materials: IKEA Kitchen Components: One APPLAD 36 inch wide 4 Drawer Base Cabinet - white, One 36 inch Base Cabinet Shell - white, One APPLAD Refrigerator Wall Cabinet 36 wide X 15 1/4 tall X 24 deep, One 36 inch wide shelf, Pulls as desired Description: We utilized IKEA kitchen cabinetry to transform a standard 36 X 72 hall closet into a modern landing station/storage center.

Dish drainer for everybody!

Materials: FLUNDRA dish drainer + SNALIS lid Description: Some time ago we got the NEW product FLUNDRA. Friend of mine who doesnt have double sink in the kitchen wanted to buy it. BUT ... We dont sell it with something what is going to keep the water from running all over the kitchen work top. Today I bought it together with SNALIS lid 40x30 cm. It's simple.