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11 Ways You Can Succeed With Zero Talent

You don't need talent to succeed if you have these qualities.<p>Most people think in order to succeed you need talent. And it's true that for most business and management and leadership success you do need at least some degree of talent.<p>But there are ways you can succeed, and succeed greatly, even if …

Motivation

Are You Destined for Entrepreneurship? Climb a Tree and Find Out.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The problem with careers is you never know if you’re on the right path. What if you could make a 10 copies of yourself, have each one follow a different career path, and find out which one turns out the best? Then you would know which way …

Entrepreneurship

Why Transit is Driving a New American Dream

If you build it (around public transportation), they will come.<p>A<i>cross the country, urban designers are reimagining the way that cities are made by</i> …

'Million Dollar Listing' star shares his 10 best tips to seal any deal

In his 10 years in business, Eklund has closed on more than $3.5 billion in real estate.<p>He was also named the No.1 real estate agent in New York City by The Real Deal in 2014.<p>"For any deal to happen — especially a business transaction — the two sides need to get in a balance," Eklund advises in his …

Real Estate

Jane Jacobs, Robert Moses, and the Battle Over LOMEX

How Jane Jacobs won her last—and most famous—fight in New York<p>What the marchers had gathered to protest was the Lower Manhattan Expressway, a 10-lane superhighway connecting Long Island to New Jersey. In renderings, LOMEX (as the highway is often known) looks like something out of a dystopian …

Story of cities #36: how Copenhagen rejected 1960s modernist 'utopia'

While concrete was being poured across Europe’s cities, Denmark’s capital found itself at a crossroads: would it follow the car-centric vision of grand boulevards and streets in the sky – or keep its citizen-focused design?<p>“In the 60s and 70s, we thought that if you built huge blocks with …

5 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have an epic idea. Now what? The real challenge for any entrepreneur isn’t getting started. It’s staying in business. Yes, you can be successful as an entrepreneur but it won't be easy. It has never been easy to start and run a …

Entrepreneurship

Study Reveals Troublesome and Stubborn Kids Make The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Over the course of last week, during the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I have been asked several times what was the type of …

1. Top Performing Companies Will Focus On Connecting Customers

Customers

Review: BauBax Ultimate Travel Jacket

<b>Also see:</b> • <b>Whoa! Check Out This Ultimate Travel Jacket from Baubax</b>• <b><br>Review: Bluff Works Travel Pants for Men</b><br>I wrote back in July 2015 about the “ultimate …

How To Build A Global, Scalable Company - This Entrepreneur Has A Formula For It

Over the past few years, the discussion in Israeli tech has shifted. No more talk about innovation that leads to small exits, where both entrepreneurs and investors settle for less. Less talk about products that tackle very specific problems that result in smaller market opportunities. A lot more …

Startups

Tesla is about to face the biggest challenge in its history

Last week in Los Angeles, CEO Elon Musk presided over the unveiling of the electric-car maker's wildly anticipated mass-market car, the Model 3.<p>I was there, and the Model 3 looks sharp, although I'm less enthused about its design than I was when it was first rolled out and I was given a short test …

Tesla

The Late Movies: 10 Great Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now (on Netflix)

If you haven't discovered Netflix and its instant streaming feature yet, it's pretty magical. I watch so many more movies now because of it -- and …

Sesame Street

3 Trends That Will Completely Change the World by 2020

Ideas are the true currency of this next century.<p><i>What are the most promising disruptive innovations for the decade 2011-2020? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, blogger, author,</b> …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Like It or Not, Egotistical Jerks Make Great Entrepreneurs

Hard to believe it’s been nine years since Stanford professor Bob Sutton ignited a national movement against bad bosses with his breakout bestseller,</i> …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read

These are the books that have turned normal men into millionaires.<p>There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't …

Minimalism Is The Secret To Getting Sh*t Done: Here's Why

When it comes to productivity, less is more. Disorganization is often a result of misguided attempts at efficiency (meaning, trying to cram as much …

Minimalism

Are All Empires Bad?

Arguments over how we remember the past will not be resolved by simplistic slogans or knocking down statues.<p>Rhodes must fall. Churchill must fall. …

Three reasons why nominating Sri Srinivasan for the Supreme Court could change U.S. elections

President Obama seems to be making good his pledge to nominate a Supreme Court justice. Apparently, he has interviewed three candidates for the job: Chief Judge Merrick Garland and Judge Sri Srinivasan from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Judge Paul Watford from …

Entry-level to CEO: 11 online classes to improve your interpersonal skills

Whenever I used to meet charismatic people, I automatically assumed they were just lucky to be born with great genetics — while I was the unfortunate …

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Here’s Why Even the Greatest Business Ideas End up Failing

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

A CEO shares 3 important business skills you won't learn in school

In recent years, most of us knew about Steve Jobs's exit from the Ivy League to pursue his dreams. But I am not about to rest on one side of the debate or the other.<p>The fact is that a formal education will bring you up-to-speed on the latest develops, and history, of your chosen field.<p>In addition, …

Communication Skills

Arian Foster Comments on Life in the NFL, Admits to Not Watching Football

Arian Foster has become one of the NFL’s most recognizable players almost as much for his idiosyncratic persona as he has for his talent out of the backfield.<p>His rise from undrafted free agent to NFL rushing champion in the span of two seasons made him one of the most exciting players to follow …

Acer's Chromebook R11 is a cheap 2-in-1 convertible that's not too shabby

Acer Chromebook R11 review<p>Super solid Chromebook<p>Transformer in disguise<p>Excellent input<p>Works great as a laptop<p>Port basics<p>Fends off fingerprints<p>You get …

Locate this! The battle for app-specific maps

It’s no longer easy to get lost. Quite the opposite, we expect and rely on maps for our most common Internet tasks from basic directions to on-demand transportation, discovering a new restaurant or finding a new friend.<p>And the battle is on between the biggest public and private companies in the …

'The Great Reset': Venture capitalists and startups have shifted from greed to fear

Investors have already labeled this period "The Great Reset." Why?<p>There wasn't a single IPO in January for the first time since September 2011.<br>• As the public market has slashed the value of tech companies like LinkedIn and Tableau almost in half, their private counterparts look oversize.<br>• The industry …

Venture Capital

A Fiction Reading List to Help You Understand the World Around You

Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, <i>University of California, Los Angeles</i><p>The real world is often overwhelmingly complicated. Literature can help. This is true at universities too: courses in comparative literature offer students new insights into their chosen disciplines by unlocking new, varied …

University of California