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10 Y2K Food Trends That Are Still Relevant

Credit: Dan Gentile<p>By: Dan Gentile<p>Although the biggest food fad of the year 2000 might've been hoarding bottled water, the turn of the millennium held many more trends that are still relevant 15 years later, to both survivalists and not-crazy people alike.<p>So at the dawn of 2015, we thought it'd be …

For first time, ISIS downs and captures coalition pilot -- a Jordanian

<b>Amman, Jordan (CNN) —</b> For the first time since an international coalition began striking ISIS, one of its pilots has been shot down and taken captive by the Islamist extremist group.<p>The captured F-16 pilot is Moaz al-Kasasbeh, a member of Jordan's military, according to his uncle, retired Jordanian …

10 Tips for Mastering Facebook

7 min read<p>When it comes to social media, Facebook is a behemoth. Earlier this year, the big blue social network had 1.28 billion monthly active users. That is head and shoulders above other popular sites like Twitter or Pinterest.<p>Translation: Using Facebook correctly can be a huge opportunity for …

Social Media

Carmelo Anthony Leaving Would Be Gift To Knicks

You get the feeling that Knicks’ president Phil Jackson is excited about getting on with the business of rebuilding the team without Carmelo Anthony. You also get the feeling that Jackson is one of the few people smart enough to know that’s the only way to rebuild them.<p>Monday is D-Day for Carmelo, …

Business Class Is About To Get WAY Better

Business class has been a thing since the late 1970s and it's had a pretty sweet existence. And, thanks to new initiatives by several airlines, it's getting a whole lot snazzier to fly in swanky style.<p>Here's how:<p><b>1. JetBlue is getting faster.</b><p>Mint, JetBlue's new business class, will probably make …

Success Secrets From Papa John: The Entrepreneur Behind a Billion-Dollar Business Who Started Out as a Dishwasher

5 min read<p>Entrepreneurs make plenty of mistakes, particularly when first starting out. John Schnatter is no exception, although he learned at least one major lesson well before he built global pizza franchise Papa John's: Hiring the best people doesn't necessarily mean hiring the most experienced …

Entrepreneurship

5 Actions Today For A Secure Retirement Tomorrow

<b>Plan Now to be Ready for Longevity</b> <br>Longevity is a reality that we all must plan for. A 65-year-old man has a 50 percent chance of reaching age 87, a woman has a 50 percent chance to reach 90, and both are likely to live much longer if they are married.1<p>To accomplish the retirement you want—even one …

Hunting For Gullible Rich People

<i>Many of the ultra-wealthy are street-smart and shrewd. Some are also overconfident or gullible. They are easiest high-reward “game” hunted by financial predators armed with “advanced-fee frauds.”</i><p>Most people don’t need an expert advisory team to tell them that unsolicited offers from fictitious …

This Teacher Designed The Sleeve, A Device To Lock Out School Shooters

Since Sandy Hook, there have been 74 school shootings in the United States. And even if there are some heated claims from extreme gun-rights activists about what, exactly, constitutes a school shooting, the idea has become a very real fear that today’s teachers have to reckon with.<p>It is why there …

Eliminate These 8 Distractions That Are Killing Your Productivity

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you know how valuable every single minute of your day is. We all would do almost anything for more time.<p>Sometimes your work environment and personal habits can waste precious time without you even knowing. …

Time Management

30 Career Moves You Should Make By The Time You Are 30

Making these moves in your twenties will pay off in your thirties and beyond.<p>For many people, their twenties can be a rich time for personal self-discovery–a period when you’re more willing to take risks and maybe even make mistakes along the way.<p>But they can also be some of the most formative …

6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have started multiple companies. I believed in every single one of them. Put my heart, soul, blood, sweat, and tears into each and every one of them. 90 percent of them have failed. Being around hundreds of entrepreneurs, I …

Entrepreneurship

Why Starting To Save At 25 Means An Extra Six Figures In Retirement

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but when it comes to the state of retirement savings for the youngest generation of workers in the U.S., the numbers create a picture that speaks volumes more than one thousand words. By some accounts, just 14% of Generation Y — also known as Millennials, …

Finally, A Social Media Marketing Strategy That Puts You Right In The Middle Of Your Target Market

Most conversation about social media strategy sucks.<p>Write compelling headlines, use interesting photos, follow “influencers” Pfffft…. what a crock of …

Social Media

These 3 Factors Determine How Well You Remember Something

The Greeks knew this: memory was the mother of the muses.<p>And just like you gotta take care of your mother, you gotta take care of your memory.<p>In "Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning," authors Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel help us to do that.<p>"How readily you can recall …

11 Tips For Calming Your Nerves Before A Big Presentation

She was presenting an oral book report on "Great Expectations" to Mrs. Weaver's tenth grade English class. She was nervous and could feel her hands shaking, heart racing, knees knocking, and palms sweating. As she reached the front of the room and turned to face her 33 classmates, she froze.<p>Moments …

Here's What We Think We Know About the Next iPhone

<i>This story has been updated from 8:00 am ET to include a comment from Cantor Fitzgerald analyst in the eighth paragraph.</i><p>NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- …

iPhone

3 Tips for Naming Your Business in the Modern, Mobile World

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Is this your company? Wild Creations, eh? Your name sucks.”<p>This was how my first day at the show started. It was our first year attending the Toy Industry Association annual New York Toy Fair, the largest trade show of its kind …

Small Business

Technical Trading: Gold Bulls Pause, Possible Pennant Is Forming

<b>(Kitco News) -</b> Comex August gold futures have a slightly weaker tone in early Monday morning trade. The market shot sharply higher last week and the bulls are now taking a pause to catch their breath.<p>The near term trend outlook is bullish for gold, but the market has hit overbought levels on …

The 10 Best Careers Right Now For Recent College Graduates

Some career paths are going to be more beneficial and open to a recent grad. To help new degree holders find the right field, we looked at the University of California, San Diego's fifth annual list of "Hot Careers for College Graduates."<p>For this report, UCSD looked at four criteria — "current …

Career Development

Failing To Negotiate Your First Salary Could Cost You Half A Million Dollars

In an exclusive survey of 548 millennials in the U.S., 82% said they did not negotiate their first salaries because they either didn't feel comfortable (38%) or didn't know they were allowed to do so (44%).<p>Since your first salary is the baseline for all future raises, the impact of starting out …

The Yo App Already Has Over 1 Million Users

In the last week alone, Yo has grown from less than 60,000 users to over 1 million. The app broke into the Top 10 of Apple's App Store as well, peaking at the No. 3 spot.<p>Registered users/downloads aren't the same thing as active users. But, for what it's worth, at last count, about 100 Yo's are …

Apple's New Smartwatch Will Be Dead Serious About Your Health

The long-awaited wristwatch is reported to be coming this fall with more than 10 sensors.<p>Apple is likely to launch a computerized wristwatch this fall that includes more than 10 sensors to take health measurements and other data, according to a published report.<p><i>The</i> <i>Wall Street Journal</i> also said …

Tim Cook

How to Help an Underperformer

As a manager, you can’t accept underperformance. It’s frustrating, time-consuming, and it can demoralize the other people on your team. But what do you do about an employee who isn’t performing up to snuff? How do you help turn around the problematic behavior? And how long do you let it go on …

How to put your savings in another country and earn more interest

“We see the upsides where others see the downsides.”<p>Tamaz Georgadze is staunchly pro-European. He would be, since the business he started last year, SavingGlobal, wouldn’t be possible without the EU. Despite the rising tide of anti-EU sentiment across the continent, including in Georgadze’s home …

Finance

Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A boy grows up poor in Poland, drops out of high school and moves to the U.S. at age 17 without speaking one word of English, becomes a millionaire, loses it all and rebuilds over and over again, each time with more success.<p>That …

Entrepreneurship

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12 laws of building a great company from one of America's most innovative small-business owners

Zingerman's Community of Businesses is a collective of nine specialized businesses in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It's founded on a unique philosophy that forgoes the standard corporate hierarchy and emphasizes collective decision-making among its 18 partners.<p>Executive meetings are already open to all …

How To Spot Your Own Strengths And Weaknesses (Before Your Boss Does)

There’s no shortage of tools to assess how well you are doing your job, but you don’t have to be so formal–there are clues all around you.<p>From 360-degree evaluations to personality testing, there are a range of tools designed to give your company and you deeper insight into where you shine and what …

Leadership

Americans still don't have enough savings

The effects of the recession continue to put Americans at battle with their own money, forcing compromises about how it's being spent and saved. One area where we're not improving: emergency savings.<p>More than a quarter of Americans have no emergency savings, according to an annual survey released …