Alex Dutu

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This Entrepreneur Used Social Media to Build an International Brand. Here Are 5 Things You Can Learn From Him

Mitch Jackson leveraged the power of social media and live streaming to take his brand from local to international. Here's what you can learn from it.<p>When you hear the word 'law', a lot of things come to mind. More than likely, none of those things are the phrase 'social media', but that didn't …

Social Media

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

How to Create an Online Business in Your Spare Time

If your online business is important to you, make time for it.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett often hears that there simply isn't enough time in the day to build an online business while keeping a day job. However, …

Business Strategy

How This Physics Student Turned His Passion for Beautiful Landscapes Into Instagram Fame

Daniel Kordan was on his way to becoming a physicist, until he realized his knack for photography.<p>8 min read<p><i>In this series, Instagram Icon, Entrepreneur speaks with the individuals behind popular Instagram accounts to find out the secrets of their success.</i><p>While he’s always had a passion for …

Social Media

5 Dead Simple Ways to Improve Your Landscape Photography

If you're like me, you're always looking for ways to give your landscape photos a bit of a boost.Whether that's a unique perspective on photographing …

Here’s How to Use Exposure Blending in Photoshop to Make Your Landscape Photographs Pop (VIDEO)

We’re all familiar with the common dilemma when shooting landscape photos where a compromise has to be made between a blown-out sky and an overly …

8 Business Books Entrepreneurs Must Read to Dominate Their Industry

Whether you're a rising executive or someone just starting out, these great books can help you reach your goal.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every time you pick up a book -- or download one to a device -- opportunity knocks at your door. A good book …

Self-improvement

The NPF Rule: A Formula for Sharp Star Photos Every Time

A common rule of thumb to figure out your maximum shutter speed for sharp stars at night is to divide 500 by your focal length. Sometimes it’s called …

How to Exfoliate, in Case You're Too Embarrassed to Ask Somebody

Everybody says they do it, but do you actually know how to exfoliate? When you start thinking about manual scrubs and chemical exfoliants, it can …

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Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More

This column is by James Clear, Author & Researcher We allThe post Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More appeared first on …

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from …

Self-improvement

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Craig Ballantyne's 5 Simple Steps To Achieving Anything You Want

What do people who achieve incredible transformation in their life have in common?<p>That’s the question Craig Ballantyne set out to answer years ago. Craig is a productivity and fitness guru and the inventor of the Turbulence training workout program. He writes for Men’s Fitness, has an email …

Want to Be Mentally Tough? Science Recommends 1 Surprising Daily Habit

Harvard research has revealed a counterintuitive way to develop mental toughness--see how to use it daily.<p>When we resolve to be more resilient and mentally strong, we often adopt a militaristic "tough it out" approach. That is, we believe the more we put our noses to the grindstone and endure, the …

Time Management

Getting Paid To Blog About Anything You Want

<b>Blogging is not what it once was.</b> There was a time when blogging was something that people just used as diatribes. That’s no longer the case, as …

Marketing

9 Ways to Convince (or Trick) Yourself to Start Working Out

<b>Don't have enough time? Schedule it.</b><p>We schedule other obligations like work meetings, classes, and dinners with friends. If you're not used to …

52 Easy Yet Highly Effective Ways to Motivate Yourself

If you can't seem to find yourself motivated because of several reasons, take a deep breath and try to motivate yourself with these simple yet …

11 Simple Ways to Get More Followers on Instagram

So you want to get more followers on Instagram? Well guess what? So does everyone else.<p>Amidst ever increasing competition on the platform, you've …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

3 Ways to Use Psychology in Your Social Media Marketing

Looking for ways to connect with fans on a deeper level? Have you thought about using psychology in your marketing? Implementing basic psychological …

When and How to Update Your Social Media [Infographic]

Like everyone else, I follow a number of companies through my social networking accounts like LinkedIn. And, like everyone else, I’ve found that a …

The 1 Quick Question That Will Instantly Make You More Productive

Goodbye cluttered to-do list, hello laser focus.<p>You're blurry-eyed and slack-jawed at your desk, staring at a to-do list so long you feel like you could wrap it around the entire earth -- twice. Yes, we've all found ourselves in this stressful situation every now and then.<p>Facing a to-do list that …

Productivity

5 realistic ways to work less but get more done

When 8 p.m. rolls around, you slam your head against the keyboard because you're still not done.<p>Sound familiar?<p>It's no shocker that Americans are overworked. 53% claim to be overworked and approaching the burnt-out phase (if they're not already there).<p>But what if you could do <i>more</i> work in <i>less</i> time, …

3 ways to turn your best customers into your best salespeople

• 84 percent of consumers say they either completely or somewhat trust recommendations from family, colleagues, and friends about products – making these recommendations the information source ranked highest for trustworthiness.<p>88 percent of people trust online reviews written by other consumers as …

KPMG's top secret project

KPMG has begun work on a confidential global project re-eingineering key internal processes in what is likely to be one of the largest single areas …

U.S. government declares hoverboards unsafe

No hoverboard currently on the market can be deemed safe.<p>That's the startling conclusion the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reached …

16 Potato Recipes for Thanksgiving: Mashed, Roasted, Hasselback'd, and More

It's hard to find a Thanksgiving table that doesn't have potatoes on it, but all too often that means a bowl of dry mashed potatoes or bland roasted ones. But as easy as it is to mess up potatoes, with a little technique it's almost as easy to make them one of the most delicious parts of the meal. …

Cooking