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I Understand The Anger Over 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' (But Loved It Anyway)

I can’t remember the last time I’ve seen a franchise film so overtly broadcast what it was trying to do in a series. From that Kylo Ren line in the trailer to the very first Skywalker scene in the film, it’s clear that Rian Johnson wanted to go his own way with <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. This isn’t a …

Star Wars

I spent my summer working at Disney World — here are 21 things you didn't know about the park

There's no denying that the magic of Disney is infectious. Guests spend years saving up and travel from places all over the world just for a couple days of excitement and no matter how old you are, you can't ignore that giddy feeling you get when you step foot on Main Street and set your eyes on …

The Lotus Belle Tent

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Camping<br>• Gear<br>• Retro<p>The Lotus Belle Tent is made from a highly waterproof and breathable 380 grade canvas with a waterproof …

The 50 Best Men’s Gifts Under $50

Movie Pass<p>Movies are too expensive for their own good. Between the tickets, the popcorn, and the soda – it can cost as much as a nice dinner out. But …

A Beluga Whale Living With Dolphins Swapped Her Language For Theirs

She's just trying to fit in.<p>A captive beluga whale has done something amazing: she has seemingly "learned" another language and adopted it over her …

Whales

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to do with what they're saying.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most fascinating pieces of research on the best ways to make friends and …

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Hiring is by far the biggest concern we hear from founders. Finding the right people to work at your company is high-stakes. Poor performers can take …

Employment

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look …

Business Strategy

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

8 things to do before bed to have a better day tomorrow

The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they play equally important roles as well?<p>…

Watch this amazing bot band rock out before destroying their instruments

Robots aren’t only coming for our jobs, they’re going to spend a great deal of time entertaining us, too, if the latest work from musician Nigel …

This model's before-and-after pic proves that weight and happiness are not related

Sadly, so many of us in this world have been trained to think that being skinnier means being <i>happier.</i> Which is why we were heartened to see a recent …

The 5 Actions You Must Take to Beat the Fear Blocking Your Success

Never trying because you were afraid is the only failure you can't learn from.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re brainstorming a crazy idea, thinking of quitting your day job, and building a wildly successful business. You want to build your own company, …

Entrepreneurship

10 Tips for an Effective Marketing Blueprint to Build Your Small Business - Small Business Trends

Once you’ve set up your business and created a product or service to sell, it’s time for you to create a marketing plan. A lot goes into building …

This Is Why “Slow To Hire And Quick To Fire” Is Bad Advice

Speed and accuracy are not mutually exclusive. Here’s a new hiring mantra to adopt instead.<p>Be slow to hire and quick to fire. You’ve probably heard this hiring advice, and perhaps you’ve even followed it. While it sounds logical, it’s almost always bad advice, says Scott Wintrip, author of <i>High</i> …

Employment

Why a '5 to 9' Schedule Will Make You More Successful Than the '9 to 5'

Why it matters for you and everyone else in the workplace.<p>Before you read on, let's be clear: This article is not another Tim Ferriss wannabe regurgitation about time management or some cheesy cliche about the "early bird catches the worm."<p>I'm not talking about filling your calendar to the brim to …

Time I

I asked a series of execs how they spend the weekend — and the same phrase kept coming up

It won't come as a surprise to many readers that, of all the New York City-based execs I interviewed recently, most said they work on the weekends.<p>It didn't come as a surprise to me — these are busy people; their companies are growing; the business world doesn't stop just because they'd rather …

Time Management

Levi Strauss CEO: Let staff go with dignity

Chip Bergh, CEO of jeans manufacturer Levi Strauss & Co, says the decision to let staff go can sometimes represent the "harder right" thing to do compared with the "easier wrong", but there are ways to do it with dignity.<p>Follow #CEOSecrets on our website here.<p><i>Video journalist & series producer:</i> …

Don't Let Money Be an Obstacle to Starting a Business -- 5 Reasons Why

If money is your only holdup for realizing your dream, do some research -- you might find more opportunities than you'd expect.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've found that a surprising number of professionals -- the majority, in fact -- have dreamed about, …

Small Business

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact — And How It Compares To Other Storms

Hurricane Harvey, which dumped an estimated 27 trillion gallons of water on Texas and Louisiana, looks to be one of the most damaging natural …

Extreme Weather

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Business Strategy

Fast Casual Nation: The movement that has changed how America eats

Holler & Dash Biscuit House is a small, counter-service chain that has made some big promises to diners: Each location of the biscuit-heavy concept will seek out local ingredients for its food and drink, whether naturally raised birds for a fried chicken sandwich topped with goat cheese and sweet …

Fast Casual