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Many workers don't understand their workplace benefits

With open enrollment season at work kicking into full swing, now's the time for most employees to put some serious thought into their benefits. Unfortunately, it's a process that proves harrowing for a surprising number of people. That's because nearly 50% of U.S. employees don't understand their …

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Chrome can sometimes get you a better YouTube experience than the YouTube app<p>YouTube is the internet’s replacement for the TV, so it’s only natural that we’d use it as our background noise provider, however Google doesn’t make that easy on mobile devices. Unless you have a YouTube Red subscription, …

Meet the Ecommerce Guru Guiding His Students to $100 Million in Sales

What does it take to make it in ecommerce? Tanner Larsson knows.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tanner Larsson got his entrepreneurial start the usual way: He got thrown out of business school, took 10 years to complete his four-year degree, and then landed a job as a …

1500+ startups graduate Y Combinator’s first online Startup School

Today is the world’s biggest startup demo day ever, but it’s not happening in Silicon Valley. It’s happening all over the world as 1,584 companies complete Y Combinator’s online Startup School Founders Track program. 797 of them have posted demo videos anyone can watch.<p>That’s out of 2,820 startups …

Y Combinator will accept 10,000 startups to prove there’s nothing magical about Silicon Valley

Y Combinator was a heretic among venture capitalists when it backed its first eight companies in 2005. Co-founder Paul Graham later wrote that his philosophy was that “investors should be making more, smaller investments, they should be funding hackers instead of suits, and they should be willing …

Startups

How to Build a Startup Business From Scratch in 2017

You don't need to be rich to build your first business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm often asked about how I started as an entrepreneur, and I normally say it's easy. I say this to be encouraging -- the idea of starting an online business scares a lot of …

Trump signs bill to roll back privacy rules, we’re offering lowest-ever price on lifetime VPN

In light of this week’s passing of the controversial legislation by Trump/Republican Congress to overturn FCC privacy rules, specials.9to5Toys.com is offering a special today-only discount on a VPNSecure lifetime subscription. Applying coupon code <b>PRIVACY6</b> at checkout drops the final price down to …

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Science Says These 3 Songs Make Workers Feel Productive and Powerful | Inc.com

Music has long been known to tame the beast. Whether it's a calming track to help you meditate, an upbeat sing-along type to get the party going, or an enlivening pop song to get you ready for the gym, you use music all the time.<p>Now, a group of social scientists has explored the answer to an …

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The 1 Startup School Every Founder Should Consider | Inc.com

YCombinator just open-sourced its accelerator program.<p>"Our goal is to replicate much of the YC experience," said Sam Altman, managing director. Anyone with a startup that wants to have the YCombinator experience without the jetlag can apply. The new program is taking applications through April …

Startups

The Legal Issues You Need To Know If You’re Launching A Startup In 2017

A legal expert from the J+O Firm talks capital, patents, taxes, crowdfunding, and—oh yeah—remembering to form your company.<p>Thinking of finally launching that startup in this year? You’d be in for a ride even if the next 12 months weren’t shaping up to be as change-filled as it appears they might. …

12 The Most Important Things To Do When You Are Young

BY <b>MAX LUKOMINSKYI</b><p>While traveling around Europe, I met a lot of interesting people and made new friends. However, one guy who was in his late 30s made …

Entrepreneurship

Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature rear fingerprint scanner and desktop dock

As the Galaxy S8 rumorfest continues to intensify, The Guardian has published a hefty report of Samsung leaks – and while the material appears to corroborate previous speculation rather than offer new details, we might finally have some clarity as to what we can expect from the flagship …

12 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Should Do In January

What a year 2016 has been. I hope this year has been a thriving one for your business. Regardless of whether this was a growth year or a stagnant year for you, I think it’s vital to an entrepreneur’s long-term success to spend intentional time reflecting on the past and planning for the future.<p>Here …

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21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

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10 Success lessons from Will Smith – “Actor, Producer, Rapper” for entrepreneurs

Share74<p>Tweet<p>Share109<p>+117<p>Shares 200<p>Will Smith, is one of the most popular and powerful stars in Hollywood, no doubt! But beyond glitz and glamour, …

Silicon Valley CEOs didn't hide their distaste for Donald Trump. Now comes the reckoning

Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs made little effort over the last year to conceal their distaste for<p>Donald Trump, a candidate whose social media savvy belied what they saw as a staggering disregard for the innovation economy and the tech culture that has fostered it.<p>Now comes the reckoning.<p>Some of …

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15 Bulletproof Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Mom used to tell me I could do anything I set my mind to. Mom was right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has goals in life. We all want to achieve something, big or small, no matter who we are. Yet, we don't always have the wherewithal to see things through. We …

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