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TO BE SUCCESSFUL LEARN FROM THE BEST! HERE ARE THE 12 LESSONS STEVE JOBS TAUGHT GUY KAWASAKI

Shortly after Steve Jobs passed away, Guy Kawasaki delivered a speech intended on discussing lessons on entrepreneurship. But since the news of the …

5 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Build Wealth Faster

Most people today spend more than they earn and also have credit card debt that is spinning out of control.<p>As an entrepreneur, it’s especially easy …

If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would I encourage everyone to start a business? No.<p>Starting a business hurts. It requires hard work. Everyone has skills and abilities, but not everyone should invest those skills and abilities in starting a business. Those who …

Entrepreneurship

Why Richard Branson Thinks Failure Should Be An Option For All Entrepreneurs

Opportunities for startup success may be global, but when it comes to the risk of failure, there are still some big cultural divides.<p>If your business goes under in Europe, the stigma can set your entrepreneurial prospects back years. Tank in the US, and your experience is much more likely to be …

Entrepreneurship

3 IRA Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Only certain kinds of stocks qualify as "forever" investments. Here are three of them.<p>If you've opened an IRA, you've taken one of the most important …

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Bedroom Portraits: Visions of the Outside World

Picture Stories<p>Back in 1996, photographer and artist Marja Pirila was making a lot of environmental portraits. “Environmental” is photography-speak for images of people where the space around them provides context to who they are. But something was about to revolutionize the way Pirila made her …

Photography

3 Facebook Ads Every Business Needs

Facebook marketing gone way beyond mere 'Likes.' Consider these tips for the best ways to use Facebook ads now.<p>Four years ago today, I was at the South by Southwest conference when my friend Leslie Bradshaw overheard a conversation on hypertargeting with Facebook Ads and chimed in with her thoughts …

Social Media

1108 North Hillcrest Drive

'Minecraft' creator Markus "Notch" Persson has just closed on a $70 million home on tony Hillcrest Drive in Beverly Hills.

European Parks—Mountains

See photos of the mountain landscapes and wildlife of Europe (including alpine scenery, national parks, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

How to develop a laser-like focus on building your new business

If you want to build a successful business, you're going to do battle with the demons of distraction. The world's most successful people are those who have streamlined their lives to a seamless flow of productivity and focus.<p>What's their secret?<p>It's a matter of focus, and it's critical to business …

8 Female Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2015

These 8 women are making waves in the entrepreneurial world.<p>In recent years, there has been a massive change in the tides for female entrepreneurs. According to a recent study by American Express Open, the number of women-owned businesses has increased by 68% since 1997--1.5 times the national …

Entrepreneurship

10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Guest Writer<p>Co-Founder of Empact<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Inception</i> is one of my all-time favorite movies. In it, characters find themselves in dream worlds without knowing where they are or how they got there.<p>That’s how I used to feel throughout the day… every …

Time Management

How One Startup Is Elevating Camping With A Tree House You Carry With You

After a design theft in China and amid a growing market, how the tree-tent company Tentsile is making waves in camping and ecotourism.<p>Alex Shirley-Smith was a tree house architect. In 2013, fed up with designing custom-made suspended abodes that bordered on the extravagant for his wealthy …

National Parks

3 Ways To Raise $$$ If You Don’t Know Mark Cuban

From financial expert and author of RICH BITCH, Nicole Lapin.<p>So here's the scenario: You've got a great idea--like, a really good idea. You're passionate about it and ready to jump into the world of entrepreneurship like a boss, except one little thing seems to be standing in the way...<p>Money.<p>You …

Startups

How Can Women Entrepreneurs Tackle Gender Bias And Get VC Funding?

Patricia Nakache, one of the few female VCs in Silicon Valley, has some surprising solutions to eliminate gender bias for startups.<p>Patricia Nakache is a rarity in Silicon Valley.<p>She’s a female venture capitalist and partner with the firm Trinity Ventures, where she’s funded online consumer and …

Venture Capital

9 Places That Are Surprisingly Cheap This Year

(Photo: Peter Zelei/Getty Images)<p>Call it the year of the bucket list. A strong dollar in destinations around the world is making this an amazing time to go farther and do more for much, much less in 2015. Find great value around the globe -- from usually pricey destinations like Japan and France to …

3 Things You Need To Know As An Entrepreneur

It’s tough out there for aspiring entrepreneurs. You have to take the right risks and make the right sacrifices for long-term success.<p>One of the smartest things an aspiring entrepreneur can do is learn from other successful entrepreneurs who are a few to several steps ahead in realizing their goals …

What These 6 Entrepreneurs Learned From Their Biggest Mistakes

As a business owner, learning from what you've done wrong can help prevent the same problems from occurring in the future.<p><i>We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>to share the lessons they learned after some of their biggest misses in business.</i><p><b>Define Roles Clearly</b><p>"After we hired our …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Greece reportedly intends to ask for a six-month extension of its loan agreement after rejecting an extension of its full bailout program.<p><b>2.</b> The Syrian government is willing to test a cease-fire in Aleppo, the centre of clashes between pro-government forces and rebels, by suspending aerial …

39 Places to Have a Great Long Weekend

Master the three-day weekend getaway in one of these vibrant adventure towns across the United States. With the advice of a trusted local, discover the best spots to hike, bike, paddle, eat, drink, and sleep.

5 Things That No One Tells You About Entrepreneur Life

I read a lot of articles about entrepreneurs, and sometimes I get a kick out of it. That’s because I <i>am</i> an entrepreneur, and it’s funny to figure out how I’m supposed to do things.<p>There are articles dealing with how entrepreneurs sleep, eat, read, live, love, party, work, and whatever else. There …

This Content Marketing Tip Is Worth Gold! You Won't Believe What Happened When I Did This

In 2008, Twitter was just a stream of text. Today it is a multi-media torrent with six second Vine clips, images, Slideshare embeds, Gifs and videos. …

Social Media

4 Ways Your Looks are Essential to Entrepreneurial Success

It may be a sorry state of affairs, but in the business world, how you look says everything about whether you're competent or qualified.<p>More than perhaps most American adult males, I give much deference to Tina Fey's cult classic, high school comedy "Mean Girls." In what was Lindsey Lohan's …

Entrepreneurship

Great Entrepreneurs Move From Developers To Leaders

Almost every entrepreneur starts their journey by developing a solution, based on their knowledge of a new technology or required service. Developer skills are necessary, but not sufficient, to build a business. A real business requires leadership – thought leadership to attract customers and mind …

Entrepreneurship

5 Lame Excuses for Not Starting Your Business

Get these weak-minded excuses out of the way and you'll soon have the courage to start your dream business.<p>In my experience, there are two types of people in this world 1) those who have started their own businesses, and 2) those who want to start their own business but keep finding excuses to put …

Entrepreneurship

The 6 Most Dangerous Words and Phrases

Communication is a powerful tool. Words have the power to hurt, heal, inspire, motivate, or isolate another person. Most people, particularly those that are judged on their words, like politicians, leaders, and those in the media, are careful about what they say. Imagine how powerful it would be to …