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Find porn stars who look like people you know using facial recognition

Let the ethics debate roll forth.<p>Porn companies have long been early adopters of new technology; embracing videos, DVDs, internet streaming and live …

4 Tips for Overcoming Fears and Reaching Success

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>You have come across with an opportunity of a lifetime and you have to make a decision. <b></b>However, this decision is not easy and involves you to change your life completely or get out of your comfort zone or start everything from scratch. …

Motivation

10 research-backed ways to beat procrastination for good

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started.<p>But the bills must be paid, the work …

Procrastination

14 Brutal Truths Every Entrepreneur Needs To Hear

Step one: Quit now. You're not going to make it.<p>Nine out of ten startups will fail.<p>50% of new businesses will not make it past 4 years.<p>You should just stop now. Here's why:<p><b>1. You don't have what it takes.</b> Honestly, you just don't. You don't have the work ethic. You won't be able to handle the …

Motivation

12 Ways Successful People Stay Productive And In Control

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control -- a skill that unleashes massive …

Emotional Intelligence

23 productivity tips from digital nomads around the globe

Productivity on its own can be a tough challenge for anyone, even if you work from the same space every day.<p>And what if you’re jumping workspaces every week? Every day? Every couple hours? Digital nomads and remote workers have a very unique productivity puzzle to figure out.<p>I’ve been fortunate …

Productivity

8 Success lessons from Jan Koum – “WhatsApp Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share8<p>Tweet<p>Share20<p>+11<p>Shares 29<p>Who better to inspire you to kick start your life/business than Jan Koum, the man who sold WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 …

Entrepreneurship

Kevin O'Leary's 7 Golden Tips for Startups

<i>Image credit: Matthew Eisman | Getty Images</i><p>A demanding boss and a high school crush taught Kevin O'Leary one powerful lesson early on in his life.<p>I recently had the chance to talk with the entrepreneur, chair of O'Leary Funds and investor on ABC's reality show <i>Shark Tank</i>. "Mr. Wonderful," as he is …

Entrepreneurship

After studying over a million people, my company found that top performers share this difficult skill — here's how you can develop it

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact).<p>The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control — a skill that unleashes massive …

Self Control

Know Thy Time: Peter Drucker’s Strategy To Become More Effective

<i>This column is by Darius Foroux, Author of Massive Life Success and founder of Procrastinate Zero</i><p>The reason I research productivity is simple. I …

The most efficient road trip to visit every national park in the lower 48 states | Adventure Sports Network

There isn’t a better time than right now to go visit national parks. Considering this August the National Park Service is celebrating its 100th …

National Parks

The Truth About Overnight Success And 5 Ways to Relax the Pressure For Success

I don't often use the word "hate" because it's a waste of energy, but in 2013 something I read in The Answer, by John Assaraf caused me to pull that "H" word out.<p>Assaraf says for any idea, there is a gestational period that goes with it, much like a baby gestating in the womb for nine months before …

Motivation

How to Build an Early Customer Base for Your Startup

One of the most pressing challenges facing any startup is figuring out how to gain traction with that early set of customers. Where do you find them? …

Warby Parker

3 Ways to Grow a Multi-Million Dollar Drop Shipping Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thanks to the advent of the Internet, entrepreneurship is now something within everyone’s reach. There’s still very much a place for brick-and-mortar businesses, but with upwards of 3.2 billion people taking to the World Wide Web on a …

eCommerce

Rise And Shine: Why You Should Set Your Alarm Early And Become A Morning Person

I'm not sure what determines whether a person is a night owl or an early bird, but I'm convinced it is out of our control. I have always, ALWAYS been a night owl, for as long as I can remember. There's something about the midnight hour that gets my brain working in overtime, and that is when I …

Mental Health