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15 must-read books by tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their brilliant minds

And a lot of them want to share their ideas with anybody who will listen.<p>We've put together 15 of the best books written by current and former tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their fabulous minds.

Automation, Efficiency, Scalability: The Keys to Startup Success

Competition among startups is becoming more intense as more and more companies, especially in the tech industry, keep cropping up. There are fears …

Airbnb and Uber Are Just the Beginning. What's Next for the Sharing Economy.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you look at Uber’s financials, you might not realize that 2014 was a rough year for the company’s image. Despite being less than six years old, Uber is projected to earn $10 billion in gross revenue this year, and the company was …

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10 Types of People Who Will Help Your Business Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may be running the show, but the people on your team have just as much of an impact on your company's success as you do.<p>Smart entrepreneurs surround themselves with positive people, especially when business is bad. Positive people …

Here's How to Strike Up a Conversation With Almost Anyone

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Personal relationships are essential in today’s business world. The best entrepreneurs seem to have an innate ability to connect with strangers in any situation. They’re able to find common ground and build rapport with others almost …

4 Indispensible Productivity Tools for Every Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was starting my company E2M, the set of organizational tools I used kept me from drowning in all the work. Since then, faster, better and cooler tools have made their presence felt. The right time can save a lot of tears, so here’s …

Islamic State warns Muslims in the West: Attack 'the Crusaders' or become our enemies

The Islamic State jihadist group Monday urged Muslims to carry out new attacks after the targeting of France’s Charlie Hebdo magazine, in a recording …

Kurdish forces take control of Syrian town of Kobani

Monitoring group says YPG forces proceeding carefully in eastern outskirts where Isis planted mines before fleeing<p>A coalition of Kurdish and Syrian opposition forces claimed full control of Kobani on Monday, gaining an important symbolic victory over militants of Islamic State (Isis) who had …

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Rather Than Trying to Reinvent the Wheel, Be Inspired by These 5 Books

The five books are must reads for those looking to change their life and path to success.<p>Founder of Thrive15.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To not run a venture into the ground, entrepreneurs need to learn what it takes to succeed. Often this just comes from not …

ISIS militants free hundreds of Yazidis in Iraq, local official says - CNN.com

<b>(CNN) —</b> Islamist militants freed about 250 Yazidis held captive for more than six months in Iraq, a local official said Sunday.<p>Most of those released Saturday were children and the elderly, said Saman Jabari, the Kurdistan Democratic Party leader.<p>Once they were freed, they walked up to a Peshmerga …

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4 Reasons Why an Online Business is the Best Investment You Will Ever Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a rare breed of individuals who are constantly exploring new business opportunities. Some seek out new opportunities on their own while others are constantly being pitched new ideas.<p>The majority of opportunities, no …

Lacking Capital, Talent or Connections? That's Just the Fear Talking.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When my colleagues and I launched our business, we were quickly reminded of how easy it is to fail.<p>We were trying to launch a remote-server-admin service, and though our idea originally attracted a lot of attention, working on the project …

Researchers Have Teleported Light 15 Miles — The Furthest Yet

In a recent experiment, the quantum state (the direction it was spinning) of a light particle instantly traveled 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) across an optical fiber, becoming the farthest successful quantum teleportation feat yet.<p>Advances in quantum teleportation could lead to better Internet and …

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How to Know When to Move On From the Business You Built

This story appears in the December 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>After spending several years building my business, I sold it in 2009 for a tidy sum and left it behind—the entrepreneurial dream, right?<p>Not really. I’d wanted out for quite a while, since I’d sacrificed my health and my …

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Tesla's CTO Wants To Take Batteries To A New Dimension

And inside, instead of multiple dials and switches, a large touchscreen dominates the centre console. Established carmakers have tended to make modest electric vehicles, usually small ones to eke out the range available from their pricey batteries. But it was Tesla, a Silicon Valley startup, which …

Is Your Body Made For Running?

That last time was the most frustrating. I was fitness editor for <i>Men's Health</i>, with a lifelong interest in exercise and healthy living. Almost everyone I worked with enjoyed running, and many of them were pretty good at it. So why couldn't I do the simplest, cheapest, and most popular form of …

VIDEO: Watch This Fearless Frenchman Laugh in the Face of Death on a Rocket-Powered Bicycle at 207 Miles Per Hour

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like you’ve never wanted to strap a rocket to your bike and -- vroom, vroom -- blast off like a bat outta hell.<p>François Gissy has and he did...twice. And, this latest time, the French daredevil claims to haveshattered the world record for …

Not Just Sex Workers: Here's What We Know About the Hong Kong Murder Victims

The arrest of young British banker Rurik Jutting, who was charged last weekend with killing two women in Hong Kong, has drawn the world’s attention …

7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers

Former West Coast Editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You'd never know it, but Simon Sinek is naturally shy and doesn't like speaking to crowds. At parties, he says he hides alone in the corner or doesn't even show up in the first place. He prefers the latter. …

5 Nighttime Routines of Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>America’s fascination with entrepreneurial productivity is endless -- just look at the waves of books published each year to the ongoing obsession with finding ways to wake up earlier each day. But it’s not just optimizing your morning …

17 Easy Ways to Top Your Salad, from Savory Granola to Shrimp

Gussy up your salad with these crunchy, creamy, toppings, from savory granola to avocado salsa.<p><b>We've had it with boring salads.</b> There's something so disheartening about cracking open a homemade lunch only to find limp lettuce, a few spears of cucumber and some hard tomato—so we're getting a little …

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12 Grilled Salad Recipes Featuring Corn, Tomatoes, Zucchini, and More

Grill, meet veg. Veg, meet grill. We think you guys are gonna get along<p><b>Why should meat and fish get all the live-fire love?</b> See what a touch of smoke can do to electric summer produce like sweet peppers, squeaky-fresh leeks, and just-picked corn. Welcome to grilled salad season.

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Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …