Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites. For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews
It was never easy for smaller businesses to get loans when they needed them most and it has only gotten harder since the recession. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You were
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Milliken and Co has recalled about 550,000 containers of carpet cleaning powder because it may contain harmful bacteria, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday.
Failure is the unpleasant beginning of being reborn as an entrepreneur. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Hitting rock bottom -- as energetic, smart and business-savvy entrepreneurial
But that doesn't mean real people have the time to watch everything, no matter how good. The problem now is we have to become really selective, really nitpicky. Some of the stuff that made it to our TV
ONE persistent narrative in American politics is that Hillary Clinton is a slippery, compulsive liar while Donald Trump is a gutsy truth-teller. Over all, the latest CBS News poll finds the public similarly
The Road to Character: David Brooks on the Art of Stumbling, “Résumé Virtues” vs. “Eulogy Virtues,” and the Humility Code
“Do not despise your inner world,” philosopher Martha Nussbaum admonished in her letter of advice to the young. “By acceptance of all aspects of life, good and bad, right and wrong,” Henry Miller wrote
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Entrepreneurs know there’s little room in the startup process for error, and these three principles can help minimize it. As just about every entrepreneur, business leader, or even ordinary job seeker
This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs? Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.
A little bit of life in the browser market Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The
Whenever we’re working closely with other people, it’s easy for tensions to arise thanks to differences in personal styles and priorities. When they do, we have a choice: should we raise the issue, or
The lyrics, written by Christina Rossetti and set to music by Gustav Holst, imagine a child being born in a desolate climate. Welcome to The 12 Days of Christmas Songs: an attempt to uncover the forgotten
Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading. "Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action,"
Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people
If you're trying to grow a healthy small business, there are some investments that are worth every penny in the long run. Here are six things worth the investment for small business owners: Setting up
What are the personality traits that one needs in order to be an entrepreneur? This depends on who you ask but I firmly believe that the one thing that we need the most is to stop fearing failure. Failure
I started my first company at the age of 25 after every job I had frustrated me. When I made the Inc. 500 list at 35 years old, I joined the Entrepreneurs' Organization and was suddenly introduced to of
Faith may have inflamed the conflict, but one lasting legacy of the war may be the toll it took upon American faith. If there is one sober lesson Americans seem to be taking out of the bathos of the Civil
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you are planning to start your own business, or have already done so, cheers to you! You have overcome one of the chief obstacles every
We love to hate meetings. And with good reason — they clog up our days, making it hard to get work done in the gaps, and so many feel like a waste of time. There’s plenty of advice out there on how to
A woman who was raised by two moms has written an open letter against gay marriage on the Federalist, a web magazine focused on culture, politics, and religion that’s known for having a conservative bent.
Perhaps the most well-known and by far the largest crowdfunding site, Kickstarter has funded 67,000 projects and raised over $1 billion since its launch in 2009. Claims to fame include the Pebble e-paper
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Would I encourage everyone to start a business? No. Starting a business hurts. It requires hard work. Everyone has skills and abilities, not