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10 Videos That Will Make You Smarter for 2016

From Mark Cuban to Russell Simmons, Inc.'s most popular videos of 2015 will give you the tips and inspiration you need right now.<p>As ZinePak co-founder Kim Kaupe explains, the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be supported by great mentors. Until you find one or two to work with, however, we've …

Business Strategy

Through The Lens: Jason M. Peterson

With considerable, hard-earned clout in the world of Instagram, the creative influencer talks his artistic roots, influences, and new muse.<p>Having provided us with a look at his <i>Essentials</i>, Chief Creative Officer of prominent ad agency Havas Worldwide, professional photographer and Instagram …

Vic Mensa

26 habits of exceptionally successful people, according to a journalist who studied 500 millionaires

Self-made industrialist Andrew Carnegie was the wealthiest man on the planet in the early 20th century and was a student of what it takes to achieve greatness. In 1908, he met with the journalist Napoleon Hill and decided that Hill would be the vehicle for sharing his strategies with the …

Self-improvement

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

Switzerland has completed construction on the world's longest tunnel

Tunneling and track-laying for the 35-mile NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel has been completed, making it officially the longest tunnel in the world, surpassing Japan's 14-1/2-mile Seikan Tunnel.<p>Swiss authorities held a media day inside the tunnel on Monday to announce that most of the technical work for …

Trains

14 Signs Of People Who Advance Rapidly In Their Careers

Have you ever wondered why some people advance rapidly in their careers and others don’t? Would you like to climb the ladder of success but don’t …

Motivation

The 16 most inspiring travel photos this week

EACH WEEK we choose our favorite images from readers, fans, and travelers, who tag their photos with #travelstoke and post them on our Instagram …

Blue Ridge Mountains

3 Ways To Measure Brand Awareness | Marketing Insider Group

By Liz Bedor<p>In Content Marketing<p>0<p>Increase in brand awareness, or the extent to which consumers are familiar with your brand, is one of the most …

Three Design Basics Every Marketer Should Know

Giving a prospect the nudge to visit your site isn’t just based on your slogan and ads. Enticing businesses need to have an equally enticing website. …

The Magic of Winning a National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

In 2013, my then-girlfriend Martina and I were in Queenstown, New Zealand at the end of a two-month trip. The evening before our journey back home, …

The Importance of Word of Mouth Advertising

Sriracha; A company that’s created an enormously viral product without ANY marketing.<p>“How’d they do that?,” you ask? Simple. They built an amazing …

Viral

Inside Deloitte’s $1.5 billion ad agency

A few years ago, a chief marketing officer at a big brand showed Mike Brinker a diagram that depicted all the different marketing partners he worked …

Contractors become employees as start-ups solidify a business model

Not long ago, starting a business in the on-demand economy seemed straightforward.<p>Step 1: Come up with an idea for an on-demand service. Food delivery? Valet parking? Postal service? Great.<p>Step 2: Hire independent contractors to do the job and save on paying employee benefits.<p>Step 3: Expand from …

Sustainability

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sheds stocks, hints at large investment

By Jonathan Stempel<p>Aug 14 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc has eliminated its stakes in National Oilwell Varco Inc and Phillips …

19 stunning shots of Rio de Janeiro from above

Rio de Janeiro is known the world over for its beautiful beaches, breathtaking scenery, and the vibrant and raucous Rio Carnival celebration. And the world will be watching as Rio de Janeiro hosts the 2016 Olympic Games — the first South American city to do so.<p>Catch a glimpse of this magnificent …

Brazil

They wanted an escape from city life, so they built a house on a cliff overlooking the Pacific ocean

Gubbins Arquitectos have designed the Mirador House in Tunquén, Chile, where it is perched above a steep cliff with views of the ocean.<p>The …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Astrophysics

Your Company's Success Depends on Your Sales Skills

Founder and CEO of Ripley PR<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many years ago, I had the impression that selling wasn’t in my DNA. I didn’t understand at the time why I needed to care about sales since I wasn’t responsible for new business. Nor did I think I was good at it.<p>…

Entrepreneurship