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How Medical Marijuana Farming in Israel Could Help California's Cannabis Industry — and Vice Versa

Cannabis plants on Better's farm in Israel<p>Madison Margolin<p>In a structure nearby, a group of 20-somethings trims the leaves off stocks that have been …

Urban Farming Is A Ludicrous Idea

I will admit that this is fun – the idea of having a floating barge operating as a cow farm in the middle of Rotterdam harbour. But I would also insist that is is gapingly, jaw droppingly, ludicrously stupid as an economic idea. And sadly this is also true of all urban farming attempts. It simply …

17 of the Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

There is something communal about podcasts.<p>In an ever-competitive marketplace, entrepreneurship podcasts (like the ones below) bring individuals together and create a community of people pursuing their dreams.<p>This list of the best podcasts for entrepreneurs is chalk full of people who have walked …

Entrepreneurship

Why I'm Taking The Happiness Challenge -- And Why You Should, Too

Here’s to a blissful January and the rest of 2016. 😊<p>Happy New Year! Truth is, the onset of January often leaves me feeling quite the opposite of happy. It marks the end of the holidays. The days are cold and dark. And it’s back to the daily routine.<p>But the beginning of the year doesn’t have to be …

Happiness

Deconstructing LinkedIn

<i>Dubbed as "the largest professional network in the world," and rightfully so, LinkedIn is an ever-expanding, interactive social medium that serves its constituents in a variety of ways. In order to be successful in using LinkedIn, one must break it down to its molecular components--that is, the</i> …

15 Seconds of Fame in 2015: Where Are The Year's Viral Newsmakers?

2015 was a big year for people who had small moments of fame.<p>There was Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who refused to give marriage licenses to gay couples. There was Rachel Dolezal, the white woman at the head of a local NAACP chapter who identified as black. And then there were other characters — …

23 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only thing I used to know about Confucius was that he gave great quotes. If it weren't for my brief Wikipedia search this morning, that's all I ever would have known.<p>But his name is still discussed and revered thousands of years after …

Motivation

A veteran flight attendant explains what she's thinking when she greets boarding passengers

<i>This post from flight attendant Gaea Peregrinor originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question, "What are flight attendants really thinking when they are forced to greet and thank passengers at the door?"</i><p>I've been a flight attendant for 25 years. Greeting passengers at the door requires …

Flying

5 reasons why you should base your startup in Vietnam in 2016

Dear entrepreneur comrades!<p>As we all know, it is getting easier and easier for us to start a business overseas as well as to locate your startup team …

Why LinkedIn Must Be a Huge Part of Your Marketing Strategy

Marketing your business on social media? It's time to start making LinkedIn a bigger part of the mix.<p>LinkedIn has over 400 million users and is growing. Who would have thought that this business social networking site would keep growing at the rate it has, plus have such a positive effect on …

The first 15 apps you should download for your new iPhone

We've rounded up 15 of the best apps you should download first on your iPhone. There are the obvious apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, but we chose a few hidden gems.<p>Check them out:

Apps

The 100 Best Business Books of 2015

Which books made the list? More important, which authors should you be listening to?<p>Ultimately we're all products of our influences. Even groundbreaking business thinkers use the ideas, perspectives, and advice of others as the basis for their own thoughts and actions.<p>Since much of that acquired …

8 Ways You Should Be Using LinkedIn (but Probably Aren’t)

LinkedIn, that workhorse of social networks, lacks a lot of the excitement of its peers. It doesn't have Facebook's 1 billion daily active users, …

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

The entrepreneurial roller coaster ride

Have you ever been so excited about something in your life, more excited than anything else ever, just to have it crashed and burned to the ground? …

The 20 best business books of 2015

From a biography of Elon Musk to a look inside Google's management structure and an introduction to behavioral economics, we've picked our favorite business books of 2015.

Self-improvement

26 Gifts to Help You Achieve Your #Goals in 2016

From getting fit to traveling more, we've got you covered with tool kits for every New Years resolution.<p>The days leading up to January 1 always inspire wishful thinking. You start seeing "new year, new you" motivational hubbub across social media. You feel prompted to make a resolution. <i>This</i> will be …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

"The best elevator pitch doesn't feel like an elevator pitch," says Dorie Clark. "It feels like a conversation."<p>Clark is a marketing strategist, an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and the author of multiple books, the most recent of which …

Business Administration

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

Here are the best replacements for Apple's default apps

These range from messaging to stocks to finding your friends. All are designed to work perfectly with Apple's handset.<p>But many have not changed much over time and, because they cater to <i>everyone</i>, aren't very good in some scenarios.<p>Luckily, Apple also has the App Store: a one million strong selection …

Apps

Are You a REAL Entrepreneur?

Just calling yourself an entrepreneur doesn't mean you actually are one. See if these four traits describe you to find out if the label really fits.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Real Leaders Don't Follow<i>, author Steve Tobak explains how real entrepreneurs can</i> …

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

7 Small Changes that Can Increase Your Happiness Overnight

<b>“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>I used to be constantly depressed.<p>After dropping out of college, …

Happiness

High-flying tech startups like Snapchat and Uber are getting humbled

For the past year, it has been nearly impossible to get tech startups to shut up about how much they're worth.<p>The bragging is as public as it is …

Foodie culture is spurring degree programs at U.S. colleges

Before he ever knew they might be topics to study in college, food business and farming played an important part in Charlie James' life.<p>At Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, he sold home-made rice balls and sushi to classmates and earned about $40 a day for a college fund. Then he was deeply …

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John explains the harsh reality of getting your product into a major retailer

As the founder of clothing line FUBU and an investor on the hit reality pitch show "Shark Tank," millions of Americans see Daymond John as an entrepreneurial mentor.<p>Whether entrepreneurs are pitching to him on the show or elsewhere, John says that one of the most common questions he gets is if he …

Entrepreneurship