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You Can Sleep In An Abandoned Ocean Fortress On The Island Of Berlenga Grande

Welcome to Berlenga Grande, the prettiest island you've never heard of.<p>You'll find it in the Berlengas archipelago, which is a string of islands about seven miles off the coast of Portugal. The star attraction is the Fort of São João Baptista, an old military fortress tacked onto the island by a …

Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)

What do Oprah Winfrey and Warren Buffett have in common, in addition to their fairly sizable net worths? More than you might think.<p>An infographic developed by social-media marketing company NowSourcing details some of the qualities and traits shared by the rich (we're talking those who earn more …

7 Tips for Improving Your Ecommerce Strategy

As customers increasingly turn to the Internet and smartphones for purchasing decisions, economies are seeing brick and mortar evolve into "click and …

Meet The Women Changing Everything You Thought You Knew About Luxury Shopping

A 24-karat gold statement necklace, a sleek ceramic iPhone amplifier that's more objet d'art than tech gadget and rich, creamy anti-aging serums are the sorts of luxury goods that would seem to have very little to do with giving back. But businesswomen Severine Balick and Nathalie Verrando are …

8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then

Execs and investors from Pandora, IDEO, Andreessen Horowitz, SoundCloud, and Kleiner Perkins, among other masters of disruption, share the wisdom they’ve gathered on the way to the top.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Looking …

3 Signs You Are Too Creative for a 9-to-5

A "workday" is just not your thing.<p>"Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers." <i>The Atlantic</i> ran a post on Friday (via our friends at <i>Quartz</i> ) that posited this. The post became very popular—viral, if you will—at midday on a workday. It remains so. The concept clearly resonated with many …

Achieve Your Goals in 2014 — Here’s Research That Can Help

1. Successful people do nine things differently than everyone else.<p>2. The rest of us hold ourselves back in five major ways.<p>3. But don’t stress! Just change the way you think about stress.<p>4. To spot new opportunities, imagine yourself in the future.<p>5. And act like a leader before you are one.<p>6. …

Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes

Editor-at-Large<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's time to free the U.S. Postal Service.<p>While people continue to fight over who is to blame for the shipping problems that saw some packages delivered too late for Christmas, the good old post office is trying to shine …

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15 Quotes To Inspire You To Greatness in 2014

Sometimes we need an extra push to follow our dreams in the new year. Great quotes can inspire us, motivate us, and help us get through hard times. In 2014, it’s time to take your career to a whole new level.<p>No more making excuses for why you can’t go after your dream job or the title you know you …

Five reasons why it’s time to invest in online video

I've been preaching a consistent message about the evolution of digital media since 2008. And in this New Year, it's more relevant than ever.<p>If your business is already active online, or has reallocated 2014 budgets to do so, it's going to be a great year for your brand and your bottom line. If …

5 Critical Mistakes That Can Kill Any Startup

Just believing in your product or service isn’t enough. Is your startup scalable? Is it marketable? If no, you’re probably making some of these mistakes.<p>You’re an entrepreneur. You believe in the product or service that you’ve built. But then sales stall. What went wrong?<p>The truth is that over half …

9 of the Funniest Startup Videos

As we have previously argued, the vast majority of startup videos rely on a handful of cliches that make them indistinguishable from one …

Moms Who Cut Back at Work Are Happier

The doing-it-all discussion ignores the fact that the happiest women are making sacrifices at work to spend more time at home<p>Two facts are often obscured in the public conversation devoted to women, work, and family. First, the vast majority of married mothers don’t want to work full-time. Second, …

How To Prepare For 2014 At Work

Whether you have a few days off or you’re working right through the holidays—there are a few things you’ll want to do around the office before 2013 comes to an end.<p>“Sometimes this depends on your industry or job, but I think all professionals–no matter their role–can use this time of worldwide …

Startup Founders to Watch in 2014

Forget Zuckerberg. These are the entrepreneurs you'll want to be watching next year.

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