Gaurav Edekar

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Why India’s e-commerce boom will look nothing like China’s

China’s e-commerce growth trajectory is often compared to India’s, based on one single factor: Internet penetration.<p>As things stand, the current level of internet penetration in India is the same as China’s in 2007. And, in the next five years, the number of Indians with internet access is …

eCommerce

A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

Psychology

7 Strategies for Dealing With Negative People

Author, Business Etiquette Expert and Founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all experienced the side effects of a negative friend, colleague or co-worker. Perhaps you work with someone who complains endlessly about his job but …

7 Bestsellers That Entrepreneurs Must Read | Inc.com

Last month, I posted the 10 best books written by entrepreneurs. While those books are fascinating reads, with only one exception (<i>Art of the Start</i>), they don't provide a plan of action or road map to making your startup successful.<p>The following seven bestsellers contain all the information and …

Entrepreneurship

How to Set Prices When You're New in Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most difficult decisions a new business will make is pricing its products or services. Businesses realize that accurate pricing is key to capturing customer attention in a competitive market. Not only are many new companies …

How colonial Goa used photography to create images of a democratic India

Panjim and nearby Reis Magos are the venue for an international photography festival from February 25-March 7.<p>The history of photography dovetails …

Sensitivity and sensibility in satire

Of the (nine moods), (humour) is considered the most difficult one to master, especially when a person is catering not to a niche, but to a larger …

Satire

Is Technology Transforming What It Means To Be Human?

English photographer Babycakes Romero might have a wonderfully amusing name, but his series '<b>The Death Of Conversation</b>' depicts an altogether bleaker …

The 36 Questions Science Says Will Show You If Someone Is Right For You

Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?<p>Would you like to be famous? In what way?<p>Before making a telephone …

16 Questions That Will Show You Who You Are (And What You’re Meant To Do)

What, and who, is worth suffering for?<p>What would you stand for if you knew that nobody would judge you?<p>What would you do if you knew that nobody …

How This Teen Turned Her High School Internship Into A Game Design Career

Paulina Raguimov never expected to get paid to make video games when she walked into her high school’s career fair at 16.<p>She played them, sure. But when she walked up to the JumpStart booth to chat about the internships they had available, she had absolutely no experience with making games. “I …

The Crew review: road to ruin

The Crew's big wins are buried under a mound of frustrations<p><i>The Crew</i> is very nearly the driving game I've always wanted — if it weren't for the fact that it is also one of the most openly hostile video games I've ever played.<p>As a celebration of the Great American Road Trip, <i>The Crew</i> offers something …

This Company Wants To Use Games To Reimagine How Your Child Learns

In the mid-20th century, Linus Pauling was one of the world’s most celebrated scientists. His discovery of the structure of hemoglobin and other biological molecules created an entirely new field of science and, when he focused his ample talents on deciphering the structure of DNA, no one doubted …

David Woolfall photographs erotic fiction writers in his series “Kinky Books” (PHOTOS).

<i>Warning: The captions of this post are excerpts from the featured writers' erotic literature and contain sexually explicit language.</i><p>Who are the …

Putin's Next Move Could Involve Gas

This could cause energy prices to spike in Putin's effort to retaliate against the world for imposing economic sanctions on Russia.<p>The U.S. and the European Union announced a fresh round of economic sanctions on Russia in their efforts to punish to the country for its ongoing involvement in …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …