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5 Things Life's High Performers Know and Master

In today's hyper-paced society it can be challenging to keep up with the rate of change. Especially if you are someone who is constantly looking to achieve high performance in life. In our quest to always be one step ahead and succeeding we often look for new and innovative ways to stay ahead.<p>One …

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Do You Have Entrepreneurial DNA?

This story appears in the February 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>The Founder Institute, a startup training and launch program, has developed a test to identify entrepreneurial personality traits. Take the abbreviated quiz below for a quick evaluation of your entrepreneurial prowess.<p><b>PART 1:</b> …

Billionaire Wisdom: 8 Insights From a Quartet of the World's Most Effective Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Until very recently, taking on grand challenges was off-limits for most people. Historically, going big meant huge capital outlays and multi-decade bets.<p>It meant staging personnel in dozens, sometimes hundreds, of countries. Assembling …

A Chinese-Food Delivery Man Ends Up Driving One of Hong Kong's Hottest Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the years, I have heard hundreds of startup tales. But the story of how the son of a Hong Kong construction worker found his way to Berkeley, Calif., and then managed to lead one of Hong Kong's hottest startups is the best I've heard.<p>…

A 9-Step Framework for Creating a Morning Ritual

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Rituals are the secret to productivity and working more effectively. After all there's a certain magic to them.<p>They can put the various minutiae of your life on autopilot, so that you can use your brainpower to focus on what’s important: …

4 Reasons Why an Online Business is the Best Investment You Will Ever Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a rare breed of individuals who are constantly exploring new business opportunities. Some seek out new opportunities on their own while others are constantly being pitched new ideas.<p>The majority of opportunities, no …

The UK’s War on Porn: ‘Proof That Men Making These Rules Do Not See Women as Equals’

This new spate of bizarre porn legislation is very anti-women, and will only succeed in pushing porn business out of the UK.<p>Beware the female orgasm, …

5 Signs From Childhood That You Were Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs are made, while others are born. If you have innate skills driving you down the entrepreneurial path, there were probably signs even when you were a kid. Were you the teacher’s pet who always turned in assignments ahead …

The 4 Elements of the Most Persuasive Copy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Project Grow Challenge: Submit your essay entry today for a chance to win up to $25,000 in funding for your business. Deadline is Sept. 15, 2015.</i><p>Writing successful marketing copy is nothing short of an art. You need content that puts …

This 22-Year-Old Went From Working At McDonald's To Making $1 Million A Year Playing Video Games

One of the biggest names in the e-sports realm right now is a 22-year-old named Matt Haag, who is better known as "Nadeshot." He's a master at "Call of Duty," and he's part of a team, called OpTic Gaming. He's even sponsored by Red Bull.<p>And just three years ago he was flipping burgers at a …

Tristan Walker: The Visible Man

A bold entrepreneur with a radical startup. An African-American. In tech, those two phrases usually don’t go together. Enter Tristan Walker.<p>Tristan Walker is in the house.<p>He is posted up in the vestibule of the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California, where the hottest venture-capital firm in …

It Pays to Become a Jet-Setting Global Entrepreneur Sooner Rather Than Later

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My first taste of international business came over three pints of Guinness at 11AM on a Sunday. My startup co-founder and I were meeting with a globetrotting British consultant, trying to keep up with his routine liquid brunches at a …

Coach Yourself to Success With These 6 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have a great idea for a product or service that you can’t stop thinking about. You know this is your time. You want to get started <i>now</i>. You’re tired of working for someone else. Deep down, you feel that becoming an entrepreneur is your …

When You Focus on Failure Statistics, You May End Up One

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard that 80 percent (or even 90 percent) of new businesses fail. Indeed, that statistic is used more than any other business statistic I’ve ever heard. Politicians use it to bolster their campaigns and point out that there …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

Don't Try to Succeed at Your Startup by Failing at Home

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is in my blood, and that calling can be an incredible emotional drain, both at home and the office. Unfortunately for serial entrepreneurs, each startup is just as much of a grind as the first and it doesn’t get any …

The 10 Key Legal Documents for Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Documents play an essential role in protecting the interests of the business and business owners over the course of a company’s lifetime. Here is a list of the 10 most common legal documents to help you determine what your business</b> …

10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we all follow our own path. For some, the rise to financial success is a long, slow, painful process. For others, things just seem to magically fall into place. I believe that the latter isn’t a result of magic, however, …

Salesforce Launches $100 Million Fund to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Apps On Its Platform

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Salesforce has unveiled a $100 million investment fund, Salesforce1, that it is distributing for entrepreneurs innovating on its own cloud-based platform fund.<p>The San Francisco-based tech company is seeking entrepreneurs to build software …

7 Terrifying Cursed Objects That Actually Exist

We recently told you about the many cursed jewels of the world, but you don't have to have a shiny rock to have your life destroyed by an …

The Top 10 Creepiest Two Sentence Stories

<i>Flickr | johnny myreng henriksen</i><p>Are you feeling like you could use a little bit more creepiness in your life? A few months ago, an Ask Reddit thread …

America's Scariest Motel

(Image Via Librariananguish/Flickr)<p>There’s a lonely old motel out on Highway 95 that is downright terrifying to stay in, and considered by many …

Russian Playgrounds That Give Kids Never-Ending Nightmares

During your childhood, long before the era of tablets, smartphones and sophisticated gaming consoles, you had to head off to the local playground to …

Details on C is for Cthulhu: The Lovecraft Alphabet Board Book

Though fans of H. P. Lovecraft may not immediately associate his work with children, a new book inspired by the horror master is designed with kids …

Details on Trapped in a Room with a Zombie

Ever run around your house in a frenzy looking for misplaced car keys? It can be quite a frustration-fueled adrenaline rush. Now imagine looking for …

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Your favorite cartoon characters all meet gruesome deaths in these disturbing illustrations

The trippy GIFs of Zolloc

Hayden Zezula, designer and animator based in Austin, creates graceful and immersive worlds within the limitations of the animated GIF.<p>To create the …

Rape Culture Is Everywhere Our Children Can See — Watch Your Favorite Movies Prove It

Rape culture is everywhere, but most of the time we don't even notice it. As Senior Editor Liz Plank wrote here back in January, rape culture and …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than …