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4 Reasons You Need to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Take some advice from a CEO whose companies have sold for billions of dollars. She didn't do it by playing it safe.<p>Everybody likes a comfort zone because it's safe and easy. But when it comes to business the most successful people intentionally seek out situations that are unfamiliar, stretching or …

Business Strategy

Words Of Wisdom From Entrepreneurs

Over the years, I have had the wonderful opportunity to meet and become friends with some incredibly successful entrepreneurs. I discovered many of them like to face a challenge head-on and will not stop at anything until their goals are accomplished. This is an admirable trait not many people …

Mark Cuban's 12 rules for startups

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Mark Cuban, Entrepreneur.com<p>Anyone …

The Top 10 Best Business Lessons Of 2014

From Netflix to Facebook, we learned a lot from some heavy hitters in 2014. Here’s the Best of the Best.<p>This year, we got down to the tough questions. Where can personal lives, family, and career intersect? How can businesses impact the world–and their bottom lines–for the better? Where do we find …

Business Strategy

4 Mental Skills Every Business Leader Needs

Do you have the right smarts to make your company a success?<p>It takes a lot of smarts to run a small business, but not just any smarts. Four specific mental skills, or "intelligences" will help make any entrepreneur more successful, according to Valeh Nazemoff, a management consultant and author of</i> …

Small Business

Build an E-Commerce Business. Automate Everything. Break All the Rules.

In my consulting practice, I often work with entrepreneurs who own dropship e-commerce stores and are struggling to expand. Dropshipping as a …

Marcus Lemonis: 'Owning Your Own Business Is a Privilege'

No matter how successful you've been, make sure you stay grounded during this holiday season, say the entrepreneur and star of CNBC's The Profit.<p>Serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis, whose family ran the largest Chevrolet dealership in the country, learned from his grandfather's success in the auto …

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Linux is an operating system | What is this "Linux", anyhow?

Let's begin with the most basic explanation of what Linux is:<p><b>Linux is an operating system</b><p>Actually, let's amend that:<p><b>Linux is a kernel, which put</b> …

Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eReader with Free eBooks, Movies, Audio Books, Online Courses & More

Santa left a new Kindle, iPad, Kindle Fire or other media player under your tree. He did his job. Now we'll do ours. We'll tell you how to fill those …

PlayStation Network And Xbox Live Are Down, And The Notorious Hacker Gang 'Lizard Squad' Is Taking Credit

Hours after Microsoft's Xbox Live went down Wednesday, Sony's PlayStation Network went down, too.<p>These are two giant networks that console gamers access to play their games online. It's especially bad timing since a lot of people are probably getting new PlayStations and Xboxes for Christmas.<p>Since …

Programmer Knowledge

What is the half-life of programmer knowledge? It is quite common with claims that the half-life is something like 5 years. In other words, half of …

What about choosing a distribution? | What is this "Linux", anyhow?

OK now you have decided you are going to use Linux, you aren't done! Now you have to pick the <i>flavor</i> of Linux, also known as a <b>Linux distribution</b>.<p>We'll …

MusicRadar basics: how does the guitar effects loop work?

<b>MusicRadar basics is brought to you in association with Boss.</b><p>Don't forget you can link up with Boss UK on Facebook and Twitter.<p>The order in which you …

Are Entrepreneurs Born Or Made?

As with many of these types of questions, the answer obviously lies somewhere in the middle.<p>Speaking at a Barclays Bank hosted debate in London, speakers were divided as to what the exact percentage was. But most agreed that an entrepreneur was more made than born.<p>It’s a matter of nature versus …

8 Books That Will Help Any Technical Entrepreneur

These books help bring certainty to chaos.<p>As serial technical entrepreneurs, Laura Smoliar and Ted Hou have had plenty of occasions to figure out what they don't know. One way to fill the gaps: Good books. At a talk earlier this month hosted by Columbia Startup Lab, the duo presented their list of …

Entrepreneurship