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This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.

When he was 24, Tal Dehtiar found himself on a bus with a gun at his head.<p>He was hitchhiking through South America at the time, fresh off of graduating from business school. It was while on a bus in Brazil that a gunman boarded, demanding that everyone hand over their belongings.<p>Dehtiar refused. He …

Here's All the New Stuff Google Just Announced

Google had a busy Tuesday, dropping two new phones, a pair of Chromecasts, a new tablet and a release date for the new Android software. Here’s what …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Taking a strategic approach can help relieve stress and create value.<p>This philanthropic tool offers flexibility and benefits that private foundations …

7 Things I’ve Learned About Lean Startup

I’m an early adopter of Lean Startup. Ever since Eric Ries starting writing about his thoughts on the Startup Lessons Learned Blog, I was hooked.<p>I …

Product Management

Why Corporate Entrepreneurs are Extraordinary – the Rebel Alliance

I’ve spent this year working with corporations and government agencies that are adopting and adapting Lean Methodologies. The biggest surprise for me …

Innovation

Articles about striking angular cottage connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie …

85% of Marketers Fail to Reach SlideShare’s Gigantic Audience

There’s a greater than 4-to-1 chance you’re missing out on a gigantic opportunity to put your content in the path of your prospects.See, according to …

Infographics

Impact Investing Resources

To learn more about impact investing, we recommend the following resources:<p><b>CASE i3 100: Top Reads</b> – a collection of the top 100 reads and resources …

The Secret To Generating Top Content Every 7 Days

Because my writing is mostly specific to freelancers and creatives, I share relevant articles that I write with industry news aggregators. It differs for every industry, and I’m lucky because in the web design/freelancer sphere there are a lot of link aggregator sites.<p>Sidebar.io – I post my …

The Minimalists' Everything That Remains is a new memoir about living with less.

<i>Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus—aka</i> <i>The Minimalists</i><i>—are a pair of best friends who grew up poor in Dayton, Ohio, and were working in</i> …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

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, especially in the cutthroat startup race, where half of all of all …

Motivation

Expat Life: The Difference Between Traveling and Moving Abroad

An Original TRAVELBREAK Post by Stephanie Be.<p><b>Traveling is like a whimsical romance; exciting unpredictable, and passionate. But moving abroad, you strip the city an it's local culture revealing its demons and angels. You become vulnerable, dependent, and invested. The lust of wander is compromised</b> …

Forex

10 Meaningful Lessons from The Story of the Mexican Fisherman

One of the first posts I wrote for Be More with Less was The Story of the Mexican Fisherman. This story gave me great inspiration to simplify my …

How to make money from your smartphone pictures

Smartphone camera technology continues to improve, and you benefit by getting high-quality smartphone pictures. But what if there were a way to sell those beautiful shots? There is! Mike Gutkin, research scientist and avid photographer based in New York City, makes money from selling his smartphone …

Mobile Photography

This Tuscan Town Is Steamy!

Tuscany is a dream destination for many -- rolling green hills, charming medieval towns, stone farmhouses, and acres of vineyards are what usually come to mind. But there's a side of Tuscany many may not know about -- a steamy side. No, not <i>that</i> kind of steamy (well, maybe that too), but steamy in …

Hot Springs

Rio de Janeiro glitters by night. http://on.natgeo.com/U79nyX Photograph by Theo Westenberger

10 spectacular secret beaches | CNN Travel

Venezuela Photos

See photos of Venezuela (including Caracas, the Andes, Angel Falls, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

How to Disappear (almost) Completely: living off the grid

Your day begins at dawn. After all, you are lying in a sleeping bag under the open sky grateful that you haven't: a) been stabbed by a grifter, b) been trampled by a herd of animals or c) contracted hypothermia and frozen to death. Then it's off for a morning routine that involves foraging for food …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the …

Marathons

The Top 10 Audio Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Listen To

With a million and one things on an <i>entrepreneur’s agenda</i>, it is almost next to impossible to find the time to read a book from front to back. Well …

Erika’s Bogotá

Nat Geo Student Expeditions leader <b>Erika Skogg</b> is a photographer, writer, and educator with a passion for travel. After braving the frozen tundra of Wisconsin in her youth, Erika made the move to sunny Bogotá, <b></b>where she has been working as a media producer for Off Bound Adventures and writing for the …

Stop Accumulating Stuff And Start Accumulating Experiences

Could you spend a month and have bought nothing physical by the end of it?<p>The most important question you’ll ever ask yourself–even more important than “sneakers or shoes?”, “what’s for dinner tonight?”, or “should I stay or should I go?”–is the same one Aristotle asked about two and half thousand …

The Secret To Staying Motivated? Optimism, Not Anger

Many of us use anger to fight our way back from failure. But as our veterans have proven, optimism is a more powerful motivator than anger.<p>There’s an old idiom, “don’t get mad, get even.” I’ve always loved it, but of course, that just means I’m a hothead. Because if you really break down that …

How to Be Wildly Successful

It was a problem I'd never anticipated: My brainy daughter was having trouble in school. Katie began teaching herself to read at 15 months and tested …

Self-improvement