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The best ski resorts you've probably never heard of

Skiing

The $400,000 Rolls-Royce Wraith towers above all other cars

With the two-door Wraith, you have a Rolls-Royce that's designed to be driven — and driven at high speed. Don't be mistaken — the Wraith isn't a spritely Lotus-esque English sports car. If you're expecting a bigger Elise with a leather-lined cockpit, you will be disappointed. On the other hand, …

Pi Industries offers sales tips for entrepreneurs who hate selling

Many entrepreneurs dread sales and they find the process unnatural and uncomfortable. In fact, several entrepreneurs would go as far as to say they …

Entrepreneurship

Secret seaside: 17 unspoiled European islands

You Don't Need A Fortune To Start Up A Company

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>At a time where unemployment rates are rising up, oil prices are hitting rock bottom and even the value of gold is plummeting, maybe it’s …

Entrepreneurship

The crazy roller-coaster life of ousted Zenefits founder Parker Conrad

He was CEO of one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley.<p>Earlier this week he found himself out of the company he founded, with Zenefits in a world of turmoil. And his No. 2 man, COO David Sacks (who was also an investor), took over as CEO, effective immediately.<p>It's another crazy …

Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

The 10 Most Romantic Small Towns in Italy

When it comes to setting the mood, Italy has so much more to offer than serenades along the canals of Venice. In fact, some of its most dreamy holiday destinations are little-known towns and villages, from low-key Sicilian seaside escapes to medieval hamlets in the Umbrian countryside. This roundup …

Actress Turned Entrepreneur Sarah Michelle Gellar Shares Her Recipe For Startup Success

“Baking is a billion-dollar industry that has not been modernized,” says Sarah Michelle Gellar, cofounder of subscription-based baking kit startup Foodstirs.<p>Last September, Gellar joined friend and PR specialist Galit Laibow and former Martha Stewart exec Gia Russo to launch their culinary …

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9 Things That Will Never Go Out Of Style

<b>Trends come and go and, because of their very nature, often repeat years later.</b><p>But the true men’s wear classics have stood the test of time – decades …

Your guide to all 21 different versions of the Porsche 911

There are few cars in the world more iconic than the Porsche 911. Over the years, the rear-engined sports car has gotten bigger, faster, and more technologically advanced. But its spirited driving dynamics and on-track capabilities have continued to make it a favorite among enthusiasts …

The CEO of $2.2 billion pizza chain Papa John's shares his 5 'unexpected ingredients' for startup success

In high school, he worked at a pizza and sub shop in his hometown of Jeffersonville, Indiana, where he first fell in love with making pizza. He got through college by working at a place called Greek's Pizzeria and even considered dropping out of Ball State University to open a franchise, but his …

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

Employment

10 Ways to Become a Millionaire in Your 20s

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Imagine if you could become a millionaire. How great would it be to have the money you need to …

Anyone can use the '20-Minute Rule' I learned from 5 years of studying rich people

In other words, don't put your ladder on someone else's wall. Pursue your own dreams. Not those of your parents, teachers, or some other significant influence in your life.<p>In order to make that ideal life a reality, you need to follow a process:<p>1. <b>Define each specific dream</b> that is part of your …

Here’s the Type of Job You Should Be Looking for Early in Your Career

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

The best pastries you can find in Paris

Already binged through the <i>Great British Baking Show</i>? May we suggest streaming <i>Qui Sera</i> <i>Le Prochain Grand Pâtissier</i> (translation: Who <i>Will Be the Next Great Pastry Chef)</i>, France's equivalent of the UK breakout.<p>We tapped the host, venerable pâtissier Philippe Urraca, for his picks for Paris' best …

Why Making A Career Leap Might Be A Bad Strategy

We’re conditioned to see big career leaps as tales of risk and reward, but they’re mostly fables.<p>Not long ago, my friend Bryan quit his corporate job working as a technical writer for a Fortune 500 company in order to do something new. On his last day, everyone in the office expressed a mix of envy …

Market Capitalization

Europe's Most Overlooked Smaller Cities

By: <i>Barbara Woolsey</i><p>@barbarawoolsey<p><i>Credit: Stefano Termanini/Shutterstock</i><p>If you learned anything from repeated late-night viewings of the movie <i>EuroTrip</i>, it's be wary of absinthe. Also, nude beaches and sex clubs are <i>never</i> what they're cracked up to be.<p>But what you should've also taken away is that a …

7 podcasts you should listen to if you want to start a business

While you know that reading up on how to start a company, taking night classes, and meeting with entrepreneurs to ask them how they did it is helpful, you just don't have the time or energy.<p>That's where podcasts come into play.<p>On your way to and from work, at the gym, or whenever you have some …

A billion-dollar Australian clothing company most people have never heard of has plans to take over America

The Australian retail company is wildly successful and just reported its first $1 billion year in revenue.<p>The 25-year-old apparel company has well over 1,400 stores in 17 countries, and now it has plans to continue its rapid expansion in the United States.<p>The company has launched 121 US stores in …

A Science-Backed Way to Develop Incredible Self-Control

<i>By Rina Deshpande</i><p>As many of us start the year with aims for healthier lifestyles, we are faced not simply with the creation of new habits but also with the management of temptation.<p>Over the last decade, a surge of research has emerged in science publications about the psychological and …

The 5 Elements of Storytelling Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is it possible to be born an entrepreneur? The concept of following a particular career or lifestyle, predetermined at birth, is a controversial one, so I’ll just say this -- I began my entrepreneurial journey at a very young …

Entrepreneurship

6 Keys to Develop a Successful Small Business

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Steve Jobs dropped out of college to start a little computer company in his garage. Mark Zuckerberg launched the first iteration of Facebook from his dorm room at Harvard. While every successful entrepreneur’s career path looks …

Small Business

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Must Be Salespeople More Than Visionaries

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs serve a number of different roles: They’re creatives, marketers, financiers and charismatic leaders, even as they perform routine tasks and make endless phone calls. Still, some of these roles are more important …

Entrepreneurship

This French Town Looks Like It's Straight Out of "Beauty and the Beast"

Even that famous fountain makes a cameo.<p>The setting for Belle's hometown in Disney's classic <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> is a small provincial French city lined with colorful homes, cobblestone streets, and quaint shops — meaning it's basically Colmar, France. While it's unconfirmed if this dreamy location …

Survey Shows Visualizing Success Works

If you’ve ever poked fun at someone—especially an entrepreneur–for creating a vision board as a way to picture success, you may not be laughing in a few minutes. A new study by TD Bank shows that small business owners use visualization—pictures and idea boards—to meet their entrepreneurial goals.<p>TD …

Small Business

How I Launched A Successful Startup Without Quitting My Day Job

Successfully moonlighting as an entrepreneur is all about time, money, and motivation.<p>Three months after starting my first job out of college, I began to work on a startup on the side—and I haven’t stopped since. For three years, it was a juggling act: I would keep plugging away at my business …

Entrepreneurship