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3 Tips For The Newbie Midlife Entrepreneur

Starting a business in midlife can be overwhelming. Entrepreneurs in their 50s and 60s are often advised to invest the hours and energy of someone in their 20s. But they don’t have to.<p>That’s because many of them approach beginning a business with finances and personal lives that are in good shape, …

Middle Age

The Shoe Styles Every Man Should Have in His Closet

Footwear trends come and go, but regardless of what the current shoe of the moment may be, there are some timeless staples that every man should have …

5 huge trends in big data and storage

Hybrid and public cloud services continue to rise in popularity, with investors claiming their stakes. Venture capital firms are investing most heavily in SaaS companies, proving that cloud solutions will be even more lucrative in the future.<p>While some have doubted Dropbox’s ability to go public …

Review: 'Divergent: Allegiant'? More like redundant

<b>(CNN) —</b> The locations change and the characters each get a new tattoo, but there's nothing very divergent about "Allegiant," the third screen adaptation in what will be a four-part series based on Veronica Roth's bestselling YA trilogy.<p>With director Robert Schwentke returning to the helm, and a …

Movies

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Wall Street thinks a Yahoo acquisition is inevitable.</b> But nobody can agree on the buyer.<p><b>2. Instagram is killing Gap's business more than ever.</b> Now everybody sees what's on the runways on social media, fueling consumers' obsession with fast fashion.<p><b>3. Facebook is overhauling its LiveRail</b> …

Consumer and retail news: 10 things you need to know today

Gap Inc. announced yet another month of poor results today. A reason to blame for this consistent struggle could be social media.<p>The 82-year-old creative director and designer of Chanel, Fendi, and his namesake brand is reportedly at the center of an investigation by French authorities for …

Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' is the best, most thoughtful Western movie in ages

Early on in "The Hateful Eight," John Ruth (Kurt Russell) keeps repeating the line "slow like molasses." Later on, another character informs his gang that their mission is going to take patience.<p>This describes "The Hateful Eight" well, too: It deserves your patience.<p>"The Hateful Eight," the latest …

Snoopy & Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie review – wry comic strip update

This return to the cinema for the stars of Charles M Schulz’s beloved comic strip has heritage credibility; it is co-written by Craig and Bryan Schulz (with Cornelius Uliano), respectively son and grandson of Charles, and uses archive recordings of Bill Melendez (the one person Schulz entrusted to …

Charlie Brown

Watch our spoiler-full Star Wars: The Force Awakens review

SPOILER WARNING – join Oli and Scott for their spoiler-FULL review of <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>.<p><b>What did YOU think of Star Wars: The Force Awakens?</b> …

A Clean Look at adidas's Upcoming Tubular Doom Silhouette

Taking cozy to a new level.<p>adidas’s Tubular technology has not only been able to catch the eye of onlookers, it’s been referred to as one of the three stripes’ most comfortable systems used within its footwear. As the adidas Tubular Runner and X models both continued to make impressive strides for …

Shoes

Education is broken — but this entrepreneur has a stunningly simple idea to fix it

Salman Khan, also a founder of the free education resource Khan Academy, says we force students to move ahead when they aren't ready.<p>But he has a solution.<p>"We shouldn't drag everyone around at the same pace," Khan told the audience. Instead, he says, we should take inspiration from martial arts …

Education

Movie Review 'Creed'

Movie Review ‘Creed’<p>Director Ryan Coogler (<i>Fruitvale Station</i>) pulls off something of a minor miracle with <i>Creed</i>, the seventh installment in the <i>Rocky</i> …

Seth Rogen grows up yet again in The Night Before

As funny and heartfelt as Seth Rogen was on <i>Freaks And Geeks</i> and <i>Undeclared</i>, even fans of those shows might be surprised by the degree to which he’s …

10 Tips for Standing Out From Competitors in Business - Small Business Trends

There’s no one right way to stand out in business. It takes creativity and innovation. The methods vary but the goal is the same — to distinguish …

Small Business

Nordstrom's worst day in 15 years

A mysterious sales slowdown has cast a shadow over Nordstrom.<p>Shares of the upscale department store plummeted 15% on Friday, their worst decline since 2000. The dramatic slide began after Nordstrom (JWN) warned its sales deteriorated late in the summer and things are looking dicey for the holiday …

Nordstrom

REI's CEO faces angry workers on Reddit

REI has a reputation as a worker-friendly company. Last month, CEO Jerry Strizke announced that the retailer's 12,000 employees will not only get Thanksgiving Day off with pay, but Black Friday too.<p>But when Stritzke went on Reddit this week to do an "Ask Me Anything" Q&A, he got an earful.<p>Reddit …

Employment

Nike's Mark Parker Is 'Fortune' Magazine's 2015 Businessperson of the Year

The 60-year-old innovator adds another title to his long list of accomplishments.<p>Consistently named as one of the world’s most valuable brands with its closest competition raking in less than half of its revenue, Nike has much to thank CEO Mark Parker for. Having ballooned Nike’s market …

Shoes

'The Man & Le Mans' chronicles Steve McQueen's troubled auto-racing film

With a surge of star wattage from smashes such as "The Thomas Crown Affair" and "Bullitt," actor Steve McQueen jump-started an ambitious passion project — the film "Le Mans" — with the goal of authentically representing auto racing on celluloid.<p>The new documentary "Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans" …

Le Mans

Confidence Is Essential When You Really Don't Know What You Are Doing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are so many skills you want to learn, but how do you act confidently when you don’t know what you are doing?<p>It is essential that you get used to the uncomfortable feeling of knowing that you don't know what you’re doing. Whether …

Grounded: GoPro crashes below IPO price

Once a highflying stock, GoPro has officially been grounded.<p>GoPro's (GPRO)fall from grace has been stunning. The latest blow came this week as the wearable camera maker's shares crashed below their IPO price of $24.<p>That means virtually all GoPro common stock investors -- even institutional ones who …

GoPro

Top 10 Adventure Trips

Travel Photography

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Movie review: Spectre (2015)

by John McDonald<p>Each new James Bond movie arrives like a cinematic tsunami. You know it's coming, and that it's completely unstoppable. If all the …

Spectre’ James Bond Movie Review

The new James Bond movie, <i>Spectre</i> had its world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London this week. It is the 24th James Bond movie, a franchise …

James Bond

Burnt can’t handle the heat, should have stayed out of the kitchen

Is it too much to ask for a film about creative self-destruction to have a few loose screws of its own? Because <i>Burnt</i> is just about the toniest movie …

Kitchens

Movie Review - Bloody Knuckles (2015)

<b>Bloody Knuckles</b>, 2015.<p>Written and Directed by Matt O’Mahoney.<br>Starring Adam Boys, Kasey Ryne Mazak, Ken Tsui, Gabrielle Giraud, Dwayne Bryshun, and …

‘Steve Jobs’ movie review: A surprisingly boring and uninspired film

With high expectations, I went to see the new <i>Steve Jobs</i> movie earlier this week with some friends. Penned by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny …