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21 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Six Simple Tips For Designing Stunning Infographics

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Infographics remain one of the best forms of visual content in the digital world today. They catch the eye and they can publicize a great deal of …

Your brilliant Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before you’ve even finished funding it

Shenzhen, China<p>Yekutiel Sherman couldn’t believe his eyes.<p>The Israeli entrepreneur had spent one year designing the product that would make him rich—a smartphone case that unfolds into a selfie stick. He had drawn up prototypes, secured some minimal funds from his family, and launched a …

Intellectual Property

I've been helping the ultra-rich protect their wealth for years, and here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

I spent years as a wealth advisor. Now, I run a firm that helps the ultra-rich protect their wealth. Here are my best pieces of money advice:<p>1. Be mindful of the tax consequences on any investments you make.<p>We cannot escape taxes, as they impact not only our earnings but also our investments. The …

11 horrible body-language habits that are hard to quit but you'll be glad you did

It's a cliché, but it's true. That's why body language is such a crucial part of communicating. The way you act can warp the entire meaning of what you're saying.<p>That being said, bad body-language habits are the often hardest habits to break. We become so accustomed to slouching, averting our eyes, …

10 Success lessons from Gary Vaynerchuk – “Wine World's Superstar” for entrepreneurs

Share5<p>Tweet<p>Share11<p>+11<p>Shares 17<p>A lifelong entrepreneur and longtime tech investor, VaynerMedia cofounder and CEO Gary Vaynerchuk has invested in more …

Entrepreneurship

Google now lets you explore U.S. National Parks via 360-degree virtual tours

Exploring the world is something that’s always been a bit of a luxury for those who can afford to travel, but technology is changing that. With VR and 360-degree videos, you can now immerse yourself in virtual environments that give you a real sense of what a place is like, without actually being …

The Future Of Branding Is Debranding

Branded content camouflages what companies have been trying to do since time immemorial: Sell you stuff. Here’s a better idea.<p>As digital media blunts the impact of advertising, brands are looking for new ways to lure consumers. The latest, buzziest effort has been to publish stories that look and …

9 essential tech skills anyone interested in startups should learn

4 Ways To Retouch Skin Color In Photoshop We Should All Know

There’s a million and one ways to retouch a photo in Photoshop. I’m sure that many of you are well aware of a few techniques for editing color, but …

3 modern places of worship that will change the way you think about religious space

When you think of religious buildings, you usually envision ornate, Romanesque churches, stately Shinto temples, or something grand like the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.<p>But nowadays, places of worship are taking pages from the books of modern architects. Tadao Ando's Church of Light, shown above, …

Architecture

Seriously though, what is UX design really?

One of the most common misconceptions people have is that User Experience Design is all about usability. It’s easy to see why – usability means that a product is both usable and useful.<p>When you walk into an empty room, you can instantly imagine what purpose it will serve. Glance around and you get …

UX Design

Home Sweet Home. Strategies of Home Page Design.

Home is usually associated with the place where you feel comfortable, convenient and safe. That is why, perhaps, the saying «Home is where your heart …

UI Design

11 Fascinating Books on Harvard Business School’s Required Reading List

<i>Editor’s Note: This</i> <i>post</i> <i>originally appeared on</i> <i>HubSpot’s Marketing Blog</i><i>.</i><p>There’s no better time to revamp your reading list than summer. The question is …

Leadership

I Turn Flowers & Everyday Objects Into Art

My name is Jesuso and live in Malaga, Spain. When looking at everyday objects (especially flowers) awakens in me a world of creative possibilities …

Why Smart People Copy Great Ideas

Uber. Facebook. Apple.<p>These are some of America’s most innovative and valuable tech companies. But they’re also great copycats.<p>Uber was just a Town …

3 Tricks Facebook Uses to Shut Down Toxic Office Politics | Inc.com

Humans are political animals, so there's probably no way we'll ever completely stop building alliances, tracking power, and lobbying for resources. And why should we? Getting along in groups and making your voice heard are essential skills for success.<p>But there is definitely such a thing as too …

Employment

This 27-Year-Old Founder Is Transforming High-Fashion Into A Billion-Dollar Tech Industry

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average American household spends roughly $1,700 on clothes each year. While global powerhouses like H&M, Zara and Forever 21 have mastered the fast fashion space, opening up a surplus of storefronts across several key international markets, the …

Innovation

How Global Brands Are Thinking Local

Global retailers like Uniqlo, Lululemon and Nike are activating local communities with cultural programming, ‘superhero’ yogis and neighbourhood run …

Innovation

Gaining Design Inspiration

Sometimes the juices flow, but other times it’s easy to feel stuck in a rut. Creativity will never be an exact science. While <b>rethinking your process</b> …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity is primarily a learned skill. And like any other skill you want to learn, it requires that …

Creativity

12 Before And After Photos Show Just How Important Your Hair Part Is

Switching up your makeup is easy -- and it wipes away in a flash. But most of us approach changing our hair with a little more trepidation. After all, you can't erase a haircut. And dye -- even the semipermanent kind -- lasts longer than an evening. Which is why we're here with the gentle reminder …

Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Airbnb. Box. BuzzFeed. Facebook. Foursquare. GitHub. Groupon. Lyft. Oculus. Pinterest. Product Hunt. Skype. Slack. Twitter. Zenefits. Zulily.<p>This is a list of some of the biggest and most transformative tech companies that have launched …

What Art Directors and Designers Look for in Photographs

<i>Take a Time Out with Tanya, art director & graphic designer turned commercial photographer who really just wants a break from her three kids. Sign up</i> …

Designer Creates 13 Perfect Circles to Draw Almost Any Animal

Everyone’s favorite blue bird—the Twitter logo—has a well-kept secret hidden in its design: the iconic character was created using 13 perfect circles that overlap and comprise its graceful curved wings and upward gaze. Inspired by this little-known fact, Toronto-based art director Dorota Pankowska …

Animals

Constraint-Driven Innovation :The Creative Value of Knowing your Limits

June 13, 2016Challenging ConventionsConventional wisdom tells us that in order to be creative, we must be unfettered. Thinking outside of the box, by …

Web Design

8 Attributes of Very Successful Business Owners

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Passion, motivation, persistence and a little bit of luck all play a part in separating the …

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement