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MBAs Are Still Useful For Marketers -- You Just Need To Choose The Right One

Many people have declared the MBA dead. When he spoke to Harvard Business School students last year, Chamath Palihapitiya, founder of Social+Capital Partnership, said candidly, “I would bet a large amount of money that the overwhelming majority of us would not look favorably on a company started by …

Marketing

On Shooting at f/0.95 for Wedding Photography

My name is Will Chao, and I’m a wedding photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. I’m a <i>huge</i> fan of large aperture lenses. I shoot every lens almost …

Cameras

5 Easy Ways to Win Any Argument

Outwit your opponent with these simple shutdowns<p>Whether you’re in a friendly bar dispute with your buddies or a heated exchange at the office, it’s easy to win any argument—as long as you’re armed with the right strategy.<p>Dominate your next debate with these five pro tips from Marc Salem, Ph.D., a …

10 tactics to grow followers and engagement on Instagram

It’s an exciting time to get to know Instagram. The popular photo-sharing app is fun, simple and growing—Instagram has more than 300 million users and sky-high user engagement levels.<p>And for marketers, it’s an <i>especially</i> interesting time. The company just announced that it will open its feed to all …

Social Media

Why Talent Alone Will Never Be Enough

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the great mistakes of life is to think that talent alone is enough to be great and become a high achiever. I can’t tell you how many times I have seen talented people get cut from the sports team, go bankrupt after a few …

Self-improvement

12 Things Successful People Never Reveal About Themselves at Work

Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can’t build a strong professional network if you don’t open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a …

Success

Six horrible excuses for not chasing your entrepreneurial dreams

Do you have dreams that keep getting pushed to the side, and every time they are revisited you make another excuse as to why it's not the right time to chase them? Successful entrepreneurs all have one thing in common – they pushed the excuses aside, not their dreams.<p>While there are countless …

If You Want to Sell Your House This Year, Start Doing These Things Now

With home prices recovering and interest rates still low, now may be the time to act. Here's what would-be sellers need to know.<p><i>In part one of our</i> …

Real Estate

How To Turn Down A Job Offer Without Burning A Bridge

You might have a good reason to turn down a job offer, and at the same time you want to leave a positive association in the “losing” manager’s mind. Life is long and you never know when you and s/he will cross paths again. A job search is above all a networking and people-connecting activity.<p>Unless …

Career Development

Soaring dollar puts the world on sale for Americans

Americans have long complained that the dollar doesn't buy much anymore. Suddenly, the dollar's problem may be that it buys too much — a change that has huge implications across the global economy for consumers, businesses, investors and governments.<p>The U.S. currency's value has surged over the …

Economy

How to Finally Kill the Useless, Recurring Meeting

We’ve all been part of a bloated weekly meeting. You know the one, with 20-plus attendees that’s been happening every week for years; where everyone attends because they’re supposed to, but no one gets much value out of it; where everyone multitasks or wishes they were somewhere else (or both). The …

Management

Is Social Media Actually Helping Your Company’s Bottom Line?

When it comes to business, we talk too much about social media and expect too little. It’s like the old joke about sales people: one person says, “I made some valuable contacts today,” and the other responds, “I didn’t get any orders, either.” Companies measure the market results of their sales …

Social Media

How to Clean Out and Organize Your Computer

If you haven’t been organizing and discarding files as you go, it’s likely your hard drive is stuffed with downloads, unwanted photos, file copies …

Operating Systems

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Headphones

Valentines Quotes

<b>Here’s 20 Valentines Quotes to get you in the mood:</b><p>Life’s greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved. -Victor Hugo<p>A life without love is like …

Relationships

Cost keeps uninsured from enrolling in Obamacare

Many Americans who likely qualified for financial help on the Obamacare exchanges opted to remain uninsured last year.<p>Some two-thirds said they thought the coverage was too costly or were told they weren't eligible for insurance, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation survey released …

6 New Rules of Sex Appeal

Learn to conquer your dating competition and make your attractiveness soar by mastering these secrets<p>Leo, Beckham, Clooney: Rich, powerful, admired.<p>But their appeal goes beyond fame or earning power. Call it charisma, call it confidence. Social scientist Catherine Hakim, Ph.D., calls it "erotic …

These Travel Instagram Accounts Will Inspire Extreme Wanderlust

Toronto native Tom Ryaboi—better known by his Instagram handle @roof_topper—has “been on more roofs than Santa Claus,” shooting gorgeous, …

Canon EOS

7 Ways to Free Yourself From Debt—for Good!—in 2015

These smart and easy strategies can get you back in the black before you know it.<p>If you’re in debt, getting out may seem impossible.<p>One in eight …

Personal Finance

A Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Places to Travel in 2015

Use our month-by-month calendar to make this your best vacation year …

Scotland

What Happens to a Woman's Brain When She Becomes a Mother

From joy and attachment to anxiety and protectiveness, mothering behavior begins with biochemical reactions.<p>The artist Sarah Walker once told me that becoming a mother is like discovering the existence of a strange new room in the house where you already live. I always liked Walker's description …

39 Ways to Get More Social Media Followers

Social media marketing needs an audience to work. But how do you build your social media audience? Here are 39 ways to acquire followers and keep them!<p>Social media marketing works only if you actually have fans or followers. This article will walk you through 39 proven methods for increasing your …

Social Media

The Link Between Mental Trauma and Diabetes

Women with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a two-fold increased risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.<p>“When we …

Depression

The Future Of Work: Why Social HR Is Still Important

In 2014, we saw organizations use social technologies for recruitment, development and engagement practices. The year to come will bring even more transformation to human resources.<p>The year 2015 will see the advent of what I call “the consumerization of HR,” where employees expect an “intelligent …

12 Ways to Easily Eliminate Stress

• Remind yourself how unimportant your worries are in the big scheme of things.<br>• Making lots of decisions can burn you out. Automate as many things as …

Will Power

The Science of Dealing With People You Hate

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Cocaine

10 Videos Guaranteed to Inspire You

1) How to be happier<p>Harvard professor Shawn Achor is the author of the wonderful book The Happiness Advantage.<p>2) Is it better to come in first… or …

Self-improvement

Boom in Natural Gas Will Lead to More Greenhouse Gases

WESTLAKE, La. — Stacey Ryan already knows where he’ll be buried.<p>It will be in Perkins Cemetery, the same place his mother and father were laid to …

Fossil Fuels