Laura Wang

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What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

7 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Look at Business

These presentations can teach you about the importance of time off, where you can do your best work, how to pitch to investors and more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>TED Talks are a godsend. They introduce us to people we should keep on our radar and concepts we can …

TED Talks

The Judgment Of Hong Kong: The Verdict On The Best Bordeaux Vs Best Napa Wines Part II

There was a lot of anticipation in the room. The nine of us who gathered for the blind tasting of top Bordeaux versus Napa are friends, getting together to share great bottles and enjoy each other’s company. We are wine lovers and avid collectors, not part of the trade, except for Paulo Pong, …

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA

Want to learn about digital marketing? Monetizing your content? Scaling your startup? There's a podcast for that.<p>I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising …

5 Netflix documentaries that change how you think about the future

Today you bought a T-shirt, a snack from a convenience store, and purchased a bottle of water. It seems simple and straightforward — you gave someone money, and you received the items you asked for.<p>As these documentaries prove, there are entire worlds of complexity in the most basic activities. …

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These Ramen Hacks Will Instantly Upgrade Your Easy Meals

Ramen noodles have been a pantry staple of college kids for years, and for good reason (they’re dirt cheap!). Just because you’re out of college doesn’t mean you have to put your ramen days behind you. You’re probably in the midst of planning your financial future, and it doesn’t get much more …

The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

Infographics

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You

These favorite podcasts were chosen by the real experts (a.k.a. the entrepreneurs who love to listen).<p>I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and …

Zaha Hadid, 1950-2016: an appreciation

The Observer’s architecture critic, who himself worked with Zaha Hadid, pays tribute to her provocative and always uncompromising talent<p>In 1978, in the inaugural issue of the short-lived art magazine <i>Viz</i> (not to be confused with the scatological comic of the same name), an image of Zaha Hadid …

Architecture

Top Travel Websites For Planning Your Next Adventure

Technology’s effects on the travel industry are widespread, with innovation signaling the dawn of a new age of travel products and services after the birth of the Internet and modern-communication systems. Not only has the industry itself benefited from recent technological advancements such as …

Flying

This website finds airfare "mistakes" so we can fly for super cheap

Winter is over. That means that Spring and Summer are both coming, and the sunshine and warm weather can’t get here soon enough. Once that rolls …

As Women Take Over a Male-Dominated Field, the Pay Drops

Women’s median annual earnings stubbornly remain about 20 percent below men’s. Why is progress stalling?<p>It may come down to this troubling reality, new research suggests: Work done by women simply isn’t valued as highly.<p>That sounds like a truism, but the academic work behind it helps explain the …

Gender

The 6 Stages of a Startup

Startups are never successful overnight. It's important to understand that running one is a process that requires patience, perseverance, and a realistic evaluation of its evolutionary stage.<p>In my days as a VC I noticed several patterns when meeting with founders and asking a basic question -- "At …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

Empowering women may be the only way Japan can solve its devastating sex problem

People aren't having enough sex. Consequently, Japan isn't having nearly enough kids.<p>A reported 1,008,000 babies were born in Japan in 2015, while 1,302,000 people died. That's a net loss of almost 300,000 humans.<p>Compare that to Sweden, which is growing and has a high fertility rate for a developed …

Speed-Dating

9 TED Talks to Kickstart Your Creativity

Innovation isn't a magic trick. Here are tips to make yours more effective.<p>Innovation is a key to success in business. More than that, to innovate is to break the bonds of who you've always been and to open a door to real change. Every step you take can be toward reinvention, whether of how design …

Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

This is a great recipe and tastes better, I find, when cooked in a cast iron skillet and served hot tableside. I have also served this recipe for …

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15 Netflix Movies That Will Help You Beat a Creativity Slump

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge. From <i>Friends</i> to <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, we’ve all spent a good amount of our Friday nights watching our favorite TV shows and movies. But while Netflix can get a bad rap for only providing mindless entertainment, they’ve got a ton of inspiring documentaries, …

12 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics range from profiles of great tech innovators like Steve Jobs to deep dives into industrial design.<p>Each of these 12 documentaries offers an entertaining …

Bill Gates

Woman Quits Job to Build Sustainable Bamboo Homes In Bali

Elora Hardy left a successful career in the NY fashion scene to build bamboo houses in Indonesia. The Bali resident and her team have spent the last …

TED Talks

Documentary Criticizing Government's Environmental Policy Goes Viral in China

A film criticizing Beijing's pollution record has logged millions of views, and the government now appears to be acknowledging its failures to implement reforms.<p>On Saturday, Chai Jing, a former television journalist from China, released a feature-length documentary film that, unusually for China, …

Communist Party

How To Be A Beer Snob In One Simple Chart

When it comes to beer, there's a great big world out there, and it can seem overwhelming and confusing if you don't know what lies beyond Bud Light (and trust us, a <i>lot</i> lies beyond Bud Light).<p>We put together this handy chart to give even the most novice of beer drinkers a craft beer crash course. …

Craft Beer

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

Baked Apple Fritters

Apple fritters are one of my favorite fall treats. A good apple fritter consists of a lot of apples that are barely held together with a tasty, eggy …

The 12 Top Bucket List Restaurants in America

Here are a dozen of the best restaurants in the U.S. you absolutely, positively have to experience. You only live once, right?<p>Some tourists are always grabbing a quick bite while taking in the sights. And then there are the rest of us, who are apt to plan entire trips around what we're going to …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>