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Eight ways to radically increase your productivity

Beginnings are the most exciting and energizing times in life. If things have been in a slump for you, make some changes. Lasting success comes from making pointed shifts in your behavior on a daily basis. Success is rarely the result of the major decisions you have to make due to the long and …

Self-improvement

3 Lessons From Social Psychology You Should Never Forget

Here are three life lessons you can learn from social psychology. They are three human biases that are viciously common. They can ruin your finances, …

Gambling

A social psychologist explains how to recover from making a horrible first impression

"I wish I could take some of the pressure off people when it comes to making first impressions, but the reality is that they are really important, mostly because they are so difficult to change and because they're made remarkably quickly — usually within seconds, before you've even said a word," …

Psychology

Curbside Enthusiasm: A Look at Mobile Franchises

This story appears in the April 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Franchising has seen significant advancements in the past decade, from the emergence of fast-casual dining to the development of apps and cloud services to help run operations. But one of the biggest changes came on four …

8 CEOs Who Amassed a Fortune Before Age 30 (Infographic)

Elon Musk was an early bloomer when it came to money. Before he co-founded PayPal and Tesla Motors, and before he helmed SpaceX, the eccentric engineer had already struck it rich.<p>Now estimated to be worth a whopping $11.9 billion, Musk made his first millions thanks to his Internet software company …

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To exponentially elevate …

6 Steps to Starting a Business From Zero

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Like this article? Find more great tips by subscribing to my blog here.</i><p>Every great business started with drive and a passion. Even moguls like Richard Branson, Oprah, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett started at zero.<p>If you know my story, you …

The New Entrepreneur's Bible

It’s been more than ten years since Guy Kawasaki wrote his classic guide to entrepreneurship, <i>The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything</i>, and a lot has changed. We’re in an era dominated by mobile devices, Big Data, and social media. Great ideas no …

Entrepreneurship

How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner | The Art of Manliness

For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. …

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated

<i>The worst enemy to productivity and creativity is self-pity.</i><p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of exhaustion from a …

Motivation

Mars One Is Broke, Disorganized, and Sketchy as Hell

Remember Mars One? The mega-hyped, one way ticket to go start a colony on Mars assuming it could get a ship and funding and capable colonists and …

How Police Body Cameras Were Designed to Get Cops Off the Hook

In the wake of protests over police violence against black men, many civil rights activists are calling for a high-tech solution: strapping wearable …

If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would I encourage everyone to start a business? No.<p>Starting a business hurts. It requires hard work. Everyone has skills and abilities, but not everyone should invest those skills and abilities in starting a business. Those who possess …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

The 50 Hottest Sex Tips All Women Wish You Knew

If you want to meet more women, spice up your sex life, and be the best lover your girlfriend or wife has ever had, you must read this list<p>Over the years, we’ve surveyed tens of thousands of women about their wants, needs, desires, and wishes—in bed and out. And they’ve eagerly answered our …

Turn-On

Summit Spain: A Highlight Reel of 3D Printing's Exponential Rise

“Digital manufacturing is really the most important topic of this summit, because it’s the notion of creating what I want, when I want, and where I …

7 Tried-and-True Ways to Defeat Writer’s Block

Writer's Block

Gurbaksh Chahal | 6 Things You Can Do Before Breakfast to Make Your Day a Success

<b>Good morning!</b><p>I mean it. Have a good start to your day and you’ll greatly enhance your chances of having a successful day, every day. The discipline …

Time Management

How Uber’s Autonomous Cars Will Destroy 10 Million Jobs and Reshape the Economy by 2025

I have spent quite a bit of time lately thinking about autonomous cars, and I wanted to summarize my current thoughts and predictions. Most people – …

Autonomous Cars

Here's how you make a 3D printing gun using Lego

What do you do if you want to 3D print in any direction, but can't buy a pre-made pen like the 3Doodler? If you're Vimal Patel, you build your own. He melded a hot glue gun with a powered Lego mechanism (really, Technic) to extrude filament in any axis. To call it bulky would be an understatement, …

Key Visual for Upcoming TV Anime "Prison School" Released

A new key visual for the upcoming Summer 2015 TV anime <i>Prison School</i> has surfaced. It depicts the main male cast of the show: Joe, Shingo, Kiyoshi, …

Manga

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

Are Psychedelics The Wonder Drug We've Been Waiting For?

The idea that psychedelics cause psychosis has a long history in urban mythology. Back in the 1980s, when I was a teenager, the way I heard the story was “seven hits of acid make you legally insane.”<p>Of course, the number fluctuated through the years, but the core idea—drugs like LSD and psilocybin …

Mental Health

How These Entrepreneurs Failed Their Way to Millions

This story appears in the March 2015 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>Shae Hong is no stranger to failure. His first company, ePods, which made a precursor to the tablet, didn’t survive the 2000 dot-com bust. His second venture, a line of countertop kitchen appliances, fizzled out in 2002 after …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have gained a foothold, Nasa scientists say.<p>The huge body of water spread over a fifth of the planet’s surface, as great a portion as the Atlantic covers …

Astronomy

Warren Buffett's Remarkably Simple Mantra for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Warren Buffett is wealthy, to the tune of $72.2 billion. To put this in perspective, only 67 of the 200 wealthiest countries listed by the United Nations generate a GDP greater than the value of his holdings.<p>He is also by many accounts …

The Future of Making Things: How Industrial 3D Printing Will Transform Business And Save Money

<b>On March 11 and 12, Forbes is hosting the Reinventing America Summit in Chicago, bringing together some 300 industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and policy makers to discuss the future of advanced manufacturing and its impact on America’s heartland. From the digital factory to the boom in new</b> …

Manufacturing

Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city's police force.<p>"We must do better not only as a city but as a state and a country. …

Justice

The Week in Review: Net Neutrality Rules Pass

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted for new rules Thursday that will regulate broadband Internet as a public utility for the first time. The five-member commission voted along party lines to ensure content is not blocked on the Web and that media companies cannot speed up the Internet …

Net Neutrality