Maurice McCarver Jr

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10 strange secrets about millionaires

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>When I was 21 years old, I believed in an idea that would change the world.<p>It was an idea that seemed too …

8 Habits of the Most Successful People That Lazy People Lack

It all comes down to priorities.<p>Success is a game of habits. In itself, "success" is a relative term and so its "achievement" is fully dependent upon the habits you put into place that move you step by step toward the "end" you define for yourself.<p>To be "successful," it becomes a matter of the …

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Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

The Only 3 Things to Do (Over and Over) to Make Your Brand Stand Out

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customers want more than an experience. They want emotion.<p>Customers want a brand that they feel they need in their lives, according to the “The Brand Gap” by Marty Neumeier. The definition of a “brand is a person’s gut feeling …

Customer Experience

How a dad shapes his daughter’s lifelong relationship with love

“Do you think Dad is having an affair?” I asked my mother one day, after he’d spent another late evening at work with an attractive co-worker.<p>I was maybe 14 or 15 at the time — an age when kids are well aware of their parents’ shortcomings.<p>“Of course not,” she said. “You know your father; he likes …

5 Things the World’s Greatest Achievers All Have in Common

Something that has always fascinated me is what separates the world’s greatest achievers from everyone else in the world. What do they know that we …

The Three Stages of Failure and How to Fix Them

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on. On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

How Visionary Entrepreneurs Are Creating Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Daniel Faggella, 28, has turned his passion into a seven-figure business. His subscription-based e-commerce site, Science of Skill, sells online fitness and self defense curricula and products to students around the world. When it comes to working, the black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu says, ”I …

Martial Arts

An 'Adventure Time' Clone Army and Other Hallucinogenic GIFs

It's like Picasso, Miró, and Pen Ward took acid and had a baby.<p>Thousands of cartoon faces undulate like waves on the ocean, smiling, laughing, and morphing in a neverending loop. It's a friendly face, Finn the Human from beloved animated show <i>Adventure Time</i>—but wait, looking closer it appears that …

7 ways to be a creative genius, according to Kanye West

He has redefined hip-hop, but also has an incredible eye for fashion, design, and video direction. And who knows, he might even run for president in 2020.<p>West recently gave a talk at Oxford University about creativity, which you can watch here.<p>Here are seven Kanye-endorsed strategies for killing it …

These Are the 4 Skills You Need to Master to Be Happy

According to the latest science, you can learn to be happy, just like you can learn to play an instrument.<p>We generally think of happiness as either a matter of chance or circumstance. Some people are born with happy brains--they just naturally seem to see everything in a cheerful light. Others are …

Happiness

To Anyone Who Thinks They're Falling Behind

You don't need more motivation. You don't need to be inspired to action. You don't need to read any more lists and posts about how you're not doing …

moma are launching a totally free photography course

Put down Instagram, pick up that old film camera, and learn photography from one of the best museums in the world.<p>We're bombarded with so many images now we might feel that we're all authorities on the finer points of visual culture, we have all the equipment in the palms, but beyond the Instagram …

5 Reasons Why Artists Should Meditate

If you’re a meditator, there’s a good chance that you come to the cushion every day because it’s good for your health or because it makes you feel …

What is your memory style? Brain wiring may control how we remember events

When it comes to memory, there are two types of people: those who can recall the sights, sounds and scents of life events in glorious evocative detail; and those who can conjure up only the plain, unadorned facts.<p>For example, if two people go to a fancy restaurant, one might remember the aromas …

The Brain