Marc West

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US federal agent describes capture of alleged Silk Road founder

A federal agent told jurors he covertly became an employee of the website Silk Road, chatting with its operator about “damn regulators” minutes before authorities arrested the man they believe ran the online black market.<p>Jared Der-Yeghiayan, a US Department of Homeland Security special agent, …

Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Clues to Genesis of Ancient Lake and Peak

Geological observations from NASA's Curiosity rover have helped scientists come up with a scenario for the creation of a lake that's bigger than Salt Lake and a mountain that's higher than Mount Rainier on ancient Mars.<p>The scenario suggests that water could have filled much of 96-mile-wide …

Lost Andy Warhol works recovered from Amiga floppy disks

Artist Andy Warhol may be best known for his paintings of Campbell's soup cans, but he also took a little-known side trip into the world of computer art back in 1985. He was commissioned by Commodore International to show off its Amiga 1000 computer's graphic arts uses.<p>Warhol obliged, dipping into …

Meet the Women Leading a New Movement In R&B - PAPER

If there's one trend in music we've been consistently impressed with, it's indie's R&B moment. (Or maybe that's R&B's indie moment.) Guys like The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and How to Dress Well and DJs and producers like Sango, Kaytranada and Ta-Ku are bringing '90s sounds back to the future with …

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Leadership Can Be Learned

Your business will benefit if you help your team members--especially those who aren't naturally charismatic--develop stronger leadership skills.<p>Video Transcript<p><b>00:09 Samuel Bacharach:</b> When we speak on leadership, one thing I think is absolutely critical and that is, I really believe totally that …

Leadership

Don't Hate the Haters: Five Rules for Healthy Conflict

Can't we all not get along?<p>We all know that healthy conflicts are an essential part of any well-oiled management team's routine. But initiating conflict is never easy. No one wants to be the person who raises contentious points. Because when you're the one who speaks up, well then it's you who …

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Planning Ahead: 5 Steps to Dominating in Business in 2014

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year is speeding by and 2014 is just around the corner. While many people wait until New Year's to get their personal and professional lives in order and create the change that they know was long overdue, you shouldn't have …

Entrepreneurship

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Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

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Master Your 'Mingle-Ability': 5 Creative Ways to Network

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An extensive network is vital to your success as an entrepreneur. Thanks to social media, the process of meeting potential clients and customers has evolved over the years. Often people believe networking is a law of large …

Entrepreneurship

3 Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no secret the workplace is changing. How we work, collaborate, and communicate with each other is increasingly shaped by technology and tools to increase productivity. But what happens when we get bogged down with e-mails …

Productivity

8 Questions to Refocus Your Vision and Achieve Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you started your business, you knew what you wanted to do. But over time, things can get a little cloudy.<p>"As businesses become more complex, ideas change and 'shiny objects' pop up to knock you off track," says Gino …

Entrepreneurship

3 Things Entrepreneurs Get Wrong When Negotiating

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Show me the money!" -- the famous line from the movie Jerry Maguire -- carries the sort of gusto and optimism that is ear candy to entrepreneurs. But as a professional negotiation coach with nearly three decades' in the …

Entrepreneurship

5 Steps to Take Control of Your Personal Finances

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my financial planning career seven years ago, I quickly learned that the people who were financially successful were the ones who dedicated time and energy to regularly budgeting, managing and planning out their …

Personal Finance

Don't Pretend to Always Have the Answer and Other Must-Read Business Tips

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>By definition, leaders are expected to provide direction to other people. In the business world, many leaders spent the majority of their time fielding questions from …

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How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a curious bunch.<p>They come in all shapes, sizes, genders and backgrounds. They get up at dawn. They're the first ones to the office and the last ones to leave. They use productivity apps, network their tooshes …

Entrepreneurship