Nicole Spriggs

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8 Great Presentation Tools for Entrepreneurs — SitePoint

As an entrepreneur, it’s essential that you have excellent presentation skills. From giving presentations to potential investors and partners to …

This Could Be the Youngest Woman Ever Elected to Congress

At 24 years old, Erin Schrode is setting out to make history. Here, an exclusive interview.<p>To stay informed about the 2016 presidential election in the United States is to ask yourself: Really? These are the best candidates our country has to offer? Maybe <i>I</i> should run for office.<p>Erin Schrode is 24 …

Harvard Business School

Fleeing, Hypothetically

I may have presumed. I refer to a moment in 2004, a few weeks after George W. Bush was reëlected, when I found myself addressing a room full of people who were profoundly unhappy about the election results. “If I seem less dispirited than most of you here tonight,” I began, “it’s because I already</i> …

This essay got a high school senior into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford

High school senior Brittany Stinson learned Thursday she was accepted into five Ivy League schools - Yale, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, …

College & University

If You Don’t Believe That You’re Creative, Read This.

I may have been a teenager when it happened, but the embarrassment and shame still haven’t quite left my body.<p>Although it was over a decade and a …

Creativity

What Happened When American States Tried Providing Tuition-Free College

Last March, the Federal Reserve reported student debt across the U.S. at about $1.2 trillion. Meanwhile, more than two-thirds of new alumni have …

College & University

Meet the Man Running Bernie Sanders' Twitter Account

Last August, Bernie Sanders sat on a Craigslist-bought beige couch in his Washington office plotting to steal the social media spotlight from 10 …

Social Media

UnitedHealth Tries Boutique-Style Health Plan

AUSTELL, Ga. — UnitedHealthcare is betting $65 million that it can profit by making primary care more attractive.<p>With little fanfare, the nation’s …

Watch Marbles Tumble Through This Elaborate Kinetic Sculpture

YouTube user Ben Tardif has spent the last three years building a magical marble mountain. The kinetic sculpture is complete with a miniature roller …

Stanley Kubrick

This chart is an ominous sign for China's future

China's working age population is starting to decline, which could have dire consequences for the second largest economy in the world.<p>The number of workers aged 16 to 59 dropped by a record 4.87 million in 2015, down from the previous year's drop of 3.71 million, according to China's National …

Demographics

How A 17-Year-Old Girl Is Trying To Regain Her Life After Escaping ISIS

After rape, imprisonment, and torture, girls like Nehad who escape ISIS still face the task of taking back control of their lives.<p>To an outsider, Nehad's Facebook profile looks like any other page owned by a 17-year-old. She shares photos of her life at home. News videos about her local community …

Mental Health

Not a Fish Tale: Humans Are Ingesting Plastic Thanks to Ocean Pollution

(Photo: Plastic Bag via Shutterstock; Edited: LW / TO)<p>Humans generate more than 300 million tons of plastic annually -- an amount equal to the …

18 Tips to Create Your Perfect LinkedIn Profile (Infographic)

Assistant Editor, Contributed Content<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>These days, it takes more than a resume to stand out in a competitive job market. A profile that grabs attention on professional network site LinkedIn could make a difference.<p>One way to attract …

Infographics

Best Tax Breaks for College Students and Parents

One credit is especially lucrative.<p>An array of federal tax breaks awaits you if you qualify for them based on your family income. They include the …

College & University

An Energizing Yoga Sequence To Start Your Week Off Right

Ever feel so tired and strapped for time that nothing but a bottomless pot of coffee could save you? Cue superhero yoga sequence! This simple (and …

40 Nifty Words That Start With N to Add to Your Vocabulary

Despite their similar sound and appearance, the letters M and N are actually unrelated: M likely comes from an Egyptian hieroglyph representing a …