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9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

10 Famous Movie Scenes That Actually Just Copied Other Movies

It’s not really a secret that filmmakers influence other filmmakers or that movies inspire other movies. That’s just how things work. What’s more …

9 classic men's style rules you still have to follow

Sometimes you really should listen to your elders.<p>Though there are some men's style rules that you no longer need to follow, others are ironclad. They were passed down from older generations for a reason, and you'd do your best to follow all of them.<p>We rounded up the nine rules we thought were most …

Clothing

This Handy Chart Tells You How Many Miles You Can Drive on Empty

Ever wonder what that fuel light really represents? Now you know.<p>Ever wonder what that little low fuel warning dash light actually represents in your car? Wonder no more, because this helpful chart tells you how many miles are left when your tank reaches empty.<p>The chart, put together by …

How Social VR Will Change How We Interact Online

<b>Virtual reality and social media experts explore how immersive technologies will change the way people interact online.</b><p>At the recent F8 Conference, …

Virtual Reality

20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business

I confess that when I watched my first business video on YouTube, I winced. It was bad. The lighting was terrible, the editing was frightful and the host sounded like yet another corporate drone that has come to define the modern executive.<p>But then, I started to discover a few gems, then a few …

10 Success lessons from Kevin O’Leary – “Mr. Wonderful” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share76<p>+11<p>Shares 89<p>Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian born entrepreneur and TV personality who rose to prominence in the business world after …

10 Success lessons from JK Rowling – “Billionaire Author” for entrepreneurs

Share59<p>Tweet<p>Share40<p>+15<p>Shares 104<p>British author JK Rowling wrote the first Potter books while a single mother living on welfare. Written on a manual …

This New App Makes Design Drawings Simple and More Precise

Former Facebook product designer Andy Chung has created a new drawing tool that allows you to produce shapes and lines with precision simply by using …

IPad Pro

This Shopping Mistake Is Costing You Major Money

When it comes to shopping, who <i>doesn't</i> want to save money when given the chance? If you're like us, it's a point of pride to stay stylish while saving …

People are rapidly losing interest in Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO claimed the interest of millions when it launched almost unceremoniously in July, and miraculously managed to stay the news of the day for …

Who Needs "Textbooks" When You Have Movies?

Just put the Ken Burns tape on!<p>Around the Stupid Café, we're going to miss Senator Ron Johnson (R-Paint Chips) when Russ Feingold beats him like a drum in Wisconsin come November. Ron, best known to the staff here as ol' Shreds of Freedom, has been a regular here ever since he came to prominence by …

The Pivotal Ages of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

From college dropouts to talk show hosts, people are always talking about entrepreneurs who have made history. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey -- they’re all known for their massive successes, but did you ever wonder at what age they really earned their wealth?<p>From 23 years old to 52 -- …

Success

10 Success lessons from Guy Kawasaki – “Former Apple evangelist, Venture capitalist” for entrepreneurs

Share14<p>Tweet<p>Share102<p>+12<p>Shares 118<p>Guy Kawasaki is one of the most famous entrepreneurs alive today. He has worked for Apple and Google, written for …

If You Can’t Answer This Question in 5 Seconds, You’re in Trouble

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” Considering its ironic truth, it’s not surprising that the quote has been widely …

The 9 best cities to live in the world

In its "A Summary of the Liveability Ranking and Overview" of 140 cities surveyed, it looks at which cities have the best living and worst living conditions. This includes healthcare, education, infrastructure, safety, and the threat of terrorism.<p>Interestingly, the rankings also take into account …

Geography

10 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Know and Live By

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do entrepreneurs need more than anything else? Brain fuel. The creative brain is one that is constantly fed.<p>So why not learn from giants of entrepreneurial thinking. Consider re-writing one of these 10 powerful quotes and posting it …

Motivation

10 Success lessons Tim Cook – “Apple CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share45<p>+13<p>Shares 78<p>In October 2011 Steve Jobs, the glorified CEO and co-founder of Apple, passed away. With his passing, came a new type …

Tim Cook

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

10 Success lessons from Evan Spiegel – “Snapchat Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+11<p>Shares 16<p>If Silicon Valley had a bad boy icon, it would be Evan Spiegel. The CEO and co-founder of Snapchat shot to the …

Entrepreneurship

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

The Next Wave Will Be Built on This One Thing, According to Steve Case

If AOL represented the first wave of the Internet, and Google and Facebook represent the 2nd wave, what will the 3rd wave look like?<p>If you are a budding entrepreneur you need to understand the ways that emerging companies will be built and what type of playbook is required to ensure success. The …

Gary Vaynerchuk: All Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits

Without these five traits, you're going to struggle to succeed as a founder, Vaynerchuk warns.<p>If you want to become an entrepreneur, where do you start?<p>It's a sensible enough question to consider, but when a curious user asked essentially this of the community on question-and-answer site Quora, …

How Tim Grimes Turned Cold-Calling Doctors Into A $2 Billion Wealth Management Business

In the late 1970s, Cape Cod-native Tim Grimes was working for the Paul Revere insurance company, designing and selling products focused on sustaining income, primarily targeted at doctors. Grimes realized that preparing for the worst-case scenario was only a small piece of these physicians …

How Did Andrew Carnegie Get Rich? (X) | Investopedia

Andrew Carnegie came from nothing to become one of the richest people the world as well as a visionary philanthropist. In 1848, his family emigrated …

War

18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some insight from these 18 provocative and wildly …

Wall Street

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a millionaire isn’t as …

Self-improvement