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4 success tips from a fintech entrepreneur

While WB21 — the company behind Michael Gastauer's success — is fascinating, I was more interested in discovering the business habits that he used to help him turn WB21 into what it is today.<p>Through my work at Taco, I got the opportunity to meet him for breakfast and find out the key to his success …

Wake Up, Christians. There Is No Place For You In The Democrat Party.

This week I’ve received many emails echoing the sentiments expressed by my friend Lana:<p>Dear Matt,I’ve seen you write a few times this week that “Democrats can’t be Christian” or some such nonsense. I’ve come to expect horrible things from you but these kinds of statements are despicable even by …

An Entrepreneur Learned The Importance Of Making Time To Manage Time

As his life grew more complicated, Marcus Whitney realized he needed to schedule large blocks of time just to manage his calendar.<p>When Marcus Whitney took the plunge into entrepreneurship, he realized he needed to start managing his time differently. The year was 2008, and Whitney, then 32, already …

How to Option Your Screenplay to a Producer | How to Sell a Screenplay

PLAYING THE GAME: What to Do When a Producer Wants to Option Your Screenplay<p>It's the moment every writer dreams about: You're sitting in Starbucks …

Democrats heckle preacher during opening prayer

Monday night in Philadelphia the Democrats opened their proceedings with a word of prayer -- from a Christian minister. Now that in and of itself was a miracle -- right up there with the water getting turned into wine.<p>But when the preacher offered a blessing upon Hillary Clinton, all you-know-what …

‘I’ve Had Enough’: Conservative Actress Stacey Dash Is Taking on Liberal Hollywood Head On

Conservative actress Stacey Dash says she has “had enough” of conservatives in Hollywood being too afraid to stand up for their beliefs. But the actress is doing more than complaining about it — she’s starting a political movement.<p>Fox News screengrab<p>Dash seemingly hit her breaking point after the …

‘Game Of Thrones’ Is On At The Same Time As Game 7 Of The NBA Finals, And People Are Freaking Out

This week’s episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, “The Battle of the Bastards,” promises to be one of the biggest in the HBO drama’s history. The numbers are staggering: It took 600 crew members, 500 extras, 70 horses, 25 shooting days, and at least $10 million (though likely a lot more) to put it all …

Marvel, 'Star Wars,' 'Harry Potter' and more: Why the movie star no longer shines as bright as the franchise

Russell Crowe is Hollywood royalty. Or at least he used to be. He's got an Oscar under his belt and a string of critically acclaimed hit <b></b>films — "L.A. Confidential," "Gladiator" and "A Beautiful Mind" — on his resume. But does he have the star power to open a movie?<p>Not anymore, judging by his most …

Cyber insurance is changing the way we look at risk

Yoav Leitersdorf Contributor<p>Yoav Leitersdorf is a partner at YL Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Trends in Israel’s cybersecurity investments<br>• The drone race is off and running, with Israel in the lead<p>Ofer Schreiber Contributor<p>Ofer Schreiber is a partner at YL Ventures.<p>More posts by this …

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2016 Is on Track to Be Hollywood’s Worst Year for Ticket Sales in a Century

Not even Captain America can save this industry in crisis.<p>This past April, movie studios and the country’s cinema suits convened in Las Vegas to wage verbal warfare on <b>Sean Parker’s</b> Screening Room—a proposed service that would deflate the theater industry by allowing the public to watch new releases …

Why 1996 was the Most Important Year in Hollywood

<i>This week, Neil Calloway argues that 1996 was a hugely influential year in cinema…</i><p>This month sees the release of the long awaited <b>Independence Day</b> …

What Steve Jobs, Larry Page and Bill Gates All Understood About Business

If you look at the world’s most valuable technology companies, you’ll notice something interesting. Not a single one invented the category of …

Evangelical Christians wonder where the hell their power went

BENTON, Ky. — Pastor Richie Clendenen stepped away from the pulpit, microphone in hand. He walked the aisles of the Christian Fellowship Church, his …

It's Officially Ridiculous for CEOs to Not Have a Social Presence

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, 61 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs had no social media presence. None whatsoever.<p>Yet, we’ve known for years that social media has the potential to impact sales in a positive way. In terms of Ecommerce sales, Shopify found …

New Study Shows Marriage Has Profound Effect On Children

A teenager’s self-esteem is much higher if his or her parents are married, according to new research released by the Marriage Foundation.The …

NYT: Venezuelan Socialism Has Pretty Much Shut Down All Aspects Of Socioeconomic Life

Venezuela’s tryst with socialism continues to make its citizens suffer under lack of electricity, food, and medical supplies. The government, which …

Kit Harington: film industry guilty of 'sexism towards men'

Game of Thrones star says he finds it demeaning and sexist when he is asked to strip during photoshoots and wants to be seen as ‘more than a head of hair’<p>Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has called out what he called “sexism towards men” in an interview with the Sunday Times.<p>Harington said he …

How Akira sent shockwaves through pop culture and changed it

Ask anyone – Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 film <i>Akira</i> is largely considered the most important animation of all time. OF ALL TIME, Kanye West will tell you. It served as a visual ammo for his video for “Stronger”, some of its signature graphics recreated exactly as they appeared in the film.<p>One of <i>Akira</i>’s …

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Morocco tires of role as Hollywood's 'door to the desert'

Some are disappointed see their country portrayed so often as a war zone, and others say US films monopolise local talent<p>Known as the “door to the desert”, the Moroccan city of Ouarzazate is where Hollywood directors go if they want to shoot a Biblical film, or one set in a war zone.<p>Gladiator, …

How I Learned I Was Praying Wrong

I wish I could say that my prayer life is one defined by consistent authenticity and audacious faith, but if I'm being honest, prayer is one of the places I struggle the most in my walk with Jesus. I struggle with slowing down long enough to pray. I struggle with finding a quiet place and getting …

The Best Place in the World for Screenwriters to Write

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

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Comic Book Movies Are Killing the Movie Industry

Have you been to the movies lately? If so, you may have noticed that just about every other weekend there's a new comic book movie out: <i>Deadpool</i>,</i> …

These 5 Young Entrepreneurs Are Incredibly Successful

When we think of successful entrepreneurs, people like Richard Branson, and Steve Jobs come to mind, but these tiny entrepreneurs started businesses …

The 7 Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p>Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p><b>Build blocks of</b> …