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Researchers Say They've Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It's Not Ignorance

Why some people believe Earth is flat.<p>A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news - where claims with no …

15 of the most beautiful places in Alaska | Photo Gallery

With mountains to climb, rivers to raft, glaciers to coo over and a bevy of bears to photograph, Alaska is the ultimate wilderness – and this year is …

The Science of Innovation: How to Imagine the Unimaginable

Why can certain companies see things that others can't, and what gives them the fortitude to invest in the seemingly impossible? Here are three brain-based strategies.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time and again, Tesla continues to prove it’s a company that dares to …

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Wisconsin's Apostle Islands ice caves inaccessible to visitors

The National Park Service says it's still too dangerous to explore the Apostle Islands ice caves off the Wisconsin shore of Lake Superior.<p>When accessible, the majestic ice caves have attracted tens of thousands of visitors to the area. The park service says it's not known if or when the ice will be …

Go Warm-Water Scuba Diving...in the Heart of Utah

Utah is well-known for its abundance of outdoor pursuits. A stunning backdrop to the Salt Lake Valley, the craggy peaks of the Wasatch and Uinta …

No, Successful People Aren't Superhuman. They Just Do These 10 Things

If you are looking for ways to jumpstart your career, or thinking of jumping ship to start your own business, here are some insights on how to prepare.<p>Does it sometimes seem like people all around you are getting promoted, or leaving to start their own business, while all your hard work and …

1,884 Startup Founders Say This 1 Thing Is More Important Than Making Money

Serving customers? Becoming rich and famous? No, these are not the only reasons why startup founders do what they do.<p>Entrepreneurs start businesses to make lots of money and change the world, right?<p>Not exactly, says a new survey of 1,884 company founders conducted by marketing automation firm Drip, …

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10 Success lessons from Chris Gardner – “From Homeless To Millionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share90<p>Tweet<p>Share349<p>+15<p>Shares 444<p>The life of Chris Gardner is one made for the big screen. From single father without resources, living on the …

Lessons from The Lean Startup*

The two things that bother me most about the startup industry are (a) some people call it an industry, and (b) it consists of 90% hype and unfounded …

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Why The Ability To Collaborate Is The New Competitive Advantage

In 1985, a relatively unknown professor at Harvard Business School named Michael Porter published a book called <i>Competitive Advantage</i>, which explained that by optimizing every facet of the value chain, a firm could consistently outperform its competitors. The book was an immediate success and made …

Supply chain companies seek competitive advantage with automation

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>More than half (51%) of professionals in the supply chain and logistics industry believe robotics and automation will provide a competitive advantage in their industry, …

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The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

3 Beliefs You Must Drop To Be Successful

Success comes from within, not from without.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success …

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the most successful entrepreneurs share 3 traits

In a live Q&A in Rome on Monday, <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> was asked to name three traits of people who make it to the top.<p>First and foremost, <b>successful</b> …

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in Seattle

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to Seattle.<p>Heading …

A tech entrepreneur shares the 8 ways his company pivoted before becoming profitable

The original idea development began in 2009, and we first received seed funding in 2010.<p>The soul of the idea has always been: <b>How do you use mobile phones to help people hire and get hired?</b> And, how do you build products for a demographic that has been historically overlooked by hiring software?<p>By …

Startups

Knock, Knock... You Are Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Entrepreneurs enjoy a unique lifestyle. They work hard together as close friends. They are driven and enthusiastic. They focus on product development and customers and they worry about cash and growth. However, entrepreneurs and the companies they run often face unexpected problems. Even when …

7 startups revolutionizing the travel experience

For active business owners, using their precious free moments to plan a vacation and think through the logistics of travel almost defeats the purpose of taking the trip.<p>Fortunately, a number of startups are transforming the travel industry — from how people pack to where they eat — and ultimately …

Startups

11 reasons to be excited about the future of technology

In the year 1820, a person could expect to live less than 35 years, 94% of the global population lived in extreme poverty , and less that 20% of the population was literate. Today, human life expectancy is over 70 years, less that 10% of the global population lives in extreme poverty, and over 80% …

Artificial Intelligence

The Story Behind The Latest Kickstarter Design Sensation

Jeff Lieberman’s slow-motion picture frame doubled its funding goal in days. Here’s how it works.<p>Jeff Lieberman was a graduate student in robotics at MIT Media Lab when he first started experimenting with slow-motion imaging in a class at the Edgerton Center–a lab named for the MIT electrical …

5 Key Traits of a Successful Business Leader

Shown Above: Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Alphabet, Inc.<p><i>This guest column is by Ashish Jhalani, Founder, eTailing India</i><p>Leadership is an …

10 of the world's most breathtaking waterfalls

There are few things in nature that have a lure as irresistible as a waterfall. People often trek countless miles, endure rain and insects, and sleep on the hard ground in order to catch a glimpse of the cascading water at the end of the journey. The excitement only builds as they inch closer and …

The Other Machu Picchu You Should Know About

The first bus to Machu Picchu leaves Peru’s party-all-night tourist town, Aguas Calientes, at six in the morning. The line to be on it forms sometime …

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These Videos Will Give You the Summary of Big Business Books in Just 4 Minutes

That Elon Musk biography and Peter Thiel's book on startups have been on your reading list for a while. Will you ever get to them?<p>For all you procrastinators, or for those who need a refresher, New York-based Board Studios has created a series of videos that summarize business books in four …

Entrepreneurship

The VC Who Passed on Tesla in 2006 Says It ‘Stings Every Day’

Byron Deeter has made some pretty great investments in his time as a partner with global venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners. He directly …

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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 …

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