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A startup founder says these are the 3 questions you should ask yourself before starting a business

Ben Koren, founder and CEO of Frameology, tells Business Insider he had at least 15 ideas for a business before settling on one for a website that prints and frames photos.<p>"Starting a company is extremely risky, so one of the hardest things is figuring out which idea has the greatest chance of …

How Bad Leadership Doomed Yahoo: CEO Mistakes Are Costly

Marissa Mayer’s reign as head of Yahoo looks to be ending like her predecessors. With a serious flop. Only this may well be the last flop – and the end of the internet pioneer.<p>It didn’t have to happen this way, but another CEO’s inability to manage Status Quo Risk doomed Ms. Mayer – as it has too …

CEOs

Why It's Hard to Love People Who Don't Love Themselves

Having written a couple of posts on the difficulty of loving others when you don't love yourself (here and here), I want to turn my attention, below, …

4 Ways to Ensure Adoption for a New Product or Service

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s every entrepreneur’s dream to develop the next killer app, the next game changer -- the one innovation that turns an industry on its head. But, while most entrepreneurs fear being late to market, just the opposite can occur, too.<p>So, …

Facebook is dabbling in a 'teleportation' station set to launch by 2025

There’s not a nerd among us that hasn’t dreamed about the implications of teleportation on our lives. According to Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer, at press event this morning before the Dublin Web Summit, he wants to make that a reality by 2025.<p><i>Kinda</i>.<p>“Facebook wants to build a device that allows you …

The 40-30-20-10 Rule Of Time Management

The underlying concept behind every piece of time management advice you’ve ever received is that you should spend more focused time on what matters most and less or no time on distractions from what matters most. The trouble is that that choice is rarely black and white but, rather, filled with all …

Time Management

Top Productivity Tools for Business and Entrepreneurs

Every business owner and entrepreneur knows efficiency is imperative. Without smooth daily operations, it is impossible to set and reach market …

A Good Visual on How to Deliver A Successful Presentation

October 2, 2015<br>Delivering a successful keynote or presentation entails, among other things, a great deal of confidence from the speaker/presenter. …

Why Singapore has the smartest kids in the world

<b>Singapore (CNN) —</b> It's a world-class teacher's pet -- a straight-A student that's top of the class: Singapore is officially the country with the smartest high-school kids in the world.<p>The country's academic success has helped it become a thriving economy, and the way it has built its education …

Education

Why We Fall in Love: The Paradoxical Psychology of Romance and Why Frustration Is Necessary for Satisfaction

“All love stories are frustration stories… To fall in love is to be reminded of a frustration that you didn’t know you had.”<p>Adrienne Rich, in contemplating how love refines our truths, wrote: “An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word ‘love’ — …

Literature

7 Great Personal Notebook Tools for Teachers and Students

October 3, 2015<br>The rise of digitality has brought with it a host of new transformative learning habits. From annotating and highlighting to searching …

Tesla Model X: Elon Musk launches first all-electric SUV

New larger electric four-by-four can hit 60mph in 3.2 seconds, a top speed of 155mph and drive 250 miles per charge<p>Elon Musk’s all-electric-car company Tesla has launched its highly anticipated SUV, the Model X.<p>The seven-seater car has falcon doors that open upwards instead of outwards, can drive …

Tesla

The Art and Science of Effective Dashboard Design | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

<i>By Jen Underwood and Jaimie Fox</i><p>Dashboards can be a powerful way to communicate insights. All too often dashboard potential is not fully realized as a …

Power BI

Are Friends With Benefits as Satisfied as Married People?

Casual sex is often vilified as lower-quality, unsatisfying, and ultimately harmful to those who engage in it—especially if they’re women. (See, for …

Blackphone 2 packing larger screen to land in September

Smartphone users who are concerned about privacy and security may want to wait until September to buy a new smartphone. September is the month …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

A practical guide to minimizing risk and maximizing success while living the entrepreneurial dream.<p>A few years ago, I published a post on starting a business while keeping your full-time job. I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn’t go far …

Architizer

I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

Nikon D700

The One Skill That's More Important Than Selling for a Startup Founder

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is an often-heard adage in the investment world that, when placing capital into a startup, you're investing in the founder(s) much more than the idea. The reason such a blanket statement exists is because it's absolutely true -- a …

The New Facebook Patent Could Mean a Mass Unfriending

<i>By Gini Dietrich</i><p>On Sunday morning, I was lurking in Facebook and came across a news article in Jeff Esposito’s timeline.<p>I read the article and was …

Social Media

8 Shocking Comic Book Couples in the Marvel Universe

People often say opposites attract, and there’s no greater example of this than what goes on in the Marvel Universe. From shape shifters falling in …

Comic Books

Top five tips for UX on mobile

Since ‘mobilegeddeon‘ – the latest algorithm update from Google that means websites are now penalised for failing to be mobile friendly – businesses …

Web Design

The 30 Best Web Design Newsletters To Subscribe To

Keeping up with web design content is tough and time-consuming. That’s where these web design newsletters will help: They’ll make sure you’re on top …

5 TEDTalks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of TEDTalks -- they’re full of insights on everything from human nature to scientific breakthroughs to trends in design. They’re inspirational, informative and eye-opening in ways that can help you become a better person and …

4 Design Skills Every Product Manager Should Have

The importance of design is a common refrain these days in the tech industry — to the point of almost being a cliche. Whether in the consumer …

Product Management

This €50 Million Vertical Ship Will Revolutionize Ocean Exploration

Jacques Rougerie’s “SeaOrbiter” was, for the longest time, just an on-again-off-again dream.<p>The concept—a vertical ship-submarine hybrid—was designed to help mankind probe the ocean blue, 90% of which still remains unexplored. While the craft’s design has evolved immensely over the years, tweaked …

Startup War Story: Atlassian ignored bad advice, avoided sales staff and grew fast

Everyone who knows anything about technology companies will be familiar with multi-billion dollar success story Atlassian. What they may not know is …