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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Filmmakers and Their Craft

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur in the throes of building a company, I always find myself looking for inspiration in terms of what it takes to do that successfully. So when I was invited to sit down with both established and emerging filmmakers at the …

The Fight to Preserve Forgotten Rich Black History

A dilapidated façade betrays the rich historical significance held within the walls of a Pittsburgh estate. Mystery Manor sits at the top of a hill …

5 Motivational TED Talks That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

These 5 inspirational videos can help you make this the best year of your life.<p>TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the …

16 Tips for Running More Effective Meetings

On average we spend 5.6 hours a week in meetings, and 71 percent of those meetings aren't very productive.<p>Chances are, you've noticed that many meetings are a tremendous waste of time. A few years ago, Microsoft did some research into this problem and found that people spend on average 5.6 hours …

The 25 Best Books for Entrepreneurs

If you have your sights set on building a massively successful company where you call the shots, you might want to start with the following books.<p>You are what you read, and if your goal is to build a massively successful company where you call the shots, you might want to start with the following …

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 13 things you should stop doing right now to become …

TED Talks

The Complete Menu for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016

All the recipes you need for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016, in one convenient location.<p>Welcome to the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016! This year, we're bringing you a handful of new recipes, as well as some of our favorites over the last five years of the Cleanse. This menu serves 4 for dinner and 1-2 …

Healthy Eating

7 Mental Shifts This Man Had That Made Him A Success At 22

Dreams — Mysterious, bewildering, eye-opening and sometimes a nightmarish living hell. Dreams are all that and much more.<p>Here are 20 amazing facts …

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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New Orleans Dining, Part One

Tthe vibrancy of the new city is most palpable in the restaurants, where, incidentally, the air conditioning is always on<p>No matter what anyone tells you, New Orleans is a very tough place to love in summer. When I was there this August, the heat and humidity kept me from the pleasures of merely …

New Orleans

30 Of The Most Inspirational Quotes Of All Time

On Pinterest, Tumblr, or other similar sites, we tend to see a lot of quotes designed to motivate or inspire us. Words can be found for a range of …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Harvard Business School

Two tech billionaires just interviewed each other in my Stanford class — here's what they said

Here is an essay version of my class notes from Class 18 of Stanford University's CS183C — Technology-enabled Blitzscaling — taught by Reid Hoffman, John Lilly, Chris Yeh, and Allen Blue.<p>Errors and omissions are my own. Credit for good stuff is Reid, John, Chris Yeh, and Allen's entirely.<p>This class …

You can take a Four Seasons private jet around the world for $100K

The Four Seasons is now offering world tours via their very own private jet. The destinations and activities offer something for everyone.<p><i>Produced by Eames Yates</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Facebook

The 60-Day Reset Diet That Cleared My Skin, Boosted My Energy & Changed My Life

As a functional medicine practitioner, my job is to uncover the root issues of chronic health problems and coach my patients into well-being.<p>But as …

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

3 Easy, Delicious One-Pot Recipes To Make Tonight

We love a good shortcut — in life <i>and</i> in the kitchen. Recipes that require nothing more than tossing everything in a big bowl always get the most love …

30 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for the Lazy Chef

For the last several weeks, we’ve been helping you prepare for winter’s bitter chill with stylish coats, touchscreen-friendly gloves, and warm DIY accessories. To help further offset this season’s nasty temps and keep you warm from the inside out, here are 30 easy crock pot recipes that will …

Cooking

5 Healthy, Delicious and Low-Calorie Weight Loss Recipes

The more you understand about any subject, the more interesting it becomes. As you read this article you'll find that the subject of Crock Pot …

20 Delicious Fall Crock Pot Recipes

These healthy recipes run the gamut from breakfast to dessert to last you all season long<p>You know the crock pot as the ultimate kitchen macgyver—your …

Crock Pot Teriyaki Steak Recipe with Round Steak and Ginger

Cut the round steak into serving size pieces and pound to 1/8-inch thickness.<p>Combine the ginger, brown sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce, wine, and garlic …

9 Tips and Tricks for Using a Slow Cooker

Slow Cookers

11 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking dessert too!<p>You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking …

Slow Cookers

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Slow-Cooker Classics

There are days when you want to lose yourself in the kitchen, enjoying the hours spent standing over the stove. And then there are all of the other days of the year. When your calendar is packed -- or when you simply want a satisfying supper -- let your slow cooker handle dinner duties. These easy …