Yasmin Shiraz

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How to Turn Your Business Into a Media Company (And Why You Should)

Invest just a few hours a day into creating quality content.<p><i>By Syed Balkhi, founder of WPBeginner</i><p>You might think that only huge companies with large budgets have to hire videographers, content creators and editors, who can pump out a ton of content every day. But that's not the case. Even small …

Marketing

The Concrete Reason Why We Should All Close Our Facebook Accounts

In the entrepreneurial ecosystem, one has to steer clear from conspiracies and bluffs. But Facebook has left no one a choice<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>This article is about how I …

Social Media

Shipt: How this 32-year-old high school dropout built a business that sold to Target for $550 million

So far this summer, same-day delivery service Shipt has been busy.<p>Shipt has been steadily rolling out to massive markets in states like New York, New …

Startups

Scientists accidentally discover drug that may stop weight gain

Scientists have accidentally discovered a drug that could let you eat as much as you want without gaining weight.<p>The team at Yale University were …

Immune System

Spike Lee Wants BlacKkKlansman to Wake America Up

It’s a picture-perfect day on Martha’s Vineyard. Families stream by on a heavily foot-trafficked thoroughfare, while white men in cargo shorts dock …

BlacKkKlansman

6 Quiet Daily Rituals of Every Billion-Dollar CEO

Focusing on high-priority projects in the morning leaves the rest of the day for dealing with the smaller stuff before it becoming a problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people aren’t like the average person -- if they were, everyone would have a …

Time Management

This Unconventional Way of Consuming Books Will Transform How You Read

Give yourself permission to read this way and propel your learning to new heights<p>When's the last time you listened to an album from beginning to end? Yeah, right. But of course, you read books from cover to cover. I mean, who in their right mind wouldn't? Turns out, lots of folks.<p>I once believed in …

Writing

After Spending 5 Years Studying Millionaires, I've Found That There Are 3 Types of People Who End Up the Wealthiest

There a a few distinct paths to riches.<p>Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each …

Study Skills

How to Break Your Procrastination Habit in the Next 21 Days Without Using Willpower

The first step is identifying why you procrastinate in the first place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever procrastinate? Do you sometimes put off doing things you know would improve your life and/or business?<p>When I ask this question in my keynote speeches and …

Procrastination

How to have a happy marriage: 7 powerful secrets from research

Everybody wants to have a happy marriage. Unfortunately, on average, marriages get less happy with time.<p>You know this must be true because I have a …

Happiness

Airline employee steals plane from Seattle airport, crashes and dies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Relatives of Richard Russell say they are "stunned and heartbroken" after the airline worker stole a passenger plane Friday from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and was killed when he crashed 25 miles away.<p>"This is a complete shock to us," the family said in a statement Saturday …

Airplanes

7 Super Foods to Lose Belly Fat and Lead a Healthy Life, Based on Science

You probably know the saying: You are what You eat. It's an old saying but a very true one. Eating right is the most important thing when it comes to …

Nutrition
Nutrition

If Want to Get More Done, It's Time to Stop Multitasking

When you've got a lot to do, the inclination is to try to do as much of it at the same time as possible. Multitasking has become the norm, but it's actually not always the best approach to getting things done. It's often better to focus on one challenge at a time rather than taking on too much and …

Time Management

LeBron, Lakers have most nationally televised games this season

The Lakers were on national television a lot last season despite the fact they were a rebuilding 35-win team with some interesting young players, but …

Basketball

These are the 10 inspiring books every social entrepreneur needs to read

What should budding social entrepreneurs have on their bookshelf? We run down the best reads out there.<p>There’s much to be gained from those who have …

Self-improvement

Florida GOP Candidate Accused of Faking College Diploma

Miami University has reportedly called out a Republican candidate running for a Florida legislative seat for allegedly fabricating her college …

Florida

Michael Brown's mom is running for Ferguson City Council, and her speech will move you to tears

Thursday, August 9th marked the four-year anniversary of the police shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. And …

Justice
Nutrition

The More You Talk, the Less They Listen

To stand out, say less.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What is the best way to communicate an idea in today's noisy climate? We had heard about Ryan Foland’s <i>“3-1-3</i><b>®</b> <i>Method”</i> and interviewed him about this thoughtful, simple and effective communications tool. We recently …

Entrepreneurship

3 Writing Tips For Creating Your Own Content

The biggest problem in an actor’s career isn’t figuring out how to act, it’s lack of work. There just isn’t enough out there for all of us. So how do …

Creative Writing

Conservatives call for constitutional intervention last seen 230 years ago

We’re either going to become a socialist, Marxist country like western Europe, or we’re going to be free Senator Tom Coburn<p>It’s been more than 230 years since America’s last constitutional convention, but there is growing confidence in some conservative circles that the next one is right around the …

Government

Beyoncé’s advice on how to manage your career

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is one of the biggest celebrities in the world and one of the tightest-lipped about it. The singer and businesswoman has …

Aretha Franklin

LeBron James Praised Black Women and Saltine Americans Are Predictably Upset

You can pretty much set your watch to it at this point.<p>A certain contingent of white people is once against incensed at LeBron James. Disgusted. …

Women of Color

9 Realizations You Need to Have to Reach Your Full Potential

These nine realizations are important--maybe even necessary--if you want to unleash your full potential.<p>It's a sad truth that most of us never end up reaching our "full" potential. We have business ideas that we never follow through with, or we end up complacent at some point in our careers. While …

Self-improvement

Horrifying Video Shows Teen Being Shoved Off a Bridge by Her 'Friend'

Friends don't push friends off of 60-foot bridges.<p>A Washington teen named Jordan Holgerson was hanging at a local swimming hole last Tuesday where she was mulling the idea of jumping off a 60-foot bridge into the Lewis River. But once she got out on the ledge and realized how extremely high 60 feet …

Microwaves

10 Ways to Make Money Online You May Not Have Thought Of

The internet was made for profit, not just just memes and political discourse.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s economy, most salaries just aren't enough to live on. People are getting paid less and less compared to the standard of living and rents are rising; …

Small Business

How to Raise a Million Dollars on Kickstarter

Two entrepreneurs share how they raised more than a million dollars online.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently participated in a leadership program with a rockstar entrepreneur, Matt DeCelles. DeCelles is the cofounder and CEO of a designer eyewear company, …

Crowd Funding

What Cocaine And Weed Do To Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears.”<p>It’s well accepted that marijuana is associated with changes in memory, and the more you use, the more it could impede your ability to remember.<p>But “memory” is not just one thing, or one process. Some studies …

The Brain

6 reasons why sex is important in a relationship

I want to start by saying that sex doesn’t need to be a part of every relationship. It might be important to you to wait a certain amount of time or …

Self-improvement