Adam Lavrentiadis

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Channel 4 News

“Happiness is not about what the world gives you - happiness is what you think about what the world gives you."<p>This Google executive says he has the …

When Someone Great Is Gone: Songs About Death

Music can help in all kinds of situations, can soothe all kinds of pain. And even though what you’re going through seems so insurmountable and it …

A Small-Business Guide to Facebook Advertising (Infographic)

Facebook is one of the most effective marketing tools today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a small business, you don’t need to spend loads of money on advertising. There are plenty of free or low-cost tools that you can use to effectively market your company.<p>One of …

Beeline

As seen on<p>“Forget Google maps, this is so much better.”<p>“Much more fun than a traditional GPS device.”<p>“Less information, more freedom”<p>"Beats …

A Next Generation Bicycle Helmet

The Next Generation Bicycle Helmet<p>Buy Now<p>Overview<p>Integrated Lights<br>• Turn Signals<br>• Automatic Warning Lights<br>• Weatherproof<br>• Rechargeable Battery<br>• Great …

12 Effectiveness Lessons from The Effective Executive

SHARE<p>Twitter0<p>Facebook0<p>Google+0<p>LinkedIn214<p>Peter F. Drucker’s <i>The Effective Executive</i> is one of the best-known, oft-cited books on management ever …

Why 2017 will be the year you'll finally ditch your bank

The world of banking, says Anthony Thomson, has a dirty little secret: "Nobody actually cares about banks." But the 62-year-old British entrepreneur …

FinTech

How long does it take to change your life, change a habit or to form a new one?

Highly successful people don’t get where they are by accident. They have learned to make something that they do – or many things that they do – a …

The Daily Routines of 7 Famous Entrepreneurs and How to Design Your Own Master Routine

Our daily routines can make a huge difference to how healthy, happy and productive we are. I’ve recently tried adjusting my own routine in the hopes …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

10 Questions to Capture the Year in Your Journal

Click here for a quick way to add these questions to a Day One entry. <br>(Note: This link works <i>if</i> you have Day One 2.0 on this device.)<p>There’s always a …

Richard Branson shares the first question he asks every entrepreneur who comes to him for advice

In many ways, Richard Branson is the prototypical entrepreneur.<p>Since starting the Virgin Group 46 years ago, he's overseen hundreds of companies around the world, in a wide range of industries, bearing the Virgin name.<p>There's no difference between the way he approaches risks in both his …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

The 3 Best Pieces of Advice I've Ever Received

Learning is a lifelong process. You learn something new everyday, as the saying goes, and I believe it. Whether I'm in a meeting, at a networking …

What Every Sales Leader Can Learn From Steve Jobs, Richard Branson and Matthew McConaughey | Inc.com

As a sales leader, it's easy to get caught up in the number, the budget, the growth plans, the pipeline, the marketing alignment, and forget that your role is also to be the spiritual leader for every salesperson in your organization.<p>For 2017, in addition to your aggressive growth goals for your …

Leadership

Podcasting is the new blogging

Call it the Serial Effect – named for the true crime podcast that went viral in 2014 – but podcasting seems to have reached a tipping point in popular culture. According to The Infinite Dial 2016, a study by Edison Research and Triton Digital, an estimated 21 per cent of Americans (57 million …

4 Common Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make (And How To Fix Them)

Of all the companies founded each year, only a fraction survive. Even a smaller percentage of those make it five years. Clearly, building a company …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things the Most Successful Entrepreneurs All Have in Common | Inc.com

What do Spanx founder Sara Blakely, AOL co-founder Steve Case, and Dell's founder Michael Dell all have in common? Besides running their own powerhouse companies, they were also all winners of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award--in 2002, 1994, and 1989, respectively.<p>It's an award the …

Entrepreneurship

The 3 Passages From Concept to 7-Figure Business

Successfully navigating your unique entrepreneurial journey requires understanding the stages everyone goes through if they succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are three stages entrepreneurs must navigate to turn a concept into 7-figures: the groundwork, the …

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all agree on is that trying to find the information you need can be …

Small Business

David Bowie: Berlin plaque commemorates time in city of 'Heroes'

When David Bowie lived in Berlin between late 1976 and 1978, the late singer-songwriter once told Uncut magazine, what he learned to appreciate most about the city was that he could move around in “virtual anonymity … For some reason, Berliners just didn’t care.”<p>Forty years after Bowie’s move …

Germany

Nike’s New Ad Featuring Serena Williams, Gabby Douglas, Simone Biles And More Is Guaranteed To Get You Off The Couch

<b>Nike</b> knows the value of Black Girl Magic. Their newest ad features <b>Serena Williams</b>, <b>Gabby Douglas</b>, <b>Simone Biles</b>, Allyson Felix and Shelly-Ann …

Bruce Lee’s Daughter Shares Her Father’s Philosophy of Learning

“Learning is discovering, uncovering what is there in us.”<p><i>“No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life,”</i> Nietzsche wrote in his timeless treatise on education and the journey of becoming who you are. Albert Einstein, in a letter of advice to his young …

Bruce Lee

Why Under Armour’s Michael Phelps Ad Is One of the Most Shared Olympics Spots Ever

This summer, Michael Phelps is swimming for his last time at the Olympics and collecting a few more gold medals along the way. Outside of his …

Starman! – The Story Of Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust

<i>Originally printed in our 2013 NME Originals special on David Bowie, Tom Howard looks back at one of Bowie’s greatest creations – Ziggy Stardust</i><p>July …

Meet the man living in two treehouses, complete with hot tub and skate park

Anyone who has ever harboured fantasies of escaping from regular living will envy this adventurous American man whose home and workplace are two connected treehouses, complete with a wood-fired hot tub and a skate bowl.<p>Foster Huntington built his unique dwelling place, known as The Cinder Cone, in …

Top 10 Free Business Plan Templates For Small Businesses

If you are struggling to transform your startup ideas into action than it’s a wonderful thought to start an entrepreneurial career. All you need to …

10 Success lessons from Tony Hsieh - "Zappos Founder" for entrepreneurs

Share21<p>Tweet<p>Share111<p>+13<p>Shares 135<p>Tony Hsieh, founder and CEO of Zappos, is widely regarded as one of the most successful CEOs of our time. He has …

Team Building

The 19 best books for someone just starting out in their career

Chances are, your college didn't offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers.<p>But there's still something you can do to prepare yourself for the tricky world of work: read.<p>Here are 19 books we think every young professional should …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.<p>In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong", the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require different amounts of deliberate practice in order to become world class.<p>If …