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A Not-So-Easy Hike for an Otherworldly View

Photo: Brandon Morris<p>A year ago, Brandon and LeAnn Morris decided to quit their jobs in Seattle and hit the road. Not an uncommon premise for anyone that follows any adventurous Instagram accounts, but they actually did it. Six months of passport stamps from Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, …

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Increase Your Income

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to increase your income, DIY gifts for the holidays, and …

Christmas Trees

Gibbon Launches A Different Kind Of Education Startup, With User-Generated Learning Playlists For All

There’s a lot of terrific content on the web in the form of one-off blog posts and DIY guides from working designers and programmers, but the question is always how to find the best, and how to make sense of content that comes from a variety of disparate sources. Gibbon is a new startup out of the …

3 Golden Rules of Negotiating

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The art of negotiating escapes most of us, even good salespeople, because few take the time to correctly understand the word and follow the golden rules of negotiating.<p>The first and biggest error is a misunderstanding of the word. When I …

Employment

Building a Sustainable Brand -- One Thoughtful Step at a Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In December 2011, Kayce White began selling her handmade, all-natural cleaning products at craft fairs around Brooklyn, N.Y. Within a year, her company, HAVEN Sustainable Home Goods, scrambled to fulfill the company’s first major order: …

Selling

10 Trends for 2014: We Seek Imperfect, Human Moments. With Our Smartphones at the Ready.

Our obsession with technology is increasingly becoming our frustration.<p>As we continue to immerse ourselves in technology and live ever more “on the grid,” we are simultaneously digging in our heels, nostalgic for days when our lives were more anonymous and less immediate. We are growing into our …

Jack White

The Golden Rule of Starting Up: Product-Market Fit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can have a million-dollar idea, but if people aren't going to buy your product or service, it is worthless. To succeed, your concept must have a group of customers that want your product and will buy into it, a notion known as …

Entrepreneurship

How Dali, Einstein, And Aristotle Perfected The Power Nap

Leave it to a surrealist to get the most out of dreams–without ever really falling asleep.<p>What did Einstein, Aristotle, and Salvador Dali have in common? All three of these three great minds knew how to use a little bit of sleep to inspire great ideas.<p>Take this appropriately absurd image for …

Tech Gifts for Billionaires

When cost ceases being a factor, what kind of options open up for gifts? When it comes to tech, there are countless bedazzled phones and headphones that offer flash, but nothing more than mundane gear underneath.<p>No, for the shrewd, tech savvy billionaire, there has to be performance to justify the …

From Handyman To Billionaire

It’s been a long time since Eggon Joao da Silva made a living for himself as a handyman at a registry in Jaragua do Sul, an affluent city settled by European immigrants in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. Silva was just 13 years old at the time, but he soon moved to a better job as a …

The $500 Million Baby: Meet 'Mo' Dewji, Who Vows To Be Africa's Richest Man

<i>After studying business at Georgetown University, Mohammed ‘MO’ Dewji returned to Tanzania, took over his father’s commodities trading business and transformed it what he describes as a $1.3 billion (revenues) manufacturing empire. He plans to become the richest man in Africa by 2023.</i><p>It’s a …

Champagne 101: How To Drink It Like A Pro

Champagne season is officially here. From now through the New Year you’ll likely be popping a few corks and spilling bubbly all over your carpet.<p>If you have been really nice (or really naughty) you might be lucky enough to spill some Krug. The LVMH-owned champagne from Reims, France is regarded by …