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Google's search chief is retiring

He has been at Google for 15 years and will be leaving the company to spend more time doing philanthropic work, he wrote in a Google Plus post. His last day at Google will be February 26.<p>"Now is a good time to make this important life change," he said. "Things are in amazing shape. Search is …

Billion Dollar Unicorns: Reconsider Your Aspirations

In November last year, I read a brilliant piece titled Reconsider by David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of Ruby on Rails, and a partner at Basecamp, a small 50-people collaboration software company. David starts the piece by saying:<p>It [Basecamp] didn't disrupt anything. It didn't add any new members …

Be Hungry or Starve as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you win the Super Bowl, in life or in business, you cannot ever win again if you do not immediately go back to training -- you must stay hungry, win or lose, success or failure. Whether the Panthers or the Broncos win the Super Bowl …

Tragedy Drove This Entrepreneur To Start Beyond Curious, A Digital Agency That Helps Big Companies Innovate Like Startups

In 2011, three years after suffering a profound personal loss, Nikki Barua, 41, started her Los Angeles digital agency, Beyond Curious. Her 45 staffers help big companies do market research, and then design and build mobile apps and websites aimed at selling new products, from cameras to cars. In …

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Something strange is happening in housing

My wife and I recently looked at homes around Washington D.C. We were shocked. Prices in many D.C. suburbs are 30% to 50% higher than they were five years ago. We visited Seattle over Christmas and found the same: Prices are up anywhere from 30% to 70% since 2009.<p>D.C. and Seattle are big, wealthy, …

Meet the 26-year-old entrepreneurs using Instagram to build an art empire from scratch

Three years on, they've developed an online network of young, international buyers from Hong Kong, the Middle East and the US and they have a 4,000-square-foot gallery in Soho, London. They now have plans to expand internationally and turn Unit London into the first major art gallery …

Kevin Hart's Total-Body Workout Will Kick Your Ass

Kevin Hart's personal trainer takes us through the funnyman's very serious workout.

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

If you want to be more successful, stop networking

The biggest reason why connecting with people benefits you is simple: It allows you to extend your reach further, which in turn allows your ideas to make a much bigger impact.<p>The result is that you achieve your goals a lot faster with a few key friends to help you out than if it is just you, …

Building wealth: Best moves if you're 45 to 54

Money magazine's 101 Ways to Build Wealth package offers blueprints for the different stages of your life on how to achieve real financial security. …