Ron Gibori

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This Levitating Tree Illusion Is Very Convincing

Everybody wants to be on the inside of an inside joke. It’s a fact. Nothing feels less inclusive than hanging around mutual friends who have somehow developed a running bit while you were off doing something else. Perhaps that’s why it must be such a joy to discover single-point perspective art …

Cool Stuff

Stop Spending Time With Toxic People

The people around you rarely have a neutral effect on you -- they either facilitate your accomplishments or undermine them.<p>Author, Strategic Advisor, Consultant, and Business Coach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>,</i> …

Self-help

Tim Ferriss's 4-Hour Reality Check

Silicon Valley's productivity guru takes a month off in Bali. It might be the most demanding vacation ever.<p>Tim Ferriss wants me to know that pigs have an extremely high feed conversion ratio, or FCR. They grow fast. We're watching a pair of Balinese pig farmers wrestle a giant seven-month-old pig …

Tim Ferriss

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People

They're charming. They're genuine. And they can make an entire roomful of people smile.<p>When you meet someone, after "What do you do?", you run out of things to say. You stink at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure.<p>But you want to make …

Self-improvement

The Beginner's Guide to the Hashtag

If you’re a social media novice, hashtags — those short links preceded by the pound sign (#) — may seem confusing and unnecessary. But they are …

8 Hijacked Hashtags Gone Horribly Wrong (or Right)

Hijacked Hashtags Gone Horribly Wrong (or Right)<p>1. #McDStories<p>2. #ILoveWalgreens<p>3. #WaitroseReasons<p>4. #QantasLuxury<p>5. #SusanAlbumParty<p>6. …

Facebook Is Losing Teens, And New Privacy Settings Won't Bring Them Back

There’s no question that Facebook is quickly losing teenage users to other social networks. In February, Facebook admitted in its annual 10-K report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it was aware that younger users were less engaged with the social network than previously. …

Grey Goose details plan to make brand more accessible

en_GB<p>article<p>Grey Goose is readying its first multi-year marketing campaign to make the super-premium brand more accessible, a move it hopes provides …

Marketing

6 Ways To Be A Hemingway-Level Productive Badass

Like they always say: Where there’s an indomitable will, there’s a Hemingway.<p>To say that Ernest Hemingway is a writer’s writer is an understatement, just as to say that George Plimpton is an editor’s editor is an understatement. And in the mid-1950s, the author of <i>Farewell to Arms, the Sun Also</i> …

Tech Cocktail Week's Hottest Showcasing Startups Are...

Last night was Tech Cocktail Week’s Mixer and Startup Showcase at Gold Spike in Downtown Vegas. As always, we held our Hottest Showcasing Startup …

3D

The Secret to Israel's Startup Success

Co-founder and CEO of Wix<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Countless regions in the world have tried to mimic Silicon Valley's unparalleled tech prowess with varying degrees of success. With more startups per capita than any other country in the world, Israel's "Silicon …

Entrepreneurship

How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

Chief Strategy Officer for AirPR<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a curious bunch.<p>They come in all shapes, sizes, genders and backgrounds. They get up at dawn. They're the first ones to the office and the last ones to leave. They use productivity apps, …

Entrepreneurship

BuzzFeed’s Jon Steinberg Trumpets Shift to Hard News

<b>Adweek: Tell me about BuzzFeed’s Social Storytelling program, which you launched in May.</b><p><b>Jon Steinberg:</b> It’s very much evocative of the kind of …

Advertising Industry

Racy Ad Claims Newspaper’s New Website Is Better Than Sex (NSFW?)

Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz has ruffled some bedspreads with this truly odd (and probably NSFW, though it's not really explicit) commercial …

Elon Musk and Richard Branson's Best Advice for Entrepreneurs

Via Google Hangout, Musk and Branson talked about starting out, partnerships, failure and more.<p>On Thursday, Google for Entrepreneurs hosted a Google Hangout where Elon Musk and Richard Branson offered their top advice for aspiring business owners. Here are the highlights.<p><b>For Budding</b> …

Entrepreneurship

7 Reasons to Network Like a Dog

Serious about networking? Then go at it like a pit bull. Learn 7 tips from the real experts.<p>Most business people regularly do some form of networking. You meet people; you pass out a few business cards; and you maybe follow up here or there. But often networking is a sideline, an afterthought. Like …

Pets

Case Study: How a Corporate Consultant Built a Thriving Business with Content - Copyblogger

When I met Jen Waak at a group dinner for women bloggers during the South by Southwest conference, I was impressed with her warm, engaging …

Entrepreneurship

The Latest Pathway to Creativity: Electroshock Your Brain

Running a small electric current through the old noodle can help people think outside the box. But don’t try it at home.<p>Thinking about psychologists attaching electrodes to the head might conjure up images from <i>One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest</i> (worst-case scenario) or Carrie Mathison’s shock …

The Brain

Why 30 is not the new 20 | Meg Jay

Will Yahoo Try to Get Its “Cool Again” by Doing a Deal for Tumblr?

Earlier this week, Yahoo CFO Ken Goldman spoke at JP Morgan’s Global Technology conference and underscored the need for the aging Silicon Valley …

Advertising

Infographic: Where to Go on a First Date

San Francisco-based designer Alex Cornell slapped together an instructional chart about where to go on a first date, and I have to say he's pretty …

Advertising Industry
Marissa Mayer

10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market

The better you understand your customer, the faster your business will grow. But new ventures often struggle to define their target market and set their sights too broadly.<p>"We often overestimate the market size, and in many cases there may not be one at all," says Robert Hisrich, director of the …

Amazon's Letter To Shareholders Should Inspire Every Company In America

Late last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos published his latest letter to shareholders.<p>This year's letter, like most of Bezos' letters, should inspire most companies to change the way they do business.<p>Specifically, it should inspire companies to do business the way Amazon does business — sacrificing <i>this</i> …

Kindle Fire

Smug Girl, Ditzy Girl, Muffin Girl. Meet Advertising’s Horribly Clichéd Dieting Women

LowLow is an Irish brand of cheese products that have one-third the fat of regular cheese. But rather than produce the typical diet-food advert where …

Advertising Industry

Facebook Adds Feelings and Actions: This Week in Social Media

Shares 3K<p>Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.<p>To help you <b>stay up to date with social media</b>, here are some of the news …

ICANN

How Other Companies Manage Social Media (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Whether your company is just starting to dabble in social media or has a strong strategy it has been implementing for a while, you may want to know how other companies are navigating the social Web.<p>If you've ever wondered how many people companies hire to …

Public Relations

With Pulse, LinkedIn Is Becoming The Newspaper Of The Future

LinkedIn, the professional network people use to maintain an online resume, find jobs and job candidates, and network, is sending a clear message with its acquisition of news-reader Pulse: It’s a media company, and it’s not ashamed of that.<p>Pulse makes an app that allows readers to browse articles …

Ad agencies go from jingles to entrepreneurship

Advertisers are creative, right? So what's to stop them from thinking outside the box enough to create their own product lines?<p>Rum, kids' clothing, skin-care products, software that teaches people how to play piano. Ad agencies nationwide are infiltrating an area dominated by their marketer …

Entrepreneurship