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How I Shot These Photos With the Profoto Magnum Reflector

As is the case with most photographers, I have my usual go-to light modifiers that I know are a safe choice and can guarantee usable shots. However, …

Photography

A 12-Year Study of Successful CEOs Reveals Their 5 Most Important Habits

And they're habits anyone can adopt.<p>Being the CEO of a massive company is a surprisingly hard life.<p>Sure, they make loads of money—an average of $12.1 …

Leadership

10 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Tolerate

Successful people expect more from themselves and from those around them.<p>8 min read<p>Successful people do things differently. If you study those who excel in business, you’ll find a whole litany of common characteristics. These traits help put them on a path to success by creating positive habits. …

How I Shot This With Color Gels

Color gels are a lot of fun to work with and when done well can add a certain oomph to your photo. It can also be intimidating and hard to get just …

Wedded to It: How to Win in the Wedding Photography Market According to 3 Top Pros

For our annual discussion on the business of wedding photography, I spoke to three wedding photographers who are finding success in doing what they …

USA From Above: Fabulous Drone Photography by Ryan Resatka

Creative aerial shots by <b>Ryan Resatkam</b>(previously featured), talented 27-year-old photographer, retoucher, adventurer and drone pilot currently based …

Learn how to make serious money on Amazon

If you're anything like me, you buy a whole lot of things from one place: Amazon.<p>Out of toilet tissue? Amazon Fresh has it. Need a refill of …

Go Inside Rihanna's Over-the-Top Coachella Pool Party

Does anyone throw a party quite like Rihanna? Even at Coachella, when pool parties and late-night raves can overshadow much of the festival itself (okay, except for Beyoncé), the singer still knows how to make a splash—and in this case, literally. On Saturday afternoon—a prime time for weekend …

Coachella

Nichinichi Townhouse

Kyoto Prefecture, Japan<p>Located in the 1,200-year-old historic center of Kyoto, Japan, and surrounded by green hills, Nichinichi Townhouse is a holiday home that combines traditional Japanese environments with modern aesthetics.<p>The townhouse sits adjacent to the Nichinichi Art Gallery, a showcase of …

Inspire Your Team by Living This One Leadership Principle From the U.S. Marines

Only an unselfish leader can earn the trust that is essential for small teams to succeed.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>JJDIDTIEBUCKLE. No I didn't just type a bunch of random letters on my keyboard. It’s the 14 leadership principles followed by the United …

Leadership

The 20% Rule: The Guiding Principle For Startups

Back in 2009, I was about to quit my job to launch PK4 Media and like most entrepreneurs I sought advice. I grew up in Silicon Valley and was fortuitous enough to chat with several high-profile pioneers in the technology industry who told me about the 80/20 rule.<p>The Pareto Principle suggests that …

Startups

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

Employee Engagement

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

An Ancient Virus May Be Responsible for Human Consciousness

You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious thought.<p>According to two papers …

8 paradoxical habits of wildly successful people

You know what they say about opinions — everybody has one. If you want to see that truth in action, just Google “characteristics of successful …

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

Social Media

Want More Courage? Follow Elon Musk's 3 Rules Every Day

Elon Musk shows that the biggest risk you can take in life and business is not taking a risk.<p>Throughout history we tend to remember bold thinkers. Try changing the world while being un-bold. Elon Musk revels in thinking big, from inventing the most exciting car company of the 21st century (Tesla) …

North Pole

No One Wants To Work For You, And These Three Words Are Why

It’s one of the most common expressions found in job descriptions and postings, but it might be sending the wrong message.<p>There’s a section in <i>The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding</i>, Al and Laura Reis’s 2002 branding bible, about the importance of “owning” the word or phrase you want customers to …

Employment

How to Market Yourself Like an Artist

Creatives are masters of reinvention, personal branding and storytelling. It's time the business world paid attention.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Musicians and actors seem to change their persona or stylistic choices almost overnight. One bad album release …

Social Media

How To Help Build Employees’ Career Paths So They Don’t Quit

Budgets, hiring freezes, and lack of career pathways can all inhibit employee development. Here’s the workaround.<p>American workers are worried about their career futures, and they are ready to quit if need be.<p>This is according to the findings of an October 2017 survey released by the American …

Employee Engagement

SNL’s Co-Head Writer Bryan Tucker Has Mastered The Art of Brainstorming

The editor of Above Average’s sports comedy site The Kicker has three guiding principles that will make your company brainstorming sessions more productive.<p>On Above Average’s sports site <i>The Kicker</i>, you’ll find headlines like “Browns Sign Stray Cat Who Ran On Field During Thursday Night Football” …

Creativity

How To Disrupt Your Industry In Five Simple (But Not-So-Easy) Steps

All entrepreneurs want to disrupt their industries, but few ever succeed in doing so. Disruption—if done right—is the great differentiator, and the source of deep and lasting competitive advantage. B2B company owners are more likely to gain this advantage by implementing five basic steps, which may …

Business Strategy

Four Ways to Growth-Hack Your Startup

One of the biggest misconceptions of growth hacking is that it's a shortcut to success.<p><i>By Phil Laboon, CEO & co-founder of Growth Stackers.</i><p>One of the biggest misconceptions of growth hacking is that it's a shortcut to success. While growth hacking can be highly successful, it's hardly a shortcut. …

Marketing

A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

Here's what you need to know.<p>A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of …

10 Reasons Why 7 Out of 10 Businesses Fail Within 10 Years

There's a fierce tide of potential for failure in business. Half of all businesses won't make it to the five-year mark.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While startup life seems glamorous at best when it comes to dizzying valuations and unsustainable bubbles …

Business Strategy

Five Ways To Get Optimal Outcomes From Your Team

What makes a team optimal?<p>Alignment, communication, collaboration, energy management, leverage, trust, and what else?<p>Google did some comprehensive multi-year research on this topic. I’ll refer to it below and map it to my work during the past 30 years in the areas of safety, belonging and mattering.<p>…

10 Essential Characteristics of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

If you want to be an entrepreneur, you need to have the right personality and the right attitude.<p>Owning a business isn't for everyone. The stress and hard work that come with it makes many people unwilling to dive in.<p>It takes a special kind of person to be an entrepreneur - to come up with an idea …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur Stories of Struggle and Success: 7 Founders Tell All

Scaling. Building a stellar reputation. Improvising. Dealing with stress: Here's how six guys (and one gal) did it.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s never easy running the show, especially when you’re starting a new business. When I started Tailored Ink, I …

Business Strategy

Billionaire Warren Buffett's Secret Love Affair With Castles, Revealed

<i>"In business, I look for economic castles protected by unbreachable 'moats'."</i><p><i>-- Warren Buffett</i><p>According to Warren Buffett, the wider a business' …

Investing