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14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Business Strategy

Why You Should Shave Like Your Granddad Did

<b>The magnitude of</b> the current beard trend could easily leave a clean-shaven guy feeling pretty left out, but there's reason for those free of facial fuzz to perk their bare chins right on up. Trends are cropping up for smooth faces, too. In the past few weeks, both Baxter of California and Jack …

Men's Fashion

Choosing start-ups over school

A 22-year-old University of Waterloo dropout created a company worth millions. And he’s not alone.<p>Last year, Hongwei Liu, 22, dropped out of school. …

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How Should a Suit Fit? Your Easy-to-Follow Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you’re dressing on a budget, one of the most popular pieces of advice out there is to buy off-the-rack suits in the best fit you can get, and then …

Viral Marketing Successfully Modeled By Network Theorists - MIT Technology Review

How likely are you to buy the latest James Bond novel by William Boyd? Or to watch the second installment of The Hobbit movie trilogy when it is …

Marketing

Emotional Intelligence: Critical for Leaders to Make an Impact | Inc.com

When I was in school, my teacher held each student accountable for what he or she learned. He insisted that we put our learning into practice doing math problems, rewriting essays, discussing book themes, and running science experiments. We did things over and over again--<i>together</i>--because that’s …

Leadership

Make Better Decisions: 7 Steps | Inc.com

Although everyone knows that success results from good decisions, few people bother to hone their decision-making skills. The following step-by-step process will help you make decisions like a champ:<p><b>1. Set a deadline.</b><p>The opposite of decision-making is indecision. Indecision drags things out until …

Management

7 Things Really Amazing Communicators Do | Inc.com

It doesn't matter whether you are in the business of delivering products or services--either way, your success depends heavily on communication. When things go wrong, you can almost always trace the problem to a breakdown in communication. And when things go right, it's usually great communicators …

Body Language

How to Generate Ideas For Your YouTube Videos

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

10 Tips for Writing Better Online Marketing Content

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Traditionally, marketing sells by sending information to people. Marketers produce brochures, send direct mail or email, or place advertising. This is known as "push." The marketer starts the conversation.<p>On the web, most contacts are "pull." People come to …

4 Ways to Turn Social-Media Fans Into Raving, Loyal Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's nice when companies see fans and customers responding positively to their products and messaging over social media. But figuring out how to convert all that positive energy into an effective sales and marketing strategy can be tough …

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Compelling Personal Brand -- And How to Build It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As customers gain more access to general company information via the Internet, they also develop a greater demand for details about a business's founder. That's why you need to take the time to craft your reputation in order to create a …

What You Need to Know About the Silk Road Black Market

Silk Road, the infamous black market hidden in the Deep Web, was seized and closed by the FBI on Wednesday. According to a leaked complaint, the FBI …