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25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

Which is Better: an IRA or a 401K?

Entreprenuer Network partner Mark Kohler breaks down the pros and cons of a 401K and IRA.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Mark Kohler is often asked about 401Ks and IRAs. Specifically, he's asked which is better.<p>The answer is more complex and …

Thought Leadership

To Achieve Success You Have to Move Past Working 9-5

Pursuing your passion is more work but more fulfilling than chaining yourself to a job you only have to pay the bills.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working 9-5 is outdated. The world runs 24/7, but that doesn’t mean you must. Things have changed and you’re about to …

3 Trends That Will Completely Change the World by 2020

Ideas are the true currency of this next century.<p><i>What are the most promising disruptive innovations for the decade 2011-2020? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, blogger, author,</b> …

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 …

Your Business Means Nothing If No One Knows Who You Are

Last fall, I was invited to an exclusive event at the Hollywood Hills home of <i>Never Eat Alone</i> author Keith Ferrazzi. The top leaders from across the …

This Is How True Unicorn Startups Identify What Consumers Want

The bubbly valuations of so-called ‘Unicorns’ have led many observers to predict a bloodbath as markets turn. Indeed, the fact that Square, once the …

This is how you build a killer brand like Apple

Human beings are curious. They love to explore. And they love to shop. Many consumers—up to 25 million Americans—visit a mall on any given Saturday …

5 Best Business Books

Celeb CEO pick<br>Uncontainable, by Kip Tindell<p>Illustration by Martin Laksman<p>The Container Store (TCS) has fans as avid as Apple’s (AAPL) and a workplace …

How to learn about investing...by watching Netflix

Too many Americans think of the stock market as the "final frontier" -- something worthy of a "Star Trek" episode.<p>After the recent wild stock market swings in China, Europe and the United States, it can all feel even more bewildering. But it's easier than you might think to "boldly go" where many …

Why Mission-Driven Businesses Can Take Over the World

Consumer expectations and demands for transparency have bought about new opportunities for mission-driven businesses.<p>Early on in my career I worked at Upromise, which was founded on the philosophy that everyone should be able to afford a college education. It was my first foray into working for a …

What you need to know about home solar power

Are you ready to put the sun to work for you? The combination of falling prices, financial incentives, and increasing environmental awareness makes …

3 Ways to Improve Conversions on Your Website

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The days of using your website as a brochure for your business are long gone. Now your website has to do a lot of heavy lifting when it comes to connecting with your visitors and moving them into action towards becoming a client or …