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Coach suspended nearly two decades after U.S. Figure Skating dismissed abuse allegations

Another popular U.S. Olympic sport is dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct by a coach against a young athlete.<p>Nearly 19 years after first being told about allegations of sexual misconduct by renowned Olympic coach Richard Callaghan, U.S. Figure Skating suspended Callaghan this week after …

Crime

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

How to start a business alongside a day job

Many workers seek to supplement their income by becoming start-up founders on the side – and here’s what some of these sideshow entrepreneurs have learnt.<p>Westley Wood started Animation Toolkit, an online shop that sells puppet kits and accessories for stop-motion animation enthusiasts, to …

3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure …

Self-improvement

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on.<p>The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your …

3 Strategies to Nail Before You Launch Your Social-Media Campaign

Planning and metrics are key to any successful marketing effort, yet many entrepreneurs rush into the social conversation with little idea of what they hope to accomplish.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I talk to small-business owners, they often tell me they're …

Marketing

The Best Days to Send Email Campaigns and Other Email Marketing Tips

Email marketing can be an effective way to drive business, but it requires that you invest time into a strategy.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Reportedly, 83 percent of marketers consider email their primary lead generation channel. While email marketing …

Marketing

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

The biggest force powering the stock market is starting to disappear, and it could be a huge problem

Companies have been supporting the stock market through buybacks for years.<p>But according to some analysts, the era of buybacks may be coming to a close.<p>And this could be terrible news for the stock market.<p>Companies have been their own best friends<p>According to a note from analysts at HSBC, buybacks …

Markets

Here are the 13 most useful Mac shortcuts that will help you do everything faster

OS X might seem simple — but it's an absolute powerhouse if you know how to use it.<p>Some of the easiest ways to get the most of out of Apple's desktop operating system are hidden in plain sight: Keyboard shortcuts.<p>Flick between applications and tabs. Take screenshots. Fine tune settings. Knowing the …

Apps

'Concussion' Truths Forced Will Smith to Confront Feelings for Football, NFL

The script for the movie <i>Concussion</i> landed in the hands of actor Will Smith. Smith's first reaction was one that he didn't expect.<p>"I was actually repelled," he said in a phone interview, "before I was drawn to it."<p>Smith described this inner battle with loving football the way he did and the fact …

Adnan from 'Serial' Is Hoping to Get Out of Jail on a Cellphone-Related Technicality

It's all because of a fax cover page from 1999.<p>Some of the main, cellphone-related evidence in the trial of convicted murderer Adnan Syed was called into question in a new motion filed in court on Monday. The motion is part of a larger defense strategy to bring the court system of Baltimore in …

7 Horrible Thoughts That Hinder Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting control of your mind is one of the toughest challenges entrepreneurs face and something you will likely work on your whole life. It’s normal to have thoughts of doubt, go through moments of anxiety and to experience periods of …

Motivation

8 Things Successful People Do Day By Day

You know what makes highly successful people less stressed, happier and more productive? They know that their personal priorities are worth more than …

Success

Neuroscience's New Consciousness Theory Is Spiritual

"Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality" -Carl Sagan<p>It appears that we are approaching a unique time in the history of man and science where empirical measures and deductive reasoning can actually inform us spiritually. Integrated Information …

Consciousness

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook is being accused of spying on Belgian citizens like the NSA.</b> The accusations came from lawyers representing the Belgian privacy commission. Facebook has repeatedly denied the claims.<p><b>2. The ad tech industry is waging a secret war on Google.</b> An obscure and hacky technical workaround …

Customer Service
Journalism

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

While a lot of the entrepreneurs I’ve met and mentored in the past decade have been successful, I’ve probably met as many, if not more, unsuccessful …

9 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free is going to be a tough act to follow, but we think we may have pulled it off. Today’s …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What To Wear Today<p>What to wear today and every day this month, whether you're headed to the office or a beach wedding.<p>31 Photos1 day agoView …

10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

A practical guide to minimizing risk and maximizing success while living the entrepreneurial dream.<p>A few years ago, I published a post on starting a business while keeping your full-time job. I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn’t go far …

6 Incredible Entrepreneurs and Their Journeys to Success

These 6 revealing videos of Elon Musk, Angela Ahrends, Steve Jobs, Daymond John, Reid Hoffman, and Arianna Huffington will Inspire your entrepreneurial journey.<p><b>“Pessimists spend a lifetime waiting for perfection while finding imperfections in everything. Entrepreneurs commit to something imperfect</b> …

How to make more money while working less

That was my belief, too, until I started surrounding myself with successful entrepreneurs who have put systems in place so their businesses will thrive with or without them.<p><i>Related: Time Management Is Really Life Management</i><p>In an episode of my podcast, The Mentee, I spoke with Keefe Duterte, who …

Entrepreneurship

Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Kids

6 Polarizing Differences Between Managers and Leaders

In today's climate, your job title isn't your job. Are you a manager or leader?<p>Whether you run a landscaping business or are a wholesaler for electrical goods, you'll be expected to do your job, mitigate risks, build profit, manage your career profile, and be a worker, manager, and leader for any …

Leadership

Boozy root beer is about to be huge

Pumpkins, peaches, and chocolate. Eventually, beermakers were going to get back to roots.<p>Hard root beer–think A&W with alcohol–is coming to a head this summer, as craft breweries look for a competitive edge and drinkers develop a taste for sweeter swill.<p>One brand, in particular, is coveted: Not …