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Books To Read While You Wait For George R.R. Martin To Finish 'GoT'

There are other books in the sea.<p>George R.R. Martin recently ‘fessed up that the final installment of <i>Game of Thrones</i> won’t be done anytime soon -- or at least not quickly enough to please his ravenous fans, whose love for him has proven to have limits.<p>If you’re of the hungrier and hungrier …

People Want to Know and Like You. Invest in Your Personal Branding Now.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The earliest days of a new startup are an exhilarating, sleepless whirlwind of hope, fear and stress. You’re probably doing just about all you can handle, wearing way more hats than any one professional should as you pour your heart and …

The Top 50 Educational Apps Are Mostly All Stuck In The Stone Age

We rarely talk about the touchscreen revolution. Perhaps that’s because it happened so slowly. People had science-fiction dreams of tablet computing for decades. Fictional devices showed up in futuristic movies, novels, and television shows long before Apple’s Newton or the PalmPilot. Then, …

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5 Things We Now Know About Successful Dating

On the one hand, the prospect of a first date fills the heart and head with a sense of possibility. On the other hand, it carries a wallop of dread, …

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

8 Lessons Learned Studying World-Class Achievers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As someone who has aspirations but, admittedly, is not world-class at anything, I’m always curious about the origins of those who are the very best at what they do. I've learned eight lessons from studying the elite in professions from …

The Condensed Guide to Running Meetings

We love to hate meetings. And with good reason — they clog up our days, making it hard to get work done in the gaps, and so many feel like a waste of time. There’s plenty of advice out there on how to stop spending so much time in meetings or make better use of the time, but does it hold up in …

The 10 Most Important Sustainable Business Stories from 2014

It’s been an amazing 12 months in the world of sustainable business. From climate change to inequality, the scope of humanity’s biggest environmental and social challenges came into much sharper focus this year — as did the scale and range of opportunities to do something about them. And citizens, …

Have Three Good Stories Ready to Always Be Interesting

It's handy to know a few conversation starts to break the ice, but once you do that, you still need to be able to talk and be interesting. So just …

How Can I Best Absorb Information While Reading?

<i>Reading a good book can be a rewarding experience, but it can be frustrating when the information just floats through your head without sticking in</i> …

The Power Of Five: The Trick To Make Life Better | Altucher Confidential

Sometimes I feel like I’m engulfed in red flames. I don’t want to be afraid or anxious any more.<p>There are two banks to the river: on one bank are all …

How To "Grow" Your Mental Health

Despite our advances in understanding and treating emotional problems and the more serious mental disorders, we don’t know much about what mental</i> …

How Patagonia’s New CEO Is Increasing Profits While Trying To Save The World

Since Rose Marcario joined Patagonia six years ago, the badass-by-nature company has tripled its profits. And no, it hasn’t sold its soul.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our Best Business Lessons of 2014. Check out the full list here.</i><p><i>Since Rose Marcario joined Patagonia as CFO in 2008,</i> …

1 Weekly Habit That Will Push You to Peak Performance

In 15 minutes a week, you can get closer to your optimal work life.<p>Most of us have the desire to be high-performing. The alternative is boredom and less personal pride. Entrepreneurs especially, with their names on the sign, aim high.<p>In the sports world, athletes create rituals and regulate how …

Read Exponentially Faster With New App, Spritz, A Bookworm's Cloud Nine

This app could allow you to crush "Infinite Jest" in no time.<p><i>Images via Spritz</i><p>Thesis candidates and bookworms take notice: Spritz is a reading app that might finally allow you to crush <i>Infinite Jest</i> or those Russian classics in no time.<p>The patent-pending technology, which just premiered at the …

Simplify Outdated Corporate Processes

Unlike suburban housing developments or modern cities, organizations don’t grow with some sort of rational, master plan. They evolve naturally over time. In urban areas, this organic development leads to a chaotic mess of narrow, twisty, confusing streets and dead-ends instead of a broad, easy to …

How to motivate yourself at anytime

Click on ‘Get Motivated’ mind map to enlargeHave you been putting something off?You know how it goes. One part of your brain says – <i><br>“Stop</i> …

10 Absolutely Beautiful Pieces of Home Decor Inspired By Nature

This table will grow on you -literally. And you don't need to limit the plant life to grass, you can grow all kinds of things in that trough, …

5 Questions to Discover Who You Are and What Will Make You Happy

<b>“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.</b>” ~<b>E.E. Cummings</b><p>At twenty-five I was happily married and had a great career, many friends, …

If You’re Not Helping People Develop, You’re Not Management Material

Skilled managers have never been more critical to the success of firms than they are today. Not because employees can’t function without direction, but because managers play a vital role in talent management. Gone are the comprehensive career management systems and expectations of long-term …

The Secret to Lean Innovation Is Making Learning a Priority

Lean innovation is being embraced by everyone — from the smallest start-ups to the largest global organizations. But in most cases, it’s still falling well short of its full potential because it either lacks or fails to tightly integrate with the mechanisms needed to systematically capture lessons …

Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

365 Ways To Get Rich

<b>From the Forbes 2014 Investment Guide, wealth building tips to last you through the year. (For more detailed advice, click on the link in each tip.)</b><p>#1<br>Sir John Templeton: “Invest at the point of maximum pessimism.”<p>#2<br>Don’t mistake a low P/E ratio for a value stock.<p>#3 <br>Benjamin Graham: “Patience is the …

What Your 'Life Story' Really Says About You

"We tell ourselves stories in order to live," Joan Didion famously wrote in "The White Album."<p>In many ways, Didion was right: Stories may not seem like a basic survival need, but our brains naturally tell stories as a way to give structure and meaning to our lives. And according to research in …

Flipboard might be raising yet another $50M (for a total of $100M)

Digital magazine app Flipboard might be raising <i>slightly</i> more than the $50 million funding amount that we first heard rumors about back in September.<p>Apparently, the startup is in the process of closing another $50 million in funding as a continuation of that initial $50 million, according to a …

Be a Minimally Invasive Manager

<i>So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work. —Peter Drucker</i><p>One of the hardest things for entrepreneurs to learn is that most of the time, the best thing they can do is get out of the way of the people actually doing the work. That’s the core tenant of what …