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Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

So Many Good Businesses Fail By Neglecting These 5 Key Elements of Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Good ideas are hard to come by. When you hear the popular -- but somewhat questionable -- statistic that eight out of 10 businesses fail before the end of their second year, you have to wonder why.<p>The easy leap is to assume that eight out …

Why You Can Safely Ignore Airline Safety Rankings

Travel websites were abuzz this month with the latest safety ranking from Airline Ratings, an industry data provider. Australian flag-carrier Qantas was crowned the safest airline in the world for the third year in a row, while other big names like American Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Emirates …

7 ways you're wasting money while traveling

Seemingly tiny expenses can add up quickly when you're traveling. And often it's money that's better spent elsewhere.<p>Here are seven expenses you can (and should) avoid paying for on your next trip.

13 Of the Best Apps to Manage Your Stress | Inc.com

Managing stress is a skill that everyone needs to develop. Whether it's a daily battle or an occasional flare, the effects of stress take a toll on our productivity and, more important, our health. Fortunately, new tools can bring stress management within easy reach.<p>Here are some of the best apps …

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10 Social Media Mistakes That Small Business Owners Make

These days, it’s hard to find a company that doesn’t have a presence on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn—but small business owners beware! Just because everyone uses social media doesn’t make it a useful marketing tool. In fact, without a smart strategy, committing human and financial resources to a …

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The Concorde made its first supersonic passenger flight 40 years ago — here's what it was like

The British Airways jet took off from London's Heathrow Airport bound for Bahrain, while the Air France flight left Paris Orly Airport headed for Brazil with a stop in Senegal.<p>Later that year, Air France and British Airways put the cutting-edge jet into service — making daily flights from Europe to …

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Few economic reports have been so eye-watering as Oxfam’s disclosure this month that the world’s 62 richest people possess as much money as half the world. Tennis mirrors this inequity. Roger Federer sashays into his third-round match at the Australian Open on Friday having amassed just north of …

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LegalZoom CEO: These Are the Biggest Legal Mistakes a Startup Can Make

When an entrepreneur decides to start a company, he focuses on creating the product, attracting customers and building a team. Filing for trademark, …

Bill Gates: We can end poverty by 2030

On Wednesday, he published an essay on the worldwide effort to end poverty by 2030, and he says that he's very much a believer that it can be done.<p>"There is good reason for optimism about progress on reducing inequity," he writes. He published the essay from Davos, Switzerland, where the World …

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

There's a Wrong Way to Daydream—Here's How to Do It Right

Although we don't usually look at it that way, daydreaming is an invaluable tool for "finding out" what we think and feel. Daydreamers are often …

Here are the Winning Images of National Geographic's 2015 Photo Contest

Extraordinary Shots.<p>Of the some 13,000 images submitted to 2015's National Geographic Photo Contest, a photograph of a tornado titled "Dirt" is the winning capture. Shot by Australian photographer James Smart, the photo was taken last spring while he and his brother spent two weeks storm-chasing in …

15 secret features hidden in your iPhone

Your iPhone has a lot of hidden features you may not know about, like a hidden map of everywhere you've been and the ability to let you control your screen by tilting your head.<p>We've rounded together 15 hidden features that will help make you an iPhone power user.

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2015

What was on our minds in 2015? We wanted to make connections, figure out the secrets of those who hit it big, travel in comfort and style, set goals, build companies with thriving cultures and improve our minds.<p>Read on for the 10 stories that resonated the most with our audience this year.<p><b>10.</b><b>11</b> …

Top Business Movies for Entrepreneurs this Holiday Season - Small Business Trends

One of the newest business movies for entrepreneurs, “Joy” premiered in theaters on Christmas Day. The film, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Robert …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

How to Recover Lost or Deleted Notes from the Notes App on your iPad

We all make mistakes, it’s inevitable, especially when it come to our reliance on electronic devices to store and retrieve important documents and data in the Cloud. So what happens after you have spent a whole afternoon taking notes at a convention, for example, only to discover the next day, that …

Up Close and Personal (11 Stunning Animal Portraits)

Danish photographer Morten Koldby has taken the most impressive animal portraits I have ever seen! Staring at us straight in the face, from point-blank range, these wild animals look as if they're demonstrating a wide range of emotions.<p>Kolby captures a unique perspective and by doing so gives us a …

The 20 best countries to visit in your lifetime

The awards are based on the ratings and feedback of more than 128,000 readers — the highest level of participation in the magazine's history.<p>Other Readers' Choice Awards include the world's best cruise lines, hotels, spas, and airlines, all of which you can check out here.<p>Keep scrolling to see a …

The Last 10 Things I Bought: The Nicest Thing I've Done For Myself

<i>In this series we ask people to open up their wallets.</i><p>Below are the things I exchanged money for. I omitted all the purchases at my office cafeteria (because boring). Know that they are frequent and feature my morning black coffee in to-go mug, lunch of soup or salad or both and afternoon chocolate …

Did You Know A Selfie Grounded an American Airlines Plane Last Night?

Bet you didn’t know that taking a selfie could temporarily ground an American Airlines plane. In Boston, MA one worker’s selfie did just that …

7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear | Inc.com

Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary journey that can yield epic highs.<p>But mountain climbing is not the only metaphorical stand-in for the thrills and chills of the …

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Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

The 25 business schools that offer the best value

Online grad school guide GraduatePrograms.com surveyed over 13,000 current and former business school students about their programs to find places where students felt they earned the best education for the price — schools where students were satisfied with their program, and would choose it …

Was Rafael Nadal Suffering From Hubris?

What happened to Rafael Nadal, in his loss to Fabio Fognini in the third round of the US Open is what everyone is afraid of: falling from a great height. It, in fact conforms to Aristotle's definition of tragedy which is the fall of a man of high position. In modern life we have revised the …

11 Practical Things That Will Make You A Better Entrepreneur Almost Instantly

Every entrepreneur I know wants to improve in some way. They want to create successful companies. They want to scale those companies. They want to enjoy life.<p>What’s does it take to achieve these admittedly vague objectives? The simple answer is <i>self improvement.</i><p>What are some practical things that …

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