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Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs | Colossal

<p>It’s been over a year since we last checked in with video artist Erdal Inci (previously) who clones multiple recordings of himself moving through …

Five things from Man Utd-Inter Milan

Manchester United beat Inter Milan 5-3 on penalties in the International Champions Cup on Tuesday following a goalless draw. Here are five things we …

Brazil 0 Mexico 0: Guillermo Ochoa frustrates Luiz Felipe Scolari's squad in goalless draw

Read a full match report of the Fifa World Cup 2014 Group A game between Brazil and Mexico at Fortaleza's Castelao Stadium, on Tuesday, June 17, 2014<p>Paolo Rossi tells a story of how he was thrown out of a Sao Paulo taxi almost a decade after scoring the hat-trick which ended <b>Brazil</b>'s <b>World Cup</b> hopes …

The 5 Traits You Need to Dominate Any Industry

This story appears in the December 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>If great minds think alike, it stands to reason that great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. In their book <i>The Art of Doing: How Superachievers Do What They Do and How They Do It So Well</i>, Camille Sweeney and …

Basecamp’s Strategy Offers a Useful Reminder: Less Is More

Unless you follow tech companies, you might have missed the startling announcement by collaboration and communications software maker 37signals that it has decided to refocus the entire company on a single core product.<p>“Refocusing” might be an understatement. 37signals has developed a dozen …

Don’t Persuade Customers — Just Change Their Behavior

Most businesses underestimate how hard it is to change people’s behavior. There is an assumption built into most marketing and advertising campaigns that if a business can just get your attention, give you a crucial piece of information about their brand, tell you about new features, or associate …

4 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

NYT Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur, Coach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The greatest lessons you'll ever learn will most likely be from your own experience. But entrepreneurs can also learn a lot from the advice and experiences of others, as long as we allow …

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Is being an entrepreneur a nightmare?

<b>Becoming an entrepreneur is a daydream for millions of people.</b><p>After all, starting your own company is an opportunity to become your own boss, chart your own destiny, and maybe make a fortune.<p>But is the reality always rosy, even if your business flourishes?<p>Here 10 successful entrepreneurs talk about …

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This Is How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media

The roughly 1.3 million small and medium businesses (SMBs) in North America generate a gobstopping $5.5 trillion in annual revenue. And according to a new study conducted by LinkedIn, social media is increasingly becoming the vital axis upon which this community turns.<p>LinkedIn partnered with market …

How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just as the rules of startups connecting with customers are changing at an astonishing rate, so have the fundamentals of running a successful crowdfunding campaign. No longer can a concept launch with some decent copywriting and …

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Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

"Hooray, another multi-billion dollar acquisition!"<p>I’m sure most entrepreneurs didn’t wake up exclaiming that when they found out WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook. While the news is great, and we’re bound to see a few more Lamborghinis driving around Palo Alto because of the acquisition, it …

13 Startup Red Flags to Avoid

Managing Partner at Red Rocket Ventures<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The reality is that most startups fail. In the last few years, I've consulted or mentored more than 500 startups. Here is a summary of the recurring problems I have seen in the flawed startups to …

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5 Simple Steps to Building Your Business Online and Getting Millions of Visitors

NYT Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur, Coach<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>Want to live the ultimate lifestyle, work from anywhere and be the main authority in your industry?<p>Look no further than the master of online psychology, Derek Halpern, for your answers.<p>Those who want to “live …

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The First Version of Google, Facebook, and YouTube and More (and What They Can Teach Us About Starting Small)

“The best things we know and love started as tiny things.” — Joel Gascoigne<p>Buffer’s CEO, Joel, wrote a post not too long ago about the importance of …

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25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>As an online merchant, making your first sale is as symbolic as it is necessary.<p>Completing the first sale sounds straightforward enough, yet the optimism and reassurance it brings can make it the biggest turning point in the life of your …

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5 'Bad' Millennial Traits That Are Actually Good for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ll be the first to admit it: We millennials have a bad rep. They say we’re lazy, ungrateful and that we don’t grow up fast enough. (Anyone remember the <i>Time</i> magazine article?)<p>That said, we do have qualities which work in our favor. We …

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5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code

In the typical startup environment, small teams with a broad and complementary skill set come together to build a company. There are dozens of skills an entrepreneur must possess -- from accounting and managing a profit and loss statement to marketing and business development. If your business …

Grooming your next CEO: What Microsoft should have done but didn't

FORTUNE — <b></b>Last week’s hire of Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella, reminded me of a talk I recently gave to a group of senior executives in Seattle …

Entrepreneurs: There is risk in playing it safe

You need to hedge your bets sometimes but there are times that you have to swing for the fences.<p><b>Q: Hi, Steve. I take issue with your recent column about minimizing risk. I get it, no one likes risk, but I have found that in my entrepreneurial work, playing it safe usually doesn't serve me too well.</b> …

No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up

Writer, Entrepreneur and Behavior Science Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you have a goal -- whether it’s starting a business or eating healthier or traveling the world -- it’s easy to look at someone who is already doing it and then try to reverse engineer …

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Secret to Success: It Starts With Dog Food

Share<p><i>This post was originally published by</i> <i>HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes on the LinkedIn Influencer blog.</i> <i>Follow Ryan on LinkedIn:</i><p>A few weeks ago PayPal …

4 short stories of our attempts to be lean at our startup

It’s no secret that I’ve personally been hugely impacted by Eric Ries’ work and the Lean Startup movement. Buffer would not be where it is today …

How to Make Money by Blogging on LinkedIn

An entrepreneur reveals how he generated leads and revenue with his LinkedIn blog and show how you can do the same.<p>16 million.<p>That's how many people viewed my blog content on LinkedIn last year. Those 16 million page views led to 300,000 followers, thousands of sales leads and books sold and more …

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The 4 Mantras of Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs who make it beyond their first few “lean and mean” years learn to let the rewards of freedom trump the anxiety of “what if I fail?” They acquire a devotion to the rhythm of riding their vision, unshackled from the slavery of following a conventional schedule.<p>In the past 30 plus years …

10 Successful Entrepreneurs on How to Be Awesome

Director of the Entrepreneur Partner Studio<p><i>"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."</i><br>-- Ayn Rand, author of <i>Fountainhead</i> and <i>Atlas Shrugged</i>.<p>Whether or not you're a fan of Ayn Rand, these words speak to the very core of an entrepreneur -- a person who creates something …

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