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Hiring Your First Employee

Looking to bring your first employee on board? We'll help you understand the legal requirements of hiring staff so you don't hit any rough waters down the line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For months, you've operated your new business as lean and mean as possible and …

Out of Work? Do's and Don'ts for Your Retirement Account.

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Being unemployed is bewildering enough, but thinking about how to handle a leftover 401(k) plan adds an extra layer of worry. What do I do with it? Leave it alone? Roll it over? Take the money and run? Do I have to pay taxes?<p>401(k) plans are an important …

Best Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Just Kiss the Girl

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I do not understand women.<p>They are complicated, complex, highly intelligent and clever sentient beings that never seem to follow the laws of nature, all of which makes it incredibly difficult for even moderately uncomplicated guys like me …

Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Two of the world’s biggest social networks are taking marked steps toward ecommerce capabilities. On the same day that Twitter said it would buy San Francisco payments company CardSpring, Facebook announced it was rolling out a “Buy” …

Gonzalo Quotes on Twitter: "He who loses his patience, loses his most precious virtue. -Gonzo Arzuaga"

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25 Harsh Realities Entrepreneurs Face When Starting Businesses That No One Talks About

I have been in the business of business for seven years now – sure, it’s not incredibly long, but at the same time, I’m not that incredibly old …

Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a saying that there are only three types of people in the world: those who watch what happened, those who wonder what happened and those who make things happen.<p>Entrepreneurs fall into the last category, of course. They are change …

Unbounded Robotics launches robot platform for education, research

If you fear the rise of robots, the latest humanoid-style machine has an “emergency stop to prevent robot apocalypse.”<p>That tongue-in-cheek feature belongs to UBR-1, which has been launched by California startup Unbounded Robotics.<p>The robot is aimed at a variety of applications in research and …

Court appearance for Pakistani baby charged with attempted murder

The 9-month-old child is accused of attempted murder and stoning a team of police and gas company officials who raided the area where his family lives in Lahore<p>Nine-month-old Mohammad Musa appeared in a court in the <b>Pakistani</b> city of Lahore, formally charged by local police for attempted murder on …

When saving for 10 years pays more than saving for 40

Save from 21 to 30, then stop. You will have a bigger pension than a saver who starts at 30 and stop at 70. The miracle of compound interest, Einstein's 'eighth wonder of the world’<p>Which will give you a bigger pension: saving for 40 years or just 10?<p>Believe it or not, the answer is 10 – if those …

Christians in Pakistan sentenced to death over a text

Couple convicted of blasphemy in case their lawyer claims was motivated by a personal grudge<p>A Christian couple in Pakistan have become the latest to be sentenced to death for blasphemy, after they were accused of sending a text message deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammed.<p>Shafqat Emmanuel and …

Iraq ready to legalise childhood marriage

Children under nine years old could be legally married and wives forced to comply with sexual demands under newly tabled legislation described by critics as a setback for women's rights<p>Children in Iraq could be legally married before the age of nine under sweeping legislation tabled on Tuesday that …

U.S. Keeps Saudi Arabia’s Worst Secret

The most comprehensive study of Saudi textbooks ever commissioned by the U.S. was completed at the end of 2012, but to this date the State Department …

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …

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Contributing To Open Source

<i>Natasha is a iOS Engineer at Capital One Labs and instructor at GA in San Francisco.</i> <i>This post originally appeared on her blog, Natasha The Robot.</i><p>When …

G7 countries snub Putin and refuse to attend planned G8 summit in Russia

Amid fears of further Russian military moves in Ukraine, G7 meets in The Hague without Russia for the first time since 1998<p>Western countries and Japan have suspended their 16-year collaboration with Russia in the G8 group in response to the annexation of Crimea and have threatened sweeping …

Jimmy Carter believes the NSA monitors his e-mails

<b>(CNN)</b> - Former President Jimmy Carter said Sunday he believes the National Security Agency is monitoring his e-mails, so when he wants to communicate with a foreign leader, he sends an old-fashioned letter via snail mail.<p>Asked by NBC's Andrea Mitchell about the debate surrounding the spy agency and …

Common Penis Problems

OVERVIEW<p><b>GUYS DON'T OFTEN TALK ABOUT THEIR JUNK</b> (at least not honestly).<p>But if something's wrong, you need a professional opinion. Don't be shy: Pain and erectile issues are common, says Hadley Wood, M.D., a urologist at Cleveland Clinic. Some are confined to the organ, she says, but "other times …

How do I renew a French SIM card?

<b>Josette Carter writes</b><br>I have a mobile phone that I bought in France three years ago. The SIM card has expired. It says: “Orange” on it. Can I buy a SIM card online? How will I activate the phone once I get to France? Do I have to be in France and go to an Orange store to buy the SIM card and …

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Basecamp or Bust: Why 37signals Decided to Focus on Just One Product | Inc.com

A few months ago, I got into a heated debate with my business partner, David Heinemeier Hansson. We were discussing ambitious plans for new products and updates to existing products. I argued that we would need more people. He said he didn't want to run a company with 60-plus people, which is what …

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