Himanshu Takkar

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India's Delhi headed for fresh elections on 7 February

<b>India's Election Commission has called fresh assembly polls in the capital, Delhi, after the main parties were unable to form a government for a year.</b><p>Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said voting will be on 7 February and votes will be counted on 10 February.<p>Delhi has been without a government …

10 whiskies you probably haven't tried (but really should)

Looking to expand your whisky horizons? Ian Buxton offers 10 recommendations, from little-known bargains to invitation-only investments<p>In case you hadn’t noticed, whisky is very hot right now.<p>Things started picking up with the revival of single malts, gained momentum with the trend to …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

GoPro's Nick Woodman On Life As Head Of A Public Company And Microsoft's "Mistake"

Since the last time we spoke with GoPro founder and CEO Nick Woodman, some things have changed. Over the last year and half, he’s cut out a lot of the “dude’s” from everyday conversation, had another kid and led his company through one of the most successful initial public offerings of 2014. …

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Social Media Marketing

Social media marketing, made simple. This is your starter guide—a fast-read eBook. What do first, then second, and a series of steps and strategies are explained for the absolute beginner.

How to Behave in the Social Media World

Don't let your first foray into social media be your last! There are rules of how to behave and what to say online, rarely written down. In these slides, I share some commonly accept rules of behavior and tips for getting your audience to like you.

Doug Kass takes a jab at social-media stocks

These Star Rookies Are Battling It Out for the Top Spot in InStyle’s Second Annual Social Media Awards!

These celebrities may be new to the likes of Instagram and Twitter, but in no way does that lessen their impact. In fact, these stars boast at least …

Messaging, Video, Atomization: The Key Social Media Trends I'll Be Watching for Re/code

Private messaging, targeted ads and specific new mobile apps are some of the most important trends in social media right now.<p>You’d be hard-pressed to find a tech sector undergoing more change than social media. At least that’s how I feel.<p>Twitter and Facebook have transformed from simple tweets and …

Apple hires Angela Ahrendts’ confidant & former Nike exec to lead social media efforts

Apple is giving its social media department a significant shot in the arm this week. The Cupertino-based company has hired Musa Tariq, the former social media chief for both Nike and Burberry. At Nike, Tariq ran general social media marketing as well as social media partnerships with athletes …

Stackla, A Startup Making Social Media Marketing Really Easy For Big Brands

Social media has bombarded us with tweets, likes, snaps, shares, posts and selfies. With so much social content flying around, it can be challenging for a brand or organization to keep track of it all. Stackla is a company on a mission to solve this problem by allowing brands to aggregate, curate …

The Rules of Engagement: 5 Ways to Connect on Social Media

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media is not just about posting your favorite quotes, photos or links. To succeed, you need to be much more involved – engaging with others. Not only does interacting allow your voice to be heard but also you can sometimes get a …