Hunter Sylvester

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A look inside the little-known McLaren F1 owner’s handbook

More a piece of art than an instructional manual—though it’s still very informative—very few people have ever seen, much less laid hands on, the …

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a difference between being rich and having wealth.<p>Wealth is the abundance of something in such surplus that no conditions can destroy it. Making a lot of money is one thing, getting rich another. Creating wealth, well, that’s …

The Top 10 Audio Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Listen To

With a million and one things on an <i>entrepreneur’s agenda</i>, it is almost next to impossible to find the time to read a book from front to back. Well …

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We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

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7 Books Every Leader Should Read, According To A Harvard Business School Professor

I hadn't heard of two of these, which I picked up.<p>I think we've all heard of this one. Bazerman says:<p>This is another one I think most of you have heard of but it's a classic. I once used this book as the foundation to make the case to a management team for hiring a group of behavioral …

The Heretic’s Guide to Getting More Done

Are you working endlessly but not accomplishing all you want? Mystified that continuous attention to work is not resulting in satisfactory progress toward your goals? So focused on work that you’re not thinking about or doing much else? If so, you may not be giving your brain the benefit of …

Top 5 Triumph Bonneville customs

We’ve already rounded up our favorite Triumph Scramblers and Thruxtons, but today we’re tackling the base model in Triumph’s modern classics line—the Bonneville.<p>Styled after the Bonnies of the 60s and 70s, the ‘new’ Bonneville was released in 2001 and went on to form the basis for the Scrambler and …

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Hop to it: How to buy a brewery

When Carl Setzer, 31, decided to quit an unrewarding risk management job in China’s capital Beijing, he knew his next move had to be into something he would enjoy.<p>As a beer fan, the US expatriate had spent seven years in China and found himself with little choice in unique brews. Although there was …

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First-Time Manager? Start Here.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My favorite people to coach are first-time managers. They’re always either stupidly optimistic or scared witless. I get a real kick out of knowing that they have no idea what they’re in for. It definitely brings out the evil in me, sort …

Crafting a Mission Statement That You'll Remember

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over nearly three decades in business, I’ve created a mission statement that work well and others that have not. To craft a strong mission statement that's effective, follow these basic rules that I’ve learned along the way.<p>If you want to …

Giant Lemon Fennel Beans

Baby fennel, big white beans, sliced lemon, a honey-kissed in-pan white wine sauce, all finished with a shower of chopped dill. If any of you are in …

A Beginner's Guide to British Beer Styles

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>When I began to plan this series of beginner's guides to the world's most famous beer styles, I was pumped. I would get to shine light on the underappreciated lagers of Germany and reignite passions for the Belgian …

Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even the most successful people have failed at some point or another. Actually, scratch that -- e<i>specially</i> the most successful people have failed at some point or another. (And probably a whole lot more than you might imagine.)<p>The biggest …

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 …

25 Books That Blow Minds

On a recent Reddit thread, readers commented on this very phenomenon.<p>Asked about the most mind-blowing books they'd ever read, users brought up dystopian novels like "1984" and "The Handmaid's Tale." But books that engender hope for the human spirit like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Kite …

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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10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The dream of being one's own boss is what leads many people to start businesses, but leaving your bread-and-butter job to fulfill that vision is a move that shouldn't be made hastily.<p>In his book, <i>Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day</i> …

Nate Silver on Finding a Mentor, Teaching Yourself Statistics, and Not Settling in Your Career

Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to improve our predictions about everything from the weather to sports to the stock market. Data …

The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work -- generally, every person I've spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.<p>And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the …

These 5 Interview Blunders Will Probably Kill Your Job Prospects

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's time to shine in your big interview. What could possibly go wrong? Plenty, of course.<p>Let me count the ways: arriving late, crazy hygiene (I’ve seen it) and being rude, just to name a few. Yet, among all the ways an interview can go …

4 Behaviors You Never Want to See in a Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have our own perceptions of what “effective” leadership looks like, so trying to define what is right to hundreds or thousands of people would be an effort in futility -- like asking your boss for a raise after making fun of his …

How to Tell if Your Social Media Efforts Are Paying Off

Monitoring and measuring your social media efforts is essential. Here are the two metrics to watch.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book Tweet Naked, online marketing expert and social media agency CEO Scott Levy provides the critical information entrepreneurs</i> …

Why Feedback Is Key to Your Greatness in Business -- and Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What’s the difference between those who get results and those who don’t?<p>They understand feedback.<p>There are a lot of people who get results, achieve all of their goals and make lots of money but still are left feeling unhappy, alone, unfit …

How the Rules of Customer Satisfaction Have Changed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this new world of ecommerce, social media, apps, far-flung call centers and virtual organizations, customer satisfaction still remains the same.<p>Two decades ago, I wrote that “customer satisfaction is the link between short-term success …

Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, I'm always strapped for time. I’ve reached the point where I literally don’t breathe without thinking about how I can further my business aspirations. If you want to make it big, you need to realize the value of your …

The 5 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Are Still Making on Twitter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Twitter is one of the purest forms of true social media -- conversations and direct interactions in real time happening all day, every day, making it one of the most valuable brand channels for entrepreneurs. You can find out what people …

Woo Loyal Customers for Life With 4 Winning Ways

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a point in almost every romance when it’s time to either move forward or break up. The same is true for the brand-customer relationship. At some point, your best customers want recognition for their loyalty or they’ll quickly go …

How to Negotiate for What You Want

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>How do you get what you want while leaving the other party feeling like a winner too?<p>Negotiating, when done correctly, creates strong win-win situations for both parties. Unfortunately, most ambitious professionals are stuck somewhere between …

5 Ways to Become a Better Manager

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ineffective managers do a lot of damage in today’s business world. Their actions and attitudes can lead to decreased engagement and productivity along with increased turnover and even lawsuits. The number-one reason people leave a company …