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11 Ways Successful People Stay Happy

You should never sacrifice happiness in order to be successful.<p>The book <i>If I Knew Then</i>offers advice on careers, finances, and life from the Harvard Business School's Class of 1963. It's interesting to note that no one says having a ridiculous amount of business success and money is the key to …

Happiness

This controversial company is dominating retail with just one product

The 10-year-old lip balm available at Target and Walmart is a hit among cool girls. It's also sold in hip retailer Urban Outfitters and beauty haven Sephora.<p>The brand came in at #20 on a list of brands compiled by Goldman Sachs and Teen Vogue that fashion-forward girls age 13 to 29 like. Kim …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Nutrition

What Your Microbiome Wants for Dinner - Issue 31: Stress

Let’s admit it. Few of us like to think, much less talk about our colons. But you might be surprised at the importance of what gets into your colon …

What Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Other Top Execs Ask During Job Interviews

Savvy CEOs and executives know that interview questions like, “What’s your biggest strength?” and, “What’s your biggest weakness?” aren’t as telling …

Employment

8 Signs That Your Startup Success May Be In Jeopardy

How many entrepreneurs do you know that “almost” made it big? Startups are very risky, and most fail. Yet entrepreneurship is one of the fastest growing trends in business today. Surveys show that entrepreneurs are among the happiest people in business, despite the challenges. Yet it would pay real …

6 Things President Obama Can Teach You About Dealing With the Media

Watch, listen and learn from the commander-in-chief.<p>Putting politics aside, I believe Barack Obama is one of the best spokesmen I've ever watched. In the past seven years, I've observed The One's shrewd, calculated responses and brilliant deflection of negative questions. He also has the ability to …

Barack Obama

The stealthy, Eric Schmidt-backed startup that’s working to put Hillary Clinton in the White House

An under-the-radar startup funded by billionaire Eric Schmidt has become a major technology vendor for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, underscoring the bonds between Silicon Valley and Democratic politics.<p>The Groundwork, according to Democratic campaign operatives and technologists, is …

Government

5 Steps to Creating a Profitable Facebook Advertising Campaign

Almost all Internet users do 2 things on a regular basis:<p>They use search engines. T<i>hey use Facebook.</i><p>As a marketer or business owner, one of your …

7 Brands Doing Instagram Marketing Right

Instagram is booming right now, both with users and with the businesses trying to connect with them. Brands both big and and small have found some …

Social Media

23 men's fashion terms and what they actually mean

Magazines and websites will often use fancy jargon when talking about men's clothing and fashion. Though not on purpose, this can actually alienate a lot of readers.<p>In case you aren't caught up on all the major terms, we created this handy men's fashion jargon cheat sheet.<p>The folded fabric on the …

You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn

Gaurav Jain Contributor<p>Gaurav Jain is a principal at Founder Collective. He co-founded Polar and was an early product manager for Android.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How To Be A VC Without Any Capital<br>• APIs Are The New FTEs<p>Imagine if the founder of a very successful consumer technology company …

These Are Andrew Carnegie's 10 Rules of Success

Andrew Carnegie arrived in the U.S. in 1848 with barely a dollar to his name. By 1901, he was the richest man in the world.<p>At the height of his …

Self-improvement

10 Pieces of Advice From a Self-made Millionaire

Last year, my wife and I decided to turn our North Georgia summer retreat into our full-time residence. We decided to make a few changes to the …

Self-improvement

How much you should have saved for retirement right now

How much should you have saved for retirement? There's actually a simple answer to that. You'll need to start with a bunch of basic assumptions, but all you really need to know is your income and your age.<p>Let's take a look at hypothetical Joe, who is hired straight out of college. By the time he's …

Retirement

Dr. Wayne Dyer's 11 Best Lessons for Achieving Success

Dr. Wayne Dyer not only achieved great success in his lifetime, but also taught countless others how to achieve it themselves. Here are 11 of his greatest lessons to take with you.<p>It was the 1970s, when people realized they could help themselves achieve success and step out of the bounds of …

Motivation

Can Some Probiotics Have an Antibiotic Effect?

A strain of healthy bacteria can kill harmful bacteria in lab tests<p>The Claim: Some probiotics, healthy bacteria commonly known for improving digestion and boosting the immune system, also can kill pathogens, such as those that cause food poisoning and others that cause illnesses such as strep …

9 Reasons Why It Sucks Working for a Startup

If you think it sounds sexy to work for a startup, there are some things you should know.<p>Between offering free gourmet lunches, a relaxed dress code, and the chance to become rich and famous at a very young age, startups have a certain sexiness that drives a massive amount of interest in working …

Startups

Our Lingering Questions For Hampton Creek

Josh Tetrick, the charismatic founder of Hampton Creek, a food startup in Silicon Valley, bills it as one that uses science and technology to change the way the world eats. However, Tetrick has repeatedly found himself in trouble over company claims.<p>The most recent accusation comes in the form of …

iPhone 6S Leaks Deliver Triple Bad News Blow

With Apple revealing the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus launch is just 10 days away, almost every exciting element of the new phones has now been leaked. But now there is a triple dose of bad news…<p><b>Bad News #1</b><p>China’s cnBeta has a reputation for turning up last minute Apple leaks and the site has done …

How Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Richard Branson Cope With Stress (Infographic)

2 min read<p>They say it’s lonely at the top. It’s incredibly stressful, too. Sitting at the helm of a company, all eyes are on you. Grueling work, long hours and extreme responsibility weigh heavily. The pressure is on. How you cope with it can make or break you -- and your business.<p>Jeff Bezos deals …

Bill Gates

The Research We’ve Ignored About Happiness at Work

Recently, we found ourselves in motivational seminars at our respective places of employment. Both events preached the gospel of happiness. In one, a speaker explained that happiness could make you healthier, kinder, more productive, and even more likely to get promoted.<p>The other seminar involved …

Happiness

Failure Is Not the End. It's an Opportunity to Learn.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It was 1998. I walked into my first meeting with my now friend Bill Gross, the founder and CEO of Idealab. I was shown to a conference room that had quotes on the wall, and one of them, from Thomas Edison, immediately jumped out …

Self-improvement

10 Things That Can Derail A Round Of Funding

Jason Lemkin Contributor<p>Jason Lemkin is the managing director of Storm Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Box Will Hit $1 Billion In Revenues Before You Know It<br>• Selling Your Company? Prioritize Dollars Over Prestige<p>We read a lot about the seemingly 50-plus eight-figure venture rounds happening …

Venture Capital

Meet the CEOs Who Got a 5,000% Raise Last Year

A number of Inc.'s Founders 40 company executives are among the most highly paid executives in the U.S. But their pay packages come with restrictions.<p>It really pays to be a highly recognized entrepreneur, and preferably one whose name is essentially synonymous with his or her brand.<p>Just ask …

Compensation

Legendary investor Ben Horowitz on how an ‘accidental’ investment led to a startup now worth $2.8 billion

Before becoming a VC, Horowitz was the cofounder and CEO of Opsware, a data center software company acquired by HP for $1.6 billion in 2007.<p>With that kind of success, you would think Horowitz would be the type that tracks every metric down to the wire, making sure every move is calculated.<p>But it …

Business Lessons From The Hells Angels

What mainstream companies could learn from the world’s most infamous motorcycle club.<p>The strength of a brand often reflects an organization’s cultural health. Inside-out, credo-driven brands surpass their outside-in, market-driven peers in category after category—see Apple and Google versus …

Hells Angels

5 Steps for Becoming a Visionary Leader

Developing these skills can improve your ability to anticipate and impact the future.<p>So, you want to become a visionary leader? But, you're afraid that you lack the foresight and creativity needed to fit the bill. While it may be true that some seem to have been born with an aptitude to anticipate …

Leadership

Why Dreaming About The Future Makes You Less Likely To Achieve Your Goals

Before you scrap your vision board, a NYU psychology professor wants you to ask yourself some questions, starting with, “Do you WOOP?”<p>You’ve heard of “the Secret,” the phenomenon popularized on the Oprah Winfrey Show a few years ago based on the laws of attraction. Millions of people purchased the …