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Follow The Leader: Patrick Chalhoub, Co-CEO, Chalhoub Group

"From being brand-focused, we have become customer-focused. Rather than having our customers coming to us, we are now going to them."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The main rule …

Entrepreneurship

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

Le retour en grâce du viager

Par Eugénie Deloire<p>Placement un temps oublié, le viager prend tout son sens dans une société dont la population vieillit. Mais si le marché séduit de …

‘Orbiting’ and 7 other dating phrases young people are using

At this point, we’ve all figured out ghosting: when a date vanishes after the first date or after texting over a dating app.<p>And while dating trends …

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

How To Create A 1 Page Business Plan In 20 Minutes

Use A Lean Canvas Template<p>Before product/market fit there is problem/solution fit. Some of the first steps many failed startups neglected to follow …

Lean Startups

This is what love does to your brain

“It’s really an addiction.”<p>What happens to your brain on love? Is there such a thing as “casual sex”? What do we get wrong about male and female sexuality?<p>These are a few of the questions I put to Helen Fisher in a recent interview.<p>Fisher is a biological anthropologist, the chief scientific adviser …

Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has 'the weirdest meeting culture you will ever encounter'

If you go to work as an executive at Amazon — no matter what your expertise — you'll be required to become a good writer, and a good reader, in order to lead the meetings necessary to do your job.<p>And Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos admits that this will likely be "weird," he explained during an onstage …

Jeff Bezos

4 Simple Words That Will Make You a Better Critical Thinker

Few questions expose the limits of one's knowledge quite like these four words do.<p><i>How can we develop our critical thinking abilities? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Allen Lobo,</b> …

What 'kakistocracy' means, and who were the most kakistocratic in history

Kakistocracy is rule by the worst, but who are the worst? A better question, how do we know?<br>Read More

So Two Stoics Walk Into a Bar…

The first thing he ordered was OJ with a splash of vodka. When people come to the FS bar the first thing they did was order a drink so this didn’t …

How To Stop Catastrophizing

If you’ve been to law school, you know that the first thing you learn isn’t really torts, or contracts, or criminal law. <i>It’s how to think like a</i> …

Divorce Lawyer: Facebook Is a Cheating Machine

From time to time, in moments of transient loneliness, do you long for some temporary distraction or brief mental escape from your day-to-day life? …

Research: Do People Really Get Promoted to Their Level of Incompetence?

You’ve probably encountered managers you admire more for their technical skills than for their actual leadership skills.<p>Perhaps it’s the familiarity of this experience that lends the Peter Principle its popular appeal. The Peter Principle, laid out in a 1969 book by Dr. Laurence J. Peter, describes …

It Could Be Crunch Time for World's Third Most-Indebted Country

Step inside the Greek Orthodox cathedral in Beirut’s central Nejmeh Square and you could be in Athens: priests with long black robes and beards lead …

Here's where the future of retail is headed in 2018

So bright that Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, expects the industry to top $5.5 trillion by 2020!<p>While in-store and desktop purchases are certainly helping the retail industry boom, the biggest factor for this incredible growth is in your pocket.<p>Find out …

Mobile Commerce

Kingdom of Nabatea

The Nabatean Kingdom was a powerful political entity which flourished in the region of modern-day Jordan between the 4th century BCE and c. 106 CE …

The Best Mentors Teach Their Apprentices This 1 Crucial Lesson

Mentorship isn't about being taught directly. It's about paying attention to the little things<p>Great mentors are hard to come by.<p>Everyone wants a mentor-;and many think that attracting a mentor means finding someone who is going to give them all the answers for free.<p>But the truth is, mentors are …

There are 3 distinct types of narcissists — here's how to spot them

To be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder, someone needs to express five of nine specific traits. People with the disorder are often characterized as having a lack of empathy, a grandiose view of themselves, and a need for admiration.<p>Though many follow similar patterns, such as love …

Narcissism

What Mark Zuckerberg didn’t tell Congress: You’re risking more than your data on Facebook

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress about the social media giant’s recent privacy violations. On day two of answering …

Social Media

New Procedure May Replace Traditional Hip Replacement Surgery

Subchondroplasty involves an injection of bone substitute. Advocates say it’s easier, less invasive, and has a quicker recovery time.<p>Dr. Kelton …

The Great Bitcoin Scam

At the outset, let me clarify that Bitcoin itself is not a scam, but how Bitcoin is being sold is a scam. More about that below.<p>To start out, it is important to understand what Bitcoin really is. It would be easy to bore you with a discussion of the technology, about peer-to-peer servers and …

Cryptocurrency

Former Facebook exec feels 'tremendous guilt' for what he helped make

Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive, said in an interview at Stanford's Graduate School of Business that social media was damaging society.<p>The November talk, which was picked up by The Verge on Monday, is another example of early Facebook executives criticizing what they …

Social Media

8 Yoga Poses to Relieve Lower Back Pain

The lower back is a sensitive spot for many people. While there can be a ton of causes of lower back pain, a weak core and poor posture from sitting …

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Les réseaux sociaux sont en train de mourir

Les réseaux dits "sociaux" vont s'émousser doucement pour ne garder que la partie réseaux. Pour le social on repassera.<p>La belle aventure aura duré …

Réseaux Sociaux

Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Machine Learning Will Revolutionize the Practice of Law. Part One.

<b>Big changes are coming.</b> But what does this mean? Exactly <i>how</i> will this affect us?<p>Predicting the future is challenging, but in a TED Talk-style …

Before of the Crusades: 350 - 1095

Launched by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095, the First Crusade was the most successful. Urban gave a dramatic speech urging …

14 Things Everyone Should Know About Blockchains

“What the internet did for communications, blockchain will do for trusted transactions.”<br>- Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM<p>Although there’s debate about how long it will take for this statement to come true, since we’re in the midst of the blockchain transformation, most industry experts concur that’s …

Blockchain

Xarelto lawsuits mounting over uncontrollable bleeding -- even as Bayer funds study concluding drug is safe

<i>Rivaroxaban,</i> better known as Xarelto®, has been associated with hundreds of adverse events involving fatal and near-fatal hemorrhaging since it …