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5 Deadly Kinds of Ego That Prey Upon Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it’s egotism.”</i> -- Harold Geneen<p>You worked hard, you made some smart bets and here you are, successful. Maybe someone …

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15 Productivity Habits To Streamline Your Life

Streamline your work and life by creating good habits that make you more productive. Here are my favorite 15 productivity habits.

ZTE's new supersized phone packs a two-day battery and a low price

If you like the prospect of a giant smartphone but find even LG's G Vista too rich for your blood, ZTE might have something that's more up your alley. It just unveiled the ZMAX, a 5.7-inch device that hopefully <i>won't</i> crush your bank account. The 720p screen, quad-core Snapdragon 400 chip, 16GB of …

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The Top 22 Online Resources Named by 500+ Entrepreneurs

More than 500 top entrepreneurs were asked for their favorite online resources, and these are the most popular results.<p>You'll find some familiar faces in here, including Twitter, Google, and Facebook, but be on the lookout for some lesser-known tools as well.<p>And if you're interested in the full …

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Ethiopia aims to create new generation of entrepreneurs

<b>Damenech Zewudie decided it was time to strike out on her own after 33 years working in secretarial and administrative roles for various employers in Addis Ababa.</b><p>Now she is the proud owner of a two-month-old business selling injera, the large, thin pancake-like staple which is the base of almost …

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Q&A: The 5 Big Questions in Brain Science

A bioethicist suggests that neuroscience challenges how we view ourselves.<p><b>Advances in our understanding of the brain have turned neuroscience into one of the hottest frontiers in research, and in ethics. (See "Beyond the Brain.")</b><p>On Wednesday, the U.S. Presidential Commission for the Study of …

A Simple Formula To Start A Conversation With Someone You Don't Know

It's tricky chatting to strangers, or people you don't know such as at networking events, so follow this formula to keep it easy.

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Vinod Khosla: 70-80% Of VCs Add Negative Value To Startups

Vinod Khosla, one of the co-founders of Sun Microsystems who later went on to create Khosla Ventures, says that the vast majority of VCs aren’t in a position to offer decent advice to startups.<p>In fact, most of them probably hurt startups, he argued.<p>TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington prodded …

Home Automation Startup August Raises $8 Million From Maveron To Make Smart Locks Mainstream

Home automation startup August is getting ready to start shipping its first product to consumers early next year. But first, it’s raised a bit more cash to add personnel and ramp up production of its mobile-operated smart lock.<p>August raised $8 million in a funding round led by Maveron, with …

After 6 Different Business Models And $120 Million In Funding, This Adtech Startup Thinks It's Figured Out The Next Wave Of Search

Business Insider named Adchemy one of our hottest adtech startups recently in part because the company has taken a huge amount of venture capital funding — $119 million over eight years. Its backers include Accenture and Microsoft. (For contrast, Rocket Fuel, which staged an IPO this year, had …

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This 20-Year-Old Is The Mastermind Behind Distractify, A Fast-Growing Media Startup

Apparently we do.<p>Enter Distractify, a new media startup that wants to make content go viral.<p>After launching just last month, Distractify says it reached 21 million monthly unique visitors worldwide in November, according to its data from Google Analytics.<p>Quantcast pegs its traffic at about 8 …

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When will the dollar lose its dominance? Global investors "still regard US Treasury bills as a safe haven and the dollar as the top international currency, especially given the absence of good alternatives," writes Jeffrey Frankel - but that does not mean it will always be number one. Do you think the dollar’s role will be overshadowed within the next decade? http://forumblog.org/2013/11/will-the-dollar-lose-its-dominance/ Photo: Reuters/Kacper Pempel

Do patents protect or hinder innovation? Do they harm or improve healthcare in poor countries? We gathered your questions on intellectual property and passed the most pressing ones to David Kappos, a member of the Global Agenda Council on the Intellectual Property System. Here are his replies: http://forumblog.org/2013/11/qa-do-patents-help-or-hinder-innovation/ David Kappos participated in the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda, taking place in Abu Dhabi this week http://wef.ch/gac13 Photo: Reuters/Michael Kooren

Why do we waste so much food while millions go hungry? We gathered your questions on fighting food waste. Here is the reply from John Manners-Bell: http://forumblog.org/2013/11/qa-how-can-we-fight-food-waste/ "Whereas in large parts of the developing world, up to 50% of food never makes it to market, in the Western world a similar amount is wasted by retailers or consumers," he says. "One, you might say, is a humanitarian challenge, the other an ethical one." Photo: Reuters/Bazuki Muhammad

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Shares His 10 Simple Rules Of Life

These simple <i>life rules that Jack Dorsey lives by</i>, may be the reason why his company <i>Twitter</i> has reached a massive 500 Million+ user base over the past …

8 Things Really Efficient People Do

Everyone wants more time. Efficiency is one way of adding minutes or hours to your day. Here are eight tips effectively used by the most efficient.<p>Most everyone would like to be more efficient. Just think, you would spend less time doing the things that you don't enjoy and more on the things that …

Forget Solar Panels: This Sun-Powered Light Doesn’t Need Electricity

A simple coating to a building’s windows can redirect incoming sunlight to where it’s needed–say, on a ceiling for an ambient glow or to a desk fixture so you can get to work.<p>Picture a dark, windowless office–the sort of depressing scene where telemarketers sit in cubicles or Peggy Olson first …

Why India's Mars Mission Is So Much Cheaper Than NASA's

Former NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin pioneered a "faster, better, cheaper" approach to America's space program, but he would have been hard-pressed to deliver a Mars mission for the bargain-basement price of India's first probe to the red planet, which blasted off Tuesday.<p>"India's Mars mission, …

How to Make a Difference

Want to make a difference but don't know where or how to start? Take a look at these quotes and get inspired. From Mahatma Gandhi, Michael J. Fox, Michael Dell, Robert J. Kennedy and Lady GaGa.

13 Scary Reasons Your Content Marketing Will Fail

Only 42% of B2B and 34% of B2C content marketers in North America consider themselves to be effective.<p>Now, if that was a batting average, we’d be all-stars, but . . .<p>It’s downright scary that marketers are failing and flailing at their content marketing. Why is that the case? Here are 13 chilling …

Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss

Looking for new skills or insider know-how? Hop online and hone your expertise for free.<p>Entrepreneurial education is slowly but surely becoming more mainstream. Traditional universities are offering entrepreneurs more tools than ever before. But education start-ups such as Coursera and Udacity have …

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