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Chuck Schumer to Unveil Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is planning to introduce a bill on Friday that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, he said in a …

Cannabis

8 Traits of Outstanding People

Outstanding isn't something a person has, it is something a person does.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We know that the outstanding stand amongst us because we can feel it when we’re around them. They have something special inside we wish we possessed inside of …

Motivation

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said This 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve Lasting Success From Those Who Don't | Inc.com

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. Twenty-three years later, he's one of the richest people in the world. But while Amazon is undeniably a tech company, the business was built on this old-school premise:<p><b>Focus on the things that don't change.</b><p>The premise, while simple, is also easy to forget when …

Self-improvement

Dave Asprey: How To Become Bulletproof In Your Career And Life

I spoke to Dave Asprey, author of <i>Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster-in Just Two Weeks</i>, about his journey to living a more healthy lifestyle, the biggest discovery he made that changed his habits, the most common misconceptions about …

Holistic Medicine

8 things you probably do without realizing they're toxic to your mental health

People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's important to them. Their achievements are not about what others will think of them or a fear of failure, it's to …

Self-improvement

'Ikigai' is the Japanese art of finding one's purpose in life

<b>You will find your ikigai at the intersection of what you are good at and what you love doing.</b><p>The quest for happiness is part of being human, and …

Why You Don't Need a Business Plan (And the 1 Thing You Need Instead) | Inc.com

There are a great many entrepreneurs who sit around all day brainstorming the perfect idea.<p>First of all, no great business comes from a long day of sitting at your desk wondering what will work. Great businesses are the product of trying, failing, iterating, and improving over time. The only thing …

Entrepreneurship

Mark Cuban Shares His Views on the Things Bad Leaders Do that Great Ones Don't | Inc.com

Mark Cuban sold his first company for six million dollars and his second for six billion. He cashed out his Yahoo stock for another two billion just weeks before the market crashed. He owns a cable channel and an NBA team, and he's accomplished exactly none of this by soft-selling his opinions or …

Business Strategy

3 Key Elements You Need to Start a Successful Tech Company | Inc.com

<i>What does it take to build a successful company in today's tech landscape (2017)? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Michael Armistead, Co-Founder & CEO, Respond Software, on …

Product Management

Be Free From All Emotional Blocks and Fears | Inc.com

You live in a box you've carefully constructed to protect yourself.<p>So have I.<p>We all have.<p>Literally, you have designed every detail of your life to protect yourself from the fears and internal conflicts you aren't willing to face.<p>In his book, <i>The Untethered Soul</i><i>,</i> Michael Singer gives the analogy of a …

Self-help

What Mark Cuban Learned From His 6 Biggest Failures

Forget your failures. No one cares until you succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s easy to imagine Mark Cuban behind a desk, on television or courtside at a Mavericks’ game. It’s more difficult to imagine him fumbling a carpentry job, failing to pay his …

Entrepreneurship

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

Bill Gates

5 Travel Mistakes These Entrepreneurs Made So You Don't Have to

At the Circular Summit in Houston, women entrepreneurs shared lessons they've learned the hard way while traveling.<p>For many entrepreneurs, travel is part of the job description to start, run and grow a company. And it can be a huge pain. From missing flights to forgetting important documents, …

Entrepreneurship

Kendrick, Drake, Kanye, Sampha: Hear Today's Best Music Releases in One Place

What a day.<p>It’s usually expected for a lot of music to drop on Fridays since The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry changed “New Music Tuesdays” to “New Music Fridays.” However, today was one of those Fridays where many unforeseen drops happened. Kendrick Lamar released a new …

‘Follow your passion’ is wrong, here are 7 habits you need instead

It’s common wisdom. Near gospel really, and not just among young people and founders. Across generational lines, sentiments like those from Steve …

Self-improvement

What's The Secret To Success? Ingratiate Yourself With People Of Great Wealth

As the CEO of a rapidly growing fintech company and a frequent contributor to Forbes, I get asked to do a lot of media interviews.<p>The same questions seem to pop up time and time again, but during a recent interview, I was asked a question I had never encountered before.<p>The interviewer asked, “What …

Self-improvement

This amazing film shows what Iraq was like in the 1950s, before decades of conflict

"Ageless Iraq" is one of them, shot in the 1950s to introduce "a new country" to the world, "one that hasn't forgotten the glories of its history."<p>Since this movie was made, Iraq has been the site of repeated conflict and atrocities — chemical warfare, sectarian violence, a US-led invasion, and now …

Ancient Civilization

9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

Self-improvement

How to make beef wellington

There are Anglo, Irish and French traditions of cooking meat wrapped in pastry, but the British staked a claim to this particular dish by naming it …

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make While Fundraising

When a startup decides it’s time to start raising capital, there’s a lot of potential business impacts to consider. If things go well, funding can launch startups into another gear, earning them more customers, traction and publicity than ever. What many founders are less apt to discuss, however, …

Entrepreneurship

Hong Kong skateboarders hurdling bureaucracy, one ollie at a time

Eva Lui Yi-ting leaps off the ground almost in slow motion, her skateboard floating beneath her feet before she lands with a loud and satisfying thud.<p>…

4 Steps to Landing the Sexiest Projects

In my experience in the world of creative entrepreneurship, two types of projects and clients exist: sexy projects and cash projects.<p>In my experience in the world of creative entrepreneurship, two types of projects and clients exist: sexy projects and cash projects.<p>Ideal projects and clients align …

Business Strategy

Splurge vs. Save: Hong Kong

Topographically speaking, hilly Hong Kong is a place of highs and lows. And the same can be said of it cost-wise. So whether you’re a connoisseur of …

Hong Kong

The 4 Traits You Need to Be a Great Leader

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Leadership

National laboratory scales up quantum-dot solar windows that can power entire buildings

Imagine a future where a building’s energy comes from its windows. Many scientists have worked towards that future in the lab, but now five …

10 Lessons Pablo Picasso Can Teach You

Pablo Picasso was one of the most prolific, creative, and inspirational artists who has ever lived. Here is a man who created his own destiny — who …

Creativity

These 6 Free Online Programs to Help You Totally Change Careers

You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting one step closer to making your career goals even more of a reality. So whether you’re ready to …

MOMA

Here’s everything people get wrong about exercise and eating

So you ate more Ben and Jerry’s than you should have. But, hey, you’re going running later, so you should be fine — right?<p>There is no shortage of …

Fitness

Warren Buffett's Surprising Secret for Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Contrary to what many people think, the key to success is not toiling away at a 9-to-5 job from which you take no pleasure. Take it from Warren Buffett himself: "The secret to reliable, sustainable success does not come from forcing yourself to do something you don't love. In fact, true achievement …

Happiness

I Heart My City: Sevcan’s Istanbul

<b>Sevcan Celik</b> fulfilled a lifelong dream when she moved to <b>Istanbul</b>. Raised on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey, she relocated to the famously transcontinental city in 2009 to pursue a master’s degree and couldn’t be happier about the decision. “When I feel depressed, crossing the bridge is …