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The 4 Forces That Drive Family Business Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Research shows that 30 percent of family businesses make it to their second generation and only 12 percent make it to their third. Daunting statistics like these make you wonder what the 12 percent have that the others don’t. Why does one …

Family Business

3 Things That Will Eventually Kill Your Business

Successful businesses grow. Through better products and processes, they win the favor of customers, increasing their volume and margins. That success often translates into further advantages as they invest in new and better equipment, develop expertise and gain bargaining power with suppliers.<p>So …

Emirates to add 11,000 staff as airline continues to soar

Dubai-based airline Emirates is targeting the UK in huge recruiting campaign as takes fight to established rivals<p>Airline Emirates is launching a huge recruitment drive in a move that underlines the carrier’s growing challenge to established rivals.<p>The Dubai-based airline and dnata, its ground …

3 menu bar calendar apps for OS X

Unlike Windows, OS X does not provide an easily accessed calendar on the desktop. With Windows, you can take a quick peek at a calendar by clicking on the time/date in the system tray. The closest thing you get from OS X is a calendar widget you can add to the Dashboard, but it can't connect to a …

How Apple Used iPhone 5S To Sabotage Every 2015 Android Smartphone

On September 10 2013 Apple launched the iPhone 5S. The company also discussed the A7 chip it had designed for the new smartphone, heralding the start of 64-bit mobile computing on iOS. Rival smartphone manufacturers were bounced into rushing out statements that committed them to their own 64-bit …

iPhone

Unlock your Mac using Touch ID on your iOS device

With the launch of iOS 8, Apple introduced a new feature called Handoff. The feature connects your nearby iOS and OS X devices to each other, making it possible to seamlessly switch between devices while not having to worry about losing your place or work.<p>One feature missing from Handoff is the …

30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

Investing

10 Secret Features Hidden In Your Mac

But there's hope!<p>We've put together some great tips and tricks that can show you how to save time using your Mac, from taking advantage of its hidden calculator to discovering the tiny but useful icon that has been right in front of your face the entire time.

Photographers Reveal The Stories Behind 2014's Most Powerful Pictures

But we often never learn the full story behind a photo, all the factors at work that put a brave photographer in the middle of the action to get the shot.<p>A number of noted Reuters photographers have come together to do just that: Tell the story of how they got some of 2014's most amazing …

Gaza

Astonishing Pictures Of Afghanistan From Before The Wars

Operation Enduring Freedom, the US's over-13-year-old campaign in Afghanistan, is just a few weeks away from ending. The next chapter in Afghanistan's modern history — one that's left all but the most remote corners of the country impacted by decades of conflict — is about to begin.<p>The country …

Elementary Education

Look At The Rigorous Personal Grooming Rules Malaysian Air Flight Attendants Must Follow

If you think it's all about wheeling a drinks trolleys down the aisle, you'll be surprised at how many hours are spent preparing for a flight.<p>From hair and makeup to weight and speech, flight attendants have a rigorous range of personal grooming requirements that must be polished and in line with …

Malaysia Airlines

5 Blend Modes in Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographic compositing has been with us since the dawn of photography. The merging of two or more separate images into one is seen as a way of …

12 Things You Never Knew About Apple CEO Tim Cook

Tim Cook is one of Silicon Valley's most guarded figures.<p>But a person doesn't remain a mystery for very long after taking the helm of one of the most closely watched companies in the world.<p>Just last week Cook made news by announcing he's "proud to be gay."<p>Cook's rise to prominence has garnered the …

Tim Cook

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

Self-employed? You're 'stumbling into pensions nightmare'

In a dangerous trend, entrepreneurs and freelancers are failing to save for their retirement. We outline four tax-efficient tricks they can use to boost their pension<p>Britain is being hailed as the “self-employment capital” of Europe, giving people who work for themselves plenty to celebrate. But, …

Here's Why A Quarter Of The World's Best-Performing CEOs Studied Engineering

Amazon head Jeff Bezos topped the list.<p>As we've mentioned before, the exec has grown his company's value to $140 billion in the 20 years the company has been around, and in that time Amazon has brought in a massive 15,189% on industry-adjusted shareholder returns.<p>But what's also compelling about …

CEOs

How to Do a Clean Install of OS X Yosemite

Apple released OS X Yosemite to the masses on Thursday as a free upgrade, so plenty of users are likely already busy preparing to install the new …

JONY IVE: This Is The Most Important Thing I Learned From Steve Jobs

Ive, who rarely (perhaps never?) does live, on-stage interviews, is the heart and soul of Apple. He's in charge of the look and feel of the software, as well as the look and feel of the hardware. So what he says matters.<p>In the video clip below, Ive was asked to talk about the big things he learned …

Jony Ive

11 Donald Trump Businesses And Where They Are Today

Donald Trump catapulted himself into the spotlight with his gilded real estate ventures and vibrant personality.<p>The latter is what has made his show "The Apprentice" such a huge success.<p>And over the years, he's had an opinion or two about the business world.<p>"In the end, you're measured not by how …

Teens Still Love The iPhone and iPad, Not So Excited About The Apple Watch

- Oct 8, 2014<p>A new survey shows that while Apple’s iPhone and iPad remain the most popular devices among teens, interest in the upcoming Apple Watch …

How to Use Family Sharing in iOS 8

Until now, sharing photos, music, movies and other iTunes purchases with your family members was a huge headache.<p>With iOS 8, Apple finally introduced …

Is Apple Nearing 20 Million iPhone 6 Sales Already? Signs Point To Yes

The opening weekend for the iPhone 6 was Apple’s best ever for a new smartphone, with 10 million sold in just three days. But with those initial totals always benefiting from preorders, it typically takes a while before the company is able to double them. Though Apple hasn’t put out any official …

Apple iPhone 6: thinner, faster and slightly cheaper - review

According to Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the reason iPhone users have had to wait until now for a 4.7in (12cm) and larger screen is because Apple wanted to do it right: keep the phone thin and light, and keep the screen quality up.<p>Without doubt the iPhone 6 achieves this. The screen quality is …

A 12-Year-Old Started A Bow Tie Company That Already Has $150,000 In Sales And 5 Employees

Moziah Bridges appeared on CNBC today to promote his holiday collaboration with Cole Haan.<p>Bridges told CNBC he loved dressing up, but could never find bow ties he liked.<p>To solve the problem, his grandmother taught him how to sew.<p>Since Bridges started his company, Mo's Bows, he has been featured on …

Bow Ties

8 Famous Photographers Worth Following on Instagram

Instagram isn't just for selfies and food porn.<p>For years, the app has helped many people trick their friends into thinking they're good …

The recent history of Apple in one chart

Sure, Apple shareholders aren’t seeing the kinds of gains that they used to. But let’s be clear: They don’t have anything to cry about. The company has doused investors with cash via dividends and buybacks recently. (It’s now among the world’s top dividend-paying companies.)<p>Still, Apple’s …

How to pitch to venture capitalists

For most entrepreneurs, pitching to potential investors is one of the scariest parts of building a business. The stakes are high: they know you need their support to grow and they will ask some tough questions to check you know your company.<p>I remember the first time I met venture capitalists. I had …

17 Real Entrepreneurs Tell Us The One Thing They Wish They Had Known Before Starting A Business

Starting a business is no small feat. You get advice left and right, and it's hard to know who to believe. To see what advice actually would have been helpful, we've scoured our contacts for entrepreneurs to give us the scoop. For this piece, presented by American Express OPEN, we spoke to heads of …

The most amazing iPhone photos of the year

New doubt cast over Alex Salmond's claims of Scottish wealth

Alex Salmond’s claim that Scotland is one of the richest countries in the developed world has been challenged in a study by Glasgow University academics which finds it is a middle-ranking economy with high levels of foreign ownership.<p>The domination of non-Scottish firms, particularly in key …