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Why Leaders Should View Themselves as Servants

Show your employees you really care about each and every one of them. Success will follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

Leadership

The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

10 Tips To Find The Perfect Employee

A key to small business success is finding and hiring “perfect” employees—people who exemplify the ideals of your business and become long-term, loyal workers. Paying attention to these 10 key factors will help you identify and hire top-notch employees:<p><b>1. Good fit—</b>Your best employees need to have …

Employment

15 Bulletproof Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Mom used to tell me I could do anything I set my mind to. Mom was right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has goals in life. We all want to achieve something, big or small, no matter who we are. Yet, we don't always have the wherewithal to see things through. We …

Motivation

How to Make Sure You’re Building a Stellar Team

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 143rd episode of the Android Apps Weekly show! Let’s take a look at the headlines from the last week:<p>Google Play got a new feature this week that will recommend that you uninstall applications that you don’t use. This will save you space, obviously, but depending on the type of app, …

Apps

Historical objects tell African-American story

<b>(CNN) —</b> Wendel White can't pinpoint where one of his photography projects ends and another begins.<p>Research for one series of photos inevitably leads him down another path.<p>"This is probably my greatest weakness: I don't know when a project is over," the artist and Stockton University professor said …

These Steps Will Help You Nail Focus Every Time

Is there anything that can’t be fixed in post? Thanks to the brilliance of Lightroom, Photoshop, and other similar applications, one could easily …

40 Airport Secrets Only Insiders Know

<i>By Melanie Lockert, Contributor</i><p>Airports often mean long lines, big crowds and a looming headache for travelers. While traveling might be a hassle to some people, frequent travelers and insiders know the secrets to living the good life while traveling and avoiding the headaches most normal travelers …

The Walking Dead kicks off season six by taking over Madison Square Garden for fans

It probably wasn't the loudest event ever held in Madison Square Garden, but Friday's premiere of The Walking Dead season six was most likely, at times, the quietest.<p>More than 15,000 fans from all over the world converged on New York City's famous venue Friday night to get a chance to watch the …

How to do a day's work in just 90 minutes using focus blocks

How to do a day’s work in just 90 minutes using focus blocks<p>Wish you could be more productive at work? Learn how to complete a day’s work in just 90 …

23 Borderline Genius Ideas To Make Your Home More Organized

In this fast pace of life, you need some clever ideas to make your life much easier and make your home more organized. Learn some simple genius ideas …

The richest woman in the world is ...

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are 2,325 billionaires in the world, according to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, and just over 12% of them are women.<p>With a combined wealth of $930 billion, the world's richest females are making their mark on the global economy -- and their fortunes are only expected …

DIY Poinsettia: A Common Christmas Plant Goes Luxe

Ubiquitous at this time of year, poinsettias are often dismissed as too common, or worse, too tacky. (The fact that their pots come swathed in garish …

17 Holiday Gifts for the Animal Lover

21 Holiday Gifts for the Minimalist

Leica DLUX 6 10-megapixel Digital Camera

This fits your .<p>by entering your model number.<p>Newly designed, extremely fast Leica DC-Vario-Summilux 4.7-17.7 mm f/1.4-2.3 ASPH. Sets a new milestone …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get free right now (save $72!)

While people are always on the hunt for good deals, Thanksgiving week is known for being the one week each year that people devote the most time to …

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner reportedly built into the home button

During the early days of Galaxy S5 rumors we heard several reports suggesting that Samsung would one-up Apple by introducing an iris scanner. Eventually it was learned that the iris scanner wasn’t going to happen after all, and instead the device would feature some sort of fingerprint-scanning …

iPhone

Photography by Lissy Elle

View Gallery<p>'My name is Lissy Elle and I live between a tall forest and an old cornfield. I wander between them imagining terribly impossible things …

South Dakota

New Apple Ad Touts the iPad as a Creative Powerhouse, Inspires Artists Everywhere

Say what you will about Apple — and there are many people who have a lot of not-so-nice things to say — but the company knows how to put together an …