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Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

10 Proven Ways To Help Learn Anything Better

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<i>This column is by Michael Simmons, Co-founder and Partner at Empact – Entrepreneurial Impact</i><p>In the article “Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong”, the …

Learn how to read your histogram and nail exposure in just 2 minutes

Histograms are handy things. They either confirm that you’ve nailed your exposure or let you instantly see if you need to adjust. But, they can be …

Tutorials

10 Online Marketing Tools That’ll Accelerate Growth of a New Business

<i>Did you recently take the step of starting a new business?</i>As exciting as this may be, it’s only natural to feel a bit of fear in the early days. With …

Marketing

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a …

Self-improvement

How to Build Your Own $18,000 Robotic 360° Camera Rig for $650

In one of the most daring (and cost saving) feats of do it yourself engineering we’ve ever seen, the folks at YouTube channel Indy Mogul managed to …

Filmmaking

Spectacular Drone Photos Capture the Beauty of Australia’s Landscape

You might be forgiven for thinking that the most photogenic part of Australia is the Sydney Opera House, but if you are under this misguided …

Drones

Photographer Creates Book That's All About the Booty

The subject of Kava Gorna‘s photography book <i>100 Cheeks</i> is exactly what the title suggests: butts.<p>Gorna originally began taking the photos as a …

Urban Outfitters

25 Best Photoshop Actions With Creative Photo Effects

You can achieve very high-quality photo effects without it having to take you days, hours, or your whole work week creating them from scratch.In this …

Graphics

What Motivates People to Share on Facebook? (Infographics)

More than one-half of all adults in the U.S. use social media, and 84 percent of internet users worldwide between the ages of 16 and 64 use Facebook …

Infographics

Opinion: How the wealthiest Americans got rich may surprise you

As much as everyone likes a good get-rich quick story, the rich typically didn’t make their wealth overnight, which should comfort investors who are …

8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

Graphic Design

Hiring a Virtual Assistant Grew My Business, and Changed My Life

Founder of Baby Got Booked<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let's say you’re an ideas person. You have approximately 17 ideas a minute and aren’t famous for the, er, completion of your projects. You have what I have: creative chaos brain, which means you get easily …

Employment

15 Online Tools for Small Business Owners to Be More Productive

It's never been easier to be a freelancer but with the perks of working from home and taking on the work you want, comes a different set of complications.<p>It's never been easier to be a freelancer - in fact, 54 million Americans are happily taking advantage of this work lifestyle - but with the …

Habits of eventual millionaires

This is the wrong question. It's upside down.<p>This is a tacky question. This is sort of a rude question.<p>But this was a question on Quora. Actually, the question was a bit worse. It was "I'm in my 20s – can someone in their 40s tell me what I need to do to become a financial success?"<p>Maybe don't look …

Self-improvement

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Self-improvement

Google Shakes Up Marketing Analytics

Google (goog) is combining a half-dozen marketing analytics tools—four of which are brand-new—into a comprehensive new dashboard.<p>While the Internet …

What I Learned Making 6 Figures in 90 Days on LinkedIn

Discover how to utilize a simple (yet counterintuitive) approach I've been employing to sell products and services on LinkedIn since 2012.<p>I slumped onto our kitchen floor, shaking and crying.<p>I'd just been unexpectedly fired from the highest-paying job I'd ever had. To make matters worse, my wife …

23 Best Motivational Quotes That Can Drive You To Success

When you have a dream to accomplish, many negative things can stop you. There are times when you give up on trying, and you set aside your dreams …

How the world’s ultra-rich make their money

A new global rich-list published by research company Hurun reveals the industries that excelled the most over the past year – and which industries …

3 Key Responsibilities of Successful Product Managers

As a product manager, you may actually end up playing one of multiple roles on any given day. You wear multiple hats and do things that no one else wants to do. Much of your job involves filling in the gaps to assess where the team may be lacking and where you can fill in.<p>But your primary job is to …

Make These Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches for an Easy Start to the Workday

We’ve long loved the idea of pre-making things like breakfast sandwiches, delicious wraps, and burritos and keeping them in the freezer until the …

8 Frugal Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

While becoming a millionaire rarely occurs overnight, it's still an achievable dream if you work hard and use these habits.<p>There are approximately 35 million people who are millionaires in the world. As Robert J. Samuelson states so perfectly in <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>, "That's about 5 percent of the …

This SEO Marketing Strategy Will Double Your Organic Traffic

At one time there was a way to game the SEO system. Tricks like loading down your website with high traffic keywords would allow search engines to …

Marketing

5 strategies that turn average Joes into social media rock stars

While perusing your Twitter feed you notice yet another Kardashian has tweeted a photo captioned “I love my new jeans!” with the brand name tagged. While you and millions of other followers have viewed this picture now, you are not easily fooled. It’s clear that this celebrity has been paid big …

Marketing

Fitness GIF Demonstrates 48 Exercises Perfect for New Year's Resolutions

The beginning of a new year provides a natural time for reflection and goal setting. One of your 2016 resolutions might be to live a healthier lifestyle and have a regular exercise routine. If that's the case, then motion graphics studio ccccccc has the perfect way to get you moving. They recently …

Cute

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Tim Ferriss