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5 Powerful Steps To Learn Anything Faster

Put an average Joe next to someone of success and you’ll find that the latter had more knowledge to get to where they are today.<p>While there’s only so …

Extra Bright Supernova Could Change the Way We Measure the Universe

This could change the way we view standard candles.<p>The discovery of an extra bright supernova has baffled researchers. The research, available on the arXiv pre-print server, could change the way we view these cosmic explosions.<p>When stars die, they produce some of the most violent explosions in the …

6 Keys to Develop a Successful Small Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Steve Jobs dropped out of college to start a little computer company in his garage. Mark Zuckerberg launched the first iteration of Facebook from his dorm room at Harvard. While every successful entrepreneur’s career path looks a bit …

These Eye-Opening Photos Show What It's Really Like To Have OCD

"It shows that we are real people with real feelings and emotions and are not crazy nor are we dangerous."<p>Think all people with mental illness are dysfunctional, unproductive members of society? Think again.<p>After his own experience with obsessive compulsive disorder, photographer Dan Fenstermacher …

Can You Spot a Liar?

Probably not. But here are some techniques grifters use, courtesy of Maria Konnikova and her new book about con artists.<p>In November, I came across a story that made absolutely no sense to me. A 33-year-old consultant named Niall Rice gave $718,000, little by little, to two Manhattan psychics who …

10 hidden iPhone tricks that will speed up your phone and extend your battery life

Whether you have a brand new iPhone 6s or an older model from several years ago, there are two things we can pretty much guarantee are true: you wish …

Apps

The Gene Hackers

A powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our DNA more easily than ever before.<p>At thirty-four, Feng Zhang is the youngest member of the core faculty at the Broad Institute of Harvard and M.I.T. He is also among the most accomplished. In 1999, while still a high-school student, in Des …

Genetics

You Deserve to Be a Millionaire. Follow These 12 Tips to Get There.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur and Grant Cardone have partnered on a new training event, which costs $49. Details can be found here.</i><p>I started with nothing and have been blessed with enough focus, commitment, follow through and the ability to not make …

44 Ways To Make More Money

Usually, people who want to bolster their finances trim their expenses.<p>But cutting costs only goes so far. Unless you already make a lot of money and spend like a bon vivant, most people can’t eke out that much more from their budget by decreasing expenses. Plus, the more you retrench, the more …

Personal Finance

How Google Finally Got Design

Google’s transformation into a company that creates beautiful software is the story of how tech itself has evolved in the mobile era.<p>It would have been crazy to say just a few years ago. But today, Google produces better-designed software than any other tech behemoth. If you don’t believe that, …

5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Differently

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneurial story is different and unique but each one begins with someone starting something and taking a chance on a dream. Sometimes it turns out big and other times it fails. Either way, they keep moving forward and getting …

4 Reasons Why You'll Never Be a Millionaire, and How You Can Change That

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Relaxing vacations on the French Riviera, huge donations to your favorite charity and an early retirement. These are the kinds of things people think of when they hear the word “millionaire.”<p>It’s unlikely you’ll ever experience that. …

7 Fatal Mistakes Founders Make Just When Business Is Getting Good

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups have a tendency to fail. The percentage of startups that fail varies, depending on who’s doing the study and what they define as failing, but the sad fact is the vast majority of hopeful new entrepreneurs who venture into …

The 3 Crucial Steps to Master Customer Service

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurial giants such as Zappos and Amazon are famous for great service and that status has contributed to both their brands and their value. For many, customer service is a large part of actual business valuation at IPO or sale …

The 3 Worst Things You May Be Doing When Setting Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Jonathan Tzou, head of growth at Complete, co-wrote this article.</i><p>Setting a goal is simple. Just say what you plan on doing and everything else falls into place.<p>Right?<p>Wrong.<p>It turns out that some methods of setting goals are better than …

10 Tips for Finding and Hiring a Top Developer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The savvy entrepreneur knows an A-plus team is the difference between successfully launching a product and staring down the cold, hard barrel of failure. Hiring developers can be one of the most daunting tasks when it comes to choosing …

3 Insights About Entrepreneurship Inspired by Youth

President and CEO, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great business ideas and insights can come from unusual places. Whether insights originate with personal inspiration and reflection, or with tips from established leaders, most …

5 Ways to Build a Startup That Lasts

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction that comes from identifying a smart solution for a market challenge. Unfortunately though, the joy of that “a-ha!” moment can often lead to rash decisions, like shelling out thousands of dollars …

4 Smart Money Habits to Help You Earn Your First Million Dollars

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you want to be a millionaire? Conventional wisdom dictates that to save money, you need to squirrel away as much as possible while drastically reducing your spending, period. While there is some merit to that strategy, the smarter way …

How to Deliver Bad News to Your Employees

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Delivering bad news is tough. It’s even harder when you don’t agree with the message or decision you’re communicating. Maybe you have to tell your star performer that HR turned down her request for a raise or to inform your team that the company doesn’t want them working …

6 Steps to Becoming a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet has been used by academia since the 1980’s, but in the last fifteen years it has become what we know today. Today, 2.5 billion people log onto the Internet every day, and it's estimated that the number will double in the next …

Do Your People Give You What You Want Every Time?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I was coaching an executive sales team. During the meeting, someone brought up the fact that the salespeople in the field were struggling. The VP of sales said something like, “I have been meaning to address that for …

Researchers identify gatekeeper neurons that control pain and itch

During the 1960s, neuroscientists Ronald Melzack and Patrick Wall proposed an influential new theory of pain. At the time, researchers were struggling to explain the phenomenon. Some believed that specific nerve fibres carry pain signals up into the brain, while others argued that the pain signals …

Cognition

An unknown force is pulling the Milky Way and all else towards it at 14 million mph

The Night Sky in April 2015: the Great Attractor is neither a black hole or a super-cluster of galaxies, but we are travelling towards it inexorably<p><i>The chart shows the whole sky as it would appear from the UK at 23:00 on April 1st, 22:00 on April 15th and 21:00 on April 30th. All times are …

Universe

The Best 5 Business Hacks You've Never Heard of That Will Change Your Game

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the same old business tips time and time again. Don’t check your email first thing in the morning; set realistic goals; and always be closing. We know these rules, and we know that they don’t work in the real world.<p>So we …

4 Examples of Risks Leading to Reward

This story appears in the March 2015 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>Ryan Carsonhad spent enough time working for “the man” to know that as an employer, he didn’t want to <i>become</i> the man: the soul-crushing boss employees love to hate. So in launching his Portland, Ore.-based online coding school …

5 Tips for Leading Millennials

This story appears in the March 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Millennials aren't all that different from the generations before them, but knowing a bit more about their motivations and needs in the workplace can help your entire company succeed. Here's some advice:<p><b>Emphasize training and</b> …

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To exponentially elevate …

Do You Have the Traits of a Good Leader?

From a very young age, we hear about leaders and that we should all strive to be one. In order to advance your career, leadership qualities are …

Primal Marketing: 4 Ways to Create an Instant Connection With Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scientists have conducted research for years to unlock the secrets of the human mind -- and more and more marketers are starting to take notice. Here, four ways you can incorporate the latest study results into your marketing to better …