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11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

The Radical Christianity Of Kendrick Lamar

To understand who Kendrick is, you have to understand what he believes. Parsing prominent religious themes in the life and music of hip-hop's most unconventional new superstar.<p>The first time the rapper Lecrae spoke to Kendrick Lamar, more than five years ago, he called him after hearing the song …

Syria's suffering revealed in satellite images

<b>The "terrible human suffering" inflicted on the people of Syria has been revealed in satellite imagery, the UN's Institute for Training and Research (Unitar) says.</b><p>Markets, power supplies, schools and hospitals are among sites destroyed amid the country's conflict, Unitar's analysis of the images …

What the Hispanic demographic explosion means for America

During fights over the Obamacare health-insurance law, a constituent told him to "go back where you came from". The attacks were misplaced. Mr Salazar is proud of his Hispanic heritage, but he comes from a place with deeper American roots than the United States.<p>One of his ancestors, Juan de Oñate y …

Marvin Gaye's Family May Challenge Pharrell's 'Happy' Next

A court is awarding Marvin Gaye's family $7.3 million in the "Blurred Lines" lawsuit, and now another chart-topper might come under fire: Pharrell Williams' "Happy." YouTube videos have pointed out similarities between the track and Gaye's 1965 single, "Ain't That Peculiar," for months, but now the …

The 28 Year-Old Kenyan Entrepreneur Who Built A $7 Million Retail And Advertising Business

Trushar Khetia is one of Kenya’s most outstanding young entrepreneurs. The 28 year-old serial entrepreneur is the founder of Tria Group, an outdoor advertising firm that uses public transit vehicles to market leading consumer goods in Kenya. Tria, which was founded in 2013, places advertising on …

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Read The Full Transcript Of Obama's Powerful Speech In Selma

President Barack Obama delivered one of his most powerful speeches on race and civil rights at the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Alabama on Saturday. Watch the speech here, and read his entire remarks as prepared for delivery by the White House below:<p>It is a rare honor in this life …

28 pictures of politicians fighting that will make your lawmakers look like saints

Politicians in North America and the European Union rarely engage in outright physical violence.<p>But some countries let their passions overflow a little more often.<p>Check out these unbelievable pictures of fights in legislatures from around the world.<p><i>Grace Wyler contributed to this article.</i>

How YouTube Can Overcome the Strategic Threat From Facebook

There's no doubt that Facebook poses a real threat to YouTube's dominance when it comes to video reach. But, a new focus on generating engagement via …

How to Create an Effective Marketing Strategy for Your Startup

Starting a business is a really exciting venture, but simply starting one and doing work doesn’t mean that your business will be a success. For a …

Microsoft chairman John Thompson tells us about his insanely fabulous life and his $100 million startup

He'll also forever be known as the former CEO of Symantec, leading that company for a decade from about $600 million in revenue to about $6 billion when he retired in 2009, and becoming one of the most highly paid CEOs along the way. (In 2006, Thompson's total compensation was $71.84 million.) And …

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio explains how capitalism works

Every Bridgewater employee, for example, is given an exhaustive 120-page manual on Dalio's world view.<p>In late 2013, he produced and narrated an animated video that explains "How the Economic Machine Works" that simplifies the economy as the interaction of short- and long-term debt cycles over a …

10 Reasons Why Businesses Should Invest in Digital Marketing

According to ITU, almost 3 billion people or 40.4% of the world’s total population has access to the Internet in 2014. Global Web Index also reported …

The 25 coolest new businesses in Chicago

From a nerdtastic bar in Wicker Park to an art gallery for carpentry lovers (or a carpentry store for art lovers) in Pilsen, these are the 25 coolest new businesses in Chicago.<p>We defined "new" as a business that opened in the past five years or so.<p>Know a cool small business we missed? Tell us in …

A House That Nestles into its Natural Environment

This 2400 square foot house in Weston, Connecticut was designed by Specht Harpman Architects, the geniuses behind the incredibly loved Manhattan …

The Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask In A Job Interview

While every tech company asks programmers technical questions to see if they're fit for a job, Apple makes a point to follow up each response with "but how would you optimize that/make it better?"<p>And then there are the questions that really throw you off.<p>Via Glassdoor's Interview Questions and …

Accelerating entrepreneurship in Africa

VC4Africa is building a leading peer-to-peer network that connects African based entrepreneurs with the resources (network, knowledge and capital) they require to realize their potential. By our definition, every entrepreneur we engage creates value in the areas of people, planet and profit.<p>Problem …