Bryce McDonald

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New York Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around New York—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Ferry to Governors Island</b><br>172 acres (70 hectares) of quiet in the center of New York Harbor. "Part of the island is a national monument, with astonishing views of the skyline and …

The Best Holiday Teas in London

Nothing bad can happen at afternoon tea. On the occasional dreadful day when everything seems to be going wrong, I head straight for the teapot to sort out any problems. After sipping a cuppa and nibbling on flaky scones and lemon-drizzled cakes, even the biggest grumps have no choice but to emerge …

Why Entrepreneurship is Like Love

We built it. With our bare hands. A space where do-good dreams come true.<p>One popular formula to growing companies is creating a “hockey stick” effect: launch your company, build a buzz, grow a user base, meet with investors, show your impact, and take on the partner with the best resources to grow …

Entrepreneurship Is Ticket To Freedom

Feeling trapped in your job–and wondering if you should take the leap into starting a business? Then it’s worth checking out a new Gallup poll of entrepreneurs. The survey asked if, given a chance to rewind their lives, the business owners would start their companies all over again.<p>The Wells …

5 Things the World Cup Can Teach Us About Entrepreneurship

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All eyes are on the World Cup, the world’s biggest sporting event. Thanks to social technologies and digital media, the global soccer (or fútbol, depending on your location) community shared millions of pieces of content, …

Entrepreneurship

3 Reasons Why Entrepreneurship Can't Be Taught in the Classroom

I've been an entrepreneur for 10 years. I learned business the old-fashioned way through pure trial and error. I don't believe that business can be taught any other way, and even if it could I don't believe it could be as effective. Entrepreneurship is really hot right now. Twenty-five year olds …

5 Tips to "Teach" Entrepreneurship to Students

Okay, you can't really "teach" entrepreneurship. It's an experience, not so much a content-area like history. As Sir Richard Branson put it in a recent interview about implementing enterprise culture at schools, "The best way of learning about anything is doing." That said, teachers all around the …

Timeless Lessons in Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship from the Story of Polaroid

In 1942, iconic inventor and Polaroid founder <b>Edwin Land</b> stood up in front of his employees and boldly laid out a vision for incremental success that soon catapulted Polaroid into cultural legend status. By the 1970s, a billion Polaroid photographs were being shot every year, and Polaroid had no …

20 Lessons from Walt Disney on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Chasing Your Dreams

With the title of being the “Happiest Place on Earth” it’s amazing to think it only took one year to conceptualize and create<p><i>Disneyland</i> before opening its gates on July 17, 1955.<p>As a tribute to 57 years of bringing imagination to life, let’s see what Walt Disney had to say about innovation, …

15 Designers Reveal Secrets For Staying Productive

Strategies include everything from setting timers to taking nature walks to listening to black metal.<p>Since April, Samara, Russia-based designer Yevgeny Yermakov has been asking designers a series of five questions–about work habits, favorite books, career challenges, and creativity–and publishing …

Productivity

The Life Of An Introvert, Illustrated

Introverts are often misunderstood by the more chipper and chatty members of society. Here to offer a corrective is illustrator Gemma Correll, a proud introvert, who has mapped out the heart of the introvert (likely while sitting in her Hermit’s Cave).<p>It’s a heart so full of animal pals there is …

In Defense of American Apparel: Why a Hitched-Up Skirt Barely Conceals a Profound Social Confusion

The retailer has been criticized for a photograph of a skirt hitching up to reveal a young woman’s buttocks. The real problem is a society insisting …

WHO declares Ebola an international health emergency

LONDON/LAGOS (Reuters) - The world’s worst outbreak of Ebola that has killed nearly 1,000 people in West Africa represents an international health emergency and could continue spreading for months, the World Health Organization said on Friday.<p>Nigeria became the third African nation, after Sierra …

Q&A: American Virus Expert in Africa’s Ebola Zone: ‘This is Like War’

Some run away from danger; others run toward it.<p>American virologist Joseph Fair has been living in Sierra Leone for much of the last decade, most recently advising the ministry of health on how to cope with the Ebola outbreak. Last month, when he visited the community hospital in Kenema, 186 miles …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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