Byron Franco

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7 Things I Learned in Business School That Aren't True in 2018

Entrepreneurship becomes a lot harder when you're trying to follow obsolete rules.<p>Being an entrepreneur is hard. That is pretty much a universal truth. But it becomes exponentially harder when you operate under false assumptions, outdated conventions, and myths.<p>I graduated with my MBA in 1997 and …

Entrepreneurship

Everything You Need to Know to Train for a Half Marathon

If you can run, you can run a half marathon—seriously! This guide has everything you need to cross the finish line.<p>If you happened to find yourself …

How to Take Better Photos

Dear friend,A philosophical question: <i>why</i> take “better” photos?Okay, so as photographers, I think all of us generally strive to make “better” photos. …

The Cutoff Technique in Street Photography

Dear friend,A technique I learned from my good friend Charlie Kirk in street photography: what he calls the ‘cutoff technique’.<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND</b> …

The Dangers of Photographers Being People-Pleasers

I'm sure you've heard the old saying that if you try to please everyone, you'll please no one. Not only is this something to think about in our …

What to Do When Your Photography Plans Don't Work Out

Being a landscape photographer means that the most meticulous or sometimes frivolous thing we do is pre-plan. Sometimes, these plans are our way to …

Why You Must Be a YAY-SAYER to Succeed in Entrepreneurship and Life

Dear friend,In a world with so many nay-sayers, negative people and pessimistic people, we should GO OPPOSITE and be the change we wish to see in the …

Don't Be Afraid to Take Risks With Your Photography

I don't mean hanging out of a car window untethered to get a shot of another moving car (although that sounds kind of fun). What I mean is don't be …

How to Find and Read Good Natural Light for Portrait Photography

Light makes or breaks a photo, and when you're shooting natural light, being able to find the right kind is crucial to getting the shots you want. …

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3 Tips for Capturing Natural Moments with Sabina Mladin

Our “SLR Lounge Awards Artist Feature” articles highlight SLR Lounge Awards winners, some of the very best wedding photographers around the …

Street Photography Tips from a National Geographic Photographer

Where do you start with street photography? In this video Chelsea Northrup hooks up with well-known <i>National Geographic</i> photographer Ira Block for a …

Create Your Own Photography Studio on a Budget

Creating your own photography studio doesn't have to be as expensive as you might think. For around five dollars, you could make your own studio …

Five Ways to Improve Your Photographic Compositions

Composition is one of the hardest things we deal with as photographers. It is complex and can seem like a neverending pursuit. Today, we’ll look at …

7 questions interesting people ask in conversations

The next thing out of your mouth may be:<p>What's up?<br>• What do you do?<br>• Where are you from?<p>Booooring.<p>Instead of asking the casual, basic stuff we're all tired of answering, hit 'em up with these great conversational questions, beginning with my number one most favorite question.<p><i>Note: Some may require you</i> …

PHOTOGRAPHY ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101: How to Build a True Following

BOOKS by HAPTIC INDUSTRIESDear friend,To continue PHOTOGRAPHY ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101, let’s talk how you can build a following.<b>Download PDF ></b>Why have a …

7 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Look at Business

These presentations can teach you about the importance of time off, where you can do your best work, how to pitch to investors and more.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>TED Talks are a godsend. They introduce us to people we should keep on our radar and …

TED Talks

How an Introvert Networked His Way to a Few Million in Revenue

The concept of ‘networking’ can have negative connotations, conjuring up an image of a business card collector flashing a fake grin at everyone they …

3 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs To Advance Their Career In 2017

There’s a <i>big</i> difference between being busy and being effective.<p>For most of my early entrepreneurial journey I often found myself spending hours at my computer only to look at the clock mid-afternoon to realize I hadn’t really accomplished anything.<p>It turns out this is a common thing for …

Entrepreneurship

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The Key to Being a Great Entrepreneur

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Here Are the Top Entrepreneurship Trends for 2017

Get ahead of the curve with these predictions for the new year.<p>With this tumultuous year behind us, I'm fixing my mind on what's to come in 2017. Change is the only constant in life, and with a new administration about to take over--I'm truly optimistic about next year since entrepreneurs seem to …

Entrepreneurship

Capturing Light: How Great Landscape Photography is no Accident

Landscape photography can be incredible. It can capture some of the most breath-taking vistas nature has to offer; but capturing those images is no …

53 Avocado Recipes, So You Can Eat as Much of It as Possible

Life goals: Eat more avocado. Here are 53 awesome recipes to make it happen.<p><b>Avocados make just about anything better</b>, from salads to veggie-packed salsas to smoothies. Smear avocados onto toast, mash 'em into guacamole, or top your morning eggs with a couple slices—just make sure they're perfectly …

9 Ways to Get the Backyard of Your Dreams on a Budget

(Image credit: Marie Claire Maison)<p>You may have plenty of ideas for the backyard of your dreams, but those infinity pools and sunken fire pits and …

DIY: How To Clear Your Sinuses in Seconds Using Nothing but Your Fingers

Having a stuff and congested nose can be quite discomforting and often leaves a person restless and in some cases disorientated. Allergies, the flu …

How to Start Budgeting Again After You’ve Stopped

Only 1 in 3 Americans actually prepare a detailed household budget, <b>according to a recent Gallup survey</b>. What I wish the results would show, however, …

Best Money Tips: 10 Basic Financial Formulas You Need to Know

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the basic financial formulas you need to know, simple secrets for a fast …

Fresh grads in debt due to high-maintenance lifestyles

Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency says many young Malaysians think nothing of swiping their credit cards to finance their desired …

The Worst Money Mistakes Young Americans Make

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published July 29.</i><p>Young Americans keep making the same money mistakes, and unfortunately, seem to be adding some new ones …

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