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How These Books Can Help You in Your Entrepreneurial Journey

Flipping through a few pages is the best way to relax at the end of a hectic day<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Flipping through a few pages is the best way to relax at the end of a …

Entrepreneurship

PayPal Alum: How Blockchain Will Change Investing and Why Real Estate Will Be First

There’s a lot of hype about turning property into digital tokens and trading it on a blockchain—but so far no one is actually doing it. That’s going …

Top income investor: ten stocks you should own for the next decade

Shares around the world look expensive as markets have marched up over recent years but it’s still possible to find high-quality businesses, trading at attractive valuations – and paying a sustainable dividend.<p>With this in mind, we've found 10 stocks across the globe that balance cash generation …

Top 10 Probiotic Foods to Eat for a Super Healthy Body

The human body has evolved to become a self-organizing and self-healing organism that conceives of truly magnificent ways to maintain vitality. One …

Wellness

If You Want to Expedite Your Success, Learn How to Learn

Learning how to learn has been one of the most important skills I’ve acquired in my life. I learned how to learn in the Dojo (Karate School) and it …

Guess Who's King of Cloud Revenue Growth? It's Not Amazon or Microsoft

When it comes to revenue growth in one key cloud computing sector, the top ranking doesn’t belong to any of the big three U.S. cloud …

After a tepid start, India’s first international stock exchange is getting into its stride

Being India’s first global stock exchange is an uphill task but it is grinding on.<p>Barely months after its January 2017 launch, the Gandhinagar-based India International Exchange (India INX) is struggling with tepid turnover and poor broker registration.<p>However, with a trade speed of only four …

Air-Purifying House Plants for the Home

01<p>of 15<p>House Plant Therapy<p>Improve your well being by decorating your home with healing plants. Green plants can help set the mood for a more pleasing …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

DIY: 6 Organic Green Tea Hacks for Healthy Hair and Skin

Green tea is considered to be one of the best natural detoxifiers in the world. Traditionally used in China and India for medicinal purposes, its …

How to Make Money in Real Estate, Even If You're Not in the Real Estate Business

You can prosper in property regardless of what business you're in.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I founded a financial services company 24 years ago, I was focused on my core business -- hiring the right people, navigating arcane regulations and recruiting clients.<p>…

Real Estate

I Plan My Day Down to the Minute. Here's What I've Learned

If you have a million ideas a minute but only so many minutes in the day, here are five tricks that will boost productivity and help you stay focused.<p>Technology has made it easier to stay organized and to communicate efficiently. But it's also made things worse. Having a computer in your pocket …

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

The world's most successful people have some unique habits. Try them out and see where they take you.<p>Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most important, what makes them so successful and …

How to Change Your Life in 5 Seconds

A super simple strategy that can help you beat procrastination, break bad habits, and improve performance -- all in just 5 seconds.<p>In 2008, author, entrepreneur, and award-winning television commentator Mel Robbins was out of work and out of money and running out of options.<p>Her husband, Chris, had …

How this pharmacist-turned-VC is piping money from the Middle East to Southeast Asian startups

Ahmed Shabana, founder or Parkpine Capital, prefers to keep it casual. Photo Credit: Ahmed Shabana.Ahmed Shabana can spot an opportunity. In 2006, …

South-east Asia

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day

Even if you're not an early riser, changing your routine could improve your productivity.<p>I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at …

Time Management

You may have more control over aging than you think

Molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shared a Nobel Prize for her research on telomeres — structures at the tips of chromosomes that play a key role in cellular aging. But she was frustrated that important health implications of her work weren't reaching beyond academia.<p>So along with …

Medicine

Learning to code isn't just for full-time developers; it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here's how

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock We've spent a lot of time telling you about the career-related benefits of learning Python, one of the web's most versatile …

Programming

11 technologies to watch in 2017

Much like The Force, technology surrounds us, penetrates us and binds together our galaxy, which is why it’s so hard to identify which technologies …

Palestinians in Gaza are bypassing a decade-old blockade by creating digital startups and telecommuting

Arabic is one of the fastest growing languages on the internet, and it’s generating skyrocketing demand for Arabic content and applications. That need is creating opportunities for tech businesses from Cairo to Amman—and even on the Gaza Strip.<p>Economic opportunities are few and far between on the …

Remote Working

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

17 Bad Habits You Need to Kill in 2017 to Be More Successful

Finally take control of your destiny by deleting the negative habits that have been dragging you down.<p>Many of you will resolve to start a new positive habit in 2017. Adding good habits can be fun, but unfortunately (most of the time), they don't work. Approximately 38 percent of Americans will make …

6 Lies You Must Stop Telling Yourself

We all lie to ourselves about certain things: <i>Tonight I'll turn my phone off at a decent hour. Mom really did love that scarf I gave her. The person</i> …

Mental Health

Easy Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work When You're Really Not Feeling It

We all have those days where we’re really not feeling it but we have to get some work done anyway. Whether that’s today or every day, this graphic …

4 Ways to Improve Your Online Marketing Skills

Pin<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Online marketing is a skill you can’t go without if you are a freelancer, online business owner, or an aspiring digital entrepreneur.<p>Too …

Marketing

If You Want Success, Figure Out The Price, Then Pay it

<i>The important thing is this: to be ready at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you could become. — </i><b>Charles Dickens</b><p>Everything has a price. …

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Intelligence Every Day

Brain training isn’t a new concept. It can help us retain information, recall facts more quickly, and sharpen our focus. Even a brief course of brain …

WorldRemit’s Ismail Ahmed thinks mobile money accounts are the future

WorldRemit founder and CEO Ismail Ahmed took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt London to talk about his company and his views on the future of remittances.<p>While you might be more familiar with companies like Western Union, MasterCard and TransferWise, WorldRemit has become an essential service when …

FinTech

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur

No matter how long you have been in business there is always more to learn.<p>Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all …

17 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups