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7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Kiva Co-Founder: You Need Less Than You Think to Start a Business

Jessica Jackley, co-founder of the microlending business Kiva, shares inspirational stories that show you have everything you need to be an entrepreneur right now.<p>So you have this great idea for business, now all you need is capital to get started. Or a co-founder with the right expertise. Or maybe …

Entrepreneurship

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Public Speaking

'Meet The Patels': One Man's Quest To Find Love, The Old-School Indian Way

"My parents are both Indian," Ravi Patel explains during an interview as he fixes a cup of chai for a visitor. "And we were born here. And while they grew up the Old School way, not dating, having family put them together, we're like, <i>American</i>. Even though in many important ways we're very …

Gallery: 13 images that helped define the look of the electronic age

Why hiding your startup idea can prove detrimental to your growth

I am working on my startup idea but it is on stealth mode. It has a lot of potential and my research shows that it hasn’t been implemented yet by …

Anxious: The Modern Mind in the Age of Anxiety by Joseph E LeDoux, book review

If you fell for the dazzling blend of animation and neuroscience in Pixar film Inside Out (where the brain of a young girl, Riley, is imagined as a …

19 books by CEOs that will teach you how to run the world

But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have lived through it.<p>From the memoir of a former gang member to an analysis of the most efficient hiring methods, here are the best leadership books from people who …

CEOs

Book Review: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do By Amy Morin

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>At first glance, this is the farthest thing from a book that applies to corporate culture, but a deeper read shows that it is a great …

Book Reviews

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

How to Read More: The Simple System I’m Using to Read 30+ Books Per Year

A lack of productivity leads to a lack of happiness.<p>When you can’t see yourself making progress or getting things done, you get anxious and become …

25 Essential Books That Every College Student Should Read

There is no college student who would like reading books, they say. Can you believe it? We hardly think so!<p>Yes, reading is fashionable. Again. And …

7 tips to market your startup for free

As a startup business owner, you must know the value of every penny - unlike big brands, which readily spend thousands of dollars every month on …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Since dropping out of Stanford at age 19 to found her health-technology company in 2003, Holmes has raised $400 million in venture capital and become a billionaire in the process.<p>Theranos is founded on the idea that a single drop of blood can provide enough information for a complete, inexpensive …

Elizabeth Holmes

A Summer 2015 Reading List For Creative Leaders

The opening months of 2015 brought important and helpful new titles for creative leaders. Among the works providing fresh ideas have been Herminia Ibarra’s <i>Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader</i>, Google VP for People Operations Laszlo Bock’s manifesto, <i>Work Rules!</i>, Tim Leberecht’s similarly …

How Anthony Graves Went from Death Row to Overseeing the Houston Crime Lab

A few weeks ago, Anthony Graves began hearing rumors that he was under consideration for a spot on the Houston Forensic Science Center's board of directors — a post that would put him in a position to help the city prevent wrongful convictions.<p>Wrongful convictions like the one that put him on death …

20 misused English words that make smart people look silly

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because we’re cautious with words we’re unsure of and, thus, they don’t create much of an …

Language

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Self-improvement

How To Become Comfortable Talking About Sex When You Never Have Before

Sex is one of the most difficult topics to talk about openly, and there are plenty of people out there who have never had a single honest …

How to Become a Cunnilingus Master

Cunnilingus has an undeserved reputation of being one of the trickiest sexual acts to perform well. I think this characterization is grounded in …

Self-help

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

University of Pennsylvania

How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

ISIS destroyed one of Syria's darkest secrets

BEIRUT (AP) — For decades, the mere mention of Tadmur Prison was enough to send chills down a Syrian's spine.<p>The notorious facility in the desert of central Syria was where thousands of dissidents were reported to have been beaten, humiliated and systematically tortured for opposing the Assad …

Middle East

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 …

Beginning Software Engineering

Web Development & Technology Resources

LATEST ARTICLES<p>Web Development Prat - July 30, 2018<p>In recent years, open-source technology has revitalized our life. The technology has created a …

Startups