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These Videos Will Give You the Summary of Big Business Books in Just 4 Minutes

That Elon Musk biography and Peter Thiel's book on startups have been on your reading list for a while. Will you ever get to them?<p>For all you procrastinators, or for those who need a refresher, New York-based Board Studios has created a series of videos that summarize business books in four …

Entrepreneurship

Why a Man You've Never Heard of Holds the Secret to Professional Success

Few know the full story behind a man named Edwin Barnes, but his tale holds the secret to success for every business professional on the planet.<p>In his book Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill tells the story of a man named Edwin Barnes, who made up his mind that he was going to go into business …

10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You Far More Successful

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.<p>Our brains are wired such that it's difficult to take action until we feel at …

Here’s What People Like About You, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By January Nelson,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/29W0UrX<p>Aries<p>(March 21st to April 19th)<p>Having an Aries best friend means that you are going to have …

20 Burritos You'll Devour as Soon as They're Ready

There's something so satisfying about munching on a burrito. It could be the fact that it's a better version of a delicious sandwich that basically involves no mess — how wonderful is it that any and all overflow goes into the tinfoil surrounding the tortilla? — or maybe it's that its well-seasoned …

This Challenge Invites Artists To Reimagine Their Art In Different Cartoon Styles And The Result Is Amazing

Whether it's a Photoshop battle or a no make-up selfie, the internet is full of challenges. But this latest challenge is one of our favorites so far. …

Here’s What Your Partner Is Like In Bed, Based On Their Zodiac Sign

By January Nelson,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/29VXuFN<p>Aries<p>(March 21st to April 19th)<p>An Aries will keep you guessing. Always. You will never know …

Learning Excel isn't just for finance professionals, it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here’s how

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Alfonso de Tomas / ShutterStock We've said it before but it bears repeating: Microsoft Excel is likely the most powerful program on …

Productivity

Is Street League Skateboarding a Sell-Out?

Not everyone is convinced that skateboarding's only pro league is good for the sport.<p>Several years ago, Shane O'Neill was just a young skate rat on the streets of Melbourne, Australia, hopping fences and jumping down staircases in shopping centers and office buildings. Now, at 26, he travels the …

The Denver International Airport Conspiracy

The Denver International Airport conspiracy has been rumbling on ever since it was built....<p><b>Denver International Airport</b> covers 54 square miles and …

Airports

Growlerwerks uKeg

Craft beer has exploded, and so too has the craft-beer-container market.<p>Our favorite thing about the Growlerwerks 64oz uKeg: it keeps your beer just as bubbly as a regular keg, thanks to forced carbonation. It’s also damn pretty, with its stainless steel body and golden pressure gauge.<p>The uKeg …

The Only 3 Things to Do (Over and Over) to Make Your Brand Stand Out

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customers want more than an experience. They want emotion.<p>Customers want a brand that they feel they need in their lives, according to the “The Brand Gap” by Marty Neumeier. The definition of a “brand is a person’s gut feeling about a …

Customer Experience

Top 15 DIY Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs

<i>Ready to create a kitchen that will really impress with its versatility, design and style? If so, our DIY home improvement guide to kitchen</i> …

Home Improvement

3 Common Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Thanks to the internet and the availability of all the connectivity we could ever need, it has never been more appealing to start a small business. Whether you’re selling stuff from your home or simply connecting people looking for a service, all the success stories we read about brands like Uber …

Small Business

This Is The Type Of Adventure You Need, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

<b>Aries: Silent Meditation Retreat</b><p>(March 24th to April 19th)<p>It would benefit an Aries greatly to embark on a silent meditation retreat. Aries are …

Build your own wood-fired pizza oven

<b>Anyone can build a backyard oven, according to these easy-to-follow directions, and soon your oven will be the hottest attraction in town.</b><p>Wood-fired …

8 Secrets Only Real Estate Agents Know

<i>This article originally appeared on Trulia.</i><p>What do the formula for Coca-Cola, the subject of Carly Simon’s classic song “You’re So Vain,” and selling …

22 Quotes From Salvador Dali That Creatively Inspire Success

For success today, you have to be creative or get passed by. Dali was an expert in thinking differently and teaches you his approach.<p>If you are simply doing business the same as everyone else you are destined for mediocrity. Whether you are a CEO building a company or trying to achieve top …

New Rule of Money #3: Learn How to Control Cash Flow

Written by Robert Kiyosaki | Tuesday, June 7, 2016<p>Read time:<p>Do you have the cash flow pattern of the rich?<p>This is the third in a series on the new …

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately

Want to have better conversations? It's time to break up with these pesky bad habits.<p>Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are …

Self-help

8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People

Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They're curious more than anything else. An interesting person is always excited to explore the world, and this energy radiates outward.<p>Some people are …

Self-improvement

Guy Takes More Fake Book Covers Onto Subway To See How People React

You may remember a story we did recently about Scott Rogowsky, a comedian who decided to ride the New York subway while reading a bunch of fake books …

Researchers Isolated the Single Thing Rich Parents Do to Give Their Kids a Massive Edge

If you want to raise happy and successful kids, follow the money--and work backward.<p>For many parents, there comes a point when your kids' success becomes more important than your own.<p>I've been a parent for less than a year, but I can see it already. In fact, that realization led me to assemble a …

How To Network When You Hate Small Talk

Easy strategies to break the ice and build relationships.<p>I'm always saying that there comes a point in an entrepreneur's life when success is no longer down to what they know. It's down to who they know. They succeed because they have the right partners, a big support network, and contacts that can …

WATCH: Husky Throws Temper Tantrum When Asked Politely to Get Out of the Bath

Usually dogs tend to avoid bath time like the plague, but this husky loves lounging in the tub just as much as we do.<p>Zeus, a Siberian husky, is way …

This 20-Question Quiz Will Tell You if You're a Natural-Born Leader

Many of these questions get to the heart of whether or not you have integrity, which your employees instinctively want to know too.<p>Being a leader is not for everyone. It takes a special set of skills and sensibilities to be a successful, strong leader. Are you curious to see if you have what it …

Is an MBA really worth it? This billionaire has your answer

If you're debating whether or not to get a Master of Business Administration, billionaire Tilman Fertitta has some advice for you.<p>"Let me just say …

7 Mindsets That Guarantee Enduring Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the business of success there are two types of people - the one-hit-wonders who enjoy short-term success and those who achieve enduring success that sustains them for life. The businessperson who holds the belief that they already have …

Self-improvement

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting

Need to give a great presentation? Here are 10 tips from a marvelous TED talk on--what else?--communication.<p>Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be …