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3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

Google's AI is scary good at depicting what's in your photos

Watch out IBM Watson, Google has its own kickass ‘Show and Tell’ AI and it’s getting pretty damn good at depicting what it sees in photos – and now everyone can use it.<p>Today, the tech giant announced it’s open-sourcing its automatic image-captioning algorithm as a model in TensorFlow for everyone …

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CEO Branding Deconstructed: How Branson, Zuckerberg, Trump and Others Construct Their Online Image

Learn how these top CEOs create and communicate their own personal brand.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page has more than 80 million followers. If you follow him you'll be the latest to hear about his recent travels, diseases he's trying to cure and his political opinions such as freedom of speech.<p>Why …

7 Habits of a Self-Made Millennial Millionaire

Changing your life starts with the small, consistent changes you make day to day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the world’s greatest thinkers, creators, and innovators have been defined by their routines and habits. There are many people who say that the way …

Why A 70-Year-Old Retiree Went Back To Work–As An Intern

Remember that movie where De Niro plays an intern? Paul Critchlow decided to try it.<p><b>Paul Critchlow had earned his retirement.</b> It was May of 2015, and he’d worked very hard over a long life, and as a young man, he had even fought in Vietnam. He went on to report for the <i>Philadelphia Inquirer</i> and …

The 10 Most Important Business Books of All Time

In previous posts, I've provided the business books that every manager should read, the business books that every person should read before turning 30, and the books that billionaires don't want you to read.<p>This post contains the ten business books that literally changed the world:<p>The Wealth of …

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Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

The one constant thing in our life is change. We cannot avoid it and the more we resist change the tougher our life becomes.<p>Trust me, I know this …

The incredible rags-to-riches story of Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz

He's now responsible for Starbucks, one of the world's most beloved brands, and worth at least $3 billion as chairman and CEO of the Fortune 500 company. But it wasn't an easy path to the top.<p>How did Schultz, who came from a "working poor" family in the Brooklyn projects, overcome adversity and …

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Eat Mediterranean diet for a healthier and younger brain, studies say

<b>(CNN) —</b> As we age, our brains naturally shrink and our risk of having a stroke, dementia or Alzheimer's rise, and almost everyone experiences some kind of memory loss.<p>Scientists know that people who exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, avoid smoking and keep mentally stimulated generally have …

The ABC's of wine tasting

Maybe you've been swirling and sniffing for years. Or maybe you're a novice, navigating from table to table at a wine tasting for the first time.<p>In …

The 20 best places to live overseas

For those looking to make the move, HSBC's annual Expat Explorer survey is an excellent resource. The survey ranks the top countries based on experience, economics, and raising children abroad, with subcategories for each group — and a lot can change in a year.<p>Last year's number one, Switzerland, …

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25 Things You Absolutely, Positively Have to Do in Paris

The City of Light, the City of Love, the city with a certain je ne sais quoi: There’s perhaps no place more adored on the planet, as evidenced by the millions of visitors Paris draws each year. You could spend a lifetime exploring the French capital, but whether you have a day or a year, we’ve got …