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Bertrand Russell

7 Questions to Consider When Setting Goals for Your Team (Infographic)

Reporter<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you were a kid who hated group projects in school, this infographic is for you.<p>Setting objectives for a team is very different than coming up with your own personal goals. You can't just set a goal and promise yourself you'll …

Infographics

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Clocking in at an insane 1,284 slides, the presentation includes such gems as:<p>"Important people like opening FedEx packages."<p>And:<p>"Let your inner child come out daily and silly dance."<p>Valleywag's Nitasha Tiku posted and mocked the slidedeck Wednesday and we've spotted some problems with it, too, but …

Self-improvement

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

How to Handle Stress in the Moment

You hear a lot of advice about how to reduce stress at work. But most of it is about what to do over the long term — take up yoga, eat a healthy diet, keep a journal, or get more sleep. But what do you do when you’re overcome with stress in the moment — at your desk, say, or in a meeting? Perhaps …

7 Online Marketing Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Can't Market or Sell

Starting a business, but don't have a sales or marketing bone in your body? Don't worry. Just follow these 7 tips.<p>An entrepreneur can be successful without being a marketer or salesperson.<p>This might sound a bit odd. After all, an entrepreneur goes into business to sell something--to create a …

Marketing

How to Make Good Decision, From Ben Franklin | The Art of Manliness

“My way is to divide half a sheet of paper by a line into two columns; writing over the one Pro and over the other Con. Then during three or four …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

7 Simple Ways to Make Every City Friendlier to Pedestrians

San Jose is expected to grow faster than any city in the Bay Area in the next few decades. The local government is working to meet that demand with …

How to Build A Survival Shelter | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & …

Weather

How to Escape a Riptide | The Art of Manliness

Summer is drawing to a close. If you made it to the beach this year, you managed to get your tan on <i>and</i> survive a shark attack. Congratulations! But …

Podcast Suggestions for Men: 24 Shows to Make You a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

The humble podcast has seen its fair share of ups and downs since its inception (at least as we know it now) about 15 years ago. These days, …

Self-improvement

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

Business Etiquette Tips: How to be a Gentleman at the Office | The Art of Manliness

The rules of business etiquette are very similar to the rules of social etiquette.<p>But there <i>is</i> a difference between the two sets of manners.<p>In the …

Body Language

How Should a Suit Fit? Your Easy-to-Follow Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you’re dressing on a budget, one of the most popular pieces of advice out there is to buy off-the-rack suits in the best fit you can get, and then …

This pocket-sized sensor could help detect gluten in your food

Good news for all you celiacs out there — a startup by the name of 6SensorLabs is currently building an affordable handheld device that will allow …

Celiac Disease

Even If Your Goals Seem Out of Reach, Stay Motivated With These 6 Strategies

Co-Founder of inventRight; Author of One Simple Idea Series<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Aug. 29, 2014</i><p>I’ve been working on one project in particular for what seems like forever now -- and I’m growing frustrated. I have nothing to …

Motivation

The 3 ways the Internet of things will unfold

The Internet of things is hot. Practically every tech vendor is using the label for some of its products. Cisco Systems and PwC both predict that the …

5 Serious Pointers in Adding Humor to Your Speech | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

What makes one speaker better than the rest? It’s the wit and humor, most of the time. And it’s something that we all want to achieve – having the …

10 things you should know about investment in renewable energy

In a recent panel, experts shared their thoughts on how to increase investment in renewables amid falling prices, policy uncertainty and emerging tech<p>In a recent online chat, an expert panel tackled the huge topic of how to grow investment in renewables as part of a transition to a low carbon …

Smoking Meat Week: Smoking 101

Smoking

How to Smoke Baby Back Ribs | The Art of Manliness

YouTube

Microgrids Create Municipalization Benefits

Electric utilities seeking the renewal of their franchises, and politicians seeking municipalization, both ignore the transformative possibilities of …

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

Leadership Lessons from General Eisenhower: How to Build Morale in Those You Lead | The Art of Manliness

Dwight D. Eisenhower had unarguably one of the longest and most taxing leadership roles in American history. For two decades, the lives of thousands, …

Dwight D. Eisenhower

How to Find the Opportunity Inside the Obstacle | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from</i> The Obstacle Is the Way <i>by Ryan Holiday.</i><p>“A good person dyes events with his own color . . . and turns whatever …

Dwight D. Eisenhower

17 Emerging Energy Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging energy technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions based on consultation …

Energy

Solar Plus Storage: Could a ‘Utility in a Box’ Cause Massive Grid Defection?

Could solar paired with battery storage make utilities obsolete? That's the question analysts are asking as the economics of the technologies improve.<p>…

Exxon Mobil

To Succeed in Work and Life, Be a T-Shaped Man | The Art of Manliness

Like almost every boy who grew up in the 80s, I thought Mr. T was the man. What wasn’t there to like about him? He was big, strong, and had a cool …