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The secret structure of great talks

From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs' iPhone launch, many great talks have a common structure that helps their message resonate with …

APIs

15 Best Leadership Books Every Young Leader Must Read

Reading is an essential life skill. It’s how we record our history and share stories. Sure, there are countless books jam-packed from cover to cover …

Self-improvement

How Do I Find The Motivation To Get To The Next Stage Of My Career?

Leadership coach Lolly Daskal and Psychologist Art Markman answer our first reader question.<p>The office can be an overwhelming and tricky landscape. To help you navigate the often uncertain terrain of work-life, we’ve tapped a panel of experts to answer your trickiest questions. In this new weekly …

Self-improvement

From Mundane to Sublime: Turning Ordinary Items Into Must-Haves

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Branding mundane, everyday products can be challenging. How do you make unsexy household items hip and trendy? It isn’t easy! It's a lot harder to brand boring commodities than innovative, new gadgets.<p>Yet coherent branding can add life to …

New York City

3 Simple Swaps That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a holistic lifestyle of better health, better ideas and a better lifestyle that you’re working toward. To make those improvements means updating your habits and to change your habits takes commitment and some tricks. …

Entrepreneurship

5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p><i>“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.”</i> Clint Eastwood.<p>Seemingly this formula worked well for Clint Eastwood in his career and if you want …

Clint Eastwood

20 Tips to Becoming a Peak-Performing Business Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On any given day, Evolution Trainers, a 10,000 square foot facility in Mountain View, Calif., is sprawling with members, three-quarters of whom are local tech employees, engineers, venture capitalists and M&A lawyers routinely exercising …

Workstations

The Quickest Way to Make Customers Like Your Food: Raise Your Prices.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think you know good food when you taste it? You may just be fooling yourself into thinking you got your money's worth.<p>A new study from Cornell University reports that customers who pay more for their food enjoyed their food substantially …

Customers

5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don’t necessarily consider making mistakes a bad thing, because I’ve learned so much more from them than my successes. If you own up to the mistakes you make and do your best to learn from them, they can be helpful, actually. I like to …

Selling

The Key to Lasting Behavioral Change: Think Goal, Not Tactic

<i>Why can’t I force myself to go to the gym before work? Get my high-priority work done</i> before <i>I check my email? Stop letting my expense reports pile up? Why am I so bad at changing?</i><p>Even the most motivated people can get stuck, frustrated, and lose hope during the process of behavioral change. As a …

The Problem with Being Too Nice

Leaders are placed under a tremendous amount of pressure to be relatable, human and … nice. Many yield to this instinct, because it feels much easier to be liked. Few people want to be the bad guy. But leaders are also expected to make the tough decisions that serve the company or the team’s best …

Tell Your Whole Story in an Interview

I start job interviews with the same question every time: “Tell me about your path leading up to today. Why is this role the right fit for you now?”<p>What happens next is predictable:<p>“My first job out of college was at an international aid organization…”<p>“I worked for a number of years in publishing …

The Art of Raising Prices: Lessons from Amazon Prime

With the economy on the upswing, most companies are contemplating increasing prices. Managers are rightfully anxious about making this move – it’s a sensitive issue for customers. While no one enjoys paying more, the right series of messaging tactics can tame potential backlash.<p>Amazon recently …

Why This Teen Was Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Universities

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the letters poured in, one after the other, even Kwasi Enin himself was a little shocked: the 17-year-old Long Island high school senior realized he’d been accepted into every Ivy League university in the country.<p>While few students …

College & University

3 Business Secrets to Learn From Listening to Your Body

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have seen him or her: the strong, well-built, self-assured business leader strutting onto the stage to deliver a dynamic keynote to a packed conference hall. Beneath that well-cut suit is a person who clearly works out.<p>Why is it …

Time Management

3 Ways To Get More Out Of Every Single Hour

<i>“Lost time is never found again.” —Benjamin Franklin</i><p>Time is a key resource that we simply cannot replenish. The 24 hours of each day are all we are given—once spent, these hours are lost forever. This means that if you’re struggling to fit all of your priorities and “to-dos” into your day, it’s …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Cooking

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Books

Which Formation Will Replace 4-2-3-1 as World Football's Next "Best"?

Football is a remarkably cyclical sport and just a short study of history can reveal how everything connected to the game can fall in and out of favour and in and out of fashion.<p>Positions, player types, management techniques—even clubs!—move in and out of the spotlight and formations are chief …

Soccer

Who Can You Trust?

Imagine that you’re negotiating a multiyear deal to provide outsourcing services to a large company. The client tells you that her firm wants to sign on for a certain level of services, but she’d like you to be willing to deliver more on the fly, trusting that you’ll be able to work out terms for …

How an Olympic Gold Medalist Learned to Perform Under Pressure

<i>Alex Gregory</i> <i>is an Olympic rower, World Champion, and father of two. In 2012, he won gold in the coxless four at the London Olympics with teammates</i> <i>Tom James</i><i>,</i> <i>Andrew Triggs Hodge</i><i>, and</i> <i>Pete Reed</i><i>. But success didn’t come easy — earlier in his career, he battled nerves and asthma, even blacking out in the</i> …

ESPN FC United Blog Blog - ESPN FC

1 day ago<p>The Carabao Cup is the poor relation of English football, the competition toward which most teams direct the least of their energy. But now …

The World's Rich Are Not Incomprehensibly Wealthy Because They 'Work Harder'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The richest 1 percent of the world is 60 times more wealthy than the poorest 50 percent, according …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Apps

15 Truly Breathtaking Pools From Around The World

Forget the world's most crowded swimming pool. If you're planning a vacation in the future, why not treat yourself to a dash of luxury and check into …

Before You Quit Your Day Job, Read This

You may know me as an entrepreneur, author, or TV host, but I also serve another role in life: I’m a long-distance runner. I won’t ever win a marathon, but that’s fine. Winning to me now is finishing my <i>own</i> race, and the challenges (and pain) I have faced running long distance have influenced the …