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9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

5 Questions to Ask Whenever You Feel Like Giving Up

The hardest decision you'll ever make is to move on; before you do, answer these 5 questions.<p>As entrepreneurs we believe in our ability to build the future more than anyone else possibly could. In our mind there is never any doubt that what we are creating is needed by the world. That's why we will …

How one CEO went from a teenage runaway living in an Indian slum to founding a billion-dollar company

The 17-year-old applied to the business-plan contest, submitting his idea to empower women by connecting them to the internet free. His return address was in the slum, near the water tank, he says.<p>Mitra did not know that this ad would be his exit route.<p>With one initial public offering under his …

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever you wondered how certain people have gotten so successful? Sure you have. A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits. Here are nine habits that have helped …

Success

Long-Exposure Photos of California Wildfires at Night

For the past few wildfire seasons in Southern California, Los Angeles-based photographer Stuart Palley has taken his camera out into the hills to …

This $150 watch is terrifying for Apple and luxury companies

Watch out, Apple - a cheaper competitor is coming for you.<p>Sales of the Apple Watch have been disappointing amid criticism that it's uncomfortable, …

Hacking For Cause: Today’s Growing Cyber Security Trend

Dan Lohrmann Contributor<p>Dan Lohrmann is chief strategist and chief security officer of Security Mentor.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The dramatic rise in hacktivism<p>What do the following data-breach headlines from the past year have in common? The Sony Pictures hack: Everything we know so far; …

Cybersecurity

5 Office Mistakes Costing Millennials the Promotion

How managers are misinterpreting Millennials' approach to success in the workplace.<p>Now that career-minded Millennials make up 50 percent of our workplace, it's safe to assume (like every other generation to enter the work force) they'll want to earn promotions as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, …

Leadership

6 Ways to Improve Your Natural Light Portraits in One Second or Less

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Giant security flaw makes 950 million Android phones vulnerable to texting hack

Android is by far the most dominant smartphone operating system in the world, and it has just been found to be vulnerable to a serious smartphone …

8 Free Online Resources That Will Help You Advance Your Career

Whether you want to gain industry knowledge or pick up some new skills, there are plenty of resources online that will allow you to learn at your own …

The funny story of how Pinterest hired its founding engineer

Back in late 2009, Nelapati worked as a developer at a 60-person marketing startup in Silicon Valley. His job wasn't particularly exciting, but it was stable and left him time to work on open source projects on the side.<p>One web application framework that interested him was Tornado, which became …

Startups

Beware the Dark Side of LinkedIn

Not all connections are good connections. Here's how to avoid the ones you'll later regret.<p>I consider myself a fairly prolific creator of online content. I churn out columns for <i>Inc</i>., pen my own blog, and contribute all sorts of articles to industry trade publications.<p>On many occasions, I've opined …

Online Life

Meet Wang Jianlin, the richest person in China

With a fortune of $40.7 billion, he's caught in a riches race with Hong Kong business magnate Li-Ka Shing to become the wealthiest man in Asia.<p>From the construction of luxury hotel properties to the purchase of a world-famous football club to his grand plans for the future of entertainment, scroll …

China