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Creating An Explainer Video? Follow These 12 Tips From The Pros

Video content is at the top of the priority list for many modern brands, and it’s not hard to see why. Visuals are always more engaging than plain text, and a video can communicate much more information than a still photo can. Most importantly, a well-executed video is highly shareable: 92% of …

Marketing

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

You Won't Survive as an Entrepreneur Treating Your Business Like a Hobby

Entrepreneurship is a career. To succeed, you must approach it strategically.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Growing up, our parents taught us to choose a career path that we enjoy. To love what we do. That teaching has carried over into our adult lives and is …

Entrepreneurship

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

10 Ways to Make Python a Dangerous Tools For Data Science

People are still crazy about Python after twenty-five years,which I find hard to believe.<p>Python has numerous applications — web development, desktop …

Python Programming

Getting the most from OneNote, part 2: OneNote 10 is catching up

OneNote lets you tag, flag, recognize, record and search just about anything. Soon, the Windows Store variant will be the main version of this …

Software

How To Become Super Successful: Keep It Simple

It is estimated that adults make up to 35,000 decisions daily. Decision fatigue refers to the psychological concept that we have a limited number of mental resources, and using them to make irrelevant decisions can affect productivity. If you manage a business or even a side hustle, chances are you …

Success

6 Mental Barriers You Must Tear Down to Succeed

The world has few obstacles as formidable as the ones in our own mind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you hit a slump in your career? If you are finding it difficult to get ahead, it could be because you’re inadvertently holding yourself back in ways you don’t even …

Self-improvement

The Almost Unbelievable Power of Your Belief Systems

Follow this visualization guide to achieve absolute clarity in your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was horsing around with my dog the other day -- <i>I promise this is an article on entrepreneurship --</i> when something extraordinary happened.<p>We’d been playing …

Motivation

13 unusual things you should always pack when traveling

As fun as travel typically is, it can also be stressful. No matter how much you plan, in some way or another, there's always going to be some oversight. You'll inevitably leave behind your toothbrush or maybe your favorite shoes. Of course, you can often pick up menial things left at home when you …

Cleaning

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

10 Lightweight Suits to Keep You Cool This Summer

Tailoring that feels as fresh as it looks.<p>A perfectly tailored suit is appropriate year-round—it's the <i>fabric</i> that's seasonal. While heavy wools and tweed jackets look fantastic in the winter, they're nothing short of suffocating in the warmer months. For spring and summer, opt for lightweight …

Top VC says every entrepreneur should read these 5 books

As a general partner at Benchmark, Bill Gurley is a top Silicon Valley venture capitalist, and he's an investor in impressive companies such as …

You Will Never Outperform Your Inner Circle: Why Kevin Durant Joined The Warriors

NBA fans went nuts in the summer of 2016 when Kevin Durant chose to leave Oklahoma City for the cool breezes of the San Francisco Bay Area. Two rings, two Finals MVPs later, I bet Durant is pretty happy with his decision. But he still has loud detractors that claim he “ruined basketball” by …

What Is Ikigai? This Japanese Wellness Theory Could Turn You Into A Morning Person

If you're not a morning person, going to bed with a mental checklist of all of the things you <i>have</i> to do the next day certainly doesn't make getting …

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

1 Skill That Will Make You Irresistible and Irreplaceable in the Age of AI

A new McKinsey study identifies the key driver of success in the next decade.<p>A new McKinsey study of 800 occupations finds that automation and artificial intelligence will transform the workplace over the next decade. In order to compete, our skills have to change. The study finds that …

The 10 Obsessions You Need to Have to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

You get rich by fixating on getting rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving millionaire status isn’t easy -- less than 10 percent of the U.S. population ever reaches this goal. Most people give up along the way, becoming …

Self-improvement

Here Are the Personal Mission Statements of Musk, Branson, and Oprah (Plus 7 Questions to Write Your Own)

Your heroes know that a personal mission statement can clarify goals and guide decision making.<p>You know why your business needs a mission statement--writing one clarifies your value and purpose, and having one helps to both communicate that information to others and guide day-to-day decision …

Oprah Winfrey

Open source data integration with Karma

Karma is a free, an open source data integration tool that makes it easy to convert data from a variety of formats into linked data.<p>I recently …

Data Integration in the New Data Architecture Means More than ETL

The problem addressed by business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing was the problem of data access. Read-only access to known data is the domain …

The 5 differences between amateurs and true professionals

The only way to become better at anything is to spend time working on it.<p>But, how can you put in your ‘reps’ if you’re not consistent enough?<p>And, why …

The Top Innovation Books of 2018 (So Far)

Want to be more innovative? Jump-start your brain with the top innovation books of the first half of 2018.<p>Innovation is arguably one of the hottest business topics of the decade. Hundreds of business books are published each year focused on some aspect of innovation. With so many reads and other …

5 Great New Business Books to Read This Summer

These summer reads will help you gain new skills, build better teams, and even learn to be lucky.<p>Want to know about some of the great business books coming out this summer? I get lots of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are some of my favorites.<p>If you see any you like, consider …

If You Want to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, You Need to Stop Doing These 3 Things

Cutting these three ways of thinking out of your life will help you become a better entrepreneur.<p>The road to entrepreneurship is incredibly self-reliant--which means that to succeed, you need to be emotionally attuned to the way you conduct yourself and your business.<p>I've worked with--and …

How To Really Take Advantage Of Your Network

Network. It can be such a loaded and overbearing term.<p>On the one hand, it’s a noun. Among other definitions, it can denote a group of people connected by some commonality. Maybe it’s your personal network of acquaintances. Perhaps it’s a subset, such as a network of gamers, artists, or musicians …

Dashdash, a platform to create web apps using only spreadsheet skills, nabs $8M led by Accel

Sometimes I think of spreadsheets as the dirty secret of the IT world today. We’ve seen a huge explosion in the number of productivity tools on the market tailored to help workers with different aspects of doing their job and organising their information, in part to keep them from simply dumping …

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Good Advice On How To Increase Your Influence – Anywhere

How to Increase Your Influence at Work is a good Harvard Business Review article that offers good advice on how to increase your influence …

This Is Your Path to the $1,000-Per-Hour Mindset

If you don't value your time, who will?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I asked you the question “How much for an hour of your time?” would you reflexively know the answer? If I were a betting man, I would lay odds that almost everyone reading this wouldn’t have a …

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