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The process Jeff Bezos used to interview job candidates before he was a CEO became the way Amazon decided who got the job

If you're applying for a job in the tech industry, you may be asked to solve at least one tricky brainteaser.<p>At Amazon, that aspect of the interview dates back to before the company even launched, when CEO Jeff Bezos worked at investment-management firm D.E. Shaw.<p>Brad Stone breaks it down in his …

Employment

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Facing these 10 fears will improve your life at work and at home

Wouldn't it be fantastic if the road to success and happiness were an easy one? Unfortunately, as we all know, this isn't the case. The reality is, you'll only succeed once you force yourself to do things that you don't necessarily want to. It's true. You see, our brains are wired in such a way …

Pictures of the Week 12.14.17

Winter Sports

Google to add restaurant wait times to Google Search and Maps, followed by grocery stores

Google announced today it will soon roll out a new feature to Google Search, followed by Google Maps, that will show you the estimated wait times for area restaurants. The addition is an expansion on Google’s existing feature which shows businesses’ busy times, but with a tweak that helps diners …

Google Search

Be Like This Woman Who Moved a Shark With Her Bare Hands

If you see an obstacle in your path, don't panic.<p>2 min read<p>No matter how prepared you are, the life of an entrepreneur will always be met with unexpected challenges. So how should you proceed when you encounter an obstacle?<p>You can panic or run away. Or you can take a page out of the playbook of …

5 Ways to Win Your Pitch, According to 'Shark Tank's' Robert Herjavec

The cybersecurity tycoon and investor shares a few insider tips to capturing his attention -- and his money.<p>As one of the original <i>Shark Tank</i> investors, Robert Herjavec has seen his fair share of pitches. He's sat through presentations for everything from an energy drink for cougars to a book that …

Entrepreneurship

Dubai Becomes First Government to Launch State Cryptocurrency | Investopedia

A news report by Coin Telegraph reveals that the local government of Dubai has made the official launch of a state-sponsored cryptocurrency. The …

5 Warning Signs a Client Will Be Bad for Business

The best time-management and money saving advice may be to cut out a few clients who are actually killing your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you have a business, satisfied clients are essential to your continuous success. Knowing your ideal client and …

Time Management

You've never heard of these 5 classes — but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

Machine Learning

I Traveled To World’s One Of The Oldest City To Photograph Its People And Spiritual Atmosphere

Being one of the oldest living city of the world, Varanasi has always been a magical and mystical place to me. When I got the chance to travel to …

Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Coffee or Tea on a Plane

There are a few things flight attendants would never drink in the air.<p>Overnight and early morning flights are hard on all of us. Sometimes, the only …

To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do)

The cream of leadership rises to the top when these things happen.<p>The impact of work cultures on the bottom line is a hot business topic. More execs and HR leaders are connecting the dots on how an ecosystem of commonly held values, beliefs, and positive work behaviors drives engagement, …

This 24-year-old CEO Has A Vision Beyond Sight

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>They are the 35 boldest entrepreneurs of India who are changing the game in various industries and together they represent the optimism, inventiveness and …

Entrepreneurship

Never Spend Your Principal If You Want To Be Rich

Don't Eat Your Seed Corn<p>Never Spend Your Principal If You Want To Be Rich<p>Updated August 29, 2016<p>Wise old farmers have long had a saying: Don't eat …

Why Apple's $246 Billion in Cash Might Be Good for Your Startup

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said, "We generally acquire a company every three to four weeks. And so it's a rare month that there's not a company being bought." Here's how to get some of that cash.<p>Apple is by far the most valuable company on the planet--with a total market cap of $693 billion (as of Feb. …

6 Shocking Tools Every Customer Service Rep Needs From Your Company In Order to Give Great Service

Are You Providing Them?<p>Bad customer service is rarely the fault of a specific customer service rep. It happens because management has failed to equip its service staff with the culture, training, and support they need. Give your team these 6 tools and watch them smoothly convert problems into …

Startup Checklist: Are You Ready to Go from Employee to Entrepreneur? [Infographic]

You think of yourself as a free spirit. You go your own way, do your own thing. It’s time to start your own business and show the world who you …

Startups

10 Reasons Ecommerce Sites Fail

Build it and they will come. Unless they ignore it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ecommerce offers fantastic revenue opportunities, the ability to be open 24/7 and traditionally fewer overheads when compared to bricks and mortar retailing. Yet, despite the fact that …

eCommerce

The 5 Things That Are Causing Employees To Burn Out

Here’s what you need to do to reduce burnout, which could cost you up to half your workforce.<p>When work culture demands 24/7 availability, it isn’t surprising that more employees are feeling burned out.<p>A January 2017 survey by Future Workplace and workforce management software company Kronos found …

3 Conversation Starters to Convert Prospects Into Customers

To start a sales relationship off right, you have to offer value out of the gate, but just as important is attempting to understand a prospect's challenges. Without these essential exchanges, you're just pitching into the wind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your first …

Customers

Make Money While You Sleep with a 'Muse' Business

With the proliferation of today's side hustle culture and the popularity of books that profess the importance of diversifying your income with …

Take a Look at the Eye-Popping B&W Wildlife Images of Fine Art Photographer Anup Shah

Anup Shah considers himself a fine art photographer, and his amazing B&W images of wild beasts in Africa definitely take wildlife photography to a …

Look at the Amazing Winners of a Nat Geo Photo Contest: Hard to Believe They Were Shot by "Kids"

Great photographers come in all nationalities, shooting styles, and ages, as you can see from these amazing images entered in the 2016 National …

New era: front pages from around world on Trump – in pictures

Newspapers across the world react to Donald Trump’s inauguration speech with headlines including ‘revolution’, ‘now help us God’ and ‘America first’

Stunning Photos of Trains Roaring Through Picturesque Landscapes

There’s something romantic about train travel. As you sit and watch the world pass by, it offers a firsthand look at a landscape that’s both intimate and fleeting—truly a moving picture. Many routes take passengers (or cargo) through otherwise desolate lands with adventures along the snow-capped …

Trains

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

U.S. ‘political’ ambassadors told to quit by Jan. 20

Ambassadors in some of the most desirable foreign capitals such as London and Paris have been told they must end their service on Jan. 20 with “no exceptions,” State Department officials confirmed Thursday.<p>The unusually stern and specific directive to “political” ambassadors — often presidential …

U.S. State Department

A Japanese insurance firm replaced 30 workers with IBM's artificial intelligence technology

A future in which human workers are replaced by machines is about to become a reality at an insurance firm in Japan , where more than 30 employees are being laid off and replaced with an artificial intelligence system that can calculate payouts to policyholders.<p>Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance believes …

Artificial Intelligence