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The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

Life’s Work: An Interview with Salman Rushdie

Nadav Kander<p>Salman Rushdie is best known for his fifth book, The Satanic Verses, which prompted a fatwa against him in 1989. But over the past 40 years he has published 16 others, including Midnight’s Children—the winner of three Booker awards—and his latest novel, Two Years Eight Months and …

Making It: Fashion Insiders Tell All

Getting your big break, landing that coveted job and loving what you do each day is a difficult feat no matter how you twist itbut it seems especially so in the rarefied world of fashion. Here, ... insiders, from editors to stylists and photographer<p>Getting your big break, landing that coveted job …

R.I.P. Pete Seeger: The Surprising Twitter Wisdom He Left Behind

Folk singer Pete Seeger died on Monday at the age of 94, leaving behind dozens of protest standards and a lifelong commitment to social justice.<p>He …

Jokes

The 10 Best Comments in the Zappos-Kanye War

We've heard of Twitter wars and Facebook spats, but what about a company using its own site to wage a battle?<p>To respond to Kanye West's claim that Zappos sells "sh-t products," the ecommerce site used its own platform to retaliate.<p>Zappos is now offering an actual sh-t product: a $100,000 toilet, …

7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Don't Do

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>These days, everyone with a MacBook and a blog thinks he’s an entrepreneur. Well, here’s a little tough love for the entrepreneurial generation: Calling yourself a CEO doesn’t make you one and a small army of Twitter followers doesn’t …

Entrepreneurship

“I Try to Spark New Ideas”

Christine Lagarde took over as managing director of the demoralized International Monetary Fund in 2011, succeeding the scandal-plagued Dominique Strauss-Kahn. A prominent French politician who once ran the international law giant Baker & McKenzie, Lagarde, 57, has tried to change the IMF’s culture …

10 Top Crowdfunding Websites

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In her book</i> Cash From the Crowd<i>, Sally Outlaw, founder and CEO of crowdfunding website peerbackers, reveals the secrets of funding your business with help from colleagues, peers, family, friends and even perfect strangers through a</i> …

Crowd Funding

How Super-Achievers Do What They Do

For their new book <i>The Art of Doing</i>, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.

Spring/Summer Fashion Week 2014: Fashion Trends

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>From tribal influences to floral prints, artistic inspiration to gold pleating, street style to summer-ready furs and sheer</b> …

5 Ways to Get Out of Startup Mode And Grow Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs stay in startup mode way too long. Keeping a small business in startup mode requires you to stand on the brake. If you keep telling people you're "just a startup," you will never take actions for real growth.<p>It's time to …

Small Business

Our Updated Guide To Twitter Slang, Lingo, Abbreviations And Acronyms

If you weren't an early adopter of Twitter, or don't spend a ton of time checking your timeline (or if you're just a normal human being with better things to do) you can get a little behind in Twitter abbreviations and acronyms.<p>Also, with Twitter's IPO coming up, would-be investors ought to be able …

Social Media

Here's A Simple Guide To Improving Your Credit Score

Before you get too excited, this improvement is actually a little misleading. Americans didn't suddenly change their credit habits overnight. With so many seriously delinquent accounts floating around, credit companies increasingly started "charging off" accounts (letting cardholders settle debts …

How Buffett, Musk and Other Multi-Billionaires Hit It Big (Interactive Graphic)

It used to be the first million. Now, you only turn heads when you hit a billion.<p>Warren Buffett, the iconic chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is worth $53.5 billion. He wasn't always. But Buffett started early. When the "Sage of Omaha" was in high school, he spent $25 on a pinball machine …

University of Pennsylvania

Set Challenges to Beat Boredom and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Aspiring entrepreneurs, especially those trapped in humdrum corporate jobs, often imagine that building their own company would mean round-the-clock passion for their job. But …

Entrepreneurship

This Startup Could Be The Uber Of Self-Storage

In fact, it pegs itself as the Uber for self-storage. (Uber being the trendy car service app that's competing with on-street taxis in many cities now.)<p>Here's how it works. Open up the Clutter app, request as many reusable storage boxes as you need to be delivered to your home, take a photo of the …

Santa Monica

The 5 Must-Have Elements of a Flawless Pitch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a passionate entrepreneur, you are accustomed to talking about your product and pitching its features to just about anyone who will listen. You’ve mastered the elevator pitch, the barstool pitch and even restrained yourself from …

Investing

7 Things You Need to Do With Your Money Right Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're like most entrepreneurs, chances are you're balancing your time between managing your team, making sales, improving customer service, marketing your business and creating new products or services. The last thing you want to do …

Personal Finance

Why You Need to Get Out of Town Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From light-bulb moments to meaningful-chance encounters, getting away may be just what the (business) doctor ordered. So while summer is nearly gone, you can still catch it.<p>Here are four reasons why entrepreneurs should make time for a …

Entrepreneurship

6 Ways to Get Customers Hooked and Raving About Your Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's better than happy customers? Happy customers who tell all their friends about your brand. If your end goal was customer satisfaction, take a step back and try to imagine the next level: activating those customers to spread the word …

Marketing

How to Take More Action: 9 Powerful Tips

Image by goodsurfers2008 (license).<p><i>“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to</i> …

5 Habits of Highly Effective Communicators

Have you ever walked away from talking with someone that you’ve just met and thought to yourself <b>“Wow, this was one of the best conversations I’ve</b> …

Confidence, Excellence and Independence: Business Lessons From 4 Great Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great leaders often have great lessons to share. Their stories remind us -- in business especially -- that failure is not avoidable and that success in any endeavor is a choice.<p>While we cannot control all our circumstances, what we can …

Motivation

Recap: Tundra Livin' - PAPER

<i>Each Monday, Eli Yudin and Carey O'Donnell, authors of the very, very funny Twitter account @NotTildaSwinton, will be recapping the</i> Real Housewives of New Jersey <i>for us. Below, their next installment.</i><p><b>Carey</b>: The noon sun was pale and dim, barely hanging above the lake covered by snow, and the black …

Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: The Island of Dr. V - PAPER

<i>Each Monday, Eli Yudin and Carey O'Donnell, authors of the very, very funny Twitter account @NotTildaSwinton, will be recapping the</i> Real Housewives of New Jersey <i>for us. Below, their next installment.</i><p><b>Carey</b>: Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. We've returned that winter castle overlooking the grey lake, …

Fall/Winter 2013-2014: Jewelry trends

JEWELRY NEWS<p><b>With chains at Chanel, chandelier earrings at Balmain, Byzantine crosses at Dolce & Gabbana and offbeat accessories at Lanvin, we bring</b> …

International Online Shopping Expected to Almost Triple in Next 5 Years

For consumers, the world is shrinking. For entrepreneurs, that’s an opportunity to grow sales.<p>International online shopping in six major markets is expected to exceed $105 billion in 2013, according to data released today by online payment processor PayPal. That estimate totals cross-border …

eCommerce