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6 Steps to Salvage an Unproductive Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all had those days when we have a million things to do, but can’t seem to get ahead on any of them. Not only do unproductive days detract from your business’ success, it can also have an effect on your well-being, affecting your …

Time Management

The 5 Traits You Need to Dominate Any Industry

This story appears in the December 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>If great minds think alike, it stands to reason that great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. In their book <i>The Art of Doing: How Superachievers Do What They Do and How They Do It So Well</i>, Camille Sweeney and …

Success

5 Keys to Great Nonverbal Communication

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Clear and effective communication is essential during presentations, whether for board rooms full of executives, auditoriums at conferences, or classrooms full of students.<p>Verbal information is vital, but how we present that information can determine how …

Public Speaking

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>We all know that when we give a presentation or speak in front of a group, not only are our words important, but the body language that accompanies them.<p>Your words may give the audience one message while your body sends quite another.<p>As if getting the words …

Public Speaking

How to attract your ideal investor

ClearlySo's new chief financial officer, Claire Braithwaite, says social entrepreneurs should bank on self-belief<p>Pitching for investment can be both daunting and exciting for a social entrepreneur. You have invested passion, sweat and tears into building a business that you are proud of. But can …

Intel’s voice recognition will blow Siri out of the water—because it doesn’t use the cloud

There’s a problem with today’s voice recognition systems: They’re just too slow. Anyone who has waited in frustration while Siri or Google’s Voice Search “thinks” about even the simplest commands knows what I’m talking about.<p>The problem isn’t voice recognition software per se, which is more …

Artificial Intelligence

Daft Punk On 'The Soul That A Musician Can Bring'

<i>With a few Grammy Awards behind their helmets,</i> All Things Considered <i>revisits a conversation with Daft Punk. It originally aired May 16, 2013.</i><p>French electronic duo Daft Punk burst out of the late-'90s dance movement with music they produced in a home studio. Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de …

6 Personal Philosophies That Shaped Successful Entrepreneurs

We talked to several successful entrepreneurs to find out the philosophies that dictate their approach to work and life.<p>Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma–which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of …

Entrepreneurship

An Ex-Soldier Designs an Ingenious, Badass Grill for Camping Out

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 01.02.14.<p>Time of Publication: 12:30 pm. 12:30 pm<p><i>Photo: Roee Magdassi</i><p><i>Photo: Roee</i> …

Pinterest

An Incredible Look at a Star Cluster

You can see it with the naked eye on any winter's night. Floating high up in the sky, in the constellation Taurus, is a little dipper-shaped grouping of stars called the Pleiades or Seven Sisters, the 45th entry in Charles Messier's famous catalog of nebulous objects in the sky. Viewing the …

Astronomy

Twelve quotes from authors to remember when starting your first book

Even billionaires can’t halt deadly ‘mutant capitalism’

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — “I’ve been reflecting on how Bill and Melinda Gates resemble a pair of monkeys.” So begins Robert Sapolsky’s …

Inventions

U.S. judge upholds subsidies pivotal to Obamacare | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday upheld subsidies at the heart of President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul, rejecting one of the main legal challenges to the policy by conservatives opposed to an expansion of the federal government.<p>A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court in …

Kevin Ware comes back

Lessons from Nick Foles

Eggs and wisdom

<b>IT WAS JUST</b> before 2 o'clock in the morning when Keith Van Horn woke up to a knock on his dorm-room door. He was 18 years old in February 1994, a …

Happy trails

<b>AFTER A 33-49</b> campaign, with the top four players returning, the Blazers started 21-4 to lead the loaded West. Sure, there's some funky stuff …

Read this

<b>THE STORY OF</b> the 2012 NFL season was young QBs Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III running the read-option straight to stardom. …

10 Books That Will Change the Way You Understand the Mind

A new wave of science fiction, from the show <i>Person of Interest</i>to the movie <i>Her</i>, features artificial intelligences whose minds are truly alien. These …

Singularity

Sherman by the numbers

<b>NO ONE</b> talks a bigger game than Seahawks CB Richard Sherman. We turned to Sport Science to see how the NFL's interception leader since 2012 has …

CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel

"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle …

Mexico

Stealth Camping

Stealth camping is finding a free, usually illegal, always inconspicuous campsite, spending the night and leaving without being noticed. Questions on …