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Whatever happened to Hollywood's really evil villains?

The release of Suicide Squad confirms a cinematic trend: all of our heroes are antiheroes and all of our baddies have been humanised. It’s time for the return of some proper bogeymen<p>Time was when the movie villain was stuck in second fiddle. Their primary role: to devise over-elaborate – and …

Prequels

Why My Goal Is To Make Myself Less Essential To My Company

I have a new annual review for myself, and it’s one question long.<p>“Have I made myself <i>less</i> essential to the building and maintaining of my company this year?”<p>Not what you were expecting? As surprising as it may seem initially, I believe it’s a question that every entrepreneur should ask themselves …

Entrepreneurship

A CEO shares the success habit he wishes he knew years ago

They work on stuff until someone distracts them.<p>Then they react to what the other person needs. That's true at home and in the office. And it's the easiest way to keep spinning your wheels for months or even years on end.<p>Look at the calendar of most people, and you'll find a good assortment of the …

7 Things That Self-Made Billionaires Do Differently

Is there some unique way of thinking that gives self-made billionaire entrepreneurs an edge?<p>Fascinated by this question for my whole career as a …

Entrepreneurship

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur's Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

From An Ancient Rabbi Comes The Secret To Building A Social Network

Growing up in a Chabad community, I’ve been attending Farbrengens since I was a child. For my non-Chassidic readers: a Farbrengen (from the Yiddish meaning “joyous gathering”) is a gathering focused on Hasidic stories and melodies, with food and refreshments being served. Throughout my life, I have …

Geopolitics

How One Couple Climbed Out Of Debt And Became Millionaires In Their 30s

It was right after college graduation when starting a new life suddenly became very expensive. First, a brand new Honda Civic. Next, a house. Then an engagement ring for a long-time girlfriend.<p>Student loans still lingered, too.<p>Pretty soon the debt totaled up: $25,000 for the car loan, a $100,000+ …

Personal Finance

5 Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

#3: Avoid time wasters.<p>When I finished my five-year study on the habits of 233 self-made millionaires, I made a breakthrough discovery. Nearly every …

Five tough choices you’ll face as an entrepreneur

One of the most appealing benefits of becoming an entrepreneur is gaining control over your professional life. As an entrepreneur, you are singularly responsible for making all decisions about the business, and while others might be able to give you advice and point you in a certain direction, …

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

the front page of the internet

How to Overcome 3 Tricks Car Salesmen Use to Take your Money.<p>Purchasing a vehicle from a dealership can be an anxiety inducing experience. What I …

A 24-year-old college dropout explains how he went from $10,000 in savings to $4 million in real estate

"It was always in the back of my mind that I never wanted to work for anyone else," he explains. "I was going to college and doing what everyone else was doing, and one day I stopped."<p>Henkel got his real estate license in only eight days and, two weeks later, he started looking for properties to …

7 hard truths that will make you a better entrepreneur

<i>"Entrepreneurship is crazy. One day you feel like you're on top of the world, and the next day you want to die."</i><p>These experiences are two sides of the same coin.<p>Fortunately, there are some simple — if harsh — truths that will help you as an entrepreneur.<p>You may not want to hear them, but these …

How to Retire Like a King

This Article Originally was Published here: http://www.wealthdaily.com/articles/how-to-retire-like-a-king/6098The headline screamed:<i>"$1 Million is no</i> …

How to Sculpt Sleeve-Busting Muscle Like the Rock

Build massive arms with these 8 expert-approved tips<p>Look at Dwayne Johnson’s arms and one thing becomes obvious: “He has some very special genetics working in his favor,” says Brad Schoenfeld, Ph.D., C.S.C.S., a former natural bodybuilding champion and author of <i>The M.A.X. Muscle Plan.</i><p>But even if …

This is the carefully planned diet of celebrity trainer Tony Horton

He created P90X, one of the most successful home workout programs of all time. But Tony doesn't try to hide the importance of diet in fitness, weight loss, and life in general.<p>We recently asked him the $1 million nutrition question: What does Tony Horton's diet look like?<p>We talked to him around 12 …

How to learn with zero effort

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

Warren Buffett's Secret of Success

Warren Buffett

12 things we learned from the New Yorker’s profile of Jony Ive

In what may be the longest magazine feature yet dedicated to Apple’s industrial design guru, the <i>New Yorker</i> has just published a sprawling 16,000 word profile of Jony Ive — taking readers from his early meetings with Steve Jobs up to the present day.<p>It’s jam-packed with fascinating tidbits about …

The 6 Attributes Shared by Young Millionaires

The immense opportunities of entrepreneurship are fully realized by few but the traits that power their success can be cultivated by everyone.<p>VIP Contributor<p>Leading Authority for Young Entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's note: This Entrepreneur.com</i> …

Self-improvement

Learn This Customer Service Secret While Unwinding In A 5-Star Luxury Lounge

Today I’m going to teach you a way of interacting with customers that can transform the level of customer service you provide. You can read it here on this page or, if you want to see this acted out by experienced professionals<i>,</i> hightail it over to your nearest 5-star hotel, and specifically to …

What Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates Told Me About Getting Out of My Own Way

Billionaire entrepreneurs relate the warning signals they wished they had seen before making bad decisions.<p>When I ask self-made billionaires what they wish they knew when they started out in business, one of the insights they most frequently share points to a common experience for all leaders when …

Bill Gates

Tyranny of the chicken finger: How we created a generation of unsophisticated, picky eaters — and why the cycle must stop

Yet in the real world, the diversity of culinary heritage isn’t disappearing, it’s arriving on our plates all at once. While we’re feeding children a …

Hearsay Social CEO Clara Shih: Why your 20s is critical to your career

<i>MPW Insider is one of several online communities where the biggest names in business answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …