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Report: Nike email asked Jimbo Fisher to change son's sweatshirt

After his son was pictured on TV wearing an Under Armour sweatshirt, Jimbo Fisher was sent a request through Florida State for him to wear a Nike …

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4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Motivation

5 Questions To Ask Before Going Into Business With A Friend

Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor, co-presidents and co-founders of Juicy Couture became famous for their celebrated casual clothing line, which they went on to sell in 2013 for a whopping $195 million. Sure, their story of success has had its share of ups and downs—like any other …

How To Avoid Being Overwhelmed And Exhausted

As entrepreneurs, your business is incredibly important to you, and there is no official “off” switch. You get to decide when you are working and when you are not. In some ways, this is a double-edged sword. Brigid Schulte, an award-winning journalist and New York Times author of <i>Overwhelmed: Work,</i> …

The Top 10 Audio Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Listen To

With a million and one things on an <i>entrepreneur’s agenda</i>, it is almost next to impossible to find the time to read a book from front to back. Well …

6 Changes Organizations Should Make Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today's competitive landscape, companies need to be efficient or get left behind. That said, companies are often stuck in their ways, leaving opportunity for growth out cold. Here are some things I would do if I took over your business …

Management

Google steps up efforts for more racial diversity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Google has had more trouble diversifying its workforce than its computer scientists have had writing programs that respond to search requests in the blink of an eye or designing cars that can navigate traffic without a human behind the wheel.<p>That seemed to be the conclusion …

Fitbit is crushing it in wearables; one out of two devices sold bears its name

Riomaggiore, Italy Is The Most Beautiful Place In The World Right Now

You've heard of the Cinque Terre, those five Italian fishing villages that tourists often hike through one at a time. The one that starts the chain is called Riomaggiore, and if it were up to us, we might stop there and never continue to the rest.<p>There are many reasons to love Riomaggiore. Firstly, …

Kevin Hart Makes Big Donation To Cash-Strapped Philadelphia Schools

Kevin Hart is bringing good news to Philadelphia schools after the district weathered a year of devastating budget cuts.<p>On Wednesday the comedian announced that he will donate $250,000 to the school district, of which he is an alumnus. According to a video Hart posted on Instagram, his donation …

Austin Firefighters Save Dog From Floodwaters Because They 'Don't Just Rescue Two-Legged Victims'

The Austin Fire Department has been battling widespread flooding after a fall storm dumped up to 15 inches of rain over parts of central Texas. Crews have been assisting with flood relief efforts as entire neighborhoods were evacuated to avoid rapidly rising rivers.<p>This touching photo, taken by …

Top US climate scientists support development of safe nuclear power

Open letter to environmentalists and world leaders says wind and solar power are not enough to diminish carbon emissions<p>Some of the world's top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they're asking environmentalists to support the …

40% Of YouTube Traffic Now Mobile, Up From 25% In 2012, 6% In 2011

It’s hard to get people to concentrate long on anything on their phones and tablets, yet YouTube seems to be the exception. The video service is quickly going mobile, with small screens making up 40% of its traffic now compared to 25% last year, Google said on its earnings call today. In 2011, just …

LinkedIn Launches a Set of Mobile Recruiting Products

LinkedIn unveiled two new mobile recruiting products on Wednesday morning, continuing the company’s push into bringing its site and services to …

Pinterest Drives More Traffic to Publishers Than Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit Combined

When it comes to referral traffic from social networks, there's Facebook and Pinterest — and then there's everyone else.<p>Facebook accounted for more …

The Habits of Successful People: They Start Before They Feel Ready

In 1966, a dyslexic sixteen-year-old boy dropped out of school. With the help of a friend, he started a magazine for students and made money by …

Entrepreneurship

America’s highest earners work at least 60 hours a week—more than anyone else in the world

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Do Americans—and many Europeans working in American-dominated fields such as investment bank, consulting and ventures—work too hard?<p>Economic data show that in 1950, Americans worked around 1,900 hours per year. That’s now down to 1,700. But the French, who used to work …

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