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Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the …

10 Startups to Watch in 2014

If you only focus on the multi-billion dollar valuations of young companies like Pinterest, Uber and Snapchat, you might assume 2013 has been a very …

How Drug Cartels Are Like Amazon And Google

After this enlightening TEDTalk, you’ll never look at drug cartels the same way again.<p>Billions of dollars in sales. Quick shipments. Ultra-efficient distribution chains. Carefully orchestrated PR. Drone delivery.<p>It sounds a bit like Amazon! But in reality, this is any one of the three major Mexican …

The Art Of Letting Go: How I Learned To Stop Procrastinating

Distractions and false needs are controlling your life. Zen Habits’ Leo Babauta tells us why you need to let go.<p>People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. –Thich Nhat Hanh<p>The end of procrastination is the art of …

Is This Converted Train Station The World’s Largest Startup Incubator?

But an incubator in Paris is looking for the opposite of niche, as one can tell from its name: 1,000 Start-Ups.<p>Billed as “the world’s largest startup …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …

Mayor, police chief in struggling Kentucky coal town to donate salary in Bitcoins to spur economy

Officials in a small Appalachian town that has seen its coal industry dry up over the past two years are hopeful that Bitcoins, the Internet currency, can play a driving force for jobs.<p>Both the mayor and police chief from Vicco, Ky., a town of about 330 residents located about 130 miles southeast …

The moderation glitch | Seth's Blog

More doesn't scale forever. Why are we so bad at enaging with this obvious truth?<p>In Malcolm's new book, he points out that our expectation is that …

The Brilliance of Failure, In the Words of a Self-Made Billionaire

Michael Rubin became friends with the lady who served his debt collection notices when he was in high school. That’s because by the time he was 16, Rubin was $200,000 in the hole.<p>Being there -- being down that far, that early on in his career -- is exactly what he says made him the ever-hungry, …

Banks Come Under Fire For Filling In The Payday Loan Gap

A payday loan is a costly form of credit operating on the fringes of the economy. That's why the target of a new crackdown by federal regulators may surprise you: Instead of a forlorn-looking storefront with a garish neon sign, it's your familiar neighborhood bank.<p>A small but growing number of …

This Is What It Looks Like When a Google Manager Gets Feedback

Using a rigorous, data-driven hiring process, Google goes to great lengths to attract young, ambitious self-starters and original thinkers. It screens candidates’ résumés for markers that indicate potential to excel there — especially general cognitive ability. People who make that first cut are …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …