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Key moments from Mark Zuckerberg's Senate testimony

Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, appeared before lawmakers for the first time on Tuesday to answer questions about how his social networking juggernaut handles its 2.2 billion users’ private data, as well as the role the company played in Russia’s meddling in the 2016 …

Social Media

House of Cards: Frank Underwood's best quotes

As season four of House of Cards begins, enjoy a selection of the finest quotes from Kevin Spacey's Machiavellian villain Frank Underwood.<p>From ambition and sleep, to friendship and sex, Underwood has an acerbic one-liner for every situation.<p><b>On power:</b> "The road to power is paved with hypocrisy, and …

Just These 5 Lessons Made the MBA Worth the Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The best career decision I ever made was going back to school and earning my MBA degree.<p>At the time, my employer footed the entire expense of that education but even if it had not, I had every intention of paying for it myself. Here's why.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

Inside The Pixar Braintrust

In this exclusive excerpt from Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull unveils one of his key management tools–the Pixar Braintrust, which has helped the animation powerhouse score 14 box office hits in a row.<p>A hallmark of a healthy creative culture is that its people feel free to share ideas, opinions, and …

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one ever said being an entrepreneur would be easy. A million obstacles seem to stand in the way each and every day. The naysayers and budget woes can be enough for the average person to start waving the white flag.<p>But you are not an …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things to Do Before Bed That Will Jump Start Tomorrow

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being effective as an entrepreneur is often about hard work, but even more importantly it’s about smart work. Great entrepreneurs know that time is limited and valuable, so they need to make the most of each waking hour.<p>There are many …

Productivity

The Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: Persistence. (See General Grant.)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For nearly a year with next to no luck, General Ulysses S. Grant tried to crack the defenses of Vicksburg, a city perched high on the cliffs of the Mississippi critical to the Confederacy’s stranglehold on the most important river in the …

Ulysses S. Grant

5 Ways to Get PR for Your Startup Without Spending a Pretty Penny

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting exposure for a project you’ve sacrificed sleep, money and social time for may seem like the highest priority right before launch. The problem is most startup budgets won’t bank a clever publicity campaign or a high-end PR …

Public Relations

5 TED Talks That May Change Your View on Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The incredible popularity of the TED Talks series makes sense. In an age where your marketing plan needs to include multimedia to be successful, why should you be any different when it comes to consuming inspiration? Just like your …

Public Speaking

The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The social media landscape is evolving rapidly, and therefore, your social media marketing strategy cannot remain static. Instead, it’s important to reevaluate business goals, social media campaigns, platform results and revise your …

Social Media

Want to Stand Out From the Crowd? Know Your Unique Value Proposition.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: In a competitive SaaS market where you aren't the lowest cost game in town, what's the best messaging to use to differentiate yourself from the competition?</b><p><b>A:</b> Getting at your unique value proposition -- a UVP is a differentiating …

Customer Service

The 3 Best Books For Entrepreneurs to Return To, Again and Again

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I got out of college I was obsessed (some would say possessed) with developing a successful business. I had long been infatuated with the idea, having run small door-to-door businesses when I was in middle and high school. After …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make Money by Blogging on LinkedIn

An entrepreneur reveals how he generated leads and revenue with his LinkedIn blog and show how you can do the same.<p>16 million.<p>That's how many people viewed my blog content on LinkedIn last year. Those 16 million page views led to 300,000 followers, thousands of sales leads and books sold and more …

Security Statistics Show That We Need To Reinvent Enterprise IT

Often the conversation about the security of technology systems is parsed in terms that suggest the biggest risk vector comes from small organizations without the IT budget to ensure good security. However recent high profile breaches from the likes of Target and Neiman Marcus has called this …

Microsoft to bring social, machine learning tech to Office 365

Microsoft is about to make some big changes as to how Office 365 looks and works.<p>At the company's SharePoint 2014 conference, which kicks off on March 3, executives will preview some of these coming changes -- specifically ones involving social and machine-learning technologies that Microsoft is …

5 SEO Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know for 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Is SEO dead?" It's a common question within the online marketing world today.<p>If you're an entrepreneur relying on a strong online presence to connect with customers, you're right to pay attention. It's undeniable that the SEO landscape …

Marketing

10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneurial venture starts with a good idea, evolves to a bunch of amazing ideas, and with any luck, ends up as a successful business.<p>But how do you move from that first idea to your final success? In our book, <i>Small Business,</i> …

Entrepreneurship

What Makes Great Entrepreneurs Tick

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do Richard Branson, Bill Gates and Elon Musk all have in common? Probably nothing. Or maybe a lot. Honestly, I have no idea. What I do know is that I met one of them and - trust me when I tell you - he is one-of-a-kind. A unicorn. …

Entrepreneurship

You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

Malala Yousafzai is a living legend. That a 15-year-old girl would be targeted and shot by the Taliban, live to tell the tale and then continue to fight for the education of women in Pakistan is the kind of story that cuts through cultural and geographic boundaries. It's the kind of story that has …

Pakistan

GoDaddy Begins Aggressive International Expansion in Latin America

Mid-January blues got you thinking about launching your next business someplace warm and tropical?<p>If you launch in Latin America, you can now use GoDaddy to help get your online presence established. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based website domain registrar today launched its entire suite of products in …

Latin America

Killer Productivity 'Hacks' From Entrepreneurs Like Richard Branson (Infographic)

We all wish we had more hours in the day. The most successful entrepreneurs have developed their own ways for getting the most out of the business day -- which can sometimes extend to 4:00 a.m., at least for 85 Broads Business Leader Sallie Krawcheck.<p>LinkedIn has collected some of the best …

Entrepreneurship

Study: Enjoy Life, Live Longer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Don't worry, be happy -- you may just live longer.<p>A large existing body of research shows that negative emotions -- including depression, stress and anxiety -- can have a detrimental effect on our physical well-being.<p>Andrew Steptoe, the …

University College London

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Virtualization vs. Cloud Computing: What's the Difference?

Virtualization and cloud computing may sound interchangeable, but they're not the same thing. Here's why.

Virtualization

Do Pivots Matter?

What really defines a pivot and how they can impact your business model.<p>In late 2013 Cowboy Ventures did an analysis of U.S.-based tech companies started in the last 10 years and now valued at $1 billion. They found 39 of these companies. They called them the Unicorn Club.<p>The article summarized 10 …

Business Strategy

Entrepreneurs’ Brains are Wired Differently

Windows of entrepreneurial opportunity can open unexpectedly and briefly, typically under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Founder entrepreneurs must therefore be alert, tolerant of ambiguity and able to respond quickly when opportunity knocks. But does this mean that founders´ brains work …

Why Successful People Have So Many Groups Of Friends

If you place yourself at the intersection of social groups, you’ll have more ideas and more opportunities.<p>While ideas may appear to be only in your head, it turns out they’re super social: Darwin talked about evolution for decades before publishing the <i>Origin of Species</i>. And while it might be you …

We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change

What does it take to get to that level? One way of identifying the right characteristics and approaches is to take a hard look at entrepreneurs who have done it. Peter Andrews and Fiona Wood, in their new book “Überpreneurs” have profiled 36 leading candidates for this category, to extract a set of …