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25 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Leader

You can improve your skills by watching lectures from these amazing and brilliant individuals.<p>If you're the owner of a business or someone in a management position, then you know how often employees, colleagues, and partners turn to you when they have questions, concerns, or need advice. Not only …

Self-improvement

Train Your Mind to Win the Game of Entrepreneurship With These 4 Mental Exercises

Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Taking the plunge from full-time employee to business owner is no small feat. To move from a stable job with a steady income to one where uncertainty is the flavor of the day every day takes …

Entrepreneurship

5 Kinds of Nonbusiness Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

Writer, Coach, Lover of Entrepreneurship<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scan the unavoidable lists of things successful entrepreneurs have in common and you’ll soon see the importance of books. Pretty much every entrepreneur who has ever reached an enviable level of …

Entrepreneurship

This former Air Force officer is one of the US' most renowned private-sector experts on the structure of the internet

"A lot people's understanding of the internet is that it's a cloud — there's this amorphous thing and you connect into it and inside that cloud everybody's connected to everybody," Madory explains to Business Insider. "That's not the way it is. There's a hierarchy to the internet."<p>Madory …

Net Neutrality

Believe It or Not, Vodka Used to Taste Like Scotch

Quick, someone call Sean Connery!<p><b>Get a Swede, Russian, Pole, and even certain Middle Easterners</b> in the same room and they all might argue over whose country invented vodka. But what they couldn't argue over is the fact that today's flavorless and completely indistinguishable vodka in <i>no way</i> tastes …

Whiskey

Ron Burgundy “Great Odin’s Raven” Scotch Whisky

We’ve got some urgent breaking news that is both compelling and rich: There’s a Ron Burgundy Scotch coming your way. “Great Odin’s Raven Special …

From Bedtime to the Boardroom: Why Storytelling Matters in Business

This story appears in the April 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>It’s one of the biggest buzzwords in business—<b>storytelling</b>—and it’s how savvy companies are satisfying the public’s never-ending hunger for content. With compelling characters, relatable plots and, most important, authenticity, …

Johns Hopkins University

10 Simple Qualities That Can Help You Achieve Professional Success and Satisfaction in Life

Psychologist, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The two biggest things people search for are simple: the desire to be happy and the desire to feel satisfied with life. To attain these goals and to achieve great satisfaction and personal satisfaction in your …

Motivation

Yahoo Answers Is Not Research, Or How Two Startups Are Fighting For The Future Of Knowledge

We’re told never to forget the ultimate laziness of humans, but when it comes to research in the internet age, sometimes that laziness can shock even the most prepared of minds. Students in grade school have grown accustomed to “remixing” internet sources to create their research reports, copying a …

10 Rules for a Great Startup Idea

Co-Authored by Jonathan Greechan, Founder Institute<p>Even though it's trendy in startups to say that ideas mean nothing and execution means everything, the reality is much less binary and much more nuanced. For example, even the world's best entrepreneur with incredible execution will fail if their …

What Interviewing 47 Entrepreneurs Taught Me About Success

According to StartUp Britain, 581,173 new businesses set up in the UK in 2014. In fact 2,835 new businesses started on the day I wrote this article …

The 29 Best Bottles Of Scotch In The World

If that's the case, your drink has to be scotch whisky — the native spirit of the country itself.<p>To help you with that process, Business Insider put together a list of award winning whiskys from the International Wine and Spirit Compeition. Distillers and winemakers have been holding that …

Whiskey

If Your Boss Thinks You’re Awesome, You Will Become More Awesome

If your boss thinks you’re awesome, will that make you more awesome? This question came to us recently, when we were working with the top three levels of management in a multinational. When asked to rate their direct reports on 360 evaluations, some managers consistently rated everyone higher, and …

How To Factor Your Personality Into Your Decision-Making

As much logic as you put into your decisions, your personality will always affect the way you make a choice. Combined with maturity and experience, …

Psychology

The Science Of First Impressions (And How To Use It To Your Advantage)

If there's one thing I've learned over the past five years of working as a journalist, it's that success can come down to the two seconds after you …

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make as a Leader

Everyone makes mistakes, but leaders are accountable to a much higher standard for theirs. Avoid the following seven common mistakes made by leaders.<p>Leadership is a tricky path, and for inexperienced leaders, it can be intimidating. While every person's leadership style is unique, and no approach …

Team Building

If You Want Great Results, You Need to Be Committed

President and CEO of Fusion Logistics<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the game of life, I have never known anyone who achieved great success by simply being <i>interested</i> in what they do. The road to success is littered with people who are interested in achieving …

Self-improvement

Solitude Can Be Your Most Powerful Thinking Tool

One of those moments where life is happening to us instead of us happening to life?<p>If you have, you are most certainly not alone.<p>Let's face it: Life can be hectic at times and most definitely get the best of us. This is where your most powerful thinking tool can shed wonderful light: Solitude.<p>The …

Thomas Edison

Classic Cocktails in History: the Whiskey Sour

Photo by Paul GoyetteThere is a grand pendulum that swings back and forth in trends. In the beginning, everything is simple. People use what they can …

Eggs

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

86 Whiskeys Explained

With 2014 set to be a big year for whiskey maybe it's about time we all got to know a little more about the drink.<p>This infographic posted on Wonkviz …

Recipes

How Bill Gates Started, His Life Visualized - Infographic

It was a regular day in the Gates household. When the family was getting ready and Bill, known in his family as Trey, was still downstairs, his …

18 Startup Mistakes Everyone Should Know About - Infographic

If you have a list of all the things you shouldn’t do, you can turn that into a recipe for succeeding just by negating as written by Paul Graham in …

Entrepreneurship

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance issue, there’s a straightforward way to address what’s irking you — but what do you do …

The Telegraph Festival of Business 2017

Registration and Breakfast<p>Welcome Address from the Chairman<p>Jeremy Warner, Associate Editor, The Telegraph<p>KEYNOTE<p>K<p>Keynote Address<p>Lady Michelle Mone, Baroness of Mayfair OBE<p>Panel Session: Talent: attracting, recruiting and retaining your most valuable asset<p>Understand how important your company's …

3 Digital Marketing Mistakes To Avoid In 2015

<i>This article was co-authored by Brent Gleeson and Jeffrey Baskin.</i><p>As we begin a new year in 2015, the writing is on the wall. Digital marketing is not only here to stay but it is consistently becoming a larger part of most companies’ marketing budgets every year. According to Emarketer.com, in 2010 …

Marketing

8 Strategies for Meeting and Connecting with VIPs | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from</i> <i>John Corcoran</i><i>.</i><p><b>Imagine for a second that you’re in an elevator.</b> The doors have just opened and the CEO of your …

Want A Powerful Customer Experience? Make It Easy For The Customer

We live in the period of options. Today there are more options for customers than at any point in history. For executives who understand today’s business reality of customer options customer experience is an emergency, not an afterthought. However today this is predominantly not the case.<p>In fact …

Customer Experience

5 Lessons Learned From Running 2,652 Facebook Ad Campaigns

11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My team and I were busy last year with Facebook. We created and managed 2,652 Facebook ad campaigns in 2014, each with an an average of one to 12 ad sets and with one to eight ads in each set.<p>If we took the extreme low side of …

Marketing