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Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

Photographers

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Entrepreneurship

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

The biggest excuse for not traveling more often is because we think we don't have enough money.<p>Chances are slim that you'll win the lottery, strike it rich in a hot technology IPO, or have trust funds waiting for you to cash in. Most of us are in the grind of earning and burning with no end in …

Personal Finance

Greatist's Ultimate Happy Playlist

Music makes the world go round. OK, maybe not, but it certainly has its benefits—one of which is mood-boosting powers. Sure, a song can inspire you …

3 Secrets to Snagging an Ace Mentor

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I am a big fan of mentorship.<p>From very early in my career to the present, I have often looked to others for guidance, leadership and advice. By maintaining a high degree of self-awareness and knowing I don’t have the answer to …

How to Set Social-Media Goals That Will Move Your Marketing Forward

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>How do you know when spaghetti is ready to eat? Throw a noodle against a wall and see if it sticks.<p>It’s a super simple hack for Italian dinner night. It’s not such a great metaphor for social media goal-setting.<p>That being said, I have participated in more …

Social Media

5 Ways to Sleep Better Every Night

Why trying to fall asleep doesn't work—and what does!<p>You train hard and eat well. Don't wreck all your game prep with sloppy sleep habits. "Elite athletes now understand that ignoring their sleep can be as detrimental to their performance as taking to the field drunk," says W. Christopher Winter, …

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How Sophia Broke the Rules for Advice Based Businesses

I have wanted to interview Sophia Bera for quite a while because I love her story, and I want to share it with all of you.<p>You see Sophia completely smashes the myth that advice based business has to be done face to face -- and in particular that financial advice has to be face to face -- and cannot …

The Sex That Women Want When It's Costing Them $400 an Hour

8 surprising things you can learn from male escorts<p>When a woman is paying for an orgasm, there’s really no faking it.<p>Forget your preconceptions and moral biases for or against prostitution. We’re talking simple supply and demand. If a girl is handing a male escort an envelope full of $100 bills, …

What It’s Like to Have a Gun Pointed at Your Head

A late-night mugging teaches this guy a truth about action-hero bravery<p>The summer I was 10 years old, I saw <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i> over 20 times in the theatre. From that point on, I had this fantasy that when I was an adult, I would react to danger like my hero, Indiana Jones—brave, thinking on my …

Building the Perfect Sex Machine

Why do guys buy sex simulators?<p>For the makers of things you stick your dick into, business is exploding. The just-released Autoblow 2—which gyrates with simulated vaginas and mouth sleeves—is on track to sell 75,000 machines, at $150 each, in its first year. Its crowdfunding campaign sought $45,000 …

Noah Galloway Is the Ultimate Men's Health Guy

Are you focused on what you've lost, or what you've got? Noah Galloway knows which is more important<p>The last night Noah Galloway's body was whole, he was behind the wheel of a Humvee in Iraq. His night-vision goggles didn't reveal the trip wire. "The roadside bomb was big enough to send our …

7 Rules for Talking With Gatekeepers

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Receptionists, clerks, secretaries and administrative assistants are the “gatekeepers” of business. An experienced gatekeeper is usually adept at screening cold calls and recognizing sales professionals who attempt to reach the decisions makers without an …

Direct Marketing

Party Your Way to the Top

He wanted more friends, more contacts, and more crazy stories. So he traveled 60,000 miles over the course of a year to find them<p>Last year I ran with the bulls in Pamplona, watched the sunrise at Burning Man, and attended four of the world's biggest film festivals but didn't catch a single movie. …

Are You Cultivating Knowledge, or Just Consuming Information?

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Quality output demands quality input.<p>As healthy food fuels the body, so does brain food fuel the mind. Garbage in, garbage out as they say.<p>Amidst the “sky is falling” debates over how TV and the Internet are making us mindless …

Celebrity Gossip

Mind Games for Big Gains

No motivation to exercise? It’s all in your head: Your brain is wired to keep your body at rest. Here are 5 ways to rewire it<p>Reminisce for a moment about the first time she slipped her hand below your waistline and inched it lower … lower … lower. Now imagine biting into a warm, buttery cookie. And …

7 Tips for Naming (or Re-Naming) Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I joined the company formerly known as YouSendIt as CMO in 2012, we had a major marketing challenge in front of us: stay with a name that the company had already outgrown or re-name and cast aside nine years of brand equity. We chose …

Business Strategy

Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Travel

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Understanding the psychology behind the way we tick might help us to tick even better.<p>Many studies and much research has been invested into the how and why behind our everyday actions and interactions. The results are revealing. If you are looking for a way …

Psychology

Entrepreneurship as the Hero's Journey

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a path, a lifestyle and ultimately a journey. You begin, face have challenges and, eventually through struggle and hard work, you succeed. Whether you’re about to begin your path, or are perhaps floundering in the dark …

Entrepreneurship

7 Lessons to Rock Both the Stage and Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Musicians and startups share an entrepreneurial spirit: Both create their own brand, whether that's music, products or services, and learn to sell their creations to various (and often diverse) audiences.<p>Startups -- and the entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

14 habits of exceptionally likable people

One thing that will never change in business is the advantage charisma offers. The ability to form lasting relationships built on genuine empathy will always beat out a cold-blooded Machiavellian approach in the long run<p>The writer Napoleon Hill recognized this as a young business journalist and …

Self-improvement

Everything You Need To Know About PR To Do It Yourself

Before you go shopping for someone to do the work for you, consider these public relations tips and start marketing yourself.<p>There’s a lot of misinformation surrounding public relations: Yes, it can be expensive, time-consuming, and it can all go horribly wrong if you’re not smart about it. But, if …

Public Relations

If You Envision It, It Will Come

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s not just mumbo-jumbo: visualize your positive future and you’ll have an easier time reaching that peak performance. There’s a science to visualization that runs much deeper than reading a copy of <i>The Secret</i> by Rhonda Byrne.<p>How?<p>Studies …

Vocabulary