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These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Bill Clinton

This Will Make You Far Better at Winning Business Online

This "real-life" approach is the fastest, easiest and most effective way to win new business online.<p>He called it "borderline worthless."<p>He was frustrated, fed up and flummoxed.<p>In short, Bill Prater, a Business Coach based in Seattle, Washington, was struggling to get people he found online to …

Social Media Marketing

How $300 million mattress startup Casper is shaking up advertising

Getting bouts of FOMO looking at all your friends' various vacation pictures? Mattress startup Casper has got you covered.<p>The mattress maker's latest advertising effort is designed to let people trick their friends into thinking that they're on vacation from the comfort of their beds.<p>"Staycation …

11 Classic Books You Must Keep on Your Bookshelf

Complete your library this Prime Day.<p>It's Prime Day, which means deals abound all over Amazon.com. While you're filling your cart, add these classics to your bookshelf or Kindle library—the BAZAAR editors tell you why they return to them time after time below. Plus, score the best tech deals for …

7 Must-Read Classic Business Books

Business is always changing, but the foundations of great entrepreneurship never do. These classic business books are a must-read for every founder.<p>Summer vacation. For most founders of early-stage and fast-growth companies those two words together are about as foreign as snow in August. Still, …

Entrepreneurship

12 Movies to Watch on Netflix if You're Having a Bad Day

Everything is going to be OK (translation: you can stream movies on your laptop).<p>1. <i>Just Friends</i><p>This is the movie that proves Ryan Reynolds and Anna Faris are comedic geniuses. How can you not smile?<p>2. <i>The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants</i><p>If watching this doesn't do the trick, give your BFF a call. …

11 classic novels that will make you a better leader

When we think about "leadership books," we tend to think about non-fiction titles like "Talent Is Overrated," "High Output Management," or the …

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

Self-improvement

25 books that will stick with you and blow your mind

The best books have the potential to stick with you long after you've finished them. Some can even affect how you look at the world.<p>We've put …

Literature

The 7 Personal Branding Mistakes That Can Ruin Entrepreneurs

<i>Entrepreneurs are supposed to be the face of their respective companies, but these seven costly mistakes can interfere with that role.</i><p>Every company has a brand -- an image, a reputation, and a persona that defines that company's character and reputation. What most people don't realize is that you …

20 Inspiring and Valuable Quotes on Leadership

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every day I pick out a quote that I carry around with me and really spend a lot of time thinking about it. I think about the meaning of that quote and all of the possible ways on how I can adopt that into my way of living.<p>Below …

Motivation

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

Social is dead: What 146 startup pitches showed me about the next wave of tech companies

Over the past two weeks, I have listened to 146 startups pitch in rapid-fire succession at demo days for Y Combinator and 500 Startups.<p>Of those startups, probably five or six will emerge as the next Airbnb, Dropbox, or Reddit. The founders of the next billion-dollar startup have probably run …

The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

Here's the disturbing psychology of how doctors get through their day

Attending Surgeon: "Intern, what's the story on this patient?"<p>Resident Intern (replies sheepishly): "This patient is a 51-year-old with a left breast lump, and 17 out of 20 lymph nodes positive for cancer, returning to the operating room."<p>Attending Surgeon (in a very matter-of-fact tone): "Oh, …

Inside the failure of Google+, a very expensive attempt to unseat Facebook

Create a social network or risk everything.<p>That was the original pitch for Google's Facebook rival, Google+, a refrain hammered over and over by the …

Do What You Love And The Money Will Surely Follow, Right? No, Not Right

When I was locked in my unhappy corporate career, I dreamed for years of getting out and doing something I was deeply passionate about that felt meaningful and purposeful. But figuring out how to do that on my own seemed impossible. Trying to identify natural talents that I loved to use and then …

Entrepreneurship

5 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

<i>“’Tell me what you read and I’ll tell you who you are’ is true enough, but I’d know you better if you told me what you reread.”</i> ― François Mauriac<p>I get asked a lot what books I’m reading or what books I recommend for entrepreneurs. I love to read, so I’ve always got my nose in a book. Even on my …

How to Ignite Brand Personality into your Social

Social media is full of noise. This is not going away anytime soon. In a crowded playing field brands have to be able to cut through the noise if …