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5 TIPS FOR STARTING AN ART COLLECTION

Building an art collection can seem like a daunting enterprise, replete with high-priced auctions, intimidatingly pristine galleries and the sensory overload of mega events like December’s Art Basel Miami. But if you’ve got a good eye, a modest budget and a smart buying strategy, scoring some signature pieces to liven up your home decor is totally do-able. We consulted Jacob Pabst, CEO of art market website Artnet, for his top five tips for first-time buyers. After all, every good art collection has to start somewhere. Continue reading 5 TIPS FOR STARTING AN ART COLLECTION

Pharrell Williams on How Taking Risks Can Lead to the Biggest Successes of Your Career

When Pharrell Williams finished recording the song “Happy,” he hopped in his car with his wife and drove around listening to it for an hour straight. He probably wasn’t the only one to do so; the track was the best-selling single of 2014 and spent 10 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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2 Ways Successful People Learn Faster (and So Can You)

Years ago, Chuck Yeager (the first person to break the sound barrier) sent me on the wrong path.

Okay, maybe it was my fault. I read Chuck’s autobiography and somehow came away with the mistaken impression that a good pilot becomes a great pilot by taking great risks. Superior skills can only be acquired by constantly pushing the envelope, intentionally crossing the line between control and potential disaster and reeling it back in….

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6 Principles for Personal and Business Success

The startup lifestyle is known to be stressful and challenging, but it’s also meant to be satisfying and fulfilling, with you as the entrepreneur in control of your own destiny. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way, based on my many years of experience with entrepreneurs and advising startups. The business can be successful, while the entrepreneur feels like a failure.

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