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6 Foolproof Smart Planters for Your Indoor Garden

January 26, 2018<p>BOOKMARK THIS STORY<p>Tending to a garden is like caring for a second child. You’ll need a little tender loving care, some pruning and …

Bangkok golf: 7 top Bangkok driving ranges

<b>(CNN) —</b> Given that Tiger Woods' mom is Thai there are bound to be a few starry-eyed locals in the Bangkok golf scene hoping to follow in his footsteps.<p>Especially when "Le Tigre" says things like, "I've busted my butt on the range for hours on end and made changes to get to this point where I'm able …

Golf

WA chestnut producer raises awareness of nut by appealing to people's tastebuds - ABC Rural - ABC News

Chestnuts go that extra mile<p>From chestnut ale to chestnut ice-cream and even chestnut-fed pork, Western Australia's largest producer of chestnuts is …

The Air Conditioner That Makes Electricity

The energy startup scene is awash with companies claiming their new widget or software platform will fundamentally change the way we use energy. Too …

10 Business Books in this Entrepreneurs Survival Guide

Being an entrepreneur isn’t a career choice, it’s a calling. And this means that it’s a very personal experience. There are countless experts and …

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

Books

13 Ways to Show Customers You Love Them

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Big businesses can spend a lot of money to buy customer happiness and loyalty but small business have to work harder to give their users the best. Fortunately, smaller companies with more conservative budgets have plenty of creative ways …

Before & After: A Basic Kitchen Gets a Major Personality Upgrade

This blogger didn't settle for bare bones.<p>It's easy to look at a basic kitchen and feel uninspired: The builder-grade cabinets, simple laminate countertops, harsh overhead lighting, and the total absence of color. But blogger Kaylor Little of Fisherman's Wife Furniture looked at the bare bones …

4 Examples of Risks Leading to Reward

This story appears in the March 2015 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>Ryan Carsonhad spent enough time working for “the man” to know that as an employer, he didn’t want to <i>become</i> the man: the soul-crushing boss employees love to hate. So in launching his Portland, Ore.-based online coding school …

This souped up electric scooter could transform energy use in cities

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Gogoro<p>The only stretch of road that wasn’t being pummeled with some of the wettest weather San Francisco has ever …

Electric Vehicles

150+ Designer Kitchens for Every Style

Allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home.<p>We've gathered all our best cooking hubs in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Which one inspires you most?

Warren Buffett Knows It. Reinvesting in Your Business Can Lead to Huge Growth.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Warren Buffett’s investment career started early and in a somewhat unexpected manner.<p>One of his early investments was in high school, when he and a friend bought a used pinball machine for $25 and installed in a barbershop. The game …

30 eBay Apps for Business To Help You Operate Efficiently

Have you tapped into the potential eBay apps can offer your store? There are apps to manage everything from shipping to finances. And you can use …

How to Launch a Business in the Sharing Economy

This story appears in the January 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>As a tech executive who often traveled on business, Aaron Easterly was constantly asking friends and family to care for Caramel, his beloved Pomeranian. “I would never take her to a kennel, so I’d go frantically down the list …

What Happened to Drinking Before Noon?

One writer's quest for 8 A.M. whiskey and beer<p>Last month I acted as official witness for two friends as they got their marriage license. Afterward, she went to work while he asked if I'd like to celebrate with a drink.<p>It was 10 A.M. on a Tuesday.<p>We left the City Clerk's downtown and walked north, …

Alcohol

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

22 Ways to Enhance Marketing With Just One Tool

What if there was one simple tool that was powerful enough to have an impact on your entire marketing strategy, from advertising to in-person sales? …

Larry King's 8 Ways to Make Your Cash Flow Bulletproof

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having been in the broadcasting industry for more than five decades, I’ve been fortunate to meet people from all walks of life. In my current role as a talk-show host for a new online venture, Ora TV, I've become more aware of the …

The Power of Small Wins

Artwork: Xavier Veilhan, <b>The Big Mobile</b>, 2004, metallic structure, 25 spheres in PVC with diameters from 29.5″ to 137.8″, Exhibition View, 3rd Biennial of Contemporary Art of Valencia<p>What is the best way to drive innovative work inside organizations? Important clues hide in the stories of …

Risky Business: 6 Potential Pitfalls of Writing a Business Plan

<i>In their book</i> Write Your Business Plan<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media offer an in-depth understanding of what’s essential to any business plan, what’s appropriate for your venture, and what it takes to ensure success. In this edited excerpt, the authors point out the negative aspects of writing a</i> …

What the Color of Your Living Room Says About You

A color expert weighs in.<p>You painted a room a certain hue because you were drawn to it, but do you know why? Color expert Kate Smith reveals the meanings behind your color choices.

The 5 Best Conferences for Entrepreneurs to Attend in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are worthwhile conferences going on everyday that can teach you strategies to grow your business. These conferences are valuable opportunities to network with other entrepreneurs. That can lead to new business or joint …

11 Businesses You Can Start in Your Pajamas

Learn from these entrepreneurs that ditched the office to cut overhead expenses, be closer to family, and enjoy, as one entrepreneur put it, the "10-step commute."

Commuting

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday | Inc.com

The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings, and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Time Management

How to Create eBooks That Will Help Boost Your Marketing Strategy

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>A diverse content marketing strategy is a must for any modern day marketer. While microcontent has been rapidly growing in popularity (and rightfully so), long-form content such as eBooks provide a deeper and more detailed edge to your marketing …

Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bill is responsible for sales at his company and considers himself a tenacious worker. Whenever he discovers a new prospect, he will attempt to contact that person by phone, through email and even with an office visit if possible. After a …

What Great Managers Do

“The best boss I ever had.” That’s a phrase most of us have said or heard at some point, but what does it mean? What sets the great boss apart from the average boss? The literature is rife with provocative writing about the qualities of managers and leaders and whether the two differ, but little …

30 Avoidable Mistakes First-Time Entrepreneurs Make Repeatedly | Inc.com

• <b>Stop drinking your own Kool-Aid.</b> If you are not brutally honest with yourself, you can't make informed decisions that will truly improve your company. You will hide behind excuses and spin stories to yourself explaining away why you have to keep doing the rest of the things on the list. <i>You can't</i> …

Startups

6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>People often throw around the term business model in discussing startups.<p>But just what is a business model? Which ones work best and why? How do you know if your startup has the right one?<p>A business model explains which consumer pain your …