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How To Tie The Perfect Windsor Knot In 5 Simple Steps

Named after the Duke of Windsor, tying your tie with the Windsor knot is a sure-fire way of proving you mean business in the boardroom while your tie …

Men's Fashion

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

Alpina Seastrong Diver GMT Watch

Since 1883, Alpina has been associated with the innovation of time pieces, and no matter how successful they get, they always strive to be better. …

15 of the best fragrances for men

With Father's Day on the horizon, Bazaar reveals the most irresistible fragrances for men

These Are the Best Affordable Places to Shop Stylishly Online

Here's where to spend your dollars on the internet.<p>Online shopping is great—mostly because you can buy new things without having to leave your house, or deal with lines, or interact with any real humans at all. It's also a great place to constantly score deals on well-priced brands that don't have …

The Latin Term Every Exporter Should Know: De Minimis

Fulfilling your retail dreams around the world is mission possible.<p>Nearly three years ago, Will Green set out on a mission to fulfill his dream of …

An Experienced Freight Forwarder is Your Friend in Exporting

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, companies that export are 17 percent more profitable than those that don’t. While all customer …

Has the air freight market missed the boat on innovation?

Innovation is everywhere, as we observed in my previous article about smart ships.<p>The efficiencies gained through recent technological advances in …

Manufacturing

How I am leveraging my education and experience for trade impact

I first became interested in trade during my time at business school in the Netherlands. The experience opened my eyes to many of the non-tariff …

Find the Best U.S. Suppliers for Global Buyers – U.S. Commercial Service

If U.S. exporters are looking for customers in other countries, their first stop should be the U.S. Commercial Service. The U.S. Commercial Service …

5 Shirts Every Man Should Own

<b>There are some things in life we can’t do without:</b> food, water, the emergency services... but sartorially speaking, it’s shirts. Timeless, versatile …

Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom's 5-Minute Cure for Procrastination

You need just 5 minutes to stop putting off your biggest, scariest goals.<p>Five minutes doesn't seem like enough time to accomplish anything of real importance. That's why, when we have these little scraps of time to spare, we often just throw them away on social media or cat videos.<p>But according to …

Procrastination

Stephen Dubner Talks 'Freakonomics' -- and How He Became an Accidental Entrepreneur

The former scribe has long admired small businesses and the people who run them. And now that he's got a company of his own, he's learning just how tricky it can be.<p>8 min read<p>This story appears in the December 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Behold the weird entrepreneurial trajectory of …

Entrepreneurship

5 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Throughout Their Startup Journeys

The best of us are guilty of the silliest startup blunders.<p><i>By Ruben Vardanyan, founder and CEO of Joomag</i><p>You'll make dozens (maybe even hundreds) of mistakes when running a startup, especially if it's your first one. Managing your own business may very well be one of the hardest jobs on the planet, …

Business Strategy

16 New, Cool Consumer Electronics Gifts That You Can Give This Holiday Season

Here are 16 great, innovative tech products that you can give as gifts.<p>Holiday season is the time of year in which many people buy electronics - with a new crop of cool devices appearing annually. Besides the usual improved phones, tablets, and laptops, here are some innovative, cool items that you …

Headphones

Do You Make These 3 Mistakes? If So, Your Company Has Bad Customer Service

Bad customer service almost always comes down to the same common problems.<p>I often wonder how people don't get what great customer service looks like--in any business.<p>Think about it. If you go into a restaurant and the host or hostess is on his or her phone, not paying attention, as a customer you …

Customer Service

Curate, License or Create? A Guide to Sourcing the Ideal Images and Video for Your Marketing Strategy.

Finding or creating the right images to illustrate your brand's story can be just as much work as crafting your message.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Content is king, it's unlikely to be dethroned any time soon. It's simply too effective to reach new …

Marketing

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

Mission Impossible

The 3 Phrases That Will Slowly Kill Your Business (And What to Say Instead)

Business owners and employees must believe their companies can achieve anything they envision. Avoid these 3 toxic phrases if you want to grow.<p>The single most powerful tool in a business owner's toolbox, which can either harm or help their businesses, is their mindset. Especially in the hardest …

Self-improvement

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

Fierce Female CEOs Share the Books That Helped Them Find Balance

Those who have founded their own business often liken it to having a child: You channel your love, your passion, your creativity, and your …

The 1 Sentence That Will Make You a More Effective Speaker Every Time

This one simple trick will make your speeches clear, concise, and compelling every time.<p>"Clear writing is clear thinking." My 10th-grade English teacher shared that morsel of wisdom once as I was slogging through a 20-page term paper with no idea where I was going or how to make the points I wanted …

Public Speaking

The Tyranny of Canonical Texts

I, too, dislike it: there are things that are important beyond<br>all this fiddle.<p>“Poetry,” Marianne Moore<p>As a sophomore in high school, I was a nerdy</i> …

Literature

A 19th-century American slave memoir is a huge hit in Japan

And the rest of the week’s best writing on books.<p>Welcome to the weekly Vox book link roundup, a collection of the best writing on the web about books and related subjects. Here’s the best the internet has to offer for the week of November 12, 2017.<p>Earlier this week, Jesmyn Ward became the first …

Books

Skipping the Gym Won't Be an Option After Reading These 50 Inspirational Quotes

We all need a little motivation to slip on our sports bras and sneakers every once in a while. For times like those, bookmark this page for instant inspiration.

Fitness

How and Where You Can Make Money Testing Websites

Turns Out, Testing Websites Can Be a Lucrative Side Hustle.<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>In a world of illegitimate online job opportunities, it’s nice to …

The Lake Erie Monster Limited Edition is Shinola’s First Self-Winding Dive Watch

Before this week, if you tried to take a Shinola watch into a pool, lake, or ocean, you’d basically be throwing away $600 bucks. Although beautiful, …

A retired Navy SEAL commander does 2 things every night before bed so he can attack the next day the minute he wakes up

With discipline comes freedom, says Jocko Willink, a retired US Navy SEAL commander.<p>Twitter/Jocko Willink<p>As the commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, Jocko Willink coined a mantra for his troops: "Discipline equals freedom."<p>It's the idea that by developing and sticking to tested …

This is the best leather case for the iPhone X. Period.

Yesterday we told you about our favorite iPhone X case, which is insanely thin and offers killer protection because it’s made out of actual body …