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Millennial Food, Wine And Beer Festivalgoers Want To Share A Brand Experience

Millennials, those 80 million young adults between the ages of 18 and 34 living in the United States today, are an experience-oriented generation. Unlike previous generations, millennials are much more likely to spend their hard earned dollars on “non-tangible” goods. According to the Experience …

9 Irish women CEOs and founders that are making their own startup luck

9 Irish women CEOs and founders that are making their own startup luck<p>Kate O’Daly (COO), Aoibh O’Daly (CCO), Emer O’Daly (CEO) – Love & Robots / …

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A Dangerous Threat to Your Small Business: Mediocrity.

I think it’s safe to say that no one starts a new venture or a business simply to be average. There’s a drive, a passion and a vision of …

The Science of Why You Shouldn't Eat at Your Desk

Where do you usually eat your lunch? If you work in an office, chances are you eat at your desk, slogging through your workload while trying not to …

5 Boundaries You Can Set That Will Help You Boost Your Creativity

Think you’d generate more ideas with more time, more money, and more opportunities? Think again.<p>Several years ago, I joined a small group visiting the set of <i>Saturday Night Live</i> after its Friday-night rehearsal. During the visit, executive producer Lorne Michaels discussed <i>SNL</i>’s creative …

An entrepreneur who earns over $200,000 a year explains what it takes to work and travel all over the world

Four years later, she started teaching other entrepreneurs to do the same.<p>In 2010, Sisson left behind eight years in the corporate world to strike out on her own, helping others create thriving online businesses.<p>"I literally went without any income for six months and focused on providing a ton of …

How Important Is It For Your Website To Be A .com?

One of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs is finding a memorable domain name that will be easily found by their target audience, and then optimizing the page for search. A whole industry is dedicated to .com real estate, with moguls (aka cybersquatters) owning thousands of .com names, and …

7 Steps You Can Take to Stop Trading Time for Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>We were all lied to.</i> Growing up, we were sold the misconception that we should follow the traditional career path of working 50-hour weeks to receive a stable paycheck. In short: Get into the office early, stay late and even come in on …

Teaching Online Could Be Your Profitable Side Business

What would you do if you had $1,000 in extra income each month? Would you travel more? Buy that extra gadget? Take a more rewarding job?<p>These days, almost anyone can create their own profitable online course. In the past few years, a new set of entrepreneurs have been earning a steady income from …

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 10 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s one thing to have a business idea. It’s quite another to act on it.<p>Just ask Lori Greiner. Long before her days as a bonafide startup guru, the Shark Tank star would often come up with a product idea, not pursue it, and kick herself …

Startups: Let’s Talk About Depression

<i>Erik Torenberg is Product Hunt’s first hire. This article originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>Anxiety. Depression. Burnout.<p>We don’t really talk about it. Many people go through it, but most people suffer alone.<p>We want to kickstart a conversation in tech around stress and mental health, and to create a …

These young entrepreneurs got a loan from billionaire Richard Branson -- here's how

Charlotte Cramer, 24, and Davide Russo, 26, recently got a $US20,000 loan from Virgin Startup, a not-for-profit company founded by billionaire …

How to Program Your Mind to Stop Buying Crap You Don’t Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's okay to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

Personal Finance

Women Are Vanishing From Ads For One Day To Promote Gender Equality

Companies like Dove and magazines such as Vogue are editing out the women in their images for one day as part of a campaign from the Clinton Foundation.<p>The Clinton Foundation has been working with the Gates Foundation to compile 20 years of data on women's rights globally and will present their …

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