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The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

Our 5 most crazy-popular recipes

Looking for dinner (or brunch) inspiration? These crazy delicious dishes are our five most popular recipes, from a sensational chicken verde stew and …

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

Let's catch up with the rest of the world.<p>We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest …

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, …

Business Strategy

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 02.26.2017

Hello weekend warriors! What are you up to?<p>I arrived home on Tuesday from Wyoming and the mountains were just buried in fresh powder. We’ve had a …

Gluten-Free

24 Easy Dinner Prep Ideas You'll Want To Try ASAP

It's a bird, it's a plane...it's your dinner on your plate!

5 Budget Cuts of Beef You Should Be Buying, According to a Butcher

What should you be buying from your butcher? Theo Weening, the global meat buyer for Whole Foods, shares his favorite budget-friendly cuts of meat.<p><b>1.</b> …

How to Make Fried Rice Without a Recipe

When you come home too late to think about cooking a complicated meal, all you need to know is how to make fried rice. When you're starving and you …

The Iron Man of Firefighting

Imagine climbing upwards of a grueling 50 flights of stairs while wearing 30 pounds of gear. That’s the reality for many high-rise firefighters. A …

Top 32 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace ambiguity and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Especially when having to go out for startup fundraising. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are dismal, but most succeed …

4 Tips On Creativity From The Creator Of Calvin & Hobbes

The famously media-averse cartoonist Bill Watterson on his work habits, the power of comic strips, and how to create art.<p>Bill Watterson, the creator of the comic strip <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i>, is famously media-averse. He’s given two interviews, total since he retired his strip in 1995. Reporters have …

Comic Strips

IDEO’s Inspiring Ideas for the Internet of Everything

• Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<br>• Date of Publication: 03.25.14. 03.25.14<br>• Time of Publication: 12:15 pm. 12:15 pm<p>Advertisement<p>Related …

The concept restaurant of the future: iBeacons, motion detection and smartglass service (video)

An invitation to see a "future restaurant" covered in highfalutin tech concepts was shaping up to be a highlight of our week. According to Recruit Advanced Technology Lab's teaser, it was going to encompass smartglasses, augmented reality, gesture interfaces, customer face identification, avatars, …

How Taking A Detour Can Actually Lead To Greater Innovation

The “father of microsurgery” can teach us a few things about innovation. For one thing, the road to getting there is a journey full of detours, not a straight trajectory.<p>Back from U.S. Navy service in World War II, a college degree in hand, as well as rejection letters from all 23 of the medical …

Using Open Innovation to Deliver High-End Healthcare Disruption

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Julie Wheelan, Edison Nation Medical. Julie Wheelan, Edison Nation Medical<p>The lifeblood of any successful company stems from a …

Experience Design: When Innovation Isn’t Enough

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Patrick Newbery, Method. Patrick Newbery, Method<p>The allure of innovation has always been in the chance of finding the next …

This continent is a hotbed of innovation, and no one knows it

I ALWAYS THOUGHT it was interesting how almost all of the people in the village of Atabu, Ghana (where I lived in 2007), had a cell phone, but lived …

Innovation: The History of a Buzzword

In the 17th century, "innovators" didn't get accolades. They got their ears cut off.<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>The word <i>innovation</i> might be mantra of business leaders and the inevitable future star of <i>The Atlantic</i> and Aspen Institute's forthcoming Aspen Ideas Festival. But the irony behind the king of …

Screen Time: TV Time-Shifted Viewing Rises Cross-Platform

Traditional TV consumption rose ever so slightly when looking at live and time-shifted viewing.<p>On a monthly basis, Nielsen Cross-Platform Report for …

You Can't Do Programmatic TV Without Good Data

Programmatic ad buying technology has gained so much traction online that it was only a matter of time before it came to the biggest of all ad …

As advertisers phase out cookies, what’s the alternative?

What will become of the humble cookie? The tiny data files sent from websites to browsers have come under much scrutiny recently, particularly from …