Ken Murray

1,059 Flips | 19 Magazines | 530 Likes | 39 Following | 65 Followers | @BigRoarKen | Ken is a Digital Learning & Interaction Design specialist. Currently the eLearning Design Program Manager @ the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto

How To Effectively Determine Your Market Size

One of the most crucial tasks an entrepreneur has is to calculate the size of their market, and the potential value that market has for their startup business. Without this data you can’t create a viable business plan, or be taken seriously when approaching potential investors.<p>As described in my …

Investing

The 3 requirements for achieving huge goals (according to psychology)

According to the “Expectancy Theory of Motivation,” three things must occur for a person to be deeply and fully motivated toward their goals.<p>If you …

Self-improvement

The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device.<p>In its fourth incarnation, called Series 4 and due out later this month, the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take …

Apple

Vernacular Knowledge Sharing Platform Vokal Raises $6.5 Mn In Series A Funding Lead By Kalaari Capital

Bengaluru-based vernacular knowledge sharing platform Vokal <b>has raised $6.5 Mn in a series A round of funding from Bengaluru-based VC firm Kalaari</b> …

Entrepreneurship (India)

19 Astonishing Quotes About The Internet Of Things Everyone Should Read

Seems like everybody is talking about the Internet of Things (IoT)—the good, the bad and the alarming along the lines of. “It’s the beginning of machines taking over the world.” The IoT is when everyday products such as refrigerators, watches, speakers and more connect to the internet and to one …

Internet of Things

19 Goddamn Hilarious Tweets That'll Get You Sent To The Bad Place

"If you want to read Shrek’s favourite verse in the Bible, just open up to Psalm-BODY ONCE TOLD ME."

Shrek

16 Fascinating Augmented Reality Quotes Everyone Should Read

It wasn’t until Apple introduced ARKit and Google launched ARCore, both platforms that make it easier for developers to create augmented reality apps, that companies, developers, and even the public began to see that augmented reality (AR) would become mainstream. Even though the technology for AR …

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality Application Next Big Trend in the Education Industry

Augmented reality has revolutionised learning by making it interactive and practical as never before<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Augmented reality has experienced the fastest growth …

Augmented Reality

These 3 Email Templates Have Helped Entrepreneurs Raise Millions

Email is still one of the most effective tools for startup fundraising. The question most have is what to send? This series of email templates make it super easy to leverage this free method of communication to raise the money entrepreneurs need to launch and fuel new ventures.<p><b><br>The Power of …

Entrepreneurship

Here's the Science That Explains Why Drinking Diet Soda Makes You Gain Weight

And then there's what it does to your brain....<p>It seems to contradict the laws of physics. Regular sodas are full of calories, 140 per can and up. Diet sodas have zero calories. So it seems logical that replacing one with the other should help you lose weight, or at least stay the same weight. But …

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

How to Start Your Own Podcast (and Get a Million People to Listen)

Even if -- especially if -- you're starting from zero.<p>Want to start your own podcast? Getting the right equipment is easy; there are plenty of podcast equipment guides. What's harder is finding the right topic... and then getting people to listen.<p>Case in point: Matt Chittim, host of <i>The Rambling</i> …

iPhone Not Working Properly? Here's How to Calibrate It

iPhones are prized for their reliability. However, some of their features can become less accurate or responsive over time, making it difficult to …

60 Keyboard Shortcuts Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Of course, you may not need all 60 of these, but knowing them will make you flexible, fast, and ready to work with whatever tool you're presented …

Video game obsession isn’t really about the video games. It’s about unmet psychological needs

Many parents are concerned with their child’s seemingly obsessive video game play. Fortnite, the most recent gaming phenomenon, has taken the world …

Psychology

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you programming languages or how to work with a specific technologies, or how to become an IT support …

Online Life

Here Are 6 Side Hustles You Can Start From Your Couch

The word "side hustle" is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Here's how you can monetize your own passion.<p>From graphic designers selling on Amazon and bankers writing ebooks to writers running podcasts, the word "side hustle" is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Last year, it was reported that one …

Here's Exactly What You Need to Do to Launch a Mobile App

The future is mobile; isn't it time for your business to be part of it?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, in <i>Entrepreneur,</i> I examined eight different ways your business could benefit from offering a mobile app. These included keeping up with your competitors, …

Boston Dynamics Is Gearing Up to Produce Thousands of Robot Dogs

Boston Dynamics, maker of uncannily agile robots, is poised to bring its first commercial product to market — a small, dog-like robot called the …

How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Reluctant Adopters and Technology Initiatives

Working With Reluctant Adopters<p>The thing is, leaders should expect to find members of this group on staff, and they should be part of any …

Education Technology

The Productivity Booster You Have in Your Pocket, But Probably Don’t Use

The world’s 230 million knowledge workers are frazzled. Modern life is an interminable cacophony of emails, notifications, messages, alerts, feeds, data and information. 70% of us look at our phones within 30 minutes of waking up. All this causes stress. With multiple notifications on multiple apps …

21 Brilliant Cooking Tips From Grandparents

Sometimes you need to listen to those with a lifetime of experience.<p><b>Want to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter.</b>

How to Display the Ideal Body Language When Networking

Learn when it's appropriate to use hand gestures and head nods when building new relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Body language can be a powerful attractant or deterrent when it comes to building relationships with others. People assess you visually within …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Term Sheet: Here Is Everything Entrepreneurs Must Know When Fundraising

As described in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, term sheets can be really scary for new start-up founders. More than anything, it’s the fear of the unknown, or of making a mistake that founders may regret later, as the business grows. Term sheets are important, and can be complex, but they …

Investing

Elevate Announces Canada’s First $1M Pitch Competition

Elevate has announced ElevateR Pitch, a March Madness-style pitch competition where Canada’s best AI startup companies compete for the attention of …

Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

Investing

Help Us, Augmented Reality. You're Our Only Hope.

The rise of AR communication brings Star Wars-style holograms one step closer to reality.<p>Of all the sci-fi wonders in <i>Star Wars</i>, augmented reality …

Augmented Reality