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A Family Customizes an Off-Grid Tiny Home With Online Design Tools

A tiny house builder’s clever online design tools enable a family of five to create their dream home.<p>When the Nguyens, a couple with three young children, were looking to build a tiny home that would comfortably accommodate their entire family, while also allowing them to live sustainably off-grid …

Off-grid

10 steps to the perfect social media marketing strategy

Having a social media strategy can help you improve your brand’s performance on social media platforms. Although it may sound daunting, putting …

Marketing

Know the Secret Price Codes at Major Retailers to Save More Money

Several popular retailers use "secret" price codes that can clue you in on whether an item is the best deal at the store or not. Here's a handy chart …

Shopping

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

Self-improvement

How to Find the Holy Grail of Product-Market Fit

Even if you have the greatest product in the world, if it doesn't sell or scale, it is worthless.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur believes they have <b>the</b> product that is going to revolutionalize the world, worthy of venture capitalists bathing …

Product Management

You're Building a Company From the Ground up: Where to Spend and Where to Save

Bootstrap, and be scrappy. If it's cheaper to do it yourself and you're capable, why not give it a shot?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a company from scratch is no easy task. I know: I've done this successfully a handful of times.<p>I also know that …

Small Business

10 New Services That'll Make You Say, 'Why Didn't I Think of That?'

From on-demand translators to self-driving taxis in retirement communities, here are services you need to know about.<p>7 min read<p>This story appears in the June 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Remember when ride-hailing apps and on-demand streaming services felt revolutionary? Every day, …

Warby Parker

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who was written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness

What Every Leader Needs to Know About the Rule of 7

Leaders need to shift their management approach as their teams grow.<p>I've written before about the importance of corporate culture, how to define it, and how to enforce it to help your company reach peak performance. Culture is the line a group draws that separates the behaviors they stand for, …

Management

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

Self-help

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

Self-improvement

The One Breakfast Food You Should Avoid Because It Slows Down Your Metabolism In The Morning

Diet plays a supporting role in how well your metabolism functions. Metabolism is how your body uses food: basically it gets turned into energy or …

Low Fat

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again; "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

Self-help

Generation Z is already moving away from Facebook, and 8 more industries could be next

Ishan Goel, a 19-year-old marketing strategist with the Mark Cuban Companies, said it was "not cool" for his fellow Gen Zers to be on Facebook. For today's teens, Facebook is just a tool for group chats or keeping up with parents.<p>"People aren't wanting to post stuff consistently," Goel told …

Ralph Lauren

Five Principles Of Franchising That Never Change

Since the early beginnings of franchising there have been certain constants that have never changed. I refer to these as the Principles of Franchising. They represent the foundation upon which every successful franchise system is built. If franchisors are guided by these principles they can be …

Entrepreneurship

Why You Could Become a Motivational Speaker Entrepreneur in 2018

Inspiring the entrepreneur in others would not do you any harm<p>Senior Correspondent<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If you are desirous of turning entrepreneur in 2018, the year presents a …

Entrepreneurship

Move Over, 'Business Casual.' There's Another Kid on the Block: 'Startup Casual.'

Startup entrepreneurs like to dress casually. Should you?<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Picture Mark Zuckerberg in your mind. What’s he wearing? That's right. A t-shirt.<p>In fact, Zuck's signature gray t-shirt has become a fixture of his personal brand. If you …

Employment

Interview Tips to Help You Nail Your Dream Job

Nicole Centeno, founder of Splendid Spoon, shares some of the do's and don'ts of interviews.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video from Business Rockstars, the Entrepreneur Network partner talks with Nicole Centeno, the founder of Splendid Spoon, about …

Employment

7 delicious foods you never thought to grill

Sure, hamburgers and barbecued chicken are backyard grill staples. But for a special side dish—or even an unexpected main course—you can put your gas or charcoal grill to work! From a crispy sandwich to “grilled guacamole,” we’ve got a bunch of unique grilling ideas to help you make the most of …

Cast Iron Skillet

Upgrade your shower with these 5 game-changing products

Are you ever mid-shower, look down at the products you’re using, and realize you’ve been robotically cleansing with the same stuff for years (if not …

Skin Care

6 Income Streams You Can Create in the Corporate Consulting Space

Corporations have billions budgeted for consultants.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, according to Bloomberg, corporations paid outside consultants $39.3 billion dollars. Corporate consulting is one of the highest margin business opportunities …

Small Business

What your LinkedIn profile says about you and how to improve it

Everything in the job search process is now very much online-focused for job candidates; from how you apply to jobs (through online application …

Employment

What to Ask for When Things Go Wrong on Your Flight

The aviation industry is full of moving parts, both literally and figuratively, and it’s incredibly tough for airlines to execute their operations …

Flying

MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

This gives credence to the 5-2 diet, which has recently gained in popularity thanks to a large celebrity following.<br>Read More

Stem Cells

Here’s how to quickly blow past the top 1-3% in your industry

The more successful a person becomes, the more distractions there are. The harder it is to remain focused on their core objectives.<p>We are now living …

Self-improvement

6 Entrepreneurs Share the Brilliant, Crazy Ways They Took Their Companies From Pennies to Profit

Whether you're self-funded or not, there's plenty to learn from a bootstrapper.<p>9 min read<p>This story appears in the May 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Strapped for cash? You’re not alone. The business press may make it seem like every startup rakes in millions from VC firms, but in reality, …

'Ego travel' is the newest millennial fad agitating the travel industry

Whether you’re motivated to book a vacation to venture somewhere new or savor the bragging rights, one travel company claims that the Instagram-crazed millennial generation’s preference for “ego travel” over traditional experiences is disrupting the travel industry as a whole.<p>On May 14, The …

Police seized 72 designer handbags stuffed with foreign cash from Malaysia's former prime minister as part of investigation into a global financial scandal

Police have seized 284 boxes of luxury handbags, some stuffed with foreign cash and jewelry, from properties linked to Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak.<p>The prime minister's popularity started plummeting in 2015 when nearly $700 million from a state investment fund was reportedly found …

6 Summer Travel Bags to Save You Time and Frustration

With summer oh so beautifully on the horizon, it’s time to get serious about your warm weather travel plans. Maybe you’re heading up the coast to …

Travel