Brian Martinez

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Lessons From The Greats: How Tesla And Under Armour Can Help You Build Your Startup

Innovation is the heart of any startup and gives it life. It comes in two forms: product innovation and creative design to interface with the market. Product innovation happens when you invent a new product for an existing market like Tesla, or reinvent an existing product like Under Armour. But no …

Under Armour

How One Furniture Designer Made Her Family's Dream Apartment A Reality

Longing for the city of her childhood, Anne-Marie Midy finds a rooftop apartment in Paris for her family that is a vision of la vie bohème<p>With her warm smile and genial disposition, Anne-Marie Midy would be at ease just about anywhere in the world. This designer of furniture and interiors is a true …

What coffee can teach us about creativity

In my early years working at an advertising agency, I once presented a creative idea to a client only slightly older than myself, who asked me …

You Can Push Google Maps Directions from Desktop to Phone

We all use our smartphones more often than we’d like to admit, but let’s face it: Typing on a full-sized keyboard will always be easier to do than on a handheld device.<p>So when it comes to searching for Google Maps directions, now you can research commute routes ahead of time, then push the …

How Sugar Is Sabotaging Your Success as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that a disciplined and dedicated work ethic is critical to building their businesses. It takes commitment to set goals, meet deadlines and learn quickly from our mistakes, but too many of us are pulling the …

10 ways to just be yourself — and build your brand — on social media

A critical mass of brands, businesses, marketers, and corporate executives may have a presence on social media today, but that doesn't mean they have …

Public Relations

Someone Made An App That Deletes Your Offensive Social Media Posts Before You Get Fired For Them

After abruptly resigning from Jeb Bush's campaign over offensive tweets, Ethan Czahor has invented an app that will stop his mistake from happening to anyone else.<p>"Right after what I went through I received a lot of messages from people worried what happened to me would happen to them," Czahor told …

Anatomy of a Social Media Post

How is it that some blog and social media posts seem to gain more traction than others, even if they contain equally awesome content? Let's assume …

Designing Collaboration Inside A New Business

As we described in The Guide to Usability Testing, we always recommend collaborating with users for research. For starters, user interviews can produce more honest and unguarded feedback since there can be too many social-psychological factors at play in focus groups that add bias and skew the …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …