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Why You And Your Boss Need To Work On Your Emotional Intelligence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>There’s a familiar childhood warning of counting to 10 before speaking when you’re angry. From a young age, we’re encouraged to have emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

No More Greasy Touchscreen? KFC Has Bluetooth Keyboard Tray Liners

Have you ever gone out to grab a quick bite at your favorite fast food restaurant, but couldn’t use your phone while chowing down because of the …

Small Business

Learn Customer Retention from Taylor Swift? - Small Business Trends

Most businesses understand the importance of customer retention. But understanding the concept and actually practicing it successfully can be two …

Taylor Swift

Julia Roberts to star in Batkid movie

The actor is also producing the drama, based on the story of six-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott, who took a leading role in a Make-a-Wish staging of a short superhero scenario<p>Julia Roberts will star in a movie based on the real-life story of six-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott, AKA …

Northern California

15 Clever Things Happy Business Owners Do Differently

Owning a business can be stressful. And being happy in your business requires controlling those stress levels and creating a healthy work …

The 20 Most Beautiful iPhone Photos Of The Year

For the contest, photographers submitted photos taken on their iPhone, iPod, or iPad, and were not allowed to edit the photos unless they used an iOS app to do so, Kenan Aktulun, founder of the contest, told Business Insider.<p>After receiving entries from people around the world, jury members chose …

A Step-By-Step Guide To How McDonald's Fries Are Made

And the fast food giant has the system for the signature item down to a science.<p>McDonald's Canada has a great video that breaks down the process of making the classic menu item.<p>From farm to fryer, see how the fries end up in your drive-thru.

McDonald's

A Design Company Has Invented A Way To Drink Cocktails In Zero Gravity

The group developed "The Zero Gravity Cocktail Project," a 3D-printed cocktail glass suitable for space.<p>"The cocktail is injected through the stem from the bottom of the glass into the bowl," and grooves on the inside help "utilize the physics of surface tension" to keep the liquid from floating …

Cocktails

5 Ways to Boost Your Summer Retail Sales This Year

For many retailers, summer isn’t exactly the high season. But that doesn’t mean it has to be a bust.<p>With summer about to go into full swing, have you …

3 Surefire Ways You Can Achieve Public Relations Success - Small Business Trends

The lines between advertising, marketing and public relations have always been a little blurred, with many firms providing a combination of two or …

4 Ways to De-Stress While Getting Your Entrepreneur Hustle On

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’re goal-driven hustlers -- in the best meaning of the word. Every day we take on hundreds of small tasks that add to our overall stress level. Without healthy strategies in place, these items can snowball. We forget to follow up, we …

Productivity

Hustling on a Side Business? How to Find the Time.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many dream of the day when they can quit their day job and jump into building their business. Unfortunately, businesses take time to become profitable. Before taking the plunge, I encourage aspiring entrepreneurs to keep their day job, …

Small Business

How You Can Avoid Becoming a Workaholic

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>If you feel like you have no time for yourself and constantly think about work, then most probably you are a workaholic. Although culture encourages workaholism, it is actually a very dangerous situation for you. Working too much decreases …

Time Management

Why Lowe's is Working with a Team of Science-Fiction Writers

Lowe's is looking to the future of home improvement, and it's using physical lab spaces, along with a team of science-fiction writers, to help it …