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The 10 Reno Mistakes Everybody Makes — And How to Fix Them

Home Improvement

Working things out for the best home office

The world of work is changing. For a start, more and more of us are forgoing the daily commute to work remotely from home, either full- or part-time, …

4 Cool Outdoor Hotel Bars

Four alfresco hotel bars where you can drink in the scene.<p>Broken Shaker, Miami Beach<p><b>The Setting:</b> A patio strewn with twinkling lights and retro …

6 Strategies for Transforming Your Life and Business Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we’re always striving for new ambitions and goals. Idea’s are constantly popping up in our head, and the list of to do’s keeps piling up. It's likely you set some big goals at the beginning of this year. It’s important …

Transforming the Market for Green Homes

Continual change is something we’ve come to expect in the building industry, and something Build It Green has always embraced. The past two years …

14 Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram

Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty corner, these interior designers serve up little snippets of inspiration daily—hit that follow button now.<p>Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty …

5 Small Business Success Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

Credit: ra2studio/Shutterstock<p>Entrepreneurship is great for so many reasons. From having more flexible work hours to being your own boss and …

5 Ways To Prepare Your Business For An Economic Recession

While the pace of the economic recovery since the 2008 has been subject to much debate, the fact is that the United States has clearly been on a growth trajectory for the last six years. Unemployment has dropped from a 2009 high of 10% to 5.9%, negative GDP has reversed and is trending at a 3.5% …

10 Inspiring Home Offices

Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop from—these chic desktops and home offices will inspire you to create your own perfect workspace.<p>Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop …

The most important 20 minutes of the day

What are the most important moments of the day? The 20 minutes you commit to planning.<p>You're thinking, Planning? Yuck.<p>I know for some people it's a dreaded word, but don't worry. I'm not talking about writing a business plan or setting annual goals. I'm simply talking about dedicating 20 minutes to …

How artist Raghava KK raised $2 M for Flipsicle without a business plan

After we covered Flipsicle’s founder story last week, came the news that Raghava KK had raised 2 million USD (technically, it happened a few months …

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Hollywood

Every entrepreneur can learn something from how deals are made in the world's most competitive industry.<p>Hollywood is the world's most competitive market. When it comes to making movies, television programs, Web shows, or (increasingly) games, there are billions of dollars at stake and thousands of …

Five Apps And Services Entrepreneurs Can Use To Avoid Business Embarrassment

I saw a video the other day that I think any entrepreneur can relate to. It shows the different types of people that we encounter at almost every office meeting.<p>There’s always someone worrying about time, or someone who never worries about time and is always running late. Sometimes, meeting …

Helping Veterans Find Success As A Small Business Owner

Did you know that 24 million Americans are veterans? That’s approximately 10% of the U.S. population, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Of those veterans, nearly one in 10 is a small business owner. This important group collectively owns 2.4 million small businesses, employs …

The Simplest Way For Entrepreneurs To Increase Their Energy

<i>By Raoul Davis</i><p>In the concrete jungle, entrepreneurs and executives from all walks of life repeatedly face the challenge of negotiating fight or flight moments. But regardless of their choices, there is one commonality to every decision pathway: stress.<p>As we’ve learned, continuing stress is …

What Really Motivates Entrepreneurs to Start Companies

Sure, being your own boss is popular, but some entrepreneurs just have a case of a good business idea that won't go away.<p>No two entrepreneurs are alike, and if you ask a few what inspired them to take the leap and start a business, chances are you'll get different responses. Perhaps that's why it …

Everything You Need To Know Before You Hang A Mirror

The right mirror can make a room brighter, more beautiful, or simply more utilitarian. Either way, it starts with the right installation. Here's how to hang a mirror and get it just right.<p>What piece of furniture or decor can do as much as a mirror? It makes small rooms bigger, dark rooms lighter, …

Study: Millennials Are The True Entrepreneur Generation

A new survey released today by Bentley University suggests that millennials sense that career success will require them to be more nimble, independent and entrepreneurial than past generations.<p>If past generations dreamed of the prestige and perks that come with a corner office in the executive …

Why We Should Be Building Wooden Skyscrapers

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mentor

Like many other successful people in business and in life, I can confidently say that I wouldn’t be where I am today were it not for my mentors.<p>As I’ve written before, I didn’t always recognize the value of having (and being) a mentor like I do today. As a young entrepreneur, it’s easy to fall into …

Is e-mail running your life? Here are six ways to tame your inbox

What happens with your work smartphone, tablet, or laptop when you get home? Do you turn it off? What about when you're on vacation?<p>According to a recent Microsoft survey, 47 per cent of us have worked while on vacation. Another survey found that 54 per cent of people have bosses that actually …

Top 10 business schools with most billionaire alumni

In case, for some reason, Harvard was in need of an ego boost, it's got a new billion-dollar reason to feel good about its reputation.<p>The university has the highest number of billionaire alumni from its business school, according to a new report from Wealth-X.<p>Harvard Business School reigns over the …

Why Your Next Startup Should Be in a 100-Year-Old Industry

Instead of searching for the "next big thing," how about going into a business everybody already understands?<p>Lately I keep running into young entrepreneurs who think the secret to startup success is to find a business concept no one has thought of before. Once they get the business up and running, …

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Before He Built a Lifestyle Brand, Ben Lerer Bussed Tables

The CEO of Thrillist Media Group shares what's not on his résumé--and how an 'unsexy' job got him where he is today.<p><i>Editor's Note: Before they were entrepreneurial stars, these founders were regular people with regular jobs. Here, we look at how those early positions helped form today's</i> …

Small businesses step up holiday social media game

NEW YORK (AP) — Monif Clarke didn't have a social media strategy for her women's clothing company until this year, when she hired a consultant to …