Christina Mitchell

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This Natural, DIY Ingrown Hair Fix Actually Works

There's <i>no</i> way to make pesky ingrown hairs glamorous. They just are what they are. Ingrown hairs form when hair follicles curl around and grown back …

Laundry Care Tricks from a Costume Master

Luke McDonough knows a thing or two about laundry care. As costume master of the Public Theater — which stages the iconic Shakespeare in the Park productions every summer in Central Park — McDonough has to make sure the wardrobe worn by the actors every night is spotless, even through extreme heat …

Cleaning

There Is No Magic Formula for Small-Business Success -- Only This

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been asked many times to lay out my magic formula for building a successful small or medium-sized business. I usually respond by saying there's no magic, only hard work and experience.<p>While this is certainly true, the …

Management

Don't Let These 5 Excuses Become Your Brand

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are people with results and there are people with excuses.<p>Sometimes excuses are valid. Life throws everyone curve balls. Some excuses are creative, providing entertainment at the self-inflicted cost to the giver’s …

Walt Disney Company

The 6 PR Tips Every Startup Should Employ

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today there are more than 30 <i>startups</i> in the United States, Europe and China that are valued at $1 billion or more and that number is expected to increase. With 100 million startups opening up each year and 472 million …

Public Relations

12 (Mostly Free) Web Tools for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Of the infiniteresources available on the Internet, there is still nothing better than <i>free</i>. So in light of Independence Day and the sense of freedom it exudes, below are 12 (mostly) free tools that can help build your business:<p>1. <b>1M/1M</b> …

What Really Creates Emotional Intimacy

<i>We often experience emotional intimacy and deep connection at the very beginning of relationships, before the conflicts start. Can we maintain that wonderful intimacy in a long-term relationship?</i><p>Think back to a time when you felt really close and connected with your partner -- a time when you felt …

13 Fun Facts That Will Make Your 'About Me' A Lot Less Boring

Guest Writer<p>PR and Publicity Expert, Author, Blogger aka The Publicity Hound<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Too many business owners write professional bios that are the literary equivalent of sleeping pills.<p>Don't fall into the same trap of writing only about your …

Green Bay Packers

Write a Winning Business Plan With These 8 Key Elements

Guest Writer<p>CEO and Founder of Voices.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For everything in life, you need a plan, right?<p>The same can be said for business. Every business, whether a startup or a full-fledged, profitable organization, needs a business plan. To know where …

Small Business

5 Early Funding Mistakes that Can Kill Your Company in the Long Run

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The initial funding stages for a startup can be exciting, frustrating and a lot of hard work -- all in equal measure. But what entrepreneurs need to keep in mind is that what happens during those early stages can have a big …

Venture Capital

This Crucial Market Research Can Help Your Company Shine

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a small business, among other things, takes focus. For many, this involves focusing on their product and their customers. But their focus shouldn’t end there. They should focus on their surroundings -- the market in …

Small Business