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27 Baking Infographics that All Bakers Need

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

17 shopping secrets to save time and money at Trader Joe's

The cheap prices at Trader Joe's make it a popular place to shop for groceries.<p>But its popularity can also make Trader Joe's an extremely stressful place to shop.<p>Anyone who frequents the grocery chain knows that lines to checkout can often snake around half the store.<p>Trader Joe's keeps its prices …

Trader Joe's

What Is In Those Mysterious Flower Food Packets?

Here's how to fawn-a over your flora longer.<p>"We find it's best to simply trim the stems of cut flowers and place them into a sterilized vase," said Suzanna Cameron, owner of Stems Brooklyn. Just clean the vase with bleach and water before putting in your blossoms, and voilà! Your flora will look …

Startups: Don't Make These 3 Financial Mistakes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a new business owner, you are faced with huge decisions on a daily basis. Who should you hire? What should your logo look like? Where and how should you incorporate your brand? And the (literally) million-dollar question: What to do …

Entrepreneurship

College is worth it if you have these six experiences

• a professor who made them excited about learning<br>• professors who cared about them as a person<br>• a mentor who encouraged them to pursue their goals and dreams<br>• worked on a long-term project<br>• had a job or internship where they applied what they were learning<br>• were extremely involved in extra-curricular …

College & University

Here is BuzzFeed’s first pitch deck to investors in 2008

In 2008, BuzzFeed had just five employees working in an office in New York City’s Chinatown district, and its website was attracting just 700,000 unique visitors a month. Now the company has more than 900 employees, over 200 million monthly visitors, and seems poised to become the first major media …

Investing

The 10 Commandments For Startups Seeking Angel Funding

To get angel investors to invest in your startup, you have to make sure you understand their motivation. You also have to make yourself stand out somehow, and ensure you can succinctly articulate your vision for the business and why it has the potential to grow into a significant company. Here are …

3 Things Startups Need to Know to Move to the Cloud

Despite concerns around data security, businesses are optimistic about the cloud. In fact, software-as-a-service adoption has more than quintupled …

How to Build Successful Startups Faster with Eric Ries [PODCAST]

If you're interested in startups or an entrepreneur yourself, you've probably heard of Eric Ries. After founding his company IMVU, a 3D virtual …

Startups

What are keys to good startup storytelling?

<i>This is an excerpt from Storytelling for Startups by Mark Evans. The book is published by 2015 © Doris Chung Publisher Production Solutions and is available</i> here<i>.</i><p>Story-driven marketing comes down to a few key ingredients.<p><b>1. Being customer-centric:</b> Many startups fail at storytelling because they …

Why Startups Should Worry About NetNeutrality #FreeTheNet

Watch: Why Startups Should Worry About NetNeutrality<p>Everybody’s fighting for Net Neutrality in India.<p>Why?<p>Because you and I are affected by it.<p>But you …

Andreessen Horowitz Hires Former Facebook Lawyer to Help Its Startups

Seeking to the help its portfolio companies better navigate legal gray areas, venture firm Andreessen Horowitz has hired former Facebook Inc. General Counsel Ted Ullyot to the newly created position of Partner of Group Policy and Regulatory Affairs.

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done

Being more productive starts with willpower and discipline. Here are seven mind tricks for becoming more productive and disciplined.<p>We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do …

How To Run Your First Board Of Directors Meeting

I remember my first Board of Directors meeting. It was a disaster. I made the naïve mistake of laying out several different business model options for our startup and then asked for the board’s opinion without first putting forth my recommendation.<p>Worse yet, at the time I did not understand why …

5 Ways to Hire the Best Talent for Your Startup Team

Today’s startups need the best possible talent on the planet. Great people are out there. Its up to the startup leadership to find them — or, to put it more clearly, to attract them.<p>How do you do this? Here are 5 tips that will help you gain the best talent in the industry to grow your startup from …

A startup swore 1,000 customers to secrecy so it could come out of nowhere at a $2 billion valuation

Today, Domo announces the official launch of its product and the news of a $200 million Series D round of financing led by BlackRock — bringing it up to $450 million in total funding, and making it the latest member of the so-called Unicorn Club of startups valued at over $1 billion.<p>And the founder …

Startups

How to Boil an Egg Perfectly Every Time

Say goodbye to chalky, green yolks.<p>Boiling an egg seems like it should be simple enough—so why are there so many foul-tasting hard-boiled eggs in the world? George Weld and Evan Hanczor, the geniuses behind Egg Restaurant in Brooklyn, are sharing their egg mastery with the world in their …

Top 10 TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly depends on them and we can only keep providing you …

9 YouTube Channels That Will Make You Smarter

<i>Next to all the music videos,</i> work-outs <i>and cute animals there are a lot of YouTube channels that are educative and will actually make you …

Human Rights

5 Reasons Why Startups Should Use Explainer Videos

Visual forms of communication is what our brains are hardwired to recognize. We are quick to visuals, motions and as we skim through pages of …

5 Big Problems to Look Out for in Your Startup's First 3 Years

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to the latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau, the birthrate of startups and small businesses has lagged behind the death or closure rate. Four hundred thousand businesses were born against the 470,000 that shut shop, and …

Startups

The most popular TED Talks of all time

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

Dessert

These Diagrams Are Everything You Need To Decorate Your Home

Interior design cheat sheets FTW.