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25 Tools to Make Your Company Look Bigger Than it Is

Appearance is everything with consumers, who may trust large companies more than smaller ones. These platforms, websites, and apps can help.<p>Being a small company has its upsides. You're fast and nimble, and you don't have any bureaucracy mucking up your ability to get things done. However, being …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

Dining Rooms

Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …

9 Useful Tips To Help You Stick To Your New Year's Resolutions

Make this the year you feel accomplished!

Positive Thinking

How Nigeria's Elite Spend Over $2 Million on Their Dream Weddings

Illusionists flown in from Spain, flowers imported from France, or an R&B superstar flown in from the United States. No request seems to be out of line to Nigeria’s rich when it comes to the most beautiful day of their life. And don’t even mention the b-word – budget, that is – ’cause whatever the …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

Stop Wasting Time And Focus On Attracting Quality Leads Instead

In the early startup days, most entrepreneurs will take any lead they can get. If you’ve ever been cornered by fellow founders, you know how passionate (even annoying) they can be at the beginning. Their circles of interest are small; they often have no choice but to dedicate lots of time to …

What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys

“All the money in the world, all the research and development resources in the world aren’t really worth a hoot, without innovative leadership. Money does not follow ideas; it follows leaders,” said Forbes Contributor Henry Doss in his recent post about innovation. Many organizations would like to …

How To Decorate a Large, Blank Wall

Don't be intimidated a big, windowless wall can be the perfect canvas for creative ideas.<p>Don't be intimidated — a big, windowless wall can be the perfect canvas for creative ideas. <i>Via ELLEDECOR.com</i>

6 inspiring mantras to help you master work-life balance

As CEO of eight different companies, it’s become a conscious decision for me to maintain a positive work-life balance. Over the last 20 years of …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

When it Comes to Engaging Customers, Instagram Beats Twitter

A new report shows how people respond to content on the social platforms.<p><i>Correction: An earlier version of this article identified Jan Rezab as the CEO and co-founder of Applovin. He holds those titles at Socialbakers.</i><p>Last week Instagram announced that it had reached 300 million active users, …

The 4 Cs Of Success On YouTube: From The Pioneers Of Viral Video For Business

<i>(1st article in my YouTube series – Ken)</i><p>Half a million dollars … that’s what it would cost you to hire business renegades The Harmon Brothers to craft a viral video for your company on YouTube.<p>They may be the best in the business, and they are willing to share the 4 multimillion-dollar principles …

5 tips to help you tell the story of your startup

Whether you’re a startup looking to attract venture capitalists, a nonprofit hoping to break your previous funding record, or an established business …

For Success In Social Media, Conversation Is Not Enough–You Need Narrative

By Dr. Bob Deutsch5 minute Read<p>Let’s begin with a couple of “So What?” questions: A brand has 20 million Facebook likes. So what? A brand’s tweet …

Your 40,000 Wedding Budget: Where Should the Money Go?

One of the hardest parts about planning your wedding is setting your wedding budget. Your next most difficult decision? Figuring out how to divide your budget to cover all of your costs.<p>We've already shared how to use $15,000 and $25,000 budgets, so now we're breaking down the details for couples …

3 Chic New Ways to Take Your Manicure

The pros behind the new NYC nail studio, Paintbox, give a step by step how to recreate the top looks for tips of the season, straight from their new look book.<p>The pros behind the new NYC nail studio, Paintbox, give a step by step how to recreate the top looks for tips of the season, straight from …

Joseph Altuzarra Tapped for Next Target Collaboration

[image id='8515af99-5493-47d3-8998-53acb2867c49' mediaId='07577264-a7da-42cd-ac1e-22854f651ad1' loc='C' caption=''][/image]<p>And the next must-have Target designer collaboration is...<i>drum-roll</i>...Altuzarra!<p>Today, Target announced that it has tapped Joseph Altuzarra to design its next limited edition …

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Kim Kardashian West's Taking Love Advice From Katy Perry

Photo: BEImages/Matt Baron.<p>No one can deny that Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are in love. Just look at them. You may wonder, 'What's their …