Danica Jones

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What Happened When I Broke the Rules of Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I left my high-paying job at a successful private equity firm in San Francisco, I broke "the rules." For the first time in my life, I felt free but also very afraid. It’s every financial professional’s dream to become a partner at a …

Startups

DIY Pom Pom Wall Hang

photos by Jared Smith I’ve wanted one of the woven wall hangs that are popping up everywhere forever, but the honest truth is I can’t really swing …

Wall Art

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Happiness

The Changing Value Of ARR, Part III

<b>tl;dr: It turns out that the massive repricing of recurring revenue got us all the way back to normal. Wee!</b>The new ride at LP Fun Park was not a …

SaaS

19 Tips to Save Money in your Garden

<b>Use mulch!</b> Click here to see how to mulch your garden for free. Mulch helps keep in moisture to save on water waste, evaporation, and erosion of soil …

Gardening

Add A Sunken Succulent Garden To An Affordable IKEA Table

IKEA's inexpensive LACK side table is easy to transform for a variety of useful projects. Here's how to add a beautiful sunken garden to one of them …

Weekend DIY project: Shield your garden from this blistering heat

Is your garden shriveling in this blistering heat?<p>Ours too.<p>We're barely into August, which means there are still weeks if not months of searing heat ahead of us, and our tomato plants can't take much more.<p>The easiest answer — move plants so they miss the sun's burning rays during the hottest part …

Culver City

How ConsumerAffairs Survived Pivoting and Improved Profitability

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ConsumerAffairs website was originally founded in 1998 as a news resource for journalists looking for trends in consumer complaints. When I acquired it, the website enjoyed steady revenue from advertising networks but within six …

Business Strategy

3 Ways To Respond When Someone Asks For Your Input On The Spot

You weren’t expecting to have to contribute, but suddenly all eyes are on you. Here’s what to do.<p>You’re in a meeting with your boss, discussing an upcoming initiative your department is working on. Suddenly, he springs it on you–that nausea-inspiring question you weren’t at all prepared for: “So, …

Donald Trump’s Convention Speech Rings Terrifying Historical Alarm Bells

Donald Trump’s speech accepting the Republican nomination for president will probably go down as one of the most frightening pieces of political …

The 1 Thing All Leaders Must Do to Make Sure Team Members Succeed

Your team needs direction. Here's how to provide it.<p>Employees receive a lot of information every hour of every day. But most of it is just noise that doesn't fulfill their most basic communication needs: to have things put into context, have an opportunity to ask questions and make comments, and …

Employment

Why No One’s Responding To Your Cold Emails

<i>The following is an excerpt from The Predictable Revenue Guide To Tripling Your Sales:</i><p><b>Your new email mantra: “simple to understand, easy to …

40+ Paleo Recipes That Aren't Just Steak

From root veggie salads to roasted eggplant, these paleo recipes are so much more than your run-of-the-mill (boring!) steak.<p>Ah, paleo. What started as a fad diet is now a full-blown lifestyle free from grains, most dairy, beans and legumes, sugar, and refined and processed foods. These recipes are …

Brine, Smoke, Cure: Why You Should Be Cooking Your Veg Like Meat

Forget roasting—these techniques for brining, curing, smoking, and more will change everything you know about cooking veg.<p>Want to know the secret to complex-tasting, perfectly cooked vegetables on the grill? Use the same techniques you would for say, a steak. Sad pepper-and-onions kebabs—your days …

It's Time to Start Fry-Baking Your Eggs

There's a better way to cook your morning eggs—and it couldn't be simpler.<p>Sometimes we feel like another photograph of perfectly stacked French toast might send us over the edge. Call it brunch fatigue. But then came <b>Jessica Koslow</b>, today's podcast guest and the creator of jam-and-ricotta-smothered …

In the Kitchen: The Perfect Summer Salad – J.Crew Blog

AT A GLANCE: CARLA HALL’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN<p><b>WHAT:</b> A Nashville-style chicken joint on the Brooklyn waterfront<p><b>WHO:</b> Cohost of ABC’s <i>The Chew</i><p><b>DON’T MISS:</b> The …

J.Crew

The problem isn’t that life is unfair – it’s your broken idea of fairness

Unless you’re winning, most of life will seem hideously unfair to you.The truth is, life is just playing by different rules.The real rules are there. …

Likeshop

Mediterranean Egg Salad

4 Servings<p>“I could eat this twist on a classic any day, any meal.” –Brad Leone, test kitchen manager<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 tablespoon za'atar<p>2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice<p>4 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped<p>½ cup chopped green olives<p>2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves<p>2 tablespoons …

Scotch Eggs

Makes 4 Servings<p>We've fallen hard for Scotch eggs—the gastropub staple—cooked eggs swaddled in sausage meat, then breaded and fried. Sorry, doc, now we're making them at home.<p>January 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large eggs<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 cup finely crushed corn flakes<p>7 ounces (¾ cup) fresh …

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<i>Written by Emily Goodman; Updated June 19, 2017</i><p>Most herbs start out as small plants. So growing them together in a pot seems like a clever idea to save space, and it works - for a while. Herbs grown together in a pot can work if you harvest their leaves regularly for cooking, which keeps the plants …

Gardening

Top 10 Tools for Reputation Marketing

Increased use of social media and online marketing techniques gives companies a chance to engage with their customers, and brands are quickly catching on to the practice of reputation marketing. The potential downside is that this kind of interaction means customers are also free to publish …

Top 10 Tools for Reputation Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Increased use of social media and online marketing techniques gives companies a chance to engage with their customers, and brands are quickly catching on to the practice of reputation marketing. The potential downside is that this kind of …

Marketing

Paleo Moroccan Meatballs

Directions:<p>1<p>In a large mixing bowl, combine the parsley, paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper with a fork. With your hands, crumble the lamb into the …

Growing Romanesco - How to Grow Romanesco - Allotment & Gardens

How to Grow Romanesco – A Guide to Growing Romanesco<p>Romanesco<p>Romanesco has aspects of both calabrese and cauliflower; it dates from 500 years ago in …

Fruit & Vegetable Growing Guide for June

<i>Flaming June should bring us a hot sunshine filled month with the risk of frost passed and those in more northerly parts should be able to catch up</i> …

Outdoor Tuna Can Lantern

Last week I made a candle chandelier for my deck. It looks so pretty when lit, but the rest of my yard was looking kind of neglected. I was …