David Lerner

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Fixing the ROI Problem With Influencer Marketing

The company that may have plugged the biggest hole in influencer marketing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influencer marketing has been a buzzword in public relations, sales and marketing for some time now. Its durability is a testament to its potential power to drive …

Here's why the eight-hour workday doesn't work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

The 21 most innovative startups in tech

Eager to impress our editor's five-year-old son who wants to be wowed by the tech world, Business Insider assembled a list of crazy and unique ways startups want to change the world.<p>We polled investors and entrepreneurs to hear what audacious ideas companies are working. Here are 21 companies will …

4 common myths about exercise and weight loss

Many of these probably include resolutions to be more physically active in striving for this goal.<p>But first, there are some common misconceptions about exercise and weight loss that need to be addressed.

Yahoo Opens a Treasure Trove of Research Data

In the era of big data, where researchers truly need massive amounts of information from many sources, more really is more. Extremely big data sets …

5 surprising things I learned from interviewing 100 'Shark Tank' entrepreneurs

The reason is that I have interviewed more than 100 of the best entrepreneurs from the show.<p>And, I've found, a sizeable chunk — 80 minutes on average — of their pitches does not make it on to TV.<p>Here are five other fun insights I gained about "Shark Tank" that most viewers don't know:<p><b>Related:</b> …

The best piece of advice Mark Cuban has ever given on how to be successful

So what is the real secret to his success?<p>According to Mark, "It's not about money or connections, it's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone."<p>That's it. Success is based primarily on working hard — incredibly hard.<p>Whenever I write about how success is often based on outworking other …

CES 2016: Are humans ready for the technology of tomorrow?

The future is here, whether we want it or not. But will anyone buy it?<p>On May 1, 1851, Hyde Park in London hosted the first ever Crystal Palace exhibition – a giant shimmering plate-glass structure, designed by Sir Joseph Paxton, housing more than 14,000 exhibitors from around the world in its …

Virtual Reality

The 11 Daily Habits of Supremely Happy People

We all have different goals, values, beliefs, and experiences, but there is one universal thing that binds us all: We just want to be happy. But for the most part, happiness seems more like an existential dream than an attainable reality.<p>Yet, everything we think, say, and do are linked to our …

What I learned from studying Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's schedule for a year

Amidst the growing numbers of tasks, relationships, and operations to manage, ecommerce leaders still only have the same number of hours in a given day.<p>Through my work at Exact Media, I've worked with some of the brightest leaders in the ecommerce space.<p>To better understand them, their needs, and …

Customer Service

3 Common Mistakes Most Starting Entrepreneurs Make

<b>3 Common Mistakes Most Starting Entrepreneurs Make</b><p>Many people dream of quitting the 9 to 5 grind to go into business for themselves. Entrepreneurship success can mean a life filled with freedom and financial independence; a seemingly impossible goal that many of us share. What keeps most people …

The 8 Traits Of Successful People

In order to turn small achievements into a solid foundation on which to build your life you need to develop the qualities of a successful person.<p>Many people say they want to write a book or run a marathon and some even try. But when faced with the first difficulty -- writer's block, a rejection, an …

The Most Stylish Men in Fashion, According to Vogue.com Editors

This weekend marks the beginning of the Fall 2016 men’s season, and with it the first time that Vogue Runway is covering the men’s shows. Over the course of the next several weeks, we’ll be posting dozens of collections from London, Florence’s Pitti Uomo fair, Milan, Paris, and the second-ever New …

Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy

Andy Puddicombe, a trained Buddhist monk, wants to spread health and happiness by teaching our technology-addled minds to slow down and live in the moment.<p>Naturally, he's doing it through an app.<p>In just a few short minutes a day, users can listen to meditation guides for topics as varied as anxiety …

Meditation

Discover the Furious Fat-Loss Workout We Call ‘The Metaconda’

Squeeze out every last ounce of extra body fat with this metabolic conditioning routine<p>As a trainer, I take great pride in my creative workout names and themes. Not only do the names make training more fun, but they also set the tone and reveal the expectations.<p>One of my favorite workouts is called …

Exercise

How to Run a 6-Minute Mile | Men's Health

“Look at milers: Unlike distance runners, they’re muscular,” Lamppa says.<p>Much of that strength comes from the training required to clock a decent time. “You need to run intervals—repeated bouts of all-out effort and rest—to target both slow- and fast-twitch muscle fibers,” says Ben Rosario, head …

6 Silicon Valley Fads That Will Fade in 2016 | Inc.com

Silicon Valley has its own unique culture that could be described as whimsical and nerdy, but also prone to excess. It's that last feature we may see dialing back in 2016 as tech startups begin to feel the reality of shifting investing habits among venture capitalists, and more people start to …

Silicon Valley

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Donald Trump's first TV ad airs Monday.</b> It tackles subjects including ISIS and his idea to build a wall on the southern border of the US, which he wants Mexico to pay for.<p><b>2. A $5,000 bracelet that has been around for decades is the new millennial status symbol.</b> The Cartier Love bracelet is …

OmSignal has made a biometric-tracking smart bra

And it's actually comfortable<p>One of the trends we're expecting to see more of at CES is wearable technology built directly <i>into</i> clothing — something that comes with its own practical constraints (like washing it) but could ultimately be more useful than a wrist device that ends up in a drawer. …

The CEO of Google's £400 million AI startup is going to meet with tech leaders to discuss ethics

The AI ethics meeting will be held at New York University in January and attended by the heads of big tech firms, according to Hassabis.<p>It's not clear at this stage exactly which individuals or which companies will attend but global technology giants such as Facebook and Apple are likely candidates …

Artificial Intelligence

Investors are grumbling that a bunch of billion-dollar startups missed big on 2015 revenue

Fortune's Erin Griffith recently wrote about Wall Street falling out of love with billion-dollar "unicorn" startups, in part because the revenue they generated in 2015 didn't live up to the hype. Griffith says investors have told her that most of the 131 unicorn startups missed their 2015 revenue …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Many people spend their 20s getting some unhealthy behaviors out of their system — like sleeping until 2 p.m. on Saturdays and spending all their …

A former Googler reveals a 6-second exercise that anyone can use before a stressful situation

Before every meeting, Karen May, Google's vice president of people development, recharges by taking one "<b>mindful breath</b>."<p>Tan is somewhat of a mindfulness guru himself. Before retiring from Google in October 2015, he taught a hugely popular mindfulness meditation course called "Search Inside …

Your PC probably won't run VR

No one knows exactly what the major virtual reality headsets coming out in the first half of 2016 will cost at present. But whatever that number is, …

Artificial Intelligence: What Will the Next 20 Years Bring?

In Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig's seminal book, <i>Artificial Intelligence: a Modern Approach</i>, the two authors wind up their work with a chapter looking at the future of artificial intelligence (AI). Their book is still the text of choice for teaching AI at many universities and so, I thought, …

Apple asked 11 artists to create art using iPhones and iPads — and the results are stunning

The work ranges from impressionistic to realistic, with a variety of different scenes and inspirations.

The Best Way to Run a Startup With a Full-Time Job

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How to Become a Millionaire: 9 Habits That Can Make You Rich | Inc.com

Want to get rich? If you work for someone else, you won't. (Don't believe me? Check this out.)<p>That's why entrepreneurs are willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure. They want to succeed on their terms--and they aren't willing to …

Self-improvement

The 3 Biggest Leadership Ideas You Need to Know About in 2016 | Inc.com

Some principles of great leadership never change--but others do, in response to evolving technology and work force demographics. Here are three timely leadership tenets to keep in mind for the new year.<p><b>1. Innovate relentlessly around your value proposition.</b> You're thinking: Yeah, I already know …

Leadership