Michael D. Callahan

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5 Branding Tips If You're an Entrepreneur on a Budget

Ever hear of a brand style guide? That's the very first thing you'll need.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think of branding as you would meeting someone on a blind date. You dress to make a specific impression. You communicate in a way that makes the other …

Marketing

There's a Digital Apocalypse Coming. Take Notice Before It's Too Late

If you work at a digital agency, you need to read this.<p>Some say that before an earthquake, dogs act funny. They tense up. They bark at nothing. They seem afraid, because they can sense something is coming.<p>People, unfortunately, aren't blessed with the same capabilities. And in the agency world, it …

Profit

Here's what CEOs actually do all day

Ever wonder what CEOs actually do all day? A study published on Monday by Harvard Business Review sheds light on how those in the top spot use their …

CEOs

Sylvania’s $45 LED light strip is a great alternative to the $90 Philips Hue model

We love Philips Hue’s smart lighting products as much as anyone else. In fact, we even use some Hue products ourselves. That said, smart lighting can …

Home Automation

This 80/20 Color Rule Helps You Design for Success

Why color matters, and how you can use it leverage your way to marketplace success.<p>I love color. In design, this is one of my favorite areas and things to focus on, because it's fun, and it's creative, and color really allows you to separate yourself or your product from everyone else. However, …

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Elon Musk Cut the Gordian Knot of Corporate Spending

With a single stroke of genius, Musk solved one of the world's most intractable management problems.<p>Elon Musk keeps hitting it out of the ballpark... not as a technology guru but as a people-savvy manager. Last month, Musk gave the world's best productivity advice in a single, short sentence and …

consultants

The Craziest Plan That Worked: How Richard Rawlings Hustled His Way Into the TV Show 'Fast N' Loud,' Then Used It to Build a Multimillion-Dollar Brand

In the six years since 'Fast N' Loud' first aired, Richard Rawlings has turned Gas Monkey into a multimillion-dollar brand.<p>This story appears in the May 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>Richard Rawlings jangles when he walks.</b><p>The 49-year-old reality TV star and global branding impresario is …

6 Great Time-Management Apps and Tips That Boost Productivity

Get more done each day and achieve your goals with these time savers.<p>Starting a business is hard, and it takes a ton of work. But if you manage your time well and make every hour count, it’s possible to find success. In order to do that, you need to develop good habits and strategies that can …

A designer is documenting the unique typefaces found only on India’s streets

As she was walking down a street in Panjim in 2017, a shop sign caught the eye of Pooja Saxena, a typeface and graphic designer. The wooden sign, written in cursive Sans Serif font, was advertising Bentex watches and straps. It was the elaborately designed “B” with its multiple curves and an eye in …

Typography

Handmade Yellow Sofa Tray Table

Do you like to drink coffee or eat your dinner in front of the TV? If yes, this unique sofa tray just for you. You no longer have to worry about …

This Entrepreneur's Online Reputation Was Destroyed. He Used His Experience Fixing It to Form a Multimillion-Dollar Company.

Here's Pete Kistler's story -- and tips for improving your own online presence.<p>Pete Kistler had never Googled himself. It was fall 2009, and the Syracuse University junior was sending out applications for software design jobs to offset about $20,000 in student loan debt. After a couple of weeks, …

The Cult Brand Whisperer Behind Casper, Allbirds, And Birchbox

In a competitive startup environment, Brooklyn-based creative agency Red Antler helps founders hone their brands at the earliest stages.<p>In 2013, the patent for finasteride, the active ingredient in male-pattern-baldness medication Propecia, expired. This might seem an unlikely development to send …

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The world's biggest cruise line uses this psychological trick to make you spend more money

How much should a TV cost?<p>It seems like a simple question, but it can be difficult to answer. Of course, it depends on factors like size and quality — but once you've determined those, it's still hard to figure out what the price should be without referring to other TVs you seen, owned, or read …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Fontsmith releases its ambitious typeface, FS Industrie, available in 70 variants

London-based type foundry Fontsmith has released its most ambitious typeface to date, FS Industrie. Designed around five different widths and seven …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

A single question can cut useless meetings from your schedule forever

Meetings are a serious drain on an organization’s time and resources, consuming up to 17% of the workweek and an estimated $37 billion per year.<p>Some confabs are inarguably essential to business operations, and others . . . aren’t. Vague or nonexistent agendas, rooms full of people who aren’t sure …

Time Management

7 Growth Hacks for More Instagram Followers

If you want to get anywhere on Instagram, you need to have a plan. Businesses rarely show up on the platform and start generating Instagram likes …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

The 1 Thing Elon Musk Got Right With Tesla and Almost Every Other Entrepreneur Gets Wrong

Look for a "hair on fire" use case.<p>Elon Musk is often hailed as a visionary, and rightly so. Tesla, not to mention his other ventures, has the mark of a business that can truly change the world. When he co-founded the company in 2003, electric cars seemed like a pipe dream. Today, however, just …

Tesla

Beautiful Lettering Artworks

Gemma O’Brien is an award-winning artist and designer based in Sydney, Australia. Over the past 10 years, Gemma O’Brien has taken her passion for …

Score tons of Adobe skills with this training bundle

Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom are standard for photo editing and more. To be the best artist you can be, you need to know how to make the most out of …

Graphic Design

Do This One Thing Before You Start Building Your Business

If you haven't gotten in front of your customer base and received feedback, you should.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars spotlights Grigori Mikayelyan, the CEO and founder of Forkspot. Mikayelyan's …

Business Strategy

You Can't Build a Million-Dollar Business Without These 7 People

If you are committed to growing your business past the million-dollar mark, an advisory board is an essential part of the process.<p>Every ambitious, high-performing entrepreneur dreams of building and growing a concept or company to scale. Surpassing the million-dollar mark within the first 12 to 24 …

Small Business

Universal Principles Of User Experience Design

(This is a sponsored article.) As designers working in an ever-changing field, it’s important that we develop an understanding of the timeless design …

UI Design

Business with impact

A "business with impact" approach focuses on both financial and social return generation as core objectives of operations. We offer corporations a …