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How to Write Cold Emails That Get Opens and Get Sales

The founder of Experiment 27, Alex Berman, talks about structuring the most effective email.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Eric Siu sits down to talk with Alex Berman, founder of Experiment 27, to discuss crafting effective …

Marketing

The real reason the sound of your own voice makes you cringe

Most of us have shuddered on hearing the sound of our own voice. In fact, not liking the sound of your own voice is so common that there’s a term for it: voice confrontation.<p>But why is voice confrontation so frequent, while barely a thought is given to the voices of others?<p>A common explanation …

Psychology

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Planet Nine: "Ghost Planet" Could Be Orbiting Beyond Neptune, Scientists Say

Sorry, Pluto.<p>Scientists have reported the discovery of a “Trans-Neptunian object” whose orbital movements are highly unusual. Researchers suggest …

Many Successful People Are Driven By a Quality No One Likes to Admit

But there's a catch.<p>Real-estate mogul and “Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran was told she’d never make it.<p>After dumping her for her secretary in …

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

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Harvard Scientists Have Unlocked Unexpected New States of Light

Nothing in nature can do this.<p>Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange - and it's possible we'll never exhaust the opportunities to …

10 Things You Should Never Do as a Photographer

In this article, I discuss some of the different things that I’ve personally decided are bad ideas as an artist. Let’s dive in.<p>1. Steal Other …

AI-Powered App Helps You Colorize Black & White Photos in Seconds

This is amazing. The researchers at UC Berkeley who came up with the automatic colorizer algorithm we first shared back in March, 2016 have released …

How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything …

The four qualities of a perfect cold email, according to the Birchbox CEO

Birchbox CEO and co-founder Katia Beauchamp has never been shy about reaching out to important people. Before starting at Harvard Business School in 2008, she emailed Steve Jobs, explaining that she’d been confounded to learn that her school didn’t partner with Apple. She asked Jobs to give her the …

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Moaning about work will make you hate your job even more, says study

Stop complaining pronto!<p>Can't stand your job and desperate to leave?<p>Whether you're dealing with nightmare colleagues or the work is driving you crazy …

Is How I See Color How You See Color? Four Games That Test Your Color Vision

Photographers typically spend a lot of time thinking about color, everything from editing in Photoshop, calibrating a screen, or lighting with gels …

A former Google and Apple exec explains how 6 seconds of awkward silence can make you a better boss

In theory, this tip makes sense. You can't begin working on your problem areas until you know exactly what those problem areas are.<p>But if you've gone and tried this strategy with your employees, there's a really good chance you've gotten multiple responses like, "Oh, everything is fine. Thank you …

This is the Power of Sigma’s $60 Lens Dock for Fixing Focus

Sigma’s Art series of lenses are already praised for their image quality and sharpness, but you can hone that sharpness even more by adjusting the …

French advertising group stops all ad spend on Google and YouTube

The advertising giant said it had taken the decision on behalf of its UK clients which include O2, Royal Mail, the BBC and Domino's. It will not pull investment from Google Search ads which are verified.<p>The decision comes weeks after an initial Times investigation, which claimed household names …

The Psychology of Video Advertising

In a 2016 study of<p>marketing professionals and online consumers, 88% of marketers stated video was an important part of their marketing strategy, …

Why Are Perfume Adverts Always So Terrible?

They're all the same, and they're all shit. I asked some industry experts why.<p><i>(Top image: screen shot from a 'Saturday Night Live' parody of perfume adverts, via)</i><p>Picture the scene: a very good looking person, often but not always a celebrity, is either nude or in a dress that costs more than your …

12 things that can make you less attractive, according to science

There are lots of easy ways to boost your sex appeal: walk a dog, play good music, tell a joke.<p>There are, unfortunately, at least as many easy ways …

There’s a close association between magnetic systems and certain states of brain activity

Scientists from the University of Granada (UGR) have proven for the first time that there is a close relationship between several emerging phenomena …

The Brain

Albert Einstein Quotes To Celebrate His 138th Birthday

Albert Einstein’s name is almost synonymous with genius. The German-born theoretical physicist would have turned 138 on Tuesday, March 14, if he were …

The World's Best Beauty Products: Insider Picks from ELLE Editors Around the Globe

41 international ELLE beauty editors share their favorite products and top-secret tricks for head-to-toe perfection<p>41 international ELLE beauty editors share their favorite products and top-secret tricks for head-to-toe perfection