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Ten of the best food and drink secrets in Europe

With its momentous history, cutting-edge culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Europe comprises an extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. But it’s the endlessly varied cuisine that makes us reach for our passports again and again. Whether you’ve been to Europe once or 100 …

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Tianzi Mountain in China

The Tianzi Mountain in China is no less magnificent from the ground, but some say it is best viewed from a cable car. It takes only a few minutes for …

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6 Productivity Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Use | Inc.com

Every entrepreneur needs a solid set of tools to conduct their business with. However, many will spend quite a bit of time looking for the perfect tool for them, usually falling into a trap of not knowing which tool is the best to grab. We have done you the favor of going through that entire …

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

These 10 Peter Drucker Quotes May Change Your World

Entrepreneur, Sales Expert and Author; Founder of Shore Consulting<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My first college business professor was a fanatical Peter Drucker devotee.<p>He launched our course with a dissection of Drucker's <i>The Effective Executive</i> and concluded with a …

What a Bad Startup Name Really Reveals About Your Company | Inc.com

"What does your company do?" It should be the most basic of questions for an entrepreneur, next to being asked about your name and how you take your coffee. And yet, it's surprising how many business owners cannot accurately answer the question.<p>I got to thinking about this question and topic …

3 Lies You Heard on 'Shark Tank'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's no reality in reality television. We've all heard that before. But we keep watching, because fantasy -- particularly when it claims to be based on reality -- is highly entertaining.<p>I'm a huge fan of ABC's <i>Shark Tank</i>, the Friday …

Reluctant Employees? Motivate Them With Two Questions | Inc.com

The greatest management challenge everyone faces is motivating people to do what they'd rather not do. So how can leaders can persuade others without alienating them?<p>Leadership author Daniel Pink recently gave props to the book Instant Influence: How to Get Anyone to Do Anything--Fast! by Michael …

Motivation

Last week on Gigaom Research: What’s up with WhatsApp, lean startup and the EU app economy

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>This week over on Gigaom Research, we walked through applying lean startup theory in large enterprises (spoiler: it may be …

OpenKnit: An Open-Source "Clothing Printer" That Lets You Make Your Own Garments

There’s 3D printers for chocolate, food, jewelry, houses, plastic parts and now there is a 3D printer to knit your own clothes. The OpenKnit Printer …

5 Ways to Win People Over | Inc.com

Winning people over isn't always easy. Yet the ability to apply the gentle art of persuasion to relationships new and old is essential.<p>"Every single day, we are faced with the task of persuading others. And every single day, we face resistance," says Bob Burg, author of <i>Adversaries Into Allies: Win</i> …

CES Draws Attention to Non-Mainstream Technologies

As CES draws to a close, it’s clear that the annual confab of what used to be quaintly refered to as the “Consumer Electronics Show” is a much different event these days. Yes, it’s still <i>the</i> place for the likes of Samsung, Sony, LG and Vizio to show off their latest, greatest large screen TVs, for …

The 15 Most Desirable Employers In The World

What companies do it the best?<p>LinkedIn analyzed billions of interactions on its platform to identify 100 companies with the highest brand engagements. These are also companies that employees want to work for the most.<p>"A company's talent is its greatest strength, but hiring top talent isn't easy," …

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There’s a .00006% Chance of Building a Billion Dollar Company: How This Man Did It

<b>David Friedberg</b> was driving home from his job at Google, stuck in traffic in the pouring rain. On the side of the road, he noticed a bike rental shop …

7 Things Really Amazing Communicators Do | Inc.com

It doesn't matter whether you are in the business of delivering products or services--either way, your success depends heavily on communication. When things go wrong, you can almost always trace the problem to a breakdown in communication. And when things go right, it's usually great communicators …

7 Tips for Making Powerful New Connections | Inc.com

Business and personal success is all about making the right connections--new colleagues, employees, customers, friends, and partners--and finding the people who will lead you to new opportunities. But for many, it's more about volume than true connection.<p>We live in a world that is increasingly …

Creativity

What Kind of Leader are you? | Inc.com

The Shortest Route To A New Job

In his editor’s introduction to the Forbes 400 issue a few years ago, chief product officer Lewis D’Vorkin recounted how he first came to work here. “I grabbed an orange grease pencil and vigorously marked up three issues, boldly suggesting ways to make a storied media brand even better,” he wrote. …

Feeling Successful? Don't Get Too Comfortable (or Else) | Inc.com

I've had the unfortunate experience of walking over the metaphorical ruins of many businesses--previously vibrant, profitable, and growing--which simply expired over time without anyone seeming to know precisely why, or how, it happened.<p>While every business's story is different, I have noticed …

Business Strategy

A man's guide to what to wear as a wedding guest - video

Menswear expert David Hellqvist gives his advice on what to wear if you are going to a wedding. He picks the best suits, shirts, ties and shoes for this season and we see how his sartorial choices go down on the big day<p>• All products featured in this video are available at John Lewis. The clothes …

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Will People With High Grades End Up Working For Those With Average?

<i>My recent Washington Post and LinkedIn articles on how the GMAT may be the root of all evil in the business world provoked many intense reactions. I</i> …

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Lays Out His Plan For The Future Of Media

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams has an ambitious new plan: to shift our daily reading habits away from consuming incremental news bites and towards engaging with enlightened ideas curated by an intelligent algorithm. Ordinarily, such a goal would seem utopian, were it not for the fact that …

What Silicon Valley can learn from fashion brand Burberry

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>http://www.businessoffashion.com/2013/09/burberry-angela-ahrendts.html<p>Tech CEOS in search of inspiration when it comes to …

The Pitch Deck That Helped A Startup Land $6 Million From The Founders Of Dropbox, Yelp, Box, Yammer, And Gmail

His investors list reads as a who's who of Silicon Valley:<p>Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, Yammer CEO David Sacks, Box CEO Aaron Levie, YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim, SurgarCRM CEO Larry Augustin, Zuora CEO and former Salesforce CMO Tien Tzou, Facebook VP of Partnerships Dan …

Startups

Startup Titan Paul Graham Explains Why He Said Founders With Thick Accents Get Worse Results

The interview starts out fine, with Graham's usual level of spunk and insight. "One thing I know about startups is that, internally, they are all train wrecks," Graham said.<p>And later: "Maybe half a percent of people have the brains and sheer determination to do this kind of thing. Start-ups are …

4 Strategies for Learning Anything in 20 Hours or Less

How long does it take to learn a new skill? Not as long as you probably think.<p>Most people have heard of the “10,000 hour rule” – popularized by …

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Project Grow Challenge: Submit your essay entry today for a chance to win up to $25,000 in funding for your business. Deadline is Sept. 15, 2015.</i><p>Whether you are out at an entrepreneurship conference, mingling with friends, or you just so …