Fathil Shahab

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A Meeting Agenda Guide That Actually Works (Infographic)

Running a meeting isn't always easy. However, this guide will make them a piece of cake.<p>2 min read<p>Meetings can go two ways: They can end up being hour-long slow-talking processes that rarely cover what they needed to cover, or they can be productive, to-the-point collaborative get-togethers that …

Infographics

4 VCs Share How To Change Their Minds About Funding Your Startup

Turning a “no” or “not now” into a “yes” takes follow-through, emotional intelligence, and occasionally no time at all.<p>VCs say no a lot–it’s just part of the job. But sometimes a “we’ll pass” can be converted into a “let’s check back in later.” Here’s what four investors say it takes to change …

VCS

The Art and Science of Networking (Infographic)

Thanks to technology, networking has drastically changed over the years.<p>2 min read<p>Networking isn’t about shaking hands and exchanging business cards. It also isn't just about trying to find a dream job or new opportunity. A solid network is helpful for a variety of reasons, whether you’re looking …

Networking

How to Choose a Business Partner (Infographic)

Finding the perfect business partner isn't easy, but it can make or break your company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding the right business partner is a matter of chemistry. While it can be a tough, it’s extremely important to find someone compatible with you and …

Infographics

How to Design a Website Exit Pop-up That Significantly Boosts Email Sign-ups

Here are some best practices for exit intent pop-ups based on our experiments and extensive research.<p>CMO at Chanty<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Conversion rate optimization (CRO) is nothing new. However, as you surf the net, you can't help but notice plenty of web …

Marketing

How To Interview For A Job When You’ve Been The Boss For Years

Being the interviewee when you’ve been the interviewer for a long time is a big shift. Use this checklist to help you succeed.<p>As a leader, you’ve probably got the role of interviewer down pat. You know just what to ask, how to ask it, and how to make a quick assessment of the person sitting across …

Nike just released its first shoe with an all-foam bottom

Nike just announced their first shoe with an all-foam sole powered by a new foam technology called React.<p>The shoe is called the Nike Epic React Flyknit and is a running shoe, which will release on February 22nd. The bottom is a solid piece of foam with a knitted upper, making it lightweight for …

This Is Why Job Candidates Should Interview Each Other

You can learn a lot more about what it will be like to work with someone when you sit back and let them ask the questions.<p>In a traditional job interview, the interviewer is in the driver’s seat, controlling the questions, pace, and format of the meeting. This may be standard operating procedure, …

How to Win an Argument, According to Science (Infographic)

With a few simple tricks, you can consistently be on the winning side.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re right or wrong, winning an argument can be a challenge. Luckily, with a few simple tricks, you can learn how to debate like a pro.<p>For starters, rather …

The Plot Twist Checklist

A toolbox for the construction of plot twists, not an instruction manual (nobody reads those anyway).<p>As an article about the nature of plot twists, …

Do’s and Don’ts to Get 1 Million Downloads for Your App

This column is authored by Yuvrajsinh, Growth Strategist at Space-O TechnologiesThe post Do’s and Don’ts to Get 1 Million Downloads for Your App …

Apps

13 Perks You Wouldn't Think You Could Negotiate -- But You Can

Dear Liz,<p>I am excited! I got a job offer last Friday. I like the job description a lot. The salary offer is just okay. The pay is a little low for my level of experience.<p>My hiring manager “Lou” knows his offer is somewhat low.<p>When I said “I’m really committed to getting the $80,000 salary target …

Employment

How to Win on 'Shark Tank'

What all 495 pitches say about wowing investors.<p>This story appears in the October 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>In <i>Shark Tank</i>’s seven seasons (the eighth begins September 23), a total of 253 teams scored deals and 242 did not. What made the difference? “Presence and personality matters just …

8 Differences Between Mobile Apps and Mobile Websites

Investing in a mobile app or mobile websites for your small business? The decision here has always been tricky, especially since each has its own …

Let’s Fix Startup Board Meetings

Jon Callaghan Contributor<p>Jon Callaghan is a founding partner of True Ventures.<p>I spend a lot of time in board meetings. Specifically, private company startup board meetings. Rooms filled with some of the most talented, bold, daring and dedicated people on the planet, devising solutions to some of …

This College Student Made Over $100,000 on the Internet By Taking Photos of Herself

<b>At first glance, Allie Madison may seem like a typical 21-year-old college senior. However, for the last two years, she has made over $100,000 on</b> …

This AI writes clickbait headlines, and its results may surprise you

Artificial neural networks are already being used to teach self-driving cars to “see” and train Facebook’s new personal assistant, but they are also being deployed for a less ambitious purpose: automatically generating the seductive and carefully calibrated news headlines that drive traffic to some …

Deep Learning

A Slick Architectural Model Kit With Infinite Components

With Arckit, architects and budding designers can easily construct a to scale model of their designs.<p>Architect Damien Murtagh has always made physical models of his buildings to present to clients. But when the recession hit in 2008, creating disposable models to use only once or twice became too …

Here’s What’s Involved In Devising And Building An App

Building an app isn’t just coming up with an idea and then coding (or finding someone to code it for you). There’s a lot involved in the end-to-end process that you wouldn’t necessarily think about when you’re idly dreaming about making one yourself. Developer David Smith, who created the …

A Fundraising Template Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Raising massive rounds these days is so commonplace that most of us tune out fundraising news altogether. The fundraising environment has changed so dramatically over the past four years, it’s almost incomprehensible to those of us who lived through it.<p>A lot has been made of how ridiculous …

The Last Oil Filter You’ll Ever Have To Buy

The Hubb Lifetime Oil Filter solves a problem as old as automobiles themselves, and it’ll save you money, too.<p>Strapped to the bottom of your car like a colostomy bag full of dinosaur goo, oil filters are disgusting. Worse? They’re biohazards. Because they’re disposable, Americans go through …

GroupAhead Gives Member-Based Organizations Their Own Mobile App

There are a number of ways member-based organizations can network online – Facebook, shared calendars, Meetup.com, etc. – but these groups today still struggle to keep members engaged and informed about upcoming events and other activities. A startup called GroupAhead is working to solve those …

Watch A 300-Movie Montage That Reveals the Formula For Basically Every Movie Trailer Ever

Spoiler: Things start quiet, then there’s a lot of shouting and quick cuts!<p>The rhythm of the movie trailer is governed by a very specific formula. Things start off slow and quiet, with wide establishing shots of landscape and ponderous slow pans over the familiar faces of the film’s stars, with …

This Futuristic Office Doesn’t Have Chairs And Desks

Standing and sitting is boring. A new office concept on display in Amsterdam offers places to lean–a much less static way of working.<p>Forget standing desks. In the office of the future, you might lean instead–supported by giant rock-like sculptures that designers argue are a healthier, more active …

Sculpture

Understanding quantum tunnelling

The recent claim from Stark Industries Lockeed Martin that a compact fusion reactor could be built soon is, if true, a breakthrough in engineering rather than basic physics. The basic physics of fusion has been known for some time, and a key element of understanding it is quantum tunnelling. Nuclei …

This is the most beautiful owner's manual you've ever seen

When you invest seven figures in securing one of the most exotic, exclusive vehicles ever made, perhaps you just expect that the owner's manual is going to be a work of art. I don't know, I've never been in that position. Every owner's manual I've ever had has ended up stuffed in a glovebox, pages …

Why agency people are so unhappy

“It’d be a great business if there weren’t any clients.”<p>“I can’t think of a single person who loves their job.”<p>“Everyone in this industry sucks.”<p>If …

The iOS @@ shortcut is so useful, you’ll never use your iPhone the same way again

Text shortcuts are one of the most useful settings in iOS. Having the potential to just hit a couple of keys to input an entire string of text is a wonderful time saver… as long as you have the foresight to set them up first.<p>Alas, most of us never delve into text shortcuts on iOS 8. But here’s a …

iOS

Disney’s New Camera Tech Splices Together Footage So Editors Don’t Have To

The mad scientists at Disney Research have developed a new way to film big, sweeping scenes in a fraction of the time.<p>The team has reportedly built software that algorithmically puts together footage taken from multiple cameras at a time, splicing them altogether into one coherent video–maybe like …