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Google's $600 Billion Blueprint

Alphabet is worth over $600 billion. How'd they do it?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re an entrepreneur looking to amass wealth, then perhaps the best people to learn from would be the founders of Alphabet, Sergey Brin and Larry Page.<p>They started out …

Silicon Valley

21 Positive Quotes That Will Powerfully Influence Your Life and Work

A positive mind creates a positive attitude. The key resides in you. Why not take the challenge?<p>It has been said that we can't have a positive life with a negative mind. This is true. Though life is composed of ups and downs, we can build a positive attitude through each lesson that we learn. Life …

Motivation

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Leadership Stories of 2014

4 min read<p>Everyone has a unique management style, but this year, our writers and contributors found that the most effective leaders have an ability to discover unexpected opportunities, share ideas in a way that gets other people excited and surround themselves with smart, passionate people.<p>Here …

Leadership

Need to Solve a Problem? Dreaming May Help

Dreams can provide career-changing advice if you know how to ask.<p>Are you faced with a difficult decision, a crisis in your business or personal life, or a sticky problem you just can't seem to solve? Try looking for the answer in your dreams.<p>It may sound a bit like leaving a tooth and hoping for …

Paul McCartney

A Surprising Way to Be More Productive Late in the Day

Around about 3 p.m., work just starts to drag. Here is a simple way to sharpen up for the late afternoon.<p>I generally feel productive in the morning. A good night's sleep makes me feel rested, and I get excited about most of the events I set up in a day. But after I have cranked out work and had a …

Time Management

Quiz: Which New App Will Solve Your Productivity Problems?

Stressed? Forgetful? Losing your sanity? Take our quiz to find out which apps can help.<p>Ever feel as if one more meeting is the only thing standing between you and a nervous breakdown? Fret not–we’ve curated the best new apps to help. Simply click below on your specific productivity problem and …

Apps

Michael Maltzan’s Quest To Remake Housing For The Homeless

The architect’s newest building joins a cadre of ambitious residences Maltzan has built for the Skid Row Housing Trust.<p>The latest architectural spectacle to land on Los Angeles’ infamous Skid Row looks like a concrete spaceship. Boxy, modular apartments rest against the concrete roof of what was …

Urban Design

Warren Buffett's 9 rules for running a business

1 / 2<p>Buffett: Fed rate hike not feasible<p>Adam Jeffery | CNBC<p>Warren Buffett is legendary as an investor, but he's also an incredibly successful …

Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec on the 5 Worst Sales Sins

By Kim Lachance Shandrow | Small Business

The World's 2,325 Billionaires Have These 14 Traits In Common

AP Photo/Nati Harnik Warren Buffett is the second-richest person in the US, according to Forbes, with an estimated net worth of $67 billion.<p>There are …

A Fungus Could Create Corn Crops Strong Enough That We Won’t Need GMOs

Since then, Rodriguez and Redman have worked to see whether the endophytes might have uses in other plants, particularly corn and rice, and today …

Agriculture

The 1 Email That Every Salesperson Must Master

A simple template that can help you close millions of dollars of business deals throughout your career.<p>In "How to Write a Killer Sales Email," I explained how to use email to start up an email dialogue with a potential customer. This post describes the other end of that sales process--the email you …

Selling

How to Strike Up a Sales Conversation With Someone You Know

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we all know people friends or acquaintances who could benefit from our professional assistance. But unless they specifically ask for help, beginning the conversation can be awkward. You don’t want to jeopardize …

Small Business

25 Hot Israeli Tech Startups

Israel’s dynamic tech startup scene is no secret. The country has been called the “start-up nation” for years and, today, only the U.S. and China have more companies listed on the NASDAQ than Israel’s 90 – worth a total of $40 billion. Innovation continues and a new crop of Israeli tech startups …

4 Designs That Reimagine The Farmers Market

For Jean Dufresne, an architect in Chicago, the turning point came at a local food festival. “A friend invited me to his stand and I couldn’t find …

UC Berkeley

Tiny Houses Have A Not-So-Tiny Problem

Many tiny house designs fetishize smallness while missing what makes micro-housing so useful: density.<p>As much as we love gorgeous small-scale architecture, not all micro-housing is created equal. Over at <i>City Lab</i>, Kriston Capps argues that tiny houses plopped onto huge lots in the middle of nowhere …

This Lid For Fruit Saves Half-Eaten Produce From The Trash

Food Huggers molds to the skin of cut fruits and veggies, so they’ll last longer than simply being wrapped in tin foil.<p>More than half of the produce grown in the U.S. ends up in the trash–an even bigger percentage than other types of food waste. To help save some of the half-eaten onions and …

Target Better Email Responses With This Mind-Set Shift

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you send more than a few dozen emails every day? Do you want to be more productive and save up to an hour a day? Recognize exactly what other people’s email in-box really is: a list of nouns.<p>Specifically, everyone you send …

Time Management

This Dairy Farm Is Actually The Office Of A Thriving Health Care Tech Company

By Jessica Blotter3 minute Read<p>While companies such as Twitter and Facebook consume ever-larger offices in San Francisco and the Valley, at one major …

Los Angeles

“We Have Designed Cities To Make People Ill”

At the AIA convention in Chicago, professor Thomas Fisher entreats architects to “take responsibility” for designing healthier spaces.<p>“We are all suffering from the bad design in the world,” Thomas Fisher, an architecture professor and dean of the University of Minnesota’s design college, declared …

Architecture

It’s Time To Rethink The American City

A panel at the American Institute of Architects convention discussed some of the greatest challenges facing today’s cities and suburbs.<p>It’s day two of the American Institute of Architects convention in Chicago, where more than 20,000 attendees have gathered to talk about architecture and design. …

Built Environment

5 Seemingly Overpriced Acquisitions That Actually Worked Out

Here are five successful deals whose price tags once were questioned.<p>You know how it goes. A rich person or a rich company acquires something it covets. Observers question the price tag.<p>It happened twice in recent weeks. You can find superb critques of Apple's $3.2-billion acquisition of Beats By …

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Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

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Want Customers to Open Your Emails? Read This.

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a rush to acquire customers through Twitter and Facebook, email marketing is often dismissed as outdated and out fashioned. Why craft an email when you can engage on social media?<p>But don't dismiss the ancient act of sending …

Marketing

Business Still Not on Facebook? Get Up to Speed With These 4 Steps.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In just 10 years, Facebook has changed the way businesses market to customers. In these days of multi-channel marketing, you can't run a small business without having a Facebook presence.<p>No matter whether you use Facebook …

Social Media

The Top 11 Innovative Workplace Stories Of 2013

Do you like working from home? Do you like open offices? The debate raged this year about what makes workers happiest–and the best workers. Just be glad this scary rolling conference room isn’t where you have your meetings.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our …

The Top 9 Environment Stories Of 2013

The environment is not getting any better, but these small beacons of innovation are working on stemming the tide.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Top Stories Of The Year<br>• Infographics<br>• Photography<br>• Maps<br>• …

How to Raise Prices Without Losing Customers

Six ways to raise prices and increase margins while keeping customers (relatively) happy.<p><i>Dear Jeff,</i><p><i>My margins are too thin and I need to raise prices. But I'm concerned about pissing off or even losing customers if I do. Any ideas?</i><p><i>-- Name withheld by request</i><p>If you're in retail the mechanics of …

eCommerce