Jessica Ciccarelli

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12 Leadership Techniques That Don't Work

Learn from others' mistakes and fix the problem before it damages your business further.<p>There are dozens upon dozens of leadership techniques that entrepreneurs have used over the years to help motivate and inspire their team as well as steer their company to success.<p>However, not all leadership …

Art Sales: discovering the unsung heroes of Chinese art

In two weeks, the top lot at Sotheby’s evening sale of Modern and Contemporary Asian art in Hong Kong is expected to be a 1955 abstracted landscape by the Chinese-born painter Zao Wou-Ki, estimated to fetch $5.2 to $7.7 million. Those with long memories will recall that 30 years ago, a painting by …

How to Write Your First Novel for Adults

It’s a dream so many of us share: walking into a bookshop and seeing your face staring back at you from the jacket of your very first novel. You love …

10 online classes every entrepreneur should take

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Anyone possessing a good idea can become an entrepreneur. But launching a company that joins the ranks of startup powerhouses like …

Entrepreneurship

The Top 5 TED Talks About Project Management

I’m a big fan of business books.<p>Why do I love these books so much, especially when there’s a host of textbooks readily available with case studies, …

Project Management

10 Success lessons from Eric Ries – “The Lean Startup” for entrepreneurs

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share72<p>+13<p>Shares 111<p>Eric Ries is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology and the author of the popular entrepreneurship blog Startup …

Product Management

The EY exhibition: Wifredo Lam, Tate Modern, London: 'Not a waste of time nor mental space'

Wifredo Lam, the subject of the latest monographic exhibition at Tate Modern, is billed as the most important Cuban painter of the early 20th Century.<p>…

Melty Oil Paintings Capture the Dramatic Beauty of New York City

An Italian artist uses his classical training to bring heart and warmth to stone-faced cement cities.<p><i>Empire State Building at Sunset. Al images courtesy the artist and Barbara Frigerio Gallery, Milano</i><p>Thick strokes of oil paint mingle with the occasional burst of twilight color, turning New York …

Why Storytelling Should Be Part of Your Marketing Strategy

Storytelling. It’s been a buzzword in marketing for the past 5 years, and while it would be easy to dismiss it along with all the other buzzwords …

Marketing

Lemn Sissay: ‘I begin work trying to describe dawn in 140 characters’

The author on poetic tweeting and finding poetry in the art of Tracey Emin and in the lyrics of Amy Winehouse and Adele<p>I wake at 5.25am. My alarm starts at 5.30am. It plays “Lovely Day” by Bill Withers. I check Facebook. I check Twitter. Then I have a twinge of self-hatred for checking Facebook and …

Bob Marley

Stop Aspiring and Start Writing

Advice? I don’t have advice. Stop aspiring and start writing. If you’re writing, you’re a writer. Write like you’re a goddamn death row inmate and …

Alan Watts

5 Unique Books That Are Loved by Successful Entrepreneurs

From an Elon Musk biography to Deep Patel's A Paperboy's Fable, these five books are must-reads.<p>Elon Musk built his career by reaching into the future and pulling it into the present. But before he started bringing futuristic ideas to the present day, he mined the past for ideas.<p>Musk exemplifies …

The Complete Guide to Free Online Training Courses for Entrepreneurs

In an “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) discussion on Reddit, serial entrepreneur (and founder of Tesla and SpaceX) Elon Musk said, “It is important to view …

Project Management

The Basics of Abstract Painting You Should Know

Abstract painting is considered one of the purest forms of expression, as it allows its creator to freely communicate visually without the constraint …

Art

5 Surprising Things That Block Your Creativity--and How to Overcome Them

See these? Red flags.<p>If you are ever faced with the feeling that all your creative juices have dried up, there is one question and one question only you need to ask yourself: Who are you studying?<p>I am such a believer of input and its role in staying creative over long periods of time.<p>Do you know …

How to Make Your Startup Dreams a Reality in 12 Days

With two simple goals, you can get your business momentum in less than two weeks.<p>Millions of people dream of becoming entrepreneurs and starting a business.<p>However, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index Report, only about three in every 1,000 people in the United States start a business every month. …

10 of the Most Inspiring Art Instagram Accounts You Have To Follow

We all do it: wake up and immediately reach for our phones to scroll through Instagram, catching up on everything we missed while we were far away in dream land. And while it may be fun to see what your BFF was drinking at last call or watch the Kardashians rock out at yet another Bieber concert, …