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Brazilian Landmarks Hidden In New Branding For 2016 Olympics

We’ve already seen the cheery logo for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Now, we get the first taste of what Rio is calling the “look of the games”–a cityscape that will inform Olympic-branded merchandise and signage.<p>In it, the city of Rio becomes an expressionist swirl, …

Etihad Airways moves closer to Alitalia investment

Alitalia may be back from the brink of bankruptcy after Etihad Airways said it would invest in the debt-laden Italian airline.<p>Etihad, the national …

Be An Innovation Thought Leader

<i>Alice came to a fork in the road. ‘Which road do I take?’ she asked.</i> <i><br>‘Where do you want to go?’ responded the Cheshire Cat.</i> <i><br>‘I don’t know,’ Alice answered.</i> <i><br>‘Then,’ said the Cat, ‘it doesn’t matter.</i><p>If there is a recurring, consistent question that pops up in all innovation conversations, it’s one that …

Why Do Successful Entrepreneurs Foster Entrepreneurship?

The founding fathers of enterprise lived by a simple maxim: <i>crush the little guy</i>. Rockefeller, Carnegie, Morgan and their ilk may have built the modern industrial age but they did it on the carcasses of a million small business owners. Rockefeller is probably the best known for his ruthless assault …

Il Goccetto Roma | Enoteca & Winebar | Recensioni

Indirizzo:<p>via dei Banchi Vecchi, 14 - 00186 Roma<p>Telefono:<p>06 6864268<p>Sito internet:<p>www.ilgoccetto.com<p>Giorno chiusura:<p>lunedì a pranzo e domenica<p>Fascia …

When Hermès Met Dunkin: See What Happens When Brands Freaky-Friday Their Logos

With certain exceptions, nothing a brand lets you see is by mistake. Every detail of a company’s image has been meticulously crafted and fussed over. There’s a reason, for instance, that McDonald’s and many other fast food chains use red and yellow in their signage. (Those colors are proven to be …

Why You Need to Stop Bragging About How Busy You Are

Author Brigid Schulte says companies should stop rewarding overworked employees and focus on productivity instead.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is part of “10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015.” Read the full list here.</i><p>Do you rush through the morning paper, barely skimming the headlines while …

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How A 13-Year-Old Got Her Fashion Line In Nordstrom

Isabella Rose Taylor started designing clothes when she was eight years old, but it was seeking the guidance of an experienced mentor that gave her the boost she needed to get her creations to the masses.<p>Whatever you want to do in life, chances are, someone else has been there, done that. Instead …

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Great Branding Is Invisible

The thumpf of a BMW’s door closing, the muted click of calculator buttons, a human on the phone. It hooks you in.<p>“The devil is in the detail” is a cliché that happens to be true, but let’s turn it around: The magic is in the detail. What constitutes quality in a product, besides the raw materials …

How to Squeeze Two Days of Work into One

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For any entrepreneur, especially those with other responsibilities, like school, a day job or family, being a master of time management is a necessity.<p>As a second-year student at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., I am …

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Motivation Is A Muscle: The 7 Best Ways To Substantially Increase Your Productivity

Motivation – it’s something we all want to have, but something that easily evades us. It comes so easily at first, right? You spend all Sunday night gearing yourself up for that 6 AM workout. You put your water bottle in your gym bag. Your shoes are by the front door. You even write out your …

How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a curious bunch.<p>They come in all shapes, sizes, genders and backgrounds. They get up at dawn. They're the first ones to the office and the last ones to leave. They use productivity apps, network their tooshes …

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Aligning Your Business With Your Vision - Part 2

To achieve your vision, you need to manage your company’s structure so that it aligns with your strategy<i>.</i> Meaningful structure creates focus and keeps everyone on track, preventing you from wasting resources on non-priority issues or high-risk projects. It is this combination of strategy and …

Three Fundamental Laws Of Success in Financial Management

Everyone knows how to be healthy: Eat Right, Exercise, and maintain positive mental health (sleep, stress, etc.). Very few people know the three keys to financial success, but they are equally as simple, and, after you read them, they will be perfectly obvious.<p>There are three things required for …

To Be More Successful, Make One 'Warm Call' A Day

Let’s get the throat clearing out of the way.<p>Yes, I know there are people who describe themselves as “kings” (or queens) of the cold call.<p>And yes, I understand the rationale behind cold calling. Not only are you plowing virgin territory but it forces you out of your comfort zone–both good …

How Exercise Makes Your Brain Grow

Research into “neurogenesis”—the ability of certain brain areas to grow new brain cells—has recently taken an exciting turn. Not only has research discovered that we can foster new brain cell growth through exercise, but it may eventually be possible to “bottle” that benefit in prescription …

Early Birds Are Made, Not Born. Here's How I Did It.

People often ask me, “Are you a morning person?” I used to respond that “I am absolutely <i>not</i> a morning person. I hate getting up early and love staying up till 3 a.m., burning the midnight oil.”<p>I did that for many years. I consider myself an entrepreneur and a hard worker. I always try to push …

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

The Idea Boomerang

<b>File this post under “idea tips.”</b> When my sister, now an artist out on the West Coast, was a little girl, she would put $5 in her jeans pocket with the intention of forgetting about it. Then the next time she put those same jeans on there would be a $5 “gift” waiting for her in the pocket. A …

Marketing Plan Template: Exactly What To Include

To grow your business, you need a marketing plan. The right marketing plan identifies everything from 1) who your target customers are to 2) how you will reach them, to 3) how you will retain your customers so they repeatedly buy from you.<p>Done properly, your marketing plan will be the roadmap you …

Best Salmon Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of different ways to prepare salmon -- many of them good too -- but there's only one best way to cook this fish and we're going to share it with you.<p>When we talk about the best, we don't mean a fancy 12-hour preparation of a dinner that you'll finish in 20 under minutes. While we're …

Want A More Satisfying Career? Become A Mentor

If you’re not currently mentoring someone, it’s time to ask yourself: “Why not?” You may feel you don’t have anything to share as you’re not experienced enough or considered a tenured professional. Maybe you don’t know who would be a good fit as your mentee or just don’t have any time.<p>But avoiding …

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From Subject Line To Signature: How To Do Work E-Mail Right

Our inboxes at work are flooded with poorly written, unprofessional, ineffective e-mails—and as much as we detest them, most of us are guilty of sending just as many flawed messages as we receive.<p>“This is a much larger problem in the business world than the average business leader may recognize, …

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

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15 Genius Furniture Solutions for Small Spaces

Because compact can be chic.<p>The key to making a small home feel comfortable, and not cluttered, is investing in furniture that fits the size of the space and serves multiple purposes. All these items fit that criteria, with the added benefit of being downright stylish. Happy shopping!

How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place

<i>This is a guest post by Nisa Chitakasem, co-author of the book</i> 135 Networking Career Tips.<p>Increasingly, we network by e-mail or through social media, such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. That’s a godsend for shy people. You can listen to conversations and chime in on your own terms.<p>But sometimes …

What Happens In Your Brain When You Try To Do Impressions

Sympathies to the researcher who had to listen to amateur impressions all day.<p>Scientists have identified what happens in our brain when we mimic a foreign accent or impersonate another person, according to a recent study from the <i>Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience</i>.<p>The researchers, led by psychologist …

How To Get Rich In Your Country Of Choice [Infographic]

It's easy! Just inherit gobs of cash.<p>How do the rich get rich? The answer depends on geography.<p>This infographic, designed by studio BoldFace and published by Independent Newspapers, breaks down, for various regions, how the rich earned their dough. In the United States, it's a landslide: 67 percent …