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Hello, I’m Jordan Castro. My wife Annastasia and I live on Plum Island in Newburyport, Massachusetts. We handcraft products for our small business, Culinarium.<p>I never would have guessed five years ago that our family would be making a living crafting concrete kitchenwares. Our business is truly the …

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Great New Collections for Winter

While most of the country sits in the cold, longing for cozy knits to warm us up, Brooklyn Tweed and Quince & Co. have both delivered with excellent …

DIY Dry Shampoo | Om Nom Ally

Dry shampoo is a beauty staple in my house - especially because I am a habitual snooze button hitter! But I don’t particularly love the spray cans because the spray can cause my asthma to flare up, and if you’re not a dab hand at it and you have darker hair you can end up with obvious white powder, This version is great because you can tint it to a darker colour and dust it on with a brush in the places you need it. Plus - it’s way cheaper to make than buy!

DIY Projects & Crafts

18 Workspace Inspiration Ideas

The most important thing about a workspace would have to be the user-friendly interior design. It’s important for a work space to feel inviting and …

We Really WANT This WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie for J.Crew Bag

J.Crew has quietly launched a collaboration with one of our favorite leather goods brands, WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie, on a bag that's made us …

Why You Shouldn't Send Your Business Plan to Investors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs think they can get funding simply by sending out their business plan. Unfortunately, this rarely works. Over the past 15 years, my company, Growthink, has developed thousands of business plans for entrepreneurs seeking …

The 5 Must-Have Elements of a Flawless Pitch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a passionate entrepreneur, you are accustomed to talking about your product and pitching its features to just about anyone who will listen. You’ve mastered the elevator pitch, the barstool pitch and even restrained yourself from …

Personal Trainer Exposes 'Before & After' Secrets on Instagram

A personal trainer whose blog is dedicated to "droppin' truth bombs" on the lies told by the fitness industry has uploaded a rather remarkable …

3 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, your job is to be one step ahead of the market, always ready with the next big idea. Whether you want to design a new product or disrupt a market, you need to be able to come up with creative solutions for problems of …

9 Habits Of Productive People

It doesn’t matter what you do or where you work – everyone is looking for ways to be more productive on the job. But excessive amounts of caffeine and list-making won’t get you any closer to reaching peak productivity levels today.<p>So, why are we all so obsessed with productivity? It’s probably …

Ikea delivery nightmare: The business rationale for subpar front-door service.

It all started because I wanted the Nelson Swag Leg Desk. Not a new, licensed reproduction—I wanted the scuffed-up, 1960-vintage Nelson Swag Leg Desk …

Blog-First Startups

Five successful startups that started as blogs<p>You have a great startup idea. Enthusiastically, you exercise your technical chops and begin coding. …

Startups

The 10 Best Websites For Woman Entrepreneurs, 2013

Despite the fact that the U.S. boasts over 8.6 million women-led businesses with a cumulative $1.3 trillion in revenues (not to mention that the number of women-owned businesses is growing at one and a half times the national average), one of the most oft-repeated challenges of women entrepreneurs …

Day 13: Make Some Project Progress

<b>Day 13:</b> Monday, August 19 <b><br>Assignment:</b> Make some progress on your projects<p>After what I hope was a successful shopping weekend, you should be raring to …

DIY Projects & Crafts

Why This Ecommerce Startup Is Chasing a Different Kind of Growth

<i>The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion,</i> …

An Obvious Reason Why Some Startups Fail Shortly After Raising Tons Of Money

Sometimes, those high traffic numbers are fleeting; they're uncontrollable gifts from a big source like Facebook that can be taken away. Other times, startups use tricks to inflate growth and attract investors, but they're usually unsustainable.<p>Publishers may buy traffic on Outbrain or StumbleUpon, …