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Portfolio Design Trends & Website Ideas

In honor of Patrick McNeil’s latest workshop, Web Design 101, we’ll feature some of his inspirational content from <i>The Web Designer’s Idea Book vol. 4</i> …

Web Design

The Risk Consultant's Daily Bag

A Fire and Risk Consultant's job requires someone to quickly gauge the risk of a building and help improve it. That type of attention to detail also …

14 Things You Should Do at the End of Every Work Day

Last week I laid out the 14 things you should do at the start of every work day. I said the first few hours in the office can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight. That’s true, but also one key to a successful morning is ending the previous day …

Checklist: 10 Rules for a Great Startup Idea

“Think big” is a common mantra for entrepreneurs. And it is true - every entrepreneur should think big, because in most cases, starting a company …

Startups

A Better Way to Think About Your Business Model

The business model canvas — as opposed to the traditional, intricate business plan — helps organizations conduct structured, tangible, and strategic conversations around new businesses or existing ones. Leading global companies like GE, P&G, and Nestlé use the canvas to manage strategy or create …

How Mobile Is Changing The Event Experience - Techstars

July 29, 2014 in Home Page Posts, News<p>Shares 0<p><i>This article was originally published on Forbes.</i><p>For every flower-crowned, hippie-flavored photo that …

Day Tripping in Durban

<b>Adventure Seeking</b><p>Head north from Durban for breakfast at The Hybrid Living Centre’s Sage Café near Ballito. You can browse through the boutique …

Why Developers Aren’t Interested In Your Startup

A few months after we launched Circle of Moms, I hired my first superstar senior back-end developer. Brian had it all: his coding practices balanced …

Employment

14 Things You Should Do On Your Lunch Break Every Day

How do you spend your lunch break? Do you quickly chow down a sandwich at a nearby deli with your eyes glued to your Blackberry? Do you devour a salad at your desk with one hand on your keyboard? Perhaps you skip lunch altogether because you have “too much on your plate.”<p>“A common complaint I hear …

Revision v Re-learning: One Day, One Week, One Month

The best revision advice I’d ever received came, not from a law tutor, but from a recent graduate of the Metropolitan Police’s training school in …

How To Raise Money for Your Startup - Illustrated Guide

[Raising money is simple but not easy. This guide illustrates one way how to raise money for a startup, especially for first-time entrepreneurs. We …

10 Rules of Building a Successful (and Fun) Family Company

Keeping it all in the family is easier said than done.<p>Owning a business is difficult enough, but owning a family business?<p>That can be doubly hard. Whether you're bringing work home to your spouse who's also your partner, teaching an older generation about the importance of changing with the times, …

Family Business

Why Business Schools Are Still Missing The Mark On Entrepreneurship

Steve Blank teaches entrepreneurship at Berkeley, Stanford, NYU, and Columbia<p><i>Steve Blank has a big idea. In fact, he’s had quite a few. Enough of</i> …

Growth is a Team Sport

A startup has <b>one primary goal above all others</b>.<p>That goal is to grow.<p>If the startup doesn’t grow, it isn’t able to command the resources and momentum …

Use "Brainwriting" Instead of Brainstorming to Generate Ideas

Brainstorming out loud is often the go-to for coming up with new ideas, but your group might be better off writing their ideas down <i>before</i> someone …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Why Carlos Slim's three-day working week idea could work

It’s Friday, traditionally the last day of the working week. But what if we changed all that and introduced three day working weeks? We would be well …

Gift Cards Are an Untapped Opportunity for Local Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever seen one of those gift card displays in your local chain drugstore or grocery? Notice who they’re for? Other national brands!<p>It’s one of many examples that show how the “cards” have been stacked, both online and offline, …

U.S. Economy