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A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

7 Small Everyday Habits That Can Vastly Improve Your Life

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are small everyday habits that can vastly improve your life?</i><p>Here are 7 tiny things I do every day …

Marijuana Entrepreneur Needs Salespeople, 'Who Have Smoked Weed And Can Talk About Our Products'

Nicole Gonzalez spent her teenage summers working in the Dominican Republic and Central America where her grandfather owned tobacco fields. Cigar-making was a male-dominated industry but her strong-willed mother always told Nicole, “You better be big in this world.” That motivation propelled Nicole …

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Tricks for Making Your Clothes Last Longer

Building and maintaining a wardrobe takes time and effort, and clothing is a major investment for all of us. I am a very careful shopper, and I try to buy well-made clothing that is stylish but classic—clothing that will be wearable for a long time. I think I have developed and practice methods …

Wearable Tech

How Often Should I Clean That?

<b>Doing the dishes and washing your laundry are obviously things you do on the regular. But how often should you be changing your bedroom sheets? Or the ventilation hood over your kitchen stove? Each household item has a different cleaning schedule. Read on for your guide to what to clean and when to</b> …

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How To Get Smells And Stains Out Of Tupperware

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.<p>Today: It's time to put a lid on our Tupperware woes.<p>Easy to store, economical, and available in a bevy of sizes and shapes, reusable plastic storage …

Crowdfinance Your Company: Advice from an Entrepreneur Who Got More Than $5 Million in Commitments

Although oil prices have been trending upwards in recent weeks, many producers are still cautious and have cut back on exploration and drilling operations until prices rebound further. And yet it is an energy company, Ascenergy, that is currently ranked #1 on CNBC’s Crowdfinance 50 Index and has …

Startups

How to Care for Your Flooring

These tips and shortcuts can help you keep your flooring -- from wood to carpet -- looking its best.

Carpets

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30 Simple and Brilliant Homemade Household Products That Can Save You Money TODAY!

Household products are part of our daily life and we have become mesmerized by the wonderful surreal world they have created around us.The …

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5 personal finance tips if you plan to start a business

<b>Image: Managing his personal finances well is half the battle won. Photograph: Reuters</b><p>India has seen enormous entrepreneurial activity in the last …

Three ways to build the network that will change your future

You hang up the phone with a friend. You open an email from a colleague. You text someone you're meeting later. How do you feel after those interactions? If you're not gaining energy, enthusiasm and opportunity from most of the conversations you have, ask yourself this: Are you hanging out with the …

5 Lessons You Can Learn From The Quotes Of Abraham Lincoln

Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of United States, the one who signed the Emancipation Proclamation which freed the slaves within …

66 life-changing things you can do with a lemon

When life gives you lemons, it's time to read this list.<p>We researched all of the miraculous things you can do with lemons, from the juice to the peel. Uses include making you healthier, more beautiful, cleaner, and a better cook (obviously), plus so much more.<p><b>Here are 66 things you can do with a</b> …

We Come Clean: Your Filthiest Problems Solved

Our Facebook fans came to us with their filthiest spring-cleaning problems ... and we scoured “Martha Stewart’s Homekeeping Handbook” for answers! Read on to learn how to get your home cleaner than you ever thought possible.

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The Eight Types of Relationships Every Entrepreneur Should Have

In 1974, Robin Dunbar earned his stripes as an anthropologist and evolutionary pscyhologist by completing work on his PhD from the University of …

Entrepreneurship

Dealing Drugs Made Me an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

One of the things I love most about Startups Anonymous, a site I started over a year ago, are the unique, and sometimes surprising, stories shared by the community.<p>For the uninitiated, Startups Anonymous is a place for entrepreneurs to share stories, ask questions or simply get something off their …

Entrepreneurship

Wealthy Jamaicans form angel investor group

A number of Jamaicans of high net worth or who run their own companies have banded together with other financiers to form the first home-grown angel …

Make your pitch and score with these presentation tips

The attention-grabbing product demo, combined with numbers and facts about his business, has worked well for Mr. Greenspan. WHOOSH! Inc., the company he founded in 2012, received a $400,000 cash infusion last year from three <i>Dragon’s Den</i> judges and has won a contract with computer giant Apple …

Investing

10 success habits that will dramatically improve your business

Successful people strongly believe in something and are driven to manifest it.<p>Their path is so strong that it keeps them true to their ideas and principles, despite the inevitable times of adversity and disagreements.<p><b>Related: 5 Weekend Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs</b><p>Financial gain is not the …

5 PR tools every entrepreneur needs

“A good reputation is more valuable than money.” – Publilius Syrus Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be …

Public Relations

How To Boost Employee Happiness Without Spending Any Money

Bonuses and perks might make people happier in the short term, but they don’t solve the underlying problem. Here’s what does.<p>You know the saying “Money can’t buy happiness.” You get it. But startup founders and CEOs still don’t seem to understand.<p>When CEOs find out that their employees are unhappy, …

Jessica Alba's Step-by-Step Guide to Overcoming Every Doubt About Her Startup | Inc.com

Jessica Alba has at least one thing in common with less-famous entrepreneurs--at the beginning, no one thought her idea for a company made any sense.<p>Nor did they think that she, personally, could pull it off. Alba and one of her co-founders, CEO Brian Lee, spoke about these and other challenges at</i> …

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