Rick Sheninger

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Don’t Get Too Comfortable at That Desk

First there were individual offices. Then cubicles and open floor plans. Now, there is a “palette of places.”<p>New office designs are coming to a workplace near you, with layouts meant to cater to the variety of tasks required of modern white-collar workers. Put another way, it means people don’t sit …

The Quantum Internet is just a decade away. Here's what you need to know

<b>In brief</b><p>As China moves closer to building a working quantum communications network, the possibility of a quantum internet becomes more and more real. …

Quantum Computing

2 Simple Ways Content Marketing Yields Greater Benefits than PPC

It was difficult picking only two ways content marketing outweighs PPC in yielding greater benefits.<p>This is because there are even more ways, and …

Marketing

The Influential Executive's Guide to Email Marketing

For all the glitz attached to social media, email has remained the more direct and personal way to communicate with your audience.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even as social media floods our devices with new methods of communication, email is here to stay. …

Marketing

To be a creativity machine, arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories

Art is hard. Creative insights are hard to predict, and just when it gets difficult, your mind immediately jumps to a distraction: something easier to do, an excuse, a scapegoat.<p>To get the most out of your creative energy, carve out space for creative work. To make that space, you need to make …

Creativity

The Trouble With Mindfulness Training

There’s no clear, widely agreed-upon definition for what mindful leadership actually looks like in practice.<p>“Mindfulness” is dangerously close to joining the ranks of corporate buzzword bingo. Think back to the early days of Lean Startup, Six Sigma, Solution Selling, and the Total Quality Movement. …

Mindfulness

With $1 Trillion Chasing Deals, Investors Park Cash in ETFs

<i>Start your day with what's moving markets in Asia. Sign up here to receive our newsletter.</i><p>With private equity firms sitting on a record amount of …

These 2 teens cold-called Sam Altman and became the youngest founders ever accepted to Y Combinator

When 14-year-old app developer Saroush Ghodsi cold-called famed Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sam Altman on a Friday night in January, he had no idea …

Startups

7 Killer Startup Ideas for Kickstarter that Can Bring You Success

Since Kickstarter has been launched, millions of contributors all over the world have introduced more than 340,000 projects hoping to raise funds and …

This Startup Wants To Kill The “Mommy Track” Once And For All

Women seeking flexibility shouldn’t have to compromise their career goals, say Werk cofounders Anna Auerbach and Annie Dean.<p>Browsing the job board at Werk, a startup that promotes flexible work, can feel like visiting a utopian future. Looking for a job with minimal travel, because you have young …

You Must Ask Yourself This Question Before You Pitch Your Idea

If you can't articulate why you are the right leader for the venture, go back to the drawing board.<p>8 min read<p><i>In this series, Open Every Door,</i> Entrepreneur <i>staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about</i> <i>understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook Acquires AI Startup Ozlo

Plus, Reddit is valued at almost $2 billion and an LA based startup is bringing the vet to your pet.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook recently acquired a 4-year-old artificial intelligence startup named Ozlo that specializes in text-based conversations. …

Startups

One To One Marketing – Leveraging technology to bring you face to face with more prospects

<b>(678) 744-7002</b><p>Do You Want To Use LinkedIn More Effectively To Increase Sales and Revenue?<p>Click Here To Find Out More<p><i>I have known Rick for years, but</i> …

Understanding online influencers is key for modern marketing

And we love it. That is the reality of this, because if we didn't, these things wouldn't exist.<p>I have worked on both ends of influencer campaigns; as …

Grocery Stores Draw Millennials With In-Store Restaurants

Imagine going to the grocery store for dinner, not to pick up a rotisserie chicken to take home, but to actually eat at the store. As online grocery shopping grows, many supermarkets are adding sit-down restaurants in a move to attract more millennials. And it seems to be working.<p>Kyle Riggs, who …

Financial Services

The Ultimate Guide to Creating Content that Generate 361,494 Visitors

I created an ultimate guide a few years ago that received over 400,000 visits.The original idea wasn’t mine.But I quickly made it popular by …

Is marketing-as-a-service the future of marketing?

In the past decade no other department/component in the enterprise has changed more than Marketing. What used to be a function based on creativity and an almost comical lack of measurability is now a complex, multi-discipline, metrics-driven, function with direct bottom-line impact.<p>Not …

The retail apocalypse is heading straight for Kroger, Whole Foods, and Aldi

Department stores and many mall-based retailers are closing thousands of stores after years of over-expansion. Now the grocery industry appears to be heading toward a similar fate.<p>Like mall-based retailers did in the 1990s, supermarkets have been expanding rapidly across the US in recent …