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Every step counts

No headphones. Just a phone. Ashley Hicks doesn’t need music when she runs. The new mother needs to hear herself dream a little and still be reachable. Looking at her now, striding it out in one of Atlanta’s urban parks with the new jogging stroller, you can see why she inspired a national fitness …

The 5 People Every Entrepreneur Needs on their Team

You build a team not because you cannot succeed on your own, but because you can do more with the help of others.<p>Too many entrepreneurs and leaders suffer from Lone Wolf Syndrome. They do everything on their own with little support, making their attempts to excel harder than they have to be. You …

Renewables could dominate the world electricity market in 15 years

The report was published to provide a backdrop to the current state of affairs in energy markets ahead of the international climate negotiations set to take place in Paris in December.<p>The IEA noted that economic growth is starting to "decouple" from energy - global GDP expanded by 3 percent in 2014 …

The Attitude Shift That Guarantees Your Success

Being grateful is good for your mind and your health–but did you know it’s good for business, too?<p>One of the biggest secrets to success in life and business is simple, powerful, and sadly dismissed by many people—and especially entrepreneurs–as unimportant. It’s called gratitude.<p>The simple act of …

After Quietly Raising $20M, Zerve Opens Its Local Activity Platform To Consumers

Zerve, a startup backed by the likes of DFJ and Yahoo founder Jerry Yang that has built a merchant platform for local businesses to list activities, and then take sign-ups and payments for them — think OpenTable for events — is today kicking off a new phase in its life. It’s opening up for business …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

9 Books That Inspired Michael Lewis

To get a picture of what a great writer Michael Lewis is, consider this.<p>"Outliers" and "David and Goliath" author Malcolm Gladwell says that Lewis is his literary "hero" and "the finest storyteller of our generation."<p>Gladwell maintains that Lewis' football book "The Blind Side" is as "close to …

Horrible Job Interview Advice People Love To Give

In a recent blog post for Harvard Business Review, Amy Gallo brought common interviewing tips to experts, breaking down which advice is worth listening to and what you should forget you ever heard.<p>Here are three tips you should always think twice about before following:<p>Yes, you want to look …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Health<p>According to an ophthalmologist.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>New Arrivals<p>GQ’s editors select the menswear, accessories, sneakers, and more …

Why sitting will kill you (and what to do about it)

If you work anywhere in or around technology, chances are you've either witnessed or are a member of the standing-desk craze, the natural offshoot of the increasing medical research suggesting sitting in your Herman Miller Aeron chair will actually kill you faster than smoking. But standing's the …

27 Social Media Experts give you their #1 practical tip for managing a Facebook Page

http://bit.ly/27-Facebook-Tips<p>en_US<p>article<p>27 Social Media Experts reveal their #1 practical tip for managing a Facebook page.<p>Ravi …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Social and Native Ads Are More Effective Than Email, Study Says

Marketers say that social media ads and native promotions are better for brands than email, according to Millward Brown Digital's study for MediaBrix.<p>…

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Thumbtack Is Coming For Yelp And Angie’s List As the Smartest Way To Hire Skilled Pros

Armed with a new $30 million funding round and an innovative business model, Thumbtack helps you tackle projects that are typically a pain to hire for–think plumbers, personal trainers, and movers.<p>Finding someone to paint your deck or DJ your wedding shouldn’t be that hard, but even with the rise …

6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Built a Marketing Department

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>A couple of years ago I was given an incredible opportunity to build a marketing department from the ground up. The truth is that I had no idea what I was doing.<p>Previously, I had dabbled in email marketing and web design before doing a bit of …

The Liability Involved in Running a Personal Training Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own Personal Training Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and writer</i> …

Charging the Right Fees For Your Personal Training Services

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own Personal Training Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and writer</i> …

This marketing platform helped Samsung beat Apple … and predicts the future with 78% accuracy

Facebook wants to be the social layer for the web. Google wants to be the discovery layer, and PayPal wants to be the financial layer.<p>Networked Insights, however, wants to be the consumer intent layer.<p>In other words, a crystal ball — that works — for marketers.<p>Google knows a lot about the world, …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

When Designing a Web Site, Do Our Brains a Favor and Keep It Familiar

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When designing your customer-facing website, it may be tempting to think outside the box and create a unique and innovative online experience. But this may actually be the least effective and most alienating approach you could take. The …

How Orgasm Could Dull Pain

A professor's lifelong research leads to a growing understanding of pleasure, pain, and the genital-brain relationship.<p>Above his desk at Rutgers University, psychology professor Barry Komisaruk has a framed image of what female brain activity looks like during orgasm. It looks like a sunset. Every …

He lost 200 pounds in 9 months: 'I quit quitting'

Jonathon Walters didn't know where to begin. He just knew he had to start somewhere, or he wouldn't be alive for much longer.<p>His weight had caused him problems for years. In high school, he was wearing size 50 pants. As a junior, sick of the bullies and comments from teachers, Walters went to his …

For Your Next Social Media Campaign, Look to Instagram

According to a new report, branded content on the photo-sharing service yields greater user-engagement rates than other platforms.<p>To interact with your customers more effectively, increase your activity on Instagram, not larger social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter.<p>According to a new …

A Better Way to Define Your Company (Used By McDonald's, Starbucks, and Apple)

Ask yourself: What business am I really in? The big guys do, and they find unique ways to expand their business.<p>McDonald's is about to become the largest children's book distributor in the U.K., according to reports in <i>The Bookseller</i> and <i>The Wire.</i><p>Here's how it will work: For a limited time in each …

Smoking vs. Weight Gain: Which is Worse for You?

If worry about gaining some extra pounds is keeping you from giving up the sticks, read this<p>What’s stopping you from ditching cigarettes for good? It might be your worry about weight gain, suggests a new study from Penn State University researchers.<p>The study looked at nearly 300 frequent smokers …

What You Can Tell about a Woman from Her Shoes

Want some insight about her personality? Look at her feet<p>Most guys don’t even attempt to understand the profound relationship between a woman and her shoes. That’s fair. But if you’re looking for insights about her personality—whether she’s extroverted or introverted, fiery or laid-back—her feet …