Stephanie Andrews

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The 14 Phrases Every VC Wants to Hear in Your Pitch

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

5 Signs You Were Born an Entrepreneur

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Many of the qualities that combine to create an entrepreneurial mindset are not always viewed as positive attributes, particularly during childhood, adolescence and while in formal education. But these specific signs demonstrate that an individual has the early …

How Charlie Munger Turned a Single $1,000 Into $100,000 a Year

Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett are the single-greatest source of incredible investing anecdotes. From a small California-based chocolate company to an Illinois bank, and a small farm located somewhere in between, it seems that all these two have touched turned to gold.<p>At a recent <b>Daily Journal</b> …

Investing

5 Nuggets of Wisdom That Guarantee Success in Life and Work

Success is often defined by power, prestige and profit. Yet many who achieve these status symbols eventually ask: "Is this all there is?" How disappointing it must be to invest so much time and energy in achieving challenging results only to realize your ladder of success has been leaning up …

5 Great Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is an industry of do-ers. Nonetheless, it helps to learn from those who have done it before - and are doing it now! - and there are a notable few entrepreneurs and authors who have been very successful at outlining how to succeed at founding a successful company.<p>Five books in …

Entrepreneurship

8 Simple Ways To Soundproof Your Home

Because we could all use a little extra peace and quiet.<p>You already know a peaceful home is a happy home. While that likely means choosing your furniture, lighting and home fabrics based on their comfort quotient, there's one thing that's easy to overlook — soundproofing.<p>Nothing zaps your zen quite …

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11 tips for calming your nerves before a big presentation

She was presenting an oral book report on "Great Expectations" to Mrs. Weaver's tenth grade English class. She was nervous and could feel her hands shaking, heart racing, knees knocking, and palms sweating. As she reached the front of the room and turned to face her 33 classmates, she froze.<p>Moments …

Meet the First Nondairy Milk Made from Vegetables

The nondairy milk industry is booming. Sales surpassed $2 billion in 2013, and while they make up less than ten percent of the dairy market, they’re …

Vegan Cottage Cheese

The post Vegan Cottage Cheese appeared first on Vegan Family Recipes.Making a vegan cottage cheese has never been easier. A quick, vegan cheese …

Recipe: Miso Noodle Soup with Tofu

9<p>SHARES<p><b>2 servings</b><p>Ingredients<p><b>¼ cup</b> dried shitake mushrooms, broken into small pieces<b><br>1 sheet</b> nori, cut into ½-inch ribbons<b><br>6 oz.</b> udon noodles, broken in …

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What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

How 20 Minutes Can Make You More Productive

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The Arches bank on Banksy: Famous Glasgow venue could re-open if three rare artworks are sold

THE ARCHES owns three wall-based works by the elusive artist and hopes they can now be sold for a big fee to fund a potential re-opening.<p>THE …

Streetwear

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

Stress is shrinking your brain, but you can rebuild it

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University …

Self-help

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

It was her chance to finally give her "elevator pitch" — a 90-second summary of her research program and goals that could help her land a job at a prestigious academic institution.<p>Sure enough, she soon found herself in an elevator with three prominent psychologists in her field, and one of them …

How to Be Creative, According to Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso and Stephen King

Creativity isn’t some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dalís of the world possess — it’s a learnable, trainable skill that can …

4 creepy psychological tricks companies use to get you to buy things

The human brain is a powerful reasoning machine, but it has its Achilles' heels. These mental shortcuts help us navigate the enormous amount of information we're exposed to at any given time, without feeling paralyzed.<p>And companies are aware of these pitfalls.<p>Here are a few of the ways marketers …

8 Attributes of Very Successful Business Owners

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Passion, motivation, persistence and a little bit of luck all play a part in separating the …

8 Genius Ways to Use File Organizers All Over Your House

That means your closet, kitchen, vanity — you name it.<p>That means your closet, kitchen, vanity — you name it.

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7 Smart Habits of Leaders Who Always Get Successful Results | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>The most successful leaders have learned the mastery of …

Self-improvement

7 podcasts you should listen to if you want to start a business

While you know that reading up on how to start a company, taking night classes, and meeting with entrepreneurs to ask them how they did it is helpful, you just don't have the time or energy.<p>That's where podcasts come into play.<p>On your way to and from work, at the gym, or whenever you have some …

7 Easy Ways for Entrepreneurs to Boost Motivation Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my years as an entrepreneur, author and business advisor, I have seen others fail and had countless failures of my own. I have stayed up endless late nights working on a new project, only to rip it apart and start all over again. I’ve …

Here's what Wall Street is saying about Apple's results

The Cupertino, California, tech giant on Tuesday posted its earnings for the first quarter of the 2016 fiscal year.<p>Its holiday-quarter revenue — $75.9 billion (£53 billion) — missed both analyst expectations and company guidance.<p>iPhone sales also failed to meet expectations. They increased …

5 Easy Steps for Doing Your Best Work Every Day | Inc.com

If you're like most people, you have a to do list that is hurting your ability to do your best work.<p>Whether it's a scribbled-down list of weekly items or a seemingly never ending archive of everything you'd like to eventually get to, the to do list is a favorite tool of the modern …

83 Questions Every Successful Person Asks

"What am I really good at?"<p>One of the things that stood out from my Rich Habits Study was how important thinking was to self-made millionaires. I …

Should your startup be an LLC or corporation? Here are the pros and cons.

New entrepreneurs put a lot of time and thought into incorporating and choosing a business structure. After all, it’s the first big legal decision to …

Small Business

How Ignoring Your Instincts Can Lead to Missed Opportunities

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The Best Way to Run a Startup With a Full-Time Job

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …