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How mixed reality and machine learning are driving innovation in farming

Farming is, by far, the most mature industry mankind has created. Dating back to the dawn of civilization, farming has been refined, adjusted and adapted — but never perfected. We, as a society, always worry over the future of farming. Today, we even apply terms usually reserved for the tech sector …

7 Email Etiquette Strategies That Will Win You Clients for Life

Don't just fire off emails. Take time to craft each one.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us are so comfortable communicating via email that we don’t give it much thought. We dash off messages while eating lunch with the other hand, riding the subway or sprinting …

Productivity

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur

No matter how long you have been in business there is always more to learn.<p>Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all …

How To Negotiate When You’re At A Disadvantage

Even when the playing field isn’t level, you can still make the negotiation more fair.<p>In an ideal world, a negotiation is fair. Whether it’s a sales deal, salary package, or overarching agreement, the best negotiations have two or more parties who are looking for common ground and committed to …

This Entrepreneur Was Built To Flip

Have you ever considered buying a business?<p>I know it sounds crazy, but we’re coming into a period where there will be a flood of businesses for sale as the boomers retire. According to our research at The Value Builder System™, three out of four owners now say they want to exit their business in …

Collection Of The Best Email Testing Tools Online

Don’t be afraid of email testing. There are many free or freemium tools online that can help you with testing your SPAM score, deliverability and …

Marketing

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Carbon Farming Gets A Nod At Paris Climate Conference

This week, world leaders are hashing out a binding agreement in Paris at the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference for curbing greenhouse gas emissions. And for the first time, they've made the capture of carbon in soil a formal part of the global response to the climate crisis.<p>"This is a game …

How Carbon Farming Could Reverse Climate Change

As the climate crisis heats up, agriculture is in the hot seat, not only as a contributor to climate change, but also as a potential solution. Eric …

John McAfee: 'There Are Tremendous Technology Problems With Bitcoin'

John McAfee: ‘There Are Tremendous Technology Problems With Bitcoin’<p>Jamie Redman | Mar 08, 2016 | 11:47<p><b>The former anti-virus software tycoon</b> <b>John</b> …

How to Write Email Subject Lines Like a Pro

When your email subscribers open their inbox, it's like they enter a candy store. Dozens, even hundreds of treats are staring at them from the shelves. <b>Your subject line is the candy wrap for your bon-bon</b>; you've got to make sure it stands out, because the competition in this inbox candy store is …

This Billionaire’s Secret to Running a Successful Business

As the chief executive and sole owner of Landry’s Inc., the restaurant corporation that includes Morton’s, Golden Nugget Hotel and Casinos, …

Warnings mount on world's corporate debt, China crisis

Corporate debt has reached extreme levels across much of the world and now far exceeds the pre-Lehman financial bubble by a host of measures, the global banking watchdog has warned in a deeply-disturbing report.<p>“As the credit cycle ages, following years of record-setting bond issuance, there are …

The high-tech, low-cost world of tunnel building

Cities are going down.<p>To manage relentless growth, urban centers are expanding underground at an unprecedented pace. But it isn’t just the crush of …

Queen Elizabeth II

Six Startups Primed To Disrupt The Sports Industry Thanks To 500 Accelerator

Entrepreneurship is hard. Building a company from scratch – especially one whose value proposition is inherently different from anything else that exists in the marketplace – is a tall order for even the most experienced of business executives. The task becomes even more difficult when the start-up …

Here’s How You Can Watch the Pot Industry’s ‘Shark Tank'

There is only one reality TV show where you can see contestants compete over money for pot-tinged business ideas like edibles infused with hemp oil, …

Lemonade

The Best Advice on Providing an Extraordinay Customer Experience

Seriously, why is it so hard to earn and keep clients?<p>I mean, it seems like other businesses make it look so easy.<p>You provide an awesome product or service. You constantly show your customers why they need what you offer. You do your best to manage the relationship you have built.<p>And then...they …

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 …

Psychology

One of the best interviews with online entrepreneurs

Travis <b>Kalanick</b><p><b>Travis Kalanick is the co-founder of Uber.</b><p><b>Travis Cordell Kalanick</b> (born August 6, 1976) is an American entrepreneur. He is the …

12 Books All Entrepreneurs Have to Read

From stress relief to knowledge absorption, the benefits of reading are plentiful; and reading a few pages every night is something we all aspire to …

Self-improvement

What Compels Your Customers to Share? - Psychology of Referrals (Part 2)

In Part 1 of the Psychology of Referral we explored the concepts of social capital and social risk and how these relate to our propensity to share …

Marketing

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Patents

Patent applications, patent registration, and defending patents can be tricky. Here's how to do it right.<p>You've just had a brilliant idea for a new product or invention. The first thing you should do is get a patent, right? Well, maybe not. First of all, patents are expensive, will require a lot of …

Day In The Life: Financial Habits of A Debt-Free Millennial

<i>Ever wonder what the life of an up-and-coming entrepreneur or a CEO really looks like? Considering a leap to a startup? Or just curious about the day-to-day of someone navigating her way in a different industry? Women@Forbes’ new “Day In The Life” series gives an insider’s view of what these women</i> …

A Design Lover’s Guide to Patagonia

The South American region’s rugged landscape is home to some great places to eat, drink, and sleep<p>Sprawling along South America’s southernmost tip between Chile and Argentina is Patagonia—a rugged, spellbinding region where nature tends to be a bit of a show-off. Enchanting glaciers, six national …

7 Ways to Heal Your Body by Using the Power of Your Mind, Backed by Science

A few simple changes to the way you think could make a big difference to your physical health.<p>There's a clear connection between the way your brain thinks and the way your body feels. Just like you can use your body to reduce your psychological distress, you can also use your mind to improve your …

Caúcaso House / JJRR/ARQUITECTURA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in a residential area of Mexico City, Caúcaso House rises one meter and thirty centimeters above …

Architecture

Want to Get Ahead? 10 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break

One of the ways to make change in your life is to use your time wisely.<p>Are you given a whole hour at lunch time and not sure how to fill it in properly?<p>In my new book The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions: Essential Daily Exercises and Habits for Becoming Wealthier, Smarter, and More Successful …

9 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful: the Ultimate Guide to Accomplishing All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …