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Evaluate Your Emotional Agility

Norman Vincent Peale, the author of <i>The Power of Positive Thinking</i>, was known for pithy, uplifting quotes like “Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry,” “Change your thoughts and you change your world,” and “When you get up in the morning, you have two choices — either to be happy or …

Here's What The Store Of The Future Will Look Like (Hint: Not Amazon)

Few would dispute Amazon’s status as the titan of the e-commerce world, selling more online than its next 12 competitors combined. But given the ubiquity of Jeff Bezos and his bookstore-killer, it’s easy to lose perspective.<p>Amazon made $61 billion in sales worldwide last year — just 13% of what …

Kellogg To Cut 7% Of Global Workforce

Food-manufacturing company Kellogg may have beat the Street with its third quarter 2013 earnings report Monday morning, but in some bad news for its global workforce, also announced a cost-savings program that will slash 7% of that workforce over the next four years. It also lowered its outlook for …

Tesco to introduce in-store facial recognition tech for advertisers

Supermarket giant Tesco has revealed plans to install futuristic screens at 450 petrol station forecourts in order to allow advertisers to determine …

Of Course Gas Stations Will Use Facial Recognition Tech to Serve 'Relevant' Ads

Because who hasn't seen Minority Report, right?<p>Say you're at a gas station. Say you're buying some supplies—bottled water, coffee, maybe some M&Ms—before you head back to your car. And as you're buying your loot, an ad pops up on a screen next to the cash register: it is really relevant to you. …

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How Indian men pushed Gillette to do things differently

Procter & Gamble executives say it was striking the first time they witnessed a man shave while sitting barefoot on the floor in a tiny hut in India. …

Product Picture-Taking Most Common In-Store Shopping Behavior In Germany, Spain, France, Italy & UK

Taking pictures of products in stores turns out to be the most popular thing that Western Europeans do with their smartphones during shopping …

The Future Of Shopping: Shelves That Track The Age And Gender Of Passing Customers

The ultimate in creepy-yet-inevitable marketing tech has arrived: supermarket shelves that track the age and gender of passing customers.<p>Supermarket giant Mondelez International, whose portfolio includes iconic brands like Chips Ahoy, Ritz, and Nabisco, is now testing shelves with integrated …

Retail Feedback Group Finds Fun Important to Shoppers Yet Fundamentals of Speed and Value Remain Key

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Retail Feedback Group (RFG), a leader in providing actionable stakeholder feedback, today released the <i>2013</i></i> …

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10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The dream of being one's own boss is what leads many people to start businesses, but leaving your bread-and-butter job to fulfill that vision is a move that shouldn't be made hastily.<p>In his book, <i>Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day</i> …

The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no one picture of intelligence, but many people with high IQs do tend to share some of the same habits -- both good and bad. For example, according to research complied by Online-PHD-Programs.org, while those with high IQs tend …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

3 iPad Apps That Make Project Planning Easier

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Project planning is an art. It involves breaking a goal down into small tasks, then assigning and scheduling those tasks so the work continuously moves toward the finish line.<p>Traditional project planning tools are designed to handle a …

Turn Yourself Into a Star Sales Leader

You are a star salesperson. And after years of exceptional performance, you’ve just become the sales leader. How can you translate star sales performance into star sales leadership?<p>If you are like many sales leaders I’ve worked with your first impulse will be to try to clone yourself — that is to …

5 Tips For Managing Your Energy, Not Your Time

“Life is a marathon, not a sprint.”<br>“I’m in this for the long-haul.”<br>“I can see the finish line — not letting up now.”<br>“I’ll sleep when I’m old” or “I’ll rest after I finish this next big phase.”<br>“I’m so passionate about what I’m doing that I don’t even <i>NEED</i> a break!”<p>If you’re anything like me, you’ve …

If You Can Succeed in Managing Your Morning, Then Nothing Can Stop You From Succeeding in Life

You're a person who wishes you had more than 24 hours a day or wished that you were a mutant who could survive without sleeping, then this article is …

Decisiveness: Three Steps To Making a Decision

Making a decision can be tough, especially when it’s a business decision. You face an almost infinite range of things that you could be doing in your …

The Art of Adherence

In business and in life, the game is usually won by those who can consistently execute a well-thought-out strategy. In other words, winners stick …

Leadership

Why Character is a Branding Essential

<i>by Ayesha Mathews-Wadhwa</i><p>Russel Davies, a leading ad executive from the UK, is quoted as saying that a brand’s first job is to be interesting. While that is true, there is more than one objective when it comes to building a brand. I contend that brands also must <i>deliver</i> on their promises.<p>We’ve seen …

How 15 Minutes Can Fix Your Time Management

Leadership coach Jason Womack describes why you should break up your day into 96 different 15-minute blocks.

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Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The notion of a miraculous genius being born smarter and more capable than the rest of us mere mortals charms our curiosity. Robert Greene, author of the popular <i>The 48 Laws of Power</i> (Penguin, 2000), would disagree. The fascination we have …

The Secret to a Strong Branding Message? Focus.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are hustlers. We wear many hats. We're like the chameleons of the business world, adapting to whatever we need to be at any given moment in time. It is no wonder so many of us struggle when our ventures gain critical mass …

How to Calculate Gross Profit

One of the most important financial concepts you will need to learn in running your new business is the computation of gross profit. And the tool that you use to maintain gross profit is markup.<p>The gross profit on a product is computed as:<p><b>Sales - Cost of Goods Sold = Gross Profit</b><p>To understand gross …

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There aren't many natural born leaders. Most leaders take responsibility for training themselves to be effective. Whether you learn from the wisdom of others or get insights from personal experience, becoming a more effective leader is …

What Would-Be Entrepreneurs Fear Most About Starting Up

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While a majority of Americans prefer to be self-employed, relatively few actually take the plunge. What's stopping them?<p>According to a 2012 survey conducted for the European Commission by TNS Custom Research, 51 percent of Americans would …

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February 2018 – New research uncovers how three waves collided to create historically low productivity growth but finds the potential for it to …

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March 2018 – What we know—and what everyone needs to know—about the quest for equality.<p>March 2018 – Meeting the mobile money needs of the unbanked in …