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5 Simple Ways to Stand Out Among Your Business Competitors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Who would have thought that entrepreneurship could be learned through your dating life? That's been the story of my life, as founder of a social strategy consultancy, where we help people improve their social skills to enhance their …

5 Essential Ingredients to Doing What You Love For a Living

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I decided to leave my own corporate job years ago to pursue the culinary arts, I couldn’t think much further than doing what I love on a daily basis: cooking. But it soon became clear to me that leaving the safety of one career to …

Social Media for Small Business: Choose Wisely, Then Execute

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What tips do you have for small and midsize businesses on a tight budget to get started using social media sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, along with website development and search engine optimization?</b> <i><br>- J. Zeches</i><p><b>A:</b> This is a broad …

Owner Makes Lifejacket For Pet Fish Called Einstein Who Can't Swim

This is one of those adorable stories that will restore your faith in humanity, Leighton Naylor who owns a pet fish called Einstein made him a …

The 9-Year-Old Who Vows To End Child Slavery

“I saw a picture of two boys with big rocks strapped across their heads. To feel better, they were holding hands. I learned that these boys are brothers … and slaves. I thought slavery ended with Abraham Lincoln. But it still happens. I wanted to do something about it, because compassion is not …

Don’t Work With Jerks: 5 Lessons I Learned From My Dad

<i>My dad and me practicing our handshake</i><p>In the spirit of Father’s Day, it seemed only fitting that I write a post highlighting some of the terrific …

Parenting

Bunnies Snuggle on a Hotel Bed in the Year’s Most Shamelessly Adorable Commercial

Cats get most of the Internet love, but bunnies can put on quite a show of devastating cuteness as well—as displayed in this new spot from BETC …

Why Helping Others is Good Business | Inc.com

When you decided to become an entrepreneur, what reasons motivated that decision? For some people it is the opportunity to make a lot of money, the freedom to live by their own convictions, or to live a certain lifestyle. While these are great personal goals, too much focus on these things can lead …

Customer Service

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When Work Stress Yields Depression It's Unbearable

A friendly looking, tie-wearing, big brown bear greets you from the depths of a scenic forest on the pages of a new on-line portal aimed at raising awareness about depression in the workplace. The front page of RightDirectionforme.com reads:<p><i>“When you’re depressed at work, it can feel like you’re</i> …

21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

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We've done heaps of posts on IKEA hacks throughout our ten years of blogging; a few we've created ourselves and others, round-up...

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …