Andrea Chow

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What Everyone Can (And Should) Learn from Apple's Staff Retention

Apple announced record retail staff retention for 2015. And everyone can learn from some of the simple measures the tech giant is taking to keep its best staff on board.<p>Apple's stores are absolutely integral to its success. With over 460 of them spanning 16 countries, the brand had the highest …

Employee Engagement

Need motivation to keep exercising? 25 tips from trainers

If it were easy to stay motivated to work out, then we'd all have rock-hard abs. Alas, the drive to get out of bed for an early morning sweat session is elusive, except for those infectiously positive and perky fitness trainers and instructors—or so you thought. Even they need some encouragement …

Fitness

Dogeared Jewelry's Founder Talks 25 Successful Years And A New Maya Angelou Collection

If you wore one of those trendy fabric chokers in the ’90s, there’s a pretty good chance Dogeared made it. And now that chokers are trending again, Dogeared is still around 25 years later to satisfy your itch for the latest thing.<p>The company has been a go-to for meaningful gifts (for yourself or …

Santa Monica

50 Free Places To Promote Your Website

If you’ve just launched your business website or you are planning to do so, this list is essential for you, and it’ll save you a substantial amount …

9 Spiritual Reads That Never Fail To Boost My Good Vibes

Need to up the ante in the energy, positivity, and general spiritual goodness department? Here are my top reads for when life is getting you down and …

Billion dollar baby: Jessica Alba’s Honest Company is her real entrepreneurial star vehicle

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company does more than sell diapers — it provides inspiration for women entrepreneurs<p>Jessica Alba earned her fame and fortune on TV and in blockbuster films over the past decade, but her business credentials catapulted to superstar level. Earlier this month, Unilever began …

Venture Capital

The Most Meaningful Content Marketing Trends and How They Will Influence 2017: Part 2

These are the most meaningful trends I've noticed as I continue using content marketing and travel around the country speaking to and connecting with other experts.<p>The first part of my series on content marketing trends covered some of the biggest trends that I've noticed shaping the industry and …

Marketing

How Life Insurance Can Help With Liquidity | Investopedia

Life insurance has always been instrumental in providing families and loved ones with financial security upon the death of a breadwinner, but its …

Retirement

Success in Doterra is simply about people empowering people

In all businesses the importance of empowerment in leadership is what makes the different between success and failure<p>Empowerment outside the network …

How to Design and Make Handmade Button Jewelry: Tips and Ideas

How to Design and Make Handmade Button Jewelry: Tips and Ideas<p>Updated on August 22, 2016<p>When I got serious about my jewelry making skills and started …

Jewelry

10 Most Profitable Fashion Business Ideas for 2018

Well, truly inspired by fashion industry or want to be the trendy one? If you are yearning to dive into the ocean of glamour to get some awesome</b> …

10 Best Digital Marketing Strategies For Online Success

Digital marketing is changing every day. It is a fast-paced industry which is also driving other industries. Since it is evolving so quickly, you …

10 Neuromarketing Books Worth Reading

How the brain responds to various cognitive and sensory marketing stimuli is a fascinating field, which is just now starting to see a renaissance …

Marketing

7 Tips to Write the Most Effective Call-to-Actions

<i>The following is a guest post by Skornia Alison. Skornia Alison works as a social media marketer for a business that offers essay writing service to</i> …

5 Must Read Sales Books for Any Entrepreneur

If there was a one-size-fits-all model for salespeople then it would probably be a pretty easy gig. However, we all have various methods of learning, …

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 …

Intellectual Property

You Are What You Read: The Books That Inspire Successful Entrepreneurs

Everybody has a favourite book, a tome that has been a source of inspiration or influence, and entrepreneurs are no different, except that their top reads tend to be business books that have often helped guide them through their start-up journey.<p>Dale Carnegie’s ‘How to Win Friends & Influence …

Entrepreneurship

7 Note-Taking App Alternatives

<i>By Francesco D’Alessio</i><p><i>You’ve probably seen this type of post</i> <b>10,000 times</b> <i>everywhere across the web… claiming the top note-taking apps. This is a</i> …

I've coached over 3,000 people in public speaking — this is the one thing you should do in a presentation

That's because the on-demand world we live in has trained us to hone in on what's customized to our needs, wants, and desires, and to basically ignore what's not.<p>We are constantly surfing, picking and choosing.<p>Recording our favorite shows to view them commercial-free<br>• Performing triage on our …

Public Speaking

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

Investing

How To Create The Coaching Habit

A friend of mine was recently reading a book when she posted an observation onto social media.<p>“Irony: Buying a book to help simplify and organize only to get bogged down in the weight of the information it contains. Next step, the recycle bin…”<p>I chuckled. No book should be ironical. But many …

Writing

How I Successfully Run Two Startups

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

Startups

The Gamification Dilemma | Inc.com

There's a common type of personality that sales roles attract-competitive, high-achieving, determined. Salespeople thrive on finding and converting new opportunities. That means sales managers have the privilege of working with exceptionally driven people, but also need to consciously cultivate an …

Employee Engagement

The Second Leap: How to Go from Lone Freelancer to Full-Fledged Entrepreneur

You’ve been freelancing for a few years now. Perhaps business is booming and you’re considering hiring help. Or you’re tired of working “for others” …

Entrepreneurship

Steps to Starting a Small Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’re thinking about starting a business? Terrific. About 543,000 small businesses are started each month in the United States according to data from DocStoc. However, for those thinking about starting one, it’s often the mental …

Small Business

Delivering Training

Readers and Thought Leaders, Book Club

Did you notice? It's a readers market. There are a number of great books out there these days and I've fallen in love with going to Barnes and Noble or Amazon to browse authors and grab a great read. No longer are the days when reading was boring or lackluster, it's a great time to turn off the TV …

Thought Leadership