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15 Things You Should Never Say to an Introvert

Introverts aren't magical beings full of sagacious advice who think they're better than everyone else. They make up a pretty big part of the population — one third to half of the population identifies as introverts. Introversion simply refers to the need for time alone to recharge your batteries. …

Self-help

Grasshopper, a learn-to-code app from Google’s Area 120 incubator, goes live

Google’s internal incubator, Area 120, is today releasing its next creation: a learn-to-code mobile app for beginners called Grasshopper. At launch, the app teaches would-be coders how to write JavaScript, via short lessons on their iPhone or Android device. The goal is to get coders proficient in …

Android News

How to Create a Great Logo for Your Small Business

The first step to an awesome logo is an idea.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>If you’re reading this, you probably plan to start a small business or a side hustle very soon. And you probably have a couple of questions running through your mind like: “Do I really need that logo?” or …

Pizza Dough From the Grocery Store Is Your Key to Weekday Breakfast Greatness

Anything fresh-baked in the morning—especially on a weekday—feels like a win to me. If I am having pals over for brunch on the weekends I’m all about …

Why More One-Person Businesses Are Breaking $1 Million In Revenue

The number of solo entrepreneurs and partnerships hitting seven-figures rose 33 percent since 2011.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>[Adapted essay from <i>The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business</i>]<p>When Katherine Krug raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to manufacture …

Business Strategy

Tax Geek Tuesday: Making Sense Of The New '20% Qualified Business Income Deduction'

On December 22nd, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, finalizing a once-in-a-generation overhaul of the existing Code and leaving the once-burdensome tax law so simple, we’ll all be preparing our returns on postcards come the spring of 2019.<p>HAHAHAHAHAHA<p>/wipes tear from …

Retirement

People Who Constantly Point Out Grammar Mistakes Are Pretty Much Jerks, Scientists Find

But you probably already knew that.<p>Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have "less agreeable" …

5 Incredible Trail Recipes From Backpacker

Sometimes trail food can feel, well, uninspired. Try these 5 foods to spice up your camp kitchen this weekend. Can't get enough? Check out the AIM …

How Many of These 14 Common Negotiating Mistakes Do You Make?

You might not even know you're messing up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much of business -- and life -- is about negotiation. We need to be able to find common ground to make connections, work together and sell to one another. That's why it's important for a business …

4 Drop Shipping Tips for Retailers

A popular option for retailers looking to expand their product offering or reduce their on-hand inventory is drop shipping. Drop shipping is the …

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart

Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is …

8 Ways To Start Or Buy An E-Commerce Business In Midlife

You’ve read the headlines that scream about how the Internet economy is quickly reaching $4 trillion. And you’ve endured the cable news cycling through storylines of Internet powerhouses such as Amazon, Google and Facebook. Maybe it’s time for <i>you</i> to become an Internet entrepreneur yourself in …

Small Business

Watch a young Steve Jobs explain why most professional managers are “bozos”

Nobody ever accused Steve Jobs of lacking strong opinions.<p>In a video posted to YouTube, a young Jobs talks candidly about his approach to management and leadership. As the founder of Apple, and the guiding force who transformed it from emerging upstart to one of the world’s most innovative and …

Leadership

Drafting a Business Plan? Here are #5 Rules for Making it Perfect

Your business plans should be able to persuade people into thinking that working with you or funding your company is a smart choice<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>A business …

Small Business

The Easiest Crock Pot Beef Recipes

Beef cuts, especially tough, fatty cuts, are excellent candidates for long, slow cooking. Even though most of the recipes don't require pre-browning, …

The One Shortbread Cookie Recipe You Don't Want To Miss This Month

Photo, Roberto Caruso.<p>Shortbread cookies are an annual tradition. And, it’s hard to mess with a classic. So we didn’t! Instead, these cookies …

5 Easy-to-Use Tools You Need to Create Compelling Images for your Blog Posts

No graphic designer? No problem! Check out these easy-to-use tools to DIY your images.<p>In the world of digital marketing, it's hard to ignore the fact that visual content has become a powerful tool for brands in running successful marketing campaigns.<p>Considering that 65% of people are visual …

Infographics

Hijacking gut-brain communications can shut down hunger pangs

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania has uncovered the biological mechanism by which our gut communicates with the brain to regulate the …

Weird critter might help us to heal livers

Although it may look like a snake or a large earthworm, the ringed caecilian is actually an amphibian. The South American animal's interesting …

What If the Big Bang Wasn't the Beginning? New Study Proposes Alternative

Was the universe created with a Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, or has it been expanding and contracting for eternity? A new paper, inspired by …

Archaeologists think they’ve proven Santa was real, and they have his bones

Santa season is here, and on December 25th many young children will be tearing open gifts they believe were dropped off by an incredibly efficient …

12 Totally Instaworthy Baked Goods You Can Actually Make This Winter

Switch things up this season.

Sausage, Egg and Biscuits Casserole Recipe | MyRecipes

Sausage, Egg, and Biscuits Casserole<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut biscuits into six pieces and place in a lightly greased 8x8 pan.<p>Step 2<p>Brown sausage on …

How to Freeze and Reheat Pancakes

Saturday pancakes do double duty in my house. Their first job is to fill our bellies on Saturday morning, between cartoons and snuggles, but the …

4 Reasons Why Starting An Online Business Is The Best Decision You Will Ever Make

<b>4 Reasons Why Starting An Online Business Is The Best Decision You Will Ever Make</b><p>Nowadays, online entrepreneurship is still a rare breed. However, …

10 Highly Effective Local Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

Highly Effective Local Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses<p>Updated December 01, 2017<p>Using local marketing in a small business is all about targeting …

Pasquale Sciarappa's Old-School Italian Recipes

The Absolute Easiest Way to Melt Chocolate Is Also the Best

Have you ever hastily tossed a bowl of chocolate into microwave, set it to one minute, and come back to find burned bits of chocolate around the bowl …

Successful Startups Use This Kind of Language--According to a Columbia Business School Study

Want to attract more capital? Use this language for your entrepreneurial identity.<p>When do you seek to "disrupt," and when do you seek to "build"? As an entrepreneur, it's an important distinction to make in the language you use in writing and in presentations, particularly if you're seeking funding.<p>…

Startups

Orange Hot Chocolate - Tastes Just Like a Chocolate Orange in a Mug!

In a saucepan on low heat, steep orange peels and orange slice in milk for about 3-5 min.<p>Add cocoa powder and sugar and mix until combined. Discard …

Recipes