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Why Every Email Should Be 5 Sentences Long

“Proper email is a balance between politeness and succinctness,” entrepreneur-investor-author Guy Kawasaki tells Entrepreneur.com. “Less than five sentences is often abrupt and rude, more than five sentences wastes time.”<p>In this way, the email is like poem. A sonnet maybe, with the way its …

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Creative Employees Perform Best When Bored | Inc.com

Open-floor plans have been touted as bastions of collaborative work and creativity in the office, but new research suggests that perhaps creative employees would do better in a cube.<p>While the argument can be made that open office spaces improve productivity--and subtly reinforce the notion that the …

Trader Joe's Tops Survey Of Best Grocery Chains, Walmart Lands At Bottom Of List

According to a new study by Market Force Information, Trader Joe's is North America's favorite grocery store based on customer satisfaction. The survey of 6,600 consumers also gave high marks to Publix and Whole Foods. Walmart brought up the rear.<p>Take a look at how all the grocery chains fared:<p>So …

细数苹果那些奇葩的保密手段

尽管近两年的趋势是纸越来越包不住火了,但说到对新产品的保密和防范措施,苹果在业界依然算是登峰造极,能让公司上下以及遍布全球的供应商的都能保持噤声实属不易。<p>苹果公司内部拥有一套极其严格的保密措施,一切秘密产品的开发、调试都必须执行在这个基础上,涉嫌泄漏信息的雇员都将接受公司调查。Business Insider 在一篇报道中举了 8 个令人咋舌的极端例子。<p>“忘掉你丈夫做的事”<p>一位叫 Kim Scheinberg 的女性在 Quora 上讲述了一个真实的故事:由于她的丈夫 JK 参与了 Mac OS 的研发,她竟然被苹果告知忘掉一切关于他丈夫让 PC 运行 Mac OS 的事情。他们的房子甚至被完 …

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How Mobile Marketers Can Use Perfect Timing To Win Droves Of Female Customers

They like to touch and feel the products they're considering buying and they enjoy the social interactions that come from shopping with friends and family.<p>What's new is that they do so with their smartphones in hand while shopping at brick-and-mortar stores.<p>Their mobile devices have become valuable …

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(图为Love With Food在硅谷的办公室,创始人Aihui Ong手里拿的就是Love With Food 的盒子 图/PingWest)<p>想像一下,在7月炎热的天气里,假如你收到一个盒子里面有类似海苔、果汁等适合夏天食用的食物样品,有时候它还会猜中你喜欢的小吃,是否是一份惊喜?<p>这就是创业公司Love With Food在做的事情。当然天下没有免费的午餐,如果你想要这个盒子,步骤如下:在Love With Food的网站上按照每个月、三个月、半年、一年等不同类型订购盒子,通常一个盒子是10美元,下个月你就会收到一个和当时天气、节日有关的食物样品,它们都是健康食品,并且你在街角的超市里通常 …

与Facebook中“赞”和分享等用户行为相比,Google中的“搜索”更接近“购买”意图,并且通过AdWords,Google能提供一个准确且有竞争力的实时竞价系统,帮助广告主高效的将“购买关键字”转化为“与用户发生交易”。

#Unplug: Baratunde Thurston Left The Internet For 25 Days, And You Should, Too

I have left the Internet. I’m on vacation. That means no social media updates, responses, check-ins, likes, taps, pokes, noogies, tickles, or head locks. I’m going to practice looking people in the eye and not checking my email or . . .<p>My official biography, such as it is, reads as follows: …

Is Perfectionism Holding You Back?

You’re ambitious. Of course it’s important to do the best job that you can–but is your perfectionism preventing you from ever getting that pet project done?<p><i>Is your obsession with perfection keeping you from achieving your goals? Share your woes–and your solutions–in the comments section below.</i><p>I had …

Putin? Ahmadinejad? Those Guys Are Nothing To A Business Owner | Inc.com

From Russia and China to Syria, North Korea, Iran, and Afghanistan, President Obama certainly has his foreign policy challenges. Yet I sympathize with him. He's still relatively new to all this. And he grew up in a world of law and rules and community activism. He's never had to deal with the …

Are You Really A Ninja? How To Rock Your Twitter Bio As Hard As Hillary Clinton

The FLOTUS, dog owner, hair icon, pantsuit aficionado, glass ceiling cracker, and TBD-er won the Internet the day she joined the tweeting masses. You can, too, by mastering an increasingly important tool, without making a tool of yourself.<p><i>Evil Internet nerd. Travel lover. Extreme organizer.</i> …

The Networking Mistake Most Entrepreneurs Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many budding entrepreneurs feel that the larger the size of their network, the greater their odds of success. Nothing could be further from the truth.<p>Let's say you want to build a great kitchen garden. Imagine you go around town and …

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How to Hire Top Talent on a Small Budget | Inc.com

In a start-up company, every employee counts, and it's important to have a talented, smart, enthusiastic person in every job. But you can't afford to pay the salaries such employees usually command.<p>"The reality is you're not going to be able to pay market rates as an entrepreneur. You need to …

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The Single Most Important Element for Business Success

If somebody asked you what is the most crucial aspect of business to focus on to ensure success, what would you say?<p>Some would choose Sales. Some would say Marketing. Many would claim it’s Leadership. Others believe it’s Systems. More than a few would be adamant that the most important element is …

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How to Find the Customers Who Appreciate You | Inc.com

For its first 40 years, Marlin Steel Wire Products made exactly what its name implied--steel wire baskets. A few years after I bought the company in 1999, we made a major transition from building steel wire baskets used primarily by bagel bakeries to making steel wire baskets for much more …

如何成为优秀的演讲者?

编者按:本文来自 Quora 博客平台,作者 Ross Simmonds。<p>我总会遇到一些可以完美掌控舞台、并震撼听众的老师、教授或专业人士,尤其是那些能够一次又一次把控局面的演讲者。音乐的世界里,Freddy Mercury 和 Michael Jackson …

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

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Why Forecasting Leads To Success In Your Business

Far too many SMBs seem to get surprised by changes in the marketplace because they don’t take advantage of a forgotten skill: forecasting.<p>The rub is that many entrepreneurs and SMB owners say they’re too busy to sit down and create a forecast, which is really just a picture of what your company …

Deconstructing Google's Strategy: Will Google Eat Your Business Next?

After Google’s I/O announcements, I flashed back to a dozen or so conversations I’ve had with executives and entrepreneurs about <b>what</b> Google is doing. Reading between the lines, some imagined buying yachts after a Google acquisition. Others feared downgrading to an inner tube if Google entered their …