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40 Communication Skills for Lifelong Success and Happiness

How many times have you heard that good communication is important, without being told what that actually means?This article will give you tons of …

Ralph Lauren and Oak Labs launch the fitting room of the future

A new startup called Oak Labs is bringing smart dressing rooms to Ralph Lauren and the broader retailer landscape ahead of the holidays.<p>To compare Oak Labs mirror to <i></i>character <i></i>Cher Horowitz’s computerized closet in the movie <i>Clueless</i> is a disservice. The mirrors are far more technologically advanced …

How To Run Great Instagram Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Follow these steps to grow your Instagram marketing with influencers.<p>Influencer marketing on Instagram is a valuable asset for your social media …

Compact L-Shaped Atypical Home Placed in a Rural Landscape in Germany

With a funny name and an interesting L-shaped structure, <b>Containerlove</b> is an exciting and less typical residential project. Located in Kall, Eifel, …

Amsterdam Architect Crafts His Eclectic Home Within a 1950s Garage

James van der Velden enjoys the look of surprise he sees on his guests' faces when he opens his garage door. The architect from Bricks was searching …

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You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Would you like to benefit from the best construction or construction firm equipment sales through online? Then you …

Use Google+ to Build Your Brand's Reputation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars, the latest book from Entrepreneur Press introduces you to 22 innovators who have redefined online marketing. Learn how to master proven strategies, avoid costly mistakes and grow your</i> …

These 10 Podcasts May Just Get You to Stop Listening to Music

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I used to listen to a lot of music, during my morning commute to work, again on the return home and at other times throughout the day. There is nothing wrong with listening to music, but it wasn’t helping me to become a better business …

Scientists have discovered a personality difference between entrepreneurs and employees

Steve Jobs said you need a broad "bag of experiences." Justin Sullivan / Getty Around 13% of Americans are starting or running their own companies.<p>Almost everyone else is an employee.<p>We may have found out the difference between the two types.<p>According to a 2013 Swiss-German study, the difference …

How to Focus On What Matters as an Entrepreneur

Starting a business is a mind game. Like an Olympic athlete, a chess grand master, or a Wimbledon tennis pro, you're competing, performing, and using all your mental powers to achieve success.<p>You have to think like a startup in order to be a successful startup. And how do you think like a startup? …

The Next New Old Thing in Brand Marketing | Inc.com

Although not many reading this may remember it, there was a time when big-name product advertising meant picking among Madison Avenue ad firms. The industry--and the time it represented--gave us the term and the show Mad Men.<p>My marketing firm, Mabbly, wouldn't have fit in with the Mad Men era not …

The Purpose-Driven Marketer: How Patagonia Uses Storytelling To Turn Consumers Into Activists

Vice President of Global Marketing Joy Howard talks about utilizing the company’s environmental mission and operations as a brand advantage.<p>The frenzied ritual of pre-turkey-coma commercialism known as Black Friday is nearly upon us. And, as it’s done for the past three years, Patagonia will be …