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4 factors that convince anyone to spend

Do your customers have these questions in their mind?<p>If there is one simple recipe to win a sale that would be taking care of the combination of the …

Product Management

8 Elements Behind Every Successful Social Media Strategy

Here is an overview of the eight elements used in every successful social media strategy, and why they're so important.

Public Relations

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Silicon Valley

Sleek, compact camper pod grows to 3 times its size at the push of a button

When you first see the Tipoon, it looks almost like an Airstream Basecamp smashed down to a lower height. You might think, you simply crawl inside …

Remote Controls

A Decade After The Bubble Burst, House Flipping Is On The Rise

Amid saguaro cactuses and yucca plants, Lauren Rosin shows off a house that she's renovating in Phoenix's Central Corridor, a pricy neighborhood north of downtown.<p>"This was actually a courtyard and I blew it out," she says, pointing to what will now be an extra-large open kitchen with custom …

Real Estate

Take a 360 Video Tour of Zaha Hadid Architects' New Building on the High Line

In a recent video published by <i>Metropolis Magazine</i>, Ed Gaskin, a senior associate at Zaha Hadid Architects, takes us on a comprehensive tour of ZHA's …

Architecture

Gallery of Dual House / Axelrod Architects + Pitsou Kedem Architects - 3

Image 3 of 20 from gallery of Dual House / Axelrod Architects + Pitsou Kedem Architects. Photograph by Amit Geron

Architecture

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Selling

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Physics

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

Entrepreneurship

We’ve Ranked The Best Business Class Experiences For Your Next Trans-Pacific Flight

With a bar and fully-reclining seat, it's hard to go wrong in business. But if you're spending a small fortune to be cradled over the clouds, you …

Lips

This Famous Luxury Train Has Announced Amazing New Vacation Packages for 2019

Looking to visit Canada on an upcoming vacation? Our vote is to see the country's majestic landscapes by train, aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The …

Country Lifestyle

Announcing The Winners Of The 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards

See the winners–picked from nearly 1,400 entries–of our awards: an impressive list of 12 companies, initiatives, concepts, and projects that are poised to help shift society to a more sustainable and more equitable future.<p>We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 World Changing Ideas …

Business Development

Conserve the Sound is an archive of noises from old tape players, projectors and other dying tech

All of us grew up around tech different from what we have today, and many of us look back on those devices with fondness. But can you recall the exact sound your first Casio keyboard made, or the cadence of a rotary phone’s clicks? Conserve the Sound aims to, well, conserve the sound of gadgets …

Gear & Gadgets

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

Google Automatically Rejects Most Resumes for Common Mistakes You've Probably Made Too

Former HR chief Laszlo Bock says Google gets 50,000 resumes a week. This is how it eliminates many of them.<p>Want to get hired at Google (or any other desirable employer)? Chances are, you won't, because your resume is getting in your way. Not because you didn't phrase things just right, or you …

Employment

12 books you should read before starting a business

1/<p>1. 'The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything,' by Guy Kawasaki<p>Courtesy of Amazon<p>Entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

RVs

7 Homemade Coffee Creamers That Aren't Loaded With Sugar

As any caffeine junkie knows, coffee isn't something to be messed with. But that doesn’t mean you have to spring for a $6 latte every time you want …

Coffee

Iceland’s Top Attraction Finally Has a Luxury Hotel

Exclusive images of the long-awaited Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland, which finally opened its doors.<p>Kim Kardashian swam in its clear blue waters. So …

European Travel

Jony Ive discusses secrecy, design exhibition sponsorship in interview with model Naomi Campbell

A new interview with Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive published this morning by <i>Vogue</i> sheds some light on Apple’s design process, the legacy of Steve Jobs, and an upcoming exhibition sponsored by Ive.<p>Sitting down at Apple Park with celebrated model, actress, and activist Naomi Campbell, Ive was …

IPad Pro

10 Ways Successful Leaders Think Differently

Thinking differently begets behaving differently.<p>To be an effective leader, you need to think like a leader. But what does that even mean?<p>Successful leaders tend to share habits of thought that set them apart. While these patterns have many elements, they're grounded in an understanding of the …

Self-improvement

The Two Traits of the Best Problem-Solving Teams

Imagine you are a fly on the wall in a corporate training center where a management team of 12 is participating in a session on executing strategy. The team is midway through attempting to solve a new, uncertain, and complex problem. The facilitators look on as at first the exercise follows its …

Psychology

Behind the Screens: Trevor’s custom coffee and espresso bar

<i>Behind the Screens is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is Trevor Daugherty, Senior Editor 9to5Toys.</i><p>Over the past few months we’ve been showcasing the various setups of our writers, primarily focusing on …

Coffee

How Narcissists Really Think

We often hear the term “narcissist,” but in reality, what does that mean? Does it merely describe someone who likes to be the center of attention, or …

Psychology

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Small Business

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially If You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate super-food, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8 ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

Coffee

The Best French-Press Coffee Makers in Every Material for Every Budget

Here’s a little secret about French-press coffee makers: They all basically work the same. You add the coffee grounds, you pour in hot water from …

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership