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The Lil Tay Saga Reaches Its Logical Conclusion

The 9-year-old has built a huge following with profane Instagram posts, but the bravado of “the youngest flexer of the century” masks a sadder tale about fame and exploitation.<p>In mid-February, a mysterious 9-year-old by the name of Lil Tay began blowing up on Instagram.<p>“This is a message to all …

Social Media

Greatness Lies In The Edges Of Customer Experience

It’s becoming an increasingly familiar occurrence these days for businesses, like healthcare practitioners, utility and telecoms providers, that rely on appointments with ‘customers’ for them to send out reminders, either via text message, email or by phone call, in the run up to the …

Customers

"Sleep When The Baby Sleeps" Is Impossible & 19 Other Obvious Things New Moms Need To Know

Despite the fact that broad swathes of the population go through it, early motherhood is a time shrouded in misinformation, useless advice, and …

Parenting

Entrepreneurship of Today: Easy Ways to Turn Edupreneurs and Guide Students

It is important to teach lateral thinking to students of today<p><b>Convert your living room into a classroom</b>: Find out when your living room is freely available, utilize the space and make simple arrangements for a fixed number of students to come in and have their lessons taught. You would not need a …

Entrepreneurship

How to identify your potential boss’s managing style before you accept a job

While you’re likely to find out what kind of leader your boss is after your first few days in the office, it doesn’t help to discover their managing …

Employment

This summer’s most inspiring design books

Ten of Co.Design‘s favorite new tiles, whether you’re looking for beach reads or serious academic research.<p>Summer is a time for creative renewal, and for many of us, that means new books. 2018’s most exciting new design books have something for everyone, whether you just want to peruse coffee table …

University of Chicago

Use this one-paragraph cover letter to land your next job interview

Most recruiters just skim cover letters, so here’s how to craft a short and effective one that can be read in 60 seconds or less.<p>Cover letters are dead, or so we’ve been told. Many recruiters and hiring managers don’t even bother to read them, opting to skim resumes instead. But however their …

Employment

How To Stand Out As A Small Consultancy And Crush Goliaths

I run into a lot of high-level consultants who have had the guts to leave their stodgy large corporations to start their own shops. They usually do so because they are fed up with the old fashioned processes and bureaucracy and believe they can do it better while experiencing more freedom and …

Business Strategy

8 Summer Rules Every Mom Should Give Their Kids

After a long and harsh Winter (and Spring), those sunny days and warmer temperatures are finally upon us. But as much as I've told myself to lose the stress of season's past and embrace the less-structured nature of the next few months, I know that all those additional hours I'll be spending with …

Parenting

3 ways to manage up when you have a bad boss

One of the tests of being a leader is knowing how to navigate a boss who doesn’t score highly as a leader him/herself.<p>1. Manage yYourself<p>Start from …

Consciousness

10 awesome new web design tools for May

Summer is finally on its way, and with it comes a whole load of great new web design tools. One of the most exciting of which is Lobe, a system that …

Web Design

73 Random But Brilliant Products Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists

In my opinion, the most genius inventions are the ones that are so darn random, you never even saw them coming. Take, for example, a pan that only …

Shopping

How to meet project goals by creating a work breakdown structure

A work breakdown structure helps deconstruct a project into individual tasks. Here's how to create one.<p>A work breakdown structure (WBS) is the …

Project Management

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

DC's Super Hero Girls Are Getting Some Kickass, New Designs for Their Upcoming TV Series

In just a few short years, Warner Bros.’ <i>DC Super Hero Girls</i> franchise—which reimagines some of the comics giant’s most famous female heroes as …

Anime

3 Things to Look for When Choosing the Perfect Business Partner

When it comes to online business, the majority of companies online are solo ventures. While it’s great to have the fortitude to strike out on your …

Entrepreneurship

How to use Google to craft great headlines

Let’s face it—it’s extremely difficult to attract audiences.<p>Even if you have the most ground-breaking news in the world—thanks to our digitally …

Public Relations

This is what it took for me to quit a job I hated

This writer had been putting off leaving a job she didn’t like. But one particular moment compelled her to take action.<p>It was my birthday. I’d come into the office earlier than usual to get a jump start on my workload so that I would be able to sneak out on time to meet a group of people for a …

Call of Duty

How to Recruit a Passionate Workforce

In many industries, it can be tough enough to find people with the hard skills needed to fill your most urgent job openings. So how much harder is it …

Health Care

For Modern Businesses, Standing Still Is Not An Option

In order to stay competitive in a relentlessly changing world, it is no longer optional but <i>imperative</i> that companies keep pace with technological …

Innovation

15 Divorced People Reveal The Subtle Red Flags They Ignored When They Got Married

Getting married is pretty much the biggest commitment you can make to anyone throughout your entire life. Needless to say, a decision to do something …

Relationships

The Movement to Break Up Facebook Has Begun

Privacy and anti-monopoly advocacy groups launched the Freedom from Facebook campaign on Monday, demanding that the Federal Trade Commission force …

Social Media

The Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur's Handbook: Everything You Need to Launch and Grow Your New Business

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>February 13, 2018</b><p>The one primer you need to develop your entrepreneurial skills. Whether you're imagining your new business to be the next big thing in Silicon Valley, a pivotal B2B provider, or an anchor in your local community, the "HBR Entrepreneur's Handbook" is your …

Business Strategy

Focus on what you can control and you will win every time

“I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls …

Swimming

Can You Spot All The "Photoshop Fails" On GQ's Comedy Cover?

<i>GQ</i> just debuted a "comedy" cover with some jokes in it. Well, one joke repeated throughout. The cover features Sarah Silverman, Kate McKinnon, and …

Oprah Winfrey

Stop Sacrificing Your Future by Clinging to Your Past

Here's the most important lesson you can learn from your past.<p>This story appears in the May 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was at a barrecently with MICK, a successful DJ who spins for celebrities and big brands, and we were discussing his future. He has ambitious plans to expand his …

Entrepreneurship

These are the best cities to start a new career

Salt Lake City, Utah is the best city to begin your career in, according to new research from WalletHub, racking up a “total score” of 67.83.<p>So, …

American Cities

Finding your ‘onlyness’ – Stop hiding what makes you distinct

It was 1986. The aroma of my mother’s biryani, a chicken rice dish spiced with masala, greeted me as I returned home from my day of classes at the …

Columbia University

5 ways to establish a strong leadership brand

A brand is that indistinguishable factor that sets something apart from the rest. Marketers try to develop a brand that sticks and engages people to …

Leadership

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Jeff Bezos