Karina Oei

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The Emotionally Intelligent Way To Cold-Email People (If You Must)

People don’t love being contacted out of the blue. So you need an opening line that puts your recipient front and center. Here are five ways to craft one.<p>I get about 10 cold emails a day. Most are from PR firms who know I’m a <i>Fast Company</i> contributor and want me to write about their clients. If the …

10 commandments of logo design

It’s frustrating. You’ve spent hours, days, weeks on your logo design, and yet still it isn’t working. But you’re so close to the project personally …

This is how energy drinks affect your heart

On busy mornings, grabbing an energy drink can be a lot easier than waiting for a cup of coffee to brew. And they’re sometimes easier on your wallet …

Are frozen fruit and vegetables as good for you as fresh?

When you are shopping for juicy strawberries or fresh greens, you may not stop at the frozen food aisle. Frozen fruit and vegetables often don’t look the part once defrosted, and you may think that the freezing process depletes them of some nutritious value. Nothing is as good for you as fresh – …

University of California

Apparently, These Are the 4 Vitamins Every Woman Should Take

You may not think of fiber as a nutrient you need a supplement for, but getting adequate amounts of fiber—whether through your diet or a vitamin—is …

University of Maryland

Artificial Sweeteners Are Said To Be 'Lite,' But They Leave A Heavy Burden On Your Health

Such products are marketed as low-calorie alternatives that are therefore healthy.<p><i>Guy Fagherazzi, Université Paris Sud – Université Paris-Saclay</i><p>Diet soda drinkers, beware. Recent epidemiological studies have confirmed that the sweeteners used in diet sodas and other lite drinks increase the risk of …

6 Ikea Hacks Every Tiny Bedroom Needs

The key to blissful small space living relies on one thing: concealing your sh*t. If the idea of splurging on several pieces of storage-friendly furniture is holding you back from the stylish, minimalist existence you deserve, don't let it. There are loads of Ikea hacks that can help you transform …

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Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

A Small-Business Guide to Facebook Advertising (Infographic)

Facebook is one of the most effective marketing tools today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a small business, you don’t need to spend loads of money on advertising. There are plenty of free or low-cost tools that you can use to effectively market your company.<p>One of …

4 Industry Trends Every Fashion Designer Should Know

Should you create your own brand or work within an established company?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Design is a challenging profession, and most designers learn early on in their careers that there are two ways to do it. Some choose to take the entrepreneurial route …

The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I’ve noticed how seemingly small things like font and the spacing between …

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20 Delicious Budget-Friendly Meals

When money is tight, everything's more stressful, including decisions about what to eat for dinner. Boxed mac and cheese—and even this homemade version, which costs about three bucks a serving—gets tiring. While your grocery store's prices may vary, you should be able to make all 20 of these …

Simple Tips for Writing Emails That Get Read

Consider your audience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve spent an afternoon (or 20) trawling through the muddy depths of a corporate inbox, you may be surprised to learn the original purpose of email was to build relationships, specifically within academia. …

This Sweet Nursery Nook Was Carved Out of the Most Unexpected Space

Sometimes the best designs stem from making the most of small spaces—especially when designing with a little one in mind. Los Angeles–based …

Bedrooms

Jet Is A Thin, Modern, Minimalist Shelf

Jet shelf, a thin, modern, minimalist shelf designed by Simon Legald for Normann Copenhagen, is a wall storage solution that combines horizontal and …

Letto dayBed Modern Dog Bed

Give man’s best friend the best seat in the house with the Letto dayBed Modern Dog Bed. Achieving a minimalist yet contemporary design, this dog bed …

10 Easy Dinner Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

A recipe that the <i>entire</i> family loves is priceless — mainly because you won’t hear “I’m hungry” five minutes after clearing the table. From Grilled Chicken Fajitas to Turkey Burgers, these easy recipes will become some of you’re most requested. The best part? They’ve all been tested, perfected and …

Easy Vegetarian Dinners for Every Night of the Week

March is nearly over, Easter is just around the bend, and spring will be here any day, right? (Right?!?) Although the farmers' market—with its apple, …

Why Leaders Should View Themselves as Servants

Show your employees you really care about each and every one of them. Success will follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

4 basic problems cause all the cognitive biases that screw up our judgment

<i>Four months ago I attempted to synthesize Wikipedia's crazy list of cognitive biases, and after banging my head against the wall for weeks, came up with this</i> <i>Cognitive Bias Cheat Sheet</i> <i>which</i> <i>John Manoogian III,</i><i>beautifully organized into the above poster. Since then, I've started working on a book</i> …

20 Kickass Home Accessories Worth Blowing Your Tax Return On

(Image credit: Food52)<p>Sometimes it's the little things that really make the room. If you've got a space that needs a little extra something, consider …

8 Social Media Secrets Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Here are the secret avenues I have learned over the years that can lead you to big success with your social media strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I first stepped into the world of social media marketing, I thought it was as easy as putting together a list …

25 of Richard Branson's Favorite Quotes

From Mother Teresa to Michael Jordan to Disney, check out these quotes that have inspired the Virgin Group founder.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Billionaire entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder seeks creative ways to push others towards success. Through his blog, …

A new kind of doctor's office that charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance could lead to much cheaper prescriptions

For one of Dr. John Burrell's new patients, a six-month supply of a drug fell from $120 to $20.<p>That's because Burrell, who runs a primary-care office in Columbia, South Carolina, manages to charge his patients wholesale prices.<p>Burrell runs a direct primary-care practice. Instead of accepting …

7 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Before 7 a.m.

Success always takes time, which is why the most successful people start early.<p>Equal Rights Advocate, Promoting Amazing Companies Across the Globe<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a unique breed of people. We like to do things our way and are known for …

5 modern rustic homes with serious style!

Rustic homes are fantastic, but if you can't deny that you love a little contemporary styling as well, there is a way to combine the two, despite …

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13 dessert recipes that use vegetables as a secret — or sometimes star — ingredient

Ever thought of satisfying your sweet tooth with vegetables? It's possible!<p>In her New York City vegetable-centric restaurant, Dirt Candy, chef Amanda …

Video: Healthy (and edible) cookie dough isn’t a myth—here’s how to make it

Snacking on cookie dough while you bake is half the fun—but the after effect can leave you feeling a little, well, gross. (Real talk: there’s pretty …

Apple resuming iPhone sales in Indonesia after $44M investment meeting local requirements

Apple is set to resume iPhone sales in Indonesia in just two weeks, according to a <i></i>report from <i>KompasTekno</i>. Apple previously sold iPhones in the highly populated country, but sales halted a couple of years ago due to new local requirements.<p>According to the report, Apple will begin selling the iPhone …

A nutritionist explains why juice cleanses don't work

Andy Bellatti is a registered nutritionist based in Las Vegas. He explains why juicing doesn't work. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>What bothers me most about juicing is the idea that it somehow detoxifies or cleanses your body.That is not true. There are a lot of nutrients that you miss</i> …