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Are these the top 35 business women in Britain today?

This year's 35 Women Under 35 list highlights the importance of female entrepreneurs, says the report's authors<p>More work is needed to boost the pipeline of talent coming to the top levels of business, says a new report.<p>Despite recent strides in the boardroom, there is still a long way to go to …

150+ Designer Kitchens for Every Style

Allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home.<p>We've gathered all our best cooking hubs in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Which one inspires you most?

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Why Mark Cuban is Wrong About Startups and PR

PR is not an easy field to hack. Even the best-designed media strategies—and, perhaps, especially the best-designed media strategies—require foresight, deliberation, and repeated, personalized outreach and follow-up.<p>In other words, they require lots of time. And there’s really no way around that. …

Startups

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Food Preservation

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

Personal Finance

4 Standing Moves for a Super-Flat Stomach

Pooch, be gone.<p>You can get a stronger center without unfurling an exercise mat. In fact, the standing abdominals routine below hits all of the muscles that make up your core, from your abs to your hips, your pelvis to your lower back.<p>Check out the four exercises in our handy video and pin-able …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

How to Use Social Influencers to Build Your Brand | Inc.com

It's no secret that people appreciate recommendations from people that they trust above all else. This is why online reviews are becoming so important for small businesses--they are a direct way for consumers to hear what "real" and unbiased people have to say. Fortunately for brands, reviews …

Public Relations

The Best (And Worst) Times To Post On Social Media (Infographic)

Different social media sites offer different virtues for your business. Here’s how to optimize each one based on when you post.<p>We get it, managing your business’s social media accounts can be daunting: from tweaking tweet lengths to mastering Facebook tone, to using the right hashtags at the right …

13 Unglamorous Things About Living In New York City

From the cost of rent to the subway smells, the things Carrie Bradshaw didn't warn you about.<p>Last week a study found that New York City was deemed the unhappiest city in America. While this may come as a surprise to some, us New Yorkers have a lot of not-so-pleasant things that we deal with on a …

4 Ways to Build a Thriving Customer Community for Your Business | Inc.com

Established in 2002, Executive Women's Forum, or EWF, is the largest women's member-based business in the industry, serving some of the most prominent female executives in the field. Last year, I had the pleasure of being a keynote speaker at the 2013 Executive Women's Forum Conference. EWF is the …

Leadership

4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an early adopter is something many entrepreneurs pride themselves on. Whether it’s the latest app or the best in health, meditation or lifestyle, entrepreneurs like to be in the know and at the forefront of tech and trends …

8 Ways America's Top Leaders Have a Productive Day [Infographic] | Inc.com

Here are the 8 things you can learn from their day:<p><b>1. Exercise</b><p>Michael Schneider recently said he likes to exercise every day. It helps him stay productive. Several of the most influential leaders in America said the same thing. They exercise an average of 45 minutes every day. This daily activity …

Time Management

Joining A Startup? Do This - Before It's Too Late | Inc.com

Before joining a founding team, ask yourself: are you a co-founder? And if so, do you have the same terms as other members of the founding team? This may seem obvious to the entrepreneur, but if you jump into the entrepreneurial whirlwind as employee number two or three, you may not realize your …

Startups

Why Google's Larry Page Only Buys Companies That Pass His Crazy Toothbrush Test | Inc.com

Acquiring other companies is a growth strategy used by businesses to bring new products or services, talent, and clients under their company umbrella-or to effectively shut down competitors.<p>Buying out companies can be a risky business, yet Google does it regularly and it seems only to feed its …

Startups

6 Top Baristas On How–And Why–To Make A Great Cup Of Coffee

A love of music helps. Here, other secrets of the (fair) trade.<p>Confession: I’m not really much of a coffee drinker. My normal drink of choice is a Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino–yes, with whipped cream (I know). I grew up in a small town, which only recently saw its first Starbucks open there. For …

7 Things Detail-Oriented People Notice | Inc.com

Details often make or break accomplishments. You could have an incredible idea for a new business venture, but big ideas are only as powerful as the details behind them.<p>That's why so many employers post job ads seeking detail-oriented workers. And that's why Steve Jobs revolutionized the tech …

Tech Industry

Before Your Start Your Social Media Campaign, Read This

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-creator of</i> <i>Foster.fm</i><i>, a SaaS platform helping startups and small businesses grow their companies using social media.</i><p>This is truly the big bad world. You try your best (or at least you feel you’re giving it your best shot), but you still don’t see results. On the other hand, …

11 Ways to Keep Your Vagina Happy and Healthy

Your vagina really (really) wants you to read this.<p>You might think you know everything about keeping your lady parts in tip-top shape, but you could be wrong. From douching to ditching your annual exam, there are tons of common misconceptions about what you <i>should</i> do to maintain a healthy vagina. …

Why I Want You to Steal My Startup Idea

I've been developing a social innovation platform that can potentially enable us to self-organize and replicate the most effective ideas for social change that are already working in different regions around the world, without (unreasonably) waiting around for a few dozen politicians to fix all of …

How to Delete Something Permanently From Your Computer

Do you have a file on your computer that you want to obliterate? Well, it's going to take a lot more than dragging and dropping it into the little …

The Top 10 Stories In Leadership For June 2014

Superheroes and headstands, tough questions and good books–we’re definitely not sorry for how great this month was.<p>Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for the month of June.<p><b>The Marvel Superhero You’ve Never Heard Of And His 1.3 Million Followers</b><p>You’d want Agent M on your social media …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Five Summer Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. Brew your own, and you can add flavor naturally.<p>First, avoid the …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Washington D.C. - The Most Walkable City in the US?

A new report from Christopher Leinberger and Patrick Lynch at The George Washington University School of Business has unexpectedly named Washington …

7 Tips for Hiring the Team Your Startup Needs to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you set up your company, you are the developer, marketer, HR manager, finance director and CEO. Having started Huddle with Andy McLoughlin a few years ago, I know only too well what a struggle it is to successfully develop your …

3 Social Media Rules Most Entrepreneurs Don't Follow

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For all the talk about the drawbacks of using social media, it's hard to imagine a better all-in-one tool for business owners. If used correctly, social media can boost your search engine rankings, allow you to provide better customer …