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Our Favorite Ways to Eat Cheaply

Eating is an unavoidable aspect of living in a body, and it can be expensive. Here we have rounded up our favorite ways to cook, eat, and even drink …

Cooking

TED Talk's Head of Conferences Reveals the Secret to Giving a Better Presentation, Every Time

Cultivate your own storytelling technique to create an engrossing talk for any audience.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Storytelling is a tradition as old as humanity itself. Stories unify us, drawing us out of our world and into that of someone else. We tell …

Public Speaking

How To Run A Business In The Post-Truth, Post-Civility World

We live in the post-truth world. A world where self-awareness, honesty, and respect for facts has given way to selfishness, Machiavellian maneuverings, and casual deceit. It is a world where society has adopted the general belief that facts are malleable, able to be twisted to suit whatever …

Leadership

Confessions of an Instagram Influencer

Success as an influencer requires a strong knowledge of digital marketing. Expertise in what you're commenting about is optional.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scrolling through the comments, I caught a “thank you for coming in.” It was posted by a popular …

Social Media

If You Haven't Fixed Your Nonprofit Website To Comply With GDPR, Here's How

<i>You can download an audio podcast here or subscribe via iTunes or Google Play.</i><p>On May 25, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect. These rules effectively apply to almost every website operated in the world—including your nonprofit or social venture. If you haven’t …

Privacy

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

Alberta board game designer wins big after figuring out unwritten Kickstarter rules

It’s hyperbole to call Kickstarter a battlefield, but not by much.On the crowdfunding site, amateur and professionals alike clamour for pledges from …

Crowd Funding

Harvard Prof's 4 Startling Insights On Why Startups Fail To Scale

Most startups can't grow enough to survive, Harvard Business School professor Tom Eisenmann knows why.<p>What do the most successful entrepreneurs have in common? People like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg have demonstrated the ability to turn an idea into a large, publicly-traded company -- and keep …

Business Strategy

'I’m nothing but compost’: Bill Murray on good friends, bad bosses and Harvey Weinstein

The last time I met Bill Murray things got rather physical rather quickly. It was the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars party and I was about to leave, bloated with celebrity sightings and starting to suffer from indigestion. But as I walked out I saw a man arrive who made me turn around and go right back in.<p>…

Bill Murray

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

Self-improvement

Plugged In | Microsoft Story Labs

Two Microsoft employees try out the Xbox Adaptive Controller.<p>“I get to redesign my controller every day and get to choose how I want to play. For me, …

Stitch Fix: The Amazing Use Case Of Using Artificial Intelligence In Fashion Retail

Stitch Fix, established in 2011 in San Francisco, has disrupted the fashion retail industry. With input from the customer and collaboration between artificial intelligence (AI) and human stylists, the online styling subscription service eliminates the need for their customers to go out and shop for …

Artificial Intelligence

8 Lessons From the World's Number One University Startup Incubator

After mentoring dozens of founders, here's what I've learned about accelerating startup success.<p>The rise of modern startup incubators and accelerators is often attributed to Paul Graham's launch of Y Combinator (the original home of Dropbox, Airbnb, Zenefits, Stripe, Instacart, Quora, Twitch, and …

Crosswalk

Where do your ideas for sketching come from? How do you choose subjects? I don’t often leave home knowing what will end up on my paper, but I …

Sketching

A Comprehensive Guide to Liquid Aminos - Chowhound

If you’re vegan, gluten-free, or paleo, you may already be familiar with liquid aminos, but even if you’ve never used them, you’ve probably spied …

The best electric BBQs

Braving a combination of freezing temperatures, snow and blistering April heat, we cooked up a storm with three of the smartest barbecues money can …

Two Hundred Years of Blue

Cerulean splendor from Goethe, Thoreau, Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, Rachel Carson, Toni Morrison, and other literary masters.<p>With Carl Sagan’s poetic <i>Pale Blue Dot</i> on my mind lately, I have found myself dwelling on the color blue and the way our planet’s elemental hue, the most symphonic of …

Literature

Everything You Need to Know About Sending a Pitch Deck to an Investor

Don't send your deck with lots of tracking tools attached--let investors view it at their leisure.<p>I know you have your document-sending tool to send your fundraising deck to VCs and track who read your deck, which pages they read, and how much time they spend on each page. I know that you can use …

10 Breakfasts from a Century Ago That No One Eats Anymore

It might be tough to imagine a world before avocado toast, Pop-Tarts, and lattes of all stripes, but somehow, our forebears managed to feed …

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

Three guitar heroes for a new era

Is the guitar dying? Ten years after the recession, the industry has seen its share of struggle: the 2,633,000 units sold in the US in 2017 falls about 5% short of the 2008 figure, according to Music Trades magazine.<p>But the instrument may not be dead yet. Here are three acts that could save the …

Guitar

The Ultimate Body Transformation Plan

How much can you change your body in four weeks? More than you think – but only if you have three things: a good exercise plan, smart eating rules, …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s tray bake recipes

I’ve been making lots of tray bakes recently. I am not sure I like the term – 1970s convenience food springs to mind – but I love what it stands for: the idea that, after doing the prep, you can sit down with a cuppa or a glass of wine and relax for an hour or two while your meal more or less cooks …

Recipes

Calgary centenarian shows off tower power

Richard Guy, a 101-years-young Calgarian, is living proof that you’re never too old to do a good deed.A retired U of C mathematics professor …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>9 min read<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the …

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need credentials, …

'Mischievous Responders' Confound Research On Teens

Teenagers face some serious issues: drugs, bullying, sexual violence, depression, gangs. They don't always like to talk about these things with adults.<p>One way that researchers and educators can get around that is to give teens a survey — a simple, anonymous questionnaire they can fill out by …

‘I’m the victim of the exchange rate in my own country’: Canadians seethe over Vail acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb

The takeover of Canada’s most iconic ski resort by an American corporation was never going to go smoothly. But Vail Resorts’ US$1 billion acquisition …

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

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 essential …