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The Customer Experience in 2020

Think about all the new technologies in the last 5 years that changed the customer experience (CX). Now imagine the same thing over the next 5 years. …

The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

These photos show why a teen retailer is giving Victoria's Secret a run for its money

Aerie stopped retouching images last year.<p>Since removing altered images from its advertising arsenal, Aerie has seen a huge payoff. On a conference call last year the brand said sales had climbed 9%.<p>These images from the lingerie company's Instagram— featuring women who are far more relatable than …

5 Great Online Resources For First Time Entrepreneurs

“To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.” – Catherine Cook<p>I starved my entrepreneurial hunger …

How To Turn Your Depression From Life-Crushing to Life-Enhancing

The alarm rings and you face the day with dread. You’re sorry you woke up.<p>There is nothing you look forward to, no light in the bleak …

5 Ways to Improve the Performance of Your Greatest Asset: You

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are constantly looking for ways to enhance, grow and improve our assets, but we often overlook the most important one of them all. Your greatest asset is not your bank account, stock portfolio, 401(k) or real estate holdings …

Entrepreneurship

What Companies Can Expect When They Hire Gen Z

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Born between 1994 and 2000, Generation Z is poised to enter the workforce in the coming years. While many companies are still trying to make sense of Generation Y, a recent study by the research and consulting firm Millennial …

Employee Engagement

8 Habits of Exceptionally Resilient People

The ability to bounce back from adversity is vital to learning how to succeed in life and in business.<p>One day I walked into my house to find our cat playing gleefully with a baby lizard. He would pick up the lizard in his mouth, give it a little playful toss, and then paw at it.<p>Cute? Not really.<p>I …

Self-improvement

Two "Xceptional" Books for Entrepreneurs and Students - Small Business Trends

Yeah. It was rather sexy — in a small business kind of way. It was a professional pick up that started on Twitter and then moved its way over to …

20 Great Pieces Of Advice For Entrepreneurs

We have done over a thousand interviews here on IdeaMensch. Learn how to be featured on IdeaMensch.<p>If you have the time, I recommend you read them …

Entrepreneurship

Body-Language Tricks to Make Anyone Instantly Like You

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>There's no question that body language is important.<p>And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques …

Body Language

Size of Colorado's Marijuana Market? Try 130 Metric Tons.

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Six months into Colorado's great experiment in legal marijuana, the state is starting to get a handle on just how big the market is.<p>It's pretty big.<p>"This study finds total marijuana demand to be much larger than previously thought," according to a report …

Cannabis

Don't Want to Sell Your Own Stuff? eBay Valet will Do It!

It’s finally happened! If you’re an eBay seller but no longer want to deal with the…uh, selling part…now you can outsource that too.<p>A new app, eBay …

Because I'm Happy, Here's How to Become Happier!

Though many write and sing about it (most recently Pharrell Williams blockbuster “Happy”), happiness doesn’t come naturally to most people – yet it’s …

The 'Miracle' Berry That Could Replace Sugar

Miracle fruit contains a protein called miraculin that tastes sweet enough to replicate the effect of sugar. Why isn't it widely used as a healthy sweetener?<p>Of all our senses, taste is the one that people associate most strongly with expectations of pleasure. But indulgence comes at a cost. Almost …

Look to Peer Mentoring Groups for Ideas, Support and Tough Love

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Peer mentoring groups are usually 10 or 12 owners of similarly sized, non-competing businesses who get together to help each other find faster, easier ways to build a great company. It can be fun, enormously helpful and …

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Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks.

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a business in today’s economy is one dangerous undertaking.<p>As shows like <i>Shark Tank</i> depict, hungry competitors are waiting at the gates to snatch up the next big idea or service. You might overcome a major business …

Entrepreneurship

A Deeper Look at Why Fewer People Are Starting Businesses

The Brookings Institute economists who pointed out the long decline in U.S. entrepreneurship address three criticisms of their recent report.<p>The Brookings Institute recently reported that entrepreneurship is at a three-decade low because of a long decline across the country. There has been enough …

Economics

5 Examples of a Great Customer Experience

A little means a lot in the world of engaging customers. Here are five simple ways businesses are doing it right.<p>The term "customer experience" is all the rage these days. It's about how a consumer interacts with a specific company or brand, whether that be online or offline.<p>When my email marketing …

Customer Experience

3 Expert Ways to Get Beyond 'No' in a Sales Meeting

How do you respond, when a customer (initially) says she's not interested? Here are three time-tested techniques.<p><i>"The chronic kicker, even the most violent critic, will frequently soften and be subdued in the presence of a patient, sympathetic listener--a listener who will be silent while the irate</i> …

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15 eCommerce Storefronts You Can Add in Minutes

The world of eCommerce is a multi-billion dollar a year industry. There’s a lot of room for anyone who wants to grab a slice of the pie. But as you …

Share What You Know and People Will Buy What You Sell

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates all have in common? Each is an amazing salesperson. They’re able to get in front of others, clearly present their vision and persuade people to buy in.<p>By necessity, …

Marketing

This One Thing Can Make or Break Your Consulting Business

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own Consulting Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and writer</i> …

Small Business

So You Think You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

You read sites like Entrepreneur, Inc. and VentureBeat religiously. Guys like Seth Godin, Sean Ellis and Andrew Chen are your idols. You’ve got a …

21 Often-Overlooked Ways to Generate Leads Online

Most of us are familiar with the usual suspects when it comes to generating leads online and we are pretty comfortable with using those platforms. …

Finding Success Empowering Lifestyle Entrepreneurs

“Lifestyle entrepreneurship is a beautiful thing,” declares Clate Mask, the founder and CEO of Infusionsoft.<p>The marketing automation software company …