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First Look At Uber’s Co-Founder’s Shopping Concierge “Operator”

Operator wants to “unlock the 90% of commerce that’s not on the Internet”, CEO Robin Chan tells me. After two years in stealth, Chan was finally willing to give TechCrunch a peek at his startup, which he sees as the convergence of the biggest themes in tech: mobile, messaging, and the on-demand …

eCommerce

Who millennials trust, and don't trust, is driving the new economy

By PricewaterhouseCoopers' projection, the biggest sectors of the "sharing economy" — including transportation and travel companies like Uber, Zipcar and Airbnb — could be pulling in as much as $335 billion in global revenue by 2025. That's a massive number (PwC puts it today at about $15 billion), …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

How to Not Waste Your Windfall of Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you win the lottery, what will you do with your winnings?<p>That’s a mind game that almost everyone plays at one time or another. If you’re anything like a lot of lottery winners, you’ll probably end up broke.<p>Let’s face it. People are not …

Time Management

4 Ways Managers Mess Up Sales Contests

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Running contests with your team is a tried and true way to amp up sales and motivate your reps. However, sales contests are only as successful if they are executed properly. If you do it right, you can see your sales shoot through the roof and renew …

High Level

3 Lessons Learned From Hiring the Wrong Person

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few months ago, I let my team’s current workload distract me from our big picture vision -- building a great mission-driven company with incredibly passionate people.<p>During our hiring process, we settled on a candidate that came across …

Entrepreneurship

Lending Club's New Front: Loans for Braces and Your Kid's Kindergarten Tuition

Lending Club started out as a peer-to-peer loan site to help people get out of high-interest debt. Then, a few weeks ago, the Google-backed, online-only lending platform expanded into the small-business loan market. Now, it's expanding its reach again, making funding available for both private …

Loans

Obama Pushes Financial Education in Schools

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Financial education is taking center stage at many colleges, high schools, middle schools--even some kindergarten classrooms. And the Oval Office is driving the cause.<p>In proclaiming April as National Financial Capability Month, President Obama said the White …

Education

The Money-Raising Marathon: Preparing to Pitch Investors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Raising capital for a new venture can be tough for entrepreneurs, especially when they want to focus on the nuts and bolts of building their businesses. Yet, finding funding to support a startup business is an essential part of the new …

Entrepreneurship

At This Business Conference, Roasted Marshmallows Replace Cell Phones

Think back to summer camp as a child – the archery, the arts and crafts, the late-night chats with your bunkmates. Now, imagine if you could go back today – and come out a better entrepreneur.<p>That's the thought that inspired Sonja Rasula, creator of CAMP – a four day gathering in the mountains of …

Summer Camp

How Online Retailers Are Walking Away From $3 Trillion A Year

Abandoned online shopping carts are a major source of lost revenue for retailers. Shutterstock<p><i>This post is sponsored by SaleCycle .</i><p>Have you ever started to shop online, put a few items in your shopping cart, and then walked away without buying anything?<p>You're not alone: In 2013, 68% of online …

eCommerce

Why Tesla Is The Apple Of The Auto Industry: Part Two

Last week, Eugene Groysman called Tesla the “Apple of the auto industry,” and made the case that in order to double its stock price, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has to create a nationwide system of charging stations, build the world’s largest lithium-ion battery factory, and overcome strong political …

13 Of The Coolest Corporate Perks In America

<b>A budget for taking actions to overcome your fears.</b> <br>It may sound vague, but customer experience company Medallia in Palo Alto actually does this. Employees get cash to do something that helps them overcome a fear or weak spot. For example, someone who's afraid of public speaking can take a class on …

Physiotherapy

The "Behavior Change Strategy Cards" http://f-st.co/LpxQ55i This set of 23 cards was crafted to help designers, researchers, and anyone facing a behavior change challenge, think through strategies to nudge people toward positive behavioral outcomes. They work particularly well when you have in mind a specific behavior that you want to change (e.g., "We want to get more people to ride the bus," or, "We want people to stop smoking"). We focused on making these strategies easy to grasp, incorporate, and act on.

5 lessons from a stupid Facebook trade

I made an extremely stupid call on Facebook last week. I predicted the company would have troubled earnings, and instead Facebook blew the doors off …

An evergreen strategy for unstable times

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Markets are volatile. This is an inescapable fact. At times, they are less so, but nonetheless, a certain level of …

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?” It began as a simple question to garner engagement, but it led to a long list of business owners’ reminiscences that included some great advice.<p>Of course every business …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

Social Media

Is Saving Time A Total Myth?

It depends how (and when and where) you look at the clock.<p>If you began your working life more than two decades ago, you can probably estimate how much of your time in those days was spent surfing the Web: zero. It wasn’t that you had the discipline to avoid cat videos. There was simply little Web …