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#5 Ways Startups Can Tell Their Brand Story and Become Superstars

It's just the vision you create will bring people close to your brand making it a hit<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Cognitive psychologist late Jerome Burner had suggested …

4 Proven Steps to Easily Outsource Your Mobile App Idea and Make it a Reality

we tell you how to convert your idea of a mobile app into being, if you are curious this is for you<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Going customer-first mobile-first is an …

Basic Research in Psychology

The term basic research refers to study and research that is meant to increase our scientific knowledge base. This type of research is often purely …

Consulting firms are now a serious alternative in the eyes of more advertisers

The industry’s sharp rebuttal of Accenture’s play for media budgets suggested a flawed gambit. But underneath the concerns and the outrage, the …

10 Tried & True Habits of Impressively Productive People

Don't just meander through the work day. Get things done and then go have some genuine fun. But how can you do that? Well, I'm glad you asked. Here …

Social Innovation - Reports - World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Social Innovation, an advisory body comprised of leading practitioners, thought leaders and …

Warren Buffett Says Living Your Life This Way Is What Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

In two sentences, the Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of advice.<p>Who better than Warren Buffett to teach us a valuable lesson on success? The Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of truth in this advice related to our work:<p>"In the world of business, the people who are most successful …

Happiness

12 Ways to Make Your Brand Unique in a Sea of Competition

There is a cadence of competition in the market, and entrepreneurs need to make their companies more distinct to boost business.<p>I am bored. Bored of uninspired food in average restaurants. Bored of 110 toothpaste brands that look the same. The sameness in our economy makes me want to heave.<p>Every …

Customer Experience

9 things to do this morning to make your whole day more productive

Check off this a.m. to-do list and you’ll have more energy and get more done all day long.<p>Some mornings everything goes right. You wake up before your alarm goes off. Your morning jog feels like playtime. The coffee tastes better. And there is no traffic on your way into the office. And when you …

Wellness

Research reveals how to take a better break during work

Until recently, when I needed a break I’d grab my phone. Whether I was bored, mentally fatigued, or just wanting a pick-me-up, I felt relief checking …

Productivity

Serotonin Deficiency: What We Do and Don’t Know

Serotonin is a powerful neurotransmitter that’s responsible for some of your body’s most important functions. While you’re probably familiar with its …

5 Reasons Productivity Starts At Home

To be successful at any job, whether you own it or not, is dependent on more than one thing. Earning a decent wage for what you do and being …

Morning Madness Tips for Getting Kids up and Ready

Getting kids up and ready for the day is a sure-fire stress-builder and a typical cause of morning madness. If you find yourself in a battle each …

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

7 Former 'Best Practices' That Don't Work for Business Today

Why and how corporations must blow up many of their past 'best practices' to survive in today's rapidly changing world<p>Most companies today claim they are embarked on a transformation to ensure their long-term survival in this era of disruption and rapid change.<p>But in their day-to-day practices, …

Innovation

Self Efficacy: Why Believing in Yourself Matters

When facing a challenge, do you feel like you can rise up and accomplish your goal or do you give up in defeat? Are you like the famous little train …

Psychology

10 Daily Rituals That Set You up for Success

The secret to having a good day as often as possible? It starts with your rituals. From exercise to meditation to quality time with family, they’re …

2 Books That Will Change Your Mindset And Business (That You've Probably Never Heard Of)

There are lots of books out there that everyone has read. There are others which are slightly less known, but that are written by some of the best practitioners in the world.<p><i>"If you read what everyone else is reading, you'll think like everyone else thinks."</i>--Ryan Holiday<p>Like many people who read …

lifechanging

6 Insanely Powerful Lessons Freelancing Taught Me

The first thing I learned about freelancing is that no amount of preparation is sufficient. It is a trial by fire, and sometimes it feels as if you wake up in a new world every single day.<p>That said, now that I have grown from a freelancer to an agency owner, I couldn’t be happier that I took the …

Employment

Dot lets you invest in property without the hassle of a traditional mortgage

Dot, a new U.K. startup de-cloaking today, aims to make it easy to invest in property without the hassle of taking out a traditional ‘buy to let’ mortgage. The company is founded by Gray Stern, who previously co-founded London-based Buy to Let mortgage lender Landbay, and so knows at least a thing …

11 Things Every Man Should Remember in Building His Dream

I didn’t become Asia’s #1 time management expert or a #1 Amazon best-selling author by accident. It was by design.Early on in my career, I was Ed. I …

Boost Your Motivation by Focusing on Why You Need to Complete a Task

When you realize you need to get something done, you probably think to yourself, “I have to do that <i>soon</i>.” But that type of thinking disrupts your …

6 Reasons Why Concrete Goals Are Essential to Entrepreneurial Success

Making dreams come true is a precise, step-by-step process.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Believe it -- there is a right way and a wrong way to approach setting career goals. In a nutshell, the more specific your goals are, the better.<p>If your professional …

7 Steps to Design a Life (and Business) That Makes You Happy

Stock photoI was bored.The college professor was droning on at the front of the class.Many of us have had that experience.After completing high …

This Is The Secret To Finding Happiness And Confidence While Pursuing Goals

"The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal."<p><b>"</b><b>The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal."--</b> Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Most people have a negative relationship with goal-setting. There's …

Happiness

This 1 Simple Practice Unlocks Your Inner Wisdom And Creates Real Happiness

How to live your best life.<p>While mindfully riding Chicago Public Transit for the past six-and-a-half years of graduate school, I frequently find myself observing others. As I gaze upon the many forms moving to and from work each day, I notice several trends.<p>Early in the week--especially on Mondays …

Spirituality

11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

These 5 Morning Workouts Will Put Your Metabolism in Overdrive

<i>To help you reach your health and fitness goals, we tapped Karena and Katrina from Tone It Up for their advice. Here they’ll let you in on all their</i> …

If you want to start making better decisions, do this

Do you ever look back on your decisions and think, “Why I on earth did I do that?”<p>We all make bad decisions.<p>Buying an SUV that sucks up all your …

An Overview of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition defined by periods (better known as episodes) of extreme mood disturbances. Bipolar affects a person's …