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Here are 10 useful tips on how to write from the man considered 'the father of advertising'

His work — which included famous taglines such as "Only Dove is one-quarter moisturizing cream," "At 60 miles an hour the loudest noise in this new Rolls-Royce comes from the electric clock," and "The man in the Hathaway shirt" — is still an inspiration to advertising executives today.<p>He also wrote …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

The 16 most powerful people in finance

To determine the ranking, we considered more than 100 of the most influential players in business, politics, and entertainment and evaluated their influence using metrics in four major areas: economic power, command, newsworthiness, and impact — a subjective measure that captures how important they …

The 11 best tech products of 2015, according to Product Hunt users

Here's how it works.<p>A new tech product gets added, and then people vote on whether they like it or not. In this way, the site functions a bit like Reddit, though there is a heavy element of curation by Product Hunt's team, which decides what gets featured on various pages.<p>This year, Product Hunt …

Lionel Messi Goes to the Theatre with His Family, Gets Applauded by the Audience

Link to Media<p>Lionel Messi's so popular he gets standing ovations even when he's injured and off the pitch.<p>On Friday night, the injured Barcelona and Argentina superstar took his family out to the Tivoli Theatre in Barcelona. This much is normal.<p>When the unsuspecting movie-goers noticed Messi in the …

Soccer

Opinion: 10 questions will tell your survival chances in 2016 bear market

Yes, the Wall Street stock market casino will lose $10 trillion when we get a new president ... yes, it’s “only a matter of time before the next …

Employees Wise Up

This week, a Bay Area founder was taken aback when an engineer being recruited by his startup asked for both its cap table and information regarding the liquidation preferences of its venture backers. The candidate presumably “worked somewhere where he discovered that these things matter,” says the …

Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’: Read the First Chapter

Read the first chapter of Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ which will be published July 14<p>In 1957, when she was 31 years old, Harper Lee submitted her first attempt at a novel to the publisher J.B. Lippincott.<p>Titled ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ it was set in the ’50s and opened with a woman named Jean …

Literature

The future of a $10 billion startup rests in the hands of a star executive Tim Cook personally tried to poach

Relatively unknown outside tech circles, Woodside's hire was somewhat of a surprise. Woodside cut his teeth at Google as its top advertising sales guy, but Dropbox doesn't sell any ads. He doesn't have any engineering or enterprise technology experience, either.<p>Yet Woodside was still considered a …

Hitting an Outdoor Festival? 4 Products That Will Keep You Looking (& Smelling) Great

In our minds, festival season is the unofficial fifth season of the calendar year. Massive outdoor events can be epically fun, filled with historical …

4 Steps to Being an Entrepreneur Without Quitting Your Job | Inc.com

If you swivel your chair and can see everyone your business employs, then you all collectively are the company. But if you have a staff of more than 10, some semblance (or a lot of) organization structure, and some defined roles, then you're more likely part of close-knit family of smaller business …

Entrepreneurship

Exclusive! Peter Copping’s First Bride for Oscar de la Renta Revealed

“It’s beautiful,” says bride-to-be <b>Haifa Snobar</b> standing in front of her reflection at the Oscar de la Renta studio. “I’m speechless.” The 26-year-old PR executive has just flown in with her mother <b>Naheel,</b> her now sister-in-law, <b>Basma Abu Ghazaleh,</b> and friend <b>Hala Abu Eid Al Fahim</b> from Saudi Arabia, …

Weddings

Why Google's Larry Page Is The Highest-Rated CEO In America

Think you have the best boss? Think again.<p>Google's Larry Page is the highest-rated CEO in the United States, according to career review website Glassdoor.<p>The site on Wednesday announced the winners of its third annual CEO ranking, compiled based on anonymous, voluntary company review surveys. To …

6 Signs Your Finances Are in Great Health

Rock your finances.<p>You have six months of take-home pay socked away in an emergency fund. You pride yourself on your 720 credit score. And you …

A Designers’ Guide To New York City’s Coolest Spots

New York design studio Hyperakt is building a new kind of city guide, curated by designers.<p>Figuring out where to eat and shop in your city should be easy in the Internet age. But anyone who has used sites like Yelp knows how frustrating the reviews and messy site designs can be. Local newspapers …

The Contemporary Architecture of a Home in Cape Town by SAOTA

The contemporary architecture of a home In Cape Town designed by studio SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects).<p>Award winning architecture …

How to Dress Like a Boss When You're Still an Assistant

Even if you're on an assistant's budget.<p>"Dress for the job you want, not the one you have." If you stick to a narrow-minded view of office wear (all neutrals, all skirt suits) that can feel a little limiting, but if you're open to mixing a colorful pump or a printed pencil skirt in with your …

Peek Inside The Gorgeous Notebooks Of Professional Soccer Broadcasters

Any sports fan can yell at the TV whilst drunk for a few hours. But it takes a researched professional to do play-by-play commentary well, while adding stats and insight to every moment.<p>Nowhere is this more clear than the meticulous notebooks of BBC Radio Newcastle’s Nick Barnes. Before each match, …

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

How to Make Shakshuka

Put all your eggs in one basket with this Middle Eastern dish.<p>March 04, 2014<p>Let me count the ways I love shakshuka. It can warm you up on a cold …

Inside the Johns Hopkins finance class that's 'guaranteed' to get you a job on Wall Street

With precision she describes the discounted free cash-flow model she built of a food-services and construction company, and walks through its revenue-growth assumptions before making a recommendation on whether or not to invest.<p>Chu is not a wealth manager or an investment banker. Wearing flip-flops …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Sneaky Questions Early-Stage VCs Ask Founders

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Rob Go is a co-founder and partner at seed-stage VC NextView Ventures and writes on the firm’s blog, the View from Seed.</i><p>During conversations with VCs, entrepreneurs will often encounter a few sneaky questions that have nothing to do with their actual businesses today. Many of these …

Square-Shaped Hairstyle is the Latest Trend for Dogs in Taiwan

A Taiwanese pet grooming salon has taken dog hairstyles to a whole new level. In order to make their furry friends stand out on social media, eager pet owners collaborated with pet groomers to give their dogs impeccable square-shaped haircuts. It definitely takes a certain breed of dog to …

Pets

Snapchat Sneakily Uses Its Own App To Poach Uber Engineers

<i>(Updated with additional companies where Snapchat job geo-filters are available.)</i><p>Uber Technologies and Snapchat are among the world’s most valuable startups and have raised billions of dollars between them. Yet in spite of their mountains of cash, the two, like many in the tech industry, have run …

Social Media

Lomo'Instant Review: A Toy Camera for Advanced Photographers

Walk into any Urban Outfitters in America and you’ll see an array of candy-colored film cameras designed to give hipsters an easy introduction to film photography without requiring any skills. But for those looking to get a little fancy with their instant camera work, Lomography wants to provide a …

Cameras