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Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their …

Entrepreneurship

This Cozy Guest Cottage is a Book Lover's Dream

(Image credit: House and Garden)<p>If you're one of those people who feels most comfortable surrounded by books, this cozy guest cottage, a converted …

Cottages

Design Simplicity: Relaxing Prefab that Takes You Away from Urban Rush

When it comes to relaxing retreats in a remote location that allow you to escape the constant hustle and bustle of city life, it is prefabricated …

Prefab Homes

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my company scaled …

Business Strategy

How 3 Social Superstars Built Huge Followings Fast

Build an audience of millions in record time with these secrets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bodyguards, supercars, models, playboy mansions, helicopters, private jets, and "baller" lifestyles. Sound like a movie—or the dream of every 16-year-old teenage male? Think …

Social Media

10 Success lessons from Kevin O’Leary – “Mr. Wonderful” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share76<p>+11<p>Shares 89<p>Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian born entrepreneur and TV personality who rose to prominence in the business world after …

Entrepreneurship

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional …

How A Simple Video Increased A Dog Food Startup's Sales By 50%

Pet owners love their pets like they were their children. So when their pets are in pain, so are they.<p>That was the spark that helped an Indian dog food startup increase its sales by 50% during the Diwali holiday.<p>Sneh Sharma, founder and CEO at the digital marketing agency Ittisa, shares how she and …

Social Media

The 25 Best Before-and-After Renovation Ideas Photos

Tackling a fixer-upper can be an intimidating process, but seeing a house go from blah to beautiful—with before-and-after photos to prove it—makes all the renovation challenges worth it. It's certainly true of the transformations we documented in 2016. One <i>AD</i> editor's new kitchen is unrecognizable …

10 Outstanding Front-Yard Edible Gardens

Cottage-style edibles<p>This Bay Area garden designed by Pine House Edible Gardens paves the way to the front door with bountiful garden beds. Lined …

Gardening

10 Extraordinary Projects That Turn Tree Stumps Into Art

You could just take a tree stump, bring it in your home and call it a stool or a side table. It would look nice and charming but it wouldn’t really …

Bunkie: The first tiny Canadian home

High housing prices got you down? You don't have to live under a leaky roof in the name of affordability, and this house is proof! This tiny Canadian …

Stunning Wooden Coffee table With Glass Rivers and Lakes

Today we bring you a special furniture design piece: coffee tables. The one that we present is the River coffee table by Greg Klassen.

Furniture

I'm a self-made millionaire, and here are eight quotes I think will change your outlook on money

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not intelligence or education that holds back the average person from getting rich.<p>It’s the middle-class beliefs …

Robot Farmers Could Be the Future of Food

Machines could make fields more productive and solve farm labor shortage.<p>Farming, the oldest industry on the planet, has been slow to adapt new …

How to make money on YouTube

Making money from posting videos on YouTube sounds as simple and ideal as winning the scratch-off lottery at your neighborhood gas station. But the …

The key to future food supply is sitting on our cities' doorsteps

Our food systems are under increasing pressure from growing populations, diminishing resources and climate change. But, in a new report, we argue …

Great Furniture Projects You Can Build in a Weekend

Easy enough for a beginner. All you need are the right tools and attitude.<p>Building your own furniture can be tough. Especially when you're starting out. Your first couple chairs might be a little wobbly, and your bookshelves may crumble under anything more than a few paperbacks. But you'll get …

10 Reasons Why An Organized Home Will Change Your Life

Far from an exaggeration, having a messy house can really drag you down. Negative effects of clutter and untidiness are so strong that it’s worth …

Understanding Saw Blade Essentials

You might think there’s not a lot to know before buying a blade for a circular saw, table, or radial arm saw, but when you look into it, your choices can be intimidating. Once you know a few basic terms and what they mean, and a few things about blade materials, types of teeth, tooth count, and a …

Startup Lessons From a First-Time Entrepreneur Who Raised $25 Million

Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each …

5 Great Free Apps for Your One-Person Business

Take notes, organize meetings, send out invoices, and more.<p>One-person shops, we salute you! You’ve singlehandedly got the sales, marketing, support, development, accounting, and legal departments humming together like a well-oiled machine before you’ve even had your first sip of coffee each …

Apps

Articles about economical modular prefab oregon on Dwell.com - Dwell

An easy-to-build modular system is the perfect solution for a family in Bend, Oregon.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.<p>Two …

Prefab Homes

Articles about 7 bright open kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>Although the concept looks effortless and versatile, is open kitchen shelving really as easy as it appears?<p>A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a …

Money Is Coming To Me

The Entrepreneurs Handbook: 52 Essential Resources for Startups

The thought of launching a Startup is incredibly intimidating with most failing to survive their first few years, it can often result in an …

13 Signs You're a Workplace Bully

The recent bullying case involving two Miami Dolphins football players makes it a good time to revisit bullying--or the potential for it--in your workplace.<p>The bullying case between two Miami Dolphins is touching a collective nerve, evoking all of the questions that arise when it comes to …