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5 Clever IKEA Hacks For Your Closet

Every January, so many of us resolve to spend less time at work, exercise more often, and save more money. But the start of the new year is also the perfect incentive to tackle one of the most daunting home improvement tasks: reorganizing your closets.<p>No matter how big or small your space is, smart …

staffing a Medical Device Start-Up

Before StarFish, I was a founder of a company which successfully developed, performed clinical trials and CE marked a medical device. This took a …

These Workouts Are More Effective Than Running

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word "cardio"? Is it running?<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Workouts More Effective Than Running</b><p>It wouldn't be surprising if that was your first thought. Running has become the unofficial go-to cardio workout -- great for …

How To Build A Startup Ecosystem From Scratch

A startup pioneer talks about how he's started to develop an entrepreneurship community in his country.<p>One of the most fascinating parts of entrepreneurship is how fast it is spreading across the world. Different countries are now trying to boost their own startup ecosystems in a variety of ways. …

Startups

First hint of 'life after death' in biggest ever scientific study

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Meet the Next Generation of Job Search Sites

Ten years ago, searching for jobs on the Web was no better than skimming the classifieds. Now, a handful of new sites are trying to fix that.<p>Perhaps my most vivid post-college memory is of filling out my profile on Monster.com. I was working as a hostess at McCormick & Schmick's and my father's …

Employment

Secrets of a truly successful board pitch

One of the most frequent questions I get asked when people hear I sit on company boards isn’t about executive pay packages. Instead, they want to know how to present to a board so its members will say yes.<p>The question always calls to mind a presentation that went wrong. Several years ago, a rather …

10 Apps to Save You Time, Money and Energy on Your Next Business Trip

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With TripAdvisor reporting that 128 million people downloaded its various mobile apps in the second quarter at a rate of 28 downloads a minute, travelers seem to be relying more on mobile devices to plan, book, guide and …

Apps

7 Success Habits of Millionaires

It is always enlightening to observe the differences between a client who has a million-dollar net worth and a client who has a negative net worth.<p>Over the years as a wealth and business coach, I’ve had the opportunity to work with thousands of people at various business and financial levels. It is …

Self-improvement

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

The 5 Attitudes That Stifle Creativity

When you're all out of ideas, it may not be because there is nothing new left. It may because your attitude needs adjusting.<p>To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to come up with new ideas--or at least a new way to do an old idea. If you're no better than the competition, you won't succeed. And …

Creativity

Go Fund Yourself

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today if someone has a viable business idea, many more funding options exist besides taking the route of seeking the backing of angel investors and venture capitalists.<p>A growing number of accelerators and incubators (virtual and …

Startups

Is Your Great Business Idea Taken? How to Find Out

It goes beyond simple site search, to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. You may even need to hire an attorney.<p>Mark Twain said there is no such thing as a new idea. We merely build on existing ideas, tweaking them to meet the needs of today's consumer market. Though this may be true, if a new …

Small Business

The Backed Pack: A wireless home security system, an emotional bot, and bedtime tracking

Blink is a truly wireless home security system, it doesn’t even require a cable for power. Blink starts with the Sync Module, which all of the Blink units report to and transmit to the cloud for phone access, alerts, and streaming video. Each of the Blink units offers a discreet, wireless camera …

Slack is killing email

The founder of Flickr built a chat app that might save your workplace sanity<p>It’s been four years since Stewart Butterfield last sent an email to a work colleague. His team long ago replaced email with a chat app that plugged in to all their favorite services like Twitter, GitHub, and Dropbox. It …

The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation

The science is clear: People make decisions on the basis of first impressions. As speakers, we need to take advantage of that.<p>Some years ago, Nalini Ambady, an experimental psychologist at Harvard University, was curious about the nonverbal aspects of good teaching. She wanted to get at least a …

Public Speaking

Nasa validates 'impossible' space drive

Nasa is a major player in space science, so when a team from the agency this week presents evidence that "impossible" microwave thrusters seem to …

Why Your 'Small-Batch' Whiskey Might Taste A Lot Like The Others

It's a good time to be a whiskey maker, and craft whiskeys are all the rage, with names like Bulleit, Redemption, Templeton and George Dickel.<p>But according to a report on The Daily Beast, some of those producers tossing off hazy, golden adjectives like "hand-crafted," "small-batch" and "artisanal" …

12 Weak Habits Every Leader Must Break

Don't let these bad leadership habits damage your credibility for good.<p>Chances are, you're guilty of at least one of these bad habits. But as your startupgrows,so must your competency as its leader.We asked12young founders fromYECwhichhabits leaders should work on breakingnow--before it's too …

Leadership

The Necessary Art of Persuasion

If there ever was a time for businesspeople to learn the fine art of persuasion, it is now. Gone are the command-and-control days of executives managing by decree. Today businesses are run largely by cross-functional teams of peers and populated by baby boomers and their Generation X offspring, who …

Management

17 Apps Every Modern Gentleman Should Have On His Phone

But now it's time to grow up.<p>Lucky for you, Business Insider is here to help you by turning your smartphone into an even more useful sidekick.<p>Covering everything from getting organized to buying liquor, we've put together a list of the 17 apps that every gentleman needs in 2014.

Low Salaries Keep Many Teachers Out Of The Middle Class: Report

Teachers’ starting salaries may be nothing to brag about, but a big problem lies in the fact that these salaries barely grow over time, says a new report.<p>Released this week by the Center for American Progress, the report says many areas of the country barely pay teachers more as they gain …

Hire for Potential Not Experience by Asking These 5 Key Questions

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The people you hire directly affect how successful your business becomes. As the technology industry quickly expands, businesses are on the hunt for qualified candidates who can take their company to the next level.<p>But to find …

Human Resources

4 Books to Map Your Path to Greater Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My favorite books are those that inspired me to take my level of activity up a notch. Here are four books that helped to take me to the next level in my life. Hopefully, they can do the same for you as well:<p><b>The Secret.</b> If you …

Self-improvement

Earthquake Maps Reveal Higher Risks for Much of U.S.

New government maps extend hazard zones in eastern, central, and western U.S.<p>Look out, South Carolina, Illinois, and Missouri. Although California is well known for earthquakes, new federal government maps extend the high-risk zones for temblors across much more of the country.<p>On Thursday, the …

Jibo Family Friendly Robot Aims To Give Artificial Intelligence A Cutesy Face

Jibo blinks. Jibo winks. Jibo swivels hither and thither. Jibo is chipper. Jibo is polite. Jibo is cute as a button. Never mind its swiveling head turns all the better for algorithms to monitor the faces of your family so it knows exactly who’s in the room and what they’re saying.<p>Jibo is the …

How Men on Tinder Reacted to Three Different Levels of Makeup

<i>This post originally appeared on Bustle.</i><p><i>By Brinton Parker</i><p>When undergoing my first beauty-related social experiment, I noticed that guys had a lot to say about my appearance. Whether it be asking about my health or wondering if my makeup was intended for weekend partying, the dudes that I …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …