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10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

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A California Beach Cottage Makeover

An easy and casual design.<p>Designer Peter Dunham and architect Scott Laidlaw transform a Mediterranean-style stucco house in Newport Beach, California, into a cottage-style clapboard. By bringing in natural elements, skylights, and an open-space plan, Dunham creates an easy and casual home.

Stylish Storage: 10 Ways To Organize Under Your Sink

• <b>Suspend Spray Bottles</b> Since my goal is to have every possible cleaning product in a pretty spray bottle, this tip from Martha Stewart is</b> …

10 Dream Kitchen Designs

See kitchens straight from design heaven.<p>From swank lounge areas to concrete countertops, these kitchens are all straight from design heaven.

10 Big Solutions for Small Spaces

Designer tricks for tiny rooms.<p>From striped floors in the living room to open shelves in the kitchen, designers share their best tricks for tiny rooms.

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How about ending the work day (and the beginning of a long weekend for alot of us) with some simple, serene and stunning photographs from Swedish …

9 Designers' Bold Painted Floors

Nine designers show off their colorful floors.<p>Is your brown wood floor a bit of a bore? Nine designers show how they've used paint to make bold and colorful statements underfoot.

10 Smart Ideas For Modern Kitchen Storage

Designing and fitting in storage spaces for all the things usually needed in the kitchen is no easy task. Lots of things need storage. For example, …

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days. No demo day required!

Entrepreneurs’ Brains are Wired Differently

Windows of entrepreneurial opportunity can open unexpectedly and briefly, typically under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Founder entrepreneurs must therefore be alert, tolerant of ambiguity and able to respond quickly when opportunity knocks. But does this mean that founders´ brains work …

5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

This story appears in the August 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Jules Pieri started The Grommet, a product-launch platform, after realizing that contemporary entrepreneurs have ready access to manufacturing technology such as 3-D printing but no easy way to get their products into consumers' …

Crowdfunding Success in 5 Easy Steps

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crowdfunding isn't easy. Some projects fail because there isn't a place in the market. Other campaigns fail because they aren't far enough along in product development to convince people to jump onboard. And some fail simply …

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Successful Crowdfunding Is About More Than Money

5 min read<p>If you're launching a crowdfunding campaign solely to raise money for your business, you're missing the point, says Danae Ringelmann, co-founder of the popular San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.<p>"There is not a better indication of the market than people actually voting …

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How to Set a Crowdfunding Goal

1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In her book</i> Cash From the Crowd<i>, Sally Outlaw, founder and CEO of crowdfunding website peerbackers reveals the secrets of funding your business with help from colleagues, peers, family, friends and even perfect strangers through</i> …

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Koru raises $4.35 million to educate college kids on how to land a job

It’s hard to ignore the difficulties that recent college graduates have in securing their first “career” job. According to the Atlantic, 44 percent …

House Beautiful on Twitter: "The only sandwich recipe you'll need for your Thanksgiving leftovers"

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6 Easy Styling Tips to Refresh a Room

Instantly refresh your room.<p>A home makeover doesn't have to require new furniture, a trip to the hardware store, or a big budget. Here's how to style a space for an instant refresh.

Call for Genius Recipe Tips (+ More Greatest Hits)

<i>Cooked something genius lately? We want to hear about it.</i><p>These recipes look good, right? They are. We're lucky to know about them -- and it's all thanks to you!<p>I've said it time and again: there's no match for the Genius Recipes that the Food52 community sends my way -- the crazy new trick you …

Our iPad app has won an Eddie award for “best consumer app” of 2013. The honor was presented yesterday at Folio: magazine's annual awards ceremony in New York. If you haven’t checked out the app yet, it’s free to download and provides the latest from, curated video and audio, the magazine, book chapters, and more:

Pacific Retail's Wasabi Warriors is expanding to Dubai, after struggling to find store locations in Australia. Yolanda Redrup found out about its expansion plans:

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Air Crash Investigations

When a plane goes down, we make it a priority to find out why. When a business fails, we're nowhere near as meticulous.<p>A quick search on the word “failure” in <i>Inc’s</i> archive returns close to 3,000 results, most offering advice on how to celebrate failure, cope with it, or most bafflingly, aspire to …


10 Thoughts That Can Super-Motivate You

The true difference between success and failure is your ability to get and keep yourself motivated.<p>Whether you're an experienced entrepreneur or just starting out, there's nothing more essential to success than keeping yourself motivated. Here are 10 thoughts that motivational guru Omar Periu …


What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur?

A paper from Ernst and Young dug into the qualities that make a successful entrepreneur across all different types of companies.<p>"While start-ups often attract considerable public attention and are critical to building the entrepreneurial ecosystem, it is high-impact entrepreneurs who are the power …


5 Ways To Stand Out By Choosing A Niche To Lead

Anyone who says he’d like to be the next Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, or Seth Godin doesn’t understand what it takes to be a standout entrepreneur. Standouts don’t aspire to be like anyone else. Instead, they forge ahead in an underdeveloped niche and define that space.<p>In order to do big …