Ryan Allen Cheng

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How to Expand Organic Reach on Facebook

Marketing on Facebook is a challenge for even the savviest of social media masterminds, and much of that is thanks to organic reach.<p>Marketing on …

The Easiest Thing You Can Do to Be More Successful

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

4 Must-Watch Inspirational TED Talks on Creativity in Business

Get inspired and let the creative juices flow with expert advice from these top TED speakers.<p>There are days that I'm on fire with creative ideas--I have tons of Post-It notes and email reminders to prove it!<p>But there are also those dreaded days that a creative block strikes, when it's like pulling …

The 7 Ted Talks every leader should watch.

Looking for a crash course in leadership? These brilliant presentations can help.<p>When I started my first company at the age of 25, I did not consider myself a leader. I was just a guy who needed to serve my clients. But soon I was hiring people and had to figure out how to be a good boss and …

7 Powerful Lessons From TED Talks About Leadership

What makes a great leader in today's world? Answers from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg and Simon Sinek.<p>What does it take to be a great leader? In a fascinating series of talks, business leaders, researchers, a famed general, and an orchestra conductor tackle that question from their diverse …

58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

5 Essentials for Succeeding in Any Business You Choose

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success as an entrepreneur can often come with a number of challenges. No matter what industry you are in, or how long you have been working at it, there will always be obstacles to overcome and challenges that come your way. …

Small Business

Stop Fearing Uncertainty & Get Excited About Possibilities

<b>“When you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life.” ~Osho</b><p>Once, during an AmeriCorps leadership retreat, I …

What Makes Uber Run

The transportation service has become a global brand, an economic force, and a cultural lightning rod.<p>Jordan Kretchmer remembers what Travis Kalanick was like before Uber was Uber.<p>Kretchmer was a 25-year-old college dropout with a lot of ideas, and Kalanick had even more. He was in his early …

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

Why Creating a Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life I never considered myself a “morning person.” I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I …

10 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs

If you're an entrepreneur who is running your own company, chances are you have experience with the product you're building or selling. You probably do not have expertise with invoicing, analytics, or payments, among other things. That's why a good app can be so handy.<p>Just because you're a sole …

12 Inspirational Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Listening to podcasts is one of the best ways to learn. It's easily the most portable way to consume content.<p>In this post, we’ve compiled a list of …

Entrepreneurship

5 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit Regularly

With a quick keyword search or the click of a button, most entrepreneurs can find answers to questions, resources, or the latest small business …

Michelle Phan explains how she went from YouTube star to beauty mogul

If you’re looking for a model of how to turn social media buzz into big-business success, Michelle Phan is your woman.<p>At 19, Phan started making …

How to Find, Buy and Turn Around a Fixer-Upper Business

This story appears in the June 2015 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>After pocketing $500,000 at age 25 from several ventures, including St. Party’s Day, the event-marketing brand he created and licensed, Bill Hennessey decided to buy “a sleepy brick-and-mortar business” in an industry that wasn’t …

Real Estate

Taylor Swift’s Seven Marketing Lessons

In the past ten years, Taylor Swift has gone from a little-known country singer in cowboy boots to a global pop star whose latest album, '1989', is …

Social Media

10 Smart Leadership Solutions for Every Challenge

Great leaders don't tell you what to do. They show you how it's done.<p>The word "leadership" evokes an image of great men and women--people who, in a moment of crisis, always rise to the occasion with the right response, the right decision, the right direction.<p>Unfortunately, that image is based on …

A Look Inside Airbnb's Portland Office

Since its launch in 2008, Airbnb has been slowly changing the hospitality landscape with its<p>Since its launch in 2008, Airbnb has been slowly changing …

MY STYLE: George Kuan

Meet the man who is brining the centuries old tradition of pressed tea to New York City<p><b>George Kuan is on a mission!</b> As the owner of Press Tea in New York City, Kuan is not only passionate about teaching his customers about tea, he is also driven to build and expand his business. I recently sat down …

11 Business Books for the Entrepreneurs on Your Holiday List

Q. What is the best business book to buy an entrepreneur on your holiday gift list this year?<p>The following answers are provided by the Young …

Wood, White and Worked All Over: 10 Modern Desks

A man’s desk is his life. It’s where he does his work, pays his bills, keeps his keepsakes, composes his words and his thoughts. It might be the most …

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Design

12 Myths about Starting a Business

1. I need to write a business plan before I start.<p>No, you don’t. Start-ups are so unpredictable that writing a business plan is a pointless exercise. …

Articles about pursuing perfection on Dwell.com - Dwell

Resuscitating a classic can be time-consuming and pricey, but when it comes to the rehabilitation of neglected masterpieces, one...<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home …

Puerto Rico

How Super-Achievers Do What They Do

For their new book <i>The Art of Doing</i>, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.

Articles about angular futuristic house georgia on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture …

Architecture

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

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