Sheldon Heldt

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Here's How A Newborn Baby Sees The World

How do newborn infants see the people around them?<p>For the first time ever, scientists in Sweden and Norway have simulated how our emotional expressions appear to the dewy eyes of a newborn -- and their finding may lay to rest a longstanding debate.<p>"We have for many years known that newborn babies …

Parenting

Today's Future Sound Helps Kids by Teaching Them How to Make Beats

One of the organization's first education programs was Beats 4 Lunch at West Oakland Middle School, which gave children hands-on experience making …

Building a Business Can Be Downright Terrifying. Here's How to Cope. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Choosing to be an entrepreneur can be downright terrifying.<p>In a new study conducted by the UPS store, a majority of respondents claimed that building a business was the second scariest ‘life-changing event’ that they ever intended to …

Entrepreneurship

Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

Google Glass

Here's How to Strike Up a Conversation With Almost Anyone

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Personal relationships are essential in today’s business world. The best entrepreneurs seem to have an innate ability to connect with strangers in any situation. They’re able to find common ground and build rapport with others almost …

Self-improvement

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …

Central America

7 Crucial Steps to Building a Champion Sales Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Joe runs a company with 19 salespeople, a mix of veterans and newcomers. Sales have been flat for the past 18 months even though the economy has improved. He is constantly making futile attempts to get his team to prospect more. Joe tries …

Management

After-Hour Client Calls: How Late Is Too Late?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Say you’re in the office working on a client’s project when suddenly you look up to realize it’s later at night than you thought. You’ve hit a wall. You can’t proceed because you <i>need</i> to speak with your client and can’t move forward …

Time Management

How You Give Back Provides Purpose to Your Personal Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the 13th in the series, "</i><i>Personal Branding For A Better Life</i><i>," in which marketing expert Jim Joseph applies big brand marketing lessons to help you build a successful personal brand.</i><p>If I can be accused of anything in this …

Marketing

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things