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7 Keys to Creating a Brand Logo That Works Absolutely Everywhere

A logo should instantly trigger a consumer's recognition of a brand and all it represents. But there are a lot of brands out there and, consequently, …

Carnegie bought a university. So did Stanford. Now, it’s Apple’s turn.

Apple has more than $205 billion in cash. What should they do with the money? Apple should buy a university and rebuild it from the ground up.<p>In recent years, some private equity firms have bought universities and turned them into for-profits. The for-profit model, however, has yet to produce a …

Nonprofits

China is making a new 5-Year Plan — and it'll decide the fate of the global economy

That might sound like a bunch of Mao-ist gobbledook to most of us in the West, but if you're interested in where the global economy is heading next, this is The Big One.<p><b>China will use the plenum to set its GDP growth rate for the next five years.</b><p>And if delegates start talking about any number lower …

Credit Suisse

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Flute

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind ," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

3 Ways to Encourage Smarter Teamwork

Business problems today are too big for any one person to solve. Agile teams are much more effective at solving problems than are lone geniuses. So why do we still reward the smartest people in the room more so than those who excel at working with others? You know who I’m talking about: the people …

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Engineer Medical

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Privacy

How to Get Rich Slowly

<b>Do you want to be a Millionaire?</b><p><b>Sure you do, why not. $1,000,000 is a nice amount of money -- even at 5 percent interest in retirement, it's enough to drop $50,000 into your bank account each year to supplement whatever else you may have coming in. So let's agree that it's nice to have a Million</b> …

Personal Finance

10 Pricing Strategies That Can Drastically Improve Sales

This story originally appeared on Help Scout<p>Utilizing smart pricing strategies when selling products, services or subscriptions is a must to succeed in a competitive marketplace.<p>The worst thing you can do is to try to wing it when it comes to pricing. Many entrepreneurs and marketers make this …

Customers

How to educate your child to be an entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Me and Richard Branson, the boss of mighty Virgin empire, share something in common. We both started our businesses at school. His was a scrappy school …

Entrepreneurship

A self-made millionaire who studied 1,200 wealthy people found they all have one — free — pastime in common

Since then, he's interviewed more than 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people over the past three decades and become a self-made millionaire himself.<p>In his research, he noticed a pastime the rich have in common: <b>They self-educate by reading.</b><p>"Walk into a wealthy person's home and one of the first …

Self-improvement

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles , he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

Self-improvement

How to Become a Millionaire in 10 Simple Steps

Becoming a millionaire is something that most of us dream about at one time or another. We look at those with large amounts of wealth, wonder how …

Self-improvement

6 money tips from billionaire Mark Cuban you can start using today

This self-made business mogul also has quite a bit to say about fiscal responsibility and money management. Cuban is known for being outspoken and often shares his thoughts on personal finance.<p>With a strong track record of self-driven financial success, it's certainly advice worth considering. Here …

Personal Finance

Six horrible excuses for not chasing your entrepreneurial dreams

Do you have dreams that keep getting pushed to the side, and every time they are revisited you make another excuse as to why it's not the right time to chase them? Successful entrepreneurs all have one thing in common – they pushed the excuses aside, not their dreams.<p>While there are countless …

This Woman Turned a Backache Into a Million-Dollar Home Business

More than 30,000 one-person companies brought in more than $1 million last year. Here's how one of them got started.<p>Working around the clock at a …

This light needs no outlet, solar panels, or batteries — it’s powered by gravity

You might not realize it here in the developed world, but there are still more than 1.1 billion people on Earth without access to electricity. That …

Kim Kardashian and Jessica Alba power his startups

Brian Lee is a hustler. And he knows how to harness the power of a celebrity name.<p>Those two traits have made him an entrepreneur extraordinaire.<p>"I say that it's a blessing and a curse," said Lee. "I come up with a lot of ideas and I want to start them all."<p>Lee has cofounded three high-profile …

Child Entrepreneur of BeeSweet Secures $60k Investment

Many kids at some point or another open a lemonade stand.<p>A lot of those early business efforts turn out to be one-day wonders due to low foot …

China Fashion Entrepreneurs Become Billionaire Couple After IPO's Latest Record Close

Xia Guoxin, chairman of Shenzhen Ellassay Fashion, and his wife Hu Yongmei today became the latest entrepreneurs from China’s fashion and apparel industry to become billionaires.<p>Xia and Hu own a combined 64% stake in Shenzhen Ellassay worth $1 billion at today’s record closing price of 62.77 yuan …

Cheese and wine: Eating to stay slim and healthy

Forget fad diets – leading scientist Tim Spector says the key to losing weight and keeping well is to look after your gut. And some of the foods he …

Nutrition

The Trade-Offs Between Equity and Debt Financing

As a small-business owner, you generally have two basic ways to raise startup business funding: You can offer investors equity ownership in your …

Surviving Your First Year As A Small Business Owner

If you are launching a business, you have probably heard the horror stories of business failure after business failure. Listen to some of the naysayers and you’ll start believing that 90% of new businesses are destined to fail. However, the reality is much brighter: according to the U.S. Bureau of …

Alibaba sued in U.S. by luxury brands over counterfeit goods

(Reuters) – A group of luxury goods makers sued Alibaba Group Holding on Friday, contending the Chinese online shopping giant had knowingly made it …