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The ex-Tesla engineer who created an FDA-compliant hangover cure made $1 million in 3 months and was almost thrown out of the country by Trump's immigration rules

Imagine accidentally creating a startup that makes a cure for hangovers. The startup turns out to be so successful, raking in $1 million in three months, that you need to quit your high-paying job at Tesla, only to then find yourself nearly kicked out of the country by the Trump administration …

Trump Administration

I tried the new SF meditation trend that's drawing people by the thousands. Here's what it's like.

Hundreds began lining up in the courtyard of Grace Cathedral as the sun dipped behind the stone spires on a warm San Francisco night in September. The crowd, many dressed in sweatpants or pajamas, were not waiting for a prayer service, nor a pop-up dining experience, nor tickets to "Hamilton." They …

Meditation

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

Here's the 4-question framework I used to make my 8-figure business a success

I created a simple four-question framework to help you.<p>It's what I've used to grow Sumo from $0 into an 8-figure business, and has been tested with thousands of customers in my Monthly1k program to start their own successful businesses.<p>Here are the four questions you should ask yourself.<p><b>1. What's</b> …

Small Business

Evaluate Your Meditation

After a person has been meditating for some time, it’s important that he or she evaluate how the practice is developing. Is it working? Does it need …

Meditation

US police forces are practicing mindfulness to reduce officers’ stress—and violence

After a US army veteran killed five police officers in Dallas last year, the department turned to a new method of dealing with stress on the job: the practice of mindfulness.<p>Mental-health experts and law-enforcement brass began thinking about how to respond to the attack that traumatized the Dallas …

Mindfulness

This Buddhist Parable Can Ease Your Suffering During a Crisis

A breakup or divorce, the death of a loved one, being diagnosed with a serious illness, or losing your job, all of these crises can cause tremendous …

Creativity’s bottom line: How winning companies turn creativity into business value and growth

Top-performing companies use four key management practices to turn creativity into value.<p><b>Most of us can remember</b> a couple of favorite ads. They’re …

How To Create a Culture of Mindfulness

The tech space, it turns out, has an especially acute need for the practice because, well, it isn't exactly synonymous with Zen.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there were a scientifically proven, free way to improve your employees' performance and sense of …

Mindfulness

The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

Make sure you get the right information at the right time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of information online on how to start an ecommerce business. A quick Google search reveals millions of results on the subject. But all that information might be …

eCommerce

Crazy or Brilliant? Guy Films Cinematic Video by Hand-Holding a Drone

Credit where credit is due: this is a creative workaround. If you need a way to stabilize your footage, but you don’t have any kind of gimbal or …

How Reframing Your Self-Critical Thoughts Can Help Ease Anxiety

<b>“Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.” ~Unknown</b><p>I know what it feels like to be scared.<p>I …

When you’re depressed, make something

Depression doesn’t discriminate. Everyone is a potential target for it, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, geographical location, or income. We are all subject to its grasp, and remember, it’s not the same thing as sadness.<p>Sadness is when you feel down because things aren’t going your way. …

Los Angeles

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Becoming Yordano

This Company Can Write the Perfect Wedding Speech for You—And Is Sharing Its Secrets

Remember the scene in <i>Wedding Crashers</i> where Owen Wilson’s character tells Rachel McAdams to scratch the sarcastic toast she’s planned to give as maid of honor at her sister’s wedding and instead go with “True love is the soul’s recognition of its counterpoint in another”? She rejects what she …

No more emails outside the office in France

From today, French workers are no longer obliged to check out-of-hours emails under a new employment law. Firms will now have to negotiate over the …

3 Ways to Use Design Principles to Create a Better Company Culture

Put others at the center of your work and you will touch their heart.<p>Business is all about people. This is what I learned from Alan Mulally, former Ford CEO, who not only saved Ford Motor Company from bankruptcy but saw employee satisfaction double during his tenure in Dearborn. So--how do you make …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Want to Increase Happiness and Avoid Burnout? Science Says Do These 3 Simple Things

While anyone can do them, one may just start a riot.<p>Happiness was a hot business topic in 2016, and something tells me it's not going away in 2017.<p>The research that has come out over the last several years published in books by positive psychology researchers like Shawn Achor, MartinSeligman, Tal …

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good For You

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even …

Minimalist Branding Logo Templates

A modern and minimalist logo pack for multi purpose.Davide Bassu is a young graphic designer who creates handy and unique resources with love. His …

Graphic Design

How to Build a Marketing Campaign that Appeals to Generation Z

Technology enables brands to connect with audiences on a personal level cost effectively, at incredible scale. Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat all …

How to Bring Mindfulness to Your Company’s Leadership

Mindfulness is the height of fashion in leadership development circles. At a recent conference in the field, we saw a missionary-type fervor among some trainers who claimed that mindfulness could fix every ill in the organizational world. It’s easy to succumb to enthusiastic hyperbole; one HR …

My 'Next-Big-Thing' List: Who Will Transform The Post-TV Ad World In 2017

Madison Avenue is shifting rapidly as marketers are looking at agencies through the lens of transformation. They are seeking solutions across commerce, digital content and media distribution, but legacy agencies are slow to respond and too often are the manifestation of the traditional. The shift …

Digital Marketing

How Indian Startup Belong Is Using Machine Learning Algorithms To Hire Smarter For Companies

For a long time, hiring in India (or for that matter anywhere in the world) meant candidates would have to be active on job portals and scout through the various jobs listed. It would then be up to the recruiter of a company to go through all the CVs and schedule interviews with potential …

Machine Learning