Tasha McGlashan-Sims

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How Successful Entrepreneurs Confront Failure

But how can entrepreneurs ensure that they’re failing up during that terrifying process? Patton reveals the secret to 'fail fast, fail forward,' and how her own advice has propelled her to her dream job.

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Want Your Brand Associated With Positivity? Snap a Pic, Ditch the Tweet.

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to social media, photo posts generally convey positive emotion. Think about your Twitter or Instagram feed. If they look anything like mine do, they're littered with snapshots of sunsets, envy inducing brunch …

Social Media

This Video Explains the Role Genetics Plays in Laziness

Genetics could explain the desire to laze about.<p>If you've ever wondered why certain people have a tendency to be active while others are perfectly content lounging on the couch all day long, this video offers an explanation.<p>It might be that a "couch potato gene" is responsible for laziness, …

Neuroscience

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7 Tips for Creating Awesome Infographics

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Infographics are all around us.<p>Although they have come under some scrutiny in recent years, done well they are an extremely useful way of presenting data in a cohesive way that allows you to easily compare and contrast key findings. With good …

Infographics

Let Your Brand Lead Your Content Marketing Efforts

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the fifth article in the series, "</i><i>Content Marketing Like the Big Brands</i><i>," in which marketing master Jim Joseph discusses ways that small to medium businesses can create compelling content for their customers to</i> …

Marketing

3 Ways to Save When Registering Your Trademark

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year the United States Patent and Trademark Office collected $137.7 million in revenue for trademark-related filing fees and services. Trademark registrations can be an extremely costly process for many entrepreneurs and …

Small Business

Fewer Americans Are Launching Businesses. Here's the Silver Lining. (Infographic)

2 min read<p>Doing something because you have to is very different than doing something because you want to. Not to say that being driven into a corner doesn’t produce results. But chasing a dream from a position of strength is a more positive, optimistic pursuit.<p>And so is the trend in …

Entrepreneurship

The Art World Tells Us Much About the Value of Wealth

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that $63 billion was in the hands of just 50 to 100 people?<p>Shock! Horror! Income inequality!<p>No, it's just the state of play of the art world. And it is a good sign for global wealth.<p>For all the banter over …

Income Inequality

6 Ways to Grow Your Business Through LinkedIn

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While people look to LinkedIn for job opportunities, references and pure networking, it also serves as a great platform to grow your business.<p>Over the past couple of months, I have been meeting with hundreds of mentors through …

Marketing Strategy

How to Craft the Perfect Social Post [Infographic]

Pinterest: Posts without human faces get repinned 23 percent more.<p>YouTube: Make sure your file name reflects your clever title.<p>Facebook: It’s okay to post after your business closes. Your audience may be more available.<p>Twitter: Shortened links with Bit.ly get more retweets.<p>Google+: Use full size …

Infographics

Spinning Viral Stars Into One-Man Empires: The Rise of YouTube's Multi-Channel Networks

7 min read<p>If YouTubers are tomorrow’s movie stars, then a budding faction of multi-channel YouTube networks could very well be the film studios of the future. And most intriguing of all, perhaps, is the circuitous way in which Hollywood itself increasingly wants a slice of the YouTube pie.<p>Just last …

Advertising

The Formula Startups Use to Make Billions (Infographic)

2 min read<p>From thousands of miles away, Silicon Valley can feel like a magic box: normal people enter and out pop billionaires. But the startup ecosystem is much like the Wizard of Oz, where, when you pull back the green curtain, there stands a man.<p>There’s actually a fairly systematic process …

Startups

4 Ways to Look Like an Expert When You're Just Starting Out

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re first starting your business, you want to project competence and gravitas – after all, no one wants to be your guinea pig. But the truth is, you probably don’t have that much experience yet. This will obviously …

Entrepreneurship

A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I rely on the same, simple, inexpensive tool to help me pitch all of my ideas. I call it the one-page sell sheet. When crafted correctly, sell sheets stop people in their tracks.<p>Early in my career, I would make a sales call, set …

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How to Choose the Right Video Platform for Your Business (Infographic)

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that video has become a major component of many brands. From newspapers to startups to blogs, you can't load up a website without someone's latest video feature loading before your eyes.<p>With YouTube having some of …

Marketing

5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business

6 min read<p>This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>These American entrepreneurs are merging business with compassion and heart to create jobs and provide communities across the globe a chance to earn a living wage. Here are their stories.<p>1. Nisolo<p><b>Product:</b> Handcrafted, leather shoes<p><b>Cause:</b> Job …

Entrepreneurship

My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This month I acquired a new mentor and she’s not my usual type. She has very little traditional industry experience and limited hindsight I can leverage. She has never excelled at a formal education environment but perhaps …

Leadership

Denim Do-it-All Bins

<b>By Betz White</b><br>Repurposing with denim is a natural. Who doesn’t have an extra pair of jeans lying around that are outgrown, out of fashion or worn out in some way? Put that denim to good use by making up a few Denim Do-it-All Bins. They’re great for organizing your yarn stash, magazines, or craft …

22 Most Beautiful Houses Made from Shipping Containers

These days, life can mean a lot more that just having shelter, food and clothing. People have evolved a great deal over the past 50 years and the …

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Fearful, Lazy or Just Plain Stuck? 29 Ways to Unlock Your Creative Gifts (Motiongraphic)

1 min read<p>Life, at times, can feel like it’s numbly drifting past. Laziness, anxiety, unhealthy habits, fear -- all can contribute to a blocked mental state that hinders professional achievement as well as personal fulfillment.<p>Need a creative jolt? We’ve got just the thing.<p>From silly tips -- like …

Creativity

Our very own @alexmdc combined awesome illustrations with the sign language alphabet. Check out his @Kickstarter to see more and learn how you can help turn it into a book! http://kck.st/MUT98N

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Houzz Tour: Caretaking a Handsome Yonkers Foursquare

“It’s really nothing special, an architectural mutt.”<p>That’s Gary Brewer describing his home in Yonkers, New York. Brewer, an architect and a partner …

Seriously Burnt Out? Here's How To Bounce Back

Illustrated by <b>Isabel Castillo Guijarro</b>.<p><i>Let's face it: Good intentions aside, it's easier to hit the snooze than get out of bed and hit the pavement.</i> …

Wellness

The All-Natural Acne Treatment You've Got To Try Now

If it feels like only an army of high-tech lotions, potions, and chemical concoctions can combat your stubborn acne, we get it. We've actually tried …

Dressed for Success: How 3 Fashion Startups Are Revamping the Industry

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the fashion industry seeing its fair share of disruption, entrepreneurs are heading to co-working space Projective Space to get in on the action.<p>Nestled on top of the famed Zarin Fabrics -- the go-to shop for <i>Sex and the</i> …

Entrepreneurship

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10 Tips for Creativity All Year Round<p>Where will you find inspiration in the new year? Etsy sellers chime in with their best advice for keeping the creative flame burning.<p>By Julie Schneider Jan 2, 2014<p>It's a whole new year — a clean slate, a fresh start, a blank page in your sketchbook to fill with …

How-To: Use Watercolor Pencils

Is drawing and painting on your to-do list for the new year? Learn how to add color to your projects with confidence in this watercolor pencil technique tutorial that Sandrine Pelissier shared on Craftsy!<p>Ready to give it a try? Pull out your pencils and head on over to Craftsy to see how it’s done.

Crafting