Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Top Entrepreneur News

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:00:00 -0500

It’s time to ask yourself this question, Does my team have the right tools for selling?

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:30:00 -0500

Seeking capital for your startup? Here's what to inquire of a potential fundraiser.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:00:00 -0500

Entrepreneurs should invite public opinion when the timing is right -- without handing over the reins.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:56:00 -0500

Not getting enough sleep? Sleep on these three eye-opening TED Talks about shuteye and discover the secrets to sleeping your way to the top (literally).

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:45:00 -0500

Don't venture into business with just a one-man army.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:20:00 -0500

In collaboration with The Weinstein Company, the streaming giant will debut a sequel to the Oscar-winning 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' next August.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:17:00 -0500

The fledgling social network was one of the most talked-about items last week. Here's why.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:00:00 -0500

Research reveals job turnover is immensely costly and people are more likely to quit over general dissatisfaction than pay.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:30:00 -0500

From the thrill seekers to the onlookers, entrepreneurs need to pay attention to the different types of people looking to join their team. Here are three types to focus on.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:20:00 -0500

The new operating system will work on a broad range of devices including phones, tablets and PCs.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:15:00 -0500

Does business take you away from home often? Navigate the tumult of constant life in transit in comfort.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:00:00 -0500

I was inspired to get more involved in the world at large. You should do the same.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:19:00 -0500

It's oh-so-tempting to hit that magical button and doze off for another few minutes, but every time you give in, you're making the wake-up process more difficult.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:15:00 -0500

Changes are afoot as the tech giant searches for the right note in the online music business.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:09:16 -0500

Say hello to the Apple Watch and iPhone 6. Say goodbye to the products that have been retired.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:00:00 -0500

Your Google AdWords campaigns won't work if you don't have a strong USP. Here's how to create one.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:55:00 -0500

Explore alternate networks and perhaps your marketing posts will create a bigger splash.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:30:00 -0500

Before you get started, learn about these five regulatory and practical requirements of starting and running a freight brokerage.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:15:00 -0500

You’re much more likely to reach out to others about your latest idea or effectively pitch a new client if you feel self-assured.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:00:00 -0500

Research has shown that some stress is good for us. Too much stress, however, can have serious psychological and physiological repercussions.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:30:00 -0500

Building a team doesn't come naturally, yet we humans accomplish little working alone.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0500

The smartwatch company is taking several steps to make its devices more accessible to more people.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:33:00 -0500

Franchisors and franchisees are divided over the veto of a California bill that would make it more difficult to terminate franchise agreements.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:30:00 -0500

When every move your company makes can be easily amplified to thousands over the social web, you need to make every interaction with your customers exceptional. Here are a few secrets on creating a rock-star customer-service team.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:22:00 -0500

Universal Music Group will place ads in music videos that have already been filmed. By year's end, the ads are expected to adjust depending on a viewer's demographic and location.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:20:00 -0500

Newfound stock options and a self-governing stance could portend an acquisition or hiring spree.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:05:00 -0500

Even as it pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business -- yet.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0500

Get ready for the trough of disillusionment.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:30:00 -0500

Even if you're still in the planning stages for your new enterprise, it's never too soon to start thinking about these six operational issues that will impact and contribute to the success of your business.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:00:00 -0500

Speakers and successful business leaders share their insights on success and failure at the New York conference hosted last week by Entrepreneur.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:30:00 -0500

Your goal is to dominate. Leave endless competition to those who want to play games.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0500

The three-year effort has been terminated but key elements for stopping plagiarism and ranking articles remain.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:30:17 -0500

Following demands from high-profile, activist investor Carl Icahn, fast-growing payments business PayPal will be a standalone company by mid next year.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:30:00 -0500

Whether you’re trying to get the word out about a new piece of software or you just want people to know about your latest online sale, these are the Twitter strategies you’ll want to employ.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:20:00 -0500

The founders of Sleeping Baby invented the Zipadee-Zip out of necessity. But their 'Shark Tank' pitch was the result of more than two years of hard work.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0500

Remember that serious entrepreneurs and small business owners focus on developing and marketing their products and services, not themselves.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:50:00 -0500

This husband-wife duo doesn't believe there is such thing as working too hard, as co-franchisees of two BrightStar Care franchises.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:30:00 -0500

Want to build an exercise habit that sticks? Changing your behavior can be difficult so here are some tips to get you started.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0500

In this podcast, Lewis Howes speaks in detail with the scientific director at the Imagination Institute.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:30:00 -0500

Marketing is a cacophony but a few voices are consistently heard clearly. Listen to those and learn.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:30:00 -0500

Learn this essential way to focus your efforts for the management challenges ahead.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:00:00 -0500

Public relations firms are offering DIY courses in marketing to businesses that cannot otherwise afford their services.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:30:00 -0500

Expect things to be done differently in the human resources as millennials move into management.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:00:00 -0500

The prevalence of smart phones as a shopping tool means brick-and-mortar businesses need a website that meets consumer expectations.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:58:00 -0500

The multifaceted Japanese tech giant is not letting a failed bid for T-Mobile stand in the way of its quest to become the biggest company in the world.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:30:00 -0500

How does a new boss learn to step ahead boldly without becoming burdened by the fear of making a mistake? Read some lessons from a former general manager at age 24.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:00:00 -0500

Road warriors can avoid fatigue and jet lag with these tips. Rest affects how you look, feel and perform, making it a sound investment.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:00:00 -0500

People happily moving through life with ease aren't dealing with less stress or fewer challenges. It's how they view what we all see.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:37:44 -0500

Got a parking ticket? This new app disputes your tickets so you don’t have to.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:30:00 -0500

Businesses are increasingly seeing the utility of enterprise services tailored to their needs, creating opportunity for nimble entrepreneurs.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:15:00 -0500

A former English teacher from Hangzhou, China, fashions one of the world's most valuable companies with an unorthodox philosophy in 15 years.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:00:00 -0500

Since we all want to portray ourselves as cool, intelligent, strong, charismatic and interested in others, learning tactics to make a great first impression is critical.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:39:00 -0500

JAB Holding is taking the bagel company Einstein Noah private for the price of $20.25 per share.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:30:00 -0500

To revive a brand and put the company back on the right track, take the time to assess strengths and weaknesses, understand the brand’s value to customers and communicate that story consistently.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:30:00 -0500

For our 'If I Knew Then, What I Know Now' series, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the importance of following your passion, the importance of family and the legacy he hopes to leave behind for future entrepreneurs.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:00:00 -0500

Even though virtual assistants are meant to make an entrepreneur's life easier, founders can make mistakes working with them -- causing more headaches than good.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:33:00 -0500

The software company's first Manhattan store will be located at 677 Fifth Avenue, a few blocks south blocks from Apple's flagship store.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:32:00 -0500

'Share a Coke,' in which bottles were personalized with popular names as well as terms of endearment, is credited with increasing Coca-Cola sales for the first time in over a decade.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:30:00 -0500

To ensure your long-term viability, put a consistent program in place to increase your 'likes.'

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0500

Stats don’t lie. They just might not be telling the story you expect.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:45:00 -0500

BetterWorks, which just raised a $15.5 million Series A round, merges the concepts of game mechanics and the quantified self to motivate and manage employees' goals.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:30:00 -0500

Eliminate ineffective practices and replace them with strategic, content-focused tactics. Readers will appreciate these.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:14:00 -0500

Just when we were saying our first hello to Ello, it said goodbye. Here's why. And, yes, the buzzing ad-free social magnet is back up and running.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0500

Writing well is part habit, part knowledge and part giving a damn.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:30:00 -0500

If you’re an entrepreneur and you want to become more efficient, productive, and successful, take a look at this list of tools

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:15:00 -0500

The founder of lifestyle site Preserve explains why she isn’t letting detractors drag her down.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:00:00 -0500

Business is the ultimate sport, so learn what it takes to create lasting success.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:30:00 -0500

While it’s easy to blame an unsatisfying final product on the designer, it’s up to the client to communicate effectively, give their designer all the tools they need to succeed and ensure that the best product is delivered.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0500

Greatness is being good as a person, not just being good just at what you do.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:30:00 -0500

It's easy to get lost in the here and now, but planning for what comes next is crucial to your business's success.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:12:00 -0500

Rent the Runway, Bonobos and Birchbox all found success in being online-only and are now expanding offline. Their founders say there are benefits to having a foot in both courts at once.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0500

Experts explain why your phone is keeping you from accomplishing what you want and need to do.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0500

Even if you truly derive great pleasure from your work, you need to have some downtime.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:30:00 -0500

Sometimes being brutally honest has the happy result of realizing, even if you can improve. you are smart, you work hard, you can do this.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0500

What criteria can you use to determine if you have been with the same company too long? And to know it's time to do something new?

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:30:00 -0500

Dulce Cuevas has worked nearly every position possible at Liberty Tax: translator, bilingual tax preparer, tax school instructor, manager and finally multi-unit franchisee.

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:00:00 -0500

Want a hotel reservation in a jiffy or need to fly out of town in two hours? Fire up these applications on your smartphone.

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0500

There's no denying the network was launched, at least partially, in reaction to all the data Facebook collects on its users. But don't expect the nascent company to really threaten Facebook's dominance.

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:30:00 -0500

Some talented and skilled individuals succeed in their area of expertise but create all kinds of problems due to their distorted view of themselves and others.

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 18:00:00 -0500

Sure, the iPhone 6 just came out. But let's be honest. It's far from perfect.

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0500

It can be hard. But it’s a necessary evil.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:30:00 -0500

With so many websites powered by WordPress, supercharge yours with these powerful plugins.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:00:00 -0500

The saying, 'Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery' just doesn't fly when dealing with trademarks.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:42:00 -0500

Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:30:00 -0500

We need to rethink how we teach children if we are to graduate adults who can fill the available jobs and grow the economy larger.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:00:00 -0500

Just because you have employees all across the globe, doesn't mean you can't still have company culture.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:30:00 -0500

Join us for an exciting hangout this September 30 where experts will weigh in on what you need to know before you set your website live.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:30:00 -0500

Although many flock to the Golden State, some may be unaware of these restrictions on how businesses can operate.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:15:00 -0500

As of Monday, Pimco’s founder will be working for Janus Capital, his former competitor, on a recently launched bond fund.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:13:00 -0500

The outspoken Shark Tank star is anything but bullish on Bitcoin.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:00:00 -0500

Fundamental critical thinking is essential in business, and life, but is seldom seen on a college curriculum. Happily, it's something you can figure out.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:33:00 -0500

'I'm terrified of heights,' says 19-year-old Anna Bezuglova, 'but for Alphatise, I’m willing to take the plunge.'

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:30:00 -0500

Asking people for money is tough. But some are learning how to do it and starting businesses as a result.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:00:00 -0500

Working without a salary for equity might feel like pitching in at your neighbor's barn raising but the government doesn't see it that way.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:30:00 -0500

Wondering why that well-intentioned initiative won't get off the ground? Maybe some of these factors are at play.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0500

You don't want the clients that are hard sells.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:48:00 -0500

Former PIMCO chief Mohamed El-Erian, who reportedly earned $100 million in 2011 alone, said he prioritized the wrong things, so he quit his job to focus on parenthood.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:30:00 -0500

How often have you heard the line, 'My salespeople can’t close.' Here is how to fix this issue.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:25:00 -0500

In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0500

The images you choose image can make the difference between someone clicking on a post or passing it up completely.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:43:00 -0500

Most taxpayers use their IRAs to pay for retirement expenses but there are also opportunities to use an IRA to pay for education expenses - and avoid the 10% additional tax.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:25:00 -0500

It’s not just elephants and rhinos, wild animal numbers in general have halved in the past four decades as the world’s human population has doubled. Half the Earth’s vertebrates – birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish – disappeared between 1970 and 2010, according to the Living World study by the conservation group [...]

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:21:00 -0500

Lessons from a fast-growth startup that figured out how to win on Shark Tank.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0500

She has a master's and a JD, but she can't buy a house because of her massive student loan debt.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0500

Consumer tests suggest Apple's iPhone 6 Plus isn't prone to bending, but don't yet prove it won't happen through normal use.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:32:00 -0500

Over the past 40 years, human activity has exacted a devastating toll on the planet's wildlife population. According to a shocking new report from the World Wildlife Fund, 52 percent of the world's mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish have vanished between 1970 and 2010. Exploitation and habitat degradation/loss are the primary [...]

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0500

Joe Polish is a marketing genius and bestselling author who’s consulted many of the industry’s best: Sir Richard Branson, Body for Life’s Bill Phillips, Tim Ferriss and many more. He was "thought leadership" before the concept of thought leadership was born.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:09:00 -0500

For the past week I've been carrying an iPhone 6 Plus in one pocket and the G3 in another and -- after extensive use of both -- I can see how each would have its fans and detractors. Both are excellent phones and while there is no clear winner, I'm leaning [...]

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:50:00 -0500

The National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences held two days of discussions on the controversial issue of crop biotechnology as it collects information for a spring 2016 report. The ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is pledged to take “a science-based look at genetically-engineered crops.” Will it do that? The first two days were not encouraging.

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:30:00 -0500

Photo: Steffen Kugler/Newscom Reinhold Messner, the world’s greatest mountaineer, turned 70 this week. To mark the occasion, I visited him at the Firmian Messner Mountain Museum in Bolzano, Italy. The castle there is one part of a six-museum complex Messner has built to link humans with nature, particularly the mountains. Over the [...]

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Electronic Disposal Group Free e-waste Rcycling Eent This Weekend in El Cajon
By Neda Ayar :: Thursday, August 21, 2008 :: 24018 Views :: Article Rating :: Health & Fitness, Business & Finance, Government & Society

California, USA  – The event is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the southwest parking lot of the El Cajon Wal-Mart, 605 Fletcher Parkway.

The event is free and open to all county residents. E-waste includes old computers, TVs, stereo equipment, phones and other items that can't be thrown in the trash.  Household appliances and batteries will not be accepted.

Also on Saturday at the El Cajon Wal-Mart, San Diego Gas & Electric is partnering with Electronic Disposal Group for a light bulb exchange.

The light bulb exchange is for SDG&E customers only. SDG&E will accept up to five incandescent bulbs and two halogen lamps in exchange for energy-star lighting products. For the light bulb exchange, people are asked to bring a copy of their SDG&E bill and a photo ID. The addresses on the bill and ID must match.

For more information, contact Electronic Disposal Group at (858) 271-1616 or go to electronicdisposalgroup.com.