Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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In Football and in Entrepreneurship, Why Is It So Hard to Predict Success?
Starting a Business

In Football and in Entrepreneurship, Why Is It So Hard to Predict Success?

Like a quarterback, a startup entrepreneur needs to possess an extensive arsenal of tools, most of them intangible.
Want Your Ad to Go Viral? Get a TV Network to Ban It.
Advertising

Want Your Ad to Go Viral? Get a TV Network to Ban It.

For the second year running, SodaStream has had its Super Bowl ad rejected by a TV network -- and it's proven to be a 'PR gift' for the company.
Yum or Yuck? MillerCoors Unveils a Bourbon-Flavored Beer
Marketing

Yum or Yuck? MillerCoors Unveils a Bourbon-Flavored Beer

Hoping to win over the younger set, MillerCoors has introduced a bourbon inspired lager.
U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur
Cash Flow & Money Management

U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur

Lawmakers have given the Queen's royal officials some financial advice.
Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack
Security

Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack

Over the weekend, the arts-and-crafts retailer said it had recently learned of possible fraudulent activity on debit and credit cards used at its stores.
The Science of Office Design
Motivation and Retention

The Science of Office Design

From ceiling height to lighting, there's more research than ever before on how our environment impacts our cognitive performance.
Google to Pay Out $2.7 Million to Hackers Who Break Into Chrome OS
Security

Google to Pay Out $2.7 Million to Hackers Who Break Into Chrome OS

The tech giant aims to beef up security by getting hackers to pinpoint weaknesses.
Google Becomes the Latest Victim of Patent Trolling
Legal Center

Google Becomes the Latest Victim of Patent Trolling

SimpleAir, a non-practicing entity that has gone after other tech giants, is seeking $125 million or more in damages for patent infringement.
Study: Enjoy Life, Live Longer
Lifestyle

Study: Enjoy Life, Live Longer

Research suggests that a healthy mental outlook may protect against physical deterioration as we age.
7 Ways to Become a Better Leader
Leadership

7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Leadership is a skill that can be continually strengthened. Here's how.
Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205
News and Trends

Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205

A six-liter bottle of rare Macallan 'M' whisky became the most expensive bottle ever sold at an auction.
Amazon Could Ship Your Next Purchase Before You Even Order It
News and Trends

Amazon Could Ship Your Next Purchase Before You Even Order It

The online retailer patents 'anticipatory shipping' technology, which uses your order history to predict what you'll buy next.
25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work
Hiring Center

25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work

A new Glassdoor survey spotlights the best unconventional questions that will shake up the traditional (read: scripted) interview process.
FTC Orders Apple to Pay a Minimum of $32.5 Million Over In-App Purchases
Legal Center

FTC Orders Apple to Pay a Minimum of $32.5 Million Over In-App Purchases

The tech company agreed to refund parents whose children made in-app purchases without their knowledge.
A Possible Perk for Coffee Addicts: Better Long-Term Memory
News and Trends

A Possible Perk for Coffee Addicts: Better Long-Term Memory

Researchers have provided another reason to embrace our coffee addictions, with a new study suggesting caffeine may improve long-term memory.
Seahawks Ban California Residents From Buying NFC Tickets
Marketing

Seahawks Ban California Residents From Buying NFC Tickets

The Seattle Seahawks' policy limits ticket sales to six U.S. states; California, home of the San Francisco 49ers, didn't make the list.
More Bad News for Patent Trolls
Legal Center

More Bad News for Patent Trolls

On Monday, both the Supreme Court and New York State took a crack at trolling.
Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process
News and Trends

Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process

The payment processing company has moved to a simpler 'in-context' checkout system.
GoDaddy Teams Up With Microsoft to Offer Small Businesses Office 365
News and Trends

GoDaddy Teams Up With Microsoft to Offer Small Businesses Office 365

The domain registrar will now offer its small business customers the latest productivity and management tools, courtesy of Microsoft.
How to Turn Negativity Into Creativity
Innovation

How to Turn Negativity Into Creativity

Novelty is often met with resistance. Here's how thought leaders like Steve Jobs were able to use rejection to fuel creative brilliance.
Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year
Business Management

Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year

2014 looks like the year that employees are finally saying, 'It's time to take care of me.'
The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014
Location

The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014

Real-estate firm Zillow predicts the top 10 markets for growth and white-hot housing deals this year.
How to Create a Productive Office Space
Management & Operations

How to Create a Productive Office Space

If you want to improve productivity in the office, start by considering the way you're using the available space.
Dallas Police Chief Announces Firings on Twitter. Good Policy?
Managing Employees

Dallas Police Chief Announces Firings on Twitter. Good Policy?

Every time police chief David Brown terminates an employee, he takes to Twitter and Facebook to share whom he fired and why.
San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops
News and Trends

San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops

The Wi-Fi-equipped commuter shuttle buses offered up by tech giants such as Google, Yahoo, Apple and Facebook are now going to be taxed based on the number of stops they make in city bus zones.
Pebble Unveils Slimmer Smartwatch
News and Trends

Pebble Unveils Slimmer Smartwatch

Pebble announced today the release of an updated version of its signature smartwatch, the launch of a Pebble appstore, and new partnership deals.
Winter Weather = Bad Mood? It's More Complicated Than That.
Productivity

Winter Weather = Bad Mood? It's More Complicated Than That.

Bad weather's effect on our behavior is complex and often contradictory.
Entrepreneur's 10 Hottest Stories About Social Media in 2013
Social Media

Entrepreneur's 10 Hottest Stories About Social Media in 2013

It was a crazy year for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn - you name it. Here's a roundup of our most clicked-on stories about social media.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013
Starting a Business

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013

A look at the most popular words of wisdom from the unflappable entrepreneur.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013
Grow Your Business

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013

The habits of the world's smartest people, the career arches of self-made billionaires, what really motivates employees and more topics explained through infographics.

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