Entrepreneur: Latest from Nina Zipkin http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:33:00 GMT Your One-Stop Guide to Royalty Rates (Infographic) There are several important factors to consider before you license your invention. Here's a handy overview to help you out. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235851 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235851 There are several important factors to consider before you license your invention. Here's a handy overview to help you out. The 5 Questions That Will Close the Deal How asking ‘why’ can help you lock up the sale. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235543 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235543 How asking ‘why’ can help you lock up the sale. How to Build a Business in Just 10 Days Get a thriving company off the ground with this plan. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235542 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235542 Get a thriving company off the ground with this plan. 4 Management Traps to Avoid at All Costs While every leadership style is different, every boss should steer clear of these negative traits. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235541 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235541 While every leadership style is different, every boss should steer clear of these negative traits. Love It or Hate It? Airbnb's New Logo Receives Mixed Reactions. Amid some iffy publicity and legal issues, accommodation-rental start up startup Airbnb rolls out a rebrand and receives a less than stellar response. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235720 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235720 Amid some iffy publicity and legal issues, accommodation-rental start up startup Airbnb rolls out a rebrand and receives a less than stellar response. Richard Branson: Strong Leaders Are Good Listeners The Virgin Group founder attributes his success to being open to all possibilities. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235540 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235540 The Virgin Group founder attributes his success to being open to all possibilities. How to Make Your Logo Memorable These tips can help you design a logo that stands out from the competition's. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235539 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235539 These tips can help you design a logo that stands out from the competition's. Would You Get a Tattoo of Your Favorite Franchise's Logo? Anytime Fitness, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise of 2014, is a global, full-service gym with an army of dedicated fans. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235538 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235538 Anytime Fitness, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise of 2014, is a global, full-service gym with an army of dedicated fans. 5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day These tips can help you lead effectively -- no matter what your management style. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235537 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235537 These tips can help you lead effectively -- no matter what your management style. Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones The digital giant is petitioning the Federal Aviation Association to get its drones up and running for the public. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235589 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235589 The digital giant is petitioning the Federal Aviation Association to get its drones up and running for the public. Soon, You Could Own a Device That Scans Your Food for Gluten Two MIT alums want to create a technology and community that will keep people with gluten sensitivities and other food allergies safe. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235492 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235492 Two MIT alums want to create a technology and community that will keep people with gluten sensitivities and other food allergies safe. Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.' The fashion-retail founder explains why entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to veer off of the prescribed track, why it is okay for them to make mistakes and how founders should strive to be like Indiana Jones. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235498 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235498 The fashion-retail founder explains why entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to veer off of the prescribed track, why it is okay for them to make mistakes and how founders should strive to be like Indiana Jones. Google Ventures Launches $100 Million Startup Fund in Europe The startup investment arm of the digital giant is aiming to put support into new European companies. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235510 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235510 The startup investment arm of the digital giant is aiming to put support into new European companies. Buzz Aldrin on the Future of Space Travel: 'Get Your Ass to Mars!' The pioneering astronaut thinks that going to the moon again isn't a good use of our resources. Instead, he's got his eye on Mars. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:14:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235488 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235488 The pioneering astronaut thinks that going to the moon again isn't a good use of our resources. Instead, he's got his eye on Mars. This Company Makes 3-D Printed Headphones That Perfectly Fit Your Ears Nikki Kaufman, one of the founders of Quirky, wants to give customers the best possible headphone experience. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235439 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235439 Nikki Kaufman, one of the founders of Quirky, wants to give customers the best possible headphone experience. Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza Google expands into music streaming with purchase of context and curation-based Songza. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235332 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235332 Google expands into music streaming with purchase of context and curation-based Songza. The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235313 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235313 A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date. Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235217 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235217 A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound. Taking Aim at Twitter, Facebook Ramps Up Celeb Presence The social giant continues to take aim at rival Twitter with an emphasis on VIP users and entertainment partnerships. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235182 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235182 The social giant continues to take aim at rival Twitter with an emphasis on VIP users and entertainment partnerships. More Sleep Makes You More Honest, Study Finds Researchers tested the impact of fatigue on moral resolve, finding that people were more likely to lie the more tired they were. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235098 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235098 Researchers tested the impact of fatigue on moral resolve, finding that people were more likely to lie the more tired they were. In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What? The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235061 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235061 The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program. Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone The online retailer expands further into mobile with its first phone, complete with a 3-D interface and a media-recognizing feature called Firefly. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234994 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234994 The online retailer expands further into mobile with its first phone, complete with a 3-D interface and a media-recognizing feature called Firefly. Tesla Motors Patents Now Available To Anyone Elon Musk said the company is opening up its patents to competitors in 'the spirit of the open source movement.' Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234811 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234811 Elon Musk said the company is opening up its patents to competitors in 'the spirit of the open source movement.' James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail' James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234767 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234767 James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself. Facebook Lets Users Determine the Ads They Want to See The social giant is letting users modify their ad profiles while also gaining more information about them. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234800 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234800 The social giant is letting users modify their ad profiles while also gaining more information about them. This Company Wants You to Wear Your SIM Card Japanese mobile-carrier DOCOMO unveils its Portable SIM prototype, a wireless-technology device that could make waves in the world of wearables. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:36:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234765 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234765 Japanese mobile-carrier DOCOMO unveils its Portable SIM prototype, a wireless-technology device that could make waves in the world of wearables. Google's Next Move: Music Streaming? The digital giant is rumored to be purchasing streaming and music curation site Songza. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234605 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234605 The digital giant is rumored to be purchasing streaming and music curation site Songza. Company Vet David Abney Is New UPS CEO The current CEO Scott Davis will retire to become a non-executive chairman. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234595 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234595 The current CEO Scott Davis will retire to become a non-executive chairman. How to Design a Powerful Logo Take these steps to craft a singular logo that reflects your company's vision. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235561 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235561 Take these steps to craft a singular logo that reflects your company's vision. Eliminate These 10 Words From Your Writing Remove the clutter and write with substance by dropping these words from your vocabulary. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235560 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235560 Remove the clutter and write with substance by dropping these words from your vocabulary.