Lydia Belanger

Lydia Belanger

Entrepreneur Staff / Associate Editor
Lydia Belanger is an associate editor at Entrepreneur.com. She writes about how companies and their founders are solving problems in our connected and conflicted world. Her interests include the retail industry, the gig economy, social entrepreneurship and surprising business applications of emerging technologies. She previously worked as a contributing researcher for Wired.

More From Lydia Belanger

Smartphones

Why Just Having Your Phone Near You Messes With Your Brain

Flipping it over or putting it on silent won't cut it, according to a study.
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Why Beauty Hack Guru Huda Kattan Turned Down a $185,000 Instagram Sponsored Post Deal

The makeup artist grew her audience by helping people overcome their beauty issues.
The Way We Work

I Didn't Need to Drop Ayahuasca to Learn Something Deep About Community From This Coworking Space

The co-founder of The Assemblage was inspired to bring people together after partaking in the hallucinogenic drug.
Music

10 Crazy Effects Music Has on Your Brain

Here's how different types of tunes affect your productivity, creativity, spending habits and more.
Franchises

How Two Young Sisters Are Proving Themselves in the World of Franchising

At just 24 and 22 years old, Jessica and Andrea Perez are getting a crash course in the restaurant business, and fearlessly climbing the steep learning curve at Wing Zone.
Steve Jobs

An Error-Ridden Job Application Steve Jobs Handwrote in 1973 Sold for 6 Figures at Auction

The auction house originally estimated it would sell for more than $50,000.
Coffee

Which Country Has the Cheapest Cup of Coffee in the World?

Find out how much your caffeine fix will set you back in other countries.
Crisis Management

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Theranos's Fall From Grace

Honesty and transparency are vital for success. Don't let your customers hear from somebody else that you've sold them a work in progress.
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How This Woman's Life Completely Changed After She Posted a Beauty Tutorial for Brown-Skinned Women on YouTube

Deepica Mutyala's second video went viral, which opened new opportunities for her.
The Way We Work

Evernote's Head of 'People' Explains How the Company Employs Tech Tools to Reinforce Its Values

Technology and data can help make work productive, fulfilling, supportive and inclusive when proclaiming company values only goes so far.
Ready for Anything

A Guide to Reducing Unneeded Distractions and Time-Sucks so You Can Be More Productive

It may seem like everything is coming at you all at once, but you have more control over the influx than you realize.
Bitcoin

John Oliver Explains Why Investing in Cryptocurrencies Is Just Like Gambling

Early Bitcoin buyers have become millionaires, but investing in Bitcoin and its ilk today could put you at risk of being sucked into a pyramid scheme, Oliver warns.
Blockchain

15 Crazy and Surprising Ways People Are Using Blockchain

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are just the beginning of how blockchain can be used for transactions and tracking.
Books

8 Inspiring Books on Women Overcoming the Challenges of Working in Tech

These empathetic, empowering books are must-adds to your reading list.
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