It was a tough week for entrepreneurs. At least if you were trying to spell entrepreneur. CBS Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett misspelled it at the at the National Press Club spelling bee. It’s ok, it happens to the best of us, Major. Isn’t that why we have spell check? But grammar rules, those are little tougher. Good thing Amex OPEN Forum is here to let us know about the 8 Common Grammar Mistakes You Should Never Make Again. Now there’s no excuse. (Or was that “theirs”?)
Sometimes you just have to show up and practice your grammar skills in person. If networking with a room full of strangers gives you the chills, check out these 30 Brilliant Networking Conversation Starters from The Daily Muse. If your networking event gets out of hand, you can use this handy infographic from Addvocate to tell if you need to step away from social media for the evening.
Shopify has launched their annual Build A Business contest. They’re giving away over $500,000 in cash, prizes, and mentorship for the person with the best new business idea. I know you’ve got great ideas, so head on over and enter!
Maybe Friday afternoon is not the best time to measure your energy levels, but if you’ve been feeling a little tired at the office, Lifehacker has you covered. Their Top 10 Tricks for a Healthier, High-Energy Workday can add years to your life! Or at the very least, keep you from snoring at your desk. You don’t want to wake your co-workers up, after all.
Do Cats Like Apples?
If you’ve been wondering whether giving your cat an iPhone 5s would be a good idea… Looks like TechCrunch just answered your question for you. I’d suggest having the cat stand in the line at the Apple Store himself, though.