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7 books every MBA should read before they look for a job

I learned an incredible amount over those 12 weeks, not only about the job I was doing but about the many other areas of our business that are crucial to building a world class company.<p>And while I had fantastic resources and opportunities to learn about startups and hypergrowth companies during my …

Silicon Valley

7 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If every entrepreneur thought of himself as a startup founder, there would be a lot more successful startups and a lot fewer failed entrepreneurs.<p>The problem is they don’t.<p>For some reason I can’t understand, many would-be entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

7 Lessons From the Boxing Ring

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most fighters retire from the sport of boxing by age 30. In my case, I didn’t put on gloves until age 37, just last year. And while the practice has taught me a lot about fitness, humility and plain old fun, what surprised me the most was …

Boxing

Building a Regional Startup Playbook

Entrepreneurship is everywhere, but everywhere isn’t a level playing field. What’s the playbook for your region or country to make it so?<p>———-<p>Scalable …

Digital Marketing: It's Not Just Business, It's Personal

Be human. It’s a simple idea, but what does that mean for online marketing? Our Team Digital, a group of experts in social media and public relations, weighed in on just this question in our debut Google Hangout, a regular series designed to help you better build your online brand. Today’s hangout, …

Marketing

Bonnaroo's Founder on Hosting a Blockbuster Bash

Think it's hard throwing a startup-launch party? How about an event for 85,000 people.<p>The annual Bonnaroo music festival kicks off today with seven stages, a silent disco, a comedy and cinema tent for 170 acts, eight food trucks and 25 breweries. Suffice it to say, pulling off an event like this …

Bonnaroo

2013 Social Media Marketing Industry Report - Top 5 Questions & Answers

What if you could tap into the minds of 3,000 marketers to find out where they stand when it comes to social media marketing? How valuable would it …

A Beginner's Guide to Market Research | Inc.com

<i>“Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.” -Zora Neale Hurston</i><p>What if tomorrow your best customers were in charge of your business? That’s right: you’re out, they’re in. Your CEO is now the customer whose loyalty card whizzes like a finely oiled European sports car. …

Customers

Hit Me: Inside San Francisco's Founders Fight Club | Inc.com

There’s a tiny storefront with a barber-pole decal on its window tucked into an alley in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood--the part of SoMa that's a roughly equal-parts mix of car-repair shops, residences, and start-up headquarters. Inside, there's a bench, a chair for haircuts, and a …

San Francisco

10 Start-ups Designing the Future of Advertising | Inc.com

The newspaper <i>The Irish Times</i> is looking to answer a question near and dear to the hearts of media companies everywhere: What is the future of advertising? It asked entrepreneurs to submit their best ideas for companies that might help media--say, a newspaper--make money in coming decades, now that …

Startups

Mary Meeker Strikes Again: 5 Trends You Can't Miss | Inc.com

The soothsayer has spoken again: Mary Meeker, the general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, released her official "2013 Internet Trends" report, a whimsical, 117-page slide deck on the future growth of a variety of tech verticals and start-ups. (Key among them, for instance: Snapchat. It …

Mary Meeker

Stuck? 3 Ways to Move Yourself Forward | Inc.com

Do you find yourself turning an idea or a business problem over and over in your head, and no matter the number of Google searches you perform or the number of walks you take, you just can't figure out a way to move forward?<p>We all go through it. The key is knowing how to emerge. Here are three …

San Francisco

10 Tips for Making Your Startup A Success

The entrepreneur community has been buzzing with the story of Yahoo acquiring Tumblr.<p>The Internet giant purchased the site founder David Karp …

The Rise and Fall of America's Beer Gardens

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>One of the best things about beer gardens is getting your brew in one of those giant mugs that seem tailored specifically for Vikings or professional wrestlers. These enormous old-fashioned steins hold enough beer to …

How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not | Inc.com

New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even representing a new product, you likely lack the day-in-day-out experience that makes you knowledgeable and relaxed for …

Public Speaking

3 Reasons Most Presentations Fail | Inc.com

When sales presentations and pitches fail, it's almost always because the presenter made one of these three basic (and fortunately correctable) mistakes, according to Dean Schantz, CEO of DNA Field Branding:<p><b>1. Presenting Too Much Information</b><p>Presenting features and functions is like describing …

Public Speaking

From BBQ ribs to pulled pork, which grill to buy?

April 23, 2013 | 5:16 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/04/23/life/bbq-ribs-pulled-pork-which-grill-buy/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

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