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Eight myths about subcontractors, and how to get the best out of them

Sub-contracting work continues to grow in popularity. This, of course, may include offshore sources, but professional services overall is a growing …

Management

Breaking Bad to the Paradise Papers: all you need to know about money laundering

<b>What is money laundering?</b><br>In British law, money laundering is defined as the process of concealing, disguising, converting, transferring or removing criminal property.<p>It is an offence to launder your own ill-gotten gains, but you can also be prosecuted for knowingly helping manage another person’s …

Corruption

Robinhood: The High Price of Free Stock Trades

Those who use the free brokerage service may be left with unnecessarily high tax bills.<p>Named after the legend who robbed from the rich to give to the …

Investing

Here’s how to quickly blow past the top 1-3% in your industry

The more successful a person becomes, the more distractions there are. The harder it is to remain focused on their core objectives.<p>We are now living …

Self-improvement

How to Design a Sales-Generating Landing Page That Attracts Traffic

If you're selling a single product or making a single offer, you need to learn to craft a hard-working sales-generating page. Find out more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Robert W. Bly’s book</i> The Digital Marketing Handbook. <i>Buy it now from</i> …

Marketing

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Project Management

What it's really like to be an engineer

'Being a successful engineer is having a balance of theoretical knowledge backed by sound practical experience. A constant challenge is finding the …

Project Management

5 A/B Tests You Can Start Running Today

rawpixel / Pixabay<p>When you first started marketing your business, your approach was likely based on a mixture of assumptions — your own ideas about …

Marketing

How to Choose Your First Online Brokerage

There are 17 different questions you should ask to pick the right brokerage for you.<p>You should be investing your money. Investing is essential to …

Investing

Get Paid To Be Yourself: The Business Of Being Terrence J

For promising young professionals breaking into any industry, one of the most valuable assets you can acquire is momentum.<p>After investing tireless hours into sharpening your craft, studying the game and paying the necessary dues to plant your feet — hitting a streak of success marks a turning point …

Leadership

The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

Stack Overflow

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

If You're Bumped From a Flight Involuntarily, Here's What the Airline Must Do

Lost baggage, long security lines, and annoying fellow passengers — traveling isn't always as glamorous as we make it out to be in our heads, and unexpected inconveniences are pretty common, especially with air travel. One of the most frustrating — and trip-altering — things that can happen is …

Flying

House Plans Under 50 Square Meters: 26 More Helpful Examples of Small-Scale Living

Designing the interior of an apartment when you have very little space to work with is certainly a challenge. We all know that a home should be as …

Architecture

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

How Duolingo's CEO went from being a 10-year-old video-game bootlegger to building a $700 million company

You may never have heard of Luis von Ahn.<p>But if you've ever verified that you're not a robot online, you've probably used something he created.<p>And that's fine by him. He doesn't read stories about himself, and when he says he's not motivated by money, he sounds sincere.<p>"Everything that I've done …

Language

How to Explain Things Better and Make Others Understand Your Ideas Easily

Do you ever find that you understand a topic, yet you can’t explain it to anyone?<p>What if I told you there was a simple method you could use as a way …

Critical Thinking

How to Create Realistic Composites in Photoshop

Creating a realistic composite goes far beyond just combining and masking parts of an image. This tutorial provides an in-depth look at how seeing …

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Body Language

What Continuous Improvement Is (and How to Use It)

No process is perfect; there’s always room to improve. Unfortunately, many teams have no way to identify, test, and deploy the changes they make, …

Project Management

James Dyson on batteries, electric cars and the future of design

Have you ever wanted to know if Sir James Dyson has been on Dragons' Den? Apparently, this is one of the most requested queries on Google concerning …

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

Infographics

How I went from earning $100 per hour to over $1,000 per hour working for myself

Whatever your industry or job title — coach, consultant, or employee — earning $1,000 per hour might seem like a dream that's totally beyond your reach. Well, it doesn't have to be.<p>In the early days of my coaching and consulting business, I charged as little as I could — for all kinds of reasons — …

7 Success Stories That’ll Motivate You To Work Hard And Never Give Up

There are many times in our lives when we feel let down and rejected. But you know what they say, ‘failure is the first step to success’. While this …

Motivation

Aiming to fill skill gaps in AI, Microsoft makes training courses available to the public

As a software engineer at Microsoft, Elena Voyloshnikova’s job is to make informed recommendations about how to improve the performance of software …

Artificial Intelligence

The 5 Most Important Negotiation Skills You Must Master

Intimidated by negotiations? Focus on these five simple negotiation skills first and get much better.<p>Think of all the times and places in your business week you negotiate: With new hires and existing employees; with sales prospects and long-term clients; with vendors and suppliers. If you're a …

Body Language

How to Cleanly Extract Text From Images on Your Computer Screen

If you have any experience with computers, you’ve probably heard of Optical Character Recognition (OCR). This important procedure takes images that …