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ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

ProtonMail, the encrypted email created by CERN and MIT scientists, has released a new product in response to the administration's roll back of Obama-era internet privacy rules. Starting today, you can try out the company's VPN service, which was in beta testing by 10,000 initial users for a year, …

Ask yourself These 20 Questions To Know If You Have a Business or An Expensive Hobby | Inc.com

According to the Kaufman Start-Up Activity Index, the number of people starting a new business has increased, and there are approximately 550,000 new business owners each month.<p>Given that, according to Forbes 80% of business will go bust in the first 18 months, this means that roughly 440,000 of …

Small Business

13 dessert recipes that use vegetables as a secret — or sometimes star — ingredient

Ever thought of satisfying your sweet tooth with vegetables? It's possible!<p>In her New York City vegetable-centric restaurant, Dirt Candy, chef Amanda …

20 Protein-Packed Dinners With No Meat

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just want to save a few bucks on your next grocery bill.

How to Repair Your Bike in the Backcountry

What to bring, and how to keep your bike working<p>Photos: Kurt Refsnider<p>The steep trail guides you along a narrow bedrock bench, tires skittering on …

Best photography apps for your new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Christmas has come and gone, but for many the holiday celebrations will continue onwards for the next week. Apple’s latest flagship iPhone may just be sitting wrapped and tucked away for many of you, and we decided it was a great time to introduce some enhanced photography apps.<p>Here are some of the …

7 Top Energy Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Let’s face facts. No matter how much we try to conserve energy and burn cleaner fuels, at the end of the day, the planet consumes a lot of energy. …

Investing

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all agree on is that trying to find the information you need can be …

Entrepreneurship

What I Learned From Leading a Mission With Little Combat Experience

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 Ways Managers Can Totally Blow It With Employees

Want loyal followers? You'll really want to avoid these negative habits.<p>Have you noticed (I hope) how the best leaders have a keen sense of the things they need to avoid doing to keep leading at a high level?<p>Whether it's focusing less on themselves and putting the spotlight on their followers (what …

The Resilience Habit I Taught Thousands Of Army Drill Sergeants

Drill sergeants teach soldiers to react in tough situations. This resilience expert showed them why handling good news matters, too.<p>“Ma’am, I’m a 36-delta, a pathfinder, and this is my buddy here, he’s a 68-whiskey, ma’am.”<p>This was the precise response I got from two soldiers I met during my first …

10 Mistakes to Avoid in Social Media Marketing - OLBlog

In today’s business climate, social media marketing holds incredible power! It has become the main platform that hostscommunication for family, …

How to Start a Snapchat Account for Your Business - Small Business Trends

Snapchat is an increasingly popular app among a wide range of consumers, especially young people. But getting started with Snapchat for your business …

If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Businesses fail every day. In fact, statistics show that the majority of new companies will fold within a few years. Why is that? What are the most common reasons for these flops?<p>Naturally, interested parties have generated a variety of …

52 Tech Products You Didn't Know You Needed (Until Now)

Get your life in gear with these high tech gadgets.<p>Find the perfect gadget for your unique lifestyle amongst these great picks including a nearly invincible action camera, waterproof bluetooth speakers, a mobile printer, a lipstick-sized phone charger, and more.

Gear & Gadgets

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

Six Services Every Scaling Small Business Should Outsource

Are you spending too much time managing operational logistics instead of being front and center in growing your business? You’re not alone. Less than …

The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …

Small Business Dilemma: Paying For Health Care

<i>(This post is part of my Small Business Startup & Survival Guide. You can catch up on the whole series here.</i>)<p>Under the new health care law, sometimes called Obamacare, the “employer mandate” kicks in for businesses with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees (FTE). For purposes of the mandate, …

LLCs, S Corps & PCs: Choosing A Business Entity

<i>(This post is part of my Small Business Startup & Survival Guide. You can catch up on the whole series here.</i>)<p>When you’re getting started in business, it can be tempting to rush through to get to the good stuff. After all, you have your cool idea and your even cooler sounding name… Can’t you just …

7 Ways to Survive In Business

In 2009 a buddy and I took a stab at creating an online publishing startup called ProLong Magazine. Despite our best efforts after a couple of years it failed. I believe that you should learn from every failure, especially in business. Today, my wife and I own a small side business called TAP …

11 Lessons from the Small Business Coach

The Small Business Coach series was launched in May to promote engagement with a key segment of the SAP audience: small business owners and …

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