Maryam Afjeh

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25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>As an online merchant, making your first sale is as symbolic as it is necessary.<p>Completing the first sale sounds straightforward enough, yet the optimism and reassurance it brings can make it the biggest turning point in the life of your …

TPG’s $4 Billion Private Equity Man Goes Public

After earning more than $4 billion of profit for David Bonderman’s TPG Capital, British dealmaker Stephen Peel is leaving the private equity firm for a second career in public service. Here are his reflections on his career.

There's A Big Disagreement Between Wall Street And The Fed — And It Will Be The Story Of The Summer

Here's what's on Wall Street's mind right now: Inflation is finally happening, and the Fed will end up being behind the curve.<p>The events of the past week crystallized that above thought in the mind of economists and investors.<p>To step back, there were two big moments this week.<p>1) There was the jump …

What 4 Little Letters Can Tell You About Your Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot has been written on introverts and extroverts, including which type of person makes a better leader and selling tips for introverts. But possibly the simplest way to determine the best career positions and job preferences for …

5 Tips to Creating a Successful Content-Marketing Campaign

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The phrase “content marketing” is all over the web these days. Content has become a conglomeration of many things: webinars, blog posts, videos, social network shares and more. It sounds like a great idea. If done right, a well-executed …

5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only difference between people who want to be entrepreneurs and the ones who actually are is the work and the risk of getting started. If you feel like you want to be an entrepreneur but aren’t certain if you’re ready yet, here are …

GE closes in on Alstom takeover

Board of French engineer unanimously approves £10bn offer that will see government take 20pc stake<p>GE is close to clearing the final hurdles in its €12.35bn (£9.9bn) revised bid for Alstom as negotiators moved nearer to settling terms set by the French government.<p>The Alstom board gave its backing to …

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