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4 rising startups from India today

In a country of over a billion people, on-demand healthcare platforms are bound to go big. The same is true of startups that put offline merchants in …

Startups

12 Tips For Achieving Massive Success In Your Life & Business

One of the greatest drives of all human beings is the drive to <b>succeed</b> – the drive to improve, to make progress. It is by making progress that we feel …

How to break into the mobile app business with little cash and no programming skill

Think you can make a bajillion dollars creating an app? David Gewirtz shows you how to get started. He doesn't guarantee you'll make any money, but …

Apps

The Hidden World of Bootstrapping Only Entrepreneurs Understand | Inc.com

Just like every superhero has an origin story, so does every entrepreneur.<p>But instead of tales of radioactive spiders and escaping from exploding planets, entrepreneurs talk about kitchen "offices," maxed-out credit cards, and realizing Peter is tapped out and can no longer be robbed to pay …

Entrepreneurship

10 Money Mistakes Successful People Don't Make

Managing money effectively is a key success skill. Successful people make the decision to become effective with money, many of them early in life. …

Six Reasons Why VCs Reject Good Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In one sense, successful entrepreneurs seem to say “no” more than the average person. Greg McKeown, author of <i>Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit</i> …

Venture Capital

8 Things You Should Avoid if You Plan to Remain Successful - Ventures Africa

Having a to-do-list will ensure huge returns in terms of personal well-being, productivity and better relationships. However there are certain things …

Self-improvement

The 10 Best Steve Jobs Quotes

Steve Jobs was a lot of things. CEO. Inventor. Genius. Perfectionist. Visionary. But perhaps what we'll remember him most fondly for was his words. …

San Francisco

How Great Leaders Motivate Their Teams

Human beings all deeply want to believe in <i>something</i>. It’s in our basic human nature. If you want to motivate your employees and attract customers and investors with ease, one of the most vital things you can do is give them a “why” to believe in.<p>There is a fascinating study done by Dr. Adam Grant …

Employee Engagement

10 Fundamental Success Truths We Forget Too Easily

It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and weekly routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>Some of life’s essential truths need repeating. Keep this list handy and give it a read any time you need a boost.<p><b>1. Life is short</b><p>None of us …

Mark Twain

7 Brutally Honest Reasons You'll Never Be Successful

It’s frustrating isn’t it?<p>You’ve set big goals for your life. Your dreams are admirable.<p>But you’re not getting anywhere.<p>What’s the problem?<p>You’re not …

How Smart Entrepreneurs Make Innovation Look Easy

Why do a few entrepreneurs, like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk, seem to come up with all the real innovations, while the majority of business leaders seem stuck in the rut of linear thinking? I have always wondered if innovation required some rare gene mutation, or whether I might be missing a simple …

Innovation

Steve Jobs would have turned 60 today. Here are 15 of his most inspiring quotes

To commemorate, we've put together a collection of some of his most thought-provoking or inspiring words.<p>(<i>Dylan Love and Karyne Levy contributed to a previous version of this article.</i>)

Motivation

Are You Using This Helpful Online Resource To Answer All Your Burning Startup Questions?

It seems that every day I am asked to answer a question on Quora. For those who are not familiar with the platform, Quora is vibrant question-and-answer website where a community of users can pose questions and answer those they have the knowledge and expertise to answer.<p>What makes Quora so useful …

Startups

And the award for the best liar goes to- the Entrepreneur

I am writing this article while watching the Oscar’s award ceremony and I think if they had a category for the best liar it would most definitely be …

Startups (India)

12 things entrepreneurs should stop doing every day

13 Signs You’re Wasting Life But You Can’t Admit It

When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you?<p>Hopefully, it’s going …

How iOS developers use code signing to get their apps on iPhones

Image copyright Maksim Kabakou.Developing apps is actually the easy part. Things get difficult when it comes to getting apps onto devices. One of the …

Apps

18 Reasons Your Startup Failed, Visualized

What determines whether your startup sinks or swims? To help you avoid startup doom, designer Mark Vital has visualized 18 mistakes that kill startups. The infographic is adapted from an essay by programmer and investor Paul Graham, co-founder of Y Combinator, an incubator that has funded more than …

YCombinator

Made in India? Why manufacturing is the best route to development

India should follow the example of China to make its way in the world rather than rely on its service sector<p>China’s president, Xi Jinping, recently said “the combination of the world’s factory and the world’s back office will produce the most competitive production base”. He was referring to China …

Economic Development

5 Ways People Kill Their Career Potential...And May Not Realize It

As researchers who study appreciation and value creation in the workplace, it would be easy for us to write an article about killing career potential (both yours and your coworkers) by being a jerk at work. But, that’s not the only thing that kills potential.<p>We were curious about the opposite of …

17 Best Ponytails Of All Time

A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone from tennis players to royals.<p>We are always looking for fashionable ways of keeping our hair out of our faces during these unbearable summer days. A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone …

Launching Your Spaceship: The Essentials of Product Launch Processes

<i>Chris Bank is the Growth Lead at UXPin, the UX Design App. He recently co-authored the Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation.</i><p>Launching a great product can be like sending a rocket into outer space. It requires tons of research, hard work, passion, and plenty of worrying. Finally you launch, …