Albert Kosasih

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Don't Have a Degree in Advertising? Here's How Anyone Can Write Copy That Sells.

These six tips will help you write professional copy, even if you're a complete novice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do certain brands consistently churn out killer copy? Copy so good it not only sells products, but entertains, empathizes and makes customers …

House hunters, be wary: 7 seemingly small flaws may point to a money pit

When Annemarie Kill and her husband, John Duffy, bought their first house in Chicago’s Galewood neighborhood in 2003, the duo knew it needed some cosmetic work — in fact, they were excited to redo the bathrooms and kitchen to make the home their own.<p>Little did they realize that the back of the …

Home Improvement

How to Write an Irresistible Elevator Pitch

You need a teaser--and you need it for a few reasons<p><i>How do I write an effective elevator pitch? What should an elevator pitch look like on paper? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Todd</b> …

How I Built a Dropshipping Store That Made $6,667 in Under 8 Weeks (And How You Can Win It!)

<i>“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” – Les Brown</i><p>I believe that everybody has the potential to become a successful …

Social Media

7 Power Words & Phrases to Test in Your Facebook Ads

Main image: Sex.It always works to get attention.<b>Power words</b> are so named because they leap off the page (or screen). They arrest attention.Which is …

The Official Facebook Advertising Playbook of 2018

With a new year comes new opportunities to engage with your audience.<p>Facebook advertising continues to be a powerhouse for marketers who want to …

How Predictive Analytics Can Help Your Business See the Future (Infographic)

An investment in predictive analytics may give your business the competitive advantage it needs.<p>Your customers are supplying you with data that can help you predict the future. Now more than ever, predictive analytics are becoming available to small businesses looking to get ahead of the …

How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait | Inc.com

In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and discovered 11 unique companies from that bunch that transformed themselves into "great" companies, outperforming, at the time, the S&P 500.<p>Their secret formula? …

Self-improvement

Build Trust with Anyone Using These 10 Proven Strategies

Look them in the eye, and deliver on your promises.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>If you are launching a company, success in your work will always boil down to your ability to build trust with new people. Prospective customers, potential employees, possible …

To be resilient, start by avoiding the word “happiness”

Happiness isn’t a country. You don’t get there and stay. It’s a fleeting space, a feeling that comes and goes, so focusing on <i>being</i> happy is just a distraction, according to some psychologists. Better to develop resilience, which is a characteristic that you can cultivate to improve the quality of …

4 Simple Approaches to Overcoming Your Fear of Public Speaking | Inc.com

<i>How can I overcome my fear of public speaking? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jen Jamula, co-creator and host of 2 Girls 1 Podcast and a myriad of other creative projects, on</b> …

3 Simple Tools That Will Optimize Your Brainpower | Inc.com

"Which Habits Can People Build Into Their Day to Optimize Learning?" <i>originally appeared on Quora-- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Adam Lupu, VP of learning at Andela, on Quora:</b><p>I really like this question for …

Digital Ads Are Tired. Here's What Smart Businesses Are Doing Instead | Inc.com

<i>How effective is Google AdWords? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Justin Rezvani, Founder & CEO at theAmplify, on Quora:</b><p>For the past decade, digital advertising has been on an …

Public Relations

22 Bad Habits to Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

What does it truly take to be successful?<p>People love to depict success as a single colossal goal; a mountain they have to surmount. But the truth is, that mountaintop doesn’t even exist if you can’t succeed at the small tasks that are right in front of you. Success isn’t the result of one home run. …

Kobe Bryant's Instagram Message to Gordon Hayward Teaches a Powerful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Yesterday, retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant sent an especially powerful message to Gordon Hayward--the Boston Celtics player whose highly anticipated debut on Tuesday night ended in shock.<p>About six minutes into his first game as a Celtic, Hayward fell awkwardly and suffered a gruesome injury, …

Emotional Intelligence

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential | Inc.com

Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in a two-bedroom apartment. He was a self-described ordinary kid and worse-than-ordinary student. Forty-two years after starting his …

Self-improvement

Talent is overrated — here's why grit is what you need to reach the top

A great athlete and a World Championship Gold Medalist, Redmond is most famous for coming in last position in the 1992 Olympics 400m final.<p>The fact he finished the race at all can be considered an outstanding achievement. Halfway through the run, his hamstring snapped and he fell to the ground in …

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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Chances Are, Your Day Has No Hope if You Don't Do This After Waking Up | Inc.com

It's true--not all of us start out identifying as <i>a morning person</i>. Whereas some of our peers function as early risers, the rest of us hit the snooze button until the very last minute. We wake up in a hurried state, are forced to skip breakfast, and then rush to work. It's probable that just as we …

Time Management

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

72 CEOs on How to Increase Your Entrepreneur Quotient (in 140 Characters) | Inc.com

Ask any number of CEOs how to succeed in business and you'll get an equal number of insights and great advice. But upon further review, the 72 answers I got back could be boiled down to 10 categories of behaviors.<p>To up your Entrepreneur Quotient, compare your skill level with the 140-character CEO …

Leadership

The 33 Traits Of Inspirational Leaders [Infographic]

The power of a company with leaders who inspire at every level in the organization is hard to overstate. These are the companies that consistently pull off innovative or heroic feats in business because so many of the people who work there are motivated to make them happen.<p>But what makes an …

Inspiration

3 online businesses you can run from your couch

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Maybe you like eating ice cream in your underwear — no judgment, live your truth — but if you …

One Surprisingly Simple Rule that Will Make Your Goals Happen Faster

Like many people, Angel and I spent years struggling to make even the slightest bit of progress on the goals we had set for ourselves.We started new …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Tony Robbins Says Do This 1 Simple Thing | Inc.com

Parents want their kids to be successful. So when I saw that Tony Robbins was giving child-raising advice, I paid attention.<p>Robbins is one of the most successful motivational speakers and leadership coaches of all time, with top CEOs paying him $1 million or more per year for one-on-one coaching. …

Self-improvement

Billionaire Bill Gates reveals his biggest regrets and best advice for today's 20-somethings

<i>In honor of graduation season, CNBC Make It is rolling out the speeches and pieces of advice that America's leaders are most excited to share with</i> …

7 Signs That You're an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Some people are naturally inclined to be more emotionally intelligence, but it's a skill and awareness that can be developed over time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Emotional intelligence is an underrated quality for entrepreneurs, and a crucial one for employees. …

Train Your Brain To Focus. It'll Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

You've probably seen the famous experiment that Harvard University psychologists Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons conducted in 1999. They filmed two teams of students--one in white t-shirts; one in black t-shirts--weaving around and through each other. Each team was passing a basketball back …

Time Management

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions | Inc.com

Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the exit interview, managers are using stay interviews to get fresh insight into improving the work environment or their …

Employee Engagement

7 Things Mentally Strong Leaders Know | Inc.com

Mentally strong leaders think big, act courageous, and feel confident. Whether they're faced with criticism and crisis, or praise and good fortune, they lead with fierce determination.<p>So what separates mentally strong leaders from the rest? They have certain core beliefs about themselves, other …

Self-help