Amelia Linardi

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How Jeff Bezos makes the right decision 30 years in advance

Throughout the years, many people have doubted Jeff Bezos and Amazon.<p>He’s most famous today for being the richest person alive, and while his image in the media oscillates between both good and bad, one thing is for certain — no one doubts him anymore. Amazon is an absolute giant of a company.<p>That …

Jeff Bezos

The secret to loving your life

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Self-help

7 Myths About Passive Income You Can't Afford to Believe

All entrepreneurs seek passive income. What only a few know, however, is how to separate fact from fiction.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Wouldn't it be great to earn money while you're relaxing on the beach?<p>Few concepts are more appealing than passive …

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Just Dropped the Best Business Advice You'll Read Today

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqués. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Jeff Bezos

3 Simple Social Media Tips for Boosting Your Visibility as a Coach or Consultant

When I was running a digital marketing agency back in 2015, I primarily helped B2B tech brands grow their online following and increase engagement …

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

How Can You Tell Someone Is Truly a Bad Boss? Look for 1 Sign That Makes Most Employees Cringe

Research has found that these bad bosses fly below the radar undetected. That also makes them very dangerous.<p>If you keep up with my column, you know that I've covered the topic of bad bosses' impact on organizations for years. Most of what I've found and documented centers around toxic management …

Employment

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, …

Motivation

10 digital tools to grow your Instagram following

Any business serious about long-term success needs to focus on increasing its brand visibility through social media. However, with so much …

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might …

The One Goal Every Business Should Have, But Almost None Prioritize

Discover the utopian goal for any and all businesses, make it a priority and revolutionize your company's growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever wondered if there was one goal or key performance indicator (KPI) that is more important than all others?<p>What …

7 Must-Do Morning Routine Hacks

Stack the odds in your favor every morning with these tricks.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are many great demands on you. The market is always evolving, the competition is always growing, there's price erosion and, of course, you …

Time Management

7 influencer marketing trends that will dominate in 2018

The popularity of influencer marketing shows no signs of slowing down. Interest in the term <i>influencer marketing</i> increased 90x from 2013 to 2016 and it doubled in first nine months of 2017. Reasons for ever-growing popularity of influencer campaigns are numerous ranging from their versatility (this …

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

In 2001, this best-selling management consultant identified one leadership behavior found in the most successful CEOs. Some things just don't change over time.<p>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 …

Leadership

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms.<p>It’s all right to post entirely …

What is the Design Process?

<b>We want to see your design process.</b><br>— Said every interviewer, their voices echoing into the abyss.<p>A d<i>esign process</i> defines every designer’s journey to …

UX Design

The Future of Analytics: Collaboration, Deep Learning, and Telling the Story

Dr. Athanasios (Thanos) Gentimis, Assistant Professor of Math and Analytics at Florida Polytechnic University sees the future of analytics as a team …

Big Data

Forget Crunches: This Is the Best Exercise for a Flatter Stomach

If the ubiquity of cutout swimsuits and two-piece dresses is any indication, the stomach seems to be the center of attention this summer. Rather than …

This 20-Minute Yoga Flow Can Help Relieve Back Pain

Anyone who struggles with back pain knows how distressing it can be.Whether it’s soreness that impedes your sleep or aches that hurt your …

This app uses artificial intelligence to turn design mockups into source code

While traditionally it has been the task of front-end developers to transform the work of designers from raw graphical user interface mockups to actual source code, this trend might soon be a thing of the past – courtesy of artificial intelligence.<p>Copenhagen-based startup UIzard Technologies has …

The New Value Of ARR: Growth Isn't The Only Metric Investors Measure

<i>TL;DR:</i> <i>What can the stock market tell us about SaaS? Let’s do a quick dive.</i><p>Today, shares of Box fell several points. The cloud storage company gave up …

Which Supply Chain Metrics Should You Use in Your Home Business?

If you run a home business, whether it's your primary source of revenue or your part-time side hustle, you want to make sure that your home business …

Home Business

A Quick Business Health Check in 4 Statistics or Less

Blood pressure. Check. Pulse. Check. Define the key health indicators of your business<p>I still remember the mess that performance metrics brought to a struggling e-commerce business. Our enlightened board challenged the CEO to provide performance metrics, which then consumed hours of statistical …

Customers

5 things I had to give up to be successful

There's an opportunity cost to everything worthwhile in life.<p>No matter what you're trying to accomplish, you'll have to give up something in order to make it happen.<p>When I asked people on Facebook what they had given up to get something else they wanted, I got about 60 answers.<p><i>Even if you get what</i> …

You need to read this before you buy a new shampoo

The right shampoo can make your hair stronger, glossier and free of flyaways. Conversely, using an unsuitable shampoo can make your scalp sensitive, …

Hair Care

8 ways smart people act stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks …

A Workout to Help Tone Your Arms and Back For Strapless Wedding Gowns

If a strapless gown is in your future, or you're just trying to build some strength, we've got some at-home moves that'll mix up your regular routine and target all the muscles in your gorgeous arms. This five-move, five-minute routine strengthens, sculpts, and tones — and it even gets your heart …

6 Successful Designers-Turned-Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Lessons

If TV celebrities can run countries, why can’t designers run businesses?<p>They can. And they do. And most importantly, they do it successfully.<p>Let’s just get one thing straight. A design entrepreneur is light years away from your typical product or graphic designer, who is notoriously known for …