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4 short stories of our attempts to be lean at our startup

It’s no secret that I’ve personally been hugely impacted by Eric Ries’ work and the Lean Startup movement. Buffer would not be where it is today …

How to Make Money by Blogging on LinkedIn

An entrepreneur reveals how he generated leads and revenue with his LinkedIn blog and show how you can do the same.<p>16 million.<p>That's how many people viewed my blog content on LinkedIn last year. Those 16 million page views led to 300,000 followers, thousands of sales leads and books sold and more …

6 Changes Organizations Should Make Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today's competitive landscape, companies need to be efficient or get left behind. That said, companies are often stuck in their ways, leaving opportunity for growth out cold. Here are some things I would do if I took over your business …

How To Avoid Being Overwhelmed And Exhausted

As entrepreneurs, your business is incredibly important to you, and there is no official “off” switch. You get to decide when you are working and when you are not. In some ways, this is a double-edged sword. Brigid Schulte, an award-winning journalist and New York Times author of <i>Overwhelmed: Work,</i> …

9 Simple Ways You Can Show Appreciation | Inc.com

7 Tips for Working With People Who Are Smarter Than You

Being surrounded by geniuses is great in theory but sometimes tough in practice. Here's how to reap the benefits without succumbing to self doubt.<p>It's entrepreneurship gospel--hire those who are smarter than you.<p>There's no mystery to this wisdom. Clever, skilled employees require less management, …

Transform Into the CEO You Want and Need to Be

It's not about perfection. It's about competence.<p>Wendy Foster, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, earned her executive stripes during the high growth days at AOL before transitioning to her next gig as a nonprofit CEO. She's an entrepreneur at heart. As a first-time CEO, Foster …

Leadership

How to Persuade The Most Stubborn Buyers to Change Their Minds

Tom Smith, with the help of the orange paint known as Pantone 151 C and some next-level sales skills, is challenging the traditional structure of hockey--one rink at a time.<p>Thomas E. Smith, founder of an eponymous nonprofit whose mission is to cure paralysis, is on his way to revolutionalizing the …

6 Avoidable Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Venture capitalist Jeff Busgang describes the common errors that startups make, as well as how to avoid them.<p>Being an entrepreneur is difficult enough without falling prey to easily avoidable problems, according to Jeff Busgang, who has started companies on his own and later funded them as a …

Body-Language Tricks to Make Anyone Instantly Like You

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>There's no question that body language is important.<p>And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, especially in the cutthroat startup race, where half of all of all …