Angela Wong

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Why Pinterest should be in every brand's strategy

Brands are investing in their relationships with Pinterest because of the unique commerce opportunities that it provides.<p><i>Video: Brands and social</i> …

Social Media

The Dog Days Of Industry Conferences Are Over

Trade shows, conferences, summits — call them what you will, but for marketers, trade shows are the equivalent of Black Friday for retailers, the departures terminal for TSA officials during Thanksgiving and roadside fireworks stands on the Fourth of July. It’s our time – the time to compromise our …

Six Traits All Great Digital Marketing Leaders Possess

Marketing is an extremely broad field that contains specialists and generalists. Generalists often lean toward strategy and specialists lean toward the execution of marketing tactics. However, this does not guarantee that a generalist is a good strategist, nor does a specialist automatically excel …

What Mentors Wish Their Mentees Knew

The mentor-mentee relationship is a tango between a more senior person and a junior one. Just as in dance, coordination and orchestration between parties is necessary for grace and success. And while we and others have written about what makes the ideal mentor, comparatively less attention has been …

The 5 Levels of Delegation You Need to Know to Lead Well

Rather than thinking of delegation as a binary issue--either you delegate or you don't--consider what it might look like on a sliding scale<p>In a prior article, I talked about the power of using the 70% rule when it comes to delegating tasks to your employees. I also discussed how you need to assess …

The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

Don’t overthink. Do.<p>Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is …

30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

More than 700 million people use Instagram and 400 million of those users check the app daily.<p>With such a large audience, and some incredibly …

Want to Be a Great Leader? A Navy SEAL Commander Says You Must Adopt This 1 Key Habit

Every great leader fails sometimes. Here's the best practice to follow when you fall short, according to one of the country's most-respected military leaders.<p>If there's one thing Admiral William McRaven knows a lot about, it's failure.<p>Not that he is a failure himself, of course. McRaven is the …

AI Superstar Andrew Ng Is Democratizing Deep Learning With A New Online Course

The founder of Google Brain and former head of Baidu’s AI efforts wants to train a giant new workforce to help make “AI the new electricity.”<p>Artificial intelligence could be as important to transforming the economy as electricity was 100 years ago. But for that to happen, the world will need a huge …

Outstanding Leaders Exhibit More Than Just Emotional Intelligence--They Have These 7 Traits, According to Neuroscience

Neuroscience will show you how to evolve your emotional intelligence skills to elevate your entire team's effectiveness.<p>The topic of emotional intelligence (EQ) continues to dominate leadership conversations. Rightly so. However, in a <i>Harvard Business Review (HBR)</i> article that highlighted research …

4 Distractions You Must Stop Stressing Over If You Want to Succeed

You can't change the past but if you focus on the present you can change your future.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneur journey is one of the most rewarding experiences in life. However, anyone who tells you that following your passion and working four …

Business Strategy

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

We like to start the day with a hearty breakfast and a cup of strong coffee or tea. But what else does it take to get your day off on the right …

I've held 1,000 interviews, and I've found only 4 questions truly matter

Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee.<p>If you're just starting your company, you may as well get over the fact that you'll likely lose sleep over …

Employment

The 1 Thing You Need for Success, According to Michael Jordan and Tony Robbins

Here's the most important link between the world's best basketball player and the world's greatest motivational speaker, and how you can have it, too.<p>In addition to both being multimillionaires and having thousands of raving fans, Tony Robbins and Michael Jordan have something big in common: high …

Ambitious People Rarely Become Successful.

Success is not extrinsic.<p>Success is not extrinsic.<p>It's not measurable.<p>"Success" can only truly occur internally, because it is based on emotion. At the most basic level, success if your relationship with yourself. Most people are living a lie. They purposefully ignore and distract themselves from …

The C.E.O. of Girls Who Code Wants You to Know That It’s O.K. to Fail

There’s an unofficial rule in the tech world: every C.E.O. must have a formative anecdote of failure. Reshma Saujani has an imposing résumé—she has delivered speeches at the White House and on Richard Branson’s private island; she knows Sheryl Sandberg’s personal phone number; her nonprofit, Girls …

Jack Dorsey

“Hip-Hop Is A Huge Equalizer”: Young Entrepreneurs Get Business Inspiration From The Music Industry

Philadelphia’s Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship takes best practices honed by successful music moguls and imparts them to young founders who have been shut out of more traditional business education.<p>At the Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship in Philadelphia, traditional business school …

Amazon Web Services AI exec: How cloud computing is driving artificial intelligence breakthroughs

Artificial intelligence research is still in its infancy, at least as compared to computer science in general, but the concept of unlimited computing …

Startups Fail Because They Don't Know The Difference Between Selling to an Investor and Selling to a Customer

As a startup you don't have the luxury of a track record or a reputation, so you have to sell potential customers on what you can do for them now.<p>One of us recently worked with a startup that had a truly differentiated offering in cyber security -- certainly a hot area. The team had solid …

Startups

How to promote a blog post: the ultimate guide

So, you’ve written an awesome blog post that provides lots of value…now what? How do you get it in front of the right eyes, and as many pairs of eyes …

Amazon Web Services Changed the Way VCs Fund Startups

Starting companies is becoming so quick and cheap that venture capitalists have shifted strategy funding entrepreneurs. Now, more startups get …

There Are Only 3 Types of Audience Members. Here's How to Win Them Over.

Use this simple 6-part framework at your next conference, event, or presentation to connect with and influence the people who matter most.<p>No matter where you are or what you're pitching, chances are if you're presenting to an audience - whether it's an audience of 5 or 5,000 - you're going to …

How To Build Successful Influencer Marketing Campaigns

CPG brands have jumped on the influencer marketing bandwagon with everyone from cosmetic, food, diaper, paper towel and many other CPG brands all …

The Shocking Reality of Scaling an Online Business

It's not magic; it's just math.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's note: This is an excerpt from Daniel DiPiazz's new book Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start An Epic Business, Score The Life You Want.</i><p>It’s two-thirty in the morning, and you’ve woken up …

Business Strategy

Elon Musk Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

In his recent TED interview, the serial entrepreneur hit on what it takes to develop a successful mindset.<p>Spearheading the sustainable energy movement. Attempting to solve rush hour traffic. Exploring the unknown regions of outer space. Responding to fans (and critics) on social media. To say …

Top 5 Reasons You Should Start a Business Blog

Blogging, especially when combined with social media, is a powerful way to promote your business online. There are still many small business owners …

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say

Want a new employee to truly hit the ground running? Say these four things.<p>You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. …

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

7 Mental Toughness Tips From a Former Navy SEAL Trainer

If there's one thing an entrepreneur must master, it's the art of resiliency. These tips from a former special agent will help you raise the bar on your mental toughness.<p>This former special agent has protected members of Congress, governors, heads of state, and celebrities. He's tough and …