Aseel Badran

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LinkedIn's CEO Just Showed the World How Great Leaders Deal With Bad News

Amid a market plunge and threat from Facebook, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner gives employees his stock bonus.<p>What do you do when your company's stock price plummets by more than 40 percent in a single day? Most of us hope never to have to find out, but if we do, I can't think of a better example of how …

Data-Driven Marketing in 2016: Bigger, Faster, Better

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As technology-savvy, data-driven marketers, our job is to get out the right message, in front of the right audience, at the right time, to drive the right (desired ) onsumer behavior.<p>And we have to do that more efficiently and more …

7 Steps to Finally Master Content Promotion in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nailing your content-promotion strategy can dramatically increase your leads, improve conversions and rapidly spike your brand awareness. And the good news here is that content promotion is usually cost-effective in relation to the …

How to Start a Business Online

Seven tried and true steps for attracting visitors to your site--and getting them to buy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a proven sequence of steps you can follow to guarantee your success when you're starting a small business online. I've seen thousands of …

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Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nearly 23 percent of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the lucky few that enjoys the ability to work from anywhere you like, the following tools will help keep …

Most Leadership Advice Is Useless. Here's What I Really Learned Running 20 Companies.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, James Altucher, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>They fired me. They fired me as CEO. Then they fired me as a board member. Then they took away my shares. And now none of them ever talk to me.<p>I started the …

7 Key Steps to a Growth Strategy That Works Immediately

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If only half of startups survive more than five years and only one-third make it to 10, what’s the one thing you could do to ensure your company is sustainable? The answer is to create a growth strategy for your business, of course.<p>A …

Leadership Skills: Planning - Startup

<b>Foundations: Know the Score –</b> Having a written plan and being able to articulate that plan to stakeholders is essential. A part of the plan is the …

How a Design Entrepreneur Got His Dream Off of the Ground

Michael McDaniel's tale of obsession, hard work, luck and funding<p>Hemingway once said that the hardest part about being a writer was cleaning out the …

Rethinking The Role Of Tech Companies In The Refugee Crisis

Brian Reich Contributor<p>Brian Reich is the director of Hive, a special project and innovation lab of USA for UNCHR.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>After SXSW, here’s a roadmap for how the tech industry can change the world this year<p>The urgent humanitarian situation in Europe has pushed the ongoing …

Explainer: What is a social entrepreneur?

Social entrepreneurship is a growing global movement. More and more universities are offering courses on social entrepreneurship, with social …

The Right Way To Pick A Cofounder For Your Startup

Choosing a cofounder is like picking a spouse. You’ll need to work well together through thick and thin.<p>Choosing a cofounder to help you start a new company is like picking a spouse: You need to do your due diligence. Why? Because in sickness and in health, through all the ups and downs, you’re …

5 Reasons Donald Trump Will Lose Both Entrepreneurs And Evangelicals

Some say your drunk uncle at Thanksgiving is an appealing presidential candidate because he throws caution to the wind and says what’s on his mind. Some say the same about Donald Trump, and that he’s a proven entrepreneur who can “fix things.” Because I am an entrepreneur who works a whole lot with …

Entrepreneurship

European Entrepreneurs Launch StartupBoat To Address Refugee Crisis

While many in Europe are sunning themselves on beaches, a group of young tech entrepreneurs and investors have grouped together to address the crisis of refugees, many from Syria, which have come to European shores in wave after wave this Summer.<p>The initiative was started by Paula Schwarz, an …

7 Secrets for Tackling Your 'To-Do' List Everyday

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to productivity, most of us start each day with the best intentions. We plan on plowing through every task that comes our way with maximum energy and creativity -- and minimal distractions. And, occasionally, things actually …

3 Reasons Founders Need to Stop Trying So Hard

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a founder, it's hard to stop working. There are a million things to do on your list, and you never have time to get to all of them. On top of this, you’re constantly dealing with a lack of resources. You need more sales people, more …

The 10 Communication Skills Every Entrepreneur Must Master

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Contrary to their portrayal in pop culture, entrepreneurs aren’t purely “idea people,” dreaming up revolutionary new concepts and introspectively coming to profound conclusions about their industry -- though they are that, at times. …

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5 Things Elite Entrepreneurs Always Do (And You Should, Too)

Entrepreneurs spend their money to make the most money.<p><i>What are some of the habits entrepreneurs have that other people dont? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Oliver Emberton, Founder of Silktide, on Quora:</b><p>Most people spend their money to get the most <b>utility</b></b> …

50 ways you can tell you were born to be an entrepreneur

They're dissatisfied as employees, followers or consumers.<p>They want to create, build and grow their own enterprises, and they're filled with the passion of their own ingenuity.<p>Here are 50 habits that born-to-be entrepreneurs can't help but show. How many do you possess?<p>1. You can't sit still. …

Top CEOs Reveal What It Takes to Start a Business (Infographic) | Inc.com

If you turned down venture capital, why?<p><i>No. 468:</i> "Often, [VCs] have no idea what really drives your customers and your business, but they think they do or want you to think they do. So they flex their muscles, exert pressure or push for short-term profits, and [make] bad business decisions."</i> …

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Embracing Failure: Lessons From History's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

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 the Middle East, failure is a taboo subject. We don’t like to talk about the startups that have failed, or the people that have sacrificed every …

5 Personal Branding Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your personal brand and reputation.<p>When it comes …

Public Relations

The Challenges of Teaching When Silicon Valley Doesn’t Care

I have been on a bit of an EdTech binge writing spree the past few weeks. Part of the reason is that I feel the vast majority of educators and entrepreneurs are finally realizing that Silicon Valley didn’t get it right the first time with our approach to technology and the classroom.<p>Certainly, some …

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The CEO of one of the fastest-growing business apps ever used an ingeniously simple analogy to explain why companies succeed

Before building his $2.8 billion startup Slack, which many consider the fastest-growing business app ever, Butterfield ran another hot startup called Flickr, which was sold to Yahoo for over $20 million.<p>He also has a master's in philosophy, with a focus on biology, cognitive science, and philosophy …

Want to be successful entrepreneur? First you need to beat these 10 fears

“According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means …