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30 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

7 behaviors to give up if you want to be happier

Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life to be a happier person. Think of it as decluttering your house, except instead of your house, it's your entire life.<p>To help you kick off the elimination …

Self-help

12 Things You Should Never Say to a Potential Investor | Inc.com

While venture capital isn't right for the vast majority of businesses, if you've decided to go that route then I'm going to assume you're doing your homework on how to put together a really great pitch and business plan. I'll leave that heavy lifting to you (although I have included links to four …

Business Strategy

10 Things That Can Derail A Round Of Funding

Jason Lemkin Contributor<p>Jason Lemkin is the managing director of Storm Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Box Will Hit $1 Billion In Revenues Before You Know It<br>• Selling Your Company? Prioritize Dollars Over Prestige<p>We read a lot about the seemingly 50-plus eight-figure venture rounds happening …

Venture Capital

​Here's How Startup Fundraising Works

Via 1000 Angels, the platform where we connect investors with entrepreneurs, I have been exposed to how the process of startups getting funded really …

Entrepreneurship

13 Mental Models Every Founder Should Know

<b>Update: I’m working on an</b> <b>Innovator’s Guide to Mental Models</b><b>.</b> <b><br>Click here to get notified when it launches</b><b>.</b><p>Mental models are to your brain as apps are …

Why I'm Coming Out as Bipolar

Tales of a Serial Entrepreneur<p>My therapist thinks I'm crazy for writing publicly that I'm bipolar. Well, she thinks I'm crazy in general, but then again, that's why I see her. Everyone, though, is crazy in their own way. In fact, it's perfectly normal to be crazy. The only question is what form …

Mental Health

5 Tips for Forming an Advisory Board

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Behind all successful entrepreneurs are those special people they turn to for advice and expertise: their advisory board.<p>Unlike a board of directors, an advisory board doesn’t represent shareholders or have any decision-making authority. …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About When Seeking Investment

Seeking investment is a constant battle for the entrepreneur. But if it’s the first time, there are questions that should be focused on: What makes a …

9 Small Choices That'll Make Every Day Happier

You don’t have to travel around the world or spend years in a monastery to find happiness. Happiness is all around us—within us. That means it isn’t …

How to Create the Perfect Cofounder Agreement with Your Business Partner

You’ve just conceived a brilliant billion dollar startup idea; you’ve defined the perfect value proposition for you company; and you just met the …