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Navy SEAL's 5 Point Perspective on Persistence | Inc.com

When I was in a fraternity at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, we used to recite one of my favorite quotes, which still guides my thinking and behavior to this day.<p><i>"</i>Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with …

Motivation

5 Invoicing and Accounting Tools for New Entrepreneurs

From Due to ZenPayroll: You have alternatives to the guy in the thick glasses and bowtie.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups fail for so many reasons. According to business sources, fully 90 percent fail -- a hard and bleak truth of entrepreneurship. As an …

Strategic Management for Strategic Leaders | Inc.com

Have you communicated a vision for your business or organization? Do you play a role in making sure that your vision becomes a success? Are you able to manage the changes you're bound to encounter?<p><b>If you said yes to these questions, then congratulations! You're a strategic leader!</b><p>As the Eli Broad …

Management

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Overview and Objectives | Inc.com

Providing an overview of your business can be tricky, especially when you're still in the planning stages. If you already own an existing business, summarizing your current operation should be relatively easy; it can be a lot harder to explain what you plan to <i>become</i>.<p>So start by taking a step …

Small Business

How to Start a Multimillion Dollar Company Without a Bank Account

Jane Wurwand, co-founder of Dermalogica, unpacks how being fiscally shrewd, by necessity, led to major success.

Finance

Walmart CEO's 6 Steps for Simplifying Complex Business | Inc.com

Everything Walmart does is big. It employs some 2.2 million people in 27 countries, has 11,453 stores, and rang up sales of $485.7 billion during the last fiscal year. Just a few years ago, it had approximately 120,000 items in each Supercenter, but now that the Bentonville, Arkansas, retailer is …

Leadership

Mark Cuban's 12 Essential Rules For Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Over the past 30 years, billionaire "Shark Tank" investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has not only built his own companies but invested in over 120 others.<p>In his book "How to Win at the Sport of Business," he breaks down a checklist for new entrepreneurs. We explain the "Twelve Cuban …

Entrepreneurship

Top 70 Sales Enablement Tools to Boost Your Business - SAVO Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is a powerful tool to increase sales and drive business growth. It helps sales teams deliver the right message at the right time to …

Beyond the Bottomline: ERP Tools Are Meant for Ensuring Customer Satisfaction

Enterprise Resource Planning software, or ERP for most users, is simply a business management platform meant to obtain, store, manage, and interpret …

How Life Insurers Can Bring Their Business into the 21st Century

Life insurance is – or should be – a central element in most households’ financial planning. Yet life insurance sales have been on a steady decline for years. According to LIMRA, the life insurance industry trade association, the number of individual holders of life insurance in the U.S. dropped …

Chase Bank leads in customer service even as it posts 48% in profit - Soko Directory - Research . Mapping . Tracking . Your Investment

By / March 23, 2015<p>Chase bank is one the best in customer service and client engagement as compared to other banking institutions, a poll conducted …

Banking (UK)

How the BBC's Kenyan hackathon could change news delivery

At the start of February, the BBC World Service announced a hackathon in Kenya. The mission: to develop new ways to extend access to news and vital …

Meet The Venture Capitalist From Ghana Investing In Restaurants And Night Clubs In Kenya

Ghanaian-born Kris Senanu is the Managing Director of Access Kenya Group, one of Kenya’s largest Internet service providers. Senanu, 41, started off his career at Access Kenya 14 years ago as a sales executive, and rose through the ranks to his current position. Throughout his career life with the …

Venture Capital

The Procurement Value Proposition at a glance by Gerard Chick

<b>Editor’s Note: As a follow-up to my interview with Dr. Robert Handfield earlier this week regarding his new book The Procurement Value Proposition,</b> …

Designing restaurant kitchens to fit, not fight, the space

For almost 30 years, Jimi Yui has designed kitchens for chefs like Mario Batali, Eric Ripert and Masaharu Morimoto. "I think any decent designer will …

What You Need to Do Before Quitting Your Day Job | Inc.com

When a mentor asked Microsoft software engineer Steve Fernholz how much money it would take for him to quit his day job, he had a ready answer: $100,000. She wrote him a check on the spot for $25,000, which was enough. He left his job to work full time on Droplet, a yard sprinkler system. The first …

Business Development

The Entrepreneur IQ: Your Adversity Quotient | Inc.com

You believe you have the capacity to control your circumstances, and you are highly motivated to change adversity into opportunity by taking action. Instead of giving in to feelings of frustration and anger when you encounter obstacles, you can see beyond the roadblocks and visualize a better …

Entrepreneurship