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Developing These 5 Habits Will Make You a Once-in-a-Career Leader to Employees

Practicing these five powerful tenets of leadership will make you unforgettable to employees and irreplaceable to employers.<p>The thing I wanted more than anything "growing up" as a leader was to be unforgettable to employees--for my impact on their performance, growth, happiness, and life. Did I …

Want to Instantly Become a Better Writer? Stop Using These 7 Words in Emails

Where good writing is concerned, the words you don't use often matter more.<p>If you think you're not a good writer, you've probably gotten hung up on the "craft" of writing. Worry too much about <i>how</i> you write and it's hard to write well.<p>But that's okay: Style doesn't matter (unless you're Nicholas …

13 Must-Read Books Recommended by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Brilliant Leaders

Oprah Winfrey has referred to reading as her 'personal path to freedom.'<p>Many of the brightest minds in technology, entertainment, business, and philanthropy have said they owe their success to reading.<p>Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading …

Get all the stock images you need for under $40

Getting assets for a design project can be a huge pain in the ass. But before you pull your hair out and swear off design projects forever, there’s a …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Self-improvement often comes from the penned wisdom of others.<p>Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take …

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

Entrepreneurship

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers

How you phrase your calls to action on social media can be the difference between just racking up impressions online and actually generating sales.<p>Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the …

Social Media

How To Prioritize When Everything Is Urgent

You begin jotting down your to-do list for the day and immediately break into a sweat. You have no idea how you’ll be able to get all of this done. …

127 Time-Saving Keyboard Shortcuts for Social Media Marketers

I used to think the few seconds I save by using keyboard shortcuts are not useful. I mean, what can I do with those few seconds?<p>A lot, it seems…<p>A few …

Here’s How Often You Should Post on Social Media

Will Roe v. Wade be overturned?Will the United States bail on every international treaty to which it has previously signed?Will Nicolas Cage have a …

10 Tips to Improve Your Knowledge Base for a Brainier Business - Small Business Trends

Great entrepreneurs never stop learning. There are plenty of resources and educational tools out there that can help you improve your knowledge base …

How to Use Your LinkedIn Page as a Sales Funnel

I think LinkedIn is one of the best social media networks to be on, hands down.Sure, the big names like Facebook and Twitter are great. But LinkedIn …

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

eCommerce

A Surefire Way to Get Constant Traffic to Your Content - Copyblogger

Two weeks ago, my side project Further had one of its highest traffic days ever.<p>If you’re not familiar, Further is a personal development email …

Industry Focus: Nightlife impresario Eddie Dean Is The Man Behind Some of NY's Best Clubs

Get top lessons from NY's Nightlife king.<p>9<p>SHARES<p>Nightlife can be an incredibly tricky business, but Eddie Dean has managed to get it down. From Pacha …

In a Difficult Conversation, Listen More Than You Talk

When Jared walked into a meeting to discuss a new marketing approach for a product, the conversation didn’t play out well. Five minutes into the dialogue, the product manager, Françoise, started interrupting him with questions he was planning to address later in the pitch. As the conversation ran …

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

Time Management

How To Sell To Millennials

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Only 50.5% of millennials say they are particularly loyal to a certain brand. It should come as no surprise considering how e-commerce has widened …

5 digital marketing trends that will disrupt your business

Content marketing still is king; Smart Insights research found that content marketing is viewed as the digital marketing activity with the greatest commercial impact in 2016, with 22 percent of businesses saying it is most important (the second most important elements were marketing automation and …

Why sex and love don’t belong in the same bed

There’s never anything profound about erotic contact. Sex is purely a hormonal act, whereas love, as expressed in a hug, brings true intimacy<p>Sex sells, they say, and I’m as guilty as anyone of finding headlines such as “How to keep the sex alive in your marriage” irresistible. I pore over these …

3 Ways to Create More Content (and Views) from Your Blogs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Content Marketing is still one of the best ways to generate leads for B2B companies. Yet many entrepreneurs struggle with creating a successful content strategy.<p>In reality, you do not need to write hundreds of individual blogs. In fact, …

Infographics

The Top 5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Content Marketing Channel

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Content marketing is great, but many marketers do not understand that content is just one part of the game. Great content is mandatory, yes, but without …

Marketing

8 Online Influencer Marketing Companies You Need to Know

These agencies will help your brand stay approachable and authentic.<p>Influencer marketing is by far the fastest growing marketing channel this year, and it doesn't show any signs of slowing down. A 2015 poll by eMarketer showed that 84 percent of marketing professionals planned to launch at least …

Why “Content Is King” Is The Biggest Myth In SEO

Most people don’t know how to build links the right way so they tell you content is king because producing content is so much easier than getting …