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These Types of Emails Make the Best Pitches

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The 10 biggest mistakes you can make in a Wall Street job interview

Over the coming weeks and months, recruiters from top investment banks will meet with tens of thousands of students on college campuses and during in-house interviews.<p>For anyone hoping to build a career in finance, this is your chance to show your stuff.<p>To help you out, Morgan Stanley published a …

4 books every aspiring startup founder should read

To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to be able to juggle several hats at the same time. Identifying a problem and developing a scalable …

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective | Inc.com

It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. Amid these expectations, and these are but a …

Apps

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

Motivation

These 9 startups you've never heard of could be worth $1 billion very soon

But a $1 billion valuation is still a huge milestone for any startup.<p>Pitchbook, a private-equity and venture-capital research firm, analyzed various patterns and other data to identify the next nine startups expected to reach the $1 billion threshold.<p>They may not all be household names, but they …

10 Ways to Say 'No' That Won't Damage Business or Relationships

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur I know can’t find enough hours in a day to do the good things they want, and yet they often find themselves saying yes to new requests. Perhaps because they are optimists by nature, or they just hate to disappoint …