Courtney Moss

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7 lessons learned growing from $1,000 to $15,000 a month in 100 days

$15,000/mo in 100 days. Here’s how we got here…<p>I’m about to hit “publish.”<p><i>What’s the worst that could happen, right?</i><p><i>Mm… maybe we should wait until tomorrow.</i><p><i>Let me get back to this after taking a few calls.</i><p>…<p>Alright, let’s do this.<p><i>*Few more hours more of pondering*</i><p><i>Screw it.</i><p><b>*Click*</b><p>The first version of …

5 Deadly Kinds of Ego That Prey Upon Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it’s egotism.”</i> -- Harold Geneen<p>You worked hard, you made some smart bets and here you are, successful. Maybe someone …

Customer Service

The Important Skill You Might Be Overlooking In Your Branding

Donald Miller is a NYT bestselling author, the founder of StoryBrand, and a master at building brands. Find out his secret to success when helping companies build a brand that their audience can truly relate to.<p>When you think of unforgettable stories, which ones are they?<p>When you think of powerful, …

Public Relations

Wondering Where To Start? Three Entrepreneurs Share How They Got Started

Even with the volume of information available online and the proliferation of offline business resources, first-time entrepreneurs still face the challenge of knowing where to start.<p>Regardless of the accessibility of information available at our fingertips on entrepreneurship, startups and small …

Entrepreneurship
AOL

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Hiking

5 Affordable Online Marketing Strategies for the Startup With a Limited Budget

<i>Startups don't have much money to work with, but that doesn't mean you can't run a successful marketing campaign.</i><p>Every business goes through a startup phase, where customers are sparse, revenue is light, and you aren't 100 percent sure what you're doing (even if you're a seasoned entrepreneur). In …

Marketing

5 Ways to Build a Thicker Skin So You Can Go Through Life Smiling

Do you ever feel hurt by what people say about you? Well, it's a part of life, so you better get used to it.<p>I'm amazed by how quickly people get upset. And I'm not talking about getting upset about real things like disease, death, not having food.<p>I'm talking about the small stuff of daily life. Why …

Time I

10 Timeless Lessons I Learned About Business from the Founders of America's Biggest Wine Brand

How two "nobodies" went from clueless to industry mega-stars.<p>Last month I had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, the founders of the world's most popular wine brand, Barefoot Wine.<p>What's most humbling is that they had absolutely NO idea what they were doing at …

Entrepreneurship

20 Tricks You Can Use to Score a Cheap Hotel Room

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>If you're looking for a cheap hotel room, it's only gotten more difficult over the years. In fact, the average daily rate for U.S. hotel rooms has increased in the past seven years, to $121.37 in 2015, according to statistics resource Statista.<p>That doesn't mean you …

Personal Finance

How to go from $13,000 to almost $20 million in capital

Take it from someone who survived the Shark Tank: the journey of raising capital for a startup isn’t easy. If it was, every business would get off the ground without a hitch.<p>The truth is, even the best startups have to work hard to raise money. In fact, a 2014 CB Insights survey found that almost a …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Ask Yourself These Questions Weekly | Inc.com

Whether you're running a business, an aspiring entrepreneur, or somebody with big dreams, achieving requires that you have goals, plans, and a way to hold yourself accountable. If you really want to stay on track, a weekly check-in can be a valuable tool.<p>Spend some time every week with these …

Motivation

How to do the most work in the shortest time

Here are eight simple rules to be time-efficient (so you can do some really focused work when you’ve finished). What are you waiting for?<p>We are designed by evolution to be busy. That’s OK for the caveman, who needs to feed himself; not OK for you in the 21st-century when you have to deal with an …

Time Management

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, and writing …

Profit

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

Roundup: 10 Beginner Woodworking Projects Using Basic Skills and Tools

DIY woodworking projects can make your home decor unique on a budget. The problem for most beginner DIYers is they don't have the tools to make them …

Woodworking

The 10 Principles of Self-Made Billionaires

Billionaires have something most of us don’t.<p>But that’s only because we haven’t learned it yet.<p>I’ve spent a significant amount of time with …

10 Unmissable Qualities of Wildly Successful People

Success is not something that can be accomplished overnight. It takes a lot of hard work, time and sheer dedication. Every successful leader, …

The only 3 things that matter when it comes to getting things done quickly

If you don't have a process for remembering what needs to get done, scheduling out your priorities, and measuring and improving your progress you'll never do enough of the right things to get you to where you want to be.<p>If you've ever found yourself trying to <i>"remember what you forgot"</i> you have a …

Productivity

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

New York City

5 Work Productivity Hacks Used By Rockstar Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a business owner, I often find myself struggling to make sense of my time. How did two hours justvanish into my inbox? Did that weekly catch-up call really end up taking an entire hour? Why isn’t my Seamless order here yet, and who’s …

Time Management

5 Ways to Improve Your Creativity in Street Photography

When I started photography nine years ago, I didn’t have a problem going out and finding inspiration. Everything was so new and, subsequently, there …

Entrepreneurs Should Always Be Dabbling in Side Businesses. Here's Why.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When we first start out in business, we need money, right? Rarely does a new business or 9-to-5 job provide enough of it. One way to make more money is through a side business.<p>Side gigs offer us another way, not as intense as full-blown …

Small Business

Daily Meditation: Oneness

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a poem by 17th-century Japanese haiku master Basho. The poem offers a …

Meditation

Changing How You Ask This Question Will Transform the Way You Network | Inc.com

It's a question you hear at the start of a meeting, while lingering in a waiting room, in line while waiting for coffee, and hundreds of times at conferences and networking events.<p>The dreaded <b>"What do you do?"</b><p>It has some close relatives, like "Where do you work?" and "What's your role at Company …

Entrepreneurship

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

Self-improvement

The logos of these 19 huge companies have changed beyond recognition since they launched

By comparing the original logo to its most recent version, we can learn important lessons about a brand's roots and its arc of progression.<p>We compiled a list comparing the first logos of 19 of the biggest brands in the world with their most recent logos with help from StockLogos.com, an …

Graphic Design

Why It's Best Not to Tell Friends and Family Your Business Ideas

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur has likely experienced the same scenario at one point: sharing a great idea and execution plan among friends and family, only to be told bluntly that it wouldn’t succeed.<p>It is frustrating, and in some ways …

Entrepreneurship

Learn a Key Negotiating Skill from Career FBI Negotiator Chris Voss

<b>Chris Voss:</b> You know, successful negotiation is not about getting to yes, it's about mastering no and understanding what the path to an agreement is. …

Top 20 Black and White Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year, we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, where we count down the Top 10 most popular photos in every single category on …