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What Multi-Million Dollar Law Firms Taught me About Closing Deals – Try this Formula

I have the privilege of speaking to thousands of attorneys of all sizes. Many attorneys that I spoke with years ago were solo practitioners that just …

Customers

You've Been Pitching Yourself Wrong This Entire Time -- Here's How You Should Be Doing It

Ryan Foland plans to eliminate the elevator pitch. Why would the managing partner at Influence Tree and one of Entrepreneur’s top branding experts take aim at such a staple of the business world? Founders and entrepreneurs can spend months, if not years, crafting the perfect elevator pitch. Why …

Angel Investors

Richard Branson Says Dump the MBA and Learn 1 Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

One thing can drive your business to success and it's not three letters at the end of your name.<p>Beyond his amazing business success after dropping out of school when he was 15, Richard Branson is unusual. He is unafraid of controversy while managing to live without regrets, as his mother taught …

Entrepreneurship

First Step

W<i>elcome to First Step, a video series featuring athletes engaging the communities most affected by today’s social issues, from healthcare access and</i> …

Duke

“Why did you choose Duke?”<p>I stood at the podium for a second and considered the question.<p>Why <i>did</i> I come here?<p>And I followed that with another …

This Marketing Combo Can Grow Your Personal Professional Brand | Inc.com

I love my job as a professor and teacher, and each time I teach my selling class, I rant and rave at students until they completely understand the importance of continuous professional development.<p>Our name, our reputation, and our body of work are very transparent these days. With social media in …

Marketing
Marketing

The Grandfather Of Alt-Science

Art Robinson has seeded scientific skepticism within the GOP for decades. Now he wants to use urine to save lives.<p>Arthur B. Robinson, renegade …

La Jolla

9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read | Inc.com

Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day reading.<p>Perhaps like you, I like to learn and improve my skills as a leader, so I'm always curious about what the …

Bill Gates

Who Benefits From the Expansion of A.P. Classes?

Laura Fuchs has been teaching Advanced Placement U.S. government and politics at H.D. Woodson High School in Washington for six of her 10 years there. She is in her early 30s, wears her hair pulled back in a bun and has a no-nonsense way of dealing with her students. But that apparent sternness …

Education

How Brands Use Instagram Stories [Infographic]

Instagram Stories turned one recently, and influencer marketing platform Klear analyzed 149 brands across eight industries to see how brands are …

Marketing

What Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes learned from his own social media fail: ‘Own it. Apologize.’

Hootsuite founder and CEO Ryan Holmes is a passionate advocate on the topic of why executives need to be active on social media. But for a brief moment this year, he became a case study in how that can go wrong.<p>Since then, Holmes has been trying to be an example of how to respond and recover from a …

6 Social Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018 | Inc.com

When it comes to reaching audiences, effectively distributing your content, and building a following around your brand, social media offers a wealth of possibilities. It's where your audiences already live and engage with content, which makes it a convenient platform for brands. Its built-in …

Marketing

Poll: Which jobs will be hardest hit by automation?

Elon Musk has sounded the alarm over the risks of machine learning and artificial intelligence for some time now. The billionaire said in July that …

Labor Economics

Nobody Knows What Lies Beneath New York City

Before a single raindrop fell, Alan Leidner knew the waters could rise and throw the city into darkness. On this point, the maps were as clear as a …

Maps

Why Musk's Superfast Hyperloop May Arrive Slowly

The numbers are pretty unbelievable -- at a top speed of 760 miles per hour (more than 1,200 kilometers per hour), the so-called hyperloop proposed …

Hyperloop

The Neymar Deal Was Certainly Crazy. But Was It Smart?

Paris Saint-Germain didn’t break the transfer record when it signed Neymar from Barcelona on Thursday, it destroyed it. Over the last decade, the …

The Only Time You Are Actually Growing Is When You’re Uncomfortable

If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.<p>Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow.<p>Many people are so comfortable they’re miserable.<p>Breaking a habit, trying something new, taking a risk, making new connections, or putting yourself in a totally new situation won’t be easy, …

Self-improvement