Daniel Smith

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Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

1 min read<p>In the U.S., people tend to brag about working long hours. Clocking countless hours at the office is worn as a badge of honor, brandied about at the water cooler to garner respect.<p>Turns out, working endless hours may be nothing more than a waste of time.<p>Germany is among the countries with …


What Recruiters Look for in Hiring a Manager and How to Ace That Interview

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Interviews for management roles are challenging not only for job candidates but also for the decision makers of the hiring company. Human resources managers and executives from the departments involved in the recruitment process …


Marketing 101: The Art of Storytelling

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Market Like You Mean It<i>, marketing expert Al Lautenslager explains how you can engage your customers, create brand believers and gain fans for everything you sell. In this edited excerpt, the author discuss the importance of</i> …


8 Steps To Success When Life Gets Hard

<i>"Be resilient!"</i><p><i>"Never give up!"</i><p>I see a lot of stuff about resilience, persistence and grit. What I don't see is a lot of legitimate info on how to actually increase those qualities.<p>How can we be more resilient? How can we shrug off huge challenges in life, persist and — in the end — succeed?<p>So I …


50 Signs You Should Be An Entrepreneur

You already know that launching a company can be an intimidating process requiring tons of hard work. But the question has been lingering with you day and night. Maybe you're just unhappy with your current position. Perhaps you've always dreamed of opening your own shop or consulting firm. Or maybe …


6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have started multiple companies. I believed in every single one of them. Put my heart, soul, blood, sweat, and tears into each and every one of them. 90 percent of them have failed. Being around hundreds of entrepreneurs, I …


Whether or not to get an MBA depends on the kind of person you are

Half of you might make a terrible mistake: getting an MBA. The other half of you risk making an equally terrible mistake: not getting an MBA. Unfortunately, I don’t know which half you’re in, but chances are you do—or will by the end of this article.<p>Well-meaning advice on whether you should get an …

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Taming Your Inner Control Freak

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In business, just as in life, we have to accept that some things we have no control over. But we can influence our attitudes, emotions and behaviors.<p>Some of the most successful leaders are capable of letting go of control in …


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Negotiation 101: The 6 Principles

We all negotiate <b>something</b> at some point of time <b>every single day</b>.<p>This is especially true if like me, you are working in <i>procurement</i> or <i>sales</i>.<p>I came up …

Executive coaching: Luxury or necessity?

Business leaders and senior executives, particularly Chief Executive Officers CEOs, can greatly benefit from executive coaching services in order to …


Entrepreneurship 101: Lessons from the Field

Have you always wanted to be an entrepreneur? Do you have a great idea for a “can’t fail” business? Are you ready to jump in with both feet?<p>Not so …

The Simplest Way to Avoid Wasting Time

I recently met with a capable executive who is passionate about his work and good at it. The problem is he pursues so many initiatives that by the …

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