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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Keep a Sleep Diary

A simple thing can have a massive impact on your psyche<p>As any entrepreneur should know, good sleep is essential to good business.<p>High-quality sleep sustains the energy levels you need to grow a company. It enhances cognitive function so your brain operates at its best. It helps you recover from …

Sleep

Flipboard

Have You Heard? These 10 B2B Content Marketing Trends Are Going To Be Big(ger) In 2018 | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

1. Programmatic Ad Buying<p>Programmatic advertising buying is an improved form of the traditional advertising buying process of years past. Where human …

How Learning To Tame Your Monkey Mind Is The Secret To Managing Stress

Last week, I wrote about how entrepreneurs can take advantage of the brains neuroplasticity to change the way they respond to stress.<p>The response I received from that article was overwhelming, with entrepreneurs from all over the world reaching out to learn more about confronting stress in their …

Mindfulness

5 Things About Your Brand Your Sales Team Must Sell If You Expect Anybody to Buy Your Product

Your salespeople are front-line brand ambassadors. Make sure they are sending the right message.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re in the steel industry, fashion or IT, selling is integral to your company's success. A good sales team, though, does more than …

Customers

Azio’s Retro Classic typewriter-inspired Bluetooth keyboard is a luxurious treat

Maybe you’re sitting at a MacBook or other modern PC right now, typing away in near silence on a keyboard that provides no real satisfying response to your human fingers. Maybe, once in the distant past, you remember when keyboards offered something in return: A “click clack” that stood as an …

Typing

How Having More Power Changes You as a Boss

With more power comes less empathy.<p>Science and history have shown that people who focus on others--those who are emotionally intelligent and generous--are the ones who typically rise to power. You might wonder then, why are there so many stories of leaders who abuse their power through corruption …

Leadership

20 Interview Questions That Will Reveal a Superstar Job Candidate

Don't make the typical mistake of asking the wrong questions when assessing for people skills.<p>It's quite common for hiring managers to ask the wrong interview questions to size up job candidates for job/culture fit and the people skills that lend to success on the job.<p>Whether you're new to the …

Employment

Don't Make This Mistake When Negotiating Your Salary

The salary negotiation advice you never hear.<p>We hear it all the time: Never accept the first offer. Don't leave money on the table. Push for more.<p>But should you ever <i>not</i> negotiate your salary? Many people don't. Only 39 percent of people negotiated their last salary, a study by Robert Half found. …

Employment

16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …

JPMorgan has found a trigger for the next big market collapse

JPMorgan has noticed a big shift in markets that should have any investor worried.<p>Yes, traders are clearly already spooked, as evidenced by Thursday's massive 1,000-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average, and Monday's similarly stark decline. But this is a longer-term issue — one that's …

Stock Markets

To Make Your Point More Effectively, Try This Terrific Tool

Forget what you learned in school. Instead, make a big impression with a small piece of typography.<p>Your sixth-grade English teacher taught you how to construct a perfect paragraph.<p>But "in today's world of speedy news, food, and pleasure," people don't have the patience to read your carefully …

Game of Thrones

These Psychologists May Have Cracked the Code to Motivating Employees (and Retaining Them)

Spoiler: it's not about money<p>Did you know 66% of millennials plan to leave their current employer by 2020? Or that 72% of CEOs are worried about their ability to attract and retain talent with the right skills? These are just a few of the startling statistics facing today's small business owners, …

Employee Engagement

3 Ways To Ensure Your Audiences Never Forget What You Say | Inc.com

Businesses spend a small fortune at events to educate and inspire their employees. Whether it be to stay abreast of the latest business trends and industry news in their fields, or sharpen their skills, the results you see may be tied to how you present your ideas.<p>As a professional speaker, I …

Profit

A Groundbreaking Study of 5,000 Top Performers Identifies 3 Tactics Used by Great Communicators

A five-year study by an influential UC Berkeley business professor reveals the communication secrets that separate great leaders from average ones.<p>In a groundbreaking study of 5,000 successful employees and managers over a five-year period, UC Berkeley management professor Morten T. Hansen found …

UC Berkeley

Four Smart Ways To Dodge Dumb Job Interview Questions

Just because you are on the other side of the table doesn’t mean you can’t steer the conversation.<p>You’re about five minutes into your chat with a recruiter or hiring manager, and you immediately realize that it’s going to be tough to show what you’ve got. The first few questions they’ve tossed out …

Employment

Ban These 5 Words From Your Corporate Values Statement

Practically every organization today has a set of core values that ideally function as the “operating instructions” of the company. The goal of articulating the essential and enduring principles of your organization is to inform, inspire, and instruct the day-to-day behaviors of everyone who works …

Leadership

How to keep growing as a professional despite the day-to-day, corporate grind

With so much on your plate during the average week, it’s entirely possible for your professional growth to slip through the cracks. Here’s how to …

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

Leadership

I'm a financial adviser who works with the richest families — here are the 8 things I make sure every teen knows about money

For most teens, financial planning is a topic far from top of mind.<p>School, sports, and social activities take priority while managing credit, creating a budget, and saving for retirement feels like a long way off. That said, life hits you pretty fast and before you know it you go from being a …

Personal Finance

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

4 Habits of People Who Are Always Learning New Skills

Working in online learning, I’ve found that every year around this time there’s a burst of sign-ups from workers seeking new skills. Perhaps it’s a matter of New Year’s resolutions, or a reaction to seeing their friends and colleagues make big career changes each January.<p>Unfortunately, the initial …

Learning

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

Flying

Why the Best Salespeople Are Masters of These 3 Skills (It's Not Just About Listening) | Inc.com

All the experts agree, the number one sales skill every professional needs is the ability to listen. Listening is the starting point for all learning, for understanding, and for relationships.<p>Listening is helpful when done right. Most sales professionals don't, I didn't.<p>The hard truth is listening …

Selling

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His 3-Step Formula for Success--and It's Absolutely Brilliant | Inc.com

Shockwaves were sent through the health care industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses--Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase--announced they were teaming up in attempt to provide better health care for their collective employees (which currently number over a million people).<p>A …

Health Care

12 Financial Mistakes I've Made (So You Don't Have to)

Author: Daniel B. Kline | Jan. 3, 2018, 10:11 a.m.<p>Source: Getty Images<p>Hindsight is 20/20<p>If 21-year-old me knew what 44-year-old-me knows, I'd be a …

6 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Interview Question to Ask People

Don't waste your time asking job candidates to name their greatest weakness.<p>This story appears in the January 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Forget about asking job candidates typical interview questions like '<i>What's your greatest weakness?'</i> or <i>'Tell us about a challenge you overcame.</i>' …

Entrepreneurship

Screw Emotional Intelligence–Here’s The Key To The Future Of Work

This Y Combinator alum and former IBM Watson strategist believes the market value of one particular capability will soon outpace EQ.<p>On the walk back from her high school, Max drops by the corner bodega to pick up a NeuroStim pill, a prescription neuroplasticity stimulator. She’ll pop it at exactly …

High School

Why Your Friend with a Creative Job Isn't the Village Idiot - Copyblogger

It happened again.<p>You were out to dinner with your Writer Friend, and the waiter came over to see if you needed anything. This led to a short, …

A common and seemingly savvy question you ask at the end of a job interview could make you look like an uninformed jerk

There comes a point in every interview where the employer will ask you if you have any questions. This is your time to demonstrate both your knowledge and curiosity to the company.<p>But the last thing you want to do is come across as someone who thinks they know everything about the company's mission …

Employment