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Leadership: Total Commitment To The Purpose Of The Business

“Trusting one another, however can never mean trusting with the lip and mistrusting in the heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi<p><b>“Self-trust is the first secret of</b> …

Why Intelligence Has Nothing to Do With Your Business Success | Inc.com

I have seen it a million times. A new client looking to set up a business will come into my office and ask all the typical questions like:<p>Should I be an LLC or a corporation? What state do I incorporate in?<br>• How am I going to be taxed? What about sales tax?<br>• Do I need a business plan? Who helps me with …

Small Business

McKinsey: automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030

In a new study that is optimistic about automation yet stark in its appraisal of the challenge ahead, McKinsey says massive government intervention …

Economics

How One Entrepreneur Found Lasting Success By Focusing on 3 Basic Business Principles

A single-minded focus on revenue can blind you to how badly your business is really doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From the outside, a successful entrepreneur’s career is often made to look like lightning in a bottle. Hopeful leaders and young professionals with …

Entrepreneurship

Yes, There's a Formula for a Successful Pitch (and It's Not as Hard as You Think) | Inc.com

If you're a founder that's living the pitch life, you know how hard it can be to persuade a stranger to hand over a large sum of money and a little bit of their time. It's a daunting process that is nerve-wracking to experience but absolutely fascinating to hear about.<p>Just take <i>The Pitch</i> as an …

Startups

Founders, Hire People You Like and Then Do These 6 Things | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a successful CEO? Or how to make changes once you've realized your business idea isn't working? The best CEOs are problem-solvers, nimble and team-players.<p>However, there's more to it than that. Jennifer Hyman, co-founder and CEO of Rent the Runway has six …

Business Strategy

This One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese Is the Ultimate Comfort Food

Chili mac and cheese is comfort food at its finest. A love child of a hearty beef chili and a cheesy macaroni casserole, this dinner comes together …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

The founders of Robinhood, a no-fee stock-trading app, were initially rejected by 75 venture capitalists — now their startup is worth $1.3 billion

It's hard getting funding for a startup, but it's even harder when the product doesn't exist yet, still requires regulatory approval, and is being launched during a recession.<p>But after 75 investor pitches, the founders of a commission-free stock-trading app, Robinhood, found a few willing venture …

Startups

6 Ways to Become a Millionaire While Working for Someone Else

A steady paycheck is a better start to achieving economic security than you might think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ll never get rich working for someone else, or so they say. Many feel the risky, adventurous life of an entrepreneur is the surefire pathway of …

Real Estate

Bootstrapping Your Startup Starts With Modern Marketing

Funding a business by yourself can feel like an insurmountable challenge. Businesses are expensive, requires knowledge and efficiency and leaves …

Small Business

A Marine who coaches Fortune 500 execs explains why setting goals is a complete waste of time

Combat veteran Andrew Wittman was an infantry Marine for 6 years. Wittman is the author of "Ground Zero Leadership: CEO of You," and coaches Fortune 500 CEO's and top executives. Here, Wittman explains why setting goals can be a complete waste of time. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Setting …

Veterans
Management
Leadership

9 magical Europe travel destinations you’ve probably never heard of

While most tourists flock to Europe’s main attractions of Paris, London, and Rome, there are many other beautiful hidden gems around the continent …

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share48<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 497<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

Here’s what five venture capitalists are predicting for 2017

With 2016 now in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to take a quick moment to forecast what might be looming on the horizon in the near year.<p>Who better …

Venture Capital

Study: Automation stands to disproportionately punish women in tech

The danger posed by automation to our workforce is apparent, but perhaps slightly misunderstood. A 2013 study at Oxford University predicted as many as 47 percent of all jobs in the US are at risk of automation. Less optimistic studies have set the bar at 80 percent.<p>Americans seem to be …

Want to Increase Happiness and Avoid Burnout? Science Says Do These 3 Simple Things | Inc.com

Happiness was a hot business topic in 2016, and something tells me it's not going away in 2017.<p>The research that has come out over the last several years published in books by positive psychology researchers like Shawn Achor, MartinSeligman, Tal Ben-Shahar, and Barbara Fredrickson confirms that …

Happiness

10 Success lessons from JK Rowling – “Billionaire Author” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share40<p>+15<p>Shares 103<p>British author JK Rowling wrote the first Potter books while a single mother living on welfare. Written on a manual …

FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's First 100 Days Action Plan

In late October, Donald Trump released an action plan for what he hopes to accomplish in his first 100 days in office. Below, NPR reporters and editors from the politics team and other coverage areas have annotated Trump's plan. We've added context on several of his proposals, including whether he …

Donald Trump

5 Must-Read Business Books To Become Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship<p>Every entrepreneurs starts their life with a dream to become successful millionaire. To achieve success in entrepreneurial life and …

5 Lessons From a Small-Village Girl Who Became a Big-City Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Successful entrepreneurs overcome numerous challenges throughout their careers. Thankfully, however, from the successes of others at defeating hardships we can often learn valuable lessons that can help us on our own paths to success.<p>I recently met with Olga Kay, CEO of the innovative-sock brand, …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make Your Startup Dreams a Reality in 12 Days

With two simple goals, you can get your business momentum in less than two weeks.<p>Millions of people dream of becoming entrepreneurs and starting a business.<p>However, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index Report, only about three in every 1,000 people in the United States start a business every month. …

Small Business

WhatsApp met with backlash after giving users' data to Facebook

WhatsApp and Facebook have come under fire after the messaging app announced an update to its privacy policy that gives it permission to share its users' phone numbers, device information and metadata with the social network, its parent company.<p>The new terms have sparked outrage among privacy …

Has KFC's top secret recipe been revealed by Colonel Sanders' nephew?

KFC's secret chicken recipe - one of the biggest mysteries in the fast food world - may just be secret no more.<p>Tens of thousands of Brummies every …

A West Coast Burrito Tour: Try the 6 Original Burrito Styles at These Restaurants

<i>by Justina Huddleston, food writer for the Menuism Blog</i><p>photo: Wally Gobetz/Flickr<p>Who doesn't love burritos? From poor college students to CEOs on the go, farmworkers to surfers, burritos are basically one of our national foods. But where do they come from? And how have they evolved?<p>Burrito …

Burritos

Wikiverse turns Wikipedia into a visual universe of articles

I've spent (too) many lazy evenings hopping from one Wikipedia entry to the next, reading things that could be useful for trivia night. It's fun enough, but this website that visualizes Wiki as a universe could make the experience even better for a lot of people. You can zoom around to visit …

LG's new battery-powered projector can produce an 80-inch image from almost anywhere

The vast majority of projectors can't rival televisions in resolution, but LG's new battery-powered LED devices have TVs beat on another point — portability. Where most projectors need to be installed at the back of a room, LG's new PH450U is an ultra-short throw (UST) projector, capable of …

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