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11 essential pushup variations

The pushup is one of the most basic but effective moves for strength and conditioning.<p>This humble muscle-building exercise trains the muscles in your …

6 Ways to Get Sales Email Opened

Practical rules to ensure customer and potential customers actually read what you've written for them.<p>I recently received an email from a reader that contained an excellent question: "Do you have any Subject Line templates/best practices for prospecting emails?"<p>(<i>Note:</i> to hone your emailing skills, …

Marketing

7 Common Mistakes Bosses Make

Avoid these pitfalls if you want to shine as a leader.<p>No matter how good your intentions and no matter how much breadth of experience you possess as an entrepreneur, company owner, executive, or manager, if you're the boss, then you're going to make mistakes. It's a normal part of life--both on and …

Employment

10 Extreme Bootstrapping Ideas

Putting every dollar you make back into your company, and not your pocket, can be brutal. These cost-saving tips can help.<p>You're building your business with your own money, which means you get to keep control of it, not hand it over to some investor. But bootstrapping is tough, especially if it …

Personal Finance

Get the Most Bang for Your Marketing Buck: 3 Ways

Marketing dollars are a terrible thing to waste. Here are three powerful tips for getting the most from what you spend.<p>For many companies, marketing seems like the department of magic. CEOs understand the concept of sales, and there is little confusion about operations or finance. But marketing …

Marketing

5 Lessons About Negotiating Salaries With Employees

When a potential employee accepts a job offer you – as the employer, manager, and entrepreneur – must willing to negotiate further terms. Nowadays, …

Set Up Your Business to Sell

The founder of the Sellability Score explains the 3 steps you need to take before trying to sell your company.<p>Video Transcript<p><b>00:10 John Warrillow:</b> When it comes to selling your business, I think there are some immediate things you've got to focus on. You've really got to make sure you're …

Selling

10 Business Plan Benefits You Might Be Forgetting

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Too many people don't bother to write a business plan because they think it's too hard or unnecessary unless you’re looking for funding. That's a shame. These myths keep a lot of people from the benefits of planning.<p>If you're …

Small Business

Life Changers: 15 of the Most Inspirational Books For Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Staff<p>Every once in a while, you read a book that changes you -- inspiring your career, clarifying your goals, challenging your thinking. The right book can give you the courage to start your business, the reality check that you're not yet ready or the quiet affirmation that you're not …

Entrepreneurship

How to Spot Truly Excellent Employees

Think beyond simply finding someone with competent skills. You need to hire masters-of-craft. Narrow down your search with these tips.<p>Do you know an excellent employee when you see one?<p>If you've ever thought your marketing, sales, or product managers have been a waste of money, chances are you …

Employment

The Telegraph Festival of Business 2018

The Telegraph’s flagship event for SMEs returns in Autumn 2018 and for the first time will tour the country to champion entrepreneurship and provide essential advice for small businesses with ambitious growth plans. Coming first to Birmingham (September 18), then Manchester (September 27) and …

Galaxy Note 3 tips and tricks | Trusted Reviews

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is one of the most feature-rich phones ever made. It does more than just about any of its rivals. However, that also means …

Sony HMZ-T3W wearable display is up for pre-order in the US, costs $999

US buyers who want to swap large displays for wearable screens might want to check out Sony's online store, where the HMZ-T3W is now available for pre-order for $999. Hirai and Co. claim this third iteration of the head-mounted display comes with dual OLED monitors that simulate sitting 65 feet …

How to Supercharge Your Company in 100 Days

You'd be surprised what you can accomplish when you set a big goal and start the countdown clock.<p>People usually don’t believe me when I tell them how quickly we built the first version of Flightcaster, a flight-tracking app I founded in 2009. It was not a trivial piece of technology, and we …

Time Management

The 3 Scariest Things About Owning a Franchise

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Owning a franchise is not for the faint of heart. The idea of being your own boss plus the upfront costs and extra obligations to a corporate business, can be downright frightening.<p>With Halloween around the corner, it's the …

Small Business

Lead Your Employees Somewhere Positive and Other Must-Read Business Tips

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Business owners know more acutely than most people that change is inevitable. It is a fact of life. But not all change is positive, and it becomes difficult to lead …

Marketing

Four Reasons to Encourage Employees to Take Smart Risks

The economic downturn and subsequent market volatility have made risk into a four-letter word. Employees, in particular, are growing increasingly …

10 Things Jon Taffer of 'Bar Rescue' Wants You to Know About Running a Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Who knew that so many business lessons could be learned from running a bar? Award-winning hospitality expert Jon Taffer knew it early on in his career.<p>After revealing his business revamp process on Spike TV's <i>Bar Rescue</i>, the …

Social Media Marketing

From Paper Boy to Music Mogul: Entrepreneurship Lessons From Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Entrepreneur sat down with the Grammy Award-winning rapper to talk about what he has learned about building businesses.<p>6 min read<p><i>This story originally published on Oct. 4, 2013.</i><p>The Grammy Award-winning album that shot rapper and business mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs to stardom in the '90s was titled <i>No</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Isn't Supposed to Be Easy

It wasn’t Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso’s fancy degree, tailored business suit, or five years of investment banking background that grew her …

5 Ways to Get Out of Startup Mode And Grow Your Business

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs stay in startup mode way too long. Keeping a small business in startup mode requires you to stand on the brake. If you keep telling people you're "just a startup," you will never take actions for real growth.<p>It's …

Small Business

3 Questions You Must Answer to Close the Sale

Unless you successfully answer these fundamental questions for buyers, there's no deal.<p>Salespeople spend a lot of time crafting questions to probe potential customers and--hopefully--close the deal. But, regardless of your product or the size of your company, there are three fundamental questions …

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