Elaine Low

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Here's a 6-Figure Service Business You Can Start for Under $100

Stocking shelves in the grocery store looks like a starter job but it is actually a lucrative business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As you go about your grocery shopping, focused on the items that you need to get, you probably don’t realize that there’s an incredible …

Entrepreneurship

3 Timeless Traits of Highly Successful Leaders

Going all-in and becoming a life-long learner are common leadership traits you can adopt as your own.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During my time in stand-up comedy I discovered if I took the right approach, I could learn from others in a way that would help me avoid …

Thought Leadership

Further Brexit court cases to be launched in Dublin and London

Government faces two more potential hurdles to process of leaving EU, on top of supreme court’s impending verdict on article 50 case<p>Fresh legal challenges aimed at preventing a hard Brexit will be launched this month as MPs craft parliamentary amendments in the hope of securing a second vote on any …

United Kingdom

18 Things to Know Before You Date an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs never get tired talking about the empires they are building and seek someone who never gets bored listening.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you want to date an entrepreneur. (This could be the name of the next big game show.) It’s a wild ride, and if …

Entrepreneurship

A terrible myth is surrounding millennials and entrepreneurship

The share of people under 30 who own a business has fallen by 65 percent since the 1980s and is now at a quarter-century low, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of Federal Reserve data.<p>These statistics go against the typical media portrayal of an American start-up: a phone app built in an …

Entrepreneurship

How I Lost 13 Percent Of My Customers And Increased My Revenue

In 1985, Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple, resigned from his own company. Twelve years later, he was back, and he had a new plan. The company was on the verge of bankruptcy, and Jobs knew it would take a few big changes to turn things around, including the termination of several key projects and …

Business Strategy

Unhappy With Your Customer Service Experience? Consulting This 19-Point Checklist Will Help

Every company in the known universe wants to provide great customer service and deliver an attractive customer experience. But a lot can go wrong along the way to accomplishing these goals. Below I list 19 missteps I encounter frequently when consulting on customer service and the customer …

Customer Experience

Why The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Don't Focus On Their Competition | Inc.com

The best advice I have ever received was from a client turned friend, Chris Vaughn. He said (and I'm paraphrasing) to never take your eye off the ball or worry about what someone else is doing. There will always be people with more money or more celebrity, but you are the only one with your brain, …

Entrepreneurship

Five Things No One Told You About Being a Small Business Owner

Congratulations! You've taken the leap to follow your bliss and find happiness and wealth as an entrepreneur. That's how the story goes, anyway. The reality is often very different. Even if you achieve your goals, the entrepreneurial path is hard. Of course, you wouldn't have done this in the first …

Small Business

An Entrepreneur's 3 Steps to Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do you know if you’re a true entrepreneurial success?<p>A lot of entrepreneurs strive for the kind of success that can be measured in cars, beach houses and Rolex watches. But according to my wildly successful mentor Jim Bunch, true …

Entrepreneurship

14 Great Reasons to Start Your Own Business Today

It may seem easy to think of reasons not to start your business -- but here are plenty of reasons why you should.<p>Thinking about starting a business, but just aren't sure you're ready?<p>You <i>are</i> ready.<p>Here's why.<p><b>1. You do have the money.</b><p>As Growthink founder Dave Lavinsky says, being an entrepreneur is …

Self-improvement

These 5 Tiny Mistakes Are Blocking Your Success | Inc.com

Success in both life and business revolves around your ability to effectively communicate, inspire, and work with other people. But those are no easy tasks, and it can be difficult to know where to start in attempting to improve yourself in those areas. Start unlocking your true potential by fixing …

Self-improvement

15 Essential Books That Will Help You Be More Successful

Do want you to be more successful in both your personal and professional lives?<p>Most of us would obviously answer yes to that question. But merely …

Quick Start Guide to Finding New Instagram Brand Ambassadors

Instagram now has over 400 million users worldwide and growing — greatly surpassing once-dominant social networking sites like Twitter.<p>The mobile …

American retail is transforming before our eyes — and it's a nightmare for these companies

Macy's said sales plummeted, Nordstrom's sales were bad, and Kohl's disappointed. Gap's preliminary results highlighted weak spots in the business, and JCPenney disappointed as well.<p>The winter was warmer than expected, and apparel retailers face new competition from Amazon.<p>But it's all being made …

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