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The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet users …

Marketing

Make Your Own Seed Starting Mix - Organic Gardening

The perfect seed starting potting mix should be moisture retentive without being soggy, and not too rich in nutrients, which can harm sensitive …

Scientists Are Finally Set to Mass-Produce The Active Compound Found in Magic Mushrooms

Psilocybin for everrrrybody!<p>For nearly 60 years scientists have known the chemical responsible for magic mushrooms' psychedelic reputation is a …

31 Simple Marketing Cheat Sheets For Business Owners That Don't Understand Marketing

Marketing your business can be tough, and it helps to have excellent resources to keep you up-to-date and effective.<p>This list covers 31 of my favorite guides, checklists and cheat sheets that cover the basics of marketing: everything from SEO, to email marketing, to social media, to blogging. Add …

Marketing

8 Money Mistakes You Want To Avoid In Your 30s

I’m looking forward to turning 30 this year. I’m older, wiser, and eager to leave the money issues of my 20s behind (bye, student loans!).<p>I also know, based on what I’ve observed from my friends and family, that the way I think about money will begin to shift. With so many major milestones that …

Personal Finance

These are the trends creating new winners and losers in the card-processing ecosystem

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Digital disruption is rocking the payments industry. But merchants, consumers, and the companies that help move money …

FinTech

The Differences Between a Crime Novel, Mystery Novel and Thriller Novel

<i>Every writer’s job is to give the reader what she wants in a way she doesn’t expect.</i> [Like this quote? Click here to Tweet and share it!] (And it’s …

Creative Writing

For $600 in bitcoin, you can spam all the partners at Andreessen Horowitz

It’s a perfect storm of Silicon Valley buzzwords: Get your hustle on by pitching Andreessen Horowitz’s big-name partners using bitcoin, and create the future of money while you’re at it.<p>That’s the offer from the bitcoin startup 21, founded by Andreessen Horowitz partner Balaji …

Venture Capital

7 Warning Signs You're the Dreaded Micromanager

Diagnose yourself before your employees do it for you with their feet by marching out the door.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Strategic Management<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

Employment

A Dozen Lessons about Minimum Viable Products

• <b>“It’s only cheap to build 2-3 person companies with sweat equity. The minute you start paying engineers you will realize it is quite expensive.” Bill</b> …

Product Management

Algoriz lets you build trading algorithms with no coding required

Traders who have an idea for a money-making algorithm have two choices: learn to code themselves, or hire a great engineer. But neither of these two options are realistic, especially for part-time traders who don’t have a large bankroll behind them.<p>Meet Algoriz, a startup participating in Y …

10 Pointers From My First Startup

Last 18 months…Undoubtedly the best time ever. Over the lastThe post 10 Pointers From My First Startup appeared first on iamwire.

Startups (India)

These are the questions one writer says can make you fall in love with a stranger

What if, instead of stumbling into it as a result of chance or fate, we actively choose it?<p>In 1997, State University of New York psychologist Arthur Aron tested the idea that two people who were willing to feel more connected to each other could do so, even within a short time.<p>The experiment is …

5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I embarked upon a personal challenge to validate a business idea in 30 days.<p>To make it even more difficult, it was a random …

How Do You Start a Blog?

How Do You Start a Blog?<p>Updated November 20, 2016<p>Maybe because I am a marketing consultant and I have started and written for many blogs, many times …

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

Success is your duty, obligation and responsibility.

Grant Cardone is a New York Times bestselling author and an internationally renowned speaker on leadership, real estate investing, entrepreneurship, …

Here's the One Way to Finally Win the Fight Against Procrastination

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee...<p>You've heard them all …

Procrastination

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

A lot of people don’t know whether or not they’re actually ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship. It can be hard and impossible to have …

The ABCs of Writing Great Marketing Copy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are just 3 simple principles to writing good copy. "Copy" in this instance means anything written by you or your company which is meant to attract customers to your business. The same 3 principles apply whether you are trying to …

7 Tips to Consider When Trading in Your Desk Job for Full-Time Entrepreneurship

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>More often than not, entrepreneurs don't start out as entrepreneurs. They're everyday people who have day jobs and others who depend on their income. In this video, Patrick Bet-David gives a few personal tips that helped him transition when going full-time as …

3 Perks Every Startup Should Be Offering Employees

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List | Inc.com

<i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to be very direct. I've …

Books

Author Jennifer Brown Talks About How to Research a Novel, Conquering Rejection, and Writing Even When It Hurts

I'm addicted to book review porn the way some people ogle real estate ads, vacation brochures, or the latest iPhone gadgets. When I first read the advance reviews of Jennifer Brown's debut novel, Modern Girls, I knew this was a must-read. The book launches this week, and I've circled one of Brown's …

Want to write a novel? First Novel Awards finalists say it's better with age

After she published her first book of short stories in 2003, the acclaimed collection <i>The Rule of Last Clear Chance</i>, Judith McCormack set out to write a novel.<p>Twelve years later, she published <i>Backspring</i>.<p>"It took me a long time because I was learning how to write a novel," says McCormack, 62, who is …

Google’s newest tool could be especially helpful to start-ups

Companies looking for their first round of venture capital frequently put together what's called a "pitch deck," or a 10-15 slide presentation that convinces investors to commit money to the project.<p>But most companies — especially ones that are successful at raising venture capital — keep their …

9 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Things Done

Perfectionists are great procrastinators. Stalling until the last minute, they tear into a project with dust flying and complaints about insufficient …

Procrastination

An entrepreneur who raised over $1 million for his company at age 19 shares 3 tips that will make you more successful

Nearly five years after launching One, the app is connecting college students at Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and more than 20 other campuses. Levy serves as the company's chief operating officer.<p>He's also the founder of Silicon Valley's NextGen conference, which brings together future startup …

Five Bad Habits That Make Meetings Miserable And Unproductive

In 2015 organizations held more than 25 million meetings per day in the United States. This translates to more than $37 billion in lost productivity, according to a study by Fuze. One Harvard Business Review report found that 67% of meetings are considered unproductive by executives and they take …

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