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70 Street Photography Tips For Beginners

Dear friend,<p>If you’re reading this, you are probably either an aspiring street photographer, or a street photographer with some miles under your belt …

Effective leadership is impossible without philosophy

It seems self-evident that effective leadership is impossible without philosophy. Leadership is, after all, an abstraction. You cannot see …

The Emotional Cost Of Being A Startup Founder

We don’t do a great job of talking about the most important cost of starting a company — our mental and emotional well-being. Every bit of startup …

12 Effective Ways to Build Entrepreneurial Skills That Matter

7 min read<p>Becoming your own boss and an entrepreneur is the new coveted career choice of the 21st century. People are fed up with working jobs that leave them underpaid and unfulfilled.<p>Although some entrepreneurs say they were born to build a company, it’s never been easier for anyone to learn …

Entrepreneurship

5 Lessons In Leadership From The Modern Millennial Women

In the last week I have been blown away by the leadership of women, especially millennial women. From the #MeToo campaign that went viral on social media last week, to the increasing amount of female entrepreneurs creating impact-driven businesses, it is clear that a new wave of female leadership …

Leadership

A Brutal Truth About Following Your Passion and Doing What You Love That Few People Admit | Inc.com

Probably the most common career advice is "Do what you love!" People love hearing it, even though it's all wrong -- except under very specific circumstances.<p>"Telling someone to follow their passion can be disastrous," says Cal Newport, author of <i>So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump</i> …

Self-improvement

The Two Winning Email Designs That Are Taking Over Your Inbox

I have to admit something to you: when I started writing this article, the headline was something like "20 Email Designs from Businesses Who Know …

PPC In Google Analytics: 21 Major Keys to Boost Your Reporting

If you aren’t measuring your PPC in Google Analytics, you’re leaving money on the table. Combining your PPC powers with the additional measurement …

What This Dutch Entrepreneur Learned By Launching A Washing-Machine Startup In India

It all started with a TED Talk.<p>I was still a student in the Netherlands when I watched a TED Talk that changed my career–and it was about washing machines. In it, the Swedish statistician Hans Rosling argues that the washing machine was one of the most revolutionary technological inventions of the …

Want to Be a Remarkably Likable Boss? These 7 Simple Habits Will Get You There | Inc.com

Have you just stepped into a leadership position? Maybe you've been a boss for years? Are you stressing out about how you can best carry yourself and your team so that you're a likable boss while still accomplishing your goals, meeting landmarks, and getting things done? Check out these seven …

Employment

How to Learn the 1 Skill That Comes Naturally to Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Nikola Tesla | Inc.com

<i>Through television and telephony we shall see and hear one another as perfectly as though we were face to face, despite intervening distances of thousands of miles; and the instruments through which we shall be able to do this will be amazingly simple compared with our present telephone. A man will</i> …

Jeff Bezos

Elon Musk Is a Master at Communication. Here Are His 3 Secrets to Getting the Message Across | Inc.com

One year ago, Elon Musk released his Master Plan, Part Deux -- his declaration of Tesla's future projects. When he published the document to the company web page last year, several people rightly noted some stand-out features of the text itself: It's short, clear, and mostly jargon-free.<p>These three …

Tesla

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull<p>"It may not be the newest shiny object on the shelf, but …

Jeff Bezos

5 Tips for Communicating With a Passive-Aggressive Person

Do you recognize this behavior around your office?<p>Janet wore a smile from the nose down; her eyes bore daggers. If I offered a Friday afternoon off …

6 Ways to Overcome Your Reluctance to Sell

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs have to close deals to have a successful business, yet sales often intimidate even the most seasoned among us.<p>Why are so many people afraid to ask for the sale? It’s the fear of rejection that holds us back. Take the selling …

High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

“There’s no team without trust,” says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant’s massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won’t be …

6 effective leadership styles we can learn from 'Game of Thrones'

In the real world, leaders come in many forms. The same is true in HBO's "Game of Thrones." Every major player has had their own style of doing things, from the Usurper to the Young Wolf to the Blackfish to the Queen of Thorns.<p>However, in his book Primal Leadership, Dan Goleman (along with …

How This Entrepreneur Is Connecting Farmers To Chefs

Janelle Maiocco is the CEO of Barn2Door, a two-sided vertical marketplace connecting chefs and farmers through a mobile-first ecommerce experience. Her first company in the food-tech area, Farmstr, is where Maiocco experienced first-hand the cost-prohibitive nature of consumer acquisition and local …

Entrepreneurship

6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

As academic physicians, we do a lot of mentoring. Over the course of our careers, and through our formal research on mentoring within and outside of academia, we’ve found that good mentoring is discipline-agnostic. Whether you’re a mentor to a medical resident or marketing manager, the same …

8 Ways to Optimize Your Facebook Page

Back in March 2017, Facebook reported 1.94 billion monthly active users (1.28 billion daily active users). Obviously, it’s the marketing channel no …

Marketing

The Future of Social Media Is Here: These Are the Trends You Need to Know

It’s time we talked about how you’re using social media. That’s right, this is an intervention.We’re concerned about what you’re doing, and more …

Marketing

56 Ways to Market Your Business on Pinterest - Copyblogger

In case you’ve been living in a mountain cave in Bhutan for the past couple of months, Pinterest is a relatively new social networking site that …

The Ultimate Pinterest Marketing Guide: How to Improve Your Reach and Promote Your Brand

If you still think Facebook and Twitter are the be-all and end-all of social media marketing tools, think again.Say “Hi” to your business’s new best …

Infographics

The Proven Mechanics of Successful Social Media Writing

It seems like “social media engagement” is all the rage for marketers these days. You want more likes. You want more shares. You want more comments. …

Marketing

30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

More than 700 million people use Instagram and 400 million of those users check the app daily.<p>With such a large audience, and some incredibly …

Word of Mouth is More Important Than Ever for Local Businesses

Best Practices To Improve Your Email Deliverability

What is Email Deliverability?<p>Deliverablity means the rate at which emails actually make it to subscriber inboxes. Email deliverability failure is …