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10 Daily Habits Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

15 Ways to Live Authentically & Amazingly

<b>Anxiety, depression and unhappiness occur when people are not living their lives in a way that is congruent with their authentic selves.</b> This is what …

Why More Millennials are Bullish on Entrepreneurship

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Optimism is back in a big way among U.S. entrepreneurs, especially the millennial set. According to a new global report, the wounds of the Great Recession have healed and more Americans are willing to take a shot at being their own bosses.<p>More young people, …

Entrepreneurship

50 marketing stats you don't want to miss

We’ve compiled a list of 50 of the best marketing statistics that every marketing professional or business executive will want to know.<p>So if you are …

Marketing

A New Model for Innovation in Big Companies

It seems we’re all racing to get more entrepreneurial. Increasing creativity and innovation is not only on the priority list for start-ups; it’s also a strategic goal for CEOs of small, medium, and large-sized companies. Despite this growing obsession, however, big companies are still not very good …

The 4 S's of All Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business schools love acronyms and formulas. There are the "four P's of marketing" (sometimes as many as seven) and the three Cs of business.<p>There is strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis <b></b>(or SWOT thinking) and more …

Entrepreneurship

Creating the Ultimate Differentiator: Tools for Business Model Strategy and Innovation

Business modeling is more than designing a new business model. It's about defining a strategy for the future, together with your team, using visual …

Innovation

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

Small Business Advocate Praises House Passage of Regulatory Reform Bill that Strengthens Environment for Startups and Small Business Success<p>By SBE …

The Pros and Cons of Product Management

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the pros and cons of becoming a product manager?</i><p><i>Answer by Dan Schmidt, PM my entire career, on Quora</i><p>If you are considering becoming a product manager, you are probably not comparing the role’s merits to unrelated professions such as sushi chef or …

Product Management

5 Ways To Develop More Strategic Thinking

As executive coaches, we often work with clients on developing strategic thinking skills for themselves and their team members. It’s an essential and …

Management

Everything Your Startup Needs to Know About Manufacturing

Two hardware entrepreneurs talk about why manufacturing challenges are so difficult, and how to overcome them.<p>Julie Uhrman and Debbie Sterling wanted desperately to be in the 25 percent of funded Kickstarter projects that actually ship on time.<p>Yes, the odds were against them -- especially because …

6 CRM Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Clients

With the right technology, even the smallest startup can efficiently manage multiple clients.<p>Managing a business can be challenging, with entrepreneurs often required to operate with limited staff in the early days. Technology can help, but there are so many tech tools available that business …

Small Business

Ideal CEO Involvement as Defined by Employee Numbers

Inspire the troops.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: When should a CEO of a startup stop "doing the work" and let the others do the work?</i><p><i>Answer by Jason M. Lemkin, Co-founder/CEO EchoSign, acq'd by Adobe. Co-founded NanoGram Devices, acq'd by Greatbatch. VP @ NeoPhotonics, NYSE IPO. Sr.</i> …

Spring Fashion 2015: 189 photos of the top 10 trends of the season

What My Hearing Aid Taught Me About the Future of Wearables

As human-enhancing technology becomes tinier and more advanced, the price of progress is complexity.<p>I was into wearables before there was Google Glass, Apple Watch, or the Moto 360. I was into them before cheap devices told you how much you had walked, run, slept, or eaten. In fact, I’ve been into …

Wearable Tech

Make Tajarin Alla Carbonara, Win Hearts

If you’ve gone on a date in New York City and wanted to give the impression of propriety, then you’ve likely been to L’Apicio, L’Artusi, dell’anima …

8 Common Mistakes People Make When Developing New Habits

More and more people are realizing that our habits are our identity and the things we repeatedly do are the reason for our success, or the lack of it.<p>…

Self-improvement

Predicting Depression, Anxiety in Advance With Brain's Response to Angry Faces

The study conducted at Duke University reports a correlation between how a college student's brain responds to photos of angry or fearful faces and …

Interview with Entrepreneur Consultant: Noleen Mariappen

Interview with <br>Noleen Mariappen<p><b>Author of:</b> <b><br>A Beginner’s Guide to<br>Low-Cost Business Start-Up</b><p><i>*Nominated for small business<br>book awards in startups</i><p>* …

Inspire Success With These 45 Motivational Quotes

Being successful in whatever you choose to do is always the ultimate goal.<p>Being successful in whatever you choose to do is always the ultimate goal. For some, being successful means owning and operating a multi-million dollar business while for others, success means having a happy, healthy family …

The ‘90s: The decade that never ended

It’s amazing how little art has changed since the decade of grunge rock and Ally McBeal. We’re stuck in a rut and can’t move on writes Jason Farago.<p>How long does it take for the present to become history? Once our museums and universities were guardians of the past, but now they seem ever more …

New Jersey

20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors

Angel investors invest in early stage or start-up companies in exchange for an equity ownership interest. Angel investing in start-ups has been accelerating. High-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp, and Facebook have spurred angel investors to make multiple bets with the hopes of getting …

Venture Capital

11 Signs You're OFFICIALLY in a Relationship

If he knows about your embarrassing toilet habits, then he's totally your boyfriend.<p>You've been dating that special someone for awhile now and established that you aren't seeing other people. You're calling each other pet names like "babe" and "honey," seeing each other every weekend, but you …

Relationships

10 Tips For Success In The 1099 Economy

The classic 20th-century ideal of employment — one full-time job for every worker — is dying. That Uber driver who just shuttled you to your next appointment might spend some part of his week developing new clothes to sell in his Etsy shop, and the rest of his time offering his copy-editing …

MoMA’s 2015 Young Architects Winner Is A Giant Water Purifier

The Museum of Modern Art has named Spanish Architect and his firm Office for Political Innovation winners of this year’s PS1 Young Architects Program. This summer, Jaque will take over the courtyard of the MoMA’s contemporary-leaning PS1 gallery with a giant water purifier dubbed COSMO.<p>COSMO is a …

Website Design Trends: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve in 2015

As an inbound marketer, I must be honest that I meet new web design trends with hesitation. The reason you ask? Simply because website design trends …

Humility: The Secret To Confident Leadership

Successful entrepreneurs must consistently focus on improving and promoting themselves and their companies. Personal motivation, individual sacrifice, and self-promotion are necessary and important components to moving a business forward. But once the herculean task of creating a business has been …

Entrepreneurship

4 Counterintuitive Strategies for Building Your Business

Why sometimes you need to zag when everyone else zigs.<p>If you're an entrepreneur looking to take your business to the next level, you've probably come across a lot of conventional wisdom and commonsense tips. While some of this advice is valuable, sometimes you need to do the opposite of what your …

Every State in the USA, Ranked by Its Fast Food

Fast food is about as American as apple pie (from McDonald’s, of course). Seriously, recent Pew Research Center data showed that 50 million Americans …