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10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

8 online classes that will make you smarter about business

Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online courses.<p>While there are thousands of informative and inspiring online courses you can take, here are classes you definitely should enroll in if you want to be an entrepreneur.<p>This …

6 ​unusual ​habits of ​exceptionally ​creative ​people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I've developed an obsession with some of history's most creative minds in the hope that I might learn some tricks to expand my own creative productivity.<p>Some of the things I've learned …

Startup investor says one-third of the pitches he sees contain a total lie

Dr. Bob Kocher, a partner at Venrock Capital who specializes in healthcare IT companies, told The Information's Reed Albergotti that "a third of the presentations he sees include a 'complete mistruth.'"<p>Kocher used the example of a startup claiming to work with healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente, …

The 6 Books Shark Tank's Daymond John Wants You to Read

Former West Coast Editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on September 26, 2015.</i><p>When Daymond John was in elementary school in Queens, N.Y., he had to read books four times over to retain what they said. Now, at 46, he says he still has to …

Andrew Cuomo's Pot Problem

When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation opening the door to medical marijuana last July, supporters of marijuana-policy reform were …

Cannabis

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

National Parks

44 Inspiring John C. Maxwell Quotes for Leadership Success | Inc.com

Being a great leader is all about having a genuine willingness and a true commitment to lead others to achieve a common vision and goals through positive influence. No leader can ever achieve anything great or long-lasting all alone. Teamwork goes hand in hand with leadership. Leadership is <i>about</i> …

Motivation

Are You Selling A Business? Read This First

It’s every entrepreneur’s dream, or at least a daydream. Your business has grown so successful you can sell it and drift off into the sunset (at least until the siren call of angel investing or another startup lures you in once again).<p>This week I met sale-side expert Rick Krebs, who manages mergers …

The 33 Directories Every Start-Up Should Be Registered On

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth at Twoodo building the future of teamwork. He’s also a Growth Evangelist at Growth Tribe. Follow him on Twitter or G+. This post first appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>If you subscribe to the notion, “build it and they will come” then you can stop reading here. If, …

Google, Costco Lead Our List Of America's Best Employers

As the job market starts to heat up for the first time in nearly a decade, the hunt for top talent is on. Workers have more options now than they’ve had in a long time. So who’s offering them the best situations?<p>Forbes decided to find out by asking those in the best position to say: America’s …

9 Futurists Reveal: Future Techs That Actually Have a Shot at Becoming a Reality

Meet the futurists<p>LoneMind.com asked nine futurists what future technologies actually have a shot at becoming a reality and what they provided are …

Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics

Let’s start with a short personality test. For each of the following dimensions, indicate the extent to which each of the following words describes you, with a 5 indicating “very much so” and a 1 indicating “not at all”: assertive, talkative, bold, not reserved, and energetic. Now sum up your …

The 5 Things That Separate True Leaders From Managers

Yes, there is a difference between managing and leading, and understanding it can only serve you, your business, and your employees well.<p>Do you think leadership and management mean the same thing? If you do, keep reading—knowing the difference will make your job more fun, boost your staff’s morale, …

Meet the 100 people hoping to live and die on Mars

We're one step closer to finding out who could be the first humans to live on another planet. Mars One, the private organization planning to find and train a group of four astronauts to send on a one-way trip to Mars, has reached the third round of its selection process and has narrowed its …

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

4 Maps Crucial to Understanding Europe's Population Shift

Despite economic growth in Central and Eastern Europe, the continent is still migrating to the Northwest.<p>Europe’s population is shifting to the Northwest. The GDP in its more easterly nations seems to be booming, while the countryside and many smaller cities continue to empty at the expense of the …

11 Insider Secrets for Getting VCs to Fund Your Company | Inc.com

You hear a lot these days about the Series A Crunch, how the search for VC funding is getting more difficult and entrepreneurs are facing more and more competition when they pitch their companies to investors. While that may be true, there's still plenty of money out there. You just need to be …

Presenting To Venture Capitalists: 15 Rules For The Perfect Pitch

Funds raised from investors for venture capital investments hit $32.97 billion in 2014, a 62 percent increase over 2013 and the highest total since 2007. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal,</i> fundraising was up across the board, with venture firms focused on early-stage investing showing an increase …

Venture Capital

What VCs Are Looking For In 2015

With a new year comes new resolutions and, for many entrepreneurs, that means a commitment to finally starting their own business or growing the one they already have. Of these, a lucky few will receive investment and strategic partnership from the likes of Erik Rannala, Managing Partner and …

Debt Funding vs. Venture Capital: What Mix Is Right For Your Business? | Inc.com

When it comes to business financing, venture capital gets all of the attention. Not a day goes by without a headline announcing a new round of venture funding for a buzzy young startup.<p>But for entrepreneurs weaned on the flash of venture capital, debt funding often sounds old-fashioned at best. At …

The World’s Most Innovative Companies

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued 300,678 utility patents in 2014, many of them to just a handful of companies. More …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations At CES 2015

Once again, we scoured the edges of the 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show looking for what we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>Those are the innovations that enter the market both better and cheaper than existing products or services, creating the greatest …

CES

The Thync is the tech world’s answer to a strong coffee or a sleeping pill

Drugs are bad. Even the legal ones aren’t great, regardless of whether its caffeine, alcohol, or a sleeping pill. Thync is the digital age’s answer to those drugs. It’s a wearable device designed by neuroscientists to relax or stimulate the mind and body, using ultrasound delivered directly to your …