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Don't Waste Time On A Startup Business Plan -- Do These 5 Things Instead

Traditionally, startup businesses draft a business plan for three specific reasons: to articulate their vision for the business, to document how they plan to solve key challenges, and to pitch their business idea to potential investors.<p>But what if I told you that business plans for startup …

Entrepreneurship

The 3 most surprising Social Security benefits you can get

Make sure you receive what you're entitled to.<p>Social Security provides a key financial lifeline for the majority of U.S. retirees, but it's not always easy to navigate all of its rules and requirements. With many obscure provisions that aren't easy to find, it can be easy to leave little-known …

Social Security

How to Build a Profitable Business Online by Selling Nothing

Learn three simple strategies to help you stack on more revenue without the headaches of fulfillment and customer support.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine a business that contains no fulfillment, deliverables or customer support and can be sold for 25 times its …

Profit

Stop Wasting Money on Team Building

Most corporate team building is a waste of time and money. I say this based on my 25+ years of research and practice in the field of team effectiveness. Seventeen of those years were with Mars Inc., a family-owned $35 billion global business with a commitment to collaboration.<p>Many companies, when …

Team Building

Why I Encourage My Best Employees to Consider Outside Job Offers

Every day we get new reminders of just how tough the war for talent can be. It isn’t enough to attract the greatest employees — you have to retain them. That’s become a bigger challenge with “job hopping” on the rise. One survey found that 64% of workers, and 75% of those under the age of 34, …

Employment

How I Went From High School Dropout to Millionaire CEO in Two Years (And You Can, Too)

Five things you need (and five things you don't) to start a successful online business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is written by Colin Wayne, CEO of Redline Steel, who is an Advisor in The Oracles.</i><p>I’m a high school dropout—no college education, no …

Entrepreneurship

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

Success

Bill Gates Loves These 4 Learning Hacks

Bill Gates knows a thing or two about hacking.<p>When it comes to learning hacks, in particular, here are a few of his favorites.<p><b>Learning Hacks: An Overview</b><p>Put simply, learning hacks are a quick way to get great information in a short amount of time.<p>If you are – or want to be – a digital learner, …

Bill Gates

These Are the 50 Hottest Startups to Work For Right Now

Fine-tune your resume now.<p>Forget everything you thought you knew about the country’s hottest startups. In 2018, you don’t have to be in tech — or …

Startups

The 10 Mental Traps on Your Road to Success

There are far too many real obstacles to success for you to waste time on what's in your head and nowhere else.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are times when our perception of reality is distorted. Our beliefs and the way we process situations can lead to skewed …

Self-improvement

He 3-D Printed His Way To A Million-Dollar, One-Man Business

Many people think of 3-D printing as a gee-whiz technology used mainly for things like making fighter jet parts and artificial limbs.<p>But plenty of everyday products, from mobile-phone cases to table-top board games, can be 3-D printed. And by tapping into the market for them, Jason Vander Griendt, …

Prototyping

I spent 5 years studying rich people. Here are the best pieces of advice I can give you about money

What secrets about managing money do the rich know that the average person doesn’t?<p>I spent five years trying to answer that question. I asked 233 …

Barnes & Noble

From $150,000 in Debt to $4 Million in Revenue: How One Man Built a Wildly Successful Globe-Making Business

Finding a unique gift for his father's 80th birthday was this entrepreneur's first foray into creating artisan globes<p><i>In this series,</i> The Gambit, <i>Entrepreneur associate editor Hayden Field explores extraordinary risk, speaking with successful people about how they overcame unusual obstacles to found</i> …

10 Ways to Make Money Online You May Not Have Thought Of

The internet was made for profit, not just just memes and political discourse.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s economy, most salaries just aren't enough to live on. People are getting paid less and less compared to the standard of living and rents are rising; …

How to Make Friends, According to Science

To begin, don’t dismiss the humble acquaintance.<p>“What are friends for?” This isn’t a rhetorical question. Friendship is one of life’s most important features, and one too often taken for granted.<p>The human desire for companionship may feel boundless, but research suggests that our social capital is …

Psychology

6 Mental Barriers You Must Tear Down to Succeed

The world has few obstacles as formidable as the ones in our own mind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you hit a slump in your career? If you are finding it difficult to get ahead, it could be because you’re inadvertently holding yourself back in ways you don’t even …

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you programming languages or how to work with a specific technologies, or how to become an IT support …

Online Life

8 Key Traits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

From Cuban to Sandberg, the world's top business leaders all understand how much these qualities count.<p>You hear it all the time: <i>Focus on your values.</i> After all, your values should guide everything you do with your brand and help connect you with customers. But what should those values be? Out of …

Build Your Confidence In Three Months By Doing These 3 Things Now

Confidence is like a muscle, the more you build it the stronger it will be<p>Confidence, it's something we all want and yet struggle to have consistently. Why? Because building confidence is like learning a new sport, you have to work at it every day. Just like learning tennis, it requires discipline. …

Why hasn’t the sun burned out yet?

Our planet's personal space heater is incredibly efficient.<p>Our sun is a fairly average star in the Milky Way—not the brightest, not the biggest, and only 4.5 billion years old. It’s only unique in that its light and heat sustains all the life on the only inhabited planet we know of in the universe. …

Can you solve it? The puzzle with a twist

Hi guzzlers,<p>Today’s puzzles are in honour of the German mathematician Felix Klein, who was born this week 169 years ago, on April 25, 1849.<p>1) <i>What is numerically interesting about Klein’s date of birth, and why is this year’s anniversary particularly noteworthy?</i><p>Klein is best known for describing, in …

Gluten-Free Cauliflower Gnocchi Pomodoro

1. <b>Make the Gnocchi:</b> Place the cauliflower in a large pot with about 2 inches of water. Bring to a simmer, cover the pot and steam until the …

10 ways to make your flight attendant your friend

Every airline passenger knows the challenges of spending five (or more) hours confined to a tight seat in a small space. But have you ever stopped to think about what it’s like to work in that cramped space, taking care of 200 people?<p>We asked flight attendants, current and former, to name things …

Customer Service

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Best Ever Chocolate Cake With Oreo Cream Filling

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line the bottom of two 9-inch round cake pans with parchment paper and then spray well with non-stick cooking spray.<p>In …

This Is the Diet That Helped Me Get a 6-Pack

Have you heard about those crazy detoxes where people eat only produce? Since I've been into doing experiments with exercise and my diet, I thought I'd give this a try. My plan was to eat fresh, frozen, and cooked fruits and veggies for two weeks straight — I know, kind of extreme, but I was up for …

Vegetables

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Tesla, the electric-automobile manufacturer led by famed CEO Elon Musk, has struggled mightily with safety over the past few years. California nonprofit Worksafe, a worker safety advocacy group, recently made headlines when it reported that the injury rate at Tesla's Fremont, California, plant was …

Emotional Intelligence