Hala AlGhatam

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Here’s What Can Crush a Startup CEO

I am someone who typically overanalyzes things and thinks through all of the consequences. But when I left Goldman Sachs five years ago to start …

Startups

Declutter Your Mind To Create A Stress-Free Environment Around You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>How often do you wake up and start thinking about the not-so-positive events that happened over the past week? Maybe you wake up with old regrets …

Productivity

The Painful Truth About Starting a Business

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

Entrepreneurship

7 Reasons You Should Stop Looking for Venture Capital

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every year, about 600,000 new businesses are started in the U.S., and fewer than one percent successfully raise venture capital (VC), according to Harvard Business Review.<p>Whether it’s the feeling of acceptance into this elite club, or the …

Venture Capital

The 6 Most Familiar 'Bad Boss' Types and What to Do About Them

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Few of us make it through our careers without enduring at least one terrible boss. Some incompetent managers invoke staff pity more than pain, while others drain the morale from a conference room -- something akin to draining the …

Employment

How Stock Options Can Help Your Startup Attract and Retain Top Talent

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s recent announcement on giving 1 percent of the company to his employees’ equity pool signals a rising trend among tech startups. Building stock options into compensation packages can be a win-win, because it …

Employee Engagement

This Startup Aims to Save Brands From Marketing Disasters

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Eran Eyal arrived at Techstars New York office on a balmy Tuesday evening in August, he was emotionally drained. It shouldn't have been like this -- as one of seven founders or founding teams selected to pitch their startups to a …

Marketing

23 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only thing I used to know about Confucius was that he gave great quotes. If it weren't for my brief Wikipedia search this morning, that's all I ever would have known.<p>But his name is still discussed and revered thousands of years after …

Motivation

The 10 Worst Entrepreneurs of 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The biggest risk all of you face as you try to make it in the business world is that you buy into the massive hype of the entrepreneurial craze and think running a successful company is like falling off a log. It’s not. It’s really, …

Entrepreneurship

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

Managing Director, Hughes Marino<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As of this writing, I’m 22. In the last 12 months I’ve generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the planet, where my average competitor is at least double my …

Self-improvement

5 Essentials to Becoming a Millionaire Before You're 30

Entrepreneur and Penny Stock Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor note: This Entrepreneur "best read" was originally posted Dec. 30, 2015.</i><p>There are so many people today who think that their twenties are a time where they must struggle financially. However, this …

Entrepreneurship

6 Principles That Must Be Applied to Social Media Marketing

Learn the key principles of direct response marketing that you need to follow on all social media platforms.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In their book</i> No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing<i>, business coach and consultant Dan S. Kennedy and marketing</i> …

Marketing

7 Online Marketing Ingredients You Can't Ignore in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Online marketing constantly evolves: What worked in years past won't necessarily be the most effective strategy today.<p>So, what should you focus on as you plan your online marketing strategy for the upcoming year? Here are seven …

Marketing

4 Trends That Will Shape Marketing in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s that time of year again, and I’m not just talking about the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping and ringing in the New Year. I’m talking about the thrill and stress of reflecting on one year and planning for another.<p>For marketers, …

Marketing