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Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Palm Springs thrives as a getaway, but lately an influx of people visiting through home-sharing services has some people...<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>These midcentury …

Five Books For Aspiring Social Entrepreneurs

As the founder of a social enterprise called LSTN Headphones, I often look to companies and entrepreneurs I admire for advice on navigating our growing business while continuing our mission to do well while doing good. Below are a few of the books I’ve found to help guide our startup through new …

Meditation Isn't Just For Hippies: Here is How it Can Help Entrepreneurs - Business - Small business - Entrepreneur.com | NBC News

As many successful entrepreneurs know, personal development is the basis to creating the business and lifestyle you want. If you are not removing your limiting beliefs and developing yourself, you are limiting your own growth. What is the best way to improve personal development? Meditation.<p>For me, …

9 Twitter Accounts All Social Entrepreneurs Should Be Following

Who is one entrepreneur I should follow on Twitter for advice and inspiration for building a nonprofit or socially-conscious venture?<p>The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. …

4 Things New Entrepreneurs Must Learn About Sales and Marketing

Entrepreneurs are a special breed – they are risk takers, innovators, and problem solvers. They are often enthusiastic, passionate and willing to …

Being an entrepreneur is rewarding and a low risk career option

Most people regard entrepreneurs as adrenaline junkie risk takers but in today's difficult economic environment it may be that the entrepreneurial path is one of the lower risk strategies available.<p>I've been involved in 14 startups in the past 20 years. Yes, some of them have vanished without …

MBAs are for Managers, Not Entrepreneurs

<i>Photo Credit: John A. Byrne, Fast Company</i><p>A forum at <i>The Economist</i> asked whether business school is worth it. "Most entrepreneurs," it noted, "feel that the money otherwise used for tuition is better off invested in wise counsel and getting that business off the ground." It's no surprise as business …

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Ensure They Get Their Z’s - Business - Small business - Entrepreneur.com | NBC News

Sleep is one of the most important building blocks of a quality human life. Sleep not only affects body functions and mental health but it plays a role in keeping the immune and nervous system working properly, according to studies by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes. …

Why WhatsApp's Founder Hates Being Called An Entrepreneur

WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum doesn't like to be called an entrepreneur, even though he created a massively successful messaging company.<p>Journalist Nastya Chernikova interviewed Koum at Barcelona's World Mobile Congress conference and asked him why he doesn't like the word.<p>Koum thinks the word …

Entrepreneurship

Are you a young entrepreneur in the developing world?

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Youth unemployment is a global problem, but it is experienced in greater numbers by young people in the global south. We want to hear how young people themselves are responding to the issue.<p>Facing the prospect of unemployment in your country, did you decide to take a …

The 35 Habits That Succesful Entrepreneurs Use To Get Things Done

Being productive as an entrepreneur is no easy feat. We don’t have people who tell us what to do and there are many obstacles that can get in the way …

Productivity

These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is nothing more satisfying than a simple solution to a pervasive and universally annoying problem. Which is why Sole Socks makes us grin.<p>Apparently, we aren’t alone. With more than a week left in its Kickstarter campaign, Sole Socks …

Swing by Swing: The unexpected journey of a ‘renegade entrepreneur’

<i>This is a guest post by Ellen Leanse.</i><p>Here in “The Valley,” we think we’ve figured out what it takes to be an entrepreneur.<p>Then something like this comes along and reminds us to think differently.<p>Take this Ukrainian immigrant, who lived on food stamps before becoming an overnight billionaire. If …

How To Find And Use A Mentor

I found a mentor without looking for one. Back in the early ’90s I was producing talking heads segments for a public television news program, <i>MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour</i>, where I was always on the lookout for articulate women panelists. I saw an economist named Susan Lee on a Bill Moyers show, thought …

Behold: Actual Pi In The Sky On Pi Day

Today and every March 14th (3/14) is a day of much reverence for math geeks worldwide. Better known as Pi Day, given its connection to perhaps the most well-known mathematical constant that begins with 3.14 and goes on with an infinite march of decimals. To commemorate the day this week in Austin …

John Jantsch: Why Sales Teams Must Have A Marketing Mindset

Both the marketing and sales world has changed over the past decade with the introduction of new tools and technologies. In order to learn more about this change and what people can do, I spoke to John Jantsch. He is a marketing consultant and author of <i>Duct Tape Marketing</i>, <i>The Commitment Engine</i> and</i> …