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Personal Branding 101: The Beginner's Playbook | Inc.com

<i>By Kelly Gibbons, founder and managing partner of Main & Rose.</i><p>The power of building your personal brand is phenomenal. I know this because I have devoted my career to creating an award-winning firm that grows employees into public figures, from CEOs to authors and beyond. The challenge is knowing …

Public Relations

Social-Listening: 5 Ways To Really Engage With Your Social Media Audience

What do you consider social-media marketing? For most businesses and brands, the answer is simple: an opportunity to publish relevant content, grow your follower base, and generate both thought leadership and engagement.<p>But what if we told you that in limiting yourself to this definition, you’re …

Social Media

14 Free Tools Every Solopreneur Needs

These apps and digital tools help reduce the time a solopreneur has to spend on mundane tasks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Solopreneurs are in a class by themselves. Given all the typical pressure of an entrepreneur that they're under, and the fact that they have …

The Books, Podcasts and TED Talks You Need to Stay Committed to Your Goals

If you're feeling discouraged, these resources will help keep you going.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s 2017 and you’re probably staring a list of hefty resolutions. Good job. You’ve got some goals set up that you want to achieve. But here comes the hard part: …

Want To Succeed In 2017? Work Harder Than Everyone Else

Photo Credit: Unsplash[/caption]<p>A culture of hustle maintains the belief that constant hard work and determination will lead to the greatest success. It’s about always being on top of your game and staying alert to the next opportunity you should grab or pursue. In my own company, the hustle …

Startups

Will going public ruin Snapchat?

It’s obvious why Snapchat parent Snap Inc. is going public. There's a good $2.36 billion reasons.<p>That's how much money that the company has raised …

Social Media

How This Entrepreneur Kept His Day Job While Starting a Business

Devote time to your side hustle while keeping your regular paycheck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs are glorified in the media for making the leap from full-time worker to business owner. While this strategy can work for some people, other times it …

Why Snapchat Is the New TV

In the registration filing for its initial public stock offering, Snapchat parent Snap Inc. said its competitors range from Google, Apple and Facebook to popular Asian messaging apps such as Kakao and Line. But it didn’t list any traditional media companies like Fox or Viacom.<p>That’s odd, because …

12 The Most Important Things To Do When You Are Young

BY <b>MAX LUKOMINSKYI</b><p>While traveling around Europe, I met a lot of interesting people and made new friends. However, one guy who was in his late 30s made …

If You Want To Build An Innovative Culture, You Need These 4 Things | Inc.com

fIn the late 1960's, Gary Starkweather had a serious spat with his boss. As an engineer in Xerox's long-range xerography unit, he saw that laser printing could be a huge business opportunity. His manager, however, was focused on improving the efficiency of the current product line, not looking to …

Innovation

3 Apps For The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

As the 21st century is well on its way, motivated individuals and freethinking employees are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit in ever-increasing numbers.<p>Mainstream consumers are open to new and innovative ideas, and there is no shortage of bright minds to satiate their needs.<p>However, even the …

Entrepreneurship

Why taking great photos is key to selling success.

<b>Tip #1: Show the fit.</b><p>Show buyers what your item will look like on them by using a model, dress form, or mannequin rather than a hanger or by laying it on a flat surface.<p><b>Tip #2: Show it all.</b><p>Photograph all angles and include close-ups of patterns, trims, hardware, or textured materials.<p><b>Tip #3: Don't</b> …

Three Digital Trends You Can Capitalize On For Your Small Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>When Emirati sisters Afra and Mouza Al Mheiri established their Abu Dhabi-based events designing company Stars & Bananas in 2013, social media …

9 Reasons You Need to Start a Side Hustle

<i>This post is part of our series 7 Weeks to Your Best Finances.</i>This series is meant to serve as a 7-week path to improving your finances. It will …

The 1 Thing Today's Aspiring Thought Leaders Aren't Learning From Tony Robbins, Tim Ferriss, and More | Inc.com

It's safe to say that today's "rock star" is the entrepreneur, speaker, motivator, thought leader. Never before have there been so many ways for people to share their message with the world, build an audience, and ultimately turn themselves into a new version of the very leaders that have paved the …

Thought Leadership

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

All it takes is 10 mindful minutes | Andy Puddicombe

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Why It Is So Hard to Live in the Present

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Declutter Your Life To Increase Productivity

Chaos may breed creativity, but organization is a key to success. Now that we’ve progressed a month into 2017, you may have found that some of your goals have been difficult to maintain. If your brain is feeling overloaded, here are a few ways to manage the mental and spacial clutter keeping you …

Productivity

10 things I've learned from running a site on mindfulness and minimalism for a decade

Some of the things I've learned, starting with personal lessons and ending with lessons about my business:<p><b>1. Focus on intentions rather than goals</b><p>As you might know, I experimented with giving up goals after being <i>very</i> focused on goals for years. It was liberating, and it turns out, you don't just do …

AI that knows you're sick before you do: IBM's five-year plan to remake healthcare

A mix of artificial intelligence and custom silicon could help people diagnose themselves with a range of conditions before they show symptoms.<p>A chip …

5 Reasons Why Most People Don't Become Wealthy

From confidence to clarity, there are a number of reasons holding you back from success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy discusses five reasons why most people never experience the wealth they desire.<p>To start, it's …

6 smart questions to get you the most useful customer feedback

<b>Goal</b>: When someone decided not to use your product, wouldn’t you want to find out why?<p>You may discover that they found another product, your prices were too high, your product was poorly designed, or perhaps they were just kicking the tires around.<p>Armed with this knowledge, you can make changes to …

This Seven-Step Guide For Dishing Out Feedback Is Totally Idiot-Proof

Keep this in your back pocket, first-time managers.<p>Giving critical feedback isn’t easy, especially if you’re new at it. But it doesn’t need to be half as hard as many managers think. The main thing is to keep it short and specific. Every good feedback conversation has to accomplish three goals:<p>Draw …

4 poker pros lost $1.8 million to an AI program

But this week, it was announced that four of the world's best poker players lost nearly $1.8 million (£1.4 million) to an artificial intelligence (AI) program developed by scientists from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).<p>The professional players — Dong Kim, Jimmy Chou, Daniel McAulay, and Jason Les …

28 Best Habits to Have in Business

Cultivate good habits and you'll be making progress on autopilot.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world's most successful businesses are run by entrepreneurs who harbor the right habits to ensure their longevity and staying power in the marketplace. The truth is that …

Homemade Turmeric & Ginger Iced Tea for Your Heart, Brain & Cells

Love iced tea and want to do something great for your health? You can support your heart, brain and each cell in your body with this delicious and …

The Brain

How to Begin Each Day for Optimal Sanity (Marcus Aurelius Meditations)

Starting and maintaining a positive daily morning routine is an investment and a way to do your best work everyday. It also gives you structure, …

Time Management

7 Core Beliefs of Great Bosses

A great boss has the incredible ability to bring out the best in you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great bosses change us for the better. They see more in us than we see in ourselves, and they help us learn to see it too. They dream big and show us all the great …