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20 Best Motivational Quotes To Put Every Entrepreneur's Motivation Into Overdrive

Being an entrepreneur is not a cakewalk. It comes with a lot of responsibilities and challenges. It takes a lot to establish your company’s name in a …

The Seven Must Read Books that have to be in the Shelves of Budding Entrepreneurs!

Running your own business is the new cool. With increasing young guns venturing into the mean and competitive space, world is now seeing the new era …

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …

The Best Entrepreneurs Have This One Quality In Common

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

How to Be Good at Managing Both Introverts and Extroverts

As the boss, your goal is to have all your employees operating at their peak level of energy, efficiency, and motivation—which can be a challenge when it comes to leading a team comprised of introverts and extroverts. How do you manage these vastly different personalities and work preferences? How …

Startup CEOs Reveal the 1 Question They Ask Every Job Candidate

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The companies in this article were included in the</i> <i>Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index</i><i>.</i><p>Part of the appeal of running your own business is that you get to hand-pick exactly who you work alongside each day. But let’s face it: it seems as if …

Here Are 12 Things Entrepreneurs Say Are Invaluable

What’s your <i>thing?</i>You know—that thing that helps you be at your best. It helps you be more productive. It makes completing your workload feel easier. …

Project Management

The Types of Internet-Based Businesses That Always Sell

<i>Mark Daoust is the founder and CEO of Quiet Light Brokerage. He helps entrepreneurs, solopreneurs and boot-strappers prepare their websites, identify potential buyers and negotiate the sale of their online businesses.</i><p>Before the Internet, if you wanted to start a business you put on your best suit, …

5 (More) Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence (EQ) describes a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and behavior. You can imagine why this quality greatly increases one's chances to …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don't Do

One of the most important skills for being successful in life at work and at home, is not just being intelligent (meaning having a high IQ) but also …

Ties every gentleman needs - and 3 to never wear

The necktie is the centerpiece in men's fashion today.<p>When someone is wearing a nice tie, tied right in a classic look, it tells the world "this person really knows what they're up to," says Alex Wilcox, owner of Lord Willy's, a British men's clothing shop in New York City. "It's a little bit like …

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How to be a successful entrepreneur and start your own business

Ever dreamed of starting your own business? At this inspirational masterclass, you’ll learn how to adopt the mindset of an entrepreneur and take those exciting first steps towards launching your own venture.<p>This fun evening class includes lots of practical tips on how to build your brand – from …

Entrepreneurship

5 reasons to tap into the startup ecosystem In Indonesia

What is in common between Skype, Alibaba, Xiomi, and Spotify? Besides the fact that they are billion dollar unicorns and their products are elite, …

Startups

8 Reasons an Introvert Could Win 'The Most Social Guy' Award

Image Credit: Iaaf<p>During my graduation party from the university, I got an award as the most social guy from my campus fellowship. I was surprised because I didn't have a very active social life. Unknown to me, most people thought otherwise.<p>I am what you can call a typical introvert. This means I …

5 Reasons Startup Founders are Wise to Learn Some Coding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there’s one piece of advice that I could share with you during my journey as an entrepreneur it’s that you need to take the time and energy to learn how to code. This is something I've been working hard at over the past year. If you …

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6 Ways to Build a Lasting 'Co-Founder Team' for Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together," advises an old African proverb. And the data on startup unicorns (billion-dollar companies founded since 2000), adds substance to those words: Of the estimated …

7 Behaviors of Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a millionaire isn’t an accident. It takes business owners decades to accomplish this rare feat. Many people look at these successful individuals and assume they must be lucky or born into wealth. But in reality, this is usually …

Why algorithms should replace pitches

by Andrey Shirben<p>As an early stage investor, I’m used to getting around a thousand startup pitches a year. These pitches would come from all over the …

The Truth About Entrepreneurship That Isn't Mentioned Nearly Enough

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our society craves instant gratification -- we want things now and we want them fast. We are able to rent movies on demand, use our smartphones to have a personal driver waiting outside within minutes and Chipotle’s Twitter feed goes …

How a spreadsheet helped me tackle my depression

Normally I’m a positive, productive member of society. But I do have episodes of depression that make even getting out of bed difficult.<p>There’s a stigma associated with even saying that much, but I’m open to writing about it. Maybe some of the tools that I’ve found to help me manage my depression …

Productivity

12 Books From Which to Build a DIY MBA for the 2020 Leader | Inc.com

I have been teaching graduate-level MBA courses since 1987. My classes focus on strategic planning and alignment. I've witnessed many changes in MBA programs over the years and believe that a self-taught student can be just as well educated as one who follows the core curriculum. Here are 12 books …

Leadership

5 Books to Read Before Starting Your Business

CEO and Founder of ReadersLegacy.com, Author, Speaker and Publishing Industry Advocate<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a new business is no small undertaking. There are many factors to be considered, and it is important to do your research and prepare yourself …

8 Ways to Use Emotional Intelligence and Make Lasting Connections

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most leaders have been taught to ignore their emotions as well as the emotions of their coworkers. They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the <i>All in the Family</i> sitcom, Archie …

Visiting Silicon Valley? 18 must-read tips for first-timers

I’ve been through the grind of first starting up a venture in Singapore and then taking it to the US for market expansion and career exposure. It’s …

5 Skills That Every Entrepreneur Should Learn

Entrepreneurs need to be experienced and knowledgeable in a variety of skills and subjects to inspire innovation in their business. No one expects a …