Ivan Andhika

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20 Tools You Need To Succeed In 2018

There are hundreds of amazing new software launches and tools to navigate, here are the best of the best in one place.<p>Over the course of two very different businesses (an agency and now a tech startup) I've trialled and/or purchased many tools that claim to make some form of my business easier. …

Project Management

5 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand From Scratch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What would you like people to say about you?<p>As Jeff Bezos (founder of Amazon) famously said, “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.”<p>Your personal brand is the sum total of what you do, how you do it and why …

Why Do Startups Fail? Because Hardware is Hard

Few venture-capital investors have forgotten the story of Pebble: In 2012, after every VC firm on Sand Hill Road had passed on investing, the …

Startup founders, please stop copying each other

“Good artists copy, great artists steal”<p>This quote is often attributed to Pablo Picasso but did you know that he actually ‘stole‘ it from a host of writers and authors before him? Steve Jobs then credited the quote to Picasso and the cycle of plagiarism continued.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>Why do …

A Guide to Making Your Startup More Agile in the Early Stages

In the early stages of building a startup and growing a business, it's easy to feel as if some of the decisions you're making are small and inconsequential. And while some of them will be forgotten down the road, many of the choices you make have a rather significant impact on the trajectory of …

Project Management

How to Split Your Time Effectively Across Multiple Companies

Richard Branson said, "You need to learn when to go forward and when to say no, which can be difficult -- especially if you prefer to say yes, like I do."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most exciting things about starting a successful second business is …

This Founder Believes He Found the Answer for Burnout

GitHub co-founder Chris Wanstrath says that switching up a routine is a surefire way to get inspired.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success</i> …

Why you should design to develop

At some point, all designers have found themselves in the following scenario:<p>You’ve finished designing a project and just got stakeholder approval, …

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 …

3 Essential Social Media Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs to Survive (and Grow)

Today, every entrepreneur needs to master the latest social media tools to survive--and thrive.<p>A few years ago, then 27-year-old Millennial woman entrepreneur Avi Loren Fox made a hooded-scarf out of some cozy old sweaters--simply because she wanted one, and couldn't find it in stores. When she …

10 Success lessons from Bill Gates – “Wealthiest Man in World” for entrepreneurs

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share70<p>+13<p>Shares 118<p>Bill Gates has accomplished more wealth and success than anyone of our generation. But even more importantly he has …

10 Bad Habits That Can Trainwreck Your Career

Don't build a reputation of overpromising and under-delivering.<p><i>What are some universal things we should not do to become successful? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brandon Lee,</b> …

The Only 3 Things That Matter if You Want to Be an Entrepreneur

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

This Is How You Know You're Not Meant To Be An Entrepreneur

Plans. Dreams. We all had them growing up. When we are younger we’re taught to believe that if we plan properly, our dreams will come true. I went to college with the intent of being a plastic surgeon. I majored in neurobiology and physiology, but in my junior year decided to throw it all away and …

Jesus Christ Is Now Officially the King of Poland

Some photos from Christ's coronation, which took place in Krakow last weekend.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Poland</i><p>After a vote in the Polish parliament in April, Our Lord Jesus Christ was officially crowned the king of Poland last weekend. You might think you've accidentally landed on a …

8 Telltale Signs Your Company Is Going Under

Boundless optimism is required to launch a business but a steady grip on reality is required to stay in business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve heard it time and time again: 90 percent of all startups fail. Yet, we keep taking the risk and following the dream of …

Why 10pm is the Perfect Bedtime

10pm is the perfect bedtime.<p>Going to sleep at 10pm enables you to get the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep, and still wake up by 5 or 6am.<p>That means you can get in at least a 30-minute workout in the morning - a common habit among the most successful and productive people - and still be at work by 8 …

Sleep

5 signs you're CEO material

Likening critical CEO capabilities, such as giving difficult feedback, to learning the unnatural motion of lifting your back foot first in boxing, he claims "it generally takes years for a founder to develop the CEO skill set." In short, Horowitz insists CEOs are made, not born.<p>But just because …

CEOs

How to win backing from venture capitalists

Experts reveal how businesses and entrepreneurs can secure funding for their start-ups – and the questions SMEs owners should ask potential investors.<p>1. Focus on building the best possible team; that’s what VCs will look at first<p><i>Tip by Alex van Someren, managing partner, Amadeus Capital</i><p>“As a serial …

10 Success lessons from Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer – “Microsoft Billionaires” for entrepreneurs

Share7<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+1<p>Shares 31<p>Bill Gates has accomplished more wealth and success than anyone of our generation. But even more importantly he has …

Allah or Jesus?

I’ve lived among Muslims for most of my life. More and more, they are inundated with anti-Christian apologetics that mislead and misinform them about …

Evangelical Christianity

Forget Startups–Just Buy A Small Business From A Retiring Entrepreneur

Droves of baby boomer business owners are starting to retire, and looking to hand off their life’s work. That spells opportunity.<p>Sure, you may want to found the next “Uber for [insert service here],” but that’s not the only entrepreneurial path you can walk. In fact, it may not even be the best …

46 Facts You Should Know About Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Before embarking on your entrepreneurial journey, check out this handy graphic.<p>Entrepreneurship is on the rise. Today, there are more than 400 million entrepreneurs around the world -- that means one in every 18 person owns a business, according to statistics compiled by dealsunny.com.<p>That number …

Why self-service analytics is replacing traditional business intelligence

In modern business, it is typical for organisations to use several diverse IT tools to monitor their applications, networks, and other IT components …

Trends & Insight

4 YouTube Optimization Tips for Digital Marketers<p>Customer Experience Digital Marketing<p>YouTube's growth over the past decade-plus has been pretty …

How B2B Sales Can Benefit from Social Selling

Outbound B2B sales are becoming less and less effective. In fact, a recent survey found that connecting with a prospect now takes 18 or more phone calls, callback rates are below 1%, and only 24% of outbound sales emails are ever opened. Meanwhile, 84% of B2B buyers are now starting the purchasing …

10 Reasons Why Your Startup Idea Is Terrible And Won't Get Funded

As a venture capital and angel investor, I get bombarded with proposals to invest in startups. Many of them are terrible and just not fundable by angel investors or venture capital funds. Here are 10 common mistakes I have seen startups make that have resulted in their inability to raise</b> …

Startups

Starbucks, Tweets, And Jesus — How One Man Created Nationwide Panic Over A Coffee Cup

Yesterday, Starbucks revealed a product which they hope will foster community in an increasingly fractured world. No, it’s not liquid MDMA, flavored with gingerbread and topped whipped cream (<i>although come to think of it…</i>). The product is a cup. 13 cups, to be more precise. These cups had been …