Jamie Terrell

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Struggling to Grow Your Business? Keep It Simple With This 1 Powerful Strategy | Inc.com

Several months ago, I was at a crossroads. Our online kids coding startup had been growing, but our growth had slowed despite numerous pivots, marketing tweaks, and website changes.<p>Our social marketing campaigns weren't achieving the returns that we needed, and we were attracting a lot of the wrong …

Business Strategy

How to invest: An essential guide

Shares 122<p>When I told readers that January would be “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, the number-one request I received was to write about …

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

Want To Make $75,000 A Month And Quit Your Day Job?

Have you ever wanted something so bad you can taste it? You know what I’m talking about. It’s like the “burning desire” Napoleon Hill told us about in his business classic, <i>Think & Grow Rich</i>.<p>Maybe it’s something you wanted for so long, but life got in the way. The desire faded away and never …

Entrepreneurship

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding | Inc.com

In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and figured the news offered a big opportunity to try to fix the existing …

Project Management

How To Retire At 62 On A Meager Million

How can I ever retire?<p>Many older workers grapple with this question every day. Often, they turn to Seeking Alpha for answers. Today, retirees need a …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Forget Kobe Beef: These Are the Cult Steaks Everybody Wants Right Now

Once upon a time, it was enough to impress people with your fancy steaks just by saying "Kobe" and "Wagyu." No longer.<p>Now a small but mighty movement …

Would a universal basic income fix US economic inequality? One group is spending $10 million to find out

Universal basic income (UBI) is either a miracle cure for ailing capitalist economies or a dead end for a doomed, under-employed underclass. Nobody really knows which is true because UBI has never been fully studied. Now, one of the most ambitious efforts so far is about to spend millions to find …

Income Inequality

Chattanooga Bets on Speedy Internet, Startup Accelerators and... Adult Dorms? | Inc.com

Chattanooga, Tennessee, which has a population of just over 170,000 people, has some big selling points for the tech startup community. It has one of the fastest internet connection speeds in the country. It has a certain Southern charm. And now it has an easy way for entrepreneurs to "try out" the …

Startups

Before and after: 20 spaces change dramatically

Often, to change the look and feel of a room in your house needs just a bit of creativity and a dash of modern ideas. Be it the bedroom, living room, …

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

11 Midcentury-Modern Living Rooms Photos

Everything old is new again—in the interiors world, at least. Midcentury-modern furnishings, with their warm woods, sleek shapes, and retro patterns, look just as fresh now as they did in the 1940s. One could argue that the design movement's focus on functionality is even more welcome today, when …

Interior Design

The Slow Cooker Recipes You've Been Waiting For

Cooking just got easier.<p>The slow cooker is our best friend this time of year. As the days get shorter and we find ourselves low on energy, the slow cooker picks up the slack by cooking dinner for us. Not only can it effortlessly take a big hunk of meat and cook it into a tender meal, but it can do …

Here's How Artificial Intelligence Is Going to Replace Middle Class Jobs

While transportation, hospitality, and financial services are all industries being disrupted by technology, the next big area poised for massive, …

These Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Straight From The Air

With pilot programs in Ecuador, Jordan, Mexico, and the U.S., the technology could provide a reliable, clean water to many people who don’t have it today.<p>When a family in Guayaquil, Ecuador turns on the tap for a glass of water, it doesn’t flow from city pipes–there are no city pipes. Instead, a …

Exclusive Offer: Made-to-Measure Suits for the Mogul-to-Be from INDOCHINO

Get any suit for only $375, up to $424 off regular price, now until this offer expires on October 24.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Need to make a lasting impression at your next pitch? Wondering what to wear at the upcoming holiday party? It’s time to get suited …

10 invoicing tools for small business owners, startups and freelancers

Getting paid is a core aspect of your business.<p>That might sound obvious, but moving cash from a client’s bank account to your own is often more …

The One Type of Leader Who Can Turn Around a Failing School

The strength of a nation’s economy and the vitality of its society depend on the quality of its schools. So why does the UK still lag behind its peers, despite investing more than them? The 2012 OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) study showed the UK invested the 8th largest …

Why I Tell My MBA Students to Stop Looking for a Job and Join the Gig Economy

When the students in the MBA course I teach on the gig economy ask me for the best thing they can do to prepare for their future careers, I tell them:<p>“Stop looking for a job.”<p>This may sound like odd advice to give MBA students. After all, their degrees are designed to catapult them directly into …

The 5 Best Ikea Bed Hacks You Have to Try Now

Selecting the perfect bed for your room can be so much fun, but as time goes by, you might start to grow a little bit bored with styles that you used to love. You might find yourself itching for a completely new look to help put a little bit of spring back in your step. But why shell out a ton of …

Hacking

Top 15 Amazing Basement Design Ideas – DIY Basement Ideas

<i>Ready to remodel that basement? What should you do with it?</i><p><b>Did you know?</b> That dark, cold, and empty basement can deliver some of the best returns on …

Home Improvement

Set-it-and-forget-it savings tools to quit living paycheck to paycheck

The simplest financial tools might be just what you need to lift yourself out of living paycheck to paycheck — no willpower required.<p>Almost half (46%) of Americans say they are too strapped to come up with an extra $400 in an emergency, a gloomy statistic revealed by a recent Federal Reserve study. …

This Startup Teaches Commercial Brokers How To Build Financial Empires

Real estate agents aren’t often referred to as entrepreneurs. Instead, they are commonly reduced to the title of salesperson, negotiator or marketing expert. Yet, to be successful in the space, each of these independent enterprises must master the art of pitching products, brokering deals, securing …

6 Books Entrepreneurs Should Read Every Year

Essential reading for entrepreneurs on strategy and execution<p>While speaking to students at USC's Greif Center of Entrepreneurial Studies this week, I was asked for a list of books that have been most beneficial to me in business. You'll find those titles below, but I wanted to quickly preface why …

The CEO of a $60 million furniture startup explains why it suddenly shut down

The company announced the closure on its website late Friday, saying it simply failed to find new investors to support its business.<p>Apparently it looked into getting acquired by a big public company, but those talks seem to have fizzled out as well.<p>It said:<p>"We were in deep discussions to be …

California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads

LOS ANGELES (AP) — All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing …

Top 10 Green Home Improvements Plus Their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

In today’s fractured world it is next to impossible to find one thing on which everyone agrees, but Eco-friendly home improvement choices are one of …

Obama is Helping Homeowners go Solar

The White House recently announced a package of Solar incentives specifically for lower income homeowners<p>There is no question that adoption of home …