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T-Mobile's $20 per month iPhone 6S is a good deal if you like T-Mobile

T-Mobile's new iPhone 6S deal is a good one, but only for certain customers.<p>T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced a new deal for the iPhone 6S called …

How To Successfully Photograph Cityscapes

I’ve always been fascinated with cityscapes. There are countless ways to photograph them, but no matter how it's done, there are some things that …

Landscape Photography

7 Sentences That Ruin Companies | Inc.com

After a few decades of watching companies rise and fall, I've observed when any one of seven concepts pop up inside a company, it almost always mean that the company is on the fast track to failure. They don't always have these exact wordings, but the gist is there:<p>1. "If you don't come in on …

Business Strategy

10 Things the Best Leaders Never Say | Inc.com

<i>The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter--'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.</i> --Mark Twain<p>Whether you like it or not, the words you use can seriously affect your ability to achieve success. And that's especially true for …

Leadership

19 Reasons Why This Is An Excellent Resume

Recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for professionals. That means you have to win them over fast.<p>To get a better idea of what makes a resume …

7 Stupid Ways Smart People Sabotage Their Success

A group of Quora users drew from their experiences to address the question, "What are some stupid things that smart people do?" The answers provide ways to overcome some of the common ways intelligent people unknowingly undermine themselves.<p>We've highlighted a few below.<p>"Because thinking comes so …

How Americans Spend Their Time Online

We have good news for budding entrepreneurs considering launching yet another online method of stalking the object of their affection: exhibitionism …

This Breakthrough Power Source Is Thinner Than Paper, Bendable, And Can Charge Your Phone

What if your Fitbit or FuelBand were more like a slap bracelet? Many electronic components are already small enough to make this achievable, but batteries historically make it downright impossible. They take up the largest spaces within our devices today and are completely inflexible.<p>Enter James …

A Simple Chart That Explains Why You're Addicted To Certain Products

How do companies create habit forming products? It's simple: They manufacture them.<p>In 2008 Nir Eyal was part of a team of Stanford MBAs starting a company backed by "some of the brightest investors in Silicon Valley."<p>They wanted to build a platform to place ads into online social games. Eyal …

Why Great Leaders Think About Death | Inc.com

There's no conversation stopper quite like death. As life's ultimate punctuation mark, it remains a taboo subject in most circles. So how is thinking about death good for your business?<p>I've just finished reading <i>The Hard Thing About Hard Things,</i> by Ben Horowitz, and was struck by this passage:<p>I …

Ben Horowitz

The Remarkable Power of Being Your True Self | Inc.com

According to serial entrepreneur Lauren Maillian Bias, perhaps the most important thing you can do to find the success you desire is to live life on your own terms. This means deciding what success means to you, being your real self, and then going after your goals with everything you've got. Says …

Self-improvement

How to Get Tough Clients on Board | Inc.com

When it comes to clients, some are more difficult to land--and work with-- than others. What is the most successful thing you can do to get a difficult client to buy into your idea, product, or service? We asked members of the Entrepreneurs' Organization to provide their best advice.<p>Stand your …

Entrepreneurship

Why You Should Encourage Whistleblowing At Your Company

Whistleblowing often gets a bad rap, but it isn’t always about taking people or companies down. Here are five ways to encourage the practice for more aware leadership.<p>Schools don’t teach whistleblowing, it’s not encouraged behavior in corporate America, and often whistleblowers are portrayed as …

Lessons From Maya Angelou On Making People Feel Amazing | Inc.com

The quantity of social media posts shows how deeply Dr. Maya Angelou affected people. She was a poet, author, historian, civil right activist, educator, and the grace of her words touched the world. My favorite Maya Angelou quote has been a guiding principle for my business, and my life: "<i>I've</i> …

Motivation

7 Tips for Surviving The Leap From Employee to Entrepreneur

Becoming a successful entrepreneur takes more than a great idea and important connections (although both do help). Making the shift from the steady …

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Branding Your Startup

Defining your goals, setting yourself apart, and surrounding yourself with the right people are only the first steps.<p>In the complex and overcrowded startup ecosystem, competition is fierce, and arguably there are no truly original ideas.<p>Building a powerful brand is vital to differentiate you from …

How to Find Your Social Media Marketing Voice: The Best Examples, Questions and Guides

Among the many ways to stand out on social media—killer content, amazing visuals, specific formatting, and more—one that often gets overlooked is …

To Be Results Focused, Stop Focusing On Results

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many entrepreneurs, success is measured by profitability and achieved by increasing revenue and decreasing expenses. But just focusing on those desired outcomes is a mistake that will yield little change to the bottom line. The reason …

4 Tips for Preparing Your Business to Grow

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Everyone wants their business to succeed. You want your business to be around next year and the following year, don’t you? The question is, how many customers do you need to be successful and, more importantly, sustainable?<p>Here are four tips for preparing …

6 Changes Organizations Should Make Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today's competitive landscape, companies need to be efficient or get left behind. That said, companies are often stuck in their ways, leaving opportunity for growth out cold. Here are some things I would do if I took over your business …