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Six Tips To Run a Successful Start-up

With start-up culture providing opportunity to youngsters,let's discuss a few tips for a successful venture<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>There’s been quite a buzz in India’s …

Entrepreneurship

How to Display the Ideal Body Language When Networking

Learn when it's appropriate to use hand gestures and head nods when building new relationships.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Body language can be a powerful attractant or deterrent when it comes to building relationships with others. People assess you …

Body Language

Here's How You Can Build a Startup Without External Funding

It appears to be unthinkable but with the right vision and hardwork it is possible to build a startup without any funding from outside<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It is …

Entrepreneurship

These people have to be defeated

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>We are once again at a turning point in American history. This is as big of a fork in the road as the Civil War, the wars of the …

Political Science

Democratic Socialism Is Dem Doom

A political novice who calls herself a “democratic socialist” wins an unexpected Democratic Party primary victory, and now political taxonomists are racing to explain just what the term means. Here’s my definition: political hemlock for the Democratic Party.<p>I write, of course, of Alexandria …

Middle-class

Finding the Extra Million Dollars Hidden in Your Business

How follow-up can net you more money and grow your business.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Dan S. Kennedy</i><i>’s book</i> No B.S. Direct Marketing. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound<p>Could you use an extra million …

What to Do When Your Growth Has Stalled

If your business doesn't grow, it dies, and no one wants that. Here's how to get your growth engine humming again.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the startup world, growth is everything. Companies that don’t grow don’t survive.<p>So, if you're an entrepreneur …

Human Resources

5 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Acquired Their First 1000 Customers

Acquiring your company’s initial customers can be the first indication of whether the business is viable or not. That’s why it’s critical to build a customer base from day one, and nurture those client relationships to turn customers into loyal fans of the brand.<p>Early adopters can give you …

Marketing

Hitchhiker's Guide to Hiring in Start-ups

Always remember the first bunch of employees do not join an organization as much as they join the founder as an individual<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Imagine how Arthur …

Startups

China Targets Africa With Arsenal Of Debt-Trap Diplomacy And Military Expansion

5:56 AM 06/30/2018<p>According to a recent report, Chinese investment in Africa could create national economies entirely dependent on China.<p>Although …

China

These 4 Magic Words Can Turn "No" Into "Yes", According to the World's Smartest Salespeople

Your challenge is to keep the conversation going while learning more about the prospect.<p>Many people foolishly believe that selling consists of pitching. Under this way of thinking, if you work hard to create a compelling sales pitch or elevator pitch, you'll get plenty of customers.<p>Maybe that's …

Selling

A Successful Founder on Why the Risk of Starting Your Own Business Is Worth It

Sarah Boyd thinks of herself as "dot connector," someone who brings people together. It was this passion for kindness, inclusion, and empowerment …

Entrepreneurship

Eight Happy Hour Specials to Try In Chicago Now

Happy hour specials are important. The discounted prices are a great tool to bring Chicagoans into bars and restaurants no matter the weather. It’s been almost three years since state lawmakers legalized happy hour, lifting obsolete restrictions that prevented restaurant and bar owners from offer …

Texas

How Do You Get People to Believe in Your Business? Tell a Good Story.

A lot of people have good ideas -- but it's often those with the best stories who are able to set themselves apart.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to starting a company, one of the hardest challenges founders face is convincing other people to …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Glutes Exercises

The glutes are your largest muscles, and they ought to be among the strongest. Powerful glutes help just about every other muscle in your lower body work better. “Your glutes stabilize the trunk of your body, keeping correct posture in your lower body and spine, as well as helping with extension …

Workouts

How to Raise Your First $100k Before Building an App or Product

The reason that 96% of startups fail is due to the inability to find product-market fit; the creation of a product that solves a significant need in …

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Design - Balancing Risk to Gain Reward

The idea of the minimum viable product (MVP) has been around for some time. The term itself was coined by Frank Robinson but was made popular by two …

The best things to do this weekend in Chicago

1<p>Photograph: Anthony Soave<p>Restaurants<p>Eat a badass brunchicon-chevron-right<p>There's no meal better than brunch and, in our opinion, there's no city …

Hyde Park

How to Read a Cash Flow Statement

You've developed a solid overview of a company's financial statements,how to read an income statement, and how to separate a strong balance sheet …

Investing

10 Secrets to Starting Your Own Small Business

Entrepreneur and creator of Business Boutique Christy Wright shares her tips.<p>5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Christy Wright is the creator of Business Boutique -- a business that equips women to make money doing what they love. Last year, she wrote the best-selling book</i> …

The winners of the 2018 Time Out Chicago Bar Awards

Chicagoans are quite spoiled when it comes to booze: The city is home to some of the country’s most creative distillers and breweries, making it an …

Frank Lloyd Wright

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

What Your Website Should Have to Excite Millennials

It's not what you think. It’s more than mobile-friendly and Facebook ads. Millennials are demanding companies offer more interactive and more …

Here Are the Benefits of Multiple LLCs or Corporations for Your Businesses

Entrepreneurs running several companies under one LLC may benefit from creating multiple corporations.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What kinds of traits do entrepreneurs share? They're driven to succeed. They're not afraid to try, experiment and fail. They …

Why Your Company Needs To Go All-In On The Subscription Model

Back in April, Zuora Inc (NYSE:ZUO) came public, with the shares spiking 42.9% on its first day of trading. That put the market cap at about $2 billion.<p>While the company is not a household name, it has been able to power the core business models of many well-known brands. Just some include …

Customers

Should You Form An LLC Or An S-Corp, And What's The Difference?

Limited liability company (LLC) or S corporation (S-corp)? What do these business structures mean? As a business attorney, I always get the age-old question as to which one is best for you as a budding entrepreneur, balancing issues such as liability and taxation? Simply put, an LLC is a business …

Small Business

Beer gardens, rooftop bars and outdoor dining spots in Chicago

Take it outside! We mean it: As Chicago's best restaurants and bars open their outdoor spaces for the season, there's no shortage of alfresco …

How to Be a Human Lie Detector (Infographic)

Here's how you can learn if someone isn't telling the truth.<p>2 min read<p>Figuring out if someone is lying is much easier than you think. And with a few quick tips, you’ll be well on your way to spotting a lie.<p>For starters, it’s important to understand how people communicate. And it be might a shock to …

7 New Colognes for Men to Wear This Summer

Just as you switch out your shirts for summer, you should switch up your scent. Here are seven of our favorites.<p>Your smell is your calling card, a …

Men's Fashion

Officer 'Saved Lives' by Shooting Ex-Student Who Opened Fire at Illinois High School, Chief Says

A potential school shooting in central Illinois ended when a school resource officer shot and wounded an armed former student who opened fire …