Jared Stewart

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I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

How To Build A Blooming Business Without Experience

The floral industry is a $34 billion dollar retail business, and BloomNation is claiming a piece of that industry. Based in Santa Monica, BloomNation is a platform that allows local floral designers to operate online. Three friends decided to embark on an industry they knew nothing about in August …

Business Development

Amazon Will Let Entrepreneurs Start Their Own Delivery Business and Earn Up to $300,000 a Year

The new program will allow individuals with no logistics experience to operate a fleet of Amazon delivery vehicles.<p>Many entrepreneurs have built a business on Amazon, selling goods via the online marketplace, self-publishing books and more. Today, the ecommerce giant has announced a new …

Think Hoodies Are the Uniform of Entrepreneurs? According to This Yale Study, Your Wardrobe Needs an Upgrade

Think hoodies and suits are interchangeable? According to a Yale University study, dressing well can have tangible impacts on your business.<p>As an entrepreneur, chances are high that you've got a lot on your plate, and adding to that laundry list with dressing well may seem like yet another …

Want to Be Happy and Successful at Work? Stop Doing These 10 Things

Often we're so focused on doing more, when we should be focused on doing less.<p>With a world of advice on how to improve our working lives at our fingertips, it may seem ironic that the most simple things can often derail our productivity and our happiness--both as an employee, and as a leader. And, …

To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

7 Cutting-Edge Tips to Achieve What You Really Want in Life

Here's how to stop feeling stuck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people have no clue what they want to do with their lives, even into their 50s. Even after finishing college, mapping out a career, starting a business, and making money, they still feel like they’ve …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Immune System

7 Ways to Identify Real, Money-Making Business Opportunities

Terrified of going "all in" on a potentially poor-performing business idea? This list can help.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is on the rise, with over 550,000 people going into business for themselves each month in the United States alone. Of course, …

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my experience …

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone

Josh Harris uses a proven system to take complete novices from zero to six figures a year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results.<p>In 2014, The Oracles …

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

This C-17 Rocketed Through Star Wars Canyon Like A Fighter Jet

"I've been wanting to get up to Death Valley for fresh jet pics all year, but I've been working solidly and haven't been able to make the trip since …

Military Aircraft

This 18-year-old tech entrepreneur is trying to cash in on Elon Musk’s tweets

When Tom Higgins got the Twitter push alert that Elon Musk was tweeting about making a website called Pravda to rank the media as part of his feud with journalists, the 18 year old’s first thought was to head to GoDaddy.<p>But the aspiring tech entrepreneur could only find the scraps—the domain …

The 10 Obsessions You Need to Have to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

You get rich by fixating on getting rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving millionaire status isn’t easy -- less than 10 percent of the U.S. population ever reaches this goal. Most people give up along the way, becoming …

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Increased Regulation, #DeleteFacebook, Seattle's VC Problem

News and insights from around the Web:<p><b>Finance</b><p>The Dropbox IPO has a lot of venture capitalists breathing easier–although you’d think it might have been able to turn a profit with a billion dollars in revenue: “The offering for Dropbox — along with the successful recent initial public offerings of …

No, Mark Zuckerberg didn’t buy a giant yacht

<i>Update:</i> A spokesperson for Mark Zuckerberg offered a pretty flat-out denial of reports saying that the Facebook founder had purchased a $150 million ultra-luxury super yacht in Monaco this past September, “The reports related to Mark purchasing a yacht are completely inaccurate as he did not …

9 Thorough Guides That Will Teach You the Basics of SEO

In this article, we'll go over 9 guides that will help you get up to speed with SEO quickly.<p>If you want to get discovered online, you're going to have to learn SEO basics. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available that will help you do just that.<p>Some of them are offered by the most …

Meet the Ecommerce Guru Guiding His Students to $100 Million in Sales

What does it take to make it in ecommerce? Tanner Larsson knows.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tanner Larsson got his entrepreneurial start the usual way: He got thrown out of business school, took 10 years to complete his four-year degree, and then landed a job as a …

Microsoft's AI chatbot says Windows is 'spyware'

A chatbot built by the American software giant has gone off-script, insulting Microsoft's Windows and calling the operating system "spyware."<p>Launched in December 2016, Zo is an AI-powered chatbot that mimics a millennial's speech patterns — but alongside the jokes and emojis it has fired off some …

Read Jeff Bezos's Inspiring Letter to Shareholders on Why He Keeps Amazon at 'Day 1'

'Day 2 is stasis. Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline. Followed by death. And that is why it is always Day 1.'<p><i>The following is the latest letter to shareholders from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.</i><p>"Jeff, what does Day 2 look like?"<p>That's a question I just got at …

A 29-year-old startup founder who built an ecommerce empire shares her advice for entrepreneurs

The recent inductee to Forbes 30 under 30 list for retail and ecommerce told Business Insider that she started her own business in middle school selling jean skirts.<p>"This was back when jean skirts were a big thing," Box said."I figured out how to stress denim using old jeans, bleach, and …

Fast Radio Bursts Could Be Evidence Of Interstellar Spaceships, Scientists Suggest

There's method in the madness.<p>Fast radio bursts are among the most mysterious phenomena in the universe and have baffled astronomers for years.<p>Now, …

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The Most Dangerous Man in Trump World?

How Peter Navarro could lead us into a global depression—or worse.<p>If Donald Trump is treating the staffing of his administration like a glorified casting call, then there is no shortage of candidates for Washington’s foreign policy establishment to boo or cheer. So far, Secretary of State Rex …

Foreign Policy

The startup paying people to legally hack Uber, Nintendo, and Starbucks just got another $40 million to keep growing

The technical term for what HackerOne does is offer "bug bounties." Google, Apple, Microsoft, and even less tech-y companies like United Airlines pay out millions to amateur and professional hackers every year — it's cheaper than the massive damages caused when an undiagnosed flaw turns into a …

5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I embarked upon a personal challenge to validate a business idea in 30 days.<p>To make it even more difficult, it was a random …

Studies Say You Can Improve Your Brain (and Become a Better Entrepreneur)

Researchers say the brain of an entrepreneur functions differently. Build on this outstanding functionality to become more nimble and, yes, smarter.<p>If you're an entrepreneur your brain is already wired differently. Research shows that founder entrepreneurs think differently when it comes to …

7 Habits That Will Help You Build the Next Billion-Dollar Startup

Starting a business is tough, and most entrepreneurs don't make it the first time. Here's how to improve your chances by avoiding the common pitfalls.<p>Most budding entrepreneurs don't realize that nine out of ten startups fail within 24 months. They only see and remember the recent new entrants in …