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5 essential tips to sell anything to anyone, according to a 'Shark Tank' Shark

Most people don't realize how important selling is — unless your paycheck depends on it!<p>Every time I mention selling, I always hear, "It's not for me", "You have to have knack for sales", or ;"I just can't do sales" — but this can't be farther from the truth.<p>Salespeople aren't the only ones selling …

This New Technology Simplifies "Proof of Concepts" For Both Startups And Enterprises | Inc.com

One of the biggest challenges facing technology startups (and many other technology companies) is getting established businesses to run "Proof of Concepts" - that is, trials of the startup's offerings, that, if successful, will likely lead to a sale.<p>What is the issue?<p>Because large firms typically …

Startups

When less is more

Jodi Jahic Contributor<p>Jodi Jahic is a managing partner at Aligned Partners. Before co-founding Aligned Partners in 2011, Jodi led the wireless sector for Voyager Capital and was co-founder and managing director of SCG, a pledge fund. She also was a Kauffman Fellow at Battery Ventures, was on the …

The Best Books of 2016 for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners | Inc.com

Finding new ways to look at the same problems can be all you need to take your business to the next level. But that means finding ideas and perspectives that don't result in incremental changes but in <i>major</i> changes.<p>The following books (in no particular order) will help you do just that.<p>I loved Cal's …

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

One simple way billionaire investor Peter Thiel identifies game-changing startups

He's most famous for his early investment in Facebook, but he also owns a stake in many startups worth billions of dollars, like Palantir, Stripe, and SoFi.<p>How does Thiel seem to find fast-growing startups so easily?<p>One good rule of thumb: look for startups that can't be articulated in the right …

Excellent Advice And Tips About Facebook Marketing | Affiliate Marketing Programs

Many, many people use Facebook. For you, this site can be an effective tool to expand your business. Facebook allows you to pay to market on it and …

Marketing

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Crowdsourcing Customer Acquisition: A Cost-Effective Way To Gain Customers For Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p><i>This article was co-written with Morrad Irsane, co-founder and CEO, Melltoo.</i><p>Our startup, Melltoo, hit an important milestone in June this year, when …

Silicon Valley's rebel investor talks profits, Trump, and how big investors have 'sobered up'

Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya is an outspoken voice in Silicon Valley.<p>The investor, who was born in Sri Lanka, started his career at AOL, then went to Facebook to lead user growth, increasing the site's number of users from 50 million to 700 million in just four years and becoming a …

7 Tips to Consider When Trading in Your Desk Job for Full-Time Entrepreneurship

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>More often than not, entrepreneurs don't start out as entrepreneurs. They're everyday people who have day jobs and others who depend on their income. In this video, Patrick Bet-David gives a few personal tips that helped him transition when going full-time as …

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List

Every book, try to get one takeaway.<p><i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm …

Ten lessons I painfully learnt while moving from software developer
to entrepreneur/CEO role

My presentation from Devoxx Poland 2016 conference - the newest, slightly revised version.<p>For many years I was a software developer. I would concentrate on the code, software projects and the interactions with my closes team and the users. I was sure that Agile solves all world’s problems. I would …

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Wikileaks Says Secretive Trade Agreement Paves Way to ‘Corporatization of Public Services’ | VICE News

WikiLeaks has released a thousands of documents that critics of free trade said shows how officials negotiating the Trade in Services Agreement, or TiSA, could force privatization on public institutions around the world.<p>The most surprising revelations in the WikiLeaks documents released this week …