Jeff Giasson

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7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Guest Writer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until they reached a point in their businesses when it was feasible to quit. This …

Small Business

17 of the Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

There is something communal about podcasts.<p>In an ever-competitive marketplace, entrepreneurship podcasts (like the ones below) bring individuals together and create a community of people pursuing their dreams.<p>This list of the best podcasts for entrepreneurs is chalk full of people who have walked …

11 Ways Successful People Stay Happy

You should never sacrifice happiness in order to be successful.<p>The book <i>If I Knew Then</i>offers advice on careers, finances, and life from the Harvard Business School's Class of 1963. It's interesting to note that no one says having a ridiculous amount of business success and money is the key to …

Happiness

Don't Wait Anymore! 20 Websites To Help You Start Your Own Business

Here are the 20 essential websites that will help you start your own business and be successful now!

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

Murray Newlands: Entrepreneurs Must Develop a Working Business Model

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>blog.weekdone.com</i><p>At Weekdone we did an interview with Murray Newlands, an entrepreneur, business advisor and speaker. He is …

3 Ways To Cripple Your Startup From Day 1

photo credit: © david_franklin / DPC<p>Painful to watch.<p>Passionate entrepreneurs pursuing their dreams, full of energy and hope, trying to change the world...only to commit every mistake in the book. One after the other.<p>The result? Years of time and piles of cash up in smoke. Cut down before they had …

Branding for lean startups: How to brainstorm a simple and strong business name

Larry Page and Sergey Brin got the name “Google” from misspelling a mathematical term that is correctly spelt as “googol”. Googol represents the number “1” followed by one hundred zeros.<p>After misspelling the term (as Google), Larry and Sergey figured it would be a better name for their search …

The Single Best Tip From 6 Successful Entrepreneurs

If you could share one piece of advice, what would it be? Six successful entrepreneurs weigh in.<p>Entrepreneurs tend to reinvent the wheel, but sometimes there's no reason to--especially if that wheel was created from the lessons learned by successful entrepreneurs.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan …

Entrepreneurship

10 Gift Ideas for Budding Entrepreneurs

Want to encourage your child to become an entrepreneur? Then these toys make the perfect holiday gifts.<p>What's left after the craze of holiday gift opening? Often just a giant pile of used wrapping paper, a large credit card bill, and some toys that your kids may or may not discard with boredom in a …

Kids

Gary Vaynerchuk: There's Never Been a Better Time to Be an Introvert Entrepreneur

Conference schmoozing and power networking are no longer required for success.<p>VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk is a total extrovert. If you couldn't guess that from his lively and outgoing social media presence, Vaynerchuk will confirm it himself. "I am an extroverted entrepreneur. That is no …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make a Lucrative Business Exit From 5 Entrepreneurs Who've Done It

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine devising a winning business idea that you develop into a fully fledged enterprise.<p>Your business is profitable, and it's everything you ever wished or hoped it would be. But now it's time to move on. You're ready to make …

Small Business

The Best Entrepreneurs Have This One Quality In Common

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

10 Tiny Tweaks You Can Make NOW To Majorly Improve Your Life

Changing habits can feel daunting, but there are certain things you can change with very little effort that make a huge impact. I like to call these …

23 Proven Strategies to Get Through Any Hardship - and Thrive

Nobody sets out in their life to fail, get hurt by others or get ill, go bankrupt, take on massive debt, take punches from the world until they …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Business Insider. Publication does not imply endorsement of views by the World Economic Forum.</i><p>“If it …