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This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Business Strategy

10 Horrible Habits That Destroy Your Happiness

Appreciating what we have and building on it is work. Feeling sorry for ourselves and staying stuck is no effort at all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all constantly in pursuit of happiness. Every day we make choices in life that affect how we feel and think …

Happiness

Your Cheat Sheet For Buying and Eating Every Common Green

From arugula to watercress, we've got you covered.<p><i>This guide is adapted from The Book of Greens: A Cook's Compendium, by Jenn Louis, a James Beard-nominated chef based in Portland, Oregon. It includes all the greens you're likely to find at your local farmers' market and a few less common</i> …

10 Inspiring UX Design Portfolios

Creating a solid portfolio of your user experience credentials is an excellent way to sell yourself to prospective clients and employers. UX …

UX Design

We should design businesses like circles, not straight lines

Here’s what I love about being a designer: serving people’s needs and solving complex challenges. Here’s what I don’t like much: using precious resources to create stuff that people use for a limited time and then send to the dump. As a consumer, I’m no different from the next guy: I want the …

Drastically Increase Your Startup's Chances for Success by Owning a Niche

You can achieve success without chasing major problems and huge markets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unicorns are all the buzz these days. Companies such as Snap and Dropbox inspire an entire generation of entrepreneurs around the world to dream big. But by focusing …

Entrepreneurship
Australia

Those with the Leadership Fractal Get Ahead Faster | Inc.com

http://budurl.com/newpbhThe way I see it, leadership has four parts:<p>The ability to visualize a course of action<br>• Figuring out the best way to get where you're going<br>• Putting a plan together to actually get there<br>• Getting there.<p>Most of us are familiar with fractals. These are geometric or mathematical …

Leadership

Trump Is Very Wrong About Clean Coal

America’s coal mining industry has cooled down in recent years. It lost over 200,000 jobs between 2014 and 2016; the latest sorry statistic to cap …

These 10 Leadership Habits Have Been Found in the World's Best Leaders | Inc.com

If you're not familiar with the leadership movement known as servant leadership, you might want to grab a cup of java and pull up a chair. This may just transform how you lead your tribe moving forward.<p>What we are finding is that organizations around the world are changing their attitudes toward …

Leadership

The future will be battery-powered: Inside the high-stakes race to build a better energy storage device

It’s all part of a brand new space race — if less flashy than, you know, outer space<p>The battery might be the least sexy piece of technology ever invented. The lack of glamour is especially conspicuous on the lower floors of MIT’s materials science department, where one lab devoted to building and …

Clean Energy

'The Founder' Proves Entrepreneurship Is About More Than Just a Good Idea | Inc.com

When your best employee quits, it can be a tough pill to swallow. When they leave to start a rival company using your business model and your ideas ... "gutted" is the only way to describe it. Back in the early years of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, this happened to me.<p>I was devastated, but I also realized I …

McDonald's

The 5 Secrets of Today's Billionaires (And What They Have to Teach You About Producing More With Less) | Inc.com

The world today is different in many ways, one key way is how the most successful business leaders have learned to break the chain between one hour of time worked and one unit of value created.<p>Time cards and grueling days don't help business leaders create value. We create value by what we do with …

Self-improvement

Energy is the new new internet

If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in energy, you should. We’ve seen this movie before. Spoiler alert: There’s massive economic opportunity ahead. How massive? Imagine standing in 1992, knowing that Google, Akamai, Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, eBay, BuzzFeed and Uber lay ahead.<p>This …

Innovation

30 Behaviors of Unstoppable People | Inc.com

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don't …

Motivation

How to Create a B2B Brand that Resonate Your Customers?

Creating a brand is not as easy as buying shares of an established one, it requires whole lot of efforts to build a brand, setting a distinct tone, a …

10 Success lessons from Sam Walton – “From Rags to Riches” for entrepreneurs

Share136<p>Tweet<p>Share1K<p>+15<p>Shares 1K<p>Samuel Walton built a small grocery store into the giant Walmart supermarket chain, amassing a fortune of over $23 …

Beware the Trump: 4 critical energy issues to watch under the next administration

Many of Trump’s cabinet nominees disregard the connection between global warming and fossil fuel energy use<p>The United States may be on the cusp of a stark turning point in energy and climate policy with the election of Donald Trump, who has stocked his cabinet with a majority of people who doubt or …

Fossil Fuels

Top 8 Web Design Trends Your Startup Needs to Stand Out in 2017

Trends are eminent changes that usually occur in every creative industry, and web design is no different. The web design industry is constantly …

What we’re looking for in SaaS in 2017

As the year is coming to an end I’d like to share a few thoughts on what we’ll be looking for in the SaaS world in 2017. This is not meant to be an …

Product Management

Behind First Solar’s More Than 50% Decline in 2016 | Investopedia

Shares of First Solar Inc. (FSLR) are down about 51% over the course of 2016, due to a variety of factors including an overall difficult …

Renewable Energy

MIT’s 8 Big Ways to Enable the Utility of the Future

More than two years ago, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Energy Initiative started researching the changes afoot in the global …

Learning How to Collaborate When You’re Self-Employed

When you work for a corporation, you often find yourself collaborating with others as part of your job — when you’re assigned to a new project team, for instance. But when you’re self-employed, collaboration becomes a choice. Working closely with others can open up new opportunities for success and …

Management

How This Entrepreneur Turned His Blog Into an 8-Figure Software Business with 46,000 Customers | Inc.com

I used to write these 4,000-5,000 word blog posts on how to do different things when it comes to marketing and maybe I'd get 20 or 30 comments. Writing isn't one of these strong suits for me. I think the end product comes out pretty good, but it's an agonizing process.<p>At around the time I was doing …

Marketing
Fossil Fuels

Making the Case for Energy Storage in Integrated Resource Planning

With utilities preparing to invest billions of dollars in system capacity over the next several years, “the time is now” for utilities to include …

EPA

Redskins head coach blames the wind for why Kirk Cousins throws so many interceptions

As has often been the case this season, the Redskins were plagued by multiple interceptions from quarterback Kirk Cousins. The game marked the fourth time this season that Cousins has thrown two interceptions, and he's now thrown eight interceptions in six games — the third most in the league.<p>While …

NFL