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5 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand From Scratch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What would you like people to say about you?<p>As Jeff Bezos (founder of Amazon) famously said, “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.”<p>Your personal brand is the sum total of what you do, how you do it and why …

Business Strategy

Make Yourself 25% More Uncomfortable

It’s a hot evening in July and I’m perched at my desk, sweating and grimacing over an email.I’ve just opened my latest course and at midnight the …

Selling
HCI

How I Stay Mentally Strong While Remaining Motivated at Work | Inc.com

Did you ever have one of those days when you just feel discouraged, unambitious, and just tired? Occasionally, it may turn out to be a day you just want to pull the blankets back up over your head.<p>It's nothing to be ashamed of. It happens to the best of us--whether you're a pro athlete or a …

Self-help

This 14-Year-Old Founder Explains How to Market to Teenagers on Social Media

You only have a few seconds to make an impression with teens on Snapchat or Instagram.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone knows that the root of marketing is understanding your audience. Knowing who they are, and where they are. Are they reading magazines? Tweeting …

Clothing

13 Easy Investing Apps and Websites for Millennials

Take advantage of a simple way to earn money on the side.<p>Marketer, Blogger & Entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one has ever complained about having an additional source of passive income.<p>Although investing always carries its risks, it is undoubtedly one of …

Investing

Chile’s president is a woman — and she just scored a major policy victory for women. Here’s why that matters.

Latin America has some of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws. Yet it also leads the world in electing female presidents — including Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.<p>Last week, Chile’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of a reproductive rights bill sponsored by Bachelet and passed by …

Gender

What should I do when I get hit on by colleagues?

<i>This is an anonymous question sent in by a member who does not want their name disclosed. Please be thoughtful with your responses, as these are</i> …

Relationships

Training Courses for Aspiring Cybercriminals Put Security Education To Shame

100%<p>0%<p>BLACK HAT USA 2017 -- Reasonably priced, module-based training courses and helpful forums will train a beginner in all the tools and techniques …

Information Security

Top 10 JavaScript interview questions of all Time

<b>1. Difference between window.onload and onDocumentReady?</b><p>The onload event does not fire until every last piece of the page is loaded, this includes …

JavaScript

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Communication Skills

This 1 Phrase Will Help You Develop Self-Control, According to Science | Inc.com

Our bad habits have an uncanny ability to get in the way of doing our best at work and in life.<p>But a new study has found a simple, yet effective weapon in the fight against our very worst vices.<p>Researchers writing in The Journal of Consumer Research looked at the differences between people who say …

Framing

Narcissists aren't capable of something called 'object constancy' — and it helps explain why they are so cruel to the people they date

We're all guilty of saying hurtful things in the heat of the moment. Every relationship has its ups and downs, usually resulting in arguments, but these don't necessarily mean you're going to break up.<p>When we quarrel with our loved ones, most of us have the ability not to do too much damage. This …

Psychology

The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for sweet potato momos

I ate my first momos on the streets of Darjeeling, at a stall run by an elderly Nepalese lady of impressive sprightliness. As I waited for a batch of her dumplings to cook, she filled and crimped a dozen or two more with machine-like efficiency. I had low expectations – the filling was a mix of …

Soysauce

Mediocrity Is a Virus. Here's How to Banish It Completely | Inc.com

Little things become big things.<p>When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a virus to enter your life. It spreads to other areas.<p>When you introduce a change to any system, you simultaneously change the whole system. The other …

Self-improvement

Fortune 500 CEOs and top execs reveal what to do in your 20s to set yourself up for an awesome career

Current and former Fortune 500 executives, as well as other business leaders, have given some great career advice on Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It."<p>From Sheryl Sandberg to Steve Ballmer, we pulled the best advice they gave for 20-somethings who have big business ambitions.<p>And …

Bill Gates

20 Truths About Billionaires That Nobody Understands

The world has billions of people but only a few billionaires.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful individuals are known for sharing similar habits such as waking-up early, saving, providing value to others, and taking calculated risks. But, sometimes the person or …

Bill Gates
North Korea

You're grounded...and so is your smartphone

It was a tried and tested punishment. When children overstepped the mark, a lengthy period spent in isolation often had the desired effect.<p>But in recent years youngsters have become less concerned about the prospect of being sent to their rooms, where they are free to spend the day idling away on …

You Probably Missed the Big Story Buried in the Latest Trump Leaks

The leaked transcripts of President Donald Trump’s call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have dominated headlines from Washington to …

Donald Trump

Why Is North Korea Threatening Guam?

There is trouble in paradise — but that is nothing new for Guam.<p>The U.S. island territory in the western Pacific Ocean is ringed by beaches, studded with palm trees and packed with bombs. It's small but strategically significant.<p>After President Trump threatened to bring "fire and fury" down on …

North Korea

Disney sued for allegedly spying on children through 42 gaming apps

Disney says ‘we look forward to defending this action in court’<p>A federal class action lawsuit filed last week in California alleges that the Walt Disney Company is violating privacy protection laws by collecting children’s personal information from 42 of its apps and sharing the data with …

Walt Disney Company

5 Ways to Stop Your Phone Addiction, According to Research

How long do you think the average work email goes unread? 10 minutes? 5 minutes? <i>1 minute?</i><p>Try 6 seconds.<p>From Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive …

New York Times

I've held 1,000 interviews, and I've found only 4 questions truly matter

Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee.<p>If you're just starting your company, you may as well get over the fact that you'll likely lose sleep over …

Team Building

JavaScript: What the heck is a Callback?

Learn and understand the basics of callbacks in just 6 minutes with easy examples.<p>Preface<p>Hey! I’m Brandon. I created codeburst.io and I write …

JavaScript

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors | Inc.com

Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it seems, is short-lived.<p>The biggest problem with …

Happiness

17 apps that will help you become a more productive person

I've spent most of my life in awe of early birds. You know the type: People who can jump out of bed at 5:00 a.m., run a mile, actually eat breakfast, and still make it to work on time.<p>As a night owl, I often struggle to be productive during the day. I've tried productivity hacks to no avail, and I …

Apps

14 Ways to Improve Your Self-Discipline (Infographic)

These simple tricks will help you avoid temptation and reach your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Trying to kick a bad habit? Eat healthier? Go to the gym every day? It’s important to achieve your goals and become your best self, but no one said it'd be easy. It …

Will Power

CodeCorrect finds solutions to common errors in your code

Today at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, one hacker came up with a project that might have come in handy for all the other developers in the room. CodeCorrect was presented as a way to fix errors developers run into while they’re writing code.<p>The project was developed by Pat Needham, a solo …

Stack Overflow

What is WannaCry ransomware and why is it attacking global computers?

Malicious software has attacked Britain’s health service and companies in Spain, Russia, the Ukraine and Taiwan. What is it and how is it holding data to ransom?<p>WannaCry malicious software has hit Britain’s National Health Service, some of Spain’s largest companies including Telefónica, as well as …

Ransomware