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Is It Too Early To Decorate For Halloween?

Sep 19, 2018<p>Well, I have a confession to make: I totally already started decorating for <b>Halloween</b>.<p>YES, I know, it's not even October 1st! But look, I …

Costumes

The Best Elevator Pitch: 17 Ways to Persuasively Tell Your Story

Maybe you're starting a company or managing an initiative in a large corporation.<p>Or you're promoting a product or service--or yourself.<p>Or you're formally presenting to a senior leader or hoping to grab a few minutes with venture capitalists at a conference.<p>In all these situations, you need an …

Elevator Pitches

25 Best Markets For Rental Property Investment

Rental properties have been a favorite of investors the last few years, and rightly so. At a time of low interest rates, rentals provide better returns than many other investments: You don’t need exotic expertise; you can leverage your return with low-cost financing; and there’s a ready market if …

Real Estate

All Things Sales! 16 Mini-Lessons for Startup Founders

As a former CEO and software engineer (Citrix, XenSource, VERITAS, etc.), board member of GitHub (recently acquired by Microsoft), and lecturer in …

Salesforce

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Most parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to live successful lives as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set …

Stanford University

7 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Find Investors And Raise Millions

Need to find investors to launch a startup or scale your business? There’s more than one way to approach fundraising and to get noticed by those with the capital you need to get to the next level.<p>No matter how great your product or business idea, how lean you can operate, and how big you’ve grown …

Entrepreneurship

The Hemp Business Is Booming (Infographic)

Looking for a new business idea? Take a look at the hemp industry.<p>As recreational and medical marijuana slowly becomes legal in states across the country, the business of hemp is also booming. In 2017, $820 million worth of legal hemp products were sold in the United States alone. Given this …

Cannabis

Neighbors are sick and tired of bikini-barista coffee chain

Bottoms Up Espresso is planning to open up a new location in Chico, Calif., but the idea appears to have residents hot and bothered — and not in the …

Coffee

Top 3 most popular programming languages in 2018 (and their annual salaries)

Considering the extensive number of the modern programming languages, deciding which one to take by its horns and master can be a strenuous …

Programming

5 TED Talks That Will Make You Feel More Powerful

Want to feel a little more confident and in charge? All you need is 20 minutes and an internet connection.<p>The good news is that these days there are so many awesome TED Talks that you can learn about basically any subject from the organization's legion of smart speakers. The bad news is that …

Public Speaking

9 Ways to Get Rid of Anxiety in 5 Minutes or Less

Bookmark this list.<p>Around 40 million people in the U.S. have an anxiety disorder, which can range from a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), defined as "intense worrying you can't control" to panic attacks, complete with heart palpitations, trembling, shaking, and/or sweating.<p>Whether you experience …

Mayo Clinic

This Market Indicator Spiked Right Before 2 of History’s Biggest Stock Crashes — and It's Surging Again

It compares housing prices to stocks.<p>Americans tend to divide their money between two giant types of investments: the stock market and real estate. …

Stock Markets

How to Test a Business Idea Without Spending a Fortune

Use landing pages to validate demand and build a pre-marketing list.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Aspiring entrepreneurs are a dime a dozen.<p>Almost everyone has dreamed of following through on a business idea they’ve been nursing for months or years, especially when …

Small Business

Solopreneurs Swear By These Tech Tools To Streamline And Get More Done

One of the toughest things about starting your own business is that period of time when it’s just you. You are the founder, the marketer, the publicist, the developer, the list goes on and on. And wearing that many hats becomes nearly impossible very quickly as your business grows. But with a …

Creative Work

These 3 Job Interview Tips Are So Easy (and Successful) That They Feel Like Cheating | Inc.com

I've hired a lot of people over the past six years. And I've interviewed even more: well over 1,000 interviews.<p>All those times I've sat on the company side of the table have given me a unique perspective on tips and tricks candidates have used to increase their chances of getting hired. Some have …

Employment

How to become a DevOps engineer: A cheat sheet

If you are interested in pursuing a career in DevOps and don't know where to start, here's your go-to guide for salaries, skills, and interview …

10 Must-Have Productivity and Efficiency Apps for Startups and Small Businesses in 2018

We all have our resolutions going into 2018, whether it’s to read more, stress less, or finally take a vacation. Aside from personal aspirations, for …

How Do You Know Someone Is a Top-Notch Leader? Look for These 4 Signs

If you're going to build a leadership team to change the world, start with these 4 attributes.<p>If you find yourself seeking to improve your leadership skills, remember this: Leadership is a journey, so enjoy the ride. And just when you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up: You'll …

A Study Of One Million Inventors Identified The Key To Success, And It's Not Talent

We want to believe that talent and opportunity are equally abundant. Not so according to this ground-breaking study.<p>There's a popular quote attributed to Leila Janah, "Talent is equally distributed, opportunity is not."<p>We can argue what "equally distributed" really means, but I'd submit that …

Power Worth Less Than Zero Spreads as Green Energy Floods the Grid

Bright and breezy days are becoming a deeper nightmare for utilities struggling to earn a return on traditional power plants.<p>With wind and solar …

Renewable Energy

26 Fall Date Ideas That'll Remind You Why It's the Best Season

Autumn never felt so hot.<p>Even as the weather cools down, your love life will just keep heating up thanks to these fall date ideas. After all, unlike …

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

Study smarter, not harder!<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The $140 productivity app that’s managed my life for the past decade

I have a strange obsession with optimizing my life for peak productivity. Part of it is the dopamine hit that comes with a task well completed. But what brings me even more joy is the creation of the perfect Rube Goldberg machine to deflect, swat, and conquer everything the information economy has …

Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's

Emerging evidence suggests that a "potent" drug could prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease — but only if a person takes the medication long …

Start Your Own Business: The Only Startup Book You'll Ever Need

Table of Contents<p>Chapter 1: Introduction<p>Chapter 2: Taking the Plunge | Get ready to be an entrepreneur<p>Chapter 3: Good Idea | How Will I know if I …

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

Digital Transformations: What It Takes to Overhaul Established Organizations

Change is hard, especially if it involves the digital overhaul of a sprawling organization. That was a point on which five digital transformation …

How To Create a Website Quickly and Easily 2018 - Tech.Co

Thanks to website builders, creating a website is so easy nowadays that even a complete beginner could build a website in minutes. In fact, the most …

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Intellectual Property

10 PowerShell cmdlets you can use instead of CMD commands

CMD has been around for decades, but PowerShell has become a more efficient tool for managing Microsoft products. These PowerShell cmdlets can knock …