Jonathan Bodnar

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14 Podcasts That Will Increase Your Business and Make You More Successful

Need some hacks to grow your business? Start here.<p>If you own or aspire to own a business, here's my new list of recommended podcasts for founders and entrepreneurs looking for wisdom on anything from internet marketing, productivity and motivation to virtual assistants, startup growth and scaling. …

Gestalt Theory for Efficient UX: Principle of Similarity.

Many designers can boast of having creative intuition and a sharp eye: they add as much passion and feeling into the layout of the future website or …

If You Aren't Doing Content Marketing, You're Missing The Boat

The Content Marketing Institute together with Marketing Profs and Curata released an essential study recently.<p>You need to read it.<p>Why? Because it found that 75% of companies are increasing their investment in content marketing, and 43% are increasing staff levels. Content marketing works, and I’ll …

Marketing

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what's the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>"I need to get motivated."</i><p>The surprising thing? Motivation is exactly what you don't need. Today, I'm going to share a surprising research study that reveals why motivation isn't the key to …

Columbia University

How To Be The Person Who Never Misses A Deadline

Missing deadlines is a bad habit that’s easy to fall into, but it hurts your professional reputation. Here’s how to change it.<p>I’ll be the first one to admit that in certain areas of my life, I have fallen into a pattern of lateness. In fact, as I type these very words, this piece is late, and I can …

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3 Ways to Promote Yourself without being Annoying

Entrepreneurs are their own best marketing experts. They know their businesses, products and services inside and out, and operate as brand …

How To Start a Blog And Win 40,000 Customers

Your choice.<p>You can start your business the way most people do it, and have typical odds of success. (Namely, slim.)<p>Or, you can start the same way successful entrepreneurs launch new ventures. Adopt proven, powerful methods.<p>Even better? Sometimes, you come across a high-powered entrepreneur who …

How to Create Content That Converts Like Crazy

You’ve been working hard to produce great content for your audience….<p>You’re getting your name out there on social media and traffic to your website …

50 Steps Every Entrepreneur Must Take to Build a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is one of the most challenging and rewarding things you’ll ever do. The process is simpler than you might imagine, but to try to boil it down to five or 10 steps is an underestimation and an injustice. The following 50 …

Small Business

Take The BuzzFeed Morning Person Challenge

Stop snoozing and start living.

15 Free Vintage Logo & Badge Template Collections

Vintage, retro or classic style of logos (or badges, if you prefer) are very popular at the moment, with many designers using them to create their …

Graphic Design

Why Today is the Best Day to Start an Online Business (and How to do it)

Ever wanted to work from a tropical beach in the Bahamas?<p>How about working from home and creating a steady income for your family?<p>If someone asked …

Online Life

Want to Work From Home? You Need These 3 Things

Source: iStock<p>The rise in technology has allowed you to get work done from almost anywhere. You can check your emails while you’re on vacation, even …

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Time Management

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To Become a Leader, Think Beyond Your Role

The world is full of people with opinions. Television, radio, and other media are brimming over with commentators making suggestions and offering seemingly authoritative advice to government officials and corporate executives about what they ought to do. At dinners and cocktail parties — and around …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

7 Powerful Lessons From TED Talks About Leadership

What makes a great leader in today's world? Answers from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg and Simon Sinek.<p>What does it take to be a great leader? In a fascinating series of talks, business leaders, researchers, a famed general, and an orchestra conductor tackle that question from their diverse …

Slowing Down: 6 Strategies for Deep Listening

[<i>This is a guest post by Janine Utell, who is a Professor of English at Widener University in Pennsylvania. She teaches composition and 19th and 20th</i> …

New York State

15 Life Lessons I'd Tell My Younger Stuck, Struggling, Entrepreneur Self

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“So you want to be an entrepreneur?” my mom and dad asked, questioning me at the dinner table. A little worried for my sanity and both entrepreneurs themselves, they warned me of the extremely hard work ahead of me.<p>I had just left my …

Entrepreneurship

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

12 Times You Can Sue a Debt Collector

7 Comments<p>It’s every consumer’s worst nightmare: You’re busy at work, mired in debt, and your cellphone keeps ringing. You’re doing your best to pay …

Personal Finance

How to make money the startup way

15 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 15 books by self-made billionaires. Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

Bill Gates