Joshua Addo

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The 5 Types of People You Need on Your Team When Starting a Business

Which people should you surround yourself with when launching your company?<p>5 min read<p>When you're starting a business, what kind of team members do you need to have?<p>I want my team there for the start, operation and end/exit of a business, so for me, it's important to focus on finding the right fit …

3 Important Lessons Most Entrepreneurs Learn Too Late in Business

The Bottleneck Is Always At the Top Of the Bottle<p>Wanna know why most small business owners fail?<p>Because they keep doing $10 per hour tasks.<p>They're the ones who pick up the phone when customers call. They reply to all the emails their company receives. All problems (even the small ones!) need to be …

Small Business

How to Merge and Remove Duplicate Contacts in macOS and iCloud

If you've been maintaining and migrating the same Contacts list across Macs over the years then you've probably come across your fair share of duplicate contact cards. They can also appear seemingly out of nowhere after setting up iCloud Contacts on your Mac for the first time.<p>Unless you …

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

MacBook Air

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

A Navy SEAL explains 8 secrets to grit and resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Dear Creative Marketers, You Have No Idea What Creativity Actually Means (I Say This To Help You)

Someone had to say it.<p>By definition, I am a creative marketer and strategist.<p>I hold workshops, speak at conferences, and consult a number of companies, startups, and executives on both their personal brand's and business's creative marketing strategy.<p>But I am not a creative marketer.<p>In fact, in …

Creativity

How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

5 top new illustration tools for December

Whether you're a beginner learning how to draw or a seasoned pro, this month's round up of tools are all designed to help you become a better artist …

How-To: Create animated charts for Final Cut Pro X using Keynote [Video]

In our recent video about the upcoming dual camera feature on the new iPhone 7 Plus, we featured an animated graph charting iPhone camera improvements over the years. Instead of relying on Motion or a third party plugin to pull off the animation in Final Cut Pro X, we tapped into Keynote …

How to create animated GIFs for presentations at work

Andy Wolber explains how to create an animated GIF in a presentation to focus attention or emphasize a point. And, you can create them on a …

Infographics

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment