Julie Francis Simpson

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15 Mobile Apps Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Using To Get Ahead

There are hundreds of thousands of apps in the Apple and Google app stores to choose from (about two million, in fact). Obviously, your phone can’t fit them all, so you have to be a little picky about your download choices. Consider the 15 mobile apps that these successful millennials are using to …

Note-Taking

3 Pillars to Help Build Your Brand

Starting with your brand's promise can help grow your business<p>You recently opened up a restaurant in a crowded city, with plenty of other restaurants in the area. Most have loyal customers, so what's going to attract newcomers to your business, and keep them coming back in a competitive market? …

Marketing

VIDEO: What You Eat Changes How You Think

Watch to learn how diet affects the brain.<p>It's no secret that what you eat affects your body. But as a new video produced by TED-Ed points out, diet …

The 12 Covenants of Success

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>True success is developed and built in a multimodal fashion. There is never one sure path to any goal, or one sure path to any climb up the mountain. Success, however, can be built upon following certain covenants or formulas …

Self-improvement

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

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

Harvard Business School

Eliminate 'Half-Work' and Other Time Management Tips

While all of us have just 24-hours a day and need at least 7-8 hours of sleep to stay healthy and stove off stress, some entrepreneurs seem to …

Time Management

6 Powerful Traits of the Most Inspiring Business Leaders

Anyone can become a leader--but to be an inspiring leader--you need powerful traits that count.<p>We often think that people are just born with natural great leadership skills. But of course that's a myth--the truly inspirational leaders are the ones who are constantly working for self -development …

Leadership

5 Important Business Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban has a net worth of $3 billion. Most of his wealth has come from two major transactions, but the businessman has continued to enjoy …

Five legal risks you have to know about if using social media to promote your business

<i>By Dan Pearce, Emily Booth and Sam Berry</i><p>Businesses are increasingly reliant on social media as an advertising channel, a way to connect with …

5 Takeaways for Marketers From the First Day of Google I/O

Google kicked off its annual Google I/O conference today at an outdoor amphitheater in sunny California, showcasing for the first time major hardware …

What a Strong Leader Should Never Worry About

<i>MPW Insiders is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

5 Daily Tasks Successful Entrepreneurs Never Put Away

Check out these five tasks your successful colleagues accomplish every day and put them on your daily list as well<p>Nobody wants to be a failure. Of course, eager pull towards success cannot be put in one row with instinct of survival, however, I doubt anyone underestimates its importance in personal …

Time Management

7 Things You Wouldn't Think Make Leaders Great (but They Do)

Only by learning to live in harmony with your contradictions can you cultivate your skills of great leadership.<p>If you want to be a great leader who attracts other great people, you first must find great qualities within yourself.<p>But leadership qualities often come as a paradox, packaged along with …

Self-improvement

6 Habits Of Creative Managers

Managing creative teams effectively requires some additional skills. Here are six you need to know.<p>Managing teams is tough enough. But when you’re managing teams of people who need to be highly creative to fulfill their job functions, a new level of complexity is added, says Michael D. Mumford, …

Creativity

Mortgages that will never be repaid. Is this a return to the bad old days?

When I was first getting on the housing ladder in the late nineties, the idea of taking out a mortgage you never intended to pay back was pretty normal. Interest-only mortgages were widely available to first-time buyers like me. It was a good way to get us onto their books. Over time, as I did, …

Fortune 500 CEO: The One Quality Every Leader Must Have

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

15 Credit Card Do's and Don'ts

Let this be your credit card user manual<p>A credit card is a tool, much like a hammer or Kanye West.<p>And yet, this useful financial instrument is …

Personal Finance

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

Success