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This College Professor Makes More Money in One Day From Instagram Than in Two Months Teaching. Here Are Her Secrets to Success.

Samira Kazan teaches physics and math, but her unique smoothie bowls are what gained her more than 600,000 Instagram followers.<p>12 min read<p><i>In this series,</i> <i>Instagram Icon</i><i>, Entrepreneur speaks with the individuals behind popular Instagram accounts to find out the secrets of their success.</i><p>One bad date …

Social Media

New Research Says You Will Need This 1 Rare Management Skill to Be Successful

As the new poster boy for "Managing Compassionately," LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has just raised the bar for leaders everywhere.<p>Conventional management thinking demands that standard work traits that drive results -- things like persistence, sacrifice, grit, resilience -- are what most bottom-line …

Leaders From LinkedIn, Amazon, and Tesla Say These Are the 5 Trends Shaping Talent Development

Leaders in the learning and talent development space discuss trends affecting the future of corporate training.<p>While it's relatively easy for competitors to implement similar technology, duplicate strategy and even mimic your culture, they can't clone your people. That's why most organizations …

Final Reflective ePortfolio

Building my Personal Learning Networks<br>What I learned<br>I would like to begin utilizing hash tags and tags on websites. I had only used them during …

9 Global Businesses That Began as Side Hustles and How They Started

9 Global Businesses That Began as Side Hustles and How They Started<p>Why do some side hustles grow into massively successful companies?<p>Updated October …

Your Top Employees Are Learning New Skills on Their Own Time. Here's What You Should Do.

While your first thought may be these employees are about to jump ship, your priority should be to encourage this kind of lateral growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hypothetically, let’s say there’s a dynamic millennial on your company’s marketing team. You’ve heard …

Future Of Work And Employable Skills With Robotics AI

Manpower Group, a world leader in innovative workforce solutions, in conjunction with WEF, recently released a report detailing how the technological …

Artificial Intelligence

You've never heard of these 5 classes—but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

Deep Learning

Introduction to Python, Data Science & Computational Thinking: Free Online Courses from MIT

FYI: MIT has posted online the video lectures for an essential series of courses. In the playlist of 38 lectures above, you can get an <i>Introduction to</i> …

The Strange Technique That Will Actually Reduce Email Overload | Inc.com

There's no doubt that organizations send far too many emails. For example, when consultants from Bain & Company recently analyzed Microsoft Outlook, Gmail and similar applications, they learned that:<p>Senior executives receive 200 or more emails a day<br>• A typical frontline supervisor spends about eight …

Employment

4 Steps to Build Strategically Critical Leadership-Development Programs

Don't just tell employees why training is important -- show them: Use hands-on learning that connects your content to real-world business situations.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book</i> …

The 5 Touch Points When You Can Boost Retention Through Training

There are opportunities to improve employee engagement and make working for your company a win-win for the long term.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Strategic Management<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20</i> …

People who speak multiple languages make the best employees for one big reason

Speaking a different language—whether it’s your grandparents’ tongue or high-school Spanish—fundamentally changes the structure of your brain. Put a bunch of these malleable minds together in a company, and you create the potential for some truly original thinking.<p>We already know that businesses …

Language

Five Ways To Keep Valued Employees

Are your employees looking for new jobs? Chances are the answer is “yes.” Studies show that around 40 percent of workers are planning to look for a new job within the next six months, and 69 percent say they’re already passively looking.<p>While losing an employee whom you thought was happy might take …

Employee Engagement

9 Things That Will Keep You From Being Successful | Inc.com

We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop mental strength, you have to be willing to …

Self-improvement

7 Bad Habits That Will Severely Jeopardize Your Career in Business

Most employees find it easy to recognize leadership, or lack of it, in others. Yet they often are oblivious to the same traits in themselves. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.<p>Are you a career-minded business professional waiting impatiently for that appointment to a leadership position, …

Ballet Dancers Glide Their Way Through NYC — Naked — In Stunning Photos

Dancers just seem to navigate the world a bit differently than the rest of us.<p><i>Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work environments.</i><p>Why walk when you can dance? And why dance when you can dance naked? This seems to be the central question of photographer Jordan …

Dance

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

6 Tools That Get Work Done Faster So You Can Work Less

We all dream of shorter workdays or workweeks, but with advanced tools to help you work faster and smarter, it’s no longer a pipe dream for more than one in five Americans who work from home.<p>You can now get more work done faster than ever before, whether working from the same location or remotely. …

Project Management

4 Money Habits Every Entrepreneur Should Develop

Financial management is a crucial skill for anyone who wants to become boldly successful in their entrepreneurial pursuit. Being an entrepreneur …

Personal Finance

19 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do (According to Tim Ferriss and His Readers)

It's not what you do that matters. It's what you absolutely refuse to do.<p>Next year marks a full decade since the debut of Tim Ferriss's massive bestseller, <i>The 4-Hour Workweek.</i> If you haven't read it, you pretty much need to go download it now.<p>If I had to characterize the book, I'd say it's less of …

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

TED Talks

7 Ways to Make Search Results For Your Brand Name Exactly How You Want Them

Most search-engine optimizers focus on purely organic results, based around keywords related to your brand or industry. For example, if you’re a marketing agency, you probably spend time optimizing for phrases like “online marketing agency.”<p>The problem is, though, that by using such phrases, you're …

Internet Marketing

The 1 Thing That Will Get People to Listen to You Instantly | Inc.com

"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." --George Bernard Shaw<p>We've all read and listened to communication experts dole out advice on how to improve our communication skills. After all, good communication is the linchpin of every relationship.<p>In today's …

Self-improvement

5 Universal Success Principles That Have Nothing to Do With Motivation

<b>Most of the success advice you read is crap because it mistakes correlation for causation.</b><p>“Eighty percent of successful CEOs wake up at 5 a.m.—follow …

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

New York City

4 Simple Steps to Getting Twice as Much Done in Half the Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever get to the end of a day, look back and ask yourself, <i>“What did I really get done today?</i>” You feel like you spent the whole day working but have nothing to show for it: Your business hasn't improved. You haven't reduced your …

A psychologist looked at over 50 years of research on creativity — here’s what he found

Indeed, deliberate practice can help you master new skills.<p>Deliberate practice involves a series of techniques designed to learn efficiently and purposefully.<p>This involves goal setting, breaking down complex tasks into chunks, developing highly complex and sophisticated representations of possible …

Richard Branson: Hire From Within and Let Your Employees Work From Home

Richard Branson leads a charmed life. Today, the founder of the Virgin Group travels the globe, running his multibillion-dollar empire from his …

5 Tips to Break the Grip of Procrastination

<b>Procrastination, prevarication, inertia</b> - all names for the same activity, or rather lack of it.<p>We all blame our circumstances, our surroundings or other external influences for not getting on with the "job" - whatever that may be. Finding the next distraction to avoid doing the task at hand is an …