Karim Ghazi

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6 Things That Happen When You Love Someone Who Doesn’t Love You Back

We all fall in love for someone at least once in a lifetime. Love is that indescribable and unmeasurable feeling of joy that fills our entire body. …

7 Things to Start Being More Productive, Today

Working smarter, not harder, is the key to better results<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to …

Time Management

Reinvent Your Sales Process While Still Hitting Your Numbers

If you have a monopoly, then your reward is a quiet life, one devoid of having to deal with competition. But most firms face changing competition, threats to their installed base, and quarterly investor expectations — all of which place sometimes conflicting demands on sales efforts. Sales forces …

Three Frameworks to Rapidly Triple Your Revenue

If somebody offered to give you three dollars if you gave them one dollar, would you take it? Assuming you trust the person, you'd be silly not to …

10 Downsides of Ignoring Developing Your Business Strategy

Do you really need to spend time exploring and developing your business strategy?As a strategy person, I think it’s smart to do so.But given …

The Unusual Strategy That Made This Mom’s Million-Dollar Knitting Business | Inc.com

The world of start-ups is a super exciting, innovative--and lucrative--place to be in 2015. This year, thousands will find their fortune in ingenious new tech businesses, marketing, software development, and... knitting?<p>When you think of the types of super successful start-ups raking in almost a …

Marketing Your Startup: Lessons from a Billion-Dollar IPO

<i>Ellie Mirman was the first marketer hired by the CMO of HubSpot, the Boston-based marketing software startup that IPOed in 2014. Below, she shares</i> …

Best Practices in Trading: Planning Your Trading Business

A little while ago, I met with some traders and asked them to bring in everything they had prepared for the new year of trading. All of them brought …

The 8 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

EUREKA!<p>You have an idea for a new business. You are sooo excited that you start telling your friends and family about it (mistake). You are confident …

3 Ways to Improve Productivity with Planning

Many people mistakenly believe that being productive means always being busy and getting things done. They believe that constantly taking action and …

The Impact of Leadership on Business Success

When it comes to achieving business success, most people think it is mostly because of the strategy that the business comes up with. Strategy is one part of a whole range of reasons but not the only reason for success.<p>There are a lot of things that amount to the success of an organization, and …

Seven Platinum Rules for Hyper Business Growth

Are you maximizing your time to the fullest? Do you accomplish the majority of your goals, projects and tasks each day?<p>Most people don't. If you are one of them or know someone who is, keep reading because my seven golden rules will rock your world! Just like they have for so many.<p>You see the …

Measuring Success: Purpose, Productivity, Prosperity

How do you measure your success? In a recent branding exercise, we drilled down to what was truly important to us as a business. We discussed our …

You Have the P.O.W.E.R. to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column is part of a series formed from a partnership between Entrepreneur and NFL Players Inc. Click here to see the other columns.</i><p>I believe anyone can accomplish great things. Regardless of who you are or where you’re from, if you …

100 Motivational Business Quotes

Running a business is hard and we all need encouraging words at times. Here are 100 motivational business quotes of all time. Make sure to bookmark …

Business. Success. Partnership.

For the past 10 years, I have committed three hours every month -- regardless of weather, work or home responsibilities -- to my Business Success Partnership. Each month, I meet with two colleagues -- my partners -- to assess our professional and personal goals. Each of us gets one hour to draw …

Why success can look a lot like failure at first

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter</i> @Globe_Careers <i>or join our</i> Linked In <i>group.</i><p>After you make positive workplace changes, things may get worse before they …

Does Your Marketing Plan Need an Exit Strategy?

Marketers and small business owners rarely think about the terms, "Marketing Plan" and "Exit Strategy" and use them in the same sentence. Individually these are talked about frequently in business circles and both have incredible value when executed correctly. I would like to combine these to see …

Business Plan Templates That You Can Download For Free

<i>Creating your own business plan can be a daunting task. Taylor Johnson, serial entrepreneur and business plan expert at BusinessPlanToday, shares with us a list of free downloadable business plan templates to make that task a little easier.</i><p>It's not easy to write a business plan from scratch, but …

Small Business

Creating a Logo That Boosts Your Business’ Success

Maybe you have just taken the exciting step of starting up a new business. Maybe you’ve been in business for some time, but you haven’t yet perfected …

Graphic Design

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

How to Create an Effective Marketing Strategy for Your Startup

Starting a business is a really exciting venture, but simply starting one and doing work doesn’t mean that your business will be a success. For a …

Marketing

Mind Blowing Strategies to Connect With Your Community

After interviewing hundreds of entrepreneurs, business owners and social media experts for his new book, Connect, Michael Kawula, known by his …

7 Keys to Small Business Success

As part of my job to help small businesses implement Saas software solutions, I have counseled thousands over the years. As a part of this conversation, I often came to know the business in more depth, and I have visited many of the great ones in person. These are the lessons I learned, which seem …

Why Only 13 Percent of Companies Successfully Execute Their Strategies

It happens again and again. You come up with a viable strategy that you believe will “fix” your ailing company. You hold lots of employee meetings to …

Use Buyer Personas To Align Marketing With Business Growth Strategies

On the minds of many CEOs for this year and beyond is making business growth a top priority. From the likes of surveys by IBM and Gartner to surveys …

I made 4 changes to my business, and our revenue tripled

Several years ago, we were really struggling to survive as a firm. The revenue we brought in didn't come close to covering the expenses we had going out. We were a flimsy house of cards being kept together with Elmer's Glue.<p>I recently reviewed my year-end numbers for 2014, and in comparing them …

Innovative business ideas in a difficult economy

<b>Innovative ideas</b> don not come along too often and they are even rarer in a difficult economy. So, how do we get them and build on them? Take a look …

Small Business

Business Planning Makes You More Successful, and We’ve Got the Science to Prove It

Should you spend some time developing a plan for your business, or just dive in and start, figuring things out as you go? There has been plenty of …