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Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

Venture Capital

Why You Could Become a Motivational Speaker Entrepreneur in 2018

Inspiring the entrepreneur in others would not do you any harm<p>Senior Correspondent<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If you are desirous of turning entrepreneur in 2018, the year presents a …

6 Income Streams You Can Create in the Corporate Consulting Space

Corporations have billions budgeted for consultants.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, according to Bloomberg, corporations paid outside consultants $39.3 billion dollars. Corporate consulting is one of the highest margin business opportunities …

NBA star Andre Iguodala on why this Buffett biography is 'the best business book'

Golden State Warriors star player Andre Iguodala is known not only as a 14-year NBA veteran, but also a businessman with investments in top tech …

15 Easy Meals You Can Whip Up With A Can Of Black Beans

It's one of the most versatile grocery store items.

This $3 buy will turn your shower into a full-on spa

Showers are like the ugly step sister to baths. They get no love. But like long soaks in the tub, showers should totally be filed under self-care. …

Essential Oils

14 Healthy Brunch Recipes That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

Brunch is typically a pretty indulgent affair, but it doesn't have to be. If you're into eating healthy, here are 14 lighter alternatives that won’t …

How To Stand Out As A Small Consultancy And Crush Goliaths

I run into a lot of high-level consultants who have had the guts to leave their stodgy large corporations to start their own shops. They usually do so because they are fed up with the old fashioned processes and bureaucracy and believe they can do it better while experiencing more freedom and …

Business Strategy

What It’s Like to Raise a Family in New York City on $180K Per Year

"We’re fine. But no matter what this city never makes it feel like enough, you know?"<p><i>It’s a question that’s often on the minds of anyone who’s ever</i> …

Personal Finance

What Happens to My Debt After I Die?

It doesn't all just go away.<p>Almost everyone dies with some debt. Some of it may die with you, but if you haven't planned accordingly, your estate …

Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Personal Finance

I Make Six Figures From My Own Online Business. Here's How I Got Started

This guy has freelancing down to a science.<p>Do you dream of quitting your job, walking away from Cubicle Land forever in favor of a career where you …

My Love Affair With Comfort and Why I Had to End It

Many who become entrepreneurs are self-starters, others need a little nudge -- still others, an ultimatum.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today I am a successful entrepreneur, but I started my business begrudgingly. Two years ago, I was forced to start my own …

7 Myths About Passive Income You Can't Afford to Believe

All entrepreneurs seek passive income. What only a few know, however, is how to separate fact from fiction.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Wouldn't it be great to earn money while you're relaxing on the beach?<p>Few concepts are more appealing than passive …

Thinking Of Ditching Your 9-to-5 Job And Going Freelance? Six Tips For Making The Jump

With approximately 53 million Americans working in freelancing, according to “Freelancing in America: A National Survey of the New Workforce,” taking the plunge as your own boss is a growing trend. More company employees are turning the corner and becoming self-employed freelancers, people who own …

Employment

4 Habits Women Need to Break Right Now to Become Better Leaders

The very habits that come natural to us are the ones that hold us back.<p>"We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror? And, according to our light, according to our understanding, according to our courage, we will have to say yea or nay--and rise!" -- Maya Angelou<p>Are you a …

Leadership

You Can't Send a Duck to Eagle School: And Other Simple Truths of Leadership

Overview<p>You Can't Send a Duck to Eagle School: And Other Simple Truths of Leadership by Mac Anderson<p>An essential part of being a successful leader is …

20 Recipes for People Who Are Obsessed with Mushrooms — Recipes from The Kitchn

I believe I survived my years as a vegetarian because of mushrooms. Their sturdy texture and hefty flavor were such an easy substitute for meat, …

Dear Black Male Nerds: Maybe There’s Another Reason the Popular Black Girls in High School Rejected You

By now you have watched and likely discussed Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) and his new video, “This Is America.” Whether you love it or hate …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

4 Surprising Interview Questions That Will Help You Identify Who's Being Authentic

You want to hire humans--preferably humans who will be their true selves at work. Here's how to find them.<p>Entrepreneur and graphic designer Tina Roth Eisenberg is a big believer in not separating who you are at work from you are outside the office. Her own career reflects the fact that when you let …

New York City

This Sun Cream Is Going Viral For Looking Amazing On Dark Skin

'I'm absolutely in love.'<p>If you've ever slathered on a sunscreen (which I pray you do daily), only to see your face and body covered with a weirdly murky white cast, then hey, you're not alone. Since the dawn of sunscreen's creation, women with darker skin tones have fought to find a formula that …

The invention of white people, the absurdity of race and fear of a Black planet

<b>by Paradise Free Jah Love Supreme</b>These African masks at a market in Nairobi, Kenya, remind us that all the faces of all the billions of people in the …

How to Use Facebook to Bring in an Extra $10,000 a Month Without Running Ads

Making sales on Facebook is easier than it sounds.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By simply using Facebook Messenger, I was able to friend request and go deep with the owner of a fast-growing company. With just a few Messenger chats, our talks turned into …

Social Media

This Affordable Serum Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Target

A good anti-aging serum can transform your skin. Each one is formulated to target your skin’s biggest concerns and deliver hydration and vital …

Skin Care

15 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.An important part of differentiating your products is …

12 Scalable Businesses to Start in College

Starting a business is not just about the money. You'll learn what it really takes to be an entrepreneur.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is there any better time to start a business than as a student? Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Richard Branson and many other …

The 1 percent will always control the wealth—and here’s how they do it

I just finished reading a recent article complaining about the rich. The author was upset at the fact that 1 percent of the people controlled 82 …

Self-improvement

Why Won’t I Let God Take Control?

<b>“Do not let sin control the way you live; do not give in to sinful desires . . . Instead, give yourselves completely to God, for you were dead, but</b> …