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5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only difference between people who want to be entrepreneurs and the ones who actually are is the work and the risk of getting started. If you feel like you want to be an entrepreneur but aren’t certain if you’re ready yet, …

Entrepreneurship

LinkedIn Just Launched a Discreet, Standalone Job Search App

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a nod to the more than 40 percent of its users who already use mobile to look up jobs on LinkedIn, the company has launched a standalone app called Job Search to streamline the process.<p>Instead of scrolling through Twitter or …

Employment

The Rule of 5 for Bloggers

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I learned the concept of the Rule of 5 at a seminar, “The Rule of 5 for Leadership,” by John Maxwell. Since then, I've heard the Rule of 5 for just about everything. The Rule of 5 is a list of the five essentials every day for …

Marketing

Transform Your Vision Into Action With These 3 Steps

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's the coolest thing you've always wanted to try but haven't done?<p>Have you always wanted to live in Florence? Try an open-mic night? Take a class on ornamental horticulture? Climb Mt. Everest? Take a six-month …

Motivation

What to Do When You Want to Build Better Habits (But Can't Get Started)

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It was 1978. In the years that would follow, Dean Hovey would meet with Steve Jobs and design the first mouse for Apple Computer. But today, he was a junior at Stanford University, majoring in Product Design, and he was sitting …

Stanford University

The Psychological Benefits of Writing: Why Richard Branson and Warren Buffett Write Regularly

15 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you attempt to envision a “writer,” I’d posit most of you see a quirky recluse, hunched over a desk in some cabin, crumpled paper strewn about as they obsessively work on the next great American novel.<p>To me, writing is so …

Creative Writing

Grow Your Business by Using Push Notifications Effectively

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Consumers find push notifications highly valuable. Want proof? Seventy-six percent of 18 to 34 year olds have enabled push notifications on their phone, according to a survey by Responsys.<p>It also found that marketers witness 50 …

Marketing

AT&T and Udacity partner to create the 'nanodegree,' a new type of college degree

Online education provider Udacity has partnered with AT&T to create a new type of college degree, the “nanodegree.” The vocationally focused nanodegree is designed to be a lifelong learning portfolio that would be widely recognized by the tech industry and far cheaper to obtain.<p>Since last year, …

Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen's Invention Could Bring Clean Water To Millions

He just needs to get it to them<p>At first glance, the bright red shipping container that sits by the side of the road in a slum outside Johannesburg doesn’t look like something that could transform hundreds of lives. Two sliding doors open to reveal a small shop counter, behind which sit rows of …

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one ever said being an entrepreneur would be easy. A million obstacles seem to stand in the way each and every day. The naysayers and budget woes can be enough for the average person to start waving the white flag.<p>But you are …

Entrepreneurship

How to Build an Off Grid Air Conditioner: DIY Bucket Air Cooler Instructions