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9 Must-Have Products for Busy Entrepreneurs (Without Breaking the Bank)

Get more done, save more time, be more effective.<p>We get it.<p>There never seems to be enough time in the day. There's always more tasks being added to your to-do list, and more fires to put out.<p>The life of an entrepreneur is certainly not as sexy as the media portrays it to be. It's a daily grind that …

Online Retail: How Shoppers’ Habits Can Boost Brands

By<p>June 7, 2018 1:15 p.m. ET<p>In apparel and footwear, stores still matter—a lot. In fact, more than 80% of all apparel purchases are made in stores, …

A Survey of 1,700 Companies Reveals Common B2B Pricing Mistakes

Poor pricing practices are insidious — they damage a company’s economics but can go unnoticed for years. Consider the case of a major industrial goods manufacturer that was struggling with low profit margins, relative both to competitors and to its own historical performance. It traced much of the …

Women in Heart of Brotopia Reap Billions From Skin-Care Smash

Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields aren’t your typical San Francisco billionaires.<p>For one, they made their fortunes in beauty products, not tech. For …

4 Reasons Why Facebook Has Lost Young People Forever

Being the most popular social media platform in the world comes with a lot of baggage. But even after data breaches, Russian trolls, and …

Snap is launching an accelerator to try and invest in the next big media business

Snap’s executives, including CEO Evan Spiegel, will help the program’s founders.<p>Snap wants to find the next big media business, so it’s launching a seed accelerator to invest in startups or creators that want to build media projects for mobile devices.<p>The new accelerator, which Snap has named …

How Leaving Social Media Increased My Bottom Line

I spent an entire quarter unplugged from social media - and my sales and customer engagement went up. Here's why social could be hurting your business<p>Many business owners and entrepreneurs I know make a grand assumption: They have to be on social media. They've seen Mark Zuckerberg on Capital Hill …

This is what Steve Jobs did to get the best feedback from employees

No one likes telling the boss bad news, but when you’re a manager, your success depends on knowing what your employees know and think. You cannot be …

The Most Successful People Use These Odd Rituals to Get Ahead

Intense rituals distinguish amateurs from professionals.<p><i>What is the purpose of doing rituals? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic, Inc.,</b> …

13 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Made All the Difference in His Life

A short passage from a Steve Jobs commencement address teaches an important lesson.<p>Steve Jobs was famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) for his "reality distortion field," his ability to make other people believe the seemingly impossible was actually possible.<p>But the first person he …

I woke up at 4 a.m. and spent 10 hours meditating for 10 days straight — here's why you should try it

I went on my first silent meditation retreat in 2012. When I signed up, I envisioned 10 blissful days of meditation in the misty Thai mountains, totally serene and free from all worldly distractions. Prepping for my third course this November, however, I knew exactly what I was getting …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

10 Things All Inspirational People Immediately Stop Doing (to Discover Genuine Happiness)

Meaningful life changes start with letting go of what's not serving you.<p>Be honest with yourself.<p>You are the problem--the one creating your own suffering. You--the voice in your head reading this, thinking about past experiences, and dreaming of the future--are the only one responsible for your …

How to Get the IRS to Pay You for Holiday Travel

Is the cost of holiday travel a bit overwhelming? The IRS may be able to help.<p>If you're one of the many Americans who travel during the holidays to …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

10 Insanely Inspiring Quotes From People Who Are Living Their Dream Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you struggling to find more purpose and clarity in your life? Do you want to feel more passion but don’t know where to start. I felt that way too, several years ago I was suffering from depression and in a corporate job that was …

Motivation

7 Surprising Traits That Make Introverts Wildly Successful

You don't need to be an extrovert to win at the entrepreneurship game.<p>The traditional view of an entrepreneur is of an individual who eats and drinks the energy of crowds, an inspiring, articulate ball of unreserved innovation who feels completely at home wrapped in attention. These types of …

Oprah Winfrey: her untold story

It’s difficult to begin listing the extraordinary accomplishments of Oprah Winfrey without running short of breath.<p>The 63-year-old talk-show host and media proprietor fronted the highest-rated television show of all time in the US, <i>The Oprah Winfrey Show</i>, for 25 years; has her own glossy magazine …

Oprah Winfrey

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

Emotional Intelligence

Need Some Inspiration? Watch These Commencement Speeches From Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, and Others

No matter how long it's been since your graduation, their advice still rings true.<p>Many people say that college was the best years of their lives. Not just because of the friends they made and ridiculous stories they inherited along the way, but because it was a time in their life where they …

This Entrepreneur Built A $360 Million Dollar SaaS Business, And It Was Entirely Self-Funded

For most, Silicon Valley is a hotbed of technological productivity, teeming with a sea of startups, each clamoring for the attention of both consumers and venture capitalists. Yet, located some 670 miles northeast from the world’s most infamous birther of global tech behemoths and newly-minted …

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr / Luke RedmondUdemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p>We put together a list of some of our …

Programming

Dark Spots and How to Treat Them, According to Salma Hayek

Summer may be long gone, but its effects on the skin may still be lingering. We're talking about dark spots. Luckily, Salma Hayek has a trick for alleviating them. (Yes, <i>the</i> Salma Hayek.) She was kind enough to bequeath us with her spot-removing knowledge—which she inherited from her grandmother's …

7 YouTube Workouts You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Some mornings you just can’t drag yourself out of bed when that 7am workout alarm goes off. Maybe you were out later than planned on a fun first date, lost track of time following bloggers on Snapchat or spent the night researching how to land your dream job. Whatever the reason for feeling like a …

What Special Ed Teachers and Parents Need To Know About Social Media

"Discuss, monitor, and educate."<p>That's Kortney Peagram's advice to parents and teachers who want to help special needs teens lead an online life. She wrote up some of her experiences as a psychologist working to reduce cyberbullying in Chicago for our friends at NPR's All Tech Considered.<p>Students …

7 Powerful Beliefs That Will Lead You to Success

Whatever you're setting out to do, these 7 essentials beliefs can help steer you toward your goals.<p>We all have that inner voice--the that tells you you're not going to make it.<p>That you're not good enough. You're undeserving. It's too late. You can't win. You fail at everything.<p>If you listen to it, …

8 Ways to Win Over an Investor

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …