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9 Recipes to Ramp Up Your Chicken Breast Game

<i>Pictured: Easy Thai Grilled Chicken Breasts from CHOW</i>Chicken? It’s a crowd-pleaser. Thanks to its lean white meat status, chicken breast is full of …

Former SpaceX Employee Explains What It's Like To Work For Elon Musk

He's able to do this through an incredible drive and tremendous self confidence. He's said to work 100-hour weeks and never be satisfied.<p>So what's it like to work for Musk?<p>"Diamonds are created under pressure, and Elon Musk is a master diamond maker," Dolly Singh, former head of talent acquisition …

10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is team building an art or a science?<p>When it comes to assembling, motivating and keeping a great team happy so that they can flourish in your business, the truth is that it’s a bit of both.<p>It cannot be understated how important a great …

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FORTUNE — Tesla Motors (TSLA) hasn’t named the future home of its $5 billion battery factory. But the choice just became much harder to predict.<p>The electric automaker has said that it plans to break ground at least two, possibly more, locations over the next several months. Until yesterday, …

Tesla Earnings Preview: Updates On Gigafactory, China And Assembly Line Anticipated

Tesla Motors is scheduled to announce its Q1 earnings on May 7. Investors will be keenly watching the guidance and updates on business operations given out by the company during the earnings call. Elaborations on the Tesla Gigafactory project, specifically on financing, partnerships and the cost of …

10 Simple Things Productive People Do Better (And So Can You)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productive people appear to have the ability to do it all, but that’s only an appearance. The truth is they’ve figured out some important lifestyle habits, that while simple, most of us have not yet mastered.<p>Here are 10 simple things that …

7 Must-Know Tips for Managing Your Millennial Sales Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Organizations used to be able to cook up a successful sales team with a few basic ingredients: a quality product, a compelling compensation plan, a simple training program and effective sales tracking. Not so anymore. Millennials have …

6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are skilled and lucky, you could be three years away from passing the $100 million revenue target needed for a successful initial public offering. And if you are even more lucky and skilled, you've managed to reach that point …

When SMART Goals Don't Work, Here's What to Do Instead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business doing what you love, losing a lot of weight, quitting smoking, completing a triathlon -- these are all lofty aspirations.<p>The standard wisdom for achieving any of them is to set a goal that’s specific, measurable, …

What You Should Know About the World's First Direct-to-Stoner Marijuana Vending Machine, Man

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It the ultimate stoner’s dream. Scoring pot -- and sweet, sweet pot-filled Scooby snacks -- from a vending machine. Now that highest of high dreams is about to come true in where else but Colorado, the first state in the union to legalize …

3 Professionals Entrepreneurs Need for Their Personal Lives

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are driven to work hard and perform at your best. Too often, though, you probably tend to focus on your business and neglect the other aspects of your life. While you may be the first to hire an assistant or barter …

The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture

Caterina Fake knows a thing or two about taking risks -- and finding success. She's had a hand in some of the most innovative internet ventures of the last decade. She co-founded pioneering image-sharing service Flickr (under Yahoo's umbrella since 2005) and recommendation and mapping platform …

5 Great Call-to-Action Film Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great films tell stories and inspire us to become better people. There’s nothing more powerful than an inspiring movie that leaves you wanting to be your best and try a little harder tomorrow. While there are some truly motivating quotes …

If You Envision It, It Will Come

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s not just mumbo-jumbo: visualize your positive future and you’ll have an easier time reaching that peak performance. There’s a science to visualization that runs much deeper than reading a copy of <i>The Secret</i> by Rhonda Byrne.<p>How?<p>Studies …

Dealing With Feelings: How to Be an Emotionally-Aware Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leaders fall too easily into the trap of seeing the people who work for them as employees first and people second. Yet, it’s <i>the people</i> who determines whether or not your company will be successful.<p>How can leaders better understand what …

5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve heard every excuse in the book from my students about why they’re unable to turn their ideas into reality. But the only way to succeed at becoming an entrepreneur is to have the courage to take that first, small step.<p>Unfortunately, …

The SEALs' Guide to Planning for Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Turning an idea into a product requires planning not only for success, but for failure, too. Having a backup plan is absolutely crucial because when “Plan A” changes -- and it will. The ability to adapt is absolutely paramount if you want …

Elon Musk Says He “Might Someday Run For President”

<b>Published on</b> April 1st, 2014 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>41<p>Elon Musk Says He “Might Someday Run For President”<p>April 1st, 2014 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>Elon Musk is …

4 Critical Traits of Great Leaders

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Most of us strive to become leaders. We want to do something great, be respected by our peers, make more money and acquire more responsibility. Overall, we want to make a difference at our job. However, most of us simply don’t know the proper …

The 5 Simple Website Add-Ons That Could Help Boost Revenue

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Traffic is the most important component of any website-monetization strategy, according to online-learning platform Udemy. You likely spend quite a bit of time and resources to draw traffic to your website. Are you doing everything you …

5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nothing ventured, nothing gained is often the philosophy of very successful entrepreneurs. Calculated risk takes courage and intelligence, but it also requires an ability to welcome the uncertainty that comes along with it.<p>Risks often …

7 Power Tools of Persuasion

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just about all entrepreneurs have experienced that warm, tingly feeling when they realize they’ve hatched a brilliant idea that could change an industry, make a meaningful impact and land them a fortune Perhaps the only thing standing …

The Ultimate Test: Turning Your Cool Idea Into a Great Product

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur has one of the epiphany moments: “There needs to be a solution for [insert problem here].” After launching five consumer electronics products with TrackR, we have found the biggest barrier to bringing a creative product …

Surprising Networking Tricks You're Not Using

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As our line-up of expert mentors have already revealed, it's easy to walk into SXSW and walk out with a stack of business cards. The real difficulty begins when the party is over. How do you establish contact with everyone you've met? How …

The Underrated Marketing Machine Entrepreneurs Should Be Using

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite YouTube’s undeniable popularity among consumers, marketers seem to be less familiar with the platform. Market-research firm eMarketer expects that just two in five U.S. companies, or 40.5 percent, will use YouTube for marketing …

7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Posting a copyrighted photo on a blog cost a small public relations company thousands of dollars, even though the photo wasn’t labeled with a copyright notice.<p>Labeling products with a patent number that didn’t match the exact model meant …

First-Time Manager? Start Here.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My favorite people to coach are first-time managers. They’re always either stupidly optimistic or scared witless. I get a real kick out of knowing that they have no idea what they’re in for. It definitely brings out the evil in me, sort …