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How to Go From a Good Idea to a Great Execution | Inc.com

1. Define your telos.<p>Telos, from Greek, is an ultimate aim or core function. A knife's telos is cutting, a writer's telos is writing or telling stories. Marshall's telos is giving.<p>What is yours? Knowing your telos helps you be precise about your purpose.<p>2. Prototype your idea.<p>Goldsmith didn't go …

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Google just launched three new photography apps

Part of the company’s new ‘Appsperiments’ program<p>Google just announced three new photography applications: Storyboard (Android only), Selfissimo! (iOS and Android), and Scrubbies (iOS only). The releases are part of a new “appsperiments<i>”</i> program that Google just launched.<p>The new program was …

10 Essential Tools That Give Small Businesses a Big Edge

To succeed, a small business has to leverage every resource it has available.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Existence and survival are the first two stages in the development of a small business, according to a five-stage model put forward by the <i>Harvard</i> …

Small Business

5 Kinds of Insurance You Need -- and 2 You Don't

Buying the right insurance protects you and your loved ones -- but you don't want to waste cash on unnecessary policies. Find out here what kinds of …

There Is a Best Time to Publish on Social Media and You Can Determine When It Is

You work hard to post good content. Don't let it be overlooked because of poor timing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You constantly pump out great content, so it’s only natural you want it to be seen by the most people possible.<p>Strategic timing of the posts and sharing …

A Tide of Opioid-Dependent Newborns Forces Doctors to Rethink Treatment

RICHMOND, Ky. — Just 24 hours old, Jay’la Cy’anne Clay already was having a rough day.<p>Convulsions rocked her tiny body as she lay under warming lights in the nursery of the Baptist Health Richmond hospital. She vomited and made strange, high-pitched cries.<p>The infant was going through opioid …

Having a Good Idea Is Not Enough. Here's How to Turn Yours Into a Valuable Business | Inc.com

You have a killer business idea. You're excited to bring it to the world. But how do you make it happen? How does the seed of an idea actually help you know how to build a successful business? You don't need to race to raise capital or build out an overly sophisticated product to get going. In …

Entrepreneurship

21 Secret Facts About Successful Online Businesses That Nobody Understands

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it takes to run a successful online business. I find that even experienced business owners often underestimate the time, energy and skill it takes to really succeed online.<p>This post will look at 21 “secret” facts that set successful online businesses …

Small Business

Top resume templates: These 3 beautiful resumes will give you the best shot at getting a job in 2017

Perhaps you know what mistakes not to make on a resume, but what <i>should</i> you do to make your experience stand out from the rest? Are there key features …

How to Become the Most Persuasive Person in the Room | Inc.com

Let's be honest, it takes more than knowledge, position, and popularity at work to convince people to see things your way. It takes the power of persuasion.<p>If you want to succeed, you have to be able to persuade and influence others. It doesn't matter how smart and skilled you are--if you don't …

How to Start Investing in Your 20s: It's Easier Than You Think

One of the most common questions I heard as a stockbroker was <b>how to start investing in your 20s</b>. The question commonly came from young professionals …

Personal Finance

How to Start Investing With $500 or Less

“How do you start investing with $500 or less?” <b></b>This is a question I receive almost daily as well as in my former day job as a stockbroker. Many …

10 Financial Commandments for Your 20s

Tend to these tasks now to achieve your financial independence later.<p>Thou shalt not be financially lost forever. It just may feel that way when …

5 Investing Tips for Your 20s

The years following college graduation aren’t always known for savvy financial moves. Living with parents, maybe. Student loan debt, yes.<p>Call it a …

Retirement

Strategy: Investing in Your 20s

Investing in your 20s turns out to be investing in many decades to come. Here’s how to start.The trouble with investing in your 20s isn’t that you’re …

A French woman turned her address book of Paris’s best insider spots into a multimillion-dollar startup

It started with a tip about a secret spirits distillery behind a flower shop in the Bastille.<p>For the last eight years, a weekly email called “My Little Paris” has been revealing the city’s hidden gems to millions of Francophiles. Initially self-published by avid flâneur Fany Péchiodat for friends …

12 small lifestyle habits you can adopt to save more money

Do you drop $10 to $15 on fast-casual lunches every day? Are you quick to buy something you don't actually need? Do you make purchases to keep up with the same level of luxury your friends enjoy?<p>These seemingly small habits, and many more, could be keeping you from saving hundreds, even thousands, …

Personal Finance

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

IS conflict: Iraq car bomb kills 11 in Baghdad

<b>A car bomb in Iraq has struck a market in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 11 people and injuring dozens more.</b><p>Interior ministry spokesman Saad Maan was quoted as saying a security guard fired on a suspicious vehicle and the driver then blew it up.<p>So-called Islamic State (IS) said it was behind the …

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own business. But …

Emotional Intelligence, Generation Z, and the Next Big Leadership Challenge

For one thing, they're a lot less independent than you might think... which is fine if you're a boss, but does mean you'll have to adjust your leadership style accordingly.<p>Generation Z has been called "millennials on steroids." They've been called "the next big retail disrupter." They're the …

Research Shows This Is the Secret to Productivity

Neuroscience is showing us there's a much better way, even though it goes against everything our work-devoted culture expects us to do.<p><i>What are some ways to be more productive in shorter amounts of time? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are</i> …

10 Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To (If You Aren't Already)

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We've all heard by now that the most successful people read extensively. Bill Gates, Mark Cuban, Elon Musk. They all credit at least some of their success to regularly devouring books.<p>But for those of us who don't have the time, or simply want to supplement all that reading, podcasts are a great …

Self-improvement

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

5 Key AW16 Men’s Shoe Trends

Compared to fashion’s normal spin cycle, shoe trends move on a geological scale. Bar the odd interloper – we see you, pool slides – footwear sticks …

Unshackled, Trump unleashes aggressive attacks on own party

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "shackles" gone, Donald Trump stepped up his fierce attacks on his own party leaders Tuesday, promising to teach Republicans …

Moderator Lester Holt worked to keep control of debate

NEW YORK (AP) — After initially taking a hands-off approach to the two strong-willed presidential candidates before him, NBC's Lester Holt more …

10 Success lessons from Eric Ries – “The Lean Startup” for entrepreneurs

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share72<p>+13<p>Shares 111<p>Eric Ries is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology and the author of the popular entrepreneurship blog Startup …

At least 17 dead amid opposition protests in Congo’s capital

KINSHASA, Congo — Street clashes between security forces and demonstrators opposed to President Joseph Kabila left at least 17 people dead in Congo’s capital on Monday in a dramatic sign of mounting tensions after officials sought to delay the upcoming election until next year.<p>Some view the …