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How I automated my business processes so I can work 2 hours a day

As a business owner, there’s no telling what type of issues you might run into in a day. From an employee quitting on the fly to equipment failures, numerous issues could potentially disrupt your process. It’s tedious, time-consuming, and mind-numbing. In looking at all the roadblocks I might face, …

Small Business

Sheryl Sandberg Leads Facebook's Global Courtship Of Small Businesses

Before Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg takes the stage at a growth conference in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana on a Tuesday last month, she has already met a range of small businesses: Miss Jessie’s, which specializes in products for curly hair; Fleur De Lis, a fitness and lifestyle coaching …

How to fund a small business without risking your retirement

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Launching a business at any age is an exciting undertaking. But starting one can also be …

Personal Finance

How to Reach the 5-Year Mark Without Imploding

Getting started is hard part but the real challenge is staying alive. The key to growing your six-figure microbusiness into a seven-figure small business is so simple that it's easy to forget.<p>If small businesses are the backbone of the economy, microbusinesses are the heartbeat that pumps cash …

Entrepreneurship

Apps | The Next Web

All stories in Apps<p>Google's no frills Podcasts app is the start of something beautiful<p>Google is announcing the launch of Podcasts for Android. Finally, there's a first party solution for podcast listeners on ...<p>Tristan Greene<p>Adobe's Project Rush is a new all-in-one app for video creators<p>If you've …

Apps

How to Create Long-Term Wealth in 5 Easy Steps

5 Things You Need to Do If You Want to Get Rich<p>It Isn't Hard to Build Wealth<p>Updated August 29, 2017<p>The single most life-changing lesson I ever …

10 Easy Ways To Get More Confidence Right Now

Photography credit: Cristina Rossi<p><b>Those dreaded words. Networking event.</b><p>It used to make my legs go weak and my mouth dry. As a new business owner, it …

Body Language

How to Make a Lot of Money With a Few Customers

Just because you don't have a massive audience doesn't mean you can't monetize it.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I wear many professional hats, but one of my favorite ways to work with clients is to help them monetize their customers. And, while I work with …

Customers

Here's a 6-Figure Service Business You Can Start for Under $100

Stocking shelves in the grocery store looks like a starter job but it is actually a lucrative business.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As you go about your grocery shopping, focused on the items that you need to get, you probably don’t realize that there’s an …

Coca-Cola

1 Critical Thing I Stopped Doing Since Becoming An Entrepreneur

There's a lot of bad habits we pick up in life. Once you start a company, you have to get rid of one very bad one.<p>Last week, I wrote about the 5 things I learned being an entrepreneur. Many readers wrote me telling me how much they enjoyed the piece.<p>Now, I'll talk about the one thing I <i>stopped</i> doing …

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How to Successfully Clone Your Best Employee

Once you have experienced excellence you will never again be content with mediocrity.<p>We all have someone at the top of the pack, an outstanding employee we can entrust with virtually any project or situation. The one we are terrified will leave. The one we wish we could clone.<p>It's not exactly …

Leadership

4 lessons learned from a year of extreme frugality

<b>Personal finance writer Michelle McGagh weighs in on how to save money effectively.</b><p>A few months ago, Michelle McGagh wrapped up her “year of no …

3 rules I live by to get more done in a day than most people do in a week

Staring at my to-do list, all I saw were tasks that seemed to never end. Too much to do, and not nearly enough time.<p>This was when I believed that productivity was all about "managing your time." I'd hear things like we all have the same amount of time in the day as Beyonce, so none of us had any …

Animation in Design Systems

Our modern front-end workflow has matured over time to include design systems and component libraries that help us stay organized, improve workflows, …

21 Free, Easy-To-Use Design Tools And Resources For Marketers

Is it just me, or is picking out the art to accompany a blog or social media post sometimes more difficult than the writing itself?<p>Everyone, …

50+ Best JavaScript Charting Libraries

Data visualization is the most discussed topics among companies these days. Data is the very powerful tool but sometimes it is very hard to …

Spend 30 Minutes and Learn How to Use 30 of Photoshop’s Most Important Features (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a photo enthusiast or a working pro, Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that it offers many features that you may find unfamiliar. …

The 4 Most Important Leadership Qualities to Have in Business

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

10 Habits to Quit in 2018 If You Want to Live a Long, Healthy, Happy Life

If you’re jonesing to give your life a major upgrade in 2018—and beyond—setting a few doable goals is the first step. That means nixing bad habits …

UC Berkeley

9 ways to be more persuasive every day, backed by research

Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas — in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe that's because selling is the one skill everyone needs to be successful?<p>But being persuasive …

Gartner's Top 10 Tech Trends You Can't Afford To Ignore in 2017

Steadfast robots replace hotel desk clerks and retail workers, autonomous cars and drones transport robots that deliver packages more efficiently, shopping sprees take place in virtual reality – these are just a few of the innovations Gartner, Inc. predicted during a webcast entitled, “The Gartner …

Machine Learning

How Practicing Forgiveness Actually Boosts Your Productivity (and Health)

So why don't more people make this a regular habit? That's a complicated question.<p>Have you ever been hurt by the actions or words of someone at work? Nearly everyone has, including me.<p>Perhaps a business partner was caught stealing money, a colleague falsely accused you of something, or your CEO …

Corporate Culture

4 Mistakes Every Startup Makes

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

Business Strategy

Want to Be a Stronger Leader? Listen to These 10 Podcasts

Whether you're a CEO or an intern, leadership skills are what set you apart. Develop yours.<p>Strong leadership is about more than just telling people what to do; it's that rare but inspirational combination of enthusiasm, humility, grace, power, and wisdom.<p>Here are 10 podcast episodes that will help …

Leadership

10 Inspirational movie quotes for entrepreneurs

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share65<p>+16<p>Shares 96<p>Hollywood has produced a lot of memorable movies quotes over the years, and everyone has their favorite. But did you …

Entrepreneurship

How Design Startup Canva Used Social Proof To Get Valued At $345M

Decision making is a social exercise. This may seem counterintuitive for those that identify with independent rationality, but our brains are hardwired to seek cues and indicators from our environment. We look to the actions of other people as a way of evaluating the most appropriate behavior for …