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4 Things to Know About Your Taxes If You Had a Baby This Year

So, 2017 was kind of major: It’s the year you became a mom. But now, with the tax deadline in the near future (not to mention some looming tax …

Profit

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

3 Growth Insights Helped This CEO Raise $50 Million

Happy employees make for loyal customers. As those customers grow, so does your company.<p>Growth matters -- especially to investors in startups. I wrote a book about growth and remain deeply curious about how some leaders can achieve fast growth -- while most struggle.<p>In my book, I devoted a chapter …

Startups

9 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Needs

The first step to becoming successful is understanding what skills you have and which ones you are lacking.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>“How do I know if I have what it takes?” This question plagues almost every entrepreneur -- or would-be entrepreneur -- at some point in their …

Small Business

Forms of meditation

Arjuna wants to know which form of meditation is better — meditation on the self, or meditation on the Lord. There are many problems in meditating on …

Increasing Your Website's Speed Could Save Your Business -- So, Here's How to Do It

Forty percent of users in one survey said they'd abandon a site that takes longer than three seconds to load. Does that sound like your site?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know how frustrating it can be waiting for a web page to load. But, what many people may …

Photoshop

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

Developing an effective cyber strategy

The word strategy has its origins in the Roman Empire and was used to describe the leading of troops in battle. From a military perspective, strategy …

11 Things People With Anxiety Often Do

1. We see danger in every situation.<p>No matter what we are doing, we fear the worst in every activity. We definitely see the glass half empty and in …

11 Unexpected Differences Between Anxiety And Perfectionism

While both can leave you feeling stressed out and on edge, sometimes it is hard to distinguish signs of an anxiety disorder from perfectionism. …

How Stressed Entrepreneurs Can Learn To Rewire Their Brains For Success

I’ve always tried to be very open in my writing, and I’ve never shied away from the fact that stress is the cross I’m destined to bear in this life.<p>I’d like to say that my stress is the direct result of being an entrepreneur, but that would be disingenuous.<p>The truth is, I’m a victim of my own …

Self-help

How to prepare for a successful venture capital pitch

Venture capitalists share the dos and don’ts of pitching for this type of business funding.<p>‘Make sure that it's right for you’<p><i>Francesca Warner, venture advisor, Seraphim Capital</i><p>I encourage founders to consider what type of funding is right for them before pitching a venture capitalist. There are …

Why the Breakdown of Creative Silos Will Save Marketing

<i>Once upon a time, there was a creative industry with three different disciplines: marketing, advertising, and design. For a long time, these</i> …

Personas Are Garbage (And So Are Many Other Things, Come to Think of It)

I’m not a huge fan of product development processes or frameworks — even though (or maybe because) it’s literally my job to apply these systems. In …

7 Stress-Relieving Activities If You Have PsO

Research shows there’s a connection between stress and psoriasis outbreaks. People living with psoriasis who engage in stress-reducing activities may …

5 survival tips for reluctant project managers

Not everyone is cut out, or wants to be, a project manager. Here are some tips for how to handle situations where you have to step up and take on …

3 Things You Can Learn From Tesla's Rollercoaster Year

Elon Musk's car company has lessons for entrepreneurs about how to approach business during difficult times.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>In 2017, Tesla installed the world’s largest battery in Australia and Elon Musk laid the plans that would successfully …

Tesla

12 Terribly Rude Co-workers, and How to Deal With Them

What should you do when someone in the office talks too much — in general, about politics, or about you behind your back? What if a guy in a nearby …

Self-help

5 Money Lessons Grandparents Can Teach Their Grandkids

Starting as young as age 3, your grandchildren could reap a lifetime of rewards from these five basic financial skills.<p>If you are like many …

Build the Skill of Delayed Gratification

If you’re participating in our February Financial Detox, then you’re likely embracing or learning to embrace delayed gratification.<p>Delayed …

How to Launch a Fast Growing Company

Entrepreneurs should identify their negatives and find partners who can negate or plug those gaps<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Entrepreneurship is not just a money-driven venture but a …

Entrepreneurship

Mega-Deals Are Reshaping the Economy. Here's What It Means for Your Business | Inc.com

A couple weeks ago there was an obscure story on the page B6 of The Wall Street Journal, titled "Hospitals to Make, Sell Generic Drugs." I took notice, and if you do business with larger companies, so should you. In fact, your bedsheets should be drenched in sweat.<p>This marks a tipping point in the …

Generic Drugs

How To Feel Less Awkward About Something Weird That You Said

We've all been there: A movie theater usher rips your ticket, tells you to enjoy the film, and without thinking, you blurt out, "You, too!" despite …

Why Dominating Your Category Can Be a Flawed Strategy

Of the many contributions Jack Welch has made to business wisdom, one of his most famous was “Be #1 or #2 in every market.” That advice served GE well in shaping its portfolio of businesses and its strategy for many years, but it’s not clear to us that it is as relevant any more. It may, in fact, …

Market Capitalization

Are the Most Innovative Companies Just the Ones With the Most Data?

Do you still use Yahoo? Do you still remember MySpace? Compaq? Kodak? The cases of startups with superior ideas dethroning well-established incumbents are legion. This is the beauty of “creative destruction” – the term coined by innovation prophet Joseph Schumpeter almost a century ago. Incumbents …

Innovation

3 of the 6 'Shark Tank' investors are dyslexic — and they credit it for their success as entrepreneurs

Dyslexia affects anywhere from 5%-20% of people in the world.<p>Among the judges on the NBC show "Shark Tank," it's 50%.<p>Three of the six "Shark Tank" investors are dyslexic, and they consider the learning disability not a disability at all, but an advantage.<p>Research suggests they're onto something. A …

Entrepreneurship

The way the world catches fish defies all economic logic

It’s often said that there are plenty more fish in the sea. For most of human history, that was true. From ancient Minoans to postwar industrial trawl fleets, mankind found wealth from harvesting more and more of the sea’s seemingly endless abundance of creatures. The more fishermen tried, the more …

21 Inspiring Quotes from Olympians That Will Bring Out Your Inner Champion

The Olympics are entertaining but also motivating. Let these athletes express the spirit in powerful ways to get you to peak performance.<p>This week brings the Opening Ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The Olympics is a marvel of the modern world, a remarkable moment …

Summer Olympics

8 Things You Can Do If You've Had The Worst Day

Whether you had a huge fight with your partner, or a work meeting that didn't go as planned, or you just had a series of unfortunate, awkward events, …