Luke Sears

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If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would I encourage everyone to start a business? No.<p>Starting a business hurts. It requires hard work. Everyone has skills and abilities, but not everyone should invest those skills and abilities in starting a business. Those who possess …

Entrepreneurship

10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Samsung launched the Samsung Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy Edge on Sunday.</b> Its new flagship phones have updated features, including an in-built battery the company claims charges in half the time of the iPhone 6.<p><b>2. HTC's big MWC announcement was a partnership with video gaming company Valve.</b> They're …

Virtual Reality

People decide if you're successful within 5 seconds of meeting you — here's how to look the part

Including at work.<p>Research suggests that colleagues and would-be clients make snap assessments about your earning potential, chance of getting promoted, and level of success.<p>In a 2011 Canadian study, 87 university students were shown photos of a man in professional or casual dress, and were asked …

David Beckham

Startup Week brings 5-day entrepreneurs' boot camp to Phoenix - Phoenix Business Journal

Seven years ago, you wouldn't feel a strong presence of a start-up community in the Phoenix area, but things have changed radically since 2008, with …

The 4 Cornerstones of Content Marketing That Educate and Build Trust

<i>“Profit isn’t a purpose, it’s a result. To have purpose means the things we do are of real value to others.” ~Simon Sinek</i>In today’s climate of …

Marketing

US authorities are investigating JPMorgan for hiring a China minister's son despite his being a terrible job candidate

Gao Jue, son of minister Gao Hucheng, was hired by JPMorgan and kept on during major job cuts despite an extremely poor performance, and after he inadvertently sent a sexually explicit email to human resources, the paper said.<p>The elder Gao said he was willing to "go extra miles" for the bank if his …

Employment

Passion, Freedom and Impact: The 3 Ingredients of Business Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More than 10 years ago I founded my then “small” business that today has more than 600 employees and tens of thousands of customers around the globe. I talk to small-business owners every day, and while they all come from different …

Small Business