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What Women Entrepreneurs Should Know About Finding a Mentor

Mentoring is an agreement between a protégé and a business guru. Both sides understand that the purpose is to advance the protégé’s interests and …

Mentoring

Brightrock's Schalk Malan: How we created a business worth R1.4bn in just five years

<i>When four of Discovery’s senior execs left the building five years ago to live their own entrepreneurial dream, even they had little idea of how</i> …

3 Steps to Building Your Own Successful and Engaged Business Network

The right introductions can catapult a startup to a well-funded machine. So what are you waiting for? Start your own group.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Networking and making connections is vital for a burgeoning entrepreneur. The right introductions can help catapult …

Entrepreneurship

4 Tips for Leveraging Big Brands For Your Startup

After working with well over 100 corporations developing deals with founders, it’s hard not to learn the importance engaging and leveraging big …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Books of 2016, According to These Entrepreneurs

Need some book recommendations? You've come to the right place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partners Jason Balin and Chris Haddon share their favorite books they read in 2016.<p>Both Balin and Haddon read <i>The Snowball: Warren Buffett</i> …

Business Strategy

5 Interesting Things About Japan's First Self-Made Female Billionaire

Yoshiko Shinohara joins the list of only 26 other self-made female Asian billionaires.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Four decades after launching her business, 82-year-old Yoshiko Shinohara has been deemed Japan’s first self-made female billionaire.<p>Shinohara initially …

Entrepreneurship

How to choose the perfect armchair for your home

Now you've got the sofa of your dreams sitting pretty in your living room, it's time to think about the other furnishings that can turn a house into a home, namely, an armchair.<p>Though typically not as pricey as your average sofa, an armchair still operates as an investment piece for your home, so …

The Top Trends Shaping Business For 2017

Last year’s outlook for 2016 suggested that you keep your eye on the growing consumer control, the questions around AI and the excitement of virtual reality applications. The landscape has changed — a lot. For the coming year, trends show a growing emphasis on a shifting local and global identity, …

Innovation

12 CEOs Share Their Predictions For 2017

We asked a group of CEOs from diverse industries what they expect—and hope—to see change in 2017.<p><i>Fast Company</i> asked CEOs across industries—social good, sexual health, beauty, tech, and more—about their expectations for 2017, from challenges they may face to how the election outcome might help …

CEOs

Tech trends we're most looking forward to in 2017

As the end of the year looms over the horizon, it’s time to take a look forward and mull over the next big thing in technology.<p>Like any year before, 2017 will bring its own problems and solutions, shaping up both the way we use and think about technology.<p>So without further ado, take a dive into the …

4 old books for the new year

We are already inundated with lists of books published in the past year or about to be published. So I'm going to do something different: I'm going …

The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists

Slavery. Racism. Urbanism. Disease. While 2016 may not have been a banner year for liberal democracy in the world at large, it should definitely go down as a woke time in book publishing.<p>For dedicated bibliophiles, the low thrum of literary FOMO that bubbles up around May has by mid-December …

Books

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016 | Inc.com

Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will inspire you to make 2017 the best year ever. I figure we all need a year-end boost. Enjoy!<p>The …

Motivation