Lynn Loi

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How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Framing

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do | Inc.com

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition -- thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance …

Motivation

8 Entrepreneurial Skills Your Kids Need to Succeed in Life and Work (Infographic)

A changing market means your children need to learn more than just business as usual. Teach these concepts to prepare them for what's around the corner.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think back to what what you learned in school 10 (or 20) years ago. How much of it …

Entrepreneurship

The Celebrity Techsplainer of Beverly Hills

Not long after Abe Burns arrived at New York University in 2003, he started looking for a part-time job. A Miami native, he’d spent his first few …

Health Care

A Serial Entrepreneur's Advice For Getting Rich | Inc.com

In my opinion, building a business is the ultimate expression of one's creativity. It is an honorable, rewarding, and worthwhile pursuit that requires one's full investment of mental, physical, and emotional capacity. Many of the most successful entrepreneurs admit that they did not start their …

Entrepreneurship

10 Apps and Tools to Make Your Small Business Better and More Efficient

When you don't have the resources to build custom solutions, you can rely on these affordable (or free) fixes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many startups, achieving meaningful growth -- the kind that gets the attention of investors and potential buyers -- means …

Small Business

Why Do People Buy Things? It's Not Why You Think, According to a Brilliant Harvard Professor | Inc.com

Why do people buy things? If you answered, "Because they want them or need them," you're only partly right, according to Clayton Christensen, Harvard professor and author of the bestselling <i>The Innovator's Dilemma</i>.<p>In a keynote presentation at last month's Qualtrics Insight Summit, Christensen …

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Public Relations

Still Don't Believe In Influencer Marketing? Amazon Just Showed Us The Future | Inc.com

Many people don't know that behind Amazon's brilliant marketplace is an army of affiliate links from websites all over the world. It is a key pillar in how they drive traffic and sales.<p>If you don't know what an affiliate link is, it's a link that tracks where the traffic is coming from and rewards …

Marketing

From $0 to Millionaire: How 6 Entrepreneurs Went Broke, Then Became Successful

When they hit rock bottom, they turned disaster and persistence into millions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Going broke. Hitting rock bottom. Crashing and burning. Whatever you call it, these mega-successful entrepreneurs—and members of The Oracles—have lived it. They …

Entrepreneurship

The One Simple Quote That Has Driven This Serial Entrepreneur to Succeed

The author of 'Think and Grow Rich' and the inventor of the infomercial have this strategy in common.<p>Serial Entrepreneur, Advisor, CEO<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve ever read Napoleon Hill’s famous <i>Think and Grow Rich</i>, then you’re familiar with the concept of …

Entrepreneurship

What Mark Zuckerberg and Mark Cuban Know That You Don't | Inc.com

Say what you will about the Trump Administration, but they're positively obsessed with creating more jobs, lowering corporate tax rates and making it easier than ever for first-time entrepreneurs to take the big plunge.<p>Ah, but sweetened incentives are a double-edged sword: While they'll lower the …

Business Strategy

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

The best advice 'Shark Tank' investors have given entrepreneurs

The reality show "Shark Tank" has been helping entrepreneurs live the American dream since its 2009 debut.<p>Now in its eighth season, the self-made sharks have invested more than $66 million — as of season six — of their own funds to help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.<p>Each week, …

Entrepreneurship

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Steve Jobs Used this Insanely Simple Strategy to Get What He Wanted (and You Can Too) | Inc.com

<i>This article also appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>There's a video clip on YouTube of Steve Jobs telling the story of when he was 12 years old and he was looking for spare parts so he could build an electronic device known as a frequency counter.<p>He tells how he opened the Palo Alto, California, phone book and …

Hung Up

14 executives share the daily habits that keep them on top

But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it from these executives who share the daily habits that propelled them to the top and help them stay there.<p>1. Keep a gratitude book<p>"Having a gratitude diary of things in your life you are grateful reminds you and focuses you on …

Media Industry

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't) | Inc.com

This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads to combat it--from standing desks to smartphone alerts to get us up and moving.<p>Armed with that …

Standardized Testing

10 TED talks that used visual graphics to win the audience | Inc.com

What is it that makes TED speakers so damn persuasive? Perhaps it's because they follow these public speaking tips or follow and learn from these public speaking stars. One thing they have in common is, on top of a fantastic stage presence and perfectly delivered words, they're usually accompanied …

Graphic Design
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13 Secrets to Being Super Successful | Inc.com

Super successful people understand that there are traits, behaviors, and actions they must take in order to succeed.<p>Their thinking is, "I will do what it takes to get to where I want to go" They know success doesn't come to them. They have to go out and get it for themselves.<p>Here are 13 ways super …

Self-improvement

How I Built A Successful Startup In The Middle Of Nowhere

It can be done–even in Utica, New York.<p>Location, location, location. It’s an old mantra of traditional marketers and a reason why so many startups all cluster in the same place. For many of those in the San Francisco Bay Area or New York City, location really is everything. The connections and …

Startups

The Best Places to Buy Shoes Online

From block heels to casual sneakers.<p>With every season change comes the task of switching up your wardrobe. And while identifying that you’re going to need (and have probably been waiting for the time to wear) an easy, open-toed sandal at the beginning of spring and some kind of designated party …

Clothing

30 Motivational Quotes From Women Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You to Succeed

In honor of the annual Women's Entrepreneurship Day, celebrated globally.<p>Tomorrow, November 19th, is the annual Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED). This is a day on which the work of women entrepreneurs worldwide is observed, discussed, and celebrated.<p>If you're new to WED, allow me to establish …

Entrepreneurship

Behind the Scenes: How We’ve Built a $5M/Year Business in 3 Years With Content Marketing

We’re pulling back the curtain on three years of intensive learning and doing.<p>Last Thursday, I shared the story of how our startup almost died.<p>We …

Moreish and Moorish: a foodie tour of Andalucía

An insider’s tour of Andalucía reveals the secrets behind the region’s delicious ham and tuna – while taking in top notch sherry, tapas and beautiful scenery<p>In the back streets of Seville, out of the sun, away from the crowds queuing for the Alcazar and cathedral, my girlfriend and I were put to …

Ice Cream

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Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Small Business

5 Tips to Chase Your Entrepreneurial Pursuit While Working a Full-Time Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I heard some pretty terrible advice the other day.<p>The advice came on a business podcast from a successful entrepreneur who had built a company to billion-dollar status. In this podcast, he told the audience that if you are going to be …

Entrepreneurship