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Please Don't Call Yourself a Small-Business Owner

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Upon a recent arrival at Heathrow Airport, the immigration officer looked over my passport and asked what I did for a living. A reasonable question. But how would you answer? Maybe you’re a dentist, or you run a pizza shop. You can be an …

The 5 Habits for Social-Media Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While social media can be entertaining, educational and a network haven, it takes a great deal of work, flexibility and consistency to be successful on social media. If you aren't careful, you can easily burn out. So how can you juggle …

How Good Meals and Goodwill Lead to Good Business

That's easier said than done, though. Inspiration isn’t something that can be just ordered up. But when leading a business founded on ideas and creativity, one can certainly find ways to cultivate it. Here are some ways:<p><b>1. Never underestimate the power of a great meal</b>. Conversations on topics that …

The 10 Most Shockingly Untrue Entrepreneurial Myths, Exposed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A central theme in the entrepreneurial world is challenging the status quo and questioning conventional wisdom in search of new and better ways of doing things. After all, if you’re just going to follow the pack, you may as well just get …

Growing Big From a Small Start

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a college student, I was on a tight budget when I wasn't totally broke. I brainstormed creative ideas to earn money until, when a senior at Kent State, I decided to sell my statistics study guides to classmates for $10 apiece.<p>There was …

Embrace Change: The 4 Skills Needed to Reinvent Yourself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We no longer work for the same company for 40 years. If you are entrepreneurially-minded, this reality shouldn’t scare you. For better or worse, we have more opportunities than ever to earn an income in different ways.<p>Have faith in …

How the Advice of the Past Can Save Us Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It was in 1954 that Peter Drucker first put forward his concept of "management by objectives" in his book, <i>The Practice of Management</i>. The basic premise of Drucker's new idea was that organizations need to jointly identify and align goals …

Make a Positive Change Now With These 5 Life Shortcuts

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're always looking for shortcuts that can make life a little more efficient. As an entrepreneur, these shortcuts can mean a big jump in productivity with just a few minor adjustments.<p>Here are five shortcuts that are easy to start doing …

Boost Sales by Appealing to Customers' Unconscious Minds

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the advancement of psychology, marketers are quickly finding it’s the incognito messages that have the greatest impact in sales.<p>There are a whole slew of unconscious factors that affect why we buy. Below are four factors that …