Mandy Krivoshea

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If you earn over $30k you need to read this

It hit me this week.After spending the last 18 months planning, designing, and building, we’ve finally settled into our ‘dream home’.And let me tell …

How better note taking can improve your memory

If it feels like you forget new information almost as quickly as you hear it, even if you write it down, that’s because we tend to lose almost 40% of …

9 Ways to Make Your Day More Successful Before 9 A.M.

How you start your day can very much determine how the rest of it will go. Many successful people and entrepreneurs have various morning hacks to …

How do the world’s leading entrepreneurs spot opportunities?

Jack Ma was an English teacher of modest means. He had little business experience and few connections in the Chinese government. Yet he launched an …

10 ways to build wealth through wellbeing

In Silicon Valley, it’s all too easy to get pre-occupied with the massive wealth that can be generated from a smart insight into emerging technology. …

Innovation

9 Steps That Will Help Your Chances of Starting a Successful Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are unemployed, underemployed or unhappily employed, the idea of taking control and becoming your own boss might be sounding pretty sexy right about now. Plus, the past decade has shown us that jobs aren’t quite as dependable as …

Small Business

9 Reasons to Invest in Apartments

I have been buying apartment properties for almost 25 years. With over 40 transactions in seven states I have bought and sold over $500 million in …

7 Powerful Lessons From TED Talks About Leadership

What makes a great leader in today's world? Answers from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg and Simon Sinek.<p>What does it take to be a great leader? In a fascinating series of talks, business leaders, researchers, a famed general, and an orchestra conductor tackle that question from their diverse …

5 Kinds of Nonbusiness Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scan the unavoidable lists of things successful entrepreneurs have in common and you’ll soon see the importance of books. Pretty much every entrepreneur who has ever reached an enviable level of success will cite reading as an essential …

Books

7 Success Habits of Exceptionally Productive People

Need to get more done? Do what the pros do.<p>Once in a while you need to kick some serious butt: finish off a huge project, finally put to bed a task you can't keep putting off, or just knock out a ton of work in one day (like the day I wrote the first draft of my book proposal.)<p>When you <i>really</i> need …

The Power of Partnering Up … Instead of Down

If you want to improve your life (or business), it's all about surrounding yourself with those who are better than you.<p>If you want to improve as a human being, most people would advise you to surround yourself with human beings that are better than you.<p>Basically, if you want to improve at any human …

So Introverts Make The Best Bosses? Oh, Really?

Psychologists now believe that introverts are great entrepreneurs. Are they full of it?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Sometimes movements occur and I don’t realize they’ve happened.<p>At these times, I leap onto the Internet to …

9 questions to ask before changing jobs

Most people, before they move to a new job, will ask themselves: “How much will I get paid?” or “What’s my new title?” and “Where will I be located?” …