Alex Hart

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Read this if you’re going through adversity

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

Motivation

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

Cloud Wars: Who Will Win?

The cloud has fundamentally changed the way businesses operate. Similar to ground-breaking models like Uber (UBER) and Airbnb (AIRB), the cloud …

computingindustry

Here's What You Really Need to Know About Blockchain

Eliminating information bottlenecks is how blockchain will truly make an impact<p>In 1970, a scientist at IBM Research named Edgar F. Codd make a remarkable discovery that would truly change the world. Though few realized it at the time, including at IBM, which neglected to commercialize it. It was …

Databases

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

Can CBD Really Make Everything in Your Life Better?

Everyone seems to be vaping oils and drinking CBD tinctures these days. Here's what to know before you try.<p>You’ve probably heard the term “CBD” before. From bud and vape oils to bath bombs and body lotions, everything is getting infused with the stuff. Cannabidiol—its real name—is said to relieve …

Cannabis

Recipe: Firecracker Shrimp Skewers — Recipes from The Kitchn

For a dinner as fiery as the grill it's cooked on, look no further than firecracker shrimp skewers. These shrimp are grilled and glazed with a …

Seafood

9 steps to build a powerful personal brand, according to Showpo's Jane Lu

I get asked a lot about how to build your personal brand, so I thought I’d put something to paper.<p>To be very honest, I’ve never actually formally …

Marketing

3 Secrets to Surviving Life at It’s Worst

—<br>I put my back to the wall and slumped to the ground. I stared at my wedding ring. I had worn it only a week, and all I could hear were her words, …

Self-help

You Can Set Many Types of Quarterly Objectives. Here Are 5 Types That Work the Best

Many team struggle with setting effective quarterly objectives. Here are five types that will create better alignment and simplify implementation.<p>The core of my role as a leadership team coach is to help my clients set strong objectives each quarter that advance the companies growth strategy and …

proficiency

As Your Company Grows, You Need to Stop Constantly Dealing With Day-to-Day Fires

Here are five ways to work on your business and not in it.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today's workforce, attention to detail is the key to any successful business. From managing the minutiae of customer engagement to dealing with business logistics, …

Small Business

I Just Discovered an Amazon Page That Shows Everything You've Ever Ordered From Amazon. It's My Life in $9,588.64 of Online Purchases

Yes, Google and Facebook have your data. The shock? Amazon has your memories.<p>I've spent $9,588.64 at Amazon over the past 12 years. I know this because I came across a page on the Amazon site that lets you download a .csv file with every item you've ever ordered at Amazon for as long as you've been …

Headphones

World Cup 2018 Round of 16: Bracket Predictions and Latest Match Odds

The first round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup has concluded, but the action will swiftly resume on Saturday as Portugal, France, Uruguay and Argentina help get the round-of-16 bracket up and running.<p>Group C winners France will be the first in action as they face a tricky face-off against resurgent …

Soccer

Use This Simple Strategy to Get a Meeting With Anyone, Even a Billionaire

Can't get a warm introduction? No problem--use this intuitive approach to get a meeting with anyone.<p>In business, you're trained to seek warm introductions to people you don't know. But as life would have it, the people you most desperately want to meet are almost always the ones who are out of your …

Sheryl Sandberg

25 Daily Habits Practiced by Highly Successful People

If you want to achieve a higher level of success in life, you need to be intentional--it's not just going to happen.<p>If you want to achieve a higher level of success in life, you need to be intentional--it's not just going to happen. Start by taking advice from more than two dozen executives who …

Los Angeles

The biggest reason you should install iOS 12 public beta on your iPhone

Apple surprised us all on Monday when it released the first iOS 12 public beta late in the afternoon. Apple typically releases new iOS betas around …

iOS

Building a Company Culture That Is Fast and Efficient Starts With the Founder. Here's Why

If you're frustrated by how slow your team is working, remember you're the one who sets the pace.<p>Lee Iacocca, the great American Ford automobile executive, has a quote that says, "The speed of the boss is the speed of the team."<p>I've never heard something so true.<p>As an entrepreneur, you're signing …

buildingacompany

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

This 6-word sentence will give you complete freedom and high performance

The worst possible advice is to “lower your expectations.”<p>Instead, it is far more powerful to:<p><b>“Expect everything and attach to nothing.” — Carrie</b> …

Self-improvement

Work Remotely? This Little-Known Tax Provision Could Save You Thousands

The IRS will give you up to $16,000 to explore the world. Here's how.<p>In the digital age, it is no longer unique to work remotely. Many jobs can be done from home with little more than a computer, a VPN, and a stable internet connection. This can be an excellent option for both employers who can …

Retirement

3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making

To make a good decision, you need to have a sense of two things: how different choices change the likelihood of different outcomes and how desirable each of those outcomes is. In other words, as Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb have written, decision making requires both prediction and …

Management

3 Laws You Should Live By When Negotiating Prices With Vendors

Vendor negotiations have rules. It's best to know them before you open the discussion.<p>When it comes to sales, firms that successfully differentiate themselves are rewarded for their uniqueness--whether it's in their products, their delivery system, or their quality of service.<p>The question of how to …

Business Strategy

This 2-step, 10-minute exercise creates immediate self-awareness

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire …

Creativity

Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal

One day in the spring of 2010, Kathleen McCaffrey, a sophomore at New York University, received an invitation from a stranger named Arthur Breitman. …

Cryptocurrency

Successful Networking Is All About Having the Right Energy

Carrying the right energy is what makes your connections work.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are three things that set any business person apart from the rest of the pack.<p>The energy she carries.<br>• The situational knowledge she has.<br>• How she leverages …

The Essential Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Apple AirPods

As easy as it was to poke fun at Apple’s pricey, wireless headphones when they were released, now that I own a pair myself, I love them. To get the …

Want to Truly Engage Your Customers? You Need to Master This First

Branded content can entertain people or teach them something, resulting in better brand engagement.<p>There was a time when branded content was the realm of advertising. It was clearly delineated from news and entertainment content, and boasted a distinctly commercial feel. In the modern age of …

Marketing

This 1 LinkedIn Mistake Is a Huge Red Flag to Hiring Managers

The secret to a good LinkedIn profile is in the text.<p>While LinkedIn has tried to make it easier for us to create a professional summary of our skills and experience, it's still pretty daunting for most people to fill out their online profile. Especially, if you're a job seeker. LinkedIn is …

Employment

The No. 1 Mistake People Make When They Network (and How to Avoid It)

It's a relationship, not a transaction.<p><i>What is the most important thing in a business relationship? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic</b> …

businessrelationships

USB-C was supposed to be a port paradise, but it’s become a nightmare

When the transition to USB-C began, we were all promised a better life. Connections would be faster and simpler. One connection to end all …