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3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Think -- and Solve Problems -- Like an Entrepreneur

Kids who feel lost in the face of adversity today will encounter substantial challenges in the "Fourth Revolution" of tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As every parent knows all too well, parenting doesn't come with a handbook. We all just do our best to find the …

12 Tasty Wraps for a Quick and Easy Dinner

Eating healthy on the go is always a struggle. It’s tempting to swing through the drive-thru to pick up a fast food favorite (and you never seem to have time to make your favorite restaurant burgers at home). And there are tons of healthy meals you could whip up at home, but dishes like spiralized …

Healthy Eating

7 Reasons Startups Fail--and How to Avoid Them | Inc.com

I estimate that all but one in five million unfunded startups end up being worth at least $1 billion. For every 1,000 startups that meet with a venture capitalist, only two get funding. And for every funded startup, only one in 10,000 ends up being worth $1 billion.<p>One thing I learned in …

Startups

5 Rookie Branding Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes But Shouldn't

Nearly everybody just trying to keep their startup solvent skimps on branding and all of them would be better off it they didn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my etiquette business 20 years ago, I hired a college student named Ed to design my logo and …

The vitamin that will change your skin

Vitamin C is one of the most researched and applauded anti-ageing ingredients. It’s known to boost collagen production, improve skin tone and help prevent UV damage, all thanks to its antioxidant properties (which means it defends against free radicals that cause premature ageing). Yet it wasn’t …

6 Mistakes That Rookie Leaders Make Which Can Cause Them To Fail

The transition from expert to leader is one that many struggle to navigate.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought</i> …

5 Habits of Successful People Before 8 a.m.

Setting a positive, productive tone for the day is all about giving yourself time to get your wits together. Prepare for your entry into the work arena, if you want to win there.<p>CEO of Fifth Avenue Brands<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The difference between successful …

How to Validate Your Business Ideas Without Spending a Dime

Here are two extremely cheap (read: free) ways to test ideas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last night in the shower, you had an ingenious idea for a new business. You rushed to the desk to write it down, with water still dripping down your back. Your [insert the …

What the Heck is Private Equity

Most conversations start out innocently enough. “Hi, what’s your name?” “Where are you from?” “Check out these pictures of my dog.” But then it …

How To Be a Billion-Dollar Small Business | Inc.com

It's natural to assume major players, from Salesforce to Facebook, will always have the advantage over the little guys. But even those two giants started small and had to battle larger companies on their own path--think Oracle for the former, and every single social media website (e.g. MySpace) for …

Small Business

The 5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Going From Employee To Self-Employed | Inc.com

<i>By Beth Doane, managing partner of Main & Rose.</i><p>Thinking about leaving your cubicle for the thrills of the startup world? So have 27 million other people like you. The good news is that there are more resources now than ever to help you find success when making this leap. The bad news is that just …

Entrepreneurship

15 Ways to Drown Out the Destructive Voices in Your Head

Here are strategies to silence your overly critical internal monologue and help you reach your goals.<p>To reach your goals, you have to take risks, develop constructive routines and make time to listen, learn and reflect. The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering …

The Best New Trader Joe's Products From 2017

One of the best things about Trader Joe's is that it's constantly releasing new products for customers to try, and we're not just talking about the free samples. Shopping at Trader Joe's is never boring thanks to the never-before-seen foods available every month, and 2017 was a fantastic year for …

Healthy Eating

Gluten-free eating more than a fad; Expo shows off products

Throughout her school years, Melissa Overland didn’t feel well. Her stomach bothered her. She lacked energy and sometimes struggled in classes.<p>When …

Put Some Clothes On and Get To Work: Tips For Working at Home

The key to a successful career out of your house is very, very sharp lines between on the job and on the couch.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I am a consultant in a large global firm and my official office is a good four-hour drive away. Whenever people hear that I …

Four Secrets Of People Who Finish Their Workweeks On Thursday

Polishing off the bulk of your work before Friday all comes down to your work habits from Monday to Thursday.<p>We all often face the same problem: The workweek drags by at a glacial pace, while the weekend speeds past us before we even realize what’s happening.<p>Mathematically, of course, it all makes …