Nayeem Abdullah

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You Want Business Success, Master the Workaround

Much of the success of self-made millionaires is due to their ability to get other people to act in ways that facilitate and support their business agendas. A lot of times this is direct. There are a wide and extensive variety of ways to overtly and transparently incentivize other people to act in …

Small Business

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Prevent Illnesses | Inc.com

When you're working for yourself (or trying to!) there's no such thing as sick days. On the plus side, many entrepreneurs are able to work from home (or wherever) so at the very least you're not exposing your illness to others.<p>However, keep in mind that while you might be working 100-hour weeks, …

Wellness

The reason I am replacing my iPhone with an Android smartphone

Google, of course.<p>Don’t get me wrong. I really like the iPhone. Last year I upgraded from the 4S to the 5S, and I was seriously considering …

Education Technology

You don't need funding to start your own business

How much funding do you need to start your business? I am not asking in the era when Ambani or Birla started their business. We live in the time of …

10 Crazy Exercises

10 Crazy—But Awesome!—Exercises You Haven't Seen Anywhere Else<p>Challenge your muscles in all-new ways to spur new growth and skyrocket your metabolism<p>Classic moves like the pushup and squat will always be a part of your workout routine. But sometimes it pays to step outside your comfort zone. These …

Protect Your Idea From Angel Investors | Investopedia

Raising capital for a startup business can sometimes seem like a Catch-22. Entrepreneurs have to be ready to share some of their business plan with …

Angel Investors

21 Suggestions for Success

7 Fat Burning Exercises You Can Do At Home For Weight Loss

With only seven exercises you can do a complete, at home, fat burning workout. And no, you don't need a big, lunky piece of cardio equipment to do …

50 Quick Productivity and Business Tips for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At Techstars, we talk a lot about productivity, email, getting things done, basic business development and fundraising culture.<p>Below is a collection of general tips we give our founders. While nothing is ever universal, these are …

5 Ways to Simplify Your Business Plan and Almost Anything Else

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Complicating things is always a bad idea. If you complicate your business plan, you’ll go in too many different directions and you’ll never specialize in one key area. If you complicate your sales strategy, your sales force will operate …

Secrets Second-Time Entrepreneurs Know About Managing Money

The failure rate of start-ups is close to 90%. So with 9 out of 10 start-ups headed for failure—and I speak from experience—financial management tops the list of challenges for first-time entrepreneurs.<p>Being aware, smart and surgical with your capital will not only make you one of the few …

Entrepreneurship

3 Essential Habits for Advising Entrepreneurs

Why are some people truly amazing mentors while others -- even with years of experience -- fail to contribute? I believe that anyone can be a great mentor, so read on for three ways you can become the mentor that entrepreneurs dream of.<p><b>1. Provide Questions, Not Answers</b><p>A lazy mentor gives their …