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9 of the most fascinating TED Talks about money

Fortunately, there are plenty of resources to turn to, from podcasts to books to personal finance gurus, that will teach you the basics and then some.<p>We've rounded up nine TED Talks — all between 10 and 20 minutes — that could alter the way you think about money, and how you choose to save, spend, …

Personal Finance

What 29 Top Entrepreneurs Are Doing Differently in 2017 (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

The end of the year is always a time for reflection for me, and I know the same is true for many entrepreneurs. As we share our achievements and challenges with family over the holidays and wait for our clients and customers to return from their breaks, it's hard not to start planning for how to …

Marketing

A tech founder who sold his first startup for £40 million shares his advice for budding entrepreneurs

Now, three years later and after a stint in San Francisco, he's heading up a new venture, retail technology company Hero, and hoping it will be equally successful.<p>Business Insider caught up with Crane and Hero's founder Adam Levene, an early employee at Grapple, to get their advice for first-time …

Startups

10 Must-have business tools to be a more productive entrepreneur

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share27<p>+13<p>Shares 56<p>As a modern online entrepreneur, you have access to some amazing resources. Entrepreneurs love to save money, but at …

Small Business

5 Steps You Can Take Now to Get Wealthy in 2017

The first move you can take toward financial independence is expanding your sense of what is possible.<p>Entrepreneur and Penny Stock Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of 2016 is fast approaching, and while many of us area already caught up in all of the hustle …

No, Successful People Aren't Superhuman. They Just Do These 10 Things | Inc.com

Does it sometimes seem like people all around you are getting promoted, or leaving to start their own business, while all your hard work and experience are getting you nowhere?<p>Maybe it's time to take a hard look at your habits and the perceptions they convey, compared to some of the other people on …

Self-improvement

14 Books by Billionaires That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Christmas List | Inc.com

Reading is an essential part of any learning process. Books give you an intimate glimpse into the minds of others. They reveal subtleties you may not yet be aware of. So, especially when you're navigating a road as ambiguous as entrepreneurship, it's a good idea to take a page out of the stories of …

Ralph Lauren

7 Books That Will Make You an Idea Factory

A Coursera co-founder and former Google exec on the books that help him come up with so many great ideas.<p>Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of great ideas don't just pop out of thin air. Most are actually the unexpected combination of two or more concepts from different branches of …

10 Success lessons from Paulo Coelho – “The Alchemist” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+16<p>Shares 99<p>Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian novelist and songwriter and the best-selling Portuguese language author in history. He …

Motivation

How to Position Yourself as an Authority in Your Niche

<b>By MaryEllen Tribby</b><p>"Who me? An expert?"<p>Yes, nearly everyone has the ability to be a thought leader, an authority or an expert in their niche.<p>Remember you don't need to know <b>everything</b> about your topic to be considered an expert - you just need to know more than the average person.<p>There a number of …

Lessons From The Greats: How Tesla And Under Armour Can Help You Build Your Startup

Innovation is the heart of any startup and gives it life. It comes in two forms: product innovation and creative design to interface with the market. Product innovation happens when you invent a new product for an existing market like Tesla, or reinvent an existing product like Under Armour. But no …

Under Armour

The 4 Ideal Elements of Successful Ads on Facebook, Google and Twitter

The organic promotion party on all social media platforms continues to be disappointing.Marketers with even hundreds of thousands of followers don’t …

Marketing

9 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

And it's never too early to start.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up nine pieces of advice from people who became millionaires at a young age, as well as those who have studied hundreds of self-made millionaires.<p>We can't <i>guarantee</i> millionaire status, but doing these things …

12-Step Guide for Social Media Marketing Success (Infographic)

Marketing on social media can be a daunting task for a small business or a startup. With so much conflicting advice and competition, it can seem …

5 Books for the Entrepreneurial Soul

Reading books is a cheap and effective way to become a better entrepreneur. Here are some titles you may want to check out.<p>Long before I ever took the plunge into entrepreneurship, folks were always telling me to start my own business - but I was too chicken. No one in my family is an entrepreneur, …

3 Simple Habits That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Remove the unnecessary. Automate decisions. Maintain good health.<p><i>What are the best productivity hacks of startup CEOs? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mikael Cho, founder of Crew | Unsplash,</b> …

How We Turned A Fun Idea Into A 6 Figure Business In Just 1 Year

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on September <b>14, 2016</b><p><b>UPDATE: This post has gone viral so we want to give every reader 15% off their first order as a special thank you!</b> …

How to make killer emails to promote your business

Social and viral marketing are currently on-trend, but email is still the king of business marketing<p>You could argue that Amazon founded a business on …

11 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

7 key insights I learned from earning over $150,000 in one month

Those words describe exactly how I feel when I see the number above.<p>Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I could build multiple businesses that would allow me to generate that much money in a single month.<p><i>Never.</i><p>Heck, when I graduated college, I'm not sure if I ever truly believed I could …

Should I Contract Or Hire My Next Employee?

<i>Running In The Red Zone</i><p>Start-ups notoriously run on fumes. This is no secret, and because of this fact, a start-up whether bootstrapping or with outside investors, must always get the best “bang for the buck” in order to survive. To be successful, a startup must make it through the very difficult …

Startups

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

Entrepreneurship

Why Every Entrepreneur Must Follow the 10X Rule

Entrepreneurs and startup leaders must adhere to this 10X mindset, and here are ways to put it into action.<p>As co-founder of a startup, I am constantly juggling my priorities to focus on the initiatives that will help our company grow as fast as possible.<p>As we scale, I think about things with a 10X …

10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re an entrepreneur, bootstrapping a business, then you understand the importance of every dollar.<p>While executing your core competency is a crucial factor to your business’ success, another important step is effectively marketing …

3 Digital Marketing Strategies Used By Top Consumer Brands That Achieve Low CPA & High ROI

As a mid-sized digital marketing agency, our team has experienced both the challenges and opportunities that arise from working with a wide range of companies. Regardless of how large these brands are, or what industries they are a part of, they all share a common goal: to garner the most qualified …

Marketing

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

TED Talks

Top 5 Small Business Tools

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being your own boss can mean being your own marketing department, public relations team or sales squad — you name it, small business owners often end up handling it themselves, at least at some point. With so many hats to wear, you need …