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7 Tips to Networking as an Introvert

Use this guide to make those important connections when you don't love meeting new people.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy breaks down seven strategies introverts can use to be more effective when networking -- or …

Entrepreneurship

7 Words You Should Never Say in PowerPoint (With Apologies to George Carlin) | Inc.com

In 1972, legendary standup comic George Carlin created the "seven words you can never say on television," a timeless routine beginning with the word "shit" and heading rapidly downhill. As a coach seeing hundreds of PowerPoints a year, I've evolved my own list of seven words startups should banish …

Entrepreneurship

What You Can Learn From This Angel Investor's 5 Rules of Investing

Whether you're an entrepreneur thinking about where to place your next investment or a passionate startup seeking capital funding, understanding these rules can make a big difference.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Throughout history, startup capital has driven the …

Entrepreneurship

9 Ways You Unwittingly Make Your Relationships Stronger (According to Science)

When it comes to trust, it's human nature to point to all the ways it gets broken. But what about the things you're already doing right to build trust in your relationships?<p>Your trustworthiness is the most worthwhile skill you can develop. According to Harvard Business Review's 10-year leadership …

Leadership

DIY Auto Repair Tips & Tricks That Will Help You To Keep Your Car In Good Shape - (STEP BY STEP)

<b>In a perfect world, cars would never break down and you wouldn’t need car maintenance.</b><p>In an almost-perfect world, your car only breaks when you are …

The 25 Best Books of 2016

A collection of the best novels, non-fiction, and memoirs from the past year.<p>At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. They've shown us that empathy is a great virtue, …

Books

10 expensive habits you can, and should, break today

Breaking bad financial habits can get us closer to meeting our goals. Learn how habits you might be guilty of are impacting your finances and how to …

How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …

Entrepreneurship

Three Tips For Teaching Kids About Family Wealth

<b>1) Know thyself, know thy partner.</b> Have you and your partner taken the time to discuss your money values? Successful families have clear thoughts and …

4 Interview Questions Every Startup Boss Should Ask

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Employment

5 Battle-Tested Dale Carnegie Quotes That All Entrepreneurs Need to Remember | Inc.com

Dale Carnegie's business philosophies have always had a seat at our family's dinner table and my two sisters and I were required to read the famous book <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> (thanks, dad). Selling over 30 million copies, it has certainly withstood the test of time. As I have …

Entrepreneurship
Startups

What happens when both spouses are entrepreneurs?

The year 2012 was an adventurous one for Devneet Bajaj and his wife Meesha Khanna—it was the year they got married. The good tidings didn’t stop …

Entrepreneurship

The Simple Way to Be a Better Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Leadership

Leverage Your Fear of Failure to Become More Successful Than You Imagined

No one likes to fail. We live in a culture of achievement and success. We hear about the Oscar nominations, the Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge medicines, but we rarely hear about the countless auditions, the challenges of building an exceptional product, or the years of medical school. The …

Motivation

7 Helpful Tips For Entrepreneurs Interested in The Importation Business

Credit<p>I have a friend who as a senior year student in college decided to start a small business by the side. He started importing wrist Watches, Sunglasses and Perfumes from an online e-commerce website.<p>He started with a few items and then as the demand increased, He got more items. It was supposed …

Small Business

5 Common Habits That Might Be Holding Back Your Success

Success looks different to everyone, but the behavioral obstacles we tend to face are remarkably consistent.<p>Everyone’s idea of success is unique. For some, it means owning a multimillion-dollar business and plenty of expensive things. Others have more modest measures of success. A steady income and …

Self-improvement

The 7 Stages of Business Ownership | Inc.com

Building a business doesn't happen overnight. You don't build a business and then wait for it to grow. You start with a barely feasible idea and you nurture it, guiding it through several phases of evolution until it becomes almost unrecognizable. If you're lucky, it will keep evolving until you …

Business Strategy

How to pursue your dream job without quitting your day job

It’s possible to pursue your dream without using your credit card as a poor substitute for a paycheck.<p>By remaining employed as you develop, test, and sell your product you can lay a secure foundation and minimize the risks associated with bootstrapping a business. Here’s how to do it:<p>Determine …

How to Win on Company Culture

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Company culture starts before you even hire your first employee, and often develops organically as the company grows to several dozen employees. The bigger the company gets, the more important it is to develop cultural values and …

Employment

4 Habits the Highly Successful Have Mastered

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether it’s a famous CEO, professional athlete, superstar entrepreneur or anyone who is thriving at the highest level of their profession, chances are they didn’t just wake up one day and be in that position that they are in. There is no …

Self-improvement

The Daily Routines of 15 Successful Entrepreneurs

It’s fascinating to see how some of our favorite entrepreneurs, creatives, and thought leaders spend their time every day. What are their morning …

Productivity

‘Some people love to jump into the next thing and quit their job’

But most of us can’t just drop it all to start a new business. These entrepreneurs say that slow and steady wins the race<p>Fri, May 6, 2016, …

News (Ireland)

Yes, you should write a fucking business plan.

Just because you’re a startup, doesn’t mean you won’t need it.<p>I know business plans aren’t in vogue. They’re not popular. Many of the startups that I …

A Five-Minute Tutorial On How To Value Your Startup

As an entrepreneur looking for professional investors, one of the quickest ways to lose credibility and get rejected is to start with a ridiculously …

Startups

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Why You Should Give Yourself A Year-End Review

Reflecting on your accomplishments and failures is a useful tool for personal growth. Here are six steps to help you set goals for 2016.<p>A growing number of companies, including GE, Accenture, and Deloitte, have done away with the annual review, opting instead for quicker feedback via monthly or …

Management