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Slack is now the fastest-growing workplace software ever

And it has $120 million in new funding to push it forward<p>Slack has become a big enough deal that it almost makes you care about enterprise software. The company, which integrates a kind of sophisticated group chat with dozens of other software services that your company may already use, has spread …

Don't Ignore the Importance of Your Site's URL Structure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Often when a team is involved in building new website project, excitement takes hold and that momentum carries the group forward to complete the project. Lots of new features and functions are developed in a semi-chaotic fashion; fresh …

The Art And Science Of Building Confidence Under Pressure

LinkedIn’s career expert and bestselling author Nicole Williams offers five steps for staying cool when the stress heats up.<p>It was the first day of her very first job and Nicole Williams admits she was “scared sh*tless.”<p>The then newly-minted college graduate was way out of her comfort zone. Coming …

The 80/20 Rule and Listening to Your Inner Procrastinator

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A decade ago, my friend Bill said, "Perry I've got a million-dollar idea for you. There's just one catch: If you sell a million dollars, you have to give $10,000 to my favorite charity."<p>"OK Bill, you're on," I said. He insisted I was …

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Killer PowerPoint Presentation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, speaking at influential industry trade shows and conferences positions your products and services center stage, exactly where you want your brand to be.<p>When done right, showcasing your brand in a dynamic presentation …

10 Startups Making Travel More Affordable

Ask any seasoned traveler about the merits of globetrotting and you’re likely to hear a litany of enthusiastic responses: personal growth, cultural …

Why email newsletters still work — and how you can make yours better

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>The email newsletter model comes from some very humble roots, yet has grown into a powerful business model. …

Six Lessons For Startups From Comedy Hack Day At MIT

By John Brownlee5 minute Read<p>A social network for flossers. Foursquare for farts. A 3-D printer for dirt.<p>Over the weekend, MIT Media Lab played host …

Why Native Advertising Is the Opposite of Porn

It's a do-over from the past 20 years of online advertising. It's a bold new path for brands and publishers. It's the hoary advertorial dressed up in …

What The World's Top Leaders Look For When They Hire

The job search process is no walk in the park. Applying and interviewing for a job can be stressful and strenuous for the candidate—and the process isn’t always much easier for those trying to fill the open position.<p>Hiring managers take huge risks every day. They strive to recruit top tier talent, …

The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain–And Why You Should Have One Today

Studies of napping have shown improvement in cognitive function, creative thinking, and memory performance. Ready, set . . . snooze.<p>I’m a big fan of afternoon naps.<p>In fact, I was super excited when I joined Buffer to hear that the team is pro-napping. It’s not every day you come across a company …

4 New Online Money Management Tools Worth A Try

I may have found some new ways to get you out of a personal finance funk.<p>This is the gnawing feeling many of us have that we’re not managing our money well and are paying too much for 401(k)s, mutual funds, brokers and financial planners.<p>But four nascent websites and apps unveiled this week at the …

The big data Wild West: The good, the bad and the ugly

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Antonio Gravante<p>Big data has reached a critical stage. The market is poised to grow to more than $50 …

3 Ways LinkedIn Plans to Be Your Go-To Tool | Inc.com

Right now, LinkedIn has about a quarter of a billion users and about 4,200 employees. The company generated nearly $1 billion in revenue in 2012. But for Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn's CEO, this is just the beginning. If Weiner has his way, you won't simply use LinkedIn to network or find job candidates. …

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