Joe Hendley

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Avoid The Regret: Three Warning Signs You're About To Start A Wrong Business

3 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Entrepreneurship is soaring in the Middle East. According to research by MAGNiTT, the annual investment in startups across MENA is closely US$1 billion. Between February and December of 2016, two …

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>6 min read<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t know how I was going to pay the rent, let alone eat. …

Profit

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

How the Single Most Important Feature on LinkedIn Just Got Even More Powerful

LinkedIn recently restored some key components of the most popular (and powerful) feature on the platform. Here's how to take advantage.<p>If you want to win new business and build a valuable network on LinkedIn, it's all about understanding how to find (and utilize) context for a one-on-one …

Anxiety & Panic Disorder: Dealing with Procrastination

Procrastination can be a common problem for many people with anxiety-related conditions, including panic disorder. There are numerous symptoms of …

Procrastination

Beware the Tales of Techlash

According to Axios, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President-CEO Tom Donohue recently warned of the consequences of a strengthening "techlash"—the …

Advertising

Why willpower is overrated

Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is?<p>People with a lot of self-control — people who, when they happen upon a delicious food they don’t think they should eat, seemingly grin and bear the temptation until it passes — have it easy.<p>But why? …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Gamers beware: WHO classifies 'gaming addiction' as a real affliction that can hamper personal and social well-being

It’s almost official, excessive gaming is on the verge of being classified under “disorders due to addictive behaviours” as an ailment worthy of …

To Improve Sleep and Reduce Anxiety, Add More Magnesium to Your Diet

“If there’s one supplement that is absolutely essential, it’s magnesium,” Dr. Dennis Goodman, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at New York …

Israel hacked Kaspersky, then tipped the NSA that its tools had been breached

In 2015, Israeli government hackers saw something suspicious in the computers of a Moscow-based cybersecurity firm: hacking tools that could only have come from the National Security Agency.<p>Israel notified the NSA, where alarmed officials immediately began a hunt for the breach, according to people …

Cybersecurity

The flaws a Nobel Prize-winning economist wants you to know about yourself

Sorry to say it, but you’re not perfect. We like to believe that we are smart, rational creatures, always acting in our best interests. In fact, dominant economic theory these days often makes that assumption.<p>What was left of this illusion was further dismantled by the The Royal Swedish Academy of …

This is what your favorite color says about you, according to "color psychology"

In things we just learned existed and now want to know everything about: Apparently there’s something called “color psychology,” and it can …

Google has built earbuds that translate 40 languages in real time

Google is the first major tech company to build the Babel fish.<p>The search company, which is now making a slew of its own hardware products, announced the Google Pixel Buds at a San Francisco event today (Oct. 4). The earbuds connect wirelessly with Google’s latest smartphones, but more importantly, …

Artificial Intelligence

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

To Get People to Really Want to Buy Your Product, You Must Focus on the 3 P's

Side-hustling pro Chris Guillebeau explains that when you're presenting an offer, you want to make sure to give people all the pertinent information they need to make a purchase.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In</i> <i>"Tough Love Tuesday,"</i> <i>we’re connecting</i> …

What Does It Mean To Be Charming?

Recently, I had lunch with my colleague David. Afterwards we went to pick up his dry cleaning. Walking into the dry cleaners was like walking into …

Don't Overthink, Just Do (The Overthinker’s Guide To Taking Action)

Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is going to be like, too much time thinking about how awesome it will be… and too little time actually making the thing, you make no progress.<p>With respect to goals, …

AI and CGI will transform information warfare, boost hoaxes, and escalate revenge porn

When the Roman Republic first conquered the Italian peninsula between 500-200 BC, it was known to send fake refugees into enemy cities to "[subvert] the enemy from within." "Pope Joan" was believed to be a woman who allegedly tricked her way into become pope in the Middle Ages by pretending to be a …

Can game theory end world conflict?

Robert J. Aumann isn’t only famous for his long white beard and deep sense of wisdom. He’s also renowned for a string of controversies. On one hand, …

10 Video Game Theories That Completely Changes Everything

Video Game Theories started to emerge on the internet in the early 2000s and after that “Theories” have become an important part of video game …

Internet

Customer Engagement Is the New Marketing | Inc.com

Your best salespeople aren't on your payroll. They aren't down the hall. In fact, they may not even be in the same building as you.<p>It sounds crazy, but the reality is that the people best equipped to sell your product might be... the people who have already purchased your product. And your ability …

Customer Experience

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here’s How To Know For Sure

Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly …

INFJ Careers: 6 To Avoid If You’re An INFJ Personality

Are you an INFJ personality type? If so, does your career support your very unique motivations, strengths, and preferences as an INFJ? People often …

Creating The Never-Ending Bloom: The Amazing Mathematical Wonders of John Edmark | Colossal

<p>We’ve long marveled at artist John Edmark‘s (previously) kinetic objects that function as a medium to express a variety of mathematical formulas and …

Our target-driven corporate culture is failing customers

It would take a heart of stone not to feel for United Airlines. The company had built a reputation for cost control. Its boss, Oscar Muñoz, recently won a “communicator of the year” award. Fed up with bribing overbooked passengers who would not budge, even for $800, and needing seats for its own …

Corporate Culture

The big five personality traits and what they mean to psychologists

At the topmost level, there are two types of people in the world: Those who think personality types can be categorized and those who can't.<p>Among …

Psychology

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't | Inc.com

Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make sense.<p>Over the past three decades of coaching top leaders and entrepreneurs all over the world, I …

Leadership