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Warren Buffett's Best Investing Advice in 10 Quotes

"Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No. 1"<p>One great way to learn the basics of investing is by studying the greatest …

Investing

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

Investing

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective

Let technology radically enhance your leadership. It’s not enough for today’s leaders to focus only on getting things done. 21st century leaders must …

Apps

7 necessary tools for startups that are free or low cost

When you begin your journey as a startup, you probably don’t have enough money to buy the most expensive tools that you think your business needs. To …

Project Management

15 must-read books by tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their brilliant minds

And a lot of them want to share their ideas with anybody who will listen.<p>We've put together 15 of the best books written by current and former tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their fabulous minds.

Silicon Valley

The 7 Questions You Need To Ask Your Team Every Month

Companies that want to achieve continuous growth need to create a culture of continuous feedback.<p>The whole team should be working together to help …

Employee Engagement

7 research-backed ways to stop procrastinating (and get more done)

We’re all guilty of procrastination.<p>We start the day with the intention of doing one thing, and it gets pushed off for later in the day. Then the next day. And soon after, the next week.<p>It’s a never ending cycle that never seems to get any easier.<p>Before we introduce the seven research-backed ways …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

30-Second Habits That Can Help Boost Your Career And Finances

You don’t need to commit a lot of time to make a big difference in your career path and financial future.<p>We get it—you’re crazy busy.<p>But what if we told you that you could do wonders for your career and even finances . . . in 30 seconds flat?<p>The truth is that you can get a lot done in half a …

Cute

How to Create an Emotional Connection With Remote Employees | Inc.com

What's the difference between a remote team that performs like a happy, cohesive unit and one that performs poorly?<p>Tsedal Neeley, associate professor at Harvard Business School and founder of consulting firm Global Matters, has focused on this subject--bridging social and emotional distances for …

Employment

How to use body language to appear more trustworthy at work

In fact, in business, helping others realize that they can rely on you and that you operate with integrity is crucial.<p>But, building trust can be tricky. And if you're not careful, your body language could work against you.<p>Here are some tips to ensure your body language supports the trust you're …

Public Speaking

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Management

3 Warren Buffett Habits We Should All Adopt

While we can't be Warren Buffett, there are three things we can do to help us try to match his success.<p>Warren Buffett has grown from a boy who at 7 …

Investing

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Online Education

5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Believe it or not, successful people have bad days, too. The difference is they don’t let their feelings dictate their actions. Remembering that emotions are temporary, they have a singular focus -- to serve a larger vision.<p>In order to …

Motivation

The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Targeting the right customer base is essential to any entrepreneur’s success. But within the startup community, it often seems like there are only two markets getting attention from tech entrepreneurs: consumer and enterprise.<p>The consumer …

Small Business

10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On the unpredictable road of entrepreneurship, it can be immensely helpful to receive guidance and advice from those who have traveled those roads already.<p>Their experiences, distilled into teachable information, can help the rest of us …

Leadership

10 Pointers Every Young Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A young entrepreneur might run across a lot of articles offering advice for the new business owner. But how many articles are actually geared toward the young entrepreneur?<p>As a former young entrepreneur myself (now I'm 30), I’ve decided …

Entrepreneurship

How Big Data Will Change Everything About Managing Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is no secret that today’s employees are being driven to distraction by technology. With the beckoning <i>ding</i> of a new tweet, email or instant message, we may be prone to abandoning a particular task—but obvious forms of distraction are …

Big Data

Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, launched its grocery delivery service AmazonFresh, he chose a surprising team to lead it. He didn’t choose successful supermarket or delivery executives. He chose the people who had failed …

Business Strategy

How to Recruit and Hire the Team You Need at Each Phase of Startup Growth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Around the end of 2010, I decided take a bit of a career gamble. After working in investment banking and private equity for five years then going on to get my MBA, I took a job as one of the first 10 hires at a mobile gaming startup …

Human Resources

6 Tips for Expanding Your Business Internationally

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After a good idea grows into a business, it’s natural to have a desire to expand the operation to an entirely new audience. However, much like forging an idea into a full-fledged (and, most importantly, successful) company, establishing a …

Entrepreneurship

50 Tips for Starting Your Own Company

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business isn't for the faint of heart. It's stressful and pretty much demands your complete focus. On the plus side, it can also be a fulfilling experience professionally and personally.<p>Here are …

Small Business

8 Smart Leadership Strategies Most CEOs Forget to Use

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the CEO, you work for your employees first and foremost. It's not the other way around.<p>To create change, influence others and drive success, develop leadership skills that will earn you admiration, respect and trust. To do so, …

Leadership

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

15 Signs You're an Entrepreneur

This story appears in the August 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Pressed to describe the stereotypical entrepreneur, which words would you use? Passionate? Dedicated? Optimistic? Sure, those apply. But insecure and troublemaker are more accurate, according to 'treps who know a success when …

Entrepreneurship

What Recruiters Look for in Hiring a Manager and How to Ace That Interview

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Interviews for management roles are challenging not only for job candidates but also for the decision makers of the hiring company. Human resources managers and executives from the departments involved in the recruitment process need to …

Employment

5 Must-Read Books for Every Entrepreneur This Summer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re on a plane traveling to your next meeting, taking vacation on the beach, or out on the prairie, there are five must-read books you need to bring with you. It’s a list of new bestsellers and old classics and, no matter the …

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