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How I Landed 5 Dream Jobs In One Month By Giving Away My Best Ideas

<i>by</i> <i>Garin Etcheberry</i><p>30 days/300 ideas<p>A few months ago I sent 10 ideas for passive revenue streams to James Altucher and Aaron Brabham at The Ask …

How Word Choices Transform Your Mind

The way we speak has powerful impact on our ability to be successful and happy yet few of us are intentional with our choice of words. Studies have …

Study Skills

This guy used a frequent-flyer loophole to take a $60,000 trip in a first-class suite on Emirates — here's what it was like

Travel blogger Sam Huang recently cashed in his Alaska Airlines frequent-flyer miles for a $60,000 trip around the world, and luckily he took plenty of pictures documenting what it was like.<p>"Unlimited Dom Perignon, wild caviar, and a shower spa while flying 40,000 feet in the air — it's no wonder …

15 Signs You're in a Healthy Relationship

Being in love is great and all, but what you really need for a lasting, healthy relationship is a solid, compatible partner. Here, experts share 15 things that happy, thriving...

Grooming

Want to intern at a Wall Street bank? Here's the first thing they'll look for on your résumé

Last summer, Goldman Sachs had 59,000 applicants for roughly 2,900 intern positions.<p>So if you're going to drop your resume in a stack with thousands of others, you want it to look good.<p>We spoke with a former analyst at a bulge-bracket bank who's been through the process both as an applicant and, on …

Employment

World's most powerful passport 2018 | Atlas & Boots

<b>Travelling can be a bureaucratic nightmare for those on restricted passports. Here we look at the best passport to have in 2018 based on the freedom</b> …

How to Avoid 4 Mental Blockers That Can Sabotage Your Career

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>You may not realize it, but your brain is working against you.<p>Think about it: How many times have you tried to focus in a meeting, only to succumb to a burning desire to check your Instagram?<p>Or how about the time you were told to come up with 10 new …

Self-help

VCs and startups are now paying attention to a vital thing they used to ignore

If a startup wants to get noticed, there's one new important thing they must pay attention to: How secure they are.<p>In the eyes of tech executives, computer security can no longer be an afterthought. According to The Information, computer security companies are being brought on to advise other …

18 mistakes that kill startups (Infographic)

The first infographic seems popular so here’s another one for the community. (Keep the upvotes and comments coming, folks!). Source and huge credits …

Startups

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

Use These 3 Analysis Tools to Prepare a Killer Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mission planning in the SEAL Teams always took one of two routes: deliberate or hasty. Deliberate planning assumed a longer term approach (greater than 48 hours) whereas hasty planning was for anything within a 24-hour period -- with some …

The Freelancer's Guide to Time Management

Time management is a challenge for all of us, but we freelancers face a unique set of issues when it comes to making the most of our time. Not only …

How Tracking What I Do Every Day Helped Me Find Better Work-Life Balance

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who enjoy tracking what they do with their time all day, and the rest of us, who’d rather watch …

Read This Before You Build Your Next Product

In a future teeming with robots and artificial intelligence, humans seem to be on the verge of being crowded out. But in reality the opposite is true.<p>…

5 Love Lessons to Help Your Relationship Thrive

<b>“Some people come into your life as blessings. Others come into your life as lessons.” ~Mother Teresa</b><p>Going by experience, I should have been …

Relationships

Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free

Why reinvent the wheel? Get a professional business plan template at no cost.<p>Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It's definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you're like a lot of entrepreneurs, you're probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get …

Small Business

10 skills that are hard to learn but pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>In an effort to ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.<p>Effective time management …

Self-improvement

Why Passion Can Lead Your Startup To Failure

Following your passions blindly can lead you to launching a doomed company.

How VCs Think About Early Stage Financing | Inc.com

Over the years I've written extensively about the downsides of convertible notes for startups (here, here and here). The truth is that I've been warning about convertible notes since 2010, when it was first declared that "convertible notes have won."<p>Today I want to talk about how a VC thinks about …

Venture Capital

8 Smart Money Habits to Practice in Your Startup | Inc.com

<i>A penny saved is a penny earned.</i> -<i>Benjamin Franklin</i><p>One thing many entrepreneurs struggle with is money management. You can have the greatest idea on the planet, but if you can't keep cash flow going and feeding your business, it will starve out.<p>You can't treat your startup like a piggybank, even if …

Small Business

7 Myths Entrepreneurs Should Walk Away From

<b>Question:</b> What is one business myth that entrepreneurs should disregard?<p>You Have No Time for Friends and Family<p>“Smart entrepreneurs know that having …

Do start-ups need HR?

The typical evolution of HR in organizations used to be as follows.In the first phase the founder or founders do everything themselves. After a …

Human Resources

4 Things Successful Small-Business Owners Do Every Morning

The saying goes that the early bird gets the worm. But success isn’t as simple as waking up before everyone else. It’s about what you do -- <i>or don’t do</i> -- in those first hours of the day. We partnered with Wells Fargo and asked several small-business owners to share the simple morning habits that …

5 adaptations entrepreneurs hope for in supportive spouses

Being an entrepreneur’s spouse sounds interesting and exciting to youngsters as entrepreneurship is the new ‘in’ thing. But it might not be as simple …

How to write a business plan

A business plan is basically split into four parts: the business; marketing; finance and the management team.<p><b>The business</b><p>Your business plan should …

Start small: In search of the minimum viable product

If you’re starting out with an idea and nothing built yet, your first goal should be to prove the product you want to build solves a problem.“‘Make …

Product Management