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5 VC Clauses Entrepreneurs Should Never Ever Accept

Most venture capitalists love presenting astonishingly complex term sheets. They’re in the business of making money and negotiate term sheets for a living. They’re well versed with the potential outcomes of the entrepreneur–venture capitalist relationship and minimise their downside risk as much as …

Venture Capital

RANKED: These will be the 32 most powerful economies in the world by 2050

A report from professional services giant PwC looks at which economies around the world will be the biggest and most powerful in 33 years time.<p>The report, titled "The long view: how will the global economic order change by 2050?" ranked 32 countries by their projected global gross domestic product …

Economy

Side Hustle & Bustle: Hiver CEO Raises Capital While Working Full-Time

Andrea Sommer, the Founder and (not yet full-time) CEO of Hiver is doing what some people say can’t be done. She is working full-time while on the side incubating and raising capital for her startup.<p>Some ventures can be more easily bootstrapped, but in the technology space, as Hiver is, developing …

Entrepreneurship

Once You Learn These 8 Hard Truths About Life, You'll Become Much Stronger

Life is many things. Life is beautiful and miraculous, and it’s wonderful. But there is one thing life isn’t: easy. There are times when this is more …

10 Success lessons from Marc Andreessen – “Legend of Silicon Valley” for entrepreneurs

Share24<p>Tweet<p>Share268<p>+14<p>Shares 296<p>Marc Andreessen is a legendary figure in Silicon Valley — and worldwide. After launching Netscape 20 years ago, Marc …

Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1995, Kurt Vonnegut gave a lecture in which he described his theory about the shapes of stories. In the process, he plotted several examples …

Kurt Vonnegut

76 Mindfulness Quotes From His Holiness The Dalai Lama

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama (Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso) <b></b> was born on 6 July 1935 at Taktser village in the Republic of …

The Insane Work Ethic of Mark Cuban, Jeff Bezos, and 14 Other Powerful Leaders | Inc.com

Talent, connections, and money can help you get where you want to go in life--but those things alone won't do it. You also need to work hard to be truly successful.<p>Despite their obvious gifts, successful people like Kobe Bryant, Tim Cook, and Sheryl Sandberg wouldn't be where they are today without …

General Motors

This essay got a high-school senior into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford

She also got into Stanford, which has an acceptance rate of 4.69% — a lower rate than any of the Ivy League schools.<p>"I'm sort of still in shock. I don't think I've processed everything yet," she excitedly told Business Insider.<p>The Ivy League is notoriously hard to get into, as the hundreds of …

College & University

33 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh

Did you ever felt that positive vibe, when someone’s writing just change the way you look at the world, Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings shall do that for …

The Eight Principles That Made Google the Most Innovative Company on Earth

<i>Don’t think outside the box. Go box shopping. Keep trying on one after another until you find the one that catalyzes your thinking. A good box is</i> …

Innovation

25 Powerful Quotes Entrepreneurs Can Use to Motivate and Inspire

Founder, Market Domination Media®<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur can be an emotional ride, with ups, downs, joy and disappointment. Sometimes a little piece of advice or wisdom from a brilliant mind can help you motor through even the most …

Motivation

11 quotes that show the great leadership of General George Patton

Gen. George S. Patton was a complicated military figure, but there can be little debate over whether he was quotable.<p>Perhaps most famous for his commanding of the 7th Army during World War II, Old "Blood and Guts" often gave rousing speeches to motivate, inspire, and educate his soldiers.<p>In honor …

Military

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

Happiness

47 quotes on leadership worth repeating

What does it take to be a good leader? From Aristotle to Bill Gates, here are 47 empowering quotes from some of the greatest leaders of our time.<p>1. …

100 Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Change Your Life

The Dalai Lama, his holiness is a world leader that is committed to promoting positive values such as , forgiveness,self-discipline, tolerance, …

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

UX Design

50 Ways Entrepreneurship Will Change Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve seen tons of articles talking about what personality and skills you need to become an entrepreneur, but while certain qualities can help you become more successful as an entrepreneur, anybody can become one.<p>The experience of being an …

Entrepreneurship

What does a VC look for in a startup?

The most intriguing question for early-stage entrepreneurs is most often, “What does a VC look for?” Two of the most common responses from VCs are …

Venture Capital

How Lean Startups Can Maximize PR Opportunities | SEJ

With the right strategy and placement, marketing and PR opportunities can do wonders for a brand. If you’re a scrappy startup or just don’t have the …

Public Relations

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Public Speaking

25 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Leader

You can improve your skills by watching lectures from these amazing and brilliant individuals.<p>If you're the owner of a business or someone in a management position, then you know how often employees, colleagues, and partners turn to you when they have questions, concerns, or need advice. Not only …

Self-improvement

All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a person who has walked the path before you can be a pivotal part of your success--but finding someone willing to coach you is not …

Entrepreneurship

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Self-improvement

10 Inspirational Books Recommended By Highly Successful People

I am often inspired by the life stories of really successful people. Some, like Oprah Winfrey, have come from pretty terrible circumstances.<p>Others, …

Self-improvement