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The Elements of a Successful Sales Business Plan

Want your sales to skyrocket? Then build a strategic and tactical sales plan that will launch you far past your sales expectations.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: I'm developing a sales plan for my business. What elements should I include?</b><p><b>A:</b> OK, my sales plan...Let's …

Small Business

What Every Wine Geek Needs to Know, Right Now

Listen up: Do you know what these phrases mean: “Pet-nat,” “concrete eggs,” “en rama,” “koshu,” or “red blotch”? You’re not up to speed with the …

4 New Year's Resolutions You Should Make to Improve Your Career

These four super-quick tips will help jumpstart your career in 2016.<p>As the year comes to a close, people are naturally going to be talking about their New Year's resolutions. But want to know what I think you should really be focusing on in 2016? Here are four ways to further your career.<p>1. Become …

How to Be Exceptionally Persuasive: 9 Ways to Tap Your Inner Steve Jobs

Great leaders persuade others to rally behind them--and you can too.<p>One thing remarkably successful people (here's what they look like) have in common is the ability to persuade and convince other people.<p>I know, I know. The word <i>persuasion</i> conjures up images of manipulating, pressuring, cajoling, …


5 Ways to Battle Procrastination

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone procrastinates from time to time, but some do it more often than others. For those habitual procrastinators, the ability to complete even the smallest tasks or projects can seem elusive. However, it’s important to remember that …



Success Is at Your Fingertips if You Do These 9 Things

Training the best of our military around the world in strength and confidence, Tee Major knows what success requires and shares the secrets here.<p>Training the elite of the elite of our military, professional athletes, Olympians, executives, and celebrities, Tee Major knows success and is a force to …

Jay Johnson

3 Things to Do If You Want to Become a CEO by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When, at age 24, I told my boss (somewhat tongue in cheek) that I wanted to become a CEO, he nearly fell off his chair. It was 1974; I was a software developer working for IBM. At that time, lowly engineers were not expected to aspire to …



Black Enterprise

6 Things You Can Do Every Week to Grow Your Personal Brand

The best place to travel every month of the year

We teamed up with Kayak to find the best international destination to visit each month of the year.<p>Kayak calculated the median monthly airfare and median hotel rates for four-star properties in multiple destinations around the world. Activities and weather were also taken into consideration.<p>Here is …

Rio De Janeiro

19 things little black girls don't hear often enough

Because every other day it seems as if someone new is coming to attack little black girls, here's a list of what they need to hear more often. QWallis<p>…

Google HR boss explains the only 2 ways to keep your best people from quitting

Laszlo Bock, the SVP of Google's People Operations and author of new book "Work Rules!," told Stephanie Ruhle in a panel interview at Bloomberg on Tuesday that most companies don't know how to hold onto their best people.<p>"People don't stay for the money," Bock said, noting that more than a third of …

The Workplace

7 networking secrets everyone should learn in their 20s

What I discovered over the years is that networking is much more than that. It is an essential part of building a successful career, and, if done strategically and intentionally, it can be very powerful.<p>Here are the seven secrets about networking I wish I learned in my 20s:<p>1. Effective networking …


Words of Wisdom to My Daughter about Boys

A movie called <i>Where Hope Grows</i> is about a former major league baseball player and struggling alcoholic named Calvin. He is a single father of a …


I'm a self-made millionaire, and here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

We decided to make a few changes to the property now that we would be living in it year-round.<p>As I was getting into my car one morning, three of the workers paused from what they were doing and stared me down.<p>I stopped and asked if everything was ok, and one of the men said, "It's not fair. You …


10 Smart Things to Do Before Bed Each Night

A few months ago, I wrote about the morning rituals that successful entrepreneurs use in setting the tone for their days. Now let’s fast-forward 12 …

5 Ways to Deal With 'Entrepreneur Anxiety'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anxiety for entrepreneurs is like finding a Starbucks in New York City: It’s there on every corner. When your company is 100 percent your responsibility, and the success or failure of it is in your hands, you’re always going to feel like …


How to Market Your Product or Business on a Bootstrap Budget

Page: 1 2<p>Like most small business owners you are trying hard to stand out from the crowd, make a name for your company and to generate awareness of …

How to Make a Million Dollars by Blogging

Can you really make a million dollars from blogging? Yes. It turns out that’s indeed possible, and participants at the 8th annual <b>Blogging While Brown</b> …


Dave Ramsey

Young people have a rare opportunity to make loads of money without a ton of effort.


If done correctly, videos can be a great addition to your marketing strategy.


When you’re creating something online, people don’t have the opportunity to touch and feel the product in real time. So you have to give them lots of …

Black Enterprise

10 Things Black People Need To Know About #Crowdfunding <br> #ABFF2015

“Good Grief” | Pastor Eric Mason

I haven’t spoken on race much since I’ve been a pastor. But like the great songwriter said, “a time to keep silence, and a time to speak.” (Ecc. 3:7 …

African-American News

Historian Says Don't 'Sanitize' How Our Government Created Ghettos

Fifty years after the repeal of Jim Crow, many African-Americans still live in segregated ghettos in the country's metropolitan areas. Richard Rothstein, a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, has spent years studying the history of residential segregation in America.<p>"We have a myth …


Business Insider

The quality of sleep we get affects every aspect of our lives.