Rocky Wisnieski

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Five Ways to Use a Speed Square

If you're doing any kind of DIY or construction work, there are a handful of absolutely essential tools you need in your belt: hammer, tape measure, …

Woodworking

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

Steve Jobs Said Goodbye to Micromanagement. Now His Company Could Be Worth a Trillion

Apple is closing in on being the first company ever to be worth a trillion dollars. Why? Because it's always been treated like a startup.<p>Apple is the most valuable company on the planet. With a market capitalization of more than $950 billion, it could be the first company to reach a trillion market …

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

How to Go From a Good Idea to a Great Execution

Use this 7-step template to make it happen. Dr. Marshall Goldsmith did it.<p>Best selling author and executive coach,Dr. Marshall Goldsmith just announced his pay-it-forward project, 100 Coaches, where one hundred leaders agreed to teach others what they know. <i>For free</i>.<p>Goldsmith came up with the idea …

How Technology is Saving the Oil and Gas Industry

Technology is helping revive and transform legacy industries by creating efficiencies where needed.<p>To say the oil and gas industry has had a tough couple of years would be a bit of an understatement. Today, public perception is that oil and gas companies are not keeping up with the times. Not only …

How to start a business with no money

You’ve got a great idea for a brand-new business, or you’re tired of the 9-to-5 grind and want to take your success into your own hands. Either way, you’re excited to turn this dream into reality.<p>But leaving your current job without a backup plan can be a risky thing. Everything you’ve saved is …

Small Business

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Laptops

How to Turn Your Idea Into a Movement

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humphreys sits down with the 'OolaGuys' to find out how other authors, coaches and speakers can turn their ideas into movements.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The “OolaGuys” are co-authors of the international bestselling book series …

Entrepreneurship

I've held 1,000 interviews, and I've found only 4 questions truly matter

Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee.<p>If you're just starting your company, you may as well get over the fact that you'll likely lose sleep over …

Employment

10 Simple Things You Need to Know About Finance if You Want to Be Rich

What we in finance understand is that risk equals reward. You cannot gain something without the willingness to give something up.<p><i>What are the ten most important things about personal finance that someone without a finance background must know? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and</i> …

If You Want to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Getting new hires off on the right foot can make all the difference.<p>If you're in any type of management role, I have an important question for you: Do you have an onboarding process for new employees?<p>I ask because having effective onboarding is crucial to the success of new hires. For so many …

The 7 Highest-Paying IT Certifications of 2017

If you’re thinking of launching a career in information technology (IT) or of getting certified for something you’re already doing in IT, then there …

7 Things Great Bosses Tell Their Employees Every Single Day

Leaders have the power to get their people super motivated--or not.<p>Ever wondered what the best bosses whisper to their employees to get them motivated and glad to be working every single day? Here's your chance to find out.<p>1. "I trust you."<p>These three words tell your employees that you believe in …

How to Design Meetings Your Team Will Want to Attend

There’s a lot of advice out there about how to make meetings more efficient and productive. And while it’s true that leading focused, deliberate conversations is critical to organizational performance, meetings aren’t <i>just</i> about delivering results. There’s another outcome that leaders should be …

3 Reasons Your Employees Are Miserable at Work (and What to Do About It)

This best-selling author reveals what companies must do to avoid spreading job misery to their employees.<p>Patrick Lencioni, renowned business consultant and bestselling author of <i>The Five Dysfunctions of a Team</i>, knows a thing or two about organizational health.<p>In his sixth fable released in 2015, <i>The</i> …

17 Passive Income Ideas for Automating Your Cash Flow

Putting your effort in upfront and collecting the returns forever after is the foundation of financial freedom.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Passive income has long been the holy grail for entrepreneurs looking to free up their time, untethering the cord of daily …

Small Business

Great Managers Lead Meetings For 3 Different Outcomes

What makes for a successful meeting?<p>For some companies, the idea of holding consistently effective meetings is a pipe dream. Employees view most meetings as a necessary evil, a complete waste of time at best, a torturous exercise in endurance at worst.<p>But what if the problem centers on what you’re …

27 Ways to Learn to Program Online

Whether you are looking to switch careers and become a full-time programmer, want to try to build a website or app on the side, or are just looking to round out your skill set, learning to code has certainly been something a lot of people have started to do lately. And while being a programmer …

The 4 Traits Every Good Project Manager Needs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I did not set out to be a product manager. That seems strange for me to write, considering I have led product and strategy at six companies now. When I started my career, though, I was happy just finding great market opportunities and …

Product Management

Boost Muscle Growth with High Frequency Training

If you’re looking for a new approach to your training plan to stimulate new muscle growth, this might be the answer you need.<p>You may or may not have …

Exercise