Rolf Evenson

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10 Ways Successful People Transform Themselves From Good to Great

There's always room for improvement.<p>No matter who you are, there's always room for improvement. And there always will be.<p>Because when you hit pause in your busy life and reflect on your emotional wellbeing, small parts of your life in which you are not fulfilling your true potential bubble and rise …

6 Tools You Won't Be Able to Live Without if You Work Remotely

Working and running a business across borders is becoming easier than ever before--these tools can help you manage.<p>Today, I did business with the United States, Japan, and Canada, all from my laptop in South Korea. For the past two years, I've run my business entirely remotely from anywhere I could …

15 Ways to Grow Your Business Fast

Successfully scaling a business is all about doing the fundamentals and having the stamina to see it through.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let's face it. Scaling your business is hard. It takes considerable effort. In the beginning, it means wearing different hats. It …

Small Business

4 Books that Every Entrepreneur and Businessperson Should Read

Before you set your 2018 goals and decide on your New Year's resolutions, check out "Finish," by Jon Acuff. Check out these other books, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading great books and then applying the key information that I learned from each book has …

Self-improvement

10 Growth Hacking Strategies to Triple Your Sales

The better you know your customers, the easier it will be to determine how you can best help them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do you build and grow a successful business? How do you take it from ground level, to national or even global awareness? How do you …

Marketing

Here's how you automate your inbox to zero

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Arianna Huffington reported that every email she — or her employees — receives on vacation is deleted. The CEO and founder of Thrive Global thinks it’s harder to relax on vacation when you’re continually receiving email notifications. Additionally, she …

This 4-Minute Bedtime Routine Will Help You Sleep Soundly (It Might Even Change Your Life)

Follow this rather rigid routine at night, sans all gadgets. You'll sleep better and feel less stressed out.<p>I decided to stop cold. I needed to break the cycle. I was getting a little nervous about what's been happening to me lately, and this was a pretty drastic measure.<p>That's right, I have …

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Audition for TED2018!

At last year’s TEDNYC Idea Search, artist Olalekan Jeyifous showed off his hyper-detailed and gloriously complex imaginary cities. See more of his …

Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom's 5-Minute Cure for Procrastination

You need just 5 minutes to stop putting off your biggest, scariest goals.<p>Five minutes doesn't seem like enough time to accomplish anything of real importance. That's why, when we have these little scraps of time to spare, we often just throw them away on social media or cat videos.<p>But according to …

10 Brilliant Business Books of 2017

The list includes a candid story of sex discrimination in Silicon Valley and a big chewy book about scaling.<p>Among the best business books of 2017 are some excellent new titles by journalists; a candid, lived-it story of sex discrimination in Silicon Valley; and a big chewy book about scaling that …

This Engagement Letter Has a 100 Percent Success Rate and All Hiring Managers Need It In Their Arsenal

Don't think outside the box, it's time to recreate the entire coloring book.<p>If I've learned one thing in building my own business from the ground up, it's that you can only take it so far by yourself. At some point, your small team is going to hire others to take you to the next level, that's just …

Think LinkedIn is a Waste of Time? The 1 Trick to Make It a Selling Machine

Hundreds of LinkedIn connections, but zero business leads? Pretty common. Most business people miss out on simple ways to supercharge LinkedIn.<p>In a perfect world, we'd all wake up, pour a cup of coffee, login to social media and find customers pounding down the virtual door to do business with us. …

Become a Master Connector with This Simple, Time-Tested Formula

Being a connector is an essential skill in today's business world. These simple steps will help you hone your connecting dexterity.<p>Do you wish you had better connections? Influencers who can make a difference in your life and business? These connections are accessible to you--if you're willing to …

Step by Step Process to Find Anyone’s Email Address

We pitch <i>over</i> 5,000 reporters, journalists and bloggers <b>each month</b> for clients.Our data shows <b>personalized</b> emails have a <b>3x response and success …

Google Search

9 Actually Inspirational Podcasts To Listen To If You Want To Start Your Own Business

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Music<p>by Anna Heaton | 11 07 2017<p>Grab your headphones and prepare to take note, guys.<p>The rise of entrepreneurship in recent years has been a …

Entrepreneurship

6 Work Habits Americans Have That Other Countries Avoid at All Costs

The way Americans work has people in other countries scratching their heads.<p>The way Americans work has people in other countries scratching their …

The 12 best business books of the year, according to Stanford Business School

A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might make good holiday gifts, too:

Bad Science

The 1 Sentence That Will Make You a More Effective Speaker Every Time

This one simple trick will make your speeches clear, concise, and compelling every time.<p>"Clear writing is clear thinking." My 10th-grade English teacher shared that morsel of wisdom once as I was slogging through a 20-page term paper with no idea where I was going or how to make the points I wanted …

7 Ways Blockchain Will Enable Entrepreneurs in 2018

Blockchain is so much more than the technology used for cryptocurrencies. Here are 7 ways blockchain is enabling an entirely new generation of entrepreneurs.<p>You'd be forgiven if you mistakenly linked blockchain technology with bitcoin. While blockchain has many uses outside the domain of …

Ditch the Cold Call and Email Blast: 5 Creative Ways to Reach Your Ideal Prospects

It's always a race to fill the pipeline. Here's how to get in front of qualified prospects, and never cold call again.<p>Gone are the days when prospecting was limited to dialing for dollars. With the ability to reach hundreds of ideal prospects everyday through social media, everyone in sales (which …

IBM makes 20 qubit quantum computing machine available as a cloud service

IBM has been offering quantum computing as a cloud service since last year when it came out with a 5 qubit version of the advanced computers. Today, the company announced that it’s releasing 20-qubit quantum computers, quite a leap in just 18 months. A qubit is a single unit of quantum …

7 Regrets of a Failed Entrepreneur

Things I learned that I would do differently in my next business.<p>Eighty percent of new businesses fail, and often for reasons that were completely avoidable. Others fail because of a lack of organization, preparation, or a good understanding of what takes to run a successful business.<p>Unfortunately, …

Neuroscientist David Eagleman and composer Anthony Brandt explain how creativity works

‘Bend, blend, break’<p>What makes humans special? Some credit should go to the opposable thumb and the larynx, says neuroscientist David Eagleman, but a lot of it has to do with our ability to be creative and constantly think up new ideas.<p>Eagleman, a professor at Stanford University and writer, …

Three Tech Tools You Didn't Know Could Change Your PR Game

Sometimes the right app or tech product can make a difference to anyone's workflow - even in Public Relations<p>The simplest changes are often the most powerful, even it's as simple as turning off your notifications or looking at things in a different creative manner. In Public Relations it becomes …

Blockchain Technology Is Creating a Sharing Economy, Even Better Than the Internet

The Internet was phase 1, this is phase 2.<p>Back in the 90s, consider the thought of someone telling you, "If you sit in front of this screen beside a humming box, you can access other people all over the world that are sitting in front of screens beside humming boxes."<p>(I'm talking about …

5 Non-Confrontational Ways Leaders Keep Their Followers Accountable

Keeping your team accountable without being overbearing can be hard; it doesn't have to be, though.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I make an amazing peanut butter and jelly sandwich.<p>Seriously.<p>It's out of this world.<p>When I teach people my technique, they usually thank me …

Cream Cheese

Landlording Has Never Been Easier Thanks To This Company

Back in 2011, once the economy had recovered a bit from the 2008 housing crisis, many investors returned to the real estate market with the idea of becoming part-time landlords.<p>Ryan Coon and Laurence Jankelow, old time friends since studying together at the University of Illinois, who were both …

Real Estate

Hemingway's Writing Tip That Will Save You Time and Energy

You don't need to move to Paris, but you should reread your work as you go.<p>When it comes to writing a book, there are many reasons to emulate the masters. Proust famously wrote in bed, while Joan Didion took an hour before dinner to read that day's writing with a drink in hand. Most authors have a …

Elon Musk, Albert Einstein, and Richard Feynman Explain How to Learn Anything Faster

Two Nobel laureates and a super entrepreneur share their best tricks for faster learning.<p>In the video above, the always entertaining Tim Ferriss explains the techniques he used to teach himself to play a song on the drums in front of a live audience in only a week. This is indeed a fun feat that …

Albert Einstein

9 Ways to Start a Company in 48 Hours

You can apply these concepts to companies in almost any industry.<p><i>By Kasey Kaplan, co-founder and president of Urban FT.</i><p>Can you start a company in 48 hours? You bet. You can apply these concepts to companies in almost any industry. Keep in mind, this advice is only on how to get started. As you go, …