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What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Body Language

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Graphic Design

As co-working grows up, niche spaces catering to small businesses take center stage

Karen Burton’s longtime dream of a home for building industry entrepreneurs in Detroit came to fruition in June.<p>Bolstered by a $55,000 city development grant, Burton and husband Bobby opened SpaceLab Detroit, a 5,200-square-foot co-working space in the heart of downtown just as the real estate …

University of Michigan

10 Instagram Tools to Help You Build Your Following in 2018

Successful brands and influencers have used these tools in order to generate sizable Instagram audiences in no time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do the world's best brands and most successful influencers have in common? One comonality is a massive Instagram …

Tech-challenged designers are flocking to a guy they call “Adobe Jesus”

The design industry is drowning in tech. Not too long ago, creative professionals were limited to a few software programs to do their work. Graphic designers, for instance, had Adobe InDesign, Quark XPress and, for truly old-school layout whizzes, Aldus Pagemaker. Every update was an occasion to …

Social Media

The Most Important Factor in Closing a Deal: 3 Ways Modern Sales Pros Build Trust | Inc.com

Great salespeople close more deals. But finalizing the sale comes at the <i>end</i> of the process.<p>And you'll never get to that point in the sales process if you don't start by building trust, especially since trust is the biggest factor buyers consider. So how do you create an atmosphere of trust with …

Thought Leadership

14 Lessons on Raising Money From a Serial Entrepreneur With 30 Years of Pitching Experience | Inc.com

Scott Walchek has raised over $130 million from every kind of capital source, including public markets, private investors, and the full gamut of VCs. He's started and successfully exited four tech startups (including Baidu) and is now seeking to transform the global insurance industry with his …

Entrepreneurship

Gene Therapy Hits a Peculiar Roadblock: A Virus Shortage

Eager to speed development of revolutionary treatments, the Food and Drug Administration recently announced that it would expedite approval of experimental gene therapies. But the regulatory process may not be the biggest obstacle here.<p>Biotech companies have exciting plans to introduce treatments …

Immunotherapy

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

After Listening to 25,000 Pitches, Richard Branson Has 1 Simple Tip for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster.<p>In his new autobiography, <i>Finding My Virginity</i>, the billionaire entrepreneur recalls the story of the "the beer mat pitch."<p>At the time of the pitch, Brett Godfrey was the …

Entrepreneurship

3 seemingly smart moves new entrepreneurs make — that are actually rookie mistakes

Thinking of launching a business? You might already have the common sense to avoid blatantly boneheaded mistakes, like — as one venture capitalist …

Ahoy.ai is a robot that can plan your schedule in Slack

Ahoy, mateys! A Columbus, Ohio-based company called Ahoy.ai aims to schedule yer deck swabbing sessions with just one arrrrrmail or Slack.<p>Ahoy is the brainchild of Jesse Rowe and Alex Ogorek. Rowe is a senior at OSU and this is his first company. He has raised $14,000 from a small fund in Ohio and …

Artificial Intelligence

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

6 tips from top entrepreneurs on turning real estate into real wealth — even if you start with nothing

At least 30 U.S. billionaires made their money from real estate; some say that it's the greatest way to create real wealth and financial freedom.<p>These six tycoons and members of The Oracles suggest how you can invest $100,000 or start with nothing.

Research: Writing a Business Plan Makes Your Startup More Likely to Succeed

When asked about an opponent’s plan for their impending fight, former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson once said: “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”<p>It is a school of thought now fashionable in entrepreneurship circles. Advocates of “learning by doing” approaches such as …

The Shared Office Is Hotter Than Ever, With 1.2 Million Co-Working

WeWork hasn’t invented co-working, however, with more than 130 locations and 100,000 members, it’s definitely leading this market. Now, WeWork is trying to extend its appeal beyond startups and freelancers into the lucrative market for corporate clients, as it recently announced that IBM has agreed …

Startups

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …

Street Photography

A Closer Look at Corn Pollination

The processes of corn pollination and subsequent fertilization are among the most important phases of crop development. Although much of the corn …

Pollination

How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

Artificial Intelligence

'Cloud Storage And Connectivity Is Key To Photography'

Canvera Digital Technologies that creates photo albums has collaborated with the world’s two most famous album design software brands, Pixellu and …

Photo Editing

Bluebird Bio: Brilliant Science And Platform Value

Bluebird is fully-funded for the next three years, so full value of pipeline will accrue to current shareholders.<p>They aim to use engineering to treat …

Biotechnology

Financial Secrets From A 20-Something Blogger Who Makes $100K Per Month

We’ve all seen the scam emails, tweets, and comments. “I make $7000 dollars a week working from home! Find out how!!!” Or some variation thereof. If you believe that, I always think, then I have a Nigerian prince I’d love to introduce you to.<p>Which is why, when I heard Michelle Schroeder-Gardner’s …

How Serial Entrepreneur Jennie Enterprise Builds Successful Membership Businesses

The mastermind behind one of New York City's most prestigious private membership clubs offers a few lessons on turning your business into a one-of-a-kind destination.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jennie Enterprise is not just the mastermind behind one of New York …

How to Get 100,000 Facebook Fans in 30 Days | Inc.com

I'm often asked how I grow my social media followings so quickly. Thanks to some lesser known strategies, and one particular feature hidden in plain site, I'm able to rapidly execute my ideas and build a big following.<p>I utilized this strategy earlier this year to help build this Facebook page.<p>This …

Marketing

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

10 Success lessons from Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer – “Microsoft Billionaires” for entrepreneurs

Share7<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+1<p>Shares 31<p>Bill Gates has accomplished more wealth and success than anyone of our generation. But even more importantly he has …

Self-improvement

The coolest health-tech products we saw at CES 2017

LAS VEGAS — At CES 2017, we previewed some of the coolest health tech set to hit the market.<p>From a brand new take on the electric breast pump to a …

New report says Santa Monica has the nation’s highest rental prices

Venice isn’t far behind<p>When it comes to pricey rental markets, the greater Los Angeles area is certainly up there, but renters in other metro regions such as New York and San Francisco have reliably paid significantly higher rates compared to LA.<p>But a new report from rental website Apartment Guide …