Andre Rousseau

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Why is Influencer Marketing Better than Celebrity Endorsements?

For decades, celebrities have been endorsing products and influencing the purchase decisions of the masses. But the past few years, many brands have …

How Alphabet became the biggest company in the world

Photograph: Manu Fernandez/AP<p>Google’s chief executive Sundar Pichai.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>https://media.guim.co.uk/fd9b9ed4d416bd1867fe356e49975b9527c26765/0_0_2588_1551/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Paul Sakuma/AP<p>Google’s co-founders Larry Page and Sergey …

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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Nike and Under Armour were the biggest losers at the US Open.</b> Uniqlo star Novak Djokovic beat Nike's Roger Federer in the men's final, while Adidas-sponsored Flavia Pennetta took the women's final.<p><b>2. Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is working on a "dislike" button.</b> Zuckerberg said that users want …

How A Couple Of 'Frugal Weirdos' Are Saving 71% Of Their Income So They Can Retire At Age 33

What do you do when you’re fed up with your job and always living for the weekend?<p>If you’re this young Boston couple, you decide to save more than two thirds of your income so you can retire to a homestead in the woods of Vermont before your 35th birthdays.<p>Meet Mr. and Mrs. Frugalwoods, a software …

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Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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How a ‘safe’ strategy can pick stocks with gains of up to 234% over five years

It takes guts to be a long-term conservative investor.<p>You must keep trading to a minimum and refrain from second-guessing your investment decisions …

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5 Ways to Make Your Employees Happier and More Productive

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More millennials work for small businesses with less than 100 employees than any other company size, according to research from PayScale.com. Five years ago this may have been less consequential, but this year marked the tipping …

Small Business

The value of Slack users is off the charts

Slack, a chat app for businesses, announced today that it now has 1.1 million daily active users, with 300,000 of them paying for premium features, such as unlimited chat history and third-party integrations.<p>This milestone comes two months after Slack raised $160 million in a round that more than …

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Assessment: How Resilient Are You?

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The Main Reason Startups Don’t Last

As a child I used to go to the local video store to rent movies to watch on the weekend. The store, part of the Potomac Video chain, was one of the …

Social Media

From A to Z: 200 Essential Resources for Entrepreneurs Building a Business

18 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur can be difficult. Being an entrepreneur attempting to launch a startup is even more challenging. The good news? You don’t have to go it alone. There are a lot of tools and resources at your fingertips …

Small Business

Top Salary Negotiation Tactics of the 1 Percent

CEOs are making more than ever, and if they don't settle for less, neither should you. Here's how to make sure you'll be paid what you're worth.<p>A top CEO could be making 300 times your salary, and it's not because she's a more productive employee; it's all thanks to her skills at the negotiating …

Employment

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to tackle.<p>It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face …

Self-improvement

4 Leadership Styles Showcased on 'Game of Thrones'

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The popular HBO television series <i>Game of Thrones</i> keeps the audience on its toes with the right mix of power dynamics and political schemes. Each of the characters take a different approach to leadership, all resulting in various …

Employment

Personal finance Q&A: Time-tested advice for stock investing

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I invest in real estate and have a secure pension, but I also have a managed stock account worth about $250,000 and would like to get more involved in investing that.<p>Can you recommend some good books on how the market works and perhaps a couple of good middle-of-the-road websites? …

The 5 Most Common Frustrations Of An Entrepreneur

The best part of being an entrepreneur is having the independence to make your own decisions, the flexibility for a better work/life balance, and personal satisfaction from driving change. But nobody said it would be easy. The road to business success is filled with challenges and frustrations that …

12 Things Successful People Never Reveal About Themselves at Work

Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can’t build a strong professional network if you don’t open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a …

Success

How To Rock A Job Interview

The biggest problem for job-seekers going on job interviews has nothing to do with answering tough questions. It has nothing to do with making small talk or showcasing their accomplishments. The biggest problem for job-seekers when they go on a job interview is a conceptual problem.<p>The vast …

Employment

Is It Possible to Lay People Off Nicely?

One company's quest to blend rejection and kindness<p>Anyone who’s ever had a job has intuited that a happier workplace makes for more productive workers. As a growing body of research lends scientific authority to this concept, more and more companies are doing what they can to cheer up their …

The Workplace

4 things you absolutely must convey by the end of an interview

There’s a lot you can do to prepare for an interview. You can research the company, try to figure out what questions the hiring manager will ask, and — of course — practice. But, in the end, you still might be completely blindsided by how the interview progresses.<p>Yes, it can be frustrating, but …

Starting A Business Based On Doing What You Love - Four Steps To Follow

This blog is a continuation of the series of profiles I’ve done on entrepreneurs. The purpose of this series is to provide examples of how people have formed their own businesses, with various degrees of success, in completely different fields with completely different sets of circumstances that …

Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 15 major US cities

Several cities — Portland, Sacramento, Miami, and Denver — appear on the list of highest-priced metro areas for the first time.<p>The site looked at median home prices from the National Association of Realtors, along with interest rates for common 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages and property taxes, and …

4 Money Habits To Steal From The Very Wealthy

<i>The author of a new book about the superrich,</i> The Thin Green Line, <i>shares a few of their secrets.</i><p><i>By Lynn Andriani</i>

Lessons a Leader Learned Working the Late Shift

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I worked at a company that consistently ran two shifts, and occasionally ran a 24/7 production schedule. The second shift typically worked until 11 p.m. or midnight, sometimes pulling all-nighters. I used to …

Leadership

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

4 Things Millionaires Have in Common, Backed by Research

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

Self-improvement

10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone

How to get people to do what you want--no arm twisting, blackmail, or other slimy trick required.<p>Ever wish you were better at getting people to do what you want? You can be. All it takes is practice and desire.<p>I know this from experience. When I first got involved in the American Society of …

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5 Kitchen Hacks for the Broke and Hungry

A few weeks ago, I made a couple of jokes about women in a column about holiday traditions and, just like that, everyone called me a misogynist. …

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