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If Your Website Doesn't Have This 1 Thing on Every Page, Customers Will Click Away

Fortunately, it's really easy to add and it's a guaranteed increase in leads.<p>Having a website is great and all, but if you haven't built it to lead to more leads, then you are losing out on precious opportunities.<p>Think of your website as a digital business card (because it is). Every single person …

Marketing

This Entrepreneur Travels the World While Making More Than Most Doctors

How a digital nomad makes six figures passively using this tested playbook.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jeremy Page is living proof the digital nomad lifestyle is alive and well.<p>He’s built a small empire on the back of several highly successful internet businesses …

Entrepreneurship

This Former White House Staffer Invented a Video Game That Could Reinvent the Hiring Process | Inc.com

Hiring someone who turns out to be a bad fit can be costly: Unhappy employees cost the U.S. economy between $450 billion and $550 billion in lost productivity each year, according to research firm Gallup. And replacing a full-time worker can cost up to twice the employee's salary.<p>While working on a …

Employment

Sheryl Sandberg Mastered 3 Presentation Skills in 3 Minutes. And You Can, Too | Inc.com

When it comes to making a persuasive presentation, there are several elements that are core to making it a success. As Aristotle said eons ago, persuasion requires appealing to ethos (trust), logos (intellect), and pathos (emotions), no matter who your audience is. From sharing your company's …

Public Speaking

The Simple Marketing Trick That Skyrocketed My First Business | Inc.com

Back in the day, when I was a young lawyer, I had the worst boss in the world. She wasn't the second worst boss in the world, or even the third. She was the worst. Clocked.<p>So, it should be no surprise that I longed to leave her employ, but how that happened is still shocking to this day. In a …

Christmas Eve

Want to Be a Better Leader? Ask Your Employees These 3 Questions | Inc.com

From professors to managers to mentors, I've had the opportunity to be inspired by some great leaders so far in my somewhat short professional life.<p>When thinking about what they have in common, it's easy for me to come up with some shared characteristics. They were all supportive, encouraging, …

Leadership

Self-Made Billionaire Jack Ma Says You'll Need This 1 Rare Skill to Succeed in the Age of Machines | Inc.com

Thanks in part to Daniel Goleman and Adam Grant, the debate for years seems to be fixated on what's a better predictor of job and career success -- IQ or EQ?<p>If you're keeping score at home, a person with high EQ (emotional intelligence) knows how to work well with others -- customers, bosses, …

Alibaba Group

Watch Elon Musk’s keynote where he announced SpaceX’s new rocket and Mars colonization

Elon Musk gave a keynote address yesterday to the International Aeronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia. During the 43 minute talk, which is embedded above, Musk laid out SpaceX’s future including colonizing Mars and building one rocket to rule them all.<p>The talk is fantastic. Elon was Elon and …

Elon Musk

What to Drink When You’re Not Drinking: Seedlip, the World’s First Distilled Non-Alcoholic Spirit

You’ve been there before. We know we have. Thursday night, you’ve gone hard. Jäger shots and lemon drops until last call. Friday night, same deal. …

Eaze is moving into recreational marijuana delivery with $27 million in new funding

The cannabis industry has lit up in the last year, including weed delivery startup Eaze, which just raised $27 million in Series B financing and claims a 300 percent year-over-year increase in gross sales.<p>But the weed delivery startup has come under scrutiny recently for burning through at least $1 …

Cannabis

3 Things Every Busy Leader Needs to Prioritize | Inc.com

Never stop learning. Even when you don't have time (who does?). Even when you are the CEO and think you've made it to the top. You can always better yourself--especially for those around you. But when reality is that time is scarce and business is busy, stick to the basics. These are my three …

Marriage

An Indian startup knows the trick to make online content go viral—with or without Facebook

At a time when media houses the world over are struggling for eyeballs, a 27-year-old from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, has found a way to get most of the content on his website to go viral.<p>Vinay Singhal began his entrepreneurial journey with a desire to change India and create awareness about national …

Richard Branson's Secrets on Public Speaking -You Need to Know | Inc.com

I recently heard Richard Branson say how much he hates public speaking. I have to admit I was more than a little surprised, because I constantly see him out and about on the speaking circuit. Along with his feelings, he shared some of the secrets that he finds helpful when he has to speak in public.<p>…

Public Speaking

31 Digital Tools Entrepreneurs Say They Can't Live Without

What tools do CEOs actually use every day?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today there are too many tools to choose from, which got me wondering, what tools do CEOs actually use every day? What tools could they not live without?<p>I've interviewed over 700 CEOs as part of …

Project Management

Google Says These 5 Characteristics Can Make or Break a Successful Team | Inc.com

Google studied 180 teams through its Project Aristotle over two years. They were on a quest to find the common traits among the most successful ones. Going in, they assumed the best teams were comprised of the most skilled people. But that wasn't the case. Instead, they found 5 core characteristics …

Team Building

33 Management Hacks Smart Bosses Should Have in Their Bag of Tricks | Inc.com

If you're a manager, I have profound respect for you. You're probably juggling several things -- recruiting, putting teams together, scheduling shifts, managing people and tasks, handling discipline issues, and, of course, keeping customers happy.<p>That doesn't even include the tricky practice of …

Hacking

10 Things You Believe That Are Holding You Back From Success (and What to Do Instead) | Inc.com

Beliefs. You've acquired them through your interactions with society, whether it was through your childhood experiences, education, relationships, entertainment or work. They're engraved in your mind. And often difficult to change.<p>But are they holding you back from success?<p>Chances are, the answer …

Self-improvement

5 Common Mistakes Leaders Make: Which Ones Are You Guilty Of? | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Tackling a Tough Conversation with a Coworker? Follow these 5 Steps | Inc.com

A few months ago, I boarded a flight, tired and eager to relax for a few hours. Then, when I got to my seat and looked at my ticket, I realized I had been accidentally moved from the exit row I reserved into a middle seat a few rows down. Keep in mind that I'm 6'6" with a bad back and knees. I had …

Safe-Space

Uber Just Released Their First Pitch Deck From 2008, and It Shows What You'll Need to Build a Billion-Dollar Startup | Inc.com

Despite its high-profile public relations meltdown over the past few months, the story of Uber's rise is still a fairy tale in the startup world.<p>In less than a decade, the ridesharing platform has become the most valuable startup in the US, with a market cap of $68 billion. But, like every great …

Customer Service

Ask Your Employees These Questions. They Will Thank You

How can leaders help employees find meaning at work?<p>Organizations spend considerable resources on corporate values and mission statements, but even the most inspiring of these — from Volvo’s commitment to safety to Facebook’s desire to connect people — tend to fade into the background during the …

Employee Engagement