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Lemon and Herb Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs

In a small bowl combine the lemon juice and zest, chopped herbs, garlic, crushed red pepper, and 1/2 cup of olive oil. Whisk to combine.<p>Place the …

3 Ways Leaders Can Instill Mindfulness At Work | Inc.com

Ask any leader in a growth company about their biggest business challenges and you're likely to hear there simply is not enough time in the day. Of course, that problem is not limited to the business world --it's one of the most pervasive of the century.<p>While there are countless apps, devices, …

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Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer: I'm not sure I would open a bar today

‘Bar Rescue’ host Jon Taffer says while he’s a big advocate of helping small businesses, he’s “not so sure” he would open one up today.<p>“It’s a very different world today. I got in the bar business in 1978 and owned my first one in 1989 and back then music was different, the level of violence was …

Facebook's Top Exec For Small Business Shares Six Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make With Ads

Dan Levy, Facebook’s small business vice president, has one of the biggest beanbags I’ve ever seen outside his office. The idea is to take a running leap and land somewhere you haven’t been before. It’s a good metaphor for his employer, which routinely invents and reinvents digital advertising, and …

Small business: How much is my business worth?

Get a basic look at how to put a value on your business here.<p>Owning a small business isn't like owning stock in a publicly traded company. With stocks, you can always calculate the market value of the entire business just by multiplying the market price of the stock by the number of outstanding …

This Entrepreneur's Secret for Going From Bartender to 7-Figures a Year

Instead trying to get hordes of customers, he focused on getting a few who pay top dollar.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s say you run a business, or you’re an entrepreneur, or simply a freelancer. You offer a service, a great one, and you want to make a lot more …

How to Cut Back on Playing Video Games

As you get older and assume more responsibility in your life, your gaming time might need to adjust. It doesn’t have to be game over, but if gaming …

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Try Making Someone's Day. This 1 Sentence Will Show You How | Inc.com

We might not realize it, but our self-esteem and self-confidence are under assault every single day.<p>I recently conducted research that revealed a shocking 93 percent of employees have experienced some sort of hit to their self-esteem (a dent in their armor) in the past 6 months due to something …

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4 Key Things Small Businesses Should Do to Remain Search Optimized at All Times

With various tactics for quick SEO success, it's important that businesses stay focused on what works in the long-run.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When launching a new business, many entrepreneurs might recognize SEO as something they should do, but never quite get …

How Becoming an LLC Could Save Taxes Under Trump | Investopedia

Trump’s tax plan emphasizes cutting the corporate tax rate and simplifying the individual income tax system. However, the plan would cut not only the …

You Need To Know: Careful Branding Can Make Entrepreneurs Outshine Big Enterprises

It is great to meet triumph right after facing theThe post You Need To Know: Careful Branding Can Make Entrepreneurs Outshine Big Enterprises …

These Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins Will Leave You Speechless

Carbs are all you need.<p>Servings: 8<p>4 russet potatoes<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, plus 1 cup for topping<p>½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese<p>6 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>2 cups shredded chicken<p>1 packet ranch seasoning<p>½ cup hot sauce<p>Chives, for garnish<p>1. Preheat oven to …

Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this world we may never know like how many …

It Always Takes More Time and Money Than You Think to Start a Business

It is the unanticipated items that cause most startups to take longer and cost more to reach breakeven.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast Masters of Scale, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on</i> …

16 "Concept" Restaurants That Need To Be Stopped

We just want plates to eat out of.<p><i>This post was translated from French.</i>

9 things bosses do that make great employees quit

It's pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about — few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the …

15 Rookie Mistakes New Bosses Make

Steer clear of the potholes others have hit on the road to leadership.<p>Sooner or later in your career (and most likely later, for obvious reasons), …

With a Single Tweet, Elon Musk Just Gave a Master Class in Effective Leadership | Inc.com

Last week, SpaceX successfully launched and recovered its first recycled rocket, Falcon 9. As CNN reported, this is "the first time in the history of spaceflight that the same rocket has been used on two separate missions to orbit."<p>The day after this historic accomplishment, Musk went on Twitter to …

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