Sean Milan

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How to Leverage Your Executive Leadership Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the hardest things to get right as a founder is building out a strong and capable leadership team that can propel the company to the next level. The next hardest thing, once the leaders are assembled, is determining: 1) How much …

Follow This Simple 2-Step Process to Do the Best Work of Your Life

Start making your time count. And get ready to crush it.<p>We live in a world of distraction.<p>Phone calls. Message alerts. Push notifications. Those are just the beginning, and they've become a normal part of our day.<p>Then, there's our work.<p>Who of us doesn't have enough on our plate? Every day is a …

The Future Of HR And Why Startups Shouldn’t Reject It

Many startups built their culture without the bureaucracy of human resources, but replacing a person with software can lead to problems.<p>In 2012 a curious person on the web–likely an enthusiastic entrepreneur–asked a simple question on Quora: Does a startup need an HR person? This was in the infancy …

The 3 Things That Helped This Entrepreneur Go From 1 Restaurant To 175 Locations | Inc.com

If you are thinking of getting creative and opening a restaurant concept, learn the recipe from one of the best in the business:<p>Restaurateur, entrepreneur, and former Alabama football player, John Cassimus is the former CEO of Zoë's Kitchen--a fast casual restaurant chain with over 175 locations, …

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The 5 Reasons Your Startup Idea Is Going to Fail

<i>Not all ideas pan out, and these five reasons are usually the reason.</i><p>It's a harsh truth to face, but the reality is, not all startup ideas--even the seemingly brilliant ones--end up being the basis for blowout successes. Most of them end up failing, with the entrepreneurs who came up with them …

What Adventure Will You Choose?

Remember the choose-your-own-adventure books? At one point, they were wildly popular with young adults. You’d read for a few pages and reach a decision point. Decision A sent you to page 22. Decision B sent you to page 29. Often mysteries or suspense stories, the idea was that the reader controlled …

A Facebook developer shares 7 secrets to acing an engineering interview

Engineers are attracted to the company because it gives developers a chance to start making an impact on day one.<p>The company has 13,000 employees across 64 offices, and continues to scale in size and ambition. If you'd like to join Facebook's engineering team, you should start preparing now.<p>Job …

How to Network Your Way to Success

You often hear that to be successful you must be a networker, and that your connections will do more for you than your resume. There is certainly …

7 Mindsets That Guarantee Enduring Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the business of success there are two types of people - the one-hit-wonders who enjoy short-term success and those who achieve enduring success that sustains them for life. The businessperson who holds the belief that they already have …

5 Things All Successful Entrepreneurs Do (and 3 They Never Do)

How many of these traits do you have? And how many should you shed?<p>We all look for an edge in our business building and examining the past behaviors of other successful entrepreneurs is a great way to set your own do's & don'ts. Sure you can read about Mark Cuban or Richard Branson. But, you need …

Ten Things Never To Do When You're Job-Hunting

There are two kinds of job-seekers. One kind of job-seeker is thrown completely off balance by finding him- or herself out of work or in need of a new job. Panic sets in quickly and the desperate job-seeker jumps at the first opportunity s/he can get.<p>Within a month the formerly-panicky, now …

5 Ways To Increase Sales Using The Psychology Of Pricing

Understanding <i>how</i> and <i>why</i> people buy something matters. Many business owners focus exclusively on how they can make the biggest margins on a product, while still remaining competitive. What they fail to consider, however, are the very real factors that influence consumers during their purchase …

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What the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Get Right About Angel Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

4 Common Legal Blunders Many Entrepreneurs Make

As an Entrepreneur , ensuring your business or startup is legally sound and protected is vital to your overall success.<p>At the risk of sounding bleak, thousands of startups are tried every year and the majority of them fail. While a lot of those failures have to do with offering goods or services …

12 Ways to Mess Up a Job Interview--and 12 Ways to Ace It | Inc.com

Congratulations! You've been diligent about finding a new job, and you've finally landed an interview. What happens next?<p>You've got to prepare--carefully. Because it's not OK just to show up. One or two missteps can disqualify you as a candidate, even if you have the right experience and skills. If …

Why Influencer Marketing is not a Hype

<i>By Anneke Schogt, Managing Director, Influencer Marketing Agency</i><p>Connecting with people is embedded into human nature. Today, the shifting media landscape with its rise of new technologies has amplified this custom by empowering the individual. Social media has allowed for real-time connections to …

3 Things to Learn From the Ultimate Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve got a great idea. It won’t make you a millionaire overnight, but you’ve done your research and there isn’t anyone out there doing it right. You start talking to a few friends, tap all your savings and get a little money together …

6 Sacrifices Facing Every Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that being an entrepreneur is tough and that it takes a mental, physical and emotional toll. We hear so many motivational speakers and experts throw around terms like “commitment”, “sacrifice” and “getting out of your …

How to Use Your Time as Wisely as Possible

To properly value my time, I have to constantly remind myself that it is scarce. Both Buddhist and Western philosophies (such as stoicism and …

Make Your Own DIY Hammock Swing - Quiet Corner

There is no better symbol of relaxation than the hammock swing. Follow our instructions on making an overhand knot hammock swing, then get a book and …

3 Questions That All Great Sales Messages Answer | Inc.com

Based upon the hundreds of sales messages I've critiqued in my free weekly newsletter, most sales messages try to sell too soon.<p>The purpose of a sales message is to obtain permission for you to sell. If you jump right into selling, you're simply alienating people.<p>Think about it. How do YOU feel …

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Iced Hazelnut Coffee Recipe

Perk up your senses with this quick, flavorful iced coffee drink<p>Iced coffee is a classically refreshing drink. In this easy-to-make version, hazelnut …