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7 Language Hacks to Learn Any Language Faster

When most of us first start learning anything new, it's easy to feel confused with where to get started.

Hacking

The Only 3 Things to Do (Over and Over) to Make Your Brand Stand Out

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customers want more than an experience. They want emotion.<p>Customers want a brand that they feel they need in their lives, according to the “The Brand Gap” by Marty Neumeier. The definition of a “brand is a person’s gut feeling about a …

Customer Experience
Economics

Want to Be a Great Leader? Ask Yourself These Questions Weekly | Inc.com

Whether you're running a business, an aspiring entrepreneur, or somebody with big dreams, achieving requires that you have goals, plans, and a way to hold yourself accountable. If you really want to stay on track, a weekly check-in can be a valuable tool.<p>Spend some time every week with these …

Motivation

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal project, but when your goal is to build a successful business with a team counting on you…<p>Well, you’re probably screwed.<p>And if we continued at …

Average Selling Price

Average selling price, often abbreviated as ASP, is the price at which a product or service is sold. Companies frequently track this important metric and provide updates to investors regarding its trends. Yet you can calculate the ASP yourself with just two pieces of data.<p>To find the average …

12 Mistakes I Made My First Year as an Entrepreneur

Share46<p>Tweet<p>Share132<p>+18<p>Shares 186<p><i>This is an Influencer video by Patrick Bet-David, founder of PHP Agency startups.</i><p>Today I want to talk to you about …

Mistakes are easy to make when investing your money. Here are some of the major blunders to be wary of. 1. Having too much in cash With savings rates so low, holding cash could be one of the biggest mistakes you can make. The stock market generally

Mistakes are easy to make when investing your money. Here are some of the major blunders to be wary of.<p>1. Having too much in cash<p>With savings rates …

One way to avoid tax – leave money in the business

Justin Trudeau has vowed to increase taxes on the wealthiest of Canadians – many of whom have achieved their status by building businesses. These business owners could one day find themselves facing a tax-strategy dilemma: Should they leave money in the business, take it as income, or do something …

Retirement

How to Personalize the Retail Experience with Data

Leading retailers have made great strides in becoming omni-channel, multi-channel marketing experts. Reaching consumers across multiple channels, …

Customer Experience

Rappers Out in Silicon Tryna Get Their Billions On

Hip-hop’s biggest stars are investing in tech, but who’s really making paper? To find out, we dug through the data.<p>In <b>the past</b>, we’ve combed through …

The Stigma of Being Black and Mentally Ill

How racism is preventing me from getting the help I need.<p>I'm a 29-year-old well educated African-American woman stuck in a depressive spiral. The challenges of paying for care–while anticipating racism and stigma– make finding someone to help me manage my mental health issues daunting at best, and …

Mental Health

Federal budget 2016: How entrepreneurs can get the most from the current tax rules

Small to medium-sized businesses looking for a break in yesterday’s federal budget may be disappointed, with more corporate tax and fewer tax …

Small Business

Shy Entrepreneurs Can Use the Power of Silence and More to Master Negotiating

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an introvert, you may feel like you have some disadvantages that your extroverted counterparts don’t have to deal with. However, this isn’t exactly true. In reality, you merely operate best under a different set of circumstances. And, …

Self-help

How Kraft Used Psychology to Make Its Mac and Cheese Go Viral

Kraft Heinz recently changed its iconic mac and cheese recipe--and didn't tell anyone. Here's why that was a genius move.<p>Question: How do you change an iconic brand to which millions of Americans have an emotional attachment without causing an uproar?<p>Answer: You don't tell them it changed. (Until …

Customers

Using an Email Marketing System for Small Business to Increase Profitability

<b>Using an Email Marketing System for Small Business</b><p>What We’ve Discovered to Boost Profits After 3 Years<p>This marks the beginning of WELD2’s 4th year …

Why Clothing Startups Are Returning To American Factories

It’s no longer (just) about patriotism or marketing. These brands want to create the best, most innovative clothes in the world.<p>At the swanky Prudential Center in the heart of Boston’s shopping district, the Yogasmoga boutique stands out for its sparse, minimalist aesthetic. At the entrance, there …

Manufacturing

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

Leadership

Five Common Financial Mistakes Startups Make- And How To Avoid Them

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If your credit card bill keeps getting bigger, or the amount you’ve set aside for the month hasn’t quite seen you through, don’t worry– you’re not …

Small Business

8 Tips On How To Keep Yourself Organized Throughout Your College Career

386<p>views<p>Staying organized can be very difficult. Here are a few tips to keep you on track.<p>1. Invest in a big calendar in addition to a planner.<p>Yes, …

Canadian retailers closing amid intense competition, failure to adapt to market

In fashion, everyone knows that you're only as good as your last season.<p>But now, you also have to be fast and adaptable, which is something many …

eCommerce

What It Takes to Build a Startup into a Brand

When Howard Schultz initially proposed to buy Starbucks from its founders, the chain had three stores; he had a plan to expand to 150 stores. Today Starbucks has more than 22,000 stores and is now opening in Italy — a lifelong dream for Schultz.<p>When Leslie Wexner opened his first store, he hoped he …

Entrepreneurship

Why the Clothes in the Courtroom Matter

How women are judged on the stand.<p>Put a defendant on the stand in handcuffs and prison orange, and a defense attorney is going to have an uphill battle. But even when defendants appear in civilian attire, their wardrobe can play a decisive role in the jury's perception, and this is even truer for …

An entrepreneur who quit her day job outlines 3 reasons her business can earn up to $20,000 a month

Today, her consulting business earns $15,000-$20,000 a month.<p>She's able to charge over $1,000 for one-on-one coaching, and sell her insights in the form of courses for up to $975.<p>How does she do it? Romans shared with Business Insider her top three pieces of advice for would-be entrepreneurs who …

Entrepreneurship

7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

The traditional interview model helps you probe someone’s past experience, not their style of thinking.<p>Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. In other words, it’s a complicated amalgam that hiring managers have a hard time testing …

Employment