Shruti Kothadia

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The 1 Simple Productivity Trick Guaranteed to Make Each Day Better

How you end today makes all the difference in how you start tomorrow.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag</i> …

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

Books

21 Insane Gadgets To Make Your iPhone Even Cooler

Because carrying a handheld computer isn't high-tech enough.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Venture

"This was an opportunistic financing," CEO Tony Xu tells Fortune.<p>"This was an opportunistic financing," CEO Tony Xu tells Fortune.<p>On deals and …

Venture Capital

3 Surprising Ways You're Sabotaging Your Career

Never let them see you sweat.<p>You know that bad-mouthing your boss is a surefire way to put your job in jeopardy. Same goes for missing deadlines or …

17 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Do What You Love

The older we get, the more we tend to become "realistic". After 20, 30, 40 or more years being told by society what you can and can’t do, what you …

Motivation

13 Easy Upgrades to Level Up Your Home Decor

Has your home decor been in status quo for a while now? If so, it may the time to level it up with a few upgrades. It doesn’t mean you have to …

Home

The Productivity Hacks Of 12 Successful People

The secret to working more efficiently isn’t about working more or less, but smarter. So we asked 12 successful people how they do it.<p>If you find yourself getting easily overwhelmed by emails, struggling to keep your eyes open at your desk, or constantly getting distracted by coworkers, chances …

Why You Should Never Take an Investor to Coffee

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

Doing This Will Help You Make Better Business Decisions

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Polite Answers To Eight Shockingly Rude Salary Questions Recruiters Ask

Job-seekers are waking up to realize that they have more power and influence in the hiring process than they ever realized. They are stepping outside the scripts they’ve learned to use while navigating a job search, and tuning in to the fact that major aspects of the traditional hiring process we …

A Stanford professor says eliminating 2 phrases from your vocabulary can make you more successful

The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behavior.<p>Swapping one word for another could make all the difference in how you approach your goals.<p>That's according to Bernard Roth, a professor of engineering at Stanford and the academic director …

Stanford University

How I Finally Realized My Business Model Was Flawed (And Fixed It)

<i>This is the second of a two-part piece on entrepreneurial blind spots, recurring revenue and the struggle to scale my service business.</i> <br>In Part I, I wrote about how, in the five-year history of our NYC copywriting agency, I’ve stood adamantly by our one-off project model of focusing on website …

7 toxic money habits you need to quit

Bad money habits can be exceptionally hard to break, whether they’re ingrained from your upbringing or stem from a lack of knowledge about personal …

Personal Finance

20 Tricks for Getting Rich

It's okay to take strategic risks, but try to eliminate unnecessary spending.<p>When you envision your retirement, what do you see yourself doing: …

I am the student loan crisis at its ugliest: I graduated and found out I have $200,000 in debt

These rituals remind me how perverse our higher-education system is—and of the empty idealism that colleges and universities sell us:<p><i>We are here today, donning our ceremonial robes and caps, to recite the traditional vacuous platitudes and wish you well in paying off high-interest student loans for</i> …

College & University

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

I'll Admit It: I Have a Conscious Bias Against Résumés

For a growing company, the price of success is being flooded with them<p>Imagine if I were applying for a position and the following was on my resume:<p>"I'm a highly motivated individual with a proven track record of building companies. I'm an independent thinker who's not afraid to make decisions, but …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

20 Ways To Stay Motivated In 2016

Ready to make 2016 your own personal year of awesome? Here are 20 ways to stay motivated no matter what curveballs life throws your way!<p>If you are …

7 Easy Ways for Entrepreneurs to Boost Motivation Every Day

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>In my years as an entrepreneur, author and business advisor, I have seen others fail and had …