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5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Outsource Immediately to Save More Time

Are you an entrepreneur looking to save time and money? Start outsourcing these five things today.<p>The saying goes that entrepreneurs are the only people who will work 80 hours to avoid working 40. More often than not, they're also the only people who will try to do everything themselves to save …

Small Business

5 Unique Books That Successful Entrepreneurs Love

From an Elon Musk biography to Deep Patel's A Paperboy's Fable, these five books are must-reads.<p>Elon Musk built his career by reaching into the future and pulling it into the present. But before he started bringing futuristic ideas to the present day, he mined the past for ideas.<p>Musk exemplifies …

Entrepreneurship

Agricultural Innovation In A Water-Scarce World

Katie Jackson is the Vice President of Sustainability and External Affairs for Jackson Family Wines. In her role, Jackson co-manages the Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs Department and leads the company’s innovative sustainability program. Jackson directs the development and management …

11 mistakes standing between you and your first million

I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a millionaire isn't as far-fetched as you would believe. With dedication, patience and …

Seven Jobs That Let You Live And Work Abroad (As Your Own Boss)

Tired of the corporate rat race? You can do these jobs just as easily overseas while reporting only to yourself.<p>Right now, I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Bucharest, Romania, with my laptop and an Americano. For the past five months, I’ve been traveling through Europe and the Middle East while …

Employment

The Technical Skills You Need to Have as a Software Developer

I’m a big supporter of helping software developers develop “soft skills” in addition to their technical skills — in fact, <b>I wrote a complete book</b> …

The 10 most valuable career skills you can acquire in your spare time

In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on average than similar jobs that <i>didn't</i> include those skills.<p>For example, a lab technician job that includes a requirement for the "data …

10 Ways you can model the success of millionaire entrepreneurs

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p>It’s no secret that millionaires have different habits, qualities, and ways of thinking than the average person. Those …

Paddy Ashdown has launched a tech-driven political startup called More United that will crowdfund MPs across all parties

Launching on Sunday, MoreUnited.uk describes itself on its website as "a new movement setting out to change British politics."<p>The organisation's website reads: "We're going to transform the way politics is funded, giving a voice to the millions of open and tolerant people in Britain who feel the …

Can Big Still Be Beautiful?

<b>By Erika Fry</b><p>Photograph by Bartholomew Cooke<p>July 22, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>In an era when “conglomerate” has become a dirty word, Johnson & Johnson is …

Why Italy’s housing crisis matters

Seven years after the financial crisis, Italy’s property market has still not recovered. House prices in the country fell 1.2 per cent year-on-year …

Housing

These billion-dollar startups more than doubled their value in 2015

Of those, 21 more than doubled their value in the last year.<p>Venture-capital database CB Insights tracked the list of the biggest unicorn valuation increases of the year. "Unicorn" is Valley parlance for a company worth more than a billion dollars.<p>Here's the list of companies that more than doubled …

GOLDMAN: Welcome to the '3rd wave' of the financial crisis

The financial disaster, which started seven years ago with the collapse in US real estate and investment banking, has entered its third phase, according to a team of Goldman Sachs analysts.<p>This wave is characterised by rock-bottom commodities prices, stalling growth in China and other …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Google and Alphabet: What does this all mean?

Q&A: Google chief executive Larry Page has announced a dramatic restructuring of the company that will see it renamed Alphabet. We explain.<p>On Monday night, Google announced a surprise overhaul that will see the internet giant split up and owned by Alphabet, a new parent company.<p>Parts of Google's …

Must Watch TED Talks on The Power of Reading Books

August, 2015<br>Books hold a deep magic, an empowering spell that once cracked open could illuminate the entire universe of the self. Books are semiotic …

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

34 Educational Resources for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

When you’re ready to launch a startup, the name of the game is research. You need to tap every resource you can to learn the ins and outs of …

The hidden costs of starting your own business

Whatever your reasons for becoming your own boss, just remember the old saying that it takes money to make money, and that's never been truer than when you're starting your own business. It sounds romantic to think of yourself going from rags to riches, but most businesses need to start off with a …

Innovative company sells simple product for five times the normal price

Companies all around the world are facing an epidemic: mass commoditization. Products and services are becoming commodities faster and faster and margins are disappearing just as quickly, putting great pressure on an organization's bottom line. This trend is not going to slow down; in fact, the …

What Growing Up Broke in a Rich Neighborhood Taught Me About Business

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I grew up in a single-mother household, like the other one of four of you out there. I also grew up in a very nice neighborhood called Westlake Village, which is north of Los Angeles and is a close neighbor to Calabasas. (Thanks …

Entrepreneurship

7 Interview Questions That Determine Emotional Intelligence

Determining who you hire for a job plays a big part in forming your company's culture and ensuring its future success. Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees -- as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>…

Employment

The 5 People Every Entrepreneur Needs on their Team

You build a team not because you cannot succeed on your own, but because you can do more with the help of others.<p>Too many entrepreneurs and leaders suffer from Lone Wolf Syndrome. They do everything on their own with little support, making their attempts to excel harder than they have to be. You …

Leadership

6 Global Alternative Cities to Silicon Valley to Start Your Company

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Silicon Valley is a Mecca for startups. Its mature eco-system offers a proven culture of innovation, ample (if expensive) talent, plenty of funding and top-notch resources for developing and scaling a company.<p>In a recent chat I …

Startups

The Entrepreneur Who Saw a Fork In the Road and Remade It

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are a lot of personal and professional qualities that come together to make a successful entrepreneur, and I think Kyle Donovan, creator of the iFork and a related line of flatware, glasses and plates, embodies many of …

Entrepreneurship

Do you know 'accounting software' can save your crucial business hours?

Get your business upgraded with new softwares available in the market for keeping your books of accounts in order.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Do you face glitches while managing your …

Small Business

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

How to Make Money Online: The Basics

Let’s say you’re a newbie to the world of online sales and are looking to make money online, but you’re starting with a small startup budget. With the blinding wealth of information available for new business owners, knowing how to spend your limited funds can be a bit intimidating.<p>Here is a …

Marketing