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A Brutal Truth About Following Your Passion and Doing What You Love That Few People Admit | Inc.com

Probably the most common career advice is "Do what you love!" People love hearing it, even though it's all wrong -- except under very specific circumstances.<p>"Telling someone to follow their passion can be disastrous," says Cal Newport, author of <i>So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump</i> …

Self-improvement

A 'ruthless' 26-year-old investor is raising $200 million to bet against the stock market

In an interview with Bloomberg's Simone Foxman, Quadir said she has "seen the tail end of a bull market," and isn't phased. She plans to watch for frauds or accounting vulnerabilities that could make a stock tank more than 60%, and bet against it.<p>Short sellers have had few opportunities for success …

A Psychologist Studied 6,000 People for 40 Years and Found This 1 Super Effective Conflict Resolution Tactic | Inc.com

Years ago I worked for a man legendary for his volcanic temper. On a good day, he threw tantrums with his vendors, sometimes screaming insults at them and heaving profanities -- words former White House Communications Director Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci has cleverly dubbed "colorful language." …

Repairs

Inspiring Story of How a Young Couple Used eBay to Tackle $77,000 in Student Debt

Young Couple Uses eBay to Help Pay Off $77,000 in Student Loan Debt<p>Updated August 01, 2017<p>Selling on eBay can be a fun hobby, but for one couple it …

Personal Finance

For Millennials, The Medium Is The Experience

Brands targeting Millennials: create a not-to-be missed experience and Millennials will come, post heavily online and become massive brand …

Marketing

The major way millennials are wasting money, according to new research

Basically, we should stop doing this one thing<p>While one study is telling us to start spending our money in ways that give us more time to enjoy life, another is highlighting exactly how we're wasting money on a regular basis.<p>Remember when that millionaire said that if millennials just stopped …

A Complete Walkthrough of 5 Vital Email Drip Campaigns (With Examples)

When I moved from traditional marketing to digital marketing at Wishpond, I couldn’t have imagined the complexity of what I was diving into.<p><b>Sometimes</b> …

Marketing

8 Retirement Strategies to Safeguard Your Money

Don't enter retirement without a plan for the withdrawals you'll make from your savings.<p><i>Where wealth is concerned, individuals aren't stuck in little</i> …

I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire — here's the one-sentence secret to financial independence

So why when we grow up do we have to play the same game over and over again for the rest of our lives? I mean, as soon as you discover what you're good at you have to do that for your career.<p>And then because you can earn more money in that field than any other field you're forced to do it forever. …

After 10 years as a financial planner, I've realized almost everyone gets the same thing wrong about money

That's probably because, as a financial planner in New York City, I get to see behind the curtain of people's finances all the time.<p>After nearly 10 years working with some of the brightest people in this city — from social workers to lawyers to Wall Street pros — I've realized almost everyone gets …

Investing in These Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

Investors willing to buy now and hold these two companies for decades could get rich.<p>Investing in stocks is the best way for most people to grow …

The psychological trick that motivates Mark Cuban and Elon Musk to succeed

World-changing billionaire entrepreneurial icons like Mark Cuban, Elon Musk and Larry Page have to be somehow different than most humans, right? They …

Innovation

72 CEOs on How to Increase Your Entrepreneur Quotient (in 140 Characters) | Inc.com

Ask any number of CEOs how to succeed in business and you'll get an equal number of insights and great advice. But upon further review, the 72 answers I got back could be boiled down to 10 categories of behaviors.<p>To up your Entrepreneur Quotient, compare your skill level with the 140-character CEO …

Leadership

Do you really know your B2B customer's path to purchase?

According to research by the Aberdeen Group, aligning your marketing campaigns to the buyer’s journey increases upsell and cross-sell opportunities by as much as 80 percent. With potential results like that to consider, it simply makes sense to do all you can to find and reach out to your customers …

Top 5 Podcasts For Entrepreneurs, From a Podcast Entrepreneur

Could a podcast be the source of your next great idea? You'll never know if you don't listen.<p>This being the case, I refuse to leave the house without my headphones; that's because for me, podcasts are the best way to get that information while I'm on the go. Sure, I might be partial (being the …

Ultimate Guide To Building A Successful Viral Startup Blog

Here’s how the content cycle works for most companies. They hire a writer who spends a few days writing an article thinking that after the blog posts are published, thousands of people will read it. “Someone famous will probably share it and it will go viral,” they think. When the stories are live, …

Marketing

These Are The Top Dividend ETFs

After looking at ten dividend ETFs in detail I present a summary overview of all ten.<p>Two of the ETFs rise to the top on the basis of consistent …

Psychology

Influencer Marketing for B2B: 4 Examples That Prove It Can Work

While it might seem like influencer marketing works harder for B2C brands, the opportunities for B2B brands certainly exist -- you just need to know where to look.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influencer marketing has been a growing trend in digital marketing over the …

How to Prepare the Next Generation for Jobs in the AI Economy

Most of us regard self-driving cars, voice assistants, and other artificially intelligent technologies as revolutionary. For the next generation, however, these wonders will have always existed. AI for them will be more than a tool; in many cases, AI will be their co-worker and a ubiquitous part of …

30 Best Startup Accelerators in the US Ranked

There’s no shame in getting a little bit of help, particularly when it comes to running a business. Sure, you can bootstrap a one-man company with no …

We Overcommit Because We Don’t Want to Disappoint. But Then We Disappoint Because We’re Overcommitted

We live in a culture of “yes.” We don’t want to disappoint our bosses, colleagues, families, or friends, so we say “yes” as often as we can manage. Oftentimes, we say “yes” when we should say “no.”<p>There’s nothing wrong with wanting to please. In fact, we’re hardwired for it. But when we overcommit …

The Life Cycles Of The World's Best Investment Opportunities

<i>Originally Published June 2, 2017</i><p><i>By</i> <i>Eric Fry</i><p>If you’re hoping to find the very best investment opportunities for the next three to five years, you …

3 of the Best Ways to Work With Influencers When You're Short on Cash | Inc.com

Influencer marketing has been super popular with brands and marketers alike the past few years. And it's only going to keep growing in popularity this year. In fact, it's gotten so popular that even business-to-business companies are starting to use it for their marketing campaigns. But how can …

Public Relations

Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too | Inc.com

In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little longer. He felt it was destined for a higher purpose, but he …

Self-confidence

These 3 Emails--From the CEOs of Starbucks, Microsoft, and Amazon--Teach Extraordinary Lessons in Leadership | Inc.com

How would you describe an effective leader?<p>There are many ways to answer that question, but most would agree that true leadership involves the ability to practice what one preaches, to set the example, and to inspire others.<p>Over the past few years, I've studied the leadership styles of numerous …

Leadership

Blog

The next recession may be a complete reset of all asset valuations

These obligations cannot be paid. A time is coming when the market and voters will realize this.<p>Will voters decide to tax "the rich" more? Will they increase their VAT rates and further slow growth? Will they reduce benefits? No matter what they decide, hard choices will bring political turmoil.<p>And …

11 Free SEO Tips That Will Make You See More Traffic

194 Shares<p>Do you know how successful bloggers get most of their traffic?<p>Do you want to guess?<p>No, it’s not from social media.<p>Okay, time is up. Here’s …