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A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Tim Ferriss

57 Ways to Motivate Your Inner Entrepreneur

A list of actions you can take today to motivate yourself to succeed as an entrepreneur.<p>Accept your limitations but strive to overcome them.<br>• Avoid negative people who drain your emotional energy.<br>• Be surprised and amused by the unexpected and unusual.<br>• Become more creative by relaxing more often.<br>• Believe …

Motivation

How to find your company’s purpose

I recently flew across the world with an airline that for all intents and purposes shouldn’t exist.<p>South African Airways has been so poorly mismanaged that it relies on government bailouts to keep it afloat (or ‘aflight’ in their case).<p>Everything about my recent experience was a reminder of the …

South African Airways

Here's How Startups Actually Start Up

There’s a sucker born every day — or so they say. But the way startup fever has been spreading across the land, it almost feels more like there’s a …

The cheapest oil ever still won't slow down the clean energy revolution

The clean energy revolution is facing an old enemy again.<p>President Obama is in the midst of a week of climate change-focused appearances, starting at …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

Small Business

Ten new marketing concepts your company needs to understand right now

The basics of marketing will, for the most part, stay the same but the landscape is continuously evolving. Technology is speeding everything up and companies who want to get the message out about their business need to constantly educate themselves on new trends. Here are ten key concepts you need …

9 Jim Rohn Quotes That Will Inspire You To Work Harder on Yourself

<b></b> I love Jim Rohn! I can’t seriously tell you how many times I listen to his audiotapes. After meeting with his mentor at the age of 25, Jim Rohn …

Motivation

Can You Build a Business in 7 Days? From a Tent; Travelling Around Scotland...

A few weeks ago I read a great book called <i>The 7 Day Startup</i> by Dan Norris. The premise of the book is that it's possible to get a profitable business up and running in just a week. When starting a business or launching a new product, people (myself included) often take way too long. We get bogged …

10 Success Books That People In Their Thirties Should Read

Inspiration

How Phil Knight built Nike into one of the biggest brands in the world and became a billionaire

With a net worth of $21.6 billion, he's also one of the world's richest self-made billionaires.<p>Knight might be stepping down as the brand's longtime chairman this year, but his legacy will live on.<p>Here's a look back at how Knight's marketing prowess and relentless spirit have driven Nike from a …

Shoes

The Startup Story

Getting stung – a Painful Startup Experience This one is still a bit of a sore spot. Well maybe not a sore spot – but it certainly stays fresh in my …

This London startup thinks it has solved one of the most annoying things about flying

Fliers have to trek to the airport with heavy bags, wait in indeterminate queues, face frequent checks, and endure the rigmarole of repetitive in-flight safety messages.<p>One London startup wants to make the whole affair a little easier — by removing the need to have to worry about transporting …

Aviation

Fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab London opens for applications - UKTN (UK Tech News)

Accenture, along with and 16 other leading financial institutions, has opened the application period for the fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab …

You don’t have to build the next Facebook for startup success, TalentEgg founder says

Nearly eight years ago, I got a call from London, England. Lauren Friese was a Canadian graduate of the London School of Economics who wanted to …

10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

A practical guide to minimizing risk and maximizing success while living the entrepreneurial dream.<p>A few years ago, I published a post on starting a business while keeping your full-time job. I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn’t go far …

Entrepreneurship

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Bank of Canada hikes rates again, but warns of NAFTA fallout<p>CANNABIS Newstrike shareholders vote in favour of CanniMed takeover Subscriber content<p>Weed kings: How the Tragically Hip became marijuana millionaires Subscriber content<p>Loblaw and CRA face off in court in $404-million dispute over alleged …

Future Of Work: Using Gamification For Human Resources

2015 will be the year gamification inside the workplace migrates from a few isolated pilots to a new way to engage and recognize high performing employees. Gamification takes the essence of games — attributes such as fun, play, transparency, design, competition and yes, addiction— and applies these …

The Workplace

Why Are Young Workers Shunning the Oilsands?

Extracting oil and gas from the ground is complicated work. It requires a huge amount of technical expertise, especially in places like northern …

Oil-sector investment in Canada may never again hit 2014 peak, report says

Canada's oil industry may have hit peak investment.<p>In a grim report on the state of the oil industry, the Conference Board of Canada forecast that capital spending will decline by 20 per cent this year and may never recover to the high-water mark of $56-billion hit last year.<p>The industry can expect …

Mark Zuckerberg: 19 Inspiring Power Quotes for Success

Learn from the powerful words of one of the tech industry's most successful entrepreneurs.<p>Mark Zuckerberg has already accomplished much in his short life. In 2004, he launched Facebook with a handful of his fellow college students, and 10 years later, the website has more than 1 billion active …

Mark Zuckerberg

Crude oil prices surge as Yemen descends into chaos

Saudi Arabia says it will do "anything necessary" to defeat the rebels, but the group took over an airport on Wednesday, and the President reportedly fled the country by boat.<p>The Houthi militias are primarily Shia and backed by Iran, which is not good news as far as the Sunni monarchy in Saudi …

Middle East

22 successful entrepreneurs share their best productivity hacks

It makes sense, then, that the most successful ones have figured out some handy productivity hacks to make the most of their days.<p>We've collected some of the best we've found from entrepreneurs of a wide range of industries and experience levels.

Walter Isaacson

California's push for clean energy has a problem: no place to store it

On a quiet Sunday morning last April, power plants were pumping far more energy into California's electricity grid than residents needed for their refrigerators, microwaves and television sets.<p>So officials made an odd request in a state that prides itself on leadership in renewable energy: They …

Renewable Energy

Shell oilsands workers to carry electronic trackers on the job

Electronic trackers will be used to monitor efficiency, worker safety, Shell says<p>The idea of carrying an electronic tracker as you go through your …

Everything you want to know about falling oil prices

<b>Why is the oil price falling?</b> <br>Mostly because of increased supply from America—up by 4m barrels a day since 2009. Although most crude exports are …

9 Signs You Will Be Exceptionally Successful

Why are some people not just successful but incredibly successful? They don't focus primarily on money.<p>It's not that hard to be successful. But it is hard to be incredibly successful.<p>Yet we all hope to achieve exceptional success (something we all define differently--and <i>should</i> define …

Self-improvement

10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Co-Founder of Empact<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Inception</i> is one of my all-time favorite movies. In it, characters find themselves in dream worlds without knowing where they are or how they got there.<p>That’s how I used to feel throughout the day… every day.<p>One minute …

Time Management

Here is the absolute minimum price for most of the world's major oil projects

In the second half of 2014, oil prices crashed.<p>Brent crude, the international benchmark, fell from around $110 to a barrel to $60, while West Texas Intermediate crude fell from around $100 to $50.<p>As the price of oil crashed, many wondered at what price oil projects would no longer be feasible.<p>This …

Markets