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Ten Things Never, Ever To Say At Your Performance Review

The end of the year is the perfect time to capture learning from the past year, celebrate our successes, and look forward!<p>Instead of a performance review that ranks and rates employees, we should schedule an end-of-year celebration-and-planning meeting. In that meeting, nobody would evaluate …

7 Life Hacks for Startup Entrepreneurs

This guest column is authored by Valeriia Timokhina, Editor, Customer Support at Eastern Peak<p>Did you know that 50% of newly opened business projects …

Startups (India)

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional …

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The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More

There’s no rule that says you <i>have</i> to learn the most popular programming languages, but if you want to code for a living it might be beneficial to …

How to Give an Annual Performance Review (If You Must)

<i>Dear Annie: I just had to give year-end performance evaluations to each of my 16 team members, and I feel like the whole exercise was a total waste</i> …

3 Marketing Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School | Inc.com

Is it worthwhile to get an MBA?<p>Many people seem to think so. Even though an MBA in one of the top business schools in the United States will set you back $128,000 (not including foregone salaries while attending school full-time, which averages another $120K), it has become the most popular …

5 Main Reasons Banks Turn Down Small-Business Owners for Loans

It was never easy for smaller businesses to get loans when they needed them most and it has only gotten harder since the recession.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You were counting on that small business loan to help your business grow, but the bank said "no." If it …

The Dumbest Thing Entrepreneurs Do When Hiring

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

10 Most Significant Technology Innovations in Year 2016

Every end of the year, Yahoo India releases “The Year in Review lists”. This review list reveals the people, events, and stories that captured the …

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Why Starting a Company Alone Is Never a Good Idea

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

How the Cloud Is Helping Small Businesses Compete With the Big Guys | Inc.com

,Traditionally, technology has strengthened the advantages of large enterprises. Only the big guys could afford sophisticated systems and teams of consultants to streamline their business processes. More recently, big data has also allowed corporate giants to use their market footprint to derive …

Small Business

8 Simple Things Every Freelancer Should Do to Be Productive and Profitable | Inc.com

I am a freelancer. I write, I consult, I build websites, I put together creative digital marketing strategies for brands and companies, and I help entrepreneurs, business owners, and aspiring thought leaders build and amplify their personal brand.<p>But being an effective one-man band is a lot more …

Facebook's Workplace Launches New Features in Race to Catch Up With Slack, Microsoft | Inc.com

Using Facebook in the office just got a lot more productive.<p>On Tuesday at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in London, the social media giant announced the launch of its Custom Integrations platform for Workplace (formerly called Facebook at Work), which launched in October. The new platform allows …

Why Leaders Should Be Readers | Inc.com

This week, Facebook launched a campaign called #ReadtoLead and is asking for leaders to share the books that have influenced them most in 2016. High-profile leaders like Richard Branson and Bill Gates have already weighed in with their picks, citing titles ranging from Phil Knight's <i>Shoe Dog</i> to …

Build the Network Necessary for Your Startup to Succeed

These five insights will not only accelerate your success, but increase the strength of your relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having worked at startups for more than a decade, it has become clear that the defining characteristic of success is who you know. …