Tomas Abraham

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10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business

Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to you.<p>Hourly workers, lower-wage earners, and …

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec shares the top 3 mistakes entrepreneurs make in a pitch

Over seven seasons of "Shark Tank" and six seasons of its Canadian predecessor "Dragon's Den," Robert Herjavec has seen hundreds of pitches from entrepreneurs looking for funding.<p>By this point, he can determine whether he can trust an entrepreneur with his money within the first few minutes of a …

Entrepreneurship

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success

Learn what one "superpower" Bill Gates recommends for you to be successful.<p>Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a …

Self-improvement

What Does Chobani's Founder Get For Giving 10% Of His Company To Workers?

The founder of Chobani, the upstart Greek yogurt maker recently valued at as much as $5 billion, just committed one of the most selfless corporate acts of the year: he’s giving 10% of the company to its 2,000 or so employees. Some long-term workers could receive stock valued at $1 million or more, …

‘P.S. I love you’ and other marketing hacks to grow your business

Shopify Inc. is one of the biggest growth stories in Canadian business right now. Since entrepreneur Tobias Lutke launched the ecommerce platform …

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur's Library

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful businesses, you can always use the advice of people who have "been there, done that.'’ …

Entrepreneurship

The One Trick That Will Allow You To Change Habits Overnight

Magic Tip: Adjust your life so all you have to do is show up.<p>The past few weeks, I got into a major slump when it came to taking care of myself. I started eating out with my girlfriend much more and replacing the salads for the burgers and fries. Working out started going from a mandatory once a …

Will Power

Eight rules to help your brand take off and reach orbit

Branding is complicated. But a team of Boston Consulting Group experts has narrowed it down to eight rules that can help you rocket ahead.<p>"You need to follow them if you are to build an enduring brand," Michael Silverstein, Dylan Bolden, Rune Jacobsen and Rohan Sajdeh write in their book, Rocket, …

10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn …

Emotional Intelligence

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

Positive Thinking

7 tricks to attract first-time customers

Congratulations! You've just launched your new small business. Or, perhaps you're introducing a new product. You're sure it's going to be a huge hit. After all, it's "faster, better, cheaper" than the competition. You've told your friends, taken out an ad, posted on your Facebook page. You're ready …