Tyler Groce

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A startup that raised $66 million in 5 days reveals the biggest mistake people make when they prepare a slideshow

Raising venture capital for a startup is no cakewalk.<p>There are high stakes, probing questions from investors, and pressure from employees to return to the office with a deal on the table.<p>So it's noteworthy that Mathilde Collin, the 28-year-old cofounder and CEO of the shared-inbox app Front, raked …

Startups

Permian Pipeline Scarcity Forces Drillers to Leave Oil Wells Unfracked

Pipeline bottlenecks in North America’s biggest oil field are so pervasive that drillers are quitting new wells at a record pace. And it’s about to …

Oil

Self-Made Billionaires Jeff Bezos and Ray Dalio Attribute Their Success to This 1 Surprising Trait

Principles matter more than you think.<p>Think about industry heavyweights such as Amazon. What's their secret sauce?<p>Well, there's always a great leader behind these businesses. We know that much. They have rockstar employees as well, and they consistently deliver a tremendous amount of value to their …

Jeff Bezos

Work Remotely? This Little-Known Tax Provision Could Save You Thousands

The IRS will give you up to $16,000 to explore the world. Here's how.<p>In the digital age, it is no longer unique to work remotely. Many jobs can be done from home with little more than a computer, a VPN, and a stable internet connection. This can be an excellent option for both employers who can …

Retirement

Here's How You Can Get Really, Really Good at Virtually Anything

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

Public Speaking

After 20 years of Salesforce, what Marc Benioff got right and wrong about the cloud

As we enter the twentieth year of Salesforce, there’s an interesting opportunity to reflect back on the change that Marc Benioff created with the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model for enterprise software with his launch of Salesforce.com.<p>This model has been validated by the annual revenue stream …

SaaS

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Women in Tech

JP Morgan: These are the best trades if investor anxiety turns into panic

• <b>JP Morgan analysts John Normand says clients are growing increasingly nervous about where markets are headed.</b>• <b><br>He used historical data to determine</b> …

Markets

Cramer: To be a good investor, you have to understand bonds

The stock market can be confusing, but one piece of advice has rarely steered CNBC's Jim Cramer astray: always keep an eye on bonds.<p>"Look, I know the …

Stock Markets

America’s Largest Private Company Reboots a 153-Year-Old Strategy

William Wallace Cargill pioneered the modern agricultural trading industry in 1865 when he established a string of grain warehouses across the …

Agriculture

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold</i> …

Self-improvement

The Uberization of telcos

For the past decade, telecommunications companies around the globe have been grappling with falling average revenues per user equaling stagnant growth rates.<p>While particularly mobile operators have enabled increasing prosperity in third-world countries, new ways of working and fueled entirely new …

Internet of Things

Corporate Profits are Streaking, Not Peaking

I am often asked "what is the one thing that matters the most when it comes to investing in stocks?" My typical response is that there isn't just one …

Stock Markets

How leaving the Paris climate deal will cost the U.S. trillions of dollars

When President Trump announced the U.S. was leaving the Paris Climate Agreement, he promised to save trillions of dollars in climate-related spending.<p>But a year after his historic decision, Trump’s promise could become a costs nightmare.<p>Instead of savings, data published in the journal Nature shows …

Climate

Supplemental IRS Guidance on Taxation of Cryptocurrencies is Needed: Expert Take

<i>In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Asking Yourself This 1 Simple Question Will Quickly Show Whether You're a Good Leader

This may be the litmus test of what true leadership is all about.<p>My favorite boss to this day was an executive named Bruce. I wrote an article about him, where I talk about his Servant Leadership style, and what he did to get the best out of his people. For example:<p>He spent countless hours coaching …

Mentoring

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

Managers Are a Dying Breed. Here's What You Must Have Instead

Why managers need to become leaders of disruption in this ever-changing business environment.<p>The crisis of leadership grows as companies struggle to adapt to change. We have a rise in part-time workers, growth of the gig economy, evolution of technology, increase in virtual teams, and an epidemic …

Innovation

Shale Drillers Look Beyond Texas as Prices Rise

As Permian Basin experiences bottlenecks, companies look to fields in Colorado, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Wyoming<p>Shale drillers are ramping up production in the U.S. as oil prices rise, moving beyond the West Texas oil field that became the country’s drilling center.<p>From Oklahoma to North Dakota, …

Oil

The Permian Takeaway Bottleneck: How Bad Is It?

Houston, we've got a problem<p>Surging production has begun to outstrip the pipeline takeaway capacity out of the Permian Basin, dampening production …

The US Shale boom isn't close to being over

Shale oil production in the United States will rise by a record-breaking 144,000 bpd from May to June, hitting 7.178 million bpd, the Energy Information administration estimated in its latest Drilling Productivity Report.<p>Hardly surprisingly, the Permian will lead the way with a 78,000-bpd increase …

ConocoPhillips focuses on Eagle Ford as Permian boom sparks cost problems

ConocoPhillips (COP -0.4%) is taking it slow in the Permian Basin amid the area's pipeline and labor constraints, CEO Ryan Lance says, seeing better …

The Most Important Retirement Chart You'll Ever See

Want to amass $1 million -- or more -- for your retirement? This very cool chart shows how you can do it.<p>For most of us, retirement will be only as …

Retirement

4 Huge Expenses That Can Bankrupt Unprepared Startups

A new business is often just one lawsuit away from disaster.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a startup takes courage -- and cash. About one-third of new businesses fail within their first two years, and about 50 percent of new businesses are no longer …

Small Business

Explainer: What is the Kanban system and how to get started with a Kanban board

We explain the basic principles of Kanban, introduce the Kanban board and look at Kanban vs Scrum

Project Management

Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Personal Finance

The ‘done is better than perfect’ mindset has carried this career guru to major success

You may not recognize the name Benjamin P. Hardy but if you are a regular Medium reader or have just Googled basic career or life advice in the past …

4 Examples That Will Confirm You Were Born to Be a Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is <i>by what standard</i>? Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …