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Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>History has shown that those with an optimistic outlook on life are the ones who usually find the most success.<p>For me, changing my negative mental attitude to a positive one resulted in a completely different lifestyle, both personally …

Happiness

3 Key Agreements Every Family Business Needs in Writing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Family business law is not family law. The latter deals with divorce, child custody, alimony and related issues. Family business law deals with starting, growing and transferring your business. The tricky part is, there isn’t a body of …

Family

12 Organizations Entrepreneurs Need to Join

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since becoming an official entreprenuer, I have been attending entrepreneurial events. I have attended and joined 1000's of different organizations. There are many out there that I personally haven't gotten anything out of.<p>Whether …

Entrepreneurship

4 Challenges That Make First-Time Success Hard to Repeat

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every first-time entrepreneur works hard to see their dream become a reality, to fulfill their vision, achieve big goals -- in a word, succeed.<p>However, there are four pitfalls to success the first time around that entrepreneurs don't …

Entrepreneurship

9 New Year's Resolutions for Every Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New Year’s resolutions serve an important purpose. After all, you can’t write a resolution without reflecting on the past. I think New Year’s resolutions should be thought of as a good excuse to put the year you’ve just had into …

Entrepreneurship

8 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2015

Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My dad always used to tell me that the difference between the “you” now and the “you” 20 years from now will be the places you visit and the people you meet. I would also add baldness and gray …

Entrepreneurship

Google Just Made Another Smart Move In Its War With Microsoft

It is rolling out a better, more sophisticated program to attract partners, called "resellers," to help it sell.<p>And one big thing it will do is paying its most successful resellers a bigger commission.<p>Currently, the standard commission it pays is 20%, sources close to Google told the Wall Street …

Customers

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg rejects criticism of advertising business model

“The story of Facebook’s first decade,” writes Time Magazine’s Lev Grossman in next week’s cover story, “was one of relentless, rapacious growth, …

17 Essential SEO Strategies for E-Commerce Sites | Inc.com

Search engine optimization (SEO) may seem straightforward on the surface, but in practice, there are hundreds of interlocking pieces that must be monitored and adjusted in order to see positive results. The process is even more complicated for e-commerce sites, which operate under a unique set of …

Internet Marketing

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

16 Productivity Tools Useful for Every Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is the name of the game for entrepreneurs. The good news is that there are thousands of amazing software applications out there, designed to make your life easier. The bad news is that you don’t have time to try thousands of …

Project Management

Alibaba Competitor Wanda E-commerce Raises $161M At $3B Valuation

China-based Wanda E-commerce, which hopes to position itself as a rival against Alibaba, has raised one billion RMB (about $161 million) in funding from investment funds Shengke Limited and Hong Kong Xu De Ren Dao E-commerce Investment Co. Wanda E-commerce says this quadruples its valuation to 20 …

China

Lenovo lines up the ThinkPad Stack for modular PC add-ons

Add an access point or extra hard drive with these new mix-and-match add-on boxes.<p>As laptops have gotten smaller, features have been stripped out and some capabilities have been diminished, so your super-slim PC may very well have tinny speakers, a too-small hard drive and limited ports.<p>Lenovo aims …

Gear & Gadgets