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Jaguar Land Rover is back and purring again

Owner Tata’s unstinting support and two hot new models have put Jaguar firmly back on the road to success<p>It looked an incredibly brave move when Indian conglomerate Tata bought Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) from Ford for $2.3bn (£1.5bn) in 2008 after almost 10 months of negotiations. The US auto giant …

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The 3 Letters That Could Help Your Business Grow Like Uber

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Uber’s runaway success, which the company more colorfully describes as “seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps,” is a conspicuous source of inspiration for anyone building a business based on the smartphone revolution. …

Saudi Arabia's Future Female Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Saudi Arabia's best and brightest women are ambitious, to say the least. In a study across female universities in Dammam, Riyadh, and Jeddah, it …

7 Mind-Body Fitness Strategies That Crush Stress

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If, in response to a life event, you’ve ever felt heat in the face, tightness in the chest, deep fatigue, an upset stomach or a craving for junk food, you know what stress feels like in your body. Chances are you’re well aware that stress …

How Important Is Emotional Intelligence to Success in Business?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many psychologists and experts in human behavior believe that a person’s emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) may be more important to success than the person’s intelligence quotient (IQ).<p>There are many valid definitions of emotional …

How Much Should You Pay Yourself as a Business Owner?

<i>In their book</i> Start Your Own Business<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting your business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors offer easy-to-follow advice to help you set your</i> …

Billionaire investor Kerr Neilson thinks China is growing at just 4%

So the data was widely questioned.<p>Some reckon there's dead giveaway that China's GDP numbers are fake while others highlight the role that finance, and the stock market rally, played in driving growth in the quarter.<p>But Kerr Neilson, Australian billionaire investor and founder of Platinum Asset …

The Holy Grail of Startup Marketing: Search, Social and Content

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Where do you start, with marketing, when you’re about to launch your product or service? This is possibly the most asked question when it comes to startup marketing, and one Guy Kawasaki once famously weighed in on, saying, “Sales fixes …

This Strategy Will Make Negotiations Less Painful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From making job offers to closing deals, building a business can feel like a never-ending sequence of negotiations. But for most of us, the thought of being in "negotiating mode" all the time, like some pinstriped character from an ‘80s …

Gen X Vs. Gen Y: How Retirement Ready Is Each Generation?

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Pop quiz! Who’s most worried about retirement: a) baby boomers, b) Gen Xers or c) Millennials?<p>You’re probably thinking boomers, seeing as their golden years are just around the corner.<p>But according to a new Merrill Edge survey, Gen Xers actually feel the …

4 Business Principles Learned Getting Rich in Real Estate by Age 30

Real Estate Investor and Co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last week I turned 30 years old.<p>For many people, it's a depressing birthday filled with constant reminders that one is getting old. But for me, it was a joyful milestone and a …

7 Essentials for Making $1 Million From Scratch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Making a million dollars is a big dream that many individuals have. The financial freedom that comes with being a millionaire is enough of a lure for any person, in any profession to take on this type of challenge. But how do you make a …

From Palestine To Estonia, The Journey Of A Female Entrepreneur To Make Her Startup Dream Come True

Contrary to what one might think given the stereotypes that surround the Arab world, there’s no shortage of women entrepreneurs in Palestine. While there are no official figures, a recent survey by Wamda, a website covering entrepreneurship in the Middle East showed that 38% of companies in Gaza …

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