My wife and I got a wonderful offer the other day. A friend of ours, someone who has built a half-dozen successful companies in his career, wanted to give us a chance to invest in his next venture. Because
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. He’s been deemed “the greatest marketer of all time.” There are countless stories of his outbursts and his stubbornness, but also of his innovation,
This post is co-authored by Dorie Clark and Matthew Turner. We always hear about the success stories. Mark Zuckerberg launching in his dorm room. The WhatsApp guys selling for $19 billion. Uber disrupting
Some entrepreneurs say they’ll work forever. Yet there comes a point when most business owners want to retire and transfer their ownership in order to enjoy everything they’ve worked so hard to obtain.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Business schools love acronyms and formulas. There are the "four P's of marketing" (sometimes as many as seven) and the three Cs of business.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Many entrepreneurs struggle to stay in business amid intense competition. Here are seven suggestions for increasing your chances of sustaining
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. How well are employees treated in your small business? Are employees treated as well as your customers are treated? And, are all employees
If you pitch your resume into Black Hole recruiting sites, you’ll be resting your job-search hopes on a keyword-searching algorithm. That’s why I don’t recommend that approach to job-seekers, no matter
Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading. "Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action,"
Nothing could be more exciting than following your dreams and launching your own business. Yet all too often, that initial excitement is dampened by the realities of running a company. It takes hard work,
The best movies aren't always the ones that are highly publicized. Our friends over at crowdsourced rankings website Ranker came out with a list of the best movies you may not have seen this year. Check
30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen
In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville." Buffett writes: "The common intellectual theme of
According to UCLA professor Albert Mehrabian, 55% of the message you convey comes from your body language. That's why studying body language has such a long history. None other than Charles Darwin wrote
Here are 10 things you should stop doing right now: 1. Impulsive web browsing: Since most of us work with access to the internet, it's easy to get side-tracked looking up the answer to a random question
Here are 10 things I found to be some of the most important pieces of advice for an entrepreneur. When I walk the start-up path again, I will make sure to have these at the top of my to-do list. Over years,
It takes a lot of smarts to run a small business, but not just any smarts. Four specific mental skills, or "intelligences" will help make any entrepreneur more successful, according to Valeh Nazemoff,
But Robert Reid, CEO of the financial management software company Intacct, likes to flip things around by asking candidates what they want to talk about to start the interview. In an interview with The
Parcel delivery company City Link, which employs 2,727 workers, has gone into administration. The Coventry-based company, which is owned by investment firm Better Capital, called in administrators from