Bryan Supatra

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Follow Jeff Bezos' "Two Pizza Rule" for More Productive Meetings

A party without cake is just a meeting, but a meeting without free pizza is no fun at all. This is why I was happy to hear that the Jeff Bezos, the …

Jeff Bezos

The Psychology of Brand Loyalty: 5 Key Takeaways

Is brand loyalty dead? Nope, not from this contributor's perspective.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In an ideal world, all your customers would be loyal to your brand. Loyalty means a customer is willing to come back to your brand for multiple purchases and …

How to turn an idea into a dream job – by people who have done it

Three entrepreneurs tell how – starting from scratch – they created their successful businesses<p><b>What was your idea?</b><br>When I was in my final year at Brighton, a girlfriend and I decided to cycle across the UK for charity. At first I was worried about city riding. I was doing the final year of a product …

I Was a Contestant on 'Planet of the Apps' and Got a $5 Million Investment. Here Are 5 Things I Learned From the Experience.

Important lessons for any entrepreneur -- even if your advisor isn't Gwyneth Paltrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started Dote, I made a deal with myself -- to give my new company everything I had. So, when the opportunity to pitch on Apple Music’s new series</i> …

If you think productivity is about motivation, you've already lost

Ramit Sethi accomplishes a lot.<p>Among other projects, the CEO and entrepreneur has penned multiple best-selling books on business and personal finance, coordinates annual conferences across the US, and runs two websites — GrowthLab and I Will Teach You to Be Rich.<p>Apparently, one of the most common …

Productivity

Do You Actually 'Think Different' Like Steve Jobs? 3 Essential Things to Consider When Launching Your Startup

Cheaper, better, or different--which one would you want your company to achieve?<p>Every startup and innovation is based on the idea of bringing something new to the market. It can be something new on business model side--new technology, manufacturing, channels and distribution, or a new profit model. …

Why Amazon Still Acts Like a Startup (Even Though It Makes More Than $100 Billion a Year)

When companies reach a certain level of success, they often take their foot off the gas pedal. Here's why Jeff Bezos thinks that's a very bad idea.<p>Since the beginning, Jeff Bezos has been reminding his team that at Amazon, it is always Day 1. Every year, he reinforces the company's commitment to …

7 habits of engaging people anyone can adopt

Chances are, that person is an extremely engaging conversationalist. He or she has the gift of gab, so to speak, and makes each and every discussion feel like an opportunity — rather than a burden.<p>So, what exactly makes these people such a thrill to talk to? Why is chatting with them such a …

Don't Blame Others -- Learn From Their Mistakes

It might be someone else's fault, but it's your responsibility.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's human to try to allocate blame on someone or something else -- to think one of your employees dropped the ball or that luck simply wasn't on your side. It's natural.<p>But …

Best Ways to Purify Water While Traveling

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>I spend half my life in Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. So, I’m something of …

Water

8 All-Natural Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk This Summer

Wondering how to prevent a stroke? You're not alone. Stroke is now the top cause of disability nationwide — and it turns out that women are twice as …

Everything a Startup Founder Needs to Know About Equity

Don't go in blindly.<p><i>How is equity calculated for a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alexandra Isenegger, CEO @Linkilaw | Entrepreneur | Advisor & Strategist, on Quora:</b><p>There …

What to do if you break your leg in the middle of nowhere

Know how to improvise, but try to be prepared.<p>So you’re out in the wilderness, enjoying the fresh air and leaving civilization far behind, when suddenly your friend slips and—crack! Maybe he falls onto his outstretched hand, or she lands on her leg. Either way, you have a bad feeling a bone might …

Inflammation

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 9 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

Many of the most successful people have gotten job interviews down to a science.<p>They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job …

Peter Thiel

Am I startup material?

When you’re looking for a new job, it’s essential to pare down exactly what you’re looking for. Similar to the college application process, you’ll …

8 Steps to Creating a Profitable Digital Course

One of the easiest ways to scale a business is to create passive income through an online course.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At the age of 19, I began my own business as a photographer, living in my grandmother’s guest bedroom with $0.81 to my name. A few short …

5 Reasons Millennials Should Bootstrap Their First Business

Because of its popularity, the term “bootstrapping” has become a buzzword, but as a startup philosophy, bootstrapping is remarkably efficient. Bootstrapping refers to the process of starting a business or organization with minimal external help or resources; if you make a profit, you’ll funnel most …

Making Money And Meaning: Freelance Writer Nancy Monson Turns A Side Job Into A Six-Figure Career

One of the most popular career questions I get is about how to build a career that meets both your fulfillment and financial goals. Nancy Monson has managed to achieve this balance for over 20 years now, as a freelance writer, covering health/medicine, nutrition, lifestyle, travel, pets, crafts and …

Have a good idea but can’t code? How to find a technical co-founder

5 pieces of advice when looking for a technical co-founder.<p><i>Written by Anton Holmquist</i> // <i>Also shared on</i> <i>Startups.co</i><i>.</i><p>Many startups begin with a few …

How to Raise Your First Round of Funding

As an entrepreneur, raising capital is a skill that you must have.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s tough running a startup on little capital. One of the biggest reasons why companies fail is that they run out of money. As an entrepreneur, raising capital is a skill …

The Disadvantages Facing Every Millennial Who Wants To Build A Unicorn Company

Did you know that millennials recently overtook Baby Boomers for the distinction of America’s largest generation? While many millennials will never think twice about starting a business, there are millions upon millions who have every intention of going down this path.<p>When compared to past …

5 essential people skills everyone should know

Interpersonal intelligence is one of the most overlooked, underutilized skill sets. In school, as we form our careers or level-up our professional life we often think about technical skills. We forget about soft skills. I believe people skills should not be optional.<p>When you have exceptional people …

People Skills

Being Nimble Is More Important Than Being Right, and 4 Other Lessons I Learned Building a Successful Company

The early stages of a business are a careful mix of vision and flexibility, and that how you implement this mix will have a lasting impact on your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The journey to success is different for many companies. There are opportunities, …

Why full-fledged entrepreneurship is the 'safer' career option

Many people are drawn to entrepreneurship, but don’t pursue it because they fear the intense work it requires. If you decide to become an entrepreneur, you’ll deviate from the norm and experience insecurities that you generally wouldn’t face with a more traditional “nine-to-five.”<p>What might you …

One of These 3 Things Is Holding Your Business Back From Tremendous Growth

If your business is stagnant, you have a bottleneck issue. Here is how to solve it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In "Tough Love Tuesday," our first-ever summer success series, we’re connecting side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and</i> …

3 Women Entrepreneurs Who Unleash Their Energy for the Greater Good

Use these female entrepreneurs' advice to unleash your Wonder Woman power and create a world where everyone thrives.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Frustrated by her mother’s resistance to letting her leave in order to fight evil, Diana Prince (aka Wonder Woman) quips, …

Here are the companies you can trust with your data, according to the EFF

The Electronic Frontier Foundation today released a handy graphic letting you know which of the major players in the tech world have your back when it comes to government data requests. Like most tech problems, the issue isn’t a simple one. But the EFF’s list breaks it down into five data points in …

Surveillance

7 email scripts you can use to say no to anyone about anything

As a result, I often end up agreeing to things that I probably should've passed on in the first place.<p>Oh, you too?<p>Well, fortunately, I'm here to help. I've pulled together eight email templates that'll help you say "no" in a variety of situations. Customize them to your unique situation, and …

How to Write Thought-Provoking and Attention-Grabbing Email Copy

Writing email copy is not an easy process but it is something you can learn. Make the tone of your correspondence warm and friendly, as if you are writing to one person. In this article, you are going to learn about the different types of email and some creative writing techniques that should help …

20 Free UX eBooks You Must Read

There is always something new that you can learn about UX, whether we’re talking about best UX practices, new trends, prototyping techniques, or …