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Take Back Your Mornings – Set a Routine [Infographic]

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Don’t Sell a Product, Sell a Whole New Way of Thinking

We all know the story. A team creates a groundbreaking new innovation only to see it mired in internal debates. When it is eventually launched in the market, there is an initial flurry of sales to early adopters, but then sales cycles become sluggish. Pilot customers are enthusiastic, but broader …

9 Things You Need to Stop Doing Today

What is getting in the way of you getting things done?<p>One of my long-standing clients, National Motor Club, is a provider of roadside assistance and other safety and security benefits for its members. Soon after Matt Krzysiak was promoted to CEO, he showed leadership courage by rolling out an …

Testing at Airbnb

By Lou Kosak<p>When I was considering an offer from Airbnb early last year, one of the things I made sure to ask about was testing. At my last startup …

Is Your Company a Lifestyle Business or a Startup?

I used to run a company that provided me with an easy, laid-back lifestyle of $500,000 per year in just 12 hours of work per week. It was a piece of …

How Google’s Redesigned Search Results Augur A More Beautiful Web

Google’s revamped search results page ditches underlined links. It’s a small tweak that means a lot to the web.<p>If you’ve searched anything on Google in the last day–and chances are you have–you might have noticed something different. The company’s newly designed search results page has ditched the …

How Women Entrepreneurs Can Turn Their “Weaknesses” into Strengths

One thing the panelists at SXSW’s “Entrepreneuring Women” session seemed to agree on is that being a female entrepreneur can have advantages.<p>Though …

Women's News

UX Sketching

Why is it necessary?<p>When I start my UX process<p>every surface becomes a sketchpad to jot out quick ideas. Sometimes it’s on the back of a sushi menu, …

10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The better you understand your customer, the faster your business will grow. But new ventures often struggle to define their target market and set their sights too broadly.<p>"We often overestimate the market size, and in many cases there …

Small Business

Using Brainwriting For Rapid Idea Generation

11 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

15 Ways To Identify Bad Leaders

It’s important to realize that just because someone holds a position of leadership, doesn’t necessarily mean they should. Put another way, not all leaders are created equal. The problem many organizations are suffering from is a recognition problem – they can’t seem to recognize good leaders from …

Project Management - 15 Techniques When Time Is Running Down

<b>Kelli Schmith</b> (@MarketingVeep on Twitter) posed a question via Twitter recently about <b>what project management techniques people use</b> on marketing …

Let Go, Keep it Simple, Move Quickly: Secrets to Being a Productive Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Time is money, especially if you are launching a business. As you kick off the new year, let go of old habits and focus on becoming more efficient.<p>From figuring out the perfect sleep temperature to dumping the clutter from your desk and learning how to let go of "perfect," streamlining everyday …

Silicon Valley Lost, And Found

Silicon Valley is a place that is just as much about people reinventing themselves as it is about people reinventing industries.<p>As a new year turns, it’s time to go through that silly (but actually necessary) exercise of pausing to reflect. In a world of endless e-mail and distractions, it’s hard …

6 Tips for Creating Amazing Content

Content marketing can be extremely effective, but only if you know how to create compelling content. Here are six tips.<p>The great thing about marketers is that they love to write about themselves. So you can just imagine how happy they are now that content marketing is the hot trend for success. For …

Negotiating Time and Cost: How to Determine the Scope of a Development Project

<b>Accurately estimating the scope, costs, and priorities of development projects requires a collaborative effort between IT and management.</b><p>You ask IT …

Five Things to Start and Five Things to Stop in Project Risk Management

Risk management gets a lot of fanfare, but many project managers fail to cash in on the benefits. Here are some simple and practical project risk …

Are You Just Doing Things?

I’ll bet you have a lot of things to do.<p>Of course you do.<p>We all do.<p>A Personal Kanban anti-pattern that I’m seeing is that people are filling their …