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5 Top Salespeople Share How They Get Out of Sales Slumps

The best salespeople have bad days -- it's how they get through them that makes the difference.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s happened to all of us: One minute, we're hitting home runs out of the park; the next, we're swinging and missing every …

Motivation

Here's How Much Money You Save By Cooking At Home

Intuitively, we all know there are benefits to cooking at home. You can use healthier ingredients, set portions to a reasonable size, avoid food allergies, and of course you can save money compared to ordering restaurant delivery or using a meal kit service.<p>But just how much money do you save by …

Personal Finance

Did The Supreme Court Potentially Bankrupt Tens Of Thousands Of Small Online Businesses?

In SOUTH DAKOTA v. WAYFAIR, INC., ET AL., the Supreme Court ruled today that states can force online businesses to pay sales taxes whether or not they have “nexus,” which, roughly speaking, means having a physical presence in the state.<p>I have a small online business, …

supremecourt

3 Components of the Perfect Elevator Pitch

Can you clearly demonstrate value when faced with a time crunch?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After filming two seasons of <i>Entrepreneur</i> <i>Elevator Pitch</i>, I've come to realize that there are three key elements to delivering the perfect pitch.<p>Our show is unique …

How to Push Someone to Succeed (Even When They Keep Failing) [VIDEO] | Inc.com

VIDEO • PEAK PERFORMANCE<p>How to Push Someone to Succeed (Even When They Keep Failing)<p>How to Push Someone to Succeed (Even When They Keep Failing)<p>Adrian Ballinger, Mount Everest climber and guide, explains how he helped his girlfriend Emily Harrington achieve her lifelong dream of climbing El Capitan.<p>…

Gymnastics

After the end of the startup era

There’s a weird feeling afoot these days, in the Valley, and in San Francisco. Across the rest of the world — Denver, Santiago, Toronto, Berlin, “Silicon Glen,” “Silicon Alley,” “Silicon Roundabout“, Station F — it seems every city still wants to be a startup hub, dreaming of becoming “the new …

Startups

Your credit score: How it's calculated

A credit score is typically a three-digit number based on information in your credit report that measures your risk level to lenders. It’s usually …

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016

Though you'll probably want to move to the one nicknamed "9,000 feet above stress level."<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense wanderlust.

How IBM Is Hoping To Close The Massive Big Data And Analytics Skills Gap

The amount of data in our world is growing at an unprecedented rate but at the same time many companies are struggling to turn that data into valuable insights. A key problem is the lack of people with the right analytics skills. The demand for data scientists is said to outstrip supply by a factor …

Big Data

Scientists are getting closer to finding the mysterious 9th planet in our solar system

Paris (AFP) - US astronomers announced last month they may have found a ninth planet beyond Neptune, but conceded they had no idea where on an estimated 10,000-20,000-year orbit it might be.<p>On Tuesday, a French science quartet said they have narrowed the search area.<p>By studying data from NASA's …

The Pros and Cons of Product Management

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the pros and cons of becoming a product manager?</i><p><i>Answer by Dan Schmidt, PM my entire career, on Quora</i><p>If you are considering becoming a product manager, you are probably not comparing the role’s merits to unrelated professions such as sushi chef or …

5 Signs You're Not Thinking Like A Successful Entrepreneur

Many VCs will tell you the qualities they look for in a successful entrepreneur, but not many will tell you the red flags that keep them from investing in a company.<p>That latter are probably equally if not more important than the former, because many successful venture capitalists see hundreds of …

The Secret to Business Success That Many Entrepreneurs Forget

Marketing is vital, but it won't accomplish much without a system for keeping your products and services relevant. This expert can show you how.<p>We spend a lot of time in this column talking about how to get people to notice and buy whatever it is you're selling. However, when you focus on marketing …

Innovation

Rare footage of isolated Amazon tribe released

A newly released video captures images of the Kawahiva tribe, indigenous people living in Brazil's Amazon jungle thought to have had very little contact with the outside world.<p>The video shows several members of the Kawahiva tribe walking through dense foliage. Naked men can be seen holding bows and …

Mind-controlled prosthetic arm from Segway inventor gets FDA approval

Nearly eight years ago, DARPA, the US Defense Department's advanced research agency, set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today. Now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its approval to one of the projects that came from that effort: a …

Thousands rally in Bahrain ahead of auto race

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Thousands have marched in the streets of Bahrain to voice their opposition to this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix auto race.<p>Witnesses say protesters Friday carried banners and chanted slogans against the government and the Formula One race, the tiny island kingdom's biggest …

Bahrain Grand Prix

Mob Attacks Ebola Treatment Center Run by Doctors Without Borders

A mob attacked an Ebola virus treatment center in Guinea on Friday, forcing Doctors Without Borders staff to shut the center down, an organization spokesman said.<p>"Young individuals from the local community" threatened staff at the center and accused them of bringing Ebola to Guinea, Doctors Without …

Brazil 'rescues' cruise workers from 'slave-like conditions'

<b>Brazilian police say they have rescued 11 crew members working in "slave-like conditions" on an Italian cruise ship.</b><p>The operation was carried out the north-eastern city of Salvador, where the MSC Magnifica had docked for the day with more than 3,000 passengers.<p>Brazilian officials say the 11 crew …

Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash

Search for missing Malaysian plane shines spotlight on giant ocean garbage patches.<p>Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, sea trash was not a global headliner.<p><b>But as hundreds of objects sighted off the Australian coast as possible aircraft debris turn out to be discarded fishing</b> …

Drinking diet soda linked to heart disease

Diet soda’s sweet, nonexistent calories may be better for your waistline than your lifespan, a new study finds.<p>Older women who consume two or more …

Weight Loss

Twitter Vs. Facebook IPO In One Chart

In the near future, anyone with an Internet connection and some lunch money will be able to invest in one of Silicon Valley’s hottest tech companies. But after big brother Facebook’s IPO debacle, should America’s armchair investors pin their hopes and dreams on Silicon Valley’s younger sibling? We …

Visualizing The Big Data Industrial Complex [Infographic]

Behold the ever expanding rings of big data, tech’s most overhyped sector. I say overhyped, yet demand is fierce for software, hardware and consulting services that help companies process and store giant streams of varied and frequently changing information. According to research collective …

Head Of Israeli Military Courts: Palestinians Don't Get Fair Trial

Orly Halpern rounds up the news from Israel.<p><b>"I don't know what's better, to be in the mouth of a dove or on the penis of a Jew."</b>--Arab-Israeli author …

Jawaharlal Nehru 'would be ashamed of today's greedy, corrupt India'

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, would be ashamed of the greedy, fearful, and corrupt country it has become, if he were alive today, the grandson of his mentor Mahatma Gandhi has said.<p>Gopalkrishna Gandhi, who had a distinguished career in India's civil service, said …

India

Bradley Manning says sorry for leaks that 'hurt the United States'

Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted last month of leaking an enormous collection of classified documents to WikiLeaks, has said he now regrets his actions and that he was "sorry that they hurt the United States".<p>"I am sorry for unintended consequence of my actions. When I made these decisions, I …

Israel Announces 1,200 New Settlement Home Days Before Talks

Orly Halpern rounds up the news from Israel.<p><b>"Building thousands of housing units in the settlements is a roadmine placed by the government to kill</b> …

Netanyahu & Co. Erase Israel's Economic Horizon

The Israeli leadership's commitment to the settlements is so strong that they'll throw away support from E.U. on the very things that make Israel …

Bill Gates Criticizes Google's Project Loon, Silicon Valley Space Entrepreneurs

In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek published Thursday, Bill Gates criticized tech companies for doing charity work more focused on technological gimmickry than helping the poor.<p>Gates was asked about Google's Project Loon, an effort to bring broadband to developing countries by floating …

US Marine demoted for urinating on corpses

A US Marine sergeant who was videotaped urinating on dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan has been demoted to the rank of corporal after pleading guilty, the Marine Corps has said.<p>Sergeant Robert Richards was the last of eight Marines to be punished in connection with the incident, which took place …