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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

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

JPMorgan built an online bank for millennials, and it should have apps like Acorns and Stash worried

• <b>JPMorgan recently rolled out a mobile bank aimed at young millennials who don’t need branches.</b>• <b><br>I tried it out, and some of its features should worry</b> …

Financial Services

The Gentleman’s Summer Wedding Shoe Guide

No matter the suit or sunny locale, we've got you covered down there.<p>I love everything about weddings.<p>The free booze. The inside jokes encrypted into …

Men's Fashion

Inherent Vice: Indulge in 2018’s Best New Watches (So Far)

If you’re going to treat yourself, go big with one of these new timepieces.<p>OH, VANITY<p><b>CELLINI TIME WATCH ($17,400) BY</b> ROLEX<b>.</b><p><b>Jacket and shirt (Price</b> …

Men's Fashion

Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

Venture Capital

9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

Healthy Eating

Three mistakes of a different kind that will sabotage your property investing

There are plenty of mistakes that novice property investors make that can derail them.<p>These can range from simply buying the wrong property for the …

Investing

The travel hack you need to know

Along the way, they’re paid by tourism boards and brands to take images in exotic locations. So it’s little wonder that Australian travellers Alesha …

Millionaire traveller Timothy Sykes shares his tricks to getting rich quick

The stock trader and teacher, who is based at Miami Beach but calls himself “homeless”, built an empire out of a few thousands dollars and is now …

The spas were banned for centuries for fear of people getting close to a place of death

Forget the pain and agony. Picture a blissful spa, where you’ll be pampered and regenerate both body and soul.<p>Italy boasts the world’s most “hellish” …

How this couple created a $2m business in just 24 hours

In May 2015 they staged a 24-hour “hackathon” and tasked themselves with developing a fully functional business in a single day.<p>For the uninitiated, …

Business Strategy

‘I never thought it would become a real business’

But fast forward a few years, and the 45-year-old’s business, New Farm Confectionery, is on track to turn over a staggering $1.5 million this …

Australia

I drove the $199K Lexus from Black Panther for a week

By the time my order arrived it was clear she was flirting with me, only I wasn’t getting involved because I had the distinct feeling she only liked …

Black Panther

Learn Python and you could put yourself on track to make a six-figure salary

If you’re interested in giving up Netflix binge watching in order to pick up a new, perhaps more beneficial hobby then let us make a suggestion. …

7 Leg-Busting Tips from an Olympic Weightlifter

1 of 7<p>1. Try Olympic Lifting<p>You may not want to step up on the platform to tackle a 400-pound clean-and-jerk but by occasionally building in the same …

Are You Having Trouble Focusing? These Simple Strategies Will Help

In today’s always-on, information-overloaded world, it can be hard to stay focused throughout the day. How often do you find yourself distracted by inner chatter during meetings? Or how often do you find that emails are pulling you away from more important work?<p>We’ve surveyed and assessed more than …

University of California

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

How I Stopped Hustling and Started Succeeding

If you think hustling all the time is required for success, you are mistaken.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm an entrepreneur with a few profitable online businesses in the fitness industry. I also work on a strict 9-to-5 schedule to ensure that I spend plenty of …

Want to Start a Side Hustle? 9 Great Podcasts to Help You Launch Your Own Business

Over 40 million Americans have a side hustle. Shouldn't you?<p>Looking for podcasts to help you finally start a business? Looking for a podcast that will help you finally start your own side hustle?<p>Look no farther.<p>The following list comes from Preston Lee, the founder of Millo.co, a resource hub …

Entrepreneurship

The 4 Kinds of Leaders Who Create the Future

Alan Kay, the educator and computer designer, famously declared, “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” But what does it take to invent the future in such a turbulent and uncertain world? How do successful organizations build on their history, even as they craft a new point of view …

Innovation

Great Storytelling Connects Employees to Their Work

I once spent a few delicious days studying Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), a collection of high-end, casual eateries started by the famed New York restauranteur, Danny Meyer. He had recently claimed the key to his success was creating a “culture of hospitality.” I set out to discover how.<p>One …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

Top income investor: ten stocks you should own for the next decade

Shares around the world look expensive as markets have marched up over recent years but it’s still possible to find high-quality businesses, trading at attractive valuations – and paying a sustainable dividend.<p>With this in mind, we've found 10 stocks across the globe that balance cash generation …

Investing

Science says kids who become successful have parents who teach them 8 things

All the extremely successful people I know — and all the great leaders I know — are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how to sell is the one skill everyone needs to be successful.)<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to …

Upgrade Your Whole Life With These Very Good Sheets

They feel even better than they look.<p>Bed sheets might not always take top billing on your list of priorities—but they really should. A great pair of sheets makes your bed, your sleep, and your hair better. A quality set instantly improves your home. Here are some of the best.

This CEO Built a $200 Million Empire Before He Turned 30. Here Are His 7 Tips for Starting a Business

What are the keys to serial entrepreneur Lawrence Ng's massive success? He says luck has nothing to do with it.<p>What does it take to create a multi-million dollar empire, is it luck, is it finding the right market? Lawrence Ng built a $200 million business empire before he turned the age of 30. When …

Entrepreneurship

RACQ takes stake in Brisbane AI firm

Queensland-based motoring club and mutual organisation, RACQ, has secured a 30 per cent interest in Brisbane artificial intelligence and robotics …