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Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

9 Mind-Blowing Content Curation Tools to Boost Your Traffic and Engagement

If you are always creating new content, it can burn a deep hole in your marketing budget…<p>A great way to publish more content, without actually …

5 Fatal Entrepreneurial Delusions

What you don't know is less likely to hurt you than what you believe to be true that isn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are few experiences as exciting as building a company that is trying to solve a major problem. Unfortunately, 90 percent of startups fail. …

Entrepreneurship

This French startup is trying to take away one of Amazon's crucial advantages over small businesses

And this huge size helps reinforce its dominance, allowing it to offer a huge selection of items at cheap prices. Even if smaller businesses can compete with its product range in narrow fields, it's hard to keep up with it in other areas — like delivery, where the Seattle company offers relatively …

eCommerce

This Google Expert’s Top SEO Tips For Job Seekers In 2017

Putting “customer happiness ninja” as your LinkedIn headline—even if that’s your actual job title—won’t do you any favors.<p>When’s the last time you Googled yourself? If you said never, it’s time to start. Recruiters and potential employers are already searching you to decide if you’re a candidate …

Employment

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for Retirement

Bond yields have been soaring for months and particularly since the presidential election. The 10-year Treasury yield is up nearly 70% from its …

Investing

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Getting Rich in Entrepreneurship Begins With Just Wanting to Help People

Entrepreneurs who focus on helping people never worry about not having customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You want a nice car. You want a nice house, and lots of money so you can do everything you want -- I get it. But those things aren’t going to make you …

Entrepreneurship

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all agree on is that trying to find the information you need can be …

Internet Marketing

Timeline of Hillary Clinton's email scandal

<b>(CNN) —</b> A timeline of Hillary Clinton's email scandal.<p>2008<p>2008 -- The server used for clintonemail.com is registered under the name Eric Hoteham. This is presumably a misspelling of Eric Hothem, the name of a former Clinton aide.<p>2009<p>2009 -- Government employees are allowed to use private emails for …

U.S. Dept. of State

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

5 Ways to Achieve Financial Freedom

On this Fourth of July, while you're celebrating our nation's independence and recognizing the patriots who fought for our freedom, it's worth …

Personal Finance

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, and writing …

Profit

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, he stood at 5′10′′ and weighed a trim 135 pounds. Today the licensed massage therapist tips the scales at …

Neuroscience

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Success

HATCH - BIG SKY PMDs - Montana Fly Fishing by Todd Moen

18 Tips For Tying Better Streamers

Once you start fishing streamers, you never go back. If you are a streamer flinger, you know it the first time you tie one on. You huck and duck and …

Fishing
Personal Finance

When to Sell with Facts and Figures, and When to Appeal to Emotions

When should salespeople sell with facts and figures, and when should we try to speak to the buyer’s emotional subconscious, instead? When do you talk to Mr. Intuitive, and when to Mr. Rational?<p>I’d argue that too often, selling to Mr. Rational leads to analysis paralysis, especially for complex …

Selling

10 Timeless Tips For Business Writing (And Casual Sexism)

Often called the archetype for <i>Mad Men</i>, David Ogilvy wrote this great list of communication tips way back in 1982.<p>Employees of his demi-eponymous advertising agency were encouraged to share and make use of them in their daily working lives.<p>Although they were written a decade or so before corporate …

Creative Writing

How to cast a fly rod and fly fish

3 Traps That Block Corporate Transformation

The need for transformation has never before been more keenly felt in the corporate world. Digital-first companies, such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Twitter, are amassing market share and capitalization, but only a few brick-and-mortar corporations (think Apple, Nissan, and HCL Technologies) …

The Formula that Puts You in Control of Success

<b>What prevents you from achieving the success you want?</b><p>Is it a lack of money, free time, or opportunities at work? Have you not achieved your goals …

Top Five Most Costly Investment Mistakes

At FutureAdvisor we analyze over $30 billion in investor portfolios to recommend improvements, and as a result we are able to see common mistakes that a lot of Americans are making. Below are some of the key mistakes that people make and some tips for how to correct them. Here I have picked the …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

5 Habits That Will Help Spark The Best Ideas You’ve Ever Had

There’s no magic trick for generating genius ideas, but these habits will have your creative juices flowing–with some practice.<p>What if whenever someone asked you a question, you had tons of innovative ideas waiting in response? You would be a hot commodity; who doesn’t want an ideas …

Creativity

5 Positive Ways to Constructively Critique Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There inevitably comes a time when a manager has to give negative feedback. It’s inevitable. No employee is perfect. Everyone can use a little improvement. The tricky part is providing feedback in a way that doesn’t send the employee …

Employment

Train Your Brain To Let Go Of Habits – 10 Methods For Creating New Neural Pathways

<b>When you understand how neural pathways are created in the brain, you get a front row seat for truly comprehending how to let go of habits.</b> Neural …

The Eight Most Common Traits of Successful People

Not every successful person gets successful the same way, but they all may still have some traits in common. Here are eight traits that most …

Success