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The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Leadership

The Best Leaders Are Great Teachers

Cristina Daura<p>Kundapur Vaman Kamath was a teacher. But he didn’t work at a school or stand in front of a class. Instead, he delivered his lessons at the office—to the employees who served under him during his four decades as a senior executive at, and then CEO of, India’s ICICI Bank. Whether he was …

Leadership

10 Top Talents that Effective Innovators Possess

Do you have what it takes to shake up industries and create revolutionary new ideas?<p>What do Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Jessica Alba have in common? More than you might think.<p>While Bezos never acted in blockbuster movies and Alba never launched a car into space, these three powerhouse innovators …

Innovation

Understanding Today's Top Entrepreneurial Mindsets

By Shazir Mucklai<p>The number of entrepreneurs is growing globally; regardless of this growth, successful entrepreneurs all have characteristics that are commonplace: a mindset to achieve, the ability to create new products and services by realizing something is missing or can be changed in the …

Entrepreneurship

Three Languages You Must Master As A Social Entrepreneur

Language and cultural barriers are familiar ground to me. As a Korean who grew up in England and then moved to the US, I’ve encountered plenty of challenges in cultural and language translation. But today I’m becoming less and less of an anomaly. Minorities will make up more than 50% of the United …

Language Learning

This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like

Many seniors are stuck with lives of never-ending work—a fate that could befall millions in the coming decades.<p>CORONA, Calif.—Roberta Gordon never thought she’d still be alive at age 76. She definitely didn’t think she’d still be working. But every Saturday, she goes down to the local grocery store …

Retirement

How Do You Get People to Believe in Your Business? Tell a Good Story.

A lot of people have good ideas -- but it's often those with the best stories who are able to set themselves apart.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to starting a company, one of the hardest challenges founders face is convincing other people to …

Entrepreneurship

5 Skills the Best Recruiters Have (and How to Develop Them)

Great recruiters follow through.<p><i>What makes a great recruiter? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Christian Spletzer, Founder and CEO of Clockwork Recruiting, on Quora:</b><p>Executive …

Employment

The Future of Work With Seth Godin. HR Leaders and Managers Will Not Like This

Your employees have already been through elementary and high school. According to Seth Godin, the workforce of today needs guidance carving out their own path -- not another grade school teacher.<p>Many people have a limited view of work. Digging ditches and moving heavy stuff is only a small slice of …

Leadership

How This Young Entrepreneur Built a World-Class Network in Record Time

Spoiler alert: He's only 21.<p>1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crowned the “World’s Most Connected Millennial” by <i>USA Today</i>, Jared Kleinert published two bestselling books, gave multiple TED talks, scaled several businesses, and became the go-to marketing and …

Entrepreneurship

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students!

Register<p>(Full Access Required)<p>Overview<p>How do we help support the needs of our struggling students? Many of our learners struggle with the vocabulary …

Web Tools

How to become a LinkedIn influencer

Here’s where to start if you want to build your following and raise your status on the business social media platform.<p>Jim Keenan says he’s probably on LinkedIn more than he should be—at least a few times a day. But if the measure of where professionals should spend their time is looking at what …

Social Media

LinkedIn Analyzed 7 Million Job Changes. Here Are the 3 Recruiting Trends You Should Know

Candidate behavior is becoming harder to predict. These insights will help.<p>There's a good chance that your LinkedIn notification feed has a few of these in it, "Congratulate Jane Doe for starting a new position as..." In fact, according to LinkedIn data, job-hopping has nearly doubled in the past …

Human Resources

Developing These 5 Habits Will Make You a Once-in-a-Career Leader to Employees

Practicing these five powerful tenets of leadership will make you unforgettable to employees and irreplaceable to employers.<p>The thing I wanted more than anything "growing up" as a leader was to be unforgettable to employees--for my impact on their performance, growth, happiness, and life. Did I …

Leadership

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my …

Time Management

How to Find Your Entrepreneurial Community (No Matter Where You Are In The World)

There’s huge value in having a supportive community of fellow entrepreneurs you can turn to for advice, support, or even just a coworking session to …

Entrepreneurship

How to Run a Thriving Auto Shop (Without Knowing Much About Cars)

Jonita White knows a lot about people. And that's what matters.<p>4 min read<p>This story appears in the June 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>In 2006, Jonita White quit her job in San Diego and moved to Texas. She did it to be closer to family, but she also saw it as a chance to pursue her dream of …

Entrepreneurship

12 tips to ensure your first mortgage application gets approved

<b>Over three-quarters of first-time buyer mortgage applications were approved last quarter. But how can you make sure you’re one of the success stories</b> …

Personal Finance

4 Steps to Quintuple Your Business in the Next 12 Months

Here's how you can scale from $20,000 to $100,000.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to scale from $20,000 per month to $100,000, there's a four-step process you need to take.<p>Which may sound too simple, because the thought of quintupling business …

Business Strategy

This 1 LinkedIn Mistake Is a Huge Red Flag to Hiring Managers

The secret to a good LinkedIn profile is in the text.<p>While LinkedIn has tried to make it easier for us to create a professional summary of our skills and experience, it's still pretty daunting for most people to fill out their online profile. Especially, if you're a job seeker. LinkedIn is …

Employment

GE to send more than 100 3D printers to Australian schools

​GE is providing 103 Australian primary and secondary schools with polymer 3D printers, software and education materials to give students a “hands-on …

Wales

LinkedIn CEO: Here are the real skills you need to be successful at work

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner stressed the importance of interpersonal skills in a changing digital world.<p>In a job market that stresses the importance of …

Employment

Free Flexible Tool Helps Users Build Infographics

Easel.ly Think critically, share creatively with infographic-creation tool Pros: Great templates and flexible features let students learn through …

Infographics

An Introverts Guide to Networking Events, It's Not as Hard as You Might Think

While being an introvert can make networking events more business than pleasure, it doesn't need to be difficult.<p>I've been a consultant and entrepreneur for over two decades and networking has undoubtedly been the key to my success. Ironically, I test off the charts as an introvert. And while I …

Networking

This New Boston Consulting Group Study Might Change How You Think About Startups

This study of 350 companies might change how you think about smart startups.<p>Which startups have the best chance of making money today? That's the question MassChallenge, the globally ranked accelerator whose startup alumni have raised more than $3 billion and created 80,000 jobs, asked the Boston …

Venture Capital

So you graduated. Here’s how to find a job that’s actually in your field

The job market for recent college graduates can be very competitive. Openings in your chosen field may be hard to come by; according to data from the …

Employment

Emotional, leadership and critical thinking skills are officially equal goals for Ohio's schools as math and English

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's schools should move away from their test-driven focus of the last several years toward helping the "whole child" develop …

Education

What My Family's Off-Road Racing Business Taught Me About Taking Risks

The lessons I learned on the desert courses are applicable to launching any business.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people shy away from risk because of its potential for adverse outcomes. It's the way our brains work. But, I grew up in a setting where …

Entrepreneurship

Student Loan Debt Statistics In 2018: A $1.5 Trillion Crisis

Student loan debt is now the second highest consumer debt category – behind only mortgage debt – and higher than both credit cards and auto loans.<p>According to Make Lemonade, there are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. alone. The …

College & University

Should You Spend or Invest Your HSA Funds?

Understand the many benefits of using a health savings account (HSA) and whether it’s better to spend your balance on medical costs or keep it …

Retirement