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Have A Plan, Keep It Simple -- And Stick To It

I’ve learned many things over the years from former Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally, but one of the most important things is this: Have a plan, keep it simple and stick to it.<p>This might seem obvious, but it was downright revolutionary when Mulally arrived at Ford in the fall of 2006. Sure, the …

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There's an Art to Telling Your Brand's Story: 4 Ways to Get It Right

This story appears in the April 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>First, let's talk about that word story. It's one I find impossibly squishy in a business context. For me, it can conjure up performance art more than industry.<p>But storytelling as it applies to business isn't about spinning a …

7 Public Speaking Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have delivered good presentations before, but recently, you don’t know how to take your public speaking skills to the next level.<p>This happens to the best of us -- even pros who consistently get paid to speak. However, successful …

Reality Check: I Left My Dream Job To Be More Practical

My plan was to make my way closer to my home city each year and end up on a major market station in the city. I thought my job in a little town nearby would be the last stop before that end point, but it was here that my career stalled. The broadcasting industry is plagued by layoffs and cutbacks, …

Six Reasons Why VCs Reject Good Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In one sense, successful entrepreneurs seem to say “no” more than the average person. Greg McKeown, author of <i>Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit</i> …

15 Hot Hong Kong Startups to Look Out For

Hong Kong may be a small island , but it is an area that is highly popular for entrepreneurs to establish new businesses.<p>Hong Kong may be a small island , but it is an area that is highly popular for entrepreneurs to establish new businesses. With a population of more than seven million people and …

A Former FBI Agent Reveals the Secrets of Persuasion | Inc.com

I spent 20 years as an FBI Special Agent trying to get people to confess their crimes. I learned over the years that suspects more readily confess to people they like, and, as with most people, suspects do not want to be told what to do or think. Persuasion is a powerful interviewing tool because …

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6 Facts You Need to Know About Starting Your Own Consulting Business

Entrepreneur and Online Marketing Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thousands of professionals have dreamed about starting their own consulting business. It seems like a great career path. Hang a shingle, bring in clients, be your own boss, do awesome stuff and make …

5 Negative Ways of Thinking You Need to Stop Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, in management or climbing up the corporate ladder, by being negative, your worst enemy becomes yourself. Yes, you might have some “enemies” in your life as well, like the rude saleswoman who …

The local grocer returns to UK high streets

Independent shops are returning to the UK's high streets, with the biggest surge taking place across the North West<p>Consumers are turning their back on chains and returning to small local shops, according to a new report into the state of Britain's high streets.<p>The High Street Tracker, compiled by …

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Oil Prices Hit The Snooze Button For The Next Year Or Two

Oil bulls and bears need to stop talking their books and get real. Crude isn’t going back above $100 a barrel – at least not anytime soon. Nor is it falling to $20.<p>How can I be so sure? A confluence of political, economic, and, most importantly, technological changes are having a major impact on …

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4 Things Steve Jobs Taught Me About Succeeding as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>He’s been deemed “the greatest marketer of all time.” There are countless stories of his outbursts and his stubbornness, but also of his iconic innovation, his inspirational personality (for some) and his revolutionary methods in …

7 Habits of Remarkably Successful Startup Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

On the surface, successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else.<p>But look closely and you'll see that in a few ways they are very, very different--and so is how they start and run their businesses.<p>1. They always prefer action to thinking.<p>A detailed plan is great, but stuff happens, and …

The Secret Behind Making Your Day Job Work for Your Startup | Inc.com

Most aspiring entrepreneurs face a dilemma. They want to start a new business but they don't want to give up their jobs--and the security of their paychecks--until they absolutely have to. On the other hand, launching a successful company is consuming enough without combining it with full-time …

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Portfolio Strategies 2015: Investing in an Age of Divergence

With all the negative news out of Europe, how do you find a positive story? Is there a way to structure a portfolio that gives you permission to be more aggressive when there are danger signs all around? Everyone is worried about being blindsided by a significant downdraft in the markets when maybe …

10 Ways You Can Create an Irresistibly Great Workplace | Inc.com

People come to the workplace with different motivations, different personalities, different stories, different abilities. The right kind of workplace makes it easier to bring them in, keep them, and boost their effectiveness--creating a workplace that is irresistibly great.<p>So how do <i>you</i> create a …

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9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Making a million dollars in revenue is hard. Making a million dollars in profit is even harder.<p>Every entrepreneur dreams of reaching his or her first million dollars in profit. I was no different when I started my first business with only …

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Top 10 Drivers' Drives

From the adrenaline rush of a Formula One track to the gritty charms of a remote Alaskan highway, here’s our choice of roads that are pure fun to drive.<p><i>From the October 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>and the National Geographic book</i> Drives of a Lifetime<p><b>With everything from the adrenaline</b> …

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The top 10 food and drink holidays in Turkey

For more general advice on booking a holiday in Turkey, see our Turkey summer holiday guide. Our guide features expert recommendations for beach, villa, culture, food and drinkand activity holidays.<p>1. Stay on a working olive farm, Datça peninsula<p>With its vast swathes of pine forests, secluded bays …

Best hotels in central London

Victoria, London, England<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Quite simply one of London’s finest hotels. The architecture — all meticulous scrollwork and thea...<p>Belgravia, London, England<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>A favourite of dowager duchesses, lords, ladies and assorted gentlefolk; the Middleton family …

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Expert guide to New Zealand

New Zealand’s varied micro-climates are dictated by its maritime environment and multitudinous mountain ranges, so it pays to expect ‘four seasons in one day’ anywhere, anytime. The warmest spell is December through March, when domestic holidaymakers are out in force. Book accommodation well in …

Photograph: Alamy<p>Beach at the village of Koufonisi, Cyclades, Greece.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/12/23/1419347361418/d06d06d7-d494-460f-9454-ea4c3b1c7417-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Beach at the village of Koufonisi, Cyclades, …

The best things to do in London this weekend

The weather in London this weekend<p>Expect sunny but cold weather on Friday. A cloudier day awaits on Saturday and some rain is likely on Sunday.<p>Follow the Kew Gardens Christmas trail<p>Now that Kew Gardens’ Christmas trail has opened, visitors will find some of the royal botanic gardens’ most majestic …

19 secret beaches in Asia

Deserted snow-white sands, rich in wildlife and known to only a handful of locals... We challenge you to find a beach in Asia that's better than …

10 hottest housing markets for 2015

Even though the housing market has been steadily recovering for a few years now, one thing has been keeping it from making a real comeback: first-time homebuyers.<p>But that will soon change, according to Realtor.com.<p>As the jobs picture improves, Millennials are going to be returning to the housing …

Best Trips 2015

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

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Expert guide to Prague

When you address someone, whether to share a table in a pub or to buy something in a shop, say “<i>dobrý den</i>” for “good day” or “<i>dobrý večer</i>” for “good evening.”<p>Most Czechs in Prague’s centre speak excellent English - but greatly appreciate your attempts at a few phrases of Czech, even if it’s just</i> …

<b>Treehouse, Koh Rong</b><br>Cambodia’s second-largest island, Koh Rong, is under an hour from chaotic Sihanoukville by fast boat, yet it’s still so undeveloped that there’s neither mains water nor electricity. Prices are high for Cambodia – but you get to stay in a treehouse on a tropical beach. Rustic …