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5 techniques to help you find your ‘flow state’

One of the biggest challenges in business is finding time to get everything done. Following through on strategic goals requires time, and time can …

Time Management

6 Quiet Daily Rituals of Every Billion-Dollar CEO

Focusing on high-priority projects in the morning leaves the rest of the day for dealing with the smaller stuff before it becoming a problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people aren’t like the average person -- if they were, everyone would have a …

Time Management

The 5 levels of leadership

As Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, once astutely noted, “Employees everywhere don’t necessarily hate the company or organization they work for as much as they do their boss. Employees—especially the stars—join a company and then quit their manager.”<p>But what makes a boss worth quitting …

Employment

How Emotionally Intelligent People Respond When You Push Their Buttons

When conflicts flare at work, there are two things you can do. One will diffuse anger, calm things down, and make you look like a rock star.<p>Anxiety, stress, disappointment, conflict, betrayal. If you're human, you have probably experienced these things--in relation to other humans.<p>It's no different …

Emotional Intelligence

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 …

Startups

Here's what CEOs actually do all day

Ever wonder what CEOs actually do all day? A study published on Monday by Harvard Business Review sheds light on how those in the top spot use their …

American tech giants are making life tough for startups

IT IS a classic startup story, but with a twist. Three 20-somethings launched a firm out of a dorm room at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …

13 elementary marketing mistakes made by tech startup CEOs

As a two-time tech startup CEO, I know the marketing mistakes you might make. Read on, learn from my errors and nail it the first time round.

Startups

The Top 4 Reasons Startups Fail, According to 14 International Accelerators

The only mystery about startup failure is why founders keep making the same mistakes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As speakers, advisers and trainers in the entrepreneurial space, we’ve been particularly excited by our December survey of the principles of 14 …

Startups

Teach the World to Respect Your Time

If you don't believe your time is valuable, why should anyone else?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite its third-quarter dip last year, Uber has “rocketed to become the highest-valued private startup company in the world." Why? Uber doesn’t sell rides. Uber sells</i> …

Time Management

Startup Pitch Decks

Brought to you by Attach.io<p>Still don’t know who reads your pitch decks?<p><b>Attach shows you who opens your pitch decks, what pages they read and for how</b> …

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

20 critical startup truths no one will tell you

Some knowledge is so important, everyone assumes everyone already knows it. But they don’t, especially in the tech world where things move so fast that most people are faking. But Stripe’s Patrick McKenzie spends his time helping the payment platform’s startup customers survive, and now he’s laid …

42 Percent of Startups Fail After They Get Funding For This One Reason. Here's How to Avoid It.

Good news: you can avoid it. Bad news: it's not exactly easy.<p>No one loves to focus on failure, so let's make this a fast read focused on information that might save your business. Researcher <i>CB Insights</i> analyzed 242 startup failures to find the surprises that shut them down.<p>When startups fail<p>To …

The uncomfortable secret to creative success is “disequilibrium”

It’s a Wednesday morning in the IDEO San Francisco studio. Bright sunshine reflects off the Bay and through the floor-to-ceiling windows. But in the project space, the mood is darker.<p>The team is on week five of their project. They’ve been conducting tons of human-centered interviews and broad …

Creativity

For Culture To Be A Real Differentiator For Any Startup, It Needs To Be Embodied As DNA Of The Organization: Vanishri Deshpande, ConnectEcho Talent Advisors

The dictionary meaning of DNA is, 'what makes you uniquely you'. DNA of every individual is unique and is the first differentiator besides all the …

Startups

Tools to help with your new startup

Watch Google Demo Day live March 28, 10am PT<p>Add to Calendar (opens in a new window) Learn More (opens in a new window)<p>Close live stream<p>Live Now<p>Watch …

Are Top US ‘Startups’ Really Startups?

Om Malik, on a list of top U.S. “startups” that includes Uber, Airbnb, Pinterest, and Palantir:<p>So can we stop calling them startups — and instead …

America's Top 7 Startup Accelerators and What Makes Each Unique

No two accelerators is the same. Finding the right one for your company is among your first important decisions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup accelerators have been a critical component in the creation of thousands of startups, including such familiar names as …

Startups

Elon Musk's brilliant email rule at Tesla

<b>By Frank Chung</b><p>Elon Musk is famed for his unconventional management style.+<p>The South African-born entrepreneur behind companies including Tesla and …

These Are The Only Minimalist Menswear Brands You Need To Know

The world of Gucci, Alexander McQueen, and Ted Baker doesn’t appeal to everyone. Sometimes, all that’s required are the basics, and the confident …

Men's Fashion

re:Work

Set goals to align efforts, communicate objectives, and measure process.<p>Make better hiring decisions through job descriptions, structured …

Employment

Why Successful Startups Stumble at 40+ Employees

Last week I got a call from Patrick an ex-student I hadn’t heard from for 8 years. He was now the CEO of a company and wanted to talk about what he …

Startups

The Science Behind How Steve Jobs Designed Pixar's Office

The paradox of collaboration? It requires space for solo time, too.<p>Like many companies today, my company has an open office structure. While I come into work to the same desk every day, I rarely spend every day sitting at it. Instead, I hold meetings at our communal tables, draft presentations in a …

6 Landing Page Test Ideas You Need to Try

More doesn’t always equal more – the infamous Jam Study first taught us this lesson over a decade ago.Via SandglazChoice invariably leads to more …

McDonald's

How To Build A Business From Scratch

Trying to build a business? And I don’t mean just flailing in the wind with product ideas, half-hearted brainstorms and trying to make a quick buck or two. I mean a <i>real</i> business.<p>Built to last (yes, stolen from Jim Collins) — strong for the long haul, serving a higher purpose.<p>Are you interested in …

6 Steps to Building a Strong Company Culture

Culture is the everyday reality of organizational life. What are you doing to develop yours?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Company Culture<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs,</i> …

Leadership

10 Harmless Mind Tricks That Make People Like You

When you’re working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to …