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31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school …

Self-improvement

10 flaws that undermine your organization's Facebook page

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in July 2016.</i> <br>Not all Facebook pages are created equal.<p>Facebook offers great opportunities to …

Why You Should Never Hire Your Friend

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Why Entrepreneurs Should Look Past Tech to Find Opportunity

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leaders whose ideas lean toward analog rather than digital might feel intimidated by today’s tech-heavy entrepreneurial sphere. The buzz around technology-based companies is loud and pervasive, sometimes disguising the fact that …

Entrepreneurship

8 tech skills you need if you want be to an entrepreneur

That's because, in order to be successful in any market, you'll need to hone your skills, knowledge and be vigilant in your work.<p>That's why, in addition to knowing your business, employees and various strategies for success, you must also know how to use all the tools at your disposal.<p>These days, …

One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors explains the 4 things he looks for in an entrepreneur

He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" that went on to become huge companies like Twitter and Uber. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList, a resource for entrepreneurs and angels to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with "The 4-Hour Workweek" author …

The 38 coolest CEOs right now in Silicon Valley

We recently released the Silicon Valley 100, Business Insider's annual list of the most impressive people working in or influencing the world of tech.<p>We went through the SV100 list to pull out the most influential, innovative, and all-around inspiring CEOs in Silicon Valley in 2015.<p>Scroll down to …

8 Ways Startups Spend Resources Without Adding Value

Every entrepreneur I know is short on resources, including time, money, and skills. The last thing they can afford is to waste any of these, but in my mentoring and coaching activities, I see it happening all too often. Waste in a startup is any activity that spends resources, but creates no value …

How to Take Your Passion to Market in 6 Easy Steps

Passionate about something? Turn it in to a business. Here is how.<p>Millions of people are stuck in jobs they loathe. These people have passions--things they love for, love doing, and would prefer doing the rest of their life. And yet they stay at their jobs, miserable and unfulfilled.<p>Is it possible, …

Business Strategy

Richard Branson on the 3 questions you need to ask yourself before launching a startup

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Richard Branson, …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

National Academy of Sciences

Powering Entrepreneurship Around The Globe | 3+ years of research with over 1,000 entrepreneurs led to the discovery of Builder, Opportunist, Specialist and Innovator – the 4 Entrepreneurial DNAs. Discover your BOSI Profile and build a thriving business with our tools and partners.

The 4 Types Of Entrepreneurs -- Which Are You?

I read an interesting book called “Entrepreneurial DNA” by Joe Abraham, the founder of BOSI Global, an operating partner to venture-backed and owner-operated companies. The book is based on Joe’s study of over 1,000 entrepreneurs. The research confirmed the discovery that all entrepreneurs are not …

Want To Hire Superstars? Here Are 7 Questions To Ask During Interviews...

Enterprise Ecommerce / How to Sell Online<p>Want To Hire Superstars? Here Are 7 Questions To Ask During Interviews…<p>Mitchell Harper / 5 min</b> …

Employment

What It Really Takes to Be an Entrepreneur

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What qualities do I need to possess in order to be an entrepreneur?</b><p><i>-- Igbor Ubana<br>Nigeria</i><p><b>A:</b> There’s one common thread among every successful entrepreneur: An unwavering need to build that cannot be deterred by quantity or …

Entrepreneurship

This Simple Machine/Art Installation Turns Coke Into Clean Drinking Water

You can buy a Coke for very little money almost anywhere in the world. In fact, in many places, it’s said that it’s much easier to procure a can of soda than fresh drinking water. To Dutch artist Helmut Smits, this was a frustrating example of how mass consumer culture can take precedence over …

10 Things That Set Entrepreneurs Apart From the 9-to-5 Crowd

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is similar to being a professional athlete, in the sense that many people want to play the role, but very few have what it takes to make it to the big leagues.<p>It also takes a great deal more than just a …

Entrepreneurship

4 Hidden Elements of Leadership to Learn Before Starting Up

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Conjuring up a new business idea is usually the first thing that entrepreneurial aspirants think of when looking to start a company. After all, a business has to come from <i>somewhere,</i> right?<p>However, discovering opportunity and …

Leadership

7 Secrets to Designing a Business That Gives You Ultimate Flexibility

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in unprecedented times. Any entrepreneur today can develop or source products from one of thousands of manufacturers and suppliers, open an online store and reach a global audience of buyers -- from anywhere in the world!<p>…

Small Business

What You Don't Know (But Should) About Managing Millennials

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether they are called Generation Y, echo boomers or even the Peter Pan generation, millennials are becoming more prevalent and weighty in today’s business world. This younger generation is expected to comprise 36 percent of …

High School Sports

10 Lessons to Learn From Failing Startups (Including My Own)

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs who start businesses often fail, although the statistics cited can vary, according to Bloomberg.<p>While it’s a given that launching a startup means embarking on a long and winding road, pinning down the exact odds …

Entrepreneurship

Ka-Ching: Making Money Online

11 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>That old sound of the cash register ringing in sale after sale was every brick-and-mortar business owner’s dream. Sales coming in the front door meant there was money in the cash drawer. You don’t necessarily get that same thrilling sound when …

Marketing

15 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most effective entrepreneurs view themselves as assets. They continually invest in themselves and in their future through continuing education and self-improvement.<p>If you want to become a better entrepreneur and successfully …

Productivity

Take This Final Exam to See If You Are Ready to Launch Your Startup

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I teach entrepreneurship in the College of Engineering at Villanova University. We make the entrepreneurial learning experience as real life as possible but, at the end of each semester, the “real world” illusion ends with a …

Entrepreneurship

5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business can be a daunting proposition. There’s so much unknown that most entrepreneurs can find themselves creating a patchwork of systems and processes in order to get their business off the ground.<p>But, with all the …

Small Business

Hack Your Brain With A Machine That Reads Minds

Star Wars first planted the idea over 35 years ago that we could move objects with our minds. That idea is now a reality that has come a long way in the last few years. Emotiv is on the cutting edge of that technology with headgear that allows you to do things, such as make a toy car whiz by or …