Claus Brohauge

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Develop the Body Language of a Leader With These 5 Exercises

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Speech is habit, and through Vocal Awareness you will learn how to move from unconscious behavior to conscious behavior in every encounter so that you are always in charge of how you want to be known.<p>Our body language speaks …

Body Language

3 Strategies for Raising Your Prices

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Of the 28 million small businesses in America, 21 million lose money. Why do so many people lose at the game of business? The number one reason businesses fail is, simply, their prices are too low. They don’t sell their products …

Luxury Lifestyle

2 Principles That Will Change the Life of Your Business

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my entrepreneurial endeavors in network marketing. Within that circle of entrepreneurial professionals I learned and grasped two powerful principles that really changed my business mindset forever. Those already …

Entrepreneurship

World Cup: Adidas Is All In With Argentina And Germany

All in or nothing. It is the phrase that adidas has lived by leading up to and through the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Today, the phrase bears much more significance than it did at the start of the games. Four teams remain going into the Semi-finals and two wear adidas uniforms (Argentina and …

Share What You Know and People Will Buy What You Sell

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates all have in common? Each is an amazing salesperson. They’re able to get in front of others, clearly present their vision and persuade people to buy in.<p>By necessity, …

Marketing

The Top 10 Audio Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Listen To

With a million and one things on an <i>entrepreneur’s agenda</i>, it is almost next to impossible to find the time to read a book from front to back. Well …

4 Tips for Preparing Your Business to Grow

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Everyone wants their business to succeed. You want your business to be around next year and the following year, don’t you? The question is, how many customers do you need to be successful and, more importantly, sustainable?<p>Here are four tips for …

Customers

5 Ways to Get People to Remember You (And Your Company)

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After a recent lecture, a young consultant came up to me. “I have a problem,” he said. “People seem to forget me right away. I’ll remember meeting them, but they have no idea we connected before. I think I’m just not memorable …

Chamber of Commerce

Disrupting Behavior: 4 Companies Boosting Business By Changing Behaviors

4 min read<p>Some of the most disruptive startups didn’t just change an industry – they changed how we live. There’s a wave of new companies who hope to change peoples’ habits and become the next Uber, Facebook or Airbnb.<p><b>Company:</b> Cover - www.paywithcover.com<b><br>Co-founders:</b> Andrew Cove and Mark</b> …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

3 Reasons Your Website Will Never Be Finished

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Say, I’ve got some news for you: Your company's website will never be finished. You will never sit back, breathe a sigh of relief, and say, “Finally! We’ve got this thing wrapped up; now we can move onto other things.”<p>That is, …

Web Design

Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a reason industry-defining startups do so well -- disrupting existing industries is incredibly hard. Incumbent market leaders are entrenched, stifling legislation and exclusive partnership deals are put in place, and …

Entrepreneurship

Brand During a Startup's Infancy for Maximum Impact

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most common questions entrepreneurs ask is how to build their brand. The short answer? Tell your brand’s story in a way that resonates with your audience.<p>A successful marketing strategy should answer three main …

Entrepreneurship

A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I rely on the same, simple, inexpensive tool to help me pitch all of my ideas. I call it the one-page sell sheet. When crafted correctly, sell sheets stop people in their tracks.<p>Early in my career, I would make a sales call, set …

Non Disclosure Agreement

Want to Stand Out From the Crowd? Know Your Unique Value Proposition.

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: In a competitive SaaS market where you aren't the lowest cost game in town, what's the best messaging to use to differentiate yourself from the competition?</b><p><b>A:</b> Getting at your unique value proposition -- a UVP is a …

Customer Service

Urban Sprawl: Get Fat, Stay Poor, And Die In Car Crashes

A new report on metro density says it straight: Quality of life improves in compact cities.<p>That urban design improves the quality of people’s lives is an old idea. A new study, Measuring Sprawl 2014, now finds that people who live in densely populated regions benefit in many ways. In brief, they …

Urban Design

How to Build a Brand That Attracts Die-Hard Followers

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They are the envy of every brand strategist: brands who have a community of die-hard cult followers -- you know, the people who go out of their way to evangelize and share the brand with everyone they know.<p>How did these brands …

Marketing

5 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Are You Tracking The Right Business Metrics?

This time of year, the bottom line many business owners are most concerned about is the one showing whether they owe taxes or are getting a refund. But as you finish your return or meet with your accountant to go over your tax return for the past year, it’s a good time to learn more about your …

How Building Separate Business Credit Increases Success

Did you know you have a business credit score? Until a week ago I did not. Most small business owners are unaware there is any other alternative than to rely upon personal credit. Forbes contributor Ty Kiisel spoke last week about how to find your business credit score through Experian’s …

9 Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School

Combine that with the fact that startups -- where everyone seems to want to work -- don’t care at all about graduate business degrees. They want to see real-life experience and that you have the grit to make it in the startup trenches where it’s much more visceral when your job, not your grade, is …

Leadership

Key to a Successful Business? Simplify, Simplify AND Simplify.

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While I will probably never invent the next groundbreaking, disruptive technology or be on Forbes’ Billionaires List, I have made a decent life for myself being an entrepreneur. As the founder of PR-firm fifteen media, I can say …

Small Business

Leadership is about making others feel safe: Simon Sinek at TED2014

Simon Sinek. Photo: James Duncan Davidson<p>Simon Sinek begins his talk with the story of former U.S. Army Captain William D. Swenson. In 2009, Swenson …

Your Most Common Tax Questions Answered

6 min read<p>This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Doing your tax return by yourself--even if you use tax preparation software--can still be a challenge.<p>We all know the tax code is complex and constantly changing. And that creates a great deal of anxiety and apprehension for some filers.<p>"They know …

Personal Finance

7 Tips to Help You Remember Names Better

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>There’s no easy way to admit this, but I am horrible with names.<p>I shake hands with someone I’ve just met, the person says his or her name, and within 10 seconds I’ve forgotten the name. And since I’ve just started a new job, I am beyond frustrated …

Employment

How You Can Stop Making Bad Decisions -- Now

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do we make unhealthy and unproductive choices -- even when we know we should do better?<p>If you ask most people, they will say that poor choices are a result of a “lack of willpower.”<p>But research from Columbia University is …

Will Power

A New Survey Reveals Which Social Media Brands People Are Most Attached To

See where Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, and other destinations rank.<p>To which social media brands do consumers feel the most attachment? Facebook ranked number one in a Brand Dependence Social Media Survey conducted by UTA Brand Studio in partnership with uSamp, a technology and …

Robert Reich: The middle class can save us yet

The former labor secretary explains why shared prosperity is America’s only hope for a return to economic boom time<p>Do you recall a time in America when the income of a single school teacher or baker or salesman or mechanic was enough to buy a home, have two cars, and raise a family?<p>I remember. My …

Zappos Goes Flat, Gets Rid of Managers

The trendsetter of quirky corporate culture is headed toward a massive restructuring. Could it work for your business, too?<p>Zappos has long been a role model for corporate culture. Entrepreneurs regularly make the pilgrimage to the company's Las Vegas headquarters, to learn about Zappos's commitment …

The Workplace

A Simple Guide to Better Coaching and Feedback in Your Company

<i>This is the fifth article in our new series with advice on building a business, company culture and life-hacking from Joel, CEO here at Buffer. You</i> …

The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work -- generally, every person I've spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.<p>And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the …