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The Obamas Signed a Multi-Year Deal With Netflix, and Every Entrepreneur Should Learn This 1 Lesson From It

The people, brands, and companies that are embracing their role as a media company are increasing their platforms and winning new audiences.<p>Today Netflix announced a multi-year agreement with former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama. In a statement on Twitter, Netflix said the …

Michelle Obama

How I Made $134,846.40 of Passive Income in One Month

It might be called passive income, but I didn't just make that money by sitting on the couch.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a previous video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose broke down different ways you can open yourself up to passive income. Many viewers …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

The 10 Best Books to Help You Retire Richer, According to Financial Advisors

How to retire early, with no worries.<p>Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there’s no shortage of books that say they’ll show you how to …

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

Marketing

7 phrases that will make you seem less confident at work

<b><br>Hey, I'm not sure if you have the time right now, but it would be great if you can read my latest column. Is that OK?</b><p>…said the weakest communicator ever.<p>Confidence is a powerful tool to gain respect and get stuff done.<p>As you compose emails/documents (and in conversation too), remove these …

Caution: Are You the Victim of a Fixed Mindset? (Here's What You Can Do About It)

By cultivating a growth mindset, you will never fail again. Instead you will begin to learn -- and succeed beyond your wildest imagination.<p>As you grow older, what have you successfully changed about yourself, in order to live a more fulfilling life? Are there new habits, skills, or even character …

10 Unique Free Tools and Resources for Entrepreneurs You Probably Don't Know About

Save money, save time and don't settle for canned, one-size-fits-all counsel.<p>One-size-fits-all advice only takes a business so far, but there are plenty of ways to get a leg up with personalized direction -- without hiring a consultant or subscribing to an expensive program.<p>A number of free online …

20 Interview Questions That Will Reveal a Superstar Job Candidate

Don't make the typical mistake of asking the wrong questions when assessing for people skills.<p>It's quite common for hiring managers to ask the wrong interview questions to size up job candidates for job/culture fit and the people skills that lend to success on the job.<p>Whether you're new to the …

The 3 "R's" That Reveal the Quality of Your Product

Your customers are the key. From them will you receive the recognition, repeat sales and referrals that will make your company a success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re in the diamond business, or if you’ve purchased a diamond in the past, you’re probably …

5 Toxic Ways of Thinking That Successful Leaders Avoid

How to stop misperceptions from causing problems in your business<p>As a leader of a growing company you use a lot of mental power throughout the day. A great leader not only watches what they think but <i>how</i> they think about their business. There are two ways to think. One is "Clear Thinking" that leads …

Ban These 5 Words From Your Corporate Values Statement

Practically every organization today has a set of core values that ideally function as the “operating instructions” of the company. The goal of articulating the essential and enduring principles of your organization is to inform, inspire, and instruct the day-to-day behaviors of everyone who works …

Deciding Whether to Write a Book? Tim Ferriss Says You Should Ask Yourself This Simple Question | Inc.com

Today, it seems like the number of people writing a book or <i>wanting</i> to write a book is higher than ever before. And with publishing being more accessible than ever (with digital publishing, etc.), it's no wonder why this is the case.<p>Because of this, if you're an entrepreneur, the temptation for you …

Writing

Tough Times Don't Last

You would have to be Pollyanna not to recognize that we are in tough times. The laundry list looks something like this. The political turmoil of …

8 Things Jesus Never Said

Jesus said a lot of things throughout the Bible, but there are also a lot of things he didn’t. Here are eight things Jesus never said.<b>1. “No shirt,</b> …

How to Create the Stunning Visuals Critical to Startup Success

Tools you can use everyday to enhance your online presence to efficiently connect with consumers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that striking visuals are interpreted faster and more memorable than text alone. According to 3M’s research, our brains …

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Self-improvement

Two dirt-cheap drones you can use for business

You don't need to spend thousands of dollars. These models are easy to fly and suitable for most business needs.<p><i>ZDNet's Business Bargain Hunter</i> …

12 Books That Will Make You a Better Writer and Storyteller

My favorite book is always the one I’m reading now. I get vested in the story, in the characters, in the voice of the writer.<p>The last few pages can …

3 Steps Leaders Should Take Right Now to Build and Maintain Trust | Inc.com

Trust is at the core of every meaningful relationship you have: every client or customer you sign, every person who works for you, every friendship or partnership you cultivate.<p>It's present in those relationships, but it doesn't just show up. You have to build it over time, and you can't force …

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18 stocks that could rise 25% in 2018

If Bitcoin's too crazy a ride for you, here are 18 stocks that analysts say could enjoy their own personal bull runs in 2018.<p>The "18 stocks for '18" list includes oil and natural gas drillers and drug makers. It also spotlights an internet travel company and high-tech firms that make the digital …

Oil & Gas Industry

Blog Income

Tweet<p>Pin17<p>Share1<p>Flip<p>+1<p>18 Shares<p>Somewhat Passive Income – Blogging<p>Blogging isn’t very passive for me at this point. I spend 20-30 hours per week …

Retirement

3 Lithium Stocks to Buy for 2018

These unique catalysts ensure that the world's three largest lithium miners are still good bets in the year ahead -- and beyond.<p>Lithium stocks …

7 handy ways to improve your home in 2018

If you let a lot of home improvement projects slip by without taking action in 2017, take heart. 2018 is here! You've now got an entire year to jump on those big household tasks. It's time to seize the day, the month and the year.<p>Not sure what to put next on your to-do list, or do you even have a …

Home Improvement

Why Digital Marketing Is Crucial to Your Business's Success | Inc.com

<i>What are the pros and cons to a career in digital marketing? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Mario Peshev, CEO of DevriX and SME Digital Consultant, on Quora:</b><p>Digital marketing is a …

Marketing

The Best Business And Leadership Books Of 2017

From rebuilding Microsoft to fighting for change in Silicon Valley, here are some noteworthy reads from 2017.<p>Between memorable Twitter threads and constant push notifications, 2017 might have kept you tethered to your phone. But there were also many books that came out this year that contain …

The 4 best free business apps you're not using

Boost your productivity without touching your budget.<p><i>ZDNet's Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for great deals on computers, phones, services</i> …

By Asking Himself This 9-Word Question, Tim Ferriss Changed His Life

In his most recent book, <i>Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World,</i> Tim Ferriss openly admits to having at least a partial mid-life crises.<p>Having turned 40 in the year 2017, having had several friends die, and many other key events occur, Ferriss sat to his journal (a common …

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

These simple, time-proven techniques will help you become more organized and productive.<p>We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we …

Productivity

4 Money-Making Habits That Propelled Sara Blakely, Mark Cuban and Tony Robbins to Phenomenal Success

Success is proportionate to your focus on solving people's problems.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The global elites play a different game. Wealth is not created by wishing, manifesting and burning sage. Concrete plans, committed desire and wondrous persistence are the …