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100 Questions Investors Will Ask Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding

Before you walk into an investor meeting or on stage to present your startup, you need to know the answers to the questions listed below.<p>Don’t expect to skate through only on the strength of your slide and a well-practiced speech. Investors want to know all the things you left out, and how you came …

Venture Capital

Leadership Coach Helps Solve Your People Problems with Seven Simple Questions

Walt Brown Releases “The Patient Organization” with ForbesBooks<p><b>NEW YORK (August 9, 2018)</b> <i>–</i> Multi-company entrepreneur, leadership team coach, and organizational strategist, Walt Brown announced the publication of The Patient Organization (available now – Amazon.com). The book is published with …

Book Publishing

The ultimate guide to defining, writing, and implementing OKRs

How to Use Objectives & Key Results for Planning (and Achieving) Your Company Goals<p>How did Google grow from 40 to 88,000 employees and $100+ billion …

3 Personalities That Every Business Owner Should Embrace

Starting a business can mean wearing a lot of hats. Building a sustainable business requires mastering three of them.<p>As an entrepreneur, you can feel a schizophrenic sense of wearing so many different hats and managing so many different personalities within your business, depending on what is …

Intel now faces a fight for its future

Brian Krzanich’s surprise departure sets Intel on a race to find a new CEO<p>Intel is facing a turning point in its nearly 50-year history. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned yesterday, following an ongoing investigation into a past consensual relationship with an Intel employee that violated the …

Satya Nadella

7 Ways to Identify Real, Money-Making Business Opportunities

Terrified of going "all in" on a potentially poor-performing business idea? This list can help.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is on the rise, with over 550,000 people going into business for themselves each month in the United States alone. Of course, …

Small Business

If You Don't Know These 7 Extremely Simple Rules For Treating Customers Right, You're Guaranteed To Drive Them Away

Break any one of these seven practical rules of customer engagement, and you're in for a rude awakening.<p>Unless you know these seven simple rules of customer service, you're almost certainly driving customers away. And you may not even know why it's happening, until you wake up one Monday and find …

The Secret To Super Effective Employees

Wisteria is a climbing vine that drapes big, gorgeous clusters of lilac-colored flowers like a cascading waterfall. It is fairly easy to grow, so much so that it can get out of control and spread wildly.<p>However, did you know that Chinese wisteria twines counterclockwise as it climbs and Japanese …

Employment

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

This 1 LinkedIn Mistake Is a Huge Red Flag to Hiring Managers

The secret to a good LinkedIn profile is in the text.<p>While LinkedIn has tried to make it easier for us to create a professional summary of our skills and experience, it's still pretty daunting for most people to fill out their online profile. Especially, if you're a job seeker. LinkedIn is …

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according to …

Entrepreneurship

Be The Boss: 7 Habits That Separate Bosses From Workers

In the business world, there are two kinds of people — the boss and the worker.<p>The boss is the business owner, the worker is the business accessory. The boss sets goals and priorities, the worker executes. The boss gets rich, the worker gets a paycheck to pay the bills.The boss gets the excitement …

Entrepreneurship

What's the Mindset That Defines the Most Successful People? It's What Most of Us Are Missing

Without it, it's impossible to innovate and grow, says billionaire Richard Branson.<p>Nobody likes to fail. Yet failure is the secret to success. If you haven't been rejected a number of times, the current mantra goes, you just haven't experienced success.<p>Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, …

Attention 60 Minutes: Google Isn't the Only Big-Tech Monopoly

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) and its Google search business were playing scapegoat this weekend.<p>The tech giant was the focus of a 60 Minutes segment on …

3 Qualities Warren Buffett Says All Great Investors Should Have

Do you have what it takes?<p>At <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b>'s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) 2002 annual meeting, Warren Buffett was asked whether great investors are …

How One Man Turned $2,000 Into $500 Million

If you’re a newer entrepreneur finding your way toward success, this man’s story will inspire you and give you four strategies that helped him turn $2,000 into over $500 million.<p><b>Who is Tim Gill?</b><p>In the early 1980s, Tim Gill found himself newly unemployed. He was let go from a small business due to …

Entrepreneurship

Microsoft controller makes gaming more accessible to people with disabilities

In an inspired moment, Microsoft is unveiling a game controller that enables players with disabilities to play games again. It is part of a growing movement to make tech more accessible to everyone on the planet.<p>Mike Luckett is a veteran who suffered a spinal cord injury in a motorcycle accident in …

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>Success can become a catalyst for</i> …

Self-improvement

6 Impressive Ways to Lead Without the Title

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.<p>No matter what position you have, leadership skills are valuable. Smart people know that to survive you have to lead, even if you don't have the title (yet). The truth is, during the span of your career, you will not …

Bad Employees Are Bad for Business, but Average Ones Are Even Worse

Hirer beware.<p><i>Why is hiring 'average' employees so dangerous? 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 Robert Glazer, founder and CEO, Acceleration Partners, on Quora:</b><p>Every leader knows that …

5 Ways to Turn Your Passions Into Profits Online

If you're the sort who can dismantle a toaster and put it together again, consider a future making instructional videos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My back porch fell down. And I don’t mean a little. It completely collapsed. It happened during one of our …

Selling

10 Quotes From The 2 Best Entrepreneurial Minds Alive

"Who, not how."―Dan Sullivan<p>Having spent the past 10 years relentlessly studying psychology, self-improvement, and entrepreneurship, there are many people who have inspired and influenced my thinking.<p>However, over the past 3 years, I've come across two thinkers who stick out. Not just in their …

Here's How Highly Successful People Make Little Choices Different From the Rest of us

It's simple: If you want to live an exceptional life, you can't behave like everyone else.<p>Everybody has their own definition of success. And most people probably would like to live an above-average life. But the reality is that the vast majority of people never do. Most people live ordinary, …

42 Percent of Startups Fail for This 1 Simple Reason (It's Not What You Think)

Close to half of the over 100 startups analyzed made this mistake -- and never recovered.<p>CBI Insights recently analyzed 101 startup post-mortems (reports they wrote after they failed). The researchers extracted the top reasons startups fail, including things like a pivot going wrong; legal …

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

The Future of Software Is No-Code

It's accelerating how businesses are able to impact their strategy.<p>Early digital computers weren't very useful. Sure, they were far more powerful than the punch card tabulating machines that they replaced, but they were devilishly hard to program. Instructions needed to be written in assembly code, …

The 3 Books You Need To Read To Be A Morning Person

<b>* Finally be the morning person you’ve always wanted to be</b> <b><br>* Discover the secrets to conquering the morning from these experts</b> <b><br>* Read these books to</b> …

Self-improvement

10 Corny but Undeniably True and Inspiring Quotes About Teamwork

As Michael Jordan said, "Talent wins games; teamwork wins championships." He ought to know.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With two games remaining, my daughter’s soccer team is in second place. They’ve won nine games and lost only one -- to the team in third …

Michael Jordan