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Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success

What matters isn't so much who's on your team, but rather how the team works together.<p>The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out …

Leadership

How to answer 5 of the toughest interview questions

The better prepared you are for each type of interviewer, the better your odds are at landing a new title and office environment that’ll start your …

Employment

Britain shouts about immigration but is silent on one of the root causes: climate change | Andrew Simms

The Brexit campaign pivoted around migration but its politicians are sceptical of action on global warming that is a key driver of displacement<p>What happens as large-scale migration becomes inevitable due to a combination of environmental, economic and humanitarian reasons? Do we tackle the drivers …

The Madness Of Humanity Part 4: Science Vs. Religion

<i>This is the fourth in a series of essays concerning our collective future. The goal is to bring forth some of the main issues humanity faces today, as we move forward to uncertain times. In an effort to be as thorough as possible, we will consider two kinds of threats: those due to natural</i> …

This Company Banned Email 5 Years Ago and Never Looked Back

How one company is getting way more done with way less email.<p>If you're a regular Inc.com reader, maybe you've heard of the company that banned email for a week. Or the founders of a $100 million business who gave up their personal email accounts entirely. But even though we all know email can be a …

Confident Cannabis is the stock exchange of weed

Step 1: Build software for pot labs. Step 2: Find out who has the strongest herb. Step 3: Create a marijuana marketplace connecting dispensaries with the best growers.<p>That’s the plan that scored $3 million in <i>seed</i> funding led by Slow Ventures for Confident Cannabis. Right now it’s on Step 2, having …

7 Ways To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Job Search Ready

There’s a lot of great advice out there on using LinkedIn to find jobs. This post is different because I include actions to make your search so fruitful that the jobs find <i>you.</i><p><b>1. Get Your Headline Right</b><p>Although the search algorithm at LinkedIn is a closely guarded secret, one thing many experts …

10 Types of Businesses You Can Build After 5 p.m.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>That daytime job of yours may be terrific. But there’s one thing that is far more rewarding and meaningful than good pay and benefits: being your own boss.<p>Still, think carefully before choosing to go down the entrepreneurial path; it …

Small Business

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

Customer Service

These are the apps Apple thinks you should use to manage your money

ETFs (exchange traded funds) in particular, are changing the way many young people are investing in the market. In the past 10 years, ETFs, which usually have lower costs than mutual funds, have gone from $230 billion in assets to around $4 trillion in early 2016. And many startups are trying to …

Investing

Are Young People Really More Open to Polyamory or Do We Just Like to Cheat?

Some have said hookup culture is muddying the waters of what it means to be in a monogamous relationship. But is that necessarily true?<p>"We live in the generation of not being in love, and not being together. But it sure feels like we're together, 'cause we're scared to see each other with somebody …

How This Guy Grew 6 Million Dollar Companies Before Turning 35

Here are David Cummings' 4 controversial moves to making million dollar companies<p>94% of companies never hit $1 million in revenue in a year. Those that cross the million dollar mark are doing something that the others aren't.<p>Building million dollar companies from scratch<p>If anyone knows how to …

5 excellent questions to ask the hiring manager when your job interview is going horribly

The person I ended up speaking with got called in to talk to me at the last minute and hadn't really prepared much. He only spent five minutes asking me about my professional qualifications and then answered my questions about the company and his role in a matter of 15-second, one-sentence …

Employment

Top 5 File Sharing Apps for 2016: Best Solutions for Small Businesses

Image source: PhotoDune<p>Still emailing photos between your phone and computer? Tracking down lost USB drives for file transfers? Or worse, relying on a cloud storage device for your business documents that lacks sufficient encryption security? Put an end to the file sharing madness with fast, secure …

Apps

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

March 2015

5 Best eCommerce Platforms For Budding Entrepreneurs

Choosing your ecommerce platform is one of the most important parts of starting an online business. The look, feel and functionality of your store …

How to grow your startup with no budget

As an entrepreneur, you master a wide range of skills: You’re resilient, passionate, a leader, and always focused on your company’s success. The vast majority of entrepreneurs also come from a technical background, and the core team they build around them is often comprised of people with similar …

Marketing

Lawyer Offers Five Facts To Know Before Starting A Marijuana Business

As a lawyer for the Cannabis industry, Steve Schain says he helps entrepreneurs, “dodge landmines” and hold onto their revenue. He works on marijuana finance and business issues including application submission, regulation interpretation, and lawsuits. Here he lays out five important things for any …

Cannabis

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Brain Training Apps for Android

Google have nearly a million applications on the play store and most of them are games. Well, in games we have a wide choice like racing, action, …

Best Bars in America

With star bartenders, expert cocktails and cool designs, these destination bars make key nightlife stops in cities around the country.

17 science-backed ways men can appear more attractive to women

It's almost Valentine's Day, and for many, the pressure is on to find that special someone.<p>Whether you're simply looking for a date or hoping to find something that lasts, you could benefit from the decades of psychological research on the qualities that women find most attractive in a male partner.<p>…

Warner Bros

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying, According to Science

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how to tell if someone is lying?<p>We’re going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and …

The Best Places To Go In 2016: Tips From The World's Hottest Luxury Travel Company

Since its founding in 2005, bespoke travel company Black Tomato has distinguished itself amongst a sea of competitors thanks to its knack for devising adventures that push the limits of travel for a discerning and sophisticated clientele. In 2015 alone, it sent clients—who range from young, …

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Five Questions To Ask Before You Accept A Job Offer

It is a harsh reality for job-seekers that our judgment is most impaired at exactly the point when we need our senses most — the moment when we’re evaluating a job offer.<p>We fall into the vortex very easily on a job search, as soon as a company is interested in us. We see the finish line to a …

9 Ways to Use Quinoa in the New Year

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Luxury Brand Strategies: How To Attract Affluent Customers Through PR

As 2016 comes upon us, the new year is a great time to take a fresh look at your PR and marketing plans. One of the trickiest and most desirable sectors to reach is the luxury consumer. For perspective, I’ve gathered the advice of two entrepreneurs who are promoting their companies to this elite …

Marketing

The 20 most popular business books of 2015

Amazon recently released its list of the best-selling books of 2015, including the most popular business and investing books.<p>Whether you run a company, work for one, or work for yourself, these 20 books are guaranteed to teach you something new. Scroll down to see which books made the list.

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