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12 ways you're sabotaging your career without even realising

We all have bad habits. Sometimes we're not even aware of them, or the effect they have on our lives or careers.<p>"In fact, many of us have habits that …

26 things you should do on your first day of work

The first day at your new job may be among the most memorable — and perhaps stressful — of your career.<p>"Most of us remember our first days at every …

Employment

Hiring a Millennial can become your cup of tea too

Paul Rivera of Kalibrr, a job matching tech startup in the Philippines, shares insights on how companies need to rethink the Millennial game

5 Unique Traits of Millennial Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started Cutler PR in 2009 at age 22 -- just three months out of college. I began the business in my bedroom, with $200. I was scrappy and focused on results, and I hustled to make my company a success. As a millennial entrepreneur, I …

Entrepreneurship

10 Lessons From The Last Tech Bubble: How We (Mis)Spent $30 Million In 30 Months

In 1999, my first job out of college was at Lyte, a tech startup that spent $30 million in 30 months. I was the fifth employee to join the company. It failed, teaching me some of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned throughout my career.<p>Lyte was no normal startup. My fellow team members included …

Entrepreneurship

5 Disruptive Tech Trends that Make Finance More Powerful

Think about how liberating new technology can be. Forget thoughts of costs and implementation time, and imagine new business processes that you’ve shaped with nothing but pure efficiency in mind.<p>A digital transformation will do more than let you soft close your books whenever you like, or help you …

Innovation

The Top 6 Small-Business Trends on the Rise

Serial entrepreneur, mentor, advisor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>2016 is a promising year for small business owners and entrepreneurs. The development of modern business technology gives small businesses the opportunity to …

Small Business

DigitalOcean offers Y Combinator startups $250 thousand in cloud credits

DigitalOcean wants to gain more share of the startup market for its cloud infrastructure. The company announced today that it will be offering $250,000 in credits to all Y Combinator startups. The move, which puts DigitalOcean in direct competition with Microsoft, is good for developers because it …

Startups

Staffer Turned Entrepreneur to Make Shark Tank Début

Long time House staffer Willie Blount will make his television debut on Friday on the ABC show, Shark Tank, where he'll pitch a pair of gloves he's …

Los Angeles

Bitcoin Startup Blockstream Raises $55 Million in Funding Round

Horizons Ventures and AXA Strategic Ventures are among the investors in the company, which is developing blockchain technology<p>Blockstream, a bitcoin-focused startup founded by some of the industry’s most high-profile developers, raised $55 million in one of the largest funding rounds in the history …

Venture Capital

Why Perfectionists Don't Make Successful Entrepreneurs

<i>Ok, before we start, if you know that you're a perfectionist, then be warned that I'm going to be dishing out some straight talking facts here. And it may not be easy to read them but, if you're committed to success, then you'll thank me for it afterwards.</i><p>Because, the fact is that perfectionists …

Self-improvement

Cisco Just Bought This Hot Startup For Over $1 Billion

Cisco’s made its first acquisition in 2016, and it was a big one.<p>The networking titan said on Wednesday that it had bought a Silicon Valley startup …

Internet of Things

Gartner: Business analytics market to hit $16.9bn by year-end

The only way is up for business intelligence (BI) and analytics, it seems, with a new forecast from Gartner predicting that the market will be worth …

Big Data

Disgraced Entrepreneur's Penthouse Drops Another $1M

It's been a rough journey for the Infinity penthouse that belongs to troubled serial entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal. The penthouse was once decked out in zebra skin on the kitchen floors and headboards monogrammed with the letter G. Its decor is now pared way, way back, but still no one's buying. …

Domestic Violence

13 million Americans are financially cheating on their spouses

<b>Americans hide bank accounts and credit cards from their spouses (CreditCards.com)</b><p>A recent poll conducted by CreditCards.com found 13 million Americans, or 1 in 20, is in possession of a secret bank account or credit card their spouse doesn't know about. According to CreditCards.com, most of the …

Credit Cards

Why Tumblr Isn't Instagram For Yahoo And What Marissa Mayer Plans To Do About It

Three years ago, Yahoo bet big on social media with its $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr, a social blogging site with 300 million monthly users …

Emotional marketing, neuroscience and the evolving art of sentiment analysis

<i>In this guest post, strategy consultant for Carat, Catalina Burge, claims that emotional marketing is here and measurable, we’re just waiting for the</i> …

11 Practical Tips To Integrate Social Media with Traditional Marketing

Social Media Marketing 101<p>One of the very first questions I ask new clients during our social media strategic planning session is this one:<p><b>“What</b> …

Public Relations