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The 5 Tools for Entrepreneurs on the Go

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For entrepreneurs, staying connected is no longer an advantage, but an absolute necessity. The structured 9-to-5 life is a thing of the past, and new digital capabilities have dramatically changed what we are expected to accomplish on any …

Productivity

Facebook’s Head of Tech Communications Shares The Best PR Advice You’ve Never Heard

Facebook’s Caryn Marooney shares her vast PR wisdom, from the good to the ugly dealings of being a communications professional, and every gem in between.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our Best Business Lessons of 2014. Check out the full list here.</i><p>“Imagine you’re sitting across from a …

Mark Zuckerberg

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? It'll Help You Rise Above Failure.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are all about achieving peak performance. The top or quickly emerging entrepreneurs' definition of success goes way beyond just the money they earn or the promotional support they receive. Today’s greats are worried about …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Ways to Make Gobs of Money - Seriously

Author of Real Leaders Don't Follow<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a safe bet that more ink and paper have been expended in the name of how to make money than just about any topic. In case you're wondering why, here's a hint: Do you know how the dollar sign …

Entrepreneurship

How to Recover From an Epic Fail | Inc.com

The term "epic fail" gets bounced around a fair amount and probably means different things to different people. In my mind, an epic fail is when you fail to achieve a goal that's an essential part of your life story. It might be the failure of a business you always wanted to start, or a book you …

Motivation

The Only Interview Question That Matters | Inc.com

Last week, LinkedIn announced to the world that I've been in the recruiting industry for 36 years. During that time, I've written a number of books about talent challenges and opportunities, but one thing continues to surprise me: More than 90 percent of hiring managers think they're good …

Employment

Stop Acting Like You Work at a Big Company | Inc.com

When we think in terms of <i>ideal,</i> we generally think of our ideal vacations, our ideal homes, or our ideal lives. When someone asks you about your ideal day, you’ll probably start rattling on about a day when you’re not working.<p>But according to famous psychologist and <i>Flow</i> author Mihaly …

Time Management

10 Advanced Facebook Tips and Tricks

If you want to get the most out of your time and money in Facebook, then take it to the next level with these 10 strategies.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Tweet Naked<i>, online marketing expert and social media agency CEO Scott Levy provides the critical</i> …

Marketing

Chewse’s One-Click Catering Grows Recurring Revenue By 10X In Six Months

While the combined GrubHub-Seamless entity just filed for an IPO last week, there are a bunch of next-generation food and catering startups that are aiming to fix meal delivery.<p>Chewse is focusing on the enterprise market. They handle one-click catering for offices throughout Los Angeles and San …

The Emotional Price Every Leader Pays | Inc.com

When I saw Joe* my stomach lurched. The last time I had seen him was 20 years ago. The day I fired him.<p>Time is unkind to all but seemed especially unkind to Joe. His face was etched with lines and his eyes, once bright, were flat and lifeless. He shuffled over and I tentatively reached to shake his …

Leadership

5 Ways to Win People Over | Inc.com

Winning people over isn't always easy. Yet the ability to apply the gentle art of persuasion to relationships new and old is essential.<p>"Every single day, we are faced with the task of persuading others. And every single day, we face resistance," says Bob Burg, author of <i>Adversaries Into Allies: Win</i> …

Customer Service

10 Things Holding You Back From Being Happy at Work | Inc.com

Maybe you've fallen into certain habits. Maybe you've quit paying attention. Maybe you've just gotten lazy. And now you're compromising. Or settling. Or just flying on unhappy autopilot.<p>Happiness, whether personal or professional, is often a matter of subtraction--and not addition. That's …

Self-help

12 Qualities of Remarkably Courageous People

Courage isn't just a willingness to confront pain or fear. Courage, like character, also involves doing the right thing when no one is watching... or will ever know what you've done.

Self-improvement

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year | Inc.com

With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've gotten from leaders, writers and thinkers through the years. So I wanted to share my favorite, most inspiring …

Motivation

20 Creative Envelope Designs That Impress

Everyone’s on emails and messaging apps these days, which makes receiving mail in the post something of a rare occasion. When you do receive snail …

42 Inspiring Flat Design Websites | Website Designing

A beautiful collection of professional responsive creative <b>HTML5 websites</b> which are using the latest <b>Flat Design</b> Trend. Websites are imperative to …

30 Beautifully Designed Sites Using Horizontal or Vertical Infinite Scrolling

<b>Infinite scrolling</b> is the means to prevent users having to click on <i>‘next page’</i> buttons. In this round-up we are also featuring those sites where the …

50 Web Designs with Beautiful Creative Typography

<b>Typography on the web</b> comes in two formats; firstly there’s the classic image replacement technique which allows for beautiful typographic designs, …

Award Winning Websites Design | Web Design

This is the last Web design article in 2013, and we are wishing you <b>Happy New Year 2014</b>. Today we’re rounded up <b>32 fresh award winning websites</b> for …

How to Stay Inspired at Work | Inc.com

Lately, Julie and I have been thinking about inspiration. Perhaps it's because it's election season: Whatever your politics, listening to rousing speeches devoured by adoring audiences certainly has the effect--at least for us--of making you sit up and realize what you really care about and hope …

Entrepreneurship

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy | Inc.com

It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably the best way to be more productive is to just be …

Happiness

How Does Bill Belichick Develop New Leaders? | Inc.com

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is famously tight-lipped, often refusing to discuss team matters or personnel situations with the media. Just take a look at how he deflected attention from the team's recent acquisition of quarterback Tim Tebow if you need an example.<p>So, with a few …

NFL

Why Working More Than 40 Hours a Week Is Useless | Inc.com

For many in the entrepreneurship game, long hours are a badge of honor. Starting a business is tough, so all those late nights show how determined, hard working and serious about making your business work you are, right?<p>Wrong. According to a handful of studies, consistently clocking over 40 hours a …

Chamber of Commerce

4 Speaking Tricks You've Got to Try | Inc.com

If simply hearing the phrase "public speaking" makes you cringe, Zach Holman, a prominent developer at GitHub, the software-development network, feels your pain. That's why this week he launched speaking.io, the ultimate site for the legions of people who dread public speaking more than …

Public Speaking

5 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Co-founder of thredUp.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we're only churning out …

Time Management

Visually Raises $8.1M To Build Out Its Marketplace For Infographics And Other Visual Content

Infographic haters, despair. Visually, the startup that’s best-known as an infographic marketplace, is announcing that it has raised $8.1 million in Series A funding.<p>The company started out as a tool for creating infographics, but over time it has moved to a marketplace model, connecting companies …

How We Saved a Restaurant More Than $100,000 a Year

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For restaurant owners, basic steps like reeling in costs can lead to success, while simple mistakes such as poor menu choices may lead to failure.<p>For example, one restaurant my consulting agency rescued was spending an extra $2,500 a week …

Profit

The Surprising Weekend Habits Of Highly Effective People

It's a vicious cycle: We get more stressed at work as the week goes on, but once the weekend rolls around, instead of taking time to rest and recharge, we're busy checking things off our to-do list and responding to neglected emails. When the alarm goes off on Monday morning, we start yet another …