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12 of the Best Business Books of 2017, According to the Stanford Business School

Learn from the best to become your best.<p>A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might …

Self-improvement

12 books every leader should read

Are you looking for a good book to give you a fresh perspective on business?<p>Look no further than the 12 books included below. These 12 books are …

Leadership

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say

Want a new employee to truly hit the ground running? Say these four things.<p>You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. …

Employment

The Top 15 Blogs All Startup Managers Should be Reading

Reading blogs like these will help you in the long run.<p>Being a manager within a startup often means feeling unappreciated. CEOs are the idea guys - you're the glue holding everything together while translating their visions into executable actions.<p>These blogs have your back, and they're packed full …

Startups

7 Tools That Startups Should Know About Right Now

Bootstrapped startups and the entrepreneurs who run them need software and applications that help them do heavy lifting without having to hire large teams.<p>Being an entrepreneur is no easy task, and while patience and perseverance are desirable qualities, having a few tools of the trade puts the …

Project Management

8 Reasons This Is An Ideal Résumé For Someone With A Lot Of Work Experience

The role your résumé plays in your job search will change as you ascend the ranks.<p>"Once you're at the executive level, your reputation within your industry and the strong network you've presumably built over the course of your career will hold increasingly more weight with hiring managers," says …

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov …

Small Business

How to Stay in Control of Your Meetings

Meetings.The bane of many of our existence. They suck up time and are often unproductive or don’t yield the results we expect. I want to talk about a …

5 Leaders Share 5 Ways to Find Your Passion

2 min read<p>Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>You could spend your whole life looking for your passion -- the one point where your skills and enthusiasm intersect perfectly.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Evan Carmichael shares five tips to help guide you toward that discovery.<p>He …

Entrepreneurship

How Business Process Management Will Change Your Small Business

Image source: PhotoDune<p>Admit it: you still use Post-it notes, email chains or spreadsheets to track project assignments and business processes. Despite the explosion in cloud-based project management software, many startups, and small business owners still "do things on the fly" -- figuring out …

10 books you should read if you want to start your own business

Highly sought-out consultant Perry Marshall is the author of seven business books dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses owners like yourself with online advertising and getting more sales.<p>Here, Marshall shares his go-to books to help you get started on your entrepreneurial journey.

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success

Learn what one "superpower" Bill Gates recommends for you to be successful.<p>Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a …

Self-improvement

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

Self-improvement

100 Brilliant Companies to Watch in 2016

3 min read<p>This story appears in the June 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>The 2016 consumer is a demanding one. They want what they want, when they want it. They want personalization, and they want control -- of their money, their food and their health, and almost everything else.<p>As we …

Swimwear

The Business Case For Being Really, Really Happy

If you're not aiming to have a great quality of life along with your business success, it's time to start. The reason: The happier and more positive you are in life, the more success you will achieve for yourself, your team and your clients.<p>So says Shawn Achor, CEO of Good Think and an expert in …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Self-improvement

Corporate Hack: How A Dozen Remote Workers Generated $100M

How did a team of a dozen remote entrepreneurs hack the typical corporate structure and create a company that generated nearly $100 million in revenue? Even established companies that attempt to instill a remote working component into their culture often find it difficult, as poignantly noted in</b> …

Why Amazon, Facebook and Salesforce Just Partnered With the SBA

The Small Business Administration is turning to some of the biggest names in tech to help business owners be more efficient in their everyday …

HoloLens dev kit comes with Conker game and more

New details for Microsoft's AR/VR device HoloLens have emerged, including the fact that the system will ship to developers with a new Conker game. This information comes from a Forbes story that appears to have gone up too early. It was subsequently pulled, but not before someone on Reddit captured …

Augmented Reality

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

Read This Wealthy Entrepreneur's Advice for Reaching Your Dreams

ShareEmailComments<p>Kunal Desai has accomplished a lot in his career. He became the VP of his company at 25, but knew that he wasn’t following his …

The “Dry Stretch” that Makes Almost All Entrepreneurs Fail

Have you ever wondered why starting a business is so damn difficult? And all the while, some entrepreneurs make it look easy.What's up with that?In …

25 of the best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

We've highlighted 25 below, including books by psychologists, economists, and competitive athletes. Each one offers a unique look at what it means to be truly successful and how you can achieve your full potential.<p>Read on and start stocking your shelves with inspiration.

10 Must-Read Books For the Modern Entrepreneur

If you want to build a bigger business, you need to invest in yourself.<p>It seems like every year the world gets busier.<p>I often find it a challenge to find the time to catch up on emails, make the time for breakfast, and still catch a good night's sleep.<p>Reading has always been an important hobby of …

Books

How to Get Over Yourself and Start Your Own Business Today!

Entrepreneurship dreams are big. Some involve breaking out from under a big corporation's wings for an indie start up. Others foresee making it big with an innovative product and forever changing an industry. And some dreams simply mean the chance to make millions.<p>But with all the allure of …

Pitch Perfect Tips

If there’s anyone who knows a good pitch, it’s Sean Wise.<p>The former Dragons’ Den advisor and current host of Naked Entrepreneur is an expert on …

Ricoh's new action camera has an absurdly wide 204-degree field of view

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Cameras

Oppo's new tech can fully charge your phone in 15 minutes

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Oppo showed how far it’s come in mobile battery tech. The company demoed a prototype device with 2,500mAh power that charged fully in just 15 minutes.<p>That’s crazy fast by any standard. On stage, the device equipped with Oppo’s new SuperVOOC technology …