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Surprising things you might not know about driver retention

People packed Fleet Owner’s virtual conference room recently to hear two experts from the National Transportation Institute -- Gordon Klemp, CEO and …

Trucking

Growth the watchword for U.S. transportation sector

The transportation sector as a whole in the U.S. is projected to witness significant growth this year, with all modes – including trucking, railroads …

Markets

How I Got Into Shape After Quitting the Gym

I've been a group fitness junkie for as long as I can remember. I seemed to need the competitiveness inherent in group exercise even in high school in order to keep me accountable and working hard. Group bootcamps, kickboxing and spin classes dictated my weekly schedule. By the time I reached my …

25 Reasons You Are Not as Successful as You Should Be

I'm guessing that you're holding yourself back because of one of the following reasons.<p>It's just one of those days where nothing seems to be going right. And, to be honest, it's a pretty crappy feeling. Sometimes there are certain situations or challenges that are completely out of your control …

Self-improvement

BMW just jumped into the U.S. car-sharing biz, with the help of YC alum RideCell

BMW just launched a new car-sharing service called ReachNow that will enable Seattle residents to access 400 cars that they can pick up and drop off pretty much wherever they like, as long as that’s not on the outskirts of town. Eventually, the idea is to expand into cities nationwide.<p>BMW’s isn’t a …

Carsharing

Researchers at MIT are using Legos to build interactive transportation maps

The roads, sidewalks, bus stations, and buildings are all made out of Lego blocks. Wee Lego figures represent pedestrians. Laid over it all is a computer-generated projection of the actual neighborhood, filling in the details of current green space and traffic in Dudley Square.<p>The project is a …

Smart Cities

4 Ways to Tell If Transportation Is the Right Business for You

<i>In</i> Start Your Own Transportation Service<i>, the Staff of Entrepreneur Media explains how you can launch a profitable transportation service, whether you want to start a long-haul operation or an in-town service</i><i>. In this edited excerpt, the authors outline four things you should consider before</i> …

Small Business

19 Free Website Design Tools

There are plenty of free tools and resources to help with your website design, whether you’re just looking for a little flare or you want ...

Design

A short fiction trick

I’ve been putting off this post for a long time, because it’s got to be a long post. The reason is it has to include a bit of micro-fiction to pick …

Beat It

Writing is a Kind of Double Living

Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or …

Writing
The Future

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

Nutrition

10 Low Cost Business Ideas for Beginners

Shortage of funding always hinders the aspiring Entrepreneurs to start a business. Now, it becomes a myth that finance is mandatory to start a …

Small Business

If I Understand Why I'm an Addict, Maybe It Will Go Away...

Addicts new to recovery typically enter treatment motivated by their current crisis and a desire to escape their actual and potential consequences (rather than a desire to change their behaviors and live differently moving forward). And instead of being focused on the day-to-day solutions that …

Mental Health

50 Must-Have Features for Small-Business Websites (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Websites are a necessity for businesses of all sizes today -- though, surprisingly almost half of small businesses don’t have websites. Still, there are so many design options to choose from and so many websites that it can be tough to …

Small Business

Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

Social media junkies reveal what their cyberstalking habits are really like

We’ve all been there. You’re creeping on your ex, and before you know it, you find yourself looking at his new girlfriend’s best friend’s sister's …

7 Steps to Be a Productive Content Marketer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone can do content marketing, but certainly every person cannot do it well. Companies and individuals who do content marketing haphazardly usually find it ineffective, and often give up. But the truth is, it's only ineffective because …

Marketing

What is a Content Marketing Strategy (And Why Do I Need One?)

With traditional marketing tactics becoming less effective as the Internet breeds more self-guided buyers, content marketing has risen up to provide …

Marketing
Procrastination

7 Powerful Tricks That Will Improve Your Writing Today | Inc.com

I'm not a writer, yet I've written three books. I have ideas. Big ideas. And so do you. Maybe you already launched a blog. Maybe you're even interested in publishing a book.<p>If you have big ideas, and want to communicate your ideas to as many people as possible. Read on.<p>You <i>must learn</i> how to write …

Writing

10 Writing Lessons I Learned From Interviewing 30 Bestselling Authors

Stay focused and get more writing done<p>Having interviewed more than 30 bestselling authors over the past year on my podcast, I've learned a lot about how they overcome distractions and mental blocks and get down to work each day.<p>I like to ask them about their writing process: How they get started …

Creative Writing

30 ways people with full-time jobs can make money on the side

Having a little savings is stress relief. A person can pay down debt or save for something like a new vehicle or home. Thankfully, there are hundreds of ways for you to make some extra money on the side to supplement your full-time gig.<p>Whether it's starting your own business or working a part-time …

Small Business

Success Comes From Solving Real Problems, Not Chasing Unicorn Fantasies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship has always been one of the great American dreams. For many people it’s about taking an idea and molding it into a business that sets you up for life. This, of course, isn’t in the cards for the vast majority of people who …

Entrepreneurship

The Most Motivational TED Talks of 2016 | Inc.com

TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the best talks they've hosted recently online. Delivered by a TV mogul, the leader …

Doorhandle

Is This the End of the Era of the Important, Inappropriate Literary Man?

In public, everyone says that Thomas Sayers Ellis, 52, formerly of Case Western and Sarah Lawrence, a visiting professor at the Iowa Writers Workshop …