Enrico Garau

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How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

5 Ways to Generate Passive Income and Keep Your Job

A no-hassle side income makes living on a paycheck is a lot more tolerable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Passive income is the Holy Grail for online marketers. It's automatic. Effortless. But, not at first. In the beginning, it's grueling. I liken this to doing the …

Webinars

Google Home heats up the smart speaker competition with Honeywell integration

Honeywell and Belkin launch integrations on the Google Home, as it looks to gain ground on Alexa.<p>"Hey Google, turn up the temperature."<p>If you have the always-listening Google Home on your countertop, you now have more options if you want to make your home smarter. Previously, you could talk to the …

Smart Homes

How to Attract Talented Employees When You Have No Money

Don’t waste your time with perks.<p><i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The future skills of the construction industry

Adapting to industry advances is the key to success in construction, but good management and communication skills are still invaluable<p><b>More on the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) »</b><p>In the world of construction, technology has accelerated the pace of development for everyone, from …

Leadership
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4 Simple Rules to Cut Down on 'Evil' Meetings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I hate meetings. I avoid them as much as possible. They bore me and all too often represent a colossal waste of time.<p>I am not alone in my thinking here, either. Management guru Peter Drucker felt the same way. Note his not-too-subtle take …

Time Management

5 Habits Of People Who Always Get What They Want

The fine art of the counter-offer: Do your homework, have a real conversation, and arrive with confidence.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is part of “10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015.” Read the full list here.</i><p>You’ve been offered a job but the salary wasn’t the number you were hoping to hear. Or …

Employment

Revamp Your Approach to Monthly One-to-One Meetings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to improving employee development and performance, enough can't be said about the effectiveness of regular meetings. If as a manager, you're not checking in regularly with employees to track their progress, you can't expect …

Productivity

5 Psychological Strategies for Building a Winning Team Culture

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be an effective leader of a team in the business world, you have to know yourself as well as the strengths, motivations, quirks and downfalls of those working for you. You cannot prompt members of your team to be their most effective …

Emotional Intelligence

You Should Avoid These Work Mistakes at All Costs

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Self-improvement

These 10 Surefire Tips Will Help You Avoid Burnout | Inc.com

First, the good news.<p>Burnout typically affects people who are highly committed to their work and effective in their job. I don't have to tell you the bad news about burnout--it's common knowledge.<p>Burnout may show up as exhaustion, annoyance, and irritation, or as a lack of focus, inability to work …

Self-help

23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert

Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily have an introverted personality.<p>“Spotting the introvert can be …

5 Steps to the Perfect Project Meeting

Don’t you wish there was formula for the perfect project meeting? A set of steps or processes or actions to follow to pull off the meeting to end all …

Project Management

5 Problems That Aren’t Really Problems

At various points during your career as a project manager you will come across problems. This is simply a fact of life and something which is …