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The Trend Toward A New Definition Of Success And Why It's Important To You

As a young entrepreneur, it was easy for me to identify success as something directly related to how much money someone was making. When a person makes a bunch of money, it’s easy to assume that he or she is successful. However, in the last five years, I’ve noticed a major shift in how people look …

Self-improvement

Here Are LinkedIn's Top 10 Startups of 2018

The companies have their hands in transportation, finance and ice cream.<p>In a new ranking, careers site LinkedIn has identified the new companies it thinks are leading the way in terms of innovation in their given fields. The top 10 bring in businesses making an impact in a wide variety of …

Top 10

An executive coach says practically everyone forgets to ask the job interview question that exposes a big red flag

As a workplace strategist for two decades, Erica Keswin saw the job market slowly shift from "bottom up" to "top down."<p>That is to say: While the onus was once on employees to steer the course of their professional development, employers are now partly responsible for making sure they're giving …

New York University

250 Google Tools Tutorials for Teachers

A few years ago I decided to start making video tutorials for the many Google tools that I write about on this blog and feature in some of my …

9 Things That Interviewers Really Want To Hear From You In The Interview

Professionals tend to make things seem very complicated, in an effort to make the the recipients of their advice feel stupid, afraid, intimidated and prone to follow orders. Let’s pick a profession like medicine. Why do doctors use such ridiculously complicated terms? They could easily substitute …

Middle School

The 2 Most Common Job Interview Questions You'll Ever Hear (And 2 Uncommon Ways to Answer Them)

You've heard them a million times, and they do matter.<p>Chances are you've probably been asked these interview questions so often, it might elicit an eye-roll (hopefully not in front of your interviewer).<p>Questions like:<p>"Tell my about yourself."<br>• "Where do you see yourself in three years? Five years? …

Attack Employee Turnover: Five Strategies To Finally Deal With Toxic Managers

Jackson recently transitioned into a new role as logistics manager. He’s learned a lot about the company’s operations from working in three other departments over his 13-year career. This is his third managerial role. He was moved to the logistics department after just eight months in his prior …

Employee Engagement

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

The Essentials of Welcoming Classroom for English Language Learners

<i>Written by David Campos</i>Often English language learners find the first days of school intimidating because they are insecure about how to best …

3 signs you should keep your job and 3 signs you shouldn’t

Growing up I was taught by my parents to get a job and keep a job. Period. It was ingrained in me that once I graduated college, I needed to land at …

Every Business Owner Should Listen to These 3 Very Non-Business (But Very British) Podcasts

The problems of one person or one business are seldom significant in the context of a big world with a long, long history. Paradoxically, that is very comforting.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Because I live in a city I do a lot of walking. Because I have a number of …

Improve Any Pitch With One Question

What if you could dramatically improve the success of your pitches with just one question? You can. The trick? It’s not a question you ask a prospect. It’s a question you ask yourself.<p>One of the advantages of being part of a small company is that I get to learn from a variety of departments. …

A head recruiter at Amazon says the biggest mistake people make on their résumés comes down to their job title

Celeste Joy Diaz, the recruiting manager for university programs at Amazon, said her team doesn't like to talk about "red flags."<p>But there is one big thing that can irk recruiters like Diaz during the application process: namedropping your place of employment, without explaining what you did …

Employment

6 nasty surprises women face when they get divorced

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>An astounding 46% of divorced women recently surveyed by the online marketplace Worthy …

Divorce

Negotiation Basics: 8 Common Questions and Answers

The mindset that you bring into a negotiation can either help or hurt your chances to come to a fair agreement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether I'm on the set of <i>Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch</i>, haggling with shop owners in China or running my businesses, I'm often …

U.S. Education Innovation Cluster Leaders Gather to Support Advancement in Teaching and Learning

<i>Philadelphia</i><p>Leaders of various organizations that want to support K-12 schools as they try new techniques and technologies are meeting here this week …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Seven Ways To Consistently Get New, Ready-To-Buy Leads

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If you find yourself stuck with the same old audience, your clients will dwindle away due to boredom, and, you won’t entice any new ones. So, how do …

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Small Business

One Question We Should Always Ask When Implementing Technology into Classrooms

In 2014, and in my book, “The Innovator’s Mindset,” I wrote about the notion of “school vs. learning,” and it was summarized in the image below by …

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Tools That Help Give Every Student a Voice in Class

We’ve all had students who have great ideas but don’t share them aloud in class for one reason or another. You can probably picture those students in …

Education Technology

How to develop mastery, make millions, and be happy

Idea #1: You don’t have a preexisting passion (nor should you want one).<p>Idea #2: Becoming really good at something and generously using your skills …

Self-improvement

'Solo' Director Ron Howard Has a 3-Step Checklist for Scripts. Using It Will Help Your Pitch or Presentation

Master the art of presentations with this checklist by a legendary movie director.<p>If you want to create an exciting business presentation that keeps your audience on the edge of their seats, steal a page from one of Hollywood's best storytellers, Ron Howard.<p>Howard is the legendary director of such …

Some of The Best Writing Apps for Elementary Students

Based on your recommendation, we went ahead and curated for you this collection of some good iPad apps you can use with your elementary students to …

Education Technology

Five Disruptive Trends in Social Media Marketing Strategies

In 2017, we witnessed numerous trends in social media marketing. Developments like Live feed, integrated video, and story features, and the growth of …

Social Media Marketing

10 U.S. Cities Where Tech Workers Make Good Money and Don't Pay Sky-High Rent

Think beyond the coasts.<p>The rent is too damn high in San Francisco and New York, but all of the good tech jobs aren’t confined to these two metropolitan hubs.<p>Although you might make a bit less as a developer, IT specialist or Project manager working outside of Silicon Valley (or Alley, or Beach), …

Why Great Employees Quit -- Instead Of Admitting They're Unhappy

Dear Liz,<p>I know that as a manager you’re not supposed to have a favorite employee but let’s be honest, most managers do.<p>I have a favorite employee on my team. His name is Josh. He’s a super star. He accomplishes more than almost anybody and he’s extremely clever.<p>I’m down in the dumps this week …

Employment

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

The best sites for finding a new job in every industry

You're probably well-acquainted with the most popular job boards and if you're deep in the job search trenches, you might even be getting "customized" alerts from every single one of them.<p>But how many of the job postings cluttering your inbox are opportunities you actually want? Or are a good fit …