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Lessons you can learn in business school that aren't taught in class

In the two years I was at Columbia Business School, I learned how to value a company down to the penny of its stock price and to forecast budgets years into the future.<p>But there were certain lessons that weren't on the syllabus that have proven to be even more invaluable.<p>Between the demanding …

Business Administration

Why You Must Break The Rules To Achieve Mega Success

Breaking the rules separates the dreamers from the doers.<p>People who are good at what they do almost never achieve mega success. Mega success is reserved for the great only.<p>There is no one-size-fits-all path for mega success.<p>Aside from courage and capability, only one other trait is necessary for …

Self-improvement

The FDA and The Big3 Say "Yes" to Cannabis. This is the Week in Weed!

1 min read<p>At Green Entrepreneur, we're dedicated to giving you the news you need to make smart business decisions. "This Week in Weed" is a video …

Cannabis

‘I’m a billionaire, but I'm not a big spender’

I’m not a big spender and I don’t like to talk about my net worth, but if you believe what you read online you’d go with about $1bn. I’ve made money through telecoms and the media. I founded the first competitive phone company in the US, Corporate Communications Network. It merged with MFS …

Coco Chanel

2 Stocks That Turned $5,000 Into More Than $85,000

These two boring companies have generated exciting returns over the last two decades.<p>Most investors don't get too excited about pipeline stocks. …

Investing

The Importance of Teaching Your Kids About Money

Get that money talk going.<p>In our capitalistic world, you would think money is an openly discussed topic among families. Instead, it's actually one of …

Personal Finance

8 Important Life Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Spirituality

5 Tactics to Drive Website Traffic That Aren't SEO

Although all businesses with an online presence should invest in search engine optimization, it isn't the end-all, be-all when it comes to driving traffic to a professional website.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no surprise that driving traffic to your …

Marketing

Confessions of an Instagram Influencer

Success as an influencer requires a strong knowledge of digital marketing. Expertise in what you're commenting about is optional.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scrolling through the comments, I caught a “thank you for coming in.” It was posted by a popular …

Social Media

7 Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner in Life

You can make millions and still be poor.<p><i>What is something you wish you had known sooner? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men | 3x Best</b> …

Success

The 10 must watch YouTube channels for social entrepreneurs

These are the YouTube channels to watch if you're looking for inspiration, advice or expertise from social entrepreneurs who've already been there …

Slideshow: 13 Wacky Products That Made Millions of Dollars

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3 Powerful Lessons From Women With Ambition

While the world is still dismissive of women with ambition, plenty of female power players are hoping to change that.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While the world is still dismissive of women with <i>ambition</i> (the word is seen as a positive in men and a negative …

Entrepreneurship

For Women Looking to Start a Company, Here Are 3 Ways to Propel Yourself to Success

From overcoming the emotional labor stigma to having a supportive partner, here are a few pointers to help you succeed.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve started four or five companies in my life: I was a florist, owned a bath product company, ran two …

Donating to homeless people using your phone

Start-ups are working on developing different ideas to help homeless people in cities across the United States.<p>One assists homeless people in getting identification, while the other provides an easier way to donate.<p><i>Video Journalist: Cody Melissa Godwin</i>

6 Reasons Moms Make the Best Entrepreneurs

Motherhood and entrepreneurship have a lot in common, meaning raising kids can do wonders in preparing you to run a business.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To all women who have raised kids, if you are new to entrepreneurship, switching career gears or …

Top 5 Creative Sources For Content Inspiration - Small Business Trends

When creating a content calendar as part of your marketing plan or content strategy, it can be easy to whip out the first ideas for topics you can …

The Various Tools Every Digital Marketer Should Have

An overview on various tools that are available for digital marketers that will come handy in their content creation, Search Engine Optimization as …

These 5 Mindful Habits Will Keep You From Burning Out

Say no, except to playing. Always say yes to play time.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are easily distracted. Smartphones, gossip, social media, substance abuse, endless email, mindless web browsing, too much TV, video games, unnecessary meetings, …

The 5 Things Elon Musk Does Every Day to Make Himself Productive

Elon Musk gets more done each day than any three random CEOs. Here's how he manages it.<p>Last week, I pointed out that because Elon Musk can successfully run multiple businesses, he could run any one of those businesses working part-time. Because of this, mere mortals like you and me should be able …

CEOs

5 Money-Saving Tips That Improved Our Finances—and Our Marriage

Nearly all marriages come with financial challenges. Big or small, money issues are going to come up and it can be stressful. Whenever we are feeling …

Personal Finance

10 smart things you can do with $1,000 right now

If you've got $1,000 you're looking to spend, consider these smart financial decisions.<p>If you find yourself with $1,000 all of a sudden -- or perhaps through slow consistent saving -- you might be wondering: What's next? Maybe ideas of a beach vacation are floating through your head, or maybe …

Retirement

This Is How Much Money You Need to Be Considered Wealthy in America

Many Americans cite leading a stress-free life and having “peace of mind” as their personal definition of wealth. That doesn’t sound too …

The 12 Golden Rules of Investment

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>Good, tried-and-tested investment rules enable you to develop effective strategies and tactics. If you want your investment to flourish, internalize the 12 golden rules of investment and make them part of every endeavor. Before you start …

How to start investing

When you're just starting out in your investing journey, there are some important things you should know.<p>Key takeaways<p>First, think about how long you …

Can You Finance a Tiny Home? Here's What You Need to Know

Those trendy 500-square-foot tiny homes sure are cute and it's a cool idea reduce your environmental footprint and embrace conscious "micro" living. …

This Is How Much Money People Think You Need to Be Rich

A new survey sheds light on how high your net worth needs to be to feel wealthy. Here's why it's not that simple.<p>Everyone has a different idea of what it means to be rich. For some, it’s living large like Nicki Minaj or Elon Musk. For others, it’s their college roommate Malik who always manages to …

Personal Finance

A man paid off $100,000 in debt by doing these 5 simple things

Making a good salary, buying a home, and starting a family has long been a description of the American dream. Unfortunately, things such as student loan debt, mortgage payments, and living expenses can make that dream a nightmare.<p>That's what happened to Michael Hambrick, founder of The Ate Truths …

The power of personal branding: 5 ways to develop your online persona

There was a time when a company’s brand meant everything, and founders/employees were simply a byproduct of that brand. But with the explosion of …

5 steps to ease your worries about money, health in retirement

What keeps you up at night when you think about retirement?<p>We asked financial planners what their clients who are planning for or living in retirement worry about and what can be done to alleviate those worries.<p>Catch up if you haven’t saved enough<p>Rita Cheng, a certified financial planner with Blue …

Retirement