Greg Lintz

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42 Percent of Startups Fail for This 1 Simple Reason (It's Not What You Think)

Close to half of the over 100 startups analyzed made this mistake -- and never recovered.<p>CBI Insights recently analyzed 101 startup post-mortems (reports they wrote after they failed). The researchers extracted the top reasons startups fail, including things like a pivot going wrong; legal …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

The 4 Actions You Must Take to Find Your Opportunity

There is exactly as much opportunity in the world as you're willing to work for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Don’t look for an industry, look for the opportunity. Opportunity is a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. The middle class looks for …

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>A dad from Auckland, New Zealand is a bona fide YouTube star these days thanks to his hilarious "How to Dad" video series. Jordan Watson, who has two daughters named Mila and Alba, started making his "tutorials" back in 2015 when one of his buddies at work was about to become a dad. His …

Mom Encourages Parents To Be In More Photos In Heartfelt Post

"My mom passed away when I was 20 years old. All I have are pictures."<p>After seeing how few photos she had that included her and her kids, a mom has shared her plea for parents to capture more memories with their families.<p>Blogger Cyndy Gatewood, a mom of three who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, …

7 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn Even If You're Broke

Skills are the gateway to a better quality career and life.<p>The problem is, money is tight for most of us after covering rent/mortgage, car payments, …

5 Productivity Hacks For Busy Entrepreneurs

MacGyver would have killed it as an entrepreneur.<p>Why?<p>In business – particularly in startups – resourcefulness rules. Everyone I know who has successfully bootstrapped and started a company is really good at getting a lot done with just a little. A friend of mine who started a church told me that …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

Financial planners share their best advice to help you start growing your wealth

Not only do they get an inside look into their clients' spending, saving, earnings, and investments, but they can see past the numbers to the people behind them: their clients' ambitions, fears, priorities ... and where they need some help.<p>Below, eight certified financial planners answer the …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

8 Business Books That Will Totally Change Your Mindset

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Eight ways to radically increase your productivity

Beginnings are the most exciting and energizing times in life. If things have been in a slump for you, make some changes. Lasting success comes from making pointed shifts in your behavior on a daily basis. Success is rarely the result of the major decisions you have to make due to the long and …

Self-improvement

How to Write a Great Business Plan: The Executive Summary | Inc.com

The <b>Executive Summary</b> is a brief outline of the company's purpose and goals.<p>While it can be tough to fit on one or two pages, a good Summary includes:<p>A brief description of products and services<br>• A summary of objectives<br>• A solid description of the market<br>• A high-level justification for viability …

Learn How To Start Investing With These Five Simple Steps

The good news about investing is that you don't have to understand all the intricacies to get started. The trick is to break it down into simple steps.<p><i>Dear Carrie,</i><p>I'm in my late 20s with a good job and can finally save some money. I know that I should start investing but it's a little overwhelming. …

Hung Up

Poor Management Costing U.S. Businesses Half a Trillion a Year

Managers from hell cost the U.S. $450 billion to $550 billion per year, according to a Gallup poll. This results from employees being disengaged. Out of 100 million full-time employees in the U.S., 70 million are actively disengaged and not inspired. Furthermore, over 2.5 million workers quit their …