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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>5 min read<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, …

Profit

Whiteboard Session: Why Every Organization Needs an AR Strategy

Michael Porter and Jim Heppelmann explain how augmented reality will change how we work.

Michael Porter

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers Ebook + Tools

This tool is intended for individual use only.<p>Publication Date: <b>April 03, 2018</b><p>Today's business environment brings with it an onslaught of data, but leaving the analysis to others in your company just won't cut it. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data--to understand …

Management

17 Serena Williams Quotes That Will Inspire You to Remarkable Success | Inc.com

Today, Serena Williams is set to play what may very well be the match of her life when she plays the final at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships. Whatever the outcome of today's match, Serena is at the pinnacle of the sport of tennis, and it's going to be quite difficult for anyone to jump over the …

Serena Williams

The 4 Secrets of Truly Great Leadership

You don't need to be born a great leader to become a great leader. Here are the secrets of leadership success.<p>Leaders today are faced with a business environment that is complex, dynamic, and fast-changing. To keep their organizations on an even keel, every manager has two key roles to fulfill, no …

Leadership

Better Relationships Make You Happier, Healthier, and Richer: 7 TED Talks on How to Build Them

Twenty minutes isn't too long to invest in healthier, happier relationships.<p>The science is definitive: People need people. When researchers followed the lives of more than 200 people for seven decades to discover the key to human flourishing, the study director summed up the essential takeaway from …

Self-improvement

This 1 Time Management Shift Will Change The Way You Think About Your Priorities

There are better ways to let employees know how they should be spending their time.<p>One of the most common excuses a company manager or executive hears is, "I don't have enough time."<p>From the moment I started my first company in a flea market as a teenager (that went on to go public and eventually …

Time Management

High-Performing Leaders Never Underestimate the Importance of This, But Average Performers Almost Always Do

Figure you're good enough to wing it? Here's why you might want to reevaluate.<p>Decades of research into the habits of world-class performers across virtually every field reveals one belief they all espouse with borderline fanaticism: the importance of practice.<p>Simply put: High performers practice …

University of Chicago

8 Key Traits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

From Cuban to Sandberg, the world's top business leaders all understand how much these qualities count.<p>You hear it all the time: <i>Focus on your values.</i> After all, your values should guide everything you do with your brand and help connect you with customers. But what should those values be? Out of …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Get More Done? Instead of Changing Your Morning Routine, Do This.

What are you trying to achieve with your new morning routine?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Priming. Controlled breathing. Waking up at 5 a.m. Waking up at 3 a.m.. Green smoothies. Coconut oil in your coffee. Journaling. Gratitude.<p>What do all these things …

Jack Dorsey

3 Transitions Even the Best Leaders Struggle With

We love to read about the dynamics of success. We study it, celebrate it, and try to emulate how successful leaders rise to the top. I’m no different: I’ve spent my career helping executives succeed, either through coaching and development or assessments of their strengths and opportunity areas to …

Leadership

How to Master the 4 Types of Leadership That Will Make You Successful

You must master multiple leadership styles to be an exceptional leader.<p>It's unwise to be a one-trick pony when it comes to leadership. Rather, you need to be adaptable and have multiple leadership approaches at your disposal.<p>An adaptable leadership style is one that is flexible enough to enable you …

Leadership

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

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

13 Proven Ways to Change Your Luck

Think good luck is only for other people—the ones who were born lucky? Actually, we make our own luck, say the experts, and here’s how.<p>Every new …

Self-improvement

SD cards could soon hold 128TB of storage

The SD Association has announced a new card specification that should increase maximum storage on SD cards to 128 terabytes and provide much faster data transfer speeds of 985 megabytes per second.<p>Right now the maximum storage space on an SD card is 2TB, and that limit was promised as far back as …

Gear & Gadgets

15 Ideal Apps for Enhancing Project-based Learning in Your Class

Here is a collection of some very good iPad apps students can use in their classroom projects. The apps, which are curated from Apple's Real World …

Education Technology

2018 Best Apps and Websites for Teaching and Learning

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced its 2018 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching and Learning at the American Library …

Apps

Amazon wiped out $17.5 billion from eight companies in one day

Amazon wiped out $17.5 billion from eight companies' market values Thursday with just two announcements.<p>The e-commerce giant has become a force on …

Market Capitalization

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Civil Rights

8 Ruling Web Design Trends for 2018

Written by Deepak Chauhan Web design trends have undergone an apparent change as one of the most dynamic industries in web technologies. It is 2018, …

UI Design

Lessons In Scaling A Startup: The Founder Of Jimdo On His Quest For Startup Agility

Startup founders no longer have to hire teams of developers to build their company website. Nor do they face the daunting prospect of having to learn how to code themselves. Instead they have numerous self-build options to choose from in what has become a fiercely competitive marketplace, with the …

Startups

Parallels debuts feature-packed Toolbox Packs for Mac, priced from $9.99/year

Parallels is upgrading its Mac app today with three new Toolbox Packs that include various collections of features for specific needs. Each Toolbox Pack is available for Parallels on both macOS and Windows, and Toolbox Packs can be bought individually or as a bundle so customers have more …

Operating Systems

2018 best apps and websites for teaching and learning

<b>AASL</b> announced its <b>2018 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching and Learnin</b>g at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. The annual lists honor <b>25</b> …

Apps

Ban These 5 Words From Your Corporate Values Statement

Practically every organization today has a set of core values that ideally function as the “operating instructions” of the company. The goal of articulating the essential and enduring principles of your organization is to inform, inspire, and instruct the day-to-day behaviors of everyone who works …

Fast Food

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Leadership

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

How to Identify and Tell Your Most Powerful Stories

When I ask executives what their favorite speech is, Steve Jobs’s Stanford commencement address is always at the top of the list. Many think of Jobs’s talk as their favorite because it is incredibly moving <b>—</b> thanks to the stories it contains.<p>Execs love to hear talks like this, but few are …

Public Speaking

4 Rare Qualities of Highly-Successful Executives, According to The Execs Themselves

Peter Cancro, CEO of Jersey Mike's Subs, uses the power of intuition to hire the best.<p>One of my favorites things to do as a columnist is interviewing successful entrepreneurs and leaders, and collecting anecdotal evidence of what effective, real-world leadership looks like.<p>With so many …

Leadership

How to Use Video Marketing to Promote Your Small Business

Promoting your business through videos is a great way to showcase your business, products and the knowledge of your employees. Here's...<p>When it comes …

Marketing