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Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success

What matters isn't so much who's on your team, but rather how the team works together.<p>The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out …

Leadership

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

9 Ways to Start a Company in 48 Hours

You can apply these concepts to companies in almost any industry.<p><i>By Kasey Kaplan, co-founder and president of Urban FT.</i><p>Can you start a company in 48 hours? You bet. You can apply these concepts to companies in almost any industry. Keep in mind, this advice is only on how to get started. As you go, …

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time

Follow these four steps to make your side hustle a success.<p>Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a …

Small Business

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Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

5 Things You Must Include in Your Elevator Speech If You Want to Make a Solid First Impression

Answering “What do you do?" properly can dramatically improve how people perceive you and your business.<p>Most people answer with, "I'm a lawyer," 'I'm a plumber," or some other label. It's a perfectly correct answer, but what if you knew that the simple answer you give could make the difference …

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology

Humans are strange, complicated creatures. Understand them a little better with these talks.<p>Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with sometimes, but it also makes us totally fascinating.<p>All our quirks …

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4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like

Especially if you ask the right follow-up questions.<p>Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only …

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Feed your brain at the gym, in the car, or whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to …

The Bench Press Workout That Helped Me Gain 35 Pounds

​Your upper body will be sore—and strong<p>Last week I revealed one of the five workouts I did that over the course of six months helped me pack on 35 pounds of muscle. That workout is a lower body nightmare—a 10 sets of 10 reps squat session that crushes your entire body, eliciting serious muscle …

​This Deadly 40-Minute Workout Will Shrink Your Belly

Can you handle it?​<p>This routine features a protocol known as AMRAP, or as many rounds as possible. It’s a form of density training where you seek to perform more rounds in the same amount of time from session to session. It’s a race against the clock that is ideal for rapid fat loss and metabolic …

How to Validate Your Business Ideas Without Spending a Dime

Here are two extremely cheap (read: free) ways to test ideas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last night in the shower, you had an ingenious idea for a new business. You rushed to the desk to write it down, with water still dripping down your back. Your [insert the …

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5 Best Meeting Practices Every Leader Should Follow

Wasted or poorly run meetings deaden your team and cost you tens of thousands of dollars a year. Here are 5 meeting best practices that top companies follow...<p>A recent article in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> reported on an international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On,</i> …

Folding the World Record Paper Airplane

John Collins is the brain behind the design for the world record-holding paper airplane flight for distance. He stopped by Harvard University for a …

8 Reasons Why Exceptional Employees Quit Their Jobs

Avoid these critical leadership mistakes (or these bosses) if you want to thrive.<p>To have exceptional success in business, you need to have exceptional employees. However, hiring them is only half the battle.<p>Unfortunately, it's the easiest for A-players to find another opportunity, and they'll be …

Read this if you think you have a great start-up idea in your head

One day you may wake up with an incredible idea that you think it would make you the next Elon Musk or Mark Zuckerberg. One day you may find yourself …

The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

22 Metabolic Moves That Will Get You EXTREMELY Shredded

These exercises burn fat and maximize muscle growth at the same time. Here’s how to program them into your workouts<p>Last year I shared 21 Metabolic Moves That Will Get You Shredded to celebrate the release of the 21-DAY METASHRED transformation program.<p>You guys loved it, so I decided to make a …

How to Kill Your Team's Motivation Without Really Trying

You are not a team because you work together, you are a team because you respect, trust and care for each other.<p>When it comes to motivation, everyone thinks they are the expert--there are hundreds of blogs, articles and books on the subject.<p>It's a genuine problem in a lot of organizations--I have …

Leadership

Want more money? Here's how to ask, according to workplace psychologist

You'd be hard-pressed to find a single working person who would mind getting a raise — but asking for one can be a bit tricky.<p>Do you storm your …

10 Success lessons from Barack Obama – “44th President of the US” for entrepreneurs

Share16<p>Tweet<p>Share10<p>+13<p>Shares 29<p>No matter which side of the political fence you live on, President Obama is good at moving his agenda forward from a …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of “Make It …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

Playful Furniture Inviting You to Fill in the Voids: ROOM Collection

A dynamic duo comprised of two swedish-based designers, Erik Olovsson and Kyuhyung Cho, came up with the idea of rethinking how objects breathe in …

7 Reasons Your Great Idea Isn't Enough to Be Successful

It's great to be a visionary, thinker, or a dreamer--but none of these matter in the business world if you can't execute.<p>As a small business and startup advisor, I find that entrepreneurs often love to talk about their latest idea, but not their execution.<p>Like most investors, I'm convinced that …

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