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How to Optimize Your Instagram Profile for Business

Want to make a stronger first impression with your Instagram profile? Wondering how to add branding and personality to your Instagram bio? In this …

Social Media

How To Have The Most Productive Day, Every Day

“There aren’t enough hours in a day.” If you’ve ever said or thought about this at any point in your daily grind, you’re not the only one! When we think about our responsibilities (spending time with loved ones, being a good employee, continuing your professional education, taking up hobbies, …

Productivity

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

These Seven To-Do List Mistakes Could Be Derailing Your Productivity

Why you shouldn’t write your list in the morning, and the items you should leave off completely.<p>When it comes to getting things done, sometimes the simple productivity methods are the best. Case in point: the to-do list. This handy tool keeps you on track by putting tasks top of mind . . . unless …

Time Management

Don't Want to Work Today? Just Do This

I procrastinated for an hour before writing this article. After coming up with the idea, I left my home office and drove through traffic in the rain to a nearby shop. There, I debated whether or not to buy a new pair of trainers.<p>I didn’t even need a pair of trainers. I just wanted to avoid work. It …

Time Management

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals to maintain their smartness. Whether they do it in leadership, …

Self-improvement

9 Simple Ways to Eat Protein at Every Meal

<b>Correction appended, August 24</b><p>People misunderstand protein. Yes, adding some to a meal can knock down hunger and keep it at bay, which in turn can …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for April 2013

Which of your pop favorites have been hitting the studio together? Find out in this month's playlist<p>Collaborations reign in this month's workout …

6 Standing Abs Exercises for a Six-Pack

Get up off the floor and work your core more with this standing abs workout<p>Standing abs exercises offer plenty of bonus benefits—you'll engage more …

Managing a Growing Startup? 4 Ways to Keep Your Criticism Constructive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to know the most common complaint from employees about management? Inadequate communication.<p>It’s an old gripe, as evidenced by the large percentage of Dilbert cartoons on the subject over the years. Yet, it’s an ongoing issue at many …

7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do great startups fail to get funding? Often, it’s not because of a business shortcoming or how the entrepreneur presents the company. A wrinkled shirt or a poorly received joke make subliminal impressions. Sometimes, a minor flaw can …

8 Steps to Having Wildly Productive Mornings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few.<p>According to a report from the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy in the United States is 79 years old. Most people in wealthy nations are …

The Golden Rule of Starting Up: Product-Market Fit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can have a million-dollar idea, but if people aren't going to buy your product or service, it is worthless. To succeed, your concept must have a group of customers that want your product and will buy into it, a notion known as …

Finding Growth By Changing Your Mindset

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a long-held secret in Silicon Valley that is starting to leak out. If you look around at some of the newest billion-dollar companies, you’ll find that most of them haven’t reached those heights through traditional marketing. …

What Entrepreneurs Want in 2014 (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's New Year’s resolution time! Entrepreneurs have grand plans in 2014: They want to get rid of old equipment cluttering up the office and hit the gym more.<p>Business owners want to save money by ditching outdated, inefficient technology …

Dealing With That Unhappy Customer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Things are not going well with my customer Fred. Here, let me let him explain:<p>“I am more than willing to pay for your services -- I just didn't get what I paid for.”<br>“If I was advised upfront of the charges I wouldn’t have agreed.”<br>“It …

5 Tips to Take Control of Your Inbox

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last year, I’ve been waging a war on complaints about email. As CEO of a fashion resale startup, I get a lot of email – but, to be honest, no one cares how much email I get. Just like no one cares about how much email you get.<p>The …

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the …

9 Simple and Powerful Ways to Get More Retweets on Twitter: Report - Jeffbullas's Blog

Amplifying your content means that you need to either pay for it or earn it. Buying online attention means investing in a Google AdWords campaign, …

12 Best Books for Business Newbies | Inc.com

Some of the most successful business leaders I know all share a similar trait: a voracious hunger for knowledge. Fortunately, plenty of them have written books to share what they know. I wish that, years ago, someone would have provided me with a list of practical, yet inspiring books to help me …

Leadership

9 Book Recommendations Based On Your Favorite Social Media Platform

Books Based On Your Favorite Social Media Account<p>1. Tumblr: <i>Fangirl</i> by Rainbow Rowell<p>2. Twitter: <i>It All Changed in an Instant: More Six Word Memoirs</i> by …

6 Books Every Savvy Marketer Needs to Read | Inc.com

A good marketer is one who never stops learning, and one of the best strategies for staying ahead of the pack is simple: read. I’ve put together a list of six marketing books that have influenced my thinking. If you need something to read during your upcoming time off or while in transit, try …

Marketing

5 Best Sales Books of 2013 | Inc.com

Last month, I posted the 5 Most Inspirational Books of 2013. Those books provide a foundation for success but (as most of you already realize), it's your <i>ability to sell</i> that will determine if you're truly success.<p>With that in mind, here are the best of the best sales books that were published last …

Customer Service

Sites of the Week: Recroup, Constitute, Lodgify and more

Today you'll find here nice services and apps with beautiful websites such as Flow, Lodgify and GistBox. Also take a look at Recroup an awesome …

Easy Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers! With Avocado.

Crave a veggie burger. One with Panko-crusted edges - infused with tender sweet potato and creamy, rustic white beans. Tall stacked on a toasted …

Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

A lot of us know the trick of baking “fries,” but if the same-old routine of olive oil and salt is getting old, try this new twist from chef Brandon …

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 2: Marketing And Launch

The cool part is that, as I found out, marketing doesn’t have to be about spam, meaningless buzzwords or sleazy Twitter follower generators, and it …

The Act of Killing – review

This bone-chilling documentary opens with a quote from Voltaire ("All murderers are punished, unless they kill in large numbers, and to the sound of …