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4 Easy Fixes That Actually Make Your Resume Stand Out

They will take you less than five minutes.<p>If you're like most job seekers, the thought of sitting down to update your resume can seem pretty darned unpleasant. Anxiety provoking. Full-on dreadful.<p>You get the drift.<p>Part of the reason it feels like this is that you probably assume it's going to take …

How Businesses Are Preparing for Artificial Intelligence

As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more widespread—and as larger numbers of businesses move to put it to use—companies are grappling with the …

How do you build a billion-dollar startup? Lessons from a CEO who just did it

Mudassir Sheikha is the CEO and co-founder of ride-hailing app Careem, one of the hottest startups on the Asian continent.<p>In December, it raised …

Artificial intelligence finds its way into business through sales

Artificial intelligence (AI) had a coming out party of sorts in 2016. Even though it has been in development for decades, this year, with the perfect combination of cheap computing power and access to increasing amounts of data, it seems AI’s time has come.<p>Its first foray in business has been …

25 Practical Blogs To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

The coding world might seem overwhelming at times - but when you pop, you can’t stop. So you might think you already know a lot, but there are always ways to sharpen your coding skills.<p>In the days of fast development, especially in the technology field, it’s hard to keep up, and the theory books …

11 Websites To Learn To Code For Free In 2017

You know that it’s totally possible to learn to code for free…but what are the best resources to achieve that? Whether you already have some knowledge under your belt or have never typed a line of code before, start by exploring your options on these 11 fantastic websites.<p><b>1. Codecademy</b><p>Codecademy is …

Nonprofits

Starting A Company To Make An Impact? Your Time May Be Spent Elsewhere, Study Says

You’ve just had your business idea and you want to make a change in your community or industry. As an entrepreneur, that’s an invigorating feeling. But what if you knew that your time would be spent elsewhere? Many young entrepreneurs often waste time on tasks outside of their role as a leader, but …

Entrepreneurship

A top VC firm just put together a striking presentation on what it was like for startups in 2016

Given all of the fear and loathing startups were feeling in 2015, top venture capital firm, First Round, did another poll of its network of more than 700 founders and CEOs to see what it's like to have a startup in 2016. Times have certainly changed, and we've published with First Round's …

Venture Capital

10 Morning routines of the world's top successful entrepreneurs

Share112<p>Tweet<p>Share142<p>+14<p>Shares 258<p>How does your morning routine compare to some of the world’s biggest business hot shots? There’s no …

This Online Course Is a Good Introduction to Ethical Hacking

“Hacking” carries a lot of negativity around it, but not all hacking is used for evil. Learning about it arms you with the necessary knowledge to …

17 Things These Successful Leaders Wish They Had Known Years Ago

Hindsight is the best teacher.<p>Imagine if you could travel back to when you were beginning your career, but with the wisdom you possess today. Would you do anything differently? Here's what these successful leaders say they wish their younger selves would have known.<p>1. Learn to be comfortable with …

10 Success lessons from Jim Collins – “Management Guru” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share22<p>+1<p>Shares 34<p>Researcher and management guru Jim Collins has authored or co-authored six books, including Good to Great and Built to …

The No. 1 Problem Every Startup Has

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make While Fundraising

When a startup decides it’s time to start raising capital, there’s a lot of potential business impacts to consider. If things go well, funding can launch startups into another gear, earning them more customers, traction and publicity than ever. What many founders are less apt to discuss, however, …

Entrepreneurship

The One Thing Your Company Needs to Get Me to Invest

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Every Entrepreneur Must Hire This Type Of Person

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Follow The Rules, Or Rewrite Them? Innovation Is Anything But Business As Usual

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Fixing the world’s problems means coming at them from new angles. The world’s best social entrepreneurs aren’t just trying to change things by repeating age old methods. Rather, they’re looking to innovate and …

Why These Artificial Intelligence Startups Joined Salesforce, Amazon, and Uber

Say you’re a giant company that’s heard about a fancy “new” technology called artificial intelligence and you’re interested in adding some …

10 Setbacks which entrepreneurs must overcome

Share16<p>Tweet<p>Share20<p>+13<p>Shares 39<p>The most successful people will tell you that at some point in their careers, they thought they were going to fail. …

How Entrepreneurs Like Elon Musk and Reed Hastings Become Global CEOs

Excellent leaders are rare, and some of the very rarest and best are of a specific type: entrepreneurs who start a successful company (a tiny …

10 Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To (If You Aren't Already)



The definitive list of awesome business podcasts.<p>We've all heard by now that the most successful people read extensively. Bill Gates, Mark Cuban, Elon Musk. They all credit at least some of their success to regularly devouring books.<p>But for those of us who don't have the time, or simply want to …

How to Get a ‘Yes’ From a Venture Capitalist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

The Most Important Leadership Attribute? New Study Has Clear Answer

<i>“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” -Dr Albert Schweitzer</i><p>It’s one of those classic, timeless management questions: What are the attributes of a good leader?<p>This subject was explored last month in a leadership survey from Robert Half examining the perceptions …

How to graduate with a strong CV and no student debt

The ongoing debate about the reintroduction of grammar schools poses an interesting question about the future of higher education. To what extent should we be dividing students up into ‘academic’ pathways versus ‘practical’ pathways?<p>Under the traditional selective system, academically-minded young …

Five Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know About DevOps

I know there are many entrepreneurs out there who aren’t funded to the gills. They’re no strangers to making every penny count toward realizing their vision. And if you can relate to this in any way, you’re probably like me— forever working to find ways to maximize efficiency and to deliver more …

Billion Dollar Tech Trends for 2017

Here are some of the emerging technologies that will make billions of dollars starting next year.<p>Companies worldwide will spend $3.5 trillion on IT in 2017, market research firm Gartner predicts.<p>Above all else, companies are expected to increase their spending on software and services (as opposed …

Forget grit, IQ, and culture fit. VCs say this is what it takes to succeed at a startup

When founders are asked what it takes to succeed at a startup, many provide this well-worn answer: ”learn to be comfortable with ambiguity”—an equally frustrating and ambiguous response.<p>At a recent event in New York (“Start @ a startup“) co-hosted by Sequoia Capital and Business Today, a handful of …

Entrepreneurs need to meditate. So they don't act like assholes.

Do you know why people make bad calls? Do you know why people fuck up?<p>Do you know why people get caught up in their own worlds, hurt other people, blow opportunities and destroy themselves?<p>It's because many people live their lives on autopilot, and live their lives without mindfulness. And …

Entrepreneurship

These Are the 4 Things That Make Unicorn Companies Worth $1 Billion

Learning what it takes to build a $1 billion company.<p>In the world of business, unicorns are a venture capitalist's dream. Startups that are worth $1 billion or more were once exceedingly rare, but have seemingly been popping up everywhere now.<p>While many entrepreneurs act like unicorns are as random …