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Unless You Can Handle These 4 Basics You Aren't Ready for a Side Hustle

Daydreaming after work about making extra money is pleasant. Building a business after working your day job isn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's easy to see why many people quit building their business on the side while working full time.<p>There are many things that …

Entrepreneurship

So what exactly defines an entrepreneur? It’s not about coming up with ideas

I just received a thank-you note from a student who attended a fireside chat I held. Something I said seemed to have inspired her:<p><i>“I always thought</i> …

Entrepreneurship

21 Inspiring Quotes From Black Leaders From Throughout American History

The words of these 21 individuals will inspire you to do more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From Oprah Winfrey to Maya Angelou to Booker T. Washington, African American leaders and entrepreneurs past and present have made great strides toward creating a better world. …

Black History

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

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

Don't Overthink, Just Do (The Overthinker’s Guide To Taking Action)

Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is going to be like, too much time thinking about how awesome it will be… and too little time actually making the thing, you make no progress.<p>With respect to goals, …

Motivation

Self-made millionaire Grant Cardone: 2 ways to rethink your life to achieve success

The world does not care if you succeed or fail. Why? There are too many good people who fail and there are too many bad people who succeed at least …

Self-improvement

Stop worrying about where your life is heading and take things at your own pace

opinion<p><b>For the past few years, I have been worrying about where my life is heading, whether I’m making the right choices to get me where I need to be</b> …

Screw Goals: It's All About Your System

Forget goal setting for 2015. I’m deadly serious. Throw out your vision board and burn the motivational posters. <b>Goal setting for many is a nail in</b> …

The Real Reason Why You’re Easily Distracted Has Nothing To Do With Technology

The fact that your attention can get so easily pulled away might point to an internal struggle. Here’s how to figure out what’s really going on.<p>It’s hard to get anything done with all of the push notifications pulling us into other directions. You can find something else to do or think about at any …

Self-help

3 Short-Term Goals to Set Today for Incredible Success Tomorrow | Inc.com

<i>How do you think long-term while living in the moment? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO. fmr LiveRamp CEO. Started & sold 5 companies, on Quora:</b><p>A very …

Quora

Confident people know to do 3 things that help them grow

We can get the job offer, land the new big client, ask that person out, or make a speech all without confidence.<p>Even though technically we don't need it to accomplish our goals, we still want it — and struggle to get more of it.<p>Despite what you might think, building and strengthening your …

Self-improvement

These Simple Changes To Your Digital Ads Can Improve Sales Now

Designing digital ads doesn’t have to be incredibly difficult, but it does take skill and strategic thinking in order to do it well. The internet has made us all very capable of tuning out visual distractions. It’s a necessary skill in an era that is defined by the incredible volume of information …

Marketing

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week | Inc.com

The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, and various other aspects of your well-being.<p>The weekends are also the time that high achievers and peak performers use to ensure growth and …

Productivity

13 Easy Things That Can Instantly Change How People Perceive You

Whether you're an anxious person who is worried about how people will perceive you, or someone who'd like to do damage control after making a bad …

7 Powerful Beliefs That Will Lead You to Success

We all have that inner voice — the that tells you you’re not going to make it.<p>That you’re not good enough. You’re undeserving. It’s too late. You …

Schadenfreude

Self-made millionaire: 5 things are holding you back from having a super life

Admit it, you want a super life, right? There's nothing wrong with wanting it all. I personally came from nothing — I had a humble start, no silver …

Self-improvement

8 things successful people do every day that most people ignore

During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a …

Even the Smallest Acts of Generosity Make You Happier, New Study Reveals

It doesn't matter how big or small your acts of generosity are, they result in a warm glow in parts of your brain.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re doing someone a simple favor or buying a gift for a friend, small acts of kindness can go a long way.<p>In a …

Happiness

2 Ways to Drive Yourself to Work Hard | Inc.com

<i>How can I motivate myself to work hard? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Auren-Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO. fmr LiveRamp CEO. Started & sold 5 companies, on Quora:</b><p>Some people are just …

Quora

A 3-step Process to Test your Startup Idea

<b>Over a Weekend and for Under $1000</b><p>Most startups fail. Debates about why are nearly as old as Silicon Valley itself. Some argue it was the team and …

Product Management

Why You Should Become a Published Writer as a Solopreneur

Getting your expertise published can make an impact on your brand, inspire new levels of creativity and make you stand out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are two words in the public relations world that often cause industry outsiders to say “huh?”<p>These two words: …

Public Relations

11 habits to break to be happier every day

Nobody is free of bad habits.<p>From junk food to cigars, from being late to constantly being on our phones, there are things we know we should give up.<p>Bad habits come at a cost — in health, in reputation, in money. But some are worse than others.<p>Here are 11 habits tha we pay for with reduced …

Happiness

4 important lessons to help you be more productive

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this? The word "productivity" seems new and sleek …

Time Management

Think You're Too Old to Start a Business? This Is Why You're Wrong | Inc.com

Something's been bothering me more and more over the past couple of years. It's the notion that older entrepreneurs don't have the skills and talent to compete with those in their 20s. It's disappointing to me that the macrotechnology shift to a mobile and social media landscape has siphoned the …

Entrepreneurship

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before it yields …

Time Management

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

Business Strategy

Got a great idea for a business? Before you go any further, read this

Many startups fail because they create a product no one wants. Entrepreneur Ian James explains how to prevent this<p>If you have a burning business idea, 2017 could be the year you make it happen. But before you take the plunge to launch your new venture, leave behind a successful career, or pivot an …

Entrepreneurship

The Psychology of Procrastination: 5 ways to stop putting things off for good

You're reading The Psychology of Procrastination: 5 ways to stop putting things off for good, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and …

Procrastination

MPs deliver damning verdict on David Cameron's Libya intervention

Foreign affairs committee says ex-PM was responsible for failures that helped create failed state on the verge of civil war<p>David Cameron’s intervention in Libya was carried out with no proper intelligence analysis, drifted into an unannounced goal of regime change and shirked its moral …

Africa