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How to Use a Bandsaw: 6 Creative Uses

The bandsaw can be a game changer for a woodworker. Used skillfully, a quality saw will allow you to use wood to its full potential and greatly …

Playing these 6 video games could help improve your problem-solving skills

"My number one goal in life is to see a game designer nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize," McGonigal writes on her website.<p>She tells Business Insider she wants people to realize that games can be "powerful tools to improve our attention, our mood, our cognitive strengths, and our relationships."<p>And …

Kits Make Tinkerers’ Home-Automation Dreams Come True

Electronic kits let home tinkerers go high-tech; ‘cookie cupboard alert’<p>Automating the home used to be a highly technical challenge. But a new generation of tech companies has taken the hard-core engineering out of it, offering electronic building blocks that allow people with even slight nerd …

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Who Buys Lunch at a Business Meeting? | Inc.com

Have you ever really thought about the implications of your answer to this question? Understanding your answer signals how you think as a businessman. Are you still uncomfortable at that moment when the waiter asks "one check or two"? If you continue to wonder what you should do then this is your …

You Gotta Eat: IRS Expects Real Businesses To Make Money

You may love what you do but at some point, you gotta eat.<p>That’s more or less the word from Internal Revenue Service (IRS) when it comes to being an independent contractor.<p>When you work for someone else – and you get a form W-2 – reporting your income is easy. You enter the information from the …

Warren Buffett Says He Would Never, Ever Do These 3 Things

His rules help explain why Berkshire Hathaway is a top stock<p>During Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting this past weekend, Warren Buffett and his …

5 Ways to Increase Productivity by Going Paperless

Here are 5 ways to go paperless and increase the productivity of your business.<p>In the first twenty years after BusinessWeek called for paperless offices in 1975, paper usage actually increased dramatically. The idea of a paperless office seemed like a joke, and there was even a book written about …

Kim Kardashian's 3 rules for succeeding in business

The 34-year-old is an executive producer on her family's hit, long-running reality show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," which was recently renewed at E! for a reported $100 million for the next four years.<p>Kim also has a super successful video game app, product endorsement deals, a selfie book, …

What This Business Owner Did to Get His Team Out of a Sales Rut

This story appears in the May 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Brian Brady was doing everything he could to motivate the 30 salespeople he employs at his six Wireless Zone franchises in Virginia. Every few months he’d run sales contests and put up prizes like cruise vacations, iPads and gift …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Wal-Mart CEO reveals the company's 8 biggest problems

With sales in the US lagging, Foran has traveled to Wal-Mart stores across the country in search of ways to improve customers' experiences with the retailer.<p>Foran shared what he learned during his travels in a meeting with investors on Wednesday. Here's what he said:<p><b>1. Many Wal-Mart stores lack</b> …

8 super-successful people share their best advice on how to quit a job

But there <i>are</i> smart — and reckless — ways to go about it.<p>LinkedIn recently asked the top minds in business to share their best advice for quitting a job.<p>Here's what Richard Branson, Suze Orman, and six other super-successful people had to say.

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring

'It's a pretty good test and it has served me well,' Facebook founder tells audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>As the founder of one of the most successful companies on the planet, when <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> gives job advice it’s a good idea to listen.<p>Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in …

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

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Michelle Obama defends 'American Sniper' at veterans event

First lady Michelle Obama urged Hollywood to give a more accurate portrayal of veterans and defended the Oscar-nominated "American Sniper," which has received criticism for its depiction of war.<p>Bradley Cooper, who is nominated for best actor for his portrayal of the late Navy SEAL sniper Chris …

From Appomattox to Afghanistan: Portraits of American GIs

They Served<p>They served in the Civil War, World War II, Vietnam, and Iraq—and now 50 servicemen and –women are together for the first time in American …

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“Your job should be to end war, not perpetuate it”: An open letter from one Army Ranger to another

When I signed up for the military, I wanted to save the world. Instead I helped make it a more dangerous place<p>You’ve probably just graduated from high school and you’ve undoubtedly already signed an Option 40 contract guaranteeing you a shot at the Ranger indoctrination program (R.I.P.). If you …

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The Remarkably Enduring Wisdom of Henry Ford | Inc.com

We all know that Henry Ford--the founder of the Ford Motor Company--was a remarkable leader, entrepreneur, and inventor. Not only did he invent the modern assembly line for building cars, but he earned more than 100 patents and he made car ownership--and the freedom to travel that came along with …

3 Don’ts of Small Business Content Marketing

Small businesses have the potential to tap into special strengths, but they also have a special set of pitfalls to avoid. Marketing a small business …

Your Small Business Is Finally Taking Off.. And It's Terrifying. Here Are 7 Ways I Learned How to Grow The Smart Way

For years you labor. You struggle and sacrifice and slowly build the dream of creating your own company. As an entrepreneur the roadblocks are numerous. But more than anything, you also know the payoff is priceless.<p>Suddenly the bridge is crossed, the business takes off and the growth might just be …

5 Simple Stress Relievers for the Small Business Owner

There's no getting around the fact that running your own business is hard. It can be, at once, scary, overwhelming, and stress-inducing.<p>But it can--and should--also be rewarding, productive, and enjoyable.<p>You don't have to live your life as a veritable ball of stress when you own a business. There …

Innovative Lending Options Give Small Businesses New Life

Starting a new business can be daunting, but having the time and money to build one from the ground up is even more challenging. Over the last decade, it has become harder for startups and small businesses to secure a bank loan. Many banks have moved away from loans up to $1 million because of …

4 Success Strategies I Took From the NFL to My Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If football taught me anything about business, it’s that you win the game one play at a time. It’s an analogy I’ve used in the past. As a small business owner and entrepreneur, I face many of the same challenges I did on the field and I …

Forget About Generating Billions: Why You Should Build a $1,000 Startup

<i>Walter Chen is the founder and CEO of iDoneThis, the easiest way to share and celebrate what you get done at work, every day. On his downtime, he blogs about management, entrepreneurship, and happiness on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>Most entrepreneurs dream about building the next big billion-dollar …

6 Tips For Having Productive Conversations

Ever walk away from an exchange feeling as though you didn’t get anything out of it? Prevent that connectionless FOMO with these linguistic maneuvers.<p>If we want to get awesome ideas or awesome jobs, we need to be able to talk to people. But somewhere along the way we lost the subtle art of …

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Streamline your processes and run your business more efficiently<p>Improve productivity by relying on the security of the cloud with the performance …

How to Stop Offering Free Advice and Make the Sale

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In this special feature of 'Ask Entrepreneur,' Facebook fan James Schulman asks: For a consulting service, how do you make the sale without giving away expert advice for free?</i><p>Customers will not appreciate you, …

How finance and accounting can boost innovation

Five years ago, Jimmy Keeter, CPA, was concerned about what he saw after performing a worst-case scenario analysis on the trucking operations of …

News Releases | Robert Half

Jun 12, 2018<p>Survey: 77 Percent of Employees Attracted to Jobs with Telecommuting Options<p>Jun 6, 2018<p>- 39 percent of employers commonly award …

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