Sales gets a bad rap, but it's essential to your business. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Sales has a bad a reputation, and rightly so because so many people go about sales
Idea in Brief A New Business Model Alibaba is an example of tomorrow’s “smart business”: a tech-enabled platform that coordinates multiple business players in an ecosystem. How It Works Players in the
The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround. If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several
If you want to get promoted, think more than skills, qualifications, and experience. The most promotable employees also have the right attitude -- and the right outlook on individual and team performance.
Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.” Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google
One of the most exciting and — sometimes anxiety-producing transitions in a career — comes when you move from being an individual contributor to becoming a manager. At this juncture, what you think, what
These days, salads aren’t the boring ol’ sides they used to be. Between earthy beet salads, warming winter options, and even lettuce-free versions, many are sneaking into the “main dish” category. What
Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary! We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus
La dolce vita, indeed. Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts shattering
Almost completely flat with a network of bike lanes now covering more than 130km, cycling is often the quickest and always the most pleasurable way to get around in Buenos Aires. Cycling around Argentina's
But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after. I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger.
Android is a more profitable business for Microsoft than the combination of their Skype, Windows Phone, and Xbox units according to Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund. The tech giant earns $2 billion a year
To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own. “It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people
Why should anyone buy anything from you? A good answer to that question is crucial to your success. Editor's note: This article first appeared on Mark Suster's blog Both Sides of the Table. In my first