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12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things

Researchers say to build better habits you absolutely need to stop doing these few things.<p>According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the …

Procrastination

How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according to people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Hacks For Finding A Cheap Flight

The airline industry desperately wants to squeeze as many Benjamins out of us flyers as they can, but you don’t have to fall prey to their price …

Automated Marketing Workflows For Small Businesses

Let marketing automation work for your business and help save time on social and email communications so you can invest more time in the day to day …

What Is the Secret of Amazon's Huge Success? Jeff Bezos Credits Commitment to These 3 Principles.

The keys to business success lie in the way you think about how you will accomplish your goals.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, Amazon crossed the $100 billion mark in annual revenues. CEO Jeff Bezos claims that is the fastest any company has ever to …

Business Strategy

The 7 Secrets Self-Motivated Entrepreneurs Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do some entrepreneurs overcome obstacles, maintain intense focus, exemplify ironclad discipline and create companies out of thin air? Genius? Luck? Some secret sauce of success?<p>Much of the answer lies in <i>motivation.</i> How do we define …

How to Become a LinkedIn Power User (Infographic)

How your profile can be the key to standing out in the crowd, and landing the job.<p>1 min read<p>More than 70 percent of employers are using LinkedIn to recruit and hire new employees, so having an effective profile can be the difference between being the preferred candidate and getting beaten by the …

Infographics

Build Muscle With This Full-Body Workout Routine

Get stronger, build muscle. It’s why a lot of people work out, lift weights, or hire a personal trainer. Most people have another reason too. Maybe …

Exercise

It Took Elon Musk Just 3 Minutes to Give the Best Business Advice You'll Hear Today

This short interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk is packed with valuable lessons.<p>Elon Musk has emerged as one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI (among a host of other companies), he's confronting some of the world's biggest challenges …

heartoday

Elon Musk Says Time Management Does Not Matter (but This 1 Thing Does, Big Time)

Elon Musk doesn't start his day at the crack of dawn, eat breakfast, or use fancy time-management apps. This is what he does do.<p>To say Elon Musk is busy would be an out-of-this-world understatement.<p>When the billionaire innovator is not running auto manufacturer Tesla Motors, he's leading aerospace …

Time Management

How I Built an $18 Million Company With No VC Funding – and How You Can Too

Taking on money can mean your mistakes are bigger. Growing organically can save you from yourself.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everywhere you turn, there's talk about startups making it big. Airbnb may be the next tech unicorn. Brave raised $35 million in …

Entrepreneurship

5 All-Natural Ways to Boost Energy, Fast

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It starts with heavy eyelids. Then your head starts to bob as you nod off at your desk. An entrepreneur's to-do list never seems to get done, and when that afternoon slump sets in, you begin to feel like something has been …

Wellness

The nation's top cancer doctors are asking people to drink less in an unprecedented warning

It's not every day that a group of the nation's top cancer doctors asks people to curb their drinking.<p>In a statement released Tuesday, the American Society of Clinical Oncology outlined research tying alcohol to two types of cancer and told Americans to drink less.<p>"ASCO believes that a proactive …

10 Gary Vaynerchuk-Approved Success Strategies

The VaynerMedia founder gets real about drive and ambition.<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Staff Writer. Covers leadership, media, technology and culture.<p>Perhaps the best way to describe Gary Vaynerchuk is “nonstop.” The founder of VaynerMedia, VaynerSports and Vayner/RSE is also an author, host and vlogger who …

Motivation

From Broke to Billions: 5 Strategies These Billionaires Used to Get Rich

Today, as it's been for all our recorded history, getting rich entails building and adding an abundant amount of value to the world.<p>11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are 2,043 billionaires in this world. Approximately one-quarter of them are from the US. …

Entrepreneurship

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look …

Business Strategy

10​ ​Surreal​ ​Places​ ​in​ ​California​ ​You​ ​Should​ ​Travel​ ​to​ ​Immediately

The golden state of California is deeply admired by many and for good reason. With all the stunning and breathtakingly beautiful sights to see and …

The Great Disruption: A FinTech Snapshot

The technology underpinning the global economy is vast and intricate. The breadth of systems employed, the depth of their complexity, and the sheer …

Blockchain

Anatomy of a managed marketplace

Ezra Galston Contributor<p>Ezra Galston is a venture capitalist with Chicago Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unboxing Stitch Fix’s S-1<br>• The Middleman Strikes Back<p>Managed marketplaces (also known as end-to-end or full-stack marketplaces) have been one of the hottest categories of venture …

4 CEOs Share Their Secrets on How to Dominate Your Market

How can you emerge from today's ever-constant competition?<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The marketplace is a volatile place. Like a field built on a fault line, it can crack at any moment. Sometimes, that results in economic anxiety, but at others, the …

Business Strategy

10 Passionate Business Ideas for Your Next Startup

Every business starts with an idea.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or you're mired in the proverbial rat race, if you're looking to start a new business this year, there are definitely some ideas better than others. At the …

Small Business

The meeting that showed me the truth about VCs

I recently had a meeting with a well-known Israeli startup investor. The talk somehow pivoted from my seed-seeking startup into talking about the macro view of venture capital and how it doesn’t actually make sense.<p>“Ninety-five percent of VCs aren’t profitable,” he said. It took me a while to …

Venture Capital

11 Reasons You're Not Getting Traction on Social Media

If you're not satisfied with the attention you're getting on social media, then it's time to do something about it.<p>11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your business’s biggest problem is obscurity. If people don't know you, they won't do business with you. Your …

Social Media

10 Apps and Tools to Make Your Small Business Better and More Efficient

When you don't have the resources to build custom solutions, you can rely on these affordable (or free) fixes.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many startups, achieving meaningful growth -- the kind that gets the attention of investors and potential buyers …

Small Business

9 Business Tools for Working Smarter Instead of Harder

Working hard is good. Working harder than you need to isn't.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is of the essence when you’re running a business. As an entrepreneur, you’re responsible for a variety of duties -- content creation, trend tracking and finding …

Small Business

12 Best SEO Tools to Supercharge Your Marketing

Marketers are increasingly prioritizing SEO over other marketing tactics. According to HubSpot, 61% of marketers say improving SEO and growing their …

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