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What To Say At Networking Events To Eliminate Awkward Moments

These tips can help make you a better conversation partner and take the anxiety out of networking.<p>Networking. Just thinking about it makes many people nervous. Meet, shake hands, pitch yourself/your business/your idea, ask some questions, repeat, until you’ve made connections with everyone who …

Networking

This is where most startups go wrong

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

Entrepreneurship

Webflow Builds Sites Without Code, Like Squarespace Crossed With Photoshop

When design and code combine, building websites may never be the same.<p>Right now, the web is split between designers and developers. The designers mock up layouts in Photoshop. The developers turn that imagery into functional code via standards like CSS and Javascript. As a result, designers have …

Web Design

8 Master Strategies For Public Speaking

The best speeches may seem effortless, but they aren’t. Here’s what it takes to make them feel that way.<p>Your legs wobble as you approach the podium. Your hands tremble as you adjust the microphone. Your head throbs. A wail builds deep inside you and threatens to escape.<p>It’s showtime—and the …

Public Speaking

Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages

Amazon Flex service launches today in Seattle<p>Amazon today launched a new service that pays part-time drivers in exchange for delivering packages. The service, called Amazon Flex, launches today in Seattle, and will soon come to Manhattan, Chicago, and seven other US cities, according to its website.<p>…

Enterprise Tech

35 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Google Maps
Startups

Creating your first Adobe Experience Manager Service using an Maven Archetype project

Article summary<p>Note:<p>You can download an AEM package that contains code and the OSGi bundle that are used in this article. Download the package and …

DevOps

30 Marketing Ideas To Increase Sales For Your Small Business

Small Business

Unleash Your Inner Steve Jobs: 5 Habits of Visionary Thinkers | Inc.com

Want to be seen as a leading thinker? Want to be the Seth Godin or Malcolm Gladwell of your field?<p>Want to revolutionize entire industries -- and business paradigms -- like Steve Jobs?<p>It’s not easy. It takes a lot more than sitting at a computer while the children are nestled all snug in their beds …

If You Are These 5 Things, You Are Destined to Be a Leader of the Future | Inc.com

The business world is changing. The coveted leadership qualities of the past--being experienced, decisive, authoritative and focused on command and control--don't work with the changing world and increasingly diverse workforce. Innovation is critical for success in today's constantly expanding …

Leadership

'I Read This 20 Times:' Five Founders Pick The Best Books For Startups

Five founders pick the best books for startups. One French entrepreneur recommends a literary classic she’s read 20 times and says the principles within it have everything to do with her business. Entrepreneurs from around the globe weigh in with their most inspiring business books.<p><b>Gabriel García</b> …

Startups
Entrepreneurship

10 places where anyone can learn to code

Teens, tweens and kids are often referred to as “digital natives.” Having grown up with the Internet, smartphones and tablets, they’re often …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Now You Can Take a Free Y Combinator Startup Course Online

Tech accelerator Y Combinator has given birth to so many of the country’s most successful startups—reddit, Dropbox, and Airbnb, to name a few—that …

6 Small Changes to Your Morning Routine Will Transform Your Entire Day | Inc.com

The first few minutes of your morning are the most important of your day and can set the tone for positivity and productivity. Ideally, you have an app or clock that taps into your natural circadian rhythm and wakes you during your "best time" within a certain window. Getting jarred out of a deep …

Time Management

How to Dominate Your Niche in One Day | Inc.com

There's no longer any doubt as to whether the ability to become the dominant player in your market niche depends on having a strong Internet presence. Unfortunately, most organizations are still failing in their online efforts. If you ask any ten small business owners today whether they've tried …

Marketing

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

What Your Company Logo Says About Your Brand (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>A truly great company logo becomes synonymous with its identity. Think about the McDonald’s golden arches, Apple’s apple, Coca-Cola’s cursive typeface, Nike’s swoosh and all the other iconic brand images that you remember.<p>But what does a logo say about your …

Graphic Design

How to Name Your Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and</i> …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

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