John Marsh

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4 Real Reasons You Should Start a Business While You're Young

Young entrepreneurs have a significant leg up on older first-time founders. If you're thinking of accepting that job offer, consider this first.<p>When I was 15 years old, my mom picked me up from high school one day (since I didn't have my license yet).<p>I had to be excused a few minutes early from …

Entrepreneurship

5 Difficult Decisions Every Entrepreneur Needs to Make At Launch

Starting a business is hard, and you absolutely need to get this right at launch.<p>It was an experience I will never forget. Right before the dotcom bubble, I had an opportunity to visit Webvan, a sweetheart of Silicon Valley at the time. Webvan was a hot grocery delivery startup, and many thought it …

Innovation

How to Invest $1,000 a Month

Here's your step-by-step guide to building lasting wealth.<p>If you invested $1,000 per month and earned the historic market return, how much money …

Investing

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

‘We have to harden our schools’: Trump makes arming teachers his top safety goal

President Trump aligned ­himself with gun rights advocates on Thursday, signaling that his top priority would be arming hundreds of thousands of teachers across the nation in response to last week’s deadly school shooting in South Florida.<p>On Twitter and at a White House event, Trump argued that …

Guns

How to invest: An essential guide

Shares 122<p>When I told readers that January would be “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, the number-one request I received was to write about …

32 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Anyone who has achieved great things in business and life knows that to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day that help them succeed, and inevitably they credit simple routines which have been …

Customer Service

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

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

Want to Be Insanely Productive Without Working Longer Hours? Spend $100 a Month on This | Inc.com

You know what I would do if I had a time machine in business?<p>Kick young Tommy's ass and ask him to get organized. Why? Back in the days, I would sort out my emails and arrange my meetings. And, I got more and more frustrated at myself for letting great business opportunities -- even tens of …

Time Management

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Today to Be More Successful

Sometimes quitting is necessary to overall success. Here’s how to know when you should throw in the towel.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra …

This Entrepreneur Built an 8-Figure Business From Nothing. His Advice Will Resonate With You | Inc.com

Not everyone is a good networker.<p>Some people just try too hard. They go to events, wear the nametag, keep a stack full of business cards in their pocket, and run around the room with something to prove. Other people do the opposite, and keep so much to themselves that no one really knows what they …

Entrepreneurship

8 Lucrative Careers You Can Start From Your Own Couch

The internet has given us the amazing opportunity to start highly fruitful businesses from the comfort of our own homes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you interested in working from home? Or better yet -- work while traveling around the world with a steady and …

To Succeed You Must Become a Knowledge Junkie

The first step to solving most problems is figuring out what you don't know and then learning it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A junkie can be defined as anyone suffering from an addiction. I’ll be the first to admit, I exchanged one addiction for another. My drug …

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10 uncomfortable things that will make you happy and successful

Wouldn't it be fantastic if the road to success and happiness were an easy one? Unfortunately, as we all know, this isn't the case. The reality is, …

Self-improvement

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

If you feel a twinge of jealousy each time you read about another successful person who wakes up at 4 a.m. to meditate, jog, read a novel, and eat …

How debt — yes, debt — can help you jumpstart your business

Many business owners run in the other direction when they hear the word debt. But debt can help a business thrive. If you take away the stigma, you can see how it can be used to your advantage — if you know how to manage it. Here are four tips for using debt to help grow your business.<p><b>1. You’ll</b> …