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18 Ways for Digital Nomads to Make Money

All you need is a laptop, Wi-Fi and some wanderlust.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Real estate entrepreneur, writer and filmmaker Heidi Hough lives in a community of foreigners and natives in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Prior to Chiang Mai, she was in Vienna for a few …

Employment

How to Be a More Confident Person

When I was a kid, we had very little money. This didn't seem like a problem to me until I went to my friends' homes and saw that they had <i>actual …

Self-help

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

How a silent retreat changed my life forever

I don’t often evangelize, especially when it comes to spiritual or wellness practices. This is due to the fact that despite being a person who writes …

Meditation

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

10 Books I Believe Will Help You Grow a Lasting Business

After reading over 100 books this year, I've selected these as the ones I believe will give your business a boost.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chances are, every core problem that you're going to face in your business has been dealt with by someone before. "There's …

Self-improvement

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

An early Facebook exec explains why investing in startups without meeting them is the future of venture capital

Chamath Palihapitiya is living an epic life. He's a true rags-to-riches Silicon Valley success story. And he's got a plan to bring that same sort of success to millions of entrepreneurs around the world in a way that's blind to a person's sex, race, color, or nationality.<p>Palihapitiya is the founder …

Startups

A Psychotherapist Shares Her Top Strategies for Being Calm in Times of Stress

"One of the best lessons you can learn in life is to master how to remain calm." Catherine Pulsifer<p>A sense of angst is pervasive in the world right …

Drafting a Business Plan? Here are #5 Rules for Making it Perfect

Your business plans should be able to persuade people into thinking that working with you or funding your company is a smart choice<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>A business plan is the …

Small Business

Not Enough Money to Start a Business? Here's How to Get It

Many entrepreneurs turn to personal or business loans to fund their entrepreneurial ventures, but with only 20% of businesses surviving past their …

This is how to recover from tragedy: 4 secrets from research

I’d love to start with witty jokes, but we’re talking tragedy here, so brace yourself. This story isn’t comforting.<p>On May 1st, 2015, while …

Self-help

55 Free Ways To Find Leads For Your Freelance Business

Marketing your freelance business can be a challenge. Sure, you hear about the most effective strategies, but they all require a financial investment to start. You’re just trying to land clients, not market a 7-figure business.<p>Luckily, there are a lot of ways you can find leads for your freelance …

Marketing

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 …

7 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Franchise Owner

One example: What's your end plan for this business?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, I was sitting, drinking an iced latte macchiato at a well-known chain, when my wife said to me, "We spend so much time in here that maybe we should think of starting one …

Small Business

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>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 back I …

Business Strategy

Your Best Career Strategy: Start Thinking Outside the Cubicle.

Online consulting can free you with a meaningful worklife that can be lived anywhere.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Dancing Tango in Argentina, paragliding in Chile, drinking wine in the South of France, surfing in Bali, riding camels in the Sahara desert... What do …

Online

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

Startups

The Simple 4-Step Method to Find Your Profitable Business Idea

If all your friends ask you for the same kind of help, there is likely a market for that skill.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Editor's note: this article is excerpted from Daniel DiPiazza's recently released book Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start An Epic …

Profit

5 Online Business Ideas You Can Start Right Now

You can trust that we maintain strict editorial integrity in our writing and assessments; however, we receive compensation when you click on links to …

How to Start a Business: A Road Map for Entrepreneurs - NerdWallet

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3 online businesses you can run from your couch

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Maybe you like eating ice cream in your underwear — no judgment, live your truth — but if you …

Small Business

How To Get Your First 1,000 Customers At Your Startup

Getting your first 1,000 customers is a lot different from growing your customer base up to 100,000 or even just 10,000. In your startup’s early stages, you don’t need to worry about scalability as much as getting the biggest bang for your buck. That requires getting crafty, which also makes it fun.<p>…

Customers

10 lessons from Tim Ferriss that took him a decade to learn

It inspired me to start a business that gives me the time, mobility, and income that I want — instead of being trapped in a 9 to 5.<p>It's the book I most highly recommend because of how it's changed my life and the lives of just about everyone who reads it.<p>I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive …

Self-improvement

Rearrange The Rules To Suit Yourself: 25 Killer Quotes From Truman Capote

When your life is all about words, chances are you’ll produce a few good quips. Twenty-five of Capote’s most memorable quotes appear below, with ten …

Literature

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

Startups

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

eCommerce

100 Super Healthy and Filling Foods

You know the basics of a healthy diet: lots of fruit and vegetables, some nuts and seeds, full-fat dairy, and a few servings of fish and lean meat. …

Nutrition

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide (With Examples)

Not all business ideas are good ones. Take my friend Eric, for example, who had the idea of a cell phone that doubles as a taser. Probably not the …

Small Business

Got a great idea for a business? Before you go any further, read this

Many startups fail because they create a product no one wants. Entrepreneur Ian James explains how to prevent this<p>If you have a burning business idea, 2017 could be the year you make it happen. But before you take the plunge to launch your new venture, leave behind a successful career, or pivot an …

Entrepreneurship