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6 Tips for Goal-Setting That, Trust Me, They Don't Teach You in College

Your goals will not achieve themselves and will regrettably require your vigorous participation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Years ago, my boss, who's the vice president of human resources at our company, asked me to write my goals for the year. Having never had any …

7 Refreshing Do's and Don'ts for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>James Altucher is a serial entrepreneur that has founded or co-founded more than 20 businesses, including Reset Inc. and StockPickr. He is also the author of 17 books, including <i>Choose Yourself!</i> and the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> best-seller <i>The</i> …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Search Resumes For Nazi Gold Train That Might Not Even Exist

WARSAW, Poland— Explorers in Poland began digging Tuesday for a legendary Nazi train said to be laden with treasure and armaments.<p>They're not dissuaded by decades of fruitless searches, a scientific determination that no train is there and warnings by historians that such a train might not even …

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The Top Software-Sales Tools That Drive Results

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you look at a carpenter’s tool belt, you’d see all the various tools he or she would need to effectively complete a job and in a timely manner. Maybe there’s a drill, a hammer, some glue, possibly a level; but whatever the belt …

Why People Don’t Understand Success And Drop Out Of Life

It’s so easy to get stuck on the hamster wheel of life and never get anywhere near being successful. Until you start viewing success as a fundamental …

Motivation

3 ways Steve Jobs made meetings insanely productive — and often terrifying

American businesses lose an estimated $37 billion a year due to meeting mistakes.<p>Steve Jobs made sure Apple wasn't one of those companies.<p>Here are three ways the iconic CEO made meetings super productive:<p>1. He kept meetings as small as possible.<p>In his book "Insanely Simple," longtime Jobs …

The Ultimate Way to Increase Motivation, According to Neuroscience

Igniting your passion is easier than you think.<p>Motivation is the key to success for many aspiring entrepreneurs.<p>It's one thing to enjoy the idea of something, but actually achieving your goals takes a reservoir of motivation. Whether you're an entrepreneur, small business owner, or someone looking …

50 Books Every Man Should Read Once in His Life

We’re decently active readers here so we thought we’d compile and share a list of books we think every man should read at least once in his life. …

5 things that startups should look for in a mentor

Looking for a suitable mentor should hold as much, or rather, even more importance for entrepreneurs than pitching for angel and VC funding

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6 Important Things Entrepreneurs Can Do to Unwind

It’s no secret that entrepreneurs are an extraordinarily ambitious species with stars in their eyes. They want to see their business soar to great …

Entrepreneurship

How Google Analytics ruined marketing

Marketers in the high-tech world who use phrases such as “social media marketing,” “Facebook marketing” and “content marketing” do not understand the basic difference between marketing strategies, marketing channels and marketing content. And Google Analytics is to blame.<p>In the just over 10 years …

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a …

What I learned — Social meets Selling and the two are never the same again

For the past two years, one of my roles was to define and develop a global social selling plan. The project was far-reaching, cross-functionally-deep …

Tony Robbins has a simple rule he recommends all managers should follow

This, of course, is not the most productive scenario.<p>Performance coach Tony Robbins recently visited Business Insider's New York office for a Facebook Live Q&A, and he addressed this particular problem. A viewer asked, "How can I turn my team from followers into collaborators?"<p>"You have to make the …

5 Clear Conversational Patterns That Scream 'Hot Sales Opportunity'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sales leaders have a limited amount of time, and that’s why it’s vitally important to help reps recognize which deals they should be pursuing most aggressively. As the founder of a voice communications and analytics platform, I routinely …

It's H2H Not B2B: Why You Need To Stop Sending Unpersonalized Emails

An email inbox, even one with a work domain, is a personal space. Imagine walking down the street as someone approaches with a giant grin and says, …

10 Things Your LinkedIn Profile Should Reveal in 10 Seconds

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Some people call LinkedIn the Facebook of the working world. While the platform definitely draws comparisons, employers don’t search it to be updated on your latest party or to play Candy Crush. They want to learn more about you and your …

SnapCell Leverages Video Relationship Marketing to Empower Automotive Companies to Boost Sales

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SnapCell, a Video Relationship Marketing App, has made Video Relationship Marketing accessible …

Video Marketing | SnapCell | Video Email | Automotive

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Video Marketing | SnapCell | Video Email | Automotive

Showcase Features & Benefits<p>Unique features built specifically for use in the automotive market.<p>We Love Features With Benefits<p>Every feature is …

12 Vital Life Lessons I Wish They Taught Me In School

Being a millennial, I have very few regrets as I was fortunate to grow up in an education system that was entrenched in technology. My one …

Direct from the Source: What a value proposition is, what it isn’t and the 5 questions it must answer

TweetMichael Lanning invented the term “value proposition” back in the 80s. Since then, it has become a staple in the marketing lexicon, and volumes …

Product Management

How to Create the Best Version of Yourself

Mark Lack says that by giving and becoming more, the having takes care of itself.<p>Mark Lack is the CEO of Shorten the Gap and is on the Board of Advisers for the Leap Foundation.<p>Lack travels regularly for work and meets a lot of entrepreneurs from around the world. He noticed that countless …

15 Daily Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of the 15 habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here …

Self-improvement

The 50 Most Powerful Questions Leaders Can Ask

The best leaders don’t engage in monologues; they stimulate conversations. They understand conversations are not competitions to be won, but opportunities to enrich, inspire, challenge, illuminate and learn. So, what makes for great dialogue? Great questions.<p>I’ve always said, a leader’s job is not …

Leadership

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

This Social Media Tool Could Be your Campaign’s Secret Weapon

Here's why Thunderclap may have to be added to your next social media campaign.<p>Should your next campaign invest in a Thunderclap? If you're looking to build some social media support, I'm thinking it just might be worth it.<p>I've had the pleasure of building a successful Thunderclap for my new book …