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3 Ways to Scale Your Business When You Don't Have a Ton of Resources

Turning an idea into a startup and a startup into a thriving business aren’t linear processes. There are twists and turns, challenges and risks. But …

This 30-Day Plan Is the Secret to Disrupting Yourself | Inc.com

Disruption is one of the least well understood aspects of innovation and life in general. We see it as something that comes from the outside, an unwelcome visitor that steps into our lives unannounced to rock our world when things are going just fine. What if I told you that disruption is not about …

Self-help

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Decorations

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Every now and then, we need a little something more than words on a page to get inspired. Hearing someone talk to us--or even just hearing someone's voice--is really all that's necessary to get our gears turning and make us more motivated to change. Here are five TED Talks that'll inspire you to …

Self-improvement

7 mental shifts that helped me become a millionaire by 22

In the last 12 months, I've generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the planet, where my average competitor is at least double my age with 10 times the tenure in the business.<p>I have a master's degree from a prestigious university, which I received …

Why You Should Never Ask for One-on-One Advice

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

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Emotional Intelligence

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Self-improvement

I’m Trying to Run for President, but the Democrats Won’t Let Me

I’m running for President. Or trying. After raising $1 million in less than 30 days, I entered the primary on September 9 as the Democrat’s only non-politician. My platform is simple: end the corrupting influence of money in Washington, so we might finally have, as Buddy Roemer would put it, a …

Middle-class

16 Excellent Bars For Outdoor Drinking In Los Angeles

From dizzying rooftop views to hidden backyard patios, here are the best bars for outdoor drinking. [ more › ]

California

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

How to Make Your Body Speak the Language of Success

Research shows that 60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal, which means the body language we use is extremely important.<p>In addition, it's especially important to make a good first impression. Why? Because within the first few minutes of meeting someone, we are already making …

Public Speaking

All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a person who has walked the path before you can be a pivotal part of your success--but finding someone willing to coach you is not …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur Rohan Oza focuses on 'better for you' products

<b>The gig:</b> Serial entrepreneur Rohan Oza, 42, is founder and chief executive of Idea Merchants Capital. Oza's investment venture, with offices in Los Angeles and New York, is "focused on 'better for you' consumer lifestyle products," he said — and making life uncomfortable for established brands. …

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

Entrepreneurship

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Bill Clinton

5 mistakes standing between you and your first million

The total number of millionaire households reached 9.6 million in 2013, but has topped 10.2 million already in 2015.<p>With the technology, resources, mentorship, research, and information available, it's becoming easier than it has in the past. Sadly, most still won't reach the seven-figure annual …

The ultimate reading list: 50+ books that entrepreneurs should read

Most entrepreneurs need guidance and constant inspiration, especially when they hit a wall. Here's an exhaustive list of little over 50 books that …

16 Startup Metrics

We have the privilege of meeting with thousands of entrepreneurs every year, and in the course of those discussions are presented with all kinds of …

Ben Horowitz

Learn About Scrum

Faced with a complex project? Use Scrum to improve teamwork, communications, and speed. See how!<p>The Scrum framework in 30 seconds<p>A product owner …

Project Management

10 Ways Smart People Start Conversations With Anyone

The heading is not to say that some people are smart while conversing and that others are just plain stupid. That would be a gross generalisation. …

Self-help

Websites That Successful Entrepreneurs Should Always Visit

There’s lots to learn when you’re an entrepreneur. Take a look at our favorite websites with insights on nearly every aspect of running a business.

Entrepreneurship

Your Company's Success Depends on Your Sales Skills

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many years ago, I had the impression that selling wasn’t in my DNA. I didn’t understand at the time why I needed to care about sales since I wasn’t responsible for new business. Nor did I think I was good at it.<p>So imagine my surprise when …

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see.<p>It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering. The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street …

Relationships

21 Delicious One-Pot Meals That Are Actually Affordable

They all clock in at about $5 per serving. More money, less dishes.<p><i>Note: Cost estimates in this post assume you already have a few kitchen essentials on hand — like oil, flour, sugar, and spices. Prices are based on Fresh Direct prices when available, and various other online prices when not</i> …

How To Get Paid What You're Worth

If you want to get paid what your talents are worth you are going to have to grow new muscles. I’m not talking about going back to school and getting another degree or certification.<p>If you want more education, by all means get it, but the thing that stands between most people and the compensation …

Employment

Doing these 9 uncomfortable things will pay off forever

As Quora user Joos Meyer explains in response to the question, "What uncomfortable things such as cold showers can improve your life?" pushing your comfort zone is the key to self-betterment.<p>"I think the best methodology is to every day or week set a task or find a situation that makes you slightly …

Regeneron's George Yancopoulos Becomes Pharma's First Billionaire R&D Chief

<b>TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS AGO</b> George Yancopoulos was a scientific superstar, a professor of biology at Columbia at age 28. But his father, a first-generation Greek immigrant, kept complaining about how little academia paid.<p>So Yancopoulos, now 55, signed on with a nascent Tarrytown, N.Y.-based biotech firm …

Biotechnology