Kim Patenaude

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The new meaning of well connected

"How did I do this before the rise of social networks?"<p>I ask myself this question repeatedly, often while performing some mundane activity. The task can be as simple as finding a friend's phone number I've misplaced or as complex as finding a potential hire in a different country. Trying to …

To grow your company and make millions, start working four days a week

Is it possible for an entire company to work a four-day week, grow revenue by 120% per year and do millions of dollars in yearly sales?<p>Yes.<p>At Treehouse, the online school I founded in 2010, we figured out how.<p>We work a 4-day week, and in just 32 hours per week, here’s what we’ve been fortunate to …

Jeff Bezos

How to Make Your Meetings Insanely Productive

One simple change to your meeting protocol will eliminate 90 percent of the time that's wasted.<p>The time wasted in business meetings is like the weather: Everyone complains about it, but nobody ever does anything about it. Well, today we're going to change that.<p>The biggest misconception about …

Time Management

5 Tips

<i>An image from a series documenting the hidden towns of Newfoundland. [Photo Credit: Dean Casavechia]</i><p>Dean Casavechia is an accomplished freelance …

10 Steps to Creating a Business Persona Ready for Any Opportunity

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even if you are creative, passionate, charming and have amazing business ideas and skills, you can still be unprepared for many of the opportunities that come your way.<p>If any of your distinct skills and ideas are going unused, …

Small Business

4 Ways to Look Like an Expert When You're Just Starting Out

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re first starting your business, you want to project competence and gravitas – after all, no one wants to be your guinea pig. But the truth is, you probably don’t have that much experience yet. This will obviously …

Entrepreneurship

6 Habits of Super Successful People

There is no 'secret' to success. You need discipline, perseverance, and six simple skills that anyone can (and should) build into in their daily routine.<p>Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less …

Self-improvement

Three social media trends every business should know about

There’s a golden saying that networking is about getting someone else’s business card, not giving away your own. When you meet someone you want to …

This Is the World's Toughest Job, and Billions Are Already Doing It

Twenty-four applicants who applied for the world's toughest job could not believe their ears: 24/7 work, no rest, no breaks, no vacation — and it …