Alan Yee

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Say "No" to These 10 Things to Increase Your Success

“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.” – <i>Warren …

Motivation

5 Behaviors You Need to Stop So Your Business Can Grow

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business owners spend years carefully building a company, often taking on the bulk of the workload themselves initially. The goal is to continue to grow, adding team members as more clients sign on or customer bases increase. If …

Small Business

7 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If every entrepreneur thought of himself as a startup founder, there would be a lot more successful startups and a lot fewer failed entrepreneurs.<p>The problem is they don’t.<p>For some reason I can’t understand, many would-be …

Entrepreneurship

10 Hip Recipes to Celebrate the Girls' Season Premiere

Maybe you're pretending that you don't care about the season premiere of Girls tonight. But whoever you are, you're not too cool to enjoy more episodes of this quirky, sometimes disturbing TV show.<p>So quit your internship, start a journal, and devote your time to watching the antics of Lena Dunham …

Secure more real estate leads on Facebook

Facebook news feeds are like the crawl on CNN. You’ve seen the scrolling words on your TV screen. Item after item after item that are “nice to knows” …

Why Small Businesses Aren’t Hiring… and How to Change That

Despite the economic progress driven by business performance since the recession, the country has not recovered jobs at the same pace. Job growth, while improving, is slow by post-recession standards: The <i>New York Times</i> reported last year that percentage change in payroll, from business cycle trough …

The Secret to Delighting Customers

What motivates employees to go above and beyond the call of duty to provide a great customer experience? Disney tells a story about a little girl visiting a theme park who dropped her favorite doll over a fence. When staff retrieved the doll, she was covered in mud, so they made her a new outfit, …

Stop Spending Time With Toxic People

The people around you rarely have a neutral effect on you -- they either facilitate your accomplishments or undermine them.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals</i> …

Self-help

What Brands Can Learn About Storytelling

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Shane Snow finished Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2010, he had no interest in getting a job in a newsroom. “I became a freelancer by choice,” says Snow, 29. Having paid his way through college doing …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Make a Successful YouTube Video? Read This.

Successful YouTube videos can be as different as oil and water. But those aimed at a small-business audience have some similar traits that can help you communicate your message to your customers.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> …

Small Business