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To Diversify Your Network, Follow the 2+1 Rule

Aimee, a senior executive at a global financial services firm, had carefully cultivated her network of sponsors and supporters over 15 years, but recently, she watched helplessly as waves of market dislocation, structural reorganizations, and headcount reductions battered the industry and shredded …

The No.1 Reason Why People Fail And 9 Ways To Change It

It can be really annoying and frustrating. You get up early, you roll up your sleeves, you are working really hard all day long, day after day… yet, …

How to Squeeze Two Days of Work into One

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For any entrepreneur, especially those with other responsibilities, like school, a day job or family, being a master of time management is a necessity.<p>As a second-year student at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., I am constantly …

Forget About Generating Billions: Why You Should Build a $1,000 Startup

<i>Walter Chen is the founder and CEO of iDoneThis, the easiest way to share and celebrate what you get done at work, every day. On his downtime, he blogs about management, entrepreneurship, and happiness on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>Most entrepreneurs dream about building the next big billion-dollar …

12 Myths about Starting a Business

1. I need to write a business plan before I start.<p>No, you don’t. Start-ups are so unpredictable that writing a business plan is a pointless exercise. …

10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The dream of being one's own boss is what leads many people to start businesses, but leaving your bread-and-butter job to fulfill that vision is a move that shouldn't be made hastily.<p>In his book, <i>Quitter: Closing the Gap Between</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Dispatch From The Future: Uber To Purchase 2,500 Driverless Cars From Google

<b>July 25, 2023</b> — As part of its second-quarter earnings announcement today, local transportation and delivery giant Uber announced its biggest bet on autonomous vehicles yet, saying it would purchase 2,500 driverless cars from Google. In addition, the two companies have agreed to a deal in which …

Daily Music Horoscope

| <b>source:</b> Jul 13th, 2013<p>Whether you are a struggling musician trying to make it in the music business, or if you are a tenure-paid college professor, …

7 Brain Hacks to Keep Your Mind as Young as Your Body

The phrase “use it or lose it” applies to nothing quite as well as it applies to the human brain. Just like physical activity can fight off heart …

The Brain

Three Differences Between Managers and Leaders

A young manager accosted me the other day. “I’ve been reading all about leadership, have implemented several ideas, and think I’m doing a good job at leading my team. How will I know when I’ve crossed over from being a manager to a leader?” he wanted to know.<p>I didn’t have a ready answer and it’s a …

Twelve Time Management Habits to Master in 2013

Nearly three hundred years ago, Benjamin Franklin came up with an approach to changing habits that has yet to be surpassed. A young adult seeking to straighten out his act, Franklin developed a list of thirteen virtues, jotting down a brief definition of each. These were character traits he took to …

Strategic Thinking - Creating Your Own Game with a Longevity Strategy

Despite the talk about the importance of disruptive strategies, a more subtle, longevity strategy can also serve a brand well. This is especially …

15 Ways To Wake Up With Motivation

Through all of the stories of great successes, it’s the men and women who found their <i>motivation</i> and consistently used it as their main drive to reach …

4 Essential Skills for Bootstrapping Start-Ups

These four skills will enable bootstrap entrepreneurs to develop a digital marketing experience with a professional look and feel.<p>"Bootstrapping" your start-up company means you don't have a ton of capital to spend on items that are essential to success. After the essentials are secured--legal, …

Startups