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Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners

Maybe you picked up a Raspberry Pi for the holidays, or you’ve been sitting on one of the super versatile, palm-sized computers for a while now. If …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

7 Timeless Lessons About Getting Rich From a Book Your Grandparents Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Two major books were published in 1926 that rocked our world: <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> and <i>The Richest Man in Babylon</i>.<p>Although "stuffed with fluff," Pooh Bear might have had a larger impact on American pop culture, but it’s <i>The Richest Man in Babylon</i> …

The 21 Principles of Persuasion

How is it that certain people are so incredibly persuasive? Can we all harness those skills? After studying the most influential political, social, business and religious leaders, and trying countless techniques out myself, these are the 21 critical lessons I’ve identified to persuading people. …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Get More Customers | Inc.com

Need to add some new tools to your customer acquisition toolkit?<p>Here are four strategies, all based on research, from Gregory Ciotti. He's a customer champion at HelpScout, a company that provides email support software for SaaS and e-commerce, and he also runs a very cool blog.<p>Here's Gregory:<p>When …

7 Film Biographies to Inspire Every Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Movies are a great source of inspiration, and while there is no dearth of good fictional movies, what really inspires me are biographies. Fiction requires a powerful imagination and have strengths of their own, but true stories are the …

30 Avoidable Mistakes First-Time Entrepreneurs Make Repeatedly | Inc.com

• <b>Stop drinking your own Kool-Aid.</b> If you are not brutally honest with yourself, you can't make informed decisions that will truly improve your company. You will hide behind excuses and spin stories to yourself explaining away why you have to keep doing the rest of the things on the list. <i>You can't</i> …

5 Time-Consuming Tasks Small-Business Owners Should Outsource

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Overhead can overtake small businesses in a hurry. But too many business owners impede their revenue growth doing <i>everything</i> just to save a few bucks.<p>Strategic outsourcing solves this dilemma.<p>Many entrepreneurs reject outsourcing because …

27 Masters of Marketing and PR Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone in marketing and public relations knows just how difficult the job can be. If you are just starting out, you are wise to learn from the key players on this list of industry leaders who have succeed in a big ways in this …

10 Steps to Change Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide

The average employee spends 13 hours each week on email. That, plus endless lists of to-do items, hours of seemingly pointless meetings and unexpected interruptions creates noise that prevents productivity, inhibits creativity and gets between you and the day you hoped you’d have. So what can you …

What Your 'About Us' Page Isn't Doing

The humble About Us page: it’s one of the most visited pages on any site and also one of the most neglected and overlooked. We chatted with some of our favorite digital marketing experts on what’s usually missing to give you an easy checklist for your own site.<p><b>Mistake #1: Not including contact</b> …

5 Dashboards for the Data Every Business Needs to Track

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Scottish novelist and folklorist, Andrew Lang, died a century ago and couldn’t have known a thing about today’s vast array of analytics tools and metrics. Nonetheless, he presciently described how most businesses use that data when he …

These 10 Peter Drucker Quotes May Change Your World

Entrepreneur, Sales Expert and Author; Founder of Shore Consulting<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My first college business professor was a fanatical Peter Drucker devotee.<p>He launched our course with a dissection of Drucker's <i>The Effective Executive</i> and concluded with a …

The 5 Fail-Proof Steps for Planning Your Day

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and myself all have one thing in common. We each have the same amount of time: 24 hours each day to use as we see fit.<p>Last I checked, both Bill and Warren were considerably more successful than me. Sure, they have resources I …

Ultimate Headline Formulas for Tweets, Posts, Articles and Emails

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>A headline can serve either as an apple pie on the windowsill of your content or as its bouncer. It’s all in the way you phrase things.<p>Fortunately for us, many people have found headlines that work wonders, consistently, time after time. And they go well …

25 Books on Persuasion, Influence and Human Behavior

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Helpscout blog.</i><p>Reading good books remains the supreme “life hack”—knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in mere hours.<br>I can’t think of a single better way to empower your learning (and …

4 Entrepreneurial Cult Classics to Cultivate Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a habitual one-hour-a-day reader, I become excited when I find a book that catches my attention. Too many books offer the same old regurgitated advice leaving me to flip to the cover wondering if this is a title I've already read in …

The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was once a time when it was just me. I was providing computer services. I was working a lot of hours. But I wasn’t making any money at it.<p>Today, I’m making money. Why? Because I’m supervising 10 people who are providing computer …

How Your Self Image Determines Your Wealth

I’ve been reading an interesting book lately.<p>It’s called “Identity Economics. How Our Identities Shape Our Work, Wages, And Well Being.”<p>It raises some pertinent points for anyone who wants to achieve great wealth in their life. The authors show that how you see yourself plays a huge part in how …

21 Resources to Make You a Better Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s all too easy for entrepreneurs to keep their noses down, focusing on the day-to-day grind. Heck, Michael Gerber made his millions speaking to this fact of working <i>in</i> a business rather than <i>on</i> it. But coming up for air once in …

Small Business

189 Words That Get Your Customer's Attention Every Time

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>“Join us!”<p>“Sign up!”<p>These phrases litter the huge variety of email newsletter boxes you’ll come across online, and they generally serve the same purpose: Click here to give us your email address. They serve the same purpose, but do they say the same thing?<p>Can …

4 Bulletproof Productivity Secrets Gleaned From the World's Great Achievers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What defines an elite performer isn't how they perform when everything is going well but the way they deliver when their well-laid plans are falling apart.<p>Peak productivity is the result of dedication and awareness. Regardless of your …

Apps, TV and games: how the digital world can connect kids and money

Counting coins in the classroom is a far step from helping kids to understand the function of money in an increasingly digital, indebted and cashless society. In education, finances have traditionally been relegated to mathematics lessons, with little emphasis on economics, citizenship and …

Los Angeles

Secret Millionaires Club with Warren Buffett

Digital-savvy child entrepreneurs climb the business ladder

A plastic table cloth is unfurled. A pitcher of sparkling, ice cold juice set upon it. A sign promising refreshment at 50 cents a cup is strung up. Two kids drag kitchen stools out to the sidewalk, and wait for thirsty customers to stroll by and support their summer money-making venture.<p>The classic …

Entrepreneurship

These Serial Student Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Got Business Success

<i>24-year old entrepreneur James Flynn has been a very active businessman, having set up three firms with his business partner Jose Maria Macedo, and</i> …