Kevin McCarty

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This Award-Winning CEO Is Building A Cultural Marketing Agency For The Future

The convergence of media, marketing and technology has redefined the mechanics of building brands in the modern world.<p>In a digital era dominated by social media and short-form video, brands express their value and perspective through storytelling, making content the language brands use to …

6 Reasons Why Musicians Love The New Nashville

At this point, it’s no secret that Nashville has recreated itself as a thriving American city. Whether portrayed on CMT’s <i>Nashville</i> or Aziz Ansari’s <i>Master of None</i>, Music City has undergone a transformation that both embraces its history as a country music mecca, while attracting millennial artists …

Do More, Do Better: Purposeful Storytelling That Matters

We are at a cultural flashpoint where it’s never been more important for brands to pick up the ball that the Government has so obviously fumbled in the realm of purposeful change and meaningful inclusion. I believe that what we have fought for so hard in the past – everything from basic civil …

Fake News

8 Financial Tips for Entrepreneurs Launching a Startup

How to lay the foundation for a sustainable business.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m not a legal or financial professional . . . I’ve just started and bootstrapped a lot of businesses. Building a company from the ground up is one of the most difficult …

Small Business

11 Lifestyle Changes You Need to Adopt If You Want to Be Rich

Cut unnecessary expenses, save aggressively and visualize how you'll get there. But don't forget to invest in yourself and in relationships with other successful people.<p>VIP Contributor<p>Author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their …

Self-improvement

How To Raise An Angel Funding Round

Every tech company knows the struggle to raise funding. Angel investors are inundated with meeting requests from startups and startups I speak to says investors can be difficult to reach. There is a protocol to getting a meeting with an angel investor; it is about finding the right channel to get …

Why The Music Industry Is Finally Taking Podcasts Seriously

The podcast’s blessing may also be its curse: it wasn’t invented to be profitable. A popular early term for podcasting was “audioblogging,” which alludes to its DIY origins. Anyone with a laptop, a microphone and a voice can host their podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud and numerous other distributors. …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Five Signs That You Have A Great Business Idea

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It may come to you while you’re working late, travelling to the office, or even when you’re struggling to sleep at 2 a.m., but there’s no …

Business Strategy

Bad news for online advertisers – you’ve been ’ad | John Naughton

Precision marketing through digital and social media aims to open our hearts and wallets. If only<p>There is, alas, no such thing as a free lunch. The trouble with digital technology, though, is that for a long time it encouraged us to believe that this law of nature had been suspended. Take email as …

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How To Sell On Instagram

Emerging Instagram trends and tools for every business owner. Learn to master the skills of social selling.<p>Instagram isn't the first platform you …

What's The Secret To Success? Ingratiate Yourself With People Of Great Wealth

As the CEO of a rapidly growing fintech company and a frequent contributor to Forbes, I get asked to do a lot of media interviews.<p>The same questions seem to pop up time and time again, but during a recent interview, I was asked a question I had never encountered before.<p>The interviewer asked, “What …

Self-improvement

If You Want To Know How Technology Will Affect Your Work, Look at These 3 Long-Term Trends

We now need to hire, manage and train for new skills, such as empathy and social sensitivity<p>Work used to be pretty simple. You got up in the morning, did your job and came home at the end of the day. Most people spent their whole career doing pretty much the same thing for the same employer. They …

Innovation

Five Mistakes Even Good Managers Make

Even great managers can easily fall victim to the greatest workplace problem, which is fear.<p>Workplace fear is the ever-present, overarching topic that nobody talks about.<p>Fear gets people to do things that don’t square with their values. Fear makes people behave childishly and say mean things, even …

A financial adviser’s top 10 investment lessons learned

Have you made investing decisions you regret?<p>I know I have. I recently turned 40 and thought it was a good time to reflect on my own investing mistakes and lessons learned from my 17-plus years of experience.<p><b>1. Don’t follow the herd</b><p>I started investing in June 1999, right near the top of the …

Investing

No budget? No excuse. Here’s a practical guide to UX on the cheap.

Here’s a problem I’ve encountered over and over again during my 5 years as a UX designer at Melbourne agencies: <b>no budget</b>.<p><i>“We would love to do user</i> …

Over 30 Hours of Training In Python Basics & Advanced Libraries to Become a Programming Wizard

<b>Learn Python 3 from Beginner to Advanced</b><p>Get Your Hands Dirty Learning One of the Most Important Programming Languages<p>Python is widely considered one …

25 Dividend Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

iStock<p>Finding a company with a long track record of consistent dividend payments is only part of the winning formula for investing in dividend …

A Strategy For Trump: Escape The Washington Bubble, Tout His Agenda, Pressure Congress

Years ago, the political strategist Dick Morris liked to suggest that America’s chief executive suffered from a split personality – a “Saturday night Bill Clinton” who lacked good moral judgment; a more pious “Sunday morning President Clinton” who was a devoted public servant.<p>This is one way to …