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How the Top CEOs Really Think (Infographic)

Inc.'s annual check-in with the nation's top private-company CEOs shows how owners got their start and how their views on innovation and social media have changed.

CEOs

How to Succeed in Business in 4 Easy Steps, Writing a Business Plan Article | Inc.com

<b>Helene and Bobby Stone had a fledgling business idea, the dream of economic independence, and a work ethic at least partly fueled by desperation. What they didn't have was what every great company builder relies on -- the street-smart grasp of what separates successful businesses from unsuccessful</b> …

Small Business

The 25 best things you can do for your body

1. Meditate<p>Meditation may seem like a passing trend, but the newly-popular practice touts some serious health benefits. <i>Om</i>-ing is optional, but …

The Top 10 Mistakes 20-Somethings Make Regarding Real Estate

You probably think I'm just a bit crazy for including the phrase "20-something" and "real estate" in the same title.<p>Okay, maybe you have a point. At this point in life, many 20-somethings are more interested in when the next game of Call of Duty will start than the best way to start building their …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Be Willing to Suffer for Success and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Success doesn't come easily to most people, not even to talented entrepreneurs who are willing to work hard. "Doing something you love will make you work harder at it, but that …

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My "rules" below aren't just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering going to work …

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Here Are 3 Tips on Getting Started

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a student at the University of San Diego, I have been learning about the fundamentals of business in class. While useful, it wasn't until I started going door-to-door selling mobile apps for my real estate tech startup Rivolix that I …

Seth's Blog

He wants a connection, an apology and some understanding. He wants to know why you made him feel stupid or ripped off or disrespected, and why it's …

The 15 Most Desirable Employers In The World

What companies do it the best?<p>LinkedIn analyzed billions of interactions on its platform to identify 100 companies with the highest brand engagements. These are also companies that employees want to work for the most.<p>"A company's talent is its greatest strength, but hiring top talent isn't easy," …

Employment

When A Startup Worth Hundreds Of Millions Goes Dark: Klout's Quiet Year Of Growth And Struggle

It's a question all startups have to answer between giant fundraises and figuring out business models.<p>Some growing companies, like Twitter and Facebook, handle adolescence well. For others it's awkward and takes serious soul searching to find a place in the business world.<p>Klout is one of those …

Why You Shouldn’t Hire Family to Work at Your Start-Up

I’m going to make a statement that will surely make me the most unpopular person at my next family reunion: whatever you do, don’t hire your family …

Startups

10 Ways to Grow Your Personal Brand

As a young entrepreneur its essential to know how to promote yourself and your work if you want to be successful. If you want to be <i>really</i> successful …

EVE Online Player Loses A Spaceship Worth Approximately $9,000

It smarts to lose a fight in a video game. It smarts more when you’re playing an MMO, where your losses are on display for your entire community to see. It smarts even more when in that fight, you lose a ship worth approximately $8-9000.<p>That’s what happened in EVE Online the other day, developer …

Starbucks Is Making Its Own 'Crazy Good' Fountain Soda

Starbucks has been making an effort to be known for more than coffee. The company started testing the soda a few months ago in Seattle.<p>The drinks are made fresh with carbonates and include flavors like lemon ale, spiced root beer and ginger ale.<p>The Wall Street Journal reported that at one Atlanta …

Coffee

Why You Need A Hashtag Strategy For Your Business

This week associate Adam Torkildson and I had the chance to talk about our favorite topic — PR — with a company that licenses proprietary equipment to individuals who use the product to create their own regional business. Some 30 of the merchant partners had come together to attend the company’s …

Want To Gain Momentum? Follow The Path Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

I am not sure Sisyphusian is a word, but it should be.<p>If you remember your mythology, Sisyphus, as punishment, was made to roll a huge boulder up a steep hill. But before he could reach the top, the massive stone would always roll back down, forcing him to begin again.<p>If you are building your own …

How Many Entrepreneurs Really Need a Business Plan?

On a regular basis, I am approached by entrepreneurs who assert that business plans are a waste of time. They cite sources like a recent BusinessWeek story, “Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Write Business Plans” and this NY Times article. From my perspective as a professional investor and long-time …

How the Army Teaches Leadership

The celebrity chef talks mentors, stewardship, and efficiency with Eric Schurenberg.

Leadership

How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not | Inc.com

New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even representing a new product, you likely lack the day-in-day-out experience that makes you knowledgeable and relaxed for …

Public Speaking