Munir Shocair

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Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their …

Entrepreneurship

Nine low-cost marketing ideas for your small business

<i>This blog post was first published on 23 January 2015 and was last updated on 18 November 2016.</i><p>On a tight budget to promote your business? Here are …

Monogamy was failing me, so was polyamory the answer? It was exhilarating — at first

I wasn’t sure what I was looking for the first time I attended a Meetup for polyamorous people. But when the group leader asked me if I wanted to …

8 Great Tricks for Reading People's Body Language

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking if you know what to look for. And who hasn’t wanted to read people’s minds at …

Body Language

Two Ways to Simplify Your Leadership Style | Inc.com

<i>Tony Bridwell is a Partner for Partners In Leadership, a leading management consulting firm, where he works with leaders to create greater accountability across the workforce and facilitates enterprise-wide culture change. @BridwellTony</i><p>Leadership Is Easy, Right?<p>Here is what we know about being a …

Leadership

The V-Taper Solution

5 Foods Men Must Never Eat<p>*Results may vary depending on age, weight and other biological factors<br>as well as how long and how closely you follow the …

Wall Street Is Crashing. Silicon Valley Is Hesitating. What Is The Forecast For Startups?

Early first quarter venture capital (VC) investment numbers are in and their dismal drop from fourth quarter 2015 signaled alarm bells. VC funding fell from $17.6 billion at the end of 2015 to just $9.3 billion in the first months of this year. Meanwhile many publicly traded technology companies on …

Venture Capital

I know why he broke my heart. He had to. And I understand.

I seem to be the 13- or 14-month relationship queen. My last three ended right at this time. I had no idea I was actually there with this last one.<p>It came so fast — the end, that is.<p>We were one of the few Tinder success stories. We met — yes, 13 months ago in Santa Monica and had our first …

1 Ridiculously Easy Trick to Improve How You Communicate

We all know that communicating well is vital to keeping relationships healthy. By some accounts, communication is the backbone of all relationships – …

Communication Skills

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

5 pieces of creative wisdom from David Bowie

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Saudi's Move To Cut Ties With Iran Is Really Bad For The Region

Expect more war, more refugees, more jihadis as prospects for easing the Middle East's various wars and taking on ISIS diminish.<p>Saudi Arabia declared Sunday it would sever all diplomatic ties with Iran after mobs stormed its diplomatic outposts in two Iranian cities in a move that could have severe …

The Only Mark Cuban Success Strategy Guaranteed to Work for You | Inc.com

Mark Cuban is a very smart guy. (Possibly to your surprise, he's also a very nice guy.)<p>So what is the real secret to his success?<p>According to Mark,"It's not about money or connections, it's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone."<p>That's it. Success is based primarily on working hard -- …

Self-improvement

5 Years Later, The Most Surprising Part About Instagram Is That No One’s Ruined It

As Instagram turns 5, we had an exclusive chat with cofounder Kevin Systrom and his design team about how they haven’t ruined it.<p>Today, Instagram turns five years old.<p>Despite being purchased by Facebook (everyone’s love-to-hate social network), despite adding video, despite changing the filters, …

Social Media
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