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When blockchains run companies, here’s what your job will look like

If you’re tired of going to unproductive meetings, commuting in to work just to put in face time, or following commands from a boss you don’t have much confidence in, you may be the right kind of employee for a new type of work environment called a DAO, or Decentralized Autonomous …

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How to Start and Grow a Successful Membership Site (In Your Spare Time) - Copyblogger

Starting a membership site is hard work, especially if you have a full-time job. But with persistence and patience, it can pay off.<p>Our guest, Jerod …

5 Mistakes Employees Make When Challenging the Status Quo

It’s time for companies to embrace their rebel talent as a way to foster innovation, employee engagement, and change from within.<p>But what happens when a brave employee decides to challenge organizational conformity and offer new ideas that she sincerely believes would improve operations, before the …

How to Sell on Instagram

Is your business on Instagram? Do you want to use Instagram as a revenue stream? To find out how to use Instagram for sales, I interview Jasmine …

The Best Advices and Tools to Start Blogging

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Four years ago I worked at the bank. It was one of the biggest banks in eastern Europe. At that moment I thought my life was perfect. I had a job in the …

5 Motivating Lessons From Fantastic Salespeople

I have had the fortune of coming across some really talented & excellent salespeople over my Motivational Speaking career spanning a decade and a …

The High Cost of Conformity, and How to Avoid It

<i>ANDREW NGUYEN/HBR STAFF</i><p>I was biking with my friends Eric and Adam, both far more skilled and experienced mountain bikers than I, on terrain that was slightly beyond my own skill. I thought I could do it.<p>I was wrong.<p>I suffered a pretty dramatic crash, falling down a ravine, flipping over a few …

Want People To Respect You? Don't Do These 6 Things

Recently I attended a mini author conference put on by my wonderful publisher, Bibliomotion. Over the course of the day, we talked a good deal about the importance of presenting yourself as a credible source of information. As Erika Heilman, one of Biblio’s founders, says: “Why you?”<p>We were …

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How Wearables Will Revolutionize The Workplace

<i>Guest author Lindsey Irvine is the director of business development and strategic partnerships at Salesforce and heads up its Salesforce Wear developer platform.</i><p>We’ve been hearing a lot of buzz around how wearables will continue to enhance our everyday lives. From steps and calories, to sleep and …

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Time Is on Your Side

I was recently having a conversation with a colleague who quit his job to become an entrepreneur a few years ago. We were sharing the similarities of our journeys and remembered the euphoria we felt those first few months after leaving our desk jobs.<p>In a moment of pure vulnerability, we both …

2017 Facebook Advertising Report: Budgets & Benchmarks

Four million businesses actively advertise on Facebook — 30 times more than on Twitter and eight times more than on Instagram.<p>That’s one incredible …

The Entrepreneur Grind And Whatever it Takes | Inc.com

You would think being labeled as one of the leading authority figures for Entrepreneurs would be a tough burden to handle. But Peter Voogd has handled it like a champ. Peter is the author of the 27-Time International Best Seller "6 Months to 6 Figures," the star of his own show ("The Entrepreneur …

6 skills that all extraordinary entrepreneurs have

The Creator’s Code is based on interviews with 200 entrepreneurs who have started companies that generate more than $100 million in annual revenue or …

7 Things That Savvy Entrepreneurs Do On Twitter

Twitter is the most notoriously misunderstood social media platform. Among the demographics that misunderstand it, entrepreneurs loom large.<p><i>How do I use it? What do I say? How does it work?</i> These are fair questions. Even if you feel comfortable on the platform, it can be tough to know what to say …

10 Ways To Create An Epic Business | Inc.com

We love lists. I'm convinced that etched on some ancient cave wall there exits a bulleted list of the Ten Things Every Cro-Magnon Must Do To Succeed; okay, it may be just three things, but none-the-less our love affair with lists runs long and deep.<p>Although there's no list of items you can check …

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Catching up with Lauren McCadney

April 7, 2015<p><i>Director of digital engagement and social media at CDW</i><p><b>By Ken Beaulieu</b><p>Lauren McCadney believes great photographers not only have an eye …

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12 Ways Successful People Handle Toxic People

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating …

Who Gets The Job Offer In The End?

- Liz, I have a question. Is there a magic formula that we can use to get a job every time we go job-hunting? Is there a way to calculate which job-seeker is going to get the job offer in the end, and then try to be that person?<p>That is a good question. What would the magic formula look like? Can …

Why Performance Management needs to be disrupted. Pronto.

Possibly the most soul-sucking activity at work is the prescribed employee performance process. Whilst the intention is good, in practice, the chain …

11 Authors Every Manager Should Read

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Ideas change lives— so we need to get better at working with them. As I discussed yesterday, a bit part of this is about communication. But it's also about having better ideas.<p>So here is a list of books and blogs that have inspired my thinking recently, if you're looking …

In The Hospital Of The Future, Big Data Is One Of Your Doctors

From our genomes to Jawbones, the amount of data about health is exploding. Bringing on top Silicon Valley talent, one NYC hospital is preparing for a future where it can analyze and predict its patients’ health needs–and maybe change our understanding of disease.<p>The office of Jeff Hammerbacher at …

The One Thing That Truly Motivates Creative Talent–And How To Foster It

Educator and author Deborah Morrison talks inner mojo and the simple, yet critical stuff of wanting to be good.<p>Talent. It’s the subject line of many an inbox message these days. All of us who belong to the great ecosystem of new talent development–universities, portfolio programs, think tanks, …

Reckitt Benckiser CMO Laurent Faracci On Agility, 'Power Markets' And 'Healthing'

Reckitt Benckiser is a global consumer goods company selling health, hygiene and home products–including such well-known brands as Lysol, Clearasil, Vanish, Woolite, Airwick, Delsym and Cepacol. Laurent Faracci is the company’s U.S. CMO, and he came in recently to talk about the company’s growth …

Community is Everything: How to Build Your Tribe | Inc.com

After last week's post, I was excited to see that a lot of people were motivated to learn how to eliminate negative relationships in their lives to create room for inspiring ones.<p>This made me think of the next obvious thing to do once the negative is out of the way: time to build your Tribe!<p>I have …

A Question You Should Ask Every Day | Inc.com

<i>Note to reader: The best part of this post is at the end, but please don't skip ahead.</i><p>In my experience, there is a question you can ask almost anybody and make them feel better about themselves and their place in the world. I've used this question for decades on people I meet at work, always with …

8 Things Really Efficient People Do | Inc.com

Most everyone would like to be more efficient. Just think, you would spend less time doing the things that you don't enjoy and more on the things that bring satisfaction, happiness and profit. Some people are actually very adept at efficiency. They manage every manageable moment so they have more …