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Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Just Dropped the Best Business Advice You'll Read Today

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqués. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains Buffett's No. 1 rule

When Danielle Town found herself burnt out and even starting to get sick from her work as a corporate attorney, she knew she didn't want to keep …

Google Wanted to Know What Makes a Manager Great, So It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. <i>What's a google</i>?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Leadership

Philosophy is often useless. That’s what makes it great

Earlier this month, investor and fund manager Bill Miller committed a $75 million donation to the philosophy department of Johns Hopkins University, prompting media outlets and even some of those in the field to opine on its value. Apparently, the endorsement of a billionaire indicated to some that …

Peter Thiel

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

JPMORGAN: Here's what could cause the next financial crisis

JPMorgan has already coined a nickname for the next financial meltdown.<p>And while the firm isn't sure exactly when the so-called Great Liquidity Crisis will strike, it figures that tensions will start to ratchet up in 2018, once the Federal Reserve starts to unwind its massive balance sheet.<p>If a …

Mortgage-Backed Securities

What I Learned About Dating That Will Transform Any Business

Three key strategies to get your business the attention it deserves and close the funding deals that mean the most.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was a huge geek in high school, so I failed to learn the art of dating until much later in life. I watched my peers with …

Entrepreneurship

What Is Atomic Web Design and Do I Need It?

Web designers may use a number of techniques, approaches and philosophies while creating compelling and engaging digital interfaces. Each designer …

Web Design

How to apply the right amount of perfume

“You don’t want your perfume to enter the room before you,” are the sage words of Linda Pilkington, founder and creator of Ormonde Jayne, when we quiz her on applying just the right amount of fragrance. But how do you know when enough is enough?<p>As it turns out where to apply is just as crucial a …

How to Respond When Clients Say You're Too Expensive

It really doesn't matter what kind of photography you do if you get paid for your services I guarantee that at some point you will be faced with …

What Elon Musk and Michael Jordan Can Teach You About Success (in Just 1 Word)

There aren't any secrets to success. All you need is to embrace this one word.<p>On the surface, it might seem that Michael Jordan and Elon Musk don't share too much in common besides their monetary success. But, if you unravel a few more layers, you'll discover that those two share the most important …

Mastering Business Basics at Any Age

JJ Ramberg and Stephen Van Deventer discuss foundations of good business, young entrepreneurs and building your company's dream team.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s necessary that we understand how to build a company that will endure -- why not gain those skills …

Entrepreneurship

Being Nimble Is More Important Than Being Right, and 4 Other Lessons I Learned Building a Successful Company

The early stages of a business are a careful mix of vision and flexibility, and that how you implement this mix will have a lasting impact on your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The journey to success is different for many companies. There are opportunities, …

Business Strategy

10 Business Books Every Freelancer Should Read In 2017

2017 is already in full swing, but that doesn’t mean you can’t plan to read a few business books before the end of the year. Being a successful freelancer requires a solid plan and the right mindset. Here are 10 business books every freelancer should read to help them grow their business in 2017 …

How to Determine What Your Company's Burn Rate Should Be

Use these pointers to know your risk tolerance.<p>One of the hardest decisions entrepreneurs make when they start a company and raise outside capital is figuring out what an acceptable "burn rate" is. That is, how much should your company be willing to lose in cash every month as you make investments …

Content Marketing: Five Steps For Creating Insatiable Posts That Rank

The fabric that binds us all are stories. Stories are at the heart of our society, and their genesis dates back to the dawn of language in our species. Human begins have long been telling stories that have carried on from generation to generation. Today, we live in a world where stories are …

How to Reach the 5-Year Mark Without Imploding

Getting started is hard part but the real challenge is staying alive. The key to growing your six-figure microbusiness into a seven-figure small business is so simple that it's easy to forget.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If small businesses are the backbone of the …

Entrepreneurship

Why Richard Branson Is the Most Important Living Entrepreneur

And, more importantly, why it matters to YOU that Richard Branson is the most important living entrepreneur.<p>There are at least five ways an entrepreneur can be seen as important -- not just significant, not just noteworthy, not just successful -- but genuinely important.<p>He, or in each case she, can …

What 15 of the Most Successful People in the World Were Doing in Their Teens and Early 20s

Jeff Bezos was flipping burgers.<p>For the millennial generation, it can feel almost impossible to stay fit and healthy, maintain a social life, and …

A Goal-Setting System I Learned From Google (And Still Use At My Current Venture)

When it comes to great ideas, theft is no sin.<p>During Google’s first year, investor John Doerr pitched the idea of using an organizational system called Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) for goal setting. He presented it as an effective way to both set high level goals and also measure progress …

From Idea To Development: How To Write Mobile Application Requirements That Work

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Sheryl Sandberg, and And Every Shark Have All Done This. Why Haven't You?

This is one of the best ways to bolster the success of your brand, but you're probably coming up with all kinds of excuses for not doing it! Here's how to change that.<p>You wouldn't think that successful entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Sheryl Sandberg, and everyone on the cast of …

40 web design freebies to make your life easier

In many ways, working in web design in 2017 has never been more challenging. But on the positive side, there have never been so many free resources …

Freebies

7 tips to execute your startup idea, from 3 entrepreneurs who did it

So, you have your own startup idea you can't get it out of your mind. How do you bring it to life?<p>During InnovFest unbound, an event in Singapore …

How This Entrepreneur Made A Chatbot Platform Successful

Chatbots are The Next Big Thing but capitalizing on the opportunity requires as much work as ever.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you taking advantage of chatbot in your marketing strategy? Within the last year, 30,000 developers started building chatbots and almost …

Chatbots

Reading books is a major key to success. Here’s how you make it a habit

I’ve said it many times: Reading books is a major key to success. The mega-rich and successful like Bill Gates and Elon Musk devote extraordinary amounts of their time to reading. Musk even attributes his knowledge of how to build rockets to his reading repertoire, and studies have proven that …

Self-improvement

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.

Entrepreneurship

From field to fork: the 20 best farmers' markets in Britain

The Beauty of Simplified Navigation

Interactive. Consistent. Minimal. Those are all words commonly heard when talking about website navigation. But there is another word that should be …

UI Design