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What You Can Learn About Marketing From an 'Icy' Phenomenon

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How would you like to raise $168,000 in one week? All you need to do is create a phenomenon so compelling and appealing the market takes notice.<p>Here’s why I mention this. You’ve probably seen a friend or two dump a bucket of ice water …

Inspire Innovators to Step Up at Your Company With Transparency

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As Millennials make their way into the workforce, they bring with them a strong spirit of entrepreneurship influenced by great innovators such as Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.<p>Within an organization, this entrepreneurial spirit is known …

5 Simple Sales Lessons for Non-Salespeople

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Garrett Buhl Robinson is not your stereotypical salesperson. But he is one of the most effective salespeople I have ever come across.<p>Robinson is the author of three self-published books and, as any author will tell you, <i>writing</i> a book is …

Why an Entrepreneur's Place Is in the Classroom

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a naturally curious bunch. So much so that a 2012 Gallup survey found that 71 percent of entrepreneurs polled said they learned or did something new "yesterday." Some of that can be attributed to curiosity, and another …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

L'étrange cycle de vie d'un grand cru

Celui-ci augmente avec sa qualité jusqu’à ce qu’il soit arrivé à maturité, où il atteint un plateau. Puis son prix recommence à augmenter alors qu’il …

9 Awesome Ways to Inspire Others

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You learn quite a few things going through SEAL training. You learn how to focus. You learn perseverance. You learn the fleeting nature of pain. Most of all, you learn how to summon the last iota of inspiration to carry you through the …

Want to Get on Shark Tank? 8 Secrets From the Show's Casting Producer.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“I have a weird kind of power,” Scott Salyers, the supervising casting producer on ABC’s <i>Shark Tank</i>, admits. Salyers is in charge of casting for the show, which means he travels the country and listens to thousands of business pitches from …

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one ever said being an entrepreneur would be easy. A million obstacles seem to stand in the way each and every day. The naysayers and budget woes can be enough for the average person to start waving the white flag.<p>But you are not an …

GoDaddy Files for IPO as Founder Steps Down as Executive Chairman

Today marks a big day in GoDaddy’s history. No, it hasn't created another controversial Super Bowl ad. The web domain company has filed for an IPO with the SEC.<p>In addition, the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based tech company said that founder Bob Parsons has resigned from his role as executive chairman “in …

The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups are inherently chaotic. Rapid shifts in business models is what differentiates startups from established companies.<p>Pivots -- a term coined by Eric Ries -- are the essence of entrepreneurship and the key to startup success. If you …

The Top 10 Small Business Bets, Post-Recession and Next Recession

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been almost five years since the recession officially ended, and we’ve finally stopped seeing headlines warning about the possibility of a “double dip.” Does this mean we’re in the clear from here on out?<p>I wish! But unfortunately, …

Are You Starting a Business for the Right Reasons?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless you have virtually unlimited resources, you can’t just wake up one morning and pull a business idea out of a hat and decide to start one. You need to think carefully about the type of business that will be right for you.<p>If, for …

8 Entrepreneurial Qualities That Contribute to Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are entrepreneurs who are extremely successful and everything they touch seems to turn to gold, and there are some that do not see as much success. What are the deciding factors that separate those that crank home run after home run …

Become a Master Communicator With These 5 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in a society where perception is reality and an opinion is formed in three seconds. We never get a second chance to make a first impression. The most effective way we have to control how we are known by others is through how we …

5 Strategies for Communicating When You Don't Even Like to Talk

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The stereotypical entrepreneur talks to everyone easily, but introverts need not be discouraged. Reticence does not doom you to failure.<p>Social science finds at least a third, and maybe half, the population is introverted. Successful …

The Gospel of Guy Kawasaki: 4 Startup Secrets to Getting Growth Right

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Decades after rallying untold masses around the original Macintosh computer launch in 1984, Guy Kawasaki is returning to his evangelical roots.<p>Today, he’s landed full circle as chief evangelist -- a Greek word meaning ‘bringer of good …