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How This Startup Is Growing by Taking a Page From Old-School Business Models | Inc.com

The tech world is about the trending new strategy and how doing things differently can propel a startup to secure a large user base and subsequent funding for the expansion of their core services. While most founder CEOs are focusing on how the public, in general, perceives their product, we have …

How I Landed 5 Dream Jobs In One Month By Giving Away My Best Ideas

<i>by</i> <i>Garin Etcheberry</i><p>30 days/300 ideas<p>A few months ago I sent 10 ideas for passive revenue streams to James Altucher and Aaron Brabham at The Ask …

Employment

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

I tried Microsoft's 'holographic' headset, and I'm convinced this is the future

It's been nearly a year since Microsoft surprised everyone by announcing the HoloLens, a sort of helmet-computer that projects virtual images on top of the real world around you.<p>But when you try HoloLens and other similar gadgets, you can tell there's a lot of potential to create a device that …

Augmented Reality

How to move forward when you have too many ideas

True entrepreneurs have an uncanny knack for seeing opportunity in everyday circumstances. What to some people, is merely a frustration — for instance, the absence of an app to handle some desired tracking function — is a clear source of inspiration for the entrepreneurially-minded.<p>But seeing …

Historic photographs transformed into surreal animated GIFs by Nicolas Monterrat

The GIF works of Nicolas Monterrat, who uses vintage photographs as a base for his unsettling, trippy, subtle little animations.<p>[thisiscollosal via …

The 6 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Needs

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>If you could interview 200 of the top entrepreneurs in the country, do you think you’d find some similarities?<p>Amy Wilkinson guessed that she would.<p>And she did.<p>Over 5 years of research later, she just came out with a new book that examines the top 6 …

5 Business Truths I Wish Someone Had Told Me 5 Years Ago

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In March, 2010, my wife and I made a bold move.<p>I left my job, we put our life savings on the table and we started a business. We were committed to building it from scratch -- debt-free and with no venture capital.<p>Our new business -- a …

Get Your Ego Out of the Way and Ask for Help When You Need It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are great at starting projects alone, but sometimes when we hit a bump in the road we don’t know which way to turn. That’s when we need some help.<p>Unfortunately, H-E-L-P is a four-letter word, both literally and emotionally. …

5 Things Entrepreneurs are Tired of Hearing

No matter what your entrepreneurial venture track is, you’re going to hear quite a few things over and over again—although you might get a little …

Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Endeavoring to raise money for your startup businesses can be a tedious process. Creating your minimum viable product (MVP), building your team, and refining your pitch are just the beginning, and each can take months. And when you are …