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10 ways to beef up your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has become the preeminent platform for professionals.What started as a simple networking and job search tool has blossomed into an essential …

31 Inspiring Quotes That Will Help You Level Up

The inspiration you need to keep going and keep growing.<p>If you're like me, you use the start of a new year to set intentions and tap into the inspiration needed to realize those intentions. But what about the middle of the year? What about the time when that energy fades while your head is down and …

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can understand …

Business Strategy

Research: 6 Things Great Leaders Always Do (But Mere Bosses Typically Fear)

A top leadership scholar discovers the most effective characteristics that lead to successful company cultures.<p>Human beings are inherently designed to be relational. It's how we learn, grow, and survive as a species. In the workplace, it's no different. We long for the same close bonds and …

Leadership

27 foods you should stop buying immediately

Some foods are just not worth buying at the supermarket, whether it's because they're overpriced, misleading or bad for your health.<p>Here are the 27 foods you should never buy again.

Nutrition

Want to Be Memorable on Social Media? You Need to Create a Brand Kit--Here's Why

Making sure your brand is memorable on social media is easier than you may think. Here's one simple strategy to ensure you stand out.<p>Remember the "good old days" when simply being present on social media was enough to stand out from the crowd? Unfortunately, today is a hell of a lot different. As …

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

Startups

Want to Learn QuickBooks for Free? These 11 Places Will Make You a Money Expert

Because there's more to accounting than simple addition and subtraction.<p>If you ask a random person to name the first accounting software that comes to mind, QuickBooks will likely be their answer.<p>Intuit's QuickBooks took the business world by storm, rocketing to stardom (especially in small …

No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your parents always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, her advice was right (is she ever wrong?). Eating a …

Wellness

How to Change Your Life in 5 Seconds

A super simple strategy that can help you beat procrastination, break bad habits, and improve performance -- all in just 5 seconds.<p>In 2008, author, entrepreneur, and award-winning television commentator Mel Robbins was out of work and out of money and running out of options.<p>Her husband, Chris, had …

I've Quit Drinking Soda After Reading These 2 Scientific Studies (Though Not for the Reason You'd Think)

Regular or diet, it just doesn't matter.<p>Until a week or so ago, I drank soda. I was grabbing a can a day from the fridge at work-- sometimes two (mostly diet). Then I read the studies cited below, and I flat-out quit. Cold turkey, 100 percent.<p>Americans still drink a lot of soft drinks. Many of us …

The 15 best exercises to target your love handles

Want to be able to confidently shed your shirt in the bedroom to flaunt washboard abs without fear of excess flab hanging over your boxer briefs? …

Google DeepMind knows you well enough to save your life

Technology is failing hospital patients. It's something DeepMind is determined to fix, but its solution is proving controversial.<p>The UK-based artificial intelligence company, owned by Google parent company Alphabet, has agreed to a five-year partnership with a group of London hospitals run by the …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

10 Must-have apps every startup needs right now

Share17<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+11<p>Shares 42<p>We all like things that make our lives a little easier and this is even more true in our working lives. Startups are …

Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem

Asia

How Millionaires Plan Their Day

What are the productivity secrets of self-made millionaires? Do they think about their time differently than the rest of us?<p><b>Portraits Of Ultra Successful People</b><p>I’ve interviewed 200 entrepreneurs including over 100 self-made millionaires. Among the many highly successful entrepreneurs who gave me …

Time Management

A 15-Minute Workout That’ll Help You Crush Your Next Cardio Session

If you want to get better at cardio workouts spend some time doing plyometric exercises, explains Sara Lewis, trainer and owner of XO Fitness in …

Airbnb, Uber, and Others Used 'Time Collapsing' to Skyrocket From Zero to Millions

Fast-growth companies speed up success by incorporating digital tools and breakthrough innovation into the core of their business.<p>In 2007, Airbnb appeared on the scene and completely changed the world of travel and hospitality. But unbeknownst to its three, 30-something founders, they forged a new …

Mark Zuckerberg: CEOs need to take risks, but shouldn't have to do 'big, crazy things'

The Facebook CEO offered this management advice in two parts in an interview with Y Combinator president Sam Altman.<p>When Altman asked him for the best advice that controversial board member Peter Thiel had ever given him, Zuckerberg quoted him as saying, "In a world that's changing so quickly, the …

Mark Zuckerberg

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design

This New Phone Takes Mobile Security To The Next Level Via Its Encrypted Chip

With Apple’s recent public battle against the US government over iPhone encryption, and all these news of celebrity nude photo hacks, conversations about mobile security are at an all time high. And rightfully so, since cyber crime is the fastest growing threat in the world. While smartphone …

Business Valuation (Infographic)

By <b>Tim Vipond</b>, Corporate Finance Institute<p>Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about and working on business valuations across a broad …

Coding Is the New Business Literacy

<b>Dispelling the myth that "business leaders don't need to be technical"</b><p><i>By Andrea Coravos, Harvard Business School Class of 2017 & Harbus Contributing Writer</i><p>It's easy to imagine a future where nearly all CEOs are technologically literate.<p>As we swiftly integrate technology into our daily lives, more …

Harvard Business School

10 Best documentaries every aspiring entrepreneur should watch

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share61<p>+16<p>Shares 107<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways to grow your business. But who wants to slog …

Entrepreneurship

Want a Bigger Vocabulary? Try These 7 Mobile Apps

These apps will grow your vocabulary in a minute or two a day. And they're fun.<p>Would you like a bigger vocabulary? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Then again, if you're like most people, you don't have the free time to enroll in a course or work your way through the dictionary.<p>But …

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 …

Entrepreneurship

Best metabolism boosting foods

There are no miracle foods or foods that magically melt away the pounds. But some can give you a boost in the metabolism department.These foods have something special when it comes to helping you fight those unwanted pounds:<p>1. Grapefruit<p>This is more than a breakfast food — it’s a weight-loss …

I quit a job that paid $500,000 a year, and it was the best decision I ever made — here are 5 tips for people who want to work for themselves

In short, the answer is yes. But overnight? No way.<p>I wrote "What If It Does Work Out?" to show how and why you need to start making money outside of your 9-5 in order to have waaay more cash, freedom, and opportunities now and later.<p>Side gigs are growing like crazy — everyone from 20-somethings …

Employment

'Shark Tank' investor: 'Entrepreneurs are the only people who will work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours a week'

The "Shark Tank" investor estimates that over the course of 17 years, she's created about 500 different products, and owns 120 patents, with more pending.<p>A key element of her success, and one she shares in her book, "Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!: Make Your Million-Dollar Idea Into a Reality," is …

Entrepreneurship