Richard Yang

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How To Create A Business Plan

Business plans have long been a critical document for new businesses. Are they still relevant? If so, what best practices and data can help you create a winning document that will help your business get the funding you need and ensure your venture lasts?<p>Before digging into the best way to craft a …

Entrepreneurship

8 phrases a great boss will constantly tell their employees

The characteristics that make a good boss differ greatly from those that make an average or subpar one. And communication can play a large role in …

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

The 10 Things You Must Do From Day One So Your Startup Thrives

Get the basics right and you'll be in good shape for the long run.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re thinking about starting your own business or need to reignite that fire, you’re probably searching for the right advice. You need advice that you are likely …

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

How To Raise Money

Raising capital is one of the hardest things entrepreneurs need to do during the journey of building and scaling their business. It is actually a challenging journey filled with investor rejections.<p>In this regard, the biggest misconception that entrepreneurs have is thinking they will receive an …

Entrepreneurship

How to Write a Business Plan for Your Startup

Anyone can have a great idea. But turning an idea into a viable business is a different ballgame.You may think you’re ready to launch a startup …

Small Business

Selling an investment property? Read this first

Recently, a family of my acquaintance were selling a condo that had been an investment property. They had owned it for five years, and it fetched a rent a third higher than the mortgage; however, it was in an old building that had had several expensive assessments, so the condo had not been …

Real Estate

What the new tax law will do to your mortgage interest deduction

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) trimmed two important tax breaks for homeowners and left another big one completely untouched. In my last column, I …

Personal Finance

12 YouTube Channels Every Entrepreneur Should Subscribe To

Reading business books and blogs is a great way to keep up with the latest marketing trends, research growth strategies, and pick up new life hacks. …

10 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often at Work

If your ego doesn't get in the way, any one of these 10 phrases is a great way to build trust at work.<p>In management literature over the years, thought leaders keep drilling down on trust as that one huge motivator that will get you great collaboration, increase employee engagement, and lead to …

7 Top Books That Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Apple CEO Tim Cook Think You Should Read

Are these on your wish list?<p>There's no question, if you want to get ahead, you must read as many books as you can. As I've written before, Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year and Mark Zuckerberg about 24. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his …

Build a Serverless Web Application

BUILD A SERVERLESS BLOG WEB APPLICATION<p>This reference architecture demonstrates how to use AWS Lambda with Amazon API Gateway, Amazon DynamoDB, …

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

How to Become a Game Developer in 9 Steps

Start a new career with this training bundle.<p>Everyone loves a good game. You may have even dabbled with the idea of creating your very own game and becoming a full-time game developer.<p>It's a common misconception that in order to create top-selling games, one must already be a computer whiz. In …

Infographic: Real Estate Investing - Here are 4 Timeless Strategies to Use

on September 7, 2017 at 12:42 pm<p>Shares 571<p>For new investors, getting into the business of buying, selling, and renting homes may seem pretty …

Real Estate

How to Choose A Tech Stack for Your Startup

Startups most often make the mistake of not digging deeper into deciding the tech stack. Here's how not to make this expensive mistake and start off on the right foot.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When building a tech business, the tech stack question pops up very …

60 Top Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be an Outstanding Leader

Inspiring, motivational quotes to help you become a better leader, a better boss...and maybe even a better person.<p>Being a leader--being the boss--can feel like the hardest job of all. No matter how large your team, no matter how collaborative and engaged your employees, ultimately it's up to …

101 Reasons to Start Your Own Business Right Now

Some extra motivation to get finally get your startup off the ground.<p>A while back, I posted a short list of reasons to start your own business. Readers sent in suggestions and I've also thought of more reasons, so here goes.<p>If you want to start your own business and aren't quite ready to take the …

50 regrets that will haunt you when you’re lying on your deathbed

We all die. It’s an inescapable fact of life. Yet most of us go about our days as if we’re going to live forever.<p>We never take the leap to live life …

50 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals

Actions spring from thoughts -- the right thoughts.<p>Maybe you want to start a business. Maybe you want to change careers. Maybe you want to get fit, or gain a new path, or in some way take your life in a new direction.<p>To do that, sometimes all you need is a little push, a little nudge. A little …

An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life

Running may be the single most effective exercise to increase life expectancy, according to a new review and analysis of past research about exercise and premature death. The new study found that, compared to nonrunners, runners tended to live about three additional years, even if they run slowly …

Biomedicine

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Where to Find the Best Views in San Francisco

San Francisco’s 50-plus hills and the vantage points they provide are among the city’s most defining features. Just about anywhere high up around …

Basic Math: Get Rich With Simple Stock Investments

One of the interesting things about investing is the oft-repeated truism: It only takes one great investment, held for a very long time, to change …

The One Email Every Founder Should Know How To Write To Investors

You have to keep your investors in the loop, even when you aren’t fundraising. Here’s how.<p>So you raised your first round of funding. Good for you! Seriously, it takes a tremendous amount of work to close a round, so you should feel great about that. But regardless of the size of your round or the …

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share54<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 93<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

Entrepreneurship

Need a Money Makeover? 8 Must-Read Personal Finance Books

Lay the groundwork for a profitable 2017 with a little end-of-the-year reading.<p>Just about nobody would say 2016 has been smooth sailing. Between a divisive election, the loss of a host of cultural icons, and seemingly endless international turmoil, it seems like this year has been determined to …