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4 Habits That Kill Career Potential

The harder a habit is to<p>acquire, the greater the reward that stems from acquiring that behavior. Rarely is the acquisition of desirable traits or the …

Recruitment

4 ways to increase your productivity through better scheduling

We all want to get more done, but the same solution doesn’t work for everyone. Figuring out how to schedule your day to help you maximize your output …

SCOTUS Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage Mandates Nationwide Concealed Carry Reciprocity - Bearing Arms - Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, due process clause, gay marriage

Gay and lesbian couples already can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court’s ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states, in …

Concealed Carry

5 Things Real Leaders Do Every Day, According to Henry Ford

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As we start to head toward summer, many people look forward to vacation and a pace that begins to slow down, but not entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs know that when it’s hot outside, the heat is on just as strong internally.<p>Summer …

Leadership

Larry the Cable Guy: How to Straighten Out Your Shot - 5-Minute Fix with Hank Haney

The top 14 skills in the red hot market for marketing jobs

Has the market for marketers heated up?<p>Short answer: Yes.<p>Slightly longer answer: Yes, absolutely!<p>For a more complete answer, read on …<p>We all know that the marketing industry is changing quickly — so quickly that most organizations are having a hard time keeping up. So it’s no surprise that …

Marketers Love Video -- But Are They Maximizing Its Potential?

YouTube officially hit the internet in 2005, and the video landscape hasn’t been the same since. It didn’t take long for other video-sharing sites like Vimeo and Dailymotion to crop up, and now there are platforms specific to professional and amateur humor (Funny or Die, Cracked, Break.com), music …

Grading The Rubio-Lee Tax Reform Plan

In my 2012 primer on fundamental tax reform, I explained that the three biggest warts in the current system.<p>1. High tax rates that penalize productive behavior.<p>2. Pervasive double taxation that discourages saving and investment.<p>3. Corrupt loopholes and cronyism that bribe people to make less …

Geeks! Are You Too Quiet To Be A Leader?

There are certain accepted truths in business. One such truth is that leaders are gregarious and outgoing.<p>But what if you’re a quieter character?<p>Perhaps you’ve been promoted up the ranks on a technical track. Maybe you’re a CIO or a CTO (or aspire to be one).<p>Yet you’re an introvert.<p>So “obviously” …

Leadership

Web Analytics Secrets : Are You Tracking The Right Metrics ?

A business may have the best product or service, but <b>if no one knows about it, how long it stays operational is anyone’s guess</b>. Marketing plays a huge …

7 Behaviors of High Capacity Leaders

11 Unexpected Things to Include With Your Business Plan

6 min read<p><i>In their book</i> Write Your Business Plan<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. offer an in-depth understanding of what’s essential to any business plan, what’s appropriate for your venture, and what it takes to ensure success. In this edited excerpt, the authors offer a list of some</i> …

Small Business

14 Skills Entrepreneurs Need to Win Clients

Winning the best customers isn't easy, but using these tips it becomes a lot easier!<p>No matter how great of an idea you have, your success as an entrepreneur comes down to securing paying clients. How else can you expect your business to thrive? But, how can you effectively win over clients who are …

Entrepreneurship

Supreme Court Rules Police Can Violate The 4th Amendment (If They Are Ignorant Of The Law)

U.S. Supreme Court Rules 8-1 that Citizens Have No Protection Against Fourth Amendment Violations by Police Officers Ignorant of the Law<p>WASHINGTON, …

5 Remarkably Powerful Habits of Great Leaders

Don't just be a good leader, be a great leader. You, your people, and your business have everything to gain.<p>There are literally millions of leaders, in all sorts of organizations, all around the globe. While some run businesses, others lead nonprofits and government offices and agencies. Regardless …

Leadership

Why not regulate guns like cars?

A commenter on a recent thread asked — seemingly from a pro-gun-control perspective — “Why can’t guns be treated like cars, regulated and available, only to those who demonstrate competence and compliance with laws?” That is a perfect excuse for me to reprise my analysis of the guns-cars …

7 things people hate about your website

<i>This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture</i> …

Four PR tips every startup should employ

Some people think public relations is all about trying to convince journalists to write about your business, with the goal of course to persuade potential customers that they need your product or service. In this view, PR is a bit like trying to convince somebody to date you by persuading his or …

Developing a Startup with a Limited Budget

Launching a startup is a dream for many entrepreneurs, but it is a bit of a lofty dream at that. Great businesses have a clearer path to investors …

Online Tools that Help You Start a Business without Breaking the Bank

Many people dream of starting their own business, but they fear they don’t have enough resources or that their idea is not good enough to ensure a …

Small Business

GA Basics: 5 Tips for New Concealed Carry Holders

Its often said that carrying a concealed handgun is a lifestyle. Truer words have never been spoken. Adding a concealed handgun to your daily attire …

How to Choose Concealed Carry Insurance - Guns & Ammo

Most of us carry at least one insurance policy. Whether that policy covers your home, your car, your health or your life, in most cases you choose to …

Start Planning For The Sale Of Your Business On Day One

With the retirement of Baby Boomers who own approximately 12 million American small businesses, the next decade is projected to generate a tidal wave of business sales. These business owners should have already started planning the sale of their businesses years ago.<p>Entrepreneurs should learn this …

Productivity Management Tips for Startups

Startups are all about growth! And it typically involves a huge list of to-dos, very limited resources and little time to complete them all. Within a startup you must be delivering each day. Otherwise you may say goodbye to growth.<p>Startups are all about growth! And it typically involves a huge list …

Time Management

The Federal Government Recognizes Battle Over Medical Marijuana

Wednesday marked a milestone in the 18-year battle between state and federal law concerning medical marijuana. But to me, and thousands of other Americans, it marks a day that our country has finally acknowledged that our battle exists. I founded Americans for Safe Access (ASA) in 2002, with the …

Eight ways to become the most pro-active person you know

One of the things I often tell my team is, "Be proactive in your own becoming." This sounds like a weird phrase at first, but when you break it down, it makes sense – and it will put you on the path of achievement.<p>In short, being proactive in your own becoming is a mix of hustle and …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

Having trouble focusing on what you really need to do? You're not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, the average worker admits to wasting 2.09 hours of each eight-hour workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. The Web is like the next-door neighbor who keeps asking us to play when …