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16 startups that this year became worth billions

Amid the tech landscape, "unicorns" are few and far between. Last year, CB Insights tallied the odds of becoming a unicorn — a company valued at $1 billion or more — at under 1%.<p>But already, within the first few months of 2018, a total of 16 companies have overcome those odds and crossed the …

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them

Goals only get achieved when you prioritize them the right way.<p>I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The …

Winter Fashion

If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, talk less and be willing to do it all

Okta COO Frederic Kerrest explains why the best salespeople are like Fennec foxes, and how he founded the $4 billion identity management company.<p>By …

We analyzed 50 ‘Marketing Projections for 2018’ posts. Which trends repeat the most?

Over the last couple of weeks, leading marketing blogs released their projections for 2018 – Which trends will dominate the market? Which topics will …

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

This wasn't an email suffused with charm. But you can learn a lot from it<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>He's so funny, that Elon Musk.<p>He's so cool, too.<p>He dresses like a '90s rock star and seems to find the time to have a lot …

Elon Musk

Kurt Cobain’s Downward Spiral: The Last Days of Nirvana’s Leader

On April 8, shortly before 9 a.m., Kurt Cobain‘s body was found in a greenhouse above the garage of his Seattle home. Across his chest lay the …

Crime

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

If you want to work for Jeff Bezos, you're going to have to answer some tough questions first.<p><b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b><p><b>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b><p><b>Questions about</b> …

Employment

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs …

Time Management

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Nikon D850

If You Want To Be 'CEO Material,' Develop These 15 Traits

For many high-achieving professionals, the ultimate career goal is to become a chief executive officer.<p>While anyone who climbs the corporate ladder or starts their own company can hold this title, it takes an outstanding type of leader to truly embody what it means to be a CEO. This coveted …

Leadership

5 Tips For Boosting Your Instagram Audience

Instagram gained a lot of fame from being just another social media app to becoming one of the most important and biggest social media platforms. One …

How Instagram's New Features Will Impact Content Marketing Strategies

A Photo Sharing Empire<p>With over 800 million active users, Instagram continues to thrive as the world’s top photo-based social network. Like a major …

Social Media

Three Video Marketing Trends That Will Take Off in 2018

Now that 2018 has officially arrived, it's time to take your marketing strategy into the new year as well! 2017 was the year of video marketing, and 2018 is set to be even bigger- reports from Recode suggest that spending on mobile video advertising is expected to grow by a whopping 49% in 2018, …

5 Reasons Personal Branding is Non-Negotiable for 2018

Personal banding is content you can control. So, get out there and control it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why is everyone all of a sudden trying to become LinkedIn-famous? Is anyone else tired (like me) of reading about all of the branding “hacks” out there? After …

What Is Dynamic Range and Why Is It Important?

<i>Why is everyone always concerned with the Dynamic Range of cameras these days?</i><p>Dynamic Range. If you have read a camera announcement or review in the …

Photography

Startup On A Tight Budget: 3 Marketing Hacks For Quick Wins

Contemporary startup ecosystem may seem like a “schizophrenic” jungle – overflowing with creative juices in one part, only to be bordered by …

Marketing

Meet the Female Entrepreneur Who Went From Taking Notes for Tony Robbins to Building a 7 Figure Business Online

From working with Tony Robbins to building herself an engaged following of 250,000 entrepreneurs, Amy Porterfield shares how to grow your audience online.<p>She was just there to take notes.<p>A few years later, however, Amy Porterfield had built an online following of more than 250,000 entrepreneurs and …

Entrepreneurship

How to Design a Creative Logo That Truly Represents Your Brand

For a startup, great branding is everything -- and great branding starts with a great logo.<p>A logo is a small thing that can make a huge difference to your startup. A great logo sets the tone for your company, providing a foundation all of your other branding efforts can build upon.<p>A great logo …

Graphic Design

Good mentors do more than just motivate, they help drive results and business growth.

What do Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? In addition to being phenomenally successful tech entrepreneurs, they all relied on mentors to help grow their companies.<p>As a small business owner, it's tempting to believe that you don't have time for mentoring because you're too …

Small Business

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

How to promote your brand on Reddit

It can be difficult to know where to start when considering Reddit for marketing.<p>Even though it has been around for more than a decade, it’s still …

7 Content Marketing Trends for 2018

Content marketing has been around since 1895, when the John Deere company started a magazine for farmers. Fast forward to today, when brands have …

How Tim Ferriss Specifically Uses His Journal To Achieve Huge Goals

The use of a personal journal, first thing in the morning, is becoming a popular practice among people who are seeking to advance and elevate their lives. Tim Ferriss is largely responsible for the popularity of this practice.<p>In his most recent book, <i>Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best</i> …

Tim Ferriss

Five Things Pro Facebook Marketers Do Differently

With over 2 billion Facebook monthly users as of September 2017, it's no wonder the Facebook Ads platform is becoming a staple of every marketer's …

Emailing While You’re on Vacation Is a Quick Way to Ruin Company Culture

Companies expend untold energy building culture—defining their values, revamping their office space, organizing holiday parties and volunteer outings. And yet many managers don’t seem to realize that while company culture can be really hard to build, it’s incredibly easy to destroy. And you may …

The Workplace

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10 Incredible Websites That Teach Business Leadership Skills for Free

Dive into any of the courses and turn yourself into a unicorn leader in your industry.<p>Having a mind open to learning new things and being flexible are two hallmarks of a strong and successful business leader. As a businessperson, whether you are running a corporation or are just flying solo, you …

Online Education

Managing Time Is the Biggest Struggle Facing Entrepreneurs. Here's What to Do About It.

You have 24 hours. It's worth investing some time figuring out how to get the most out of it.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have your own company that you have owned company for many years? Many entrepreneurs personally find …

Time Management

Color Theory In Landscape Photography

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.This is the second part in a part …