Stephen Gabrush

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5 Changes I Made to My Work Schedule That Made Me 2.66 Times More Productive

Hint: Working 16-hour days is definitely not the answer.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Does working more mean getting more done? That's a common misconception, but the truth is, you need to work smarter, not harder. I used to work 13 hours a day, thinking …

Time Management

15 tips and tricks to close more deals and make tons of money in 2017

Selling is a tough job.<p>But there are certain things you can do to improve your salesmanship.<p>We sifted through a number of different sales-related surveys and reports to come up with the 15 things every salesperson should do to up their game in 2017.

10 Free Tools for Successfully Managing Your Personal Brand

Do you Google yourself and find another person with your same name? Do you want to keep your personal life separate from your personal brand? Do you …

10 Success lessons from Kevin O’Leary – “Mr. Wonderful” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share76<p>+11<p>Shares 89<p>Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian born entrepreneur and TV personality who rose to prominence in the business world after …

9 Ways to Make Your Customers Happy (Infographic)

Happy customers are a core component of a healthy, profitable company.<p>1 min read<p>Customer satisfaction is vital to keeping your company afloat. Without customers, how would you make any money? Bad customer service can cost a business a lot. Just this year, poor customer service cost businesses in …

Customer Service

This Suburban Dad Positioned His One-Man Business To Break $2 Million This Year

Not many people break $1 million in a one-person business. Laszlo Nadler, whose startup appeared in this blog last year, blasted through that milestone in 2015. This year, the father-of-two, based in East Brunswick, N.J., is on track to break $2 million at his Amazon store Tools4Wisdom—and still …

Customer Service

10 Online Marketing Tools That’ll Accelerate Growth of a New Business

<i>Did you recently take the step of starting a new business?</i>As exciting as this may be, it’s only natural to feel a bit of fear in the early days. With …

These Are The Best Office Colors for Working More Productively

The colors, patterns and even amount of sheen you use can affect your work.<p>Countless books have been written about how to boost your work productivity. But all along, you may have just needed a paint brush.<p>The environment you work in can have an incredible effect on your energy, creativity and …

How we generated $712,076.64 in revenue with two people in a little over two years

Detailing Know Your Company’s most unusual business model… that works! We’ll go behind the scenes and share the numbers to show you exactly how we’ve …

The Secrets Of Repeat Business Using "Drip Email"

[intro]Sales and marketing pros know that very few prospects are converted into sales at the first contact. The vast majority of those leads need …

15 Lessons on Surviving and Thriving for Entrepreneurs

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year my small business celebrates its fifteenth anniversary. Pop open the champagne because we’ve beaten the odds. According to Dun & Bradstreet, businesses with fewer than 20 employees have only a 37 percent chance of …

Small Business

5 Bookkeeping Best Practices to Help Manage your Small Business

To sustain and expand a small business, financial management is extremely crucial. Without it, the probability of hitting cash flow crisis or wasting …

10 Famous entrepreneurs who failed big before becoming successful

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 58<p>Failure is a part of business. Very few entrepreneurs ever make it big without first experiencing some massive …

Peter Thiel

5 Skills of World-Caliber Managers

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Research shows that as many as 60 percent of businesses in existence today are struggling. This research is not about the companies that are failing, yet. These companies are struggling with growth. They are doing well, they are …

Management

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 …

7 rules for flying like a modern gentleman

From the laws of the armrest to the unofficial dress code, here are a few things every guy should know before stepping onto a plane.

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven for Meaty Satisfaction All Year Long

Just because it's too cold to grill outdoors doesn't meant you can't enjoy juicy, tender, falling-off-the-bone ribs. Here, seven luscious recipes for …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

How to Hack Your Own Network and Beef Up Its Security with Kali Linux

Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere. With its security toolkit you can crack Wi-Fi …

Information Security

The Morning Routine That Maximizes My Productivity At Work

In <i>The Social Animal</i>, David Brooks wrote that “A person who is interrupted while performing a task takes 50 percent more time to complete it and makes 50 percent more errors.”<p>In a world of open office plans, mobile push notifications, and Buzzfeed headlines, we are inundated with interruptions.<p>Our …

What Amazing Bosses Do Differently

We all know that job satisfaction often hinges on the quality of the relationships we have with our bosses. Yet in today’s rapidly evolving, 24/7 workplaces, it’s not always clear what managers should do to create the most satisfying work experiences and the happiest employees. My research into the …

Leadership

9 Secrets Every Salesperson Needs to Know

Effective sales is the single most important factor for a company's success. A company's revenue and size is entirely dependent on the organization's ability to close business and turn leads into clients.<p>Despite working in sales for most of my career, I have met very few sales people.<p>I have met …

Amanda Barbara - Vice President of Pubslush

[quote style=”boxed”]”Always go back and ask, “Why?” You need to remember your goals and objectives for the company and make sure you’re putting new …

31 Social Entrepreneurs Inspired by Reading

SocialBusiness.org has done dozens of interviews and the featured social entrepreneurs inspired by reading have cited numerous books that they turn …

Five secrets to winning more sales

Sales is king in the new economy. Your success will be determined by your ability to generate revenue and sell, not just your products and services, but also yourself.<p>Here are five signs you're well positioned to succeed at the art of selling:<p><b>1. Remember you're in the people business.</b> Lots of …

If you don’t have rest, you can’t be your best

When Chris Johnson entered the health and fitness world three decades ago as an exercise physiologist, his main focus was on strength training, cardio, stretching, heart rate, and bone density. Anything to do with exercise was No. 1 in his mind. Next in importance was nutrition, followed – without …

9 Efficient and Stylish Lamps for Your Work Space

Office equipment usually has to be efficient and practical above everything else. The requirements for office lamps are excellent lighting, a healthy …

8 social media tracking tools you should be using

Young entrepreneurs name the one tool that's made tracking and analyzing their company's various Web and social metrics easier:<p>1. Infusionsoft Analytics. For users of Infusionsoft marketing software, the new analytics tracking is incredibly powerful to identify not just clicks and hits, but also …