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The Top 50 Cryptos With Moon Potential In 2018 | Top 25 Large & Small Cap Picks With Highest Upside

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have become incredibly popular amongst individual and institutional investors across the globe. For those …

Four Things You Should Do As The New Leader Of A Struggling Team

You’ve just been tapped as the new leader to take over an existing team, company or department that has yet to meet its full potential. It could be struggling from poor leadership, lack of direction, underutilized or missing talent or any combination of the above. If you’re like most strong …

Leadership

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

Five Blind Spots That Keep Smart Managers From Becoming Brilliant Leaders -- With Real-Life Examples

As an executive coach, I have the privilege of working closely with bright, enthusiastic professionals. Most of my clients are relatively early in a fast-moving career when they come to me (or when their company hires me). They are flagged as high potentials and have already managed project teams …

Management

It's 1994 In Cryptocurrency

The total market value of cryptocurrency has increased from $18 billion at the start of the year to over $300 billion today. Sometimes it seems like everyone is talking about Bitcoin, yet less than 1% of the world owns any. Cryptocurrency today is similar to the tech boom in 1994.<p><b>Bitcoin and …

What's the Difference Between a CEO and an Entrepreneur? This 1 Quality

A CEO's characteristics are very different from an entrepreneur's. Do you know which one you are?<p>Most people assume that if you're an entrepreneur, you are inherently CEO material. And if you're a CEO, you are, by definition, an entrepreneur.<p>I disagree.<p>I have personally started five businesses from …

Entrepreneurship

Practical Examples Of How Blockchains Are Used In Banking And The Financial Services Sector

While there are still several hurdles to overcome before blockchain transforms finance and banking as we know it, the potential cost and labor savings it could create for the global financial market are so appealing that many major financial institutions are investing millions in resources to …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

Leadership

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

How To Write A Stellar LinkedIn Summary

Several years ago, I posted an article on the three steps to writing the perfect LinkedIn summary. A lot has changed since then. LinkedIn has made many updates and revisions, and they recently launched an entirely new interface. In addition, the world of work has evolved even more into a place …

Creative Writing

How To Get Rich: A 7-Step Blueprint For Success

We’re in an explosive era of growth. Thanks to the birth of the internet and our newfound global connectivity, generating a real income online, no matter where you live or what you do, has become a modern-day convenience. Gone are the doldrums of 9-to-5 employment and the necessity to head into a …

Keep Clients For Life With These Emotional Intelligence Techniques

<i>“Don’t take it personally. It’s just business.”</i><p>Tell that to my client, who almost lost his business — the one he grew to $20 million in revenue. What’s <i>not</i> personal about business, really?<p>When you start your own business, it’s about your idea. Your hopes. Your dreams. Your faith in yourself and the …

How To Become Famous By Delivering One Presentation

Being famous may not be your goal and it’s certainly not essential for career success. But being selectively famous will have a major impact on your career trajectory. Selective fame is all about being visible and available to your target audience — the people who will influence your success.<p>The …

Social Media

This is How Top Bloggers Get 90% of Their Traffic

Get your SEO strategy figured out, then go crazy creating content.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to driving traffic to your blog, one of the most common mistakes people make is spending too much effort on things that barely move the needle. The …

Marketing

Millennials, Here's How To Combat The Monday Blues

Let’s face it, waking up on a Monday morning can be confronting. For years, I would wake up to the sound of my alarm anticipating emails, phone calls, and my dwindling lack of freedom. Before I would even get out of bed I could feel the stress, anxiety, and lack of passion pile on.<p>If this sounds …

TED Talks

6 Storytelling Lessons For Any Leader to Use Around Their First 100 Days

As we approach the Trump Presidency’s first 100 day mark, much discussion has ensued over whether the importance of great accomplishment in the days out of the gate is fact or folly. It is no surprise that leading Democrats are calling it fact, while top Republicans, including the President, are …

9 Podcasts That Will Make You 10% Smarter

The results are in! Thirty-one percent of podcast listeners earn upwards of $100,000 per year and monthly listeners have increased from 21% to 24% according to Edison Research. Listening to podcasts during my commute or while walking my dog has turned downtime into productive learning. Listening on …

personalgrowth

How To Effectively Implement Customer Journey Maps

Journey mapping is a core discipline and competency of leading organizations. No longer considered a marketing or customer success initiative, leaders are realizing that everyone benefits from understanding journey maps and how they can be acted upon. And by “everyone” I mean everyone – from …

Management

To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

Mindfulness

What 60 Straight Months of Selling on LinkedIn Taught Me

Here are the most effective and efficient ways to sell your products and services over on LinkedIn.<p>Having spent the past 60 months testing, tweaking and refining various approaches on how to sell B2B products and services over on LinkedIn, I've found that the world's largest social network for …

sales

This Simple Hack Allows You To Do More Work In Less Time

Whether you’re a small business owner or an executive at a multinational company, whether you work in sales or operations, whether you’re based in Singapore or San Francisco, you have the same 24 hours in a day as the person next to you. Time is the great equalizer.<p>But how is it that some people …

Time Management

If A Startup Doesn't Offer These Four Features, Don't Work There

After reading yet another story about a startup CEO behaving badly, I joked on social media last week that you should never work for a company that hasn’t been in business for at least 10 years. After a decade, there are likely to be solid processes and policies in place, the sociopathic leaders …

Elon Musk has launched a company that hopes to link your brain to a computer

Internal sources told The Journal that the company, called Neuralink, was developing "neural lace" technology that would allow people to communicate directly with machines without going through a physical interface. Neuralink was registered as a medical-research company in California in July.<p>Neural …

Follow These 3 Women To Get The Lowdown On Data Analytics

Want to know what’s going on in analytics? Here are three writers who will clue you in. They can tell you what the numbers mean and what they don’t, what’s new in industry and what’s what in the analytics market.<p>Cathy O’Neil<p>Mathematician Cathy O’Neil has been a vital influencer in analytics …

10 Signs You're A Terrible Leader

Every business owner or CEO has a learning curve when taking on a leadership position. Being the head honcho isn’t easy, and leadership skills aren’t always innate—it can take time to grow into the position.<p>Unfortunately, there are times when a manager or boss is simply a bad leader. Maybe they had …

Work-life Balance

6 Things You Must Have In Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn, once your online resume, has morphed into your opportunity to introduce yourself to others and attract the attention of those who need to know you. However, mindsets are slow to shift, and those who still consider LinkedIn nothing more than a digital resume are missing out on some of the …

Marketing

The First Four Things You Must Know Before Buying A Franchise

Over the years, I’ve met many people who want desperately to own a business, but 1) just don’t know what it should be; or 2) lack the entrepreneurial vision and/or desire to start a business from scratch.<p>Enter one of the great inventions America has given to the world: the franchise.<p>Purchasing and …

Small Business

8 Social Media Secrets Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Here are the secret avenues I have learned over the years that can lead you to big success with your social media strategy.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I first stepped into the world of social media marketing, I thought it was as easy as putting …

Social Media

AI is going to kill seat-based SaaS models

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I’ve broken the terms of use for SaaS software and shared a license before.<p>Surprised? My guess would be no … because you’ve probably done it too.<p>In general, per-seat licensing has been a great way for SaaS companies to charge a subscription and collect …