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10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

How to Write a Book to Build Your Brand

You might have great reasons to write a book, but do you have the capabilities to execute?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whenever I mention that I write books, I'm frequently asked about my writing process and how I went about producing <i>Connected to Goodness</i> …

Writing

How I Grew My Startup From My Kitchen to a Multimillion-Dollar Business

Follow these five strategies to scale your company.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2017, only 38 percent of small businesses reported revenue growth, according ot Statista. And that's the strongest growth rate seen all decade. Most small companies stay …

Business Strategy

Amazon Offers Employees $5,000 to Quit Their Job--Here's Why They Do It

The question is--would you take the money?<p>Would you take money to quit your job? That's the question Amazon is asking. Full-time workers at Amazon fulfillment services can earn up to $5,000 by quitting.<p>Each year, the company asks its employees if they want to take 'The Offer'. They can take the …

Employee Engagement

An investor who helps the ultrarich grow their wealth for a living shares what he wishes he knew about money when he was 25

Many young people with steady incomes invariably consider some type of investing to grow their money.<p>Though complicated and daunting, it is one of the best ways to grow wealth over a long period of time.<p>Today, David Bailin travels the world advising people who have at least $25 million in …

Investing

Warren Buffett Says Living Your Life This Way Is What Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

In two sentences, the Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of advice.<p>Who better than Warren Buffett to teach us a valuable lesson on success? The Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of truth in this advice related to our work:<p>"In the world of business, the people who are most successful …

Happiness

A Former Nanny Shares the One Quality That Makes Kids Happy, Successful Adults

Confidence: The "belief in oneself and one's powers or abilities; self-confidence; self-reliance; assurance: <i>His lack of confidence defeated him</i>."<p>As I …

Working From Home Is One of the Hottest Job Skills in America. Here Are 7 Keys to Excelling At It

Working remotely effectively is a red-hot job skill--one that requires practicing the right things. Here are 7 ways to make yourself better at it.<p>The evidence is ample now that working from home is a big productivity boost. The biggest downside--isolation and loneliness--is manageable and employers …

FAA

This Harvard Scientist Says Being a Rebel and Breaking The Rules Makes You a Better Leader (Try Any of These 8 Things)

If that's how you want to roll, here are eight things you'll want to do to lead like a rebel.<p>Harvard behavioral scientist, Francesca Gino, knew she was onto something when she read a cookbook where the author, an Italian chef, broke every rule of Italian culinary tradition by filling the book with …

Leadership

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 …

Self-improvement

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure.

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Dr. Travis Bradberry, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

REAL INTERNET SECRETS PLUS

5 Tips for Keeping Your Day Job While Launching Your Own Business

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In an ideal world, you have at least a year’s salary saved up and you can quit your day job in order to focus 100 percent on your entrepreneurial venture. Unfortunately, that’s just not feasible for many entrepreneurs who end up …

Entrepreneurship

Common Exercises Most People Do Wrong

Fix your form on these exercises, and you’ll be able to do almost anything better<p>There were two lat-pulldown stations positioned next to each other in this gym I belonged to many years ago. On one of them was an older woman who was lifting, if memory serves, 10 pounds. I can only assume that she …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

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 …

20 apps you need on your Mac

You've got a Mac, and now you need the best apps.<p>Don't worry, we've got you covered.<p>In this list you'll find apps you've probably never heard of before to help you be more productive, creative, and entertained. Here are 20 of the best Mac apps worth checking out:

The Psychology Behind Why We Like, Share and Comment on Facebook (Infographic)

3 min read<p>Your crazy bro-in-law ran with the bulls in Pamplona. He posted video proof on Facebook and you liked it. Your neighbor posted a photo of herself geeked-out as Lady Thor at Comic-Con. Pics on FB or it didn’t happen. Well, by Loki, it did and you shared it.<p>If you’re like the rest of us, …

Social Media

10 Ridiculously Simple Steps for Writing a Book

<i>Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.</i> <b><br>–Mark Twain</b>The hard part of writing a book isn’t getting published. It’s the actual …

How to Start a Business Online

Seven tried and true steps for attracting visitors to your site--and getting them to buy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a proven sequence of steps you can follow to guarantee your success when you're starting a small business online. I've seen thousands of …

Small Business

How to Choose a Great Name for Your New Business

6 min read<p><i>In their book</i> Start Your Own Business<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting your business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors offer smart tips to help you choose a</i> …

Small Business

50 Books That Transformed My Business and My Life

36 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>As a teenager I had a period of many years where I stopped reading books completely. I even remember a time where I couldn’t imagine reading books at all. After I graduated and started to be interested in business and startups, I realized the …

Self-improvement

The 3 things that separate a leader from a manager

Leadership is earned, and is hard-won, by the folks who prioritize and understand the traits and qualities that come with the unofficial title.<p>Did you ever wonder what separates the leaders from the managers?<p>You aren't alone. Here are some thoughts on the matter, from people who've worked to …

Leadership

'Like' is More than a Button: 3 Must-Have Ingredients for Your About Page

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Know</i>, <i>like</i> and <i>trust</i>: Those three little words are easily the most quoted formula in the world of sales, marketing, and leadership.<p>They’re also the most difficult to get right. Why? Because even though Facebook and now Twitter …

Marketing

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

There are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want – without them even realizing you’ve persuaded them.<p>Whether you want people to like you, …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

1/<p>1. They make their kids do chores.<p>AngryJulieMonday/flickr<p>"If kids aren't doing the dishes, it means someone else is doing that for them," Julie …

Top Ten Nutrients That Support Fat Loss | Poliquin Article

Certain foods are packed with massive amounts of nutrients that help you achieve a lean and muscular physique. Eating these superior foods won’t save …

The Complete Guide To Getting Shredded: Tips To Get Greater Gains in Muscle Mass | Poliquin Article

Muscle. Some people walk into a gym, throw a few weights around, and muscles will appear. For others, putting on muscle is a bit of a challenge. No …

7 BS Facts About Muscle That Everyone Thinks are True

You’ve heard it all and then some.<p>So called “facts” about how to build muscle and lean out.<p>Words like must, always, and never are thrown around like …