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Bill Gates Gave Some Brilliant Management Advice on Hiring the Best People. Here It Is in 2 Sentences

Traditional brick and mortar companies will cringe, but the research doesn't lie. And Bill Gates agrees.<p>Traditional brick and mortar companies prefer everyone "in the office," where people can work together, bounce from meeting to meeting, and slog in Dilbert-style cubicles.<p>While there's nothing …

The Workplace

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Obama Administration

Reboot Claims to Increase Muscle Mass, Decrease Body Fat and Reignite Your Sex Drive

Be Spunki, the brand behind the Reboot pill for men claims that its new product has…well, a lot of impressive benefits. You read the headline, right? …

Body Fat

The Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur's Handbook: Everything You Need to Launch and Grow Your New Business

Publication Date: <b>February 13, 2018</b><p>The one primer you need to develop your entrepreneurial skills. Whether you're imagining your new business to be the next big thing in Silicon Valley, a pivotal B2B provider, or an anchor in your local community, the "HBR Entrepreneur's Handbook" is your essential …

Business Strategy

6 furniture and home decor sites that let you see what furniture will look like in your room before you buy it

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>I'd like to hope that this blue couch will be a good addition to my room, but it's honestly hard to tell without using Target's Virtual …

Best Golf Exercises To Improve Your Game

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

Marketing

Follow-Along Golf: Total-Body Workouts

Get in shape for golf today! Click to register →<p>In an era when every minute of the day seems to be devoted to something, it’s increasingly important not to waste the precious moments we have to stay in shape—for better health and better golf. Whether you have a brief 15- or 30-minute window, or you …

17 business books everyone will be reading in 2018

As the year draws to a close and we catch up with the best business books of 2017, we're also looking toward what's coming up in 2018.<p>We've looked through titles that have already been announced for the new year and have highlighted the memoirs, career guides, and analyses we're most excited about.

How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. …

The 10 Top Skills That Will Land You High-Paying Jobs by 2020, According to the World Economic Forum | Inc.com

Professional development: it's not always clear what to focus on. Should you go to a coding bootcamp? Invest in a social media marketing course? Attend a communications training? What should you do to help you excel in your current job -- or prepare you for your next one?<p>According to the World …

Artificial Intelligence

Become a digital marketing guru with this total training

Marketing in the digital age is a whole different beast from “Mad Men”-era advertising dominated by TV, radio and print. If you don’t know how to reach and strike a resonance with an online customer base, you’re way behind the curve. So get up to speed now with the Full Stack Marketer course …

15 Property Management Tips for Entrepreneurs Seeking Passive Income From Real Estate

Purchasing real estate for investment income is a sound strategy, if you stay on top of your property.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a landlord or just looking to make money with real estate, it's crucial to understand how to manage a property the right way. …

12 Ways To Build A Survival Tent

When it comes to survival in an emergency situation, everything revolves around the “holy trinity”: water, food, and shelter. The rest are …

North America

A Simple 3-Step Approach to Increasing Conversions and ROI with Social Media Advertising

There’s so much to learn with social media advertising that it’s difficult to know <i>exactly</i> where to start.<p>For example, audience targeting, budgeting, …

Marketing

Nuggets of Marketing Content Are All Around You. Here's Where to Find Inspiration | Inc.com

Having been involved in content marketing since it first emerged as a strategy, the one thing I hear more than anything is that companies find it hard to keep creating shareable content and stories that they think their target audience will find interesting.<p>They spend a lot of time and resources …

Marketing

KFC follows only 11 people on Twitter, for one mindblowing reason

KFC is very selective about who it follows on Twitter.<p>This international fast food brand, owned by Yum! Brands, Inc., has strict standards, unlike …

The 7 Top Video Tools You Should Be Using Now

Have you started your video marketing campaign yet? Because your competitors probably have.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Video marketing has been the most effective way of getting your message out to your target audience for many years now. But producing video and …

Opening Dates for Colorado's Major Ski Resorts

A-Basin is getting a major jump on the season as they will start spinning the Black Mountain Express lift at 9:00 a.m. this Friday giving skiers and …

Skiing

10 of the World's Swankiest Mountain Resorts

Bachelor Gulch (Beaver Creek, Colo.)<p>Nestled in the foothills of Colorado’s Beaver Creek Mountain, Bachelor Gulch has everything you’d expect from a …

Why You Need To Ski In Europe This Winter

Why on earth would anyone fly across the Atlantic in midwinter to ski in Europe when the Rockies await, closer than the Alps and covered with snow?<p>The simple reason is that a European ski trip offers the opportunity to ski where the sport was born, in a spectacularly beautiful setting where skiing …

Skiing

How To Build a Garage Workspace - DIY Garage Reno

A contractor tells all.<p>Bill Flynn, owner of NJ Custom Garages, remodeled this two-car garage in eight days for a homeowner who does some shop work. He explains the thoughtful decisions that went into the build and shares his pointers on how to achieve it yourself.<p>First, declutter.<p>Generally, half of …

BioLite FirePit Passes $1.8 Million In Funding On Kickstarter (video)

p<p>With nine days remaining on their Kickstarter campaign the team at BioLite have already raised over $1.8 million for their new BioLite FirePit …

The 10 Best Travel Tips of All Time

With these insights, going from tourist to traveler just got a whole lot easier.<p>In our office, between conversations about visas and gorging on international chocolate, we often discuss the difference between a tourist and a traveler. There's a quote by English writer G. K. Chesterton that we keep …

Highly Motivated Employees Have a Boss That Always Does This One Thing | Inc.com

How do you motivate employees?<p>It's not always about higher wages. Or a comfortable chair. Or making sure there are free bagels in the break room. In my experience, motivating someone on your team is all about setting a vision for the future, but to do that you have to get into the nitty-gritty …

Employment

Here’s how much social media stars get paid to post ads

Last November, actress Olivia Munn posted a video to her Instagram in preparation for the holidays: She wore green and red pajamas, she cooked a …

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

82 Content Marketing Tools to Make Your Life Easier

Content marketing is hard.One of the reasons it’s hard for so many people is the fact that they don’t know where to start.If you want to be …

Marketing

19 Tools for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos, Images and GIFs in Minutes

Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>You don’t just need to think about what types of …

Instagram tips from 7 pros with thousands of followers

Social Media