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99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer "Why Do You Want This Job" Correctly. Here's Why

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment

Is Your Startup Worth the Risk? 5 Questions You Need to Answer

Use these simple steps to assess the strength of a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The art of predicting the potential of an early-stage business lies in identifying which internal and external factors will have the biggest impact on its future performance. To …

How to Identify the Target Market of Your Startup

Not everyone wants to buy what you’re selling.For your startup company to be successful, you need to identify your target market.This is one of the …

Target Market

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

5 Signs That Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills

If you work for such a manager, it may be time to move on.<p>Whenever I speak at events across the country, I break down leadership to its most basic and practical form: It's about meeting the needs of people and developing them to their fullest potential.<p>When employees don't get the tools, training, …

Don't Be Afraid to Be Vulnerable: 6 Ways to Build Trust With Your Team

Take a cue from Uber's new CEO and demonstrate vulnerability to connect with your employees.<p>When Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi left Expedia last August, he admitted to being scared in his parting memo. While this brand of vulnerability is not often demonstrated by big-name CEOs, it is an important …

3 Things You Should Never Do When You Start a Business

You should spend 75% of your time recruiting.<p><i>What should all first-time founders know before they start a company? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by William Hockey, Co-founder & CTO</b> …

Recruitment

Congrats On Your Startup Funding! Here’s How To Avoid Wasting It

One CEO says you can enlist everyone in your company to keep an eye on the budget even when you’re flush with cash and tempted to splurge.<p>After my company raised over $60 million in financing and passed the 200-employee mark, we faced an urge many other venture-backed startups do: the impulse to …

How to Make a Great First Impression: 9 Powerful Tips

Authentic, genuine... and easy for anyone to do. Even introverts like me.<p>Want to make the people you meet instantly feel more comfortable? Want to make the people you meet instantly feel immediately valued and respected? In short, want to make a great first impression?<p>The key, according to Amy …

Yes, You Can Still Bootstrap Your Startup From Zero to Millions of Users.

Against the odds, but it's possible. Or at least it's not impossible.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The past decade has seen a significant rise in startup ecosystems on a global level. From the U.S. to Israel to France, Brazil and India, the number of startups …

This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership

When times get tough, great leaders don't just protect -- they connect.<p>Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the …

28 Top Business Books to Get Ahead In 2018

Reading is both a leisure activity and a strategically important self improvement strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading has been noted as one of the primary habits of ultra-successful people, with magnates like Warren Buffett reading hundreds of pages each …

Turn Your 'Passionpreneur' Project into a Money Maker. These 4 Entrepreneurs Did Just That.

Turning something close to your heart into something that makes you money may not be as difficult as you think.<p>Turning something close to your heart into something that makes you money may not be as difficult as you think.<p>Truth be told, ideas and talk are cheap. No one is remembered for a solution …

7 Ways To Get People to Like You

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

After Interviewing Hundreds of Job Candidates, I've Learned to Look for These 4 Things

After conducting hundreds of interviews, I've learned just how much these things matter.<p>Rapidly scaling your business can involve going on what might feel like a hiring spree.<p>Every entrepreneur dreams of launching something that gets an instant, positive response from the market. But being a …

Six Questions Every CEO Needs to Ask Their CMO

Research from the Forbes CMO Practice reveals that marketing is a key driver of enterprise value and should be managed as an asset, rather than a cost center. According to the analysis -<b>Marketing Accountability: A CEO Blueprint for Driving Enterprise Value</b> – marketing can contribute over 50% of …

Elon Musk asks himself 6 questions before every major decision at Tesla and SpaceX

The inventor and engineer Elon Musk has successfully started four billion-dollar companies: PayPal, Solar City, SpaceX, and Tesla. And to launch them — and to answer any complex question — he uses the same approach, he told Neil Strauss of Rolling Stone.<p>It's "the scientific method," Musk said. …

Manipulation in Relationships Is Not Always Obvious: This Is How You Recognize the Sneakiest Forms

Manipulation in relationships is a form of control, I think most of us know that already, and we are all capable of this act. I would even go as far …

Relationships