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5 Productivity Tools To Keep You and Your Business on Track in 2016

When you’re running a business, time is your most valuable resource. Each day, entrepreneurs are inundated with endless emails, phone calls and …

Small Business

6 Personality Traits That Are Perfect for Entrepreneurship

There are certain people, such as Elon Musk and Steve Jobs, that seem to have been brought to this world for one thing: to build game-changing enterprises by challenging the status quo. There's no question that they, and those extreme few who function on or near their level, are unique.<p>Although the …

5 Alternative Ways To Market Your Business Other Than Social Media

Social media isn't the only way to market your business. Looking for more ideas? Try these 5 tactics.<p>Tapping into social media to raise brand awareness and convert an audience into engaged customers is the new normal in marketing. In fact, it's not even new, it's just "the normal." But your …

Top 5 Young Black Entrepreneurs to Watch, Follow and Keep an Eye on in 2016

Sherron Stevens (left), Essynce Moore (center), and Jaylen Bledsoe (right)<p><b>Nationwide</b> — All of us have heard the word “entrepreneur” tossed around at …

Entrepreneurship

7 lessons from entrepreneurs who kept jobs while starting businesses

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Michelle Goodman, Entrepreneur<p>Keeping …

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Do What You Love And The Money Will Surely Follow, Right? No, Not Right

When I was locked in my unhappy corporate career, I dreamed for years of getting out and doing something I was deeply passionate about that felt meaningful and purposeful. But figuring out how to do that on my own seemed impossible. Trying to identify natural talents that I loved to use and then …

Entrepreneurship

How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

And meet a bunch of folks who pulled it off.<p>Bill and Lauren Elward both held demanding full-time jobs when they started their online business, Castle …

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6 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Successfully Brand Themselves

Over the last few years, personal branding has gone on from being an additional responsibility to one of the top priorities in marketing a business.<p>Over the last few years, branding has gone on from being an additional responsibility to one of the top priorities in marketing a business.<p>The reason …

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Going Freelance

Siyan Ren<p>Who hasn’t thought about quitting their full-time job and going out on their own? Being your own boss is certainly tempting. But is giving up your status as a regular employee the right choice for you?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>“There are many reasons why people choose to go freelance,” says …

The 5 Best Productivity Apps for Entrepreneurs

Advanced technology has changed employees’ work habits, the management of their daily goals and the way they accomplish tasks. However, this progress has also brought increased workloads that require multitasking, which eventually may decrease effectiveness. So, how do entrepreneurs actually get …

Don’t ignore these 7 habits of highly effective entrepreneurs

I used to waste a lot of time when I worked as an employee of a company a couple of years ago. I used to reach office by 10 am, check emails, go to …

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15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately the initiative for …

Malcolm Gladwell's 5 Best Life Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs can learn a thing or two (or three, or four... ) from this master debunker of conventional wisdom.<p><i>New Yorker</i> writer Malcolm Gladwell is the master of dissecting conventional wisdom and coming up with powerful conclusions that challenge what we think we already know. Over his …

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4 Branding Lessons That You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

When you’re branding your company and you’re just starting out, you obviously want everything to go smoothly.<p>Unfortunately, there are some easy branding mistakes to make along the way. Here are some of the common mistakes that new businesses make regarding their branding. Avoid them at all costs.<p>1. …

Entrepreneurship

15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2015

This year has undoubtedly been the best yet for female entrepreneurs. According to research from American Express OPEN Forum, women are starting an average of 1,200 businesses a day – up from 740 a day the year prior. The growth of women-owned firms continues to outpace the national average, plus …

Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business that Works Kindle Edition

"<i>Become Your Own Boss</i> is a must-read if you're thinking of launching a business of your own." --Jean Chatzky, bestselling author of <i>Money 911</i> and …

Personal Finance

A Community of Startup Founders Grows on Slack

Although it’s primarily a workplace collaboration tool, Slack is becoming a popular platform for wider communities, too.<p>For example, #Nomads has received attention for connecting digitally minded people visiting unfamiliar cities. #Startup, meanwhile, is a growing platform for startup founders who …

The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur

There's a haunting, scary, messy truth about being an entrepreneur. Those who dream about entrepreneurship think about the freedom of being able to chase big dreams, the thrill of building empires and the joy of making a mark on the world by doing something better than any other person in a field …

7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

Many experts will tell you that you can’t succeed as a part-time entrepreneur, as any good startup will require a 100 percent commitment of your time and energy. But not many of us have enough savings to live for a year or more without a salary, fund the startup and still feed the family. Thus I …

Entrepreneurship

4 Questions You Must Think Critically About Before Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs are an eager bunch. That’s part of what makes us so great!<p>We’re go-getters. We wake up early. Mondays excite us. (Okay, maybe that last one is a bit of a stretch.)<p>I’ve had the pleasure of working with thousands of entrepreneurs via my coaching business. Their enthusiasm fires me up …

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