“It’s the absolute worst sales technique you can do. These guys were billionaires. Do you think they really needed a cup of coffee?” In a fascinating talk, James Altucher explains that he used a terrible
Apple designers created a presentation that took my breath away and they did it with a pencil. How they created the slide and the thought process behind it provides a valuable lesson for all business It
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In corporate speak, “getting efficient” is code word for closing offices and removing sloppy excess, a polite excuse for letting people go
Positive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when positive thinking became the star of the self-help industry.
There's no longer any doubt as to whether the ability to become the dominant player in your market niche depends on having a strong Internet presence. Unfortunately, most organizations are still failing
It's hardly the most dramatic complaint in the world, and it's true that compared with not having enough to eat or facing a serious illness, being "scattered" or "frazzled" isn't that terrible an issue.
Many people don't like selling and some use the word "hate" to describe their feelings about it. Since it's hard for people to do something well that that they dislike doing, these people are inept and
Are you feeling tired and sluggish at work? It could be that you are overloaded and working too hard. Or maybe you're just not getting a good night's sleep. I have needed progressively less sleep as I
You don't have to be born mentally tough. Here's how you can develop the vital trait. First, the definition: "The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality
If you take a quick look at the world's most successful entrepreneurs, you'd probably conclude there isn't much to be learned from studying them. The paths they took to become Amancio Ortega (Zara), Larry
“The best boss I ever had.” That’s a phrase most of us have said or heard at some point, but what does it mean? What sets the great boss apart from the average boss? The literature is rife with provocative
When it comes to creating brand names that really pack a punch, Alexandra Watkins has built a track record that's hard to beat. Some of the particularly memorable names she has created (by way of her Francisco-based
This question originally appeared on Quora: What are avoidable mistakes that first-time entrepreneurs make repeatedly? Answer by Lucas Carlson, CIO at CenturyLink, Craftsman Founder at AppFog, on Quora.
Extraordinarily motivated people are driven to go above and beyond; they are trusted by others, focused and have great confidence in their own abilities. They dream of endless possibilities, and tend be
We live in a society that dreads Mondays. For those in dead-end jobs and feeling a complete lack of engagement, well, Monday mornings can be a sad reminder that you aren't maximizing your potential at
People of all ages love interacting with multimedia, but the devices we choose for consumption differ depending on age, and where we are in life. Even parents' preferences change as their kids get older
How Foursquare Made The Bold Decision To Split Its Product In Two, And How Both Apps Have Been Doing Since
Swarm, the company decided, would be the check-in app. It would house the app's founding gamification features, locating nearby friends, and checking in to venues. The Foursquare app would become a mobile-first