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After 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned there's a particular type of habit that will keep you from getting rich

I spent five years studying the daily habits of hundreds of rich people. In my bestselling books, "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life," I shared some of the important findings from that study.<p>During my research, I learned that the self-made rich adopted specific habits that …

If someone is friends with their exes, it could be a warning sign they're a psychopath — here's why

People tend to have strong opinions about whether you can stay friends with an ex or not. You may be optimistic about the situation, and are happy to become friends soon after a break up, or you may think that when you cut the cord it means goodbye forever.<p>It's not an exact science either way, but …

The Explainer: How to Write a Great Business Plan

A business plan that asks -- and answers -- the right questions is a powerful tool.

New Business Owner's Guide to Pricing Strategy

How Much Should You Charge for Your Product or Service?<p>Updated March 13, 2018<p>One of the most difficult, yet important, issues you must decide as an …

6 Characteristics of Successful Remote Employees

Millions of Americans now classify themselves as remote workers, and both employers and employees are benefiting from these relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Remote working.</i> <i>Telecommuting. W</i><i>orking from home</i>: It’s extremely popular, no matter what you call it. …

The 10 Best Business Lessons Of 2016

Here’s a list of the best advice we’ve given for building and growing a successful organization.<p>Over the last year, there have been a lot of changes on the business landscape from Yahoo being sold to Verizon to Gawker going bankrupt. Along the way we’ve talked to CEOs of big companies, first-time …

Don’t do what you love for a career—do what makes you money

The white-haired old guy who inspired me to rush home and write out a five-figure check was not an investment advisor or a lifestyle-design guru. I never even learned his name. We only met because I happened to be sitting in the café car of a Washington DC-bound Amtrak when he got on board and …

8 Things to do beforehand by Indian entrepreneurs

Share1<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>+1<p>Shares 1<p>Thinking of a startup? You are not alone. It is a very good time for thousands of Indian to catch the entrepreneur spirit, …

How to Write a Great Business Plan

Few areas of business attract as much attention as new ventures, and few aspects of new-venture creation attract as much attention as the business plan. Countless books and articles in the popular press dissect the topic. A growing number of annual business-plan contests are springing up across the …

Zappajobs- the Gen Next Job Portal, with online interview feature is set to launch its phone based app

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share49<p>+11<p>Shares 68<p>We have come a long way, in terms of technology and its use to make lives easier. With the unprecedented growth of …

You Are Not for Everyone, and That’s Okay

<b>“</b><b>One of the most freeing things we learn in life is that we don’t have to like everyone, everyone doesn’t have to like us, and it’s perfectly okay.”</b> …

Why Starting A Blog Could Change Your Life

Carolanne Johnson<p>Read full profile<p>I started blogging regularly six months ago and it has truly changed my life for the better. My social calendar is …

Here are 6 Skills of Great Employees - Small Business Trends

Your academic or hard skills may be perfect on paper but if you don’t possess the below soft skills, there is a big chance that you won’t get hired …

Communication Skills

Forget 70%: How to calculate your actual retirement income target

In the last installment, I gave a mathematical “proof” of why your retirement income target is nowhere close to 70 per cent of your final earnings. …

Retirement

The new rules for early retirement

You need not fear losing health insurance<p>Until recently, health insurance was one of the biggest obstacles to early retirement. Few employers offer coverage. And buying a policy on the private market before you qualify for Medicare has been a challenge: A condition like diabetes or heart disease …

11 ways to close the gender gap in financial inclusion

<b>1. Challenge banks’ misconceptions about women’s needs</b><p>How do you show them thatcosmetic changes to a product aren’t enough, that there is a benefit to serving women, and the facts and figures are there to build a business case for women? We’ve organised field trips for bank staff to meet women …

Monsoon session of Parliament might pass GST Bill. What does it mean to you and me?

We hoped the GST Bill will be functional by April 1 this year, but it's still stuck in the Rajya Sabha where the ruling government has no majority.<p>If …

India

How to save yourself from bad startup ideas that look good

The startup bug has bitten you. You want to start a business, grow it for a few years, sell it and rest easy for the rest of your life. It's a great …

11 Essentials For Being A Fit Small Business

Is your business a fit small business? And what are the essentials for being a fit small business?<p>Anyone that commits to running an Iron Man, rides …

10 Tips for Standing Out From Competitors in Business - Small Business Trends

There’s no one right way to stand out in business. It takes creativity and innovation. The methods vary but the goal is the same — to distinguish …

21 Best Business Management Tools for Small Business

Selecting the best business management tools for your small business becomes super-complex when you add in one factor: integration. You see, …

These startup couples are redefining family business!

Share6<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+11<p>Shares 15<p>Gone are the days when we heard of family business and pictured a father -son duo always. The startup generation of …

Questions you need to ask yourself before you startup!

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share5<p>+11<p>Shares 21<p>So you think you can startup? Here are few questions that you need to answer before you startup your business. The …

Startups

Fail fast, learn fast – four lean model tips for startups

It is not just leadership, culture and technology that lead to startup success, but also speed, timing and a sense of purpose. It has become easier …

How to sell your startup

I have got many calls and emails in the two months since I sold InBoundio, with queries on how to sell one's business. I thought a post with what I …

Seven reasons why my first Startup failed

Startups are hot talk these days and everyone want to start their own company. People read success stories but ignore the fact that more than 90% …

Fundraising for early stage entrepreneurs 101

About a year ago, we at SocialCops set out to raise our first seed round. We were three months into working on SocialCops full time, had got our …

The '8 Is' of design thinking for startups

From ‘lean’ methods and ‘agile’ innovation to design thinking and customer development, a number of useful tools are emerging for startups and …

7 early warning signs startups should watch out for

<i>“The only thing worse than starting something and failing is not starting something.”</i> Seth Godin<p>You’ve probably heard talk of startups pivoting. …

Angel Investing 2.0 - will Angel Investing go online in India?

The last one year has seen a huge surge in angel investing in the Indian startup ecosystem. As a platform that has now become the largest marketplace …