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How To Effectively Grow An Early Stage Business

Every entrepreneur knows starting a business is very hard. However, what many entrepreneurs find is that growing a business is even harder.<p>What I’ve learned from my 20 years working inside startups and in venture capital is that founders typically face a common set of challenges as their early …

startups

5 Brain Hacks That Will Make You Dramatically More Successful

You might have to give up multitasking in the process.<p>The business world keeps evolving at breakneck speed as we enter into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To stay competitive, it's critical that you keep learning new skills and adapting to new technology.<p>Your biggest challenge? Keeping the pace …

Creativity

This Founder Has a 5 Minute Secret Weapon That Helps Her Focus Everyday

Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's "20 Questions" series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions …

Online Courses That Will Make Your a Better Leader

Leaders (and aspiring leaders) can get lifetime access to any of these top courses.<p>The path to leadership success is not for the faint of heart. It’s a learning curve, coming at a time when you’re exerting more effort at work than ever. Certainly not the time in your life when you can spare the …

Communication Skills

90% Of Indian Startups Will Fail Because Of Lack Of Innovation, Study Says

Of late, India might have become the third-largest startup ecosystem, but it lacks successful innovation.<p>Notwithstanding the fact that market valuation of Indian startups has grown significantly over the past four years, a recent study, “Entrepreneurial India,” by the IBM Institute for Business …

Innovation

If You Truly Want The Best Career Path, You Should Be Working At Startups and Small Businesses

There are better quality, better paying, more exciting jobs available outside of big companies.<p><i>What are a few unique pieces of career advice that nobody ever mentions? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Employment

The Longest Ride: Woman Bikes 86,500 Miles In One Year

A 24-year-old woman just broke the world record for most miles ridden by bicycle in one year. In fact, she crushed it.<p><b>Amanda Coker, 24, rode her bike</b> …

Marathons

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions

Most important, leaders should be asking these questions before their best people mentally and emotionally check out.<p>Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the …

Employee Engagement

A woman who left her $500,000-a-year job to work for herself says too many entrepreneurs make a huge mistake before they even start

In a Facebook Live interview, the author of "What If It Does Work Out?" told Business Insider that a side hustle — a business you build and pursue outside of your day job — is the perfect way to dip your toe into entrepreneurship.<p>But do you get started, we asked her, if you don't have an idea?<p>"This …

5 Online Learning Sources to Boost Your Business Acumen

The internet's free exchange of ideas makes it easier than ever to learn about real-world issues that affect your company.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s never been a better time to be in business. As the world has grown increasingly interconnected, …

Entrepreneurship

10 Signs You're a Follower Instead of a Leader

Leaders don't create more followers they create more leaders.<p>Anyone is capable of becoming a leader, but not everyone is cut out for leadership. That doesn't mean they're less capable of making an important contribution, just that they bring a different set of skills to the table.<p>There's nothing …

Leadership

7 Reasons Startups Fail--and How to Avoid Them

The odds that an unfunded startup will ultimately be worth at least $1 billion are very low. But if you can avoid the most common causes of failure, your odds of success will rise.<p>I estimate that all but one in five million unfunded startups end up being worth at least $1 billion. For every 1,000 …

startups

Urban Living: This Indian Startup Is Reinventing The Idea Of Roommates For Millennials

With rents soaring and a lack of decent accommodation, young people in India’s cities are increasingly moving in with roommates. The number of 18- to 35-year olds — students and working professionals — living with roommates has doubled in the past few years.<p>Young people starting out in their …

17 unprofessional work habits that make your boss and coworkers hate you

Do your coworkers or boss show signs that they secretly hate you?<p>If you answered "yes," then sure, it could be that they're generally disagreeable …

Extra Bright Supernova Could Change the Way We Measure the Universe

This could change the way we view standard candles.<p>The discovery of an extra bright supernova has baffled researchers. The research, available on the arXiv pre-print server, could change the way we view these cosmic explosions.<p>When stars die, they produce some of the most violent explosions in the …

Universe

10 Daily Motivational Habits Of Highly Organized People

Image Source: Ask<p>Organized people are often way too successful than the ones who love clutter. The logic is simple, they don’t waste their time or …

4 Great Ways to Stay Motivated All Year Long

This simple 4 step process can create sky-high levels of motivation.<p>Now that the New Year has well and truly begun, it is time to discover how to keep that fire burning within all year round by becoming as hungry as a lion chasing it's next meal.<p>The start of a new year sends our enthusiasm to an …

Motivation

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

The 10 edgiest innovation ideas of 2016

At the end of every year, Edge reaches out to the smartest people on the planet and asks them a single question in an attempt to find the ideas and concepts that are changing the world of science. This year’s two-part question was: “What do you consider the most interesting recent [scientific] …

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5 Ways to Overcome Failure and Achieve Your Goals

"Fall seven times. Stand up eight." -- Japanese Proverb<p>Failure hurts. To put it mildly, it's a painful experience, one that many of us work tirelessly to avoid. Often, its effects can be long-lasting, leaving a mark in our minds, and creating a mental hurdle that can be difficult to overcome in …

10 Ways to Feel Confident Doing Things That Scare You

<b>“With confidence, you have won before you have started.” ~Marcus Garvey</b><p>It’s not a great feeling.<p>Whether it’s meeting new people, speaking in front of …

Self-improvement

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

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The Harsh Truth About Why You Aren't More Successful

A lack of productivity leads to a lack of happiness.<p>When you can’t see yourself making progress or getting things done, you get anxious and become …

Productivity

The 10 movies people love watching over and over

You're not the only one.<p>Using data from over 1,000 people, Walt Hickey at FiveThirtyEight put together a list of the 25 most rewatchable movies of all time.<p>Turns out, when it comes to rewatching movies, many people have pretty similar tastes.<p>Of course, it's not an exact science. For several …

Apple didn't "blow it" with the stylus, it did what was right

Apple announced a giant new iPad Pro yesterday that comes in at a gargantuan 12.9 inches along with a new accessory called the Apple Pencil which just happens to be a stylus made for graphic designers or document editing.<p>Naturally, the world went crazy citing the two times Steve Jobs famously said …

Lenovo's latest pro laptops pack 4K and Xeon processors

There are plenty of workstation laptops that claim to deliver on the promise of heavy-duty computing on the road, but they're not usually <i>that</i> much different on the inside than a garden variety portable. You can't say that about Lenovo's monster new ThinkPad P50 and P70 systems, though. The two not …

Laptops

Beverly Grove Residence by Avi Osadon

This 15,500 square foot contemporary home, which boasts six bedrooms and ten bathrooms, was developed by Avi Osadon and his wife Shelly, owners of …

See Earth in Mars’ night sky

If you were standing on Mars, you could see Earth and the moon as two bright evening or morning “stars.” A Mars rover captured this image of Earth in …

Astronomy