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How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Times Square

The age you're most likely to start a successful company isn't what you might think

Company founders can be as young as in their teens or as old as in their 80s. But is there an ideal age you should be when you start a company? It turns out there is, and it's older than you may think.<p>Those are the results of surprising new research by the National Bureau of Economic Research …

VCS

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog, and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Entrepreneurship

How to get rich quick in Silicon Valley

Corey Pein took his half-baked startup idea to America’s hottest billionaire factory – and found a wasteland of techie hustlers and con men<p><b>T</b>he most desirable career of the 21st century, with numerous advantages over other fast-growing occupations such as hospice carer and rickshaw driver, is being …

Silicon Valley

The Leap Of Faith: From Startup Founder To CEO

In terms of the requisite skills, attributes and responsibilities, the roles of startup founder and company CEO are very different. It’s no surprise then that making the transition from one to the other is a challenge that many startup owners struggle with. Here, five entrepreneurs with the all …

Leadership

Unless You Can Handle These 4 Basics You Aren't Ready for a Side Hustle

Daydreaming after work about making extra money is pleasant. Building a business after working your day job isn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's easy to see why many people quit building their business on the side while working full time.<p>There are many things that …

Entrepreneurship

Startup Bootstrapping: How To Build Your Dream Business On A Tight Budget

Roughly 543,000 new businesses start in the US each month. However, according to Fundable, less than 1% of these get funding from venture capital …

Startups

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

Motivation

4 behaviors that transform ordinary people into CEOs, according to a study of 2,600 leaders

If you think all CEOs are Ivy League educated individuals who set their eyes on the C-suite at a young age, you're mistaken. According to Elena …

Leadership

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

Three Travel Destinations That Won't Break the Bank

Finding ways to travel on a budget feels harder and harder these days. With flight prices equating a down-payment on a Kia Sonata, remembering you …

4 Toxic Leadership Phrases You Probably Say Daily

They might seem harmless, but these words and phrases tell employees that you're not a people-focused leader.<p>As leaders, our language defines us. Literally.<p>In a new report, the behavioral analytics platform Mattersight analyzed at least 10 minutes of public speaking engagements from well-known …

Leadership

Becoming an Entrepreneur Is Easy but Succeeding as an Entrepreneur Is Not

An internet business that attracts customers and sells products is a lot more work that having a website.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is an impressive word, a word filled with optimism and the prospect of joy and riches. Millennials and veteran …

Entrepreneurship

How to Come Up With a Brilliant Business Idea | Inc.com

<i>Editor's Note: The following is adapted from</i> Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup From Idea to Empire<i>, published this month by Inc. Media and Amacom, a division of the American Management Association.</i><p>Sure, you want to be an empire maker. But first you need an idea. A …

Entrepreneurship

Robinhood adds zero-fee cryptocurrency trading and tracking

No-commission stock trading app Robinhood will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US. And as of today Robinhood will let all users track the price, news, and set up alerts on those …

Cryptocurrency

Agents Save on Riviera Maya with Travel Impressions

There’s a reason that Mexico consistently ranks among U.S. travelers’ favorite international destinations.<p>Proximity notwithstanding, the country …

7 Reasons Why Investors Turn Down Startups | Inc.com

<i>What can be the reason(s) that VCs/angel investors aren't interested in my profitable business idea? 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 Brett Fox, Former CEO of Touchstone</b> …

Why Silicon Valley Titans Are Terrible Role Models for Entrepreneurs

It’s the all-too-familiar tale—an entrepreneur launches a high-growth startup, takes massive risks along the way, and enjoys a big exit in a few …

Entrepreneurship

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Productivity

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But this year, you are finally launching a business. Where do you start? We asked some of the top business minds …

Entrepreneurship

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness | Inc.com

<i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's mediocrity.<p>Of all the colorful ways to articulate that truth, one of the best is what Elon …

Motivation

Want More Courage? Follow Elon Musk's 3 Rules Every Day | Inc.com

Throughout history we tend to remember bold thinkers. Try changing the world while being un-bold. Elon Musk revels in thinking big, from inventing the most exciting car company of the 21st century (Tesla) to making space travel a reality (SpaceX). At the last count, Musk has disrupted at least five …

Motivation

The CEO of This $700 Million Startup Started His Own Business at Age 9. Here’s His Best Career Advice

His parents immigrated to this country with just $200.<p><i>DoorDash is an on-demand delivery services started in part by CEO Tony Xu while he was a</i> …

Sequoia Capital

The Most Romantic Destination in Every State

1 of 51<p>Alabama — Cheaha State Park<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 51<p>Alaska — Mendenhall Ice Caves<p>3 of 51<p>Arizona — Emerald Cove<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 51<p>Arkansas — …

College Sports

5 Entrepreneurs Who Started With Nothing - and 3 Lessons to Learn

Sam Walton. George Soros. Kevin Plank. Jan Koum. What can these successful entrepreneurs teach you?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's not uncommon to hear about entrepreneurs who used the wealth they made from a previous endeavor to build a thriving new startup, or …

Entrepreneurship

The Automobile 2.0: Chevrolet Bolt EV vs Nissan Leaf vs Tesla Model 3 Long Range

The first comparison test of the practical electric car<p>Can I see a show of hands for all of the Tesla Model 3 reservation holders out there? Now drop your hand if you’re put off when I tell you that the one <i>Motor Trend</i> tested is a big-battery ($9,000), “premium features” ($5,000) Long Range version …

Mozilla’s open source voice recognition tool nears human-like accuracy

Mozilla has released an open source voice recognition tool that it says is “close to human level performance,” and free for developers to plug into their projects.<p>The free-software company also on Wednesday released a first set of crowdsourced recordings under its Common Voice project, designed to …

Machine Learning

Sunny Deals: $337+ U.S. Cities To Hawaii- Round Trip...

What started with $179 one way tickets to Hawaii has expanded into a wildly competitive sale to the majestic islands. Quite a few airlines have …

Time Management