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50 Inspirational Entrepreneurial Quotes

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one ever said it was easy being an entrepreneur. Whether you're in the early stages of your statrup, just secured funding for your startup or you are ready for product launch, there will always be those three …

GeekWire Radio: Food delivery app advice from our in-house expert

Tired of cooking after Thanksgiving? We’ve got you covered with our rundown of the best food delivery services, with advice from one of the top …

Why I’m a remote CEO

Like so many other CEOs I founded my startup, 15Five, in San Francisco. Located in the Runway incubator, directly below the swanky Twitter compound on Market Street, we’re based at “startup ground-zero.”<p>But I don’t live and work in San Francisco. In fact, I’m based one state (and an entire …

Don't Get Burned by Your Burn Rate | Inc.com

The Silicon Valley culture is renown for producing blistering hot waves of start-ups. Some go on to be real world-changers. Right now the climate is cooking and the air is filled with excitement and a unique aroma - the smell of investors dollars being burned at record rates. Should entrepreneurs …

Startups

25 Things You Keep In Your Life That Are Only Holding You Back

1. The phone numbers of people that never, ever call you or text you first, and often don’t even respond when you text them.<p>2. Mean or uncomfortable …

What It Feels Like To Be In Love When You Don’t Believe You Are Worth Loving

You will meet him when you are 25 and when your life doesn’t make sense and it will be after you’ve spent the better part of a month clawing yourself …

Here's The One Problem With Online Dating — And How To Get Around It

Now do it over again, and this time, answer honestly.<p>It took Amy Webb a few passes around the online dating world to see the one glaring problem with sites like Match.com: People who use them — herself included — don't answer the questions honestly.<p>These questions are what the sites rely on to pair …

The Quick and Dirty on Data Visualization

Displaying data can be a tricky proposition, because different rules apply in different contexts. A sales director presenting financial projections to a group of field reps wouldn’t visualize her data the same way that a design consultant would in a written proposal to a potential client.<p>So how do …

The 5 Top Secrets For Avoiding Relationship Gaffes

What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? Is it Marc Benioff’s business formula for success? Elon Musk’s determination? Or Alexis Ohanian’s technical savvy? The skills of today’s business leaders may vary, but all successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common: relationship …

6 Things That Are Seriously Screwing With Your Sleep

The habits to avoid so you can actually get some shuteye tonight<p>You know most of the major offenders—a late-afternoon latte, your neighbor's yappy dog, allergies that won't quit—but there are a few other sneaky obstacles that can make it harder to get a good night's sleep. We rounded up the top …

Mad Men

6 Oh-So Pleasurable Steps to Eliminate Procrastination | Inc.com

One of my biggest personal challenges has been planning--and all the time-consuming details that go with it. My frustration would rise with each passing minute as progress was stalled on a project because of some task I hadn't done or a detail I had overlooked. In some cases, it immobilized me.<p>Over …

William Shakespeare

If You Don't Do These 3 Things for Your Website, You're Losing Customers | Inc.com

No matter what type of business you run, you need a strong Web presence. These days, entrepreneurs are so focused on building their company's influence on LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social networks, it's easy for them to neglect the company's headquarters on the Web.<p>Unfortunately, without a good …

When Should Startups Hire A CFO?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Christian Gheorghe</i> <i>is the founder and CEO of</i> <i>Tidemark</i><i>,</i> <i>maker of modern cloud-first business planning and</i> <i>enterprise analytics</i> <i></i><i>solutions. Previously he was formerly SVP and CTO at SAP.</i><p>Many founders and CEOs of startups don’t spend a lot of time thinking about CFOs. When it comes to finance …

No Money to Start a Business? No Problem. Try These 5 Options.

Entrepreneur and Marketer, Co-founder of Web Profits<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You might be limited to a strict budget when you want to start a business, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have any options. It is possible to start a business with very little money, if …

Colorado Health Officials Want To Ban Almost All Recreational Marijuana Edibles

Health officials in Colorado are calling for what is nearly a full ban on retail marijuana edibles in the state, just 10 months after the first recreational sales of marijuana began.<p>The Associated Press' Kristen Wyatt first reported Monday on the Colorado Department of Health and Environment's …

8 Surprising Reasons You Have No Energy

<i>By Amanda Shupack for YouBeauty.com</i><p>We're in the midst of an energy crisis. No, not that one. This one: We're tired. So. Completely. Tired.<p>To paraphrase Aerosmith, it can often feel like your get up and go musta got up and went. It's not just a matter of working too much and sleeping too little, …

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Read this if you've taken a fitness hiatus.<p>Even when you have the best of intentions, life sometimes gets in the way of a fitness routine. And whatever the reason behind it, the absence of workouts will cause your body to lose some of the progress it had made. Here’s how an exercise hiatus impacts …

Exercise

Richard Branson Responds To Elon Musk's Criticism; 'We're About To Prove Him Wrong'

<b>Henry Blodget</b>: Most management gurus preach the virtue of focus. They'll say you have to focus on one thing, learn how to do it great, crush everybody else. How does Virgin succeed doing dozens of things in dozens of industries?<p><b>Richard Branson</b>: It's interesting. When we started diversifying from …

Chobani Founder Hamdi Ulukaya: 'Elevate Yourself' Above Common Sense | Inc.com

How did Hamdi Ulukaya go from being the owner of a decrepit yogurt plant in upstate New York to the CEO of billion-dollar behemoth Chobani?<p>Here's a hint: Sometimes, Ulukaya said, common sense is no help. "You have to find a way to elevate yourself to be above common sense," he said, speaking to an …

Common Sense

3 Insanely Life-Changing Productivity Tips From Buzzfeed's Data Guru | Inc.com

When Dao Nguyen was hired at Buzzfeed two years ago, her mission was clear: Spur growth at the company through technology. By all accounts, she's done a bang-up job. According to BuzzFeed, unique visitors to the site have quintupled during Nguyen's tenure, to around 150 million. <i>Inc.</i> spoke with her …

Time Management

Dr. Oz's 4-Week Soda Detox

Week 1<p>Quitting any addiction cold turkey is not only really hard, but it also increases your chance of relapse. This week, switch from all regular …

What's on Ben Affleck's Bookshelf?

The actor-screenwriter-director is into the whole truth (and nothing but)—whether it's a classic guide to good grammar or exposés of crooked foreign …

Sleep is More Important than Food

Let’s cut to the chase.<p>Say you decide to go on a fast, and so you effectively starve yourself for a week. At the end of seven days, how would you be feeling? You’d probably be hungry, perhaps a little weak, and almost certainly somewhat thinner. But basically you’d be fine.<p>Now let’s say you deprive …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

9 Healthy Foods That Are Super-Portable

Our motto: Never be starving.

Nutrition