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6 Important Life Lessons You Can Only Learn Through Failure

Failure is required in order to learn these 9 lessons.<p>Nobody learns the hard lessons in life without some element of failure.<p>When we let someone down, we learn why. When we fall short of our own expectations, we become aware of our growth edge. When we crumble under pressure, we become attuned to …

Self-improvement

How to Boost Your Instagram Aesthetics to Get Your Brand More Attention

Discover the best ways to get your brand more attention on Instagram.<p>Budding entrepreneurs who are trying to promote their brands on Instagram, need to work really hard to gain visibility among target audiences. So much effort goes into growing followers organically. However, the trouble is, not …

Marketing

Use These 8 Words in Your Emails To Get People To Reply

It's as a simple as showing a little gratitude.<p>Nothing is more frustrating than pouring time into a well-written email only to be ghosted. Whether you're reaching out to an influencer in an effort to build your network, pitching your services to prospective customers, or simply asking your boss a …

Happiness

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple cofounder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

Steve Jobs

5 Sales Tips That Helped Me Close Millions in Revenue

You'll see a big sales increase when you stop making these common mistakes.<p>No matter what type of business you're in, sales is the lifeblood of your business. We are constantly selling ourselves, and closing a deal requires a solid understanding of the art of selling.<p>Yet when I think about it, the …

How to backup and wipe your old iPhone or iPad before selling it or passing it on

While those who receive iPhones and iPads this holiday season may be quick to set up their shiny new device, not everyone puts as much thought into …

Operating Systems

How to Stop Apps from Downloading on All Devices

By on Tue, 12/26/2017<p>This is an issue I’ve had for a long time, but I could never figure out the solution until recently. When using my iPhone, I often download apps to try out. I may download ten apps and delete eight of them by the time I’m done testing them out. But later, when I unlock my iPad, …

Apps

Getting to Know Your New iPhone X - What's Different

Rumors originally suggested the iPhone X would be tough to get through the holidays, but Apple significantly ramped up supply, so it's been relatively easy to get a new iPhone X ahead of Christmas.<p>That means lots of new iPhone X devices are getting unboxed today, and if you're coming from an iPhone …

How to check if Apple is slowing your old iPhone

In a recent statement, Apple has officially confirmed that yes, it is technically slowing down some old iPhones. Before you freak out, realize that …

How to Help Your Sales Team Close Deals With Content

20% of salespeople use content to engage prospects and clients. Learn how to bridge the gap and use content to push more prospect through the funnel.

17 Lead Generation Tactics Every Marketer Should Try

<i>By Brooke B. Sellas, {grow} Contributing Columnist</i><p>2018 will be the year marketers focus on lead generation and ROI.<p>Sure, that’s a strong statement, …

What Failure Actually Says About Your Future

Your biggest mistakes might hold the secret to your success.<p>Let's play fortune-teller, shall we? Imagine a businessman barely scraping by every month. Instead of paying rent, he sleeps in the office to save money. Then one day, the board fires him from his own company electing a new CEO to run it. …

This solar hydropanel can pull 10 liters of drinking water per day out of the air

<b>SOURCE is a solar-powered and self-contained device capable of harvesting up to 10 liters of clean drinking water per day from the air.</b><p>By harvesting …

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right

Success your failure in your sales email campaign all comes down to copy<p>According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read …

Marketing

7 Regrets of a Failed Entrepreneur

Things I learned that I would do differently in my next business.<p>Eighty percent of new businesses fail, and often for reasons that were completely avoidable. Others fail because of a lack of organization, preparation, or a good understanding of what takes to run a successful business.<p>When it …

Business Strategy

How to Launch a Product Without Starting a Business

Harnessing the power of open innovation to bring your ideas to market.<p>There has never been a better time to pursue a product idea.<p>I really believe that.<p>You don't have to drain your savings account or quit your day job to get a concept off the ground. You don't need co-founders, investors, or even …

Innovation

The US has a vast, untapped supply of renewable energy that’s neither wind, solar, or hydropower

The value of water as a liquid is obvious. We can drink it, use it to clean ourselves and our things, swim in it to cool off and to play, and build dams across it to harvest its energy. Water as clouds are also essential: they are key for the way they deliver precipitation to cropland and forests. …

Renewable Energy

Yes, There's a Formula for a Successful Pitch (and It's Not as Hard as You Think)

Take a step back and approach your pitch this way instead.<p>If you're a founder that's living the pitch life, you know how hard it can be to persuade a stranger to hand over a large sum of money and a little bit of their time. It's a daunting process that is nerve-wracking to experience but …

Public Speaking

4 reasons why nurturing leads is more important than ever

As the digital age progresses, nurturing sales leads into buyers has become more important to businesses worldwide. But why? We uncover the 5 top …

Don't Start Marketing Before You're Ready to Start Selling

Creating a demand for something you can't deliver will hurt your brand reputation and your bottom line.<p>A solid marketing plan is crucial to support growth as you're scaling a company. But how do you know when you should flip the marketing switch and go live?<p>The answer is pretty intuitive: not until …

31 Digital Tools Entrepreneurs Say They Can't Live Without

What tools do CEOs actually use every day?<p>Today there are too many tools to choose from, which got me wondering, what tools do CEOs actually use every day? What tools could they not live without?<p>I've interviewed over 700 CEOs as part of my podcast, <i>The Top Entrepreneurs</i>, and have summarized the top …

3 Powerful Game Changing Social Selling Tools Techniques

08/31/17<p>3 Powerful Game Changing Social Selling Tools & Techniques for Sales Pros<p>Article written by Gary Farmer.<p>Tool selection is one of the most …

Everything You Need to Know About Finding Your Perfect Co-Founder

We’re raised from small children to think about who we would like to marry and spend the rest of our lives with.But no one prepares you for the …

Entrepreneurship

4 Reliable Signs Someone Is About to Waste Your Time

When someone's first interaction with you is about them and something they want, run the other way as fast as you can.<p>This internet and information age that we're living in has created some exciting opportunities. Today, we have access to information, technology and resources like never before. We …

5 Powerful Habits of the Wealthiest Salespeople

Focus on money-making tasks only.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are good salespeople, and then there are the wealthiest salespeople in the world.<p>Take Phil for example. Phil is a salesperson at an insurance company. He earns $700,000 per year in …

Time Management

Carbon nanotube yarn turns movement into electricity, no batteries required

Imagine being able to harness the mechanical energy produced during your morning jog and using it to power a batteryless music player or fitness …

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog and 10 Ways to Make Money Once You Have

To succeed as a blogger you must be diligent, methodical and have something to say people are interested in hearing.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking to start a blog, or …

Marketing

A new study reveals a surprising trend about Millennials and college majors

We all know the stereotype: the lazy, entitled Millennial who’s too busy eating avocado toast and surfing Tinder to worry too much about getting a …

Eight listening-research findings every teacher should be aware of and their implications for teaching and learning

As my regular readers would know, Steve Smith and I are currently in the process of writing a book on aural instruction. This has involved reviewing …

Saving the Earth's Ozone Layer Went Even Better Than Expected

In 1989, amidst mounting scientific evidence, dozens of nations joined forces to sign a treaty aimed at halting the expansion of a massive hole in …

Climate