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The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

I'm Retired, How Do I Withdraw My Money?

Over the past could of weeks, I’ve been writing a lot about investing for retirees. We keep talking about how to build a portfolio for your …

I'm a financial planner, and these are the 4 factors that will determine your financial success

Financial planning can be very complicated because you have to balance all the information and changes in your life.<p>To simplify the process, here are four factors that have the biggest impact on your probability of success.<p>1. How long you work affects your retirement income<p>This is one of the …

How to invest money in 2018: The best beginner’s investment plan, with funds, stocks, bonds and more

Perhaps you’ve heard that to really grow your money, you need to start investing. But does just the thought of the topic make you feel anxious? …

Public Speaking Is the 1 Skill that Will Make You Stand Out. Here Are 4 Simple Ways to Master It

Sometimes, it's the small things that make the biggest difference.<p>Public speaking can feel overwhelming and maybe even terrifying, especially if you don't do it often. Whether it is a simple presentation to just a few co-workers or a huge event to a ton of people and your career depends on it, the …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

If You Can't Understand Why the Sale Fell Through It Was Probably One of These 5 Mistakes

You have to talk to the people who can write the check. Never assume they will read the proposal and get back to you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Without realizing it, many salespeople confuse activity with progress. They stay busy but don't close much business. When …

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Meet the unconventional portfolio manager who crushed Wall Street last year while barely watching the market

Alex Umansky may be one of the hottest portfolio managers on Wall Street right now, but you won't catch him scanning news headlines or closely monitoring the market.<p>He's probably deep in the weeds, researching new ideas and combing through financial statements, annual reports, and corporate …

Strategist Who Correctly Called Bitcoin Surge Recommends Three More Coins

By<p>Jan. 18, 2018 9:33 a.m. ET<p><b>Thomas J. Lee</b>, head of research at <b>Fundstrat Global Advisors</b>, was one of the first strategists from the traditional …

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The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

So, What's Your Story? 3 Ways Storytelling Can Help Boost Your Business.

As entrepreneurs, we're all in a perpetual "competitive admissions" game. Stories connect your customers to you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I served as an admissions officer for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, one thing became abundantly …

This is the only investment “rule” you really need to get richer

With stock indices way up for the year, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average — which topped 23,000 in mid-October 18 and seems to be chugging …

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How Much Money Do You Need to Save Each Day to Become a Millionaire?

Whether you’re just getting started in your career or have been slogging away at the same desk for a few decades, you’ve probably already imagined …

The One Thing You Should Never Discuss During a Pitch Meeting

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Scripting Cold Calls Is A Bad Idea: Why Most Call Center Managers Have It Wrong

We’ve all been there. Maybe you worked in sales, or maybe you were fundraising, trying to get someone to pick up the phone and actually listen to you. Let’s face it, no matter which end of the line you’re on, unsolicited calls can be tough. But what if there’s a secret to keeping people on the …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

Investing Basics: Building A Portfolio

Retirement investors often hear that they should build a portfolio, rather than picking stocks based on tips and gut feelings. Easy to say and, for a …

An Interview With a Wealthy Retiree About His Taxes

<i>George (not his real name) is a 47-year-old retiree living on investment income.</i><p><b>So, George, tell us a bit about your taxes this year.</b><p>My adjusted …

The Most Important Things You Need to Know About Life Insurance

The topic of life insurance is one that many do not like to discuss. The reason is simple – it involves death, most notably our own. And since death …

Storytelling 101: 3 Tips for Creating Compelling Content Marketing | Inc.com

There's nothing better than a good story--whether delivered over a pint at the pub, from a 60-inch flat screen in front of the sofa, or viewed on your phone while waiting in line at the grocery store. Good stories suck you in with characters who face gripping challenges. Whether it's a movie, a …

Storytelling Could Bring Your Brand to Life and Strengthen Your Marketing Impact

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Year of the Story: That is the label that has been given to 2014 and, with content marketing becoming one of the top marketing strategies among businesses, this came as no surprise.<p>The Kickstarter campaign that started out asking for …

4 Customer Personalities Your Sales Team Wants to Reach

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to finding the best sales approach. If 80 percent of potential executive buyers aren’t asking for a second meeting, according to Forrester, then how should members of a sales team …

6 Steps To Turn Strangers Into Connections

Networking doesn’t have to be a chore. With the right approach, that person sharing the elevator with you could become a future business partner, a career-changing connection, or a lifelong friend.<p>Two years ago, presentation coach Deborah Grayson Riegel attended a crowded networking event in New …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

How I Went From Homeless Teen to Business Owner in 7 Years

My mother died when I was 15, and my father was in a fatal small-airplane crash when I was 17. Within 30 days of that crash, I was homeless, scared …

Stock markets soar, endowment returns tumble

In recent years shares, bonds and property have all gone up. But with-profits policies, which invest in these things, have gone down. Why?<p>The UK stock market has risen by 16pc over the past six years. The average UK bond portfolio has risen by slightly more, almost 20pc.<p>Given that 90pc of …

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How To Recognize “Big A**” Opportunities

Entrepreneurs have one thing in common: the ability to see and seize opportunities when others don’t.<p>I write this from one of Asia’s largest cities–Dhaka in Bangladesh–with street sounds making their way up to my 20th floor hotel window. Though still one of the poorest areas of the world, the city …

The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work

Do you think you’re qualified for a particular job, fit to lead a team, or entitled to a promotion because you have extensive experience and highly developed technical skills? Well, it turns out that while those things <i>are</i> crucial to your professional success, it’s imperative that you <i>also</i> have great …