Entrepreneurship

8 proven habits for ultimate success

We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, "Success is not an action, but a habit."<p>Here, top entrepreneurs and members of …

Self-improvement

How to Choose a Pricing Strategy for Your SaaS Business

It's not one-size-fits-all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do you figure out the best pricing model for your business? Should you offer a free plan or a free trial? Charge a flat rate or per user? In this post, we’ll give you a few tips and options to choose the …

Business Strategy

The Best Entrepreneurs Are Dreamers Who Can Match Their Vision With Reality

It's your job to think big, but you need to fit your big ideas into the framework of a successful business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your job as an entrepreneur is to do what other people won't. It often feels like you have to achieve the impossible, overcoming …

Business

7 Money Tips From Shark Tank’s Mr. Wonderful

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, isn’t just the star of the hit show Shark Tank, he’s also a massively successful businessman with a net worth estimated to be over $400 million. The bulk of his wealth was created when he built and sold SoftKey …

Fish

Only 10 People Have Applied for Obama-Era Startup Visa

The U.S. startup visa, passed with much fanfare during the twilight of Barack Obama’s presidency, was supposed to draw thousands of foreign …

Business

Singapore's Secret Weapon In The Startup Race Is Workplace Flexibility

According to a recent report, Singapore has overtaken Silicon Valley as the world’s number one center for entrepreneurial talent. The report compiled by Startup Genome, a California-based organization whose mission is “increasing the success rate of startups”, pointed to Singapore’s innovative …

Business (India)

Why Daymond John Literally Sleeps With His List of Goals

The Shark Tank entrepreneur tucks his future goals into bed with him each and every night. Here's why.<p>Any successful person has his or her own unique rituals. After his speech at the Adobe Summit last month, Daymond John of Shark Tank fame told me all about his goal-setting rituals. The founder and …

Personal Finance

Why the Ability to Change Gears Is an Entrepreneur's Most Valuable Skill

Today's million-dollar idea might be tomorrow's flop, so you need to be ready to adapt.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So many people enter entrepreneurship because, in their words, they want to be their own boss. While this makes for a good motto, it's not an accurate …

Business

Maker Pro News: Maker Pros Around the World

<i>You’re reading our weekly Maker Pro Newsletter, which focuses on the impact of makers in business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, and innovators, along with technology and market trends. Subscribe today and never miss a post.</i><p><b>“If you wait, and you</b> …

Fabrication

Women in tech suffer because of American myth of meritocracy

The American dream is built on the notion that the U.S. is a meritocracy. Americans believe success in life and business can be earned by anyone …

Economy

How to Re-Engage and Retain a Valued Employee

Don't turn a blind eye to a team member who is growing bored.<p>A lack of motivation at work can manifest itself in many different ways. Maybe an employee misses a deadline here or there, or their work isn't up to their usual high standards. Don't ignore these signs. Take proactive steps to understand …

Personal Finance

Amazon Wins Bitcoin Patent; System To Help Marketplaces, Logistics, and Law Agencies

<b>E-commerce leader</b> <b>Amazon</b> <b>has recently won a patent which grants them the authority to set up a streaming data marketplace, allowing the users to view</b> …

eCommerce

How to Use Excel Spreadsheets for Small Business Accounting

Updated April 23, 2018<p>You don’t have to look far to find accounting software recommendations for small business owners. It seems every other month, …

Small Business

The Tories need to rediscover their entrepreneurial spirit – that starts with immigration

<i>Welcome to Refresh – a series of comment pieces by young people, for young people, to provide a free-market response to Britain's biggest issues</i> ​<p>Margaret Thatcher’s economic policies, party politics and persona were all laced with entrepreneurship. Much of her success was built upon it. Theresa …

United Kingdom

Finland will not expand its groundbreaking basic income trial

Finland’s government has rejected calls for the expansion of its universal basic income trial, reports the BBC. <b>Finland initiated the trial in 2017, which saw 2,000 unemployed Finns receiving a monthly payment of €560 (about $685), regardless of whether they found a job or not.</b> Supporters of …

Universal Basic Income

Why digital skills are important for Africa's entrepreneurs - Tony Elumelu

CNBC Africa caught up with Tony Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and discussed the importance of digital skills for African …

Africa

The Top 10 Attractions in Manchester England

Head for Manchester to experience the latest incarnation of one of England's liveliest cities. As these top ten things to do in Manchester …

Travel

Thinking big for social enterprise can mean staying small

Venture capitalists and their backers look for unicorns, start-ups that hit a billion dollar valuation. The dream is scale, as fast and as big as …

East Africa

Silicon Valley's biggest problem is that there's 'too much money,' says former Facebook executive

Silicon Valley's growing wealth might not always be a good thing for startups.<p>In an interview with Business Insider, Josh Rahn, an early Facebook employee who helped the company hire nearly 200 people, said that the tech industry's increasing affluence might actually be quashing innovation.<p>"Cash is …

Silicon Valley

Why This Entrepreneur Who Took Over a 70-Year-Old Ice Cream Brand Advocates for Slow Growth

Michael Palmer jumped into owning a business after a wildfire destroyed his home in California.<p><i>In this ongoing column,</i> <i>The Digest</i><i>, Entrepreneur.com News Director Stephen J. Bronner speaks with food entrepreneurs and executives to see what it took to get their products into the mouths of …

Business

Why it’s OK to focus on your career over starting a family

Even though I’m surrounded by entrepreneurs, including those in my family, there is still always talk about starting a family and having kids. My …

The Workplace

How Fasting Turned Into Silicon Valley's Latest Obsession

Fasting is taking off in Silicon Valley, with everyone from entrepreneurs to established executives touting the health and productivity benefits. …

Silicon Valley

Accidental Entrepreneurs to Help Inspire Your Startup Journey

geralt / Pixabay<p>As crazy as it sounds, <b>accidental entrepreneurs</b> initially didn’t dream of becoming entrepreneurs. Because they followed their passion, …

Social Media Marketing

The Initial Coin Offerings Market (Part 2)

<b>Notes from the Vault</b> <b><br>Larry D. Wall</b><br>April 2018<p>The sale of tokens in initial coin offerings (ICOs) has emerged as an important source of funding for …

Venture Capital

The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth

Overview<p>The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth by Eric Ries<p><b>Entrepreneur</b> …

Startups

Metro Mayor urges companies to get involved with International Business Festival

METRO Mayor Steve Rotheram is urging local start-ups to take advantage of an International Business Festival in June.<p>Held at the Exhibition Centre …

England

MDC Founder Miles Nadal Is Paying the Company Back $21 Million – Adweek

Former MDC Partners chief Miles Nadal has already paid the company back $8.6 million and owes an additional $12.7 million in the wake of the SEC …

Advertising Industry

Which Is More Important, Work Ethic or Talent?

Sin City Cupcakes founder Lisa Song Sutton talks about what makes her business work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video from Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars, you will get a closer look from Lisa Song Sutton, the founder of Sin City Cupcakes, on …

Business

Wayfair founders share story of company’s rise

Cornell drew Niraj Shah ’95 and Steve Conine ’95 together even before they enrolled here as students.<p>The founders of Wayfair, honored April 19 as the …

Entrepreneurship

Mark Dukas - Financial Consultant at BitcoinSmartMoney.com & Cryptocurrency Trader

Have faith in your ideas and don’t be afraid to go into business for yourself.<p>Mark Dukas is a financial consultant at BitcoinSmartMoney.com and a …

Business