Entrepreneur: Latest from Stephen Key http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT Be Calm, Flexible and Speak Up in a Negotiation, and Everyone Can Win Follow these nine steps to get a fair deal that both parties are comfortable with. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235719 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235719 Follow these nine steps to get a fair deal that both parties are comfortable with. 9 Steps to Building and Coaching a Killer Team Building a great pool of talent is crucial to your success as an entrepreneur. Here’s how to do it. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235396 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235396 Building a great pool of talent is crucial to your success as an entrepreneur. Here’s how to do it. Sure, Work Hard, But Also Create Your Own Luck Some things are just beyond our control, but there are things we can do every day to tip the odds in our favor. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235192 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235192 Some things are just beyond our control, but there are things we can do every day to tip the odds in our favor. You Can Do Anything With the Right Attitude Inventor and company founder discusses how landing his first job led him to his path to entrepreneurship. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235017 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235017 Inventor and company founder discusses how landing his first job led him to his path to entrepreneurship. Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career The simple act of conversation could lead to opportunity and deeper relationships. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234793 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234793 The simple act of conversation could lead to opportunity and deeper relationships. Improve Your Sales Game With These 3 Easy Tips Being a proficient salesman is crucial to being a successful entrepreneur. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234566 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234566 Being a proficient salesman is crucial to being a successful entrepreneur. Save Big on Trade Shows, Then Work Your Magic These events present big opportunities to make connections and develop new partnerships. Fri, 30 May 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234181 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234181 These events present big opportunities to make connections and develop new partnerships. The 4 Factors to Making the Best Decisions for You Eventually, you'll have to learn to trust your gut and live with the consequences. Here's how to get started with that mentality. Fri, 23 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234152 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234152 Eventually, you'll have to learn to trust your gut and live with the consequences. Here's how to get started with that mentality. These 4 Feelings Could Hold You Back From Greatness It's time to let it go and become a better version of yourself that thrives in your personal and professional lives. Fri, 16 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233915 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233915 It's time to let it go and become a better version of yourself that thrives in your personal and professional lives. Embrace Change: The 4 Skills Needed to Reinvent Yourself These days, we're more likely to receive our incomes in different ways during our careers. Prepare yourself for opportunity with these tips. Fri, 09 May 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233711 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233711 These days, we're more likely to receive our incomes in different ways during our careers. Prepare yourself for opportunity with these tips. 5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes Screw ups can be learning experiences, but it's probably best not to make them in the first place. Fri, 02 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233554 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233554 Screw ups can be learning experiences, but it's probably best not to make them in the first place. 6 Practices to Boost Your Chances of Success in Life and Business Everyone has their own definition of success, but doing these things may make you appreciate things more and be happy. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233364 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233364 Everyone has their own definition of success, but doing these things may make you appreciate things more and be happy. Remember, Persistence Pays Off. Stay Motivated With These 5 Tips. You may feel like quitting, but focusing on the big picture will help you avoid giving up. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233150 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233150 You may feel like quitting, but focusing on the big picture will help you avoid giving up. A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232946 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232946 There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you. 5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life Taking that crucial first step can be a challenge if you doubt yourself. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232792 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232792 Taking that crucial first step can be a challenge if you doubt yourself. Don't Have Great Ideas? Work With Someone Who Does. Creative people oftentimes aren't great at selling their ideas. That's where you come in. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232599 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232599 Creative people oftentimes aren't great at selling their ideas. That's where you come in. Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention. Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232379 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232379 Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think. Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started. Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232204 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232204 Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps. How 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Helped Me Increase My Sales by 50 Percent The movie seems like an odd place for business inspiration, but there's one important takeaway in it. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232002 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232002 The movie seems like an odd place for business inspiration, but there's one important takeaway in it. To Get the Most Out of LinkedIn Groups, Follow These Guidelines If utilized correctly, LinkedIn Groups can be an amazing resource for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Otherwise, they can just be a waste not. Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231838 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231838 If utilized correctly, LinkedIn Groups can be an amazing resource for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Otherwise, they can just be a waste not. Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect. How much do you want to earn over your lifetime? Do the math and see if you're happy with the result. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231612 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231612 How much do you want to earn over your lifetime? Do the math and see if you're happy with the result. Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231466 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231466 Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth. Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231320 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231320 If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors. It Turns Out, Fear is Your Best Friend When you've got skin in the game, you're more motivated to succeed. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231109 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231109 When you've got skin in the game, you're more motivated to succeed. The Positive Power of Saying 'No' It can be tough to decline opportunities, but in many cases it can lead to good results. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230913 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230913 It can be tough to decline opportunities, but in many cases it can lead to good results. Make 2014 the Year You Reach for Your Goals Taking the time to think about what is holding us back from our dreams has enormous benefits. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230711 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230711 Taking the time to think about what is holding us back from our dreams has enormous benefits. How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking Five tips to find your voice, tell your story and engage an audience. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230229 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230229 Five tips to find your voice, tell your story and engage an audience. 5 Tips to Never Miss a Deadline Become the dependable, respectable professional who is admired for always being on time. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230462 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230462 Become the dependable, respectable professional who is admired for always being on time. How to Get Influencers to Help You Three tips to reach out to successful people and ask for their recommendations. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230343 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230343 Three tips to reach out to successful people and ask for their recommendations. How to Combat Your Fear of Rejection Fear of rejection can get in the way of our lives and our business. Learn to how to manage your fear and make the most out of it. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230155 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230155 Fear of rejection can get in the way of our lives and our business. Learn to how to manage your fear and make the most out of it.