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Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)
Productivity

Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)

Agenda Item Number 1: Control your meetings so your meetings don't control you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22
Success Strategies

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

The secret to success in the business world is a combination of grit and creative thinking.
Tucker Hughes
7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire
Wealth

7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire

Money is the harvest of your production. Everything that you have is in direct proportion to your actions.
Daniel Ally
4 Reasons Why a Traditional 40-Page Business Plan Is an Insane Waste of Time
Business Plans

4 Reasons Why a Traditional 40-Page Business Plan Is an Insane Waste of Time

No one will even read your epic novel of a plan in this age of short bursts of information. Create a 10-page pitch deck instead.
Adam Callinan
5 Reasons Your Business Plan Sucks and How You Can Change It
Business Plans

5 Reasons Your Business Plan Sucks and How You Can Change It

Most plans fail to achieve their objective and end up misrepresenting the business.
Tallat Mahmood
The Power of the Blog: 6 Days from Submit to Pickup Truck
Blogging

The Power of the Blog: 6 Days from Submit to Pickup Truck

My single blog post got a world-famous artist to remove a statue with a Jewish slur. How I did that has lessons for all bloggers.
Matt Sweetwood
How to Weather the Storms of a Startup
Startups

How to Weather the Storms of a Startup

Running a successful startup means more rainy days than bright, clear skies. Here's how to not end up all wet.
Cynthia Johnson
3 Fast Steps to Help You Get to Market -- Right Now
How to Start a Business

3 Fast Steps to Help You Get to Market -- Right Now

When you need to get your idea to market right away, here are three services you'll want to remember.
Derek Newton
How to Power Through the Day Without Any Sleep
Sleep

How to Power Through the Day Without Any Sleep

Although sleep is important to productivity, here's how to power through the day even without a full night of z's.
Lisa Evans
5 Ways to Hack a Business Plan
Business Plans

5 Ways to Hack a Business Plan

Bullet points are your best friends, and other tips for not getting caught in the weeds of business-plan details.
Christopher Hawker
The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan
Control What You Can

The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Here's the no-nonsense guide on how to write a business plan that will help you map success for your startup.
Carolyn Sun
3 Strategies for Hacking Happiness
Happiness

3 Strategies for Hacking Happiness

Tips for increasing well-being without significantly altering one's life circumstances.
Laura Entis
The 12 Skills Every Millionaire Must Have
You've Arrived

The 12 Skills Every Millionaire Must Have

If you are serious about becoming a millionaire, learn these potent skills and develop the faculties to possess the wealth you desire.
Daniel Ally
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Starting a Business

4 Reasons Why a Traditional 40-Page Business Plan Is an Insane Waste of Time
Business Plans

4 Reasons Why a Traditional 40-Page Business Plan Is an Insane Waste of Time

No one will even read your epic novel of a plan in this age of short bursts of information. Create a 10-page pitch deck instead.
Adam Callinan
Need a Business Idea? Here are 55
Starting a Business

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.
Low Cost Business Ideas
Low-cost Business Ideas

Low Cost Business Ideas

Looking on how to start a small business but don't have much money? Our low cost startup ideas will help you plan a business to fit your budget.
Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide
Business Plans

Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide

This guide to writing a business plan will outline the most important parts and what should be included in an effective plan.
How To Write A Business Plan
How To

How To Write A Business Plan

Now that you understand why you need a business plan and you've spent some time doing your homework gathering the information you need to create one, it's time to roll up your sleeves and get everything down on paper.

Growth Strategies

Making Your First Million Is Easy -- If You Follow These 5 Steps
You've Arrived

Making Your First Million Is Easy -- If You Follow These 5 Steps

Put yourself where success is, and you'll be one of the elite few rolling in the 'Royce.
Geoff Woods
Growth Strategies

How to Start a Consulting Business

Everyone has an untapped reservoir of knowledge. Put yours to work for you as an independent consultant.
How To

How to Value a Business?

If you're interested in purchasing an existing business, here are a few ways to gauge its value.
8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire
Success Strategies

8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire

The things you should do to increase your chances of joining the millionaire's club. None are either fast or easy.
9 Ways to Make Gobs of Money - Seriously
Money

9 Ways to Make Gobs of Money - Seriously

There's no silver bullet for making it big, but it's not rocket science, either...unless of course you're SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk.

Finance

7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire
Wealth

7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire

Money is the harvest of your production. Everything that you have is in direct proportion to your actions.
Daniel Ally
Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App
Finance

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)
Finance

Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)

A look at some of the traits and routines shared by the world's richest people.
8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy
Money

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

Someone that doesn't pay attention to their money or is disrespectful of it is someone lacking money.
The Basics of Money Management
Finance

The Basics of Money Management

Before you start making money, you've got to figure out how you're going to accept payments, establish payment and credit terms, and manage your finances. This how-to will help.

Marketing

How to Calculate Gross Profit
How To

How to Calculate Gross Profit

Knowing when your business is making money.
10 Laws of Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing

10 Laws of Social Media Marketing

For business owners just getting started, a guide to build brand buzz and boost your bottom line.
How To

How to Create a Logo

With a well-designed logo, potential clients can instantly discover how your business can serve them.
How to Sell a Product: 5 Ways to Sell Itself
How To

How to Sell a Product: 5 Ways to Sell Itself

With so many brands to choose from, customers often want to go with what they know. Here are five ways to make your product do its own marketing.

Leadership

Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)
Productivity

Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)

Agenda Item Number 1: Control your meetings so your meetings don't control you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 80/20 Rule of Time Management: Stop Wasting Your Time
Leadership

The 80/20 Rule of Time Management: Stop Wasting Your Time

Here's what you should do immediately in order to work more efficiently and start earning real profit.
7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers
Public Speaking

7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers

Simon Sinek delivered TED Talks' third most-watched presentation ever. Here are his top secrets for capturing, captivating and connecting with your audience.
How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note
How To

How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note

Sending a thank-you note can change your life. It changed mine.
How to Dress for a Business Meeting. Yes, Seriously. (Infographic)
Dress Codes

How to Dress for a Business Meeting. Yes, Seriously. (Infographic)

You may be tempted to try the rumpled-hair, hoodie look – just don't.

Technology

Running Out of Space on Your iPhone? Here's What to Delete and How.
iPhone

Running Out of Space on Your iPhone? Here's What to Delete and How.

Step-by-step directions on how to free up enough space to upgrade to iOS 9.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Step-by-Step Guide To Building Your First Mobile App
Technology

A Step-by-Step Guide To Building Your First Mobile App

If you have the right reasons, follow these 10 recommendations to getting your product to the public.
8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life
Technology

8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life

From scheduling oil changes to monitoring you baby's health, new sensors will make your life easier to track in the next few years.
How Your Mobile App Can Make More Money
Technology

How Your Mobile App Can Make More Money

Choosing the right pricing strategy will help you maximize your profits. Here are four options and why each one might be right for you.
10 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Online Business in the First Year
Selling Online

10 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Online Business in the First Year

Through careful strategic planning, quality marketing campaigns and some online know-how, conversions are likely to increase steadily.

Entrepreneurs

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22
Success Strategies

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

The secret to success in the business world is a combination of grit and creative thinking.
Tucker Hughes
How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30
How To

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Ten steps to take to get, and stay rich in the earliest stage of your career.
How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work
How To

How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work

Are you working on clock time or 'real' time? Learn how to manage your day by understanding the difference with these 10 time management tips.
Seven Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires
Entrepreneurs

Seven Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires

Sales pro Grant Cardone examines the habits of the super-rich, and how to make them your own.
How to Stay Focused: Train Your Brain
How To

How to Stay Focused: Train Your Brain

Understand how your brain reacts to distractions and use these three tips to help you stay focused and get things done.

Franchises

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing
Habits

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Money isn't everything but lack of money is a lame excuse for a lot things.
John Rampton
How to Research a Business Opportunity
Franchises

How to Research a Business Opportunity

Protect yourself by learning what a business opportunity really is, how the government regulates them, and the steps you should take to ensure you've found the best opportunity available.
6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Starting a Franchise Business

6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Are you ready to take the plunge and run a franchise business?
Franchise

Writing the Franchise Business Plan

The 5 main elements every franchise business plan should have
Franchises

Sniffing Out a Good Business Opportunity

How to tell whether that opportunity is really too good to be true