Murray Newlands

Murray Newlands

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Entrepreneur, business advisor and online-marketing professional

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Gratitude

6 Ways Gratitude Helps Entrepreneurs Grow Their Companies

Eight out of 10 employees say feeling appreciated motivates them to work harder.
Motivation

7 Easy Ways for Entrepreneurs to Boost Motivation Every Day

Staying motivated is a daily choice to see the significance in what others could grind you down.
Influencers

4 Quick-and-Easy Ways to Connect With Influencers on Social Media

One way to be the next big thing is to get the attention of the people who are looking to introduce the next big thing to the world.
Books

For Last Minute Gifts Consider Mark Zuckerberg's 22 Favorite Books

The Facebook founder's reading list ranges from the sciences to global politics and economy, with one stop for science fiction.
Career Change

7 Sure Signs Now Is the Time for a Career Change

Not hating your job is a pretty low bar for career satisfaction. If you don't clear that, do everybody a favor and find something new.
Leadership Qualities

7 Characteristics of Inspiring Leaders

Bosses tell people what to do. Leaders inspire them to believe in what they can do.
Startup Basics

There's No Excuse for Making Any of These 7 Fatal Startup Errors

There are so many surprises that could kill your startup that it's a shame to fail making obvious mistakes.
Trade Shows

6 Ways Disengaged Trade Show Staff Let Opportunity Pass You By

The best marketing investment you will ever make is training and motivating the people you hire to staff your trade show booth.
Pitching Investors

Check These 14 Boxes and You Have the Complete Pitch Deck

Among the worst mistakes you can make pitching investors is not anticipating the fundamental questions they will want answered.
Dogs

The Joys and Drawbacks of Dog Ownership for the Harried Entrepreneur

Dogs require time that's in short supply but when you must embrace failure nothing soothes like petting your pup.
Partnerships

6 Challenges Confronting Every Business Partnership

There is no perfect partner. Add that to the list of what you have to make work to succeed.
Budgeting

5 Frugal Habits of the World's Richest People

The people who have accumulated fabulous fortunes tend to keep the habits that got them rich in the first place.
Self Improvement

11 Characteristics of Powerful People You Can Cultivate

Some people seemingly are born with leadership traits. The rest of us have to work at it.
Success Stories

10 Awesome People, Plus the Foo Fighters, Set to Appear at Salesforce's Upcoming Conference

Salesforce has created a place where all the great minds of technology across multiple industries can come together for four days to share ideas, exchange information, learn a lot of great stuff, network and have some fun.
Entrepreneurship

5 Reasons Not to Kid Yourself About Becoming an Entrepreneur

There is no limit to how much money an entrepreneur can earn. Or how little.