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10 Presidents Day Weekend Sales That Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Get more done with help from these great products. February 16, 2020 3 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. There aren't enough hours in the day for entrepreneurs to do everything they want to do. That is, not without a little help. Technology is creating solutions for everything, from helping you power through your to-do list to churning through your booklist. This President's Day, we've rounded up some of the web's best deals on technology designed to help you do more with the 24 hours in your day. 12min Micro Book Library: Lifetime Premium Subscription Image credit: Entrepreneur Store Nobody has t...

Can Binaural Beats Make You Smarter?

The next time you're looking to boost performance, reach for your headphones. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy Image credit: Valentinrussanov | Getty Images Ben Angel VIP Contributor Author, Biohacker & Peak Performance Expert February 15, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following article is based on excerpts from Ben Angel's book, Unstoppable: A 90-Day Plan to Biohack Your Mind and Body for Success. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound. And be sure to order The Unstoppable Journal, the only journal of its kind based on neuroscience, psychology and biohacking to help you reach your goals. We all want to be ...

This End-to-End Design Service for Entrepreneurs Doesn’t Cost a Fortune

Create great, custom designs without breaking the bank. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy Image credit: Designhill February 15, 2020 3 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Great branding is vitally important to any new business, but hiring a designer and a marketing team can be an unwieldy, impossible expense when you’re just starting out. Fortunately, there are budget-friendly services like Designhill available. This graphic design marketplace gives you access to top designers who can handle any desi...

Manage Your Stress by Getting Out in Nature

When it's time to get away, this car rack can help you bring your gear. February 15, 2020 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Managing stress, enjoying exercise, and making time for fun are crucial aspects of leading a balanced life. You may enjoy the thrill running your business, but if you can't take a step away to relax every once in a while, you're going to burn out. Burning out helps nobody. So make some time to hit the slopes this winter or the trail this summer. The STAG Bike & Base Unit Bundle will help you get your gear from point A to point B.This bike rack mounts on top of your car ...

Create a More Focused Workplace with These 10 Amazing Presidents Day Weekend Deals

Become your most productive self with help from these tools. February 15, 2020 3 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Presidents Day sales are going on everywhere but, as an entrepreneur, we know you're likely looking to save on something a little smarter. Why buy a new pair of shoes when you can invest in productivity and business tools on sale for incredible prices? We've rounded up some of the web's best deals today. UPRIGHT GO 2™: Perfect Your Posture Training Device Image credit: Entrepreneur Store Good posture can make you more productive, more presentable, and happier — all great qualities for...

The Anti-Cyberbullying Movement That Is Spreading Like Wildfire

Entrepreneur and #CYBERBYTE founder Andrew Rossow on combating this societal epidemic. February 14, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Online toxicity has become a rising global concern, with cyberbullying thriving on social media and gaming platforms and researchers finding a direct correlation with rising suicide rates. Thanks to these findings and the efforts of high-profile activists like Monica Lewinsky, the world has started to take a closer look at this epidemic. But one social-media movement, #CYBERBYTE, has taken anti-bullying awareness to the next level and onto the red carpet.The campaign was established four years ago by millennial internet and technology attorney Andrew Rossow, and it aims to bring Hollywood and Silicon Valley closer...

8 Kobe Quotes That Will Challenge Your Views on Competition, Leadership and Death

The 18-time All-Star will be missed this weekend, but his words and wisdom are as relevant as ever. February 14, 2020 3 min read During his 20-year tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant was one of the most polarizing people in professional sports. But whether you loved him or hated him, you could not deny Bryant’s success at the highest level of basketball. In addition to his NBA MVP award and five NBA championships, Bryant helped lead Team USA to two gold medals in 2008 and 2012.Bryant was also an 18-time NBA All-Star, second only to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (LeBron James has the most among active players, with 16 All-Star appearances). The NBA will doubtless mourn Bryant at the first All-Star weekend since his untimely and shocking death, but Bryant’s legacy will live on. Here are e...

4 Ways to Unlock Your Inner Creativity

With some practice and nurturing, you can train yourself to become a more creative person. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy Image credit: Halfpoint Images | Getty Images Syed Balkhi Guest Writer Entrepreneur, Growth Hacker and Marketer February 14, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Creativity isn’t only important for “creative” jobs. In a study by IBM, about 60 percent of CEOs polled cited creativity as the most important leadership quality, compared with 52 percent for integrity and 35 percent for global thinking. Why? Because creativity enables people to solve problems, respond to challenges and come up with innovative ideas.If you want to boo...

How Reading Books Helps Your Brain Recharge

It may seem counterintuitive, but absorbing information through old-fashioned books gives your brain a break. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy Image credit: Dougal Waters | Getty Images Aytekin Tank VIP Contributor Entrepreneur; Founder and CEO, JotForm February 14, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Imagine being the founder of not one but two companies dedicated to books and not finding the time to read any. That’s the situation that Hugh McGuire, founder of LibriVox and Pressbooks, found himself in a few years ago. Like many of us, he was battling an onslaught of digital information, and his beloved paperbacks were collecting dust. After a whi...

On Valentines Day Warren Buffet Explains Why See’s Candy is His ‘Dream Business’

The billionaire investor, who bought See's Candy in 1972, says people associate the boxes with romance. February 14, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on Business InsiderWarren Buffett loves using Valentine's Day to explain why See's Candies is his "dream business."The billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO says people associate the boxes of chocolates with romance. Therefore, See's can price them based on their emotional value instead of their production cost.Berkshire-owned See's doesn't have to worry about rivals undercutting and stealing its customers either, as people won't opt for cheaper candy if their relationships might suffer, Buffett argues."If you go to your wife or your girlfriend on Valentine's Day — I hope they're the same person — and say, 'here's a bo...

Apple Ordered to Pay Employees for Time Lost to Bag Searches

The company broke California's labor laws, the state's supreme court ruled. February 14, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on EndgadgetApple broke the law in California by failing to pay employees while they waited for mandatory bag and iPhone searches, the state's supreme court has ruled. The fight began over six years ago, when Apple Store employees sued the company, saying they were required to clock out before being searched for stolen merchandise or trade secrets. The workers felt they were still under Apple's control during that five to 20 minute process and should therefore be compensated. Apple in turn argued that the employees could choose not to bring their bags or iPhones, thus avoiding a search in the first place.Apple won an earlier battle in district court, but t...

How to Make Your Product Truly Irresistible to Buyers

Three ways to overcome sales objections. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy Image credit: Quarta_ | Getty Images Imran Tariq Guest Writer Co-Founder and CEO of Webmetrix Group February 14, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. We all dream of marketing a product with no resistance or objections whatsoever on sales calls. Imagine a potential client being thrilled by the chance to work with you or purchase your product, rather than meeting you with objections. Imagine having a truly irresistible product or service that closes the deal at higher rates than you’ve seen before. There’s a common misconception that irresistible is a term only reserved for cu...