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I've spent thousands of hours studying successful people — and they all approach life with the same mindset

<i>The following is an adaptation from Alex Banayan's "The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World's Most Successful People Launched Their Career":</i><p>For the past seven years, I've been studying success obsessively.<p>I've spent thousands of hours researching, poring over hundreds of …

Success

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according …

13 Things Science Says Will Make You Much Happier

Research shows that 40% of our happiness is completely up to us. Here are proven ways to boost your outlook on life.<p>It’s no secret that we’re …

Happiness

This Company Ensures Your Business Is No. 1 On Google

Over the years, the boom of digitization has changed the way companies reach out to their audience.<p>4 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>To scale up any business, you need the right kind of marketing. One that puts your word out there, builds …

Digital Marketing

3 Ways to Get People to Buy Your Product (Especially if They're On the Fence)

Leads are the lifeblood of any small business.<p>Without paying customers, a business cannot grow revenue and succeed over the long run. And without enough leads, a business won't have prospects to convert into those valuable customers.<p>In a poll of small business owners, my company found that growing …

Marketing

39 Essential Google Search Operators Every SEO Ought to Know

In SEO, it’s often the little things that matter.After you’ve learned the basics, you can’t stop. You need to push yourself and learn more and …

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30

This is the first big milestone.<p>Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone …

Self-improvement

These 10 TED Talks Will Help You Improve Your Life

Can't hire a coach to help you improve your life? Watch these 10 TED talks instead.<p>Think about all the areas in which you'd like to improve. Do you want to be more creative? How about less afraid? Maybe you just want to make better use of your time.<p>If you don't have the means to hire a coach to …

TED Talks

20 Things My Dad Wishes Someone Had Told Him in His 20s

Your 20s is a constant battle between thinking you have it all figured out and life giving you a harsh reality check. It's a period of trial and error, but it can also be one of the most fun decades. Much of my life knowledge is from my dad, who's filled with never-ending lessons. Though he's …

How to Make Your Website a Powerful Marketing Machine

Not so long ago, websites were purely used to deliver product and services information to target customers…<p>But they have morphed into a …

Marketing

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

How to Give a Killer Presentation (Infographic)

Presentations can be crucial to your success. Here's how to give a stellar performance.<p>1 min read<p>When someone says the words “public speaking,” there’s no need to run for the hills. When you’re able to impress clients, potential investors and even co-workers with a stellar presentation, you’re …

Public Speaking

What Successful People (Who Are Actually Happy) Do Differently

Achievement rarely produces the sense of lasting happiness that you think it will. Once you finally accomplish the goal you've been chasing, two new goals tend to pop up unexpectedly.<p>We long for new achievements because we quickly habituate to what we've already accomplished. This habituation to …

A famous scorecard taught at Harvard Business School can help you improve your life and relationships

I’ve always known that I’m addicted to achievement. But it’s only in the past few years that I’ve realized that can be a bad thing.<p>Every year, when New Year’s Eve rolled around, I used to set resolutions like “run 13 half-marathons in 2013” (because #medals). That particular year, I hit the goal. I …

Management

Social Media Promotions: 41 Ideas, Examples and Tips

Thinking about running a social promotion?Perhaps you already have and are frustrated at disappointing results. Or you’re impressed, but wondering if …

Social Media

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …