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This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Business Strategy

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy …

Coding Is An Overrated Skill: Here's What You Really Need To Know | Inc.com

There's a myth floating around Silicon Valley that you need to be able to code to run a successful company. And it's duped us all. The companies we aspire to start are tech-based, overnight unicorns that fundamentally disrupt the industry they are entering. But there are other ways to do it. At …

Startups

What it's like to attend Stanford, where twenty-somethings launch startups worth millions

Stanford University is consistently ranked one of the best universities in the US. For young people pursuing a career in tech, enrollment can be a golden ticket to Silicon Valley.<p>Over the years, Stanford has educated some of the biggest names in tech, including Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin …

Silicon Valley

6 Easy Steps To Better Icon Design

To achieve this, we are constantly aware of the difference between “not quite good enough” and “premium quality.” The difference is often very small …

8 Dos and Don’ts Of Creating Pixel Icons In Illustrator

Chennai-based UI/UX Designer M.A. Kather has created an eight-point visual guide that covers some basic dos and don’ts of creating pixel icons in …

Adobe Illustrator

3 little words you probably say all the time could help you get rich

In fact, contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who studied more than 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people over the past 30 years.<p>Your journey to acquiring wealth could start with three little words: <b>I deserve it.</b><p>…

Self-improvement

Doing This for an Hour Each Week Will Make Your Business More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Business Strategy

What Every 20-Something Gets Wrong About Success

<i>The MPW Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

Marriott International

READ UP: 4 tough Wall Street interview questions

Below are four of the most difficult questions (two technical and two behavioral) you may encounter as well as some sample responses to give you an idea of how to structure a great answer.<p>As you will see, these questions take mastery both of your personal story and of the technical side of …

Wall Street

Here's the best way to avoid burnout, according to a Stanford psychologist

But what if there were a way to be successful without pushing yourself to the brink?<p>Psychologist Emma Seppala has studied ways to help people who are chronically stressed out, and her findings could help many of us live healthier and happier lives without sacrificing our productivity.<p>She outlines …

Mindfulness

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

Penguin Random House

10 successful cofounders and why their partnerships worked

Kimberly White / REUTERS<p>Not all entrepreneurs need co-founders, but many successful companies — including Apple, eBay, and Twitter — were built by multiple leaders with productive relationships.<p>How did these individuals find their business counterparts? And what made their combined skill sets a …

Silicon Valley

How to figure out what your time is worth so you can spend it more effectively

People who spend their time doing more profitable work make more money. People who spend their time investing in others build better relationships. People who spend their time creating a flexible career enjoy more freedom. People who spend their time working on high-impact projects contribute more …

Personal Finance

If you're a gentleman, then this Italian classic cruiser is the yacht for you

Adding to its allure is a choice of two hull constructions and layout configurations considerate to the owner's needs.<p>Designed by Luca Dini, the yacht maximizes useable space while maintaining a minimalist refinement. The light-alloy-hulled version features a multipurpose lower deck that can …

Engines

The unorthodox productivity hacks of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

Approaching their ambitions with a single-minded intensity, none works less than 70 hours a week, including weekends, even at the expense of aspects of life other people value.<p>However, being armed with a strong idea, determined to be the best, and supported by a superhuman work ethic pays off: Mark …

Bill Gates

11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Other Famous Execs Use to Run Meetings

Advertisement<p>Musk has incredibly high standards. He has a reputation for firing people if they miss a deadline. So if you’re meeting with him at …

Steve Jobs

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

UX Design

11 Essential Products For Your Gym Locker

The locker room is no place for an amateur<p>You know you’re dealing with a gym newbie when his locker is filled with nothing but a change of clothes. Seriously, dude?<p>Taking a post-workout shower is not one of those “maybe if there’s time” options. Unless you’re 15 years old and late for algebra, a …

Skin Care

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

Motivation

6 MBA students share their top tips for making the most of business school

Every b-school has its own unique curriculum and culture, but there are common experiences that all students go through.<p>Alex Dea, who graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School in 2015, shared with us a collection of the best advice for new …

College & University

The Color Of Your Logo Can Make All the Difference [INFOGRAPHIC]

There are so many decisions that need to be made when starting a company, specifically when it comes to how you want to build your brand. And of …

Graphic Design

A self-made millionaire who studied 1,200 wealthy people pinpointed the way their relationship with money differs from everyone else's

"Most people have a dysfunctional, adversarial relationship with money," he writes. "After all, we are taught that money is scarce — hard to earn and harder to keep. If you want to start attracting money, stop seeing it as your enemy and think of it as one of your greatest allies."<p>Mastering your …

Self-improvement

7 TED Talks you should watch if you want to be an entrepreneur

Four simple words that sum up the value of TED Talks.<p>We love these quick, easy-to-digest videos with just the right amount of important information to entertain and educate in just a few minutes.<p>It's free, high-quality wisdom from industry leaders — what's not to love?<p>Below are the top seven videos …

TED Talks

24 Ways To Have The Best 24 Hours Ever

From Manic Monday to Twisted Tuesday to Wacky Wednesday, it seems like there’s no escaping the chaos of a whirlwind work week. By the time we finally reach Friday, we’re ready to give thanks with that celebrated saying, “TGIF.”<p>Yes, weekdays can drag on, and on, and on -- but they shouldn’t have to. …

Productivity

How To Manage People Who Are Older Or Have More Expertise Than You

You were just promoted into a management position or asked to lead a project team – and you’re the <i>youngest</i> person in the group. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to managing people who are older or have more expertise than you.<p>When I began my career in the sales operations department at a …

Leadership

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

10 psychology secrets to supercharge your sales

1. Authority<p>Actionable Takeaway<p>2. Anchoring<p>Actionable Takeaway<p>3. Social Proof<p>Actionable Takeaway<p>4. Loss Aversion<p>Actionable Takeaway<p>5. Foot-in-the-door<p>Actionable Takeaway<p>6. Scarcity<p>Maslow’s pyramid of hierarchy demonstrates the basics needs of our customers. Feeling deprived of our basic needs like …

Hell in a Handbasket: Amidst the Drought, Californians are Painting Their Dead Lawns Green

Maybe next they can invent makeup that makes it look like you're not thirsty<p>This is being presented as a "drought hack," demonstrating how far one …

Drought