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10 Success lessons from Kevin Systrom – “Instagram Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+1<p>Shares 17<p>Since launching in 2010 and being acquired two years later by Facebook for $1 billion with just 13 employees, Instagram …

Costco and Amazon may not be competitors after all

Amazon has been a disruptor causing problems across the entire retail space.<p>In just the past year, you can blame the online retailer at least partly for Sports Authority going out of business, Sears teetering on the edge of oblivion, and even Macy's struggling for survival.<p>Costco, however, has been …

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

‘Failure and innovation are inseparable twins’: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos offers 7 leadership principles

You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you. Be stubborn on your vision, but flexible on details. Failure is necessary for invention. …

How to use your calendar to maximize your effectiveness

This simple practice will help you accomplish your goals.<p>I’ve combined knowledge from several amazing books (<i>The Effective Executive</i>, <i>The 7 Habits of</i> …

Time Management

27 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness

We can all use a little inspiration every once in a while.<p>Feeling down in the dumps? Or uninspired? Don't worry, the blues always come and go. Check out these 27 super inspiring quotes for the motivation you need to kick start your path back to success--and joyous well-being.<p>1. "Life is not a …

Motivation

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When people think of leadership, the images that spring to mind are often larger than life. Whether it’s Shakespeare’s Henry V rousing his band of brothers into battle, or Gene Kranz’s “Failure is not an option!” from <i>Apollo 13</i> , we tend to think of leaders as having big, bold, decisive …

Former Navy SEAL commanders explain why 'there are no bad teams, only bad leaders'

When Leif Babin became a Hell Week instructor for Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training (BUD/S), he had already served as a Navy SEAL platoon leader in the most decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War.<p>Still, he learned a profound lesson about leadership: "<b>There are no bad teams, only</b> …

6 Books Entrepreneurs Should Read Every Year

Essential reading for entrepreneurs on strategy and execution<p>While speaking to students at USC's Greif Center of Entrepreneurial Studies this week, I was asked for a list of books that have been most beneficial to me in business. You'll find those titles below, but I wanted to quickly preface why …

Innovation

13 books ambitious entrepreneurs are reading

10 Success lessons from Sam Walton – “From Rags to Riches” for entrepreneurs

Share137<p>Tweet<p>Share1K<p>+15<p>Shares 1K<p>Samuel Walton built a small grocery store into the giant Walmart supermarket chain, amassing a fortune of over $23 …

The One Quality That Separates Great Leaders From Good Ones

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

7 Epic Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Listen To

As an entrepreneur, you should be constantly putting in the research to track the activity of your competitors, understand your audience, and keep …

The 9 Cs of Entrepreneurial Success

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is successful leadership caught or taught? It’s a question worth asking if you want to conquer new areas in work and business. Even though I served as a leader and educator for most of my Air Force career and now coach leaders …

Leadership

20 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Know and Live By - OLBlog

Being an entrepreneurmeans you embrace ambiguity. You learn to comfortably take days thatbring you challenges every now and then. Entrepreneurs face …

10 Success lessons from Jack Dorsey – “Founder of Twitter and Square” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share26<p>+11<p>Shares 64<p>You may know him as the serial entrepreneur founder of both Twitter and Square. But did you know Dorsey’s also a …

Psychology has identified three mindsets shared by people who actually follow through on their goals

I’ve never been an athletic or active person. My entire history of sports involved one season of track in high school and a brief flirtation with what I thought was a yoga studio but turned out to be more of a cult. But then, in my mid-30s, I had two children and gained 30 pounds. I was suffering …

Self-improvement

14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

What is Continuous Improvement?

Continuous Improvement Defined<p><b>Continuous improvement, or Kaizen,</b> is a method for identifying opportunities for streamlining work and reducing waste. …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Guide You To Massive Success

Below are the 100 most motivational quotes ever. Read them and get motivated for success, and share this post to help your friends get success too!<p>1. …

The Secret to Motivating Millennials That Most Entrepreneurs Miss

Millennials crave a sense of purpose, but do you know what that means to them? Don't mistake greater good for organizational purpose.<p>Millennials cite a sense of purpose as one of their top priorities in choosing - and staying in - a job. But in speaking with the millennials on my own team, I've …

Employee Engagement

5 Entrepreneurs That Will Change The Way You Communicate

When it comes to effective communication, there's a whole lot you can learn from these business leaders.<p>When anyone with a laptop and a dream can start a business, hard assets are no longer the main determining factor in success. In the 21st century, communication is currency. The five people …

Entrepreneurship

10 Success lessons from Oprah Winfrey – “@Oprah” for entrepreneurs

Share21<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 29<p>Oprah Winfrey is a self-made CEO worth about $3.1 billion. By most accounts, she’s the greatest black philanthropist in …

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Entrepreneur VIP<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off …

Self-improvement

10 Things entrepreneur should not do while starting-up

Share29<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+17<p>Shares 90<p>Every entrepreneur knows the statistics, and the statistics are grim. Eight out of 10 new businesses fail. But God …

10 Ways you can model the success of millionaire entrepreneurs

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p>It’s no secret that millionaires have different habits, qualities, and ways of thinking than the average person. Those …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

Procrastination

33 Best Books Recommended By Shark Tank Entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurs who have pitched on ABC’s hit business reality show <i>Shark Tank</i> represent the brightest minds in small business. Here are 33 of their top book recommendations.

Entrepreneurship