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Success is only 20% skill, says Tony Robbins — here's what makes up the rest

It's during a time of sudden and rapid success that startup founders can lose everything.<p>The winners of Shopify's Build a Bigger Business competition, the founders of eight online retailers that are making a profit and bringing in millions in revenues while scaling, are in this dangerous …

Taking Full Responsibility Of Your Life.

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment.<p>Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by …

The Simple Shift in Mindset That Took This TED Speaker From Broke to Billionaire

After making one important change, he was able to radically transform his business.<p>To some, this working style might seem radical. To Ray Dalio, it was the key to bringing his business back from the ashes.<p>At one point, the founder, chairman and CIO of investment firm Bridgewater Associates had lost …

Want to Be a Real Estate Millionaire? Here's How to Invest with a Single Click

Think real estate investing is only for the super-wealthy? Here's how you can get involved right now.<p>Real estate. It's the one constant that millionaires and billionaires have in common. The real estate asset class is one of the most beloved investment vehicles of all time, thanks to our common …

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things

These are sure-fire ways to build your professional relationships and increase your tribe fast.<p>If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>…

5 Stocks Yielding Up To 9.7% That Love Higher Interest Rates

We hear it every single time the Federal Reserve raises rates, or even merely hints at it!<p>“Higher interest rates will crush dividend stocks – especially high yielders.”<p>Sounds scary – but it’s simply not true. And we’ll highlight five picks paying up to 9.2% that will prove just that.<p>Many high-yield …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

15 Inspiring Quotes About Never Giving Up

Achieving a goal is a wildly exhilarating thing. If you’re flirting with the idea of giving up, you could be throwing away something wonderful―your</i> …

This map shows exactly where certain Pokémon are hiding, and it works like magic

The catch is that you don't know <i>which</i> Pokémon are going to appear <i>where</i> at any given time. The "Pokémon GO" app gives you clues with a Nearby tab and subtle animations in the game's map view, but that's it. You have no way of knowing where exactly the Pokémon you're looking for is and how long it …

Sword Art Online Movie to Play in Over 150 Theaters in Japan

The Dengeki Hobby Web site revealed on Sunday that the Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale anime film will premiere in over 150 theaters in …

The OceaNemo Yacht Concept Is An Amusement Park on Water

Home » Jets & Yachts » The OceaNemo Yacht Concept Is An Amusement Park on Water<p>MC Yacht International has unveiled yet another interesting yacht …

5 Simple Sales Techniques You're Definitely Forgetting About

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>On this episode of <i>#3MinThursdays</i>, 7Twelve Marketing's Mikhail Alfon explains five easy sales techniques that are sure to help improve your closing ratio. These basic, yet key ideas are vital for connecting with your prospect and understanding exactly what it …

Tokyo Apartment / Yumiko Miki Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> An oak-edged window providesa framed view ofthe living room within this Tokyo apartment, intended by …

What Billionaire Investors Are Doing With Gold

<b>What Billionaire Investors Are Doing With Gold While You’re Not Watching By Stefan Gleason, Originally Published on Money Metals Exchange</b><p>With each …

8 Ways to Expand Your Home Business Without Leaving the House

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Growing a business isn’t as simple as putting the pedal to the metal and working as hard as you can anymore. Sure, hard work is important when it comes to execution, but you’ll also need business savvy and an effective strategy to expand …

My dad was called 'stupid' in high school and now he's a successful entrepreneur — here are the 5 best lessons he's taught me about life

It might have had something to do with being the oldest, or with having a protective dad who sometimes set rules that the younger me found completely unreasonable.<p>I was so hardheaded that I remember debating more of his wisdom than I actually listened to.<p>But as an adult, I've come to appreciate …

High School

10 Cool Japanese Apartments That Will Blow Your Mind

From carefully crafted cuisine to daring fashion statements, the Japanese clearly have no shortage of style. This sense of individualism and …

Want to Succeed? Do This One Thing

Call it what you want, perseverance pays off.<p>Have you noticed that everyone is talking about grit these days, as if it has just been discovered? Business leaders, pundits, scientists, and even celebrities are extolling the importance of grit as a key ingredient in success.<p>Although the scientists …

Fun on a 25 mph, electric-powered, two-wheeled cup holder — it even has a seat

You can probably come up with plenty of practical reasons for buying an electric bike. But let’s be honest — they look like a whole lot of fun. If …

Electric Bikes

Why IQ matters more than grit

How to think about intelligence — a conversation with an IQ researcher.<p>Intelligence quotient — or IQ — can be an awkward topic.<p>As I wrote yesterday, there's a mountain of research showing that it's a genuinely powerful predictor of your health, prosperity, and well-being. But because IQ is …

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

Remembering to turn the gas off, or water the plants before a weekend away, can prove an impossible feat when the mind is churning with other tasks.<p>But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of string …

100 thieves steal $13m in three hours from cash machines across Japan

Organised crime believed to be behind coordinated raids across stores in Japan<p>Members of an international crime syndicate are suspected of stealing more than 1.4bn yen (US$12.7m) from cash machines in Japan in the space of less than three hours, in an audacious heist that involved thousands of …

Hedge funds are racing out of the stock market

"The top 50 hedge funds sold off US equities for the second consecutive quarter. Funds unloaded nearly $55 billion worth of shares in U.S. equities during the first quarter, which was more than triple the value removed in Q4," said Andrew Birstingl of FactSet in a note Thursday.<p>In aggregate, these …

7 Powerful Habits That Make You More Assertive

Being assertive and knowing what you want is not the same as being hostile or belligerent. You just have to know what to say with confidence.<p>Everyone wants to be more confident, but not everyone knows how to be assertive. Assertive falls right between passive and aggressive. If you're passive about …

Japan has a lot of problems

<b>Japan has a lot of problems (Charles Schwab)</b><p>Japan's economy is struggling again — even though the country has pursued aggressive monetary policies and has reaped the benefits of lower oil.<p>"Japan faces significant headwinds to growth including: a rising currency, the slowdown in China, a declining …

5 Productivity Hacks For Busy Entrepreneurs

MacGyver would have killed it as an entrepreneur.<p>Why?<p>In business – particularly in startups – resourcefulness rules. Everyone I know who has successfully bootstrapped and started a company is really good at getting a lot done with just a little. A friend of mine who started a church told me that …

Wall Street's favorite shirt startup just unveiled a dress shoe at a shockingly low price

Wall Street, in particular, is in love with its shirts. In 2015 Combatant Gentleman was the most shipped-to menswear package at Goldman Sachs, according to cofounder Vishaal Melwani.<p>The next frontier for the e-tailer? Shoes.<p>Sticking with the company's theme, the shoes are a modern style with a …

The 5 Best Tattoo Parlors in New York City

Believe it or not, there was a time in the Big Apple when running a tattoo shop was as illicit an endeavor as operating a brothel thanks to a 36-year …

The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …