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10 Success lessons from Howard Schultz – “Starbucks CEO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share20<p>Tweet<p>Share85<p>+11<p>Shares 106<p>Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks the largest coffeehouse in the world with more than 23,000 locations. …

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Why You Should Never Put a Label on Your Career

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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 …

Be Like Water: The Philosophy and Origin of Bruce Lee’s Famous Metaphor for Resilience

With his singular blend of physical prowess and metaphysical wisdom, coupled with his tragic untimely death, legendary Chinese-American martial artist, philosopher, and filmmaker <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is one of those rare cultural icons whose ethos and appeal remain timeless, …

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

Lessons From The Greats: How Tesla And Under Armour Can Help You Build Your Startup

Innovation is the heart of any startup and gives it life. It comes in two forms: product innovation and creative design to interface with the market. Product innovation happens when you invent a new product for an existing market like Tesla, or reinvent an existing product like Under Armour. But no …

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The Next Wave Will Be Built on This One Thing, According to Steve Case

If AOL represented the first wave of the Internet, and Google and Facebook represent the 2nd wave, what will the 3rd wave look like?<p>If you are a budding entrepreneur you need to understand the ways that emerging companies will be built and what type of playbook is required to ensure success. The …

Learning Excel isn't just for finance professionals — here's how it can boost anyone's productivity at work

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alfonso de Tomas / ShutterStock<p>We've said it before but it bears repeating: Microsoft Excel is likely the most powerful program on your …

Gary Vaynerchuk: All Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits

Without these five traits, you're going to struggle to succeed as a founder, Vaynerchuk warns.<p>If you want to become an entrepreneur, where do you start?<p>It's a sensible enough question to consider, but when a curious user asked essentially this of the community on question-and-answer site Quora, …

5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading-- a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

Literature

20 Little Habits That Will Help You Live A Better Life

As Aristotle famously said, we are what we do repeatedly. Success and happiness are largely the results of practicing good habits.<p>The most important habits are keystone habits; habits which have positive cascading effects throughout your life. Here are 20 of the most effective, valuable keystone …

18 Things Mentally Strong People Do | Inc.com

As the author of <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, I usually spend my time talking about the bad habits that can rob you of mental strength. After all, it only takes one bad habit to hold you back from reaching your greatest potential.<p>In addition to giving up those bad habits, however, it's …

Self-help

15 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Stressed

Have you mastered stress, or is stress mastering you? Between work deadlines, bills, and family and friend obligations, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. …

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

This Polish Home Is A Lesson In Cool Masculine Design

You don't need to sacrifice your man cave aesthetic, as this Polish family home is a lesson in cool masculine design done right.

Man Caves

Here’s What You Can Do to Avoid Making Really Bad Business Decisions

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7 Reasons to Stop Caring What Other People Think | Inc.com

Most people care what other people think to some extent. However, if you are a "people pleaser" who needs external validation throughout the day it can be tough on the job and in relationships.<p>In order to find happiness and self confidence consider some ways that will help you to accept yourself …

Happiness

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates | Inc.com

If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes unconventional--advice for your people …

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5 Habits to Steal From Warren Buffett

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>When the Oracle of Omaha talks, people make pilgrimages. In fact, thousands of Berkshire Hathaway …

Entrepreneurs on How They Handle Stress to Stay Focused on Success

In this second column of a series, five more entrepreneurs chime in on how they manage daily stress and what they think is the biggest misconception about entrepreneurship.<p>Ah, that emotional roller-coaster that is entrepreneurship--when you ask the question on "how do you manage it"- even the …

7 steps to take when you don't know what you want to do with your life

If this question strikes terror into your heart and you're unable to render an answer, you're not alone. Even some of the most successful people figured out what they wanted to do later in life.<p>Luckily for you — and anyone else who hasn't quite figured it all out yet — there are a few steps you can …

3 Shortcuts to Success Every High Achiever Uses (That You Don’t)

Yes, there is a shortcut to success, and it’s not working harder — it’s working smarter.<p>The other day, someone commented on a Facebook post of mine …

10 Wildly Successful People on How They View Failure

Whether you’re an author, an entrepreneur or a musician, the road to success is often paved with rejection and failure. The difference between those …

Shy Entrepreneurs Can Use the Power of Silence and More to Master Negotiating

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an introvert, you may feel like you have some disadvantages that your extroverted counterparts don’t have to deal with. However, this isn’t exactly true. In reality, you merely operate best under a different set of circumstances. And, …

How To Change Direction And Develop New Skills

<i>I don't like my profession anymore. What should I do? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jonathan Brodsky, S.V.P. of Chicken Soup for the Soul, former Director at 1-800-flowers, on Quora.</b><p>I …

Want To Make Money With Your Data? Do This First.

Businesses that have enjoyed the greatest success in the internet era, such as Amazon, ebay and Netflix, have something in common. They were built from the ground up as data-driven organizations. Yet many business people still look at data as a cost center, just something to be stored, rather than …

Big Data

How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation

Almost two months have gone by already! Time flies, doesn't it? It feels as though last week we were just reflecting on our past year and planning for the year ahead. Most of us start every new year with a set of goals we are determined to achieve. There may be changes we want to make in our lives, …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

Happiness

The One Thing You Should Never Discuss During a Pitch Meeting

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