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The best quotes to help you find business success

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity

To live a creative life, you must be able to destroy your habits that are killing your creativity.<p>If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that …

Creativity

How to Radically Change Your Goals and Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

personaldevelopment

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

Procrastination

5 Harmful Thought Patterns Keeping You From Reaching Your True Potential

Researchers have proven that the way you think directly correlates with what you achieve in life.<p>What you achieve in life is directly proportional to the thoughts you allow to roll around in your mind. And know this: You are in control of your mental content. In fact, the most successful people …

Will Power

7 Insights From Psychology Known to Boost Workplace Productivity

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no longer practical for any organization to measure productivity simply with numbers or to hold everyone on the team to the same standard. Behavioral economics and psychology tell us that people react differently to …

Employee Engagement

Your Resume Is Never Enough to Get the Job You Really Want

If you haven't started a business yet and there's a job you really want, relying on a resume is little better than wishing and hoping.<p>Maybe you haven't started a business yet. Maybe you're a serial entrepreneur in between startups. Or maybe you're trying to gain additional skills while you launch …

Employment

7 Ways to Turn Your Life Around

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you could get just one thing through your head, life would be so much better it would turn your whole world upside down. No kidding.<p>Before I tell you what that one thing is, I need to set the mood. Have you ever had an …

Self-improvement

Here's the best piece of job interviewing advice I ever received

I remember being a 19-year-old sophomore at Samford University. I was asked to interview for a volunteer position at our local Crisis Center. It was my first face-to-face job interview ... and I was terrified.<p>I got myself all nervous and worked up by thinking about the conversation as a …

At 78, Ratan Tata goes to startup school

“I don’t know.”<p>That was basically Ratan Tata’s response to many of the questions tech founders asked him during a day spent with Singapore’s tech …

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

9 Affirmations the Most Successful People Repeat Each and Every Day

What you say is often what you do--especially if you say it to yourself.<p>A friend of mine is big on daily affirmations and positive self-talk. He spends a few minutes every morning looking in a mirror and repeating, "I'm great. I'm awesome. I'm a superstar."<p>He says his daily affirmations work for …

Success

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

7 Unsung Habits of Highly Respected Managers

I used to be skeptical of people who claimed that they loved their jobs.Upon graduation from college, the sum total of my “relevant” work experience …

Use The Rubber Band Method To Build Better Habits Every Day

Habits are important to our productivity both at work and at home. However, building better habits requires reminders. You need something to help you …

Rubber Bands

10 Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee

A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know why some people are more successful than others at work, and the answers were surprising; leaders chose "personality" as the leading reason.<p>Notably, …

He Won't Stop Cheating? Yes, It Is Your Fault!

I know that sounds harsh to blame you for the heartache that has been inflicted upon you by your lover, but it's the truth! Sometimes the truth is hard to embrace, but if your partner is a perpetual cheater, you must embrace the blame. It is not as if you lined women up in front of him and forced …

This Startup Is Making It Incredibly Easy to Start a Business

Silicon Valley payments upstart Stripe said Wednesday it is debuting a new program, called Atlas, to help more entrepreneurs be able to set up U.S. …

Startups

The 9 Best Marketing And Sales Analytics - Every Manager Should Know About

Sales and marketing analytics are essential to unlocking commercially relevant insights, increasing revenue and profitability, and improving brand perception. With the help of the right analytics, you can uncover new markets, new audience niches, areas for future development and much more. Let’s …

Marketing

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

Entrepreneurship

Best advice I ever received: Don’t worry if it’s the right job until you get it

<i>Dina Vardouniotis is vice-president and general manager of the Toronto branch of JPMorgan Chase.</i><p>In the morning, I zip out the door. I'd like to say that I sit around the table and have breakfast with my husband and two boys, but I just want to get to work.<p><b>My days are not what you think:</b> Like most …

4 Things About Managing People I Wish I Knew When I Started

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my first company when I was 17. Between then and now (I’m 33 as of this column), I’ve launched four additional companies and have managed hundreds of people directly.<p>The way you lead and manage people is the …

Leadership

How to Get a Job After College - Grant Rant #160

To Be or Not to Be an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is very in vogue today. Motivated by the wave of successful tech startups, the younger generations today all want to be their own boss and supersonic themselves into a life full of wealth and glamour. Television programs are furthering the allure of leaving corporate America and …

These 7 Daily Habits Will Make You Super Productive

These 7 daily habits have gotten a ton more productivity out of me, and increased my satisfaction.<p>I am just like you. I struggle with an abundance of tasks that I want to accomplish yet never get close to completing. But over the past year, things changed dramatically as I developed seven daily …

Time Management

5 Lessons Young Entrepreneurs Mostly Learn the Hard Way

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is hard, and the difficulties often are compounded when you’re a young person beginning the entrepreneurial journey. There are many moving parts and resources you need but may not have access to.<p>I’m …

Entrepreneurship

How The Brains Of Happy, Successful People Are Wired

Greater connectivity in the brain may be linked to greater happiness and life satisfaction.<p>It seems that some people may really have all the luck. According to the "general intelligence g factor" theory, if you're adept at one cognitive function (like working memory), you're likely to be adept in …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

7 Habits That Force Your Mind to Stop Worrying

We all worry, but it can get hamper productivity and your mood if it goes on for too long. Here are seven ways to force yourself to stop worrying.<p>Worrying can get the better of almost anybody. Work stresses, personal concerns, and sometimes even irrational thoughts can seep into your mind and …

Self-help