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I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Entrepreneurship

The Director Behind the Ocean Eleven's Franchise Shares How His Storytelling Skills Helped Build His Liquor Startup

Hollywood director Steven Soderbergh is trying to turn an obscure Bolivian spirit into a hot company.<p>This story appears in the April 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Most people know Steven Soderbergh as the legendary director of the <i>Ocean’s Eleven</i> franchise, <i>Erin Brockovich, Magic Mike</i> and more …

Entrepreneurship

The great learning curve: how to improve your study habits

Experts now say a flexible approach, rather than sticking to a ‘learning style’ may be the key to successful study<p>It was once commonly believed if students were made aware of the learning strategies that worked for them, they’d become more efficient and effective learners. As a result, from the …

Note-Taking

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even, "drives people?" (maybe into the …

Leadership

Three steps to get up to speed on any subject quickly

“Don’t boil the ocean,” Terry said as he slapped a tall stack of papers on my desk. “Just tell us what we need to know.”<br>I was staring at a serious …

This Habit Will Make Everyone Think of You as a Leader. Instantly

Curiosity didn't kill the cat. It made him a harbinger of success.<p>Whether or not you want to be a leader, most of us would agree that being looked up to and admired is a good thing. Yet, the qualities that we see as admirable are changing along with our societal norms. One behavior, however, that …

Leadership

Why Successful People Wear the Same Thing Every Day

Simplify your day and reduce decision fatigue: Wear the same thing, just like these successful entrepreneurs.<p>Everyone wants to be more productive -- especially entrepreneurs. One way to increase productivity? Simplify your decision-making processes by building habits.<p>In studying the effects of …

Success

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

Leadership

7 Strategies You Can Use to Improve Your Memory

Want to remember more of what's important? Use these strategies to improve your memory.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy breaks down seven simple techniques you can use to improve your memory. Whether you just want …

Entrepreneurship

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

Richard Branson Says You'll Be More Successful if You Develop This Daily Habit | Inc.com

"Some of Virgin's most successful companies have been born from random moments--if we hadn't opened our notebooks, they would never have happened," Richard Branson wrote in a recent blog post. Note-taking is a simple process, yet Branson believes that most leaders neglect to break out a notepad to …

Productivity

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Time Management

A 7-day guide to getting richer, fitter, and happier

We recently published a guide to changing your life — overhauling your habits and replacing them with better ones — in 31 days.<p>But 31 days is a long time. If you need (or want) to see a change sooner, we've got you covered.<p>Below, you'll find a seven-day guide to earning, exercising, and smiling …

UC Berkeley

6 Things I Learned From Bullet Journaling

Who knew having a journal could teach you so much?<p>January 13, 2018<p>As college students who juggle school, volunteering, socializing and multiple jobs, …

Productivity

Oprah Winfrey’s 9 best pieces of career advice

When Oprah Winfrey speaks, she can command a room to listen. Many of us were reminded of her oratory powers when she received the Cecil B. DeMille …

Oprah Winfrey

Why we experience time faster as we grow older

It’s a phrase as old as time, but seriously, where does time go?<p>It might be too early in the year to be so pessimistic but before you know it, it’ll …

Jeff Bezos: Ask Yourself 1 Question to Make Truly Important Decisions (and Avoid Lifelong Regrets) | Inc.com

Regret is a funny thing.<p>When we think about something major we want to do -- start a business, change careers, move, etc. -- we think about how much we'll regret making that decision if it doesn't work out. We're afraid we'll regret doing what we want to do. The path seems uncertain, the future …

Positive Thinking

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley