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Here are 15 books that will help you succeed in the tech world

'Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products' by Nir Eyal<p><i>Amazon</i><p>Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us …

Silicon Valley

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

If you’re looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips are closely …

7 Tools That Make Interactive Content Creation Easy

Engage your audience and customers with these simple and fun-to-use tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Interactive content is fast becoming the go-to strategy for the biggest brands in the world. According to a survey by Content Marketing Institute, 53% of marketers …

Infographics

50 thoughts that can motivate you to do anything

When you're thinking about implementing that new idea, or starting that new company or beginning that new regimen — this is the new year, after all — it's easy to talk yourself into procrastinating.<p>Or worse, avoiding your goal altogether.<p><b>Related: 5 Motivation Blocks Hurting Your Success, and How to</b> …

Motivation

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New …

Self-improvement

Never Stop Learning

SF, 2016Learning is growth. The more you learn, the more inspired you become. The more ideas you culminate in your mind, and the more your view of …

Street Photography

The top 10 quotes EVERY entrepreneur should live by

Share103<p>Tweet<p>Share132<p>+18<p>Shares 243<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>Here are the top 10 quotes …

Motivation

7 Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Motivate Millennials

You don't have to reinvent the wheel on good management.<p>It wasn't long ago that the basketball world was resigned to the idea that Stephen Curry would never be any more than a talented shooter whose weaknesses (his small size and oddly turning ankles) would define him. And yet here we are in 2016: …

Leadership is a role, and the best managers are brilliant actors

That's what happened to Mike Calihan, a senior executive with Aldridge Electric Inc., a national infrastructure construction company based in Chicago.<p>He had been a project manager, managing relatively small electrical projects. He had been involved in crafting a response to a bid put out by the …

Leadership

5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People

What's different about people who have emotional intelligence and those who don't?<p>There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ …

5 Books That Will Inspire Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

Sometimes you just need to hear it from someone else.<p>Not everyone is built to be an entrepreneur. It's tough work. It requires an obscene amount of persistence, patience, and drive. It means enduring a lot of "No" just to get to a single "Yes." And it means relying on yourself more than you can …

Entrepreneurship

Elon Musk's Top 4 Entrepreneurial Traits

Which of these traits do you most identify with?<p>Elon Musk is widely admired for visible entrepreneurship. While there are lots of impressive leaders, few touch his superhero scale.<p>Some of Musk's characteristics are by chance--like being an immigrant from Africa. (Just think about that next time …

The Toughest Lessons I've Ever Learned: 6 Powerful Leaders Share Their Stories

From saying no to Steve Jobs to losing Adidas, these successful CEOs share what they lost--and gained--from difficult decisions.<p>Have you ever made a difficult, even poor, choice and learned nothing from it? Here's why it's important to find the nuggets of wisdom in even the poorest of …

10 Simple Things the CEO Can Do to Create a Happy Workplace

Happiness at work starts from the top. This is one of the fundamental truths of happy workplaces.<p>In any organization where people consistently love to work, you will find a CEO and executive leadership team that places employee happiness among their top strategic priorities and act accordingly.<p>One …

10 Thinking Habits Successful Leaders Avoid Like the Plague

If you want a positive work atmosphere and great relationships, you will definitely want to avoid these common thought patterns.<p>Making good leadership decisions can be tough for entrepreneurs suddenly tasked with managing people and enterprises. Our brain doesn't develop neuropathways at the flip …

Emotional Intelligence