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8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<p>"If you are not willing …

Ex-JPMorgan banker's dad who used golf-lingo to disguise insider trading pleads guilty

Long Island resident Robert Stewart had to forfeit $150,000 and faces five years maximum prison time.<p>Stewart's son, Sean, allegedly tipped his father off about upcoming deals. The elder Stewart then passed on the tips to Cunniffe.<p>The duo made more than $1 million on the trades. Stewart and Cunniffe …

Corruption

10 Ways to Go From Millennial to Millionaire

<i>By Stefanie O'Connell, Contributor</i><p>With record student loan balances and rampant underemployment, millennials have largely become known as the recession generation. Despite low levels of income and a median net worth below that of their predecessors, a 2014 report from The Shullman Research Center …

Facebook just revealed its plan to make money from Messenger

We know the plan for Instagram. Earlier this quarter, Facebook rolled out a major app update for Instagram and announced plans to open up all of Facebook's ad-targeting tools to the photo-sharing service. It also now lets brands use a new format in which they can create slideshows of multiple …

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Why Rick Owens Could Be the New Ralph Lauren

Are Marc Jacobs and Rick Owens the new Calvin and Ralph?<p>In a timely exposé that sheds light on the rise, and subsequent dominance of Rick Owens in today’s fashion era, <i>AnOther</i> magazine has published a profile piece on the Los Angeles-bred designer, who has inspired a sweeping cult following as a …

How Phil Knight Turned Nike Into the Biggest Sportswear Brand in the World

Pivotal choices and smart moves, Knight leaves behind a legacy.<p>For the first time since its inception, Nike will be left without the men who built the company. Following Phil Knight’s resignation from his role as chairman and Bill Bowerman’s passing in 1999, the two co-founders will be leaving Nike …

Purchase Leonardo da Vinci's Tuscan Villa for $14.6 Million USD

Not its only notable resident.<p>A beautiful oceanfront villa in Tuscany that was once home to the one and only Leonardo da Vinci has just been put up for sale. The sprawling 773 square meter estate features four-storeys and five-bedrooms, and overlooks the picturesque Mediterranean Sea. It sits …

Everything you need to know about buying a suit

Bobby Bonilla, Who Hasn't Played Since 2001, Will Get Paid $1.2 Million by the Mets Today

And no, it's not Bernie Madoff's fault for once.<p>Bobby Bonilla is living two versions of the American dream. He had a successful career as a professional baseball player, and, 14 years after he retired, he's still getting a paycheck from the New York Mets for doing absolutely nothing. Today, July 1, …

Terror attacks on 3 continents; ISIS claims responsibility in Tunisia, Kuwait

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on a seaside resort hotel in Tunisia on Friday that killed at least 38 people and wounded at least 36 others, many of them Western tourists.<p>The Islamist group named the attacker as Abu Yahya al-Qirawani and said he managed to infiltrate the Hotel …

3 Aussie entrepreneurs on how they're mixing technology and fashion

You might not think fashion and the hoodie-dominated world of technology would mix. Technology is often focused on efficiency, while fashion is about …

Startups

Business Learning Curves: 12 Points Of Reference On The Methodology Of Business

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Women in business came together at the Ritz-Carlton JBR in Dubai, UAE on May 25, 2015 for <i>Entrepreneur Middle East</i>'s first Achieving Women's Forum, which featured some of the region's most prominent leaders …

How Stüssy Became a $50 Million Global Streetwear Brand Without Selling Out

Growing organically from its surf-inspired roots, the independent label, which turns 35 this year, managed to parlay its heritage into a business …

Clothing

Inside the Growing Global Fur Industry

Elisa Allen Associate Director, PETA<p>Op-Ed | Real Fur Is Out of Fashion<p>There is no kind way to obtain fur and more people should be aware of the …

Trends

The 8 Traits Shared by the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What separates the successful entrepreneur from the one who fails?<p>There may not be just one answer. However, the common theme among successful entrepreneurs is they have the right mentality to embark on the entrepreneurial journey.<p>What …

The State Of The American Entrepreneur In 2015

The 2015 Kauffman Index reveals startups may be driven by gender, race, and opportunity, too.<p>Five years ago, startup activity was in a slump. But things are looking up, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index. Last year the downward trend reversed, meaning more entrepreneurs launched their own …

Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?

Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?<p>An experiment at Fieldston, which starts when 8-year-olds are sorted by race, has some very liberal parents …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

10 things you need to know today

<b>The EU is investigating Facebook.</b> "Facebook tramples on European and Belgian privacy laws," Belgium's Privacy Protection Commission (CPVP/CBPL) warned. The Commission is teaming up with German, Dutch, French, and Spanish authorities to look into the social-media giant's practices. In the meantime, …