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Tony Robbins's Apology to the #MeToo Movement Is a Brilliant Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

If you ever need to apologize, take a close look at what the legendary life coach did--and didn't--say.<p>Since last summer, when women and men began speaking out en masse about their experiences of sexual abuse and sexual harassment, a lot of prominent, powerful men have issued apologies for the …

Me Too movement

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

Public Speaking

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

Leadership

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding is estimated to cost around $45 million — here's how that money will likely be spent

A leading UK wedding planner has revealed the eye-watering cost of the 'little things' at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding including a possible bill of $36,000 for sausage rolls alone.<p>The overall cost of the royal wedding is estimated to be around $45 million, according to Hamish Shephard …

Weddings

Apple Just Introduced a New iPad--and Its Presentation Was Vintage Steve Jobs

The Apple co-founder brought presentations to a new level. Today's leaders follow the same template.<p>Apple introduced new products today for the education market, and its presentation was vintage Steve Jobs. From the way they told the story behind the new iPad for students to the way the slides were …

Public Speaking

Mark Zuckerberg has decided to testify before Congress

After repeated calls for him to do so, Mark Zuckerberg has decided he will testify before Congress.<p>Facebook sources tell CNNMoney the 33-year-old CEO has come to terms with the fact that he will have to testify before Congress within a matter of weeks, and Facebook is currently planning the …

Mark Zuckerberg

5 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Has to Learn the Hard Way

Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone. But the ones that succeed learn these 5 invaluable lessons.<p>When you set out to become an entrepreneur, nobody can prepare you for what you're about to experience. Building a business takes practice, patience, persistence, and a whole lot more, many of which you …

Business Strategy

The Definitive Guide to Instagram Analytics: So Much More Than Just a Pretty Picture

Use the photo-sharing platform to track your customers and viewers. Then compile the Instagram analytics your business needs. Here's how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Lesya Liu is a social media strategist and a photographer. She specializes in combining art and</i> …

Marketing

6 Relationship Secrets I Learned From The Most Connected Man In Business

"The people you meet on the way up are the same people you meet on the way down."<p>According to Tim Ferriss: <i>"As a connector, I've seen many people who have good networks, but I have never seen anyone who has the network that Joe has."</i><p>According to Sir Richard Branson: <i>"Joe Polish is doggedly</i> …

Relationships

This Is the $44 Kitchen Knife With 5,000 Amazon Reviews

If there’s one kitchen tool every cook needs, from beginners to professional chefs, it’s a fantastic knife. Few things are more frustrating than …

Country Lifestyle

Adidas has sold 1 million pairs of sneakers made from ocean trash — and reveals a new normal in footwear

Adidas' sustainable footwear initiative is growing legs.<p>The company revealed in March that is has made and sold more than one million pairs of its shoes made from ocean plastic. These shoes use a yarn developed by Parley that turns the ocean plastic into a polymer that can used to construct knitted …

Shoes

In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer

<i>Shashi Tharoor is author of “Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India.” He chairs the Indian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.</i><p>“History,” Winston Churchill said, “will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself.” He needn’t have bothered. He was one of the great mass murderers of …

People are dying because we misunderstand how those with addiction think

A philosopher explains why addiction isn’t a moral failure.<p>The American opioid epidemic claimed 42,300 lives in 2016 alone. While the public policy challenge is daunting, the problem isn’t that we lack any effective treatment options. The data shows that we could save many lives by expanding …

Daniel Kahneman

It's Never Too Late to Pursue Your Passion

Remember, business greats like Sam Walton and Colonel Harland Sanders were a lot older than 25 when they found success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm not saying that being an entrepreneur is easy or the answer for everyone. Change is never easy, but it is worth it …

Motivation

7 Important Reasons Leaders Crash and Burn - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

Whether you’re in a formal leadership role or not, if people are relying on you and you are responsible for their success, you’re serving as a …

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Uber's CEO Perfectly Shut Down Elon Musk's Attack With Just 1 Tweet

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is not a fan of flying cars, as Dara Khosrowshahi recently learned.<p>In case you haven't heard, Uber thinks self-driving cars are the future, and flying cars, and eventually self-flying cars. But Elon Musk thinks Hyperloops and tunnels with high-speed sleds to shortcut …

Elon Musk

One Piece of Advice From Mark Zuckerberg That Will Determine Your Success (or Failure) in 2018

'Tis better to have risked and lost than never to have risked at all.<p>Mark Zuckerberg is many things. An entrepreneur. A philanthropist. A visionary. He's also undeniably quotable.<p>A remark he made in 2011--when he hadn't yet cracked the 30-years-old mark--particularly stands out as inspirational …

Mark Zuckerberg

Meet Marc Dolce, One of Adidas's Biggest Weapons in Its War With Nike

Marc Dolce left Nike for Adidas in 2014—and is just getting started on envisioning the future of the Three Stripes.<p>It’s impossible to talk about The Sneaker Wars between Nike and Adidas—the prolonged period of aggressive competition between the two brands, with the Three Stripes making up …

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked By Richard Branson Will Move You To Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Motivation

Why Do Most Startups Fail? Because Founders Get Stuck Making This 1 Shameful Mistake

Startups don't fail because startups are risky. Startups fail because their founders often lack a sense of self awareness.<p>Startups are seen as risky.<p>People that quit their jobs to become founders are called "dreamers"--or <i>uncontrollable creative types</i>. People who choose to work for startups are seen …

Startups

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users — Not Buyers

What makes a brand successful in the digital age? A joint study by SAP, Siegel+Gale, and Shift Thinking suggests that digital brands don’t just do things differently; they also think differently. Where traditional brands focus on positioning their brands in the <i>minds</i> of their customers, digital …

Customer Experience

The biggest mistake people make when drinking wine is choosing the wrong glass — here's exactly how to drink Bordeaux, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, and pinot noir

There are a lot of mistakes people make when they drink wine — but the main one is the shape of the glass they use.<p>That's according to Matt Knight, UK Business Manager and wine tasting guru at Riedel, a long-running Austrian glassware company.<p>The company now has 11 different glassware ranges, and, …

Wine

Tony Robbins Has the Perfect Quote to Get Your New Years Resolutions Back on Track | Inc.com

By late January, most of us have abandoned our New Year's resolutions. It's a statistical fact. Resolutions can get a bad rap. The problem isn't making resolutions, but rather the resolutions we make. They require too much growth and, often, too much pressure for us to handle in a short period of …

Motivation

Coca-Cola bottling company announces plan to close two UK centres putting 300 jobs at risk

Coca-Cola European Partners has announced plans to close a manufacturing plant and a distribution centre in the UK, a move that could see 288 jobs …

Mark Cuban Says Sales is the Key to Success in Any Field. Studies Say Focus on this 1 Thing to Improve Instantly | Inc.com

Not too long ago, Mark Cuban was asked on the podcast,<i>How I Built This, on</i> what he would do if he had to start all over again from scratch. "I would get a job as a bartender at night and a sales job during the day," he responded.<p>According to Cuban, sales is the foundation for success in any …

Public Speaking

5 Things You Didn't Know About Ikea's Billionaire Founder

Ingvar Kamprad, the world's eighth richest person, died at 91 on Jan. 27.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of DIY affordable (and relationship testing) furniture maker and Swedish food purveyor Ikea, died on Jan. 27 at the age of 91.<p>…

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

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation