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So You Want to Be CEO? Here Are a Few Things You Need to Know First | Inc.com

Bezos. Zuckerberg. Musk. Jobs. Buffet. Branson. Our favorite CEOs are rock stars in the business world, recognized for their vision, big personalities and success. But the mighty can fall--just ask Marissa Meyer and Tony Hsieh.<p>If you've got your sights set on the top seat, I've got news for …

Leadership

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't | Inc.com

Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make sense.<p>Over the past three decades of coaching top leaders and entrepreneurs all over the world, I …

Leadership

6 Ways to Help Change Your Direction and Achieve Your Goals | Inc.com

Science tells us that failing's a good thing. Your mother told you it was okay to fail and start again. Sports stars are filled with failure to succeed stories to help pump you up. Still feels lousy.<p>If your big dreams are honest and you can feel them deep in your bones, then failure is not an …

Motivation

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

Donald Trump's Top 10 Rules For Success

Share31<p>Tweet<p>Share27<p>+1<p>Shares 58<p>He’s an entrepreneur, television personality, investor, real estate magnate and now 45th President of United States. He …

Donald Trump

John D. Rockefeller's Keys to Success | The Art of Manliness

By age 25 John D. Rockefeller controlled one of the largest oil refineries in the nation.<p>By age 31 he had become the world’s largest oil refiner.<p>By …

5 Most Important Attributes All Good Leaders Need

If you need to fix your leadership problems, focus intently on these five traits first.<p>A dismal reality about the state of the American workforce remains true: According to Gallup, nearly 70 percent of U.S. workers have been either "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" since 2000.<p>So who's to …

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

Motivation

9 signs people see you as a great leader

In the movies, amazing leaders can frequently be seen making life-changing speeches — sometimes whilst riding a horse back and forth before a mass of armored, sword-wielding soldiers.<p>In real life, leadership is a much quieter trait. In fact, you may not always even realize that others see <i>you</i> as a …

11 tiny daily habits that are wasting your time — even if you don't notice you're doing them

We're <i>all</i> running out of time. There aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done. That's just life.<p>However, if you feel like your inability to schedule your days is ruining your performance at work, that's probably a bad sign.<p>It's important to identify and drop harmful time-wasting …

Time Management

Why Teams Fail: The C-Word

Silicon Valley is bubbling these days. Uber recently raised $3.5B (that’s right, that’s B for Billions). Almost 60% of San Francisco’s houses are now valued above $1M (fewer than 20% were just a few years ago). And the US National Basketball (featuring major Golden State Warriors players) just came …

Silicon Valley

Famifi

6 Business Basics for Startup Success

Vision isn't enough. Six back-to-basics business strategies can help entrepreneurs achieve long-term success.

Entrepreneurship

10 Success lessons from Jack Dorsey – “Founder of Twitter and Square” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share26<p>+11<p>Shares 64<p>You may know him as the serial entrepreneur founder of both Twitter and Square. But did you know Dorsey’s also a …

Entrepreneurship

9 1/2 Secrets Successful People Use to Get the Most From Their Time, Life, and Career

Few would disagree that time management is a critical skill to develop if you want to get the most from your life and career. Without the ability to …

Talent Management

3 Habits Crucial to Success in a Lifestyle Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year had felt like a fairytale in a way. As I’m writing this, I’m packing to head to consult at a company in Medellin. Colombia. The opportunities to create a successful lifestyle business today were foreign even ten years ago. …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

5 Reasons Why There Are No Bad Teams, Just Bad Leaders | Inc.com

This is a common theme in the military and a philosophy embraced by good leaders. It embodies the reality that if leaders have built a great team and are providing sound leadership, there is no reason the team can't succeed and win.<p>In their New York Times best-selling book, <i>Extreme Ownership</i>, former …

Leadership

Good Leaders Know When To Hug And When To Kick

I’ve long held the belief that authenticity is the key to successful leadership. Authenticity requires taking the time to reflect on your personal weaknesses. Everyone has different faults that influence their decisions and behaviors. One of my big weaknesses as a leader is that I tend to be too …

Leadership

The 5 Secrets of Very Productive People Are Just Common Sense

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More than a decade ago, Microsoft got curious about how many hours per week workers are actually productive. They ran a survey prompting people to rate their workplace productivity, and the findings were pretty alarming.<p>In the U.S., …

The #1 Thing Holding Entrepreneurs Back & the 3 Steps to Defeat It

<i>Brian Shimmerlik is the Co-Founder and CEO at Vengo, which produces digital wall-mounted vending machines. He earned his BBA at the Ross School of Business and his MBA at NYU Stern. Brian recently spoke at The Blackstone Charitable Foundation Texas Announcement and his remarks can be viewed</b> …

Here’s What Happens When Employees Have Flexible Work Hours

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share54<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 93<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

Entrepreneurship

This Is the Week… I Become My Own #Girlboss and Write a Business Plan

When I was 25, I decided to open a vintage clothing shop. I was working as a gallery assistant at the local university’s art gallery with an art history degree, meaning I had literally no idea how to open a business, let alone run a successful one. I needed help. And while there are so many ways to …

The 1 Productivity-Killing Habit You Need to Stop Doing Now

How your mental accounting for time is crushing your productivity (and how to make it add up right).<p>I got up this morning at 5 a.m. and was pretty pleased with myself when I made it to my 9:30 a.m. coffee catch-up meeting only 7 minutes past the scheduled start. I'm chronically late--not typically …

If You Want To Succeed In Business, Think Like a Shark

It takes years of hard work, vision, determination, and unbridled passion to be a successful business owner. While many entrepreneurs are aware of that, the one key element many must brush up on is the underlying financials of the business, especially if you're trying to bring new investors on …

Wondering Where To Start? Three Entrepreneurs Share How They Got Started

Even with the volume of information available online and the proliferation of offline business resources, first-time entrepreneurs still face the challenge of knowing where to start.<p>Regardless of the accessibility of information available at our fingertips on entrepreneurship, startups and small …

The cofounder of Square says you should be wary of advice from successful people — here's why

That moment launched the idea behind Square, one of the most recent tech IPOs and a 2013 Inc "Most Audacious Company."<p>Jim is also an economics major, computer scientist and Missouri native.<p>Even before Square, he was well known for sharing what he learns. (He wrote his first textbook before he was …