Books treasured by Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson have fetched princely sums at auction. A self-help book owned and annotated by Jackson sold for £4,600 and Elvis's bedside bible fetched £10,000 when
Many people don't recognize mental strength when they see it. As a psychotherapist and as an author of books on mental strength, I encounter many misconceptions about what it means to be mentally strong.
I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the it-factor. Some of them do, though. Some books absolutely have the power to transform
My work as an executive leadership coach often has me shadowing the people I'm coaching. And that means sitting in a lot of meetings--as many as seven or eight a day. And I've come to realize that there's
Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, the dots that mark the actions you didn't take. Those
If you're like me, you use the start of a new year to set intentions and tap into the inspiration needed to realize those intentions. But what about the middle of the year? What about the time when that
If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them? Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Some people roll their eyes at the
Successful people know that the week starts the moment their alarm sounds on Monday - and they're ready to get after it. It's not hard to realize that elite performers, and the people who live full lives,
For years, companies, universities and nonprofits have researched the reasons why women are less likely to enter STEM fields — and why, once they enter, they face challenges that frequently push them In
With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Last year, I was in a dilemma.
Richard Branson is a force of nature. In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts seventh
Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him. "Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?" one whispered. "No," the replied.
Check out these hard won lessons. Entrepreneurial success is all about overcoming obstacles. While mentors are an integral part of navigating pitfalls and potential opportunities over the course of a it's
Successful people are readers. For one thing, people at the top of their game are typically big into self-improvement. Not only that, research has shown people who read books actually live longer. Need
Build the habits you've always wanted. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, “Success is not an action, but
Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, or need inspiration yourself, these books come highly recommended by executives who thrive on self-improvement. 1. The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary by
Our subconscious mind starts evaluating people the minute we meet them. Can I trust this person? Do they seem happy? Are they qualified? Reputation and how we're perceived is critical when navigating and
Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective
American culture worships the individual. We have all heard stories--even when we were children--about "pulling yourself up by your bootstraps," and the importance of hard work, patience, and perseverance.
Regardless of how many Nike ads you may have absorbed thus far in your life, "Greatness" does not have to be reserved for the athletic elite. You may not be able to break a world record in a major sport,
Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles,
Research: Why 70 Percent of Employees Aren't Working to Their Full Potential Comes Down to 1 Simple Reason
According to Gallup research, an astounding 70 percent of U.S. employees are not showing up to work fully committed to deliver their best performance. Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of those workers