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How to Invest $1,000 a Month

Here's your step-by-step guide to building lasting wealth.<p>If you invested $1,000 per month and earned the historic market return, how much money …

Retirement

5 Things Successful People Do Every Sunday

Don't wake up Monday without doing these five things.<p>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, maximize all the different moments that …

Success

6 Things Successful Women in STEM Have in Common

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 out. In prior research, we at the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) found that women leave STEM …

Leadership

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>6 min read<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t know how I was going to pay the rent, let alone eat. …

Profit

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Body Language

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives his Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>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 him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

Immune System

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

If You Can’t Do These 11 Things In Front Of Your Partner, Then They’re Probably Not Your Soulmate

When it comes to being in a healthy, long-term relationship, you'll likely know you're with your soulmate if you can do and say certain things in …

Safe-Space

31 Powerful Women Share the Advice They'd Give Their Younger Selves

Check out these hard won lessons.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>Entrepreneurial success is all about overcoming obstacles. While mentors are an integral part of navigating pitfalls and potential opportunities over the course of a career, it's important to …

5 Disciplines for Leading a Powerful Work Team

Leading teams has never been more complicated and difficult, say Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick, principals of The Culture Works, a consulting and …

21 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

Successful people are readers because being at the top of your game involves perpetually working on self-improvement.<p>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 …

8 Proven Habits for Ultimate Success

Build the habits you've always wanted.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, “Success is not an action, but a habit.”<p>Here, top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles weigh in on the one mental habit that …

17 Books Read by Incredibly Successful People | Inc.com

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, or need inspiration yourself, these books come highly recommended by executives who thrive on self-improvement.<p>1. <i>The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive</i> by Patrick Lencioni<p>"This was a great book and very easy to read. The one piece of it that …

Peter Thiel

Want To Be Perceived As a Great Leader? Know This Know

Take control of how others define your reputation.<p>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 relationships and business ventures.<p>Want to …

Leadership

14 ways to gain confidence when you’re at a new job and an introvert

If you are an introvert, there are many aspects of life that can feel extra challenging — like gaining and communicating self-confidence at a new …

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories | Inc.com

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 leadership and executive presence.<p>Stories are a powerful way for leaders to engage customers, …

Leadership

This is the No. 1 question Tony Robbins gets asked (and how he answers it)

Tony Robbins is a force of nature. He has seemingly endless energy and is unrelentingly positive.<p>Popular Searches<p>DOW$INDU▲24,946.51+72.85+0.29% …

Mastering This 1 Trait Will Make You Smarter, Happier, and More Successful | Inc.com

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.<p>I remember being young. And in my privileged middle class suburban community, I recall being …

Self-improvement

13 Remarkably Inspiring Quotes on Greatness in the Workplace | Inc.com

• "Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all these things effectively, you can't miss." - Lee Iacocca<br>• "The price of greatness is responsibility." - Winston Churchill<br>• "Strive not to be a success, but to be of value." - Albert …

Motivation

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

Research: Why 70 Percent of Employees Aren't Working to Their Full Potential Comes Down to 1 Simple Reason | Inc.com

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 are basically sleepwalking through their day, and 18 percent of them are busy acting out their …

Employee Engagement

The 1 Company Culture Rule 99% of People Are Afraid to Follow but Should | Inc.com

I believe we are experiencing a massive shift in how companies think about company culture.<p>Go back a few years, and it was all about novelties to draw top talent: big screen televisions, open work spaces, Ping-pong tables and baristas on payroll.<p>Go back a decade, and these things hadn't yet …

Team Building

9 Phrases Bosses Should Say Often to Inspire and Motivate Others | Inc.com

We hardly ever think about it, but a leader's words are a powerful means for motivating people at work. But where do you start with what to say, or even how to say things that will inspire?<p>According to Dr. Paul White, co-author of <i>The New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the</i> …

Employment

10 Simple Questions The Most Exceptional Leaders Ask Themselves (To Discover Their Values) | Inc.com

Each leader is unique. I've worked for and been inspired by a wide-range of leaders--some of whom were silent and led by example. Others who, through their display of confidence, put others at ease. And some who embraced their authoritarian values, ran a tight ship, but did so in a clear, explicit …

Leadership

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader | Inc.com

Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every stage.<p>Becoming a successful leader is synonymous with becoming the best version of yourself--it's that simple and …

Leadership

Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer asks, ‘Do you have any questions?’

One of the most important moments of a job interview comes just before the end, when the hiring manager asks, "Do you have any questions for …

Employment

How to Be a Compelling Candidate for a Job

How to Be a Compelling Candidate<p>Positioning Yourself for Job Search Success<p>Updated December 24, 2017<p>When your job search seems to be stuck and you're …