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Creative Writing

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

4 Ways to Sell Like the Rock Star Entrepreneurs

Adapting an entrepreneurial mindset can transform your sales approach.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s more to entrepreneurship than just starting a business. The world’s best entrepreneurs have a powerful mindset that sets them apart from the rest. Whether …

The Only 3 Things That Matter if You Want to Be an Entrepreneur

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

6 Types of Business Plans

Business plans guide owners, management and investors as businesses start up and grow through stages of success. A business owner or prospective …

The secret soup of successful leadership

What is that top leaders of the world do, which makes them so successful? Do they have any magic potion? Is there any secret recipe for successful …

3 simple ways to talk to your kids about living on Mars

Your list of parental responsibilities is about to take a weird turn.<p>Gone are the simpler days when you could send a kid out into the great wide …

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Scientists Plan to Make Humanity an Intergalactic Species

In <i>Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan,</i> a device known as Genesis is deployed from a starship. Though repurposed as a weapon by the evil Khan, it was …

3 Bargain Blue Chips With Dividend Yields of More Than 4.5%

In the last two weeks of trading, the <b>S&P 500</b> has gone up and down between 1% and 2% six consecutive times. This is a frustrating environment for …

How Tony Robbins Went From Broke to Rich

If you are going to learn life lessons from anybody, it may as well be someone who owns a 525-acre private island in Fiji.<p>That is the enviable life …

How to Monetize Your Blog Like a Pro

Last year, celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton (Mario Lavandeira) earned an astonishing $15,000 in daily income, as his website gained a value of …

Marketing

Luke Walton Explains Why He Won’t Measure The Lakers’ Success By Wins And Losses This Season

It’s going to be another long season for the Los Angeles Lakers and their fans. The organization may be free of having to defer to an overpaid, past-his-prime Kobe Bryant while finally addressing its future in the proper manner, but that hardly means the process will be either quick or easy.<p>Look no …

11 Surprising Habits Of Powerful People

Power gets a bad rap, but only because people pursue it for the wrong reasons. When power is pursued for the right reasons, it can be a tremendous force for good.<p>Niccolo Machiavelli spread the belief that people can only become powerful by exploiting the worst aspects of human nature. One of this …

Ten Secrets Of Public Speaking Success

From time to time it’s important to take a step back and put the world of public speaking into perspective. I do take it very seriously, and I am completely passionate about it, but it’s also important to recognize that public speaking is one human activity out of many, we don’t burn people at the …

Public Speaking

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Motivation

10 Success lessons from JK Rowling – “Billionaire Author” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share40<p>+15<p>Shares 103<p>British author JK Rowling wrote the first Potter books while a single mother living on welfare. Written on a manual …

Motivation

To Achieve Your Goals You Must Become Attractive On the Inside

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Half of this year is gone. Have you reached 50 percent of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful -- in any area of your life or career -- before 2016 comes to an end, the one thing you must to do is to become an attractive …

The 3 Secrets to Thriving in Times of Adversity

You're reading The 3 Secrets to Thriving in Times of Adversity, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Motivation

Congratulations! You Are the Boss–So Now What? | Inc.com

If you're upwardly mobile in your career and you work for an organization, or if you're an entrepreneur who plans to someday grow your business beyond what you can handle on your own, the day is going to come when you're somebody's boss.<p>If you're never held a leadership or supervisory position, the …

On Point

An Interview with Tony Robbins

Four million people have attended Tony Robbins’ self-improvement workshops. 50 million have bought his books and recordings. He has been a consultant …

Weight Loss

How a younger boss will help you get ahead

Whippersnapper boss? Read this.<p>Holly Pavlika has worked for several managers who are quite a bit younger than she is but this has never given the New York marketing executive much pause for thought.<p>It’s more important to focus on staying on top of your industry than worrying about a younger …

The Workplace

Microsoft Is the Best Dividend Stock on the Fortune 500

Last year’s best-performing Fortune 500 stocks had something in common: They didn’t pay dividends. The top two companies, Netflix (nflx) and …

9 signs you're successful, even if it doesn't feel like it

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the '<i>He who dies with</i> …

Self-improvement

A UPenn psychologist uses the 'Hard Thing Rule' to teach her kids to take control of their success

It's doubly so if that successful person is a top psychologist who specifically studies how to help kids thrive.<p>That psychologist is Angela Duckworth, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania whose new book, "Grit," offers research and anecdotal evidence on how passion and perseverance lead to …

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you

Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours combines itself in a way that suddenly causes …

8 Thought-Provoking Motivational Books That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Most of us live in a certain set pattern. We think and behave the same way for years and wonder why we are always getting the same results. The need …

The quake-maker you've never heard of: Cascadia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mother Earth slowly reveals her secrets, and this time, it's a fault line deep in the belly of the planet.<p>Its name is a whopper: The Cascadia subduction zone.<p>Its gargantuan size and potential power amaze earthquake experts, who say it could cause the worst natural disaster in the history of …

Geology

All the water on Earth fits into a shockingly small space

Since most of the Earth's surface is literally covered with water, it's easy to assume that we have a useable surplus of the stuff. But the total …