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The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

I recently published an article on Inc.com saying that people who read are going to be a mile ahead of those who do not. I received a lot of feedback from aspiring entrepreneurs asking where they should begin. After I gave myself some time to think, I listed what I believe are the five best books …

Entrepreneurship

Five Habits You Must Develop In Order To Become a Millionaire

To the average person, habits are a bad thing. To the extraordinary person, habits are a necessity of life. Being habitual is a must when you are performing at a high level. Most of us are prone to developing habits quickly, but we may choose to develop the wrong ones.<p>Everyone says they want to …

Self-improvement

Six ways to work less but get more done

Everyone shares the same 24 hours in a day and yet some entrepreneurs simply get more done than others. Is it just a case of some people work harder than others?<p>We've all heard the saying, "work smarter, not harder," but many successful entrepreneurs have come to realize that productivity is part …

Time Management

Getting Rich in Entrepreneurship Begins With Just Wanting to Help People

Entrepreneurs who focus on helping people never worry about not having customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You want a nice car. You want a nice house, and lots of money so you can do everything you want -- I get it. But those things aren’t going to make you …

Entrepreneurship

How I Made It: Billionaire's right-hand man Chris Hollod on becoming a big fish in a big pond

<b>The gig:</b> Chris Hollod, 33, is venture capital partner at billionaire Ron Burkle's private equity firm Yucaipa Cos. They've traveled together for the last five years, with Hollod as the frontman on evaluating thousands of start-up investment opportunities.<p>Hollod oversees Inevitable Ventures, backed …

Hip-hop Music

A boom in startup investing is breeding conflicts in Silicon Valley boardrooms

Oracle Corp.’s biggest cloud-computing takeover is in peril, partly the result of an investment made by Larry Ellison 18 years ago in what was then a …