George Ramirez

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How This Simple Trick Can Keep You Organized Every Day

For 10 minutes each morning, before I get lost in the minutiae of checking my email and starting unorganized tasks, I pretend that I have a boss and his name is Gabe. Gabe understands my business' priorities profoundly and has a laser focus on the long-term vision. He gets the interplay between the …

How Successful People Work Less and Get More Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Follow</i> <i>Entrepreneur on Facebook</i> <i>to join the discussion on hot topics.</i><p>As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people’s definition of success. As a father of three young …

4 Reasons Why You'll Never Be a Millionaire, and How You Can Change That

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Relaxing vacations on the French Riviera, huge donations to your favorite charity and an early retirement. These are the kinds of things people think of when they hear the word “millionaire.”<p>It’s unlikely you’ll ever experience that. …

The Search for Life on Earth

It’s easy to forget that the search for life, here, on Earth is far from over.<p>A 2011 study in PLOS Biology reported that about 86 percent of land species and 91 percent of creatures in the oceans have yet to be discovered. For context, there are about 8.7 million identified species, though some …

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The Reason You're Not Happy (And How To Fix It)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>If only [blank], I would be truly happy.<p>We’ve all uttered that phrase at one point during our lives, right?<p>Whether we were kids hoping for that one Christmas present we really wanted or adults in search of that next promotion, we’re constantly in …

10 Simple Qualities That Can Help You Achieve Professional Success and Satisfaction in Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The two biggest things people search for are simple: the desire to be happy and the desire to feel satisfied with life. To attain these goals and to achieve great satisfaction and personal satisfaction in your life and career, consider …

#FlipboardChat Summary: How to Curate News Magazines

Every Wednesday evening, members of the Flipboard Club—an unofficial group of passionate evangelists—hold a Twitter chat about a Flipboard-centric topic. We share the tips and ideas discussed there each week and let you know what the next topic is going to be. (Tomorrow’s topic is “Using the …

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These 5 Leadership Styles Have Never Worked for Anybody

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is tricky business. There are an infinite number of approaches and styles, unique to each individual leader, but not every style is effective in a working environment. Some approaches which seem like they would be effective on …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Happiness

This 90-Minute Morning Routine Will Make Your Workday More Productive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no stranger to the 12-hour workday. You stay at the office until 9 or 10 p.m. -- or until you just can’t read another email – before you force yourself to go home for a hasty dinner, a little more work and a few …

5 Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask About Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is something we’re all striving for at a basic human level. We need to be safe and fed, which is ultimately a huge driving factor in our desire for money as it provides a level of both of those needs. We also need love and …

The One Question Successful Business Owners Always Ask Themselves

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I run a 10-person company and it’s profitable. Don’t get the wrong impression. I'm not making millions, but the company does well enough to provide for my people and my family. It wasn’t always this way, though.<p>For the first five or six …

Four Habits of People Who Are Truly Happy

In this busy, self-involved world, a simple “thank you” has the ability to stop us dead in our tracks. Whether we’ve helped a co-worker with a project or simply held the door for a stranger, being thanked for a good deed makes us stand up with attention. Why? Because we perceive that simple acts of …

7 Steve Jobs quotes that can change your life

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance."</b><p>Everyone says they go the extra mile. Almost no one actually does. Most people who do go there …

Self-improvement

6 Truths About Failure Every Entrepreneur Should Embrace

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs do not fear failure.<p>The typical stereotype we carry about most successful entrepreneurs is that they approach business with the fearless enthusiasm of an extreme sports athlete.<p>Recently, however, I had the opportunity to …

10 Success Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to achieve success, you need to adopt the habits that will drive you to the top. Successful people strongly believe in something and are driven to manifest it. Their path is so strong that it keeps them true to their ideas and …

What's More Important at Restaurants: Food or Service?

Is it more important for a restaurant to have great food or great service? The answer isn't so clear-cut.<p><i>Welcome to our weekly recap of Bravo’s Best New Restaurant, where we share our unapologetically opinionated musings on the ups and downs of dining out. This week, we’re taking a look at the</i> …

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10 Amazing Secrets of Happy and Successful Leaders | Inc.com

We talk about happiness as if it were a thing to be discovered and acquired.<p>But happiness can never be found externally. It is not a possession to be acquired or a set of conditions, but a state of mind.<p>The happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything, but they have learned to make …

Happiness

The Saudi Princess and the Multi-Million Dollar Shopping Spree

Saudi princess Maha bint Mohammed bin Ahmad al-Sudairi reportedly tried to stiff some of Paris’s most exclusive boutiques for $20 million and skip out on a $7 million dollar hotel bill. James Reginato follows her trail.<p>It’s an old gambit—slipping out of a hotel in the dead of night to dodge the …

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6 Tips to Build a Business That Will Last Decades

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As Crown Worldwide celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, I am being asked the same question over and over again: What’s the secret to keeping a business alive that long?<p>It’s not that easy to answer. To be honest, it’s a huge …

The Secret To Getting Investors To Back Your Vision, Even If You're An Unknown Startup Founder

<i>By Nathalie Lussier</i><p>There’s no better time to be an entrepreneur than right now. Not only is there a low barrier to entry for the business world, startups now have access to what is estimated as a trillion dollar pool of capital. But apart from crowdfunding portals that make money more accessible, …

Entrepreneurship

Many Entrepreneurs Are Too Busy, But Not Productive

If you define your self-worth as an entrepreneur by how busy you are, it’s time to find another lifestyle. We all know people who are extraordinarily busy, but never seem to accomplish anything. For survival, entrepreneurs need to be all about accomplishing results that matter for themselves, their …

10 Ways to Say 'No' That Won't Damage Business or Relationships

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur I know can’t find enough hours in a day to do the good things they want, and yet they often find themselves saying yes to new requests. Perhaps because they are optimists by nature, or they just hate to disappoint …

8 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2015

Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My dad always used to tell me that the difference between the “you” now and the “you” 20 years from now will be the places you visit and the people you meet. I would also add baldness and gray …

Four basic skills of CEOs who can sell well

The CEO of any company is expected to sell at all times. The primary objective of any business is sales. You begin by selling to yourself, then you sell your co-founders. Later, you'll sell your first client and you'll continue until you retire. The job of any CEO is sales.<p>This primer will help you …

This Bath Is No Joke

I am a staunch believer that practically anything can be cured (or at least, soothed) by getting into the tub. And so, when the ladies at Brooklyn’s Shen Beauty turned me on to Pursoma’s Hot Tub Bath—meant to quell colds and congestion—I couldn’t wait to test it out on my own case of the sniffles. …

How to Change the World—and Make Some Money Too

Young adults flock to investments that promote social good. This was a hot topic at a big ideas festival over the weekend and is front and center …

How to Become Rich, and 24 Other Insights from Warren Buffett

The investing legend shares the secrets to his success.<p>Warren Buffett is a true genius as he is able to simplify complex ideas into quotes that will …

Using Faith and Walking In Your Authority

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So many faith based people cry out to God every day asking for help, crying out as if they are powerless to do anything and they are being attacked left and right.... and God answers from heaven and says, "Walk in your authority!"<p>It is …