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5 Thoughts That Crush Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ll hear that successful people think differently -- that they are somehow hard-wired for high performance. There's the notion that some entrepreneurs perfectly combine analytical and reasoning skills with optimism, creativity, problem …

Success Will Never Come to Entrepreneurs Who Do These 10 Things

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether we are talking about a football game, an election or an entrepreneurial journey, one thing is certain -- there are going to be winners and there are going to be losers.<p>Want to stack the odds of being a successful entrepreneur in …

Don't Want to Screw Up Your Startup? Follow These 7 Rules.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Seasoned entrepreneurs will agree that there is a lot more to building a successful business than having a great idea. Really, your big idea is just the first step — it's simply choosing which mountain you are going to climb. Profitable …

The 6 Elements of Persuasion (Infographic)

The word "influencer" gets thrown around a lot in business, but how does the power of the persuasion really work? An infographic from U.K.-based virtual phone service Everreach, explains the elements companies can utilize to impact their customers and get to "yes." The list is based on the …

Unbroken: Louis Zamperini Life Lessons | The Art of Manliness

Sometimes stories are so slender that to become movies, Hollywood has to generously pad and exaggerate the scanty details.<p>In the case of the current …

Learn a Foreign Language Quickly | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Benny the Irish polyglot who writes at Fluent in 3 Months.</i><p>Imagine being able to blend in undetected in another …

5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs often devote thousands of dollars to coaches, conferences, guidebooks and magazine subscriptions -- all to improve their business management skills. However, running a tutoring company has led me to an important realization: …

Why Cooperation Is Better Business Than Competition

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Who doesn’t want to be an entrepreneur?<p>Everyone wants to be their own boss and control their working hours while making money doing what they love. But the rigor of building a business image is hard. And more and more the ability of the …

Successful Entrepreneurs Offer 5 Tips for Finding Elusive Startup Funding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a capitalist game. The rich find it easier to fund and operate their startup as compared to those who are not as lucky but trouble finding investors is the last excuse an aspiring entrepreneur has for giving up on …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Understanding the psychology behind the way we tick might help us to tick even better.<p>Many studies and much research has been invested into the how and why behind our everyday actions and interactions. The results are revealing. If you are looking for a way …

What CEOs Can Learn From Scientists

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Science has taught us how to cure disease and even walk on the moon. These discoveries wouldn’t be possible without big vision -- and some serious trial and error.<p>At Launch Academy, the immersive coding school I co-founded, one of our …

5 Tips for Turning Uncertainty Into a Competitive Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leaders of the most successful, efficient businesses are masters of preparation. They’re continuously planning for a variety of future scenarios, engaging the entire organization in the process, and utilizing both financial and …

The 5 Steps Needed for a Digital Detox

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ease with which we can use technology both delights and exasperates us. We can now quickly shoot off an email at the dinner table or while we’re lying in bed, but these obsessive behaviors tend to also overwhelm us after a while.<p>That …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, especially in the cutthroat startup race, where half of all of all …

5 Ways to Help Build Your Integrity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Resolving to adopt a lifestyle of integrity is a decision that will affect all aspects of your daily pursuits -- your activities on a personal level as well as on behalf of your family and business. It all starts with the desire to take a …

Making the Jump From Employee to Owner

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every person who ever clocked in at work has had this thought: “If this were <i>my</i> business, I would run things differently.”<p>But what happens when you actually have the chance to buy the business you work for? I found out in 2006 when I …

The 5 Irrefutable Principles of Selling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are five principles when it comes to selling. Follow these natural principles and sales begin to happen immediately. It doesn’t matter if you’re selling online or offline. These five principles are your five keys to unlocking the …

There Is No Magic Formula for Small-Business Success -- Only This

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been asked many times to lay out my magic formula for building a successful small or medium-sized business. I usually respond by saying there's no magic, only hard work and experience.<p>While this is certainly true, the success of a …

Newly discovered planet is the most Earth-like yet, scientists say

Astronomers from the University of New South Wales in Australia have discovered a new planet that could be the most similar to the Earth ever observed.<p>The planet, dubbed Gliese 832c, is about 16 lightyears away and about five times the size of Earth. Astronomers said the planet orbits a red giant …

The Cowboy CEO's 8 Business Rules Learned Roping Cattle

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You could say that I fell face-first into my career.<p>When I was in junior high school, it was my job on my family’s ranch in Western Alberta, Canada, to help take care of our herd of about 300 cows. One morning it was about 40° below zero …

50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re sitting at your desk, daydreaming to start your own business, this is the article for you.<p>You already know that launching a company can be an intimidating process requiring tons of hard work. But the question has been lingering …

Have Writer's Block? Here Are 5 Ways to Come Up With New Story Ideas.

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>When it comes to creating great content, storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to engage and persuade an audience. But not if you’re telling the same old stories we’ve all heard a thousand times before. You need to tell truly original stories -- …

If You Want to Be a Big Deal, Never Stop Learning

To be a successful entrepreneur, particularly in tech, there is one thing you must accept: You need to always be learning.<p>If you ease up on learning new skills, you are going to get lapped. “The industry keeps moving. What you have to fall in love with is the process of learning and iterating and …

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3 Historical Habits That Improve Modern Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs are all about tech. Gadgets, gear and advances in technology make you faster, more productive and better performing than ever before in history.<p>Yet, moving at the speed of today’s fast-paced world can have other …

Forget Customer Service, Think Customer Wowing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customer service is an overused term that we are beat over the head with constantly, but it implies that you're only serving customers and nothing more. Yet there are so many opportunities to convert a one-time buyer into a life-long …

Looking for Inspiration? Take a Hike.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to generate new ideas? Throw on your walking shoes.<p>A recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology by Stanford University researchers Marily Oppezzo, a doctoral student in education psychology, and Daniel Schwartz, …

Don't Let Your Brain Commit This Crime Against You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 1932, Frederic Bartlett was working at Cambridge University when he conducted one of the most famous cognitive psychology experiments of all-time.<p>For this research study, Bartlett recited a Native American folk tale called “The War of …

Why Financial Security Ruins People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I met someone the other day who swears the deck is stacked against him. He truly believes he’s been shortchanged because he doesn’t have access to the opportunities and connections that privileged people have. He said, “There are no jobs …

The Psychology of Getting More Done (In Less Time)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s busy world, we seem to be <i>obsessed</i> with the idea of “productivity” and “work hacks”.<p>It’s easy to see why: being able to get more done allows us to get ahead in life, and even gives us more time to do the things we love outside …