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Here's How to Tell If Your 'Impossible' Idea Will Really Work, According to a Billionaire Entrepreneur

From the nicotine patch to the DeltaWing race car, Don Panoz never does what's expected.<p>You have what you think is a brilliant new idea for a product, company, book, or other project. You've shown it to a bunch of experts, and they've all told you the same thing: It'll never work. Are they smarter …

High Blood Pressure

Starting A Company In 2017? Here Are 7 Tools To Make Your Job A Whole Lot Easier

These are the essentials.<p>Nowadays, it really doesn't matter what field you're in--you need to be digital. Big cabinets and stacks of paper are going out the door, and so are sloppy desktops with endless excel files. There are too many great programs out there with automated processes to warrant …

Marketing

10 Smart Habits That Will Instantly Boost Your Self-Esteem

Some people seem to be born with self-esteem--and some of us have to work at it.<p>Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself.<p>And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking.<p>If …

Self-help

Here Is the 1 Attribute to Look For When Hiring a New Team Member

Often likability and personality win people over in an interview. Here's what you should look for instead when hiring a new team member.<p>Looking for people with positive attitudes, likable and extroverted personalities is one common hiring mistake. It's a myth that candidates who can sell themselves …

Employment

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Cultivating smart habits is the key to unlocking your potential.<p>To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals …

personaldevelopment

The Traits Employers Value Most in a Potential Leader

Skills, experience, and expertise are obviously important when it comes to moving forward in your career. That said, many employers look beyond those …

Want To Be A CEO? Five Essential Qualities Boards Look For

In a much-read article in Forbes.com –“How To Become A CEO”— fellow contributor Christian Stadler presented a sensible, research-based summary of career steps to the top job: pursuing specific education, choosing particular functional paths, and developing personal qualities like “drive and …

10 mind-numbing questions from the book that's considered the Holy Grail for landing a Wall Street job

Strats — short for strategists — work on trading floors alongside the traders creating models for pricing and risk management, etc. The job description is similar to that of a quantitative analyst, but quants typically aren't on the trading floor.<p>Interviews for these sorts of positions tend to be …

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Women's Health

21 Super Inspiring Quotes for Leaders

From Steve Jobs to Sheryl Sandberg to Sam Walton to Oprah, the thoughts of these great achievers will lift your mood--and elevate your game.<p>No one ever said that leading a business is easy--it's not. In fact, it can be frightening, exasperating, challenging, harrowing, and exhausting. When you feel …

Motivation

One Easy Resume Fix That Gets You Twice The Interviews

Somehow over the past twenty years we’ve gotten stuck in our thinking where our resumes are concerned. Years ago, we’d go to a print shop and get a hundred copies of our resume printed.<p>We had to use the same version of our resume every time we applied for a job. I think I still have half the box of …

How to Determine if a Contract Is Valid

A contract is an agreement made between two or more parties that is enforceable by law. The enforcement aspect of a contract is important, because …

Blockchain

Lessons Learned in the First 12 Months of Being a Startup CEO

At the beginning of any new venture, the entrepreneur usually spends a lot of time doing most of the work herself. This often means product …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Apps

7 things every CEO needs to start doing

<i>Answer by Jason M. Lemkin on Quora.</i><p>This new phase of my life as a venture capitalist is really the first time I’ve ever worked with CEOs who weren’t …

Secrets To Success: 6 Tips From The Most Successful People

What are the secrets to success? Well, successful people work hard. But you work hard too, right?And if you keep working harder and harder you’re …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Self-improvement

9 Secrets of Highly Confident and Successful People

Think about Bill Clinton, Steve Jobs, Donald Trump--and the most confident and assertive people you work with. Chances are, they use many of the same tactics to keep everyone else on defense.<p>Pay attention, please. This is the most important article you'll ever read.<p>We all know people who seem …

Self-improvement

7 Essential Qualities for Building a Business Empire

The world's wealthiest people didn't achieve that status by accident. Here are seven ways six of them built their vast empires.<p>It's easy to look at the world's wealthiest people and marvel at their accomplishments. They can afford to buy multiple houses and cars and luxuries that most of us can …

Entrepreneurship

8 Work-From-Home Jobs That Earn You Serious Money

It’s no exaggeration to say that a large portion of the working class would absolutely love to work from home. No traffic, no meaningless water …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

9 Ways Reading Fiction Can Jump Start Your Career

Do you remember how excited you were when you landed your first job, or your dream job? It may seem like a work of fiction now, a story about someone …

Success

How to Blow Your Boss's Mind

Here's how you showcase your value to get ahead at work.<p>We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you're doing everything right--you're never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always meet deadlines--promotions can be few and far between.<p>You're putting the work in, so why aren't …

Self-improvement

What 11 Successful People Wish They Knew About Money in Their 20s

Even the wealthiest, most successful people are prone to making money mistakes.<p>Billionaire and investor Mark Cuban misused his credit cards at a …

Self-improvement

5 tricks to free up space on your iPhone

When you start running short on space on your iPhone, you can start deleting apps and offloading photos and videos to free up space or you can expand your storage. You can also try to trick your iPhone into freeing up some space.<p>Because no one likes to be forced to delete apps or deal with photo …

IPhone 7

How To Answer The Question 'Why Are You Job-Hunting?'

A weird thing about a job search is that even questions that have a perfectly reasonable answer can throw you. When a recruiter or a hiring manager asks you “Why are you job-hunting?” you may feel your throat tighten, just for an instant.<p>The answer could be complex and nuanced. It might not …

Employment

8 Signs That You're An Amazing Leader

What kinds of amazing leaders draw and develop the best talent? Generally, they possess many of these qualities.

7 Important Things Successful People Do Before Bedtime

That last hour of the day is super important if you want to get the most out of tomorrow. Try this bedtime regimen and be ready to seize the day.<p>Have you ever wondered why some people are able to start the day energized and alert while others have to drag themselves out of bed and into the world of …

Success

5 Habits That Will Get You That New Job Every Time

If you're looking for a new job, there are certain things you can do to increase your chances of landing it.<p>Wouldn’t it be great to be able to get inside the head of a job recruiter, or the manager who is considering hiring you for a new job? Actually, you can. There are certain habits most …

Employment