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101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

What Is Your DNA Worth?

“Success in sight: The eyes have it!” Thus the scientific journal <i>Gene Therapy</i> greeted the news, in 2008, that an experimental treatment was restoring vision to 12 people born with a congenital disorder that slowly left them blind. Healthy genes were injected to replace the faulty mutations in the …

Genetics

Ten questions to ask before launching a pay-per-click campaign

Online advertising methods such as pay-per-click (PPC) have quickly become an effective tool for small businesses to get their messages in front of target audiences, drive traffic, and increase ROI. However, putting together a PPC campaign can be perceived as a daunting task for those who may not …

16 interview questions that are designed to trick you

<b>• Interview questions are often designed to test candidates.</b><p><b>• Some of these questions are obviously difficult, while others are more subtle traps.</b><p><b>• Business Insider spoke to two career experts who listed some especially tricky questions to watch out for and how to answer them.</b><p>Savvy hiring managers …

Employment

Why Great Leaders Are Made, Not Born

Stewart Friedman, author of the book Leading the Life You Want, explains the skills you need to harness to become an effective leader.<p>The debate over whether great leaders are made or born has gone on for ages. Stewart Friedman, the founding director of the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project, …

How to find your passion after you retire

A recent survey showed that in their ideal retirement, the majority of pre-retirees (72%) would like to work.<p>Many people want to continue working well beyond the traditional retirement age, and to do that they're finding new creative ways to stay employed in not just one new career, but two, three …

5 Traits Making You a Great Entrepreneur But Maybe Not a Good Dinner Date

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business owners are a unique breed -- and they have to be. If entrepreneurs don’t keep their foot on the accelerator, they or anyone who works for them will not be going anywhere.<p>The traits required for being a successful entrepreneur all …

Google Challenges Amazon Prime With Same-Day Delivery For $95 A Year

One year after the launch of Google Shopping Express, Google has expanded its same-day delivery service–now called Google Express–to three new cities. In a clear move to compete with Amazon Prime, Google will also begin offering a yearly membership option for the service–for $95, undercutting …

Malcolm Gladwell Says IKEA Built A Multibillion-Dollar Brand Because Its Founder Had This Disagreeable Personality Trait

This has made 88-year-old founder Ingvar Kamprad very wealthy: Forbes estimates that he's worth $3.8 billion.<p>If you ask Malcolm Gladwell, whose books have been read by more than 4.5 million people, Kamprad has succeeded thanks to an often-unpopular personality trait: <b>disagreeableness</b>. It's one of …

5 Things Every Startup Can Learn From Google

Take a page from the search giant's philosophies on hiring, design, and company culture.<p>Google might be the most impressive corporate success story in the last 20 years. Where does its innovative approach come from? It starts with breaking traditional rules. Here are five ways Googlers handle work …

Amazon: Monopoly or capitalist success story?

<b>According to the New Republic's Franklin Foer, internet retailer Amazon is a 21st Century monopoly, quietly squashing public interests and edging out important competition.</b><p>He writes that even if Amazon isn't breaking the letter of antitrust laws, which attempt to regulate industry to promote an …

How Can I Help? Why 'Adding Value First' Is the Winning Formula for Growth

Connect problems with your passion and purpose and you will never lack for opportunity and growth. Help as many people as you are capable of assisting every day and you will be unstoppable.<p>If you have been blessed with an entrepreneurial spirit, then you are no stranger to hard work or commitment. …

Upworthy Co-founder Eli Pariser: True Innovators Are Always Rejected | Inc.com

The Neuroscience of Selling

Until recently selling has remained an art. Now it's about to become a science.<p>Until recently, there really hasn't been a "science of selling," because selling behavior is too complex to measure. For instance, it's a statistical fact that 20 percent of salespeople make 80 percent of the revenue, …

In 2 Sentences, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff Explains Why Something Called ‘Analytics’ Is The Hot New Thing

The big new product release of this year's Dreamforce, Salesforce's annual conference in San Francisco, was a new cloud analytics platform called "Wave."<p>Wave is Salesforce's first business intelligence and data analytics software. It collects and analyzes all the data sitting in the user's database …

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

Many believe that entrepreneurial superstars are born, not made.<p>I beg to differ. I coach hundreds of entrepreneurs every year, from a colossal range of industries, and I believe they all share 7 common character traits.<p>Importantly, each of these traits did not exist at birth, they were developed …

Great logos have the knack of making customers recall their brand which helps consumers to select one product from another because of emotional connection with the company logo. Which ones hit the mark, and which ones really slip? http://buff.ly/1xElEwf

3 Tips on Using Your Social Networks to Drive Sales

Making social connections has never been easier--or more important.<p>As we approach the fourth quarter of 2014, many salespeople are scrambling to boost their sales, close out the year strong and lay the foundation for the next twelve months. We often hear from salespeople that relationships and …

Don’t Judge the Economy by the Number of Start-Ups

More new businesses are better for society, right?<p>That’s a common assumption. For instance, take this recent <i>Washington Post</i> piece, headlined, “More businesses are closing than starting. Can Congress help turn that around?” Sounds ominous at first. But wait a minute – is starting more new businesses</i> …

Tips From Startup Expert Steve Blank: How to Get Customers, Keep Them, and Attract Even More | Inc.com

Do You Want To Be A Millionaire?

<i>What separates self-made millionaires (including the super-rich) from those less financially successful? In a great many cases, the answer is “Millionaire Intelligence.”</i><p>There are quite a few ways to become a millionaire. Marrying money and inheritances are but two. However, to become a self-made …

Whoever Gets the Right Traffic (Not the Most Traffic) Wins

Getting a large number of visitors to your website or business feels great. But getting the right ones is far more valuable.<p>The marketing and sales funnel is broken. It leads you to shove as many people as possible into the top of the funnel to yield some customers at the bottom of the funnel. …

The Evolution Of The Manager...And What It Means For You

It’s still a bit fuzzy, right? What does it mean to be a manager?<p>In the early 1900s, the Industrial Revolution brought rise to not only a concept called “Mass Production,” but also a concept, at the time, called “Management Science.” Companies and leaders were curious about figuring out how to get …

Experience Travel

How to Increase Your Impact While Reducing Your Effort

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I can’t help but shake my head when people say, “You have to work hard if you want to be successful.”<p>Really? The most successful people I know are doing something that most others are not -- and it’s not putting in the longest hours at …

The Challenges of Emotion vs. Data-Driven Marketing

<i>Lauren deLisa Coleman is a digi-culture trend analyst specializing in the convergence of popular culture, emerging tech and the impact on business and governance. This post originally appeared on the Geckoboard blog.</i><p>For a job title that barely existed three years ago, the role of a data scientist …

Y Combinator And Mithril Invest In Helion, A Nuclear Fusion Startup

Building a nuclear fusion reactor that can generate more energy than is put in to make it work is one of the biggest challenges facing engineers today. Like quantum computing, decades of research have mostly resulted in proofs of concept, not hardware that can be rolled out commercially.<p>So it came …

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …

Navdy’s Heads-Up Display Wants To Be The Safer Alternative To Using Your Smartphone While Driving

Frustrated with using the built-in infotainment system and his phone in his car, Doug Simpson, CEO and founder of Navdy, decided to create a Google Glass-reminiscent heads-up display to create a new and safer way to interact with smartphones while driving.<p>Now I know what you’re thinking — why is he …