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10 Simple Patterns of the Most Insanely Successful People

Here are some proven patterns for achieving your goals, gathered through numerous in-person interviews of successful people from all walks of life.<p>Success takes many forms. You can have monetary success, political success, in the form of power, or even cultural success, in the form of fame.<p>I spent …

Self-improvement

What's Next for Toms, the $400 Million For-Profit Built on Karmic Capital

When he founded Toms, Blake Mycoskie reinvented the idea of a company that does well while doing good. So what's next for him? Doing that again.<p>Blake Mycoskie is the most relaxed intense person you will ever meet. Two days after this year's Academy Awards, Mycoskie sits in his world-bazaar-flavored …

Entrepreneurship

7 Self-Defeating Psychological Habits That Stymie Success

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last thing any of us want to do is get in our own way of succeeding. Yet, despite this great intention much of the way our psyches operate is from the unconscious. Whatever is unconscious can wreak havoc on our path to …

Self-improvement

How to Radically Change Your Goals and Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

personaldevelopment

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Success

10 Eye-Opening Insights From Tony Robbins That Will Change Your Outlook on Success

The secret to living is giving, says Tony Robbins.<p>I have been following Tony Robbins for many years now and always found his talks and anecdotes inspirational and actionable.<p>One of the biggest things I learned early on is that it's not just about making more money, but also about being in tune with …

personaldevelopment

How Laura Roeder Built Her 'Edgar' App to $150,000 Monthly Revenue in 13 Months

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media marketers are a dime a dozen these days, but there are still some very talented professionals who stand out -- and Laura Roeder is one of these rising stars in the social media industry.<p>Roeder is the founder of …

Marketing

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

Customer Service

16 business books that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Sure, 300 pages about entrepreneurship, money, leadership, management, or success can be tough to get through. But the very best business books can change your life.<p>These are the books that offer valuable insights, inspire you, and give you new perspectives. They influence your life and career, and …

Silicon Valley legend Bill Campbell has died — here is some of his best leadership advice

Bill Campbell, widely known in Silicon Valley as "The Coach," died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.<p>Before entering the tech industry, Campbell served as head football coach at Columbia University and maintained a pep-talk approach when dealing with executives. Campbell's illustrious …

Why You're Afraid To Write Your Book (And How To Beat Fear)

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know you have a book in you and you know you should write it. It'll help you gain authority and visibility, it will get you in front of the right people and drive clients and business to you.<p>But you just can't seem to get it …

Writing

Becoming The Kind Of Leader You Would Want To Follow

Brian Tracy posed a pointed question: “Are you the kind of leader you would want to follow?” Amazingly, in many cases, the answer appears to be no.<p>Dr. Nico Rose does a great job of curating interesting news from the world of positive psychology and came up with this gem: When managers were asked …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

15 Writers Shaping How We Think about Leadership

Who are the leaders amongst leaders advancing our thinking about how to be successful in business and have an impact on people?<p>Leadership is no longer about command-and-control. Barking expectations don't motivate people. It irritates and diminishes a leader's effectiveness. After all, leadership …

Leadership

Are millennials wreaking havoc on employers, or vice versa?

“Quick, help me, the inmates are running the asylum” is what is running through the heads of most business owners with multi-generational employees these days.<p>That is another way of saying those business owners are struggling with the rapid rise of the millennials generation in the workforce, and …

The Workplace

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You

These favorite podcasts were chosen by the real experts (a.k.a. the entrepreneurs who love to listen).<p>I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and …

personalgrowth

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

10 tips for writing emails people will respond to

They ignored you. (Again).<p>So, um, yeah, you check your nails, and, uh, hope that nobody will notice.<p>It doesn't have to be this way.<p>Most people get blown off because their emails are a bit rough, maybe try to say too much, and seem like, <b>whoa</b>, a lot of effort to read.<p>And that's because most email …

Why the most successful people aren't afraid to promote themselves

We don't want to expose ourselves to potential criticism, so we mask our self-protection with a demure (and often proud!), "Oh, me? I'm just not very comfortable with promoting myself."<p>Congratulations, your less competent colleague is about to take your promotion.<p>I have identified the top five …

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found they share 6 personality traits

Each person's path to wealth may be unique, but there are certain commonalities among the world's richest people.<p>After studying the lives of 177 self-made millionaires over the course of five years, author Thomas C. Corley found that they all shared six traits, which he reveals in his upcoming …

Self-improvement

Want To Be More Confident? Stop Doing These 7 Things

Eleanor Roosevelt said, “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”<p>It’s no secret that fear is a big roadblock to confidence. Fear of taking risks. Fear of failure. Fear of saying or doing the wrong thing. There are a myriad of …

Breaking Through

11 Science-Backed Reasons Running Is Really Good for You

The runner's high is real<p>Looking for inspiration to lace up and hit the roads, trails, or treadmill this week? Forget trolling Instagram's plethora …

Roads

How Storytelling Can Grow a Business

The business world is always looking for that great new idea, but what if the “next big thing” was something as old as humanity? That's the case with …

100 Answers to the Question: What Is Leadership?

There are as many definitions of leadership as there are leaders. Here are 100 of the best ways to define leadership.<p>If you Google the word leadership you can get about 479,000,000 results, each definition as unique as an individual leader.<p>It's a difficult concept to define, perhaps because it …

Motivation

'Winning the Brain Game' Will Help Fix Your Fatal Flaws of Thinking

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brainstorming. Problem solving. Creative thinking. These are all words that are closely related to entrepreneurship. However, you would be surprised to know that even successful business owners and intrapreneurs hold themselves …

Creativity

8 Timeless Leadership Lessons from Andy Grove

Former Intel CEO Andy Grove was, in many ways, larger than life. The <i>Time</i> 1997 Man of the Year and 1997 <i>Chief Executive</i> magazine CEO of the Year was …

Leadership

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

Great Leaders Stand Out

"Great leaders don't succeed because they are great. They succeed because they bring out greatness in others." - Jon Gordon<p>What makes a great leader? There is no shortage of advice on the characteristics, qualities, and attributes that make up a great leader. Leadership is a choice and something …

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

Motivation