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Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

News Corp

How to Navigate Difficult Conversations During the Holidays

Conversations with family and friends can be tricky, especially around the holidays. Do this, to keep communication from going off the rails.<p>People in my family are not known to be wallflowers -- or keep their opinions to themselves. They're charming and rowdy and rarely quiet about their positions …

Mindfulness

The 20/80 Rule, Integrity, and the Opposite of the 80/20 Rule

In a leader's relationships, the 20/80 rule counts, not the 80/20 rule.<p>Leadership means people watch you--not to what you <i>want</i> to say or do, or <i>mean</i> to, but what you <i>actually</i> say and do.<p>Attention to detail counts.<p>Not sometimes, but always. What Vince Lombardi said about winning applies to …

Tulip Retail Thinks It Can Save Brick-And-Mortar And Become A $100 Billion Business. Really.

Ali Asaria, a 37-year-old Canadian entrepreneur, says that despite what you may have read, brick-and-mortar retail is not dying. Asaria is CEO and founder of Tulip Retail, a four-year-old Toronto-based company that makes mobile apps for store salespeople. While many retailers have poured resources …

6 Things You Need to Keep Your Employees Happy (No, Money Isn't One of Them)

Meaning. Challenge. Autonomy. Just three of the six things employees are looking for from their work.<p>You might have seen the Gallup statistics that show that one out of two workers say they are "not engaged" with their job, while another 17 percent say they are "actively disengaged."<p>Even if you …

The Lack of This 1 Trait Gets Every Leader in Serious Trouble

It could make or break your personal and professional reputation.<p>Ever been placed in a situation where your integrity was <i>really</i> put to the test? Let me share a little story from about fifteen years ago.<p>I was contracted by an HR firm to manage a one-day career conference for a top pharmaceutical …

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

5 Traits That Distinguish True Innovators

It's one thing to be the first to market with an idea, but it's another to bring something totally new to the table.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'll admit it: I am not an innovator. Not an easy thing to confess these days, when innovators are the ones getting all …

Innovation

The Secret to Long-Term Motivation: Planning Backwards

In time, you'll no longer dread Monday mornings - you'll be up at 5 AM ahead of your alarm clock.<p><i>What is your daily driver as a start-up founder and entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

How intermittent fasting can increase weight loss

Intermittent fasting, without restricting overall calorie intake, has been found to reduce weight and improve metabolism. A new investigation hunts …

How Not to Become a Victim of the Peter Principle: 3 Warning Signs

Still stuck in the "king" role rather than that of the (hopefully rich) leader of growth? Look out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Laurence J. Peter had perhaps one of the most succinct and insightful observations in the world: People rise to their level of …

Leadership

How to Be a Winner Like Legendary Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch

Jack Welch wrote the book on winning. No, really. He authored with his wife Suzy a book titled, "Winning: The Ultimate Business How-To Book" in …

Leadership

This Entrepreneurial Family Made Swords for Samurai and Now Shares How to Be Successful in Fast-Changing Times

The only certainty is change. Great leaders maintain their success by learning to adapt like this amazing entrepreneur.<p>Great leaders understand that stability often helps employees perform better and streamlines planning. Life is rarely predictable, however, and the future often shows up looking …

Construction Industry

How to Build Your Personal Brand From Nothing

And build a massive loyal audience along the way.<p>Want to know the proper way to build your personal brand? This multi-millionaire thinks he can help.<p>With no resources, experience, nor connections, Neil Patel started his entrepreneurship career at the age of 15, while he was still in high school. …

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It

Actions speak louder than words.<p>I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going …

I Wake Up at 3:45 A.M. and People Call My Daily Routine ‘Truly Insane’ — Here’s Why You Should Follow It

"My routine guarantees that I live my life to the best of my ability, every single day."<p>I’ve seen my future. Honestly, I have. It involves me, about …

Why successful people spend 10 hours a week on 'compound time'

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

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 …

The 5 Best Marketing Blogs That Will Make You A Better Marketer

These blogs will keep your marketing skills sharp and relevant in a constantly evolving digital ecosystem.<p>When it comes to marketing, there is a lot of content out there. But there aren't many platforms that <i>consistently</i> provide high-quality content year after year. As someone who's spent the better …

How to Become the Coca-Cola of Your Industry Practically Overnight

Soon, everything they taught you about Facebook advertising and lead generation will not work. This is why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the next 24 months, direct lead generation will be inaccessible for most businesses. Soon, everything they taught you about …

Marketing

Why Subject Matter Experts Crush Salespeople And Order Takers

In my 2017 Trends article, I described the rise of the subject matter expert — a unique kind of sales professional who serves more as a trusted advisor than a stereotypical salesperson (or worse, order taker). Rather than coaxing a sale, this new breed of sales professional uses her expertise and …

Do impulsive people have less free will?

Before you consciously became aware of your decision to read this article, your brain was already making the necessary preparations to click the link.<p>There are a few crucial milliseconds between the moment when you’re consciously aware of a plan to act, and the moment you take action. This brief …

How To Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets To Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness