Julian Martin

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5 5-Minute Routines That Will Make You Wildly Wealthy and Successful

Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time.<p>Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time. The ultra-wealthy may seem larger than life, but if we break down the habits of millionaires and …

Self-improvement

8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been said that your most valuable form of capital is your mind. Entrepreneurial Personality Types (or EPTs), discovered by Alex Charfen, are naturally capable of widespread success -- but what happens when you’re pushed off …

Self-improvement

The One Skill Most People Lack

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

4 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Well-Connected People

The reality is that the more influencers you know, the better your chances of realizing greater success.<p>When we see an incredible success story, many of us entertain the notion of a lone entrepreneur, hustling day and night to bring his or her dream to life. But that rarely happens.<p>Mark Zuckerberg …

Jerry Seinfeld

The 1 Quick Question That Will Instantly Make You More Productive

Goodbye cluttered to-do list, hello laser focus.<p>You're blurry-eyed and slack-jawed at your desk, staring at a to-do list so long you feel like you could wrap it around the entire earth -- twice. Yes, we've all found ourselves in this stressful situation every now and then.<p>Facing a to-do list that …

Productivity

4 Business Myths That Actually Make Success Even Harder

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At one time in our lives, most of us have believed in something that wasn’t true. Whether it was belief in the Easter Bunny, Santa Claus or the Tooth Fairy, such harmless myths enhanced childhood and memories of our youth.<p>That’s …

Easter Bunny

Why You Should Avoid Entrepreneurship

It is a ride many people dream about and most wish they had never gotten on.<p><i>This article was written for visionaries and masochists alike.</i><p>During a particularly tough business cycle, I asked my friend and mentor Rick Voirin about whether it was the right time for me to change the direction of one of …

Entrepreneurship

What Most Entrepreneurs Don't Understand About Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

13 Habits of Phenomenally Successful Leaders

Great culture is the extent that people are motivated and supported to do great work.<p><i>In running or managing a business, what are the most important things you can do as a leader? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with</i> …

Leadership

7 things successful people never say

But there are things you may not be thinking about which can undermine your chances of success.<p>Little things like your choice of words can have big effects.<p>You may be unintentionally putting up roadblocks on the path to your own success by carelessly uttering seemingly harmless negative phrases.<p>Be …

7-Point Checklist for Making Sure You Can Afford to Invest

You don't become an investor overnight. It's a process, and it can take some doing to reach the point where you have the financial foundation to take on investing. But if you're starting to feel like it's time you take the plunge, here's a seven-point checklist for making sure you can afford to …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

Having trouble focusing on what you really need to do? You're not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, the average worker admits to wasting 2.09 hours of each eight-hour workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. The Web is like the next-door neighbor who keeps asking us to play when …

5 lessons for first-time entrepreneurs I learned the hard way

In doing so, my tips might be able to help some of you first-time entrepreneurs out there get past barriers a little more quickly, get launched faster, and avoid some pitfalls along the way.<p>I've failed many times. I can remember several times where I didn't even have enough money in my bank account …

7 Sources of Capital Entrepreneurs Can Leverage For Their Business

Raising capital is one of the hardest things entrepreneurs need to do to build their business. It is full of ups and downs and in essence it is a …

Venture Capital

12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Own Company

You have to trick yourself into thinking that you will succeed, no matter the odds.<p><b>1. There's never a "good time" to start your business.</b> Quitting a comfortable job to start a new company is a leap of faith, regardless of whether you have funding, an investor, or great mentorship. We had this idea …

10 Common Money Mistakes Successful People Never Make

Everyone dreams of being rich. Understanding what it means to be truly rich, however, eludes a large majority of the population. If you’re hoping to …

Personal Finance

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

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, …

Success

11 daily habits of self-made billionaires anyone can adopt

If you want to get rich, start by studying the people who have already done so.<p>"The only person who can teach you how to think like a millionaire is a millionaire," writes Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think."<p>The same could be said about billionaires.<p>Below, we've rounded up 11 habits …

The 3 Best Ways to Grow Your Business Overnight

Startup success boils down to these 3 factors.<p>Growing your company can be tough.<p>A major reason why some entrepreneurs fail isn't their inability to employ the right strategies - it's their distraction from having so many elements of their business to focus on.<p>If a company can focus on just the most …

Business Strategy

The Things Successful Leaders Do and Don't Do to Build Relationships

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are many components of leadership success, but none of them is more important than the relationships you build, on and off the job. As John McGuirk says, "The ability to form friendships, to make people believe in you and …

Self-improvement

These Are the 3 Most Important Decisions You Will Make in Your Life

I recently attended the Tony Robbins Business Mastery seminar, and what I’m about to share with you will change your life—but only if you take action …

Retirement

I grew my business from my basement to the NASDAQ index — here's the best advice I have for aspiring entrepreneurs

Mario Tama/Getty Images<p>So, you think you want to start your own business? Good for you! People will tell you that 90% of all startups fail. That doesn’t mean yours will.<p>Starting a business can be one of the best decisions you will ever make. And I’ve found there are a few actions you can take that …

9 Entrepreneur Habits That Lead to Long-Term Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lifestyle that requires staying power, because starting a new business is a long-term process with many tough challenges. As an angel investor, I look diligently for signs that an aspiring startup …

Entrepreneurship

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

What Many Entrepreneurs Do Wrong Once Their Startup Becomes Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Your Resume Is Never Enough to Get the Job You Really Want

If you haven't started a business yet and there's a job you really want, relying on a resume is little better than wishing and hoping.<p>Maybe you haven't started a business yet. Maybe you're a serial entrepreneur in between startups. Or maybe you're trying to gain additional skills while you launch …

Employment

12 Tiny Changes You Can Make Today to Start Streamlining Your Life

Hack that to-do list and remember to breathe.<p>Do your stress levels directly correlate to the length of your to-do list? When you have an overflowing inbox and a plethora of professional and personal responsibilities, it can be difficult to accomplish every task. But guess what: There are tons of …

This Is Where Most People Drop the Ball in Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

3 Things Science Recently Learned About Money and Happiness

Should you keep chasing the next dollar or kick back a little? Research weighs in.<p>The wisdom of the ages insists that money can't buy happiness. At the same time, having to count every penny is stressful and often outright misery inducing, so clearly money can buy <i>some</i> level of life improvement. But …

Happiness

5 key traits to be a successful entrepreneur

Taking the first steps to start your own business can be difficult and there are certain traits that help entrepreneurs have a positive outlook and …

Small Business