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How to Excel at Both Strategy and Execution

For decades, we’ve often thought of leadership profiles in unique buckets—two popular varieties were the “visionaries”, who embrace strategy and think about amazing things to do, and the “operators”, who get stuff done. We intuitively knew that there must be leaders that span these areas, but in …

31 Digital Tools Entrepreneurs Say They Can't Live Without

What tools do CEOs actually use every day?<p>Today there are too many tools to choose from, which got me wondering, what tools do CEOs actually use every day? What tools could they not live without?<p>I've interviewed over 700 CEOs as part of my podcast, <i>The Top Entrepreneurs</i>, and have summarized the top …

If You Aren't Doing Content Marketing, You're Missing The Boat

The Content Marketing Institute together with Marketing Profs and Curata released an essential study recently.<p>You need to read it.<p>Why? Because it found that 75% of companies are increasing their investment in content marketing, and 43% are increasing staff levels. Content marketing works, and I’ll …

Marketing

These are the four questions Y Combinator uses to identify the next unicorn

Over 12 years, Silicon Valley accelerator-turned-seed-fund Y Combinator has invested in more than a thousand companies. Its success stories include Dropbox, Airbnb, and Stripe, and recipients of its investments are altogether worth an estimated $100 billion today.<p>Y Combinator accepts dozens of new …

Venture Capital

Fintech startup Mondo provides slick, impressive UX: Review

<b>Mondo has been billed as "a bank that’s as smart as your phone. Built for your smartphone, this is banking like never before."</b><p>The "easy-to-use' app …

The 20 most powerful people in tech

Business Insider recently released its list of the most powerful people in the world, and 12 of our top 50 were innovators, CEOs, and influencers from the tech world.<p>To determine the ranking, we considered more than 100 of the most influential players in business, politics, and entertainment and …

Silicon Valley

How to Make Your Startup Introduction Email Simple, Clear and Awesome

Entrepreneur, Investor, Managing Director of Techstars in NYC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We encourage Techstars companies to perfect the way they introduce themselves. An introduction is the first sales touch point. Make it simple, clear and awesome.<p>To start with, …

Matt Cutts
Entrepreneurship

Kid Video And Entertainment Service Playkids Nabs $15M From Parent Firm Movile

You might think that YouTube has the kid video demographic locked down, particularly since it launched a dedicated video app for kids, but a company out of Brazil is aiming to challenge that asumption. And it’s putting another $15 million where it’s mouth is, too.<p>That company is Movile, a mobile …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Time Management

It all begins and ends in your mind. What you...

Mind

15 Productivity Hacks For Procrastinators

There are more than six billion people in this world and I am willing to bet that the majority of us are probably procrastinators. It is just an easy …

Time Management

10 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Have A Fearless Mindset

As a parent, you want your kids to grow up to be confident, happy, and successful adults, able to face the world head-on and make the most of every …

Self-help

30 Things I Do Every Day That Improves The Quality Of My Life

Do you want to improve your overall happiness in life? Check out 30 super easy things you can do every day to improve the quality of your life.

Happiness

10 Mini Productivity Hacks To Ease Your Life

We probably live in the busiest and most distracting time in history, and all the tasks we have to accomplish each day can be really difficult to …

Time Management

9 Ways Highly Successful People Get Ahead With The Mighty Checklist

The checklist is a simple and effective work hack that many professionals use to improve their performance. Whether you are a surgeon, pilot or …

Self-improvement

15 Productivity Hacks For Procrastinators

Let me guess.<p>You should be doing something else rather than reading this article. But due to some unknown force of nature, you decided to …

Productivity

You don't have to go fast... You just have to...

6 Lessons From the Rising Startup Leaders

1. Neil Patel: Share your story.<p>Neil Patel is the co-founder of Crazy Egg and Hello Bar. He’s created multiple million-dollar companies, all under …

The mind is everything. What you think you become. -...

Improve Your Critical and Strategic Thinking | The Art of Manliness

Few subjects are as important for men to master than strategic and critical thinking, and my guest on the podcast today has spent his career helping …

Manliness Precedes True Gentlemanliness | The Art of Manliness

“Over-sentimentality, over-softness, in fact washiness and mushiness are the great dangers of this age and of this people. Unless we keep the …

The education of Airbnb's Brian Chesky

<b>By Leigh Gallagher</b><p>Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>June 26, 2015, 9:00 AM EST<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership …

Sharing Economy

How to prioritize feature building on your startup

The scenario is all too familiar for product managers: there’s a million feature requests and ideas for development and just as many stakeholders with conflicting agendas about which should be prioritized. The solution – objectively determining what’s most important – isn’t always so easy to …

Product Management

How 5 companies created a culture of innovation

Some businesses make innovation look easy. While most of us are struggling to find the right idea, certain brands (you know who you are, Apple, and yes, we’re jealous of you) seem to have everything together—steady streams of new products, never-before-seen branding concepts, and serious creative …

Innovation

How Fintech Can Disrupt Africa’s Cash-Based Economy

Paying at a local coffee shop or superstore with your smartphone instead of your bank card is convenient, but not much more convenient than using a credit card. While there is significant disruption in some fintech areas, such as international money transfer by companies like TransferWise and …

The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with...

The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts; it gives you what you demand with your actions. – Steve Maraboli

Sometimes the most painful lessons are delivered by someone masquerading...

Sometimes the most painful lessons are delivered by someone masquerading as a soul mate. - Steve Maraboli

Stop worrying about things you can't control.

Work harder than you think you did yesterday.

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