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Is AQ More Important than EQ and IQ?

Does your company hire for cognitive or emotional intelligence? Adversity quotient may be a more reliable predictor of success.<p><i>Kevin Chin is an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member in Brisbane, and founder and CEO of Arowana & Co, a specialist investor and operator in the emerging company sector</i> …

3 Decision-Making Models Used by Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos

The quality of our decisions determines the quality of our lives.<p>It was 1994, and Jeff Bezos was a rising corporate star working at a top hedge fund on Wall Street. As the youngest-ever senior VP at D.E. Shaw & Co, he was set for life.<p>Until he quit.<p>According to Bezos, "I needed the right <i>framework</i> …

6 truths about money that are tripping you up

<i>— John D. Rockefeller</i><p>The irony of a strong financial life is that you don't really want it. You want what a strong financial life <i>represents</i>: options.<p>the ability to fail and try again someday<br>• more time, to be spent in personally meaningful ways<br>• stronger choices for our loved ones, e.g. schools and …

Wall Street

Buy And Hold These +4% Yielders Forever

Many investors who are close to retirement or would like a secondary source of income look to high yield dividend stocks. In the long term, these …

9 Smart Money Moves To Make In January

January is a clean-slate month. You’re starting fresh in a new tax year and you’ve got 12 months ahead of you to work toward your financial goals, whatever those might be. Maybe this is the year you finally beef up that emergency fund, or the year you get serious about paying down debt.<p>These …

Personal Finance

Mark Cuban Recommends These 5 Books for Entrepreneurs

Your reading list for 2017 has arrived.<p>Mark Cuban is a powerhouse. A savvy entrepreneur, exacting investor, and professional sports team owner, his suggestions, then, carry weight. Here are five of his top picks for reading material for aspiring as well as current entrepreneurs:<p>1. <i>Rework</i>, by Jason …

15 Cool Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 Accessories

Must-have gear for your new Apple Watch.<p>The Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 have better selection of accessories than any competitor. We've hand-picked some of the best watch bands, charging stands, and carrying cases to get your collection started.

10 Success lessons from Walt Disney – “From Rags to Riches” for entrepreneurs

Share121<p>Tweet<p>Share224<p>+18<p>Shares 353<p>Our childhood would have been dreary without this genius of a man. Walt Disney was also another boy brought up in a …

Focus On Micro Businesses For The Next 30 Years

I have written several pieces under <i>The Future</i> series title:<p>- The Future - Genetic Engineering?<p>- The Future - Destructive Technology Trends<p>- The Future - End Of Capitalism<p>- The Future - The Problem With Longevity<p>- The Future - Technology Without Philosophy<p>- The Future - The Most Important …

Entrepreneurship

Top fund manager: 'How I make money from companies failing'

The term “short-selling” is inextricably linked with hedge funds. It conjures images of testosterone-fuelled City traders revelling as companies go bust and they cash in.<p>In reality, “shorting” a stock can be a defensive move, allowing a fund manager to profit from a company’s falling price.<p>The …

10 Success lessons from Carlos Slim Helu – “Wealthiest Man in Mexico” for entrepreneurs

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share96<p>+18<p>Shares 149<p>“Competition makes you better, always, always makes you better, even if the competitor wins.” Mexico’s richest man …

Entrepreneurship

Want To Monetize Your Blog? Follow This 3 Step Process (And Don't Mess Up On #3)

It doesn't have to be complicated.<p>Do you have a blog?<p>What was once a confusing and even frowned upon hobby (remember back in the mid-late 2000s?) has now become an income stream and even a full-time career option. However, building a successful blog with a stable reader base that actually makes …

10 Worst traits of even the great entrepreneurs

Share39<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 47<p>The difference between success and failure in entrepreneurship can have a lot to do with your own traits and habits. …

Don't Quit Your Job If Your Boss Displays These 5 Awesome Habits

Your Millennials will especially appreciate these leadership traits.<p>A 2014 leadership study I read about recently gave me pause. The results concerned me since I write so frequently about how leadership is the reason companies succeed or fail.<p>The research found that 85 percent of global companies …

10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success)

Want to be successful? Start by radically changing your approach to business and to life.<p>Ask successful people how they achieved their success and you'll hear words like "hard work," "sacrifice," and "persistence."<p>Dig a little deeper and you'll find some other common attitudes and habits, like …

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10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. Quit sabotaging yourself with these bad habits.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to …

Time Management

12 business lessons from Oprah Winfrey

Going from an impoverished and violent childhood to an incredibly successful talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey has …

7 Expenses Most Entrepreneurs Fail to Prepare For

Running a business is expensive. When inexperienced entrepreneurs start planning for the launch and sustenance of their businesses, they naturally get lost in thought about the potential money they can make -- the revenue coming in -- rather than the expenses they’ll incur to keep the business …

11 Stocks to Buy No Matter Who the Next President Is

Boosting economic growth will be a top priority of the new president, whoever wins the election. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump differ in some ways …

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Lot Smarter

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

The silver boom is coming

But as we've written before, there is good reason to believe silver prices are headed even higher. Negative interest rates and global economic uncertainty continue to scare markets and investors. Precious metals are great portfolio "insurance" and they have a low correlation to shares.<p>(To find out …

Stock Markets

Don’t Quit Your Day Job: 5 Secrets to Running a Business in Your Spare Time

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, but not quite ready to give up your day job, you might be thinking about a side hustle — a business you can run …

Entrepreneurship

10 Success lessons from Oprah Winfrey – “@Oprah” for entrepreneurs

Share21<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 29<p>Oprah Winfrey is a self-made CEO worth about $3.1 billion. By most accounts, she’s the greatest black philanthropist in …

'Eat Your Frogs' To Destroy Procrastination

The summer slump has descended, and it’s a subtle beast (HBO binge-watchers say yeah). Fortunately we’ve got your back and are ready to put you on the right path. A quick and easy read for productivity pro-tips comes from Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy.<p>“Eating your frog” is all about accomplishing …

5 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next 50 Years

Only a few types of companies can survive in essential perpetuity, and the ones who can have stocks you'll want to hold for the rest of your …

Investing

11 mistakes standing between you and your first million

I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a millionaire isn't as far-fetched as you would believe. With dedication, patience and …

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8 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Night

Your happy and productive tomorrow starts tonight.<p>The importance of good morning habits is a no-brainer. It's common sense that if you wake up early and do good things to ramp your body and mind up for the day, those things will pay off. How we spend our evenings gets a lot less attention, but it's …

The secret to gaining the upper hand in negotiations, with a former FBI negotiator

<b>Chris Voss:</b> The secret to gaining the upper hand in negotiations is giving the other side the illusion of control. And the illusion of control is …

Empathy