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3 Strategies to Triple Your Company's Growth

Stop chasing every shiny object and focus on these key growth strategies.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, I am attracted to new. I love speed and growth. I am drawn to the shiny object.<p>I see friends of mine with really cool …

Business Strategy

Why full-fledged entrepreneurship is the 'safer' career option

Many people are drawn to entrepreneurship, but don’t pursue it because they fear the intense work it requires. If you decide to become an entrepreneur, you’ll deviate from the norm and experience insecurities that you generally wouldn’t face with a more traditional “nine-to-five.”<p>What might you …

A New Look at Health, Nutrition & Population Data

Data on the size and wellbeing of the world’s populations are among the most widely accessed information on the World Bank’s Data pages.<p>Today we’re …

To Be a Strong Leader, You Must Give Your Employees This Gift (Most Rarely Do)

A leader with this rare mindset will create immediate competitive advantage.<p>One of the features of inspiring leadership that truly differentiates good bosses from average ones is their knack for building community.<p>When these bosses set the stage for a healthy community to take place, there's a …

Team Building

8 Important Business Skills You Can't Learn in School

These traits can be caught, but not taught.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business school and formal education can be great for some people. But, whether you dropped out of high school or graduated from Harvard Business School, there are some things you just …

Entrepreneurship

The 1 Skill You Can Learn to Significantly Improve Your Leadership Ability

Compassion doesn't come naturally, despite its abundance of benefits. But you can learn how to improve it. Here's how.<p>Compassion.<p>It's one of the best communication skills you can master. It's a fundamental component of high emotional intelligence. And it's a key part of the very best leadership …

Mindfulness

8 Essential Emotional Skills for Every Adult

What does it mean to be grown up, adult, or “mature”? We’re not talking about holding down a job (though that certainly helps) or paying your bills …

Emotional Intelligence

Having a Good Idea Is Not Enough. Here's How to Turn Yours Into a Valuable Business

Steal these tricks from innovation consultants to help develop your idea into a million dollar business<p>You have a killer business idea. You're excited to bring it to the world. But how do you make it happen? How does the seed of an idea actually help you know how to build a successful business? You …

Entrepreneurship

72 CEOs on How to Increase Your Entrepreneur Quotient (in 140 Characters)

I asked 72 CEOs for their advice in 140 characters and, upon further analysis, discovered 10 categories of behaviors that were consistent with all the answers I got.<p>Ask any number of CEOs how to succeed in business and you'll get an equal number of insights and great advice. But upon further …

Leadership

11 life questions to answer before you turn 30

We're not talking, "What's the meaning of life?" so much as, "What do I want to achieve in <i>my</i> lifetime?"<p>Some of these questions — none of which have easy answers or right answers — are key to consider during young adulthood.<p>Below, we've highlighted 11 questions you'll want to start thinking about …

Four 'Real-World' Secrets To Entrepreneurial Success

The iCONIC Tour, presented by Inc. and CNBC, was a one-day conference that took place on June 7th in New York City at the New World Stages.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur is a difficult venture, and it’s one that iCONIC appropriately nurtures and refrains from sugar-coating. The day was …

'4-Hour Workweek' author credits a simple 3-step exercise with putting him on the path to success

There was a moment in 2004 when he reached a turning point, he said in the TED Talk he gave this April in Vancouver.<p>That year, a friend died of pancreatic cancer and the girlfriend Ferriss planned on marrying broke up with him. He spent virtually all of his time working on his nutritional …

Self-improvement