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6 Qualities Of Introverts That Make Them Great Leaders

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

What mindfulness gurus won’t tell you: meditation has a dark side

We never intended to be the Richard Dawkins of mindfulness — but, because of our book, we seem to have started a public debate about its downsides nonetheless.<p>Our approach was to go through almost half a century of scientific evidence and tease out fact from fiction when it comes to beliefs about …

25 Powerful Quotes Entrepreneurs Can Use to Motivate and Inspire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur can be an emotional ride, with ups, downs, joy and disappointment. Sometimes a little piece of advice or wisdom from a brilliant mind can help you motor through even the most difficult of times.<p>I recently put …

Motivation

How To Actually Convince Yourself To Start Meditating

Of course you <i>want</i> to meditate, butyou're too busy. You always get distracted. You don't think you're doing it right. And so on. There are about a …

7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Enhance Your Chances of Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The definition of success will vary from person-to-person. From some, being successful is having family. For others, success means starting and maintaining their business.<p>I'm an entrepreneur just like you, working my tail off daily. …

Self-improvement

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

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Mike Bloomberg has 6 harsh pieces of advice for people who want success

At age 73 he has become the 14th-richest man in the world, with a net worth of $40.7 billion (£26.6 billion). He is a self-made billionaire.<p>When he was in London on Thursday at a Goldman Sachs event to help small businesses, his advice was pretty harsh for anyone wanting to get ahead.<p>Appearing on …

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The crazy interview answer that landed one woman a job at Google

Why? She already knew she wanted to launch a startup, having previously started two businesses. And Google was fine with that, so two years later she left to co-found a startup that gives college students and recent grads an efficient way to find good jobs — and, on the flip side, gives companies a …

Employment

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15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Posters

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

Whether you use your Mac for work or just for your personal projects, you’ve likely found yourself wondering how to improve your productivity. There …

The One Quality That Defines Every Great Leader

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain's Creativity and Potential

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can …

5 Super Efficient Ways to Learn More in Less Time

Learning doesn't have to be a chore. Use these five simple tricks to quickly retain new information.<p>Since we haven't yet discovered a way to add more hours to the day, the best we can do is be more efficient with the time we have. These tips will help you retain more information without sacrificing …

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15 brilliant quotes about leadership from great leaders

Whether they're all-star baseball players or military heroes, they've got a thing or two to say about duty, honor, and integrity.<p>But perhaps what leaders have the most insight into is leadership itself.<p>In a recent note to clients, Fundstrat's George Gianarikas compiled a list of quotes from leaders …

Leadership

Three Habits Of Motivational Leaders

Here’s what it takes to earn the real commitment of your team.<p>Everyone should know a thing or two about how to inspire and motivate others–even non-leaders. It’s an important skill that helps us not only take on leadership challenges but engage better with new people, build new relationships, and …

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

Motivation

Building a Learning Organization

Continuous improvement programs are sprouting up all over as organizations strive to better themselves and gain an edge. The topic list is long and varied, and sometimes it seems as though a program a month is needed just to keep up. Unfortunately, failed programs far outnumber successes, and …

The Best Strategy for Developing Leaders Is No Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What is your leadership development strategy?<p>It’s a question I’ve been asked scores of times. It often happens when someone gets close enough to the places where I’ve been privileged to lead, and they see many high-capacity leaders being …

Leadership

5 Rituals to Help You Learn a Language Faster

People are motivated to learn languages for different reasons. It might be because you’ve moved abroad and wish to understand the native tongue of …

Language

10 Books You Must Read to Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

<b>Bold – Steven Kotler and Peter Diamandis</b><p>Exponential technologies are technologies that have the ability to generate change and improve lives in ways …

Peter Thiel

7 Habits That Force Your Mind to Stop Worrying

We all worry, but it can get hamper productivity and your mood if it goes on for too long. Here are seven ways to force yourself to stop worrying.<p>Worrying can get the better of almost anybody. Work stresses, personal concerns, and sometimes even irrational thoughts can seep into your mind and …

5 Traits of Successful Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you are a small business or startup, restaurateur or retailer, the difference between success and failure across industries stems from one word: leadership. Those in charge truly set the stage for success. Without the presence of …

Leadership