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11 Secrets to Raising Entrepreneurial Kids

Don't shy away from letting them make decisions.<p><i>How do I raise entrepreneurial kids? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Peter T. Mayer, founder of MyFingerprintArt.com, on Quora:</b><p>Teach …

Entrepreneurship

41 Motivational Quotes for When You Need Inspiration Most | Inc.com

Some days are easy--energy is high, the sun is shining, everything seems possible. But there will always be times when the storms come. Things go wrong, people let you down, and pressure is high. Those are the times when you need some inspiration.<p>Here's some collected wisdom to help motivate you …

Motivation

Mindfulness Tips to Handle a Crisis Gracefully | Inc.com

It is crunch time again. Your group is facing a deadline, a board meeting, or preparing for a pitch. Game on. Pressure high. For some, high adrenaline fuels performance. For others, the stress leads to insecurity, fragility, and heightened sensitivity. These reactions, combined with different …

Mindfulness

Japanese Robot Farm Company Going Big And Looking At New Vegetables

Companies like Spread are giving Japan’s agriculture industry a serious upgrade for the 21st century. Spread shot to fame for its highly automated, vertical farming units. The company is now looking at possibilities for widening its business, as well as possibly expanding into new kinds of …

Aquaponics

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

Motivation

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don’t —they …

Procrastination

Fortune 500 CEO: The One Quality Every Leader Must Have

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Leadership

Create a Container Garden - Quiet Corner

Planting in containers is a perfect option for those with limited space or time. Container garden is also ideal for apartments, rental houses, …

Costco Is Selling So Much Organic Produce, It’s Helping Farmers Grow More

Because the retail company can't keep up with the demand for organics, it has launched a pilot program to help farmers buy land and grow …

Tesla’s Simple Business Strategy You Can Implement Immediately

<i>“I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”</i> — <b>Elon Musk</b><p>Tesla recently announced their $35k car, a massive drop from …

Tesla

8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years. Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity …

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Handle Stress

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7 Horrible thoughts that hinder success

Getting control of your mind is one of the toughest challenges entrepreneurs face and something you will likely work on your whole life. It’s normal …

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do | Inc.com

There are good habits, and not-so-good ones. Then there are habits that will actually prevent you from achieving success. That observation comes from the personal finance site GOBankingRates, which recently used Stephen R. Covey's bestseller <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> as a starting …

Self-improvement

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 Mental Skills Necessary to Become a Strategic Visionary

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business is strategy. The most successful people in our world are sharp-minded visionaries who know how to get where they want to go and are innovative in their approaches. To be successful you must learn to think strategically in all …

Success

How Mindfulness Improves Your Brain and Relationships

<i>Mindfulness</i> is the process of paying attention, in an open, nonjudgmental way, to your experience in the present moment. Dr Daniel J. Siegel, defines …

Mindfulness

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Self-improvement

12 books you should read to impress your boss

Not only that, it improves your vocabulary, expands your world, and generally makes you a more educated and interesting person to be around.<p>Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC suggest books that they themselves have loved and passed on to their employees.<p>Read just one and you'll find yourself ahead of …

Self-improvement

11 Ways To Keep Negative Thoughts From Harming Your Health

Did you know that you have around 60,000 thoughts every day? And what's even more surprising: Stanford researcher Dr. Fred Luskin has found that a …

China's July exports slump 8 percent, raises pressure for more stimulus

Piles of steel pipes to be exported are seen in front of cranes at a port in Lianyungang Thomson Reuters<p>By Gerry Shih and Pete Sweeney<p>BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese exports tumbled 8.3 percent in July, their biggest drop in four months and far worse than expected, reinforcing expectations …

Economy

15 Self Help Books To Make You Live A Greater Life

“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a …

Motivation

6 Incredible Entrepreneurs and Their Journeys to Success | Inc.com

<b>“Pessimists spend a lifetime waiting for perfection while finding imperfections in everything. Entrepreneurs commit to something imperfect and spend their lifetime perfecting it.”</b><p>Your entrepreneur’s journey is unique but that doesn't mean you’re alone. Everyone who has taken that journey before you …

Motivation

14 Inspirational Movie Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We recently decided to “cut the cord” at our house, meaning we spend a lot less time watching live TV and more time watching movies. Recently while watching some of my all-time favorite movies, I picked up on some great quotes that extend …

Entrepreneurship

8 Motivational Quotes To Remind You To Persist

We’ve all been there before, in the deep valley that is the darkest time of our lives. It seems that all hope is gone and we would like to just roll …

67 Motivating Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful | Inc.com

I once scoffed at the notion of inspiring quotes and aphorisms. Then, I grew up a bit and shed some of my cynicism. I came to appreciate how reflecting on true words of wisdom can help you to develop a happier, more success-oriented mindset.<p>With that in mind, here’s a long list of some of the most …

Motivation

21 Success Tips for Young and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being successful often means learning from those who have already achieved their goals. Having a mentor is an amazing blessing to an entrepreneur, but not everyone can find one in person.<p>If you haven’t yet found your personal business …

Entrepreneurship