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Should Entrepreneurs Attend Business School?

After three to four years in the corporate world, most ambitious young professionals start thinking about the next step in their career. For those …


10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

10 Powerful Beliefs Of Incredibly Successful People

Your beliefs determine your actions. See key things every incredibly successful person believes that makes them successful.

7 Lessons About Money From the World's Richest People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The rich folks in the world think and act differently than everyone else. The thing is, a lot of the wealthiest people not only had to earn their wealth, but now they also have to add to it and maintain it. If you ever wanted to know how …


Top CEOs Reveal What It Takes to Start a Business (Infographic) | Inc.com

If you turned down venture capital, why?<p><i>No. 468:</i> "Often, [VCs] have no idea what really drives your customers and your business, but they think they do or want you to think they do. So they flex their muscles, exert pressure or push for short-term profits, and [make] bad business decisions."</i> …


Here's a simple psychological trick to get people to do you a favor

What if they feel like you're bothering them? Or using them? What if they say no, or worse, don't even bother responding?<p>But according to psychologist Robert Cialdini, the author of "Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion," there's an easy way to get someone to give you what you need: Do something …


Verizon is doing away with contracts

Verizon is getting rid of contract plans, switching its offerings over to month-to-month plans like AT&T and T-Mobile did before it. Verizon's new plans are all based around shared data buckets — there's no single line or family plan. Instead, subscribers pay for a specific amount of data and then …


9 Proven Success Factors That Can Accelerate Your Career and Life | Inc.com

Brian Tracy is a highly recognized and sought-after speaker, coach, trainer, and author who travels extensively around the world. His presentations and seminars cover a multitude of areas, including personal development, leadership, time management, public speaking, business, and sales …


20 Things Highly Successful People Do In Their 20s

Most people hit their stride in their thirties and forties. Studies show that major life milestones previously reserved for twenty-somethings , like …

10 things successful leaders remember when things go wrong

Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes to every leader. And that's when leadership really matters.<p>Here are the principles that can guide you through the next storm:<p>Our reactions and moods are like a steering wheel that can move us …


21 Epic Sales Tips For The Non-Salesy Entrepreneur

If you’re an entrepreneur, learning the art of sales is absolutely essential to your success. Without this skill, you won’t be able to grow your …

21 Interesting Apps To Train Your Brain

From better memory to improved focus, and less stress to productivity, we found 21 interesting apps to help you train your brain.

A man who retired comfortably at age 30 explains how much money he had to save

That was in 2005, right before Mr. Money Mustache's 31st birthday.<p>"This was achieved not through luck or amazing skill," he emphasized to Farnoosh Torabi on episode 38 of "So Money," her personal finance podcast. "But simply by living a lifestyle about 50% less expensive than most of our peers and …

Personal Finance

The 4 Resources Millennial Entrepreneurs Need To Succeed

Optimism in entrepreneurship is up among millennials, with 18% starting companies in 2014, up from 14% in 2013 according to a recent global report. Even greater is the number of millennials who now identify themselves as entrepreneurial—a full 70% say they’d reject traditional business to become …


The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Advice for 20-Somethings From Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Geniuses

If you’re young and your career is in its early days, you’ve likely been privy to plenty of career truisms and clichés.<p>But if “follow your passion,” …


These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …


9 Ways to Look Like the Smartest Person in the Room (Even When You're Not)

When you are truly in the company of brilliant people, it's hard not to feel intimidated. Genius Moncef Slaoui of GlaxoSmithKline shares what helps regular people be super smart.<p>Is there a more threatening word than "brilliant"? Taught to revere the truly exceptional in our midst--the mathematical …


15 of the toughest interview questions you'll hear on Wall Street

Despite how ludicrous some of these questions can be, insiders say the worst answer you could give is, "I don't know."<p>How do you think you would answer some of the most difficult interview questions these companies have asked candidates in the past?


20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

7 TED Talks that will make you a better leader

But soon I was hiring people and had to figure out on my own how to be a good boss and business person. That was 25 years ago, before Ted and the Internet made expert learning fast and accessible.<p>Today, the most amazing experts are available in powerful short bursts that will be sure to increase …


The 20 universities that are most likely to land you a job in Silicon Valley

Jobvite, a recruiting platform, analyzed 7 million applications and 40,000 hires to determine the schools that had the most students hired by top companies in and around Silicon Valley.<p>Considering Jobvite is used by tech companies including Twitter, Zendesk, LinkedIn, and NewRelic, that means the …

Silicon Valley

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.