Mike Waddell

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Why You Should Read 50 Books This Year (And How To Do It)

From Mark Zuckerberg to Bill Gates, all of the most successful leaders are avid readers. Here’s how to build the habit.<p>If you want to get ahead in business, sit down and pick up a book. Warren Buffett spends 80% of his day reading. Bill Gates reads for an hour each night before going to bed. And …

The Big List of Motivational and Thought-Provoking Quotes

Sometimes there is a quote or saying that really resonates with you. It can be from someone who you would not expect at all, as you will see by some of the quotes below. Sometimes there are many that strike a chord with you. One of the simplest and most inspiring things you can do for yourself is …

So Many Good Businesses Fail By Neglecting These 5 Key Elements of Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Good ideas are hard to come by. When you hear the popular -- but somewhat questionable -- statistic that eight out of 10 businesses fail before the end of their second year, you have to wonder why.<p>The easy leap is to assume that eight out …

Combined Shape

Do you want to be smarter with your money and better at building wealth next year than you were this year? There's no one better to turn to for advice than Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha has built his own personal fortune to more than $72 billion, making him the third richest person in the …

Investing

A 10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

Despite the huge impact executives can have on their organizations, failure rates remain high. Prescriptions for what to do continue to fall short. So we wondered: If we closely studied the executives who succeed in top jobs once appointed, could we identify distinguishing features that set them …

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

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Prototipo Chronograph

Details<p><b>The Prototipo draws aesthetic inspiration from vintage racing chronographs of the late ’60s and early ’70s, but with clean, modern detailing</b> …

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Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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How Millionaires Protect Their Wealth (And What You Can Learn from Them)

You've probably heard this expression before: <b>"Don't put all of your eggs in one basket."</b><p>When most people use the phrase, they're talking about relying too heavily on one person, plan or system.<p>Say there's only one person in your family who knows how to deactivate your home's alarm system. That's …

The first car from Tesla rival Faraday Future looks like the Batmobile

Secretive electric car startup Faraday Future may have accidentally leaked photos of its much anticipated concept car, which were spotted by Car and Driver. And it looks like the Batmobile.<p>The potential Tesla rival has been building the suspense to the car's reveal set to take place at the Consumer …

Here are 10 useful tips on how to write from the man considered 'the father of advertising'

His work — which included famous taglines such as "Only Dove is one-quarter moisturizing cream," "At 60 miles an hour the loudest noise in this new Rolls-Royce comes from the electric clock," and "The man in the Hathaway shirt" — is still an inspiration to advertising executives today.<p>He also wrote …

7 mental shifts that helped me become a millionaire by 22

In the last 12 months, I've generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the planet, where my average competitor is at least double my age with 10 times the tenure in the business.<p>I have a master's degree from a prestigious university, which I received …

The Businesses Sibling Rivalry Built from Business Owners Manifesto

Listen to Business Owners Manifesto episodes free, on demand. Family business can work but it’s HARD WORK. Sometimes family businesses work …

10 Movies From 2015 That Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Seventy-year-old interns. Blood-sucking bosses. Here are the top 10 business movies of 2015.

Eight Books That Influenced My Business In 2015

There are two ways I challenge myself to become a better business leader: meeting regularly with my executive coaching group, Vistage, and reading more books. Ever since I launched BookPal in 2005, I’ve been exposed to some of the best books for business. Over the past few years, I’ve filled my …

Leadership

8 Signs You Have A Strong Personality That Might Scare Some People

When people encounter someone with a strong personality, they don’t understand the kind of person they are dealing with.

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

5 personal habits that could hurt your business

Our personal lives are connected to our business more then we give it credit. It is easy to act as if everything is separate, but the truth is that each aspect of our lives bleeds into each other. Your business affects you personally, and your personal life affects your business.<p><b>Related: 10 Bad</b> …

Texas Plumber Says Life Was Ruined By Jihadi Video Showing His Work Truck

Oh, and thanks for nothing, Stephen Colbert.<p>HOUSTON (CN) - A Texas Ford dealer resold a plumber's work truck without removing company decals, which ruined his life when a photo of jihadis shooting an anti-aircraft gun from the truck went viral, the plumber claims in court.<p>Mark Oberholtzer owns …

Wal-Mart Enters Mobile Payments Space | Tech Bet | CNBC

Mobile Payments

Entrepreneur [ the Self Made ] Epic Motivational Speech

Entrepreneurship

Will Smith's Wisdom: Success Secrets For Young Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

"How to become successful in life" by Will Smith

Will Smith

Inspirational Words:Success Video ft. Steve Jobs, Tony Robbins, Donald Trump, Jim Carrey, Will Smith

Donald Trump

Tony Robbins 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom - Lewis Howes