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17 Quotes on Being Yourself from Oprah, Tony Robbins, Steve Jobs, and Other Super Successful People

Stop worrying so much about what others think. Nurture your authentic self and watch your confidence soar.<p>It takes a lot of work to be ourselves, especially when we are faced with expectations, obligations, and social norms. Luckily, "being yourself" is indeed possible, and living authentically is …

Success

The 8 Best True Wireless Earphones of 2018

This definitive guide to the best true wireless earphones of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next pair of true wireless …

Consumer Tech

Jeff Bezos runs Amazon with 14 demanding leadership principles. Here's how a 23-year-old engineer leveraged 5 of them to land a job.

Amazon, led by Jeff Bezos, has outlined 14 leadership principles for its employees. From "ownership" to "dive deep," these guidelines are designed to drive innovative thinking and quick action.<p>For those interested in working for Amazon, which was ranked in a LinkedIn survey as the most desired …

Jeff Bezos

This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

Emotional Intelligence

How Do You Know Someone Is a Top-Notch Leader? Look for These 4 Signs

If you're going to build a leadership team to change the world, start with these 4 attributes.<p>If you find yourself seeking to improve your leadership skills, remember this: Leadership is a journey, so enjoy the ride. And just when you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up: You'll …

Charisma

What Is China Doing In Africa?

Chinese corporations are all over Africa. In June 2017 a McKinsey & Company report estimated that there are more than 10,000 Chinese-owned firms operating in Africa.<p>What are Chinese corporations doing in Africa? That’s a highly controversial issue.<p>The reason Chinese corporations are in Africa is …

China

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Upload a picture of your favourite furry friend and stand a chance to WIN Hill's pet food! Enter Now!<p>Special focus<p>One man's trash is another's …

South Africa

6 Ways to Be Awesome Even When You Think You're Just Average

If you have a growth mindset and believe that failure is part of learning, welcome to the new awesome.<p>If you've ever felt like you're just the average Joe or Jane, I have news for you. Anybody can be awesome.<p>Being awesome doesn't mean having off-the-chain leadership skills at work or killing it …

Self-improvement

F1 Cars Are Woefully Ill-Equipped for US City Streets

On anything other than a perfectly flat surface, these cars are borderline-undriveable.<p>Aston Martin Red Bull Racing recently had Daniel Ricciardo drive through San Francisco streets, the desert, and the Las Vegas strip in an RB7 V8-powered F1 car. While the video is cool to watch, what's more …

Red Bull Racing

5 Practices That Make You A Leader People Want To Follow

Watching how leaders deal with a crisis is a great way to judge their capabilities. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson has been praised after his response to the improper arrest of two African-American men in a Philadelphia store. Without deflecting the problem or making excuses, Johnson has implemented a …

Employment

How to Become More Data Literate (Even If You're Not Technical at All)

Chances are you have a power user near you who would be more than happy to share their knowledge with you.<p><i>What steps should non-technical people take to become more data literate? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Quora

Our Abs Hurt Just Looking at This Intense Core Circuit From Jillian Michaels

Jillian Michaels isn't just the tough-as-nails trainer who gets others motivated; she actually practices what she preaches. Based on her enviable abs and the tough workouts she posts on Instagram, she's in pretty damn good shape. Jillian showed off how she gets such a strong core with an impressive …

Workouts

Elon Musk's 'Productivity' Email to Tesla Employees Is Required Reading for Every Entrepreneur

Musk sets very ambitious goals, but the problems plaguing Tesla are familiar to anyone trying to get a company running right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In many ways, Elon Musk is reshaping what it means to be an entrepreneur. For years, his unorthodox management …

Tesla

Recipe: Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're hankering for a classic steak and potatoes dinner, this one-skillet dish fits the bill perfectly. What makes it extra special is the …

Recipes

Seven Signs of a Toxic Organisation

Your work is not just a regular job but it's your karma and you need to take care of your surroundings for your physical and mental growth<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>“How do I know …

The Workplace

5 Leadership Mistakes You Need to Watch Out For | Inc.com

By <i>Abhi Golhar, nationally syndicated radio host.</i><p>Great leadership does not come easily. You have to work at the craft of being a leader for many years before you become good at it. A lot of this process is trial and error, as you see what works and what does not. When you drop the ball in this …

How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

Do your co-workers violate company policies repeatedly? Yes, toxic.<p>According to UNC Keenan-Flagler Business School, it is estimated that toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care costs, lost productivity, and more.<p>A company's most valuable …

5 Traits of a True Thought Leader | Inc.com

<i>By Dillon Kivo, Founder and CEO of Kivo ​Daily.</i><p>What comes to mind when you think of your favorite thought leaders? Is it TED Talks, keynote presentations, big stages, book tours or even YouTube channels and Instagram profiles? Thought leaders come in all shapes and sizes. A thought leader can be an …

How Humble Are You? | Inc.com

I did a Facebook post today about humility. Actually, it was a bit of a rant where I aired my frustration at people doing the first class flight selfies, of them drinking champagne and talking about how amazing their life is. I had 200 responses in a very short time, one hundred and ninety-nine …

This CEO Found Out His New Employee Had Walked 20 Miles to Work. His Response Was Extraordinary

A CEO gave his car to the new employee who walked all night to get to his first day of work on time.<p>The internet has been abuzz over the past day or two over a great motivational story. A new employee took an overnight 20-mile walk to avoid being late for his first day of work, and when the CEO …

Entrepreneurship

New Research: Most Salaried Employees Only Do About 3 Hours of Real Work Each Day

And demanding longer work hours decreases rather than increases the number of actual hours they work.<p>In today's business world, it's almost universally assumed that you can boost corporate productivity by encouraging and expecting your salaried employees to work as many hours as possible per …

Employment

Looking to Rebrand Yourself at Work? Here's How to Become the Office Hero

You're different than the rest. Here's how you prove it and win respect.<p>With potentially dozens of people in the office and thousands looking for work, it's easy to become just one more needle in the haystack nobody really sees. There <i>are</i> ways to get noticed and get others singing your praises, …

Self-help

7 Tips for Creating a Positive Workplace Culture

Dependability, structure, clarity and meaning: Add your secret sauce and you've got a winner.<p><i>Veronique James is a member and former president of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)'s Arizona chapter and CEO of The James Agency, an integrated agency specializing in consumer advertising, public</i> …

Entrepreneurship

4 Ways to Be a Better Boss, Backed by Research

To encourage your employees' development, you may think you have to be their teacher or cheerleader. Turns out what they really need is a matchmaker.<p>Entrepreneurs face a lot of challenges as their companies grow. In the early days of Influence & Co., my co-founder and I were all over the place: We …

Employment

Spotting Candidates With Emotional Intelligence Might Be as Easy as Looking at These Key Resume Elements

You can find out a lot more about a job applicant if you know where--and how--to look.<p>According to a recent LinkedIn survey, the soft skills that hiring managers want most include leadership, communication, collaboration, and time management. These are skills that well-rounded candidates have and …

Employment

How the Best Managers Respond to Employees Who Ask for a Raise

Progress reports and review sessions are tricky.<p>Review season can be stressful no matter what side of the table you're sitting on.<p>If you're a manager, you've got a lot of work to do preparing performance feedback on top of your regular workload. And you probably have to deliver that feedback …

Management

How to Lose Weight and Get Back in Shape

A personal trainer explains why you don’t need a detox, a fad diet, or a boutique workout to burn fat and build muscle.<p>Earlier this week, I was talking with one of my best friends. He’d recently started dating again after getting divorced from his wife of 11 years. And let’s just say that he wasn’t …

Body Fat

Midlife crisis? It’s a myth. Why life gets better after 50

We don’t peak in middle age, say the experts. So forget about the stereotypes and embrace change<p>Beware midlife! You will be prone to sudden, disruptive upheaval. Around the age of 50 your productivity, creativity and adaptability begin their inexorable decline. With them, happiness ebbs. Your best …

Middle Age

How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Small Business

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence