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80 Percent of CEOs Share This Trait | Inc.com

Poised for success. That is how I would describe an acquaintance of mine. Let's call him Peter. His product had a meaningful chance to impact a key aspect of the financial services industry. He had a good plan and a motivated team. But there was one thing that continued to hold Peter back--the …

Self-improvement

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

How Earning $30,000 a Year Can Turn You Into a Millionaire

How to Become a Millionaire Earning $30,000 a Year<p>By Investing Starting at age 25 You can Become a Millionaire<p>Updated January 01, 2018<p>It may sound …

Silicon Valley's new craze is flying to Peru to take a psychedelic you can't legally get in America

Psychedelics and tech entrepreneurship have long gone hand in hand. Steve Jobs experimented with LSD. Bill Gates dropped acid on occasion.<p>Ayahuasca, a psychedelic drug that induces mind-boggling hallucinations, is Silicon Valley's latest infatuation. Tim Ferriss, a well-known angel investor, …

10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success) | Inc.com

Ask successful people how they achieved their success and you'll hear words like "hard work," "sacrifice," and "persistence."<p>Dig a little deeper and you'll find some other common attitudes and habits, like these:<p><b>1. They know their success was only inevitable in hindsight.</b><p>Read stories of successful …

Self-improvement

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 41 – How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

The selling of the American self, and its dream of a better future, began with the Declaration of Independence and founding father Benjamin Franklin, who once observed that “God helps them that help themselves”. Selling and salesmanship pervade American life and literature: <i>Sister Carrie</i> (Theodore …

Books

10 Ways how you can motivate yourself everyday

Share57<p>Tweet<p>Share225<p>+14<p>Shares 286<p>Feeling motivated is perhaps one of the most difficult things you could ever do. If it were so easy, everyone would …

Motivation

Money, Fame, or Impact: Why Do You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Knowing your true motivation for starting a business could make the difference between success and failure.<p>Imagine this: A top venture capitalist is considering funding your startup. He or she invites you out to drinks and asks you this question: "Why are you starting this business? Do you want …

How to Build a Product Roadmap Like Elon Musk

Building a roadmap isn't just for tech pioneers.<p>Are you ready to go to Mars? If Elon Musk has his way you will soon.<p>I read an article the other day that laid out Musk's idea to colonize Mars. In fact, he has an entire strategic roadmap detailing the process. The roughly 50-million-mile trip would …

9 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success From George Washington

The rules that our first president lived by to earn the respect of a nation.<p>As entrepreneurs, we're always looking for ways to learn, grow, and optimize. We read books, listen to podcasts, watch videos, take courses, seek mentors, and model ourselves after those we admire, both personally and …

How Tony Robbins Went From Broke to Rich

If you are going to learn life lessons from anybody, it may as well be someone who owns a 525-acre private island in Fiji.<p>That is the enviable life …

Vegas Casino Introduces Cash Bets on VR Games Using Beautiful Glass Box

<b>What happens in a Vegas virtual reality cube, stays in a Vegas virtual reality cube.</b><p>Casinos are about to take a huge leap into the future next year …

This Bodysuit Helps You Feel Virtual Reality

The world of virtual reality is just getting started, and the potential for it is becoming more realized by the day. Virtual reality bodysuits by …

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader: How to Change the Course of Your Career

Turning into a leader doesn't happen overnight. It takes time and strategy to develop leadership skills and put them into practice.<p>Want to be a leader? You'll have to walk the walk before you talk the talk.<p>That's the claim of Herminia Ibarra, a professor of leadership at the INSEAD School of …

The One Quality That Separates Great Leaders From Good Ones

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Elon Musk’s proposed spaceship could send 100 people to Mars in 80 days

The ship will refuel in orbit and include ‘zero-G games’<p>Today, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the Mars vehicle — the spaceship his company plans to build to transport the first colonists to Mars. The spaceship is meant to launch from Earth on top of the booster and then travel the rest of the way on …

Space Travel

How to Say “No” and Achieve Billionaire Success With Warren Buffett’s 2-Step Rule

Why is it that ultra-successful people seem to be more relaxed and less stressed, and yet they accomplish so much more?<p>Warren Buffett once famously …

How to install solar panels on the roof of your home

A New York solar pro walks through the process of designing and installing a rooftop solar system in a historic district<p><b>The roof:</b> A sunny, flat expanse topping a two-story limestone townhouse on Maple Street in the Lefferts Manor Historic District in Brooklyn. The home was built in 1909, but its …

Nine Tips For Managing Millennials

<b>By</b> <b>Guido Stein</b><p>By 2025 millennials (the generation born between 1980 and 2000) will make up 75% of the world’s working population. While it is important not to generalize too much, millennials as a whole do possess characteristics and motivations that differ significantly from earlier generations in …

The Workplace

How to Attract More Innovative Employees to Your Workplace

Is your asset tracking solution accurate and reliable? Here's what you can expect of asset management in the workplace of the future.<p>Hiring talent is likely the single most important duty business leaders face--and retaining said talent comes in at a razor-close second. Great business leaders know …

Robots are after our jobs: what can we do?

Will smart automation, intelligent software bots and brainy robots take away our jobs anytime soon?<p>Pose this question to any Indian working in a …

A house that dreams are made of

Today, we will visit a simply wonderful home that is ideal for those looking to live away from major urban centers or are seeking a more peaceful …

Why Augmented Reality Is a Better Investment Than Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is, without a doubt, the fastest-growing tech trend of 2016. In 2015, investments in the space totaled about $700 million. By the end …

Smart Locks: Which Type is Right for Your Home?

<b>by Jason Williams</b><p>Thanks to technology, our pockets and purses are a lot lighter these days. We no longer carry appointment books to keep track of our …

28 Daily Habits These Executives Swear by for Success

The highest achieving people have figured out that doing the right things day in and out is a recipe for success.<p>Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives about the things they're doing every day which give them an edge, and certain themes have surfaced …

5 Signs You Should Stop Talking and Just Start Your Own Business, Already

<i>Many people talk about starting a business, but few actually do--so how do you know when you should start?</i><p>Most people have at least thought about owning their own business, even if they haven't thought very seriously about it. If everyone acted on these plans immediately, the world would be filled …

6 Bad Habits You Must Break to Succeed

You can't outwork unhealthy patterns. The best way to ditch a bad habit is to embrace a good one in its place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the young entrepreneurs I meet through my work as a writer, investor and entrepreneur aren't reaching their full …

How Your Next Car Could Help Make Itself Obsolete - MIT Technology Review

Startup Civil Maps has a plan to get human-piloted cars to hasten their own demise.<p>Autonomous vehicles like those being tested by Google, Uber, and …

Robot drivers: another blow by Uber against working people

<b>To the editor:</b> I couldn’t help but wonder why<p>Uberwould be working like gangbusters to use something as asinine as driverless cars, but then the answer came in the fifth paragraph right from its head honcho: The company wants to lay off all of its drivers “as quickly as possible.” (“Uber is about to …

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