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The one thing all entrepreneurial people have in common

It's a common phenomenon for those who are setting out without a safety net to build a business, write a book or movie script, or to invent a new product.<p>What entrepreneurial-minded people have most of all — above inspiration, focus, skills, financing, brilliant ideas, etc. — is that they never …

Entrepreneurship

10 high-paying jobs you can do on the side

Brie Reynolds, the director of online content for FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, says "side jobs" are defined as anything part-time, including freelance, temporary, short- or long-term, work-from-home, or in-person flexible gigs.<p>To qualify for the list, …

Employment

The one thing great leaders always do

Others are looking to you to set the tone. Make sure you do it the right way.<p>Andrea was on a roll. As the new director of sales, she loved watching her direct report take notes whenever she spoke. She knew she was a force to be reckoned with when it came to selling.<p>However, her leadership training …

Leadership

Inside The Tank: Mr. Wonderful On Building Empires

Investing five minutes into reading this [pst may end up being your equivalent to investing in Apple in 1980. I recently sat down with Kevin O'Leary, the entrepreneur, investor, journalist, author, and financial commentator best known as Mr. Wonderful, the honest and sometimes insolent shark on …

4 Workouts for Guaranteed Muscle Gain

When it comes to fitness, there are certain exercises that stand the test of time and will always be recommended. Exercises like drop sets, …

Fitness

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt

Learn the powerful secrets of the super successful and emulate them into habits.<p>Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must …

Self-improvement

20 Goals to Achieve Success in Your 20s

Being a 20-something is rough. It can mean desperately finding a job straight out of school, moving into your first apartment, doing your own taxes, …

Productivity

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to tackle.<p>It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face …

Self-improvement

8 common beliefs about rich people that simply aren't true

I had some entrenched negative beliefs about the wealthy that I inherited from my upbringing. As I uncovered more and more about the causes of wealth and poverty, however, my hatred of rich people began to fade.<p>When I finally completed five years of research on wealth in 2009, this hatred had …

Occupy Wall Street

Steve Jobs's Secret to Greatness: Yogananda

The story of the spiritual teacher who was a silent force in the life of the most important entrepreneur of our times.<p>Steve Jobs planned every detail of his own memorial service, held at Stanford University in October 2011, including the brown box each attendee received as a farewell gift. One of …

Spirituality

How I Managed to Save Money While Earning Minimum Wage

A lot of money-saving advice is aimed at people making middle-class incomes. But for those trying to save on a low income, the savings tips they can actually apply are few and far between. It can be difficult to find examples of low-income saving success and get ideas on how to start saving in a …

5 lessons you can learn from my failed startup

It suddenly dawned on us that our product would not sell. And unless we did something about it, the startup was doomed. This was December 2014.<p>Dreamy eyed noobs that we were, we made tons of mistakes. I hope this post helps you avoid some of those mistakes because as much as we glorify failure in …

Product Management

Increase Your IQ: 5 Things You Should Be Doing Every Day

Young children develop, learn, and change daily. Adopt a 4-year-old learning style to build your intelligence at any age.<p>If you want to witness the magic of the human brain in action, play the matching game with a 4-year-old–you know, the classic game where the tiles are arranged face down and …

Creativity

'Shark Tank' Recap: Why Mark Cuban Hates Inventors

Four inventions, four pitches, and a lot of good lessons for entrepreneurs seeking capital.<p>"The most difficult entrepreneurs to work with are inventors."<p>Those were the words of Mark Cuban in Friday's repeat airing of <i>Shark Tank</i>, and the four businesspeople pitching their companies for investments …

Entrepreneurship

19 pieces of great advice from top tech execs to help you win in work and life

That means they offer some great advice.<p>We've compiled quotes from 19 of the biggest names in tech. Some are investors; others are founders, CEOs, or executives at the most renowned tech companies in the world. Their words will inspire you to achieve more in work and in life.

Women in Tech

This clothing company whose CEO is richer than Warren Buffett is blowing the competition out of the water

Inditex, the fast-fashion retailer's parent company based in Spain, recently said profits in the first quarter jumped by a whopping 28%. Sales were up by an impressive 14%.<p>Zara's mysterious founder, Amancio Ortega, is now the world's second-richest man— surpassing even Warren Buffett.<p>The retailer, …

Warren Buffett

6 Brutally Tough Workouts You Can Do on Your Lunch Break

Fair warning: They’ll kick your ass<p>A workout doesn’t have to be long to be tough. These quick 20 to 30 minute workouts from Gym Jones are testaments to that. They’re short, but incredibly brutal and unforgiving. Are you game?<p>If you want something even quicker, check out <b>The Unbelievable 4-Minute</b> …

Woman Hears Her Huband Crying When She Asks Him What's Wrong His Answer Is Hilarious

Pets

Why We Finally Have the First True 'Smartphones'

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

This Exceptional 9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Owns a $1 Million Business

Entrepreneurs can learn a few important lessons from kidpreneur Evan.<p>Imagine building a business that exceeds your wildest dreams--a business in which you get to do what you love and get paid for it. The idea that finally makes you a millionaire, successful beyond your greatest hopes.<p>Now imagine …

Entrepreneurship

Here's what America would be like if the Nazis and Japanese had won WWII

This weekend marks the 71st anniversary of the Allies' D-Day landing at Normandy, France, which ultimately led to the liberation of France from Nazi control.<p>But what if the Allies had never launched their seaborne invasion, leaving Europe in the hands of Hitler and Nazi Germany?<p>Amazon Studios …

Philip K. Dick

Why Startups Fail, According to 13 Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Are you sabotaging your entrepreneurial efforts? See what these millionaire founders have to say.<p>Launching your startup may well be the most exhilarating, rewarding, and terrifying experience of your lifetime. I remember that roller coaster well--there were a lot of sleepless nights in WordStream's …

Entrepreneurship

5 Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

#3: Avoid time wasters.<p>When I finished my five-year study on the habits of 233 self-made millionaires, I made a breakthrough discovery. Nearly every …