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Here's How Highly Successful People Make Little Choices Different From the Rest of us

It's simple: If you want to live an exceptional life, you can't behave like everyone else.<p>Everybody has their own definition of success. And most people probably would like to live an above-average life. But the reality is that the vast majority of people never do. Most people live ordinary, …

UC Berkeley Is Offering Data Science, Its Fastest-Growing Course Ever, for Free Online

It's worth passing along a message from UC Berkeley. According to its news service, the "fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley’s history — …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

How to Get the Best Creatives Dying to Work for You

The secret to tracking down top creatives is ending the chase and getting them to come to you.<p>In the early stages of a business, creative needs are fairly manageable. Many companies are able to get away with outsourcing limited jobs to cover the creative elements of the business. But as a company …

6 Tiny Habits That Will Make You Smarter, Confident, and More Productive

Becoming and maintaining a level of high performance requires a commitment to these 6 tiny habits.<p>High performers such as Jeff Bezos and Sheryl Sandberg stay mentally sharp by making sleep a non-negotiable activity in their life. Richard Branson has credited his peak performance to working out.<p>When …

How to Accept Yourself, Your Life, And Your Reality | Inc.com

<b>Accepting the reality</b> of your life sounds like it should be easy enough. But many, many people <b>hold to a different version.</b> It may be based in regret, disappointment, denial, or just <b>waiting for something better</b>--a promotion, for the kids to be grown, retirement, whatever. Failing to connect with …

Self-improvement

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Says You Don't Need to Know Much to Be Successful. But You Do Need This | Inc.com

Jack Ma is one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Despite very modest beginnings (he was an English teacher who reportedly earned only $12 a month teaching at university), Ma founded Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce colossus, where he now serves as executive chairman.<p>So, what was the …

Self-improvement

Why Most People Never Start a Business and Why Some Do

It's easy to think that business people have an inherent 'business sense' that can't be learned, but this is very far from the truth<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In Asia, in fact, all …

The Tactics I Used to Make $4k My First Month as a Freelance Writer

When I decided that I wanted to be a full-time freelance writer, I came to the plate with seven years of experience as a marketing and business …

Marketing

Patience is a virtue — especially for investing

It’s often called “dumb money” by stock market pros, and if you look at some investors’ actions the proof is in the data.<p>Small investors are gun-shy …

Investing

5 Terms Every Bond Investor Should Understand

Bond Basics: Issue Size & Date, Maturity Value, Coupon<p>Updated February 21, 2017<p>Most individual bonds have five features when they are issued: issue …

Investing

Famous Nigerian philanthropist Tony Elumelu to empowering 1000 Africa’s entrepreneurs in 2018.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The legend continues. Early in January 2018, Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu, a nigerian billionare investor, founder of The Tony Elemelu …

Entrepreneurship

At 30 Years Old, I Finally Admitted I Was a Sex and Porn Addict

This is how I stumbled my way to self-acceptance and peace.<p>I sat cross-legged and topless in a humid hall with a thatched roof, surrounded by 30 …

Middle School

Before You Set New Goals, Think About What You’re Going to Stop Doing

Remember your new year’s resolutions? Are you still doing them?<p>If the answer is “no,” most likely you fell into the trap that stops most individuals from accomplishing their resolutions: not consciously taking old activities out of their schedule to make room for the new. It’s the equivalent of …

Time Management

The Best Salespeople and Entrepreneurs Have One Trait That Sets Them Apart From Everyone Else | Inc.com

<i>How do salespeople and entrepreneurs get so much done with so little time, and resources? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, MBA, Serial Entrepreneur, Investor,</b> …

Time Management

How This Founder Went From Zero to $100 Million by Thinking Like a Kid | Inc.com

What is it that enables entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk, Sheryl Sandberg and Richard Branson to persevere through seemingly insurmountable challenges that at first seem to exceed their limits? Make a list of people you admire and who have made a difference in the world. They could be living or …

Sheryl Sandberg

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade | Inc.com

David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was immediately engaged by his wry sense of humor delivered with a …

Comedy

How To Build An Entrepreneurial Culture: 5 Tips From Eric Ries

The Lean Startup author sits down with Ideo U’s Suzanne Gibbs Howard to discuss how to instill an entrepreneurial spirit in any company, whether a startup, a design studio, or a corporate giant.<p>If you’ve ever been a part of a startup or a new business unit, you know the enormous amount of …

How This 23-Year-Old College Drop Out Built A $41M Company

One of the quickest ways to accelerate your success is to learn from those who have already accomplished what you’re working towards.<p>Top performers around the world know that just <i>how</i> successful you can be depends on how successful your coach is. That’s why CEOs pay Tony Robbins $1 million a year …

New Balance