Peter Valencia

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The Insane Work Ethic of Mark Cuban, Jeff Bezos, and 14 Other Powerful Leaders

Among these successful businesspeople, early mornings, late nights, and weekends are the norm.<p>Talent, connections, and money can help you get where you want to go in life--but those things alone won't do it. You also need to work hard to be truly successful.<p>Despite their obvious gifts, successful …

selfdevelopment

What you can learn from America’s oldest weights room

Six days a week, Doug Eidd will arrive at 2010 Commerce Street in Dallas, Texas, shortly before 11am. He’ll jog up a creaky flight of stairs and …

Investing Rookie? Start With These 3 Stocks

Here at The Motley Fool, you can get started investing in the stock market with the help of our 13-step beginner's program. Choosing to invest at all is an important first step, so congratulations on making it this far!<p>But what stocks should a new investor look at first?<p>We asked three top …

A productivity expert says this is the time of day when you should work on your most important tasks

One of the most important ways to figure out how you work best is to figure out <i>when</i> you work best by finding your "<b>biological prime time</b>."<p>It's a term that was coined by Sam Carpenter in his book, "Work the System," and it describes the hours of the day when you have the most energy. Everyone is …

8 Attributes of Very Successful Business Owners

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Passion, motivation, persistence and a little bit of luck all play a part in separating the …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

7 Things Your Husband Isn't Telling You He Needs

What your tight-lipped spouse really needs from you.<p>What makes makes men truly content in their marriages? Below, marriage therapists share seven things husbands say they need from their wives.<p><b>1. Men w</b><b>ant their wives to say "I love you."</b><p>After years of being married, don't assume that your husband …

How to Build a Compelling Marketing Plan for Your Startup

This is the 2nd installment of a 3-Part Series on how to build a compelling and investment-worthy business plan.<p>This 3-part series is intended to illuminate what goes into developing a superior business plan-one worth funding. I hope that you enjoyed Part I of the series last week. In this …

Marketing

5 Amazing Tips for Better Time Management

In today's fast-paced world, time is the key to success.<p>Time is money. This is a phrase that all of us have heard or said at one point of our lives or another. Why do they say that? Because it is the simple truth. In today's fast-paced world time is the key to success. To be amongst the top-notch …

Time Management

How the most successful people manage their time

We seek work-life balance but it seems there's never enough time to get it all done.<p>And yet we all know there are people who accomplish a lot more than we do in a day — and they don't have magic powers.<p><b>How do the most successful people manage their time?</b><p>Laura Vanderkam talked to a number of those …

The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You’re Making

From the amount of paper on your desk to the amount of time you check your email, this is what’s standing in the way of getting things done.<p>We keep to-do lists and try to stay on top of our schedules, yet no matter how hard we try, tasks continue to evade us. The to-do list gets longer and it feels …

Time Management

8 CIO Leadership Lessons for Enterprise Success

In the digital era, growing business needs for accelerated innovation aimed at improving company growth, operational inefficiencies and the customer experience, is rapidly changing the role of Information Technology (IT). Successful IT leaders must ensure functional relevancy by positioning IT as …

Why You Need a Strategic IT Roadmap

I have come across several companies recently who do not yet have an IT roadmap.<p>In each situation the technology leader has said they want to be more …

Project Management

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend For Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

The 10 Most Popular New Businesses for Entrepreneurs to Start

Surprise! Technology is not on the list.<p>Dreaming of starting a business and wondering what kind it should be? We can't answer that, but we can tell you the types of businesses other entrepreneurs are most interested in starting.<p>Every month, more than a million people visit Bplans and search among …

Small Business

3 Ways You Can Be the Manager No One Wants to Leave

The idea that employees who quit their jobs are more likely to be running away from their managers than they are to be bailing out on their …

Leadership

10 tips for survival when you're the new boss

<i>MPW Insider is one of several online communities where the biggest names in business answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …