Peter Chow

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9 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be Extremely Successful

Are you headed in the right direction?<p>"Is working at the grocery store a good job?" my 13-year-old daughter recently asked. "Don't give me the long answer, dad. Please just say yes or no."<p>We all could argue over the definition of success. It means something to different to everyone. Some of you …

Motivation

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

5 Behaviors Of Smart Leaders I've Noticed As A Leadership Coach

Some of the best experiences in my life have come from perceived failure. I use the term “perceived failure” because where others see failure as a roadblock to success, I tend to see it as a pathway to get there.<p>Failing is about putting in your time and learning hard lessons along the way–lessons …

Self-awareness

The Four Most Important Words In Leadership

In 1954 J.W. “Bill” Marriott Sr., the founder of the Marriott Hotel chain, invited then U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower to hunt quail on his family farm in Virginia. It was a cold, rainy day, with driving winds and freezing sleet.<p>The group – which included Bill Sr.; President Eisenhower; a …

Leadership

How to Lead Your Team to Achieve the Goals No Individual Ever Could

Explain the benefits. Don't just implement and run.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know the expression, you can lead employees to water, but can't make them drink. Or was it horses? Either way, its still valid. You can come up with the best goal-setting method …

Goal Setting

4 Rare Qualities of Highly-Successful Executives, According to The Execs Themselves

Peter Cancro, CEO of Jersey Mike's Subs, uses the power of intuition to hire the best.<p>One of my favorites things to do as a columnist is interviewing successful entrepreneurs and leaders, and collecting anecdotal evidence of what effective, real-world leadership looks like.<p>With so many …

Developing These 5 Habits Will Make You a Once-in-a-Career Leader to Employees

Practicing these five powerful tenets of leadership will make you unforgettable to employees and irreplaceable to employers.<p>The thing I wanted more than anything "growing up" as a leader was to be unforgettable to employees--for my impact on their performance, growth, happiness, and life. Did I …

Want to Be a Better Boss? Read Any of the 8 Books the Smartest Leaders Have Already Read

This remarkable publishing company aims to change the world by putting out profoundly positive leadership bestsellers.<p>In the process of writing a manuscript for my first book publication, my literary agent and I are choosing publishers wisely. One promising publisher on my radar screen is …

The Litmus Test of Great Leadership Comes Down to 1 Word, Says This Best-Selling Author

According to best-selling author and leadership expert Stephen M.R. Covey, this type of leadership stands in direct opposition to traditional positional leadership.<p>In the outstanding book <i>Servant Leadership in Action --</i> a collection of <i></i>essays by forty-four renowned servant leadership experts and …

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like

A newly acquired email from Musk outlines a brilliant philosophy. But it's easier said than done.<p>Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent …

4 things millionaires do differently

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

Education needs a Lego moment – more fun and fewer pointless targets | Gaby Hinsliff

The Let Our Kids be Kids protesters may be wrong about Sats, but we desperately need to bring the joy back into learning<p>Nothing is as much fun as it used to be. That’s the first sign of getting older, really; when you look back through suspiciously rose-tinted glasses and start feeling sorry for …

Platforms are the real powerhouses in Silicon Valley’s business landscape

Vivek Wadhwa Contributor<p>Vivek Wadhwa is an academic, entrepreneur, and author who holds appointments at Stanford, Duke, and Singularity University.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Entrepreneurs everywhere can now solve the problems of humanity<br>• Ending patent wars will be a huge boon to the tech industry<p>…

12 book recommendations from millionaire entrepreneurs

Every successful person has a favorite books list.<p>These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me.<p>Enjoy!

Entrepreneurship

One chart reveals the fascinating life of Elon Musk

In a hundred years, when most people reading this and the person writing this are long gone, Musk's cars and rockets will still be circling the Earth and the skies. How can such a person get started against all odds is the question I ask here. And, more importantly, what can we learn from …

Career Advice No One Tells You

Most people have "okay" jobs.<p>We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day.<p>There's nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level.<p>They're the people who land executive level …

3 tips for the home cook from Thomas Keller

Somehow it’s hard to imagine chef Thomas Keller heating up veggie burgers or tossing together a quick Friday-night supper for the kids. In case you …