Are you a people pleaser? Do you take on more than you can handle? Or would you like a way to focus on your work without becoming distracted by other people’s priorities? Productive entrepreneurs and make
She walked into my office and dumped a bunch of half-filled balloons on the floor. I had asked one of my employees at a small startup to come into work on her day off, and she was quite livid. "Are you
Fearless public speaking is about more than combating nerves. It’s about knowing the technique, the art, and the business of public speaking. In my two years working as a TEDx producer, and my 27 years
Everybody makes mistakes. Failure is when you make the same mistake over and over. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Everybody makes mistakes -- it’s part of life. In fact,
It’s easy to get discouraged when we’re trying to learn a difficult new subject. But according to the creator of one of the world’s most successful online courses, almost anyone can learn anything—with
Be careful with your words and actions. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. "Clarity" is an overused buzzword that typically makes people aim to find purpose and meaning in lives.
I once had a client, let’s call him Jim, who came to me with a question: do I need a personal brand to be successful? My answer was a whole-hearted, resounding, yes! Personal branding is crucial to cultivating
Musk sacrifices for productivity because he believes his work is crucial to saving civilization. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Elon Musk seems to be one of the most productive
Renowned leadership expert and author, John Maxwell, is known for some of the best quotes on leadership influence -- often an ignored rule of good leadership. Among my favorites are: "A leader who produces
"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." We all could argue over the definition of success.
Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing. The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot.
Cast out self-destructive thoughts before they prevent you from tasting true success. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. So you want to be successful? Perhaps you’re inspired
When Tony Hsieh, founder of Zappos, was asked what he’d do differently if he could restart his company from scratch, he responded with this: “If I could go back and do Zappos all over again I would actually
Are you under intense pressure at work? Perhaps you're a busy entrepreneur and founder of a startup racking up 60 hours per week to keep your business afloat. Or the CEO of a company that just got handed
And it doesn't change as we age. What motivates you to have sex? If you ask around, you’ll undoubtedly find a large number of answers to this question. Consider this: A decade ago, sex researchers Cindy
On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual. As reporter Jason Zweig tells it, its chairman and CEO, Warren Buffett,
We all want to be successful yet few are super successful. Why? Because more often than not, we lose sight of who we are and we fall into the trap of trying to fit a mold that isn't right for us. Those
When we become anxious, we begin to use words that don't do a great job at hiding those feelings. It's an unfortunate thing that happens -- I mean, who wants their audience to validate that we're nervous