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What Steve Jobs Taught Us About Holding Effective Meetings

Holding effective meetings ensures that our shared passion inspires our entire team to help us turn the vision into reality.<p>Much has been written about Steve Jobs. He paved a path that most entrepreneurs aspire to replicate in their own unique way. There are many fascinating aspects to the man, the …

Leadership

6 Ways to Lose Weight in 30 Seconds or Less

<i>By Adam Rosante</i><b><br>Special to Eat This, Not That!</b><p>That’s why, when I take on a new client, I put together a program that works quickly and effectively, …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

Quick wins from successful entrepreneurs and CEOs who have built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies.<p>It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but …

Procrastination

How To Impress A Venture Capitalist: 12 Prominent VCs Share What Gets Their Attention

Entrepreneurs seeking funding are often unsure of what they must do to get a venture capitalist’s attention. So we asked 12 of them exactly what they hope to see when an entrepreneur walks through their door.<p><b>1. Know Your Competition</b><p>“I am impressed when someone really understands what their …

Venture Capital

10 Ridiculous Beliefs That Are Killing Your Success

<b>You have big dreams!</b><p>But there are too many obstacles in your path, aren’t there?<p>You aren’t as ‘<i>lucky</i>‘ as those who have made it big.<p><i>Do you really</i> …

The Unlikely Duo Behind New York’s Most Popular Boutique Hotels

Ira Drukier and Richard Born were bored. Facing an early midlife crisis three decades ago, they decided to ditch their careers in engineering and …

Real Estate

9 Things All Successful Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Believe

Let’s face it. Every entrepreneur wants their business to be successful.<p>You’re no exception.<p>Yet <b>80% of businesses</b> fail within the first eighteen …

Entrepreneurship

The Basic Barbell Routine That Will Transform Your Workouts

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fitnessista and written by Gina H., who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Today's new workout includes some of my favorite barbell moves. If you've noticed that you've been using the same mode of strength training for a while, this is a quick and …

38 of the Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes

Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:<p>38 of the Most Inspirational …

Motivation

A seven-step plan for aspiring thought leaders

Becoming a so-called 'thought leader' is all the rage; now, everybody wants to be a speaker, build an easy revenue stream, write a book and change the world. I do believe that everyone has a story worth sharing. Everyone has overcome insurmountable odds that give them the right to impact the lives …

Personal Trainers' Top Weight Loss Tips

Lucky for them, they’re armed with an arsenal of knowledge and know-how to lean out and lose weight rapidly. Here, some of the top experts in the …

10 Success Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to achieve success, you need to adopt the habits that will drive you to the top. Successful people strongly believe in something and are driven to manifest it. Their path is so strong that it keeps them true to their …

Self-improvement

Guy Kawasaki’s 10 Leadership Reality Checks

America's favorite start-up guru provides the key questions every entrepreneur must ask. I also add my two cents.<p>Readers of this column know that I'm a big fan of Guy Kawasaki in general and specifically of his updated classic The Art of the Start 2.0. After reading it twice, there are some parts …

realitychecks

How to Work Out Your Whole Body in 20 Minutes

Whether you have caftan-body ambitions or are regularly hitting the gym, one thing is clear: Workouts need to be efficient. You have people to see, …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

The Micro-Living Trend Checks Into Hotels

Love micro-living? Try micro-vacationing.<p>Big-city hotel rooms are about to get even smaller. Commune Hotels & Resorts, a San Francisco-based hotel group, is launching a new hotel brand that caters to guests who don’t need spacious rooms: those who want to embrace “micro-living.” Playing off the …

Hospitality

The 100 Best Leadership Quotes of All Time

Sometimes the most powerful and meaningful things come from words that touch our heart and lead us forward to our potential.<p>Life is about discovering who we are; leading is about striving to become better than we are, and helping everything and everyone around us to become better too.<p>Let these …

Motivation

7 Steve Jobs quotes that can change your life

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance."</b><p>Everyone says they go the extra mile. Almost no one actually does. Most people who do go there …

Leadership “Strengths” That Are Actually Weaknesses

What does it mean to be a great leader today?<p>The triumphant stories of tech moguls, business icons, and successful entrepreneurs have become a …

Leadership

The safest way to make your retirement savings last

<i>Whenever I read about annuities, I wonder why you can't create one on your own without an insurance company. Just invest your money conservatively and then watch your expenses so you don't blow through your savings too soon. Wouldn't that plan work just as well, if not better, than an annuity?</i> …

Retirement

6 Very Risky Investment Mistakes Warren Buffett Says You May Be Making

What does risk mean to you? If you ask the average person, they’re likely to say the probability of losing money. If you ask most financial professionals, they’ll probably equate risk with volatility of returns. (While these may sound similar, they’re not exactly the same thing. Let’s say …

2015’s Coolest New Workout Trends

Unless you’re one of those superhuman types, it can be hard to muster the energy to hit the gym or take the same old run, day after day – especially …

10 Ways to Become the Most Productive Person Around

Guest Writer<p>Speaker and Maximum Performance Strategist. CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever come across someone who just seemed to get so much done and was by far the most productive person you knew? Why can't you be that person?<p>…

Time Management

Answer These 3 Questions Before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has at least once in their life had a million-dollar idea. The tricky part is deciding if this idea actually has legs and could be a viable business.<p>As a small-business owner for a decade, I’ve identified three crucial …

Small Business

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

As entrepreneurs, leaders, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think about we are projecting into the future.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and …

Apple Sells 10 Million iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Devices During Launch Weekend

Apple has officially confirmed a total of 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales during their initial weekend on sale. This is a new record for an iPhone launch, besting the 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c sales from that launch last year, and far outpacing the 5 million new iPhone 5 devices sold back in …

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus drop and drown test results are in

As of this writing, millions of people are likely already fretting over their new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, picking out all manner of clunky cases to protect their new investment. But at least a handful of folks out there are torturing Apple's latest and greatest instead.<p>After much waiting, …