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Science Says Only 8 Percent of People Actually Achieve Their Goals. Here Are 7 Things They Do Differently

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>According to the University of Scranton, a whopping 92 percent of people who set New Year's goals never actually achieve them. You can count me in that group. Failing to meet goals is pretty frustrating and can set you …

Time Management

How to Really Listen in Conversation

Listening: the poor man’s talking. But your turn to pay attention to someone else’s blah blah will come. Here’s how to be the kind of listener you’d …

Self-help

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

10 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Tolerate

Successful people expect more from themselves and from those around them.<p>8 min read<p>Successful people do things differently. If you study those who excel in business, you’ll find a whole litany of common characteristics. These traits help put them on a path to success by creating positive habits. …

I just started a business with less than $1,000 and I have no idea what I’m doing

There's a seemingly endless list of ways to make money online. Most of them seem too good to be true.<p>As a reporter at CNBC Make It, I've covered some …

Small Business

This Kerala student startup has found a way to make livestock feed rich in nutrients

The ability of Azolla to grow at lightning speed across the water and provide wholesome nutrients inspired Nikhil to use it as a form of livestock …

Farming

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

21 Time Management Hacks Successful People Do Daily

Learn these secrets to managing your time effectively.<p>Content Provider<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>No matter what your industry, passion or trade is, your success largely will be determined by how well you stay on top of your to-do list. Time management always has been an …

Michael Dell turned $1,000 into billions—here’s the No. 1 skill he says you need to do the same

Michael Dell's $21 billion net worth lands him among the 50 richest people in the world according to Bloomberg, in line with <b>Elon Musk.</b><p>Load Error<p>That …

These are 7 of the hottest startups that launched in 2017

But the problems faced by the founders, investors, and managers of companies such as Uber, Snap, and Blue Apron hasn't dissuaded other entrepreneurs from building new companies with the hope of disrupting existing industries or garnering a coveted billion-dollar unicorn valuation.<p>Among the rookies …

How to know you’ve got a winning business idea, in three words

How do you know if a business idea or startup will thrive or fail? It’s a question that all tech entrepreneurs and investors ask themselves.<p>After …

Entrepreneurship

Managing Time Is the Biggest Struggle Facing Entrepreneurs. Here's What to Do About It.

You have 24 hours. It's worth investing some time figuring out how to get the most out of it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have your own company that you have owned company for many years? Many entrepreneurs personally find that the …

If You Think These 5 Things, You'll Never Get Rich by the Time You're 30

Five common mistakes entrepreneurs make when starting a business and how to correct them.<p>Serial entrepreneur, mentor, advisor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last week, I had lunch with a millennial who wanted some advice about a …

This Startup Is Cashing In On India's Massive Demand For English-Speaking Workforce

Language learning is big business. In India, the socio-economic status in society is approximately in line with a person’s fluency in English, and for millions, proficiency in this language has come to be seen as a key to prosperity.<p>A year ago, capitalizing on the aspirations of people, with an …

Language Learning

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead | Inc.com

Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your story in a way that sells.<p>No matter how compelling your message is, if you don't capture your audience's attention in the first …

Public Speaking

How Elon Musk Started SpaceX: Co-Founder Says Rockets To Mars Was Always The Plan

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jim Cantrell.</i><p>I helped Elon start the company and all of these answers are spot on. He still has …

Renaud Laplanche, Ousted at Lending Club, Returns as Rival to His Old Firm

Renaud Laplanche was the quintessential Silicon Valley success story, until he wasn’t.<p>Mr. Laplanche, a French-born entrepreneur, co-founded Lending Club in 2006, creating not only a new company but also a new model for borrowing money online. He took Lending Club public late in 2014 and joined the …

How the Last Minute, $3.7 Billion AppDynamics Deal Went Down

<i>This article first appeared in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Subscribe here.</i><p>AppDynamics, an enterprise software …

7 Smart ways to think and act like Elon Musk – “The Real Life Iron Man”

Share7<p>Tweet<p>Share9<p>+1<p>Shares 16<p>South African entrepreneur Elon Musk is known for founding Tesla Motors and SpaceX, which launched a landmark commercial …

10 Things Elon Musk Knows About Mars Through Movies | Article

Elon Musk says we will be able to travel to Mars in 2024. He’s going to do it with a rocket; a really big one. Mr. Musk estimated it would cost $10 …

6 Tips to Successfully Transition From Your Day Job to Your Own Business

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Many of you reading this right now are working for someone else — helping someone else build their …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Speculation mounts over Elon Musk’s plan for SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter

In the wake of SpaceX’s successful rocket landing, some of the company’s most ardent fans are guessing at the shape of the biggest thing to come: the …