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20 Leadership Quotes by Successful Women You Should Pay Attention to

Spread the joy for all working women everywhere.<p>"As a leader, it's a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow." -- <i>Himanshu Bhatia, Founder and CEO, Rose International.</i><p>"Surround yourself with a trusted and loyal team. It makes all the difference." --</i> …

Sara Blakely

6 Powerful Ways to Build Unbreakable Self-Discipline

If you look at your life right now, what is the reason you are not as successful, happy, or healthy as you could be at this point in your life?<p>Apart …

Motivation

11 Expert Ways to Build an Impeccable Reputation

Warren Buffett famously advised that “it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”<p>These 11 entrepreneurs have built …

Entrepreneurship

3 Ways You Can Become Addicted to Personal Growth

It’s 5am and your alarm is ringing. Over a period of three hours, you’ve reset it 8 times. It’s 9am and you are waking up, already discouraged and …

A 3-Step Process to Making Better Decisions

Knowing if, when and how to make decisions requires experience and self-awareness.<p>Veteran CEO; CEO, Black Box; Founder, Khorus<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No area of leadership exposes a CEO’s weaknesses quicker than his or her approach to decision making. Some CEOs …

Management

All Work, No Play? Say No Way With 10 Free eBooks.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with TradePub so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Just because work is an important part of life, it shouldn't monopolize your entire existence. Give yourself the well-deserved …

Happiness

6 Characteristics of an Innovative Leader

Are you sometimes confused about what type of leader you are or what type of leader you should be? You're not alone -- but you can discover how to be a better leader by following this expert's advice.<p>Opportunity Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following</i> …

Barnes & Noble

Read this if you think you have a great start-up idea in your head

One day you may wake up with an incredible idea that you think it would make you the next Elon Musk or Mark Zuckerberg. One day you may find yourself …

7 Bad Habits That Make Salespeople Look Really Unprofessional

Making sales is hard enough--don't add to your difficulties by doing these things.<p>As every salesperson knows, it's not always easy to convince people to buy things--especially things they don't want. You can easily come off as too sleazy or too eager, too pushy or too uninterested.<p>Striking the …

Selling

Influence 2.0 – The Future of Influencer Marketing Research Report 2017

What does “influencer marketing” mean to you? Are you thinking of celebrities posting product photos to Instagram? Or having a famous YouTuber run a …

Public Relations

Here are the colleges that have produced the most founders of billion-dollar startups

If you want to want to create a billion dollar start-up, consider attending Stanford University.<p>The Stanford, California-based university has educated a whopping 51 individuals who then went on to found startups that became worth at least a billion dollars, according to Sage, an accounting software …

College & University

5 killer productivity hacks: How to work faster and finish early every day

Between meetings, deadlines that require quick turnaround, more meetings, hitting your goals (and even more meetings) it's easy to feel like you're …

20 Life-Changing Books You Must Add to Your List for 2017

Every book on this list has the power to change your life.<p>The magical thing about books is that they have the power to change your life. It's a big reason why reading is an activity shared by the most successful people on earth.<p>The right book at the right time is priceless. With the investment of a …

Self-improvement

12 Ways to Tell Someone Is Really Intelligent (and Not Just Faking It)

Confidence is too often mistaken for competence. Don't be taken in: Follow these tips.<p>It doesn't take much experience of the world of work to figure out that it's not always the most competent people who rise to the top. Nor is the fact that someone has a strong opinion on a subject a reliable …

Self-improvement

This Founder Ditched His Career at 40 and Turned a Hunch Into Millions

The only way to find out what will happen is to go ahead and try, says the creator of High West Whiskey.<p>Editorial Director<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s</i> <i>“20 Questions”</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Idea Drop helps organisations generate and capture new ideas

In spite of my aversion to the word “ideation,” I can’t argue against software designed to help an organisation solicit ideas from its people. The best ideas can — and often do — come from anyone, regardless of job title or hierarchy. Enter Idea Drop, a London-headquartered startup that offers what …

Want To Improve Your Instagram Photographs? Try These 3 Simple Styling Tips

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>The fundamentals of good photography apply to all kinds of mediums, from a professional grade DSLR or a smartphone. …

Photography

6 types of businesses you can start with almost no cash

But of course, there are dozens of obstacles that may keep you from actually doing that. You might not have enough motivation, for example, or time to actually see the work through; or you might not even have a solid idea to begin with — yet.<p><b>Related: The 10 Best New-Age Business Ideas You Haven't</b> …

Small Business

How to Do Less When You Have More to Do

You can either run the day or let the day run you.<p>Time management is not always all it's cracked up to be. When you apply it successfully, you end up doing more--not less--of what you need to be doing.<p>Most people who follow time management programs find that they actually decrease their …

Time Management

How I went from working 40-plus hours a week to less than 8

You brew a pot of coffee, break out your calendar, and dive into your most important task. And then it happens. The phone rings, or a co-worker stops by to say "hey." Maybe your boss swings by to ask about those TPS reports.<p>Whatever type of interruption you face, it's annoying. And if you work in …

Time Management

Six Things to Start Doing Now (not Resolutions!)

New Year, New You. Ugh, we've heard it all before. Every January to be specific. But trying to create major change for a new year based on the idea of a "resolutions" rarely works. It's about really taking a step back to see how and where you can enhance your daily life.<p>I get it; thinking about …

This Simple Habit Will Help You Make 2017 Successful and Fulfilling

Discover the root of your suffering so that you can overcome it.<p>One of the best ways to get moving in the right direction following the New Years celebrations is to reflect on the previous year.<p>While this is no secret, the odds are good that in combing through your previous shortcomings and …

Self-help

These Entrepreneurs Show You Can Start a Business at Any Age

It's never too late or too early.<p>This story appears in the January 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>You're never too young or too old to start a business. So, if you're feeling discouraged because of your age, it's time to get rid of those negative thoughts.<p>"I'm too old" or "I don't have …

Entrepreneurship

How To (Finally) Quit Multitasking In These Five Daily Activities

You already know that multitasking is counterproductive, but are you sure you know how to stop?<p>Anytime you’re hunkering down at work to wrap up projects on a tight deadline, chances are you’re in full-on multitasking mode. You may think it transforms you into a to-do-list-tackling machine, but it …

A 30-Second Habit With the Power to Shift Your Perspective

Habits don't have to take lots of time or be complicated. It's entirely possible to make changes in 30 seconds.<p>Entrepreneur, Blogger, Writer, Coach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All of us want to get ahead and progress to the next round of the video game we call life. …

Motivation

Why you will (eventually) marry the right person

As 2016 drew to a close last month, I opened my newsfeed with dread, braced for more gloomy tidings. Sure enough, amidst the news round-ups and “best of” lists was The New York Times’ most popular article of the year: “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person.”<p>In a year when Americans voted to turn back …

New York Times

13 things you're doing wrong from the moment you wake up

If your daily routine were a college assignment and you submitted it to your professor the scientist, chances are it would come back with a whole lot of red ink.<p>That is to say, you're probably making a <i>ton</i> of mistakes every single day that can sabotage your productivity and happiness. Think drinking …

Time Management

17 Bad Habits You Need to Kill in 2017 to Be More Successful

Finally take control of your destiny by deleting the negative habits that have been dragging you down.<p>Many of you will resolve to start a new positive habit in 2017. Adding good habits can be fun, but unfortunately (most of the time), they don't work. Approximately 38 percent of Americans will make …

Self-help

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

What Not To Do Anymore In 2017

Ditch These Habits In The New Year<p>Does your mentality need a makeover for 2017? It’s traditional to start a new exercise or diet plan in January, but …

Happiness