T Allen Hanes

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In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness | Inc.com

<i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's mediocrity.<p>Of all the colorful ways to articulate that truth, one of the best is what Elon …

Cold War

How Working Smarter -- Not Harder Drives Motivation | Inc.com

I'm sure you've come across that old business axiom that says "work smarter, not harder." Whether you're a freelancer, self employed, small business owner, or working nine to five, we're constantly on the lookout for way to improve our productivity. That's why everyone loves that old saying.<p>You're …

Productivity

So, What's Your Story? 3 Ways Storytelling Can Help Boost Your Business.

As entrepreneurs, we're all in a perpetual "competitive admissions" game. Stories connect your customers to you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I served as an admissions officer for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, one thing became abundantly …

8 Ways to Increase Your Intellectual Capacity

Time invested into your personal growth is an investment in your success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become a standout success, invest in yourself. The deeper your investment, the more fit you become for sustaining your entrepreneurial journey. You can only grow …

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? Add These 9 Habits to Your Routine | Inc.com

Visualize life as a building, and habits as the building blocks. The stronger the building blocks are the more the building is able to withstand changes in its environment.<p>Life is short. Consistency will get you far. Follow these nine simple habits to see your success skyrocket. By sticking to …

Self-improvement

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After poring through a mountain-load of data, obtained from in-person interviews, questionnaires, medical …

Happiness

Here Are 3 Ways to Tell Whether You'll Succeed or Fail at Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

Since starting my own company, I have learned (very quickly) some major differences between entrepreneurs that succeed and those that fail--or forever pledge the title of "entrepreneurship" meanwhile staying snug and safe in their 9-5 job.<p>Before I took the leap to launch Digital Press, I looked at …

Entrepreneurship

The 1 Thing You Should Do This Week To Make The Last 2 Months Of 2017 Successful | Inc.com

Remember back in January, 2017, when you made that big long list of goals?<p>How many did you actually accomplish? How many did you give up on?<p>People have no problem setting goals.<p>The challenge is in seeing them through to the end.<p>With just two months left in the year, I encourage you think about your …

Time Management

5 Skills Every Marketer Should Have on Their Resume When Applying to Startups

Wow them with skill sets businesses need to get started.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The field of marketing is incredibly broad and encompasses a wide variety of skill sets, from SEO and coding to website design and social media. Furthermore, marketing for a startup …

5 things this professor can teach you about success after studying 30,000 business pitches

You can learn a lot from studying one business pitch. You can learn even more from studying 30,000.<p>Sean Wise, an entrepreneurship professor at …

Entrepreneurship

Here's some ways to get extra money from a side gig

What’s your side hustle?<p>Whether you’re a moonlighter, solo entrepreneur, or love working random gigs, you’ve landed here because you thought “I want to earn more money!” <b>Moonlighting’s</b> mission is to help kick start your freelancing journey, empower you to succeed in the gig economy, and make money …

Small Business

Leveraging Bitcoin & Blockchain For 'Solar Power' Sun Exchange Scores $1.6M From U.S. Investors

Sun Exchange, a peer-to-peer solar equipment leasing marketplace based in South Africa, has raised $1.6 million (m) in seed financing from strategic partners including New York-based Network Society Ventures and three globally leading technology accelerators from the U.S. to “accelerate global …

Solar Power

In 3 Words, Nobelist Richard Thaler Shares the Secret of Effective Communication | Inc.com

He's a longtime professor at the University of Chicago. He's been called the father of "behavioral economics," which, according to the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, "combines insights from psychology, judgment, and decision making and economics to generate a more accurate understanding of human …

Richard Thaler

3 pieces of advice from a value investor who started with nothing and is now worth over $100 million

Just think about how much you could learn from someone who came from nothing and now has a net worth of over $100 million.<p>How much would you spend to get insight from a successful investor who started late in life, had all the odds stacked against him, yet still made it big?<p>Would you do what he did …

10 Companies That Are Getting Creative With Cryptocurrency

The question entrepreneurs need to be asking now are: When will this technology come to the masses?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of buzz is circulating in the financial and technology space over cryptocurrencies. Whether or not you're bullish on investing in …

Want to Get More Done in Less Time? Science Says You Should Do These 5 Simple Things | Inc.com

Do you struggle to get more done in less time? You are not alone. A Microsoft study revealed most people are unproductive at work -- a massive 17 hours per week out of an average 45 hour work week.<p>Over the course of the year, that's over one month (36.8 days) of time being unproductive at the …

Time Management

Why You Don't Need a Business Plan (And the 1 Thing You Need Instead) | Inc.com

There are a great many entrepreneurs who sit around all day brainstorming the perfect idea.<p>First of all, no great business comes from a long day of sitting at your desk wondering what will work. Great businesses are the product of trying, failing, iterating, and improving over time. The only thing …

Business Strategy

The Evolution of PR: Here's Why It Matters To You

Back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, the term “PR” might have conjured images of a well-dressed woman working from her fancy office in a New York City skyscraper, glued to the phone with “the media” as she tried to “control the narrative” about her company or her client.<p>While it <i>is</i> a PR rep’s job to address …

Public Relations

Become a blockchain expert in 1,384 words

And it's going to fundamentally change how businesses operate.<p>Make no mistake… this revolution is <i>at least</i> as significant as the one brought about by the Internet. It will disrupt every single business on the face of the earth.<p>That's why it's vital that you learn to understand this technology. It …

Sheryl Sandberg Mastered 3 Presentation Skills in 3 Minutes. And You Can, Too | Inc.com

When it comes to making a persuasive presentation, there are several elements that are core to making it a success. As Aristotle said eons ago, persuasion requires appealing to ethos (trust), logos (intellect), and pathos (emotions), no matter who your audience is. From sharing your company's …

Sheryl Sandberg

This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …

There’s a better way to write your to-do lists

A well-crafted to-do list acts as a guiding light for your day. It helps you overcome feelings of being overwhelmed, and reduces anxiety around whether you’re being productive throughout the day. Before I dive in to explain how I craft my to-do list each day, I’d like to point out that to-do lists …

Time Management

How to Work Less Tomorrow and Get More Done Every Day

Are you often overwhelmed and stressed out by a huge workload you can't control? If so, you need to seriously explore these techniques to put you back in the driver's seat.<p>Every entrepreneur I know feels the pressure of the thousands of things that need to get done, all seemingly at the same time. …

Facebook Live unlocks scheduling and pre-stream lobby, first for verified Pages

Facebook is helping broadcasters plan and promote their Live streams ahead of time, and assemble their audiences in a waiting room so they have viewers the second the camera starts rolling. Today Facebook is rolling out Live video scheduling, scheduled broadcast sharing, and pre-broadcast lobbies …

10 Ways how you can motivate yourself everyday

Share57<p>Tweet<p>Share225<p>+14<p>Shares 286<p>Feeling motivated is perhaps one of the most difficult things you could ever do. If it were so easy, everyone would …

Motivation

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

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15 highly useful life hacks you can learn in a minute or less

While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, you'd be surprised just how much you can actually accomplish in 60 seconds or less.<p>With the help of a Quora thread on the matter, here are some handy life skills you can pick up almost instantly:

The 18 apps you should use every day to be more productive

That's why we've assembled a list of apps that will make you more productive, and take away some of the stress from your life.<p>From fan favorites to cutting-edge newcomers, these apps help you sketch out an idea, take detailed notes, or stay in touch with your team.<p>Whatever your day consists of, …