Ian Belmonte

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26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Self-improvement often comes from the penned wisdom of others.<p>Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take …

Self-improvement

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Communication Skills

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

The CEO of a $26 billion company says her best advice comes from years of approaching the business world wrong

Irene Rosenfeld, the CEO of Mondelēz International, discusses some of biggest lessons and mistakes she's made in her career. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>SARA SILVERSTEIN: And we and our audience always likes to hear from people who have achieved what many of us aspire to achieve. So I'd</i> …

Business Strategy

If You Want To Be An Empathic Listener, Stop Using This Word

Listening with empathy is a critical skill for anyone who wants to succeed at work. Salespeople with great listening skills sell more. Physicians with great listening skills face fewer malpractice lawsuits and have better patient outcomes. Leaders with great listening skills have more inspired and …

Empathy

6 lessons every business leader should learn from Uber’s uphill culture battle

Given the recent news headlines, it’s clear Uber — among other companies — must reevaluate its company culture. Earlier this week, when news hit that Uber’s board of directors approved a set of 47 recommendations prepared by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, I was surprised how well I could …

5 Inspiring TED Talks That Will Free You to Be Happy and Successful

What’s the secret to happiness and achievement? Sometimes it’s not so much what you do as what you stop doing. That’s the lesson behind some of the …

9 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Quit Your 9-to-5 to Start a Business

The reality as an entrepreneur is that the only easy day was yesterday.<p><i>What's the hardest step in the employee-to-entrepreneur transformation and how did you overcome it? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Running Towards Your Business Goals and Never Achieving? You May Be Driven By Fear

Are you stifling your dream of owning your own companyThe post Running Towards Your Business Goals and Never Achieving? You May Be Driven By Fear …

If You're Really Committed To Personal Development, You'll Take This Uncomfortable Step

Seeking out opportunities to step outside your comfort zone and start something new is the best way to ensure you're learning and growing.<p>Think back on the times in your life when you've grown -- either personally or professionally -- the most. Often, the catalyst for that growth had to do with …

Self-improvement

17 Examples of Income Producing Assets You Can Invest In

Income producing assets are businesses and investments that generate a consistent revenue. They often pay monthly, but can also do so on a quarterly …

Real Estate

Intelligence Doesn't Matter as Much as You Think. Here's the Trait to Prioritize

Here's the good news: This trait can be acquired by anyone.<p>What does it take to be successful? Is it a matter of being the "best and the brightest"?<p>We hear this term thrown around so often today that it seems as though intelligence is the gatekeeper to opportunities. This idea that inborn smarts …

Self-improvement

9 Daily Strategies for Staying on Top of Your Game

A life of success and fulfillment is the result of how we approach each day.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To get ahead of the game, you have to stay ahead of the game. No one can successfully lead coming from behind. Success comes down to grit, starting …

Motivation

12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

Emotional Intelligence

Break the Fear Cycle by Asking Yourself 3 Simple Questions

Getting curious is a practical way to productively manage your fears<p>Fear is a near-constant companion for anyone pushing themselves in work and life. Fear is uncomfortable and it causes us to slow down, procrastinate, and, in some cases, stop what we're doing altogether. If you've tried to "get …

Self-help

3 Ways Millionaires Think Differently Than You

Changing your mindset changes everything else.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What would you say is the most powerful thing in the world? And what would you say if I told you that you already possess it? You were born with it. It was given to you freely, yet …

Self-improvement

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

AIRS

The "Internet of things" (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. It's a concept that …

How To Communicate Like A Confident Leader

As a keynoter, when I ask audience members to call out attributes of executive presence, they always mention confidence. As I drill down on the topic, the audience agrees that they can see it, hear it, and sense it in many ways—often in ways not always apparent to the person being observed. Strong, …

Leadership