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Chinese firm abandons bid for gigantic Australian ranch

A ranch the size of Ireland is back on the market in Australia.<p>The Kidman beef company said Tuesday that it is accepting new offers for the massive property after a Chinese company pulled out.<p>The plan for China's Dakang Australia to take over the ranch was effectively scuttled by the Australian …

Australia

How This Company Makes $70 Million Selling Random Stuff on Amazon | Inc.com

In the platform business, they learned, price is everything. Set a price too high, and Amazon buries it. Setting it too low is worse, earning the buy box and leading to thousands of orders flooding in--and a loss of money on every sale.<p>The conundrum fascinated Tramunti. He'd struggled with dyslexia …

eCommerce

5 Tips to Protect Your Positivity From Negative People

Deflect colleagues' negativity with a positivity force field. Here's how.<p>Your negative, moaning, complaining co-workers aren't just annoying; they're also contagious.<p>When Harvard researchers combed through piles of data from the Framingham Heart Study, a massive undertaking the collected …

What the Amish Can Teach You About Building a Successful Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During the 90's, just shortly after I had my second son, I was bit with the "wholesome momma" bug and had a strong desire to do things the old fashioned way when it came to living my life at home.<p>Growing up in a home where my Momma spent …

21 Short Videos Worth More Than an MBA | Inc.com

If you're determined to get a job that requires an MBA, by all means spend the time and money to get one. However, if you want to know more about business than 99.9 percent of your colleagues, you can spend a day watching these TED Talks.<p>Motivation<p>1. Why we do what we do<p>Tony Robbins discusses the …

Sheryl Sandberg

6 Habits of Super Successful People | Inc.com

Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less successful. Here are six things that very successful people do every day. Embrace these habits and you can greatly accelerate your own success.<p>1. <b>Keep Your Eye</b> …

Self-improvement

Achieve Your Goals in 2014 — Here’s Research That Can Help

1. Successful people do nine things differently than everyone else.<p>2. The rest of us hold ourselves back in five major ways.<p>3. But don’t stress! Just change the way you think about stress.<p>4. To spot new opportunities, imagine yourself in the future.<p>5. And act like a leader before you are one.<p>6. …

Want to Kill It in 2014? Use the Rule of 3 Things.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I know, articles called "How to [fill in the blank] in [fill in the year]" are usually just useless generic fluff. Besides, New Year's resolutions are dumb. All they end up doing is making you feel guilty later.<p>All true. Which is why I …

If You Want to Change, Don’t Read This

There is a great scene in <i>Godfather 2</i> where Kay (Diane Keaton) complains to husband Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) about his unfulfilled promise to make his business fully legit and quit being a mafioso. Michael responds that he is still working on it, reassuring Kay emphatically: “I’ll change, I’ll …

Harvard Biz Review on Twitter: "How @netflix reinvented HR http://t.co/0RwhgE9F1K http://t.co/aczqeXzFVv"

Replying to @<b>HarvardBiz</b><p>0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>HarvardBiz</b><p>“@<b>HarvardBiz</b>: How @<b>netflix</b> reinvented HR …

Why Self-Discipline Will Make You Unstoppable

A one time management expert explains how commitment and discipline are directly related to successful achievement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

8 Things Really Efficient People Do | Inc.com

Most everyone would like to be more efficient. Just think, you would spend less time doing the things that you don't enjoy and more on the things that bring satisfaction, happiness and profit. Some people are actually very adept at efficiency. They manage every manageable moment so they have more …

Time Management

6 Easy Steps to Being a Master Networker All of the Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When there’s only so much time in the day, it’s easy to overlook the value of building and maintaining your professional relationships. But being stressed and busy is no excuse. Relationships take effort, of course, but throughout my …

3 Steps to Stop Being Busy and Start Being Productive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Often you get to the end of the day and think, “I was busy all day, but what did I accomplish?”<p>Goals give us more than just a target to aim for -- they help us change our behavior today. Do you get the work that is most important to you …

Want to Grow Fast? Focus on Profits, Not Revenue | Inc.com

Growth is a sexy word in business, and it's what drives all entrepreneurs.<p>When building a business plan, most management teams build a classic hockey stick: invest in the near term, which will result in negative cash flows in the early years, and count on growth to drive the business to scale.<p>But …

Business Strategy

7 Things Every (Great) Landing Page Needs

No matter how great of a designer, marketer, or copywriter you are, your website is never going to convert as well as it could. <i>Why?</i> It’s because you …

The 6 Weight-Loss Tips That Science Actually Knows Work

Some of the weight loss articles out there these days are getting a little nutty. New scientific studies that shed light on how metabolism works are wonderful and valuable in their own right, but when findings get morphed into magical new “tips” for losing weight, something’s amiss. Some recent …

The Secret To Forming Super Productive Habits

If we don’t know how habits work we’ll never develop better ones. Let’s get to it.<p>The reason it’s so hard to form productive habits is the same reason they’re so effective when they’re in place: It’s all about willpower.<p>So once we <b>understand willpower</b>, we can better <b>hack</b> the <b>habits</b>.<p>Roy F. Baumeister, …

40 Things To Say Before You Die

Before you’re sprawled on your deathbed, there are some things you really have to say. They’re not complicated. They’re not poetry.<p>They’re just short sentences with big meaning.<p>I hope they get you talking.<p><b>40</b> <b><br>“I wonder.”</b><p>Give yourself time to think so the time you spend doing things will be better …