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You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Writer, Consultant, Freedom Advocate, Lifetime Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a …

Small Business

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words

You don't need any more strategies or morning routines, you need to watch your language.<p>We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily …

Self-improvement

How Do You Hire Better Talent? The CEO of Absolut Says You Should Look For These 3 Things

You should hire more "diagonal thinkers."<p>Hiring the right talent for your organization is not an easy task.<p>It's a challenge every founder and CEO struggles with--because finding the right people takes more than just reading through a handful of resumes and cover letters. This is a topic I speak on …

Leadership

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately

And the numbers keep climbing<p>For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each …

The Brilliant, Honest Way This Governor Handled the Hurricanes Is the Best Leadership Lesson of 2017

In bringing the worst, disasters can bring out the best.<p>I was born on St. Thomas, in the U.S. Virgin Islands. This year, my father survived both hurricanes--Irma and Maria--on the island. One of his biggest takeaways? The leadership displayed by the governor of the Virgin Islands, Kenneth …

8 Bulletproof Ways to Bootstrap Your Business

It takes remarkably little money to make money, if you're clever and work hard.<p>The glamorous world of high-flying startups with dizzying valuations is out of reach for most entrepreneurs. Without the right contacts, connections, business network or past results, how can most business owners expect …

This 1 Radical Idea Can Improve All Of Your Meetings Immediately

Many companies have too many meetings. This change will force people to rethink how often they are meeting and for what purpose.<p>As an executive coach, I hear a lot of reasons why senior people can't get more done: everything from direct reports who don't take initiative, bosses who have unrealistic …

5 Reasons Why You Must Have a Side Hustle (Unless You're Happy Living Paycheck to Paycheck)

You're employer doesn't love you. If you want a more interesting and financially secure life, you'll have to build it after work.<p>CEO of VUDU Marketing, Author of Screw the Zoo<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tony Robbins is famous for saying, “If you do what you’ve …

Tony Robbins

Soviet submarine officer who averted nuclear war honoured with prize

Vasili Arkhipov, who prevented escalation of the cold war by refusing to launch a nuclear torpedo against US forces, is to be awarded new ‘Future of Life’ prize<p>A senior officer of a Soviet submarine who averted the outbreak of nuclear conflict during the cold war is to be honoured with a new prize, …

9 Ways to Start a Company in 48 Hours

You can apply these concepts to companies in almost any industry.<p><i>By Kasey Kaplan, co-founder and president of Urban FT.</i><p>Can you start a company in 48 hours? You bet. You can apply these concepts to companies in almost any industry. Keep in mind, this advice is only on how to get started. As you go, …

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This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the difference between billionaires and the rest of us

Rich people think differently than the average person, and Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, who died with an estimated net worth of $10.2 billion, was no …

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time

Follow these four steps to make your side hustle a success.<p>Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a …

Small Business

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

Dalai Lama

This Navy SEAL Says Your Lack of Motivation Does Not Matter (but This 1 Thing Does Big Time)

There is something much bigger at play when it comes to your success than merely being motivated.<p>Maybe you haven't heard of Jocko Willink, but there is a good chance you wouldn't want to make enemies with him.<p>Having spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy--with time spent commanding Task Unit Bruiser at …

Tim Ferriss

To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now

ROCHESTER — Gail Evans and Marta Ramos have one thing in common: They have each cleaned offices for one of the most innovative, profitable and all-around successful companies in the United States.<p>For Ms. Evans, that meant being a janitor in Building 326 at Eastman Kodak’s campus in Rochester in the …

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations)

If you want to get promoted, think more than skills, qualifications, and experience. The most promotable employees also have the right attitude -- and the right outlook on individual and team performance.<p>Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional …

Consciousness

Every Great Boss Says These 4 Simple Words Each and Every Day

These powerful words pay huge dividends for your employees -- and for you.<p>You know you should praise your employees. You know you should thank your employees for their hard work. You know you should provide constructive feedback. Every boss knows those things (even if many don't actually <i>do</i> those …

Body Language

Google Employees Weighed In on What Makes a Highly Effective Manager (Technical Expertise Came in Last)

Is it possible to engineer the perfect boss? Google was up to the task, and found data that will forever change the keys to getting promoted.<p>Google is widely known as an advocate of data-based decision making. So, it came as no surprise when it looked to its statisticians to help decode the secret …

Leadership

How to Become a Leader's Leader

Here's a leadership self-assessment worth taking to discover where you sit as a leader<p>The 20 questions that comprise this diagnostic are organized across 4 unique dimensions - Personality, Proficiencies, People and Presence. I call it the "<b>4Ps Leadership Snapshot.</b>" The assessment is quite easy to …

Leadership

HARD Goals, Not SMART Goals, Are The Key To Career Development

Good employees want the opportunity to grow and develop on the job. And here’s the great news, a simple, 15-minute conversation, that focuses on HARD Goals, will encourage your people to take a more active and self-sufficient role in planning for and reaching their desired career growth.<p><i>Watch on</i> …

Employee Engagement

This Is How Disclarity Is Killing Your Productivity

Clarity. If you’ve ever watched a lean assembly line, you’ve seen it. Or a busy short-order cafe. The lineup process of a large well-run marathon. Even a Montessori classroom where thirty pre-schoolers excitedly and respectfully pursue as many as thirty independent activities.<p>Objectives are clear …

Management

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Why Do Leaders Fail at Their Jobs, Exactly? Here's the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 1 Sentence

Leaders who don't heed this advice from a world-renowned leadership expert may find serious challenges ahead.<p>Recently, I summed up in one sentence exactly why people quit their jobs. Well, actually, Gallup CEO Jim Clifton did, stating that the <i>real</i> reason is due to bad managers. That's based on …

Leadership

To Be a Great Boss, Show These 4 Traits to Your Employees Every Day (Most Never Do)

You will find the founders and CEOs of some of the best companies in the world, including The Container Store, Nordstrom, and Zappos, displaying these unconventional traits.<p>I've done my fair share of researching what true leadership looks like over the years. What I've found is that all great …

Leadership

Truly Great Innovators Do These 4 Things

There is no one "true path" to innovation but there are some common attributes<p>In the process of researching my book, <i>Mapping Innovation</i>, I talked to dozens of successful innovators, from world class scientists seeking to cure cancer and create new computing architectures, to senior executives at …

Innovation

Here's How Amazon's Jeff Bezos Makes Great Decisions, Super Fast

"High velocity, high quality" decisions are possible even at a massive company.<p>Amazon is a remarkable company. It's no surprise that it was built by a remarkable mind.<p>The brilliance, philosophy, and quirks of founder and CEO Jeff Bezos are deeply baked into Amazon, which is what makes his …

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The Workplace

6 Best Brain-Boosting Podcasts to Listen to Over Your Lunch Break

Your brain needs food too.<p>Until a year ago, I belonged to the 80 percent of Americans who don't listen to podcasts. I couldn't find time in my day to dedicate to listening. Then, last March, during a weekly lunch meeting with fellow business designers, we got into a discussion about NPR's Planet …

Self-improvement

4 Reasons Why You Need to Build Your Business Immediately

There's no better time than now to embark on the journey you were destined for.<p>Whether you're daydreaming about quitting your job or you find yourself, out of work, it doesn't matter. Everybody's journey is different.<p>If you are reading this with any level of curiosity, that spirit is in you. …

Mark Zuckerberg

The Unsung Role of Patents When It Comes to Prosperity

Do these things sound patentable? A noninvasive method to check a fetus for genetic defects? A new MRI machine? A new oil rig? A forehead scanning …