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10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Sales Productivity Advice from 6 Experts

The best sales organizations are consistently motivated, operate with efficiency and close deals at warp speed.<p>How do they get there? We asked 6 huge …

The 14 Phrases Every VC Wants to Hear in Your Pitch

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Venture Capital

Can You Solve These 5 Riddles Without Getting Caught Up In The Drama?

<i>See if you can solve the following five riddles without getting caught up in all of the drama!</i><p>The Man in the Elevator<p>A man lives on the 10th floor of …

Pool Table

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

Employment

9 Things to Say to Ruin a Sales Pitch | Inc.com

Sales pitches and presentations are the heart and soul of business. After all, without them, there wouldn't be any business!<p>However, it's pretty easy for a sales pitch to fall flat or scuttle the opportunity, especially when the presenter uses any of these dumb phrases:<p>1. I apologize in advance …

B2B

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

5 Unusual Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

I'm in!<p>The way you spend your first hour of waking up will make or break the rest of your day. If you find yourself shuffling about in the morning, …

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<p>"If you are not willing …

Motivation

How to Earn Respect as a Leader

<i>In this adaptation from his new book, the CEO of Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst, shares advice for how to build credibility in an organization — especially if you are new to it, have a different background than others on your team, or are not in a position of authority.</i><p>How would you be perceived in your …

Leadership

Mark Cuban's 4 Best Tips for Winning in Business | Inc.com

Whether you think of Mark Cuban more as a visionary entrepreneur or as an audacious TV personality--or both--it's hard not to take notice when the <i>Shark Tank</i> host shares his business advice.<p>Although Cuban has been a billionaire for more than a decade, his passion for entrepreneurship has never been …

Entrepreneurship

10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

Meditation is a wonderful tool for decreasing feelings of stress and anxiety, and increasing feelings of peacefulness, contentedness and connectedness. It helps you stay present in the moment so that you can experience your life as it happens, rather than always being caught up in the past or the …

Meditation

Humility: The No. 1 Job Skill Needed For The Smart Machine Age

In the next decade, Smart Machines will displace many workers in many industries including logistics, construction, distribution, sales, retail, services and even the jobs of highly trained professionals. If what you do is highly repetitive, reasonably predictable, involves limited choices or …

Business Administration

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

Time Management

7 Lessons You Need to Learn When Writing Your Book

Ever wanted to write a book? Do you have an unfinished opus about your expertise sitting on your laptop? How about the next Harry Potter or crime thriller?<p>When I was six, I wrote an elaborate children's story about a family of mice who vacation at Disneyworld. I detailed their quaint village, their …

Writing

A new study offers a brilliantly simple way to beat procrastination

The reason goals are so hard to reach, many psychologists think, is because each person believes they are really two people: Present Me and Future Me. And to most people, Future Me is <i>much</i> less important than Present Me. Present Me is the CEO of Me Corp, while Future Me is a lowly clerk.<p>"Instead of …

Procrastination

Should Christians Drink Alcohol?

Alcohol consumption is rampant in the world today. We all know someone who spends their weekend attending parties where they drink heavily and act …

Nigeria–Africa’s largest economy–is having trouble paying its workers

Earlier this week, Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, revealed the Nigerian government had already used over half of the amount set aside for borrowing in its 2015 budget, to pay salaries and overheads of its workers.<p>Nigeria is dependent on crude oil for most of its revenues meaning …

Africa