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4 Important Lessons From Peter Drucker's Book, The Effective Executive

I've had the pleasure of interviewing many amazing leaders on my podcast from the tech industry, to marketing leaders, CEOs, team players and team innovators, but one that I wish I could have had the opportunity to interview? Peter Drucker. Here's why.<p>You may recognize Peter's name. Peter Drucker …

Use This Simple Strategy to Get a Meeting With Anyone, Even a Billionaire

Can't get a warm introduction? No problem--use this intuitive approach to get a meeting with anyone.<p>In business, you're trained to seek warm introductions to people you don't know. But as life would have it, the people you most desperately want to meet are almost always the ones who are out of your …

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

7 Things I Learned in Business School That Aren't True in 2018

Entrepreneurship becomes a lot harder when you're trying to follow obsolete rules.<p>Being an entrepreneur is hard. That is pretty much a universal truth. But it becomes exponentially harder when you operate under false assumptions, outdated conventions, and myths.<p>I graduated with my MBA in 1997 and …

After This Entrepreneur Stood Up to Her Board, Her Sales Quadrupled and the Business Exploded

'The ones who don't quit are the ones who ultimately survive and lead their businesses,' says Samasource founder Leila Janah.<p><i>In this series,</i> <i>Open Every Door</i><i>, Entrepreneur staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating the</i> …

New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

Motivation

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can understand …

Business Strategy

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>Success can become a catalyst for</i> …

Self-improvement

The extravagant life of Gianluca Vacchi, the Italian millionaire with an 11 million-strong Instagram following who now has his sights set on acting

50-year-old multimillionaire entrepreneur Gianluca Vacchi is not your average Instagram star — he's certainly done things his own way.<p>Having retired from a career in business, the silver-haired, tattooed Italian took social media by a storm last year when a video he posted of himself dancing on …

Swimming Pools

A Man Made an Insanely Slick Ad to Sell His Girlfriend's Very Old Car. This Is What Happened Next

Oh, how we're gullible.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Things are always what they seem.<p>Until they aren't.<p>An old car, for example, is just an old car.<p>Until you dress it up a little and claim that it's the apogee of luxury.<p>That's …

14 things ridiculously successful people do every day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick and, most …

To Get People to Really Want to Buy Your Product, You Must Focus on the 3 P's

Side-hustling pro Chris Guillebeau explains that when you're presenting an offer, you want to make sure to give people all the pertinent information they need to make a purchase.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In</i> <i>"Tough Love Tuesday,"</i> <i>we’re connecting</i> …

Selling

Tai Lopez Shares 7 Steps to Launch a Business With No Money or Experience

How to go from idea to paying customers in one to eight weeks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, 310 out of 100,000 people on average created new businesses each month in the U.S., according to the 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity. Most entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

Become a Millionaire With These 7 Habits

These seven habits will help you earn a lot of money and achieve financial independence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>You must …

Self-improvement

Video Marketing Strategies: Snackable Marketing Episode 09

Subscribe: Android | RSS<p>About the Author<p>Andrew Farquer<p>Andrew Farquer is the founder of Liberty Digital, LLC where he uses his training and experience …

Simplify Your Content Marketing Strategy with a One-Page Plan

<i>Editor’s note: You may have missed this article when CMI published it a couple years ago. We’re sharing it now because we know how pressed for time</i> …

Marketing

After interviewing more than 50 of Wall Street's best investors, Tony Robbins found the best investing advice for average people is remarkably simple

Tony Robbins, the performance coach best known for his high-energy speeches, has made a crusade of spreading personal finance education the past couple of years.<p>He has conducted interviews with 50 of the top investors in the United States, including Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio, …

This noise-blocking gadget works like a real-life mute button

Muzo is an acoustic device that claims to stop unwanted noise. It sticks on flat objects, like windows, and uses anti-vibration technology.<p>The device also purports to use "voice masking" sounds to help with privacy when having a conversation.<p>You can preorder one for around £130.<p><i>Produced by Claudia</i> …

Technology

*Doctor Strange’*s Cloak Gets the Movie’s Biggest Laughs. Here’s How They Did It.

Imagine the flying carpet from Aladdin . . . in real life.<p>After designing costumes for four Marvel movies (<i>Thor, The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>), putting together a superhero costume is old hat for <b>Alexandra Byrne</b>. But the woman who won an Oscar for <i>Elizabeth: The</i> …

Marvel Universe

Tilda Swinton Thinks You Might Regret Getting Stoned Before Seeing Doctor Strange

The actress talks about Marvel's mind-bending new film.<p>Tilda Swinton has always been one of Hollywood's most enigmatic, unusual actresses. She rarely selects conventional roles, and she's notorious for spending her free time engaging in performance art projects in museums. So when Swinton was …

This Ridiculously Simple Hack Could Put an End to Your Slow iPhone Problems

A basic procedure that takes mere seconds dramatically could boost how fast your iPhone responds.<p>If you're not quite ready to grab an iPhone 7 (unveiled September 7) but can't stand how slow your current model is, or to keep your iPhone 7 ultra fast once you buy one, hear this: There's a handy …

8 Simple Remedies That Make Your Home Bug-FREE Without Chemicals

As much as we love summer, there is one aspect of it we most certainly don’t like – the bugs and insects that come along with it. They’re annoying, …

Cleaning

Under the hood: discover 13 hidden iPad features

Apple’s tablet has a host of easy-to-miss tricks, many of which work on the iPhone too. We take a tour… Continue reading...

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iPhone

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

Entrepreneurship

9 Things the Most Influential and Persuasive People Do, Backed by Science

Some people are naturally persuasive. The rest of us have to learn to be more so. Here's how.<p>Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas--in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe …

The remote control for Yuneec's latest drone is bonkers

If you lose your drone, convert this thing into the sickest Android gaming tablet<p>We just got our hands on a review unit of the new Yuneec Typhoon H drone. The first thing I pulled out of the box was the remote control, and it's a whopper. The controller is over a foot long, and features a built-in …

Boost Productivity With These Tips And Tools From Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss is here to give recommendations for his most used apps, tools, and favorite processes for maximizing hours and minimizing distraction.

Why Video Marketing is the New Darling of the Marketing World

Video marketing has been unanimously chosen as one of the rising stars in marketing corridors, thanks to social integration and investments by Internet giants. It is gaining a vital place in the marketing plans of all major companies to connect with consumers, engage with them and convert them into …

Marketing