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This Rare Leadership Behavior Can Also Be a Game-Changer | Inc.com

Marcus Lemonis, star of the <i>The Profit</i>, swears by it. Best-selling author and researcher Dr. Brene Brown says it is "the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change."<p>What do I speak of? The widely-held notion that <i>vulnerability</i> is, indeed, a leadership strength displayed by the best entrepreneurs.<p>…

Leadership

5 Habits to Steal From Warren Buffett

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>When the Oracle of Omaha talks, people make pilgrimages. In fact, thousands of Berkshire Hathaway …

Investing

6 Characteristics of Resourceful People That Bring Them Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is not a more useful or important trait to possess than resourcefulness in the pursuit of success. Resourcefulness is a mindset, and is especially relevant when the goals you have set are difficult to achieve or you cannot envision …

Self-improvement

How Your Plan B Is Holding You Back From Business Success

Growing up, I was taught that having back up plans were important. If Plan A didn't work, then I'd have Plan B, C or maybe even D to fall back on. While the advice made sense at the time, looking at it from the lens of a small business owner, my greatest achievements have come when I had a Plan A …

Motivation

Engaging your Team: The Science of Inspiring Others to Give their All

<i>Guest post from Suzanne Bates:</i><i></i><br>When I started my first career in television news so many years ago, the term “employee engagement” had been invented. …

Leadership

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the 2016 Presidential election begins to come into focus, one of the biggest questions people have is how well can the candidates lead. And why shouldn’t it be? While ideas are good, leadership brings them to reality. Plus, we all love …

Leadership

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Venture Capital

The Only 5 Tips You Need to Know That Lead to Success

ShareEmailComments<p>There’s too much life advice out there. Everyone’s claiming to have the happiness formula and the step-by-step plan that will lead …

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

Time Management

4 Morning Habits That'll Keep You Happy ALL Day

We know that the happiest and most resilient among us choose to practice <i>something</i> every day — gratitude, meditation, or journaling — that lifts us …

Want to Have Incredible Willpower? Adopt These 5 Traits | Inc.com

We've all seen - and even admired - those entrepreneurs who seem to possess superhuman powers. Their determination never falters, and nothing appears impossible for them.<p>What's the secret to their amazing success?<p>Are they unstoppable entrepreneurs with magic powers?<p>The truth is that they're not …

Motivation

50 Features Every Small Business Website Must Have [Infographic]

Having a strong web presence is mandatory, even for small businesses just starting out. The ability to find and evaluate products and services online …

Visual Design

8 Sleep Habits Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs In The World

The daily schedule of people plays a significant role in determining their success. Their sleep habits are are an important part of that schedule and …

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we reserve to be happy have to be after work? I also have tepid excitement for the sayings "Work hard, play hard," …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

5 things successful people never do

'Successful people' are supposedly everywhere, flaunting their accomplishments while the rest of the world searches for a way to match them.<p>What are …

Self-improvement

5 Nuggets of Wisdom That Guarantee Success in Life and Work

Success is often defined by power, prestige and profit. Yet many who achieve these status symbols eventually ask: "Is this all there is?" How disappointing it must be to invest so much time and energy in achieving challenging results only to realize your ladder of success has been leaning up …

With Economy Stuck In The Mud, Farmers Sink Deeper Into Debt

At the Lee Valley consignment sale near Tekamah, Neb., dozens of used tractors, planters and other equipment were on the auction block for farmers trying to save a few extra dollars. It was a muddy day, with trucks and four-wheelers leaving deep black ruts — fitting conditions for an industry …

Farming

Wealth Adviser Daily Briefing: Coaching New Business Owners

Financial advisers can play a crucial role for clients planning to start a new business, Massachusetts-based adviser Michaela Herlihy tells Wealth Adviser at WSJ.com. That can include working with clients on issues from taxes, retirement and record keeping to positioning a business to sell it down …

Dow Jones

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Make You Successful

To become successful, there are many significant qualities that you need to adopt. Being mindful of yourself is one such essential quality that you …