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20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said to Always Ask These 3 Questions to Determine the Perfect Job Candidate to Hire

Want to build a great team? Jeff Bezos told Amazon employees to ask themselves these simple questions before making any hiring decision.<p>Jeff Bezos and Amazon are known for many things. A juggernaut of a flywheel. Drones. Amazon Web Services. Relentless expansion.<p>But while Amazon is undeniably a …

Jeff Bezos

The 5 healthiest protein powders

In an ideal world, you’d get all of the important nutrients your body needs, including protein, from whole foods, says Manhattan nutritionist Sharon …

4 Ways Your Head Trash Is Stopping You From Making More Money

Are you your own worst enemy?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I had just finished speaking at an industry conference for 500 entrepreneurs in Los Angeles. As I was leaving the stage, a man from the audience rushed up and said that he wanted to hire me as his executive …

Self-improvement

This is Simon Sinek's Guaranteed Secret to Success Most of Us Won't Do

Best-selling author and TED speaker Simon Sinek says we focus too much on dramatic actions. On the Tony Robbins podcast, he shared what to do instead<p>Independents tend to go to extremes: We get passionate about an idea, stay up all night to make it real and are more susceptible to burning out before …

Self-improvement

Bulletproof your career with multiple streams of income

There’s no longer a chance you will leave the company at which you’re currently working; the only question is when. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting the average tenure of employees is only four years, this means you’ll be fired, pushed out or jump ship on your own multiple times …

Business Administration

5 Steps To Building A Million-Dollar Business With No Employees

Nearly seven years ago, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner started her blog, Making Sense of Cents, to share her experience of paying off student loan debt and holding herself accountable. The last thing she expected was it turning into a million-dollar business.<p>But in 2017 her business brought in …

Small Business

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

9 Daily Rituals to Boost Your Performance at Work (Infographic)

In a rut? These daily rituals can help lift you up.<p>Some rituals might seem like nonsense, but it turns out, they can be helpful when it comes to productivity and job performance. Studies have shown that rituals can help us take on tough challenges at work, boost productivity and even decrease …

Infographics

Why I interned at a big company, not a startup

An internship is no longer about fetching coffee and making copies. One student shares the benefits of a summer job at a global corporation

'Following Your Passion' Is Dead - Here's What To Replace It With

When someone in your life is asking the important “What should I do with my life?” question – have you ever told them “<i>Just follow your passion”</i>?<p>If so, please stop doing that. Yes, completely, and forever. Because it’s garbage advice. Among the worst out there, right next to the original food …

Self-improvement

Quit Trying to 'Find Your Passion', Psychologists Say, And Do This Instead

You've been lied to.<p>Find your passion, they say. As if it were easy. As if, just by looking around the place, you might stumble into what you love – …

20 Brilliant Quotes on Competition From Highly Successful Business Leaders

There is nothing like a good competition to push you even further. Embrace competition -- you might surprise yourself!<p>Competition can be scary.<p>It incites worry, amplifies the strength of our insecurities -- what if someone does your specialty better than you? What if they just are better than …

Unexpected Method Of How To Write Your Unique Brand Offering

Think you’re in a so-called oversaturated market? You and everyone else! Luckily, there are always ways to stand apart from the competition. You’re probably already distinct in your own mind, but the challenge is capturing that difference and getting it into your message. Being different from the …

Customer Service

Closing the Gender Investing Gap

I’ve worked my whole career in an industry dominated by men. As an investment banker for close to 20 years, my presence in board rooms was often an …

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according to …

Entrepreneurship

Google Executive: Stop Falling Over Yourself to Hire For This Overrated Skill

You don't need to hire tons of these guys to be successful.<p>A unicorn coder. Probably socially awkward, wearing a hoodie and basically glued to their laptop. That's all you need to make your millions, right? Find that person, and your success is imminent.<p>Yeah, no. Very unlikely in fact.<p>Putting the …

Make Your Ads Works of Art, but Your Marketing Plan Needs to Be All Science

Ads are all about making a connection with another person. Use all that data at your fingertips to guide the process.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Easy access to customer data has sparked a newfound sense of transparency for brands and newfound pressure on CMOs to …

Marketing

How to Prepare for a Career That Does Not Yet Exist

No matter what you are doing, do it well.<p>By <i>Adam Mendler, CEO of The Veloz Group.</i><p>The actor Steve Guttenberg once observed, "A career is a series of ups and downs, of comebacks." There is no linear path to success and the only certainty is uncertainty. Regardless of the industry you are in, your …

16 Best-Ever Money Tips from the World’s Most Successful People

People rarely find success by accident. Set yourself up for financial wins by following the advice of some of the world’s most successful people.<p>For …

Entrepreneurship

18 Things I Wish I Had Known In My 20s

Everything is figureoutable (if that's even a word).<p><i>What do you wish you knew at age 20? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> <b>Arthur Luke, Branding Expert | Author | Lifelong</b> …

This Personality Trait Gets in the Way of Success and People With It Should Be Avoided, According to Millionaires

People with this personality characteristic may hinder your success.<p>Psychology has neatly classified personality into a well-known schema called "the Big Five." These five primary personality characteristics include many facets, all of which have been studied extensively. One of these, …

The Eisenhower matrix: How to decide on what’s important and urgent (without a to-do list)

Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States between the years, 1953 to 1961.<p>Before this, Eisenhower was a five-star general in the …

Time Management

Want to Close the Sale? Do This 1 Thing

Top sales people know that you greatly improve your odds of closing the sale by what you do in the first few minutes of your sales conversation. Here is an insider technique to use up front that will help you close more business in the end.<p>Every sales person thinks the sale is made in the final …

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

The Sooner You Adopt These 6 Entrepreneurial Mindsets the Likelier You Are to Succeed in Business

Success is the result of diligence and steady practice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to be a winner in business and in life. But success isn’t just something that will come your way without a little work. If you really want to get ahead, there are …

Self-improvement

The 10 Obsessions You Need to Have to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

You get rich by fixating on getting rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving millionaire status isn’t easy -- less than 10 percent of the U.S. population ever reaches this goal. Most people give up along the way, becoming …

Self-improvement

Want to Remember the Notes You Take? Here's Why You Need to Write Them By Hand

Handwriting notes has been proven to solidify thoughts better than typing, helping us retain information.<p>It's the worst feeling. We get a call or an email suddenly reminding us that a project is due or an important meeting has passed by and we've totally forgotten it.<p>I'm no stranger to the pitfalls …

Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

LinkedIn Surveyed 8,000 Hiring Experts and Found the Top 5 Ways to Create a Culture of Diversity

If we don't talk about it, then it won't get better.<p>Organizations that focus on building a diverse and inclusive culture are more productive, more innovative, and drive higher levels of employee engagement.<p>LinkedIn surveyed over 8,000 hiring authorities and found that 78 percent of companies are …

The Workplace

Infographic: Tips for creating dazzling marketing videos

In a content landscape teeming with visuals, how do you get yours to stand out?<p>Simply shooting and posting a video to one of your platforms isn’t …