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How to Make Your Willpower Stronger -- According to Science

The holiday season is over, so it's time to get serious about your New Year's resolutions. But those fine intentions are only as good as your …

20 Things Successful People 'Refuse' to Do

<b>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</b><p><b>1. They don't define success in a monetary term.</b><p>Most successful people define success as happiness, having a peace of mind, or helping others. They see money as something that brings them comfort and opens doors of opportunities. They realize that …

9 Things Remarkably Successful People Never Do | Inc.com

Possibly you've stopped paying attention. Or possibly you've fallen into bad habits. Or possibly you've grown complacent.<p>Whatever the reasons, you're now compromising, settling, or flying on unhappy autopilot.<p>Remarkably successful people don't compromise on their standards. They don't settle for …

10 Signs You Might Have a Bad Boss

It’s <i>so easy to be a bad boss</i>… and the list of things that make a “Bad boss” is really, really long. Here are my top ten “Bad Boss” characteristics. …

7 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Productive Leaders | Inc.com

Why are some leaders better and more productive than others? While some people believe that you're either born a great leader or you're not, that's not really the case at all. Anyone can learn to be a better and more effective leader. Great leadership is all about doing a handful of things with the …

Employee Engagement

7 Powerful Ways to Fail Better (and Succeed Sooner) | Inc.com

No one likes to fail, but in reality, failure teaches valuable lessons that can make your successes far more powerful and long lasting. The key is to experiment often--to try different approaches--until you find the one that works best. Making a series of <i>small</i> bets is the best way to come up with …

Act Like a Leader Before You Are One

If you want to become a leader, don’t wait for the fancy title or the corner office. You can begin to act, think, and communicate like a leader long before that promotion. Even if you’re still several levels down and someone else is calling all the shots, there are numerous ways to demonstrate your …

10 Top Things to Do to Make You Successful | Inc.com

Success is something all of us aspire to. It does not come easy, unfortunately, and it will not just occur overnight. It'll take hard work, perseverance, and time. To become successful, one has to mirror the typical practices of individuals who already are successful and follow their footsteps. …

Motivation

How to Win the Game of Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you flip a coin 20 times and it comes up ‘heads’ each time, the odds of getting another ‘heads’ on the 21st flip is still 50-50. In a pure game of chance, past results have no effect on future outcomes. There is simply no way to change …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Emotional Intelligence

Are Leaders Born or Made?

It’s an age-old question: are leaders made or born? My answer is “yes” and here’s what I mean…<p>You can learn more about the <i>Bud to Boss workshops</i> …

Stress, the Brain and the Neuroscience of Success

In the last 10 years, a new field of neuroscience has mapped the mental zone that can literally change the brain to quiet an overly active stress response system and simultaneously pave the way for higher brain networks to perform at optimum. The more we function from this mental zone, the less we …

4 Steps To Making The Life You Always Wanted

Getting to the next level isn’t about a series of smart moves or just-right strategies, but mental toughness and knowing yourself better.<p>Is something holding you back from getting to the next level, but you can’t put your finger on it?<p>Today, you are your manager and you need to plan out your own …

How 5 Leaders Got To The Top -- And What You Can Learn From Them

If you’re vying to be a leader at your company or in your field, it can be hard to figure out how to get there. How can you climb the ladder to the top and inspire people along the way?<p>Well, the best way is to learn from folks who have done it before.<p>Read on for the stories of five people in …

The 10 key actions for a strategically robust business

<b>Every business needs a strategy, whether it’s a formal, written and generally agreed strategy or a more ad-hoc approach.</b><p>Strategy is about change, a …

Why You're Not Charging Enough For Your Work, And How To Change That

I speak with people every day who offer great products, services, and programs that are a cut above, but they are failing to make any money. There are numerous critical factors behind a failure to generate sufficient revenue, but it’s usually not what we think. Often, our subconscious blocks and …

Brave Leaders Inspire Greatness In Others

In our first segment of Lighthouse Learning, we featured Chad Hymas’ message regarding focusing on strengths instead of weaknesses. We believe it actually requires more courage to choose kindness over rudeness. Like anything else in life, to get really good at it, you have to practice. Over time …

The Single Biggest Reason Most Entrepreneurs Fail in 2014

Exactly two years ago today, I woke up at 5 in the morning. Yes, I was suffering from our generation’s new sleeping problem.<p>It is caused by too much blue light, especially when you stare at your cell phone before sleeping, which leaves you awake after only a few hours of sleep. I thought it was …

A Reformed Workaholic On How to Work Smarter

Instead of fighting the workaholic spirit, make a plan to work smarter.<p>I am an advocate of hard work.<p>I have been known to say things like, “I may not be the smartest person in the room, but I know how to outwork everyone else.” And it’s true–I’ve done it my whole career.<p>In fact, I never took more …

99 Interesting Quotes That Changed The World

1 of 101<p>Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. …

The Odd And Surprising Alternative Career Paths Of 6 Successful Entrepreneurs

Taxidermists, soccer players, Ironman athletes: These famous entrepreneurs would have interesting alter-egos if things would have turned out differently.<p>Entrepreneurs are usually the last people you would imagine who would think about what life would be like if they weren’t in their current jobs. …

The 5 Questions Successful People Routinely Ask Themselves

Ben Franklin began and ended his day by asking himself questions about the good he would do that day. Here are five questions that will help you take stock of your goals, fears, and failures to become a better version of yourself.<p>While everyone has a different definition of professional success, …

Dreamz Drive International

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Just Because You’re Quiet Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Heard

If you’re naturally reserved, listen up: Being heard over the noise means being prepared, well-practiced, and quick on your feet.<p>What do Albert Einstein, Warren Buffet, Mahatma Gandhi, Charles Darwin, and Rosa Parks have in common?<p>Yes, they are all leaders who made an impact on their world, but …

7 Ways To Get People To Take You Seriously | Inc.com

If you're going to get anything done in business, you need people to respect you.<p>But when you're young for your position, new to an industry, or a woman in a male-dominated field, for example, getting others to listen to your ideas can be difficult.<p>After looking at the research on social perception …

Sam Walton was right. How are you applying his wisdom?

14 Things Every Successful Person Has In Common

I’m constantly interviewing successful people here at Forbes. Since 2007, I’ve spoken to over 1,200 CEOs, celebrities, authors, politicians and even an astronaut. When speaking to these individuals, I always notice common traits that they all have, which lend to their success. I’ve boiled all of …

6 Things You Should Quit Doing To Be More Successful

If you haven’t seen it, I’ll describe it for you. In a now viral video, writer Marina Shifrin turns the camera on herself at the office around 4:30 a.m. She then proceeds to dance herself out of a job. Throughout the video, words splash across the screen explaining her reasons, then at the end we …