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The Reason You're Not Successful Is Because You Don't Want To Admit This 1 Thing

You know deep down it's true.<p>Success. Define it.<p>You want to have a certain number in your bank account.<p>You want to build something X amount of people validate and praise.<p>You want to be "remembered" or "known" for something, forever.<p>You want to be seen as the leader, the one who pioneered change.<p>You …

Self-improvement

The Ugly Truth About Being an Entrepreneur

I’m here to give it to you straight friends: the gritty truth about being an entrepreneur.<p>Many individuals would gladly sacrifice the 9–5 grind for a …

5 Habits of the Most Likable People

Likability brings along some undeniable advantages. Here's how to increase yours.<p>While still children on the playground, we begin learning one of life's most beneficial skills: the ability to play well with others.<p>That trait continues to reap benefits through adulthood. For example, when you make …

Body Language

The Only 3 Things to Do (Over and Over) to Make Your Brand Stand Out

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customers want more than an experience. They want emotion.<p>Customers want a brand that they feel they need in their lives, according to the “The Brand Gap” by Marty Neumeier. The definition of a “brand is a person’s gut feeling about a …

Customer Experience

Are You Talking To Your Employees All Wrong?

How do you speak to your employees? Seriously. Take a minute to think about it.<p>Are you loud? Are you demanding? Are you friendly? Are you supportive? Are you funny? Silly? Mean? Complicated? Do you speak with them at all?<p>If you’ve never thought about it, it’s time to start. The communication styles …

Employee Engagement

Malaysia Airlines flight 370: possible wreckage found on Tanzanian island

Aircraft wreckage potentially from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been found on an island off the east African coast, an Australian official said.<p>Transport minister Darren Chester, who oversees the search for the Boeing 777 that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, said a “piece of …

Airplanes

Are you ashamed of Jesus? Consider these 13 examples

“You’re an embarrassment to be around.”“Please don’t walk next to me – I don’t want people to know that we’re together.”These are painful words that …

Christianity

Why A Personal Assistant Should Be Every Entrepreneur's First Hire

Most of the small business and solo professionals I know don’t have an assistant. Whether they are an independent consultant, coach, professional speaker, writer, or even a startup CEO, they consider an administrative assistant a waste of money.<p>Why spend on an admin when I know how to use a …

Entrepreneurship

Playing An Instrument Is Like Training Your Brain Tremendously, Science Says

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”<p>— Ludwig van Beethoven<p>Beethoven intuitively knew what recent research has discovered; …

10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …

Why Did We Turn Water into Capitalism?

The water wars raging in small American towns are a measure of ceaseless corporate power.<p>Not to repeat ourselves too often, but it is very likely that many of our future wars will not be over oil, but over water, the commodification of which is one of the more indecent aspects of corporate power …

Water

What the designer of the old Instagram icon thinks of the new one

Plenty of people are complaining about the new Instagram logo and want it changed back to the "original." But wrap your mind around this little-known …

9 Powerful Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Single Day | Inc.com

If you're not achieving the success you hope for, whether personally or professionally, take a step back. The problem may not be a lack of education or opportunity or connections or even luck.<p>The problem could be what you believe--and as a result, what you do.<p>What do the most successful people …

Self-improvement

Here are Google, Amazon, and Facebook’s secrets to hiring the best people

Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, Amazon. These top tech companies each receive over a quadrillion resumes per year (source needed). So it’s safe to say they have a good process for choosing the best job candidates. But what is it?<p>No, it’s not that list of popular Google interview questions …

Employment

Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.<p>Berrigan died at Murray-Weigel Hall, a Jesuit health care community in New York City after a "long illness," according to …

Christianity

Those little typos and grammar errors in your emails make a big impression

Research indicates readers judge us harshly on our miscues, particularly when they crop up in a short messages<p>I’m a cognitive psychologist who studies language comprehension. If I see an ad for a vacation rental that says “Your going to Hollywood!” it really bugs me. But my collaborator, Robin …

Psychology

‘Every month for the next several years, 1 million Indians will turn 18’

Somini Sengupta was eight when her family left Kolkata to make a new life in California. She spent her childhood travelling between the two countries, before returning to India in 2005 to work as the New Delhi bureau chief for the <i>New York Times</i>. She currently lives in New York. Her book <i>The End of</i> …

India

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

Productivity

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6 Guidelines for a Great Strategic Thinking Workshop

We put this infographic together for a client today to distill The Brainzooming Group approach into a few images depicting what we do to pave the way …

Strategic Thinking

King of Polemics: How small-town boy Gobinath stumbled through life to revolutionize Tamil TV

It was the year 1996. Gobinath Chandran, a dreamy-eyed boy hailing from Aranthangi in Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu, had already spent a year in …

A work of art is never complete for an artist: Keshav Venkataraghavan

It wasn’t supposed to be an interview. We were meeting to talk about his Krishna For Today series, among other things. I was prepared to meet the …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

On These MIT-Designed Streets, There Are No Traffic Lights, Or Need To Stop At All

The intersection looks like chaos, but it’s really a perfectly timed work of art and technology.<p>In Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle’s classic sci-fi novel <i>The Mote in God’s Eye</i>, humans end up visiting an alien planet. One of the oddities of this new world is that the aliens cross the roads by …

Driverless Cars

How the CEO of This 100-Year-Old Company Makes Really Tough Decisions

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Leadership
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What Your Leadership Expert Won't Tell You

I'm about to commit heresy.<p>If you're a frontline leader or middle level manager, I want to address what I believe to be one of the most important aspects of your workplace leadership - and yet, most leadership experts won't share this with you.<p>In my work with thousands of business leaders across …

Leadership

Obama Nixed CIA Plan That Could Have Stopped ISIS: Officials

The CIA in 2012 proposed a detailed covert action plan designed to remove Syrian President Bashar Assad from power, but President Obama declined to approve it, current and former U.S. officials tell NBC News.<p>It’s long been known that then-CIA Director David Petraeus recommended a program to …

Middle East

How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a huge amount of time and mental energy wondering if our date finds us attractive, or if our co-workers noticed that stupid thing we said in the meeting …

Psychology