Bradley Holovati

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Senior Executives are Hurting Sales by Piling Too Much Crap on the Sales Manager - Mike Weinberg

When speaking to organizations or coaching sales teams, I am quick to point out how little time most salespeople spend truly pursuing new business. …

The Problem with Betting Ads

I discuss the reasons behind why I believe betting ads and Tom Waterhouse are bad for sports and children.

How to become a first-class negotiator

The word “negotiation” evokes connotations of difficulty. We assume that negotiations are difficult and require a special innate talent, or that …

The Advice Top Leaders Wish They'd Received At Graduation

Earlier this week, some of the world’s most accomplished leaders took to LinkedIn to offer the graduating class of 2013 some pearls of wisdom. In the form of real, abridged or theoretical commencement addresses, they dished out advice they wish they had received when they were just starting …

How Color-Coded Notes Make You A More Efficient Thinker

One problem with notes is that you never go back and read them. Coloring your notes to indicate people, actions, and to-dos can help.<p>It’s a tall order to take physical notes on actual paper with a real pen. Most people I know don’t do it, despite the clear benefits. It’s more stuff to lug around, …

Productivity

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Top 32 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace ambiguity and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Especially when having to go out for startup fundraising. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are dismal, but most succeed …

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10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

Infographics

Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success

In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.<p>When I first left my parents’ small farm at eighteen to move to “the city” for …

Eight photos of Paolo Di Canio losing the plot as Sunderland beat Newcastle 3-0

Here is the shy and retiring Premier League manager Paolo Di Canio during his low-key touchline celebrations.<p>The Italian pulled manic Gangnam-style …

Mining digital gold

IN 1999 an 18-year-old called Shawn Fanning changed the music industry for ever. He developed a service, Napster, that allowed individuals to swap …

Bitcoin

Inside the Bitcoin economy

BITCOIN, a "cryptocurrency" that has all the financial world talking, has had a crazy few days. Bitcoins have always been volatile, but over the past …

What The Most Successful People Do With Their Weekends

<i>By Laura Vanderkam</i><p>The author of What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend shows us how to have more get-up-and-get-ahead during the rest of the week.<p><b>1. They Don’t Keep Spinning.</b><p>Yes, successful people work a lot. Martha Stewart, for instance, has famously claimed to sleep just four hours a …