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Treasury Snapshot: 10-Year Yield At 2.87%

<i>By Jill Mislinski</i><p><i>Note: We've updated this commentary with data through market close on 8/10/18.</i><p>Let's take a closer look at recent activity in US …

Mortgages

Change These Settings on Your New TV for a Better-Looking Picture

If you’re one of those people who buys a brand-new TV, spends hours straining your back trying to place it in your home entertainment center (or …

Tutorials

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

Making a wooden 8-ball on a lathe

Frank Howarth has "been into spheres lately."<p>I have woodturned an 8 ball from a chunk of walnut that has been kicking around the shop for about a …

Willpower Won't Change Your Life. This Will.

Willpower is for people who are still uncertain about what they want to do.<p>According to <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author and fitness expert, Adam Bornstein, "<b>Willpower can be faulty, so building systems that guide behavior can ensure that when willpower breaks down failure is not the only …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Read This

A conversation about leadership with author Kimberly Davis.<p>It wasn't that Jason didn't want to be a great leader or realize that what he was doing wasn't working, but that's all he knew. He was doing what his boss did. What his boss' boss did. Every senior executive at his company seemed to lead …

Will Smith is our new life coach thanks to his inspiring words on Instagram: ‘Fail early and fail often’

Will Smith just gave the most important advice I’ve heard in life pic.twitter.com/VyHHdZtymN<p>— JrW (@Javoris) January 8, 2018<p>Will Smith is the gift …

Simon Sinek explains why you should be the last to speak in a meeting

Leadership expert Simon Sinek has made a career out of explaining what makes good leaders great ones. When it comes to meetings, he has one big piece …

Organizational Politics - Strategies to Employ

Mastering Organizational Politics: The Four Strategies Every Leader Needs<p>John Eldred says workplace politics has a bad rap. “People who aren’t good …

Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours A Week On “Compound Time”

Warren Buffett, Albert Einstein, Oprah Winfrey all do this one thing outside their to-do-lists everyday.<p>One question has fascinated me my entire …

4 Simple Reasons Why Amazon's Jeff Bezos Sleeps Well Every Night

Jeff Bezos sleeps like a baby every night, and dances into work every day, because of these 4 things.<p>Jeff Bezos is 1 of 2 people in the world to know the feeling of being the richest man in the world - even if he claimed the #1 spot for only a few hours.<p>While Amazon certainly brings in the bulk of …

Alex Rodriguez and Kobe Bryant use the same trick to score meetings with famous people

Both baseball star Alex Rodriguez and basketball star Kobe Bryant use a bold yet effective trick to score meetings with busy famous people: They …

You Don't Control The Outcomes Of Your Life, Principles Do.

You don't control the outcomes of your life.<p>You don't control the outcomes of your life.<p>You don't control how other people will respond to you.<p>You don't control your health.<p>You don't control how much money you make.<p>Principles control these things.<p>Said Dr. Stephen R. Covey, "We control our actions, …

5 Lessons From a Former Navy SEAL That Will Change the Way You View Leadership Forever

These hard-won Navy SEAL leadership lessons from the height of the Iraq War can help you become a better leader, entrepreneur, and business owner.<p>During the height of the Iraq War, thousands of US Navy SEALs lead some of the toughest and most dangerous missions across insurgent-held cities in Iraq …

Why most people will never be successful

"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Why Fear of Success Is Holding You Back More Than Fear of Failure

Fear of failure might be the easy hurdle and the one we all know, but many of us inadvertently sabotage our own success because we are scared of what will be different if we actually succeed.<p>Everyone fails. For many, fear of failure is paralyzing and holds them back from trying something new, …

I spent 23 years as an elite fighter pilot, and it taught me that motivation is meaningless

I was scared of crashing, of being wounded, and of dying. I was scared of failing. I would love to tell you I developed a mantra, or a breathing ritual, or a magic formula that got me over those fears.<p>But I didn't.<p>When I led Marines in combat, they were scared, too. I would love to tell you that I …

Motivation

The 1 Thing You Need for Success, According to Michael Jordan and Tony Robbins

Here's the most important link between the world's best basketball player and the world's greatest motivational speaker, and how you can have it, too.<p>In addition to both being multimillionaires and having thousands of raving fans, Tony Robbins and Michael Jordan have something big in common: high …

Why You Need to Follow the Steve Jobs Method and 'Work Backwards'

They say that every great business addresses a real customer need. If you've ever found expressing your customer need slippery, this is for you.<p>As Steve Jobs said: you have to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology. Jobs understood that when you try to …

If an Airline Bumps You From Your Flight: The Compensation You Must Receive (and How to Negotiate for More)

How to negotiate if you volunteer to be bumped from your flight, the compensation you should expect if an airline involuntarily bumps you... and a lot more.<p>Travel often enough, and eventually an airline will bump you and force you to take a later flight. Sometimes the bump is voluntary; sometimes, …

True Leaders Don't Win You Over. They Earn Your Trust With 4 Principles

Authentic leaders don't convince you with power. They inspire you with trust.<p>If you're leading a startup or starting a new project, you're at the helm of a ship that's just started its journey in unknown waters. You have a compass and know your direction, but you have no idea about the conditions …

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8 Essential Qualities Necessary to Be Great in Relationships

The variable we most control in relationships is ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great businesses are built upon a foundation of great relationships. Do you ever wonder how some people seem so natural and at ease in relationships, while others really struggle …

Relationships

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

What Did This College Basketball Player Do After Hitting the Game-Winning Shot? Go to Class, of Course

It's all about responsibility.<p>Responsibility.<p>It's a word loaded with meaning. And while it takes a certain degree of maturity to understand it, it takes an even greater degree to practice it.<p>Just like millions of others yesterday, I watched the South Regional final of this year's March Madness …

Hate Mondays? This Will Put Things in Perspective

Monday? You mean grind day?<p>What a cliché thing to say: "I hate Mondays."<p>You don't hate Mondays. What you hate is the fact that you've lost sight of your vision.<p>Do you want to know what a Monday feels like to an entrepreneur?<p>Let me tell you: There is no such thing as a Monday. In fact, Monday is …

Managers Who Do This Have the Most Productive Teams

For managers who want to build the best-performing teams, think about how you can support your people every day.<p>There are dozens of theories about what makes a great manager. Some say it's vision; some say it's charisma; some say it's confidence.<p>But in my personal experience--both as a manager and …

How Steve Jobs Taught an Early Apple Employee a Lesson in Radical Honesty That We All Should Learn

'Working for Steve Jobs wasn't easy, and it wasn't pleasant.'<p>Harsh truth time: If success were simple or easy, everyone would be doing it.<p>Read a lot of posts and articles these days and it sounds like all you need to do to get your life in order is breathe deeply, let go of the past, show …

The 1 Thing You Need to Succeed (Anywhere, Anytime)

What is the true secret of success? It's much simpler than you think.<p>We're always looking for the easy way out. There has to be a shortcut, an easier way to learn whatever it is we're supposed to learn--an effortless path around the drudgery and mundaneness of struggling through the tried-and-true …

How this CEO of a High-Stakes Logistics Company Insures Perfect Delivery, Every Time.

It's hard enough being great most of the time. For this guy that just means unacceptable failure.<p>When Queen's Freddie Mercury sang, "I want it all and I want it now," he really should have reached out to YPO member Franz-Joseph (FJ) Miller for help. In a recent episode of my podcast, <b>YPO's 10 Minute</b> …