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8 Traits of Outstanding People

Outstanding isn't something a person has, it is something a person does.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We know that the outstanding stand amongst us because we can feel it when we’re around them. They have something special inside we wish we possessed inside of …

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Stranger Things

Google spent years studying effective teams — and one trait stood out

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

How Likely Is Your Industry to Be Disrupted? This 2×2 Matrix Will Tell You

The topic of industry disruption — “a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established incumbent businesses” — is rife with misconceptions. One of the biggest is that it is a mysterious, random, and unpredictable event. Another is that it happens …

Innovation

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Bill Gates

The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time

We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In …

6 Psychology Hacks You Need To Know To Be A Better Marketer

In order to be successful in marketing you have to be able to do more than learn a script, describe a product and use rebuttals. Your audience needs to understand how the product works and how it will make tasks easier. Showing your audience how a product will benefit them entices them to listen …

Marketing

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness

5 Marketing Principles Every Entrepreneur Should Know

<i>As you build your startup from scratch, be aware of these five basic marketing principles.</i><p>Building a company isn't easy. You need to maintain consistent operations while steadily growing your customer base, but how can you get more customers if the vast majority of your target audience hasn't ever …

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

New Research on Overcoming Loneliness

New research finds the brains of lonely people respond more negatively to social stimuli<p>I was feeling lonely one recent weekend. I craved company, but friends and family all seemed to be on vacation or busy. So I arranged to chat with a friend who lives in another city, signed up for a group kayak …

Psychology

15 Places You Won't Believe Exist

We're awed by rainbow-colored canyons, lakes, and natural pools; by national parks that inspired the making of Pandora in James Cameron's Avatar.<p>Bioluminescent Dinos, The Maldives<p>An Airplane Hotel, Costa Rica<p>A Temple Unearthed in Java, Indonesia<p>Fingal’s Cave, Scotland<p>The Wave, Arizona

9 Counterintuitive Lessons About Success You Can Learn From Tony Robbins

If you think Tony Robbins’s enduring fame, wealth, and huge influence come from the fact that he’s overflowing with charisma and inspiration--and almost impossibly tall--you’re wrong. Or only partly right.<p>I’ll admit that I believed this myself about Robbins for many years, mainly because of his …

Self-improvement

How a Real Leader Runs a Company Meeting | Inc.com

Meetings are the most dreaded part of office life. Too often, they feel aimless and unproductive, and can quickly sap employee morale. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The best leaders can run effective meetings that empower employees to actually get things done. Here’s how.<p>Go in with goals and …

Leadership

6 Facts Every Self-Respecting Beer Drinker Should Know

<i>By: Zach Mack</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Thomas Hawk</i><p>There was a time in (very recent) history where the depth of knowledge required to order the perfect beer for you was knowing whether you wanted it in a real bottle, or one shaped like a bowling pin. We now live in the midst of a beer renaissance, though, and …