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24 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top | Inc.com

The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 successful executives who credit simple daily habits for helping them …

Success

Bluewater Sailing Techniques: How to prepare for night watches offshore

<b>Expert skipper Dan Bower explains how should you plan for night watches offshore</b>Choosing a watch system and routine that works for your crew numbers …

Sailing

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

Watch an Ace Driver in a $1M Porsche Battle 700 HP Vintage Racers

At its core, the 18-minute battle between factory Porsche driver Patrick Long and the cars ahead of him could be described as "300 vs 700."<p>The delightful 1975 Porsche 3.0 Carrera RSR Long piloted during last weekend's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion has an amazing history, and despite its …

Le Mans

Jane's Addiction Break Down 'Ritual de lo Habitual' Track by Track

Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro take us deep inside their 25-year-old alt-rock classic<p>In the eyes of the cultural mainstream (and most of the music …

33 Life Lessons in 33 Years

Sometimes it's important to stop, take a moment, and reflect on the lessons life has taught you over the years. I'd like to share some of the things I've learned about dreams, fear, work, marriage, children, health, travel, and giving.<p>Here are my 33 life lessons in 33 years:<p><b>On Dreams</b><p><b>1. Someday is</b> …

Happiness

Words Of Wisdom From Entrepreneurs

Over the years, I have had the wonderful opportunity to meet and become friends with some incredibly successful entrepreneurs. I discovered many of them like to face a challenge head-on and will not stop at anything until their goals are accomplished. This is an admirable trait not many people …

Entrepreneurship

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

Hire Slow, Fire Fast

A lot of start-ups hire fast and fire slow. A bias for speed combined with the pressure for high growth drives many leaders to be quick to hire (“We need to fill this role <i>now</i>!”) but slow to remove underperforming employees because they’re busy and would rather put off the awkward, hard …

15 Things That Could Cause Small Business Failure

It’s sad. 8 out of 10 businesses fail. And many of the causes can be prevented. This list can help you put together a plan to make sure your business …

7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs are familiar with the ridiculously high percentage of small businesses that will fail in the first couple years. The business owners who survived the odds will tell you that they didn’t achieve success on sheer passion …

Small Business

7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is not in your DNA. There is no genetic code for becoming a chief executive or a business owner. We’re all born with a clean slate, more or less. What happens next – your childhood, your upbringing, your education, your …

Entrepreneurship

5 Obstacles That Are Demotivating Your Employees

Employee motivation is vital for the continuing success and development of any business. However, motivators do not only include good salaries and …

Employee Engagement

To Move Ahead You Have to Know What to Leave Behind

Decisions are the most fundamental building blocks of successful change in our organizations, our teams, and our careers. The faster and more strategically we stack those blocks, the faster and more successfully we achieve change. Yet, change efforts often stall precisely because those decisions …

How to Get Everything Done By Doing Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs subscribe to the philosophy: "If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself." This mantra, accepted by many small-business owners as fact, is only half true. If you want something done right once and you …

Small Business

Trying to Motivate Your Employees? Forget It. | Inc.com

I recently sent around a rather direct memo to a number of our marketing folks, suggesting that (a) being better prepared for certain meetings was a really good idea; and (b) that one great way to be better prepared was to make sure that they had seen and reviewed the videos and other materials …

Motivation

5 Ways to Create a Winning Culture | Inc.com

<i>“We train for war and fight to win.”</i> -- Navy SEAL Creed<p>I’ve never met a business owner who didn’t say he or she wanted to create a winning company culture. But I’ve met plenty whose actions exhibited something different.<p>That's because building a winning culture isn't easy.<p>The most focused, most …

Team Building