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If You Want To Be A Great Leader, You'll Need 1 Simple Attribute

Learn this if you're a leader today, or want to be a leader in the future.<p>Rewind through your career and analyze your past leaders. What were they like? How did you respond to them? Which ones were the worst? Which were the best? What did you learn from all of them?<p>As you recall each of your former …

Leadership

All the Insane Conspiracy Theories You Hear in Prison

I can see that he is genuinely disappointed—even as an incarcerated person, he had high hopes for a human presence in outer space.<p><i>This story was produced in collaboration with the Marshall Project.</i><p>“Is there a face on Mars?” a prisoner wants to know.<p>He is standing in the doorway to my office, …

A Practical Guide to Dreaming Up a Big, Audacious Vision for Your Company

Six steps to creatively disrupt your team and company.<p>It's never too late to design a vision for your business. While it may be ideal to do this at inception, many companies stop at the mission statement, business model or business plan when launching. Visions are different: they are about …

creatively

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

You Can Be Successful In Business Even If You Don't 'Build An Empire'

When you’re an entrepreneur, you become part of a world that seemingly places great emphasis on getting big. Talk to any entrepreneur and they’ll share with you their grand plans for their businesses. They’ll tell you about how they came up with their concept, how little sleep they’re getting, how …

Business Strategy

Traffic & Conversion Summit 2018 Reading List: 26 Books for Digital Marketers

Looking to do some reading (or audiobook listening) on your plane ride over to Traffic & Conversion Summit 2018?Scroll through Amazon, and you’ll …

Loot boxes should face gambling regulation

Playing a game of football isn’t gambling. However, playing a game of football where the winning team gets hard cash and the losing team pays out is gambling. Equally, playing a standard game of poker is gambling, but playing a game of poker for no money — yes, some people do that — is not gambling.<p>…

Mark Cuban Says Forget Your Passion and Focus on This Instead

The time you spend will increase your chances of success<p>Mark Cuban says being told to focus on your passion is one of the biggest lies people are given regarding career advice. This is focusing on the wrong thing and does not account for the full picture. If you focus on only your passion you may …

Mark Cuban

Why Storytelling Is The Key To Success, And How To Tell Your Story

Ora Shtull and I recently interviewed branding pioneer Dr. David Aaker – a true innovator who is like royalty in the field of branding. Here are the highlights from our conversation.<p><b>William Arruda:</b> Tell us a little about your new book, <i>Creating Signature Stories.</i> Why now?<p><b>David Aaker:</b> People are not …

Environmentalism

5 Things This Serial Entrepreneur Does Again and Again That Makes Millions

Jesse Itzler, of Zico coconut water, the Atlanta Hawks, and 100 Mile Man, on what it takes to launch more than one venture, and the success principles he swears by.<p>Jesse Itzler is a man of many hats. He's the co-owner of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, partner in ZICO Coconut Water, founder of Marquis …

Entrepreneurship

It's HTTPS or bust: How to secure your website

You no longer have a choice about locking down your website. Google will mark all non-HTTPS sites as insecure this July. It's time to lock your site …

7 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Business Without Knowing

As an entrepreneur, things won’t always go your way – especially when you’re just starting out. When that happens, you might find yourself questioning everything about your business – from your team to your strategy and even down to the product itself. While the answer often lies in one of them, …

Best Way to Start a New Business & Succeed at It Without Quitting Your Regular Job (Until You Can)

Let’s admit it.<p>Many of us have this urge of quitting our job once and for all and start something of our own.<p>In last 2 years, I’ve met so many …

Can't Stop, Won't Stop: Why Successful People Never Give Up the Hustle

I’ll never forget the feeling 1-800-GOT-JUNK? had in its startup days: momentum was building, our energy was turbo-charged, and our offices had a constant buzz. There was a palpable feeling that we were creating something amazing together.<p>If you walk through our offices today, you get the same …

3 of the 6 'Shark Tank' investors are dyslexic — and they credit it for their success as entrepreneurs

Dyslexia affects anywhere from 5%-20% of people in the world.<p>Among the judges on the NBC show "Shark Tank," it's 50%.<p>Three of the six "Shark Tank" investors are dyslexic, and they consider the learning disability not a disability at all, but an advantage.<p>Research suggests they're onto something. A …

5 Reasons You Should Date an Entrepreneur

Is dating an entrepreneur the right move for you?<p><i>By Kumar Arora, serial entrepreneur turned investor.</i><p>Entrepreneurs are certainly not your typical, run-of-the-mill person. We normally throw ourselves into our entrepreneurial endeavors 100 percent. Our whole being is business, 24 hours a day, 365 …

Entrepreneurship

To Make Money Online Do These 3 Things First

Making a living online is very easy after you've put in a lot of really hard work.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to make money online. It's the proverbial dream. But, is this dream an achievable reality for most people who are just starting out …

Storytelling

Rally Road lets you buy and sell equity shares in classic cars

Want to put your money in something like a 1955 Porsche or 1985 Ferrari but don’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend?<p>Meet Rally Road. The New York-based startup lets investors buy a real equity stake in a classic car for as little as $50. The company just closed a $2.9M seed round led …

Classic Cars

19 Celebrities Who Started Alcohol Companies

Check out these business-savvy celebs, including George Clooney, Jay Z and Drake.<p>It’s not out of the ordinary to see celebs testing the waters of entrepreneurship. From George Clooney to Danny DeVito to Jay Z, actors, actresses, musicians, TV personalities and other famous figures are using their …

Alcohol

Best Practices for Advertising on Instagram

As they consider their digital marketing mix and strategies for 2018, many advertisers and marketers are seeking ways to effectively engage consumers …

Marketing

World's First Whiskey Investment Fund Launched In Sweden

Now you can buy into the world’s first publicly traded whiskey investment fund.<p>The Single Malt Fund is a unique investment opportunity where …

Coinbase 101: How to Refer Friends & Family to Earn Bonuses

Every dollar that comes your way is a blessing, especially when it comes to trading in the volatile world of bitcoins. Thankfully, Coinbase rewards …