Johny Yumekui Johnson

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30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

How to Upgrade Your Mindset and Defeat Your Biggest Obstacle as an Entrepreneur

What got you to here won't get you to "there."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if your mindset was your biggest limitation and obstacle as an entrepreneur?<p>News flash ... it is!<p>People get sucked into the idea that tactics and strategy are what help you grow, that if …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

How Learning To Tame Your Monkey Mind Is The Secret To Managing Stress

Last week, I wrote about how entrepreneurs can take advantage of the brains neuroplasticity to change the way they respond to stress.<p>The response I received from that article was overwhelming, with entrepreneurs from all over the world reaching out to learn more about confronting stress in their …

How to hit your brain's 'kill switch' -- before it's too late

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many of us have found ourselves in the following situation at least once: You're driving down the road, approaching a traffic light, and it turns yellow.<p>Do you speed up to make it through the intersection before the light turns red, or do you slam on the brakes to stop behind the white line?<p>…

The Brain

New metallic glass material created by starving it of nuclei

Metallic glass is an emerging type of material, so its secrets are still being discovered. While working with the stuff, a team of Yale researchers …

Chemistry

5 Questions You Absolutely Must Answer When You Pitch to Investors | Inc.com

I've said it before, and I will say it again: an investor presentation is not a presentation about your product, its features and how amazing it is. Yes, investors care about what you do, your big idea, and how your product solves a big customer problem. But they care even more about making …

Investing

7 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Franchise Owner

One example: What's your end plan for this business?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, I was sitting, drinking an iced latte macchiato at a well-known chain, when my wife said to me, "We spend so much time in here that maybe we should think of starting one …

Starting a Business? Don't Forget These Seven Important Things | Inc.com

<i>By Abhi Golhar, host of Real Estate Deal Talk and managing partner of Summit & Crowne.</i><p>Coming up with a small business idea can be as simple as identifying a problem in your local area and finding a solution to it. But there's a reason why many small businesses fail in their first year, and there …

Small Business

Sorry, Millennials -- You Are Not Entrepreneurs

Younger entrepreneurs should look to their older counterparts for guidance to be successful in the business world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most millennials that I meet consider themselves entrepreneurs, or at least innovators. The editor of MiLLENNiAL Magazine, …

4 Tips To Become A Consultant For Your Second Career

<i>(The following is adapted from</i> The Consulting Economy: How to Manage Your Career in the Coming Workforce Revolution <i>by Jonathan Dison, published by Lioncrest.com.)</i><p>I’ve had the same conversation hundreds of times with different professionals. It’s the one in which I convince them that not only are …

Employment

Was It Something I Said? The Danger Words That Can Kill Your Conversions

How often do you say the wrong thing and kick yourself later?Don’t worry, you’re not alone – we all end up with a chronic case of foot-in-mouth from …

Top stocks, companies, and cryptocurrencies to invest in for the blockchain boom

How to Invest in Cryptocurrency<p>Blockchain technology has been heating up in the past several months, thanks in large part to the surge in Bitcoin's price since early May. The cryptocurrency skyrocketed from less than $1,000 in March to an all-time high of $4,440 on August 14.<p>Given this meteoric …

Which Stocks Does Warren Buffett Own at Least $1 Billion Of?

Berkshire Hathaway's stock portfolio has more than 20 billion-dollar positions.<p><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B), the conglomerate led by …

Investment advice: this is when you can do without it

With interest rates at rock bottom and inflation creeping up, many are turning increasingly to the stock market for higher returns.<p>The next decision is harder: whether to handle your own investments or have a professional take care of them for you.<p>On the one hand, you could become one of the many …

The Concept of Schizophrenia Is Coming to an End – Here's Why

"The syndrome is already beginning to breakdown..."<p>The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have …

Never Quit: Strategies on Perseverance From 6 Seasoned Entrepreneurs

Always be relentless.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When starting out in business, it can be difficult to generate self-belief if you've never done it before. "Maybe this isn't for me," you think after the 10th hot lead says, "I'll pass."<p>These seasoned entrepreneurs …

8 Success Habits Learned Building a 7-Figure Business by Age 17

There is no minimum age for starting on the path to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The stress of doing your schoolwork, playing a sport and finding time for family and friends is taxing enough during your teenage years. Throw in managing a business, and it gets …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Online Education

Contributors | The Next Web

All stories in Contributors<p>Improving your emotional intelligence can earn you a raise — here’s how<p>“Would you rather be smart, or kind?” For most of us, this would be a difficult question to answer. Both characteristics are valued highly in our society. Which do you choose? If you’re leaning toward …

Is marketing-as-a-service the future of marketing?

In the past decade no other department/component in the enterprise has changed more than Marketing. What used to be a function based on creativity and an almost comical lack of measurability is now a complex, multi-discipline, metrics-driven, function with direct bottom-line impact.<p>Not …

How to Train Your Brain to Get What You Want in 60 Days | Inc.com

In April 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an e-book, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking,</i>and was anxious to know how to traditionally publish it. At that time, I had just barely put up my own website and had a subscriber base of zero.<p>I decided literary agents …

Self-improvement

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

How to Create an Online Business in Your Spare Time

If your online business is important to you, make time for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett often hears that there simply isn't enough time in the day to build an online business while keeping a day job. However, there are …

Entrepreneurs, Don't Make This Mistake When Raising Capital | Inc.com

Small business owners and entrepreneurs are an important and dynamic part of the economy, you and I both know that, but one of the realities is that most new businesses do not succeed. Depending on the specific report you look at the exact percentages may vary, but it is safe to say many new small …

7 Newsletters Online Entrepreneurs Should Subscribe to

Getting to the next level in your business may be only a few quick shifts or tweaks away.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No business is built in isolation or in a vacuum. Many entrepreneurs have coaches and mentors who lead the way and guide them along the journey of …

10 Business Ideas to Make Easy Money and Change the World

If problems are opportunities to sell solutions, this world is very rich with opportunities.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Up-and-coming generations have become increasingly conscious of world issues and they are motivated to make a difference. From being better …

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

4 Secrets to Improve Your Startup's Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most startup disasters are caused by a failure to connect with the customer. The commonly acknowledged startup killers -- premature scaling, running out of capital and a lack of market interest -- all have a root in broken sales …