John Felkins

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Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Travelogue: Day Five

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Watching the bourbon boom unfold from our HQ in New York, we’ve had a lot of questions. How can a spirit go from the hand of every …

How a Family-Owned Firm Can Beat the Odds and Pivot

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Statistics show that only 30 percent of family-owned businesses survive to have a second generation of leadership, according to the Family Business Institute. Sometimes it's hard to pinpoint the exact reason businesses fall apart. But …

Reading This May Be Your Only Non-Sales Activity Today

Daniel H. Pink talks with Inc. editor-at-large Leigh Buchanan about his latest book, To Sell Is Human, and the ubiquity of sales today.<p><i>Even if you've never operated a cash register or made a cold call, you probably spend much of your time persuading or influencing others to take an action or make</i> …

6 Things That Define Indispensable Employees | Inc.com

Here's the Danny Meyer school of thought on how to make a traditional service business into an enlightened, customer-centric hospitality mecca: Put your employees first and shareholders last to create a "virtuous cycle of enlightened hospitality."<p>That's lovely and all, but can it really be applied …

What the World's Most Brilliant CEOs Have in Common (Infographic) | Inc.com

A married man with approximately three children living in California. In broad strokes, this is what the world's best-performing CEO looks like. The results come from a 2013 study of the globe's top 100 chief executives by <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>The below infographic by Domo and CEO.com provides a …

7 Ways to Pick Someone's Brain Without Being a Pest

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The business leaders you admire the most are often the busiest. They run businesses, manage hectic schedules, and often don’t have time to sit down for a leisurely conversation. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t ask them for …