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How to Make 6 Figures in 6 Months – Peter Voogd

Peter Voogd is CEO of GameChangersMovment.com and is the leading authority on Gen y leadership. He’s trained close to 5,000 young entrepreneurs. His …

Motivation

7 Metrics For Successful Leaders -- How Do You Measure Up?

Do you consider yourself successful? This question came up during a recent business dinner with a group of leaders, and the collective response caught me off guard.<p>While I simply thought, “Yeah, I guess,” others went on explaining the flaws that hampered their success. Although I considered …

Success

How These 7 Entrepreneurs Stay Super Organized

What does it take to stay organized? Just ask these seven entrepreneurs who have found a few solutions.<p>I'm not an organized person. I can get pretty detail-oriented and hyper-focused (I have many other faults!) but I tend to keep things stuffed in a drawer or hall closet, rely too much on …

38 of the Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:<p>Start Slideshow<p>“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” …

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to wipe his own hiney after using the bathroom, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to …

10 Ways to Stop Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed

I had just read an early version of a new book and decided to do a quick survey during a speaking engagement. I asked the audience, "How many of you …

Five Oil Stocks To Buy As Two Top Oil Traders Call A Bottom

Last month, we penned a piece here on Forbes titled, “Five Stocks With Triple-Digit Potential If Boone Pickens Is Right About $80 Oil.’ That article was read by almost 200,000 people. Oil proceeded to bounce by 20% over the next two weeks, and the five stocks we mentioned in the article went up an …

9 Signs You Will Be Exceptionally Successful

Why are some people not just successful but incredibly successful? They don't focus primarily on money.<p>It's not that hard to be successful. But it is hard to be incredibly successful.<p>Yet we all hope to achieve exceptional success (something we all define differently--and <i>should</i> define …

How to Write a Business Plan [Updated for 2018]

<i>This article is part of both our</i> <i>Business Startup Guide</i> <i>and our</i> <i>Business Planning Guide</i><i>—curated lists of our articles that will get you up and running</i> …

Small Business

7 Basic Life Hacks Men Shouldn’t Ignore

David<p>David is a strength coach and bestselling Men's Health author. You can follow him at HowToBeast.com.<p><i>“We are what we repeatedly do.”</i><br>– …

How Do You Define Business Talent?

<b>Talent is a question of equal distance from beginning to end: an equation of either length. When measured, it is neither long nor short.</b><p>How we define “talent” in our businesses directly influences our attitudes, perceptions, and assumptions.<p>Think about your career, going all the way back to the …

This is what $11.83 trillion worth of household debt looks like

Household debt grew to $11.83 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2014.<p>According to the New York Federal Reserve's latest Household Debt and Credit report, household debt in the third quarter rose 1.0%, or by $117 billion.<p>Overall, household debt is below its $12.68 trillion peak reached in the third …

Personal Finance

Lockheed Martin turns to energy to juice growth

The world's biggest defense contractor is showing more interest in the energy business than ever before.<p>With U.S. spending on defense declining, Lockheed Martin (LMT) is increasingly using its expertise in developing and building jet fighters, warships and satellites to help utilities and …

What The Longshoreman's Work Slowdown Can Teach Us About Leadership

Unless you’ve been hiding out in a cave I’m sure you’ve heard about the longshoremen’s work slowdown at 29 west coast ports. It’s slowing down and some would say crippling the movement of an unbelievable amount of meat, flowers, food and other products that aren’t moving through the supply chain, …

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

You have a powerful idea for the next big thing, but before you sell it to anyone, you have to get it all down on paper. It’s time to make a business plan.<p>How do you know if you’re headed in the right direction? Washington State University created an infographic that provides 10 guidelines to help …

4 Eating Habit Changes That Can Boost Your Critical Thinking

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ability to think critically is of the utmost importance when you’re running a business or an organization. Although it's rarely given the attention it deserves, the food choices that you make every day affect your critical thinking …

Nutrition

Missing A Form 1099? Why You Shouldn't Ask For It

IRS Form 1099 season is upon us, when those annoying little tax reports come in the mail. They remind you that you earned interest, received a consulting fee, or whatever. There are many varieties, including 1099-INT for interest, 1099-DIV for dividends, 1099-G for tax refunds, 1099-R for pensions …

Six Essential Productivity Tips For Introverts

Introverts tend to have tremendous powers of concentration, enabling them to dig deep and work in happy solitude for long periods of time.<p>But in today’s fast-paced workplace, challenges abound. After being bombarded by a constant stream of emails, distractions, and external stimulation, introverts …

The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your …

9 Ways To Create A Stress-Free Work Environment

Does your workplace stress you out? With help from Jenny Foss, a recruiter, author, career coach and founder of JobJenny.com, Sherry Burton Ways, an interior designer, color therapist, and author of <i>Feel Good Spaces: A Guide to Decorating Your Home for Body, Mind And Spirit</i>, and Susan Kousek, a …

Five stocks to own if Europe's economy recovers

The European Central Bank is pulling a page out of the United States' playbook and launching an aggressive bond buyback program that it hopes will spark an economic recovery similar to what America has enjoyed. Since the U.S. launched its quantitative easing program in 2008, the U.S. stock market …

3 Confidence-Boosting Money Moves For Your 20s, 30s, 40s, And 50s

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>The older you get, the more confident you’ll feel about your money, right?<p>Actually, no. According to new research from LearnVest, it turns out that age doesn’t necessarily correlate with financial confidence in the way you might expect.<p>The study, which …

What Is a Business Model?

In <i>The New, New Thing</i>, Michael Lewis refers to the phrase <i>business model</i> as “a term of art.” And like art itself, it’s one of those things many people feel they can recognize when they see it (especially a particularly clever or terrible one) but can’t quite define.<p>That’s less surprising than it …

Why All Managers Must Be Leaders

Anyone within an organization has the potential to become a leader, but managers must be leaders. In schools and in our organizations we have been taught and conditioned to believe that managers and leaders are two separate people which is quite a harmful assumption. As a result we have managers …

13 Practical Leadership Tips from 10 Years of Managing People

In this post, I’ll share 13 actionable leadership tips to help you motivate, connect with, and inspire your team.<p><b>“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy</b><p><b>Compassion first</b><p>A high performer, who typically delivers excellent work, misses a deadline. It’s completely …

How Successful People Handle Toxic People & 12 other articles you missed last week

Dave Kerpen shares his favorite articles from last week.<p>Toxic people in business and life can be very dangerous. Last week, Travis Bradberry made some interesting points on how to deal with them. Here's Travis Bradberry's article and 12 other awesome articles you missed last week.<p>1. How to …

11 Awesome Productivity Tips That Will Radically Improve Your Life

With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy to feel like we're losing control. Even if we've decided what really is important, we still require a few sensible suggestions to assist us in organizing our time more effectively.<p>With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy …

8 Things Recent Grads Waste Money On

When it comes to your finances, knowledge is power. That means understanding where 20-somethings have gone wrong before is key to making sure you come out ahead.