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8 pearls of wisdom that will change the way you think about money

Getting rich may have more to do with your mentality than anything else.<p>"If you follow the beliefs, philosophies, and strategies of the rich and take action, you have a legitimate shot at becoming a millionaire," writes Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire and the author of "How Rich People …

Train Your Brain For Peak Performance | Inc.com

In every career there are moments when you absolutely <i>must</i> be at your best. However, what if, just when that moment comes, you're feeling at your worst?<p>Affirmations, positive thinking and exercise, can change your attitude and mental state but when you're "on the spot" you may not have time to do …

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When Should You Start Paying Yourself?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most frequent mistakes small-business owners make is not paying themselves. Entrepreneurs should compensate themselves at market rates as soon as the business can afford to do so.<p>Many small-business owners need a paycheck to …

5 Presentation Tips From the World Champion of Public Speaking

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Public speaking can be terrifying for many people simply because they're not accustomed to having a room full of people paying attention to their every word and action. There are also plenty of people brimming with self-confidence who, due to a lack …

3 Things Every Successful Entrepreneur Does Daily | Inc.com

A healthy life is often viewed as a mere side-effect of success. But those who don't take their health into account often rely on money to sustain them, and money by itself is simply not enough.<p>The right strategy for sustainable growth isn't only about your business. It's about you. Investing in …

10 Mind-Blowing Videos Every Entrepreneur Must Watch | Inc.com

When executed well, inspirational, educational, and motivational lectures and lessons are extremely powerful. Why? Because they express what we know, recognize, feel, believe, think, accept, imagine, hope, fear, desire, acknowledge, and/or have experienced as a life truth. They help us to …

The Most Painless Way to Develop a Business Model | Inc.com

The big idea behind the map--and the arrangement of the blocks--is that it helps users to see which elements of their business model will influence others.<p>"It's like a balloon--when you push on one side, it will affect the other side," Osterwalder said during a recent Stanford Entrepreneurship …

Very Smart People and The Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Hiring the sharpest mental knife in the drawer ain't always the no-brainer it may seem.<p>I've never thought of myself as especially smart at book larnin'. Especially in the business arts. I have no advanced degree in business. Never even took a formal business course. Ever. I've never had a class in …

6 Things Mark Cuban Says You Need to Be Great in Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are no shortcuts in business. In order to be successful there are some things that you must know. These are not all of them by a long shot, but in my humble opinion, they are six of the most important:<p>1. Know how to sell.<p>Selling …

Why Work-Life Balance Is A Load Of Crap

Juggling work and personal lives is a circus act we could all do well to drop. Here are three alternative ways to deal with the madness.<p>Imagine being able to take your career and personal life, set each down on the ends of a scale and tinker with both sides until some equilibrium was reached. …

When Partnership Works | Inc.com

Having a partner can be a nightmare, or it can be the best choice you make for your business. So how can you tell if you are about to walk down the path with the right person or make the biggest mistake of your life? Last week, my business partner, Dale Parris, and I celebrated the 10 year …

7 Devastating Startup Mistakes to Avoid | Inc.com

The number of new businesses launched each year is steadily growing, yet the five-year survival rate is dismal. With 12 years of coaching entrepreneurs under my belt, I can confidently say that many of these failures can be avoided. I see the same mistakes over and over again; each new entrepreneur …

These 75 Quotes Will Inspire You to Be Successful | Inc.com

Success, as with most things, starts with attitude. When you're struggling, a small burst of inspiration can make a huge difference.<p>Here are 75 quotes about success to inspire you to keep pushing forward and achieve your dreams.<p><b>More:</b><p>Published on: Aug 18, 2014

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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, …

Walt Disney: The World’s First UX Designer

I'm a huge fan of the Walt Disney park experience, and my family has traveled to Walt Disney World and Disneyland multiple times. The service we’ve …

Why You Should Sell Dreams, Not Just Products

<i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 10 Best Business Lessons of 2013. For the full list, click here.</i><p>Shauna Mei isn’t your typical MIT grad.<p>After graduating with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering, Mei dabbled in finance before transitioning to the world of luxury …

June WTI oil gains 56 cents, or 0.8%, to $67.81/bbl on Nymex

May 2, 2018<br>2:37 PM<p>Cambridge Analytica, a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, is shutting down following the disclosure of its misuse of Facebook data.<p>May 2, 2018<br>2:36 PM<p>Oil futures settled higher Wednesday, buoyed the International Monetary Fund’s threat to expel …

Want to Rent an M.B.A.? | Inc.com

Need a little extra brainpower for high-level work but don’t have the funds to hire someone full time? Don't worry.<p>A new breed of startups is partnering business school students and M.B.A.'s with companies in need of help on specific projects or for short-term stints. The idea is to save small …

Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs think big ideas need to be revolutionary -- that in order to make a lot of money or achieve the kind of success they dream of, they have to come up with a life-changing idea. That couldn’t be further from the …

Steve Blank Why Companies are Not Startups

In the last few years we’ve recognized that a startup is not a smaller version of a large company. We’re now learning that companies are not larger …

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel

<b>Influence is becoming more and more challenging.</b> It’s hard enough to attract attention, much less retain it or use that attention to shape the …

Meet Your Consumer In 2015 [Infographic]

Harvard Professor Shoshana Zuboff said that every century or so, fundamental changes in the nature of consumption create new demand patterns that existing companies can’t meet unless they applied imagination to see beyond what they’re selling today. Indeed, consumers have never been savvier, well …

The Fundamental Principle behind an Effective Organization

What if you could focus on just one principle that would dramatically increase the effectiveness of your organization? How would your leadership …

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The 4 Things Every Customer Wants

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The landscape of customer loyalty has new contours: Customers get terrific service in pockets of their life and use those experiences to judge every other sales exchange. Customers also have more choices than ever before and therefore …

A Radical Strategy For A Hotter, Scarcer World: Tell Customers To Use Less Of Your Product

It’s one of 10 strategies that make up a new way of doing business, given the coming realities of a hotter, scarcer, and more transparent world.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This article is based on <i>The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, and More Open World</i>, a new book that helps …