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Are You Destined to Be a Great Leader?

Some people just have that "it" factor. Here are five things every born leader does every day.<p>When you're in the presence of great leaders, you just know it. Their energy is infectious, they inspire with ease, and when they speak about their mission, you want to get involved. Great leadership, …

Leadership

Before It's Too Late: 5 Steps to Keep Your Best Employees

By the time you try to give them raises, they're already out the door. If you want to retain your best people, you need to start much sooner.<p>If you're in a war for talent, you've probably read more than you can stand about hiring so-called "Rockstars." About finding the best-of-the-best. About not …

Employment

16 Differences Between Successful and Unsuccessful People

A few weeks ago, Dave Kerpen of Likeable Local received a postcard about successful vs unsuccessful people from a fellow entrepreneur Andy Bailey, …

8 Questions Powerful People Ask Themselves Every Day

Powerful people, intelligent people, wise people, the most grounded people, all do one thing that most others don’t: They talk to themselves. They’re …

Self-improvement

7 Things Successful People Do Every Day

I have been interviewing over 30 multimillionaires, 5 billionaires, world-class athletes, NYT bestselling authors, and billionaires. Moreover, having …

10 Things Employees Really Need to Hear From You

A former CEO provides the exact words you need to say when employees need a morale boost.<p>I usually don't get very excited about business books, but I recently ran across one that's really powerful: <i>Finding Happiness: One Man's Quest to Beat Depression and Anxiety and--Finally--Let the Sunshine In,</i> …

Employment

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

Productivity

Here's Exactly How to Form a Habit That Sticks

You don't create routines by focusing on individual behaviors but by introducing a combination of cues and rewards.<p>More than 40% of the things we do in a day aren’t really decisions--they’re habits.<p>But changing habits isn't a matter of "powering through" them. Like a muscle, your willpower gets …

Candybar

7 Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In a special webcast on April 28, 2015, 5 p.m. EST, Grant Cardone will show you how to make millions of dollars for your business using the phone. Register now for this webcast and you could earn gifts for participating.</i><p>First, …

Entrepreneurship

You Will Absolutely Love This 20-Minute, Life-Improving Daily Habit

You could spend hours reading advice on how to improve your diet or become more organized. But maybe you'd be better off using that time to take a nap in the afternoon.<p>There's so much talk recently about how hard we all work, and how overwhelmed we all feel. Does that sound like you? You don't get …

Sleep

Are You a Boss or a Leader?

The distinction between being a boss and being a leader may seem small, but it means the world to the people who work for you.<p>Being the boss does not necessarily mean you are leading. Here is a list of 10 characteristics that will help you determine if you are having a positive impact on your …

Leadership

9 Things Successful People Do Right Before Bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their own mental and physical health, and that it's almost entirely dependent upon them getting enough sleep. That's why bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them - and why the very last thing most successful people do …

Success

10 Ways to Become the Most Productive Person Around

Guest Writer<p>Speaker and Maximum Performance Strategist. CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever come across someone who just seemed to get so much done and was by far the most productive person you knew? Why can't you be that person?<p>…

Time Management

45 Important Life Lessons People Learn Too Late

ShareEmailComments<p>Recently I stumbled on a question in quora about important life lessons we need to know and I enjoyed one of the answers so much …

How CEOs Waste 70% of Their Time Each Day

First Round Capital Partner Bill Trenchard says that CEOs spend the majority of their workdays inefficiently. These nifty tips can help.<p>More than half of your workday could be spent more effectively. While that's hard a hard pill to swallow, you're not the only one who can stand to gain from a …

Time Management

15 Inspiring Quotes on Passion (Get Back to What You Love)

Sometimes you just need a bit of inspiration to get your day going.<p>I am passionate about social media. I'm passionate about helping small businesses. I'm passionate about playing with my wife and kids. I'm passionate about watching baseball, and playing tennis. I'm passionate about writing and …

Motivation

17 Things Extraordinary People Do Every Day

Want to achieve extraordinary goals? Take these easy, proven steps every day.<p>Some people seem to get ahead, no matter what. They aren't necessarily smarter, more creative or harder working than many others. Still, they achieve much more than their peers. Why is that?<p>The philosopher Aristotle …

Self-improvement

Thinker. Builder. Improver. Producer. Which One Is the Right Hire?

The answer depends on your company's lifecycle stage, and the makeup of your existing team. Here's how to match future needs to current candidates and their strengths.<p>Over the years, I've helped dozens of small to mid-size companies build their management teams for future growth. The first steps …

Employment

How to Hire the Perfect Person Every Time

Want to avoid the pain--and high cost--of bringing the wrong person on board? Follow this simple seven-step process.<p>If you've ever hired someone only to realize later that doing so was a huge mistake, you know how expensive, time-consuming, awkward, productivity-killing, and growth-hindering it is. …

Employment

Best Advice I Ever Got: Chris Hunter

Here's how the founder of Phusion Projects built the sixth-largest U.S.-owned beer company.<p><i>Chris Hunter</i> <i>is co-founder of</i> <i>Phusion Projects, LLC</i><i>, a Chicago-based alcoholic beverage company that sells its products (including Four Loko and Moskato Life) nationwide. He shares the three lessons that made</i> …

Business Strategy

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday

It is crucial that you start your day off right. Here are some ways to make sure you begin your workday with the best mindset possible and boost your productivity.<p>The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful …

Time Management

The First (and Most Important) Rule of Success

It's a bit like having a secret weapon--but only when you do it the right way and for the right reasons.<p>A standard image of the entrepreneur is the type-A personality in a body fueled by equal parts adrenaline, caffeine, and ambition. He or she is the go-getter who's trying to get ahead. The …

Customers

If You're Not Hiring With Your Whole Brain, You're Doing It Wrong

How to avoid 50 percent of all hiring mistakes by learning to engage the analytical, creative, and emotional centers of your brain when interviewing job candidates<p>Over the course of 35 years and 5,000-plus interviews as a recruiter, I've developed an interviewing method that identifies superior …

Employment

Here's What You Should Really Be Eating for Breakfast

Everyone knows it's the most important meal of the day, but here's how to do it right to ensure your best day of work.<p>While the benefits of eating breakfast are well-known--it can prevent weight gain, boost short-term memory, lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes, and even make us happier--most of …

Nutrition

8 Things Remarkably Effective People Do Every Day

Sure, you work hard. But do you work smart? More important, do you embrace the habits that can propel your success?<p>What is it that separates people who are highly effective in work (and life) from those who are less so? Often it's a few very specific (and learnable!) things. Acquire these eight …

Self-improvement

20 Things That Mentally Strong People Don't Do

I often write about the things I believe we all should be doing, trying or experimenting with in order to maximize our success and happiness. …

Self-help

(Images) 44 of the Best Motivational Picture Quotes

571Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>Motivational Quotes are the one of the best sources of motivation these days. Quotes are a powerful source of inspiration …

3 Inspiring TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Motivational speaker Tony Robbins. Getty Images/Frederick M. Brown TED Talks have set the bar high when it comes to riveting presentations brimming with inspiring "ideas worth spreading." They inform, engage and educate. Sometimes they even move us to reshape our careers, transform our businesses …

Your guide to 5 IPAs: Decoding the different styles of this hop-intensive beer

With the world's best-known triple IPA -- Pliny the Younger -- on everyone's lips this week, it's probably past time to take a look at what exactly gets tripled, how an Imperial IPA gets crowned, and how can you have a <i>Black</i> India <i>Pale</i> Ale.<p>Like an emergent subgenre of rock and roll, as IPAs gained …