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21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

Where The Money's At: The Fastest-Growing Sectors For The Self-Employed

“Things may come to those who wait,” our 16th President once said. “But only the things left behind by the people who hustle.”<p>Abraham Lincoln, of course, lived in vastly different times than our own. He talked about the implication of expansion of the railroads. We talk implications of the …

The Six Rules of Personal Success

Of all human abilities, one stands out, the ability to see the <i>Big Picture</i>, the things that are important in life, and not to be distracted by small, trivial, and irrelevant things; the intelligence to separate the message from the background noise.<p>‘The Big Picture’ is about the grand goals; the big …

The Greatest Risk to a Startup Could Be You

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It was the Fourth of July and my team decided to head over to a friend's pool to work on our startup Vayable, a platform to request, design and book unique travel experiences. Whether on laptops or splashing around with …

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Why You Shouldn't Send Your Business Plan to Investors

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs think they can get funding simply by sending out their business plan. Unfortunately, this rarely works. Over the past 15 years, my company, Growthink, has developed thousands of business plans for …

Small Business

What to Do When Your Client Walks Out the Door

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like death and taxes, one thing that you can rely on as an entrepreneur is that at some point in time, your biggest client will walk out the door. It could happen for many reasons, some reasonable and expected -- like when a …

Business Development

5 Signs It's Time to Fire Your Mentor

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I remember the evening my wife broke the bad news to me. The conversation had been spinning out of control -- I just hadn't seen it. I desperately wanted things to be different. I wanted to believe that what I was experiencing …

Leadership

The Wild and Crazy Career Paths of 5 Self-Made Billionaires (Infographic)

1 min read<p>Virgin Empire founder Richard Branson’s first job was selling Christmas trees. NBA Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s first job was selling garbage bags. Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson’s first job was selling newspapers. Groupon co-founder Eric Lefkofsky’s first job was …

Entrepreneurship

Prodotti tipici italiani: DOP, IGP, DOCG, DOC, IGT, formaggi tipici, salumi tipici, prodotti tipici, olii di oliva tipici

Prodotti tipici italiani <br>Formaggi, salumi, vini, oli, carni, ortofrutticoli<p>Gli elementi che caratterizzano i prodotti tipici sono: memoria storica, …

Inaugurata Casa eccellenze calabresi Dop e Igp

A Rocca Imperiale, all'interno del Monastero dei Frati Osservanti<p>- CATANZARO - E' stata inaugurata a Rocca Imperiale la Casa delle Eccellenze …

The 20 Best Latin Phrases For Business Leaders

Bringing out a good Latin phrase in a discussion is like brining a <i>gun</i> to a <i>knife</i> fight. It gets people’s attention. But if you are quoting Lucretius at the start of every meeting “<i>nil igitur mors est ad nos”</i> (<i>Death, therefore, is nothing to us</i>) you will sound like an absolute tool. Even if you are …

Drinking Out Loud

You would think that the most challenging element of wine is tasting it. After all, if you want to get some sort of credential such as a Master …

How to Create Inspiring Rituals for Your Team

You'll keep employees connected and motivated by figuring out the right type of ritual for your business.<p>Here's a strange but eye-opening exercise: Try pretending that you're a Martian, new to Earth, and take notes on your business's observable rituals. What do you observe when your team enters …

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How to Tell If You're Losing Your Mojo

It doesn't happen in overnight. Instead, a company will slowly lose its mission and soul through red tape and inattention.<p>We've already seen the difference to an organization between hitting a bump in the road, and coming to the end of the road. Obviously, it's near-impossible to avoid the first, …

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4 Dirty Negotiating Tricks (and How to Counter Them)

Don't let your customer manipulate you into making unnecessary concessions to close the deal.<p>Even if you're hoping to reach a win-win agreement with your customer, there's always a chance that the customer will try to pull a fast one. Here are four common negotiating tricks and exactly how to …

Management

When It's Time to Stop Thinking--and Start Doing

Sure, you need to spend time thinking through your decisions. But too many entrepreneurs get trapped in their own heads.<p>If you run a start-up--whether it’s for profit or a social enterprise--one of the big questions that you face every day is whether to spend more time thinking about your venture’s …

Entrepreneurship

How To Be Totally Persuasive, But Not At All Sleazy

You don’t need to make crazy advances to convince people of your rightness. You just need to find where your and their perspectives align.<p>Just as <i>networking</i> isn’t solely the province of scumbags, <i>persuasion</i> isn’t only for rogues, succubi, and salespeople. We can use our interpersonal powers for …

Self-improvement

Don’t Make Decisions, Orchestrate Them

Is the role of the manager to make decisions, or to make sure that decisions get made? The answer, of course, is both — but many managers focus so much on the first role that they neglect the second. The reality, however, is that decision-making often is not a solo activity, but rather an …

Monotasking Is The New Multitasking

How can you get anything done when your “tasks” turn into competing preoccupations? In this age of distraction, it’s all about monotasking. Here are six tips for doing it right.<p>We all know multitasking is inefficient. A classic 2007 study of Microsoft workers found that when they responded to email …

Time Management

5 Reasons the Word 'Success' Should Send Shivers Up Your Spine

We all crave it. But hitting it big can be a double-edged sword.<p>Every entrepreneur strives for success. But be careful: achieving it comes with its own set of problems, problems that can doom a business. Indeed, over the years I have seen way too many businesses go under about a year after they …

Motivation

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FORTUNE — Every day we are inundated with ever more complex technologies in the products and services we are offered. Yet what we really crave is a return to simplicity and back-to-basics minimalism in design, form, and function.<p>Invoking the concept of simplicity might sound like heresy at a time …