Nicholas Lie

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This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success)

This core skill is the key to unlocking one's full potential.<p>Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of …

1 Personality Trait Steve Jobs Always Looked for When Hiring for Apple

Steve Jobs' hiring philosophy for Apple was unconventional at the time.<p>From the early days of Apple, Steve Jobs knew he wanted the build a successful company. At one point, Apple hired two "professional" managers from outside the company. Then Jobs promptly fired them.<p>"It didn't work at all," a …

An insider’s account of how Go-Jek hit 900x scale in 18 months and is still doubling

Sidu Ponnappa, Go-Jek’s head of engineering. Photo credit: Tech in Asia.Go-Jek scaled 900 times in the first 18 months after the launch of its mobile …

The One Thing You Definitely Shouldn't Say in a Technical Interview

This holds true even if your software engineering interview is at Google.<p><i>Is it okay to explain to the interviewer how you'd use Google to find an answer? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer</b> …

Drink a Lot of Coffee? Science Just Gave You a Really Good Reason to Feel Great About It

Live longer, avoid heart disease, feel invigorated: What's not to like?<p>Is coffee good for you? Well, if you're reading this article with your phone in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other, we have some fantastic scientific news for you about the potential health benefits of coffee.<p>Researchers …

Year-End Habits Entrepreneurs Should Adopt

As we close in on the end of 2017, here are some tasks every entrepreneur should plan for.<p>For most people, the end of the year is a time for celebrating the holidays with family. But many entrepreneurs are already thinking ahead to 2018, focused more on setting goals than getting gifts. Here are a …

7 Things That Separate Mature Relationships from Immature Ones

Here are some differences between mature relationships and immature ones that will help you find out what kind of relationship you are in.<p>As the …

5 Decisions that Matter Most to Top CEOs

Research shows that talent management tops the list of major decisions that CEOs make to optimize their business.<p>Every day, CEOs face the relentless task of making tough decisions--about tactics and strategies, customers and markets, operations and management, and more. These decisions can vary in …

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need

The life hack that will keep you on track and super productive.<p>Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. …

The Best Managers Do These 6 Key Things Differently

Giving people credit after a job well done isn't a sign of weakness.<p>Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That …

28 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Is More Powerful Than Technology. It's Even More True Today

For a guy like Steve Jobs, it was a remarkable statement...and it's something we can all put to use in our own lives.<p>Steve Jobs helped create wildly popular products that changed entire industries. (Hello, mobile devices. Howdy, music business.)<p>But while he definitely believed in his own ideas and …

7 Simple Habits for Becoming a More Helpful Person

By helping others, you'll be helping yourself.<p>I've seen plenty of entrepreneurs and established business leaders who believe they have to do everything on their own. Yet accepting help from others is not admitting weakness. And the same can be said in reverse.<p>In business, people often forget how …

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead

It doesn't matter how compelling your presentation is if you haven't grabbed your audience's attention in the first few seconds.<p>Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your …

Why Salespeople Get Paid More Than Engineers

There is always need for more great salespeople since they are often directly tied to more revenue.<p><i>Why do sales people get paid more than software engineers / developers? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

There's a biological reason why some people get chills down their spine when they listen to music and others don't

Some of us react more intensely to music than others. For some, listening to a certain track can send shivers down their spine, and goosebumps appear on their skin.<p>According to a new study, published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, there's a deeper reason for this than …

Elon Musk Says Time Management Does Not Matter (but This 1 Thing Does, Big Time)

Elon Musk doesn't start his day at the crack of dawn, eat breakfast, or use fancy time-management apps. This is what he does do.<p>To say Elon Musk is busy would be an out-of-this-world understatement.<p>When the billionaire innovator is not running auto manufacturer Tesla Motors, he's leading aerospace …

The 1 Thing Top-Performing People Do Every Day That Other People Don't

Hard work? Reading? Learning? Nope. Here's what you should be doing every day.<p>What habits have the biggest impact on someone's career? If you asked 100 people, you would likely hear answers like hard work, reading, learning, or daily meditation. While all of those things are good practice, there is …

This 5-Minute Rule Is Proven to Make Your Meetings More Productive

A new meeting trend promises to increase efficiency and productivity.<p>Imagine you're tasked with updating the team on an important work issue that needs their buy-in. You've prepped and now you start delivering on all the points they need to hear. Sixty seconds into your polished presentation, your …

Getting More People to Like Your Business' Facebook Page

Learn how to run a successful Like campaign, the foundation of all Facebook advertising.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Perry Marshall</i><i>,</i> <i>Keith Krance</i> <i>and Thomas Meloche’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | …

7 Signs That Your Boss May Be on the Fast Track to Failing You

These common management behaviors are surefire ways to bring down a whole team.<p>The path of leadership is a journey not for the faint of heart. It requires the prerequisite of continuous personal development before you can claim the honorable title of "leader."<p>Yet most bosses that don't deserve the …

This is the exact time when women are most likely to cheat

A new study has revealed exactly when women are most likely to cheat on their partners and it’s not good news if you are married.<p>The research shows …

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What happens when you sell your startup?

Jason Rowley Contributor<p>Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Where did venture capitalists go to college?<br>• ICOs delivered at least 3.5x more capital to blockchain startups than VC since 2017<p>Entrepreneurship is not just about …

Here's the Real Way to Define Thought Leadership. It Comes Down to 3 Things

Having a voice in your industry is easier than ever. But what sets a good thought leader apart from the rest?<p>Where you've been, what you've done, how you've contributed - there are a number of paths to becoming a thought leader (with the notable exception of calling yourself one).<p>For example, I …

Want to Start Your Day at 5 A.M.? Get Ready to Make These 4 Sacrifices

Many top business performers rise at the break of dawn. Here's what they give up to do it.<p>Waking up early is a trait shared by many of the world's top-performing CEOs. In the early morning, you're free of distractions and able to put meaningful attention into developing yourself personally and …

Groundbreaking Harvard Study Finds With Certainty This 1 Exercise Can Help You Live Longer

Researchers are now more sure than ever you need to be doing this.<p>What's the secret to living a long, healthy life? Scientists have been searching for definitive answers for decades.<p>Many of their findings circle back to the benefits of exercise. Researchers have uncovered evidence that certain …

This Entrepreneur Learned That When You Try Making 'Something For Everyone,' You Attract Nobody

You want customers to love your product, of course. But what happens when they don't? The simple answer: You have to make a change -- and it won't be easy.<p><i>Introducing our new podcast,</i> Problem Solvers with Jason Feifer<i>, which features business owners and CEOs who went through a crippling business</i> …

4 Keys Towards Making a Successful Pivot

Making an about-face may be necessary for your business, but it's rarely easy. These tips can help.<p>It doesn't always happen the same way. For some, it may start as a nagging feeling -- one that's easy to quell in the beginning but soon becomes too big to ignore. For others, it's a realization like …

5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Writing

Expert demonstrates how to use science to attract, engage and persuade any audience<p>You work hard to write well, sweating over how to structure your message, which words to choose and when enough is enough. But, despite your best efforts, you worry that your content is missing the mark. Your …

A Sign of Great Leadership? It's Not About Correcting Mistakes, It's About This One Trait

Letting other people fail? Sure, and you can start by accepting that you are prone to fail as well.<p>Are you known as a <i>fixer</i> at your company? If so, here's a tough lesson to learn. That's only half the battle when it comes to leading others. Fixing problems and addressing your own mistakes puts you …