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The Best Entrepreneurial Lessons Don't Cost $10,000

Some masterminds may try to charge you thousands for a single session. Is their knowledge really worth that much?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I built my business, the question of how much to charge for my services was an unexpected hurdle. I knew I wanted to …

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

12 Words and Phrases Intelligent People Never Say | Inc.com

Have you ever had a conversation and said something that you immediately regret?<p>It's happened to the best of us at one point or another, but that's not usually the norm for intelligent people who carefully select their words before saying them out loud.<p>Unfortunately, since there are so many of us …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Become Successful? Avoid These 9 Toxic Personalities | Inc.com

Since Spring has finally sprung, it's time to do a little spring cleaning. And what better place to start than with the people in your life?<p>This has been something I try to do each year. While it's not always easy, it's necessary for me to become more successful at the many tasks I have to complete …

Self-help

3 Tough Truths About Our “Priorities” No One Wants to Admit

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”<br>― Annie Dillard</i>Fifteen years ago he walked into my dorm room on the verge of tears.“I …

Here's How Amazon's Jeff Bezos Makes Great Decisions, Super Fast | Inc.com

Amazon is a remarkable company. It's no surprise that it was built by a remarkable mind.<p>The brilliance, philosophy, and quirks of founder and CEO Jeff Bezos are deeply baked into Amazon, which is what makes his pronouncements about his approach to business so fascinating. Each utterance offers …

Management

16 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Immediately Stop Doing | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are the rock stars of the modern era.<p>Pioneering new business ventures and building tech start-ups is the contemporary equivalent of tight leather pants, big hair, and sold-out concerts of the 1980s. Even if you disagree with the idea that Gary Vaynerchuk shouting into an iPhone …

Entrepreneurship

10 Ways Mentally Strong People Build Powerful Mindsets | Inc.com

Some people call it grit. Others call it perseverance. Whatever name you give it, a strong mindset is a trait shared by the world's best performers - whether they are entrepreneurs, leaders, musicians or athletes.<p>Yet a strong mindset is more than simply refusing to quit. True strength of mind comes …

Self-improvement

The Free Social Media Tools You Should Already Be Using

If you want to learn more about a situation or get to the bottom of something important, you’ve probably been told to “follow the money.” You can apply this advice to business and leadership, too.<p>If you want to keep a pulse on industry trends and stay ahead of the curve, one of the first things you …

Social Media

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

6 Parental Lessons That Helped Bill Gates Become a Billionaire | Inc.com

One of my 13-year-old son's idols is Bill Gates. The fact that he is the richest man on Earth plays a part in that, but my son deeply respects how Gates uses his business savviness to address major world problems through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.<p>As a father, it is my job to try and …

3 Strategies to Nail Before You Launch Your Social-Media Campaign

Planning and metrics are key to any successful marketing effort, yet many entrepreneurs rush into the social conversation with little idea of what they hope to accomplish.<p>When I talk to small-business owners, they often tell me they're “doing” social-media marketing. I’m always glad to hear this, …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

All Work, No Play? Say No Way With 10 Free eBooks.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with TradePub so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Just because work is an important part of life, it shouldn't monopolize your entire existence. Give yourself the well-deserved …

Planning to get fit in 2017? First you need to change the way you think

Sometimes, your approach to health and fitness needs a whole new mindset. Tomorrow is the day when we face up to our new year resolutions, particularly when it comes to our bodies. We will be different in 2017, we tell ourselves. We will be fitter, leaner, more effective in our lives.<p>This is …

11 simple tips for being more productive that don't feel like work

You went out with friends last night, which seemed like a brilliant idea in the moment and quickly escalated to a wildly good time, but now you're paying the price to productivity.<p>You're utterly exhausted due in part to dehydration and largely attributed to lack of sleep, you can't quite satisfy …

How to Be Happier in 2017: 9 Science-Backed Habits That Will Leverage the Power of Positive Psychology | Inc.com

What are your resolutions for 2017? Lose weight? Finally start that business you've been talking about? Travel more, or finally get organized?<p>Meet Mike Erwin, one of the most mindfully optimistic people I know. He's a soldier and combat veteran who came back home to study positive psychology at the …

Happiness

20 Of The Best Time Tracking Tools To Increase Your Productivity

Time is money, an old saying, has been widely used in most cultures and languages for ages. Today, in a world of business and a crazy pace, time is more valuable than ever.<p>The rhythm of our century puts us in a place where we have no choice but to start planning and tracking our time. It becomes …

Project Management

5 Planners That Will Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet | Inc.com

As we approach the new year, many entrepreneurs are reflecting on the last 12 months and looking for ways to more efficiently reach their goals in 2017. There are plenty of apps that will help you increase your productivity, but there's just something about good old-fashioned pen and paper that …

Productivity

10 Success lessons from Walt Disney – “From Rags to Riches” for entrepreneurs

Share121<p>Tweet<p>Share224<p>+18<p>Shares 353<p>Our childhood would have been dreary without this genius of a man. Walt Disney was also another boy brought up in a …

How Many Hours Should A Salaried Employee Work?

Dear Liz,<p>I’m an HR Manager in a new job and I am running into a sticky issue.<p>In my new company different departments arrive and leave the office at different times. The official business hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. but some people come in at 10 or 11 a.m. (or 6 or 7).<p>I think the flexibility is …

The Workplace

4 Ways to Eliminate Negative Emotions

For most people, negative emotions feel like a scary monster under the bed. You try to ignore the monster by hiding your face under the covers, but …

Self-help

10 Leadership tricks that business books can help you understand

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share96<p>+13<p>Shares 124<p>Dwight D. Eisenhower once said,<p>The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real …

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …

Nutrition

9 Daily Money Making Habits of Successful People

<i>This article originally appeared on Millennial magazine.</i><p>Every successful individual has a day-to-day routine that has brought them to where they are …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

Apps

10 Common Habits That Can Increase Wealth | Investopedia

Some may describe the following tips as secrets on how to get rich, but I like to call them habits that will help us become our best version of …

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

3 Steps One Entrepreneur Took to 10x Her Startup Growth | Inc.com

The dot-com boom of the 90s attracted many entrepreneurs into believing that almost anybody had a shot of making it big. For a time, it seemed all you needed was an alluring IPO and nerves of steel to raise millions. That, of course, would not last. However, the companies that made it out of the …

Entrepreneurship