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Success is only 20% skill, says Tony Robbins — here's what makes up the rest

It's during a time of sudden and rapid success that startup founders can lose everything.<p>The winners of Shopify's Build a Bigger Business competition, the founders of eight online retailers that are making a profit and bringing in millions in revenues while scaling, are in this dangerous …

9 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you only have 10 minutes

Big ideas can come in small packages.<p>Take TED Talks, the beloved lectures on technology, entertainment, and design. Some of the most insightful talks …

How to Start a Business Without Making Yourself Crazy | Inc.com

A lot of people dream of starting a business one day. A lot of people talk about it and think about it, but not everyone takes the leap. Entrepreneurship certainly isn't for everyone, but if you have an idea you really want to pursue or just really want to see if you can rise to the occasion of …

Entrepreneurship

The 'messy' way a former Goldman Sachs employee grew a $150 million startup, then turned half his employees into millionaires

He realized quickly that Goldman wasn't for him, so he spent the next four years saving $18,000. He used the money and some help from those close to him to quit and bootstrap a startup called Behance. Belsky didn't take a paycheck for the next two years.<p>In the end, the hard work paid off. Adobe …

11 Lifestyle Changes You Need to Adopt If You Want to Be Rich

Cut unnecessary expenses, save aggressively and visualize how you'll get there. But don't forget to invest in yourself and in relationships with other successful people.<p>Author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a …

18 Destructive Habits Holding You Back From Success

Rarely is one thing we do more consequential than what we do habitually.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Habits are the foundation of our everyday lives. We build our daily practices, and eventually our habits and routines shape us.<p>We either build good habits that …

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups LifeThe post You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years appeared …

Motivation

Here Are the Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To | Inc.com

There's a reason that podcasts are such a fast-growing medium. They're timely, convenient--perfect length for commuting--and usually free, like a radio station you program for yourself.<p>Whatever you're interested in, there's probably a podcast discussing it--politics, sports, history, music, …

Self-improvement

All Successful Startups Begin With This Checklist—an Expert Explains Why

<i>At MyDomaine, we know how challenging it is to turn your passion into a thriving business. Making that leap of faith takes courage and confidence,</i> …

7 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Inc.com

Everyone wants to succeed, but not everyone knows how to succeed.<p>There are many things that will help us go the distance, but few are as empowering and inspiring as a TED Talk.<p>Listening to a TED Talk is a great way to gain information, discover new sources of innovation, and jump-start your life …

TED Talks

This is the battery case every serious iPhone photographer needs

Chances are, if you're serious about iPhone photography, you know all about Moment and its high-quality miniature lenses that attach to the …

6 Brain Hacks to Crush Your Fear so You Can Succeed | Inc.com

If you're an entrepreneur going through the ups and downs of owning a business and considering tossing in the towel, let me toss you a lifeline.<p>Darren Hardy, best-selling author of <i>T</i><i>he Entrepreneur Roller Coaster</i>, says that the real reason 66 percent of all entrepreneurs fail is not because of what …

Motivation

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

Nasty Gal: What Went Wrong?

The bankruptcy of the #Girlboss-fuelled retailer is a cautionary tale for both fashion startups and investors alike.<p><b>LOS ANGELES, United States —</b> When …

Profit

Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Successful Because of 1 Thing (and It's Not Their Age)

The science of success says that age is just a number.<p>From the <i>Forbes</i> 30 under 30 to the Thiel fellowship to the almost normative story of the college dropout-turned-startup-genius, it may seem like the secret to business success is youth. But a recent psychology finding has good news for all of us: …

10 Reasons Why Your Startup Idea Is Terrible And Won't Get Funded

As a venture capital and angel investor, I get bombarded with proposals to invest in startups. Many of them are terrible and just not fundable by angel investors or venture capital funds. Here are 10 common mistakes I have seen startups make that have resulted in their inability to raise</b> …

Venture Capital

4 Landmark Books to Guide Your Entrepreneurial Journey

There is no substitute for reading books in the development of your entrepreneurial career.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best ways to get a head start on your professional endeavors is to learn from the successful individuals that have come before you. …

Celebs Swear by This Detox Cocktail to Debloat Before Hitting the Red Carpet

Celebs are always coming up with newfangled ways to look good on the red carpet.<p>But there's a reason that classic standbys never get rotated off the …

Celebrity Gossip

Here Are All the Ways You Can Fund Your Startup

<i>The following is an excerpt from Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker’s new book</i> The Purpose Is Profit <i>(</i><i>Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2016</i><i>), which recounts</i> …

Forget grit, IQ, and culture fit. VCs say this is what it takes to succeed at a startup

When founders are asked what it takes to succeed at a startup, many provide this well-worn answer: “learn to be comfortable with ambiguity”—an equally frustrating and ambiguous response.<p>At a recent event in New York (“Start @ a startup“) co-hosted by Sequoia Capital and Business Today, a handful of …

Sheryl Sandberg

The world's first wind-hydro turbines will generate energy even when there's no breeze

One of the biggest challenges wind farms face is how to generate power when there’s no wind. Max Bögl Wind AG and GE Renewable Energy are attempting …