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15 Ways Millionaires Manage Their Money That Make Them Richer

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no secret that millionaires have different habits, qualities, and ways of thinking than the average person. Those habits are most prevalent when it comes to the ways that they manage their money. They have a …

Commentary: The 5 things I learned from my first 100 days as a venture capitalist

Over the last 10 years, I had been doing — or should I say dabbling in — angel investing. With time and some hard knocks, I ended up with a simple …

20 Motivational Quotes To Help You Succeed

Being a business owner, you must have gone through different challenges and difficulties in successful business functioning. At this stage, you have …

How to Validate Your On-Demand Startup Idea

Gauge the market demand for your product/service and see how effectively you can balance it with your supply.<p>So you have an idea that you feel can …

300 Motivational Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Dreams | Inc.com

• "The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." --Chinese proverb<br>• "If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success." --James Cameron<br>• "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." --Henry …

Motivation

How To Answer The Ten Dumbest Job Interview Questions

I hope you don’t run into these ten half-witted job interview questions, but it’s likely that you will. Here are answers to these ten idiotic interview questions that won’t make you hate yourself the next day for answering in the standard, scripted Sheepie Job-Seeker Way!<p><b>Why Should We Hire …

Employment

8 Life-Changing Lessons From TED Talks on How to Be Happy | Inc.com

What makes us happy? Thirteen happiness experts, including psychologists, researchers, monks, and the inimitable Malcolm Gladwell, try to shed light on this surprisingly difficult question in a series of TED Talks about happiness.<p>Over and over, the same two themes emerge. First, we're usually wrong …

Happiness

10 Tips to Motivate Employees

Harvey Mackay once said,“Determination + Goal-setting + Concentration = Success.”Certainly one of the things that distinguish high-achieving …

Employment

8 Ways to Increase Your Value As an Employee

<i>This is part of the "Increased Productivity" series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without. An interview with Efe Cakinberk, CEO of SmartDNSProxy , made parts of this article possible.</i><p>One of the best ways to make …

Managers Can Motivate Employees with One Word

Human beings are profoundly social — we are hardwired to connect to one another and to want to work together. Frankly, we would never have survived as a species without our instinctive desire to live and work in groups, because physically we are just not strong or scary enough.<p>Tons of research has …

James Dyson On Five Things To Know Before You Start Your Business

17 Things You Need to Learn About Tomorrow's Customers | Inc.com

The Millennials are coming! The Millennials are coming!<p>Goldman Sachs released a report recently stitching together surveys about the generation of Americans born between 1980 and 2000--and comparing them to those of us (<i>ahem!</i>) born a little bit earlier.<p>You can read about the study in my post, <i>Let Me</i> …

Demographics

5 Pivotal People You Need In Your Digital Marketing Team

When you first get started in business, you and maybe one or two other people wear all the hats. Not only are you the owner of your business, you’re …

The Best Way to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Workday | Inc.com

How you deal with the initial 10 minutes of the workday largely can determine how effective and productive you will be the remainder of the day.<p>Below is a list of 10 things the most successful individuals do within the initial 10 minutes of the workday:<p>1. They reflect.<p>Accomplishing your top goals …

Time Management

A 10-minute timer could revolutionize your productivity

Call me crazy, but I've always preferred sleep to caffeine. But with erratic schedules and tight deadlines, getting six or more hours of sleep per …

The Most Common Mistake During Negotiations | Inc.com

I've been doing a lot of negotiating these days, and I keep noticing mistakes people make. Even though their mistakes usually work to my benefit, I can't help thinking how much better off they'd be if they learned some basic rules.<p>Their most common mistake is focusing on what they want when they …

Customers

The 7 Attributes of Successful People

January 17, 2015 <i><br>Traits of Successful People</i> is an interesting visual that delves deep into the mindset of those who have embraced success in their …

6 Things You Need To Know To Be Great In Business

<b>1.</b><b>Know how to sell.</b><p>Selling means being able to convey why your product or service, which may be you if you are looking for a job, will make things better. Selling is never about convincing. It is always about helping.<p><b>2.</b><b>Put yourself in the shoes of your customer.</b><p>If you know how to put the person you …

Success

9 Powerful Habits for Getting Important Things Done | Inc.com

We all know that sinking feeling. A deadline is drawing closer and you haven't even started yet. You begin to panic and a dull nausea sets in. There is nothing worse than having two hours remaining to complete a project that you know will take more like five. You sit there saying to yourself, "Why …

Time Management

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day To Get Smarter

That could mean going back to school or filling your bookshelves (or e-reader) with thick tomes on deep subjects, but getting smarter doesn't necessarily mean a huge commitment of time and energy, according to a recent thread on question-and-answer site Quora.<p>When a questioner keen on …

How Successful People Make The Most Of Their Weekends

Over the course of our lives, we only get a few thousand weekends. The most successful people know better than to squander them by laying around or scrubbing the floors.<p>In her book, "What The Most Successful People Do On The Weekend," time management expert Laura Vanderkam outlines how to make the …

What 11 Successful People Do Before Going To Bed

But how do the most successful people spend their nights before surrendering to sleep?<p>Some of these highly productive people are night owls, preferring to work while the rest of the world sleeps, like President Obama. Others know how important sleep is and force themselves to cool down, like media …

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Efficiency | Inc.com

When it comes to many of the people who we think are hardworking, we're really just misinformed. For instance, it is a common thought that people who work late are hardworking. Why? Because the assumption is that they have so much work to do that they must burn the midnight oil to get it done. …

Time Management

4 Things Your Employees Want More Than a Raise (and That Won't Cost You a Cent) | Inc.com

Do the people who work for you love their jobs? If so, it may not be for the reason you think. For years, some management experts have argued that employees care more about the nonmonetary aspects of their jobs than they do about compensation. A new survey by Korn Ferry demonstrates just how true …

The Workplace

The 3 decisions that will change your financial life

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>By Tony Robbins, ENTREPRENEUR …

5 Thinking Habits of the Mega Successful | Inc.com

Self-defeating thoughts can derail a career whether it's leadership, selling, entrepreneurship... you name it. Wildly successful individuals leave clues from which we can benefit. To reach your career goals, adopt the mindset of the top 5%.<p>Develop these five thinking habits to advance your</b> …

Self-improvement

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making a Partnership Official | Inc.com

Creating a business is tough, and it's easy to think you should go it alone to minimize potential conflicts and preserve your equity. Unfortunately, doing so can be a quick route to burnout and failure. Having business partners is a great way to gain moral and tactical support--what's important is …

Business Strategy

9 Secret Things Super Successful People Do That Probably You Don’t (Yet) | Inc.com

The secret to success isn't the right school or background or connections. People excel at success because of some behaviors that set them apart from other folk. Success is ultimately a product of doing. Here are 9 ways of acting that will help you get to where you want to go.<p>Define success for …

Self-improvement

11 Tips for Creating More Powerful Business Connections | Inc.com

In business, it's all about the strength of your network. Tapping into the resources you already have, like your own personal network, is a powerful way to pay it forward.<p>But just because a warm introduction is made doesn't mean the relationship will flourish.<br>With this in mind, we asked 11 …

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