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10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness | Inc.com

<i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. Guess what? I bounced back. …

Motivation
Business Development

Tony Robbins reveals what he's learned from financial power players like Carl Icahn and Ray Dalio

For the past three decades, Tony Robbins has reached millions through his books, audio lessons, and presentations.<p>The life coach to the stars has personally coached some of the world's most powerful people, including President Bill Clinton, and has been dubbed by Fortune "The CEO Whisperer."<p>This …

Self-improvement

Visualizing Sun Tzu’s The Art of War

Jessica Hagy is a professional writer and illustrator well-known for her minimalist ink-on-index-card illustrations, which are found at her site Indexed. Hagy’s typical card is a venn diagram or x-y plot of a deceptively simple idea with a punchline. Like this:<p>One day, when Hagy was cleaning out …

National Security

The 3 Key Fundamental Principles For Achieving Massive Success In Your Life

If you’re like most people, we tend to make commitments and not follow through with them. There is nothing inherently wrong with you for failing to …

The 6 Attributes Shared by Young Millionaires

The immense opportunities of entrepreneurship are fully realized by few but the traits that power their success can be cultivated by everyone.<p>Leading Authority for Young Entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's note: This Entrepreneur.com "Best Read'' was</i> …

Self-improvement

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, …

Procrastination

How Old Is Too Old to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook at 19. But Charles Flint launched IBM at 61.<p>While Hollywood may love the story of the college kid who starts a billion-dollar business out of his dorm room, that’s only one story. For many, life as an …

Infographics

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Meet Two Clean-Cut Entrepreneurs Making Weed Go Mainstream

This week, Christian Groh will visit a 60,000-square-foot marijuana farm in Canada, one of the biggest such facilities in the world. He's thinking about taking his kids, ages 3 and 5, along for the trip.<p>“They’re going to notice the smell, and they’re going to ask me what it is. I’m going to have to …

Staffing Software | Bullhorn

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Rebogateway: Using Probability As A Strategy For Real Estate Listing Leads

I had a chance to review a new product recently that takes a more strategized approach to finding listing leads for real estate agents. Rebogateway …

Want to Be Successful? Stick to a Schedule.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There will always be fellow entrepreneurs with more funding, better connections or years of experience. One thing, however, that puts us all on a level playing field: the number of hours in a day. Figuring out how to effectively spend the …

Time Management

22 Qualities of Entrepreneurs Likely to Fail | Inc.com

I'm not an angel investor.<p>Nor am I likely to be providing venture capital anytime soon. So you would think reading a comprehensive guide to angel investing would be of little interest to me.<p>In fact, often the best way to approach a situation is from a totally different perspective. Say you want to …

Entrepreneurship

2 Quick Exercises That Will Boost Your Confidence | Inc.com

A big client meeting. An investor pitch. A keynote address. In any of these situations, an extra shot of confidence can go a long way.<p>Turns out, it's easier to get that little boost than you might think. In a video recently posted by Stanford's Graduate School of Business, Deborah Gruenfeld, a …

Business School

Great Management Questions from Paul Graham, Jim Collins, and Other Business Leaders | Inc.com

There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would be winning. Questions ignite imaginations, avert catastrophes, and reveal unexpected paths to brighter destinations. Jim Collins, Marshall …

Leadership

Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no secret, entrepreneurs aspire to achieve success by creating their own distinctive path and system.<p>Several of today's entrepreneurs can be viewed as pioneers who've separated themselves from the norm. If it seems you are pursuing …

Leonardo Da Vinci

What High Performers Do When Things Get Tough

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last decade of entrepreneurship has taken place within a rapidly changing environment of growth, struggle, triumph and confusion. The cornerstones relied upon in the past for small business stability and growth have crumbled, leaving …

Entrepreneurship

Optimizing Your Website for Local Searches

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Ultimate Guide to Optimizing Your Website<i>, SEO and online marketing expert Jon Rognerud shows you how to build a high-performance website and get top ranking on all search engines. In this edited excerpt, the author offers a</i> …

Local Search

Don't Go Too Lean. On America's Main Street, Business Plans Still Work.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As Silicon Valley’s lean startup method quickly gains popularity, many entrepreneurs are led to believe that the business plan is dead. While today a one size fits all solution hardly works as in years past, the business plan is certainly …

Small Business

What Successful Leaders’ To-Do Lists Look Like

Have you ever wondered about the to-do lists of highly successful businesspeople? Here, we give you a sneak peek at three and their tips for making their lists work.<p>If you’re a list-maker, behold the to-do list and productivity secrets of these business superstars.<p>Jim Koch<p>Jim Koch<br>Founder, Boston …

Time Management

10 Interesting Investments to Make in Your 20s

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your 20s is a time to set yourself up for debt-free 30s. The money you save now will pave the way for real estate and college funds. In the throes of student debt and low pay, here are 10 ways for a 20-something to start investing in …

Google Docs

Take a Step Back to Propel Your Career Forward

For my first real job after graduate school, I earned $26,000 a year as a full-time reporter. It wasn’t a handsome salary — in fact, I could barely live on it — but I <i>was</i> getting paid to write. That’s more than I can say about how I spend much of my time these days. For the launch of my first book,</i> …

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Win Large Customers | Inc.com

Most small business owners I know salivate at the prospect of landing a large customer. But having listened to the woes of entrepreneurs in my field and others, I know most don't know the strategies necessary to lure and land that first big account.<p>I do. When my business partner Ed Moed and I …

Small Business

An Almost Foolproof Way to Achieve Every Goal You Set | Inc.com

I love setting goals.<p>Unfortunately, my goals don't always love me back.<p>I've tried using silence to accomplish a goal, and I've tried to sneak up on big goals, and although those strategies work, they're hardly foolproof.<p>Fortunately James Clear, an entrepreneur and guy who thinks a lot about goals, …

Motivation

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Body Language