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22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

Want to Improve Brain Functioning? Neuroscience Says to Start Reading This Immediately (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

I can't tell you the number of times I've visited a coworking space or other such entrepreneur hangout and seen cult favorites like <i>Lean Startup</i>, <i>ReWork</i>, and <i>Lean In</i> fill the shelves.<p>There's nothing wrong with that, of course. Nonfiction has its place, and plenty of people have felt more educated and …

The Brain

Want to Be a Great Leader? Do This 1 Thing First (Most Bosses Do the Opposite) | Inc.com

The audience was polite but definitely not captivated. I was struggling to engage them. OK, to be honest, I was kinda dying onstage.<p>Maybe I was having an off day. Maybe they were having an off day.<p>Or maybe the fact every one of the 100 people in attendance was a CEO, an executive, or the owner of a …

Employment

The Reason You're Not Successful Is Because You Don't Want To Admit This 1 Thing

You know deep down it's true.<p>Success. Define it.<p>You want to have a certain number in your bank account.<p>You want to build something X amount of people validate and praise.<p>You want to be "remembered" or "known" for something, forever.<p>You want to be seen as the leader, the one who pioneered change.<p>You …

Self-improvement

15 brilliant quotes about leadership from great leaders

Whether they're all-star baseball players or military heroes, they've got a thing or two to say about duty, honor, and integrity.<p>But perhaps what leaders have the most insight into is leadership itself.<p>In a recent note to clients, Fundstrat's George Gianarikas compiled a list of quotes from leaders …

Leadership

How to Really Motivate Salespeople

Before I became a business school professor, I worked as a management consultant. One engagement in particular had a profound influence on my career. The project involved working with the Asia-based sales force of a global consumer products company. This company practiced “route sales,” which meant …

Management

Holawhat? Meet The Alt-Management System Invented By A Programmer And Used By Zappos

Zappos, Medium, and David Allen have all embraced the non-hierarchical management system. Should your company adopt it too?<p>Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh offered his nearly 4,000 employees an ultimatum last week: accept Holacracy or leave.<p>While the word may conjur images of a new-age cult, Holacracy is an …

Management

4 ways Blockchain technology will change the world

While Bitcoin has received the lion’s share of attention since its conception, recently the Blockchain — the distributed public database used to record Bitcoin transactions — has just begun entering the spotlight for enabling some important capabilities outside of Bitcoin.<p>“It’s my belief that …

The 5 Types of Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, each of us is different and unique. The one common element we all share is the desire to create freedom in our “work” and life through entrepreneurship. We live in a time ripe with opportunities to create businesses that …

Entrepreneurship
Microservices

Here’s What Defines Your Company Culture | Inc.com

<i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, LiveRamp CEO. Started & sold 5 companies (and many more that failed), on Quora</i><p>A corporate culture is what makes your company different. Culture is defined by differences.<p>So if you are a start-up and you require everyone to wear suits, then that is part of your corporate …

Startups

5 Genius Startup Tips From Peter Thiel | Inc.com

PayPal co-founder and billionaire investor Peter Thiel is easily one of the most successful venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. By investing early in dozens of startups, including Airbnb, Facebook, LinkedIn, Palantir, and SpaceX, Thiel built himself a venture capital empire worth $2.2 billion. …

Startups

How One Life Hack From A Self-Made Billionaire Leads To Exceptional Success

Countless books and articles have been written about Warren Buffett. Surprisingly few have been written about his business partner of over 40 years, Charlie Munger.<p>Munger has stayed out of the public eye, giving only a small number of public talks, and he’s rarely been covered in the media. At …

Learning

The 3 Questions You Should Ask Every Customer | Inc.com

One of the things that's interesting about selling is how different the process can be depending on your market. If you're selling straight to the consumer, the process is fairly straightforward. You need to get convince one person of the value of your service and close the deal. In B2B sales, …

Selling

Three Rules for Building a Billion Dollar Venture

The magic number for successful startups has skyrocketed over the past several decades. Not long ago there were few members of the $100 million club. Today, with global broadband networks reaching nearly everyone, markets are larger and so are the opportunities.<p>Becoming a billion dollar success …

Entrepreneurship

Swaying A VC In Your Favor: Five Questions That Can Make Or Break The Deal

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>BECO Capital has been associated with some of the most successful technology venture capital (VC) transactions in the region. The firm is a hands-on …

Venture Capital

26 ideas from the future

At TED2014, we asked speakers and attendees to riff off the conference’s theme (“The Next Chapter”) and tell us what might radically change society, …

Ray Kurzweil

The World Changing Ideas Of 2015

14 of the most important trends, theories, and inventions that are going to re-shape business, society, and the planet in the year to come.<p><b>All ideas change the world</b> in some small way, but not all ideas are “world changing.” At <i>Co.Exist</i>, we like to consider the ideas that are tackling the big …

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7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

How to Get Your Team to Coach Each Other

No one grows as a leader without the support of other people. Effective peer-to-peer coaching can offer the encouragement people need to overcome the fear of starting something new. Peer coaches, like professional coaches, can also hold their “clients” accountable for moving in a new …

Leadership

If You Love Your Job Don’t Read This Post

These truths about the business world may seem unpleasant at first, but they're actually the best news you could possibly get.<p>I'm serious. If you love your job as it is, don't read this post because it's going to providesome important truths that you probably don't want to hear. So if you love your …

Selling

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

Browse through the business section at your local bookstore or favorite e-commerce site, and you’re sure to become inundated with a variety of …

Small Business

14 Powerful Motivational Quotes You Have Never Heard (but Should) | Inc.com

I once despised motivational quotes, probably because my wrestling coach liked to say, "If you're not puking or passing out, then you're not trying hard enough."<p>(Feel free to bask in the glow of that little gem.)<p>Now I think inspirational quotes can be inspirational, but only if we actually apply …

Motivation

Successful Entrepreneurs Nurture The Hidden Leaders

Every startup founder rightfully starts out as the single leader of the startup, but as the business grows, many entrepreneurs struggle with relinquishing any control, or fail to recognize and allow other leaders to emerge. The result is that the business becomes dysfunctional as growth stagnates, …

Leadership

Reid Hoffman’s Two Rules for Strategy Decisions

Reid Hoffman — the co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn and partner at the venture capital firm Greylock — is a preeminent Silicon Valley strategist. I recently ended my tour of duty as Reid’s chief of staff and wrote a long essay about that experience <i>—</i> “10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman: Lessons …

Management

7 Ways to Capture Someone’s Attention

Your long-term success depends on winning the attention of others. If your boss doesn’t notice your work, how will you get a promotion? If your team doesn’t listen to you, how can you lead effectively? And if you can’t capture the attention of clients, how does your business or career …

University of Michigan

Beautiful time tables with HTML, JavaScript and CSS …

Timesheet.js<p>Visualize your data and events with sexy HTML5 and CSS3. Create simple time sheets with sneaky JavaScript. Style them with CSS and have …

10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Co-Founder of Empact<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Inception</i> is one of my all-time favorite movies. In it, characters find themselves in dream worlds without knowing where they are or how they got there.<p>That’s how I used to feel throughout the day… every day.<p>One minute …

Time Management

Retail could do to health care what Uber has done to taxis