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12 Leadership Traits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whenever individuals like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, or Richard Branson speak, we have a tendency to listen because we want to learn from how their achieved that level of success. And, it turns out that wealthy …

Self-improvement

15 ways to stay focused all day, according to scientists

We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are more common than we'd like.<p>Whether it's fatigue, distractions, lack of motivation, or something else entirely, our inability to focus digs a hole in our productivity and, …

Time Management

3 Simple Areas of Life Ruining Your Fitness (And What You Can Do About It)

To create an extraordinary concert experience requires a remarkable performer. Theirs a plethora of individuals involved in the execution of an awe-inspiring theater performance. It requires a cohesive small army to create a classical experience at the symphony.<p>But, what we all forget is that it …

The one thing you should do every Sunday evening to guarantee a successful week

Most people spend Sunday nights watching TV, relaxing, and trying not to think about the challenging week ahead. After a calm weekend spent with my family or enjoying free time, I'm also ready to take it easy.<p>But, before I drop my head down on the pillow I practice one very critical habit to ensure …

Self-improvement

15 Thoughts That Will Lead You To Success

Success is a very complex phenomenon that cannot be summed up in a few sentences. <i>To achieve success you must strive very hard to meet your goals</i>, and …

Motivation

The 17 best icebreakers to use at awkward social events

But talking to new people doesn't have to be such a drag.<p>There are ways to get the conversation going without resorting to irritating clichés.<p>Check out these 17 icebreakers that will help ease you into an engaging conversation with people you've never met before.

Employment

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Music Industry

Are These 4 Fears Keeping You From Success?

Isn’t it interesting how everyone wants success, but when an opportunity comes, many of us come up with excuses?It isn't that we don't want success. …

Motivation

9 Traits of Star Employees

Workers who have mastered these skills are more productive, are better leaders, and are more well-liked by other members of their team.<p>There's a somewhat scientific formula to standing out at work.<p>Last year, leadership development consultancy Zenger/Folkman collected upward of 50,000 360-degree …

Leadership

9 Billionaires Who Plan to Give Away the Majority of Their Fortunes

Paul Allen, who has given away $2 billion so far, funds invaluable scientific research through the Allen Institute for Brain Science.<p>Microsoft …

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple:<b> learning more skills.</b>If we compare the differences between the people …

Language Learning

6 Important Ways To Live Rich The Real Way

What does it mean to live rich? Flashy cars, money, being famous, and luxurious houses? Where does the real comfort in life stem from? We all …

6 Networking Tips for Introverts

I’ve always been a closeted introvert. I see networking events as the “necessary evil” part of the freelance lifestyle. Walking around and having …

Self-help

This CEOs best tip for making tough business decisions

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Want to intern at a Wall Street bank? Here's the first thing they'll look for on your résumé

Last summer, Goldman Sachs had 59,000 applicants for roughly 2,900 intern positions.<p>So if you're going to drop your resume in a stack with thousands of others, you want it to look good.<p>We spoke with a former analyst at a bulge-bracket bank who's been through the process both as an applicant and, on …

Employment

Tips From Millionaires: How To Get Rich Easily

Payday should be a happy occasion, but it sometimes seems that the money is spent before it even hits the bank. Living paycheck to paycheck becomes …

Personal Finance

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren’t …

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals When You Are Worn Out

Stopping and starting so many times makes you never really make much progress. That's why learning a way to stay focused on your projects is quite …

Learning

How to Prioritize and Focus When You Have Many Interests

<b>“A man who limits his interests, limits his life.” ~Vincent Price</b><p>I can't stay still.<p>As a kid, I ran around, misbehaving, climbing everywhere—I was a …

Productivity

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

Time Management

The 20 Habits of Eventual Millionaires

This is the wrong question. It's upside down.<p>This is a tacky question. This is sort of a rude question.<p>Actually, the question was a bit worse. It was "I'm in my 20s - can someone in their 40s tell me what I need to do to become a financial success?"<p>Maybe don't look for shortcuts. Too many shortcuts …

5 secrets to happiness that took me 40 years to learn and will change your life

A couple of months ago, I wrote an article called "It Took Me 40 Years to Learn This, But It Can Change Your Life Now." This article was widely …

Happiness

The Six Lists You Need To Make Every Day Productive

You might make a daily to-do list, but have you considered project lists or outsource lists? Here’s what to write down to get the most done.<p>Your brain is for thinking, not for storing a long list of random things you need to do.<p>“When you’re juggling a lot of tasks, things will fall through the …

3 Reasons Why Most Entrepreneurs Drop Out Of The Race, Here’s How To Prevent It.

It is so easy right now to start a business working out of your home but it is not actually quite so easy to make that business, start making you …

12 Commandments Of Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

<i>By Charles J. Orlando</i><p>When it comes to creating successful relationships, you need certain critical traits in place. Traits not just merely "present," but existing in a real and genuine way that emanates from each partner through their own want (not because someone is complaining). The moment "give …

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

Mind Mapping

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

The Vince Lombardi leadership secret every employee should start using

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Unlocking Your Authentic Self Through Mindfulness

<i>To open up your life to your infinite self is to allow others the same opportunity. There is no greater joy than setting yourself free!</i>Over the …