Victor Romero

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10 Management Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School

Here's how you can be the manager you always wanted. The best-of-the-best don't always follow conventional wisdom.<p>I've been a manager in business for many years, and like most of you, I've also had my share of bad managers, as well as a few good ones.<p>As a result, I'm certainly convinced that …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

Most people near the starts of their careers aren't typically thought of as leaders in the workplace. Not only do they inhabit a low spot in the office hierarchy and lack experience and skills, but also many are too timid and insecure to assume a leadership role. But with the right attitude, an …

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9 Lame Excuses That Make You a Terrible Boss

See if any of these apply to you. (Hopefully not.)<p>Arguably, the toughest job you can have is being a boss. (That's even more true when you're also an owner.)<p>Leading people is stressful, demanding, often overwhelming, yet also incredibly fulfilling and rewarding--as long as you do everything …

5 Alternatives To Advertising On Facebook That Won’t Break Your Budget

When it comes to advertising on Facebook, small business owners may find themselves at a bit of an impasse.<p>Given the 123% increase in Facebook per ad …

Be a Jedi Master of Time Management With These 7 Tricks

The secret to mastering your time is to systematically focus on importance and suppress urgency.<p><i>What are the most effective and proven time management techniques? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Oliver Emberton, founder of Silktide, on Quora:</b><p><b>The secret to</b> …

Cultivate These 7 Attributes of Master Achievers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Master achievers are those people who have an unwavering commitment to happiness and success. They are the people who, despite the criticism and negativity thrown at them, achieve anyway. They are the people who never stop, no matter how …

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success

Getting to the top involves doing the right things, day after day.<p>Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily …

5 Essentials to Dressing for Success

A huge factor in confidence is self-esteem, which is inevitably linked to your appearance. To feel good, you have to look good, but for a lot of individuals finding the proper attire for their body type, skin tone is a challenge.<p>When it comes to success in business, it is important to be confident. …

Why attitude is more important than IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains will inevitably leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).<p>Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, …

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How a Real Leader Runs a Company Meeting

If your employees dread your meetings, you're doing something wrong. Here's how to make a meeting useful and productive for everyone.<p>Meetings are the most dreaded part of office life. Too often, they feel aimless and unproductive, and can quickly sap employee morale. But it doesn’t have to be that …

The Daily Habits of 19 High-Achieving CEOs

Success in business and life is all about being intentional about how you use your time.<p>Think about the most successful people you know. Chances are they didn't get where they are because of a lucky break, but rather possess characteristics or a state of mind that sets them apart from people …

14 Signs Your Employees Hate Working for You

You don't need to be liked by everyone, but you will always need a strong following for your company to thrive.<p>If you've been labeled a "bad boss," you'll probably be the last to know.<p>"Your staff will be very adept at making it a well-kept secret because they will do everything to keep their job …

What It Takes to Be As Great As Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, or Richard Branson

Learn to handle a level of stress that would break most people.<p><i>How can I be as great as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Justine Musk, blogger and fiction writer, on Quora:</b><p>Extreme success results from an …

This brilliant pyramid outlines the 6 steps to financial success

You've probably heard of Maslow's hierarchy of needs.<p>It's the ranking of primary human needs for psychological well-being as described by American psychologist Abraham Harold Maslow, and is usually illustrated not unlike the old-school food pyramid:<p>The financial blogger known only as Mister …

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The Basics of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a lot to be said for those rare few that possess the ability to create huge companies with hundreds or thousands of employees that are all just ecstatic to be at work. It is exceptionally difficult and equally as impressive, …

How to Go to Bed Tonight Happier (and Feeling Richer)

Techniques that made Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, and Charles Schwab feel better are guaranteed to work for you too.<p>Seeing Steve Jobs's life slip away was breathtaking, but the lessons offered can be life changing. It struck me as strange that I’d never seen him happier more often than in his last …

Every Engineer Should Watch This Video

Selling isn't manipulating people into buying what they don't want; it's finding way to make people's dreams come true.<p>Just the other day I was giving an engineer a ride to a conference. I mentioned that I wrote about Sales. Her response: "Yuck, salespeople are slimy."<p>I shrugged it off as Asbergers …

7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship isn't for the faint at heart. Founders must forge their own path, gather resources and take on huge financial risks – all in the hopes of avoiding the fate that 80 to 90 percent of startups suffer: failure.<p>So to be successful, entrepreneurs really have beaten the odds – especially …

Top CEOs Reveal What It Takes to Start a Business (Infographic)

Self-sufficient, highly educated and willing to forgo a salary (for years) are just a few of the traits of this year's crop of Inc. 500 founders.<p>51% of Inc. 500 CEOs said they chose entrepreneurship because it suits their skills and abilities.<p>Recent research by Gallup and Inc. shows that those …

Bruce Lee grasped that practice makes perfect

It doesn't matter if you're fine-tuning your presentation skills or your martial arts techniques: this is how to perfect your performance.<p>If you like bromides about persistency, or if you savor the common-sense logic known as the 10,000-hour rule, you'll love this quote from Bruce Lee: "I don't …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people -- at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople successful and others not?<p>It has everything to do with habits, beliefs, passion, …

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42 Successful People Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

Along the way, they received some guidance that changed their views and, inevitably, got them to the top.<p>In its latest "Influencers" series, LinkedIn asked 70+ top professionals in banking, real estate, public relations, energy, technology, and media to answer the question: "What is the best advice …

5 Things Mentally Strong People Never Say

Sometimes deep down, we’re aware that the choice we’re about to make isn’t the best one. Rather than change course, however, we offer excuses to …