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How to become wealthy: It's simpler than most 'experts' say

Ask any honest financial planner how to become wealthy, and they'll tell you the simple act of saving money is far, far more important than picking the next hot stock.<p>So I was surprised when I came upon an article from The Billfold titled "You Don't Get Wealthy from Savings." The article was so …

How to Disagree with Your Boss

Harsha thought things were going well in his new role. Six months earlier, he was hired by Najib, a wealthy and powerful man in Dubai, to turn around the flagging reputation and prospects of a five-star business hotel. It took little time for Harsha to identify three areas of focus that he was …

Opinion: Tony Robbins tells you how to make money like a billionaire

After watching the global financial system almost melt down, I began an amazing journey several years ago to find a way for individual investors to …

Read and grow rich: seven habit-forming books of highly successful people

Master motivator Tony Robbins, profiled in a new <i>Fortune</i> cover story, has reached countless strivers over the years with his blockbuster bestsellers</i> …

How You Can Be the Boss Who Goes From Good to Great

Anyone who's ever had a bad boss aspires to do better. It's fine to be a good boss, but honing your leadership skills can make you a great boss.<p>I recently asked on Inc.com: "Are you going to be the boss or are you going to be the leader?"<p>Most of you said you'd choose to be a leader rather than a …

Leadership

5 Habits Of People Who Always Get What They Want

The fine art of the counter-offer: Do your homework, have a real conversation, and arrive with confidence.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is part of “10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015.” Read the full list here.</i><p>You’ve been offered a job but the salary wasn’t the number you were hoping to hear. Or …

How to Boost Your Energy and Creativity at Work | Inc.com

The Secret to Bouncing Back Stronger After Failure

Don't just survive setbacks--be 'antifragile' and actually use them to become stronger.<p>Life, we all know, really doesn't care about your good intentions. Even iron resolve and endless hard work can't protect us from the unanticipated bumps and twists that derail our plans and unceremoniously leave …

Bouncing Back

The 3 Parts of an Efficient, Time-Saving Email

Need more time in your day? Use the PAR email method to save an hour per day.<p>With the large majority of today's communication transmitting through emails, more and more of my clients are attempting to bring structure to email communication.<p>The informality of the email channel facilitates a …

Entrepreneurship

5 Tips for a Great PowerPoint Presentation | Inc.com

Marshall Goldsmith: Get Better at Anything in 2 Minutes a Day

Leadership coach and prolific author Marshall Goldsmith has a formula for self-improvement. It's quick. That doesn't mean it's easy.<p>The world of leadership coaching is brimming with promises. Even more guarantees and plans for self-improvement come from instructive business books.<p>Marshall Goldsmith …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

10 Powerful Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

Today's most-successful leaders didn't get that way by accident. They learned and applied the habits of great leadership. You can too.<p>Becoming a successful leader requires more than just hard work. Truly outstanding leaders cause their passions and enthusiasm to set a charge into their …

Conquer Stress and Master Sleep for a Richer Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that when someone is tired, motivation and mood suffer and stress becomes more difficult to cope with. Feeling stressed may also make it harder for a person to get a good night’s sleep, which can create a vicious …

Sleep

All Customers Have These 7 Secret Desires

Customers don't just want to do business with you; they want you to meet these seven basic human needs.<p>Ask most businesspeople what customers want and you'll probably hear something like "quality products, best value and great customer service." However, while those things are important, they're …

Leadership Style: If You're Going To Be A Jerk, Be One All The Time

A friend once told me about an old boss he’d worked under for 10 years. “He was my mentor. I learned a lot and worked hard for him. But he was a jerk.”<p>I told him that must have been awful. “Not really,” he replied. “You see, he was <i>always</i> a jerk. So you knew exactly what to expect from him.”<p>Did my …

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Harder

You know success comes down to hard work. Now all you need are the tools to help you actually put in the hours.<p>Most of the time there's no mystery to success--it comes down to simply putting in the hours and the sweat. But as we all know, the gap between knowing what's required and actually getting …

5 Things You Should be Doing to Have an Insanely Productive Week

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A productive week depends largely on what you focus on every working day and how much time you allocate to activities that take up your time (i.e. busy work). Working harder does not necessarily mean you are being productive. There will …

Time Management

These 3 Paragraphs Tell You Everything You Need To Know About Bill Gates

In the story, it has this description of Bill Gates, which is just about perfect:<p>[Steve] Ballmer might be a complicated character, but he has nothing on Gates, whose contradictions have long fascinated Microsoft-watchers. He is someone who has no problem humiliating individuals — he might not even …

Bill Gates

Malcolm Gladwell Shares The Single Most Important Factor Of A Person's Success

That was the question posed to popular writer Malcolm Gladwell at this week's World Business Forum in New York. Interestingly, he didn't mention skills or innate abilities, deliberate practice, or even having the ideal conditions for success, though surely all are important. The most important …

Malcolm Gladwell

4 Finance Formulas All Excel Geniuses Know

Whether you’re looking to get ahead in business or simply keep better track of your bank accounts, knowing your way around a Microsoft Excel …

6 Quotes to Power You Through a Professional Slump

In the professional pit of despair? Don't stress - this too shall pass (and these quotes will help).<p>Career slumps.<p>We've all been there. No matter how much we might love our jobs, or how great we might be at them, we all experience periods of professional dissatisfaction where we seem to be …

10 Songs to Pump Up Your Productivity Right Now

Want to spark your day? Try listening to these songs to boost your productivity.<p>Want to get motivated? Music can help you get more work done, but you have to know which songs are the most inspiring. Jump onto iTunes or Google Music (or whichever service you use) and grab these songs, create a …

9 Things Successful People Do When Working From Home

Working from home can be fantastic, or it can be fraught with peril. Here's how to make it work better for you.<p>I wrote the first draft of this column before 8 a.m. on a Sunday, working in my pajamas at the standing desk in my home office.<p>A new study says I have good company in that kind of work …

Success

Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail

Over the past decade, I have watched more than 100 companies try to remake themselves into significantly better competitors. They have included large organizations (Ford) and small ones (Landmark Communications), companies based in the United States (General Motors) and elsewhere (British Airways), …

Why You Should Stop Being a Boss and Start Being a Leader

The way you approach being in charge--whether you're running a corporation, a civic organization, or a neighborhood bake sale--is a huge factor in the group's achievement. Think about the differences before you step up.<p>Every business and work group has a boss, but only some have a leader at the …

44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

In today’s mobile landscape, where unfocused pedestrians regularly walk into walls and a majority of Americans prize their beloved gadgets above sex, smartphones have come to serve for many as dangerous agents of distraction. But when optimally harnessed, they can serve as powerful productivity …

Apps

18 Quotes to Boost Your Productivity Right Now

Need a boost? Try applying some of the ideas in these quotes about boosting productivity at work.<p>We all need a boost sometimes.<p>These quotes provide a little extra push to help you get through the day. Apply them, and you'll be surprised how your work changes for the better.<p>1. "In trying to find who …

5 Habits That Set Trustworthy Leaders Apart

Does your boss have your--and your company's--best interests at heart? Here's how to tell.<p>It can be easy to trust too quickly, especially when a leader is affable, has an impressive résumé, and tells you what you want to hear. In 30 years of surveying senior executives, social psychologist Roderick …

Leadership

How to Hang On to Your High Potentials

Artwork: Vincent Fournier, The Man Machine: ReemB #1, Pal, 2010, Barcelona<p>The war for talent shows no signs of letting up, even in sectors experiencing modest growth. According to a global study we conducted, only 15% of companies in North America and Asia believe that they have enough qualified …