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How To Go From $0 To $1,000,000 In Two Years

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest books are I Was Blind But Now I See and 40 Alternatives to College. Please follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>A few weeks ago I wrote a post about how this was the year you had to quit your …

motivational guide that helps you to understand life and to control it.

In theory, all men were created equal by the almighty God. In reality, we live on a planet referred as the Earth. This planet is real and real people …

19 Inspirational Quotes From Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, Nobel Prize winner and anti-Apartheid icon passed away on Thursday at his home in Johannesburg at the age of 95. By any standard, <i>Madiba</i>, as he was fondly referred to by those who loved him, lived a robust, fulfilling and impactful life. Few …

How To Form A Habit That Sticks

But changing habits isn't a matter of "powering through" them. Like a muscle, your willpower gets exhausted throughout a day.<p>As Charles Duhigg details in the now-in-paperback "The Power of Habit," advances in social science suggest that behavioral change isn't a result of focusing on the behavior …

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The 22 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

In case you missed them, we've compiled a list of 22 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>These are the books that show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the fundamentals of investing to the stories behind …

Investing

29 Seriously Successful Early Risers

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>It's no coincidence that so many successful people get up early.<p>The early bird schedule is good for responding to people and events around the world, getting a head start on people in your own time zone, and also finding time for exercise and …

Success

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 …

Success

Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Frank Sinatra famously crooned that if he could make it New York, he could make it anywhere. Business owners know better.<p>This past June, Jonathan Butler and Eric Demby, the masterminds behind the Brooklyn Flea empire, decided it was time …

Entrepreneurship

Dealing With That Unhappy Customer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Things are not going well with my customer Fred. Here, let me let him explain:<p>“I am more than willing to pay for your services -- I just didn't get what I paid for.”<br>“If I was advised upfront of the charges I wouldn’t have agreed.”<br>“It …

Profit

How to Get Influencers to Help You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all need help to succeed, whether it’s crucial advice from a seasoned professional, a testimonial about our product or service, or an introduction to an important contact. For better or for worse, sometimes it’s not what you know, but …

Success

The Do's and Don'ts of Giving a Killer Presentation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most valuable skills an entrepreneur or a company executive can have is the ability to talk about their product in an effective and engaging way in front of an audience. But for founders of a startup, mastering public speaking …

Public Speaking

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Let Beyonce Be Your Guide and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>By any definition, Beyoncé is a superstar entertainer, so it's hard to believe that she would release an album without any fanfare or advance warning. But that's exactly what …

Entrepreneurship

How Staying True to Your Company DNA Can Grow Your Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a company is hard. Starting a company in the middle of a recession seems impossible. But that is exactly what sisters Danielle and Jodie Snyder did when they launched their jewelry line DANNIJO in 2007.<p>DANNIJO is comprised of …

Red Carpet

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the …

Marathons

To Boost Innovation, Reboot Your Conversations

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You might not realize it, but a simple question such as, “How could you say that?” or “What were you thinking?” can stop creativity in its tracks. Such phrases activate people’s fear networks. Blood rushes to their primitive brain, …

Leadership

The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crime never pays, but Ronnie Biggs certainly found a way to make a successful business out of it.<p>Biggs, who died Wednesday at the age of 84, was certainly no role model, given his part in one of the greatest robberies of the 20th Century …

Entrepreneurship

How to Become a YouTube Partner

It costs nothing and is strictly optional, so if you're willing to put in the work to promote your videos, you could create a new income stream for your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason R. Rich’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to YouTube …

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Why Self-Discipline Will Make You Unstoppable

A one time management expert explains how commitment and discipline are directly related to successful achievement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

Magic

Facebook Is a Fundamentally Broken Product That Is Collapsing Under Its Own Weight

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>In 2008, Mark Zuckerberg laid out his theory about people sharing content on Facebook.<p>"I would expect that next year, people will share twice as much information as they share this year, and [the] next year, they will be sharing twice as much as …

Social Media

6 Myths About Retirement We Need to Retire

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Ever find yourself around the watercooler discussing with co-workers how your 401(k) is performing—likely leading to the increasingly popular "I'll never be able to retire" discussion? It's becoming a bit of a modern-day lament, begging the question: Why do …

Retirement

Seven weeks, and you’re an optimist

London - If you’re a pessimist who thinks a leopard can’t change its spots, just read on.<p>For researchers claim you can teach yourself to be an …

(Video) A Day In The Life Of Richard Branson

Ever wondered what a day in <i>the life of Richard Branson</i> would be like? Well the Virgin Group chairman recorded a video diary while visiting London to …

Bitcoins in space

Virgin Galactic is one of the universe’s most exciting, futuristic companies. Bitcoin, the virtual currency, has really captured the imagination …