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A Walmart executive who sold his 1st startup for $6 million, 2nd startup for $550 million and 3rd startup for $3+ billion reveals how to become wildly successful

• <b>Marc Lore is the president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce in the US.</b>• <b><br>He founded Quidsi and sold it to Amazon in 2011 for over $500 million. Then he founded Jet.com and sold that to Walmart in 2016 for $3 billion and stock. His first startup was acquired for $6 million.</b>• <b><br>Lore says radical transparency,</b> …

Startups

What I Learned Reading 100 Books Last Year

When I created the goal at the end of 2016, I had just finished my 24-book goal and wanted to up my game for 2017. I decided on 36 books; it made …

Books

5 Essential Components of Quality Goal Setting

Having self awareness of your current state against where you would like to be is an important skill. Goal setting is an essential part of …

Self-improvement

18 documentaries on Netflix that will change your life

Filmmakers create documentaries in order to open audience’s eyes to new ways of life. Some documentaries are so powerful they can literally change …

Documentaries

28 Most Popular Instagram Videos of 2017

If you follow us on Instagram @stylishmanmag (you really should) you know we love to curate some of the best fitness, fail, comedy and cocktail …

Net Neutrality is dead and your privacy is at risk. Here are 5 VPNs that can help.

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>The FCC has spoken and it's official: Net …

UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry

The world is run by trade. Freight and logistics in the U.S. alone account for nearly $1.5 trillion annually (2015 data). As the world’s economies scale up, that number is only expected to increase as we become more dependent on the international supply chain for our goods and services.<p>The …

Congrats On Your Startup Funding! Here’s How To Avoid Wasting It

One CEO says you can enlist everyone in your company to keep an eye on the budget even when you’re flush with cash and tempted to splurge.<p>After my company raised over $60 million in financing and passed the 200-employee mark, we faced an urge many other venture-backed startups do: the impulse to …

Appreciate Yourself: 11 Signs That Say You Are Smarter Than You Think

Are there times when you doubt yourself? We all have those moments from time to time when we feel less smart than others, but it may become an issue …

How Company Founders Become Tyrants

When the directors of Uber ousted its CEO and cofounder, Travis Kalanick, in June 2017, the move was paradoxically both long overdue and somewhat unexpected. For months Kalanick and the company had suffered a string of scandals, any one of which might have undone a typical chief executive. A female …

College Drop Out to Instagram Trend Setter

The day I created VoTrends.<p>Before we dive into this short story I hope this can inspire some of you to follow your own dreams and your true passions …

Inspiration

This Investment Turned $1,000 Into $2.2 Billion in Less Than 8 Years

That's a compound annual return of 571%.<p>Traditionally, the stock market is the go-to investment for people who understand the value that time and …

Bitcoin

5 Entrepreneurs Who Changed Careers at Midlife and Triumphed

A successful career is a very cushy comfort zone but some choose to get out anyway.<p>“Career anxiety is our latent talent howling through our minds, desperate not to go to the grave unspent.”<p>These beautiful words are from <i>The Book of Life</i>, an online collection of thoughts about what constitutes …

Entrepreneurship

This 28-year-old's company makes millions buying from Walmart and selling on Amazon

It seems too easy to be true that you could make millions by raiding the clearance aisle at your local Walmart or Target and then selling your haul …

Amazon

Leadership Behavior: Hammer & Scalpel

Leaders aren’t always effective and there’s a complex web of reasons that contribute to poor performance. One such reason is what’s in your arsenal …

Leadership

Here Are 3 Ways to Tell Whether You'll Succeed or Fail at Entrepreneurship

Not everyone is made for entrepreneurship.<p>Since starting my own company, I have learned (very quickly) some major differences between entrepreneurs that succeed and those that fail--or forever pledge the title of "entrepreneurship" meanwhile staying snug and safe in their 9-5 job.<p>Before I took the …

Entrepreneurship

How Not to Become a Victim of the Peter Principle: 3 Warning Signs

Still stuck in the "king" role rather than that of the (hopefully rich) leader of growth? Look out.<p>Laurence J. Peter had perhaps one of the most succinct and insightful observations in the world: People rise to their level of incompetence. Called, appropriately enough, the Peter Principle , this …

Leadership

Want to Be a Self-Made Billionaire? You Must Do These 2 Things

For starters, you have to bet on yourself.<p>Want to be one of the richest people in America? If you want to crack the top 400, you'll need to be worth at least $2 billion.<p>And unless you won the gene pool lottery or married well you'll need to start your own business.<p>Why? Unless you manage to become …

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated about what they do.<p>Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every …

Self-improvement

Nudging Companies to Look Beyond the C-Suite for Women Directors

A J.P. Morgan group cultivates a network of candidates and makes recommendations to client firms<p>Fifty percent of the board should be women.<p>That’s what Dan Smith, chairman of Kraton Corp., a specialty chemical company, believes about his own board. And he hopes to get some help from Karen Simon, who …

C-suite Leadership

Sheryl Sandberg on How to Get to Gender Equality

The Facebook chief operating officer and founder of LeanIn.Org says the first step is realizing how far we have to go<p>Gender inequality is so pervasive that we often don’t see it.<p>Nearly 50% of men think that when just 1 in 10 senior leaders in their company is a woman, that’s sufficient. And …

Sheryl Sandberg

The Hidden Battle of the Sexes at Work - WSJ

By<p>Vanessa Fuhrmans<p>Vanessa Fuhrmans<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Vanessa.Fuhrmans@wsj.com<p>For all the effort employers are pouring into advancing women in the workplace, why are they making so little headway?<p>One big obstacle: Men and women are at odds over whether there even <i>is</i> a problem to begin …

Diversity

Here's how much money you actually take home from a $75,000 salary depending on where you live

$75,000 a year looks very different depending on where you live. Some states like Texas and Washington don't have state income taxes. So on average, you could see a bigger paycheck.<p>We decided to crunch the numbers. Here's what $75,000 looks like after paying taxes in 11 major US cities:<p>New York …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Management

How to Become the Coca-Cola of Your Industry Practically Overnight

Soon, everything they taught you about Facebook advertising and lead generation will not work. This is why.<p>In the next 24 months, direct lead generation will be inaccessible for most businesses. Soon, everything they taught you about Facebook advertising and lead generation will not work. The …

Marketing

Flipboard’s Self-Service Platform Opens for Publishers Around the World

Starting today, any publisher can easily apply to add its content to Flipboard so stories can be discovered and shared with millions of people on our platform. With this new self-service model enabling automated sharing across a huge network, Flipboard becomes an important new channel for awareness …

7 Online Business Ideas That Could Make You Rich

These three industries could make you rich when you start your next business online.<p>If you're at all interested in starting your own online business, there's no time like the present. We live in a golden age of wealth. As much as the media tries to glorify the perils of our society, we actually …

Small Business

Sneakers Disguised As Dress Shoes: NobleSole Kickstarter

NobleSole is at is again with another Kickstarter campaign for their ridiculously comfortable and highly versatile sneaker disguised as a dress shoe. …

Shoes

To make a transformation succeed, invest in capability building

Companies can vastly raise the odds of success if they take the time to build the needed capabilities.<p><b>Not all transformations</b> or …

Innovation