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Most of us are holding too much cash in our portfolios and not enough stocks, but the worst offenders of all are the youngest investors. This means you, millennials. A 2014 UBS survey reports that the
The term is often used as a knock (especially against women) but one psychiatrist argues that moody is really a positive trait. Think of the attributes of your ideal business leader and moody almost certainly
This article was cowritten by Joseph Grenny, the New York Times bestselling author of Crucial Conversations and the cofounder of VitalSmarts. Between the two of us, we’ve spent 50 years studying what people
When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. When emotional
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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. On the unpredictable road of entrepreneurship, it can be immensely helpful to receive guidance and advice from those who have traveled those
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In the first decade of the 21st century, less than half of all startups in the U.S. survived beyond three years. And of the nearly 44,000
In addition to the amazing pay, you get to travel the world and enjoy the sense of fulfillment that comes with running your own operation. But being a CEO isn't just about drinking champagne while you
But starting this week, users can now search through that endless trove of pirated content directly on their smartphones and tablets now that Pirate Bay has launched a mobile-friendly version of its website.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In my work as both a consultant to entrepreneurs and an entrepreneur myself, I've encountered a recurring problem: We lack a "long-game."
Want to avoid giving the impression you lack confidence and authority? Avoid these words. Nine-hundred and seventy-two. That's the total number of e-mails I received just in May, and it's about my average.
Networking doesn’t have to be a chore. With the right approach, that person sharing the elevator with you could become a future business partner, a career-changing connection, or a lifelong friend. Two
But I learned very quickly that in order to make it in today's workplace, good performance is only part of the equation. In order to get ahead and stay ahead, it's critical that you learn how to navigate
"I'm no genius. I'm smart in spots—but I stay around those spots." — Tom Watson Sr., Founder of IBM The concept of the "Circle of Competence" has been used over the years by Warren Buffett as a way to
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. With the countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 12 under way, 32 soccer teams from across the globe are preparing to descend on 12 across
A marketing group is only useful if it's measurably increasing revenue or reducing sales costs. For the last two decades of the 20th century, management consultants asked: "Is Sales truly necessary?" most
China’s rapid economic rise and growing assertiveness in relations with other nations has provoked concern in Washington that America is facing a new rival for global dominance. World Bank estimates suggest
• Napoleon Hill is one of the first "self-help" authors, and his 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich" is one of the top bestselling books ever.• Hill drew lessons from the lives of the most successful people
That said, we know there are things that were better in the past, ideas we can learn from or reclaim. What's interesting is recently science and experts have validated many of the lessons ancient thinkers