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The 3 requirements for huge success (according to science and billionaires)

According to the “Expectancy Theory of Motivation,” three things must occur for a person to be deeply and fully motivated toward their goals.<p>If you …

Self-improvement

Best Elevator Pitch Ever! 17 Ways to Persuasively Tell Your Story

Maybe you're starting a company or managing an initiative in a large corporation.<p>Or you're promoting a product or service--or yourself.<p>Or you're formally presenting to a senior leader or hoping to grab a few minutes with venture capitalists at a conference.<p>In all these situations, you need an …

Elevator Pitches

5 Stretches to Loosen Your Hamstrings and Relieve Lower Back Pain

You probably already have a plan in place for what to do when your lower back is bothering you, but there may be something else you can try: stretching your legs. While there are many causes of low back pain, research shows that having tight hamstrings—the muscle at the back of the thigh—is linked …

Back Pain

7 Thinking Habits of Mentally-Strong People

Whatever goals you aspire to achieve, whatever obstacles are in your path to success, mentally-tough achievers know that the hardest battles to be fought take place between their ears.<p>Truth is, behaviors and actions first have to travel through the gateway of your thinking. And it's in the mind …

Success

12 lessons you learn or regret forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that’s switching careers, going back to school, or walking away …

Success

3 Day Military Diet Plan for Rapid Weight Loss: Loss 10 Pounds in a week

To lose weight, there are a few factors that you must consider for any weight loss program to be effective. If you remember the following formulas, …

Weight Loss

It's time to get fit

According to researchers from the World Health Organisation (WHO), lack of exercise will soon make one in four people across the world prone to …

Exercise

Amazon $1 Trillion: Entrepreneurial Life Lessons From The Wild Ride

Back in 1994, Jeff Bezos left his high-paying Wall Street gig and went to Seattle, where he put together a business plan. The original name for the venture was “Cadabra,” but his attorney thought it sounded like cadaver.<p>Instead, he picked Amazon.com as the name. Might as well strive to be the …

Jeff Bezos

Suzy Welch: This is the one thing you should always say in a job interview

Every job candidate knows how to start a job interview — on time, with a smile and a firm handshake. But it's less clear how to end a job interview …

Career Development

This ESPN Jim Harbaugh Graphic Is Extremely Depressing

Saturday night was not a must-win for Michigan. The Wolverines, despite the season-opening loss to Notre Dame in South Bend, can very much still make …

College Football

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Leaving Corporate Life And Starting My Own Business

<b>Part of the series “Leading Entrepreneurial Success Today”</b><p>I spent 18 years in corporate life, and experienced some great successes that I’m proud of. But I also faced some dismal failures. The failures weren’t around outcomes I generated, or projects I launched – those tended to go well. The …

Entrepreneurship

10 Resume Tips You Haven't Heard Before

Having a well-crafted resume can be the key to getting your foot in the door at the company of your dreams.<p>This story originally appeared on Glassdoor<p>Having a well-crafted resume can be the key to getting your foot in the door at the company of your dreams. But figuring out how to make your resume …

Employment

If You Know These Things You’re a Genius Homeowner

…and if you don’t, now you do!<p>Plus: How to Find and Fix Roof Leaks<p>There is a four-step strategy for fixing a running toilet. The fix will not only …

These 3 Email Templates Have Helped Entrepreneurs Raise Millions

Email is still one of the most effective tools for startup fundraising. The question most have is what to send? This series of email templates make it super easy to leverage this free method of communication to raise the money entrepreneurs need to launch and fuel new ventures.<p><b><br>The Power of …

Entrepreneurship

34 Silent Signs That Your House is Failing

Your house can’t talk, but it can give you hints of failure, if you pay attention. Learn what your house is trying to tell you with these silent …

Home Improvement

100 Products That Will Make Your Home Smarter

You might need a minute to pick your jaw up off of the floor after seeing these seriously cool home tech products.<p>Moen’s Magnetix showerhead …

Home Automation

Exit Wyoming, Enter Idaho.

Pinedale to Mack’s Inn<p>My hiking gang and I left Pinedale and we headed back up into the Winds. There was even more beauty waiting for us. We made it …

leaders eat last

This summer, I had the opportunity to read the book, <i>Leaders Eat Last</i> by Simon Sinek. Earlier this year, I showed my staff one of Simon’s Ted Talk, …

How To Build A Successful Business Around Your Best Customers -- Including The Ones Who Work For You

Did you know that almost every business has the same first customer? It’s a fact. Although few entrepreneurs realize it, their first customer is their first employee, and this truth alone should make business leaders look at both sides of the customer service coin: external and internal customer …

Jeff Bezos Says Any Good Business Opportunity Has These 4 Qualities

Dreamy business offerings all have huge potential.<p><b>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said a "dreamy" business offering has at least four characteristics.</b>• <b><br>"Customers love it, it can grow to very large size, it has strong returns on capital, and it's durable in time," Bezos said in his 2014 letter to Amazon</b> …

6 Life Lessons the World's Most Successful Business People Have Learned That You Still Don't Get

If you want to make it you need to start by changing your mindset.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What separates the most successful business people from the average white-collar professional? Aside from the fact that they can buy and sell your most prized possessions a …

The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.”<p>These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the …

Motivation

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

Steve Jobs Followed 7 Unbreakable Laws of Success That Apply to Any Business

Entrepreneurs should follow the Apple roadmap to set themselves apart.<p>When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, the ABC News program <i>20/20</i> asked me to share some of the insights I gleaned from writing three books on Jobs and Apple. The seven rules I offered are still relevant today and helped to propel …

3 Presentation Tips From the Guy Who Received the Longest Standing Ovation of Any TED Talk

Storytelling is the single best tool we have to transfer our ideas to another person. Stories inform, illuminate, and inspire. Best of all, we know how to do it. Storytelling isn't something we do; storytellers are who we are.<p>Nothing will bring your next presentation alive better than a …

Public Speaking

How to Write a Business Plan in Seven Steps

Learning how to write a business plan not only leads to a great blueprint for running a company, it forces you to take a good look at how your …

This is the biggest mistake people make on their resume according to a head recruiter at Amazon

Celeste Joy Diaz, the recruiting manager for university programs at Amazon, said her team doesn’t like to talk about “red flags.”<p>But there is one big …

The 9 Best Tents for Camping and Backpacking

Going on a bikepacking trip? Consider these options<p>There’s nothing like a home away from home, and a great tent is a key part of a successful campout or bikepacking trip into the backcountry. We’ve gathered a range of our favorite tents, from small and lightweight ones that are easy to carry while …

How To Avoid The Number One Cause of Business Closure

Around the world, the top reason for closing a business is lack of profits, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. And turning a profit starts with generating enough revenue—the kind that keeps on flowing and consistenly covers your overhead.<p>For many one-person service businesses, …

New York City

Why Grand Targhee Should Be Your Next Mountain Bike Destination

... It's the coolest mountain bike playground that you’ve never heard of.<p>Grand Targhee is the coolest mountain bike playground that you’ve never …