Success

9 Powerful Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Redefine Your Quest for Success

Check out the fire walker's words of wisdom to help you realize your potential, both in the office and throughout your life.<p>Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas presents. Yet, a fierce determination …

Self-improvement

Mark Cuban Shares His Views on the Things Bad Leaders Do that Great Ones Don't

Are you a great leader by Mark Cuban's standards? Read what he says about leadership and decide for yourself.Deck<p>Mark Cuban sold his first company for six million dollars and his second for six billion. He cashed out his Yahoo stock for another two billion just weeks before the market crashed. He …

Leadership

Why Bill Gates Should Never Cut His Own Lawn (And the 1 Reason Why He Should)

Bill Gates' success is in knowing where he is the most productive, but sometimes wasting time is the best strategy. Here's how to know the difference<p>Maximizing your time is one of the tenants to success. It is the reason why you hire other people to do things outside of your most productive areas. …

Bill Gates

Here's What Richard Branson, Oprah, and Jeff Bezos Would Do Differently If They Could Go Back in Time

What advice would you offer yourself?<p>What advice would you give to your younger self? Successful entrepreneurs spend some time reflecting on their past and thinking about the future. Here's what Richard Branson, Oprah, and Jeff Bezos shared.<p>"Screw it. Get on and do it" was Richard Branson's call to …

Business

This Entrepreneur Shares Her Surprising Secret to Fighting Decision Fatigue

LearnVest founder Alexa von Tobel explains how she conserves her energy for the things that require the most brainpower and creativity.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i><i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes</i> …

Entrepreneurship

“Relentless and infectious optimism”: Barack Obama’s recipe for success in a scary world

The first two big speeches of this week’s UN general assembly didn’t exactly fill the heart with joy. The normally philosophical UN secretary general Antonio Guterres told gathered leaders that “our world is in trouble; people are hurting and angry,” that “societies are fragmented,” and that “we …

Barbara Corcoran on Her Handsy DWTS Debut: ‘If I Wanted to Grab Any Other Spot, I Would Certainly Have Better Aim'

One of the most surprising moments from Monday’s <i>Dancing With the Stars</i> premiere was when <i>Shark Tank</i> star Barbara Corcoran grabbed onto her partner Keo …

Here Are PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi’s Secrets For Managing Her Hectic Life

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is known for being candid. And she did not disappoint when <i>Fortune</i> sat down with her at the end of August as part of our Most …

Indra Nooyi

Tim Cook’s goals for his legacy are opposite what Steve Jobs’s were—and that’s a good thing

Apple CEO Tim Cook is surely one of the most accomplished humans on Earth. He’s the CEO of its most profitable company and the first openly gay CEO of the Fortune 500. He made $145 million last year. But when asked about his legacy on Wednesday (Sept. 20), he didn’t mention any of his many …

Steve Jobs

7 Mistakes These Successful People Will Never Make Again

No one ever made it to the top without encountering challenges or setbacks along the way. Fail enough times and you’ll eventually succeed.<p>These seven …

Entrepreneurship

When This Famous Inventor Failed, He 'Failed Forward'

So, you've fallen on your face? Consider that you're walking in the footsteps of some 'famous failures,' like Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey and Stephen King.<p>Teachers described him as “too stupid to learn anything.” He got fired from two jobs because he was “non-productive.”<p>Then he tried inventing …

Oprah Winfrey

Mental toughness, personal crisis, and the role of grit in your success

<i>By Mark Schaefer</i><p>I was about to facilitate a new workshop to a group of Chief Marketing Officers. I rarely get nervous, but I have to admit I was …

Self-improvement

Oprah Winfrey on Joining ’60 Minutes’: ‘One of the Great Honors of My Career’

Oprah Winfrey is set to make her debut as a “60 Minutes” correspondent on Sunday with a story about America’s political divisions.<p>Winfrey’s first …

Oprah Winfrey

9 Secrets That Great Entrepreneurs Live By For Success

Long-term job satisfaction is becoming a more and more elusive goal. Maybe it's time to look within for real alternatives.<p>Could you survive and flourish as an entrepreneur, or should you be satisfied working for someone else? That's a question I get every day in my role as an advisor to business …

Entrepreneurship

How to Master the Art of Productivity

Peter Voogd breaks down how you can be more efficient in your work.<p>You've probably heard the expression that you need to work smarter, not harder. But, in this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Peter Voogd explains why he doesn't hold with that maxim. Namely, it's because there's no replacement …

Chefs Share Their Favorite Reads

With temperatures cooling down, there's nothing better than cozying up to a good book by the fire. But picking a new book is always a challenge. So …

Restaurants

Bill Gates reveals the one thing he regrets about Windows

If the Microsoft founder could go back in time, it'd be to fix this one thing.<p>Windows was responsible for making Bill Gates the richest man on the …

Bill Gates

Bill Gates says he'd do CTRL-ALT-DEL with one key if given the chance to go back through time

Bill Gates has said that if he had his time again, he would not have chosen CTRL-ALT-DEL as the keypress to interrupt a PC's operations.<p>Speaking at …

Bill Gates

Synergy Global Forum Tickets on Sale Now

Learn all about the innovative event, and use our exclusive promo code to get 30 percent off tickets.<p>Synergy Global Forum is coming to the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Oct. 27 to 28. This is a must-attend business and networking event where attendees will hear from 12 global …

Richard Branson

Morra Aarons-Mele on Embracing Your Introvert Nature

When you imagine high achievers, a soft-spoken introvert doesn't typically come to mind. Morra Aarons-Mele fights that stereotype with her social …

Self-improvement

This 1 Tweet from Richard Branson Will Change Your View On Tardiness Forever

Time is money, and just by showing up on time for meetings you'll save thousands of dollars a minute for your business and clients.<p>It's ok. You can admit it. We've all done it.<br>There's probably some meetings sitting on your calendar right now that you don't know why they're there, or that you aren't …

Richard Branson

14 things ridiculously successful people do every day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick and, most …

Time Management

Tony Robbins has done the same thing after every speech, meeting, or event for 40 years

Since the time he was a protégé of motivational speaker Jim Rohn in the late 1970s, Tony Robbins has been performing a learning exercise that has allowed him to become one of the world's foremost public speakers.<p>Robbins has been the personal performance coach to clients like billionaire investor …

Tony Robbins

Billionaire Mark Cuban: 'Don't follow your passion'

Chances are, you've been advised to "follow your passion" or "do what you love" at one point in your life.<p>Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban says to …

Mark Cuban

All Successful People Live By This 1 Rule Of Thumb

Look around. You'll see it everywhere.<p>On the outside, successful people tend to look like they don't have a care in the world.<p>Everything is going according to plan. They have what they need, when they need it. They have who they need, where they need them. They have their priorities set, their …

Self-improvement

This is the most painful way to be rejected, according to science

Getting rejected from that job is never fun, but new research explains why some “No’s” hurt us more than others. A recent study published in</i> …

Psychology

Bill Gates regrets Ctrl+Alt+Delete, offers better solution

Nobody’s perfect, not even Bill Gates. The billionaire recently admitted that if he could go back in time, he’d switch the Ctrl+Alt+Delete command for a single button.<p>Gates spoke out on the subject yesterday at a Bloomberg business forum in response to David Rubenstein’s question about why he chose …

Bill Gates

Subtle Ways to Change Your Life That Will Make You More Successful

35 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful<p>1. Wasting Five Minutes<p>When you have five minutes of down-time, how do you spend that time? Most people …

Self-improvement

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Agree This 1 Thing Drove Their Success

Your work should be a love story from start to finish (Yes, a love story)<p>Warren Buffett and Bill Gates might have gotten unfathomably rich in wildly different ways, but when it comes to a philosophy about what success requires, the power pair are very much alike. The two business gurus revealed …

Self-improvement

Tony Robbins's Simple Strategy for Controlling Your Fear

The celebrity life coach shows how to overcome the natural tendency to look for things that could harm you and your business.

Tony Robbins