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Kindness Equals Success at Work, Study Finds

Kindness can be taught, and it starts at home

"It is better to be kind than right," so goes author and motivational speaker Wayne Dyer's famous quote. And as one gets older, you realize how much truth there is to this quote. Unfortunately that's the catch — age — which is ...

by Lei Sison for  | May 10, 2019 08:00:00
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How to Turn Your Passion Into Profit

Start with the conviction of your vision and then do the work to fill in the gaps

After her father experienced a severe brain injury in 2005, Robin Gentry McGee was determined to save his life. Due to the severity of his condition, she and her family were advised to discontinue life support. In order to make peace with this, she ...

by Candace Sjogren  | May 06, 2019 06:00:00
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To Succeed, Just Follow This Six-Step Plan

Stuck trying to figure out what's next? Just start moving

This story appears in the April 2019 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »You are six steps away from your goal. So am I. So is everyone. And I mean it! Regardless of our circumstances, career paths, or past accomplishments, we are all six steps away. But here’s the kicker: ...

by Jason Feifer  | April 17, 2019 06:00:00
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8 Tips to Become a Millionaire This Year

Becoming rich has more to do with restraint and tenacity than it does brilliance or luck

Millionaire. It’s a title that plenty of us would love to have. But, is that actually feasible?Believe it or not, becoming a millionaire is a goal that can be achieved this year. In my life, I have been a millionaire several times. Most of ...

by John Rampton  | February 27, 2019 04:00:00
Startup Tips

How to Keep Going When All the Signs Say 'Quit'

This founder shares how she launched her fashion line for a second time after life required her to put it on hold

Editor’s Note: Inspire Me is a series in which entrepreneurs and leaders share what motivates them through good times and bad, while also sharing stories of how they overcame challenges in hopes of inspiring others.With entrepreneurship, one of the biggest challenges is knowing when ...

by Nina Zipkin  | February 23, 2019 06:00:00
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10 Inspirational Quotes to Keep You Going Through Hard Times

Post them on your wall for when you need a pick-me-up

Entrepreneurship is hard -- and sometimes when we're feeling low, a few powerful words can have a mighty impact. That's why I keep a pile of blank notebooks on my desk. Whenever I'm talking to an entrepreneur and hear an important insight, I grab ...

by Jason Feifer  | February 15, 2019 06:00:00
Startup Tips

4 Difficult Steps on the Journey from 'Zero to One'

Sometimes, you have to kill your favorite idea

There is a common misconception that the hardest part of entrepreneurship is turning your product into a metaphorical rocket ship that will scale into the stratosphere. That stage in the journey is known as going from “one to 10.”  You’ve proven your ...

by Edrizio Dela Cruz  | February 14, 2019 06:00:00
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3 Questions to Help You Fall Back in Love With Your Business

Before you can truly enjoy your business, you need to acknowledge your needs

What happens when we fall out of love with our business?It's a common question that is understandably hard to answer as a president, partner, or owner. And both Clay and I have helped leaders wrestle with this thorny issue in our Course for ...

by Clay Mathile and Joni Fedders  | January 24, 2019 12:00:00
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Motivation Is Not Really Required to Succeed

Progress comes from establishing smart systems and habits, then getting out of your own way

Motivation influences our needs, desires and actions. It exists on a spectrum from zero interest to an off-the-charts drive to take action. And it often comes naturally. After all, no one needs an extra nudge to flee a burning building.In lower-stakes scenarios, though, procrastination can ...

by Aytekin Tank  | January 09, 2019 08:00:00
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5 Ways to Stop Skipping the Hard Questions of Owning a Business

Don't get so excited that you forget why you're working on the product in the first place

Being passionate is human nature, particularly when you’re running your own business. But when that excitement takes the reins -- something that routinely happens, for instance, when billionaire Elon Musk hops on Twitter -- problems can result. In the past two months alone, ...

by Marc Fisher  | November 29, 2018 08:00:00
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It's Not Too Late to Meet Your Goals for 2018

You may already be thinking of 2019, but that doesn't mean the rest of the year should be a wash

Every year around this time I notice a disturbing trend that costs businesses a lot of money: a shift in focus from selling and excellence, to visioning and planning. People start looking ahead; they think about new goals, new milestones, new priorities. ...

by Gemma Went  | November 27, 2018 10:00:00
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5 Big Lies That Block Your Progress -- and How to Conquer Them

Next time you're second-guessing yourself, stop to see if one of these five big lies is the culprit

Every day I talk with people who have big dreams and want to pursue them but don’t. They feel frustrated and stuck and aren't sure what to do about it. Deep down, they know exactly who they are and what will make ...

by Terry McDougall  | November 19, 2018 08:00:00
News and Events

Stan Lee's Most Heroic Super Quotes

He's mouthed many motivational mantras over the years. He will be missed

This story has been updated since its original publish date.Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics, died on November 12, 2018 at the age of 95. Lee created countless iconic characters such as Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four, ...

by Bill Schulz  | November 14, 2018 09:00:00