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What Motivates You to Work?

That paycheck will never be big enough if it's the only reason you're going to work

Each of us respond to different drives and motivations, but there are many drives we can choose from that not only make our careers more fruitful but also more enjoyable. Those people who experience the “Sunday Blues” are in careers which may provide security ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | September 17, 2018 02:00:00
Startup Tips

5 Big Questions That Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves

Also, advice on how to define yourself from Malcolm Gladwell

This article is excerpted from Entrepreneur magazine editor in chief Jason Feifer's monthly newsletter, The Feifer Five. Each month, he sends out five insights to help you think more entrepreneurially. Subscribe here.And just as I ponder the meaning of this newsletter, I have ...

by Jason Feifer  | September 15, 2018 02:00:00
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4 Ways to Get Unstuck at Work and in Life

We all face challenges sometimes. Luckily, the brain is well-equipped to deal with tough times

We all face challenges sometimes. We’re assigned to a project that we don’t feel competent to handle. Something happens at home that we were not expecting. We’re caught off-guard.Luckily, the brain is well-equipped to deal with such challenges. We have amazing mental ...

by Homaira Kabir  | September 10, 2018 06:00:00
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The Formula Jeff Bezos Uses to Identify Great Ideas

The Amazon founder revealed his thought process in a recent interview

Jeff Bezos is currently the richest person on earth. And just this week, Amazon was valued at $1 trillion. It's clear Bezos didn’t get to this point in his career without having a certain skill for identifying and cultivating ideas that change the ...

by Nina Zipkin  | September 10, 2018 12:00:00
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10 Powerful Attributes of Insanely Successful People

Everything they do is possible for you

There’s something about successful people that sets them apart from everyone else: they have learned to draw on their natural abilities, traits and attributes to achieve their dreams.Successful people approach situations differently from the rest of us. They frame challenges in a different way ...

by Deep Patel  | September 07, 2018 12:00:00
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What Is Your Intent? Reminding Yourself Why You Do What You Do

Once you're clear about your deepest desires, you can start thinking about the ways that you can achieve it

Research shows that the most successful and resilient people are driven by a sense of purpose. However, for many of us, everyday work can become routine and boring, or totally overwhelming and stressful. Reminding ourselves of our deeper aspirations (our intents) can ...

by Mallika Chopra  | August 31, 2018 06:00:00
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You Won't Get Ahead Just by Being More Productive

Don't fall into the productivity trap

How would you finish this sentence? "If I were just more productive, I could ______." You've probably filled in that blank more times than you can count. If you were just more productive, you could become more profitable. You could improve workplace ...

by Mike Michalowicz  | August 31, 2018 02:00:00
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Stop Trying to Pretend That You're Perfect

Be a courageous leader who illuminates flaws instead of hiding them

The ability to be vulnerable is such an important aspect of life that I switched the two words sitting on my nightstand from "Thank You" to "Radical Humility," as a reminder to be humble and allow myself to be vulnerable. And it's not ...

by David Meltzer  | August 29, 2018 02:00:00
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15 Traits That Set Influential People Apart

Influential leaders spark change for the better

Influence can’t be achieved through intimidation or coercion. It comes from within -- from a person’s ability to inspire and motivate those around them.Becoming an influential leader has nothing to do with titles and everything to do with gaining the admiration, confidence and ...

by Deep Patel  | August 24, 2018 02:00:00
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Malcolm Gladwell's Advice to Entrepreneurs: 'Don't Be One Thing'

Entrepreneurs and creatives should be ever-adaptable -- open to opportunities wherever they come

This story appears in the September 2018 issue of  . Subscribe »Malcolm Gladwell may have one of the strongest brands in media, but he never applies the word to himself. “I contradict myself a lot,” says the best-selling author and New Yorker staff writer, whose books include The Tipping ...

by Jason Feifer  | August 20, 2018 06:00:00
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How You Can Learn to Have Lucky Genes

Find what you're good at -- and then keep doing it

Excerpted from Can You Learn to Be Lucky?: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Starr, in agreement with Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © Karla Starr, 2018.One shortcut to ...

by Karla Starr  | August 19, 2018 12:00:00
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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

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 thousand times over, it’s that they understand a few simple truths about life and business which they live by.It’s ...

by John Boitnott  | August 16, 2018 06:00:00
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If You Know When You're Going to Lose, You're Closer to Winning Than Everybody Else

It's what you learn from losing that's important

If there is one thing I have learned over 30 years after starting my own business, it is that in order to succeed you have to build meaningful relationships with partners and potential partners. And if you want to understand the formula to ...

by Brandon Steiner  | August 13, 2018 06:00:00