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Startup Tips

How successful people stay productive and in control

These characteristics will change the way you look at life.

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control-a skill ...

by Travis Bradberry  | April 08, 2015 12:00:00
Startup Tips

5 mindsets that can kill your best ideas

Refrain from thinking about the negative 'what ifs' and 'hows' of your business ideas.

At the heart of all innovation is a single question: "I wonder what would happen if..." True innovation only happens when we're in the right frame of mind when we're doing the asking -- the one that pushes us to say, "If it helps enough ...

by Dixie Gillaspie  | March 29, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Want to be successful? Quit being so positive.

We don't need to disregard our negative thoughts and focus only on the positive. To succeed in life, we have to deal with all our troubles.

What do you get when you combine positive psychology and strengths-based leadership? The answer: deluded people who will never realize a fraction of their full potential. And if they happen to be entrepreneurs, there’s a very good chance they’ll fall flat on ...

by Steve Tobak  | March 20, 2015 02:00:00