Success Strategies

Leadership Qualities

Determining Your Entrepreneur Style and Getting Past Your Business Blind Spots

Are you a controller, innovator, nurturer, or 'systemizer?' Determining your brain type can help you recognize and address the blind spots holding you back from your true potential.
Sales

5 Lessons From Sales for Entrepreneurial Success

When toil is certain and reward is hard earned, you're an entrepreneur. Sales pros know your struggles and what is required to succeed.
Success Strategies

The Secret to Career Success Is Knowing Your 'Fascination Advantage'

Executive coach Sally Hogshead says the key to distinguishing yourself from the pack is in becoming 'more of who you already are.'
Success Stories

Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity

Tragedy and personal setbacks can ruin you, or inspire you to do more with your life. Here's some advice.
Target

Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'

Target CMO Jeff Jones wrote a blog post on why companies should embrace criticism instead of switching to damage control.
Overcoming Obstacles

The Philosophical Guide to Turning Trials Into Triumph

In this podcast, Lewis Howes chats with Ryan Holiday, author of 'The Obstacle Is the Way.'
Sales

4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge

When demand suddenly spikes, it's do or die time.
Mentors

The Women Behind Networking Platform Be Moxie Want to Pay It Forward

Aline Murta, Macia Batista and Joannie Diaz are hoping to mentor on a broad scale.
Strategy

Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress.
Crowdfunding

This Site Lets You Get Backers for Your Crowdfunding Project Before It Launches

Prefundia offers investors a sneak peek at your idea before the funding search begins.
Success Strategies

The One and Only Secret for Achieving Massive Success

Here's a hint: It's not something you can buy, and it's not a shortcut.
Sleep

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

We've all been told we need at least eight hours of sleep. But are some of us not 'built that way?' Or are we just fooling ourselves?
Creativity

From Beethoven to Marissa Mayer: The Bizarre Habits of Highly Creative People

These artists, scientists and CEOS reveal that some of the world's most innovative individuals have some eccentric habits.
Feedback

Why Feedback Is Key to Your Greatness in Business -- and Life

What's the difference between those who get results and those who don't? They understand feedback.