Article: 10 Habits of the Most Confident People

When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. Then, in the second half of my 20s, I learned to embrace my purpose and began living the life I wanted -- the life of an entrepreneur. One thing is clear: The success I've experie … Read More

Article: 10 Ways Mentally Strong People Build Powerful Mindsets

Some people call it grit. Others call it perseverance. Whatever name you give it, a strong mindset is a trait shared by the world's best performers - whether they are entrepreneurs, leaders, musicians or athletes. Yet a strong mindset is more than simply refusing to quit. True strength of mind comes from a combination of awareness, focus and resiliency. A strong mindset is what allows you to st … Read More

Article: 10 Verbal Skills of the Most Likable People

Remarkable entrepreneurs and leaders know that emotional intelligence and being a likable person contribute immensely to their success. It's no surprise when you consider that hiring key employees, managing teams and landing big deals all boils down to building trust and making meaningful connections with others. The centerpiece of this process is communication. You simply can't afford to be a bad … Read More

Article: Dating an Entrepreneur: 10 Brutal Truths You Need to Know

Entrepreneurs are exciting people, but they aren't always the easiest to work with when it comes to building a romantic relationship. It isn't that entrepreneurs can't be quality partners or that you can't enjoy a great relationship with an entrepreneur, but their relentless ambition, complete lack of work-life balance and demanding schedule can be difficult to manage, especially if you don't shar … Read More

Starting and growing a business is one of the hardest things you'll ever do. The road to startup success is full of mental and emotional demands, but the best founders can navigate a path in the face of uncertainty. Trust is the pillar of the founder's journey. You must learn to trust yourself, and trust that things will work out in line with to your intentions and goals. When negative thoughts … Read More

When you look at the most iconic leaders and entrepreneurs, it's easy to focus on the outward symbols of their success--acquisitions, IPOs, or titles, for example. Yet it is their internal achievement--the development of a growth mindset--that is really their greatest driver of success. One of the biggest factors for sustainable achievement is a growth mindset that values learning. Icons like M … Read More

Article: 10 Reasons Your Best Employees Will Quit (Even If You Pay Well)

It's easy to get caught up in fundraising, scaling and sales that you forget to really care for the people who make your success possible. Too many times, strong leaders view a great employee as an asset that they don't appreciate until it's too late. Even CEO's that communicate well and have good intentions can fail to realize that they're pushing out the talented employees they need most in o … Read More

Article: 20 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Say

What separates the best entrepreneurs from the rest? Their mindset. While other people complain and let their negative thoughts get to them, remarkably successful entrepreneurs are steadfast in only thinking and saying things that serve them. If you pay attention, you're likely saying and believing negative thoughts that hold you back. The first step to get out of that cycle is to become aware … Read More

Article: 24 of the Best Travel Hacks You Need to Use in 2017

If you travel for business, it's imperative to know the latest travel hacks that will help you make the trip a success. A successful business trip means you arrive at your commitments on time, maintain your health (and sanity), and stay productive along the way. Last year was the second year in a row that I flew more than 200,000 miles for business development meetings, top conferences, speakin … Read More

Since the creation of the first web page, the connected world has been constantly changing at a rapid pace, speeding its way through Web 2.0 and propelling us into the future. That future is now. The Internet of Things (IoT) is taking shape, and it's ushering in the third major evolution of the internet. If you don't catch the wave, you could miss out on the Internet of Things and the huge boom … Read More