success

5 Things Overachievers Do Not Do

1. Think Small They Do Not. Yoda could have written this post. Tim Ferriss, of Four Hour Work Week fame, recently did a video interview (posting on that tomorrow) with Leo Babauta about goals or no goals. During this conversation, he talked about how he is okay with a 60% success rate on his goals, [...]

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Post-Holiday Retail Sales Are Now Key To Shopping Season Success

U.S. Shoppers spent less this holiday season, according to reports released today. The National Retail Federation had expected a 4.1 percent increase holiday sales this year, for about $586.1 billion in revenues, but current estimates are coming in lower. Research from MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse shows the sales of electronics, clothing, jewelry and home goods in [...]

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Success Is Easy: 5 Things Executives Can Learn From The Gaping Void

“Success is easy: All you have to do is learn how to use your career the same way Hendrix used his guitar.” – Hugh MacLeod, Gaping Void Back in 2009, Hugh MacLeod wrote a book entitled Ignore Everybody. He shared some of his insights based on his path to entrepreneurship. Read the Full Post on [...]

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9 Hidden Factors of Caine’s Arcade Success

The entrepreneurial bug strikes just as many children as adults. If you’re an adult, you start in a garage, or a semi-comfy home office, or maybe an old warehouse with sawhorses and a door for your desktop. If you’re a kid, you find a corner of the house or yard. If you’re a really fortunate [...]

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Make a Decision, Grow a Business Quotes

UPDATE: Secrets to Success from Small Business Owners is now live on American Express OPEN Forum. I believe there is lots more advice and gut checks that fellow owners can share that can help each of us, in some way, on our entrepreneurial journey. Please feel free to click through to the forum and answer [...]

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