WHY DO YOU COMPARE YOURSELF WITH OTHERS??  

While comparison can be a valuable source of motivation and growth, it can also turn into a tail-chasing frenzy of self-doubt. It is generally a fast track to unhappiness and a recipe for misery. All it does is keep you focused on what you don’t like about yourself and your life.

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on 21 Jan 2020 2:57 PM

Here is a list of the 10 most common responses along with thoughts from the entrepreneurs.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • entrepreneurship, starting a business, start business, start a business, business strtup

Here are the pros and cons of starting a business according to one business owner who has five companies

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • entrepreneurship, starting a business, start business, start a business, business strtup

Some people are destined to be entrepreneurs. From the time they get through school, or maybe even before that, they’re hungry to start a business and lead it to success, and they’ll stop at nothing to make that dream a reality. For others, starting a business is a scary, intimidating notion. There are too many unknowns to take the plunge. But if you’re considering becoming an entrepreneur, here are 50 reasons to start your own business.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • entrepreneurship, starting a business, start business, start a business, business strtup

Are you toying with an idea for a business? A lot of people think about starting a business, but for whatever reason the idea never becomes a reality. If you’re an entrepreneur who is on the fence about starting a business, we have the encouragement you need to take the first step. We asked 30 business owners to offer persuasive reasons for entrepreneurs to launch a business.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • entrepreneurship, starting a business, start business, start a business, business strtup

Becoming an entrepreneur easier than ever before—technology is shrinking the world, opening markets, and making it possible for many people to strike out on their own in the field of their dreams.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • entrepreneurship, starting a business, start business, start a business, business strtup

There are many reasons why the idea of starting a small business is attractive to people. Here are some of the top ones reported by entrepreneurs across the nation.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • entrepreneurship, starting a business, start business, start a business, business strtup

What do learning, freedom, tax breaks, and a meaningful life have in common? They’re all reasons to start a business. But those four aren’t it–there are many more.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • entrepreneurship, starting a business, start business, start a business, business strtup

New York, Houston, Washington, D.C.—plus college towns and the energy belt—are all up, while much of the Sun Belt is (still) down. Mapping the winners and losers since the crash.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • economic growth, economic bust, boom and bust, new economy

How many people are in the gig economy? We’re very interested in this question at Nation1099, and, as it happens, it isn’t an easy question to find answers to, especially since the gig economy is growing and changing very fast and people mean many different things by the term.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • gig, gig economy, freelancers, freelance economy

Problems with the current freelance economy

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • gig, gig economy, freelancers, freelance economy

Historically in the U.S., about one new business has been formed every minute, while another shutters its doors every 80 seconds. This life cycle of birth and death – referred to as business dynamism – is a key driver of innovation and to overall economic growth. The U.S. economy is less dynamic across all major industries as well as across geographic regions.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • business formation, business closure, business births and deaths, business dynamism

In the 19th century, it took six decades for the wages of textile workers to recover from the advent of weaving machines. We are in the midst of another such gap now, according to David Autor, a pioneering labor economist at MIT. What's happening now: Machines are creating more wealth, but workers are not getting their usual cut of the pie, Autor told Axios. "Automation is redistributing income from workers to owners."

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • automation, wages, standard of living, david autor, MIT

How to Intelligently Skim a Book

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • reading, speed reading, farnam street, parrish, knowledge

Fear of success. It feels like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? Doesn’t everyone want to be successful in some way? It sounds the same as if someone were to say they were afraid of puppies or ice cream or had a phobia of having too much happiness. When we hear that statement, we instantly associate it with someone who has a ton of potential, but for some reason, just refuse to tap into it.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • success phobia, success, failure, temsen, rebecca temsen

Looking at the career histories of thousands of scientists, artists, and film directors, the team found evidence that hot streaks are both real and ubiquitous, with virtually everyone experiencing one at some point in their career. While the timing of an individual’s greatest successes is indeed random, their top hits are highly likely to appear in close proximity. About 90 percent of individuals had at least one hot streak and an individual’s top-two works were roughly 50 percent more likely to occur back-to-back.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • lu liu, career, career success, hot streak, hotstreak, success

A step-by-step program for creating your personal success guide

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • mindset, scott, scott livingston, livingston, playbook

Simple techniques that will change your life immediately

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • mindset, scott, scott livingston, livingston, atitude, behavior, rituals

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • google, boss, manager, leader, great boss, great leader, great manager, attributes

How do you create a growth mindset oriented culture at work? Listen to Stanford psychologist Dr. Carol Dweck.

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on 14 Sep 2018 11:50 PM
  • carol dweck, mindset, growth mindset, how to create growth mindset,