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Team First, Ego Last: Why Leaving Your Ego At The Door Is The Ultimate Mantra For Successful Startups

Think of the most successful entrepreneurs and the attributes they exemplify: innovation, vision, creative genius, perseverance — and ego. People who don’t believe in their ability to create the new and different won’t get very far. And certainly, there are…

Going Viral: The 4 Essentials That Literally Will Make Or Break Your Blog-Content

The other day, I had the opportunity to review a piece of blog content for a friend’s website. It was great, full of insights and useful resources, and I personally found it valuable and relevant. The problem was that the…

Lean In: The 10 Best Advices for Recent Graduates (Pictures)

Since Lean In was published, it has sparked a global conversation about gender equality. Now Sheryl has enlisted the help of experts for Lean In for Graduates, a handbook that offers instruction and inspiration for the next generation. Lean In for Graduates includes the full…

Peter Thiel: Luck Is Just an Excuse For Not Working Hard Enough (Video)

Peter Thiel is no stranger to success. His rise from zero to $2.2 Billion hero is an inspiration to every hustler and entrepreneur out there. From co-founding Paypal and acting as its CEO to founding Palantir of which he is…

The Importance Of Surrounding Yourself With The Right People

One of the things that makes life so fulfilling is the people we encounter and build relationships with along the way. Any sort of relationship, from a simple chat with our daily mail carrier – to the first meeting of…

The Real Differences Between A Want-A-Preneur And An Entrepreneur

I’ve recently, yet again, left a company I was working with to start something new. I’ve been jumping from project to project, company to company for the last seven years or so now, each and every time a slightly more…

Science Agrees: You’re Born A Winner, You’re Born Unique, It’s All About Maintaining It

Yup, you heard that right, you’re a winner even before you’re born. Quite a wonderful thought to wake up to and live by. But hey, we’re not here to just make up some bulls**t that will make you feel good,…

Push Through: Why In Order To Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs

The definition of perseverance goes a little something like this: Continuing in a course of action without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure. It’s the ability to wake every morning with the same hunger you had as the day…

These 22 Crazy Quotes About Elon Musk Will Make You Understand Why He Is Insanely Succesful

Ashlee Vance’s new book, “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future,” is sure to make a hit and sell out in a matter of minutes! Why? We’re talking about a chronicling of the life of one…

Schlep Blindness Phenomenon: Where All The “Next Big Thing” Ideas Are Hiding

A good idea is a useful idea. Useful ideas come in three varieties: easy and obvious, hard and obvious, and hard and non-obvious. In the startup world people are no different than everywhere else- most of us come up with…

Azza Al Mughairy: The Emirati Role Model Shining At Saadiyat Beach Club

She is young, ambitious, determined and successful. Her path took her across industries, from being a TV reporter to leaving banking to become a brand ambassador. She is passionate about her work and unstoppable when it comes to fulfilling her…

The Difference Between Successful People And Unsuccessful People (Infographic)

Success is not the product of chance or the fruit of luck, it’s the outcome of hustle, grind and hard work. The good thing is, small habits over time can make you or break you, and the sooner you start incorporating…

It’s Inevitable: 7 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Handle Rejection

If you’re an entrepreneur, then you’ve been here before: You come across a great idea; you believe in it; it feels right. You get behind it and push with all your might, trying to get it off the ground. You, finally, get…

The Real Connection Between Being Successful And Extremely Competitive

I’ll never fully understand why being “competitive” holds such a negative connotation among certain people. I don’t know, I guess I’ve always viewed the world as “dog-eat-dog” and considered competitive people the ones best suited for success. But that’s also…

Elon Musk’s Wife On What It Takes To Become A Billionaire

Justine Musk, Elon Musk’s first wife, gave a kickass response on Quora to someone who asked “Will I become a billionaire if I am determined to be one and put in all the necessary work required?”. If you were Elon Musk’s…

Magic Johnson: How An African American Became an NBA star, Defeated HIV And Built A Business Empire

You know someone is a badass when he goes from growing up in a poor african american family to becoming a star NBA player and a business tycoon worth $500 Million. Earvin “Magic” Johnson, the legend who fought HIV and…

This New Private Jet By Honda Took 30 Years To Develop And It’s Amazing (Pictures)

The first thing that comes to your mind when we mention Honda is cheap and efficient Japanese cars, and maybe motorcycles if you’ve read something more than just Buzzfeed. But what you didn’t know is that Honda, yes Honda, is in the…

The Path To Success: You Didn’t ‘Just’ Get Lucky, You F*cking Deserved It

People are incredibly quick to tell you that you don’t deserve it. People are funny that way. We take credit when it isn’t due, but we don’t give credit when it is. The reason is obvious – people like to…

8 Valuable Lessons Learned From Generating 31 Million Blog Hits

This is a little different than the topics I usually write about, but I have had a lot of people tell me lately that they have been thinking of starting a blog and just needed to actually make the jump…

How Being Obsessed Is The Only Possible Way To Become Truly Successful

Extreme success results from an extreme personality and comes at the cost of many other things. Extreme success is different from what I suppose you could just consider ‘success’, so know that you don’t have to be Richard or Elon…