Giving it 200 percent: Marketing your product

A common mistake people make is that they’ll spend 500 hours creating a product and then 20 hours promoting it. Then they wonder why no one is buying.

Self-discipline and the power of social pressure

A big part of self-discipline comes from social pressure. This is how people in the military can become very disciplined, particularly in special forces. They don’t want to hold their team back, so they have to do their best.

Seth Godin on failing until you succeed

In this video with Bryan Elliott for “Behind the Brand,” best-selling entrepreneur, marketer and author Seth Godin shares his views on taking risks, challenging the status quo, and starting a business.

11 ways to connect with the people who make failure impossible

The people around you dictate your success. They can also forecast our failure.

Having – and growing – confidence in your business

The urgent desire for a successful business — and the fear of losing business — drives many a good person to do sleazy things.

How to move beyond the limits holding you back

We all know that if you’re truly passionate about something, productivity becomes largely irrelevant.

Don’t get mad – get creative

It’s not just in movies where nerds get their revenge.

Gretchen Rubin of The Happiness Project on taking the plunge

Gretchen Rubin is a published author who wrote ‘The Happiness Project’ — a memoir about how test-driving every principle, tip, theory, and scientific study she could find — whether from Aristotle or St Therese or Martin Seligman or Oprah.

A few peeks at how nonconformists achieve success

Iconoclasts are individuals who do things that others say can’t be done.

30 major causes of failure

Life’s greatest tragedy consists of men and women who earnestly try, and fail! The tragedy lies in the overwhelmingly large majority of people who fail, as compared to the few who succeed.

The color red can keep you from performing your best

The color red can affect how people function: Red means danger and commands us to stop in traffic.

10 big ways leaders can fail

We come now to the major faults of leaders who fail, because it is just as essential to know what not to do as it is to know what to do.

How goals affect feelings after success or failure

When the St Louis Cardinals lost the World Series, just how much shame did the players feel?

Entrepreneurship begins with demand

Many people who are new to entrepreneurship approach the world of business in some rather funky ways.

27 traits of successful people

Here is list of 27 traits that distinguish successful people from ordinary people. If you take the commitment to apply every day each principle in your life, you’ll start to see amazing results in no time.

Why to take pride in your failures

Pride in success can prevent us from taking further action toward our goals. We should not allow our brains to convince us that a failure is a success just so that we can stop trying.