The Personality Traits That Define a Successful Problem-Solver

February 3, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Problems are an unavoidable fact of life. Do not be surprised as an entrepreneur if your days are consistently filled with a continuous wave of problems.  However, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy recommends you do your best to control your attitude. If you are able to control your emotional tendencies, you will be able to deal with problems more tactfully. Next, try to embrace a solution-oriented personality and focus on what can be done in the moment. Switch your mind from the problem (the negative) to the solution (the positive). Click the video to hear all of Brian Tracy’s problem-solving tips.  Related: 10 Reliable Tips to Help You Increase Your Profits Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and […]

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10 Reliable Tips to Help You Increase Your Profits

Make sales and boost your profits. January 27, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy says you can’t affect your profit directly — you can only adjust the variables that ultimately determine your level of profitability. Basically, you need a multi-pronged strategy to align larger goals and take important steps along the way. Some of Tracy’s recommendations for increasing your profits might seem rudimentary or obvious, but sometimes we forget about what’s right under our nose. They include: Increasing your lead generation. Converting your leads.  Increasing your number of transactions. Increase your sales by at least 10 percent. Ask yourself what can you do to get your customers to buy more and buy more frequently? Increasing the size of your transactions. When you can, always look to upsell your customers. Reducing costs to acquire a new customer. By focusing heavily on advertising and promotion, you will have […]

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Go From Unmotivated to Goal-Oriented With These Hacks

Learn to be a high-achiever by acting like one. January 20, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy discusses seven steps that will help you achieve your goals. As an example, writing down goals is more powerful than simply letting them enter your mind and then float away. For people who are goal-oriented, there are a few principles that can help goals become more achievable. Fortunately, Tracy notes, these skills are easily learned, so even those without the natural ability for each can pick them up.  Here are a couple steps to follow if you want to achieve any goal:  Know exactly what you want. Be specific about your desired lifestyle, level of health and income.  Set a deadline. This is another great way to inject a bit of positive self-talk into your daily life. Click the video to hear more from […]

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Successful Leaders Incorporate These Steps When Creating a Company Vision

January 13, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy talks about what it takes to craft a vision for the future. What steps define individuals who can create clear goals and those who can still afford to improve their leadership skills? He notes that leaders who have the capacity for great vision are able to explain their goals in clear and concise terms to their employees. If you want to become a strong leader as well, consider these tips: Motivate people to give their best. Qualitative advice often offers the most value. Keep your cool. Stay calm and collected! Click the video to hear more from Brian Tracy.  Related: 5 Reasons Your 2019 Goals Failed Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively […]

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5 Reasons Your 2019 Goals Failed

Here’s how you can set achievable goals for the New Year and actually see them through. December 30, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy explains why your goals from the least year did not succeed. People often fail because their goals are: Not relevant. Before forming goals, make sure they offer a benefit to your life. Strong goals should be able to get you fired up. Difficult to measure. Unless goals are restricted by time limits and clear metrics, it is unlikely that your goal will be achieved. Many well-intentioned goals fail to live up to expectations because they are let to fluctuate and given up due to lose limits. Or, they are too vague. Watch the video to hear more about why goals fail, which formats do work for goals and how they will lead you to success in the New […]

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The Positive Effects of Smiling

December 23, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Smiling not only makes other people feel better about themselves but also raises your self-esteem, increases your level of positive attitude and releases endorphins in your brain to make you happy. Humans all have a core emotional need for self-esteem and personal value. One way to achieve both entities is to gain acceptance, and one simple gesture can help pave the wave for more acceptance is a smile. It can establish positive relationships with others. Humans have need to be liked and accepted just the way they are. Tracy points out that many people on the fringes of society are not getting the acceptance they desire. So, in order to spark positive relationships, try to exercise acceptance. Related: This Personality Trait Is Common Among All Successful People Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought […]

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This Personality Trait Is Common Among All Successful People

Here’s why self-discipline is the key to success. December 16, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy explains that self-discipline is integral to success. Self-discipline requires a disciplined effort over a set amount of time to achieve real progress.  Successful people concentrate their time on high-value tasks. If you’re aiming to be a disciplined and thus a successful person, Tracy emphasizes concentrating on high-value activities.  Click the video to hear more from Brian Tracy.  Related: 7 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Productivity Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and audio content distributed across all digital platforms for the business genre. EN is partnered with hundreds of top YouTube channels in the business vertical. Watch video from our network partners on demand on Roku, Apple […]

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7 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Productivity

Make sure to avoid these time-sucking habits. December 9, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Presented by In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy explains a group of habits that can kill your productivity. The seven worst are:  Failing to plan out your day. If you do not create a blueprint for your day, you will be more tempted to fill your day with distractions and meaningless activities.  No self-discipline. If you push yourself on a more regular basis, the strength of your self-discipline will also improve. Consistently sleeping in. Tracy says taking advantage of the morning “golden hours” is the easiest way to imrpove your productivity.  Wasting time online. If possible, try to keep your electronics and the temptation of the internet in another room.  Not prioritizing. As American author Mark Twain put it, start your day by eating the frog. Complaining. Think about if any […]

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Healthy Habits for Better Time Management

Defining your priorities will help you find success. December 2, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy explains how a few time management habits can help you get more done. Many people are overwhelmed by the number of options in front of them. They may complain there is too much to do and not enough time.  If you feel the same way, here are some steps to help you catch up on the important things: Be selective.  Make setting priorities a habit. Building task completion into your time management plan will give you satisfaction, too. Humans thrive off completing tasks, Tracy explains, and accomplishing goals can make people more confident, personable and creative. Finally, remember the Three D’s of forming new habits: decision, discipline and determination. Use all three when approaching a new routine. Click the video to hear more from Brian Tracy. Related: How to Recover Gracefully From […]

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How to Recover Gracefully From Mistakes and Failures

It’s not about how you stumble but how you get back up. November 25, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy discusses how to keep moving through life’s ups and downs, to stay positive and learn from the failures. Here are some tips on how to overcome some of life’s failures.  Know one trustworthy person you can be completely honest with and reveal your insecurities to. By having one person to disclose your concerns to, who will not shame or make you feel less than, you can get back up from a setback with fervor.  Remain positive. Double-check that you are not constantly playing the victim; when things go wrong, do not adopt a defeatist mindset but an optimistic one. Cut your losses. Intelligent people cut their losses by staying positive and minimizing their mistakes. They do not […]

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This Crucial Mindset Will Help You Conquer Your Personal Finances

Healthy habits will follow a healthy mindset. November 18, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy emphasizes that self-discipline can be the solution to any financial problem, big or small. If you’re in financial trouble, evaluate the times when you find yourself wanting to make impulsive, momentarily gratifying purchases. Most times these habits are supplemented by loans and credit cards, which will only add to your personal debt and worries.  Tracy points out how, beginning with childhood and their first relationship with money, people become conditioned to want instant gratification from money. This is similiar to a child receiving an allowance and running to buy a candy bar … followed by another and another. Many people act out this behavior later in life by constantly associating consumption with happiness.  Tracy says the start to financial independence is exercising self-discipline. If you are not naturally known for your […]

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The Best Way to Get Yourself Motivated for the Day

Improve your motivation every morning with these easy tricks. November 11, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. We all have 24 hours a day to achieve your goals. How can we maximize that time and optimize our productivity? If you want to kickstart your day, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy says you should supplement your morning routine with motivational tools like speaking positive affirmations, which Tracy believes is one of the most underrated techniques of motivation. With positive affirmations, your subconscious mind will naturally incorporate these positive phrases over time.  Tell yourself phrases like, “I like myself,” and, “I love my work.” If you tell yourself these phrases enough, your subconscious will start to believe them and make them your reality.  Click the video to hear more.  Related: The 7 Qualities of Creative Thinkers Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide […]

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The 7 Qualities of Creative Thinkers

November 4, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. According to Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy, creative thinking requires that you continually dig deep into yourself to generate more, newer, better, faster, cheaper and different ideas that you can use to improve the important parts of your life. In order to do this, you’ll need to tap into seven common qualities of creative thinkers, starting with an intense curiosity.  Creative thinkers start by asking “Why?” the way children do all the time. Then they ask “Why not?” Next, creative thinkers practice zero-based thinking. They continually ask, “If I were not doing what I am doing, knowing what I now know, would I start?” When you begin to ask these questions and practice one or more of these qualities, you prove to yourself that you are truly a genius, and you simultaneously disprove the negative hypothesis. Related: What […]

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What Is Your Frog? This Exercise Will Help You Rid Yourself of Mental Roadblocks.

Tracy recommends biting the bullet early when completing a big task. October 28, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner, Brian Tracy talks about the kind of mentality and habits you must have to achieve your goals. Prioritize the bigger, more difficult task and place it at the top of your to-do list for the day; this is what Tracy calls eating the frog.  Try to develop a positive addiction to accomplishing those tasks. Endorphins and clarity can become your drugs, and those who develop an addiction continue to strive because of this sensation. There are no shortcuts. You must indefintely practice often and commitedly.  Click the video to hear more.  Related: Time Management Reflects How You Prioritize Your Life Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate […]

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Time Management Reflects How You Prioritize Your Life

You can’t meet your expectations if you don’t maximize your time. October 18, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy says you will grow “according to the demands you place on yourself.” In order to achieve your goals, time management must be part of your success strategy. Remember, time is your scarcest and most finite resource. Whenever you can, hire others to complete tasks of lower value so you have more time to concentrate on your family and significant work tasks. Brian Tracy recommends monitoring your time usage so you do not look back at your day and realize you wasted it. Before entering into a new job or relationship, ask yourself, “How much of my time am I willing to spend on this?” Click the video to hear more from Brian Tracy about maximizing your time.  Related: Why Starting a Business […]

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Why Starting a Business Late in Life May Be Smarter Than Starting Early

If you want to achieve your dreams, never give up. October 14, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy says it is never too late to realign your thinking and shoot for success, so start by telling yourself just that: It’s not too late. Next, write down your goals. By seeing your goals on paper, you will crystallize the things you want to do and breathe life into the idea. You don’t legitimately know what your goal is until you can describe it on paper.  Don’t forget to make a plan. Tracy says that if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. A designated structure helps to determine if a goal is possible according to a set timeline. Moreover, a plan helps you to see all the moving parts and weigh the upsides and downsides of each; this judgment is […]

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Self-Confidence Is the Best Motivation for Chasing Your Goals

Believe in yourself, and you’ll get there eventually. October 7, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy asks a simple question: What difference would it make in your life if you had unshakeable confidence? To achieve your biggest aspirations, you must live your life consistently, following your most important values and your highest goals with utmost confidence. Click the video to hear more.  Related: Advice, Tips and Tricks for New Entrepreneurs Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and audio content distributed across all digital platforms for the business genre. EN is partnered with hundreds of top YouTube channels in the business vertical. Watch video from our network partners on demand on Roku, Apple TV and the Entrepreneur App available on iOS and Android devices. Read_More Related posts: Discover […]

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Advice, Tips and Tricks for New Entrepreneurs

If you’re interested in making the gamble, entrepreneurship can be extremely fulfilling. September 30, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy discusses how there has never been a better time to start a business. Here are a few helpful tips to make the jump.  Evaluate your idea. Look at whether your idea is fueled by passion, which a business can rely solely on, or money, which may not illicit enough interest that you’ll be able to stick with it.  Research and understand your target market.  Be willing to work hard. When you are the person who runs the entirety of a business, you will find yourself in charge of doing everything from sales to cleaning the office. Adapt and change to new circumstances as they come along.  Click the video to hear all of Brian Tracy’s tips.  Related: How […]

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How the 90/10 Rule Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

When you have an organized strategy and plan of attack, the world can truly be your oyster. September 23, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network Brian Tracy encourages the practice of dreaming big. He points out if other people have achieved your dream, then you can, too.  Tracy encourages asking yourself the question, What it is I have been put on Earth to do? The answer will help you do what you really want to do with your life. An ability to set goals and create plans to accomplish these goals is what Tracy calls, the “master plan” of success.  A strategy recommended by Tracy to organize your process is the 10/90 rule. This principle states that the first 10 percent of your planning toward a goal will contribute 90 percent of the value to achieving it.  Click the video to hear more on achieving your dreams from Brian Tracy.  Related: 6 Success Habits […]

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6 Success Habits to Maintaining a Happy, Healthy Mind

The health of your mental functions will affect the your pursuit of goals. September 16, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy discusses some tips to keep your brain healthy and active. In these cases, Tracy recommends making a special effort to always keep your brain active through certain mental fitness activities. Some of these tips include: Read as much positive material as you can. When taking in this kind of literature, you challenge your mind and change up its normal behavior.  Take time to exercise. Thirty minutes of exercise every week (and as little as 10 minutes) can make a difference — especially in terms of alleviating feelings brought on by stress and boosting self-esteem.  Practice healthy habits. Harmful habits are a drain on your mental health. Whether that is procrastinating or having low self-esteem, these repeated […]

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