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‘Shark Tank’ Judges Say Successful Entrepreneurs Share These 5 Traits

Oct 12, 2017 (0) comment , , , ,

Succesful entrepreneurs consider themselves mavericks and disruptors — people who shatter the status quo. And it’s true that most of them made their fortune by thinking differently. But the truly successful may not be as unique as they’d like to think. According to the Shark Tank judges, they all share common characteristics, good and bad, that have made them […]

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3 Ways Constant Stress Makes You a Bad Entrepreneur

Sep 07, 2017 (0) comment , , ,

To perform at the highest level, you need to learn how to manage and reduce stress whenever possible, and it’s not just because you’ll feel better. Everyone knows that stress affects more than just your happiness. If you’re frequently freaking out, your appearance changes, your sleep becomes increasingly disordered, and, well, you can be a […]

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10 Inspiring Quotes From Billionaire Entrepreneur and Shark Tank Star Mark Cuban

Jul 20, 2017 (0) comment , , , ,

From selling trash bags to becoming one of the richest people in the world, Mark Cuban shows that hard work pays off. There’s no shortcut to success. Take it from Mark Cuban — the billionaire who began his entrepreneurial career selling trash bags at age 12. From a young age Cuban was thinking of different […]

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How the First 20 Minutes of Your Day Can Set You Up for Success

Jul 13, 2017 (0) comment , , ,

Engage a positive routine right after waking, and you’ll tap into the power of your subconscious brain. You all know about that morning-routine thing: Everyone raves that waking up early and sticking to your routine will help you get more done. But whether you get out of bed at 5 a.m. or 3 p.m., it’s […]

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Should your business be charging clients for project estimates?

Jul 06, 2017 (0) comment , , , , ,

You can’t ask a doctor to tell you what’s wrong but then say you might not pay for the diagnosis. That’s according to Brian Altmann, president of DBS Remodel, in Poughkeepsie, NY, when asked whether builders and remodelers should charge for providing project and cost information to clients considering their services. Homeowners are often quick […]

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How 5 Entrepreneurs Went From Rock Bottom to Rock Star

Jun 08, 2017 (0) comment , , ,

Transforming struggle into success is how the strong survive. Acclaimed life and business coach, author and motivational speaker Tony Robbins says the breakthrough comes after the breakdown. Many entrepreneurs reach their lowest point immediately before catapulting to unprecedented heights. Whether the result of world affairs, slim odds, or just plain bad luck, these superstar entrepreneurs—and […]

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Daylighting, natural materials and open plans shape these 8 award-winning houses

Apr 20, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

Custom homes aren’t designed for the masses, but the programming, materials and other ideas and practices they use can inspire adoption in mainstream housing, affordable developments and more. (Plus, who’s not looking for an excuse to view a roundup of stunning houses.) To that end, the American Institute of Architects recently announced the winners of […]

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3 habits of highly profitable entrepreneurs

Apr 14, 2017 (0) comment , , , , ,

There is no secret recipe for success. However, every distinguished entrepreneur will tell you that ample dedication, hard work, and self-confidence are some of the things that contributed to his or her success. We’ve all read articles on how bad habits like poor focus and lousy time management can hold you back from achieving your […]

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The top 5 tech trends at ConExpo 2017

Mar 30, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

With total attendance topping out at 128,000 and near endless lineups of parked heavy equipment across four behemoth lots and five conference halls in Las Vegas, ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 lived up to its reputation as one of the world’s largest gatherings of contractor professionals and the equipment that powers global heavy construction. A first to ConExpo […]

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Wired up: CA electrical engineer selectively plugs into job site tech

Mar 23, 2017 (0) comment , , , ,

John Whitcraft isn’t ready to give up on paper construction documents, even as he admits the iPad has become standard job-site issue for contractors across the country. Likewise, Whitcraft — the president and founder of San Diego-based Whitcraft Engineering Solutions — isn’t sold on augmented reality for the AEC industry but sees great possibilities in the […]

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