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I always knew I’d be a millionaire by…

I always knew I’d be a millionaire by age thirty-two. In fact, I am going to be the richest black woman in America. The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work. If you believe you can only go so far, it is an obstacle. ...

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If you’re working on something important then…

“If you’re working on something important, then you’ll never feel ready. A side effect of doing challenging work is that you’re pulled by excitement and pushed by confusion at the same time. You’re bound to feel uncertain, unprepared, and unqualified. But let me assure you of this: what you have right now is enough. We all start in the same ...

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Get off the bench and step into the…

Get off the bench and step into the game of life! Let your imagination run wild with the possibilities of everything you could explore and experience—and begin immediately. What new experience could you pursue today that would expand your life? What kind of person would you become as a result? Tony Roberts

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Every market is on the verge of disruption…

Every market is on the verge of disruption. The digital natives are only going to understand accessing information, goods, products, services and improving their quality of life through the digital age. We have to find a way to use some of the basic old standards and attach them. – Daymond John Daymond John, http://videos.inc.com/index.php/extwidget/openGraph/wid/1_16io8gb0

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Go online for donations 75% of donors use…

Go online for donations. 75% of donors use online resources to look for information about non-profit organizations. Google/Millward Brown Digital Nonprofits Study, July 2013, ww.google.com/think/statistics/donors-go-digital.html

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Stay in exceptional shape & refuse to buy…

Stay in exceptional shape & refuse to buy bigger pants. The Latin phrase “Mens sana in corpore sano” roughly translates to ”A sound mind in a healthy body.” I’ve always liked that concept, because the two absolutely go hand in hand. Your goal shouldn’t be the number of times you work out per week, it should be to feel healthy, ...

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Doing a startup is hard but after succeeding…

Doing a startup is hard but after succeeding things become a little easier…there is a steep learning curve and there’s lots of mistakes but being successful comes down to persevering….startups should have a purpose behind what they do because it makes it easier to succeed. Matt Ehrichman, Porch, http://hear.ceoblognation.com/2013/09/17/porch-helps-take-peak-neighbors-homes/

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5 ways you’re standing in your own way…

5 ways you’re standing in your own way of success: 1) You’re unable to complete a task before starting a new one. 2) You micro-manage everything. 3) You’re always right 4) You ask questions, but don’t really pay attention to the answers. 5) You always find reasons not to move forward. 5 Signs You’re Standing In Your Own Way to ...

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You should tell them you are going to…

You should tell them you are going to risk losing their money. But if you haven’t got the balls to ask people for money because you’re going to lose it, then you’re certainly never going to get rich. People will surprise themselves at how much money they can raise. There are a lot of vendors who are willing to take ...

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I think having a great idea is vastly…

I think having a great idea is vastly overrated. I know it sounds kind of crazy and counterintuitive. I don’t think it matters what the idea is almost. You need great execution. A lot of people say they’ve got this great idea, and “if only I had the capital” they’d go out and do it. Usually this is a fantasy. ...

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