Being an entrepreneur provides total flexibility and freedom to do whatever you want to do with your time and resources. It puts you in control of your life, both day to day and the big picture. No one else is making decisions for you or dictating what you do.

It has taught Blake how to be fierce and brave and showed her things about herself she never would have known without being an entrepreneur. Nothing is more empowering than building a business you love.

As an entrepreneur, you can put your kids and family first. You have the flexibility to…

Jason Redman is a Retired Navy SEAL Lieutenant, motivational speaker, and the bestselling author of Overcome: Crush Adversity With The Leadership Techniques Of America’s Toughest Warriors.

Jason grew up in a family that was very patriotic and enjoyed serving their country, so he heard about the military early on and from about the age of 12 he knew he wanted to do special operations. There was something about the Navy SEALs and the fact that it is the hardest training in the entire U.S. military that piqued Jason’s interest. People told him he would never make it, but that just…

I’ve interviewed hundreds of the top leaders around the world. And although each person has unique habits and personalities, they also have much in common. I narrowed it down to three key things leaders do to help make them great. These actions might not seem huge, but they have a tremendous impact on their leadership skills.

Here are three things that great leaders do:

They take time for themselves.

Great leaders spend time meditating, journaling, exercising, or enjoying a hobby. That time to themselves allows them to see the big picture and reflect on how they can grow and improve. …

I‘m oftentimes asked what I do to spot trends, come up with ideas, and where I get insights to advise some of the world’s top companies.

I’m a professionally trained futurist and I received my certification at the University of Houston. It was a great program where I learned about all sorts of useful tools and frameworks that futurists use to anticipate future trends.

I’ve always made it a habit to study, read, and be curious.

But from everything I’ve done, do you want to know what helped me the most?

Well…do you?

Ok, ok, I’ll tell you!

I was never a good student, but I was excited to enter the corporate world. I worked hard to make that happen and double majored in college and graduated with honors.

In my first job out of college, I was promised the chance to travel, meet with entrepreneurs and executives, and have an immediate impact. The opportunity was too good to pass up, even with a three-hour daily commute.

But the job turned out to be data entry and cold calling. One day, the CEO came out of his office and said he had an important task for me. …

Being an entrepreneur is hard enough. But adding kids to the mix, especially kids who are at home during a pandemic, takes the challenges to another level.

We balance three thriving businesses with two active little kids at home. From our experiences and struggles, we’ve found five things that help us balance running a business and being parents:

  1. Get childcare if you can afford it. Childcare, such as a nanny, daycare, or preschool, is definitely an investment. But spending that money on our kids gives us the ability to completely focus on our work instead of managing our kids’ schedules…

Simon Mainwaring is the bestselling author of We First and Lead With We: The Business Revolution That Will Save Our Future, which comes out in November. He is the founder & CEO of We First, Inc. and he was a finalist for Global Australian of the Year in 2015.

Simon’s first book came about after the global economic meltdown when he heard a speech from Bill Gates from the World Economic Forum. Bill Gates talked about how the private sector needed to play a bigger role in social change and that really hit home with Simon. …

Everywhere I travel around the world, people always ask me the same question: How do you build a high-performing team?

They want to know the secret sauce to create teams that get great results, work well together, and innovate and improve the company. A lot of it comes down to the leader setting the tone for a successful team.

From my experience working with top companies around the world, here are three essential ways to create a high-performing team:

Know the strengths and weaknesses of yourself and your team members.

High-performing teams work well because everyone is in the right position. Leaders need to be self-aware about their strengths and weaknesses…

There’s a lot of debate and concern about the impact AI will have on jobs.

Are the robots out to replace all humans and take over our jobs? Not necessarily.

Many people believe that jobs will be lost as AI grows. But jobs aren’t car keys — they can’t simply be lost. They can, however, be taken from us.

I put together a video which talks about this in more detail. Please check it out below and if you want more content like this you can subscribe to my Youtube channel.

There are two ways that AI will take…

Jacob Morgan

4x Best-Selling Author, Speaker, & Futurist. Founder of Exploring Leadership, Employee Experience, & The Future of Work

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