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“The difference between people who achieve their dreams and those who don’t is simple,” according to Spanx founder and CEO Sara Blakely. “It’s about action,” she said in an Instagram post on Monday. “It’s not about having a ton of brains or ton of money or a ton of experience,” according to Blakely. “Two decades
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1. Never stop raising expectations. To achieve greatness, you must constantly be evolving and innovating. Let’s say you’ve reached all your goals this year. Are you going to keep those goals the same for next year? No. That’s Bezos‘ mind works. He’s always thinking about the next big thing. For example, how can a successful
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According to Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, the most successful leaders have certain key traits. “[H]umility, openness, fairness [and] being authentic” are most important – “not [being] the smartest person in the room or the hardest working person in the room,” Dimon, who runs the nation’s largest bank and oversees more than
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Many hotels named among the “best new hotels of 2020” this year have yet to welcome a single guest. The global pandemic pushed plans to open highly anticipated new hotels near the wineries of California’s Napa Valley to the banks of Paris’s River Seine, with many rescheduling openings well into 2021. Except, that is, in
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CNBC’s “College Voices 2020” is a series written by CNBC fall interns from universities across the country about coming of age, getting their college education and launching their careers during these extraordinary times. Colette Ngo is a senior at Chapman University double majoring in broadcast journalism and business administration. The series is edited by Cindy
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Getty Images Bank of America predicts that Generation Z (Gen Z) will be the “most disruptive generation ever” and will see their income surpass that of millennials by 2031.  “The Gen Z revolution is starting, as the first generation born into an online world is now entering the workforce and compelling other generations to adapt to them, not vice versa,”
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In 2009, Airbnb was clawing towards “ramen profitability,” or just enough profit to pay for basic expenses — with the expression playing off the ultracheap instant Japanese noodles people famously eat when they are saving money, which today cost as little $4.80 for a 24 pack. That January, Airbnb’s co-founder and CEO, Brian Chesky, emailed
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Post-election, many conservatives, and some extremists, have been heading to Parler, a conservative social media app funded by Republican megadonor Rebekah Mercer, which bills itself as a free speech Twitter-spin off. But billionaire Bill Gates isn’t a fan of the platform, calling some of its content “crazy stuff.” If somebody goes to Parler, they are
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Tech billionaire Mark Cuban has been an outspoken voice throughout the 2020 election process, from endorsing President-elect Joe Biden while criticizing President Donald Trump’s Covid-19 response to saying that certain aspects of “both sides scare me.” Despite making clear his preference of Biden over Trump before this month’s presidential election, Cuban now also says he
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“I’m going to spend less this month.” We’ve all said these words at some point in our lives. But changing your bad money habits isn’t easy. Most of our impulsive spending happens when our brain is on autopilot. The solution is to implement both short-term and long-term strategies which upend our reactive spending routine.  From
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At Whole Foods, every employee knows what everybody else is making. It’s a practice called “wage transparency.” The average pay of professional titles of employees is published on the Whole Foods website. Whole Foods CEO John Mackey thinks of wage transparency as a source of motivation for employees. “It gives people something to strive for,”
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As vote counting continues in key battleground states like Georgia and Pennsylvania, where Vice President Joe Biden has taken the lead over President Donald Trump on Friday, Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen says third party candidates don’t “take” votes from other parties. “I don’t consider it taking votes, because those votes belong to the American
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Since Tuesday, MSNBC national political correspondent Steve Kornacki has been running on fumes, living off Diet Coke with little sleep. Late Thursday night, Kornacki tweeted, “Forget grabbing sleep, there’s still votes coming in in PA. I’m heading back to the studio.” Twitter users urging Kornacki to take a break and change his clothes (he’s know
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