Millionaires, leadership traits, and brain-expanding books

Here’s your weekly link roundup! This week, it’s all about becoming a millionaire, key leadership traits, and brain-expanding books.

How to Be a Millionaire @ Forbes: Investopedia weighs in at Forbes on what it takes to be a millionaire. Spoiler: it takes a lot of hard work, skill cultivation, and sometimes—but not always—a bit of luck.

4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs do before Breakfast @ Forbes: Neil Patel at Forbes discusses the four things successful entrepreneurs do before breakfast. But first things first: wake up early, and knock the difficult stuff out early.

5 Visionary CEOs and Their Key Traits That Every Leader Should Master @ Entrepreneur: Good advice from Chuck Cohn, CEO and founder of Varsity Tutors: “You may believe that the leaders you admire are smarter, luckier or more creative than you, but the traits that make them wildly successful can be honed over time.”

The Not-To-Do List: 9 Habits to Stop Now @ FourHourWorkWeek: Small business owners spend a lot of time checking things off the to-do list, but what about the NOT-to-do list? Tim Ferriss lists nine bad habits to cut out, like answering calls from unknown numbers, sending emails first thing in the morning or late at night, and most importantly, hoping that work will fill a void that other things should, like relationships and activities.

The Ten Most Important Books To Expand Your Brain @ Medium: Skip the author’s self-serving preamble at the beginning, scroll down to the actual list of business books for some healthful brain expansion. Especially Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Outliers.”


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