It takes only five second to change your life. Serial entrepreneur, business coach, speaker, author, and award-winning radion and TV show host Mel Robbins travels the world empowering leaderst to improve their lives. How? By closing the gap between knwoing what needs to be done and actually doing it. In this interview, Shelby Skrhak, SUCCESS.com's director of digital content, digs into the concept of taking action.
Millionaire entrepreneur Kevin O'Leary is known for his ruthless and outspoken opinions on ABC's entrepreneurial reality show Shark Tank. O'Leary or "Mr. Wonderful" as he is known to viewers, made his fortune founding SoftKey, an education software company. Learn how he fought his way to the top of the tank.
Fashion is a business where success is as fleeting as the newest fad. Yet, Kendra Scott, who started her jewelry business with $500 and a spare bedroom, has taken the industry by storm. SUCCESS staffer Paige Dungan sat down witih Scott to discuss how she keeps family and philanthropy at the center of her multimillion-dollar company.
Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo says “championships and great seasons are won in locker rooms.” Over two decades-plus, his leadership has produced an NCAA championship and 16 NBA draft picks. In this exclusive interview, author and contributing editor Don Yaeger takes a deep look at Izzo's success on and off the court.
NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson knows that success isn’t just a one-person show. Each member of his team plays a vital role before and during every race. Johnson talks with SUCCESS about speed, growth and the importance of teamwork.
Meet Lori Greiner, "the warm-blooded shark" on the hit ABC show Shark Tank. A prolific invento of retail products, Greiner built her empire from the ground up through old-fashioned elbow grease and willpower. Today she has created over 450 products and her own show on QVC. Greiner spreads her knowledge by investing in entrepreneurs whom she sees as potential heroes.
"Your life follows your thoughts." These are the words of Joel Osteen, best-selling author and pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston. In his interview with SUCCESS Editor-in-chief Josh Ellis, Osteen shares an array of motivation and inspirational thoughts. For him, life comes down to fulfilling his purpose, and he wants to help you do the same.
"If you don't design your own life plan, chance are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you: Not much." These are the words of Jim Rohn, legendary mentor to modern masters. Rohn touched numerous lives, and his influence is still felt through today's personal-development icons. This special clip is from our digital learning program Foundations for Success, in which Rohn shares how you can design and extraordinary life.
The founder of Spanx, Sara Blakely didn't know the first thing about the pantyhose industry (or business for that matter) when she launched her company. She had only one source to operate from: her gut. Blakely believed her invention would help millions of women, and she was right. Her passion and dedication has made her a billionaire. That same passion, along with an added touch of spunk comes through in this interview with former SUCCESS Publisher Darren Hardy.
"Today we do what others won't so that tomorrow we can accomplish what others can't." These are the words of Robert Herjavec, one of North America's most recognizable business leaders and an investor on the Emmy Award-winning ABC hit Shark Tank. Rising from humble beginnings, Herjavec exemplifies the power of entrepreneurship and shares motivational business advice with the entrepreneurs he mentors through his books and now SUCCESS.
Marie Forleo is a New Jersey girl with nothing more than passion, a laptop and a dream - turns out, that's just what she needed to build a multimillion-dollar socially conscious empire. In her time with SUCCESS Publisher Darren Hardy, Forleo tells the story of her personal-development journey and what anyone can do to make the world a better place through a business or as an individual.
Ever wonder what makes professional athletes, musicians and artists so great in their fields? DanMcLaughlin was curious whether time and dedicated practice was indeed all it took, so he decided to test the theory of 10,000-hours-to-expertise for himself, quitting his day job to chase a PGA Tour dream. Former SUCCESS publisher Darren Hardy sat down with McLaughlin to hear his story and see how those 10,000 hours of golf are coming along..
He is best-known as the man behind The 4-Hour Workweek but there’s more to Tim Ferriss than his writings. Ferriss is a passionate thrill-seeker who loves life and dives headfirst into every opportunity for growth and change. In his interview with SUCCESS, Ferriss explains what excites him each day and what you can learn from his journey to success.
Retirement isn't about how old you are, but it is about a number. That is a personal motto and the key advice from financial expert Chris Hogan in his book Retire Inspired: It's Not an Age, It's a Financial Number. Listen as financial expert Chris Hogan talks numbers and digs out the answers to your toughest financial questions.
"I never stop learning, because your bank accounts are a reflection of what happened before-not a reflection of what's happening now." Those words from dynamic billionaire Mark Cuban encapsulate his interview with former publisher of SUCCESS magazine Darren Hardy. From the set of Shark Tank, Cuban talks about his successes and failures, and how he has managed to make his dreams a reality.
SUCCESS Ambassador John C. Maxwell joins former SUCCESS magazine publisher Darren Hardy on this episode of SUCCESS Talks to discuss the numerous reasons why having a great coach in your life, or anyone who adds value to you, can be a game changer. Maxwell encourages you to ask yourself, How hungry am I? and to find a coach to help you build on that hunger in all areas of your life.
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, you have to go with others,” says retired Louisiana State University basketball coach Dale Brown, a Hall-of-Famer who devoted himself to players’ off-the-court needs first. The renowned speaker shares his philosophies with former SUCCESS magazine Publisher Darren Hardy in this one-on-one matchup.
Leadership isn’t about a single individual in a starring role. Leadership is about a team reaching its potential. Clark Stuart, a retired Navy SEAL, brings a unique perspective to the idea of leadership - one he learned while training as a SEAL and while training others. In his discussion with former SUCCESS magazine Publisher Darren Hardy, Stuart reveals what it takes to dodge a bullet and lead a team that cannot afford mistakes.
There is no color-by-numbers guide to leadership. It’s an art and a science, a discipline you must grow into and learn from the masters. This episode we introduce one such master: John Addison. Formerly the co-CEO of Primerica, now SUCCESS magazine leadership editor this Georgia boy worked his way up the rungs of the multibillion-dollar financial services company and established himself as one of the greats.
Jeremy Piven is not an entrepreneur, but he plays one on TV. Thanks to his title role on the Brit hit Mr Selfridge and his turn as the infamous Ari Gold of Entourage, Piven has learned the do’s and don’ts of boldly pursuing success. He shares those lessons in this discussion with former Editor-in-Chief Susan Kane.
Author and Stanford lecturer Amy Wilkinson brought together the minds of 200 successful entrepreneurs for her best-selling book The Creator's Code. In this exclusive interview, Wilkinson shares the most surprising things she has learned about what it takes to be extraordinary in business.
All successful businesspeople are shaped by their journeys. Bill McDermott, CEO of the multinational software company SAP, is no different. He sits down with former SUCCESS magazine Publisher Darren Hardy to share stories from his career manifesto Winner’s Dream: A Journey from Corner Store to Corner Office.
Do you ever wish you could add more hours to the day? That you could multiply time to get more done? Rory Vaden knows exactly how you feel. As a self-discipline strategist, he’s constantly on the lookout for ways people can find extra time. He shares ideas in his new book, Procrastinate on Purpose, and sits down with Hardy to discuss his exciting findings and suggestions.
Every day we are challenged to perform our best. It’s hard enough. But when life throws a curveball, many people simply crumble. Not Kris Carr. Diagnosed with an incurable stage IV tumor over a decade ago, she has overcome the odds and still lives each day performing at her very best. She shares her story in an interview with former SUCCESS magazine Publisher Darren Hardy.
Author Geoffrey James encourages us to not be intimidated or frustrated by the process of selling, and to remember that, at its heart, selling is all about making someone else happy. Listen as he shares insights that can help you reach your sales potential, not matter your position, product, or company.