Weekly Roundup: 5 Must-See YouTube Videos for Entrepreneurs (Nov. 13, 2015)
In this week's video roundup, Neil Shen of Sequoia Capital China discusses the importance of doing what you love, Brian Tracy offers tips on how to stay focused on your goals, and Marie Forleo delivers some financial advice that will have you making and keeping more money. Plus, Evan Carmichael presents Mark Zuckerberg's Top 10 Rules for Success and Patrick Bet-David asks the question, "Is there entrepreneur DNA?"
Sequoia's Neil Shen to Entrepreneurs: "Follow Your Heart"
In this 53-minute video from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Neil Shen (the founding managing partner of Sequoia Capital China) offers plenty of wisdom and advice to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Perhaps most importantly, he says, "Go with your heart. You have to really love what you do, otherwise it will be difficult to sustain."
Q&A: Harnessing Self-Discipline to Stay Focused on Your Goals
Here's a quick but insightful Q&A session with business guru Brian Tracy, who discusses how to harness the self-discipline required to stay focused on your goals. He says that we can learn any skill we need to achieve to our goals—a potent reminder that most things are within our reach, if only we work hard and stay focused. Tracy's advice is spot-on, as always.
2 Weird Money Habits That Train Your Brain for Abundance
Does your money have a tendency to slip away without notice? Well, Marie Forleo has some tips that can train your brain to make and keep more of it. Sound good? Watch the video.
Is There Entrepreneur DNA?
In this 23-minute video, Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Bet-David delivers a blast of motivation and inspiration that begins with a simple question: Do you have the DNA of an entrepreneur? Well, do you?
Mark Zuckerberg's Top 10 Rules for Success
Evan Carmichael presents Mark Zuckerberg's Top 10 Rules for Success. The chairman and chief executive of Facebook champions getting feedback, making mistakes, building a good team, and the power of social bonds. Did you know he receives a one-dollar salary as CEO of Facebook? No matter what you think about Facebook, most entrepreneurs can learn something valuable from Mark Zuckerberg and his tremendous success.
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