What 11 successful people did for their first-ever jobs — and what they were paid

john paul dejoriaJohn Paul DeJoria came from humble origins before making billions.Kevin Winter/Getty Everyone has to start somewhere. From making paper deliveries to selling tuxedos, the first jobs these 11 successful people shared with Business Insider weren’t always the most glamorous. Read on to see where …

This is what every business leader should do, according to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos If you’re leading a business leader, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has some advice: Figure out what will matter in 10 years, and build your strategy around that. That’s what Bezos does with Amazon. Speaking at the Code Conference, Bezos said he focuses on three things for Amazon’s …

5 Ways To Stay Motivated While Building Your Business On The Side

A common strategy for many aspiring entrepreneurs is to ease their way into it by building their business on the side while working a full-time job. While this approach helps reduce the initial risk of diving head first into being your own boss, delaying the gratification of quitting your job to run your own business …

7 Steps To Begin Building Your Own Pot Of Gold

The fun and festive spirit of St. Patrick’s Day includes a great many things – parades, shamrocks, pints of Guinness, corned beef and cabbage, leprechauns, and glittery visions of colorful rainbows leading to overflowing pots of gold. Want to achieve your own pot of gold? Anything is possible. You can start …