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Steve Tobak

10 Behaviors of Genuine People

Author and Managing Partner, Invisor Consulting
S. Chris Edmonds

Institute 'Spring Training' for Your Business

CEO & Founder, The Purposeful Culture Group
Peter S. Cohan

When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?

President of Peter S. Cohan & Associates
Jacqueline Whitmore

The Best Way to Network on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

Author, Etiquette Expert and Founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach
Larry Alton

5 Habits That Are Destroying Your Ability to Lead

Freelance Writer & Former Entrepreneur
Adam Toren

10 Motivating Quotes to Help You Spring Into Action

Serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com
Shawn Mcintyre

Stop Reacting and Start Responding

CEO and Founder of Shawn McIntyre Fitness

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The Surprising Benefits of Laughter
Productivity

The Surprising Benefits of Laughter

That case of the giggles is good for more than the obvious ab workout.
Laura Entis
Build the Perfect Pitch in 5 Steps
Pitching

Build the Perfect Pitch in 5 Steps

Treat your sales presentation -- and your audience -- with the respect they deserve.
Dustin Sapp
3 Principles of Video Games That Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur
Video Games

3 Principles of Video Games That Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Don't dismiss this popular and growing medium as a waste of time, they hold the potential to boost the skills you need to succeed.
Tor Constantino
5 Musts to Prepare a Business for a Major Growth Spurt
Grow Your Business

5 Musts to Prepare a Business for a Major Growth Spurt

Expansion takes time and careful planning. If growth is rushed, quality may go down and control may be lost.
Zach Cutler
Why Richard Branson Says 'Screw Business as Usual'
Corporate Social Responsibility

Why Richard Branson Says 'Screw Business as Usual'

The message I got from him when I visited his Caribbean island
Tonya Lanthier
Increase Your Visual Content Engagement in 5 Steps (Infographic)
Online Marketing

Increase Your Visual Content Engagement in 5 Steps (Infographic)

An effective piece of visual content tells your story and really pulls the reader in.
Jonathan Long
4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now
Point of sale systems

4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now

Later this year, the more secure point-of-sale terminals will be required by law and most likely expected by consumers.
Tyler Vaughey
Forget 'Lean In': Here's How to Define Your Success as a Working Mother
Child Care

Forget 'Lean In': Here's How to Define Your Success as a Working Mother

The key is in figuring how what works for you -- then asking for it.
Natalie Baumgartner
How an Old-School Handyman Used an App to Repair His Business
Driving Business - Driving Success

How an Old-School Handyman Used an App to Repair His Business

An app that tracks invoices, payments and appointments helped put this handyman ahead of the curve.
Live-Streaming App Battle Begins: Twitter Launches Periscope as Meerkat Raises $12 Million
Competition

Live-Streaming App Battle Begins: Twitter Launches Periscope as Meerkat Raises $12 Million

On the same day that Twitter unveiled Periscope, which it acquired for $100 million in January, buzzy app Meerkat announced a $12 million funding round.
Geoff Weiss
Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO
Legal Issues

Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO

The 'FarmVille' maker is accused of defrauding shareholders about its prospects before and after going public in 2011.
This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking
Instant Messaging

This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking

Email is taking a back seat to real-time messaging. Caliber says its going to make business communications move faster.
Catherine Clifford
The Millionaire Entrepreneur Offering a One-Way Ticket to Mars
Space Travel

The Millionaire Entrepreneur Offering a One-Way Ticket to Mars

Some people want to change the world, while others would rather just leave it behind.
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The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch
Pitches

The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch

Here's a breakdown of what a pitch includes and why it works, using a real-life example. Read and learn.
3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch
Elevator pitch

3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch

Whether you're looking for partners, investors or guidance, you need to be able to communicate a succinct summary of your startup's value.
10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business
Habits

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business

Reframing your thinking can go a long way. A psychologist suggests trying these strategies to get further along the path you've carved out and reach success.
When Workplace 'Slackers' Derail the Cohesion of a Team
Productivity

When Workplace 'Slackers' Derail the Cohesion of a Team

See the five ways these ne'er-do-wells imperil company success.
How to Name a Business
How To

How to Name a Business

What's in a business name? Plenty. Follow this guide to choose a memorable name that will best represent your brand.

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Get Some Real Advice For God's Sake
Advice

Get Some Real Advice For God's Sake

Always seek advice from those who've been in the same boat as you and successfully navigated those treacherous waters.
How the Beauty Industry Continues to Crack the Bro Code
Beauty Businesses

How the Beauty Industry Continues to Crack the Bro Code

Startups and established brands alike are trying to lure men to the world of beauty, but the CEO of Dollar Shave Club says some hand-holding is required.
4 Examples of Bad Email Manners
Email Marketing

4 Examples of Bad Email Manners

Huge, unsolicited attachments and pretending you know someone you don't are among this writer's no-nos.
5 Lessons on Being Wrong
Leadership

5 Lessons on Being Wrong

Your first choice is rarely the optimal choice.
7 Tips for Staying Balanced in Business and Life
Work-Life Balance

7 Tips for Staying Balanced in Business and Life

As an entrepreneur, one of the most important things you can do for your success is establish an effective life-business balance. Here's how to get started.