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From Candy, to Flowers to Cards, Valentine's Day Is Good Business (Infographic)
Valentine's Day

From Candy, to Flowers to Cards, Valentine's Day Is Good Business (Infographic)

Love may be a matter of the heart, but as these illustrations show, it's also helps drive the economy.
Carly Okyle
The Results Are In: Who Made Our Franchise 500 List?
Franchise 500

The Results Are In: Who Made Our Franchise 500 List?

The companies featured in our annual ranking were judged by their financial strength and stability, growth rate and size.
'Perspective-Taking' and How to Close an Investor in 3 Minutes
Ready To Launch

'Perspective-Taking' and How to Close an Investor in 3 Minutes

Are you watching for those all-important clues? Here's how to do that.
How an Indian Startup is Using Customer Service to Edge out the Competition
Data-Driven Marketing

How an Indian Startup is Using Customer Service to Edge out the Competition

Designhill offers customers 100 percent refunds on its logo-design service, no questions asked.
Brian Hughes
The 8 Secrets of Great Communicators
Control What You Can

The 8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal.
Travis Bradberry
7 Major Steps for Achieving Massive Success
Success

7 Major Steps for Achieving Massive Success

Only those who are willing to pay the price will ever get the chance to have a taste of success.
Daniel Ally
It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round
Venture Capital

It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round

The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn the lesson.
John Greathouse
The Best Marketing Advice You've Never Received
Data-Driven Marketing

The Best Marketing Advice You've Never Received

Stop making a fetish of technology and start focusing on the people you need to hire to use it.
Gene Marks
4 TED Talks to Help You Save Time and Get More Done at Work
Control What You Can

4 TED Talks to Help You Save Time and Get More Done at Work

Don't look now, but the clock is ticking. Quick -- take the time to find out how to get more done in less time.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself
Reinvention

Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself

People grow, circumstances change. To cope and thrive you must take stock of who you are and who you are becoming.
John Rampton
Patience Is the Secret to Boosting Your Profits
Control What You Can

Patience Is the Secret to Boosting Your Profits

Let everybody else be in a hurry. Wait for when the time is ripe, then hurry.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Not Offering Flex Time? You're in Trouble.
flextime

Not Offering Flex Time? You're in Trouble.

Here are a few of the key issues companies face when considering moving to more flex time and how to execute it in a way that keeps employees happy while emphasizing productivity.
Meghan M. Biro
How Marking Milestones Boosts Employee Productivity
Company Culture

How Marking Milestones Boosts Employee Productivity

Bring your company story to life by celebrating progress and sharing your company history.
Elise Mitchell
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders
Control What You Can

A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders

These leaders don't care about being more confident. What they desperately want to be is better calibrated.
Al Pittampalli
7 Ways to Keep Your Best Employees
Employee Retention

7 Ways to Keep Your Best Employees

What are you doing to encourage creative innovation?
Use of Dating Apps Surging, Says Pew Study
Online Dating

Use of Dating Apps Surging, Says Pew Study

Chances are you, or someone you know, uses online dating sites or mobile apps.
Carolyn Sun
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7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22
Success Strategies

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

The secret to success in the business world is a combination of grit and creative thinking.
Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)
Productivity

Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)

Agenda Item Number 1: Control your meetings so your meetings don't control you.
7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire
Wealth

7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire

Money is the harvest of your production. Everything that you have is in direct proportion to your actions.
Need a Business Idea? Here are 55
Starting a Business

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.
Low Cost Business Ideas
Low-cost Business Ideas

Low Cost Business Ideas

Looking on how to start a small business but don't have much money? Our low cost startup ideas will help you plan a business to fit your budget.

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7 Major Steps for Achieving Massive Success
Success

7 Major Steps for Achieving Massive Success

Only those who are willing to pay the price will ever get the chance to have a taste of success.
It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round
Venture Capital

It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round

The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn the lesson.
Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself
Reinvention

Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself

People grow, circumstances change. To cope and thrive you must take stock of who you are and who you are becoming.
The 10 Strangest Secrets About Millionaires
Young Millionaires

The 10 Strangest Secrets About Millionaires

There's a way to never be afraid of pursuing the impossible because by knowing that everything will work out in the end.
The Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50
Data-Driven Marketing

The Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50

Peyton Manning who? For us, the big game was all about the commercials. Which ones were a touchdown and which ones fell flat?