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10 Behaviors of Genuine People

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When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?

President of Peter S. Cohan & Associates
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3 Principles of Video Games That Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Former Journalist, Current PR Guy (wielding an MBA)
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
S. Chris Edmonds

Institute 'Spring Training' for Your Business

CEO & Founder, The Purposeful Culture Group
Matthew Toren

3 Dirty Little Habits That Will Kill Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Serial Entrepreneur, Mentor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com

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Why the Future of New Business Is Social Selling
Social Selling

Why the Future of New Business Is Social Selling

Social selling is happening now. Here are three steps to help you leverage the power of this strategy.
Monica Zent
Top 10 Ways to Make Your Presentations More Memorable
Public Speaking

Top 10 Ways to Make Your Presentations More Memorable

If you want to reel in your audience, slow down, keep it real and use visuals wisely.
Jacqueline Whitmore
4 Must-Have Ecommerce Automations
Ecommerce

4 Must-Have Ecommerce Automations

If you're selling something online, make your life easier with these tools.
Adam Callinan
Potential Referrals Are All Around You. Pay Attention.
Networking

Potential Referrals Are All Around You. Pay Attention.

Giving referrals is one of the best ways to start getting referrals.
Ivan Misner
Here Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps
Apple Watch

Here Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps

Apple has started approving third-party apps for its smartwatch. Twitter made the first cut. Facebook did not.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
10 Steps to Finding the Right Co-founder
Co-founders

10 Steps to Finding the Right Co-founder

Two heads are always better than one in a startup. The challenge is how to find that elusive perfect-fit partner.
Martin Zwilling
4 Things a Data Scientist Can Do for Entrepreneurs
Big Data

4 Things a Data Scientist Can Do for Entrepreneurs

Virtually every type of company can benefit from a skilled data scientist.
Michael Li
Apple's Tim Cook on Leadership: 'The Most Important Data Points Are People'
Leadership

Apple's Tim Cook on Leadership: 'The Most Important Data Points Are People'

Cook, who took over for Steve Jobs in 2011, stresses that CEOs need to make swift decisions.
Laura Entis
Consider These 5 Factors Before Making Your Next Big Decision
Decision Making

Consider These 5 Factors Before Making Your Next Big Decision

With the increase in abundance and the rate at which information travels, decision-makers are left facing an onslaught of pressure against unexpected and uncontrollable forces.
Jeff Boss
'Anti-Ball Crushing' Pants Are Putting Lululemon on the Menswear Map
Fashion

'Anti-Ball Crushing' Pants Are Putting Lululemon on the Menswear Map

The wildly popular item 'gives you and the family jewels room to breathe,' Lululemon says.
Geoff Weiss
6 Ways to Make Your Intern Program a Success
Interns

6 Ways to Make Your Intern Program a Success

With intern season just around the corner, ensure your program is an educational experience that can make also make an impact on your company.
Jon Elvekrog
How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety
Wacky Business Ideas

How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety

Skateboarders stay safe with customizable adhesive lights.
Michelle Goodman
How Eating Chocolate Chip Cookies With My Dad Taught Me to Analyze Business
Startup Basics

How Eating Chocolate Chip Cookies With My Dad Taught Me to Analyze Business

As my father and I enjoyed a snack, he provided me with a simple lesson I have never forgotten.
Stephen Key
Can You Face the 6 Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship?
Failure

Can You Face the 6 Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship?

You should first examine your ability to handle uncertainty and, yes, failure.
Eran Dror
30 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs (Infographic)
Inspiration

30 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Check out these snippets of business advice from entrepreneurs including Warren Buffett, Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs.
Kate Taylor
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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.
The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time
TED

The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

They don't call them "ideas worth spreading" for nothing. These are the best of the best.
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.
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.

Lists

3 Horrible Press Release Habits to Break
Media Coverage

3 Horrible Press Release Habits to Break

Your professors bear some blame; they lauded florid writing and set minimum lengths for papers. Here are a few salient points for crafting tighter releases.
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.