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10 Behaviors of Genuine People

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When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?

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

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Institute 'Spring Training' for Your Business

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Larry Alton

5 Habits That Are Destroying Your Ability to Lead

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Jacqueline Whitmore

The Best Way to Network on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

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3 Dirty Little Habits That Will Kill Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

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

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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.
What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup

Why Amazon is frustrated at U.S. regulators and a notable VC weighs in on the potential tech bubble.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Could BlackBerry's Turnaround Efforts be Beginning to Gain Traction?
BlackBerry

Could BlackBerry's Turnaround Efforts be Beginning to Gain Traction?

The company reports fourth-quarter profit but a sales miss.
Multitasking Can Damage Your Brain and Career, Studies Say
Productivity

Multitasking Can Damage Your Brain and Career, Studies Say

Researchers found that people who are regularly bombarded with several streams of electronic information cannot pay attention, recall information or switch from one job to another as well as those who complete one task at a time.
Travis Bradberry
Ousted American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Seeks $40 Million in Damages
Legal Issues

Ousted American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Seeks $40 Million in Damages

Charney is seeking millions of dollars for a breach of employment contract, his attorney said.
Why Denny's Sounds Like a Chill Teenager on Social Media
Social Media

Why Denny's Sounds Like a Chill Teenager on Social Media

Find out how this restaurant chain was able to go viral with one of the most unique social-media strategy in the business.
Kate Taylor
3 Things Shared by Top Performing Teams, Whether on the Field or in the Office
Leadership

3 Things Shared by Top Performing Teams, Whether on the Field or in the Office

Those who perform at an extremely high level understand the importance of teamwork and culture.
Matt Mayberry
Why This Father-and-Sons Trio Joined the PizzaRev Franchise
Franchise Players

Why This Father-and-Sons Trio Joined the PizzaRev Franchise

The family that franchises together, stays together.
Carly Okyle
Traditional Search is Dying as Sales Organizations Make Way for 'Context'
Search

Traditional Search is Dying as Sales Organizations Make Way for 'Context'

Now's the time your organization should adopt the contextual-search trend already big in the consumer market.
Doug Winter
How These Four Dads From Utah Quit Their Day Jobs to Make Millions on YouTube
Dadpreneurs

How These Four Dads From Utah Quit Their Day Jobs to Make Millions on YouTube

Fusing classical music with pop hits, The Piano Guys have risen to fame for viral videos filmed amidst eye-popping scenery.
Geoff Weiss
Pebble Time Hits $20 Million on Kickstarter
Pebble

Pebble Time Hits $20 Million on Kickstarter

It's the fastest-funded project and also the most funded -- by far.
Jason Fell
Treat Your Employees Well -- They Are Your Best Brand Ambassadors
Employee loyalty

Treat Your Employees Well -- They Are Your Best Brand Ambassadors

Involve them in new product launches and keep them "in the loop."
Karen Mishra
6 Ways to Be More Productive by Working Less
Balancing Your Worklife

6 Ways to Be More Productive by Working Less

Ironically, scheduling breaks and walks outside actually helps you accomplish more.
Spencer Blackman
3 Key Lessons for My Kids About Becoming Entrepreneurs
Leadership

3 Key Lessons for My Kids About Becoming Entrepreneurs

Because when the time comes for them to enter the working world, I want them to be damn good leaders.
David Mandell
3 Dirty Little Habits That Will Kill Your Entrepreneurial Dreams
Problem Behaviors

3 Dirty Little Habits That Will Kill Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

If it seems like everyone else is succeeding but you -- you might be sabotaging your success with these bad behaviors.
Matthew Toren
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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 Great Ways to Create an Emotional Bond with Customers
Customer Engagement

3 Great Ways to Create an Emotional Bond with Customers

Entrepreneurs can try to woo clients by building a relationship and in the process score better sales and repeat business.
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.
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.
How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work
Productivity

How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work

Are you working on clock time or 'real' time? Learn how to manage your day by understanding the difference with these 10 time management tips.

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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.