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Steve Tobak

10 Behaviors of Genuine People

Author and Managing Partner, Invisor Consulting
Joel Brown

7 Million-Dollar Habits of the Super Successful

Entrepreneur, Speaker & Founder of Addicted2Success.com
Sujan Patel

10 Habits You Should Ditch Now to Bring Productivity to an All-Time High

Entrepreneur and Marketer, VP of Marketing at When I Work
Joel Trammell

How CEOs Can Prevent the Scourge of Isolation

Veteran CEO; CEO and Founder, Khorus
Brandon Turner

How Setting an Earlier Alarm Changed My Life

Real Estate Investor and VP of Growth at BiggerPockets.com
Adam Toren

5 Steps to Create and Test Your First Infoproduct for Less Than $20

Serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com
Jonathan Long

5 Reasons Business Cards Still Matter

Founder and CEO, Market Domination Media
Andrew Medal

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist, Web Designer, Author, Volunteer
Deborah Mitchell

5 Worst Offenders That Drive Visitors Away From Your Website

CEO & Founder, Deborah Mitchell Media Associates
Tom Smith

5 Employee Types You Should Recognize to Enhance Your IT Security Policies

Vice President of Business Development & Strategy for CloudEntr at Gemalto

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Flexible Schedules Help Create a Healthier Workplace. Here's How.
Flexible Work Arrangements

Flexible Schedules Help Create a Healthier Workplace. Here's How.

Having options at work may equate to better health and a better life, according to recent research.
Firas Kittaneh
5 Strategies for Building Your Business From Angie's List's Founder
Online Marketing

5 Strategies for Building Your Business From Angie's List's Founder

This mega-publisher of consumer reviews says she herself doesn't run away from the bad ones.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
8 Tips for Turning Email Introductions Into Actual Relationships
Communication Strategies

8 Tips for Turning Email Introductions Into Actual Relationships

Because you're going to need some help building your professional network.
Gabe Lozano
Will Google's Algorithm Update Affect Your Franchise Sales?
Franchise Marketing

Will Google's Algorithm Update Affect Your Franchise Sales?

It's time to get "mobile-friendly" to keep your franchisee recruitment efforts going strong.
Matthew Job
Keep Your Talent: 5 Employee Retention Strategies for Long-Term Success
Hiring Employees

Keep Your Talent: 5 Employee Retention Strategies for Long-Term Success

Hiring the right people is your biggest hurdle. Prevent your top workers from becoming flight risks.
Tx Zhuo
McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations

The pay hike will not directly impact workers at franchised locations, which comprise 90 percent of the chain's U.S. restaurants.
Kate Taylor
Business Meetings 101: How to Find the Perfect Restaurant
Meetings

Business Meetings 101: How to Find the Perfect Restaurant

The right venue ensures all parties are comfortable. The wrong one can lead to stress and poor decision-making.
Murray Newlands
These Voice-Controlled GPS Motorcycle Helmets Help Riders Stay on Track
Far Out Tech

These Voice-Controlled GPS Motorcycle Helmets Help Riders Stay on Track

No longer do you have to rely on maps or GPS systems, both of which require riders to take their eyes off the road.
Why Your Love Life Should Take Priority Over Your Startup
Love

Why Your Love Life Should Take Priority Over Your Startup

A romantic partner who actively supports your career is the most under-utilized tool of the modern entrepreneur.
Jordan Gray
How a 3-D Printer Just Gave This Little Girl an Awesome, New Prosthetic Hand
Far Out Tech

How a 3-D Printer Just Gave This Little Girl an Awesome, New Prosthetic Hand

Faith Lennox's breakthrough prosthetic 'robohand,' molded in her favorite colors, was printed and assembled in less than 24 hours, but 3-D printing gave her much more than a hand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Sell Using Social Media Without Looking Pushy
Social Media

How to Sell Using Social Media Without Looking Pushy

Here are a few effective social-media sales strategies you can use to increase sales and keep your audience happy.
Gary Galvin
SXSW Thought Leaders on Failing Better & Finding Your Way
SXSW 2015

SXSW Thought Leaders on Failing Better & Finding Your Way

Couldn't make the conference? Didn't take great notes? Here's our roundup of some of the best tips from thought leaders you'd do well to remember.
Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match
collaboration

Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match

Google's decision to transform Google Maps into a playground for fans of the retro video game proves that the best ideas don't have to be new ideas.
Carly Okyle
Blogging Success: Top Tools for Managing the Content Development Process
Blogging

Blogging Success: Top Tools for Managing the Content Development Process

Here are few that can be super helpful for tracking your blog analytics, creating attractive images and managing social media.
Your Comfort Zone Is Killing Your Success
Growth Strategies

Your Comfort Zone Is Killing Your Success

Comfort is the enemy. If things are easy, it's time to shake up your career.
Scott Hansen
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How to Design the Perfect Logo (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Design the Perfect Logo (Infographic)

From striking shapes to magnetic fonts, to cunning hidden imagery and beyond, here are all of the juicy ingredients you need to cook up a high-impact logo.
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.
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.
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.
14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites
Photography

14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites

Looking for the perfect image for your next project? Try some of these free online resources.

Lists

15 Motivational Quotes From Legends in Sports
Motivation

15 Motivational Quotes From Legends in Sports

From baseball to football and swimming, these sports legends know a thing or two about drive, competition and going all the way.
The Best Content Marketing Tools to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder
Productivity Tools

The Best Content Marketing Tools to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder

From blogging to distribution to simply staying organized, these tool are sure to set your marketing efforts in the right direction.
Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says
Valuations

Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says

Despite concerns of a tech bubble, at least one venture capitalist thinks most of today's heavily funded startups warrant their valuations.
Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?
Crowdfunding

Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?

Don't let a crowdfunding calamity happen to you.
15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People
Persuasion

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing someone to invest in your startup or your boss to let you take on a project, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.