Sean M. Lyden

Sean Lyden is the CEO of Prestige Positioning (a service of The Professional Writing Firm Inc.), an Atlanta-based firm that "positions" clients as leading experts in their field-through ghost-written articles and books for publication. Clients include Morgan Stanley, IFG Securities, SunTrust Service Corp. and several professional advisory and management consulting firms nationwide.

Can Failure Be Good?

Not when you take it for what it is, a failure. But if you apply the lessons you learn from one venture to a new and improved one, failure can be the best thing that ever happens to you.

Marketing Buzz 9/01

Becoming an author could be good for business.

Kick the Habits

The 5 worst habits of startup entrepreneurs--and how to give 'em the boot for good

When to Say When

It's your business. Your dream. Your <i>baby</i>. And it's failing miserably. Is it time to call it quits?

Finding Your Passion

Call it passion, enthusiasm or fire in the belly--it's what energizes successful entrepreneurs. Here's how to unlock yours.
Finance

Keeping Your Shirt From Creditors

Don't let debt take over your dream.

Rejecting The Fear Of Rejection

Take the first step toward getting things done by facing your fears.

7 Investor Presentation Pitfalls

Silicon Valley venture capitalists dish the dirt on the biggest blunders you could make during a presentation to investors.

Perfect Balance

Steps to help you achieve balance between work, family and play when you're launching your start-up

Time Out

Effective tips for handling business conflicts

Fight Back

If you've been a victim of "ism"--racism, ageism, sexism--these tips will keep you from getting discouraged.

Opportunity Knocks

It's been proven that the power of the mind is strong, so why not cultivate an "opportunity mindset" to help you find the success you deserve?

You Ought To Be Committed

If you're feeling overwhelmed by the amount of work you've taken on, check out these five tips to de-stress and get back on track.

It Was A Dark And Stormy Night

When it seems as if your only option is to close up shop and get a "real job", here's how to persevere.

Blind Faith

Don't worry! We'll tell you how to overcome your feelings of intimidation and reach your goals.