Entrepreneur: Latest from Lindsay Broder http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:09:00 GMT How Letting Go and Connecting With Faith Saved My Business We don't like to talk about faith, but it is a key component in letting go of situations we can't control. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:09:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235965 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235965 We don't like to talk about faith, but it is a key component in letting go of situations we can't control. Before You Rush to Fail, Read This Yes, you can learn a lot from failure. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't do everything you can to avoid it. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235330 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235330 Yes, you can learn a lot from failure. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't do everything you can to avoid it. Stop Being So Laid-Back In the Workplace Executives who are too permissive in the office run the risk of sacrificing productivity. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234791 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234791 Executives who are too permissive in the office run the risk of sacrificing productivity. The 6 Words That Are Holding You Back Language reflects how we think. Change your negative mindset by avoiding these words. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234488 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234488 Language reflects how we think. Change your negative mindset by avoiding these words. What Lessons You Should Learn When You Fire Someone No one likes to let someone go. But, when you do, make sure you are using it as a learning experience for leadership. Thu, 15 May 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233907 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233907 No one likes to let someone go. But, when you do, make sure you are using it as a learning experience for leadership. How To Remain Relevant in Your Shrinking Industry Businesses come and go, but adapting to clients' needs will always help you stay on top. Mon, 05 May 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233589 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233589 Businesses come and go, but adapting to clients' needs will always help you stay on top. 7 Things You Should Never Say to Your Employees We all get caught up in a moment of frustration, but what you say can have a lasting impact on the motivation of your staff. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232657 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232657 We all get caught up in a moment of frustration, but what you say can have a lasting impact on the motivation of your staff. When It's Appropriate to Micromanage There is a fine line between being effectively hands-on and micromanaging. Here's when to get more involved. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232345 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232345 There is a fine line between being effectively hands-on and micromanaging. Here's when to get more involved. How to Rekindle The Flame...With Your Business Partner When you are in business with a partner and, for better or worse, that can seem like a marriage. Here's how to keep the flame burning. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232153 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232153 When you are in business with a partner and, for better or worse, that can seem like a marriage. Here's how to keep the flame burning. If You Want to Lead, You Also Need to Manage We think the key to being a successful leader has to do with vision and strategy. But it is also in nuts-and-bolts management. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231897 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231897 We think the key to being a successful leader has to do with vision and strategy. But it is also in nuts-and-bolts management. Before You Send That Angry Email, Read This Email and IM's sometimes give us courage to speak our minds after a workplace fight. Here's how to do those right. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231734 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231734 Email and IM's sometimes give us courage to speak our minds after a workplace fight. Here's how to do those right. 6 Questions to Help Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur Many of us yearn to run our own businesses. Here are the six questions to ask to decide if it is for you. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231613 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231613 Many of us yearn to run our own businesses. Here are the six questions to ask to decide if it is for you. How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff We all lose it sometimes. Here's how to address it right away to make sure you don't ruin your employees' morale. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231562 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231562 We all lose it sometimes. Here's how to address it right away to make sure you don't ruin your employees' morale. How to Get Paid More Today With all the talk about how companies should pay more, few leaders realize that the path to higher compensation rests with them, not the government. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231244 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231244 With all the talk about how companies should pay more, few leaders realize that the path to higher compensation rests with them, not the government. 5 Reasons to Make Time for Yourself Right Now Yes, we know you don't believe time for yourself is important. But it is. Here are the five reasons why. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231166 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231166 Yes, we know you don't believe time for yourself is important. But it is. Here are the five reasons why. The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror. The hardest thing to do is to take an honest look at yourself, warts and all. But it is vital for the success of your business. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230896 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230896 The hardest thing to do is to take an honest look at yourself, warts and all. But it is vital for the success of your business. How to Handle Being Passed Over for a Promotion Besides getting fired, being passed over can be the worst thing to happen to you in your career. But it shouldn't be the end of the world. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230549 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230549 Besides getting fired, being passed over can be the worst thing to happen to you in your career. But it shouldn't be the end of the world. 10 Strategies for Overcoming Creativity Block We all find a rut and lose inspiration. But getting your creative juices flowing again isn't as hard as you may think. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230276 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230276 We all find a rut and lose inspiration. But getting your creative juices flowing again isn't as hard as you may think. 3 Ways to Stop the Fighting and Start Focusing on What Matters Business owners are naturally fighters. But holidays and vacations are a time to focus on how to build relationships. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230123 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230123 Business owners are naturally fighters. But holidays and vacations are a time to focus on how to build relationships. Reality Check: Not Everyone Deserves a Bonus If you reward an employee's subpar performance, you're only hurting your business. Here are four tips on how to handle the bonus process the right way. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229935 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229935 If you reward an employee's subpar performance, you're only hurting your business. Here are four tips on how to handle the bonus process the right way. Employees Driving You Nuts? It Might Be You, Not Them. It is easy to get frustrated by poor performance by our employees. But fixing the problem might require a bit of introspection. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229826 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229826 It is easy to get frustrated by poor performance by our employees. But fixing the problem might require a bit of introspection. How to Search Your Soul to Get Through a Crisis When things go wrong, we look around for whom to blame. Often, we could benefit from a mirror. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229695 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229695 When things go wrong, we look around for whom to blame. Often, we could benefit from a mirror. How to Protect Corporate Culture in a Telecommuting World If office culture is important to you, ask yourself these questions when mulling a telecommuting policy. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229481 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229481 If office culture is important to you, ask yourself these questions when mulling a telecommuting policy. Women: Are We to Blame for the Glass Ceiling? There is a need for change for women in the workplace, but as with anything, change starts with us. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229389 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229389 There is a need for change for women in the workplace, but as with anything, change starts with us. How to Jump From Startup to Startup Without Hurting Your Career It's not taboo to jump from job to job anymore. But you have to know the right way to do it. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228628 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228628 It's not taboo to jump from job to job anymore. But you have to know the right way to do it. How to Fire Yourself With Grace When It's Time to Take Your Company to the Next Level You might need to replace yourself as chief executive to grow your company in a big way. Here's how to help make a smoother transition to a professional manager. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228456 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228456 You might need to replace yourself as chief executive to grow your company in a big way. Here's how to help make a smoother transition to a professional manager. Why It's Time to Rethink Who's Doing What at Your Company Jacks of all trades can be a plus on a startup team. But as growth takes off, trying to fit a square peg into a round hole can be hazardous to your business. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228293 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228293 Jacks of all trades can be a plus on a startup team. But as growth takes off, trying to fit a square peg into a round hole can be hazardous to your business. How to Have a Personal Life Once Startup Fever Sets In That constant smartphone glow is just not that flattering. When you work for yourself, it can be excruciating to put it down. But you can find time to live a life outside your work. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228187 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228187 That constant smartphone glow is just not that flattering. When you work for yourself, it can be excruciating to put it down. But you can find time to live a life outside your work. Get a Life. It Might Just Be the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Business No time for your personal life? If so, you could be slighting your business. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228012 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228012 No time for your personal life? If so, you could be slighting your business. Change Is Good. Now, How to Get Employees to Buy In Employees often resist change, but good leaders can win their buy-in. Here's how. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227920 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227920 Employees often resist change, but good leaders can win their buy-in. Here's how.