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Why Financial Security Ruins People
Leadership

Why Financial Security Ruins People

Sting knows what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur: self-reliance, personal accountability and feeling that you have nothing to lose.
The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses
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The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses

Top-notch leaders do more than drive sales. They create and foster positive work environments that inspire greatness among others.
Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend.
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Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend.

Is looking into online activities an invasion of privacy? Maybe, but it's important to learn everything you can about a job candidate.
Arrive Late to a Big Meeting? How to Recover.
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Arrive Late to a Big Meeting? How to Recover.

Like Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, we've all had the experience of being late to events, or missing them altogether. Here's how to save face -- and make sure it doesn't happen again.
The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees
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The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

It's important to remember that 'want' and 'deserve' don't always overlap.
Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits
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Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits

"Operational dashboards'' keep employees and entire businesses focused on improving the tasks that make everything work.
How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It
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How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It

Many of us are tempted to deflect kind words, but that may be doing more hard than good.
6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On
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6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

Failure happens. It is what you learn from your missteps that sets you apart.
When Giving a Presentation, Never Do This
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When Giving a Presentation, Never Do This

It may be tempting to tell your audience that you're not as prepared as you would like or that you just got over being sick. Here's why you shouldn't.
Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire
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Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire

Some wise words that you can put into practice at your own startup endeavors.
How to Deal With Headache-Inducing Customers
Leadership

How to Deal With Headache-Inducing Customers

While most customers are happy when companies offer solutions and try to help , there are a few types of customers who will never be happy. Here is how to deal with them.
Entrepreneurship as the Hero's Journey
Leadership

Entrepreneurship as the Hero's Journey

Leave the familiar, grapple with the unknown, chance failure, triumph.
The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School
Leadership

The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

One of the lessons this CEO has learned outside the classroom is number crunching is useful but communication skills really count.
Why Things Always Go Wrong
Leadership

Why Things Always Go Wrong

This is what happens when Murphy's Law and the Peter Principle meet the Seven Deadly Sins.
What 4 Little Letters Can Tell You About Your Team
Leadership

What 4 Little Letters Can Tell You About Your Team

There has a lot written about managing teams but perhaps entrepreneurs need to just focus on a simple assessment.
Master the Art of Small Talk to Build a Network of Business Allies
Leadership

Master the Art of Small Talk to Build a Network of Business Allies

When building relationships for your startup, don’t overlook this strategy.
How to Fire Employees With Compassion
Leadership

How to Fire Employees With Compassion

Firing is never easy for anyone, but it can be less painful if you follow these tips.
Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again
Leadership

Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

Your body language speaks volumes about you. Here are five tips for better, more professional posture.
10 Things Real Leaders Do
Leadership

10 Things Real Leaders Do

Leaders lead. Followers follow. It’s not complicated. You're either one or the other. Which are you?
What Young People Want From Work
Leadership

What Young People Want From Work

A new survey explores what motivates employees aged 20 to 33. Entrepreneurs looking to attract, hire and hold onto top talent would be wise to take notice.
In the Face of Sudden Tragedy, How This CEO Was Able to Rise Anew
Leadership

In the Face of Sudden Tragedy, How This CEO Was Able to Rise Anew

Just three weeks after moving to Atlanta for her very first CEO role, JuE Wong's husband died of a heart attack. This is her remarkable story.
How to Build an Institution, Not a Short-Term Business
Leadership

How to Build an Institution, Not a Short-Term Business

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the newest head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is an entrepreneur herself. Here, she discusses how to create a business that will be around for the long haul.
For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase
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For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase

If you want to connect with people, you have to let them know you're listening. Here's how.
The 7 Keys to Inspiring Millennials at Work
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The 7 Keys to Inspiring Millennials at Work

They’re the fastest growing demographic in the workplace and they want to hear how they're doing.
Talk Is Cheap: Why Great Leaders Inspire By Example
Leadership

Talk Is Cheap: Why Great Leaders Inspire By Example

'Do as I say not as I do' doesn't fly for successful leaders. To earn respect, you need to show people you mean business.
When Should a CEO Get Involved in Day-to-Day Details?
Leadership

When Should a CEO Get Involved in Day-to-Day Details?

For companies of a certain size, leaders should take a step back from operations. But are there exceptions?
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