Leadership

An Oft Unspoken Key to Success: Put Aside Your Ego and Be Vulnerable
Leadership

An Oft Unspoken Key to Success: Put Aside Your Ego and Be Vulnerable

Adam Braun, the founder of Pencils of Promise, talks about how he had to confront his biggest fear in order to grow his operation in his new book, ‘The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change.’
How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff
Leadership

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.
Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians
Business Management

Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians

Looking at the world's best athletes can teach you some important lessons about entrepreneurship.
Why Derek Jeter Is So Admired
Leadership

Why Derek Jeter Is So Admired

The Yankee captain is calling it quits. Business leaders can learn a lot from the way he played the game.
How Leaders Can Find Their Mojo
Leadership

How Leaders Can Find Their Mojo

CEOs face three big issues at the top. Here's how they can own their vision and lead effectively.
The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat
Leadership

The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat

During an open-forum Q&A hosted by Reddit, Bill Gates discussed philanthropy, business advice and even condom design in his first interview since stepping down as Microsoft’s chairman.
Forget Relying on Tools. Focus on Developing Your Skills Instead.
Leadership

Forget Relying on Tools. Focus on Developing Your Skills Instead.

To be an expert, you need the fundamental skills. The tools don’t make a bit of difference.
Work on Your Empathy and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Leadership

Work on Your Empathy and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why not to be like the Wolf of Wall Street, why you should make your workplace more like a video game and more advice for business owners.
Google's Most Senior Female Executive Tapped to Run YouTube
Leadership

Google's Most Senior Female Executive Tapped to Run YouTube

Susan Wojcicki, Google's 16th employee, has been named CEO of YouTube as the company sharpens its focus on the video sharing property's ad-selling prospects.
What Not To Do: Lessons From 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
Leadership

What Not To Do: Lessons From 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

While lying and swindling may have scored entrepreneur Jordan Belfort fame and fortune, it ended up costing him everything. Here is how to make sure you stay on the right side of the tracks.
Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year
Leadership

Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year

Microsoft has set the base salary of its new CEO, Satya Nadella, at $1.2 million, but with incentives and stock options he could earn as much as $18 million during his first year on the job.
Are You a Good Leader? (Infographic)
Leadership

Are You a Good Leader? (Infographic)

Running a small business requires strong and strategic leadership. Here are the skills you need to succeed today.
From Corner Shot to Corner Office, 5 Lessons Learned
Leadership

From Corner Shot to Corner Office, 5 Lessons Learned

What being a college athlete taught this entrepreneur about business.
Microsoft's Safe Bet: Nadella Named CEO, Gates Appointed Tech Advisor
Leadership

Microsoft's Safe Bet: Nadella Named CEO, Gates Appointed Tech Advisor

Microsoft named 22-year veteran Satya Nadella its new CEO, signaling the company will favor staid continuity over the drastic overhaul that an outsider might bring to its beleaguered business model.
Leading as a Servant
Leadership

Leading as a Servant

Leading isn't a top-down exercise. Using the concept of Servant Leadership can help you better connect with your employees
Super Leaders: Are You More Like Manning or Wilson?
Leadership

Super Leaders: Are You More Like Manning or Wilson?

Each quarterback has a different presence on their team that can be applied to the business world.
What I Learned Gambling $3 Million on the Worst Super Bowl Ads
Advertising

What I Learned Gambling $3 Million on the Worst Super Bowl Ads

As this weekend approaches, it's time to remember to think bold and play tough to build your business.
A Dollar and a Dream: 15 Tech Startup Billionaires (Infographic)
Leadership

A Dollar and a Dream: 15 Tech Startup Billionaires (Infographic)

Of the 500 richest people in the world, 167 are in the U.S. and 15 of those are tech entrepreneurs.
Half-Witted or Heroic? Man Fights Off Shark, Sutures His Own Wounds, Then Throws Back a Beer
Leadership

Half-Witted or Heroic? Man Fights Off Shark, Sutures His Own Wounds, Then Throws Back a Beer

If you thought building a business required resilience, consider the tale of a 24-year-old New Zealand doctor who fought off a shark attack, sutured his own wounds and then threw back a beer.
Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union
Leadership

Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union

Joey Hudy wowed President Obama at the White House Science Fair and has since secured a spot as Intel's youngest intern.
How to Shut Down Your Struggling Startup
Leadership

How to Shut Down Your Struggling Startup

A failed business venture is practically a rite of passage. But rather than simply imploding, bowing out with gratitude and grace can help set the stage for future success.
Uncommon Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Generation
Leadership

Uncommon Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Generation

The most unemployed generation in history - Gen Y - has been sold a bill of goods, but not in the way you might think.
 The Holy Grail of Workplace Motivation
Managing Employees

The Holy Grail of Workplace Motivation

When lighting a spark under your employees, keep these two critical factors in mind.
This Entrepreneur Shows How to Paint a Picture of Success
Leadership

This Entrepreneur Shows How to Paint a Picture of Success

Entrepreneur's Growth Conference keynote speaker Erik Wahl takes us on a visual storytelling journey providing inspiration, motivation and entertainment.
Be a Better Leader Today
Leadership

Be a Better Leader Today

Leaders usually strive to be better. Here are four easy ways to amp up your leadership skills today.
You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.
Innovation

You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

As founder and CEO of the Malala Fund, Shiza Shahid is determined to help women around the world get access to an education. And she's learning a lot along the way.
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