Leadership

Jobs or Zuckerberg: Who'd Make the Better Boss?
Leadership

Jobs or Zuckerberg: Who'd Make the Better Boss?

With the Apple founder's death and the Facebook IPO, there's been a changing of the guard in Silicon Valley. Here's how the two leaders' styles compare.
Small Business and the President's Cabinet
Leadership

Small Business and the President's Cabinet

President Obama recently made the head of the SBA part of his presidential cabinet. We speak with SBA Administrator Karen G. MIlls about what it means for U.S. small businesses.
What I Learned About Great Meetings from Steve Jobs
Managing Employees

What I Learned About Great Meetings from Steve Jobs

One principle that is key to Apple's success is keeping meetings small and attended by the smartest people.
Lessons in Influence from Stumptown Coffee's Duane Sorenson
Leadership

Lessons in Influence from Stumptown Coffee's Duane Sorenson

The founder of Stumptown Coffee Roasters made a list of the 30 most influential people in the beverage industry. Here's why.
Daymond John on Engaging Young Entrepreneurs and Building a Better Business
Leadership

Daymond John on Engaging Young Entrepreneurs and Building a Better Business

The 'Shark Tank' investor shares his thoughts on youth and entrepreneurship, as well as business trends and using social media.
Starting a Business

What to Do When Friends Want to Be Co-Founders

One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.
Entrepreneurs: 'One Percenters'?
Leadership

Entrepreneurs: 'One Percenters'?

As part of Entrepreneur Week in New York, entrepreneurs walk to put a face on their chapter of the American dream.
Embracing Failure on the Path to Success
Leadership

Embracing Failure on the Path to Success

Leading entrepreneurs and innovators learn from their mistakes and accept that failures are inevitable in finding success.
TaskRabbit's Leah Busque on Staying Competitive
Leadership

TaskRabbit's Leah Busque on Staying Competitive

The startup has survived competitive challenges by following these three important principles.
A Chat With Sir Richard Branson
Leadership

A Chat With Sir Richard Branson

Entrepreneur.com columnist Shira Lazar talked to Sir Richard Branson just after Virgin Atlantic's inaugural flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia.
Can You Evolve From Control Freak to Emotionally Intelligent Leader?
Leadership

Can You Evolve From Control Freak to Emotionally Intelligent Leader?

As your company grows, you can transition from startup entrepreneur to coach and mentor. Hint: It starts with trust.
What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Public Speaking
Leadership

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Public Speaking

How can you go from 'public speaking isn't my thing' to full-fledged confidence? The Esquire guy helps you step up to the podium.
An Unconventional Guide to Public Speaking
Leadership

An Unconventional Guide to Public Speaking

Entrepreneur's Esquire Guy columnist Ross McCammon offers his unique take on the art and craft of public speaking. Hint: No hula-hoops.
Should You Be the Leader of Your Small Business?
Leadership

Should You Be the Leader of Your Small Business?

Some entrepreneurs are born to start businesses, but not all of them can inspire greatness in the ranks. Here's how to tell if you're really cut out for leadership.
Seven Ways to Get Your Unmotivated Workers Off Their Butts
Motivation and Retention

Seven Ways to Get Your Unmotivated Workers Off Their Butts

Here are some tips for getting workers fired up and raring to achieve your company's goals.
Barbara Corcoran's Leadership Style: Rainbows and Steel-Toe Boots
Leadership

Barbara Corcoran's Leadership Style: Rainbows and Steel-Toe Boots

Case study: Barbara Corcoran's business management style is uniquely her own.
Leadership Lessons from the Top of the Org Chart
Leadership

Leadership Lessons from the Top of the Org Chart

Forget the so-called gurus. Learn from the people worth quoting.
CEO Case Studies: A Role Model and a Cautionary Tale
Growing Your Business

CEO Case Studies: A Role Model and a Cautionary Tale

One to study if you want to lead well. Another if you want to fail miserably.
Six Books on Leadership Worth Actually Reading
Leadership

Six Books on Leadership Worth Actually Reading

No one springs forth from the womb a fully formed leader--but some books can shorten the learning curve
Magazine

Editor's Note: The Zen Zone

In this issue, we take an in-depth look at leadership -- and what it means to entrepreneurs.
12 Leadership Traits You Need to Thrive in Tough Times
Growth Strategies

12 Leadership Traits You Need to Thrive in Tough Times

What does it take to lead a small business through this ongoing economic mess? Here's a roundup of the important traits for entrepreneurs in 2012.
An Entrepreneur's Top Leadership Challenges -- and How to Meet Them
Leadership

An Entrepreneur's Top Leadership Challenges -- and How to Meet Them

As their companies expand, business owners aren't always ready to deal with new management issues.
Tips to Help the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs
Leadership

Tips to Help the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The innovators of the future are roaming the halls of your local schools. But are they getting enough encouragement? Here's how you can help.
Richard Branson on Decision-Making For Entrepreneurs
Leadership

Richard Branson on Decision-Making For Entrepreneurs

The British billionaire talks about how he makes tough choices.
Richard Branson on Measuring the Success of 2011
Leadership

Richard Branson on Measuring the Success of 2011

The billionaire entrepreneur looks back at his efforts to make a difference in the world in the past year.
People Are Always Misinterpreting My Emails. What Am I Doing Wrong?
Leadership

People Are Always Misinterpreting My Emails. What Am I Doing Wrong?

The Esquire guy suggests we all could benefit from a Robert De Niro approach to e-mailing.
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