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How to Answer Questions Better Than Anyone Else

How to Answer Questions Better Than Anyone Else

Tips for providing answers and advice with confidence and without sounding like a jerk.
Richard Branson on the Right Way to Multitask

Richard Branson on the Right Way to Multitask

Taking on too much too fast can lead to disaster.
Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'

Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'

The fashion-retail founder explains why entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to veer off of the prescribed track, why it is okay for them to make mistakes and how founders should strive to be like Indiana Jones.
5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground.
Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers

Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers

These quotes from five signers of the Declaration of Independence show their wisdom lives on.
The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received.
6 Dumb Ways to Ask for Help

6 Dumb Ways to Ask for Help

As an entrepreneur, the ability to make connections, ask for help and get help is easier than ever. When doing so, avoid these relationship-killing mistakes.
How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

Whether you need a cheerleader, someone to vent to or a person with specific skill sets, here are tips for approaching your search for the perfect guide.
How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

Three successful leaders in business are modeling the idea that being generous is a valuable goal in itself.
4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

Making the right decisions today will ensure your company's survival tomorrow.
3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech

3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech

Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of Washington.
18 Things to Do Right Now to Be a Happier Small-Business Owner

18 Things to Do Right Now to Be a Happier Small-Business Owner

Running a company has its ups and downs, so rely on a robust set of strategies to keep an even keel.
What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business

What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business

Yahoo's chairman recalls the lessons of fairness, coaching and helping others gleaned from the other paternal figures in his life.
10 of the Most Counterintuitive Pieces of Advice From Famous Entrepreneurs

10 of the Most Counterintuitive Pieces of Advice From Famous Entrepreneurs

While advice can come from likely sources, the advice itself isn't always exactly as you'd expect. Here are some interesting examples.
6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

The sooner you get off the nonstop narcissism train, the better. Here's why.
A Franchise Leader on the Benefits and Challenges of Multi-Unit Ownership

A Franchise Leader on the Benefits and Challenges of Multi-Unit Ownership

He started his life in franchising at age 14, mopping floors at a Burger King. Today, Aziz Hashim owns 35 franchises and employs 700 people.
Jim Carrey to College Grads: Always Choose Love Over Fear

Jim Carrey to College Grads: Always Choose Love Over Fear

"You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love."
Panera Founder and CEO Ron Shaich: It's Not About Choosing the 'Right' Path, It's About Knowing What Ignites Your Passion.

Panera Founder and CEO Ron Shaich: It's Not About Choosing the 'Right' Path, It's About Knowing What Ignites Your Passion.

Figure out what you care about, what brings you joy and what drives you, Shaich told Clark University graduates. The rest will come.
Keep It Down! 5 Business Lessons From a Competitive Eater.

Keep It Down! 5 Business Lessons From a Competitive Eater.

A life of stuffing himself taught this founder some insights on patience, goal setting and adaptability.
Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project

Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project

Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate.
Want to Be an Entrepreneurial Icon? Try These 5 Steps.

Want to Be an Entrepreneurial Icon? Try These 5 Steps.

How do you lift your status and become an industry expert in your market? It may be simpler than you think.
The 4 Factors to Making the Best Decisions for You

The 4 Factors to Making the Best Decisions for You

Eventually, you'll have to learn to trust your gut and live with the consequences. Here's how to get started with that mentality.
Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always

Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always

During her commencement speech at City Colleges of Chicago, Facebook's COO told graduates to lean in even on days when they feel like hanging back and remaining quiet.
What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds

What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds

Richard Branson, Deepak Chopra and other LinkedIn Influencers look back at themselves at 22 to offer advice to this year's group of college graduates.
Why People Don't Follow Their Dreams

Why People Don't Follow Their Dreams

My father's example taught me a lot about stepping out of your comfort zone. Here is what I've learned.

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