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Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event
Mentors

Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event

Sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction.
Want to Be Successful? Quit Being So Positive.
Positive Thinking

Want to Be Successful? Quit Being So Positive.

If you're the type of person who only sees the bright side of life, be prepared to not be able to face the reality you need.
Steve Tobak
What to Do When Your Boss Doesn't Trust You
Ethics coach

What to Do When Your Boss Doesn't Trust You

Failures of trust and communication can be tricky to navigate. The Ethics Coach can help.
Gael O'Brien
A Well-Trained IT Team: Your Company's Secret Weapon (Infographic)
Infographics

A Well-Trained IT Team: Your Company's Secret Weapon (Infographic)

IT pros are the backbone of your business. Make sure they're up to the tall task.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What You Need to Know About Credit Lines
Ask the Money Guy

What You Need to Know About Credit Lines

Our expert tells whether you need a line of credit and how big that line should be.
When to Quit Your Job and Start Your Own Business
Entrepreneur Mindset

When to Quit Your Job and Start Your Own Business

Here are four questions to ask yourself before you quit your day job.
Anne Fisher
NFL Fumbles, Uber Hikes and Other Business Fails
Advice

NFL Fumbles, Uber Hikes and Other Business Fails

Learn from some recent bonehead moves of leading companies.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
3 Steps for Franchisees Who Want to Be Heard by Corporate
Franchisees

3 Steps for Franchisees Who Want to Be Heard by Corporate

A franchisee for over 30 years explains what to do to make the company hear your idea.
Christopher Hann
How Much Should You Give Away for Free During a Coffee Meeting?
Pricing

How Much Should You Give Away for Free During a Coffee Meeting?

It is important to remember that your time is money. Your time and expertise are valuable commodities that you should monitor carefully.
Deborah Mitchell
If Your Work Doesn't Inspire You, Nothing Will
Inspiration

If Your Work Doesn't Inspire You, Nothing Will

If you're in constant need of reinforcement and inspiration and unsure of the path you're on, that's a sure sign that you haven't found what you love to do yet.
Steve Tobak
Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They've Ever Received
Advice

Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They've Ever Received

We've rounded up the lessons that working entrepreneurs say have been the most helpful to them. Watch and learn.
Carly Okyle
Are You Serious About Becoming An Entrepreneur?
Entrepreneurship

Are You Serious About Becoming An Entrepreneur?

There are four types of people who talk about being entrepreneurs. Most never become one. Here's how to see if you're serious.
Greg Shugar
3 Business Takeaways from Elon Musk's Reddit AMA
Elon Musk

3 Business Takeaways from Elon Musk's Reddit AMA

In a wide-ranging conversation that focused on everything from video games to the more technical aspects of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk offers a glimpse into his life.
Nina Zipkin
What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise
Franchise 500

What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise

Get answers from someone who's already done it, but make sure they're the answers you need.
Tracy Stapp Herold