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Build Your Brand by Cultivating Controversy

Build Your Brand by Cultivating Controversy

How to build your brand with new followers or with loyalists, by taking risks and playing with fire. After all, doesn't fortune favor the bold?
Leave it in D.C.: 5 Ways to Rise Above Politics at Work

Leave it in D.C.: 5 Ways to Rise Above Politics at Work

Deal cutting and backhandedness arguably belong in Washington. Don't let them destroy your business.
Slow Down! It May Just Help Your Company Grow.

Slow Down! It May Just Help Your Company Grow.

If you really want to succeed, find your organization's optimal velocity.
How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System

How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System

There were big changes last year to who acquires protection. Here are answers to four common questions.
Secrets to Yawn-Free Board Meetings

Secrets to Yawn-Free Board Meetings

Thinks of board meetings as a conversation to keep your leadership engaged.
5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code

The ability to code has several advantages for business leaders, especially those in the tech world.
Treat Them Well: 5 Keys to Lasting Customer Service

Treat Them Well: 5 Keys to Lasting Customer Service

A valued customer is a happy one, which almost always leads to profits.
Searching for Wisdom? Search Yourself.

Searching for Wisdom? Search Yourself.

There is nothing conventional about wisdom. A key to success is staying off the latest bandwagon and thinking critically for yourself.
The Frequently Fatal Family Business Flaw: Denial

The Frequently Fatal Family Business Flaw: Denial

It turns out, businesses owned by families suffer from bad management practices that could cause a meltdown.
How Faith in the Workplace Can Increase Our ROI

How Faith in the Workplace Can Increase Our ROI

Success isn't about being a self-starter. Often, what is looked is that there is a higher power that can fuel our business and relationships.
Before You Send That Angry Email, Read This

Before You Send That Angry Email, Read This

Email and IM's sometimes give us courage to speak our minds after a workplace fight. Here's how to do those right.
Data Isn't Just for the Big Guys Anymore

Data Isn't Just for the Big Guys Anymore

The rise of cost-effective data analytics has given small businesses a way to compete with -- and even surpass -- their larger competitors.
Starting Up? 4 Ways to Turn Your Former Employer Into an Ally.

Starting Up? 4 Ways to Turn Your Former Employer Into an Ally.

Quitting your job to launch your own business can be a hard pill for your company to swallow, particularly if your company is in the same industry. Here's some advice.
6 Ways to Get the Best From Your Team

6 Ways to Get the Best From Your Team

A team can make or break a startup. Ensuring your team is top notch takes work and dedication. Here are a few lessons I learned on how to get the best from your employees.
Want to Be Successful? Learn How to Manage.

Want to Be Successful? Learn How to Manage.

Over the course of your business life, you're going to make thousands of critical management decisions. The more you get right, the better your chances of success.
Avoiding Second-Hand Stress

Avoiding Second-Hand Stress

Simply being around someone who is stressed can trigger our body’s stress response. Here is how to avoid ruining everyone else's day.
How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff

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.
Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.

Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.

Why losing the cockiness and being your own Doubting Thomas may be the best thing you can do for your business.
Paula Deen Is Cooking Up a Comeback

Paula Deen Is Cooking Up a Comeback

Paula Deen has received a $75 to $100 million cash injection from private-equity firm Najafi Companies, as a concentrated and passionate fan base continues to rally around the embattled chef.
How Leaders Can Find Their Mojo

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.
Knowing Your Competition Inside and Out

Knowing Your Competition Inside and Out

With the continuous stream of startups popping up in every industry, it is important to keep tabs on what rivals are doing. Here are a few ways to keep track of your competitors online.
The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life

The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life

From organizing your office to sharpening your management skills, here is the LifeEdited guide to ruthlessly decluttering your startup’s operations.
5 Things to Consider When Looking for a Manufacturer in China

5 Things to Consider When Looking for a Manufacturer in China

Lessons one company learned while developing its first product.
The 7 Easiest Ways to Insult Important People

The 7 Easiest Ways to Insult Important People

We live in an increasingly thin-skinned world, and some of the most successful people are the worst offenders. Here's how to avoid getting on their bad sides.
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

With the health-care sector going through massive innovation and disruption, we wanted to get the skinny on what it was like working on a startup in this industry.

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