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Surviving the Open Floor Plan
Growth Strategies

Surviving the Open Floor Plan

While open office plans may be all the rage for encouraging collaboration, they don't work for everyone. Here's how to reclaim your privacy and get some work done.
Gwen Moran
Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.
Growth Strategies

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.
Lisa Evans
The Myth of the Have-Nots
Growth Strategies

The Myth of the Have-Nots

By focusing on wealth or income disparity, we miss the point that all people are equally capable of succeeding.
Ray Hennessey
Paula Deen Is Cooking Up a Comeback
Finance

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.
Geoff Weiss
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.
Joel Trammell
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The Winning Traits of Faith-Based Leaders
Growth Strategies

The Winning Traits of Faith-Based Leaders

Many of the best executives use faith as a key component of their leadership styles. It goes beyond belief in God, to a strengthening of how we think.
Sandi Krakowski
Knowing Your Competition Inside and Out
Growth Strategies

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.
Anneke Steenkamp
Why We Love the F-Bomb
Growth Strategies

Why We Love the F-Bomb

Still off-limits in some offices, other workplaces embrace it. Here's why some professionals tell the haters to eff-off.
Gwen Moran
The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life
Growth Strategies

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.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
5 Things to Consider When Looking for a Manufacturer in China
Growth Strategies

5 Things to Consider When Looking for a Manufacturer in China

Lessons one company learned while developing its first product.
Chris Herbert and Christian Smith
The 7 Easiest Ways to Insult Important People
Growth Strategies

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.
Steve Tobak
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape
Starting a Business

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.
Nitasha Maindiratta
3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth
Growth Strategies

3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

While entrepreneurs could babble on and on about their endeavor and how much they accomplished, sometimes it pays to just listen to others.
Matthew Toren
Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever
Growth Strategies

Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever

In a misguided attempt to help the lowest income rung, the USPS is being floated as America's next bank. That won't help anyone.
Ray Hennessey