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The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur

The haunting, messy reality of running a business is at times painful -- yet it's also exhilarating.

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes

Because plus-sized women aren't 'fat-shamed' enough. Rollback that self-esteem, ladies.

How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way

Should your company falter, here's how you can get it back on track.

Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment

Satya Nadella says he was thinking of his own 22-year climb up Microsoft's corporate ladder, though he says now that he encourages women to speak up.

When Change Overtakes Your Company, Become the Eye of the Hurricane

In times of turmoil, the team looks to the leader for a center of calm.

Yum Brands: It Could Be 9 Months Before We Recover in China

The parent company of KFC and Pizza Hut says it knows what to expect, having faced its share of problems in the Chinese market.

8 Ways to Stay Calm During a Crisis

Your worst nightmare has struck. Learn to deftly maneuver and persevere, no matter what's flaring at your young startup.

5 PR Takeaways From Watching the NFL Fumble the Ray Rice Scandal

America cherishes football. Few other brands could survive handling such a messy crisis as badly as pro football has the abuse scandals of recent weeks.

Why Fear Is Your Ally in Business

Use this burst of emotion as a guide to focus your awareness, prepare strategically and execute tasks expertly.

In Business, the Cameras Are Always Rolling

Leaders need to take a stand for what's right when bad behavior occurs.

Franchisee Pays Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Fire Destroys Restaurant

This Culver's franchisee says that continuing to pay employees as his restaurant was being rebuilt was not only the right thing to do, but a smart business move.

Worried About Managing a Company Crisis? Take These 4 Proactive Steps

Do advance planning and you'll be able to bring structure, organization and calm if a disaster strikes your firm.

Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'

Target CMO Jeff Jones wrote a blog post on why companies should embrace criticism instead of switching to damage control.

Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown

While a riveted audience gawks on, PayPal has responded to the Twitter tirade of former employee Rakesh Agrawal, calling his meltdown 'tasteless' and 'worrisome.'

Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Deal With Hardship

Some of history's greatest leaders and inventors not only kept their cool under fire but used calamity to inspire success.

For This Financial Services Upstart, the Dark Days of 2008 Were Golden

Elliot Weissbluth started his wealth management firm at a time of serious turmoil for the financial-services industry, proving crisis can be a fertile breeding ground for innovation and opportunity.

The Road Warrior's Secret Defense: A Portable Pharmacy

For about $25 you can replicate this frequent business traveler's arsenal, keep illness at bay and ensure that your trip is a productive one.

What to Do When Your Company Is In Full-On Crisis Mode

Professional coach and Entrepreneur.com contributor Lindsay Broder on what you need to keep in mind when managing a startup -- and a team -- through a rough patch.

The Keys to Becoming a Better Business Leader

In this Google Hangout, we'll chat with certified professional coach and Entrepreneur.com contributor Lindsay Broder on all things strategy, management and more.

Stay Calm and Carry On: Using 'Extra-Sensory Perception' Amidst Chaos

The entrepreneurial journey is known to be a roller coaster of a ride. For founders to remain composed during crazy times, they should hone their “extra-sensory entrepreneur” skills.

The Skyscraping Cost of Bad Customer Service (Infographic)

The way you treat your customers is everything. Here's why.

Taking the Bite Out of a Workplace Crisis

With their limited resources, startups are especially challenged when things go awry. Put in place an effective response plan for when they do.

Just 3 Months In, GM CEO Mary Barra Faces a Career-Defining Storm

Mary Barra, the first-ever female CEO of a major global automaker, has boldly accepted responsibility for an ignition defect that resulted in 12 deaths.

Dove Pulls NJ 'Armpit' Billboard in Wake of Criticism

Unilever made the call to drop a Dove ad that called New Jersey 'the Armpit of America.'

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