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How to Overcome Perfectionism to Succeed in Business

There is an epidemic sweeping our nation. It’s called perfectionism, and the paralysis of perfection can be a dream killer for many entrepreneurs.

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.

Shark Tank Star Barbara Corcoran's Top 2 Public Speaking Tips

She may look like a pro now, but Corcoran used to be 'horribly afraid' to get out in front of people and speak.

Are You a Spineless Business Owner Dominated By Your Staff?

An unpleasant experience with a former client and his dominating bookkeeper reminds us that the boss needs a backbone.

When You Focus on Failure Statistics, You May End Up One

Statistics tell you everything and nothing at the same time. So anyone that lets failure statistics affect their willingness to start a business has already lost the entrepreneur game.

How Discomfort Can Lead to Success

The things that make you nervous are often what helps you achieve the most.

3 Ways to Overcome Fear Immediately

If there is one thing that holds people back each day from achieving high levels of success, it is fear. Here are a few ways to get past this emotion.

Don't Let Perfect Cripple You. Get Stuff Done With These 3 Tips.

Analysis paralysis can be overcome. You just have to work on crossing the finish line.

How to Deal With the Fear of Being Unqualified

Feeling unworthy (and worrying about being found out) is the cause of disquiet for many an entrepreneur. Here's how to address it.

5 Ways to Rekindle Your Optimism After You Crash and Burn

Hardship and failure is part of the entrepreneur's life. Here are some strategies to deal.

Future Franchisees: Don't Be Thrown by the Financial Disclosure Document

Break the FDD down into bite-sized pieces to avoid feeling freaked out and make a well-reasoned decision about becoming a franchisee.

Successful Entrepreneurs Thrive in Failure, So Embrace It When It's Inevitable

A business ending shouldn't be seen as the end of the line. With each defeat, comes important lessons to get it right next time.

Best Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Just Kiss the Girl

Don't spend so much time preparing for love, or launching a business, dive in and gain the experience.

It's Good to Feel Stupid: 5 Thoughts on Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt

Important tips for how you can get past your fears and do the things that you want to do.

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."

Even Control Freaks Need Wisdom to Accept What They Can't Change

Accepting that we don't control very much but can handle life's challenges is the first step to banishing needless anxiety.

How to Get Your Startup Past the Debbie Downers

After skincare line S.W. Basics met with Target, the founder got a mixed receptions: some people cheered and others were scared for her business. Here is how she dealt with it.

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.

Get Over Your Telephobia (Yes, It's Real) With These 3 Steps

Come on, the phone won't bite. It's time to make that call you've been dreading.

These 4 Feelings Could Hold You Back From Greatness

It's time to let it go and become a better version of yourself that thrives in your personal and professional lives.

Why Should You Embrace Discomfort? Opportunity, Of Course.

Uncomfortable situations are common in the sales world. Get a leg up by being prepared.

The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read When They're Discouraged

As a founder, you are going to see your fair share of twists and turns, with some making you want to throw in the towel. Here are seven books to read when you are feeling discouraged and need to feel inspired.

11 Lessons I Learned at Startups That Keep Me Up at Night

Founding or working at a new business can be scary, but each experience can lead to improvements.

The Bullwhip Effect and Your Supply Chain

Consider an old stock trader's approach to taming volatility.

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