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9 Ways to Become a Better Leader
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From encouraging dissenting voices to showing compassion, here are tips for leading with purpose and poise.
April 5, 2014 in Leadership
4 Common Traits of the Best Chief Operating Officers

4 Common Traits of the Best Chief Operating Officers

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The attributes of the greats of these oft-misunderstood leaders can provide examples for anyone.
April 4, 2014 in Leadership
Why Entrepreneurs Should Stop Celebrating the 60-Hour Workweek

Why Entrepreneurs Should Stop Celebrating the 60-Hour Workweek

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While launching a company can take up a lot of time, it doesn't necessarily have to be your whole life. Instead, entrepreneurs should be working smarter not harder.
March 24, 2014 in The 'Treps
Crafting a Mission Statement That You'll Remember

Crafting a Mission Statement That You'll Remember

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The key is for you to set goals like it's really your business; then use them as a yardstick for to measure everything your startup does.
March 19, 2014 in Starting a Business
Master Your Zen to Improve a Startup's Cash Flow

Master Your Zen to Improve a Startup's Cash Flow

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Entrepreneurs could take six lessons from yoga to enrich their business and worklife.
March 14, 2014 in Starting a Business
7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Know

7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Know

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While there is no common blueprint for success, there are some common themes in those who do exceptionally well.
March 11, 2014 in Leadership
Never Take Your Eye Off the Ball

Never Take Your Eye Off the Ball

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Large companies can survive a bad product review. You can't. Here are the two factors you can never lose sight of.
March 6, 2014 in Grow Your Business
6 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle

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Numerous studies have shown that our amount of willpower on any given day is finite. HereĀ’s how to increase your reserve.
March 5, 2014 in Lifestyle
I Removed Every Inessential Thing From My Website. Here's What Happened (to My Life).

I Removed Every Inessential Thing From My Website. Here's What Happened (to My Life).

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Simplicity rules -- in real life and online.
February 20, 2014 in Productivity
Distractions Killing Your Flow? Try This Method.

Distractions Killing Your Flow? Try This Method.

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Here is a way to prevent an interruption from stopping you dead in your tracks.
February 17, 2014 in Productivity
Operating a Business Without a Permanent Address

Operating a Business Without a Permanent Address

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The 'treps who take off--and keep going
January 31, 2014 in Business Travel
10 Tips to be a Proficient Telecommuter

10 Tips to be a Proficient Telecommuter

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Working from home can be great -- if you know what you're doing.
January 27, 2014 in Home Based Business
This Entrepreneur Shows How to Paint a Picture of Success

This Entrepreneur Shows How to Paint a Picture of Success

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Entrepreneur's Growth Conference keynote speaker Erik Wahl takes us on a visual storytelling journey providing inspiration, motivation and entertainment.
January 23, 2014 in Leadership
Richard Branson on the Key to Success

Richard Branson on the Key to Success

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The serial entrepreneur explains why a great company always starts with a strong foundation.
January 20, 2014 in Startup Basics
A Possible Perk for Coffee Addicts: Better Long-Term Memory

A Possible Perk for Coffee Addicts: Better Long-Term Memory

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Researchers have provided another reason to embrace our coffee addictions, with a new study suggesting caffeine may improve long-term memory.
January 15, 2014 in News and Trends
How's Your Heart Rate? The Most and Least Stressful Jobs of 2014

How's Your Heart Rate? The Most and Least Stressful Jobs of 2014

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Job search website CareerCast released a list of occupations ranked by how taxing they are both mentally and physically.
January 10, 2014 in Business Ideas
Why Google, Facebook and Twitter Execs Are Meeting With a Monk

Why Google, Facebook and Twitter Execs Are Meeting With a Monk

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The Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco next month aims to teach people how to work and live within the demands of technology more effectively.
January 6, 2014 in Human Resources
Let Go, Keep it Simple, Move Quickly: Secrets to Being a Productive Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Let Go, Keep it Simple, Move Quickly: Secrets to Being a Productive Entrepreneur (Infographic)

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To launch and grow your own company, your whole life is going to have to become more efficient. Here's how.
January 3, 2014 in Business Management
3 Secrets to Develop Habits That Matter

3 Secrets to Develop Habits That Matter

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Habits can take years to form. Here is how to ensure you develop good habits and stick to them.
December 18, 2013 in Lifestyle
Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2013

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2013

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From tips on staying focused to advice on improving your writing, here are the stories that struck a chord with our readers this year.
December 18, 2013 in News and Trends
Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-stress in 10 Minutes

Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-stress in 10 Minutes

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Headspace,a guided-meditation platform, allows the busy entrepreneur to destress, reduce anxiety and refocus -- all in ten minutes.
November 25, 2013 in Lifestyle
The Accident That Changed My Priorities: One Entrepreneur's Story

The Accident That Changed My Priorities: One Entrepreneur's Story

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A freak accident was a wake-up call for this entrepreneur. She shares her story and how she learned that getting the most out of each day was better than just get things done.
November 8, 2013 in Grow Your Business
A Website That Lets You Get Away From It All

A Website That Lets You Get Away From It All

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Calm.com provides online zen for the stressed.
November 3, 2013 in Apps & Software
3 Steps to Stop Being Busy and Start Being Productive

3 Steps to Stop Being Busy and Start Being Productive

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Busy and productive aren't the same there. Here's how to tell the difference and get more done each day.
October 30, 2013 in Productivity
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

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What doesn't kill us makes us stronger, and other words of wisdom for entrepreneurs.
October 29, 2013 in Business Management

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