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The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline
Esquire Guy

The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline

Start by disclosing your failure as soon as you know you've failed.
Ross McCammon
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Need to Focus? Ask Yourself This Question.
Goals

Need to Focus? Ask Yourself This Question.

This tip will de-clutter your brain and help you get down to business.
Nina Zipkin
5 Questions Great Managers Need to Ask Themselves Daily
Leadership

5 Questions Great Managers Need to Ask Themselves Daily

No company can succeed in executing its bold strategies if the basics aren't being taken care of. Here's how to make sure you stay on track.
Meg Whitman
The 5 Traits All Entrepreneurs Share
Leadership

The 5 Traits All Entrepreneurs Share

Any successful entrepreneur will tell you that these five things are keys to going far in the business world.
Nina Zipkin
Since You Can't Manipulate Time, Try These 13 Time-Saving Tips
Productivity

Since You Can't Manipulate Time, Try These 13 Time-Saving Tips

As an entrepreneur, you'll try to do it all. Don't. Instead, up your productivity with a clear schedule and working smarter.
Jonathan Long
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My 7-Day Work Week Experiment
Workflow

My 7-Day Work Week Experiment

The lessons I learned, plus the wisdom of the 'day of rest.'
Joel Gascoigne
4 Things Remarkable Startups Have In Common
Success Strategies

4 Things Remarkable Startups Have In Common

Great ideas are a dime a dozen. The startups that succeed focus on these four things.
Thomas Oppong
Finding Time in Your 25-Hour Workday to Support Your Team
Time Management

Finding Time in Your 25-Hour Workday to Support Your Team

Buckle down to tackle those tasks needing a deep focus. Then you can multitask and respond to staff at other moments.
David Hassell
3 Steps to Recovering Stolen Time: Confront Your 'Time Bandits'
Productivity

3 Steps to Recovering Stolen Time: Confront Your 'Time Bandits'

If you're like most people, you lose three to five hours every day to interruptions. Find out how to laser focus on work.
Edward G. Brown
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9 Ways to Become a Better Leader
Leadership

9 Ways to Become a Better Leader

From encouraging dissenting voices to showing compassion, here are tips for leading with purpose and poise.
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4 Common Traits of the Best Chief Operating Officers
Leadership

4 Common Traits of the Best Chief Operating Officers

The attributes of the greats of these oft-misunderstood leaders can provide examples for anyone.
Ryan Caldbeck
Why Entrepreneurs Should Stop Celebrating the 60-Hour Workweek
Work-Life Balance

Why Entrepreneurs Should Stop Celebrating the 60-Hour Workweek

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.
Stephan Aarstol
Crafting a Mission Statement That You'll Remember
Mission Statement

Crafting a Mission Statement That You'll Remember

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.
Mike Kappel
Master Your Zen to Improve a Startup's Cash Flow
Focus

Master Your Zen to Improve a Startup's Cash Flow

Entrepreneurs could take six lessons from yoga to enrich their business and worklife.