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The Art of Keeping Your Team Focused on the Same Goal

Just as staging the World Cup requires collaboration across borders, business owners often must mobilize players in multiple locations.

The 6 Words That Are Holding You Back

Language reflects how we think. Change your negative mindset by avoiding these words.

This Is How You Come Up With Marketing Goals

Setting goals increases the chance that you'll achieve them. Follow these tips for setting strong, achievable goals to move your business forward.

Eager to Start Another Business? 6 Things You Need to Keep in Mind.

It's easy to get caught up in the romance of the first time. Here's some advice to consider before you leap into your second act.

This One Strategy Will Keep You on the Path to Success

Single-mindedly working toward one big goal can actually be counterproductive to your long-term success. Think about systems instead.

Productive Ways to Jumpstart Your Day

Cut out daily distractions all day long with these early-morning strategies.

How to Write a Great Mission Statement

Your mission statement can be as important to your success as your business plan.

Keep It Down! 5 Business Lessons From a Competitive Eater.

A life of stuffing himself taught this founder some insights on patience, goal setting and adaptability.

Why You Should Set Radical Goals

The next increment isn't the next big thing. Going big and thinking far into the future sets you free to excel.

Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity

Tragedy and personal setbacks can ruin you, or inspire you to do more with your life. Here's some advice.

How Good Meals and Goodwill Lead to Good Business

When stumped for some creative inspiration, order up a round of collaboration while sharing victuals and conversation with the team.

Google X Chief: We're Using Technology to Get Technology Out of the Way

Astro Teller, the man behind Google Glass, says technology is at its best when it reaches a level of invisibility in our lives.

Lead From the Top: 5 Core Responsibilities of a CEO

Knowing exactly what the chief executive's role entails is critical for steering a company to success.

Richard Branson on Developing a Vision for Your Company

While your goals may change, a key element should connect all your enterprises.

The North Star to Guide Your Startup: Core Values

A set of beliefs can guide a young company as it chooses new staff and lays a strong foundation for the future.

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.

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

The root of behavior change and building better habits is your identity. If you change the type of person that you believe that you are, then itÂ’s easier to change your actions.

When SMART Goals Don't Work, Here's What to Do Instead

For tackling a lofty aspiration, such as embarking on a business area that's a passion, try a more intrinsic method to set objectives, forging an emotional connection.

My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

Valuable lessons sometimes come from unexpected sources. Learn to listen to those around you and take a break from technology addiction.

Mistakes to Avoid When Running Your Bar

An insider's look at the kinds of problems you may encounter--and how to overcome them--on your quest to operate a successful bar

Prestige Aside, Is a Board Seat Worth Your While?

Busy entrepreneurs are often tempted to take on yet another corporate commitment. Here's how to handle this decision.

How to Curb the Stress Factor at Your Startup

Five strategies that managers can employ to reduce workplace stress and foster a more productive work environment.

A Sustainable Social Enterprise Takes Business Savvy, and Heaps of Passion

An organization meeting altruistic as well financial goals needs committed leadership and direction. Here are four critical lessons for their chiefs.

How the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Stereotype Is Killing Entrepreneurship

If you're not a gregarious tech entrepreneur, are you an entrepreneur at all?

8 Lessons This Record-Breaking Girl Scout Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Katie Francis sold 21,477 boxes of Girl Scout cookies this year. Here's what she can teach you about entrepreneurship.

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