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Mistakes to Avoid When Running Your Bar

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?

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

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

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

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

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.
How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life

How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life

In this Google Hangout, we'll chat with behavior science expert James Clear about how you can form good habits and kick the bad ones.
19 Steps to a Successful Direct Mail Campaign Timeline

19 Steps to a Successful Direct Mail Campaign Timeline

Find out exactly what steps to take and in what order so that your campaign will go off without a hitch.
Are You Actually Setting Goals? Probably Not. Here's How in 3 Steps.

Are You Actually Setting Goals? Probably Not. Here's How in 3 Steps.

If you want to see the magic of achieving your big vision, youÂ’ll need to devote time to mastering the creation of goals.
7 Steps to Find Meaning in Your Work

7 Steps to Find Meaning in Your Work

Be honest about your goals, and you'll be happier on the path to success.

Effective Employee Management? Look to the Golden Rule.

It should go without saying: treating your employees with respect is the mark of a great manager.
How to Hire Someone Aligned With the Company's Mission

How to Hire Someone Aligned With the Company's Mission

Follow these steps to ensure you'll find the right candidate and keep them on course for the entire journey.
Your Mission Statement May Be Utterly Useless or a Gold Mine

Your Mission Statement May Be Utterly Useless or a Gold Mine

Make yours meaningful by defining goals and specific strategies for customers, the enterprise and owners. Or skip one if there's no business purpose for it.
Crafting a Mission Statement That You'll Remember

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.
Good Results Are Worth the Wait. Self-Control Will Get You There.

Good Results Are Worth the Wait. Self-Control Will Get You There.

Here are three ways to strengthen your self-control, a cornerstone of emotional intelligence.
7 Ways to Get Moving Again After a Failure

7 Ways to Get Moving Again After a Failure

Don't let a professional setback set you back. Get back up, brush yourself off, and have a plan to attain success.
No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up

No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up

An imperfect start can always be improved, but obsessing over a perfect plan will never take you anywhere on its own.
Simplifying Work-Life Balance With These 4 Steps

Simplifying Work-Life Balance With These 4 Steps

Entrepreneurs often struggle with the work-life balance conundrum and feel guilt when they don't meet every obligation. While these steps aren't the end-all, be-all, they do provide a great starting point.
Does Your Job Satisfy You? (Infographic)

Does Your Job Satisfy You? (Infographic)

An infographic from LinkedIn explores what motivates employees all around the world.
7 Essential Habits of a Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Essential Habits of a Healthy Entrepreneur

Being the founder of a company can be detrimental to your health. But that doesn't have to be the case. Here are seven ways to become a healthier entrepreneur.
What the NFL Taught Me About Being a Motivated Entrepreneur

What the NFL Taught Me About Being a Motivated Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs, just like athletes, need to stay motivated to make it through the trials and tribulations of launching and running a business. Some days it is tougher than others. Here are some tips on staying motivated all day long.
10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

Olympic skier Shannon Bahrke Happe has always been about risk versus reward, whether she's flying down a mountain or running her own company.
10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following

10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following

For those entrepreneurs looking to get a little inspiration in short, succinct bits, follow these people on Twitter.
How Startups Can Tap Into Google's Secret Sauce: OKRs

How Startups Can Tap Into Google's Secret Sauce: OKRs

Google has been implementing this strategy since its startup heydays and continues to utilize it even as it workforce has grown to more than 45,000 employees.
How the 'Seinfeld Strategy' Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

How the 'Seinfeld Strategy' Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

We look at one of the great comedian's secrets behind his remarkable productivity and consistency.

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