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How to Build a Business Plan For Your Personal Brand

How to Build a Business Plan For Your Personal Brand

Your company branding deserves a business plan, so why not your personal branding? Here's how to get started.
3 Steps to Stop Being Busy and Start Being Productive

3 Steps to Stop Being Busy and Start Being Productive

Busy and productive aren't the same there. Here's how to tell the difference and get more done each day.
3 Popular Time-Management Tricks That Don't Work

3 Popular Time-Management Tricks That Don't Work

You've heard this advice over and over again, but we hate to break it to you – it's BS. We debunk three of the most popular productivity techniques and tell you what you should be doing instead.
Be Willing to Suffer for Success and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Be Willing to Suffer for Success and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why you should persevere when things get tough, how to stop being anxious about presentations and more advice for business owners.
3 Ways to Set Goals You'll Actually Achieve

3 Ways to Set Goals You'll Actually Achieve

Being realistic and managing your time well will help make not only setting, but achieving your goals a possibility. Here are three ways to get there.
Why Your Business Goals Might Need a Reality Check

Why Your Business Goals Might Need a Reality Check

Too many entrepreneurs are overly optimistic about how well their business ideas will fare. Here's how to approach your business with a more realistic outlook.
Your Secret to Success? Be More Selfish

Your Secret to Success? Be More Selfish

Putting yourself first will give you and your business a needed boost. Here's how.
How to Avoid Every Entrepreneur's Worst Enemy

How to Avoid Every Entrepreneur's Worst Enemy

Get too comfortable where you're at in life and in business and you'll never get to the next level.
How to Set the Right Goals for Your Business

How to Set the Right Goals for Your Business

Being laser focused about how you're going to grow your business is critical. Here are a few ways to approach setting goals.

What You Aren't Measuring Could be Killing Your Company

To know where you're going, it often helps to know where you've been. Here's how to measure your startup's performance.
Feeling Productive? 3 Ways to Get Even More Done

Feeling Productive? 3 Ways to Get Even More Done

Even on your most productive days, you could be doing things more efficiently. Here are three strategies to help you get there.
When Is the Best Time to Write Your Business Plan?

When Is the Best Time to Write Your Business Plan?

You don't need to drop everything to put together a business plan. Instead, it should be a constant work-in-progress. Here's how.
The Wrong Way to Set Business Goals

The Wrong Way to Set Business Goals

Four tips on how to set goals for your business that will lead to more success and satisfaction.
Working Too Much or Too Little? 3 Tips for Finding Balance

Working Too Much or Too Little? 3 Tips for Finding Balance

If working 16-hour days isn't proving sustainable, consider these tips for striking a balance.
How to Hire the Right People and Other Tips This Week

How to Hire the Right People and Other Tips This Week

Why you should open up to potential hires, how you should approach influential people, the importance of listening to your fans and more: our best tips of the week.
The Power of Huge Goals -- And How to Achieve Them

The Power of Huge Goals -- And How to Achieve Them

As the President prepares to give his State of the Union address -- replete with outsize goals -- consider making your own ambitious wish list too.
Defining Your Business Goals

Defining Your Business Goals

When you're just starting up, it's a good idea to set goals for your company and align them with your personal goals as well. Consider this advice for setting goals that are realistic for you.
Free Apps to Help Keep Your Resolutions on Track

Free Apps to Help Keep Your Resolutions on Track

From counting calories to streamlining your to-do list, we've found several apps to help you stay on track.
Why Will Power Isn't the Answer to Curing Bad Habits

Why Will Power Isn't the Answer to Curing Bad Habits

Four tactics to keep you on the path to more productive behavior.
5 Simple Daily Habits to Practice This New Year

5 Simple Daily Habits to Practice This New Year

Forget the super-size resolutions. Instead, try making tiny investments each day in these five areas, advises business coach Ann Mehl.
Why Our Brains Like Short-Term Goals

Why Our Brains Like Short-Term Goals

Put an end to failed New Year's resolutions. The key to accomplishing a grand vision is to work your way there with small, manageable goals.
5 Steps to Becoming a More Empowered You in the New Year

5 Steps to Becoming a More Empowered You in the New Year

By following these mantras, you'll truly change your perspective. And that's when goals become more attainable, writes serial entrepreneur Jen Groover.
How to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

How to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

Whether making personal or business goals, the key to their success is making them meaningful and difficult.

How to Set and Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

When starting up a new business, it can be so difficult to pull your head up from working to see the big picture. Thankfully, there's New Year's for that.
New Year's Resolution Tips for Busy People

New Year's Resolution Tips for Busy People

For many entrepreneurs, life is getting only busier and stakes higher. Managing yourself well through your year is more important than ever.

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