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Finding 'Why' You Do What You Do Is Key to Excellence
Success

Finding 'Why' You Do What You Do Is Key to Excellence

Your "why" is the reason you do the things that you are passionate about. Find it.
Ivan Misner
Flying Blind: How Instagram Measured Success In the Pre-Analytics Era
Instagram

Flying Blind: How Instagram Measured Success In the Pre-Analytics Era

A scant five years ago startups didn't have access to the analytics commonly available now. The Instagram team improvised ingeniously.
John Rampton
3 Ways Inventory Management Software Makes Tax Time Less Painful
Tax Tips

3 Ways Inventory Management Software Makes Tax Time Less Painful

Automating your inventory tracking keeping taxes in mind will save you stress and probably money, too.
John Boitnott
Psychological Momentum Doesn't Just Help Sports Team, It Works for Entrepreneurs, Too
Motivation

Psychological Momentum Doesn't Just Help Sports Team, It Works for Entrepreneurs, Too

Like sports, a lot of a company's success rides on how they handle their wins and failures.
Chris Myers
Entrepreneurs Should Be Prepared for the 'Zombie-Like' Apocalypse
Business Planning

Entrepreneurs Should Be Prepared for the 'Zombie-Like' Apocalypse

We are surrounded by "zombies" every day. Get you and your business ready for it with these five tips.
Peter Gasca
The Essential Small Business Resource Is Already Working for You
Financial advice

The Essential Small Business Resource Is Already Working for You

If you only see your accountant once a year for taxes, you are missing out. Nobody has more potential to be your trusted financial advisor.
Sabrina Parsons
4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless
Business Model

4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless

A business-model transition impacts everyone involved in the company's mission. Here is how to make it less stressful.
Margaret Craig
3 Reasons Why Apologizing Hurts Your Business
Customer Service

3 Reasons Why Apologizing Hurts Your Business

Hey entrepreneurs and business people, stop saying you're sorry so much.
Gene Marks
5 Roadblocks That Are Getting in the Way of Your Business
Challenges

5 Roadblocks That Are Getting in the Way of Your Business

See how to break through and triumph.
Zechariah Newman
The 4 Secrets to Achieving Customer Loyalty
Customer Loyalty

The 4 Secrets to Achieving Customer Loyalty

Every business wants loyal customers, yet we often forget how crucial relationships are to our success.
Seth Bailey
Here's a New Way to Deal With Angry Online Customers
Customer Service

Here's a New Way to Deal With Angry Online Customers

This technique can help quell upset customers and hopefully put a stop to broadcasting their dissatifaction.
Dan Newman
How One Business Owner Gave Up Email for a Year
Time Management

How One Business Owner Gave Up Email for a Year

A funny thing happened when one woman gave up email. She found better ways to be productive.
Lisa Evans
8 Revealing Interview Questions to Hire Standout Staff
Hiring Employees

8 Revealing Interview Questions to Hire Standout Staff

Steer past the canned response to create a more authentic dialogue with job seekers.
Mitch Rothschild
Why We Invested in AlleyNYC
Alleynyc

Why We Invested in AlleyNYC

Co-working space AlleyNYC recently raised $16 million in a round we participated in. Here's our reasoning.
Ray Hennessey