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Work Experience, Be Damned: Here's How to Hire the Best Problem Solvers (Infographic)
Hiring Tips

Work Experience, Be Damned: Here's How to Hire the Best Problem Solvers (Infographic)

Throwing curveballs during job interviews can help weed out candidates who possess valuable critical thinking skills.
Geoff Weiss
How to Get the Most Out of an Accelerator Program
The Grind

How to Get the Most Out of an Accelerator Program

Not all accelerator programs are created equal. Follow this list of do's and dont's to make sure you find the right one for your company.
Moritz Plassnig
3 Lessons Businesses Can Learn from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
Growth Strategies

3 Lessons Businesses Can Learn from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's secret wedding ceremony offers surprising insight into business success.
Carly Okyle
How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age
Workplaces

How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age

There is a generational divide in how we view the value and depth of our co-workers.
Lisa Evans
How to Build Skills That Are Valuable: Lessons Learned From Selling Matches
Business Skills

How to Build Skills That Are Valuable: Lessons Learned From Selling Matches

Our society values skills, but everyone is obsessed with results. The problem with this is that it can become easy to get trapped focusing on results when you should really be building your skills.
James Clear
Turn to Tesla's Example in Steering a Startup to Success
Expansion

Turn to Tesla's Example in Steering a Startup to Success

Context, the sharing economy and big data are worth considering when strategizing about how to scale a small company.
Ted Devine
Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity
Employee morale

Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity

Research has shown that employees are spending time managing their teams instead of working, which cost companies big.
John Brubaker
Inside 'Operation SLOG,' Uber's Plan for Crushing Competitors
Competition

Inside 'Operation SLOG,' Uber's Plan for Crushing Competitors

While the company's penchant for cancelling rides has been well-documented, the practice -- until now -- has remained largely misunderstood.
Geoff Weiss
8 Inappropriate Things You Might Be Doing at Work
Office Etiquette

8 Inappropriate Things You Might Be Doing at Work

The workplace can be a difficult space to operate from a social perspective. Here are some things you'll definitely want to avoid.
Aaron Taube
8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire
Success Strategies

8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire

The things you should do to increase your chances of joining the millionaire's club. None are either fast or easy.
Dharmesh Shah
Worried About the Next Big Thing? Worry About This Instead.
National Small Business Week

Worried About the Next Big Thing? Worry About This Instead.

Work on relationships and new initiatives will fall into place.
Linda Lacina
UFC Heavyweight on Fighting, Mindset and Chasing Your Dream
Determination

UFC Heavyweight on Fighting, Mindset and Chasing Your Dream

In this podcast, Lewis Howes talks with UFC's Brendan Schaub about the mindset of champions.
Lewis Howes
Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon
Communication strategies

Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon

It's not about denying, but empowering you to communicate effectively.
Shala Burroughs
So You Have a Successful Restaurant. Now What?
Restaurants

So You Have a Successful Restaurant. Now What?

Your food business might be able to support new ventures. Here's how to figure out the best direction to go in for expansion.
Kep Sweeney and Ken Wiles
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