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Be Taken Seriously as a Young Business Leader

Be Taken Seriously as a Young Business Leader

Follow these eight steps to prompt (older) employees, colleagues and business associates to respect and value your input and actions.
Motivating the Negative Nancy on Your Team

Motivating the Negative Nancy on Your Team

Bad attitudes in the workplace can spread like wildfire. Here's how to stamp them out.
How to Hire People Who Fit a Company's Culture

How to Hire People Who Fit a Company's Culture

Hiring employees who understand and exemplify corporate values serves to reinforce the organization's mission and vision and create a tighter team.
The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent

The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent

Entrepreneurs are full of lessons and advice, making them ideal candidates to write a book.
New Gen Y Leaders Can Carry the X Factor for Success

New Gen Y Leaders Can Carry the X Factor for Success

Millennials who are new to management roles can follow these three tips to achieve better outcomes.
How to Fix Virtual Team Challenges Before They Happen

How to Fix Virtual Team Challenges Before They Happen

Set up processes that build trust, accountability and communication to reap the benefits of having a remote operation.
The Serendipity of Collisions at Work -- Are They Really Just a Happy Accident?

The Serendipity of Collisions at Work -- Are They Really Just a Happy Accident?

These seven practices can enhance the benefits of community in an informal office space.
Even If Your Goals Seem Out of Reach, Stay Motivated With These 6 Strategies

Even If Your Goals Seem Out of Reach, Stay Motivated With These 6 Strategies

Don't lose hope when challenging projects seem to drag on. Use these tips to stay on track.
Avoid Labor Day Weekend Travel Scams (Infographic)

Avoid Labor Day Weekend Travel Scams (Infographic)

Don't let your guard down when planning a getaway. Consider these tips to stay safe from criminals and online threats.
How to Get More Interaction on Google+ (Infographic)

How to Get More Interaction on Google+ (Infographic)

Photos apparently outperform all other types of content on Google's social network.
6 Viral-Marketing Lessons to Learn From the Ice Bucket Challenge

6 Viral-Marketing Lessons to Learn From the Ice Bucket Challenge

Keep your audience entertained with a video or photo that they want to see.
7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss

7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss

The quickest line producers might fall short in mastering the skills required of a manager. Here's a checklist of warning signs to watch out for.
So You Have a Successful Restaurant. Now What?

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.
Bravely Facing the Epic Decision of a Career Pivot

Bravely Facing the Epic Decision of a Career Pivot

A serial entrepreneur shares how she came to leave the corporate fold and establish her first business.
How Improv Comedy Can Seriously Grow Your Business

How Improv Comedy Can Seriously Grow Your Business

Winning an audience and scoring new business have much in common. Here are seven lessons to take from the stage to the boardroom to add value to any team.
When Fixating on Mistakes Makes You Slip Up

When Fixating on Mistakes Makes You Slip Up

Coaching someone right before a presentation? Avoid emphasizing the very behaviors to be avoided.
Overcoming the Obstacles to Embracing Change

Overcoming the Obstacles to Embracing Change

Your evolution as a businessperson and perhaps chances at success may hinge on your reaction to some key scenarios.
Want to Be a Better Leader? Show Employees You Care.

Want to Be a Better Leader? Show Employees You Care.

Express empathy, relate to staffers as people and bring out the best from them by taking these seven steps.
Basecamp's Rebel Recipe for Success: 5 Ways the Software Maverick Made Millions by Being Different

Basecamp's Rebel Recipe for Success: 5 Ways the Software Maverick Made Millions by Being Different

Here are the surprising, unorthodox strategies that helped the early software as a service pioneer rise to -- and stay at the top of -- the crowded online project management space.
How Two Entrepreneurial Jetsetters Stay Grounded at 30,000 Feet

How Two Entrepreneurial Jetsetters Stay Grounded at 30,000 Feet

Traveling the country can be a challenge for co-founders. But here's how this pair makes the traveling part work.
6 Earthquake Preparedness Tips for Business Owners

6 Earthquake Preparedness Tips for Business Owners

Everything you need to know to protect yourself, your employees and your property in the event of an earthquake.
The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline

The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline

Start by disclosing your failure as soon as you know you've failed.
3 Ways to Transform Yourself Into the Entrepreneur You Want to Be

3 Ways to Transform Yourself Into the Entrepreneur You Want to Be

Are you a passionate, resilient and assertive new business owner? Even so, perhaps you're lacking in these critical areas that could help you become the best in your field.
Avoiding Headwinds on the Road to Business Success

Avoiding Headwinds on the Road to Business Success

Lessons gleaned from the Race Across America about gathering data can be readily applied to the entrepreneur's landscape.
Great Food Fast: Real Business Owners Share Their Quick Tasty Recipes

Great Food Fast: Real Business Owners Share Their Quick Tasty Recipes

These entrepreneurs know the best way to enjoy a homecooked meal: making it themselves.
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