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3 Online Tools for Supercharging a Company's Culture

Easy-to-use software or online assessments can do some heavy lifting for managers aiming to promote the esprit de corps.

Houston, We Have No Problems: Ready Your Idea for Take Off

If you ever need to explain the process of building a new product to your CEO, manager or investor, just look to space travel.

Recognizing Opportunity is the First Step to an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Whether it's a new store location or a new way to do things, finding a chance to blaze your own path is vital.

No Wizard Needed -- 3 Ways to Give Employees Courage

When people fall back on the same tired ideas, your company can stagnate. Do these things to strengthen their backbones.

Jack Dorsey to Employees: Name-Dropping Makes You Look Dumb

Trying to push an idea 'because the boss wants it' strips you of authority and diminishes the idea's merit, Dorsey writes.

Make a Positive Change Now With These 5 Life Shortcuts

Save time and conserve energy with these simple but powerful changes in your daily actions and thinking.

The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares

Use the 'Perfect Product Pyramid' to turn your ideas into success.

9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea

The author of a new book tells how several inventive types tested their product's premise. A catchy concept won't score profits for a startup if no one wants the device.

Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now

At the launch of Tribeca Film Festival's Innovation Week, a panel of leaders in NYC talked about what excites them most right now. Answers ranged from a crowdfunded virtual reality headset to a new way to think about our own identities.

13 Growth Hacks From Some of the World's Most Successful Tech Entrepreneurs

Why reinvent the wheel when you can take what's worked for others and apply those principles directly to your business?

Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Becoming an entrepreneur is a process.

A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You

There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you.

5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life

Taking that crucial first step can be a challenge if you doubt yourself.

10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work

The magic process of idea generation is open to far more people than commonly thought.

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, you’ll need to devote time to mastering the creation of goals.

Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Everyone has ideas, but it takes a certain personality to successfully leave behind the security of a day job.

3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success

These three women saw a niche and sought their own solutions, leading to successful products.

Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention.

Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think.

Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.

Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps.

6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas

Put your creativity to the test, and the ideas you ultimately bring back to clients will be all the stronger for it.

How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System

There were big changes last year to who acquires protection. Here are answers to four common questions.

What's the Right Path for Startups Entering the 'Internet of Things'?

Web-connected products will soon explode. Where should entrepreneurs look to get in on the action?

Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant

Once your company has seen some success, figuring out what to do next is all about three variables.

Give Your Ideas a Fighting Chance With These 5 Actions

Creator of postage printer talks about how he launched his company and kept it going for two decades.

Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect.

How much do you want to earn over your lifetime? Do the math and see if you're happy with the result.

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