Leadership Qualities

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Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.

What to Expect When You're CEO of a Successful Startup

Every CEO has a first day of their first CEO job. Some things you can prepare for, most you can't.

When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character

Billion-dollar sports franchises conduct in-depth background checks and administer personality profiles for possible draft picks. Here are eight things they look for.

The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses

Top-notch leaders do more than drive sales. They create and foster positive work environments that inspire greatness among others.

Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire

Some wise words that you can put into practice at your own startup endeavors.

How McDonald's Made Me a Better Businessman

The fast-food franchise king served up long-lasting lessons to the eventual founder of Edible Arrangements.

How to Fire Employees With Compassion

Firing is never easy for anyone, but it can be less painful if you follow these tips.

Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

Your body language speaks volumes about you. Here are five tips for better, more professional posture.

Talk Is Cheap: Why Great Leaders Inspire By Example

'Do as I say not as I do' doesn't fly for successful leaders. To earn respect, you need to show people you mean business.

Saying 'No' Now Could Save You From Headaches Later

As businesses begin to scale, they will experience growing pains. To overcome some of these challenges, entrepreneurs need to learn to say no.

5 Factors That Make a Great Boss

Regardless of industry or size of company, the best bosses share common traits that lead to consistent success.

What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business

Yahoo's chairman recalls the lessons of fairness, coaching and helping others gleaned from the other paternal figures in his life.

9 Awesome Ways to Inspire Others

Effective leaders must choose the right tactic for the right mission, no matter if it’s the boardroom or the battlefield.

5 Signs You're Not Leadership Material

If you think you are a true leader then these are the behaviors you'll need to avoid.

4 Select Leadership Lessons from the Spurs

Whether it's playing hoops or earning business, these key practices stand out.

Could GE's Winning 4-Point People Strategy Work for Your Venture?

Your startup is not a conglomerate (yet), but this manufacturing firm can teach you how to manage your talent.

Tough Choices and Juggling Priorities Takes Courage

Here are 5 ways that brave leaders should act every day.

8 Entrepreneurial Qualities That Contribute to Success

While these attributes will not translate into automatic success, they sure can help.

Are You Starting a Business for the Right Reasons?

To be successful as an entrepreneur, have a clear view of next steps. Some people quit a job they don't like but end up in a new place that's no better.

The Leadership Style That Will Bring a Startup Long-Term Success

This leadership approach is the secret to beating the 'founders can’t scale' curse.

SBA Chief: The Secret to Being a Good Boss Is Being a Good Cheerleader

Maria Contreras-Sweet became head of the Small Business Administration just about two months ago, but managing employees is hardly new territory for her.

5 Ways Millionaires Approach Their Careers

Even if you don’t possess these skills now, it is very possible to obtain them and then start making your fortune.

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

What does it take to become a master at your craft? Here are some pointers to get you started.

6 Ways to Learn to Radiate Charisma If You Don't Have It at First

Here are the easy-to-implement suggestions of a formerly shy girl who's now a CEO coach.

Do Women Leaders Walk a Tightrope to Be Seen as Effective and Likable?

Economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett's new book explains how the executive suite has eluded female managers.
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