Leadership

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The Esquire Guy on the Problem With Passion

Sometimes enthusiasm is overrated.

Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives

You don't have to do it all to make it worth the effort. Take these steps toward being a more socially-conscious entrepreneur.

If You Want to Be a Big Deal, Never Stop Learning

Jason Calacanis sold Weblogs Inc. to AOL in 2005 for a reported $30 million, was an early investor in ride-sharing company Uber and is a co-founder of the online news blog, Inside. The secret to success with Internet technology-based companies is always bettering your skillset, he says.

Seeing Red? How to Avoid Blowing Up at Others.

The key to being a great leader is not to avoid emotion but to avoid letting it get the best of you when dealing with investors, employees and customers.

Simple Ways to Increase Confidence and Overcome Fear of Rejection

In this podcast, Lewis Howes and 'social dynamics' expect Jordan Harbinger discuss how confidence is key to getting what you want in business and life.

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.

How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

Whether you need a cheerleader, someone to vent to or a person with specific skill sets, here are tips for approaching your search for the perfect guide.

The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

Keeping your best and brightest around doesn't have to be complicated. Try one of these simple options.

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 Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits.

Why Financial Security Ruins People

Sting knows what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur: self-reliance, personal accountability and feeling that you have nothing to lose.

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.

Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend.

Is looking into online activities an invasion of privacy? Maybe, but it's important to learn everything you can about a job candidate.

Arrive Late to a Big Meeting? How to Recover.

Like Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, we've all had the experience of being late to events, or missing them altogether. Here's how to save face -- and make sure it doesn't happen again.

The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

It's important to remember that 'want' and 'deserve' don't always overlap.

Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits

"Operational dashboards'' keep employees and entire businesses focused on improving the tasks that make everything work.

How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It

Many of us are tempted to deflect kind words, but that may be doing more hard than good.

6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

Failure happens. It is what you learn from your missteps that sets you apart.

When Giving a Presentation, Never Do This

It may be tempting to tell your audience that you're not as prepared as you would like or that you just got over being sick. Here's why you shouldn't.

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 to Deal With Headache-Inducing Customers

While most customers are happy when companies offer solutions and try to help , there are a few types of customers who will never be happy. Here is how to deal with them.

Entrepreneurship as the Hero's Journey

Leave the familiar, grapple with the unknown, chance failure, triumph.

The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

One of the lessons this CEO has learned outside the classroom is number crunching is useful but communication skills really count.

Why Things Always Go Wrong

This is what happens when Murphy's Law and the Peter Principle meet the Seven Deadly Sins.

What 4 Little Letters Can Tell You About Your Team

There has a lot written about managing teams but perhaps entrepreneurs need to just focus on a simple assessment.
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