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6 Ways to Make a Great First Impression
Leadership

6 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Many entrepreneurs overlook the importance of poise and professionalism. Here's some advice.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Business and Family Are All in a Day's Work For These Dynamic CEO Moms
Female Entrepreneurs

Business and Family Are All in a Day's Work For These Dynamic CEO Moms

Three female CEOs reveal how they pursue that elusive work/life balance.
David Nilssen
5 Steps for Becoming an Indispensable Leader
Leadership Qualities

5 Steps for Becoming an Indispensable Leader

As a leader, being indispensable can make employees better, they drive revenue and maintain a sense of optimism around the office.
Ken Sundheim
Motivate Your Employees in 3 Steps
Motivation

Motivate Your Employees in 3 Steps

No matter how much training or talent you have on your team, engagement is one of the most powerful tools any team member and business can have.
Stuart Leung
The 3 Ways Roger Goodell Failed to Show Leadership in His Press Conference
Leadership

The 3 Ways Roger Goodell Failed to Show Leadership in His Press Conference

In trying to mute the criticism of the NFL's response to abuse cases, commissioner Roger Goodell showed surprisingly bad judgment.
Ray Hennessey
To Build a Top-Performing Team, Keep Your Stars Happy and Your Bench Inspired
Managing Employees

To Build a Top-Performing Team, Keep Your Stars Happy and Your Bench Inspired

A patient, systematic program to improve your underperformers is the quickest and least expensive way to improve company results.
Dave Mattson
Is Oracle's Co-CEO Move a Trend or Just Something That Works for Oracle?
Leadership

Is Oracle's Co-CEO Move a Trend or Just Something That Works for Oracle?

The lone visionary is the ideal of entrepreneurial mythology but one of the world's largest tech companies has done notably well with bifurcated leadership.
Jamie Pennington and Sarah Crossman Sullivan
The 5 Pitfalls of Decision-Making, and How to Avoid Them
Decision-making

The 5 Pitfalls of Decision-Making, and How to Avoid Them

It's important for leaders to set the 'organizational guardrails' that foster a single, uniformed direction.
Jeff Boss
Oracle Now Has Two Leaders, But Can These Arrangements Work?
CEOs

Oracle Now Has Two Leaders, But Can These Arrangements Work?

With the announcement of Larry Ellison's stepping down, here are three tips for companies considering having co-ceos.
Doug and Polly White
Doing Two Things? That's One Too Many.
Productivity

Doing Two Things? That's One Too Many.

If you aspire to be a successful entrepreneur, the only way you're going to achieve that is by focusing on one thing and doing it better than anyone else.
Steve Tobak
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Why Admitting Your Mistakes Will Make You a Better Leader
Leadership

Why Admitting Your Mistakes Will Make You a Better Leader

I was always aggressive and relentless -- until a series of Zen-like moments helped me move to a different level that changed how I operated.
Steve Blank
5 Positive Ways to Constructively Critique Employees
Managing Employees

5 Positive Ways to Constructively Critique Employees

The best way to tell somebody how to do better is to begin by telling them what they are doing well.
Matt Straz
The 21-Day Desk-Free Challenge
Managing Change

The 21-Day Desk-Free Challenge

A real estate executive realizes that by finding a perch to work inside each of her company's branch offices, she can be more effective and build more productive relationships.
Stacey Alcorn
3 Simple Ways to Avoid a Business Faux Pas
Business Etiquette

3 Simple Ways to Avoid a Business Faux Pas

Sticky social situations can unglue the surest business deal. Here's how to make sure they don't.
Debra Kaye
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