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How to Get Out of Your Own Way

How to Get Out of Your Own Way

There are three situations guaranteed to land you and your business in the mud. The only way to get out is to see these problems for what they are and move forward. Ready?

EBay Lures Apple Exec to Run Products Division

In the latest play in the tech world's game of musical chairs, eBay has hired Apple executive RJ Pittman to run its products division.
3 Reasons Success Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

3 Reasons Success Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

The road to success is the one less traveled -- because it's difficult and has obstacles. Here's what entrepreneurs should prepare for.
5 Signs You're Expecting More From Employees Than They Can Give

5 Signs You're Expecting More From Employees Than They Can Give

Entitled leaders often make the worst managers and bosses. Here are five entitlement traps to avoid when running your own business.
Leadership: Nature or Nurture?

Leadership: Nature or Nurture?

While inherited characteristics may give some an edge, leaders require skill development and training. Here are four essential leadership traits that are a combination of nature and nurture.
5 Ways to Coach Your Employees to The Top of Their Game

5 Ways to Coach Your Employees to The Top of Their Game

Coaching a sports team and running a company have quite a few things in common. Here are five ways to take a page from the coaching book.
Why It Pays to Be a Jerk Like Jeff Bezos

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk Like Jeff Bezos

A new book about Amazon's CEO that comes out next week gives readers an intimate look at the leader's harsh temperament. But Bezos is onto something. Here's why.
Starbucks CEO Launches Petition to End Government Shutdown

Starbucks CEO Launches Petition to End Government Shutdown

Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, will give customers the opportunity to sign a petition calling for an end to the government shutdown.
Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

President Obama nominated Janet Yellen, who currently serves as vice chair of the Federal Reserve, to serve as the central bank's next chairman.
10 Ways to Promote Yourself to Entrepreneurial Success

10 Ways to Promote Yourself to Entrepreneurial Success

It's not enough if you think you're special. Others should think you are too.
Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey's Reputation Questioned in New Book

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey's Reputation Questioned in New Book

A book written by a New York Times writer says Dorsey's role as a founder may have been overhyped.
Why Your Business Partner Should Be Nothing Like You

Why Your Business Partner Should Be Nothing Like You

Having a partner with drastically different experience, skills and ways of communicating can help you run your business better.
How to Keep Your Employees Engaged

How to Keep Your Employees Engaged

Keeping employees invested in their jobs and dedicated to the company vision is one of the seminal workplace -- and maybe the most misunderstood.

Englert and Higgs Win Nobel Prize in Physics After String of Delays

Francois Englert and Peter W. Higgs were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences after a series of unusual delays.

Google's Schmidt to Release New Book

Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman and former CEO, will release a book next fall entitled 'No Adult Supervision Required: How To Build Successful 21st Century Companies.'
How to Get The Most Out of Employees Who Work From Home

How to Get The Most Out of Employees Who Work From Home

More and more companies are spread far and wide with employees working virtually. Here are five ways to make the model work for your business.
Richard Branson on Reaching For The Stars -- Literally

Richard Branson on Reaching For The Stars -- Literally

With the launch of Virgin Galactic's first commercial trip to space approaching, a look at how to energizes your company mission and team to reach higher.
From Paper Boy to Music Mogul: Entrepreneurship Lessons from Sean 'Diddy' Combs

From Paper Boy to Music Mogul: Entrepreneurship Lessons from Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Entrepreneur.com sat down with the Grammy Award-winning rapper to talk about what he has learned about building businesses.
10 Things Jon Taffer of 'Bar Rescue' Wants You to Know About Running a Business

10 Things Jon Taffer of 'Bar Rescue' Wants You to Know About Running a Business

The man behind the hit TV show 'Bar Rescue' offers up lessons for business owners in any industry.
7 Steps to Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

7 Steps to Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

Be it a workplace disaster or a violent crime, when your employees' safety is compromised, you need to be prepared to keep them safe. Here are seven ways to be prepared.
The Sexiest CEOs in the World

The Sexiest CEOs in the World

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer may have recently posed in Vogue, but she's not the only CEO to have that special blend of success, ambition and looks.
Warning Signs That Your Startup Is Ruining Your Life

Warning Signs That Your Startup Is Ruining Your Life

Starting your own business can be great but can lead to personal disaster if you lose sight of what's most important.
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Saying You're Sorry

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Saying You're Sorry

There is a right and wrong way to apologize and a right and wrong time to do it -- the Esquire guy breaks it down.
Business Owners Give Obama Weak Marks

Business Owners Give Obama Weak Marks

Just 37 percent of business owners approve of the president's job performance, according to a new poll by Gallup.
What a Hot-Dog Eating Contest Can Teach You About Problem Solving

What a Hot-Dog Eating Contest Can Teach You About Problem Solving

The authors of the bestselling Freakonomics books shared their unconventional insights at the World Business Forum.
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