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How to Fire Yourself With Grace When It's Time to Take Your Company to the Next Level

How to Fire Yourself With Grace When It's Time to Take Your Company to the Next Level

You might need to replace yourself as chief executive to grow your company in a big way. Here's how to help make a smoother transition to a professional manager.
Tell Us: Is Starbucks Wrong in Taking a Political Stand?

Tell Us: Is Starbucks Wrong in Taking a Political Stand?

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's request that customers leave their guns at the door puts his company -- and by extension, his employees and franchisees -- behind this political issue.
Which of These 4 Types of Managers Are You?

Which of These 4 Types of Managers Are You?

The impact that different personality types have on leadership style.
The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic)

The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic)

You don't have to be a genius to act like one. Pick up some of these habits of people with high IQs.

Your Employees Are Lying to You. Here's How to Stop Them

You may be setting the wrong example for employees without even realizing it. Here's how to make them more honest and committed at work.
6 Easy Ways to Make Meetings Fun -- Or At Least, Not Suck

6 Easy Ways to Make Meetings Fun -- Or At Least, Not Suck

What if the dreaded meeting could actually be an event your team looked forward to? Here are six ways to revamp meetings to get employees engaged and interested.
Rainbow Loom Maker Sues Rival Toymaker Over Patents

Rainbow Loom Maker Sues Rival Toymaker Over Patents

Choon Ng, creator of the colorful bracelet-making kit that has become a national sensation, has accused a fellow toymaker of patent infringement.
6 Leadership Lessons From The Great Outdoors

6 Leadership Lessons From The Great Outdoors

Spend some time in nature and you might learn a thing or two about how to be a better leader. Here are six.
5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

Don't be your own worst enemy when it comes to succeeding at starting and running your own business. Here are five mistakes to avoid.
4 Things to Consider Before Hiring an Executive Coach

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring an Executive Coach

Before you start spending big bucks on an executive coach, check their effectiveness on these four crucial points.
5 Ways to Be a Badass Leader, James Bond Style

5 Ways to Be a Badass Leader, James Bond Style

You can learn valuable lessons about leadership from 007 and his ilk. Here are five big take-aways.
4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

Don't rush to bring a new person on board without considering these four commonly made mistakes.
A Look at NYC Mayor Bloomberg's Legacy (Interactive Timeline)

A Look at NYC Mayor Bloomberg's Legacy (Interactive Timeline)

A timeline of Michael Bloomberg's memorable moments as New York City's mayor.
How to Make Your Best Employees Even More Profitable

How to Make Your Best Employees Even More Profitable

Even your brightest hires need to be set up for success. Here are four ways to make your best employees shine.
You're the Boss: When Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ask for Advice

You're the Boss: When Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ask for Advice

Knowing whose opinion to listen to and whose to ignore is part of the art of decision making and the mark of a good leader.

10 Business Plan Benefits You Might Be Forgetting

If you think creating a business plan is not for you, think again. Here are ten ways your business plan can help you be a better entrepreneur.
3 Reasons Why You Are Failing at Problem Solving

3 Reasons Why You Are Failing at Problem Solving

We often believe that we understand the way the world works far better than we actually do. Here are three causes of our knowledge gaps and how to fix them.
4 Ways You Are Driving Your Employees Crazy

4 Ways You Are Driving Your Employees Crazy

No one is telling you that you are making these management mistakes. Here are ways you could be trashing your culture and killing employee engagement.
Why Your Business Goals Might Need a Reality Check

Why Your Business Goals Might Need a Reality Check

Too many entrepreneurs are overly optimistic about how well their business ideas will fare. Here's how to approach your business with a more realistic outlook.
The Secret to Israel's Startup Success

The Secret to Israel's Startup Success

'Silicon Wadi,' the high-tech startup mecca in Israel offers valuable lessons about what it takes to start and run your own business. Here are three key takeaways.
7 Leadership Lies You Need to Stop Believing

7 Leadership Lies You Need to Stop Believing

Don't believe everything you hear about what it means to be a great leader. Here are seven myths debunked.
A-Rod Drama: 3 Tips for Managing Difficult Employees

A-Rod Drama: 3 Tips for Managing Difficult Employees

The Yankees have weathered the scandal brought on by their All Star third baseman. Here's how you can deal with problem employees, too.
10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Letting an Employee Go

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Letting an Employee Go

Every time you are tempted to fire an employee, use it as an opportunity to look in the mirror and learn. The fact that an employee isn't performing according to your expectations may not be his problem, but yours.
How to Avoid Every Entrepreneur's Worst Enemy

How to Avoid Every Entrepreneur's Worst Enemy

Get too comfortable where you're at in life and in business and you'll never get to the next level.
Why All the Hate for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?

Why All the Hate for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?

Let us know what you think of Ballmer's tenure as chief of the tech giant.
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