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Ballmer Reminisces, Advises in First Appearance Since Exiting Microsoft

Here are five of the most interesting things that former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer said during his appearance yesterday at Oxford University's Saïd Business School.

What Separates a Great Leader From a Good One?

If you want to improve your ability to lead, treat it like any other skill you want to improve.

If You Want to Lead, You Also Need to Manage

We think the key to being a successful leader has to do with vision and strategy. But it is also in nuts-and-bolts management.

Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book

While many business books tout answers to startup problems, entrepreneurs aren't going to learn everything in a hundred pages. Instead, they need to get out there and make it happen.

The Secret to Becoming a Better Manager

If you want to separate yourself from the middle-of-the-pack managers and get the most from your employees, here's what you need to do.

Know Yourself. Face Your Fear. Follow Your Heart.

Regret is the most tragic thing in life. Here’s how to avoid looking back, shaking your head, and saying, 'Wish I knew then what I know now.'

How to Run an Awesome Unpaid Internship Program

Twitter and Facebook may be able to pay their interns the big bucks, but for employers outside of Silicon Valley, that's wishful thinking.

What Does Your Company Stand For?

The road to excellence begins with defining and embracing a positive, effective company culture.

You've Built a Startup. Now, Build a Legacy.

Entrepreneurs often want to build something beyond their company. They are looking to make a bigger impact on society and change the world.

From American Express to eBay, Businesses Cheer Arizona's Vetoing of Anti-Gay Bill

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a law that would have given business owners the right to refuse service to customers because of religious beliefs.

Soar Above, Rather Than Survive, a Product Recall

Fitbit is the latest company that instituted a recall. Did it do it right? Also, seven steps to implement a recall program in your business.

The Problem With Your Business Is You: Making the Shift From Founder to CEO

If your company is in a period of decline or stagnation, the issue with your business may just be you.

Simon Sinek on Why Great Leaders 'Eat Last'

The popular TED Talk speaker on the single most profound quality for excellence in leadership.

Searching for Wisdom? Search Yourself.

There is nothing conventional about wisdom. A key to success is staying off the latest bandwagon and thinking critically for yourself.

Why Being Self-Critical Can Make You a Stronger Founder

While having confidence will help entrepreneurs sell their vision, it is also important to focus on areas of weakness and how to improve.

If You Run a Company Together, What Happens When You Divorce?

Wevorce cofounder Michelle Crosby shares tips on doing the unthinkable: divorcing your business partner.

The Secret Sauce of Successful Entrepreneurs? It's All in Their Head.

For entrepreneurs to succeed they need to fix their mindset.

3 Surefire Ways to Drive Your Finest Employees to a Competitor

If you are guilty of any of the leadership blunders mentioned below, mend your ways or prepare for costly turnovers.

The Esquire Guy on the Proper Way to Energize a Meeting

Too much energy, and you come off as a SpongeBob-like freak. Not enough, and you come off as a Squidward-like bore.

5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur

From marketing to leadership, books often provide entrepreneurs the insight they need to make it on their journey. Here we offer up five must-read books for every entrepreneur.

HowAboutWe's Founders Redefine Online Dating -- And What It Means to Be a CEO

They pioneered the concept of 'offline dating,' but more than that, the founders of HowAboutWe show that great business leaders can come from unlikely backgrounds.

How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff

We all lose it sometimes. Here's how to address it right away to make sure you don't ruin your employees' morale.

Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians

Looking at the world's best athletes can teach you some important lessons about entrepreneurship.

Why Derek Jeter Is So Admired

The Yankee captain is calling it quits. Business leaders can learn a lot from the way he played the game.

How Leaders Can Find Their Mojo

CEOs face three big issues at the top. Here's how they can own their vision and lead effectively.
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