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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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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?

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

What the New Steve Jobs Movie Got Wrong

The new Jobs biopic spends ample time lambasting the often gruff management style of the late Steve Jobs, but there's also genius in his tactics. Here are four reasons why Apple's former CEO was a good manager.

Do You Have the Right Kind of Confidence?

Genuine success comes from self-assurance and a willingness to fail.

How to Give Great Advice

Four tips to help you offer genuinely helpful advice that leads to good decisions.

6 Reasons Why Mark Hurd Should Be Microsoft's Next CEO

Despite his ouster from H-P, Mark Hurd is the one man with all the skills needed to help Microsoft complete its transformation.

What to Do When Your Client Walks Out the Door

When your biggest client leaves you, the most important thing is not to panic. Here's what to do next.

Steve Ballmer to Retire as Microsoft CEO

The tech giant's long-time chief executive expects to step down sometime within the next 12 months.

Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way

Giving up control of parts of your business is a scary step. Here's how to make the process run smoothly.

Change Is Good. Now, How to Get Employees to Buy In

Employees often resist change, but good leaders can win their buy-in. Here's how.

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Measuring Your Management Strengths

Managers often have no problem evaluating their employees' strengths and weaknesses, but taking stock of their own skills is just as important. Here are the 10 key questions to ask yourself when evaluating how well you manage people.

Why You're Getting Bad Advice and Paying Too Much For It

Too often, entrepreneurs hire the wrong advisors and don't realize until it's too late. Here are four ways to stop yourself from making this mistake.

Keys to Success: Overcoming 5 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back

Here's how to move past your personal obstacles and get your startup idea off the ground.

Do This Before You Build Your Next App and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why you shouldn't build an app on gut instinct alone, why you should release product features one at a time and more advice for business owners.

4 Cellphone Etiquette Mistakes You Make Everyday

You might be doing more harm than good when you answer your phone in a public place. Here are four things you might not know about the way you use your phone.
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