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How to Soften Rejection With a Positive Message

How to Soften Rejection With a Positive Message

The Esquire Guy on how to make rejection sound better.
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Saying No

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Saying No

The Esquire Guy on how to say no like you mean it.
Remembering Steve Jobs: One Year Later

Remembering Steve Jobs: One Year Later

The Apple co-founder and iconic tech leader died 12 months ago today.
3 Secrets of Happy Employees

3 Secrets of Happy Employees

Master these elements to cultivate a happier workplace and greater productivity.
Jim Collins on Creative Discipline, Paranoia and Other Marks of a Great Leader

Jim Collins on Creative Discipline, Paranoia and Other Marks of a Great Leader

Speaking at the World Business Forum in New York City, the influential management thinker outlined why some companies thrive while others fail in hard times.
Sean Parker: Running a Startup Is 'Like Eating Glass'

Sean Parker: Running a Startup Is 'Like Eating Glass'

The Napster and Airtime co-founder says too many people with terrible ideas are founding companies.
Inside the Successful Leader's Mindset

Inside the Successful Leader's Mindset

Set yourself up for success with four beliefs that help you persevere and tackle tough business challenges.

Why Being 'Good' Can Help You Build a Successful Startup

When you work for yourself, your reputation is your most important asset. Here's how to keep it looking shiny and new.

How To Stay Motivated in the Trenches

Small business expert Kevin Hiser of QStart Labs answers readersÂ’ top questions about entrepreneurship.
How to Build an Ethical Business Culture

How to Build an Ethical Business Culture

Three steps to make sure your employees' behavior is above board.

How to Handle Problem Employees -- And Fire Them if Needed

No one envy's an entrepreneur when it's time to let problem employees go. Here's how to make the process as smooth as possible.
9 Successful Entrepreneurs Moonlighting as Professors

9 Successful Entrepreneurs Moonlighting as Professors

These successful business leaders are teaching classes on everything from leadership to technology to finance at universities and colleges across America.

How to Talk to 'Nerds' and Why You Should

For non-technical entrepreneurs, bringing a developer on board is only half the battle. You also need to be able to communicate. Here’s how to get it right.
3 Teambuilding Exercises Tailored to Unique Business Challenges

3 Teambuilding Exercises Tailored to Unique Business Challenges

How three entrepreneurs designed effective--and fun--ways to strengthen their teams.
4 Ways to Prevent Office Bullies

4 Ways to Prevent Office Bullies

From conflict resolution to a healthy workplace policy, these tips will help you create a positive work environment.
8 Tips for Business Success from Costco's Jim Sinegal

8 Tips for Business Success from Costco's Jim Sinegal

Even brilliant start-up entrepreneurs could benefit from learning a thing or two from the long-time Costco CEO.
Can You Be a Tough Boss Without Being a Jerk?

Can You Be a Tough Boss Without Being a Jerk?

Four rules to avoid crossing the line from tough to mean.
Life Is Good's Bert Jacobs on Optimism

Life Is Good's Bert Jacobs on Optimism

The co-founder of the popular lifestyle brand shares kitchen-table wisdom, why attitude matters, and the lesson learned from his biggest mistake with customers.
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Their Brains

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Their Brains

Three CEOs on how knowing your strengths makes you more successful -- and a test to help you identify them.
7 Second-Act Entrepreneurs

7 Second-Act Entrepreneurs

These well-known Americans overcame bad times in midlife to reach business fame and fortune.
Why Man vs. Food Is Worth Watching

Why Man vs. Food Is Worth Watching

How the Travel Channel show soared to success thanks to the host's winning personality.
Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

The American diving champion offers tips to help entrepreneurs become more resilient.
How to Become a Better Leader

How to Become a Better Leader

Four tips to help you better understand yourself and others in your business.
Cutthroat vs. Cooperative: How Do You View Competition?

Cutthroat vs. Cooperative: How Do You View Competition?

It's tempting to try to steamroll the competition. But sometimes a spirit of cooperation is in order.
Angel Investor Esther Dyson on the Traits of Rock Star Tech Leaders

Angel Investor Esther Dyson on the Traits of Rock Star Tech Leaders

An investor in companies such as Flickr and del.icio.us, Dyson shares insights on building a thriving company.

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