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How I Dealt With Cancer In the Corner Office. My Own.
Leadership

How I Dealt With Cancer In the Corner Office. My Own.

When the boss had health issues, a company needs to act decisively. That's especially true when you're the boss.
Ivan Misner
How to Get People to Do What You Want
Persuasion

How to Get People to Do What You Want

Here's a hint: You can catch more flies with honey than you can vinegar.
Humor Them. A Well-Timed Laugh Speaks Volumes.
Humor

Humor Them. A Well-Timed Laugh Speaks Volumes.

A lighthearted touch can open minds to viewing things differently.
Joe Costello
4 Pointers for Getting the Most Out of Meetings
Productivity

4 Pointers for Getting the Most Out of Meetings

Smarten up your approach so staffers won't needlessly assemble without a distinct direction, losing valuable time without a clear outcome.
Barbara Bates
7 Interview Questions To Help You Hire Superstars
Hiring Tips

7 Interview Questions To Help You Hire Superstars

Never hire someone who is just 'good enough.'
Mitchell Harper
5 Things Entrepreneurs Caught in Comparisons Should Remember
Confidence

5 Things Entrepreneurs Caught in Comparisons Should Remember

When you're a newbie business owner feeling intimidated by the competition, remember these essential truths.
Kate Swoboda
Here's a Crazy Idea: Let's Not Just Focus on Profits
Doing Good

Here's a Crazy Idea: Let's Not Just Focus on Profits

Young professionals say business is too focused on a narrow agenda of profit and product, rather than on improving society by addressing the purpose and people of business.
The Story of a CEO Who Grew Up on Food Stamps
Entrepreneurs

The Story of a CEO Who Grew Up on Food Stamps

A businesswoman shares lessons from her hard climb -- from humble beginnings in North Dakota to running an Alabama marketing agency.
Chelsea Berler
Twitter's Jack Dorsey Defends CEO Dick Costolo in Massive Tweetstorm
Twitter

Twitter's Jack Dorsey Defends CEO Dick Costolo in Massive Tweetstorm

'There isn't a single person who has been thinking longer about Twitter than @dickc.'
Laura Entis
How to Deliver Constructive Feedback With a 'You Suck Sandwich'
Managing Employees

How to Deliver Constructive Feedback With a 'You Suck Sandwich'

Providing criticism to a team member can be a real challenge, especially if done wrong. Here is a simple and easy to remember strategy that will help you avoid uncomfortable confrontations.
Peter Gasca
10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business
Habits

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business

Reframing your thinking can go a long way. A psychologist suggests trying these strategies to get further along the path you've carved out and reach success.
Sherrie Campbell
Busy Is the Enemy of Productive. Which Are You?
Time Management

Busy Is the Enemy of Productive. Which Are You?

Top professionals figure out the difference between these two qualities and spend the lion's share of their time generating results.
Stacey Alcorn
The Ins and Outs of Onboarding Employees and Independent Contractors
Ask the Expert

The Ins and Outs of Onboarding Employees and Independent Contractors

In the early stages of a business, many founders prefer to engage independent contractors to perform services, as it allows the company to avoid implementing costly payroll processes.
Lori Hoberman
With This Exercise, Talk Your Way to Your Best Self
Conversational Intelligence

With This Exercise, Talk Your Way to Your Best Self

Use these conversational techniques to become the best version of you this new year.
Judith E. Glaser