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Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

A new study suggests that a key contributor in how girls form their professional ambition is how much their father contributes around the house.
Taming Your Inner Control Freak

Taming Your Inner Control Freak

When everything is spinning out of control, letting go is more necessary than ever.
Leadership Lessons From the Trenches of Silicon Valley

Leadership Lessons From the Trenches of Silicon Valley

Real world lessons in leadership behavior from America's high-tech startup mecca and beyond.
4 Reasons Why Leaders Need More Wave Makers

4 Reasons Why Leaders Need More Wave Makers

These innovators jump in and ask, “What can I do?” and initiate changes that can bring huge payoffs to an entrepreneurial operation.
How to Be a Better, Stronger, More Engaging and Respected Leader

How to Be a Better, Stronger, More Engaging and Respected Leader

Technical skills are important, but they're only a fraction of what makes someone a great leader. Here are some practical ways to improve the skills that really count.
Keep It Down! 5 Business Lessons From a Competitive Eater.

Keep It Down! 5 Business Lessons From a Competitive Eater.

A life of stuffing himself taught this founder some insights on patience, goal setting and adaptability.
A Note to Interns: Some Things You Really, Really Shouldn't Do This Summer

A Note to Interns: Some Things You Really, Really Shouldn't Do This Summer

Of course, not all interns behave badly, but let this list also be a warning to managers and founders.
How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note

How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note

Sending a thank-you note can change your life. It changed mine.
Growth and Change Require Agile Leadership and Bedrock Values

Growth and Change Require Agile Leadership and Bedrock Values

The agile CEO is humble enough to question assumptions and accept suggestions but firm on core principles.
Fashion Designer Tory Burch: 'There Is No Such Thing as Overnight Success'

Fashion Designer Tory Burch: 'There Is No Such Thing as Overnight Success'

Tory Burch defined entrepreneur not as a job title, but a state of mind during her 2014 commencement address, telling graduates that achievement requires good old fashioned tenacity and hard work.
A Strong Core Is the Key to Great Leadership

A Strong Core Is the Key to Great Leadership

If your body's core is weak, you won't perform to the best of your ability. The same can be said about business.
The 6 Different Hats a CEO Might Have to Put On

The 6 Different Hats a CEO Might Have to Put On

Company chiefs may assume as many as half a dozen roles to guide their companies and inspire their staff. Take a look at how it plays out.
10 Surprisingly Useful Business Tips From a Parody Twitter Account

10 Surprisingly Useful Business Tips From a Parody Twitter Account

Want to your kick management skills into warp speed? Here are some great business tips, courtesy of the wacky world of Twitter.
Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always

Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always

During her commencement speech at City Colleges of Chicago, Facebook's COO told graduates to lean in even on days when they feel like hanging back and remaining quiet.
The Best Professional Development Advice Ever

The Best Professional Development Advice Ever

No doubt you are looking for inspiration. Chances are, you are looking in the wrong place.
Stop Fixing Women to Act Like Men

Stop Fixing Women to Act Like Men

The authors of 'Gender Intelligence,' out this month, argue companies should recognize the value of thinking differently and blend the talents of men and women -- at all levels of leadership.
Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Try out these activities and you may just find that you'll lead better and your business will thrive.
Want to Change the World? Maybe Try Being an Intrapraneur.

Want to Change the World? Maybe Try Being an Intrapraneur.

Working as an innovator inside a company, especially in the environmental field, can yield satisfying results, says an insider.
5 Ways to Avoid Miscommunication With Your Employees

5 Ways to Avoid Miscommunication With Your Employees

Sometimes we set ourselves up for defeat when trying to effectively communicate with other people. Here's some advice.
 Smart Leaders Keep Their Ego in Check and Listen In

Smart Leaders Keep Their Ego in Check and Listen In

The more successful you become, the more your confidence may swell. Practice these tips to take full advantage of the wealth of ideas from your team.
Why People Don't Follow Their Dreams

Why People Don't Follow Their Dreams

My father's example taught me a lot about stepping out of your comfort zone. Here is what I've learned.
Smiling Is Contagious. Customers (and Your Business) Thrive on It.

Smiling Is Contagious. Customers (and Your Business) Thrive on It.

This simple act helps creates a jovial base of clients who will continue using a service and feeling good about it.
How Entrepreneurs Can Read to Lead

How Entrepreneurs Can Read to Lead

Sometime in the last 5,000 years somebody may have experienced a similar problem. The tips you need might be in books. Here's how to peruse and use them.
 Don't Let Your Big Personality Stand in the Way of the Startup's Success

Don't Let Your Big Personality Stand in the Way of the Startup's Success

Instead of delegating tasks and mentoring staff, some entrepreneurs forget to train. Innovation and success are stifled.
Determining Your Entrepreneur Style and Getting Past Your Business Blind Spots

Determining Your Entrepreneur Style and Getting Past Your Business Blind Spots

Are you a controller, innovator, nurturer, or 'systemizer?' Determining your brain type can help you recognize and address the blind spots holding you back from your true potential.
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