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4 Steps to Stop Soul-Sucking Meetings

4 Steps to Stop Soul-Sucking Meetings

Often meetings are unnecessary, extremely boring and not useful to team members. By following these four steps, you can make your meetings productive and worthwhile for your staff.
Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi: 'I Don’t Think Women Can Have It All'

Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi: 'I Don’t Think Women Can Have It All'

'The biological clock and the career clock are in total conflict with each other. So we’re screwed,' she joked, speaking at The Aspen Ideas Festival on Monday.
A Strong Balance of Confidence and Paranoia is the Best Offense

A Strong Balance of Confidence and Paranoia is the Best Offense

In today’s environment, traditional roles are blurred and competitors and partners are often one and the same.
Want to Be a Better Manager? Get a Dog.

Want to Be a Better Manager? Get a Dog.

There are a lot of analogies between the canine world and our own workplaces.
Take the Boss and the Egos Out of the Salary Equation

Take the Boss and the Egos Out of the Salary Equation

A salary formula without bias combined with peer-based merit pay
5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School

5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School

If you're wondering how to further your career, think back to your teen years with these pieces of advice.
What Entrepreneurs Can Take Away From the Tour de France

What Entrepreneurs Can Take Away From the Tour de France

Beyond confronting grueling physical challenges, cyclists rely on a strategy and a large amount of teamwork. This is also true of business owners.
One Way to Calm Down Before a Presentation

One Way to Calm Down Before a Presentation

There's no universal strategy for getting rid of public-speaking jitters, but this simple piece of advice may help.
The Esquire Guy on the Problem With Passion

The Esquire Guy on the Problem With Passion

Sometimes enthusiasm is overrated.
Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives

Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives

You don't have to do it all to make it worth the effort. Take these steps toward being a more socially-conscious entrepreneur.
If You Want to Be a Big Deal, Never Stop Learning

If You Want to Be a Big Deal, Never Stop Learning

Jason Calacanis sold Weblogs Inc. to AOL in 2005 for a reported $30 million, was an early investor in ride-sharing company Uber and is a co-founder of the online news blog, Inside. The secret to success with Internet technology-based companies is always bettering your skillset, he says.
Seeing Red? How to Avoid Blowing Up at Others.

Seeing Red? How to Avoid Blowing Up at Others.

The key to being a great leader is not to avoid emotion but to avoid letting it get the best of you when dealing with investors, employees and customers.
Simple Ways to Increase Confidence and Overcome Fear of Rejection

Simple Ways to Increase Confidence and Overcome Fear of Rejection

In this podcast, Lewis Howes and 'social dynamics' expect Jordan Harbinger discuss how confidence is key to getting what you want in business and life.
Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.
How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

Whether you need a cheerleader, someone to vent to or a person with specific skill sets, here are tips for approaching your search for the perfect guide.
The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

Keeping your best and brightest around doesn't have to be complicated. Try one of these simple options.
What to Expect When You're CEO of a Successful Startup

What to Expect When You're CEO of a Successful Startup

Every CEO has a first day of their first CEO job. Some things you can prepare for, most you can't.
When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits.
Why Financial Security Ruins People

Why Financial Security Ruins People

Sting knows what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur: self-reliance, personal accountability and feeling that you have nothing to lose.
The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses

The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses

Top-notch leaders do more than drive sales. They create and foster positive work environments that inspire greatness among others.
Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend.

Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend.

Is looking into online activities an invasion of privacy? Maybe, but it's important to learn everything you can about a job candidate.
Arrive Late to a Big Meeting? How to Recover.

Arrive Late to a Big Meeting? How to Recover.

Like Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, we've all had the experience of being late to events, or missing them altogether. Here's how to save face -- and make sure it doesn't happen again.
The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

It's important to remember that 'want' and 'deserve' don't always overlap.
Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits

Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits

"Operational dashboards'' keep employees and entire businesses focused on improving the tasks that make everything work.
How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It

How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It

Many of us are tempted to deflect kind words, but that may be doing more hard than good.
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