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5 Tough Lessons Learned From Embracing Failure

5 Tough Lessons Learned From Embracing Failure

Mark Hendrickson launched Plancast to great fanfare, watched it nearly die and was tossed out. He has less ego and more patience now.
The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received.
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.
The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

One of the lessons this CEO has learned outside the classroom is number crunching is useful but communication skills really count.
Hungry for Success? 3 Business Lessons From the Food Network.

Hungry for Success? 3 Business Lessons From the Food Network.

Critical tips to help you take the heat and stand out as a top entrepreneur.
A Leadership Lesson From Eisenhower's Stoic Reversal at D-Day

A Leadership Lesson From Eisenhower's Stoic Reversal at D-Day

Remember the obstacle or the rival is only as strong as your perception lets it be.
5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager

5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager

A poor supervisor can dampen employee engagement and satisfaction, prompting an exodus. Here's what to look out for.
6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Built a Marketing Department

6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Built a Marketing Department

Save yourself time and stress. Read this before jumping head-first into building a marketing team.
Leading Your Team Down the Path of Change in 4 Steps

Leading Your Team Down the Path of Change in 4 Steps

While change can be stressful, it is inevitable. How you handle it will determine if you sink or float.
Is Your Managerial Ego Too Big?

Is Your Managerial Ego Too Big?

Overlords of their own fiefdoms and overseers of inflated budgets and staffs, these type of managers can kill your company. Here's what every leader needs to know to take down the takeover artists.
Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

What you can learn about life and business from Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci and Benjamin Franklin.
9 Ways to Become a Better Leader

9 Ways to Become a Better Leader

From encouraging dissenting voices to showing compassion, here are tips for leading with purpose and poise.
Looking Back: 5 Entrepreneurs Divulge What They'd Change and Keep the Same

Looking Back: 5 Entrepreneurs Divulge What They'd Change and Keep the Same

There is no manual for entrepreneurs, resulting in a lot of mistakes and mishaps. Five entrepreneurs open up to us about the lessons they learned along their journey.
3 Keys to Unlocking Employee Talent

3 Keys to Unlocking Employee Talent

With limited resources, it is imperative entrepreneurs get the most out of their employees. Here are three simple and creative ways to do so.
Century-Old Businesses: Their Secrets to Success

Century-Old Businesses: Their Secrets to Success

It's getting harder to reach 100. We explain what's worked.
Tips to Help Entrepreneurs Weather the February Hustle and Bustle

Tips to Help Entrepreneurs Weather the February Hustle and Bustle

While February may be the month for romance, it also happens to be the busiest for meetings. Here are a few ways to stay on top of your game.
5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To

5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To

A wise person learns from someone else's experiences, so there's no excuse to repeat these business blunders.
Catchafire CEO: If I Don't Use My Time Well, My Employees Won't Either

Catchafire CEO: If I Don't Use My Time Well, My Employees Won't Either

Rachael Chong is a busy, New York City-based social entrepreneur who has learned that setting priorities and sticking to them is her most critical mission.
Why Millennials Are Immature, Entitled and the Best Hire

Why Millennials Are Immature, Entitled and the Best Hire

In the media, millennials get a bad rap for being lazy and conceited. Yet, they may be the best hire a company can make -- employers just need to figure out how to handle them.
Moving Forward After a Co-Founder Dies

Moving Forward After a Co-Founder Dies

In the startup world, tragedy can either forever ruin a team or literally transform it.
The Esquire Guy on Not Losing Your Cool

The Esquire Guy on Not Losing Your Cool

Before you freak out, calm down and ask yourself a few questions.
How to Save Any Presentation From a Technology Meltdown

How to Save Any Presentation From a Technology Meltdown

Don't let a technology glitch or mistake ruin your next presentation. Here are four ways to save any presentation from disaster.
4 Easy Steps to Never Sitting Through Another Pointless Meeting

4 Easy Steps to Never Sitting Through Another Pointless Meeting

Most people dread meetings, but they are a necessary tool to get things accomplished. Here's how to make them less painful.
Best Business Books to Get Cozy With This Fall

Best Business Books to Get Cozy With This Fall

Looking to take your business to the next level? Look no further than these seven works that will make you a better entrepreneur.
5 Signs You're Expecting More From Employees Than They Can Give

5 Signs You're Expecting More From Employees Than They Can Give

Entitled leaders often make the worst managers and bosses. Here are five entitlement traps to avoid when running your own business.

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