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10 Things Jon Taffer of 'Bar Rescue' Wants You to Know About Running a Business

10 Things Jon Taffer of 'Bar Rescue' Wants You to Know About Running a Business

The man behind the hit TV show 'Bar Rescue' offers up lessons for business owners in any industry.
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Saying You're Sorry

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Saying You're Sorry

There is a right and wrong way to apologize and a right and wrong time to do it -- the Esquire guy breaks it down.
What a Hot-Dog Eating Contest Can Teach You About Problem Solving

What a Hot-Dog Eating Contest Can Teach You About Problem Solving

The authors of the bestselling Freakonomics books shared their unconventional insights at the World Business Forum.
5 of Tom Clancy's Most Inspiring Quotes

5 of Tom Clancy's Most Inspiring Quotes

Bestselling author Tom Clancy, who died Wednesday at age 66, gave great advice to businesspeople of all stripes.
Drink Up: 10 Leadership Lessons From the CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Drink Up: 10 Leadership Lessons From the CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Speaking at the World Business Forum in New York, the corporate leader shared his rules for business success.
8 Must-Dos that Make Good Leaders Great

8 Must-Dos that Make Good Leaders Great

Here's what entrepreneurs should be doing to be steer their startups to success.
Set Challenges to Beat Boredom and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Set Challenges to Beat Boredom and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to beat the daily grind, why you might want to make a vision board, why you should do a trial period with a prospective co-founder and more advice for business owners.
Why Your Employees Need to Make More Mistakes

Why Your Employees Need to Make More Mistakes

Encouraging perfection will slow things down for your startup. Here's how and why to make employees feel comfortable with messing up in the name of efficiency and progress.

Your Employees Are Lying to You. Here's How to Stop Them

You may be setting the wrong example for employees without even realizing it. Here's how to make them more honest and committed at work.
6 Leadership Lessons From The Great Outdoors

6 Leadership Lessons From The Great Outdoors

Spend some time in nature and you might learn a thing or two about how to be a better leader. Here are six.
6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)

6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)

Millennials have a reputation of being entitled and difficult to manage, but companies can be doing more to bridge the generation gap. Here's some advice.
Is It Time to Toss Your Old Management Model?

Is It Time to Toss Your Old Management Model?

Your team could be working faster, smarter and better if only you reorganized the way your company is run. Here's one effective approach that could work for you.
5 Ways to Be a Badass Leader, James Bond Style

5 Ways to Be a Badass Leader, James Bond Style

You can learn valuable lessons about leadership from 007 and his ilk. Here are five big take-aways.
You're the Boss: When Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ask for Advice

You're the Boss: When Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ask for Advice

Knowing whose opinion to listen to and whose to ignore is part of the art of decision making and the mark of a good leader.
Why Your Business Goals Might Need a Reality Check

Why Your Business Goals Might Need a Reality Check

Too many entrepreneurs are overly optimistic about how well their business ideas will fare. Here's how to approach your business with a more realistic outlook.
Management Lessons From a Public Company Gone Private

Management Lessons From a Public Company Gone Private

Making the transition from working for a large publicly traded company to being a small independent business is challenging. Here are key factors to keep in mind.
7 Leadership Lies You Need to Stop Believing

7 Leadership Lies You Need to Stop Believing

Don't believe everything you hear about what it means to be a great leader. Here are seven myths debunked.
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Swearing in the Office

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Swearing in the Office

The Esquire guy can't shut the [bleep] up about profanity in the workplace.
10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Measuring Your Management Strengths

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Measuring Your Management Strengths

Managers often have no problem evaluating their employees' strengths and weaknesses, but taking stock of their own skills is just as important. Here are the 10 key questions to ask yourself when evaluating how well you manage people.
Why You're Getting Bad Advice and Paying Too Much For It

Why You're Getting Bad Advice and Paying Too Much For It

Too often, entrepreneurs hire the wrong advisors and don't realize until it's too late. Here are four ways to stop yourself from making this mistake.
Act Now, Assess Later: One Company's Real-Time Transformation

Act Now, Assess Later: One Company's Real-Time Transformation

Translation goliath LanguageLine Solutions needed to make a quick transition into on-demand video interpretation or risk losing market share to its sprightly competitors.
What Can Your Company Learn From Lego?

What Can Your Company Learn From Lego?

Unbridled innovation nearly crushed the Danish toymaker. Everything started to click when it focused on making smaller, more controlled, changes.
After $2.3 Billion Sale, Entrepreneur Shares the Secret to Growing His Business

After $2.3 Billion Sale, Entrepreneur Shares the Secret to Growing His Business

Clay Mathile started managing Iams pet food when it was a $500,000 company. He sold the company for $2.3 billion. In his new book, he talks about the importance of letting go of control.

University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat

Student-run businesses aim to give aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to test their mettle.

Why Your Business Needs to Stop Acting Like a 4-Year-Old

Poorly run businesses, like small children, need constant supervision. Here are key strategies to help your business operate more smoothly.

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