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Why Your Business Goals Might Need a Reality Check
Leadership

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.
Punit Arora
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Management Lessons From a Public Company Gone Private
Growth Strategies

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.
Will Margiloff
7 Leadership Lies You Need to Stop Believing
Leadership

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.
Mark Sanborn
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The Esquire Guy's Guide to Swearing in the Office
Growth Strategies

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Swearing in the Office

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

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.
Lisa Girard
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Why You're Getting Bad Advice and Paying Too Much For It
Leadership

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.
Debra Kaye
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Act Now, Assess Later: One Company's Real-Time Transformation
Growth Strategies

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.
Sarah Max
What Can Your Company Learn From Lego?
Growth Strategies

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.
Sarah Max
After $2.3 Billion Sale, Entrepreneur Shares the Secret to Growing His Business
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat
Starting a Business

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.
Lisa Evans
Leadership

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.
Dave Lavinsky
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3 Ways You're Derailing Your Employees' Productivity
Leadership

3 Ways You're Derailing Your Employees' Productivity

Often times you are the the reason your team isn't getting as much done as you'd like. Here are three ways you might be unknowingly making them less productive at their jobs.
Jason Womack
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Leadership

How to Tackle 3 Tough Management Issues

Does it ever seem like the same management issues keep resurfacing again and again? Well, you're not alone. Here are innovative ways to handle 3 common ones.
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The Ethics Coach on Conflicts of Interest and Personal Tasks
Growth Strategies

The Ethics Coach on Conflicts of Interest and Personal Tasks

We tackle the ethical dilemmas of getting insider information, and asking your assistant to complete items on your personal to-do list.
Gael O'Brien