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5 Ways to Be a Badass Leader, James Bond Style
Leadership

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.
SharĂ­ Alexander
You're the Boss: When Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ask for Advice
Leadership

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.
Josh Leibner
Why Your Business Goals Might Need a Reality Check
Growth Strategies

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
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
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
Growth Strategies

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

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
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
Growth Strategies

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
3 Ways You're Derailing Your Employees' Productivity
Growth Strategies

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