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To Be Results Focused, Stop Focusing On Results
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Too often, entrepreneur and managers try to force profitably, resulting in little change to the bottom line. Instead, they should approach it organically.
April 14, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Dealing With Feelings: How to Be an Emotionally-Aware Leader

Dealing With Feelings: How to Be an Emotionally-Aware Leader

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When an entrepreneur (or executive) is more in tune with their employees' emotions, they are better able to balance the workforce, complete day-to-day work and innovate.
April 6, 2014 in Leadership
Want Your Business to Be a Success? Set Your Employees Up to Succeed.

Want Your Business to Be a Success? Set Your Employees Up to Succeed.

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A company can boost performance between 20 and 30 percent by implementing a positive culture.
April 4, 2014 in Leadership
Bringing on New Hires: Steer Clear of Disaster With These 6 Steps

Bringing on New Hires: Steer Clear of Disaster With These 6 Steps

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Onboarding employees can be tricky, as often new hires feel left in the dust, resulting in less engagement at work. Here are six steps to ensure your hiring strategy is a success.
April 2, 2014 in Leadership
Millennial Misconceptions: How You're Totally Wrong About This Generation

Millennial Misconceptions: How You're Totally Wrong About This Generation

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While millennials are often perceived as lazy, entitled and tech obsessed, research has shown otherwise. Here are the top three millennial myths and tips on how to manage this generation.
April 2, 2014 in Leadership
5 Steps to Getting Better Employee Feedback (Even If You Hate It)

5 Steps to Getting Better Employee Feedback (Even If You Hate It)

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As an entrepreneur, feedback from your employees allows you to grow as a founder and lead your company down a successful path.
March 28, 2014 in Leadership
The 5 Habits You Have That Are Driving Your Employees Crazy

The 5 Habits You Have That Are Driving Your Employees Crazy

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Those 4 a.m. Sunday emails will drive your employees crazy and have them running into your competition's arms. Here are the habits to ditch and how to fix them.
March 20, 2014 in Leadership
6 Ways a Leader Should Show Up

6 Ways a Leader Should Show Up

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Taking the reins of a company is more than just running the show. As a leader of a business, how you show up contributes to the value you create for others.
March 7, 2014 in Leadership
Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book

Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book

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While many business books tout answers to startup problems, entrepreneurs aren't going to learn everything in a hundred pages. Instead, they need to get out there and make it happen.
March 4, 2014 in Leadership
Please Offend Me: Why Candor Is the One Lever to Pull in 2014

Please Offend Me: Why Candor Is the One Lever to Pull in 2014

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Stop beating around the bush. If you want employees to know where they stand at your company, you need to be honest.
January 21, 2014 in Managing Employees

What's in Your Backpack? 6 Must-Have Items Every Young Entrepreneur Should Have at the Ready

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Between class assignments and expense reports, you likely have a lot on your mind. Faced with a similar predicament, here's how college trep Sarah Haselkorn keeps everything in order.
June 25, 2013 in Business Management

3 Ways to Avoid the Loneliness of Working Remotely

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For cash-strapped startups, forgoing an office space is a keen way to save money. But what do you do to keep loneliness at bay? Here are some tips.
June 19, 2013 in Business Management
Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals

Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals

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What entrepreneurs can learn from basketball stars about winning leadership styles.
June 12, 2013 in Leadership

To Be a Leader, You Must Know When to Follow

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Student entrepreneur Nathan Grotticelli on learning from the trials and triumphs of those who are more experienced in entrepreneurship.
May 21, 2013 in Leadership

6 Tips for Building a Strong Founding Team

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Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on the value of putting together a strong team -- and how to keep it that way.
May 7, 2013 in Leadership

5 Ways to Keep Your Ego in Check as a Young Entrepreneur

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Student entrepreneur Michael Cauble on the importance of staying grounded.
April 16, 2013 in Leadership

4 Tips for Turning a Dispersed Team into an Asset

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Student entrepreneur David Donner Chait on the pros of having a remote staff.
March 26, 2013 in Leadership
3 Ingredients for Building Effective Teams

3 Ingredients for Building Effective Teams

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Make sure you have these three elements of your team in place before you begin staffing for your next project.
March 13, 2013 in Hiring Center

Stop Saying 'I'm Sorry:' 3 Reasons Why Apologizing Prevents Progress

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It’s just not helpful to say you’re sorry. Instead, focus on the problem and how to prevent it from happening again, suggests business coach Antonio Neves.
March 7, 2013 in How To Start a Business

4 Tips to Avoid Co-Founder Conflict

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Student entrepreneur Eric Muli on why it’s important to be honest with your business partners and to quickly get over disagreements.
December 27, 2012 in Leadership
3 Teambuilding Exercises Tailored to Unique Business Challenges

3 Teambuilding Exercises Tailored to Unique Business Challenges

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How three entrepreneurs designed effective--and fun--ways to strengthen their teams.
August 27, 2012 in Managing Employees
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn About Team Training From NASA's Mission to Mars

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn About Team Training From NASA's Mission to Mars

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Four astronaut training techniques that can help you get the most out of your employees.
August 21, 2012 in Managing Employees
7 Deadly Sins of Business Meetings

7 Deadly Sins of Business Meetings

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Meetings can yield better results if company leaders provide focus -- and a little creativity.
August 14, 2012 in Growing Your Business
How to Create Your Own Dream Team in Business

How to Create Your Own Dream Team in Business

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Before the 'Fab 5' there was the 'Magnificent 7.' Olympian Dominique Moceanu was part of that original team, which won the very first gold medal for U.S. Women Gymnastics. Here are her team-building tips.
August 9, 2012 in Managing Employees
Richard Branson on When Workers Rebel Against a New Manager

Richard Branson on When Workers Rebel Against a New Manager

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Second-guessing a newly hired manager can be tricky business. The British billionaire offers advice on how he works with managers.
July 2, 2012 in Training

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