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7 Film Biographies to Inspire Every Entrepreneur

Movies can be thrilling flights of imagination but none more so than those depicting the struggles of true-life entrepreneurs.

Create a Binding Agreement With Yourself, Just for Today, and Defeat Complacency

Ready to give it your all? Put it to paper and keep yourself to it.

7 Ways to Shift Your Perspective About the Dreaded 'No' in Sales

Overcome the uncomfortable and awkward moment of a rejection from a client.

5 Ways to Convert Challenges Into Gifts

The highs and lows of owning a business can be similar to riding a rollercoaster, but remember, setbacks are the building blocks of success.

5 Inspiring Quotes to Motivate the Corporate Athlete

For those who need a little extra spark of encouragement, here are five quotes from legends of their field that can be used to motivate the corporate athlete.

Do Whatever It Takes: Build a Brand on Action

A fundamental quality of true entrepreneurs is the mindset and willingness to do anything in order to build a company that makes money and changes the world.

Banish 'Annual' From Your Performance Review Vocabulary

Companies are innovating by giving their employees more ongoing and supportive feedback to foster better results. Think of it as workplace coaching.

5 Psychological Strategies for Building a Winning Team Culture

Can you manage your emotions as well as be alert to those of your team? This is but one critical factor in serving as an effective champion for company goals.

Can You Really Measure and Shape Culture? (Infographic)

See how small-business owners assessed the strength of their company's culture. Plus, discover ways to improve a workspace through changes to the environment.

The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.

13 Movie Quotes to Push You to Excel at the Entrepreneurial Mindset

These phrases serve as emotional anchors that lift the soul to a more enjoyable place.

The Importance of New Blood to a Startup

Fresh staff can infuse an innovative spirit at your company -- even stir the pot. Here's how a hire can serve as a great motivational force.

Why Students Absolutely Should Create Startups

It’s certainly not a smooth path, it’s not the easy option. For some, it may never work out. But there are upsides to doing a startup.

How to Think, Train and Thrive Like a Champion

Athletes, entrepreneurs and everyday individuals can push harder and accomplish greatness.

How Being Dyslexic and 'Lousy in School' Made Shark Tank Star Barbara Corcoran a Better Entrepreneur

The millionaire real-estate mogul doesn’t let dyslexia hold her back. She uses it to fuel her famously feisty entrepreneurial fire.

Motivate Your Employees in 3 Steps

No matter how much training or talent you have on your team, engagement is one of the most powerful tools any team member and business can have.

10 Steps to Change Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide

Clear out the mental clutter and the day’s distractions to focus on what you think is important.

What Does Mark Cuban Do First Thing in the Morning?

For this billionaire entrepreneur, work is the breakfast of champions.

7 Easy Steps for Encouraging Employees to Take Initiative

Prompt everyone to contribute their ideas to have a richer harvest.

How to Motivate Your Team to Want to Work for You

As the leader, barking orders, stealing the spotlight and enforcing your own agenda isn't the way to get employees excited about working with you.

The Work Habits That Will Make You Successful

It doesn't matter whether you are just starting out or if you have years of experience. Making sure you have the right attitude and approach is vital.

6 Things Effective Leaders Should Do to Inspire Their Teams

Here's how managers can create a motivating office environment, all day, every day.

5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Successful people have bad days, too. Here are some of my favorite quotes for unlocking motivation.

Cowboy Wisdom to Survive the Wild West of the Business World

Wranglers may not work on Wall Street but they are some of the most business-savvy entrepreneurs out there. Here's what you can learn from a true legend.
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