Motivation

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What Inspires Entrepreneurs to Work as Hard as They Do
National Small Business Week

What Inspires Entrepreneurs to Work as Hard as They Do

As National Small Business Week kicks off, we gathered some insight from the six finalists in the running to win National Small Business Person of the Year.
Catherine Clifford
10 Tips for Battling the Startup Blues
Motivation

10 Tips for Battling the Startup Blues

'Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle and a victory.' These words by Gandhi couldn't be truer for entrepreneurs.
Monica Zent
You Lost the Big Fight, Now What Do You Do?
Motivation

You Lost the Big Fight, Now What Do You Do?

Leaders are lauded for their triumphs but defined by how they emerge from setbacks and learn from failure.
Marty Fukuda
Working on a Good Idea Beats Dreaming About a Perfect Idea
Motivation

Working on a Good Idea Beats Dreaming About a Perfect Idea

Many entrepreneurs give up when they realize their great idea is flawed. Accept it and get to work improving it.
Daniel DiPiazza
Want to Be Happy? Pick a Startup Model to Match Your Motivation.
Startup Basics

Want to Be Happy? Pick a Startup Model to Match Your Motivation.

Picking the wrong one can be just as disastrous as being stuck in a cubicle at work.
Martin Zwilling
9 Ways to Get Your Business Mojo Pumping
Morale

9 Ways to Get Your Business Mojo Pumping

Entrepreneurs have to keep themselves motivated. When your mojo dips, taking care of yourself is the first order of business.
Sherrie Campbell
5 Alternative Locations to Get Work Done When You Need to Escape the Office
Productivity

5 Alternative Locations to Get Work Done When You Need to Escape the Office

A change of scenery can reduce stress, make you more productive and give you a creative boost.
Thomas Smale
3 Things to Do If You Want to Become a CEO by Age 30
Young Entrepreneurs

3 Things to Do If You Want to Become a CEO by Age 30

From a tech executive who achieved that lofty goal himself, albeit a few years beyond 30.
John Schwarz
6 Unconventional Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

6 Unconventional Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Here, the weird, different and strange elements you wouldn't think are important but that you might want to cultivate.
Jon Nastor
4 Methods to Increase Employee Productivity
Productivity

4 Methods to Increase Employee Productivity

Often the results of an employee's work vs. time spent don't exactly match up. Here are a few tips to improve efficiency, engagement and productivity in the workplace.
Herb Axilrod
How to Lead and Succeed by Expecting Your Best
Inspiration

How to Lead and Succeed by Expecting Your Best

An ex-quarterback for the Steelers describes how getting knocked down isn't what counts; it's how you get up again.
Charlie Batch
5 Ways We Can All Silence Our Inner Crow
Confidence

5 Ways We Can All Silence Our Inner Crow

Don't let that voice of negativity in your head start to squawk.
How Do You Build Resilience?
Resilience

How Do You Build Resilience?

Going a whole winter without a coat is only the start. Here are four ways to rise above adversity.
Mitch Rothschild
Forget Your Team. How to Motivate Yourself to Succeed.
Success

Forget Your Team. How to Motivate Yourself to Succeed.

Without working on your own ambition and happiness, you can't possibly be an effective leader.
Bill Connolly