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How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life

How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life

In this Google Hangout, we'll chat with behavior science expert James Clear about how you can form good habits and kick the bad ones.
Spring Cleaning for Small Businesses

Spring Cleaning for Small Businesses

Address bad habits within your company. Your employees will appreciate it and your enterprise will benefit. Check out these seven blunders.
Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Everyone has ideas, but it takes a certain personality to successfully leave behind the security of a day job.
50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

Peruse this list to find out if your temperament and traits indicate you're the type to mastermind a startup.
Leave the Past Behind: How to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Leave the Past Behind: How to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Often when people are faced with tough decisions, they revert back to their past and recall how tough choices affected their lives. This kind of behavior can hold people back from pursuing their passion.
Is Your Workday Dragging? Here's How to Channel the 'Flow'

Is Your Workday Dragging? Here's How to Channel the 'Flow'

Nobody likes a grump. Finding your 'flow' at work will not only make your daytime hours more enjoyable, but your social life as well.
Lacking Motivation? Follow These Steps to Get Back on Track.

Lacking Motivation? Follow These Steps to Get Back on Track.

Motivation comes from within you, not from outside you. No one can motivate you but yourself. Here's how to best do it.
7 Ways to Get Moving Again After a Failure

7 Ways to Get Moving Again After a Failure

Don't let a professional setback set you back. Get back up, brush yourself off, and have a plan to attain success.
How to Increase Productivity, Motivation and Engagement From Your Top Employees

How to Increase Productivity, Motivation and Engagement From Your Top Employees

Despite advances in communication technology, many people still feel miserable and disengaged at work. Here's how you can turn that around.
13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

Some of the world's top thinkers share the advice that led them towards their success today.
Does Your Job Satisfy You? (Infographic)

Does Your Job Satisfy You? (Infographic)

An infographic from LinkedIn explores what motivates employees all around the world.
5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur

5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur

From marketing to leadership, books often provide entrepreneurs the insight they need to make it on their journey. Here we offer up five must-read books for every entrepreneur.
Inspiring TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Inspiring TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

A trio of wise, motivational TED presentations all business owners can benefit from.
Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales.
What the NFL Taught Me About Being a Motivated Entrepreneur

What the NFL Taught Me About Being a Motivated Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs, just like athletes, need to stay motivated to make it through the trials and tribulations of launching and running a business. Some days it is tougher than others. Here are some tips on staying motivated all day long.
Want Your Team to Perform Better? Try Positive Reinforcement.

Want Your Team to Perform Better? Try Positive Reinforcement.

No company picnics necessary. These simple steps could lead to increased profitability.
10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

Olympic skier Shannon Bahrke Happe has always been about risk versus reward, whether she's flying down a mountain or running her own company.
10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following

10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following

For those entrepreneurs looking to get a little inspiration in short, succinct bits, follow these people on Twitter.
Thinking of Quitting? Remember, the Sun Will Rise.

Thinking of Quitting? Remember, the Sun Will Rise.

How we manage ourselves during downtimes are critical to our success.
It Turns Out, Fear is Your Best Friend

It Turns Out, Fear is Your Best Friend

When you've got skin in the game, you're more motivated to succeed.
TELL US: What's Your Most Important Morning Habit?

TELL US: What's Your Most Important Morning Habit?

Morning rituals can help get us rolling before other distractions start flooding in. Which of these is most critical to your professional success?
How the 'Seinfeld Strategy' Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

How the 'Seinfeld Strategy' Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

We look at one of the great comedian's secrets behind his remarkable productivity and consistency.
 The Holy Grail of Workplace Motivation

The Holy Grail of Workplace Motivation

When lighting a spark under your employees, keep these two critical factors in mind.
10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence

10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence

10 famous entrepreneurs tell us why they declared their freedom.

Keep Your New Year's Resolution: 7 Wearable Fitness Devices

You're out of excuses: The latest in wearable fitness tech syncs to your computer and smartphone, making it easier and more stylish than ever to get off of the couch.

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