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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.
Tony Robbins on the 7 'Forces' of Business Mastery

Tony Robbins on the 7 'Forces' of Business Mastery

The acclaimed life and business coach discusses what entrepreneurs need to do in order to grow their business right in 2014.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013

The habits of the world's smartest people, the career arches of self-made billionaires, what really motivates employees and more topics explained through infographics.
3 Secrets to Develop Habits That Matter

3 Secrets to Develop Habits That Matter

Habits can take years to form. Here is how to ensure you develop good habits and stick to them.
8 Steps to Having Wildly Productive Mornings

8 Steps to Having Wildly Productive Mornings

How to make the most out of every morning.
Why Growing Your Business Is All About Perspective

Why Growing Your Business Is All About Perspective

For our series The Grind, entrepreneur Greg Connolly explains how changing his mentality helped him become a better entrepreneur.
Reality Check: Not Everyone Deserves a Bonus

Reality Check: Not Everyone Deserves a Bonus

If you reward an employee's subpar performance, you're only hurting your business. Here are four tips on how to handle the bonus process the right way.
How to Motivate Employees in Less Than 5 Minutes

How to Motivate Employees in Less Than 5 Minutes

Motivating your team can be more art than science, but here are four techniques that work.
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

What doesn't kill us makes us stronger, and other words of wisdom for entrepreneurs.
Your Fill-in-the-Blank Motivational Speech

Your Fill-in-the-Blank Motivational Speech

Select from the following answers for a rallying cry you can apply to any business challenge.
Indiegogo Co-Founder Says Become Obsessed With the Problem, Not the Solution

Indiegogo Co-Founder Says Become Obsessed With the Problem, Not the Solution

Danae Ringelmann decided that she had to democratize the way that money gets distributed. Everything else hinges off her commitment to solve that one problem.
What Filmmakers Can Teach Entrepreneurs

What Filmmakers Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Your favorite filmmakers talk about the blood, sweat and tears of creating.
The Motivation Secrets of 8 Successful Business Leaders

The Motivation Secrets of 8 Successful Business Leaders

We spoke with leaders of eight successful companies to find out their secrets for galvanizing their staffs, clients and even themselves. Get ready to be inspired.
Editor in Chief Amy Cosper on the DNA of Entrepreneurship and Motivational Leaders

Editor in Chief Amy Cosper on the DNA of Entrepreneurship and Motivational Leaders

Do you choose entrepreneurship or does it choose you?
What's Your Motivation? Find Out Now.

What's Your Motivation? Find Out Now.

Clearly defining the purpose behind what you do and why will allow you to renew a sense of motivation. Here's one way to get started.

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