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The Inspiring Man Behind Thousands of Motivational Posters

The Inspiring Man Behind Thousands of Motivational Posters

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Rare was the '80s office without a motivational poster. We caught up with the man whose Successories had businesspeople hanging on every word.
February 26, 2013 in Profiles

Biggest Mistakes: Skillshare on Knowing Your Strengths -- And Weaknesses

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When the education-sharing platform began hiring employees, making benefits decisions soon became a priority. But co-founder Michael Karnjanaprakorn now says he should have left that task up to a professional.
February 25, 2013 in Business Management

Is Your Brain in Overdrive? 3 Tips for Finding Focus

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Just as your computer can crash when you have too many programs open at once, multitasking too much can crush your ability to focus. Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for finding focus.
February 21, 2013 in How To Start a Business
Why Over-Optimism Can Crush Your Company

Why Over-Optimism Can Crush Your Company

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While painting your startup in the best light can generate attention from the media and investors. Just be careful to not to start also believing the hype.
February 20, 2013 in Leadership
Inside 3 Inspiring Workplaces

Inside 3 Inspiring Workplaces

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Successful entrepreneurs take us on a tour of their amazing offices and explain how their work environment inspires creativity.
February 20, 2013 in Motivation and Retention
How to Create an Effective Office Romance Policy

How to Create an Effective Office Romance Policy

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You can't prevent love from blossoming at work, but you can manage how it affects your business. Here are five elements of a good office romance policy.
February 13, 2013 in Managing Employees
4 Strategies Used by Superstar Athletes to Become Super Focused

4 Strategies Used by Superstar Athletes to Become Super Focused

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Sports greats use these methods to focus on boring tasks without procrastinating, here's how you can too.
February 11, 2013 in Productivity

How to Stay Motivated When the Going Gets Rough

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When a project fails or the business hits a cold streak, the temptation to hideout is strong. But don’t. Business coach Antonio Neves offers three tips for how to stay motivated, even when things don’t go your way.
February 7, 2013 in Marketing
How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

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Three tips to help you keep a optimistic outlook on the challenges of running a business.
February 7, 2013 in Leadership
Richard Branson on Entrepreneurial Determination

Richard Branson on Entrepreneurial Determination

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The super successful business owner on what it takes to make it as an entrepreneur.
January 28, 2013 in Startup Basics
Inspiration for the Downtimes (Infographic)

Inspiration for the Downtimes (Infographic)

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Consider these words of encouragement on the often bumpy road of entrepreneurship.
January 25, 2013 in Business Ideas

Must-Have Mentors: How to Build Your Personal Board of Directors

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Business coach Antonio Neves offers some sage advice for young entrepreneurs looking for more formalized guidance.
January 24, 2013 in Managing Employees
What Really Motivates Employees? [Infographic]

What Really Motivates Employees? [Infographic]

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Money isn't always the biggest motivator. Here's a look at what your employees really want.
January 24, 2013 in Motivation and Retention
Why the Best Managers Ask the Most Questions

Why the Best Managers Ask the Most Questions

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One easy technique can empower your employees to solve their own problems. Here are four exercises to get you asking more questions.
January 17, 2013 in Managing Employees

What Doesn't Kill You... Makes You an Entrepreneur?

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Go getter? Problem Solver? Bossy? Here are five signs you may have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
January 8, 2013 in Leadership
5 Inspirational Quotes From Sports Figures in 2012

5 Inspirational Quotes From Sports Figures in 2012

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Lessons in teamwork, goal-setting and more from some of the biggest names in sports.
January 2, 2013 in Leadership

How to Set and Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

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When starting up a new business, it can be so difficult to pull your head up from working to see the big picture. Thankfully, there's New Year's for that.
January 1, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Richard Branson on Giving Your Employees Freedom

Richard Branson on Giving Your Employees Freedom

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The billionaire entrepreneur on why giving employees independence is sound business.
December 31, 2012 in Managing Employees

Young Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

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From inspiring quotes and giant-brand mishaps to tips on starting up and growing a business, here are the stories that became our readers' favorites this year.
December 31, 2012 in Starting a Business
3 Ways to Recruit Talent for a Hungry Startup

3 Ways to Recruit Talent for a Hungry Startup

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Talented potential employees will have a host of questions about your startup's vision. Here's how to persuade them to get on board.
December 26, 2012 in Startup Basics

Tis the Season for Giving Thanks

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With Christmas just a day away, don't forget to give a big 'THANK YOU' to the VIPs in your life.
December 24, 2012 in Business Management
5 Ways to Succeed in Any Economy

5 Ways to Succeed in Any Economy

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The more difficult the economy, the greater the opportunities -- but only for those who are strong, well-prepared and persistent. Here's how to get started.
December 12, 2012 in Growth Strategies
Zig Ziglar Remembered on Social Media

Zig Ziglar Remembered on Social Media

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The transformative speaker and author on leadership died this morning at the age of 86. Here are some early reactions from the web.
November 28, 2012 in Sales
Inside Employee Motivation: Does Money Really Make a Difference?

Inside Employee Motivation: Does Money Really Make a Difference?

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Encouraging the best from your team is more complicated than just paying more than the competition. Here, a look inside what really motivates employees.
November 26, 2012 in Motivation and Retention

How to Stay Focused When Everything Needs Your Attention

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Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and professor Dave Lerner shares his tips for getting focused and productive.
November 21, 2012 in Grow Your Business

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