Motivation

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Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment
Business of History

Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment

The Smithsonian will launch an American Enterprise exhibit in 2015 that will run for at least the next two decades. Here's an inside look at some of the objects to be featured.
Geoff Weiss
How to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Peak Performance
Motivation

How to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Peak Performance

What drives success? Getting dirty and overcoming obstacles. Here are some tips from an endurance racer.
Lewis Howes
3 Online Tools for Supercharging a Company's Culture
Company Culture

3 Online Tools for Supercharging a Company's Culture

Easy-to-use software or online assessments can do some heavy lifting for managers aiming to promote the esprit de corps.
Darius Mirshahzadeh
10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team
Team-building

10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team

Is team building an art or a science? Fortunately, academic research on group dynamics sheds some much needed light on creating and motivating the perfect staff.
Gregory Ciotti
Your Most Important Morning Habits Revealed
Mornings

Your Most Important Morning Habits Revealed

From simply waking up to working out to getting organized and being productive, here are the most important habits you shared with us.
Jason Fell
The 5 Books Entrepreneurs Should Toss in Their Beach Bags
Books

The 5 Books Entrepreneurs Should Toss in Their Beach Bags

Entrepreneurs work hard all year long to ensure their businesses become successful and stay successful, but everyone needs a break to relax and reflect. Here are some books to take to the beach that won't make you feel too guilty about relaxing.
Len Middleton and Peter Adriaens
6 Ways to Be a Top Performer, According to the Navy's Top SEAL
Inspiration

6 Ways to Be a Top Performer, According to the Navy's Top SEAL

Admiral William McRaven's recent commencement speech has plenty of inspiring lessons for entrepreneurs.
Jeff Boss
This One Strategy Will Keep You on the Path to Success
Success Strategies

This One Strategy Will Keep You on the Path to Success

Single-mindedly working toward one big goal can actually be counterproductive to your long-term success. Think about systems instead.
Nina Zipkin
7 Life Lessons From My Entrepreneurship Journey
Entrepreneurs

7 Life Lessons From My Entrepreneurship Journey

Starting a business is tough and challenging on all fronts. Here's some wisdom that may ease your load as you navigate new terrain.
John Rampton
Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.
Leadership

Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

A new study suggests that a key contributor in how girls form their professional ambition is how much their father contributes around the house.
Catherine Clifford
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No Wizard Needed -- 3 Ways to Give Employees Courage
Innovation

No Wizard Needed -- 3 Ways to Give Employees Courage

When people fall back on the same tired ideas, your company can stagnate. Do these things to strengthen their backbones.
Bill Treasurer
Break Out the Office Cake. It Could Change Your Company.
Productivity

Break Out the Office Cake. It Could Change Your Company.

The best leaders understand that work celebrations build trust, engagement and collaboration.
Judith E. Glaser
Staying Resilient Through the Ups and Downs
Motivation

Staying Resilient Through the Ups and Downs

To make it in the startup game, you better be strong and willing to persevere through the hard times.
Melanie Spring
Money Is Not What Makes Successful Entrepreneurs Tick
Motivation

Money Is Not What Makes Successful Entrepreneurs Tick

It's easier to make money with a job. Entrepreneurs who succeed do it because it is hard.
Mark Organ