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Why the Best Managers Ask the Most Questions

Why the Best Managers Ask the Most Questions

One easy technique can empower your employees to solve their own problems. Here are four exercises to get you asking more questions.

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

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

5 Inspirational Quotes From Sports Figures in 2012

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

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

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.
Richard Branson on Giving Your Employees Freedom

Richard Branson on Giving Your Employees Freedom

The billionaire entrepreneur on why giving employees independence is sound business.

Young Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

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.
3 Ways to Recruit Talent for a Hungry Startup

3 Ways to Recruit Talent for a Hungry Startup

Talented potential employees will have a host of questions about your startup's vision. Here's how to persuade them to get on board.

Tis the Season for Giving Thanks

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

5 Ways to Succeed in Any Economy

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.
Zig Ziglar Remembered on Social Media

Zig Ziglar Remembered on Social Media

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

Inside Employee Motivation: Does Money Really Make a Difference?

Encouraging the best from your team is more complicated than just paying more than the competition. Here, a look inside what really motivates employees.

How to Stay Focused When Everything Needs Your Attention

Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and professor Dave Lerner shares his tips for getting focused and productive.
3 Ways to Make Employee Gifts More Meaningful

3 Ways to Make Employee Gifts More Meaningful

How to go beyond the typical holiday bonus to reward employees.
Richard Branson on Inspiring Employees

Richard Branson on Inspiring Employees

The billionaire entrepreneur shares his tips on how to ensure your team remains engaged and motivated.
How Praising Employees Can Help Your Business Thrive

How Praising Employees Can Help Your Business Thrive

Five appreciation opportunities you can adopt today.

How to Tame Your Over-Distracted Entrepreneurial Brain

Student entrepreneur Lila Wilson on how her attention-deficit-disorder tendencies help her startup grow.

Need a Post-Sandy Stress Reliever? Take Small Breaks

Just breathe, take a walk and eat nurturing foods. These tips and others will help you reduce your stress load, even when you're not dealing with a natural disaster.

3 Tips for Learning From Your Business Failures

College entrepreneur Cam Jacox on how he turned his setbacks into opportunities.

Fearless and Fulfilled: 7 Steps to Finding Business Success and Happiness

Success and fulfillment shouldn't be mutually exclusive. Here's how to set yourself up for both from the start.
Jack Welch on How to Manage Employees

Jack Welch on How to Manage Employees

The controversial retired GE CEO Jack Welch discussed his strategies for generous leadership and effective management at the 2012 World Business Forum.
How Pre-Teen Entrepreneurs Cut Their Teeth in Book Publishing

How Pre-Teen Entrepreneurs Cut Their Teeth in Book Publishing

From illustrated fantasy to business reality, see how these young treps learned stiff business lessons, care of their children's-book author dad.

How To Stay Motivated in the Trenches

Small business expert Kevin Hiser of QStart Labs answers readersÂ’ top questions about entrepreneurship.
What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

Consistent performance, whether in sports, sales or growing your business, pays off in more ways than simply sealing a big deal.
10 Inspirational Quotes From Top Entrepreneurial Leaders

10 Inspirational Quotes From Top Entrepreneurial Leaders

For those plugging away on their startups on days when everyone else has off, here are a few choice words of wisdom to keep you going strong.
10 Success Secrets of Olympic Greats

10 Success Secrets of Olympic Greats

Successful entrepreneurs and Olympians have more in common than you might think. As London welcomes the newest group of world-class athletes, we rounded up the best success tips from several of the most memorable gold medalists.

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