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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
Critical Lessons from 5 Common Startup Mistakes

Critical Lessons from 5 Common Startup Mistakes

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How to find inspiration in your failure, learn from your mistakes and come out better on the other side.
February 6, 2013 in Leadership
Six Tips to Keep Your Business Going After Losing Your Partner

Six Tips to Keep Your Business Going After Losing Your Partner

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How to survive and rebuild while dealing with grief and loss.
January 24, 2013 in Business Management
How to Break Bad News to Clients

How to Break Bad News to Clients

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Three tips for delivering bad news without hurting the client relationship, or your credibility.
November 6, 2012 in Customer Loyalty and Retention
James Dyson on Using Failure to Drive Success

James Dyson on Using Failure to Drive Success

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The innovative inventor of the dual cyclone vacuum cleaner explains why failing is a key component to the creative process.
November 5, 2012 in Growing Your Business
3 Tips for Dealing with the Skeletons in Your Closet

3 Tips for Dealing with the Skeletons in Your Closet

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How to help your company put past mistakes to rest.
October 31, 2012 in Business Management
How to Stop Over Thinking and Get Things Done

How to Stop Over Thinking and Get Things Done

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Three tips to help business leaders improve their decision making and increase productivity.
October 25, 2012 in Productivity
In Business, There's No Such Thing as an Accident

In Business, There's No Such Thing as an Accident

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Behavioral economists are finding that business people often fail to account for low-likelihood, high-impact events when planning for disaster.
September 10, 2012 in Business Management
4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

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How to know when it's the right time to start your own business.
August 30, 2012 in Startup Basics
3 Steps for Fixing Big Business Blunders

3 Steps for Fixing Big Business Blunders

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Everyone makes mistakes, here's advice from a pro on how to come back strong after even the most embarrassing slip-ups.
August 22, 2012 in Business Management
Richard Branson on Turning a Disadvantage to Your Advantage

Richard Branson on Turning a Disadvantage to Your Advantage

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The celebrated entrepreneur shares advice on how challenges can be the driving force for success.
August 20, 2012 in Success Stories
4 Lessons for Overcoming Setbacks from Food Network Star Guy Fieri

4 Lessons for Overcoming Setbacks from Food Network Star Guy Fieri

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What the Food Network host learned about listening to his customers after he lost his first restaurant in a fire.
August 17, 2012 in Grow Your Business
How to Know When to Start Your Own Business (Infographic)

How to Know When to Start Your Own Business (Infographic)

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There is always a reason why it's the right time to start your own business.
August 14, 2012 in Starting a Business
Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

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The American diving champion offers tips to help entrepreneurs become more resilient.
August 2, 2012 in Leadership
How to Think Like a Gold Medalist

How to Think Like a Gold Medalist

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The same strategies Olympians use to outwit mental obstacles can work in business as well. Here are tips to overcome three of the toughest psychological challenges.
July 26, 2012 in Leadership
How to Break Through Fear and Self-Doubt

How to Break Through Fear and Self-Doubt

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Sales pro Grant Cardone with five tips to stay confident when insecurity strikes.
July 24, 2012 in Leadership
3 Tips for Leading Your Business During a Personal Crisis

3 Tips for Leading Your Business During a Personal Crisis

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Business lessons from a resilient entrepreneur who fought his way back from a brutal attack.
July 20, 2012 in Leadership
3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

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Many business owners fail. It's what you do with those lessons learned that counts.
June 21, 2012 in Leadership
From Major Crisis to Comeback, What One Startup Learned

From Major Crisis to Comeback, What One Startup Learned

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How entrepreneur Annette Giacomazzi handled a triple threat to her business and her life, and still managed to come up out on top.
June 14, 2012 in Leadership
Richard Branson on Facing Your Fears

Richard Branson on Facing Your Fears

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The British billionaire talks about his fear of public speaking and tips for getting over the things that hold us back.
June 12, 2012 in Health & Fitness
Video: How to Maintain a Positive Attitude As a Business OwnerPlay Video

How to Maintain a Positive Attitude As a Business Owner (Video)

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Running your own business can be a rollercoaster ride, especially in a rocky economy. How can you stay optimistic in tough times? Jen Groover offers tips from her experience as a serial entrepreneur.
March 16, 2012 in Health & Fitness
How to Conquer Your Sales Fears

How to Conquer Your Sales Fears

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Five common sales worries business owners face -- and ways you can combat them to close the deal.
November 14, 2011 in Sales
Video: 'Soul Surfer' Bethany Hamilton on Overcoming ChallengesPlay Video

'Soul Surfer' Bethany Hamilton on Overcoming Challenges (Video)

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Meet the teenage surfer who survived a shark attack, got back in the water three weeks later and went on to surf professionally. She talks with Bryan Elliott in 'Behind the Brand.'
October 7, 2011 in Lifestyle
Jonathan Fields Knows What's Killing Your Business Growth

Jonathan Fields Knows What's Killing Your Business Growth

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Bold movers are often just as scared as you are. Here are author Jonathan Fields' tips for conquering uncertainty to move forward.
September 19, 2011 in Forward Thinkers
Video: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and FearlessnessPlay Video

Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and Fearlessness (Video)

A successful Internet entrepreneur talks about why fear can't be a factor when starting a business. Entrepreneurs come in all varieties, Jason Nazar says, but one quality they all share is that they're willing to take risks that others aren't.
September 15, 2011 in Startup Basics

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