Personal values

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Lessons From a Family Business 5 Generations Strong
Family Businesses

Lessons From a Family Business 5 Generations Strong

An Idaho banker reflects on the values that have passed, along with the bank, from parent to child for more than a century.
Daphne Mallory
How Jamaican Billionaire Michael Lee Chin Inspires This Teen Entrepreneur
Inspiration

How Jamaican Billionaire Michael Lee Chin Inspires This Teen Entrepreneur

Success is tough enough in big, wealthy countries. This teen 'trep from a tiny island nation is studying the example of a local hero.
Warren Cassell, Jr.
Why Business Leaders Must Set a Personal Mission
Work-Life Balance

Why Business Leaders Must Set a Personal Mission

Assess what you're trying to accomplish in life beyond making money at your company. Otherwise you might be headed for trouble when life catches up with you.
Scott Wylie
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20 Surprisingly Beautiful Tiny Homes Around the World
Lifestyle

20 Surprisingly Beautiful Tiny Homes Around the World

Thanks to problems like rising housing costs, overpopulation, and environmental damage, it seems the solution is to think smaller. Much smaller.
Melissa Stanger
Brace Yourself With a Few Shots of Confidence
Personal Improvement

Brace Yourself With a Few Shots of Confidence

When you feel uncertain, put on your good clothes, stand straight and say something nice to somebody. Works like a charm.
Eddy Ricci
Semper Fi! How The Marine Corps Prepared Me for Entrepreneurship
Personal values

Semper Fi! How The Marine Corps Prepared Me for Entrepreneurship

Building your idea into a business is an uncertain mission. Core values that don't bend under pressure are indispensable.
William Ballard
When SMART Goals Don't Work, Here's What to Do Instead
Goals

When SMART Goals Don't Work, Here's What to Do Instead

For tackling a lofty aspiration, such as embarking on a business area that's a passion, try a more intrinsic method to set objectives, forging an emotional connection.
Scott Christ
J.D. Power: How I Stayed True to My Values Over 50 Years
Personal values

J.D. Power: How I Stayed True to My Values Over 50 Years

At every stage you'll face expectations to conform to different corporate cultures. You must weigh them against your sense of ethics.
J.D. Power III
Why 'Don't Take It Personally' Is BS
Emotions

Why 'Don't Take It Personally' Is BS

It's okay to have passion be a driver to start your own business. You just need to make sure it doesn't cloud your judgment.
Liz Elting
What Does Your Company Stand For?
Leadership

What Does Your Company Stand For?

The road to excellence begins with defining and embracing a positive, effective company culture.
Christopher Hann
3 Clever Ways to Say Thanks This Turkey Day
Growth Strategies

3 Clever Ways to Say Thanks This Turkey Day

While brownies are always a good idea, here are three potentially longer lasting ways to say thanks to key people in your business life.
Erica Bell and Katie Finnegan
From Profit to Purpose: Making the Shift From Me to We
Entrepreneurs

From Profit to Purpose: Making the Shift From Me to We

Raj Lahoti on turning obstacles into opportunities.
Raj Lahoti
What's Your Financial Personality?
Finance

What's Your Financial Personality?

Being aware of your 'money personality' may help you make better choices for your business.
Catherine Clifford
Tech Investor: Courage Is an Entrepreneur's Most Important Quality
Leadership

Tech Investor: Courage Is an Entrepreneur's Most Important Quality

Why a founding partner of a Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm holds this above honesty or integrity.