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Not in the Mood to Battle Corporate Customer Service? Get a Jerk to Do It For You.
Customer Service

Not in the Mood to Battle Corporate Customer Service? Get a Jerk to Do It For You.

If you're a jerk looking for work, the former head of Reddit just might have a job for you. Nice guys need not apply.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Sales Secret Can Help You Conquer Aggressive Negotiators
Sales Strategies

This Sales Secret Can Help You Conquer Aggressive Negotiators

The next time you encounter a buyer or seller who strongly insists on a certain point, pick at it and take advantage.
Grant Cardone
Tony Robbins: 6 Basic Needs That Make Us Tick
Behavior

Tony Robbins: 6 Basic Needs That Make Us Tick

Whatever you think your nirvana is, there are universal needs that drive all human behavior. Here's what they are.
Tony Robbins
9 Blind Spots That Sabotage Businesses, and How to Beat Them
Mistakes

9 Blind Spots That Sabotage Businesses, and How to Beat Them

The biggest challenge entrepreneurs may face is either a self-limiting or self-inflated view of their capabilities.
Sangeeta Bharadwaj Badal
3 Reasons You Should Adopt an Attitude of Gratitude
Gratitude

3 Reasons You Should Adopt an Attitude of Gratitude

Being thankful isn't just for Thanksgiving. Adopting some of these techniques can help you become a better entrepreneur.
Adam Toren
The 8 Signs of a Bad Leader
Leadership

The 8 Signs of a Bad Leader

Any one or more of these traits would be a red flag that a person might not be ready for a leadership position.
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The 3 Most Important Characteristics When Hiring at a Startup
Hiring

The 3 Most Important Characteristics When Hiring at a Startup

Find the diamonds in the rough, the talented folks who might not fit the classic mold. These individuals can have potential for tremendous growth, for themselves and their employer.
Jay Gould
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The Seesaw of Social and Analytical Skills -- 5 Ways to Build Both
Leadership

The Seesaw of Social and Analytical Skills -- 5 Ways to Build Both

Having strong social and analytical skills is crucial for both leaders and their employees. They promote problem-solving ability and the ability to work together as a group.
Andre Lavoie
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Study: If Your Team Has Too Many Superstars, Performance Will Suffer
Teamwork

Study: If Your Team Has Too Many Superstars, Performance Will Suffer

In collaborative professional sports, too many elite players can detract from a team's overall performance, according to a recent study.
Laura Entis
Spoiler Alert -- This Season's Hottest TV Shows Hold Valuable Lessons for Entrepreneurs
Creativity

Spoiler Alert -- This Season's Hottest TV Shows Hold Valuable Lessons for Entrepreneurs

These trends from the small screen might provide insights about how to be a better performer in the business world.
Star Cunningham
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Your Choice of Mate Can Make or Break Your Career
Spouses

Your Choice of Mate Can Make or Break Your Career

The most successful people in one study all went home at night to partners who exhibit a particular personality type: conscientiousness.
Anne Fisher
Communicating Confidently Can Help You Reach Your Goals
Communication strategies

Communicating Confidently Can Help You Reach Your Goals

Here are six tips to achieve your objectives both at home and at work.
Arthur Joseph
How to Make Your Content Go Viral
Viral Marketing

How to Make Your Content Go Viral

One company's example can show you how to entice people to share your marketing message with others. Hint: Don't be boring!
Al Lautenslager