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How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

There are many moral and ethical questions business owners face on a regular basis. Is there a right way to do things?
The 5 Questions That Will Close the Deal

The 5 Questions That Will Close the Deal

How asking ‘why’ can help you lock up the sale.
If You Want a Better Outcome, Take Better Actions

If You Want a Better Outcome, Take Better Actions

There's only so much you can control, but it's how you act that usually determines your circumstances.
There Is No Magic Formula for Small-Business Success -- Only This

There Is No Magic Formula for Small-Business Success -- Only This

It takes hard work to get the best team players engaged in the right tasks and to resolve the inevitable conflicts.
Facing Startup Uncertainty? Try 2 Different Ways to Plan for the Future.

Facing Startup Uncertainty? Try 2 Different Ways to Plan for the Future.

New business owners often rely on prediction or creation logic -- and sometimes use both.
Want to Solve Problems More Efficiently? Do This.

Want to Solve Problems More Efficiently? Do This.

Learning how to program gives your brain more tools and can change the way you think.
3 Things Video Games Can Teach You About Being a Better Business Leader

3 Things Video Games Can Teach You About Being a Better Business Leader

In this video, tech expert Veronica Belmont shares some important business takeaways from the world of gaming.
13 Growth Hacks From Some of the World's Most Successful Tech Entrepreneurs

13 Growth Hacks From Some of the World's Most Successful Tech Entrepreneurs

Why reinvent the wheel when you can take what's worked for others and apply those principles directly to your business?
50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

Peruse this list to find out if your temperament and traits indicate you're the type to mastermind a startup.
4 Fighting Instincts to Succeed in Business and Life

4 Fighting Instincts to Succeed in Business and Life

As I child, entrepreneur Eric Schiffer was surrounded by great fighters like George Foreman. Here he explains what lessons he learned from these legends and how to apply them to business.
Keep Innovation Flowing as Your Startup Grows

Keep Innovation Flowing as Your Startup Grows

Big companies can keep a lookout for new ideas. But managers need to listen to front-line employees.
6 Problem Solvers Who Are Disrupting Entire Industries

6 Problem Solvers Who Are Disrupting Entire Industries

These six innovators are applying their technological chops to revolutionize areas such as fashion design and pharmaceuticals.
Why Entrepreneurs Need More 'Me' Time

Why Entrepreneurs Need More 'Me' Time

A new study suggests it is better to step away from a problem, focus on something unrelated and personal, and then return to the task at hand.
A Tech-Driven Apparel Company Pockets Big Sales

A Tech-Driven Apparel Company Pockets Big Sales

Scottevest has recorded steady revenue growth, expecting to finish 2013 with sales of $10 million.
How to Fight Denial and Start Tackling Your Biggest Problems

How to Fight Denial and Start Tackling Your Biggest Problems

When you have the strength and courage to face reality head-on, it becomes that much easier to deal with.
App Syncs Phone and Tablet Screens to Create One Big Picture

App Syncs Phone and Tablet Screens to Create One Big Picture

The Mosaic app allows users to sync multiple iPhones or iPads to create one giant screen on which to share files or view photos and video.
Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Regardless of how new you are to the process of starting a business, it can be a daunting prospect. The Virgin CEO shares how to do it, step by step.
When Planning for the Future, Keep Your Past in Perspective

When Planning for the Future, Keep Your Past in Perspective

In order to grow and improve your startup, it helps to take a close look at hidden and existing assets.
Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

A self-taught engineer turned entrepreneur who helped unlock protected DVDs in the '90s shares his thoughts on programming, startup VISAs and whom he admires in tech.
Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-stress in 10 Minutes

Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-stress in 10 Minutes

Headspace,a guided-meditation platform, allows the busy entrepreneur to destress, reduce anxiety and refocus -- all in ten minutes.
Leadership: Nature or Nurture?

Leadership: Nature or Nurture?

While inherited characteristics may give some an edge, leaders require skill development and training. Here are four essential leadership traits that are a combination of nature and nurture.
What a Hot-Dog Eating Contest Can Teach You About Problem Solving

What a Hot-Dog Eating Contest Can Teach You About Problem Solving

The authors of the bestselling Freakonomics books shared their unconventional insights at the World Business Forum.

Don't Be a Cheapskate and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to treat your employees well, use language to address problems, make valuable hires and more advice for business owners.
3 Reasons Why You Are Failing at Problem Solving

3 Reasons Why You Are Failing at Problem Solving

We often believe that we understand the way the world works far better than we actually do. Here are three causes of our knowledge gaps and how to fix them.
How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills and Make Better Business Decisions

How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills and Make Better Business Decisions

Three steps to help you make smarter decisions.

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