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Throw Out the 'Painkillers,' 'Vitamins' and Other Bad Metaphors in Silicon Valley
Problem Solving

Throw Out the 'Painkillers,' 'Vitamins' and Other Bad Metaphors in Silicon Valley

A CEO decries a venture-capital focus on companies that provide quick fixes to symptoms rather than long-term prevention.
David Hassell
How to Solve a Problem In 3 Steps -- Define It, Redefine It, Repeat
Problem Solving

How to Solve a Problem In 3 Steps -- Define It, Redefine It, Repeat

Often, it is only when we seek a solution that we realize the complexity what the problem really is.
Mike Stringer
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
25 Business and Life Lessons I've Learned Since My Mother's Death
Personal Development

25 Business and Life Lessons I've Learned Since My Mother's Death

Achieve a breakthrough after enduring a personal loss.
Meiko Patton
Finding Innovative Ideas in Unexpected Places
Innovation

Finding Innovative Ideas in Unexpected Places

Looking far outside your own industry can yield surprising solutions to tough problems.
Anne Fisher
4 Excuses Holding You Back From Being an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

4 Excuses Holding You Back From Being an Entrepreneur

Everybody is scared to leave their cozy job and nobody starts a business with enough money. Overcoming those worries is what makes an entrepreneur.
John Rampton
6 Skills Remarkable Leaders Execute Better
Leadership Qualities

6 Skills Remarkable Leaders Execute Better

To be an exceptional leader these days, you do not need a new set of characteristics. You simply need to execute the traditional ones at a higher level.
Peter Gasca
In the Entrepreneur's Mind, Problems Are Only Hurdles in Front of Goals
Problem Solving

In the Entrepreneur's Mind, Problems Are Only Hurdles in Front of Goals

There are four key elements to problem solving on the entrepreneurship path.
Amy Rosen
4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed
Apps

4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed

If you're launching an app-based business, stay clear of these problems that will sink your startup.
Rahul Varshneya
Are You Getting Your Money's Worth From Disagreements?
Conflict

Are You Getting Your Money's Worth From Disagreements?

Consider how to truly listen to another colleague. You'll arrive at better discussions, decisions and results.
Zeke Adkins
Where Does Innovation Come From?
Innovation

Where Does Innovation Come From?

A lot of people tell you they can provide innovation. Hogwash. It's all about you.
Steve Tobak
Investing

4 Tests You Must Pass to Win My Money

For an investor to bet on your startup, create a compelling case about your company's capabilities.
Peter S. Cohan
Great CEOs Deal With 'Elephants' First
Leadership

Great CEOs Deal With 'Elephants' First

It's easier and more pleasant to deal only with the positive, fun stuff. But leaders should tackle the tough problems and critical conflicts.
Jim Alampi
Conquer Stress and Master Sleep for a Richer Life
Sleep

Conquer Stress and Master Sleep for a Richer Life

The magic ingredient of shut-eye comes free. Yet it eludes many adults. Find out how to reclaim it for top performance.
Firas Kittaneh