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4 Tips for Mentally Preparing for Overwhelming Challenges
Challenges

4 Tips for Mentally Preparing for Overwhelming Challenges

While it is impossible to know how you might react to a situation that threatens your business, tap these strategies so you're not caught with a "stupid face."
Peter Gasca
Why Entrepreneurs Should Be More Like 'Gas Stoves'
Emotions

Why Entrepreneurs Should Be More Like 'Gas Stoves'

Allowing yourself to quickly burn off frustration and move on from stressful situations is an incredibly valuable attribute to refine.
Peter Gasca
To Grow Your Business, Start Creating Solutions Instead of Just Managing Problems
Creativity

To Grow Your Business, Start Creating Solutions Instead of Just Managing Problems

Success requires overcoming our natural tendency to protect what we have to focus on creating more of what we seek.
Warren Cassell, Jr.
Problem-Solving Pointers From the SEAL Who Helped Bring Down Bin Laden (VIDEO)
Growth Strategies

Problem-Solving Pointers From the SEAL Who Helped Bring Down Bin Laden (VIDEO)

Mark Owen lives by the unofficial Navy SEAL motto: 'The only easy day was yesterday.'
Geoff Weiss
Stop Reacting and Start Responding
Entrepreneurs

Stop Reacting and Start Responding

Virtually all of your thoughts and feelings are conditioned responses to past experiences. But if your strategy is flawed, you'll continue to get low returns on your efforts.
Shawn Mcintyre
A Simple Solution to Taking Things Personally and Overreacting
Problem Solving

A Simple Solution to Taking Things Personally and Overreacting

When you are facing an issue, just ask yourself a simple question before taking any action.
Stephen Key
Leadership Training Backed by Former U.S. Presidents? It's Happening.
Leadership

Leadership Training Backed by Former U.S. Presidents? It's Happening.

The first class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program has begun.
Nina Zipkin
The 3 Traits of 'A' Players Who Drive Companies to Success
Hiring Tips

The 3 Traits of 'A' Players Who Drive Companies to Success

Hiring is a notoriously tricky process. Finding the stars you need requires knowing what to look for, and how to spot it.
Zachary Poll
Solitude Can Be Your Most Powerful Thinking Tool
Productivity

Solitude Can Be Your Most Powerful Thinking Tool

Life can be hectic at times and get the best of us. Find time to be alone with your thoughts and find solutions.
Matt Mayberry
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