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Steve Blank: 'Entrepreneurship is a Calling, Not a Job.'
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Steve Blank: 'Entrepreneurship is a Calling, Not a Job.'

For our 'If I Knew Then, What I Know Now' series, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the importance of following your passion, the importance of family and the legacy he hopes to leave behind for future entrepreneurs.
Nina Zipkin
Forget Marathons: Business Is the Ultimate Endurance Sport
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Forget Marathons: Business Is the Ultimate Endurance Sport

Business is the ultimate sport, so learn what it takes to create lasting success.
Dan Antonelli
Want to Be Successful? Put Down the Phone. Your Weekly Tips Roundup
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Want to Be Successful? Put Down the Phone. Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Experts explain why your phone is keeping you from accomplishing what you want and need to do.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)
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44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience.
Geoff Weiss
5 Key Reasons Projects Fail
Management

5 Key Reasons Projects Fail

Wondering why that well-intentioned initiative won't get off the ground? Maybe some of these factors are at play.
Stephen Key
5 Simple Tactics to Keep You Organized and on Task Every Day
Time Management

5 Simple Tactics to Keep You Organized and on Task Every Day

Set up a routine and fly through the more mundane tasks so you can focus your attention on mission-critical endeavors.
Leslie Barber
Does This Desk Increase Productivity or Simply Make You Look Ridiculous?
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Does This Desk Increase Productivity or Simply Make You Look Ridiculous?

A couple of inventors in San Francisco built a 'Human Hamster Wheel' desk in 24 hours. You have to see it to believe it.
Catherine Clifford
The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off
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The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off

It's not about how many brute hours you rack up -- it's about how effective you are at replenishing mental resources.
Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers
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Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers

The billionaire will allow employees to take time off whenever they want and without prior approval -- provided they still get their work done.
Geoff Weiss
Have Trouble Concentrating? Try These Suggestions.
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Have Trouble Concentrating? Try These Suggestions.

There are steps you might consider to quiet the buzz in your brain -- even if you don't want to take up meditation.
A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming
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A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming

The struggling tech maker is hoping to rebound with the release of the Passport, which it calls the 'IMAX of productivity.'
Laura Entis
How to Stop the Time Suck of Customer Relationships
Time Management

How to Stop the Time Suck of Customer Relationships

Implementing strong client boundaries helps keep everyone focused.
Kate Swoboda
10 Steps to Change Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide
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10 Steps to Change Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide

Clear out the mental clutter and the day's distractions to focus on what you think is important.
Nina Zipkin
Doing Two Things? That's One Too Many.
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Doing Two Things? That's One Too Many.

If you aspire to be a successful entrepreneur, the only way you're going to achieve that is by focusing on one thing and doing it better than anyone else.
Steve Tobak