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Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

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A new report measures the rates of female entrepreneurship and the sentiments of female business owners around the world.
July 31, 2013 in Leadership
Decision-Making 101: How to Be Productive About Regret

Decision-Making 101: How to Be Productive About Regret

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If only you could go back and do things differently. But you can't. Instead, try to re-frame your thinking to take a more positive approach. Here's how.
June 11, 2013 in Leadership
How Your Attitude Can Win You Sales

How Your Attitude Can Win You Sales

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Being successful at selling isn't about your product. It's about your personality. Here are three ways to harness the power of a great attitude to close even the toughest sale.
May 22, 2013 in Sales
How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions

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When startup life gets tough, celebrity agent and psychology-book author Ken Lindner offers a few decisive tips for quelling your own killer emotions.
May 15, 2013 in Leadership
Want to Flourish in Business? Cultivate Positivity

Want to Flourish in Business? Cultivate Positivity

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The power of positivity isn't just in your head. It can also do wonders for your startup.
April 28, 2013 in Productivity
Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

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Robert Greene, author of 'The 48 Laws of Power,' talks to Entrepreneur.com about how to become a master.
March 28, 2013 in Leadership
Why Americans Love Small Business

Why Americans Love Small Business

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The latest studies show consumers are willing to pay more to buy from a small business than a big one. Here's a look at five reasons why Americans are rooting for entrepreneurs.
March 22, 2013 in The 'Treps
3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business

3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business

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The performance strategies that help elite athletes power through tough times can also help 'treps persevere in business. Here are three you should adopt now.
August 6, 2012 in Growing Your Business
Startup Must-Haves: Perseverance and Optimism (Infographic)

Startup Must-Haves: Perseverance and Optimism (Infographic)

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Starting your own business is a marathon of facing tough decisions.
August 2, 2012 in Startup Basics
How to Break Through Fear and Self-Doubt

How to Break Through Fear and Self-Doubt

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Sales pro Grant Cardone with five tips to stay confident when insecurity strikes.
July 24, 2012 in Leadership
Inside the Competitive Mind of Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg (Infographic)

Inside the Competitive Mind of Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg (Infographic)

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We put Facebook's founder under the microscope to dissect his ongoing drive to compete--even though the results can be a total fiasco.
July 24, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
3 Personality Types That Can Harm Your Business

3 Personality Types That Can Harm Your Business

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How to spot warning signs before hiring people who will be a bad fit for your company.
July 24, 2012 in Hiring Center
How to Train Your Creative Mind

How to Train Your Creative Mind

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Four techniques to help you become a more creative business leader.
July 23, 2012 in Leadership
How to Give Employees Independence Without Losing Control

How to Give Employees Independence Without Losing Control

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Every business owner knows how to wear a lot of hats. But at some point you have to stop being a control freak. With a nod to Independence Day, here are three tips to empower your team's ideas.
July 4, 2012 in Managing Employees
3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

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Many business owners fail. It's what you do with those lessons learned that counts.
June 21, 2012 in Leadership
A Small Talk Survival Guide for the Schmooze-Averse

A Small Talk Survival Guide for the Schmooze-Averse

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Nice weather we're having, isn't it? The Esquire guy offers tips for making small talk.
June 19, 2012 in Networking
How Google's Marissa Mayer Prevents Burnout

How Google's Marissa Mayer Prevents Burnout

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Three steps to getting you -- and your employees -- back in balance.
June 6, 2012 in Lifestyle
3 Postures to Boost Productivity Now

3 Postures to Boost Productivity Now

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How using simple power poses can put you in a productive state of mind.
May 31, 2012 in Productivity
A Secret to Creative Problem Solving

A Secret to Creative Problem Solving

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This mind trick is a powerful tool for entrepreneurs trying to find a solution to a perplexing problem.
May 23, 2012 in Productivity
Richard Branson on Decision-Making For Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson on Decision-Making For Entrepreneurs

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The British billionaire talks about how he makes tough choices.
February 7, 2012 in Leadership
Seven Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires

Seven Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires

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Sales pro Grant Cardone examines the habits of the super-rich, and how to make them your own.
February 2, 2012 in The 'Treps
Inside the Mind of Your Buyers

Inside the Mind of Your Buyers

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A look at what motivates customers to buy -- and six ways to tailor your sales pitch.
February 1, 2012 in Sales Techniques
How to Hire Positive Employees for Your Business

How to Hire Positive Employees for Your Business

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Tune yourself to attract those with whom you can redefine your reality and make your business dreams come true.
January 6, 2012 in Hiring Center
Photos: Nine New Year's Resolutions for Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs

Nine New Year's Resolutions for Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs

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A look at life changes you can make to find more balance between your work and personal life in 2012.
December 15, 2011 in Work/Life Balance
Seven Rules for Coping with Sales Rejection

Seven Rules for Coping with Sales Rejection

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From setting goals to developing routines and relationships, small business owners can overcome their fear of failure.
December 13, 2011 in Sales

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