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Are Online Comment Trolls Actually 'Psychopathic Sadists'?

Are Online Comment Trolls Actually 'Psychopathic Sadists'?

A new study suggests that yes, yes they are.
Ditch the Checklist, Productivity is Not About Numbers

Ditch the Checklist, Productivity is Not About Numbers

Getting things done is all about focusing on the task at hand.
Want Your Team to Perform Better? Try Positive Reinforcement.

Want Your Team to Perform Better? Try Positive Reinforcement.

No company picnics necessary. These simple steps could lead to increased profitability.
Are You Holding Yourself Back? How to Use it to Your Advantage.

Are You Holding Yourself Back? How to Use it to Your Advantage.

Bad habits can prevent you from achieving success. It's time to change.
These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

Learning the psychology of your hires can help you place them in their ideal roles.
15 Psychological Triggers to Convert Leads Into Customers

15 Psychological Triggers to Convert Leads Into Customers

Here's how you can get more customers who can't wait to buy your products and services.
How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

Execution is everything in entrepreneurship. But often your state of mind -- or perhaps more accurately, how you think -- will help determine what products or services you'll create and industries you'll disrupt.
Why Brainstorming is a Waste of Time and What You Should Do Instead

Why Brainstorming is a Waste of Time and What You Should Do Instead

There are other more productive ways to come up with business ideas. Here are five effective alternatives.
Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

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

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

Decision-Making 101: How to Be Productive About Regret

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.
How Your Attitude Can Win You Sales

How Your Attitude Can Win You Sales

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.
How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions

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

Want to Flourish in Business? Cultivate Positivity

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

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

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

Why Americans Love Small Business

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.
3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business

3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business

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.
Startup Must-Haves: Perseverance and Optimism (Infographic)

Startup Must-Haves: Perseverance and Optimism (Infographic)

Starting your own business is a marathon of facing tough decisions.
How to Break Through Fear and Self-Doubt

How to Break Through Fear and Self-Doubt

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

Inside the Competitive Mind of Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg (Infographic)

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

3 Personality Types That Can Harm Your Business

How to spot warning signs before hiring people who will be a bad fit for your company.
How to Train Your Creative Mind

How to Train Your Creative Mind

Four techniques to help you become a more creative business leader.
How to Give Employees Independence Without Losing Control

How to Give Employees Independence Without Losing Control

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.
3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

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

A Small Talk Survival Guide for the Schmooze-Averse

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

How Google's Marissa Mayer Prevents Burnout

Three steps to getting you -- and your employees -- back in balance.

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