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How Perfection Can Ruin Your Business
Perfection

How Perfection Can Ruin Your Business

Very often, perfection is the enemy of success. Don't let it be.
Lisa Evans
4 Lessons on Staring Down Fear and Taking Risks from Tightrope-Walker Nik Wallenda
Taking risks

4 Lessons on Staring Down Fear and Taking Risks from Tightrope-Walker Nik Wallenda

Meticulous preparation and tireless practice, not bravado or recklessness, are the foundation of success when failure really is not an option.
Tor Constantino
Ever Notice the Similarities Between Toxic Business Leaders and Politicians?
Leadership Qualities

Ever Notice the Similarities Between Toxic Business Leaders and Politicians?

The same manipulative and narcissistic types occupy the top rungs. Learn to recognize the 10 signs.
Paul White
Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s
New York City

Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s

A swirl of development, spurred on by Grand Central Terminal's construction, shaped New York City's central business district as a major epicenter of American capitalism.
Donald Miller
Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk
Investors

Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk

If you're seeking money for your startup, you should be prepared to address potential issues that may face your business.
Martin Zwilling
3 Ways Companies Can Encourage Smart Risk Taking
Growth Strategies

3 Ways Companies Can Encourage Smart Risk Taking

Many business leaders and organizations are predisposed to say no, thereby quashing experimentation and innovation. Here's how to welcome new ideas and tactics.
Salim Ismail
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What Employers Need to Know About Ebola for Now
Personal Health

What Employers Need to Know About Ebola for Now

Understand how transmission takes place and educate your workforce. Consider extra steps as needed.
Jonathan Segal
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7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take
Business Circle

7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take

To start and support your own business, you'll have to put your career, personal finances and even your mental health at stake.
Jayson DeMers
Student Pulls Epic Skydiving Stunt to Land Startup Internship of Her Dreams
Risk

Student Pulls Epic Skydiving Stunt to Land Startup Internship of Her Dreams

'I'm terrified of heights,' says 19-year-old Anna Bezuglova, 'but for Alphatise, I'm willing to take the plunge.'
Geoff Weiss
Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere
Starting a Business

Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere

A new study finds that entrepreneurs who start companies while still employed at their day jobs are a third less likely to fail.
Nina Zipkin
7 Truths About Risk I Learned Riding the Rodeo Circuit
Risk

7 Truths About Risk I Learned Riding the Rodeo Circuit

Don't ever bet a weak hand and never make a bet that you aren't willing to lose.
Fred Brown
10 Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently
Entrepreneur Mindset

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently

Those in the thick of business ownership understand that even considering all its rewards, entrepreneurship is a difficult and complicated path.
Jayson DeMers
Finding Clients Who Are Open to Innovation Even in Risk-Averse Markets
Innovation

Finding Clients Who Are Open to Innovation Even in Risk-Averse Markets

When the purchasing decision chain is full of doubters, these tips can help you woo more customers.
David Peto
4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge
Starting a Business

4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Starting and running your own business is one of the hardest things you can ever do. Make sure you're ready for the challenge.
Adam Callinan