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Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.
Creativity

Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.

Go ahead, let your mind wander. When it's appropriate, of course.
Laura Entis
Why Playing It Safe Will Kill Your Startup
Marketing Strategies

Why Playing It Safe Will Kill Your Startup

Following the prevailing trend or the tried-and-true could drain a new company's creativity. Aim instead to be an innovator.
Renée Warren
Know When to Double Down in Business
Taking risks

Know When to Double Down in Business

Running a startup can resemble playing a game of blackjack. Be savvy and strategic yet willing to take risks at the right moment.
Marty Fukuda
the future of work

How the Next Five Years Will Revolutionize Business

The years until 2020 are poised to redefine almost every facet of how we work, from the way we run customer service to the way we build our businesses.
Jason Ankeny
8 Resolutions for Improving Your Business and Your Life
Goals

8 Resolutions for Improving Your Business and Your Life

Being more organized and thrifty helps at work and everywhere else.
John Pilmer
To Stay Afloat, Focus on the Next Wave
Strategy

To Stay Afloat, Focus on the Next Wave

To make it in the world of startups, entrepreneurs just can't focus on the day-to-day tasks of running a business. They need to always be thinking about the future.
Dorie Clark
Practice Triage in Making Business Decisions
Making Decisions

Practice Triage in Making Business Decisions

Business leaders should categorize choices by their potential impact to improve quality and speed.
Joel Trammell
3 Ways to Use a Rivalry to Increase Your Business Performance
Competition

3 Ways to Use a Rivalry to Increase Your Business Performance

Unlike competition, rivalry is personal, and it can either have a profoundly positive or negative impact on overall performance.
Laura Entis
Will Big Companies Follow Microsoft's Lead and Make It Harder for Startups to Win?
Startup Culture

Will Big Companies Follow Microsoft's Lead and Make It Harder for Startups to Win?

A large player starts to get wise to the ways of newcomers that are experimenting rapidly.
Peter S. Cohan
A Sport Few Americans Know Anything About Can Teach Plenty About Leadership
Sports

A Sport Few Americans Know Anything About Can Teach Plenty About Leadership

Cricket, the precursor to baseball, was popular in early America. Immigration from South Asia is boosting the sport and displaying the skill required to lead a team.
Jagan Jagannathan
5 White-Hot Consumer Psychology Hacks to Boost Your Sales
Sales Strategies

5 White-Hot Consumer Psychology Hacks to Boost Your Sales

A few simple changes to your website or copy can spur customers into buying your offerings.
Eric Siu
5 Fundamentals Successful Entrepreneurs Build Into Their Strategy
Strategy

5 Fundamentals Successful Entrepreneurs Build Into Their Strategy

Business is a minefield of what we can't anticipate or control. The key is building that into your plan and, more importantly, your backup plan.
Kimanzi Constable
5 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

5 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Company

Taking care of a few key matters will help you get the most out of your business.
Entrepreneurs Should Expect to Scrape by on Crumbs Before the Feast
Entrepreneur Mindset

Entrepreneurs Should Expect to Scrape by on Crumbs Before the Feast

You will never do big things until you do small things in a big way.
John Brubaker