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5 Surefire Ways to Double Your Workday Productivity

5 Surefire Ways to Double Your Workday Productivity

The person at work who gets the most done isn't superhuman, just super well planned.
4 Steps to Successful Execution of a Strategy

4 Steps to Successful Execution of a Strategy

An entrepreneur's best-laid plans can go awry if there's not careful followup. Here's a framework for giving your startup a greater chance at prevailing.
How Fortune 500 Leaders Spend Every Minute of the Day (Infographic)

How Fortune 500 Leaders Spend Every Minute of the Day (Infographic)

The heads of some of America's biggest companies divulge their personal and work habits.
Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent.

Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent.

New research reveals that while we're all scared asking for advice will make us look like incompetent fools, it actually has the opposite effect.
What Bouncing Back From 3 Lost Super Bowls Taught Me About Celebrating Failure

What Bouncing Back From 3 Lost Super Bowls Taught Me About Celebrating Failure

An entrepreneur who avoids risk for fear of failure is far worse off than an entrepreneur who fails, learns and tries again.
6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed

6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed

Getting screwed is part of the game, but it doesn't have to happen as often as it does.
Why These 3 Once Thriving Franchises Have Fallen on Hard Times

Why These 3 Once Thriving Franchises Have Fallen on Hard Times

What went wrong, and can they survive?
Scrabble Updates Its Dictionary for the First Time in a Decade, Adding 5,000 Words

Scrabble Updates Its Dictionary for the First Time in a Decade, Adding 5,000 Words

New admissions include words like 'texter,' 'funplex,' 'bromance' and 'selfie,' but Scrabble fanatics are most excited about the inclusion of four two-letter words.
10 Steps to Quality CEO Decision-Making

10 Steps to Quality CEO Decision-Making

The buck shouldn't always stop with the CEO but, when it does, there are practical ways to come to the best decision.
3 Questions Every Business Owner Needs to Ask Themselves In July

3 Questions Every Business Owner Needs to Ask Themselves In July

With summer in full swing and the start of the third quarter, it's time to take an honest look at your progress.
Use Entrepreneurship to Reinvent Yourself

Use Entrepreneurship to Reinvent Yourself

A serial entrepreneur discusses how to use a startup as a vehicle for breaking into new fields.
Winning is Simpler When You Don't Complicate Things

Winning is Simpler When You Don't Complicate Things

If you're not getting the results you want and feel like your business is in a slump, you've probably just gotten away from your fundamentals.
6 Key Factors in Scoring a $1 Billion Valuation for Your Startup

6 Key Factors in Scoring a $1 Billion Valuation for Your Startup

The team and the market were ranked as most important keys, according to representatives of six companies that made it.
4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

Making the right decisions today will ensure your company's survival tomorrow.
10 Things Real Leaders Do

10 Things Real Leaders Do

Leaders lead. Followers follow. ItÂ’s not complicated. You're either one or the other. Which are you?
A Leadership Lesson From Eisenhower's Stoic Reversal at D-Day

A Leadership Lesson From Eisenhower's Stoic Reversal at D-Day

Remember the obstacle or the rival is only as strong as your perception lets it be.
How to Know When to Change Direction

How to Know When to Change Direction

There's something to be said for stick-with-it-ness, but most entrepreneurs stick with flawed ideas and plans way longer than they should.
How Successful Entrepreneurs Confront Failure

How Successful Entrepreneurs Confront Failure

It's best to acknowledge and embrace failure. But how can we stay motivated during the process?
To Stay Afloat, Focus on the Next Wave

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.
3 Apps That Stand Out in Crowded Categories

3 Apps That Stand Out in Crowded Categories

There are millions of apps available. This trio broke out of the fray and earned loyal followings.
Richard Branson on Developing a Vision for Your Company

Richard Branson on Developing a Vision for Your Company

While your goals may change, a key element should connect all your enterprises.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress.
The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most

The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most

After your nonprofit is up and running, a strategic plan will help you keep it in business and moving forward.
6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

If you wait till the last minute, the public offering will disrupt your business. And if that happens, what's the point?
5 Negotiation Tactics You Can Learn From Kids

5 Negotiation Tactics You Can Learn From Kids

There's a reason why kids eat their vegetables, and you can apply it to business.

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