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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 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

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

While your goals may change, a key element should connect all your enterprises.

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

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

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

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

Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now

Procrastination may be hereditary, but that doesn't get you off the hook: It's still possible to develop better habits and change your behavior.

3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People

Unfortunately, you can't change them. But you can change the way you interact with them.

4 Tips for Preparing Your Business to Grow

Who doesn't want her business to scale? But getting enough customers to make your company sustainable can be challenging. Here are a few ways to make the process a bit easier.

10 Phrases That Need to Be Banned From the Office

Take these annoying, cringeworthy and overused terms out of your office vocabulary.

How to Fix These 3 Bad Marketing Habits

With new, innovative marketing strategies continuing to pop up, marketers often lose focus on the impact these tactics will have on their bottom line.

How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

Getting different entrepreneurs' takes can be invaluable, but also confusing. Figure out what's best for you with these tips.

Challenge Assumptions. Don't Be Afraid of Taking a Different Tack.

A former Microsoft COO says company leaders need to re-examine their core thinking and test out new approaches to not be left behind.

Advice for Making the Luxury Sell

When presenting and pricing luxury items, add to the product's perceived value while eliminating any suggestion of commoditization.

7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups

Running a family business can unite members of a family but it can also tear them apart. Here are some tips keeping the peace, both at home and at the office.

Key to a Successful Business? Simplify, Simplify AND Simplify.

Often entrepreneurs looking to scale a business end up making their ventures too complicated, resulting in a once successful company going down the drain. Here are a few insights on the importance of keeping it simple.

Operating in a Crowded Market? Here's How to Shine.

Focus on these six ways to ensure that your new company will distinguish itself.

Nailing Down the Perfect Price Point

For your startup to stay in the game, you need to offer a product or service at a price point that can provide enough revenue for your company to stay afloat.

How to Embrace 'The Lazy Entrepreneur' Philosophy (And Still Be Successful)

Many people believe you need to work like a dog to make your business a success, but that is not always necessarily true. Entrepreneurs that work smartly can have a successful business, while also working less hours.

Let Go of the Fallacy of Quantum Leap Success

Plugging away at small tasks can yield big results -- over time. Just be sure to plan.

Crafting a Mission Statement That You'll Remember

The key is for you to set goals like it's really your business; then use them as a yardstick for to measure everything your startup does.

The Role of Luck in Business, Investing and Sports

Michael J. Mauboussin, head of global financial strategies at Credit Suisse, explores what results in success.

Striking a Balance Between Yes Man and Doubting Thomas

An executive who serves a CEO's inner circle should not shy away from sharing well-reasoned opinions

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