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This One Strategy Will Keep You on the Path to Success

Single-mindedly working toward one big goal can actually be counterproductive to your long-term success. Think about systems instead.

How to Get Your Startup Past the Debbie Downers

After skincare line S.W. Basics met with Target, the founder got a mixed receptions: some people cheered and others were scared for her business. Here is how she dealt with it.

5 Ways to Change the Odds

Whatever the odds are facing you, the biggest variable in your life is you.

8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop

It seems like everyone and their mother has a Kickstarter campaign. Here's how to get yours noticed.

The Ethics Coach's Top 3 Strategies for Creating an Ethical Workplace

Also: Should you work with a bullying client? And is it unethical to be solely motivated by money?

Build a Better App With These 4 Design Essentials

It's not just about the look and feel, but how your potential users interact with the program.

8 Little-Known Franchises That Make Millions

These franchises have found their niche and are making a big impact.

Fashion Designer Tory Burch: 'There Is No Such Thing as Overnight Success'

Tory Burch defined entrepreneur not as a job title, but a state of mind during her 2014 commencement address, telling graduates that achievement requires good old fashioned tenacity and hard work.

Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Try out these activities and you may just find that you'll lead better and your business will thrive.

4 Tips for Maintaining Balanced Motivation

Entrepreneurs crave motivation for the grueling trek from great idea to real business but, unless we use it well, what feels like motivation is risky impulse.

Determining Your Entrepreneur Style and Getting Past Your Business Blind Spots

Are you a controller, innovator, nurturer, or 'systemizer?' Determining your brain type can help you recognize and address the blind spots holding you back from your true potential.

5 Lessons From Sales for Entrepreneurial Success

When toil is certain and reward is hard earned, you're an entrepreneur. Sales pros know your struggles and what is required to succeed.

The Secret to Career Success Is Knowing Your 'Fascination Advantage'

Executive coach Sally Hogshead says the key to distinguishing yourself from the pack is in becoming 'more of who you already are.'

Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity

Tragedy and personal setbacks can ruin you, or inspire you to do more with your life. Here's some advice.

The Event Planning Recipe for Success

Here are some key tips to help you learn from the mistakes of others and make your event planning business a success.

Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'

Target CMO Jeff Jones wrote a blog post on why companies should embrace criticism instead of switching to damage control.

The Philosophical Guide to Turning Trials Into Triumph

In this podcast, Lewis Howes chats with Ryan Holiday, author of 'The Obstacle Is the Way.'

4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge

When demand suddenly spikes, it's do or die time.

The Women Behind Networking Platform Be Moxie Want to Pay It Forward

Aline Murta, Macia Batista and Joannie Diaz are hoping to mentor on a broad scale.

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.

13 Secrets for Making Your Cleaning Business a Success

Get the inside scoop from established cleaning service business owners who share their tips for building a successful cleaning business.

This Site Lets You Get Backers for Your Crowdfunding Project Before It Launches

Prefundia offers investors a sneak peek at your idea before the funding search begins.

The One and Only Secret for Achieving Massive Success

Here's a hint: It's not something you can buy, and it's not a shortcut.

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

We've all been told we need at least eight hours of sleep. But are some of us not 'built that way?' Or are we just fooling ourselves?

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