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Business Failure

A New Study Reveals the 20 Factors That Predict Startup Failure: Do Any Apply to You?

Seventeen percent of startups studied cited the lack of a business model; 17 percent admitted their product wasn't good enough.
Entrepreneurs

Are Entrepreneurs Born -- or Made? Research Says 'Born.' But There's a Catch.

Intriguing finding: Identical twins have much higher rates of 'shared entrepreneurial tendencies' than do fraternal twins and the population at large.
VC Funding

Interested in VC Funding? These 4 Statistics Tell You Exactly What You Need to Know.

If your startup focuses on AI and machine learning, you're sitting pretty. Real pretty.
Productivity

Low on Motivation? 7 Psychological Hacks to Get Going

Studies show that the 'average' optimal time for a work-break split entails working for 52 minutes and breaking for 17.
Personality Traits

Steve Jobs Was an Arrogant You-Know-What. Jeff Bezos and Larry Ellison Aren't Teddy Bears, Either.

Five controversial leaders who are/were polarizing, and why that may have been what made them so successful in the first place.
Business Failure

Good News! The Chances Your Startup Will Fail Aren't as High as You'd Thought.

Here are seven important stats you need to know from the most recent SBA/BLS data. For instance: Half of businesses last five years.
Risk

Risk or Uncertainty: Which Is Better to Face?

"Risk" may not be the best concept for you to consider -- instead, you might consider a similar, yet distinct idea: uncertainty.
Success Stories

5 Entrepreneurs Who Started With Nothing - and 3 Lessons to Learn

Sam Walton. George Soros. Kevin Plank. Jan Koum. What can these successful entrepreneurs teach you?
Work-Life Balance

Hard Work? It's Not All It's Cracked up to Be. It May Even Be Irrelevant. Here's Why.

Ever hear of how Neflix let go of many of its hardest-working employees in favor of those who most greatly impacted the company's bottom line?
Psychology

Have You Thanked an Academic Today? 3 Studies That Offer Lessons for Entrepreneurs About the Human Psyche.

Q. What does the human psyche have to do with business? A. The better you "get" the people around you, the more you can achieve.
Focus

Having Trouble Focusing? You Could Be Facing 1 of These 7 Problems

Even with a task as simple as reading, the mind wanders 115 to 20 percent of the time. So, clean up your act.
Vacations

How Much Vacation Time Should You Be Taking?

As this year's holidays approach, you may be yearning to see friends, family and new vistas. The advice from researchers? Do it!
Guest Blogging

Make Yourself a Star! Turn Yourself Into a Guest Author.

The three steps you need to take to become a guest blogger for the first time.
Productivity

6 Brilliant Productivity Hacks From 6 Brilliant Entrepreneurs

Jeff Bezos, for instance, uses the "two-pizza" rule. Whatever is that? you ask. Read below to find out.
SEO

The 7 Most Common Concerns of SEO Newcomers

If you've never done so before, embrace SEO! Try it for yourself before you write it off as a "gimmick" or a "risk."
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