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Job-Sharing

Definition: An employment option that lets two people share the responsibilities of one full-time position

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willpower

Why Willpower Is Actually a Bad Thing

Why do you need to exert control over something in the first place?
Entrepreneurship

Which Type of Entrepreneur Are You: Bedrock or High-Risk?

There are two fundamentally different kinds of entrepreneurs. It doesn't matter which you are, so long as you know which you are.
Habits

10 Weird Habits That Can Actually Be Good for You

From cursing to fidgeting to eating chocolate, these so-called 'bad habits' can actually benefit you.
Retirement

Why an Increasing Number of Retiring Entrepreneurs Are Selling the Business to Their Employees

The most rewarding exit of all is getting the cash out you've earned while taking care of the people you grew the business with.
YouTube Icon

YouTube Star and 'The Older Sister of the Internet' Anna Akana Explains How She Found Her Honest Voice

The comedian, actress and author speaks candidly about everything from her most personal experiences to how much her videos make 'on a good day.'
The Way We Work

Why This Company Thinks Employees Decorating Other People's Cubicles Is Anything But a Waste of Time

When employees at Bluebeam go on vacation, sometimes they return to a surprise DIY art installation courtesy of their colleagues.
Inspirational Quotes

21 Inspiring Quotes From Black Leaders From Throughout American History

The words of these 21 individuals will inspire you to do more.
Influencers

Are Influencers Worth Your Money? We Went Undercover to Find Out.

As traditional advertising methods fade, a new generation of young social media mavens -- 'influencers' -- are offering businesses their endorsements in exchange for money or free stuff. But is it wor...
Grow Your Business

How to Grow Your Marketing Agency to 7 Figures

Eric Siu's tips on developing your own agency.
Giving Back

Passion Drives You to Succeed; Let It Also Drive You to Give Back

The greatest measure of an entrepreneur's stature is how much they help others.
Billionaires

7 Real-Life Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaires

The only variable you really control is how hard you work.
Women Entrepreneurs

How to Deal With the Criticism, 'You Need to Be More Likable'

Here are three ways to negotiate sexism in today's workplace.
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