Confidence

Leadership

How to Think Like a Confident Leader

A vital step to success is believing in yourself. Here are three tips help you boost your confidence.
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs See Brighter Days for Their Business, Not the Economy

In two surveys released today, small-business owners report being more optimistic about their company's future, though concerns persist about government regulation, the economy, taxes and health care.
Starting a Business

The Importance of Being Confident: 3 Tips to Startup Success

In launching a startup, a great idea and business acumen are key ingredients. But they're nothing without confidence. Here's how to win over investors, employees and customers.
Leadership

3 Ways to Increase Your Confidence -- And Build Your Business

While having a stellar business idea is a huge part of the startup puzzle, conveying your idea confidently will help you piece it all together. Business coach Antonio Neves tells you how to inject some swagger into your pitch.
Leadership

3 Traits That Can Make or Break a Businessperson

Self-made business people will tell you that it's not what you've done, but how you did it that matters most.
Leadership

How to Project Confidence

Four tips to help you appear confident and sell your ideas effectively.
Growth Strategies

Are Small-Business Owners Going to Spoil the Mood? (Opinion)

Despite the headlines about rising consumer confidence, the U.S. economy isn't looking up. Business owners' pessimism remains a drag on the recovery.
Starting a Business

4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

How to know when it's the right time to start your own business.
Growth Strategies

Three Ways to Capitalize on Business Optimism

Even before the nation added 200,000 new jobs in December, business owners were starting to feel more upbeat about 2012. Here's how to take advantage of that warm, fuzzy feeling.
Growth Strategies

Is the Economy Getting Worse? Business Owners Say Yes

A new survey shows more than half of small-business owners believe the U.S. economy is backsliding.