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8 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need More Business Relationships and Fewer Friends
Networking

8 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need More Business Relationships and Fewer Friends

Social networking has changed the definition of "friend." But successful networking isn't about how many friends you have.
Martin Zwilling
Don't Focus So Much on Success You Never See Your Friends and Family
Radicals & Visionaries

Don't Focus So Much on Success You Never See Your Friends and Family

True entrepreneurial success is deftly managing business demands so well that you keep close to the people who love you.
Timothy Sykes
How to Offer Condolences to a Co-Worker Without Unintentionally Offending
Office Etiquette

How to Offer Condolences to a Co-Worker Without Unintentionally Offending

A colleague returning to work while still grieving welcomes kind words but their raw emotional state makes it easy to say the wrong thing.
Jacqueline Whitmore
4 Ways Companies Foster Productive Co-Worker Friendships
Company Culture

4 Ways Companies Foster Productive Co-Worker Friendships

Unsurprisingly, workers who enjoy the company of their coworkers are far more productive and innovative than people who don't.
Matt Straz
Advice From 9 Entrepreneurs Who Made Partnering or Hiring Friends Work
Ready To Launch

Advice From 9 Entrepreneurs Who Made Partnering or Hiring Friends Work

Conventional wisdom says it's a big risk, both to the business and the relationship. But there are exceptions to every rule.
Darrah Brustein
6 Signs Someone Is a Social Hand Grenade
Radicals & Visionaries

6 Signs Someone Is a Social Hand Grenade

Don't wait until that person goes off. Know what behaviors to look for and then keep away.
Jeff Boss
The Real Reason Not to Hire a Friend
Hiring Tips

The Real Reason Not to Hire a Friend

Stranger are often easier to manage and -- if needed -- fire.
5 Things to Know Before Starting a Business With Friends
Starting a Business

5 Things to Know Before Starting a Business With Friends

Having your closest friends around when you start a business can be very rewarding.
William Litvack
8 Ways to Radically Increase Your Productivity
Productivity

8 Ways to Radically Increase Your Productivity

Manageable but strategic changes to daily routines yield enormous benefit in the long run.
Sherrie Campbell
Keep Your Friends While Starting Up With These 4 Tips
Radicals & Visionaries

Keep Your Friends While Starting Up With These 4 Tips

You may be thrilled about your new venture, while those closest to you wish you would just stop talking about it.
Adam Callinan
Don't Let Your Circumstances Paralyze You
Inspiration

Don't Let Your Circumstances Paralyze You

A former Chicago Bear recalls the effect of an unfortunate injury. Consider his advice for how to pull yourself out of a funk and reach your full potential.
Matt Mayberry
The Difference Between Work Friends and Real Friends
Friendship

The Difference Between Work Friends and Real Friends

Will your friend be there for you in your tough times or just for lunch or happy hour?
5 Things to Consider When Hiring Friends
Managing Employees

5 Things to Consider When Hiring Friends

Personal and business relationships are unpredictable. When you combine the two, you get unpredictable squared.
Steve Tobak
Not a Superhero Entrepreneur? You'll Still Need a Sidekick
Growth Strategies

Not a Superhero Entrepreneur? You'll Still Need a Sidekick

Business is nothing like comic books or the movies, but having sidekick when the going gets tough can't hurt. Here's how to find the Robin to your Batman.
Matthew Toren