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The Last 8 Years Were Pretty Good for Many Entrepreneurs
Economic Recovery

The Last 8 Years Were Pretty Good for Many Entrepreneurs

Oh, it was no walk in the park, but the structural transformation begun in 2008 has offered opportunity, too.
Phil La Duke
I Used Social Media and Blogging to Become Famous for Nothing
Social Media

I Used Social Media and Blogging to Become Famous for Nothing

How one man used social media to become a legend in his own mind -- and in Peru.
Phil La Duke
I Recently Made My Stand Up Comedy Debut. It Was Terrifying, But So Rewarding.
Confidence

I Recently Made My Stand Up Comedy Debut. It Was Terrifying, But So Rewarding.

This year, resolve to do the things that scare you.
Nina Zipkin
Before Offering Feedback Consider If You're Trying to Teach a Pig to Sing
Make More Happen

Before Offering Feedback Consider If You're Trying to Teach a Pig to Sing

Feedback -- giving it, ducking it, getting it, ignoring it -- can be a dicey situation. Ask yourself these questions before going there.
Phil La Duke
Why Does Multi-Level Marketing See Millennials as Easy Pickings?
Millennials

Why Does Multi-Level Marketing See Millennials as Easy Pickings?

Maybe young workers being trolled by get-rich-quick schemers has something to do with the transformation of the US entry-level job into a benefit-free, full-time, unpaid internship on a 'parent grant.'
Phil La Duke
5 Leadership Secrets Stolen From Famous People
Make More Happen

5 Leadership Secrets Stolen From Famous People

The traits of authentic leadership are timeless, even if conspicuously absent these days. Here's a refresher.
Phil La Duke
Managing Conflict Is Essential to Success
Make More Happen

Managing Conflict Is Essential to Success

A functional workplace of diverse people and ideas is fertile ground for creativity -- and for conflict. Here's how to be a good referee.
Phil La Duke
5 Things Presenters Usually Get Wrong
Make More Happen

5 Things Presenters Usually Get Wrong

To be an effective trainer, you need to keep it short, keep it sharp and keep it moving. If you find yourself reading the PowerPoint slides aloud, you've justly earned the blank or hostile looks glaring at you. Then, the only redemption possible is ending early.
Phil La Duke
Managing Your Career Like a Business
Career Growth

Managing Your Career Like a Business

If you think of yourself as an 'entrepreneurial enterprise' instead of an 'employee,' you'll find it easier to always be the boss of you.
Phil La Duke
6 Tips for Goal-Setting That, Trust Me, They Don't Teach You in College
Smart Goals

6 Tips for Goal-Setting That, Trust Me, They Don't Teach You in College

Your goals will not achieve themselves and will regrettably require your vigorous participation.
Phil La Duke
The Second Slowest Gazelle: A Secret to Success
Survival Strategies

The Second Slowest Gazelle: A Secret to Success

Mediocrity has its place. Where success and survival are synonyms, not dying is winning.
Phil La Duke
Gawker Parody Site Emerges to Skewer Startup Clichés
Humor

Gawker Parody Site Emerges to Skewer Startup Clichés

'There is one thing that stands between the people who live in Silicon Valley and the future, and that is: the people who live outside of Silicon Valley,' writes 'Peter Theil.'
Nina Zipkin
The Imaginary Life and Wild Times of Milo Quaife
Workplace Inspiration

The Imaginary Life and Wild Times of Milo Quaife

Deadline pressure is a crushing affliction. It can bring out the best in some, madness in others, or both, as they labor side-by-side ... in the Twilight Zone.
Phil La Duke