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How These College Kids Got 150 Top CEOs to Give Them Book Recommendations

Julia Wittrock and Grant Hensel reached out to all of the CEOs on the Fortune 500 list and received a surprisingly high response.

Nina Zipkin

Unlikely Lessons From Building a Multi-Million Dollar Social Business

In his book, Daniel Lubetzky explains how he found a way for KIND Snacks' business objectives to live in harmony with its social objectives.

Carol Roth

How Reflection Sets You Up for Success

Taking the time to reflect on your business keeps one focused on the objective, working toward goals and grateful -- yes, grateful -- for bumps in the road.

Lessons for Entrepreneurs From the Corporate World

The reason some entrepreneurs struggle is they don't incorporate the basic business lessons that the corporate world takes for granted.

Rick Braddock

Why Leaders Should Think Like Teenagers

Here are seven stories that turn the conventional wisdom, that life experience is what makes a great leader, on its head.

Simon Cohen

4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless

A business-model transition impacts everyone involved in the company's mission. Here is how to make it less stressful.

Why Leaders Should Study Upheaval and Reform at the Secret Service

How new leadership succeeds or fails to restore accountability at the tarnished agency will be a high-profile case study in organizational reform.

Mindy Hall

Why CEOs Need Mentors -- They Accelerate Learning

A young entrepreneur explains the benefits of the advice he received from an seasoned executive at a large company.

Jerry Jao

Conflict Among Team Members Can Lead to Better Results

Don't fear workplace disagreements. Instead frankly discuss the differences. Let all be heard. Work it through. The company can grow from it.

5 Rules for Promoting Managers at a Fast-Growing Startup

The move from team member to management is both a thrill and a shock. Sensible steps to ease the transition make success more likely for everybody.

Jeff Fernandez

How Waiting Tables Prepared Me to Be a CEO

Whether you're serving lunch or pivoting your business, you're paid to deliver results in a chaotic environment where you really don't control much.

Jason Wesbecher

5 Smart Moves in Good Times and Not-So-Good Times

The Great Recession panicked many business leaders into rash moves that weakened their companies. Make adjustments but don't abandon what built your brand.