Myths

Starting a Business

3 Myths About Starting a Company in the Midwest

Several CEOs weighed in on the misconceptions they have faced in starting and running a business in Middle America.
Productivity

7 Things People Think Are Terrible for Their Productivity That Actually Aren't

If there's one universal truth about productivity, it's that not everything works for everyone.
CEOs

So You're a Startup CEO? In Fact, Your Job Is More That of 'Chief Myth-Buster.'

Have you employed the "myth-busting approach" yet? Here are four ways to do that.
Myths

6 Features of Entrepreneurship We Tend to Over-Exaggerate

If you're entering an entrepreneurial path, keep your expectations -- good and bad -- in check, regardless of what you hear.
Millennials

Millennial Entrepreneurs -- 4 Myths, Debunked

Those born from 1981 to 1997 are the fastest-growing segment of entrepreneurs in our economy. But, who are they, really?
Women Entrepreneurs

4 Things Women Don't Do at Work

Banish these stereotypes from the office.
Success

4 Business Myths That Actually Make Success Even Harder

Business, like the rest of life, is filled with problems so complicated and unavoidable that we really, really want to believe there is a simple solution.
Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurial Mystique: 5 Common Misconceptions About Starting a Business

There are many good reasons to begin your entrepreneurial quest, just probably not the ones you are thinking of.
Myths

Don't Believe These 5 Myths About Becoming an Entrepreneur

Sample myth: Venture capitalists are not trying to beat your door down to invest.
Leadership

The 6 Biggest Myths About Meetings Today

Dispelling these fallacies will help bring positive change to your company.
Real Estate

9 Time-Wasting Real-Estate Myths to Avoid

No, you don't have to have a college degree or sterling credit to get started in real estate investing.
Startup Basics

Don't Fall for These 6 Deadly Myths of Startups

Some entrepreneurs forget that they need an innovative business model along with an innovative solution to have a successful startup.
Sales

The False Data About Sales

Don't believe the negative hype about sales and salespeople.
Myths

Don't Believe These 5 Leadership Myths That Undermine Your Confidence

Real leaders are too busy meeting their responsibilities to worry if they are "real'' leaders.
Work Ethic

The Hidden Side of Work: 3 Myths That Block Your Navigation

Keep doing your job if you want to tread water, but find your job-within-the-job if you want to really succeed.