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Family Businesses

9 Essentials for Any Family Business to Thrive

Running a family business is no easy feat. Here are nine keys to making it work.
Leadership

What Not To Do: Lessons From 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

While lying and swindling may have scored entrepreneur Jordan Belfort fame and fortune, it ended up costing him everything. Here is how to make sure you stay on the right side of the tracks.

3 Lessons Learned From a Decade in Franchising

An editor reflects on her 10 years covering the world of franchising.
Entrepreneurs

5 Ways to Be a Better Listener

Evolved listening skills are key for business leaders to process feedback and build a loyal following. Here within are five steps for a more effective exchange.
Marketing

10 Reasons Your YouTube Videos Aren't Popular

Before starting production on your small-business YouTube video, review these tips to help avoid "audience disconnect" and attract viewers.
Inspiration

How Ordinary Skills Led to an Extraordinary Life for 'Dilbert' Creator

Scott Adams describes himself as a man with average skills who failed at almost everything. Yet, he has a bestselling book and created one of the most popular comics of all time. Here's how he did it.

Tips for Handling Non-Stop Travel

Constant business travel can test even the heartiest of road warriors. Here are some survival tactics for long stretches away from home.
Growth Strategies

Tipping While Traveling: Whom to Tip and How Much

Almost everyone knows to tip 15 to 20 percent of the bill for restaurant servers, but what about hotel staff, shuttle drivers and others who help you along your trip? Here's some advice.
Technology

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2013

From tips on staying focused to advice on improving your writing, here are the stories that struck a chord with our readers this year.
Finance

Holiday Tipping Guide: Whom to Tip and How Much

Confused about how much to tip your mailman, dog walker or babysitter? Here's a good starting point.

How to Balance Your Personal and Professional Presence Online

Four tips for successfully blending the personal with the professional on social networks.
Entrepreneurs

How to Take Control of the Information Avalanche

Get out from under the mountain of information that crosses your path every day by implementing these seven information-control strategies.
Growth Strategies

9 Steps to Becoming a Great Writer

To be successful, you need to know how to write well. Here are a few hints on how to make your words live on the page.
Franchises

6 Ways Food Trucks Can Survive the Winter Freeze and Grow Their Business

With food trucks generally losing 50 percent of their business in winter, here are six ways to make sure your food truck business stays hot when the weather gets chilly.
Leadership

10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

Looking for advice on how to amp up your public speaking skills? Here are a few tips from a pro.