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How Walking Away Leads to Profit, Happiness and Success

How Walking Away Leads to Profit, Happiness and Success

Elin Barton  02.17.2016
As Americans in particular, we are taught to value and respect hard work. Having the stamina to work 60 or 80-hour weeks is a badge of...
Riding for Tomorrow: Relationships Over Results

Riding for Tomorrow: Relationships Over Results

Elin Barton  02. 9.2016
By nature I'm not a patient person. I like seeing results, and my preferred timeframe is generally "now". Give me a problem and I immediately...
16 Easy Rules to Ensure Your Business Emails Are Effective

16 Easy Rules to Ensure Your Business Emails Are Effective

Jeffrey Bast  02. 8.2016
Being an effective leader requires many skills. You must obviously have knowledge about, and experience in, the area of your business....

Charting a Course: What Sailing Taught Me About Business

Betsie Gambel  02. 4.2016
Chart your course. If you don't know where you are going, any road (or in this case waterway) will take you there. And in boating, just...

What Makes a 'Good' Entrepreneur?

Jose Vasquez  02. 2.2016
Most businesses are doomed to fail. You've undoubtedly heard anecdotes in your own life about "good" businesses that ended up going under,...

Working With Your Spouse? Here Are 5 Tips to Get You Through the Day (and Night!)

Angie Scott  02. 1.2016
If one of you is great at marketing and sales and one is great at operations, then do those things and do them well. You can always help...
A Horse's Guide to Leadership in Five Easy Steps

A Horse's Guide to Leadership in Five Easy Steps

Elin Barton  02. 1.2016
One of the best business coaches I've ever had has four legs, a mane and a tail. I don't mean this in any way as an insult to the numerous...
Got a COO?

Got a COO?

Dr. Ebbie Parsons, III  01.29.2016
Some argue that the role of a COO conflicts with the authority of the CEO and creates an unnecessary layer of management. While this argument...

10 Strategies for Growing a Small Service-Based Business

Diana Rodriguez-Zaba  01.28.2016
Real business success is measured by more than profit. It depends on building long-term relationships with customers by earning their trust...
Leaders: 3 Easy Flexwork Strategies You Can Implement Today in Your Organization

Leaders: 3 Easy Flexwork Strategies You Can Implement Today in Your Organization

Emily Morgan  01.20.2016
Technology has created a world in which we don't need to come to work in order to actually get work done. As leaders, this creates a...

Your One Word Resolution for 2016

Saudia Davis  01.15.2016
I have found making business resolutions is just about as effective as making personal ones: they begin with good intentions, but often...
The Do's and Don'ts of Entrepreneurship I Learned From Meeting Daymond John

The Do's and Don'ts of Entrepreneurship I Learned From Meeting Daymond John

Vlad Molchadski  01. 7.2016
The truth is that we never have all the information we'd like to make a decision, so it's best to go off what you already know combined...

5 Steps to Respond to a Startup Crisis

Jose Vasquez  01. 5.2016
Crises like these are individually preventable -- you could have foreseen them and worked to avoid them -- but you can't predict everything,...

Confessions of a Sachs Maniac

Paul J. McKenna  01. 4.2016
Things changed with an email that came into my inbox from Goldman Sachs. I didn't pay much attention to it until a friend of mine who attended...