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Why Failure Makes You a Better Entrepreneur

Molly Reynolds | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

While I don't know them personally, I'm pretty sure that none of the hundreds of American athletes traveled to the Olympics with the "F word" on their minds. There is absolutely nothing emotionally pleasant about failing, because it makes you feel like, well, a failure!

The Critical Need for Responsible Business Leadership in the United States

Frank Islam | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Frank Islam

The deed is done. Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for President of the United States. And, now we have a highly qualified business leader who, if elected, will do what is required to "make America great again". Or, do we?

Why Business Leaders are Demanding Teamwork

Gloria Larson | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Gloria Larson

After decades of seeing how valuable teamwork can be to success, I firmly believe that collaboration should be an integral aspect of an undergraduate education so that by the time students enter the workforce, working together is intuitive.

Unleash Your Inner McEnroe

Josh Lowenthal | Posted 02.18.2016 | Business
Josh Lowenthal

I think we can agree that passion was at the heart of McEnroe's game, and he didn't tiptoe around his love of the sport or the frustration it brought -- he leveraged it.

How Business Leaders Can Help Foster Mental Health In The Workplace

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 02.18.2016 | Business

The United Kingdom is taking a proactive approach to promoting mental health in the workplace. Prime Minister David Cameron met with British business ...

35 Iowa Business Leaders Have Endorsed Marco Rubio. None Of Them Are Women.

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

Marco Rubio's presidential campaign announced Tuesday that 35 Iowa business leaders had endorsed the Florida senator's bid for the White House. Somewh...

8 Storytelling Secrets Every Business Leader Should Know

Jonathan Li | Posted 10.15.2016 | Business
Jonathan Li

Many people love stories, but few people tell good stories. To succeed in business, we need to tell good stories so people will listen and take action.

3 Reasons Why Trump Is Your Better Business Candidate Over Carson

Gene Marks | Posted 09.17.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Based on what the candidates have said so far in public, it's not so hard to differentiate between the two on business matters. And if you're a Republican voter, it seems like Trump is the better candidate than Carson for your business this primary season.

Caitlyn Jenner in the Breakroom: A Question of Organizational Leadership

Eliot M. Wagonheim | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Eliot M. Wagonheim

What if, instead of conversation about Caitlyn Jenner in your company's breakroom, there she sat, drinking her coffee and munching on a bagel? What then? How would your company handle it? Would people praise her bravery, or, at the very least, adopt a live-and-let-live attitude? Would they welcome her, ostracize her or vote with their feet by leaving the company?

The Importance of Being Businessworthy

Per L. Saxegaard | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact
Per L. Saxegaard

We want the world to know: there are better ways of doing business -- effective ways -- that lead to stability and peace. Just look to the 2015 Oslo Business for Peace honorees. We need more like them now.

Purpose Beyond Profit: The True North Star for Today's Business Leaders

Lisa Manley | Posted 04.26.2015 | Impact
Lisa Manley

Companies today spend too much time talking internally about profit and externally about products. Consumers, however, aren't motivated by what a company produces. We expect companies to make good stuff and deliver good service.

The Power of One

Jack Nadel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

No matter your situation in life, you can change your circumstances. You have all the capability within yourself to make good things happen. And while pursuing your goals, you can enjoy every minute of it.

The Top 6 Qualities to Unleash a Great Leader in You

Umesh Mukhi | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Umesh Mukhi

In my career of international youth affairs, I have met many leaders and change makers who have accomplished something commendable in their lives and ...

Every Business Leader Shows Imperfections To Avoid

Marty Zwilling | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Marty Zwilling

In the past I've written about the positive attributes of great entrepreneurs, so this time I thought I would focus on the negatives that I see often, and I challenge you to find someone that has all the positives and none of the negatives.

Follow the Lead of Your Staff

Dr. Roger H. Hull | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Dr. Roger H. Hull

Leaders need to listen carefully to their staff. While staff members may have come to a different conclusion than you would have given the facts involved, their advice should be followed unless you feel strongly they are wrong.

Strategies for Executives to Ignite Organizational Transformation

Terri Wallin | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Change seems to be the only constant in the world -- in every industry. Today's leaders constantly have to adjust to the world swirling around them. I...

Senior Entrepreneurs Play a Vital Role

Jack Nadel | Posted 11.17.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

Over my nearly 70 years as an entrepreneur, I have sometimes been described as a visionary, but this is really a misnomer. The truth is that I am a tremendous opportunist.

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

So What's Your Story?

Bobby Umar | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Bobby Umar

What exactly is your story? Your story is the culmination of your entire experience both personal and professional. Within your life story, there are dozens of chapters. Within each chapter are nuggets of wisdom.

Experienced Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: Millennials Need Our Help

Jack Nadel | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Jack Nadel

Based on my seven decades of business experience, I can see only one solution: millennials must create their own jobs.

Beyond Davos: The Importance of Conversation

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
Chris Komisarjevsky

The well-publicized discussions and debates taking place at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week can surely light the spark of change. However, it is only through the repeated echo of those ideas in the months and years to follow that will lead to action and produce meaningful solutions.

More Glee: The Story Behind the Magic

Cortney McDermott | Posted 02.17.2014 | Style
Cortney McDermott

We've all witnessed it: A monotone whisperer reading from slides. Even if the content was spot on, you'd never know because he lost you at hello. But what if you could combine killer content with Beyonce's ability to captivate an audience?

Gary Vaynerchuk: The Brand That Cares the Most Wins

Bryan Elliott | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

What's Gary's secret to success? He might tell you that he works harder than anyone else and that he's a builder, not someone who tears things and others down to reach the top. But overall, and in my opinion, Gary cares.

Obama To Discuss Immigration With Business Leaders

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is convening business leaders at the White House to sustain pressure on the Repu...

Entrepreneurialism Isn't Just a Man's World

Wendy Tan-White | Posted 09.04.2013 | Business
Wendy Tan-White

Based on my own experience, I'm pleased to say that more women are becoming interested in historically male-dominated industries. But this should not be at the expense of a balanced and mutually beneficial partnership between men and women.