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Straight Talk About Advancing Your Career

Randy Pennington | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

If you aren't satisfied with the way your career is progressing, you are not alone. Most of your friends and colleagues share your frustration. If you are serious about advancing your career, you must first understand the people who can make that happen.

Leadership Is Not for the Faint of Heart

Neil Grimmer | Posted 04.22.2015 | Business
Neil Grimmer

I'll be the first to admit that my family and close friends were initially surprised to hear that I run a "corporation." Maybe it's the tattoo sleeves or the fact that I wear Vans to work, or maybe it's because I will forever be seen as that kid who never followed directions

Instant Achievement

Laura Berger | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
Laura Berger

We undulated the never-ending steep path while clumsily hurdling felled trees many feet in diameter and used limbs lain from bank to bank to cross rivers like a tightrope. Someone did occasionally end up in the drink.

Get to Know the Custodians

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 04.15.2015 | Sports
The University of Central Florida Forum

In 1996, I was fresh out of college living in Bay City, Michigan, and about to begin my first year as a paid volleyball coach. I began the process of asking experienced coaches for advice on how to approach my new endeavor.

Beyonce to Bill Gates: 24 Millionaires Reveal the Hardest Thing About Being an Entrepreneur

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.17.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Being your own boss might sound like a dream come true, but starting your own business isn't an easy path. The reality is it takes a lot of sweat, tears, hard work and discipline to be a successful entrepreneur.

Simple? Yes. Easy? No.

Tim McDonald | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

Reinventing yourself is not complicated, but it's not easy. It takes work and the work never goes away, it just comes more naturally the longer you do it. Be prepared for the journey, and remember to celebrate the small victories, have patience to let things happen, but never be afraid to take action, and don't ever think you have all the answers.

'Paleo-ing' Your Business and Career Is the Key Ingredient for Your Success

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

So what could paleo eating and success in your business and career possibly have in common? Actually -- pretty much everything.

Fired Up! Entrepreneurial Passion Fuel

J V Crum III | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business
J V Crum III

Focus on the rewards of being an entrepreneur. Feel the gratitude for the success you have. By keeping the fires of passion for what you do in your conscious awareness, you can prime the pump for success every day

How Traveling Helps You Succeed in Business

Paige Brown | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Paige Brown

Get out from behind your desk and beyond the walls of your organization. Go experience the world, and you'll discover you're more prepared to compete and win in business than before.

I Know I Can! Sharon's Story

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 03.23.2015 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

I look for inspiration in the interviews that I did with fifty women who changed their lives. When I think about persistence, I think about Sharon. If you're feeling like giving up, I hope Sharon inspires you to keep going.

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.

Three Lessons from Perry Marshall -- Marketing Pro Extraordinaire

John Bowen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

A reluctant marketer, Marshall went into sales after being laid off from his engineering job. His innate talent at using direct marketing to reach potential clients helped the tech company he worked for boost its sales from just $200,000 to more than $4 million in just four years.

2015: The Year to Help a Small Business Grow #HASBG

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 03.08.2015 | Small Business
​Jackie Nagel

Growth is on everyone's mind. Entrepreneurs are more optimistic about growth opportunities than they have been since 2008. (We hope you're one of them!) And, the number of business start-ups are on the rise!

Fail Forward, Until You Don't Have To!

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 03.02.2015 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

In one form or another, every entrepreneur has heard the advice "fail forward, fail fast." While the advice is useful at times, especially for young businesses and new entrepreneurs, as a business matures, the size and frequency of failures should lessen.

20 Career-Boosting Actions to Complete Before New Year's Eve

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

But as tempting as it may be to hole up with a big mug of cocoa and pine-scented candles this December, try not to hibernate all month long. Use the next few weeks wisely -- and get a head start on your job hunt!

Guiding Principles for Success in Life and Business

Andrea Goertz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Andrea Goertz

Although society seems to be shifting to accommodate the professional woman who also has a family, we still have a ways to go in engendering workplace cultures that value work-life balance.

The Panic Attack That Saved My Business

Nellie Akalp | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Nellie Akalp

I thought about my employees. I thought about my kids and their future. I was baffled about the fact that I had already launched and sold a successful business in the exact same industry years before -- why was it so much harder the second time around?

How Sophia Broke the Rules for Advice Based Businesses

John Murphy | Posted 12.25.2014 | Business
John Murphy

You see Sophia completely smashes the myth that advice based business has to be done face to face -- and in particular that financial advice has to be face to face -- and cannot be done online.

9 Ways to Take More Initiative at Work

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Anush Kostanyan

Initiative and creativity move the world. They foster the realization of innovative ideas in various industries and contribute to constant development.There is a great demand for energetic professionals who are inventive and enterprising enough to be proactive in everything they do.

5 Tools to Rock the Hell Out of Being an Entrepreneur

Britt Bolnick | Posted 12.03.2014 | Business
Britt Bolnick

Entrepreneurship or owning your own business is NOT for the faint hearted. I've done more inner work, faced more fears, and stretched myself WAY more in building up my business to success than I have doing any other SINGLE thing- EVER.

36 Rules Every Entrepreneur Must Know

Kat Loterzo | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Kat Loterzo

1. It's all a lie. The idea that you have to be or do or have anything in particular in order to create your success is nothing but BS. YOU get...

Is Your Success Right in Front of You? Lily vs. the Squirrel

Simone Wright | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Simone Wright

I was out hiking with my dog Lily this weekend and she offered a teaching moment that I thought was perfect for us to consider as Visionaries and Ev...

Stop Saying You Want It If You're Not Out There Taking It!

Kat Loterzo | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Kat Loterzo

Fact: That dream you dream about all of the time, the really big-ass one that would truly mean the world to you, change your life, mean that each night when you go to sleep you know you are living on purpose?

Characteristics of an Entrepreneur

David Ingham | Posted 11.09.2014 | Small Business
David Ingham

Look for mentors that are already successful, who have had their own failures and have made a comeback to create success. Following successful mentors and associating with positive people is key to your journey in building characteristics of an entrepreneur.

Economic Forces Are Mightier Than the Sword

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.29.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

We should do more to help potential entrepreneurs in places where domestic economies are too weak to assist. If we give this effort a higher priority in our country's foreign policy, we can create a healthier balance of world commerce.