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What Warren Buffet, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk Know About Success (and You Should Too!)

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

How we fail, how we perceive our failures and perhaps, most importantly, how we respond to them (the actions we take following our failures) will determine how successful we are in business and life.

5 Ways to Maximize Your 'Time ROI'

John Bowen | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
John Bowen

Having freedom of time is a big reason we became entrepreneurs. We want to spend our hours doing what we love to do professionally, while also having enough time away from the business to pursue our other passions. Unfortunately, we usually end up working "half time" -- meaning 12 hours a day instead of the entire 24.

Leverage LinkedIn for Big Business Success

John Bowen | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
John Bowen

LinkedIn has become perhaps the top platform on the Internet for entrepreneurs to connect with prospects, stay in touch with existing clients and start conversations that ultimately lead to more business.

Working for Tech Giants: How Small Businesses Can Win Monster Deals

Tatiana Krivitskaya | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Tatiana Krivitskaya

For years people have been coming up to me and asking: "How does a relatively small company of 200 people manage to work for giant companies like Intel and AMD, Epson and HP, Disney, Microsoft, Nike, NVIDIA, GoPro... and manage to do it year after year?" Here is the story.

This Powerful Combination Will Help Your Business Soar

John Bowen | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
John Bowen

For many of us, the biggest threat to the continued growth of our businesses isn't changes in the marketplace or even our competitors. It's ourselves.

Lets Start With a Code for Guaranteed Success

Ian Khan | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Ian Khan

Put special emphasis and extra due diligence when hiring people. Make it a habit to spend the maximum amount of time discussing what drives people, what motivates them and if their life philosophy aligns with your organizations direction.

8 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Your Business

Helen Roe | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Helen Roe

A lot of the time we are so involved working in our business instead of on our business, that our mistakes are not blatantly obvious. Often we need the 'bigger picture' view or advice from someone who's outside of our business to identify where we can improve.

Multitasking Lowers Your Emotional Intelligence?

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

The term multitasking is perhaps the best word we can use to describe our modus operandi - at work and at play. Multi-tasking, the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously has become a way of life in modern society.

Why Your Mental Game Is Infinitely More Important for Your Business Success Than You Think

Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse

There's no denying it, business success is 80-90 percent about your mental game. This is something I see every day because I've worked with people and...

Breaking Procrastination: The New Way To Succeed

Emma Isaacs | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Emma Isaacs

Procrastination is an efficiency thief and can be crippling. I've been stuck there many times before and often catch myself falling back into it. Whenever it hits me, I turn to these four remedies to get back on track.

Be a 'Don't Knower': One of Eileen Fisher's Secrets to Success

Matt Tenney | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Matt Tenney

Today, Eileen Fisher, Inc. employs over 1,100 people, has over 60 retail stores, and will likely generate over $300 million dollars in revenue in 2015. Between then and now, despite her success, Fisher never lost her "I don't know" approach.

Straight Talk About Advancing Your Career

Randy Pennington | Posted 05.07.2015 | 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 06.21.2015 | 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 06.17.2015 | 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 06.15.2015 | 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 05.17.2015 | Money

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 05.07.2015 | 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 Charfen | Posted 03.02.2015 | Small Business
Alex 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.