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5 Tricks to Stop Procrastinating and Get Your Projects Done

Stacia Pierce | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
Stacia Pierce

If you're constantly putting off projects, it's usually due to internal blockage. That block is just a mental barrier standing in the way of your success. Nevertheless you can bust through, clear your mind and confidently complete your projects.

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.

4 Things Every Working Person Needs to Read

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

Have the conversation, send the email, do the project and be done with it. Life is too short both socially and professionally to let it affect the great work you are capable of doing tomorrow.

What Is Transformation?

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I've been talking about transformation a lot these days. It's the theme for 2014 at Rodale. It's definitely a buzzword, and once you focus on it, yo...

10 Reasons You Need a Digital You

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

The reality is, no matter who you are, business professional to entrepreneur, CEO to salesperson, your digital you opens doors, creates new connections and keeps you marketable and relevant. It deserves your time.

4 Essential Tips on How to Grow Your Consulting Business

Brian Horn | Posted 07.05.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

For many successful entrepreneurs, the business that can deliver many lucrative rewards is a consulting practice.

5 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur

Diane Smith | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
Diane Smith

Acknowledging the national importance of entrepreneurship to America's economic growth, one of the attendees there asked an important question: How do we encourage more people to become entrepreneurs?

Moderating a Panel: 8 Ways to Run an Excellent Discussion

Karen Hough | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Karen Hough

Panels are a great way to look at a subject from several viewpoints. Unfortunately, they can also become slow, boring torture when panelists and moderators adopt the "speak-only-when-spoken-to-or-questioned" attitude.

NDAs Are Stupid (Mostly)

Matt Douglas | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Matt Douglas

A few weeks ago, I asked our System Operation Manager to get a quote from a new service provider. To get a quote, we would need to provide some basic ...

5 Business Lessons from a Little Boy with Down Syndrome

Brian Horn | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Brian Horn

Kids can be some of the best teachers, even when it comes to business. My son has been no exception to that rule, despite the fact that he has a learning disability.

How To Build An App (Even If You're In High School)

Tori Molnar | Posted 06.17.2014 | Teen
Tori Molnar

In case you're thinking, "I'm in high school, I could never do that," what if I told you that you were wrong, and that you can build an app?

Rule-Breakers: Reputation Ramificaticatications

Sara Canaday | Posted 06.07.2014 | Business
Sara Canaday

If you might suffer from Don't Fence Me In syndrome, the challenge is finding a way to function within the organization so that you don't extinguish your independent spark or burn your bridges. Think before you speak.

What a Broken Jetta Taught Me About Dashboards

George Weiner | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
George Weiner

Data dashboards of all kinds have quickly become a staple in our daily work and life. There are a number of dashboard tools that are racing to make sense of this data, which is great. But it's impossible for us to process it all.

Where Does the Spotlight of Your Leadership Attention Shine?

Jennifer V. Miller | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business
Jennifer V. Miller

As a leader, where do you focus your attention? If you said something like, "I fix problems" or "I help people improve," you'd be like countless other leaders across the globe, primed to "close the gap" or strive for "relentless improvement."

10 Leadership and Business Lessons My Mother Taught me After She Left the Business World

Nimati Emam | Posted 05.25.2014 | Women
Nimati Emam

Her journey became full of unconventional, hit (and miss) and score, and rich life lessons that were indispensable to me, and although were not generated from her 9-5 job, were always easily transferred to mine.

Wholehearted Commerce

Alison Whitmire | Posted 05.22.2014 | Business
Alison Whitmire

I had the most remarkable and meaningful experience recently... at the dentist. That's right! I had a meaningful experience at the dentist. And it was quite a surprise.

5 Things Entrepreneurs Do Not Need to Start a Business

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 05.24.2014 | Small Business
N. Kimron Corion

While different people have different views as to what entrepreneurs need based on their experiences and expertise, I believe, however, it is important to note some of the things that entrepreneurs do not need when starting a business.

How to Change the World: HONEST Tea Founder and the Keys to Sustainable Business

Steve Mariotti | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Seth Goldman's HONEST Tea is one of the most successful companies around today. They championed a business model that incorporates both social good and corporate consciousness -- making them part of a revolution that is changing the way we think about and do business.

9 Mantras to Make Your Entrepreneurial Journey Stress-Free

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 05.13.2014 | Small Business
Rahul Varshneya

Whatever be your circumstances or challenges, these rules will keep you warm when the chill sets in. These rules will keep you going in the toughest of times.

8 of the Dumbest Things People Say

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Grant Cardone

If you want to know how people think, listen to what they say. The old adage says, "As a man thinketh he doeth." I've spent most of my career working ...

Let's Talk Business: 5 Steps For Definite Success

Uloop | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Uloop

Having a successful business provides a test to the motivated, financially sound and mentally adept.  On the other hand, starting a business is relatively easy.

Why You Aren't Meeting Investors

Seth Goldstein | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Seth Goldstein

Nobody teaches you these rules. And people are too polite to tell you when you violate them. Understanding and following the laws of email are crucial to ensuring you get investor meetings.

How to Get Your Small Business Unstuck

Carol Roth | Posted 05.04.2014 | Small Business
Carol Roth

From time to time, business owners working in their businesses, find that they hit a wall or a plateau -- they get "stuck", so to speak. So how do you get "unstuck", whether you have been in business for a year or ten years?

Diving Into the Mobile Web - How Brands Can Optimize in 2014

Shawn Prez | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
Shawn Prez

The age of e-commerce is fully upon us and the rage is all mobile. As smartphone and tablet use continues to grow, businesses without mobile-optimized websites risk losing out on potential sales.

Sincerity and Authenticity in Social Media

John G. Taft | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
John G. Taft

Being authentically sincere -- connecting with others out of a corporate mission and sense of purpose that is all about helping others -- that's how to differentiate in social media channels.