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How to Run Over Fear and Take Action: Advice From Dean Karnazes

Cortney McDermott | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Cortney McDermott

One of the fittest men on the planet and New York Times bestselling author, Dean Karnazes reveals the secrets behind going the distance on the pavement or the project plan.

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Consultants

Kate Gale | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Kate Gale

In an ideal world, a consultant would work like a running coach or a marriage therapist. There are good consultants and bad ones, but the important idea to start with is: Are you ready for a consultant?

Can CEOs Afford to Be Angry?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

Trust me -- these issues are minuscule compared to the ones just over the horizon. You have to learn not to get tripped up by every roadblock; otherwise you'll be a hot mess 24/7.

How to Take Control of a Failing Business

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 08.28.2013 | Small Business
Deborah Sweeney

The reality, unfortunately, is that businesses fail and learning how to handle a failing business is as important as knowing how to run a successful one. With that in mind, if you do find yourself at the helm of a sinking ship, there are a few things you should do.

How Planning A Wedding Is Like Running A Company

www.forbes.com | Posted 05.29.2013 | Weddings

Planning a wedding is like being on a roller coaster. It’s the most wonderful and memorable times in our lives, but it can be demanding too…...

The Penn Relays, the Boston Marathon and Having the Courage to Run Through Terror

Charles Howard | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports
Charles Howard

Running through terror takes courage. It takes teammates who will run along side of you. It takes an awareness of the great cloud of witnesses who are cheering us along. And it takes a runner who will keep running even after they fall.

Finding the Right Health and Wellness Programs For Corporate America (PART 3)

Melissa Nordin | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
Melissa Nordin

Corporate America has begun to realize just how much of an impact the health and wellness of their employees has on the overall costs of running a business.

6 Surprising Social Media Tactics to Help You Get Noticed Now

Women & Co | Posted 03.19.2013 | Small Business
Women & Co

For Women & Co. by Suzanne Rust, LivingWithRust.com Are you using social media effectively to market yourself or your business? Based on findings fr...

Becoming a Boss

Fred Wilson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Small Business
Fred Wilson

There are a number of ways to handle this conflict that arises between the maker in you and the manager in you.

NYC Running on Empty..The Best 'INGs' in Life

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

New Yorkers have made an art out of running. From running up bar tabs to running down pedestrians; from running into ex-boyfriends to running out of patience. But the decision to run or not to run the Marathon -- that was the question.

Self-Employed? Give Yourself an Annual Review

Women & Co | Posted 12.17.2012 | Small Business
Women & Co

I may no longer work in an office full of people and the resulting social politics, but I still have contacts and clients who play an important role in my self-employed work, even if I don't see them every day like I would see coworkers in previous jobs.

You're in Control: Three Ways to Start Taking Personal Responsibility in Your Business

Fabienne Fredrickson | Posted 11.21.2012 | Small Business
Fabienne Fredrickson

Taking personal responsibility by being willing, eliminating excuses and taking decisive action when presented with an opportunity isn't always easy but I know I don't get out of bed every morning just to be average. I'm betting you don't either.

10 Tips for Running a Successful Non-Profit Organization

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi | Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

When championing the causes you care about, you have have to ensure that your non-profit organization is effective, efficient and achieves its goals. Here are ten tips to making that happen.

Why Now Is the Best Time to Be a Female Entrepreneur

Claire Broadley | Posted 08.26.2012 | Small Business
Claire Broadley

I've always worked in male-dominated industries, so that aspect of becoming an entrepreneur never bothered me at all. The real challenges were juggling family life with work commitments and having the motivation to keep all the plates spinning when the business took off.

5 Financial Metrics Every Business Owner Should Know

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 08.06.2012 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

If you're like most business owners, your days are filled by efforts to make your company successful. And you might be great at those things. But how good are you at making money and managing your resources?

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Laundromat (VIDEO)

Mike Sternoff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Chicago
Mike Sternoff

Every layoff is accompanied with a tough call home. Every new hire, a dinner to celebrate. This video is the story of Joseph. Like many other Americans he was laid off during the height of the recession. He then took a risk and opened a business.

Promote Your Business: 6 Ways Technology Can Help

Women & Co | Posted 07.31.2012 | Small Business
Women & Co

Whether your company is fully established or is in the "start-up" phase, here are six things you can do to improve your business' findability and increase its exposure to potential customers in the interactive space.

Rod Kurtz

What's The Last Thing You Do Every Day?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

For all the talk about the carefree lives of entrepreneurs, they tend to be a pretty disciplined bunch. After all, when you're your own boss, not havi...

Gift Cards: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.06.2011 | Small Business

It looks so easy from the other side of the cash register. Somebody gives you a gift card. You take it to the store. You pick out some merchandise. Yo...

Jackie Ekholm, Moo Kids Chocolate: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Michelle Ng, Young & Ng: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.29.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Brian Backus, Kidlandia: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Tad Martin, Cross Commerce Media: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Ben Craw

Tom Cannon, BungoBox: 27 Million And Counting

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Craw | Posted 08.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Making It in the World of Self-Employment

Don McNay | Posted 09.23.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Being self-employed is good for people who need, or want, to work outside the nine-to-five world, even if it's temporary. Self-employment is not often about financing a start-up company and making the INC 500. It is often about making a living at something you enjoy.