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Tension: The Silent Epidemic That’s Killing Your Company

Tension: The Silent Epidemic That’s Killing Your Company

| April 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Did you hear the one about the stressed-out business executive who walked into the doctor’s office complaining about terrible nightmares? “It’s awful,” the exec tells his doctor. “Some nights, I imagine I’m a teepee facing incredibly strong winds, rain, and snow. I’m all alone on the edge of a cliff.” The exec continues, “Other times, […]

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Get Taken Seriously By Your Employees

Get Taken Seriously By Your Employees

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

  If you want to be effective as a manager, you need your staff to take you seriously. This can be a challenge for new CEOs, starting entrepreneurs, and business owners who are not used to being in a leadership role. No matter how long you’ve been in management, you need the respect of your […]

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Team Building Tips for Founders

Team Building Tips for Founders

| April 9, 2014 | 4 Comments

  Founding a successful startup is a task that can easily overwhelm—unless the entrepreneur has built an excellent support team. Responsible Leadership Means Building a Solid Team If you think you can go-it-alone, you are sadly mistaken. The founder has more irons in the fire than cowboys at a round-up. Unless you have the support […]

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5 Life-Changing Tips We Learned From A Sport We’d Never Heard Of

5 Life-Changing Tips We Learned From A Sport We’d Never Heard Of

| April 9, 2014 | 3 Comments

It’s like you’re tiptoeing a thin guardrail on the side of a bridge. You’ve been to this edge before, over and over again in your mind. Calculating the possibilities, pondering the rationality. The water is dark below. You can’t see the bottom, but you’re pretty sure it’s deep. There has never been anything that has […]

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How To Balance Ambitious Career Goals With Your Love Life

How To Balance Ambitious Career Goals With Your Love Life

| April 7, 2014 | 4 Comments

Today, I wanted to write about something that I’ve been thinking about for a long time, but haven’t had a chance to discuss with anybody outside of my “inner circle.” I want to talk to you about how I’ve learned to balance the increasing demands of my career — writing, consulting, building products, flying places, […]

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What You Need to Know About Independent Contractors

What You Need to Know About Independent Contractors

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Businesses often prefer using the services of independent contractors (sometimes also called “subcontractors” or “freelancers”) rather than employees. Independent contractors are usually a better deal for businesses.  With independent contractors, businesses do not have to pay the required employer contributions to Social Security and Medicare, the burden of which is shifted to the independent contractor […]

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Success Stories: What These Entrepreneurs Did to Change the Game

Success Stories: What These Entrepreneurs Did to Change the Game

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

  It’s not easy to turn a dream into a reality, but many entrepreneurs have taken on the challenge. While most startup companies fail, many within the same year, a few go on to major success. Here is a look at five companies that did something right with their businesses: Sweet Leaf Tea How can […]

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Public Relations- Will they work for your startup?

Public Relations- Will they work for your startup?

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Are you unaware about the role of Public Relations in strengthening a business enterprise? Are you unsure whether Public Relations (PR) would suit your start-up? If you’ve answered a “Yes” for both the above questions then you’ve landed on the right post. Keep on reading to find how PR can solve all your business […]

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Why It’s Ok To Suck In The Beginning

Why It’s Ok To Suck In The Beginning

| March 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

  When I was 15, my aunt got me a guitar for Christmas — and to this day, it’s been one of the best gifts I’ve ever received. Shout out to Suzy! The parking lot of King High School. I think you get the same response from women just holding a guitar as you do […]

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How to Get Big Rewards For Your Brilliant New Product Idea

How to Get Big Rewards For Your Brilliant New Product Idea

| March 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

  First of all, when genius strikes, decide that you’re going to do something!  Almost nobody does. Most folks will get a product idea or notion at one time or another and maybe mumble to themselves; “Someone oughta come out with something like this.” – and one day, sure enough, someone does.  And when these […]

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