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3 Must-Have Characteristics of Successful Startup Founders

February 20, 2018 - 12:25pm
Successfully scaling a startup comes down to the micro-decisions that steer the journey. Here are three tips for founders to guide those decisions.

A New Cryptocurrency Just Came Out That's as Bold as Bitcoin (But Probably Not a Good Investment)

February 20, 2018 - 12:19pm
A lot of initial coin offerings are criticized as cynical cash grabs. Now an entire country may be trying to get a piece of that action.

Hacking Your Board - Recognizing Interpersonal Problems

February 20, 2018 - 12:12pm
It's not just you - sometimes your directors actually are out of line.

3 Lessons You Should Learn From L.L. Bean's Change of Its Famous Return Policy

February 20, 2018 - 12:05pm
L.L. Bean's famous return policy change affects your small business--whether you sell apparel or not.

How I Perfected My Competitive Pitch

February 20, 2018 - 12:04pm
Experienced input is invaluable, but where can "studentpreneurs" find it?

This Farm's Anti-White Supremacy Sign Went Viral--and Taught a Valuable Lesson in Branding

February 20, 2018 - 11:05am
Forget the haters. Stand for something. People will love you for it.

How small business sellers can keep the momentum going in 2018

February 20, 2018 - 11:02am
2017 was a record year for business-for-sale transactions

How Do You Build an Instantly Successful Startup? Follow the Example of These Founders

February 20, 2018 - 10:46am
This Missouri startup is focused on making Medicare more efficient and effective, and so far that's proven to be a great business plan.

5 Indispensable Travel Gadgets to Help You Stay Productive on a Flight

February 20, 2018 - 10:40am
These gadgets will actually help you get real work done.

Why You're LinkedIn Profile Matters Way More Than You Realize

February 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Whether you like it or not, your LinkedIn profile has become a regular part of potential clients (or employers) looking you up on online. Here's how to make sure it shines.

5 Reasons You Need to Spend More Time at Events in 2018

February 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Sometimes being in the audience can provide more value.

Sometimes You Have to Change the Rules. You Always Have to Be Careful About It.

February 20, 2018 - 10:21am
L.L. Bean got undeserved grief for adjusting its famous lifetime guarantee. But the company needed to deter the "customers" who were gaming the system. Startups, too, face the issue of seeing good intentions veer off course. Learn how to reduce that risk.

My Coworker Wants Me to Give Him a Fake Reference

February 20, 2018 - 10:15am
Should I help out a friend by lying about his salary?

This Chick-fil-A Customer Lied to Employees (Allegedly), and Wound Up In Jail as a Result

February 20, 2018 - 10:04am
It's a story that starts out funny and quickly turns sad--and it's that kind of thing that happens to people in retail every day.

3 Rules of Public Speaking That You Should Ignore (and 1 to Live By)

February 20, 2018 - 9:33am
When it comes to public speaking, some rules are meant to be broken.

What Should a New CEO Focus on First? And Just as Importantly, Next?

February 20, 2018 - 9:30am
What you do in the first months after taking the helm is important, but long-term success requires an eventual shift in focus.

Keeping Up With Difficult Changes at Work Comes Down to 3 Steps

February 20, 2018 - 9:00am
With the accelerating pace of change in business today, it's time for companies to take a hard look at how they lead employees through change.

How to Use Reddit to Build Up Your Professional Credibility

February 20, 2018 - 8:56am
Think of the social site as more of a giant networking community with its own peculiar rules, rather than just some marketing tool.

Planning a Retreat for Your Team? Here Are 5 Ways to Make Sure Yours Isn't a Boondoggle

February 20, 2018 - 8:45am
Many retreats are thinly veiled vacations. If you want to get the most out of your investment, follow these five recommendations.

Trump's Plan for Funding Infrastructure? A Gas Tax

February 20, 2018 - 8:36am
The President said this week that a 25-cent hike in gas tax might be needed to help fund his infrastructure plan.