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A Serial Entrepreneur’s 4 Keys to Success

A Serial Entrepreneur’s 4 Keys to Success

This serial entrepreneur has the experience to give some sound advice to any rookie founder. Since I began researching for my book, Hungry Start-up Strategy, tw... »

How to Break Out of the ‘Female Entrepreneur’ Trap

How to Break Out of the ‘Female Entrepreneur’ Trap

Want to succeed as a female founder? Quit talking about being a female founder. As the lone female founder of a bustling incubator, I’m approached by wome... »

What Would Winston Do?

What Would Winston Do?

In 1940, a war-weary Britain was on the verge of capitulation. Here’s how Churchill turned it around–and what it means for you. In 1940, when Winsto... »

7 Super Entrepreneurship Lessons from “Man of Steel”

7 Super Entrepreneurship Lessons from “Man of Steel”

Superman as an entrepreneur? Not exactly, but you just may walk away from “Man of Steel” with inspiration for your business. Over the weekend my wif... »

6 Things Exceptional Leaders Do Better

6 Things Exceptional Leaders Do Better

Exceptional leaders differentiate themselves by doing a few things better. Here are six things you can learn from them. What makes an exceptional leader excepti... »

Avoid the Entrepreneur’s Curse: 5 Tips

Avoid the Entrepreneur’s Curse: 5 Tips

This vicious curse can take you down if you let it. Here’s how to beat it. Anyone who has started and ran a business knows the entrepreneur’s curse.... »

Leaders Think Big Using Big Data

Leaders Think Big Using Big Data

These five elements of big data analytics will help you make the smartest decisions for your business. In today’s hypercompetitive, real-time marketplace,... »

Feeling Stuck? 3 Simple Steps to Shake It Off

Feeling Stuck? 3 Simple Steps to Shake It Off

Even the most successful leaders get stuck in their careers. Here’s a surprisingly simple way to break through and achieve your goals. It happens all the ... »

Are You a “Small Business Person” or an Entrepreneur?

Are You a “Small Business Person” or an Entrepreneur?

There’s a big difference between somebody who runs a business and a true entrepreneur. Three factors to help you tell the difference. A few years ago, I w... »

How to Break Out of the ‘Female Entrepreneur’ Trap

How to Break Out of the ‘Female Entrepreneur’ Trap

Want to succeed as a female founder? Quit talking about being a female founder. As the lone female founder of a bustling incubator, I’m approached by wome... »

3 Signs You’re Meant to Be a Leader

3 Signs You’re Meant to Be a Leader

Not everyone is cut out to be a leader. But if you have these three traits, you might be a natural born leader. Reading leadership literature (including this co... »

It’s Not Just Semantics. Words Make an Enormous Difference in Leadership

It’s Not Just Semantics. Words Make an Enormous Difference in Leadership

If you can’t communicate clearly, you can’t do business. A few weeks ago, I mentioned to a group of entrepreneurs that I am not a fan of Jim Collins... »

Are You a Leader or a Manager? There’s a Difference

Are You a Leader or a Manager? There’s a Difference

The terms leadership and management are often used interchangeably, but there is a huge difference between a leader and a manager. Leaders aren’t always m... »

4 Great Leadership Lessons from the Arts

4 Great Leadership Lessons from the Arts

Math and science are noble endeavors, but real leadership is taught in the arts. Here are four powerful lessons taught best by artists. The Tony Awards for Broa... »

Between Venus and Mars: 7 Traits of True Leaders

Between Venus and Mars: 7 Traits of True Leaders

Control is a mirage. The most effective leaders right now–men and women–are those who embrace traits once considered feminine: Empathy. Vulnerabilit... »

Faces of Success: You Can Judge a Leader’s Appearance

Faces of Success: You Can Judge a Leader’s Appearance

Science says that people read a lot about a person just by looking at their face. How much can you learn about a leader by simply looking at him or her? More th... »

3 Things You Don’t Really Need to Be a Great Leader

3 Things You Don’t Really Need to Be a Great Leader

Sometimes the things you think you need will lead you down the wrong path. Here’s what you need to know. We all do what we do because of deep-seated needs... »

5 Easily-Copied Traits of an Excellent Leader

5 Easily-Copied Traits of an Excellent Leader

Harold MacDowell, CEO of TDIndustries, sets a standard for company culture that you should imitate. Here’s how. I recently met and had breakfast with Haro... »

Steve Jobs and Bernie Madoff: What They Have in Common

Steve Jobs and Bernie Madoff: What They Have in Common

You might not think these two have any similarities, but turns out they do. What do Bernie Madoff and Steve Jobs have in common? More than you think. Common Gro... »

Small Businesses Are Doing More Firing Than Hiring

Small Businesses Are Doing More Firing Than Hiring

Gallup says the hiring outlook is bleak and will stay that way for the next 12 months. Think small businesses are key drivers of job growth? Think again: The la... »

Make What You Sell: A New Breed of Manufacturers

Make What You Sell: A New Breed of Manufacturers

This entrepreneur says now is a great time to be a manufacturer. The secret: Think show business. Many people who visit my business, Rickshaw Bagworks, ask if t... »

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