Month: June 2013

Secrets to Lasting Success as an Entrepreneur

BY NADIA GOODMAN Successful people will often tell you that luck and hard work got them where they are. But under the surface, there’s much more going on. People who rise to top of their fields have a lot in common. Learning what sets them apart can help you find lasting success in your own business.   Jeff […]
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How to Work with Someone You Hate

Working with someone you hate can be distracting and draining. Pompous jerk, annoying nudge, or incessant complainer, an insufferable colleague can negatively affect your attitude and performance. Instead of focusing on the work you have to do together, you may end up wasting time and energy trying to keep your emotions in check and attempting […]
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Don’t Aim to Be Popular, Be Effective

Janine Popick Managing your employees is not a popularity contest. When you remain focused on real goals so will they. As the leader of my online marketing companyVerticalResponse, I wear a lot of hats and do many things. The one thing I’m not down with is being in a popularity contest because this isn’t high […]
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Core Leadership Skills That Are Mandatory

Creating and building a business is not a one-man show. It requires a team effort, or at least the ability to build trust and confidence among key players, and effectively communicate with partners, team members, investors, vendors, and customers. These actions are the hallmark of an effective leader. Accept Responsibility Accept responsibility for all actions. Everyone […]
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A Test Of Your Financial Smarts

To make good financial decisions, people need to not only have a basic knowledge of finances, but also be equipped with the skills to apply this knowledge. The FINRA Investor Education Program recently gave a five-question financial quiz. Seventy-five percent of U.S. adults taking the test stated that they were pros at managing their finances, […]
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8 Ways to Be Smarter

Jessica Stillman Intelligence isn’t simply a fixed quantity, a learning expert explained in a talk recently. How smart we are is powerfully affected by our situation, and that’s something we can control. Somewhere along the way in life you’ve probably taken an IQ test and were give some number as an answer. That figure — […]
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Three Ways To Make Personal Growth Your Top Priority

Ram Charan There is no more important question for knowledge workers and leaders right now than this: “Is my personal growth in tune with the changing external landscape?” You must see personal growth as an urgent necessity to prevent your personal obsolescence. We are living in the most competitive business environment the world has ever […]
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The 5 Best Foods For Speeding Up Your Metabolism

NICOLE CATANESE, REFINERY29 Understanding the role of your body’s metabolism is key to good health. “Metabolism is the process of transforming food into energy for the body,” says Heather Bauer, R.D., C.D.N., and founder of Bestowed, a subscription service that introduces consumers to healthy foods. “It’s directly related to weight gain and weight loss and therefore to […]
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The Economic Cost of Obesity

The Economic Cost of Obesity Americans consume 25% more calories today than in the 70s, so it’s easy to dismiss obesity as a disease of luxury, but this isn’t true. Academic Earth explains obesity as a class issue enabled by American food policies. Click on the link for more information!
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