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The best free online business courses starting in February

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's easy to start something - but not so easy to sustain it.<p>That's the first lesson every entrepreneur learns. Early success may be a blessing, but it comes with gut-wrenching risks and tradeoffs.<p>If you need to add …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

4 Ways to Impress Your Boss (and Elevate Your Career) in 2016

The Things Exceptional Employees do that Make Them Irreplaceable<p>Every boss has favorites. And usually with good reason. Exceptional employees make life much easier, and I've found those type of employees have a few things in common you can emulate to impress your boss and improve your career in …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

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All Couples Fight. Here's How Successful Couples Do It Differently.

There's an art to arguing.<p>All couples argue, but it's the <i>way</i> they argue that determines if their relationship will go the distance.<p>"Instead of attacking the other person’s character, happy couples color inside the lines and express their own feelings," psychotherapist Vikki Stark, director of the …

8 TED Talks That Will Help You Build Stronger Relationships

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7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until …

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

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The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs

Under 35 and looking to start a business this year? NerdWallet has some location suggestions.<p>With the job market gasping its way back to life and so many young people nursing the knocks and bruises they received navigating the choppy waters of the post-Great Recession economy, many millennials are …

How Entrepreneur Greg Hague Hopes To Change The Way America Sells Homes

Entrepreneur Greg Hague, of Scottsdale, Arizona is a repeat entrepreneur, attorney, law professor, author, and business partner with New York Times best seller Swim With The Sharks author Harvey Mackay. What he’s best known for, however, is his 35-year passion for shaking things up in the …

How Do Men Usually Show Their Love for a Woman?

Men are seen as less emotional than women, but they are still capable of expressing love to women in various ways. While they can be just as …

The top 37 retail brands for millennials

Ad agency Moosylvania asked over 3,500 millennials — defined as 20 to 35-year-olds — to select their favorite brands over the past three years.<p>Great Questions, LLC helped rank the winning brands.<p>While we compiled a list of top 100 millennial brands, here are the top retail brands for</i> …

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7 Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2016

The end of the year is here. It's time to focus on 2016.<p>Saying you want to be a better leader doesn't do much to propel your business forward without a strategy in place. If you're not sure where to start, you're not alone. In a survey by Deloitte, top executives in the U.S. are confident in their …

The best free online business courses starting in January

Tell me if you've heard a version of this cliché. A pebble that falls into the ocean can create a ripple that crosses the globe. Nonsense? Don't say that to United Airlines.<p>Seven years ago, Dave Carroll found his $3,500 Taylor guitar heavily damaged when he picked it up in United's baggage claim. …

Doing This for an Hour Each Day Can Make You More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The 3 Biggest Leadership Ideas You Need to Know About in 2016

Your company's culture is getting younger and more democratic. And the information you used to share on a need-to-know basis is getting harder to hide. Here's what leaders need to know at a time like this.<p>Some principles of great leadership never change--but others do, in response to evolving …

Why These Billion-Dollar Startups Will Be the Biggest Newsmakers in 2016

There are more unicorns now than at any other period, and 2016 could be the breaking point for many. Here are five companies poised to make the New Year one for the record books.<p>One of the most highly watched phenomena in the past few years has been the ascendancy of the unicorn. Whether 2015 will …

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10 Habits To Adopt Now To Be Better At Your Job In 2016

If you want to be better at your job next year, consider changing your habits.<p>So much of being successful at your job has little to do with the actual work you do. A lot of success comes from how you approach your workday: Are you optimistic? Curious? Productive? Did you get enough sleep?<p>As we head …

The Single Most Important Skill You Can Learn to Help Your Business

Learn to help people.<p><i>As a 22 year old aspiring entrepreneur with lots of free time, given current trends in technology, what should I spend my time learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Learn to lead your business instead of just running it

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab.<p>"I feel like a guy trying to cut down a huge tree with a dull …

5 Really Good Reasons Why You Should Start a Business in 2016

There's never been a better time to strike out on your own.<p>Have you been dreaming about starting your own business? This coming year is the time to stop dreaming and start doing.<p>That advice comes from the personal finance site GOBankingRates. The site's editors asked best-selling author and career …

Plan your brand strategy for 2016

Want to raise your business profile for the new year? Partnerships, competitions and events should be on your branding resolutions hit list<p>At this time of year business owners will be reflecting on their 2015 brand strategy to evaluate what worked and what didn’t, and deciding how to promote their …

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The 5 Truths That Must Be Understood About Motivating Millennials

<i>Peter Voogd has been running businesses since he was 15, and is labeled the Leading Authority for Young Entrepreneurs. He built an 8 million dollar empire by age 27 and has trained close to 5000 entrepreneurs. He's the founder of the prestigious Game Changers Academy, author of the International</i> …

The Most Underrated Quality in the Dating World

EDITOR'S PICK{{displayTitle}}<p>Based on a quick glance at magazine covers, it seems like there are certain qualities everyone's looking for in a mate. …

The rise of the student entrepreneurs

<b>At 6am every weekday, Charleh Dickinson meditates and does a spot of yoga before checking her work emails. So far perhaps a typical start of the day for many mindful entrepreneurs.</b><p>But unlike most business owners, Ms Dickinson is also a third year student at Sheffield Hallam University, where she …

10 Movies Every Small Business Owner Should Watch

Downtime is in short supply for small business owners, who usually struggle just to find time for the leisure activities they enjoy.<p>When one of those activities is movie watching, a business owner may even feel guilty about not working. But what if those entrepreneurs could watch movies that …

What To Make Of BCG's New 50 Most Innovative Companies List

• Tesla jumped from 41rst in 2013 to 3rd this year, a 38 position increase.<br>• Apple and Google hold on to first and second rankings this year.<br>• 79% of senior executives ranked innovation as either the top-most priority or a top-three priority at their company.<br>• 50% of senior executives predict technology …

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