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Business Lessons from Downton Abbey? Jolly Good.

What if your people are not your most valuable asset?<p>We were skeptical when a certain management website posited that there are business lessons to be learned from <i>Downton Abbey</i>, the award-winning PBS series that’s set on a fictional Yorkshire estate in the early 20th century. Surely any article …

6 Social Media Tricks of Fashion Brands

Across almost every platform, fashion companies are leading the social media pack. Here are 6 techniques they use to look amazing online.<p>Yesterday Mercedes Benz Fashion Week officially hit the tents at Lincoln Center -- but the runways got started early in the social media-verse. Among the more …

Social Media

How to Be a Good Investor (Because a Lot of Entrepreneurs Aren't)

You're smart and savvy. That might be a problem.<p><b>I've seen a lot of successful entrepreneurs fail as investors in start-up companies, most because they make at least one of these mistakes:</b><p>1. They invest in good ideas rather than good founding teams.<p>2. They expect the same pace, the same rush they …

Let Go, Keep it Simple, Move Quickly: Secrets to Being a Productive Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Time is money, especially if you are launching a business. As you kick off the new year, let go of old habits and focus on becoming more efficient.<p>From figuring out the perfect sleep temperature to dumping the clutter from your desk and learning how to let go of "perfect," streamlining everyday …

Infographics

The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

This story appears in the January 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. Their ideas are changing the ways we do businessand addressing broader issues of national security, gender bias, world poverty …

The Guide to Running a Small Business: 8 Things You'll Never Want to Forget

1. Nothing Happens Overnight<p>In the early stages of running my small business, I constantly found myself filled with feelings of anxiousness and …

Small Business

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year

Best-selling author and entrepreneur Dave Kerpen shares 365 powerful, inspirational quotes for leaders in 2015<p>With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've …

10 Phrases That Are Holding Your Career Back

<i>“The difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter–it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”—Mark Twain</i><p>Whether dealing with clients, coworkers or superiors, how you phrase and frame your message colors the way people perceive you. The …

Chuck Feeney: The Billionaire Who Is Trying To Go Broke

On a cool summer afternoon at Dublin’s Heuston Station, Chuck Feeney, 81, gingerly stepped off a train on his journey back from the University of Limerick, a 12,000-student college he willed into existence with his vision, his influence and nearly $170 million in grants, and hobbled toward the …

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