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Our Careers Are Different, But What Dad Taught Me Is Universal: Father's Day Lessons In Leadership

Sorry, Wharton, but the best part of my business education has been the life-long leadership course taught by Edward Sable, now in its 114th semester. In honor of Father’s Day, I’d like to share some of its most important lessons, few delivered in lecture, most taught by example.<p>If you are the …

5 mindsets that have helped successful people bounce back from failure

Milton Hershey was a 'nobody' who, according to Biography, became the American manufacturer and philanthropist who founded the Hershey Chocolate Company and popularized chocolate candy throughout much of the world.<p>He started three separate candy ventures before he found success. None of them worked …

Success

Want To Hire Superstars? Here Are 7 Questions To Ask During Interviews...

Enterprise Ecommerce / How to Sell Online<p>Want To Hire Superstars? Here Are 7 Questions To Ask During Interviews…<p>Mitchell Harper / 5 min</b> …

What My Three Years At Netflix Taught Me About Scaling A Startup

Ariel Tseitlin began working on Netflix’s cloud platform in 2011. Here’s what it taught him about culture and high-speed innovation.<p>I joined Netflix at the beginning of 2011, just as the company was making the transition from operating in the data center to the public cloud. My job was to help …

9 Entrepreneur Habits That Lead to Long-Term Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lifestyle that requires staying power, because starting a new business is a long-term process with many tough challenges. As an angel investor, I look diligently for signs that an aspiring startup founder has …

Entrepreneurship

How to Travel During Your Name Change

The wedding bells chimed, and you said, “I do.” Everything should be smooth sailing from here on out, right? Well, not exactly. If you plan on …

This is what’s going on in your brain when you read

Neuroscientists have for the first time have come up with a way to observe brain activity during “natural reading,” the reading of actual text and …

Eye Tracking

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

11 Ways to Cook an Artichoke (and as Many Reasons to Go Out and Buy One)

An artichoke isn't exactly <i>asking</i> to be eaten. I mean, look at this thing!<p>Beautiful? Yes. Foreboding (and spiny and prehistoric-looking)? Absolutely. It's the vegetal version of a siren song.<p>But that doesn't mean you <i>shouldn't</i> buy and eat them: <b>In the spring, when artichokes come into season, they're</b> …

I’ve analyzed 500 TED Talks, and this is the one rule you should follow when you give a presentation

In 2012 Cuddy, stepped on a TED stage to deliver a presentation on how body posture influences behavior. In addition to the data, she shared a deeply personal story of how she fought her own battle with "imposter syndrome" early in her career.<p>The story was unplanned and unscripted. Cuddy's …

Public Speaking

9 Cocktails to Make with Ginger Beer Besides Dark n' Stormies

You don't have to like rum to make a cocktail with ginger beer.<p>Spicy, spritzy ginger beer is always a great cocktail mixer to have on hand—and not …

4 personality types that make successful entrepreneurs

If you think entrepreneurs are a different breed, you're half right.<p>Myers-Briggs research reveals that ENTPs, ESTJs, ENTJs, INTJs, and ISTJs are more likely to have higher incomes and either be self-employed or manage more people than other personality types. Of course, these are far from the only …

Entrepreneurship

10 characteristics of people with high emotional intelligence

What is it about how certain people behave and interact, how they are "wired," that drives them to greater success than their peers?<p>More often than not, it is their emotional intelligence (EQ), their "ability to identify and manage the emotions of themselves and others."<p>There are critical ways that …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Critical Details Every Investor Wants to See in Your Pitch

When you create a business plan, keep in mind that investors read 500 business plans a year. Here is what will make them notice yours.<p>This article is presented from my personal perspective as an investor, and a founding member of one of Texas' angel (investor) networks.<p>As an investor, I probably …

‘Success breeds complacency’ – 50 quotes from tech and business visionary Andy Grove

Intel’s legendary co-founder and former CEO <b>Andy Grove</b> passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016. He was born as András Gróf in Budapest in 1936. His life …

Project Management | Save Your Project From These Seven Deadly Risk Management Sins!

Ask almost anyone who has worked on a project whether they believe that risk management is important and you will be unlikely to hear otherwise.<p><i>So</i> …

The 10 most important project management skills

Posted in GeneralIt would be difficult to name a profession that requires a larger or more varied skillset than project management. Today’s project …

Project Management

Self-Taught MBA: The Triple Constraint

Professional project managers study project planning in depth and have created a set of definitions and methods to run projects smoothly. Project …

Project Management

The eight building blocks for a successful project management career

Project management is recognised as an essential discipline by the majority of organisations in the public and private sectors.<p>Project management …

Successful projects start with top talent

Whether your company sells cars, cabinets, cosmetics or consulting services, all strategic change in an organisation is driven through projects and …

Project Management

Top Three Things Project Managers Need Coaching On

Let me first stress that I find project managers pretty remarkable and courageous people.Being a project manager isn’t an easy job.Projects need to …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Tips for New Project Managers

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Time Management

Comment on The Importance of Project Management: My Q&A with Wrike by Rupert Pott

Definitely agree with your views on PMO being the center of attention when it comes to ROI and building business. However, are PMO’s only solely …

Project Management

The Basics of Customer Development for New Entrepreneurs

So you have an idea, a product, or a vision — you may even have some users or customers, and you have committed to making your idea come to life.<p>That …

CFOs: How To Lead Your Startup To Success

According to reports, 90% of startups fail. That’s a staggering figure. Unsurprisingly, it has a profoundly negative impact on the economy. As CFO, you’re intimately familiar with the financial realities your organization faces, and uniquely positioned within the C-suite to ensure your company – …

The DNA Of A Great Entrepreneur

How do you recognize a great entrepreneur? It comes down to a handful of key personal characteristics.<p>Recently, I took a look back through fifteen years of our investments. A half-dozen stand out as companies that made a huge difference for our fund and our investors, as well as their management …