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Fun Ways to Get Picky Eaters Trying New Foods

Shares 725<p><i>This article is sponsored by NatureBox</i><p>One of my kids is challenging to feed, so I’m always looking for creative ways to diversify their …

How to make the most of running your business from home

When most people envisage business owners, they might assume someone running a successful enterprise will be a suited and booted executive sitting in …

8 Tips for Successful Business Development

<i>This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and</i> …

7 Weekly Must-Do's For Entrepreneurs

Most entrepreneurs have a lot on their minds, from the daily task list, to the quarterly marketing plan, to annual financials, and everything in between. Of course, all of these items are important, but I’ve found it’s also important to take running my business one week at a time. Being mindful of …

Startup Advice

In honor of the new YC batch starting tomorrow, here is some of the best startup advice I’ve heard or given (mostly heard):<p>1. Make something people …

Customer Service

What 6 Executives Learned From Going On 'Undercover Boss'

Just look at what dozens of senior executives have learned on the "Undercover Boss" TV series, which has franchises around the world.<p>The finale of season 4 on CBS featured some of the most "epic" encounters from past episodes, all of which spurred executives into making real changes.

71% Of Millennials Want Their Co-Workers To Be A 'Second Family'

There are 80 million Millennials in the workforce and they want to work with people they care about. In the infographic below provided to us by PGI, the data says that 71% of Millennials want their co-workers to be a second family.<p>Furthermore, 75% of them say they want to have mentors and think …

Can The World Afford Higher Interest Rates?

That’s the end of QE tapering talk then? Not quite, but it should die down somewhat, given U.S. Fed Reserve conduit Jon Hilsenrath’s latest kiss-and-tell article in <i>The</i> <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. Thankfully, it might also stop all the blather about the U.S. and global economies recovering (they’re not) and …

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

If you can't communicate clearly, you can't do business.<p>A few weeks ago, I mentioned to a group of entrepreneurs that I am not a fan of Jim Collins. There are many reasons, but one of them is that I dislike when he presents his work as though it is science. Business is not a science; it is not …

Leadership

The Biggest Threat to Cyber Security--Your CEO

Preventing cyberattacks might be as simple as keeping an eye on the C-suite.<p>The biggest threat to your company's cyber security aren't foreign hackers or devious geeks holed up in their apartments.<p>It's your CEO, writes Rohyt Belani, CEO of PhishMe, a Virginia-based security company, in <i>The Harvard</i> …

Cybersecurity

Build Habits That Stick by Anchoring Them to Your Old Habits

Creating good, lasting habits isn't easy, especially if you think you have a limited supply of willpower. Give yourself a better chance of building …

What an effective email fundraising subject line!

As a fundraising coach, I take a critical look at fundraising letters and emails. It's always thrilling to be pleasantly surprised!<p>Last week, I was …

5 Signs your child might be an introvert

photo credit: Little Miss Eclectic Photography<p>Do you struggle with a shy child? Are you dealing with tantrums or other behavioral issues? Your child …

Chore Chart + Basic Magnet Set - 13 x 9 Magnet Board - Personalized Chore Board - Magnetic Chore Chart - Personalized Gift for Kids

Kids are much better at doing chores if there is a list of things to do and a little reward for their efforts. This chore chart was designed as a fun way to help children complete everyday tasks and to track their progress as they move magnets. This chart is also durable, environmentally friendly …

Illinois Pension Crisis: This Is What Rock Bottom Looks Like

Lawmakers in Illinois are headed back to work next week to address the state's $100 billion pension crisis, the worst unfunded pension liability in the nation. While almost all states faced pension funding issues during the recession, none of them are looking at a predicament as severe as in …

NSA-proof encryption exists. Why doesn’t anyone use it?

Computer programmers believe they know how to build cryptographic systems that are impossible for anyone, even the U.S. government, to crack. So why can the NSA read your e-mail?<p>Last week, leaks revealed that the Web sites most people use every day are sharing users' private information with the …

AT&T to update iPhone 5, iPhone 4S with wireless emergency alert support

AT&T has announced that it will be pushing a small, over the air update out to the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S which will add support for the Wireless Emergency Alert System. The system, which went live about a year ago, is designed to send out three types of alerts: presidential alerts for national …

Smart Leaders Engage Tomorrow's Workforce

I’m off to Chicago for #SHRM13 and am very excited to see everyone and for all the events. The topic most pressing on my mind today is the battle for young, emerging talent and how fierce the competition is these days in certain sectors. Companies that win it are the ones that will succeed in the …