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Video: Watch a professional archer make insane shots you wouldn’t believe if they were in a movie

Remember how badass Legolas looked in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> when he would rapidly fire off arrows at hapless orcs who actually thought they had a …

8 Customers You Should Avoid

These irritating customers are usually more bother than they're worth.<p>Most of the time, customers (and prospective customers) are great. However, there are eight types of customer that are usually more bother than they're worth. Here they are, along with some advice for coping with them.<p><b>1. The</b> …

Employment

Top 10 Personal Finance Books of All Time

These ten books have ten different (and powerful) approaches to accumulating personal wealth.<p>Previous posts have identified the best motivational business books of all time, and the best eye-opening books for the entrepreneur. Here's a list of books to help you get out of the rat race of debt and …

selfdevelopment

How to Make the Most of Your "A" Players

"A" players are rare, hard to recruit, and completely necessary to a start-up. Make sure you use them to your--and their--best advantage.<p>When you build your own business from the ground up, you <i>must</i> focus on bringing in “A” players: those who are above-grade and outstandingly talented.<p>How to spot an …

Profit

3 Ways to Sell to Big Customers

The business-to-business market is tougher than ever. Here are three different approaches to improve your sales efforts. Choose the one that works best for your business.<p>A big shift has happened in the way large companies make decisions. I described it in my blog on "Zombie Apocalypse". Big …

higherlevel

Yahoo CEO: Why I Was Right About Telecommuting

In an interview Tuesday, Marissa Mayer said she knows exactly what you think of her telecommuting policy but doesn't care--because it's working.<p>Marissa Mayer knows precisely what you think of her--and her telecommuting policy--and she couldn't care less. The Yahoo CEO said as much during the <i>Wired</i> …

Remote Working

Want to Make Better Decisions? Procrastinate

It may be counter-intuitive, but here's why you need to slow down before your next big decision.<p>Leaders make decisions every day. And, if you're like most leaders, you've probably grown accustomed to the idea that a decisive leader is one who makes choices quickly, confidently, and consistently.<p>But …

procrastinate

Start By Being a Leader of One

Before you strive to be the next Steve Jobs or Richard Branson, start with being a leader to yourself.<p>The topic of leadership can get pompous pretty quickly as names like Steve Jobs and Abraham Lincoln are bandied about. But if you're just starting out, this sort of inspiration can seem more than a …

Leadership

A Great Product Means Little Without Great Salesmanship

Want to grow your business? Be prepared to "become obsessed" with being a great salesperson, says one successful entrepreneur.<p>You may believe your business is fundamentally about the product or service you're offering. Think again.<p>"If you are really serious about entrepreneurship, if you are really …

Entrepreneurship

Samsung Galaxy S4 review

Years ago, people either bought an iPhone or “a Droid." Verizon’s marketing power, those insane robot ads, and maybe that just-close-enough naming convention made the carrier's Android phones virtually synonymous with their operating system.<p>But now I hear people every day saying "Oh, is that the …