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How to Launch a Business in the Sharing Economy

This story appears in the January 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>As a tech executive who often traveled on business, Aaron Easterly was constantly asking friends and family to care for Caramel, his beloved Pomeranian. “I would never take her to a kennel, so I’d go frantically down the list …

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4 Mental Skills Every Business Leader Needs

Do you have the right smarts to make your company a success?<p>It takes a lot of smarts to run a small business, but not just any smarts. Four specific mental skills, or "intelligences" will help make any entrepreneur more successful, according to Valeh Nazemoff, a management consultant and author of</i> …

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The difference between successful and very successful people

I recently met with a capable and driven executive and asked him, “How are you?” He gave me a rapid-fire answer of all of the things he was doing: …

65 Quotes That Will Dare You to Do Great Things

If we are to do great things we must always be motivated to take bold risks. If you're feeling timid or uncertain, find the inspiration to do what you are meant to do<p>At some point in life we're all faced with a decision of whether to take a risk. Whether it's leaving a miserable job, moving to a …

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk in 15 Minutes

It's all about mind over matter. Here's how to take an off-day and turn it into a productive one.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>We all have off days from time to time. It's human nature. But barring the occasional …