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Are You Emotionally Intelligent? It'll Help You Rise Above Failure.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are all about achieving peak performance. The top or quickly emerging entrepreneurs' definition of success goes way beyond just the money they earn or the promotional support they receive. Today’s greats are worried about …

Why Dabbling Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While focusing 100 percent of your energy on your business may seem the path to success, having varied interests can be the key to making you better at your work. Erin Hopmann, co-founder and CEO of Dabble, a Chicago-based company that …

The Magical Number That Will Amplify Your Next Presentation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the third in a series, "</i><i>Talk Like TED</i><i>," in which communications coach/author Carmine Gallo applies tips, techniques and insights to help entrepreneurs and business professionals sell their ideas more persuasively. These</i> …

How to Stay Respected Through Your Next Meltdown

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Self-respecting entrepreneurs are the backbone of this country. They know who they are, what they're doing and where they're going. But entrepreneurs are human too.<p>For almost five years, I've had my nose to the ground working a ton of …

How to Avoid Hiring Duds

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you thought they’d be a superstar. Your new hire was enthusiastic and smart during the interview, a go-getter with a firm handshake. But then . . . they fizzled. They reached their peak too early and sunk right into mediocrity. Just …