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Organizational Change Is Just Large-Scale Behavior Modification | Inc.com

Morten T. Hansen, coauthor with Jim Collins of the book <i>Great by Choice</i>, talked about these approaches in a blog post for <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, which lists 10 "levers" for implementing change. Three in particular appeal to us:<p><b>1. PAINT A VIVID PICTURE.</b> <br>"When celebrity chef Jamie Oliver wanted to …

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3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let's face it: Anyone can own a business. Building and running a successful company is something else entirely.<p>We certainly need more employers, but business ownership isn't for everyone. If you've been out of work and your dream and …

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If I Knew Then: Serial Entrepreneur Reveals Why Second Place Isn't Good Enough

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sam Shank has a career path that's a little bit more eclectic than some in Silicon Valley. The co-founder of San Francisco-based HotelTonight, a mobile app that allows users to reserve rooms at the last minute, decided he didn't want to …

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How to Find the Perfect Co-Founder

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What is the best way to find a co-founder? We have tried matchmaking co-founder websites, along with networking, but I can't find somebody who is really committed. What else is out there?</b><p><i>-Jaron Hall<br>Murray, Utah</i><p><b>A:</b> This is a tough …

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How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If starting up is akin to running a marathon, a mentor is might well be considered your trainer. He or she will help keep you on track and goal oriented, while also telling you when to kick it up a notch.<p>Finding the right mentors can be …

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Why Entrepreneurs Choose Freedom Over Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Show me the freedom" doesn’t have quite the same ring as "Show me the money," but it could be the tagline for a movie about entrepreneurs.<p>Despite reporting more day-to-day stress, lower earnings and more hours worked than people employed …

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10 Tips For First-Time Entrepreneurs

I didn’t plan to be an entrepreneur. I’d just moved back to Los Angeles after spending two and a half years in San Francisco while attending Presidio …

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