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Steve Jobs Followed 7 Unbreakable Laws of Success That Apply to Any Business

When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, the ABC News program <i>20/20</i> asked me to share some of the insights I gleaned from writing three books on Jobs and Apple. The seven rules I offered are still relevant today and helped to propel Apple recently to a $1 trillion market value.<p>Here are the seven rules …

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100 Marketing Skills That Build Great Marketing and Sales Careers

A comprehensive list of essential marketing skills -- and how to gain them.<p>Marketing has become incredibly complicated: Different methods, different outlets, different ways to accomplish goals... most marketing professionals must be Jacks and Jills of many trades.<p>Why skills do you need to add to …

7 Surefire Techniques for Overcoming Chronic Procrastination

Step one: if you are going to do it later, why not start now?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've ever put off something on your “to-do” list for months and months before it disappears into the “to-do list cemetary” forever, then this is for you.<p>For chronic …

Infographic: Signs That You’re a Micromanager

Absolutely no one likes to be micromanaged. It’s frustrating, demoralizing, and demotivating. Yet, some managers can’t seem to help themselves. …

1 Reason Why Most People Fail, According to a Former Navy SEAL

Think Navy SEALs know a thing or two about success? Here's how to use their strategy to your advantage.<p>Have you ever been in a conversation where the person to whom you're speaking is trying to explain their aspirations? Usually, they use words like, "I'd like to," "I want to," "It'd be great if," …

3 Surefire Signs You Have a Fear of Success

. The problem with the fear of success is that it's usually sneaky because you think you want it.<p>Out of all the fears people have to face when starting a business, I would argue that the fear of success is one of the sneakiest. How often have you seen others say they want to do something, but then …

The 1 Top Thing All Small Businesses Should Learn from Amazon

Data is king -- you just have to get your hands on it.<p>Amazon has been the source of even more hand-wringing than usual lately, from its proposed acquisition of Whole Foods, to dire warnings about the nation's looming "retail apocalypse," to President Trump's criticism that the online giant doesn't …

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.

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Why More Executives Should Consider Becoming a CHRO

If you’re a business leader looking for an opportunity to have real impact on your company — and position yourself for the top job — which career path is best? CFO? COO? CMO? What if we told you that the CHRO role might be the best job you could ever have, with real opportunity for reshaping an …

8 Conversational Habits of Smart Communicators (It's Not What You Think)

Studies say we retain only about 25 percent of what we hear. Lets change that now.<p>The digital era is causing a slow degeneration in our ability to verbally communicate. Specifically, the part of verbal communication that doesn't require words -- active listening.<p>This affects all generations, not …