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100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask

Paul Graham, Jim Collins, Tony Hsieh, and other business leaders share the questions you should be asking if you want to improve your company.<p>There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would …

I Juggled a Full-Time Job While Launching My Startup

One founder explains her decision to juggle both a full-time job and her startup and offers her advice to other entrepreneurs.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Women2.com.</i><p>When you start a business, it changes your life. Every entrepreneur’s beginning is different, but mine is my own and I look back …

Business Lessons From Orange Is the New Black

Netflix's best-reviewed original series is steeped in valuable business principles.<p>While binge-watching season two of <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>, don't turn off your brain. You never know what valuable business lessons you might learn.<p>The second season of Netflix's most popular original series launches …

How to Pester Someone Without Being Annoying

One founder offers the exact words you can use to send a series of reminder emails that won't annoy the recipient.<p>Ask any journalist and they'll tell you that there are lots and lots of folks out there who are terrible at sending follow-up emails. As a profession, we're bombarded with nudging notes …

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life

Life is short. This advice will help you make the most of it.<p>What does it take to be successful in life? There's no simple answer, but history has shown that there are practices that can maximize your chances of a productive, happy life.<p>Quora users discussed some lessons they've learned along the …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

5 Easy Ways to Work Smarter, Not Longer

Working insanely long hours is doing you more harm than good. It's time to distance yourself from the cult of overwork--here's how.<p>You know what they call a Wall Street banker with an hour free from work? Unemployed. The assumption has been that if you're not at the grindstone all the time, you're …

5 Habits of People With Remarkable Willpower

We all spend three to four hours each day resisting desire. So what do people with remarkable willpower do differently?<p>Willpower is <i>not</i> something you either have or you don't.<p>Sure, some people may be more self-disciplined than you. Some people may be better at resisting temptation than you. But …

5 Business Tasks You Should Do Every Morning

Get your breakfast and another cup of coffee. And then run through this quick security checklist as part of your daily morning ritual.<p>What's the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? For some, you might read the news or check your email. For those running a company, your morning to-do …