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How To Build A Company That Warren Buffett Would Invest In

<i>This article was co-authored by Lisa Lovallo, a Wharton MBA graduate and Head of Business Development at 1000 Angels, an online investment platform that connects startups with investors.</i><p>Warren Buffett has come up a lot lately as a consistent visionary of value. Though his portfolio consists …

Are Lemonade Stands Good Training For Entrepreneurs?

We all have seen kids standing behind a card table selling lemonade. We think about how industrious these children are for getting into business at an early age. But is the lemonade stand really a good proving ground for the budding entrepreneur?<p><b>Here are the problems with the lemonade stand as a</b> …

How Two Guys From Queens Are Changing Drug Discovery

There is a 40-something aerobics instructor in a Dallas suburb whose cholesterol level is so low–a sixth that of a normal person–that scientists think she is nearly certain to be spared heart disease, no matter what she eats. In Berlin, Germany a small child arrived at the hospital with amazingly …

The 3 Most Powerful Words In Business

I don’t very often come out in full opposition to a popular business authority, but today I am doing just that. Sales expert Geoffrey James who writes the popular Sales Source on Inc.com blog, made the following assertion last week:<p><i>When it comes to credibility-building, the three most powerful</i> …

The Trade: 25 Years Since Gretzky Left

The Gretzky trade changed professional hockey.<p>The National Hockey League expanded into the Sun Belt, salaries rose, and the days when a team could …

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A simple trick for companies to accurately predict their annual revenue

July is an important month for online subscription businesses, and in particular for cloud businesses (July should really be called “International …

What It Would Be Like If You Were Trapped Inside a Mirror Sphere

There's not a single soul in the world who doesn't love it when they get to see the endless world that appears when you're in a room of mirrors. I …

Surprises Are the New Normal; Resilience Is the New Skill

The difference between winners and losers is how they handle losing.<p>That’s a key finding from my ongoing research on great companies and effective leaders: no one can completely avoid troubles and potential pitfalls are everywhere, so the real skill is the resilience to climb out of the hole and …

Nine Dangerous Things You Were Taught In School

Be aware of the insidious and unspoken lessons you learned as a child. To thrive in the world outside the classroom, you’re going to have to unlearn them.<p><i>Dangerous things you were taught in school:</i><p><b>1. The people in charge have all the answers.</b> <br>That’s why they are so wealthy and happy and healthy and …

Three Rules to Make Your Company Exceptional

Baby Sleep: When to Let Your Baby Cry It Out

Listening to your baby cry it out can be heartbreaking. Here are some tips to make sleep training easier on both you and your baby.<p>As you've been getting to know your baby's cries in the first months, you may have noticed the different reactions you have ranging from crying yourself in empathy, to …

The Next Best Thing to Showering With a Dental Hygienist

Until we're all able to shower from bed, Waterpik's new Showerpik is the next best thing for simplifying our morning routines. It works like any …

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Reinvent Your Company Through Culture

In both C suites and boardrooms, discussions about business performance usually center on topics like market momentum, M&A opportunities, capital management, and productivity enhancements. While these factors are important, in my experience they are best leveraged when employees are engaged, …

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FORTUNE — Paulett Eberhart is no shrinking violet. Brought in to turn the ship around at Philadelphia-based engineering and technology firm CDI, the executive told her team to be “brutally honest, but in a respectful way,” even if they had to pound their fists on the table to get her attention.<p>A …