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Budget-Friendly Ways to Give Back to the Community

Giving back to the community is an excellent way for families or local businesses to support one another and play a role in bettering their …

27 Business Leaders Name Their Favorite Books Ever

Many of them cite books — whether strategy guides or novels — that inspired them or changed the way they think.

Books

5 Reasons Top Talent Leave Their Jobs

Managers aren’t just there to ensure their employees get their work done. They are also supposed to ensure that top workers are happy and receive …

89 Business Cliches That Will Get Any MBA Promoted And Make Them Totally Useless

** Update: Some people couldn’t stop themselves from opening their kimonos after they read the original list. You really put your thinking caps on. You decided to chime in with some cliche classics of your own. We’re all on the same team here, rowing in the same direction, and it’s not about me, …

How to Get Everything Done By Doing Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs subscribe to the philosophy: "If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself." This mantra, accepted by many small-business owners as fact, is only half true. If you want something done right once and you …

Small Business

4 Tips For Managing Your Manager

<b>Tip 1: Pick good coat tails to ride on.</b> Want to go places in your career? Start by looking for a manager who has ambition that matches yours. Opportunity often occurs when your manager moves into a new role. Managers who take on new initiatives, spearhead projects and are promoted often are great …

Management

7 Email Hacks That Will Save You An Hour a Day

Nobody wants to spend a lot of time managing their email inbox. Yet the reality is that we spend more time managing our emails than we really …

How To Be Successful And Happy

Maximizers, people who always search for the best in whatever they pursue in life, usually achieve superior outcomes to satisficers — people who are content with moderate achievements. But they aren’t happy people.<p>“Nice as this sounds, in social psychology parlance, maximizers often wind up being …

4 Reasons To Love Your Work–And The People You Work With

Loving your job doesn’t mean you’re in the throes of an office romance. It’s not that your gig is easy–some of the happiest people have the hardest jobs. Rather, As HubSpot CTO Dharmesh Shah notes on LinkedIn, job-love has a slow burn of fulfillment–the kind that can be engineered in your day to …

Customers

15 Business Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know

The rules are slightly different from standard social settings, yet business schools rarely discuss professional etiquette topics.<p>In her new book "The Essentials Of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the specific skills professionals need to understand when presenting themselves in a …

Etiquette

Austin Heads List of Best Cities For Job Growth

Texas unleashed a two-pronged attack on California in February to lure companies from the West Coast to the Gulf Coast. First up was a week-long radio ad blitz in major California markets where Texas Gov. Rick Perry invites California companies to check out Texas and its low tax burden, predictable …

The Key To Getting Meetings With Insanely Busy People

Here’s a hint: It doesn’t involve the words “pick your brain.”<p>Steve Blank is a popular dude: He came to Silicon Valley in 1978 and has been part of the entrepreneurial hustle since then, though he’s now turned from running companies to teaching at Stanford and other techy schools. As you may …

Entrepreneurship

22 Ways To Become Spectacularly Inspirational

<b>Want to inspire others? Here are 22 tips to become an inspiration to everyone around you!</b><p>1. Do important work vs. merely offering opinions.<p>2. Lift …

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …