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22 productivity tips from successful entrepreneurs

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To be a successful entrepreneur, you’ve got to manage your time wisely. Successful entrepreneurs, then, must have a few tips and tricks for boosting their productivity. Business Insider has interviewed and compiled interview tips from successful entrepreneurs from different industries. 1. Asana CEO Dustin Moskovitz has no meetings Wednesdays. Moskovitz is one of the cofounders of Facebook, as well as one of ...

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Cultivating raw talent into a culture of success

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Thought Leadership on Lending presented by Gibraltar Business Capital. In the competitive financial and lending environment, where many companies in our industry are looking to increasingly automate processes through the adoption of technology – talent, the human factor, remains critical to sustained viability and success. As small business capital needs change within the context of an evolving economy, having the right ...

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6 tips for overcoming generation conflicts in your workplace

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With Generation Z joining the workforce, five generations will be working side-by-side for the first time in American history. Despite strides in overcoming other stereotypes in the workplace, generation conflicts still plays a major role in today’s business world. Baby Boomers think Millennials are lazy, Millennials think Gen Z is too entitled, and these stereotypes can prevent a company culture from ...

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The third way of leadership: the male and female brain

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Thought Leadership on The Third Way of Leadership presented by The Leaders Edge/Leaders By Design. While the sociological goal is equality and equity for men and women in the workplace, one must consider the chemical differences of the brain in men and woman. Walt and Barb Larimore, in their 2008 book entitled His Brain, Her Brain, provided an explanation of the chemical ...

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4 tips for dealing with business obstacles

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New obstacles often feel insurmountable. But – just like the last time – you and your business can get through this one. So, the next time something tries to hold you back, remember these best practices. From Entrepreneur, here are the four tips when dealing with an obstacle. 1. Don’t panic! When something is stressing us out, we tend to immediately react to ...

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8 habits to prevent the ‘Monday blues’

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Whether you own your own business or work in a large corporation a case of the Monday blues has probably happened to you. To get your week started off right, follow these guidelines from Inc. 1. Plan your week on sunday. If you wait until Monday morning to plan and schedule your week, it will not take long before you ...

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What social media is right for my business?

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Thought Leadership on Shared Office Environment presented by American Executive Centers. There are thousands of social media platforms, and in this day and age, we know we need to have a presence but deciding which ones to focus on can be confusing. Here is an overview of the big five: Facebook While there’s no doubt that Facebook is the number one ...

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Before technology, you need process and planning

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Thought Leadership on Content Management presented by Enoch Office. As an implementer of technology for the last nine years, the most important thing that I have learned is that when I have “sold” technology, the results are never as good as when I have provided an improvement to a process which was augmented by technology. Perhaps you are reading this thinking, ...

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How to predict the future of your business

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Great investors like Warren Buffett have earned their titles through their ability to predict the future of the market. With a little luck, and a lot of knowledge of what business professors call “value networks,” the future of business is easier to determine. Value networks are a system of businesses and service providers that work together to create value for their customers. ...

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Three rare lessons in execution from the movie Hitch

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Thought Leadership on Execution Strategies presented by Simple Solutions. CEOs can learn three essential yet rarely discussed lessons about successful execution Strategies from the movie Hitch starring Will Smith. The movie is about a date-doctor, played by Smith, who, through private word-of-mouth referrals, teaches men how to catch the attention of their beautiful love-interests who are considered to be out of the ...

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