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How to Improve Your Workspace So You Maximize Productivity, Memory and Creativity

We all know people who seem to be able to work from anywhere. Kids tee-ball game? An excuse to catch up on email. Exercise bike? Perfect...

Why You Should Temper Your Pessimism to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

It’s easy to feel negative about the economy these days. While statistically the U.S. seems to be growing economically, wage growth hasn’t kept up with cost...

Consider These Business Questions in Your First Conversation to Really Get to Know Someone

As a business leader, one of the highest-leverage ways to accelerate your growth, knowledge, and meet new potential business connections is through networking. Meeting others offers up...

New Study: Health Care Is Freelancers’ Biggest Concern

A just-released research report from Fiverr finds more than 40 percent of freelancers see health insurance as the most pressing issue they’re facing leading up to the 2018...

Why Silicon Valley Income Inequality Is Just a Preview of What’s to Come for the Rest of the U.S.

Sometimes what happens in one startup hub also happens in every other startup hub. Silicon Valley companies continue to pump outdisruptive technology that’s fueling regional...

Here’s How to Get Excited Again When You’re Bored With Your Business

Every now and then, entrepreneurs feel a little stuck and uninspired about their businesses. What they once approached with passion and excitement now evokes nothing stronger...

Why Now Is the Time for Your Business to Prepare for Black Friday

  Don’t be caught unprepared when some of the biggest shopping days of the year hit. In 2017, around 164 million Americans planned to shop during...

How to Tell When It’s Time to Quit and Move On

Becoming an entrepreneur, owning your own business, setting your own hours, being the boss … for many of us, it’s a dream come true. At...

12 Ways to Market Your Business with Zero Dollars

Giving away your time or even a free version of your product can lead to eager new customers. Even in what many consider volatile economic...

Every Self-Respecting Professional Should Know These 4 Business-Critical Calculations

Passion and mindset are important but never more important than cold, hard numbers. In its simplest form, business is math. If the unit economics...

Startup Life is Tough. How to Stop Employee Turnover From Making it Worse

Over three million Americans voluntarily leave their jobs each month. Recent Bureau of Labor statistics show that many of them leave because they’re confident that they can find work...

6 Extraordinary Women Who Rose to the Pinnacle of Their Professions

The average woman earns more than 20 cents less than every dollar a man earns doing the same job. Last year an embarrassingly low...