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Define Your Personal Core Values: 5 Steps

April 29, 2013


If your company has core values, shouldn’t you? Establishing your own personal guidelines can remove risk and accelerate success. Most concede the power of core values in business. Jim Collins made a great case inBuilt to Last. But it’s difficult to accurately create or accept core values for your company if your own personal core […]

How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

March 24, 2013


As an entrepreneur, conquering challenge and failure is essential to the success of your business. You can learn to cultivate that resilience by training your brain to stay positive when times are tough. “People tend to have a cognitive bias toward their failures, and toward negativity,” says Matthew Della Porta, a positive psychologist and organizational consultant. […]

Taking Advantage Of Facebook Placements

December 26, 2012


Facebook is constantly rolling out new products and capabilities for advertisers. This makes the platform extremely dynamic, but it can also be hard to keep up with all the changes! One of the most major announcements in recent months is the introduction of placement targeting. Previously, marketplace ads were only shown in the right rail. […]

9 Tips to Turn an Idea into a Business

November 16, 2012


Here’s a straightforward approach to analyze a product’s potential and bring it to market. Ideas: Everyone has them. Few act on them. Even fewer make money from them. Want to turn an idea into a real business? Here’s an overview of the process from Stephen Key, the author of One Simple Idea for Startups and […]

6 Books for the Well-Rounded Entrepreneur

November 7, 2012


Starting a business, personal productivity, marketing skills–these good reads cover the essentials an entrepreneur needs to master. Most entrepreneurs wear a variety of hats. Some wear every hat. That’s why most entrepreneurs need to be very well rounded. Here are six books that at least partially cover the entrepreneurial gamut: starting a business, personal productivity, […]

6 Tips for Mastering Your New LinkedIn Profile

October 29, 2012


Notice anything different on your LinkedIn profile page? It’s not your imagination–and it needs your attention. Here’s what you need to know. The recent LinkedIn profile updates may seem subtle at first glance, but to stay current on this professional social networking site, there are some things you should know and do. First, be prepared […]