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Few people other than venture capitalists see predatory behavior and toxic narcissism as leadership qualities worth investing in. Many of us are wondering in these glory days of the Kalanicks, Shkrelis and Cagneys how we got here. How did so many mean men get power and maintain it? And how do some of them continue to do so? I researched these questions for my book Mean…

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Newcomers often see opportunities veterans miss. However, knowing how to leverage those opportunities is the key. You may not be shocked to learn that the majority of today’s emerging youth population see themselves as entrepreneurs. Instead of seeking that corner office in a large company, they envision creating or curating something and then selling it as a product or service. What’s amazing is — sometimes…

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Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done. Whether you’re working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The good news? That struggle will be a thing of the past if you implement these 15 scientifically-proven methods for increasing your productivity. 1. Track your time. Time…

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There was a time when a company’s success came down to its experience, size and scale. Not anymore. Today, you can be a completely new entrant to the market, a small, nimble startup like Airbnb once was, and still sweep away the larger, more established competitors before they even know it. This is the reality of the digital age. Every day, there are new technologies…

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Ever compared yourself, as an entrepreneur, to the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortés? Maybe you should start. In my work as an executive coach, and in the sales training I do, I encourage clients to play Texas Hold ‘Em poker. I do this for one simple reason: The game is more about reading people than reading cards. You read people and bet on yourself. Sounds a lot like entrepreneurship, doesn’t it? The most…

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Here is some inspiration that might help you to develop your own WOW factor. Before you dive in, ask yourself this: What are you doing to make your customers say WOW? If you find it difficult to answer this question, your business might be missing out on the opportunity to keep your customers coming back for more. According to the Chron, “The “WOW” factor is a…

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Reddit? Outbrain? Taboola? Have you considered these yet? It seems like these days everyone is running  Google AdWords and Facebook Ads campaigns. Those networks are great at producing results, but they aren’t the only good digital ad networks available. Below are three other types of ads also highly effective for many companies. If you aren’t already using these platforms to increase brand awareness and sales,…

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Learn how to collect the right testimonials and get your business the social proof it needs to earn more customers. It’s a question that confounds many new and young startups, and even big, established businesses these days: “With all the competition and noise out there, how can I gain the attention of new, potential buyers? You have a great product. You’ve developed a stellar website….

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Converting window shoppers into buyers is just a matter of psychology. The lifeblood of any business, at the heart of success in any endeavor, is the existence of a compelling and irresistible offer. Whatever it is that you decide to peddle, whether it’s a product, service or information, the better you are at crafting the offer around it, the more likely you’ll be to succeed….

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Content is king but no king rules without courtiers. The internet has made the task of managing a brand reputation much more complex. Each and every company has an image to build, protect and preserve. News can spread these days within seconds — both good and bad. The internet has also set a new standard in terms of business to consumer relationships. In fact, 88 percent…

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