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8 Most Anticipated Business Books of 2015

Even though we are well into 2015, we feel that any time of the year is a good time to pick up some books to help you grow your business. This listing of books comes from leaders and entrepreneurs throughout different industries, but the themes of leadership, goal setting, and thinking outside of the box set these titles apart. (1) ...

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8 Books That Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Every entrepreneur needs an inspirational title to get the creative juices flowing to start their own business. These eight titles, we found, helped the entrepreneur think critically and inspirationally about their business. (1) The 4-Hour Work Week This book, written by entrepreneur Timothy Ferriss, explores the ideals and lifestyles of successful business owners. If you are sick of your 9 ...

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10 Most Inspiring Business Quotes

In the recent economic turmoil, it is important to remember these ten motivational business quotes to keep your enterprise on track. 1. “The first one gets the oyster the second gets the shell.” – Andrew Carnegie This quote from Andrew Carnegie speaks to the importance of innovation. The best new ideas create new markets and value networks, even disrupting existing ...

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8 Most Successful Female Executives

Even though only 14.3 percent of Fortune 500 company executive officers are women, the most successful CEOs of companies are often women. Here is a look at some of the top 8 women holding CEO positions. 1. Marissa Mayer, Yahoo In 2012, a groundbreaking event happened in the Internet search industry. Yahoo appointed Marissa Mayer, the company’s fifth CEO in ...

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9 Ways To Improve Your Creative Thinking

Many workplaces lose their synergy because creative thinking skills are not nourished on a daily basis. Many things can often stifle creative thinking in some workplace environments. These 9 tips will help improve your creative thinking skills while at work. 1. Be a Connoisseur of Content Think of reading materials as a fine wine that you can enjoy in the ...

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9 Things To Learn From Successful Entrepreneurs

As a successful entrepreneurial, practicing these nine tips will help you maximize profits, be the best at what you do, and make your business the centerfold of your life. 1. Practice Clarity When Writing Your Business Plan Many entrepreneurs leave a full-time job to start their own business. When writing your business plan, it is a good practice to focus ...

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8 Mistakes Professionals Make When Sending Emails

There are some common mistakes that professionals make when sending emails. By avoiding these eight mistakes, the working professional can look smart, intelligent, suave, and communicative.1. Not Reading Every Message in the Email Thread When hitting the reply button, the original message and corresponding replies are automatically quoted. When reading an email, also take a few minutes to read each ...

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9 Most Overused Buzzwords

There are certain phrases and buzzwords that we could all agree to do without. These words often get tossed around in meetings in email, and we can associate them as subterfuge of what actual tasks need to get done, but no one wants to deal with the semantics of accomplishing the task at hand. Let’s all agree to not use ...

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9 Best States for Small Businesses

So, you want to start a small business. There are several states in the United States that are ultra-friendly for the new entrepreneur. Some of the criteria for being a state friendly to small business include state taxes, local funding that is targeted for startups, as well as licensing and paperwork costs. For our 9 top states to start a ...

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8 Ways To Boost Your Will Power

Will power, loosely defined, is the self-discipline needed and utilized for completing any difficult task or self-improvement. Whether it’s getting better at your job or competing in a marathon, these 8 ways to boost your will power will help you meet your goals more effectively.1. Focus on Developing Systems to Support a Clear Goal Many people would like to improve ...

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