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Competitive Rivals Can Make You More Successful

In a recent commercial for Gatorade, NFL star J. J. Watt offers a simple piece of advice for aspiring athletes: Find a rival. Having a rival, Watt argues, can help you stay motivated and perform at high levels. Such advice, however, is useful not only to the athletically inclined, but to entrepreneurs as well. Having […]

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4 Tips for Freelancer Survival

The beauty of freelancing is that you go global as soon as you put your services online. Unless you specifically declared that you’re a freelance writer for New York-based startups or a personal trainer for Toronto-based moms, then your clients can come from all over the world. In fact, PayPal’s 2018 U.S. Freelancer Insights Reports […]

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Why Execution Is More Important Than Strategy

Pick one: sound business strategy or perfect execution? For some leaders, this may be an easy choice, but for others, it’s not so black-and-white. It’s a difficult debate to resolve because, like most choices, a final decision can be analyzed through a multitude of perspectives and has the potential to bring about just as many […]

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6 High-Performance Habits That the Happiest Executives Have in Common

What is it that turns average people into high-performance achievers who can propel a company to its highest results? According to best-selling author and performance coach Brendon Burchard, the steps are deceptively easy. He advocates the development of six “high-performance habits,” as follows: 1. They seek clarity As opposed to pronouncing conclusions, high performers learn […]

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How to Balance Marketing Automation and Personalization

Brands have embraced automation to help them carry out a spectrum of everyday tasks. According to a recent survey published by Social Media Today, 75 percent of marketing teams use some form of an automation tool. However, with growing popularity, there are growing concerns. The same survey reports that 61 percent of marketers are concerned […]

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Strategies to Stop Overthinking and Start Goal-Setting

What do Oprah Winfrey and Mark Cuban have in common? Aside from being hugely successful media moguls (not to mention, billionaires), they didn’t let early-career setbacks block their roads to success. Told that she didn’t have the chops for television news, Winfrey was fired from her first news reporter gig. Cuban was axed from a […]

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Tips to achieve the perfect home or mobile working set-up

Working from home, or at least away from the office, is becoming increasingly popular. In fact, half of the UK workforce are predicted to work remotely by 2020. This growing trend is also evidenced by a recent survey which revealed that 77 per cent of UK employees and 84 per cent of millennials demand more […]

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6 Ways to Identify Profitable Products and Make Money With Your Online Store

Though running your own ecommerce business can be an exciting entrepreneurial adventure, there is no denying that many online stores fail to make any kind of profit. After only a short time, they are out of business, closed up for good. While there are many factors that can cause an ecommerce store to fail, one […]

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The best printers for small businesses

When a business goes through a growth phase, a home-friendly printer may no longer do the trick. These companies may need to print a lot of flyers and promotion materials, keep hard copy records of important documents, or quickly print guides, presentation pamphlets, and tutorials. What printers are going to work for them? Fortunately, after […]

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7 Signs You’re CEO Material

You may be starting in your first entry-level position, or you maybe be an executive VP at an established company. Wherever you are in your career, if you’re ambitious and goal-driven, you may have one question in your mind: will I be the CEO someday? Becoming a CEO often requires a certain amount of being […]