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5 Ways Busy Executives Can Stay Fit

As a matter of fact, you do have the time--and the obligation--to stay mentally and physically fit. Your organization depends on it.  Read more

4 Signs You Have a Superman Complex

A healthy dose of confidence is one thing. But assuming you're too good to fail? That's like saying you're made of steel.  Read more

How to Pitch a VC (and Not Piss One Off)

Mark Suster explains what to do--and not to do--during your first meeting with a VC.  Read more

How We Triumphed Over Boston's Worst Day Ever

The Boston marathon bombings deeply affected Life Is Good founder Bert Jacobs and his t-shirt company. Here's how they stepped up and are moving on.  Read more

We're Big. But We Still Want To Be Us

Here's how to keep your company culture alive even when you're growing like gangbusters.  Read more

5 Things You Need to Know Before Making a Big Decision

Basing an important business decision on one data point or one person's perspective is a recipe for disaster.  Read more

Leadership Lessons From Gettysburg, 150 Years Later

A century and a half ago, military leaders on both sides of the U.S. Civil War faced some of their toughest challenges in what became the decisive battle. Wh...  Read more

4 Rules Legacy Companies Live By

Sasser Family Holdings has been around for 85 years and has passed some of the toughest tests a business can face. These are the rules it lives by.  Read more

Company Culture is No Accident

Want a great culture? Start planning before your first employee walks through the door.  Read more

No. 1 Secret to Top Notch Customer Service

A resort in Mexico sets the standard for stellar service. What lessons can we learn to apply to our own businesses on how to keep our employees happy and del...  Read more

Fail on Your Own Terms

You say you believe in your idea. In your people. In your plan. Then run your business that way, and you'll have no regrets.  Read more

Best Advice I Ever Got: Yosef Martin

This young entrepreneur started Merchandize Liquidators in his one-bedroom condo with $375. Here's the advice he used to guide him to success.  Read more

3 Meals to Boost Your Energy

This is a meal plan for leaders. Check out what you need to eat to keep you alert and productive.  Read more

It's True: You Are What You Eat

A healthy diet is an important part of being a good leader. Just how important, you might be surprised.  Read more

Everyone Fails. What's Key Is to Learn the Right Lessons

Once you see that failure is normal, you'll improve the odds of success.  Read more