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These Are the Personality Traits of Extraordinary Leaders

We see endless professional development workshops promising to transform aspiring entrepreneurs into visionary leaders, yet there also seems to be an elite class who naturally make it to the top. Just being in a position of power, however, doesn’t necessarily mean an individual is a good leader. A true entrepreneurial leader has a disposition to...
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Starting a Business? You Need to Research Your Number One Asset

Your successful business model might take the form of a side hustle or full-time freelance work. Perhaps you’ve decided to invest in a franchise, or you’ve created an app for today’s hot on-demand marketplace. There are lots of options, and no doubt you’ve given your choice of business and business model lots of thought. But...
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This is the Secret to Building a Successful Startup Team

How do you build your best startup team? Entrepreneurship is a wild ride, with huge challenges, exhilarating ups and formidable downs. It’s more essential than ever that you bond and mesh with your co-founders and first hires. Today’s dramatic shift to remote work demands that you take charge of your identity and path. How do...
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How to Choose a Side Hustle That Matches Your Personality

Did you know that 43 percent of working Americans report having a side hustle? With an increase in unpredictability around job security, a lot of people are starting side hustles with the intention of turning them into full-time businesses. When starting an online side hustle, most people pursue a business model that they see others...
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A Tale of Two Entrepreneurs: Which One Are You?

Jennifer stands proudly with her management team at the New York Stock Exchange. Today’s the big day that she — and every entrepreneur — lives for. As the clock strikes 9:30 a.m., she rings the opening bell. Let the trading begin! She started her company just 6 years ago out of her parents’ garage, but...
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Which 4 Personality Types Make the Most Successful Entrepreneurs?

Whenever I think about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test, I can’t help but compare it a bit to Harry Potter’s Sorting Hat. As soon as it was placed on your head, the Sorting Hat knew which Hogwarts house was the best fit for your future — whether you would spent it being nurtured and educated...
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How to Be Everything: The Renaissance Business Method [Book Excerpt]

The following is excerpted from "How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don't Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up" by Emilie Wapnick. Copyright @2017 by Emilie Wapnick, published by HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Starting a business The easiest way to work for a boss who lets...
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Improving Team Dynamics in the Workplace

An organization’s success is linked to specific team dynamics in the workplace. If employees are unable to communicate effectively, for example, performance will suffer. This can add to problems like low employee engagement and high rates of interpersonal conflict and turnover. Managers and business leaders can improve productivity and culture by being aware of the factors that...