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Twenty-five years after author Stephen Covey rocked the business world with his book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” the business-oriented self-help guide continues to be the gold standard for entrepreneurs seeking a path toward growing their companies. Having sold more than 25 million copies in 38 languages worldwide (and counting), it remains one of the all-time, best-selling nonfiction business books and Covey’s approach is practiced the world over by aspiring moneymakers. Self-discovery, self-mastery, initiative, responsibility, team-building, prioritization, and open-mindedness are just some of the characteristics that Covey suggests are necessary for success....Read more 8
Johnny Mercer hit on something when he wrote “accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative” for the classic tune. But the lyrics might be easier sung than done. With a bitterly divided Congress, constant reminders of differences between red and blue states and never-ending attacks on our country’s leaders, negativity has become the norm in the United States. And while it is endemic to politics, negativity can also permeate the business world. Entrepreneurs, particularly those pioneering a new product or service, are perhaps most susceptible to negative comments from family, friends, even peers. Their disparaging comments...Read more 10
Social media is pretty much here to stay. We can all agree on that much. It also appears that Facebook is where you can find almost all of your friends any time of the day. You probably use it to connect with colleagues as well as that best friend from kindergarten that you never thought about until Facebook magically made it possible to keep in touch with everyone who ever waved at you. Avoid the following five habits to ensure that those people stay your friends beyond the first day they accept your friend...Read more 22
Guys, imagine not having to pick out a tie or shave before you go to work. And ladies, wouldn't it be nice not having to apply makeup in the rear view mirror during rush hour? Those can be just some of the mundane perks of having an online business; you can start work in the morning wearing pajamas if you feel like it. But there are more substantial rewards: the freedom to set your own work schedule, the self-satisfaction of starting a successful venture, the power to choose your own projects and not have...Read more 8