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Millennial Women Are Facing Serious Burnout -- Here's How to Beat It

Plenty of erroneous assumptions exist about millennials

Beyond filling a sizeable role in the workforce population, millennials are also continually advancing and occupying management and leadership roles. According to Parks Communications, millennials will represent 35 percent of the total working population by 2020. Given their enormous growth, many companies are searching for ...

by Ciera Graham  | November 16, 2018 06:00:00
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How Do You Stop Top Talent From Leaving the Company?

Money plays a smaller role than you think

When a New York interior design firm lost nearly a quarter of its workforce last year, owner David Ashen realized he had a culture problem. Bringing on a new business partner had changed the company's atmosphere, and his employees didn't hesitate to vote with ...

by Natalie Lambert  | November 16, 2018 12:00:00
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Why Flexible and Remote Teams are More Productive

Such offerings make for happier employees and save resources for the company

As more millennials push into the workforce and companies become more global, there is a growing trend of flexible and remote work. Businesses are beginning to measure employees on work output, rather than time spent in the office. There are obvious exceptions ...

by Phillipa Rust  | November 15, 2018 06:00:00
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How Entrepreneurs Create Connection in the Age of Isolation

Here are three ways to build human connection with your teammates

We as entrepreneurs sometimes get stuck in our own head and don't realize that we haven't engaged enough with our team. We think everything is running smoothly, yet our employees might feel disengaged due to overuse of technology and a lack of human connection. In today's ...

by Dan Schawbel  | November 15, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Stan Lee's Most Heroic Super Quotes

He's mouthed many motivational mantras over the years. He will be missed

This story has been updated since its original publish date.Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics, died on November 12, 2018 at the age of 95. Lee created countless iconic characters such as Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four, ...

by Bill Schulz  | November 14, 2018 09:00:00
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Cultivating Gratitude and Happiness Will Boost Your Business

Focusing on your overall happiness is important to succeeding

Are you the kind of entrepreneur who wakes up every day and anticipates problems? Do you check your phone first thing to see what emergency needs your immediate attention? Many might say that’s a good trait to have. After all, solving problems is critical to ...

by Blair Singer  | November 14, 2018 08:00:00
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Why it is Important to Have a Shifu in Life

Mentorship is nature's method of passing on instincts and valuable skills to the next generation

Isaac Newton once said, “If I had seen any further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” Throughout history, countless movers and shakers of the world have had mentors guiding and moulding their lives. Aristotle had Plato, Arnold Schwarzenegger had ...

by Matthew Yao  | November 14, 2018 06:00:00
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Are You A Millennial? Here are 5 Reasons You Might Not be as As Healthy As You Think

The first generation expected to be less prosperous than their parents may also be less healthy

Believe it or not, millennials are getting older (and sadly, so are the rest of us). With age comes the end of invincibility and the beginning of the early signs of health issues to come. Though more actively engaged in their overall ...

by Andrea J. Miller  | November 13, 2018 10:00:00
Startup Tips

The Hard Truth You Need to Know Before Becoming an Online Entrepreneur

It's not all roses, and it's every bit a job like any other

Like every other person who stumbled into online entrepreneurship, I also fell for the surreal promises of working from a beach and traveling to a different city every other day. You know the drill. There are tons and tons of people selling ...

by Chidike Samuelson  | November 13, 2018 08:00:00
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(Infographic) How 39 Major Businesses Use Instagram Stories

Should Instagram be part of your business marketing strategy?

Instagram Stories have about 300 million active daily users -- and one-third of the most-viewed Stories come from businesses, according to an infographic by So, if you want to keep up with the competition, it only makes sense that you might want ...

by Matthew McCreary  | November 13, 2018 06:00:00
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How to End a Conversation -- Without Offending Anyone Around You

Here are a handful of efficient exit lines

As the Founder of BNI, one of the world’s largest referral networking organization, I often get asked about the best way to end a conversation in a networking situation. Candidly, I think the answer is pretty simple. So, I’ll start this piece with the ...

by Ivan Misner  | November 12, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

10 Incredible and Surprising Facts About Disney

The entertainment giant and the startup world aren't as far apart as you might think

This year Disney is celebrating its 95th year in business and its continued pop cultural dominance. From movies and TV to parks and resorts to conventions and supporting up-and-coming entrepreneurs, check out 10 facts you might not know about the beloved behemoth.Walt ...

by Nina Zipkin  | November 12, 2018 08:00:00
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Mental Illness: The Silent Destroyer

Entrepreneurship demands so much, it can be easy to lose ourselves as we chase success

My world had collapsed around me. The mask I wore had been ripped off, exposing me for who I really was: a human, blemished, with a serial habit of making mistakes. The world now knew that I was imperfect, despite all my ...

by Katherine Keller  | November 12, 2018 06:00:00