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Know When to Trust Your Gut and When to Seek Outside Advice

You should also know when to balance the two

When deciding whether to invest in hopeful entrepreneurs who enter ABC's Shark Tank, Barbara Corcoran relies heavily on her gut reaction. Though the investor does her due diligence to learn about a company's finances, sales history and background, her final decision is often based on whether ...

by Kara Goldin  | May 30, 2018 02:00:00
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Brain Science Says to Trust Your Gut in These Key Moments

Tough situations make it harder to process information -- but that's not necessarily a bad thing

Launching a business is challenging enough, let alone keeping it afloat and even thriving. While many people try to prepare for challenges and address them in a level-headed manner, they may not realize how difficult moments alter their thinking. New research has found that when dealing ...

by Nina Zipkin  | November 11, 2017 02:00:00
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Should You Actually Trust Your Gut Feelings?

A new study looks at whether confidence in your intuition actually leads to success

Entrepreneurship often requires risk. You can do all the research under the sun and run the numbers countless times, but a lot of the time your big decisions come down to a gut decision. But how do you know if it’s right?In ...

by Nina Zipkin  | August 04, 2017 06:00:00
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The 2 Most Important Qualities You'll Need to Succeed

If you want to build a successful business, you must have guts and resilience

This article was adapted from Scott Petinga's book, No One Ever Drowned in Sweat.There is a long list of admirable people, ranging from corporate gurus to internet startup sensations to sports greats, that have become extremely successful in their career endeavors. Many believe ...

by Scott Petinga  | April 18, 2017 02:00:00
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Should You Take Business Advice That Contradicts Your Instincts?

"Go with your gut" isn't always sage advice

“Go with your gut”: It’s an appealing phrase that encourages business owners, professionals and talented individuals everywhere to stop overanalyzing a situation, and instead rely on their instincts to make an important decision.But, in the business world, you’ll have plenty of hard evidence, ...

by Jayson Demers  | March 05, 2017 12:00:00