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Three Tips for Saying Yes to No

Saying no is difficult for almost anyone. For some, it's nearly impossible. But sometimes it's crucial to your success. If you find yourself saying yes too often, use these three tips to prepare to say no:

11 Mar 2013,

The Secret to Motivating Your Team

When your employees do something awesome—whether it’s finishing a project three weeks ahead of time, figuring out how to streamline a process, or just talking down an angry client—you, as a manager, want to reward them.

10 Mar 2013,

How to Find Your Genius Zone

The key to successful branding? Figure out where your passion and talent intersect.

08 Mar 2013,

Improve Your Storytelling with the Word “But”

Telling a story is the most powerful way to activate our brains. If you want to become a better storyteller, UCLA Film School Howard Suber says you should keep in mind the word "but" and the theme that "things are not what they seem."

07 Mar 2013,

How to Raise Your Prices Without Playing the Blame Game

I am constantly looking for ways to raise the prices on my products and services so that I can improve the margins. As you continue to expand your company and improve your services, you'll one day face the challenge of raising your prices.

06 Mar 2013,

Say No to Extra Work

If your boss continually piles work on your plate, even when it’s not related to your goals, learn to say no. Pushing back can be tricky, so handle the request carefully:

04 Mar 2013,

How to Hire an IT Professional

How do I make sure my full-time IT hire knows his or her stuff?

27 Feb 2013,

Balance Creative Free Time with Structure

It's a well-established principle that people need slack time to work through their ideas. Companies like 3M and Google have given innovation “time off" to their scientists and engineers. But perhaps your company struggles to justify that level of slack, or you aren't confident that your employees would use such time effectively.

25 Feb 2013,

Three Tips for Creating a Realistic Budget

If you have to put together an annual budget for your department, your compensation may depend on your ability to stick to it. Here are three tips for creating a manageable budget:

25 Feb 2013,

How To Talk About Your Biggest Weakness In A Job Interview

You’re in the hot seat and things are going well. You talk about your attributes, skills and strengths with ease. Just when you think it’s pretty much in the bag, the hiring manager asks that dreaded question: What’s your biggest weakness?

25 Feb 2013,

How to Determine Your Working Capital Needs

Working capital is one of the most difficult financial concepts for the small-business owner to understand. In fact, the term means a lot of different things to a lot of different people.

15 Feb 2013,

How to Manage a Micromanager

If you’ve ever worked with a micromanager, you know how unproductive and demoralizing it can be. This control freak is reluctant to delegate, may second-guess everything you do, and can shake your confidence in your own abilities.

10 Feb 2013,

5 Tips for Training New Salespeople

If you want a strong sales team, you need to give your new hires some TLC

06 Feb 2013,

9 Daily Habits That Will Make You Happier

These minor changes in your daily routine will make a major difference in your life and career.

04 Feb 2013,

How to Develop Sherlock Holmes-Like Powers of Observation and Deduction

If there's one spy skill we all envy, it's the Sherlock Holmes-like ability to quickly read a situation and come up with a theory that explains it (like the toothpaste stain that reveals your co-worker overslept, or the nervous twitch that shows your friend drank too much). Luckily, anyone can hone these same skills, and it isn't that hard. Here's how to do it.

03 Feb 2013,

How to Spark a Great Idea: 5 Steps

There is a simple method for creating great ideas. And it really works.

30 Jan 2013,

Six Tips to Supplement Your Income by 2013

January draws to a close and the eleven months promise to be just as difficult economically. If you want to supplement your income month, he must do it now. Here are some tips that you can adopt to make you some money ...

24 Jan 2013,

Wining and Dining to Grow Your Business and Brand

Power entertaining is about creating an experience for guests, built around great wine, great food, great company and great ambience.

22 Jan 2013,

How To Become An Entrepreneur In 12 Weeks: A Case Study

We have argued from the very beginning that everyone will need to develop entrepreneurial skills to thrive in the years ahead. Given how fast the global economy is involving and the number of jobs—and indeed entire industries—that are disappearing you simply have no choice.

21 Jan 2013,

Budgeting 101

A budget is a monthly financial plan that divides your income into categories. It uses your monthly income as a cap on your spending and then determines how you allocate your money to savings goals and expenses within that limit.

04 Jan 2013,