The Insider: Inspiration

5 Tips for Women New to the Workplace

Just starting your career? Follow these tips to make sure you are putting your best foot forward.

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10 Ways to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Haven't been feeling your most creative lately? Follow these tips.

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15 Top Perks of Entrepreneurship

From the freedom to define your own success to the ability to travel without getting the boss's permission, 15 entreprneurs share their favorite part of being business owners.

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5 Steps to Set -- and Achieve -- Your Business Goals

No mega-successful entrepreneur has ever achieved success without clearly defining his or her business goals and purpose first. Here are 5 steps to do that in your own business, starting today.

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4 Ways to Conquer Your Fears and Take Smarter Risks

Risk equals reward. And the bigger the risk taken, the bigger the chance for a larger payout. Steven LeVine offers 4 ways to take smarter, better risks -- and succeed faster.

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Find Your Dream Job Yet? 5 Reasons Why You Should Look Now

In spite of the dire financial straits so many of us are in, today -- at this moment -- you have the best chance of finding your dream job. Here's why.

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3 Key Lessons for Tech Founders

Neil Thanedar, founder of LabDoor, encourages tech startup founders to do more than just create the next mobile app if they want to succeed.

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5 Steps to Achieve Career Success -- Without "Selling Out"

You don't have to sell out your values to have a career (or start a company) that's successful. Erica Dhawan shares 5 insights from her own leadership coaching experiences.

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YEC Member Spotlight: Arek Skuza, CEO, iTraff Technology

Arek Skuza has founded multiple companies, but one thing holds true every time: focus is everything. Entrepreneurs who can stay focused on their priorities will always succeed first.

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15 Tips to Do More Focused Work (Even When You're On the Go)

Entrepreneurs spend a lot of time in potentially distracting places -- co-working spaces, airports, buses, trains, conferences. How do you get real work done when there's no office door?

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12 Secrets to Being a Better and More Innovative Boss

To lead an innovative company that breeds creativity, there are some key things you need to know. Twelve entrepreneurs share their secrets to being a better (and more inspiring) boss.

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11 Tips to Cut Through the Noise and Maximize Productivity

When everything in your business is a priority, how do you cut through the noise and focus on what's important? Eleven entrepreneurs share their best tricks.

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How to Take Your Business From Scarcity to Abundance

What would happen to your business if you gave out thank you cards instead of business cards? Read how one entrepreneur went from scarcity to abundance doing exactly that.

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Lifestyle Business vs. Startup: 7 Things to Think About

Instead of building a startup or just another 9-5 -- and working harder than anyone else -- consider building a lifestyle business instead. Here's why.

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8 Ways to Spur Innovative Thinking From Your Startup Team

Startup team members must wear so many hats that "innovator" doesn't always fit into the busy schedule. Eight YEC women offer tips for keeping your employees thinking outside the box.

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10 Top Lessons Learned in 2012 (And How to Crush It in 2013)

Lewis Howes shares his top 10 lessons from 2012 on how to be a better, smarter and more balanced entrepreneur, from workout tips to being a man of your word.

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Why Women Entrepreneurs Can Have It All

The can-we-or-can't-we debate is getting old. Women entrepreneurs (and their male counterparts) don't need to play the work-life game -- they can set their own rules.

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How to Set Goals You'll Actually Achieve: Self-Talk

Researchers are finding that instructional self-talk can be very useful in work situations, when we need to regulate emotions and make important decisions.

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How to Find and Do Work You Love: 3 Surprisingly Simple Steps

Most people are miserable at work. But finding -- and then doing -- work you're passionate about is more within your control than you might think. Scott Dinsmore's Passionate Work Framework provides the raw material for lasting change.

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3 Steps to Reinvent Yourself After a Disastrous Business Mistake

Michael Margolis had it all -- until he and his then-wife and business partner broke up, leaving their company in shambles. Here's how he recovered, step by step.

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