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Shark Tank

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'

Falling down and pulling yourself back up only makes you more kickass at business and in life, the Shark Tank star says.
Leadership Qualities

Go for Chess Not Checkers When Running a Business

Whether it's detective work, coaching or entrepreneurship, the best people are playing chess while the rest are playing checkers.
Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban: There's No Playing Nice With Your Competition

If you go after the billionaire 'Shark Tank' star, prepare to get clobbered. He's in it to win it, whatever it takes.
Leadership Qualities

What Athletics Can Teach About the Characteristics of Great Leaders

A coach shares his lessons from the basketball court, noting that the failure quotient is more important than IQ.
Venture Capital Firms

Hoping to Strike Off-Court Gold, Carmelo Anthony Launches a VC Firm

The NBA star has partnered with former NBC executive Stuart Goldfab to create M7 Tech Partners, a venture capital firm that will invest in early-stage startups.
Sports

What a CEO Learned Coaching His Daughter's Basketball Team

The one advantage of having never played the game before is your opponents can't know what to expect.
Leadership Qualities

4 Select Leadership Lessons from the Spurs

Whether it's playing hoops or earning business, these key practices stand out.
Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner

If the $2 billion deal is approved by the NBA, it would mark a brand new chapter for the former Microsoft CEO.
Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's Most Awkwardly Hilarious Moments

As he gets ready to buy the LA Clippers basketball team, a look back at the former Microsoft CEO's most unusual public antics.
Leadership

What Donald Sterling's NBA Blowup Teaches Entrepreneurs

The Los Angeles Clippers owner was banned for life from the organization after recorded racist remarks surfaced.
Sports

Nothing But Net: Oprah Eyeing Bid for the LA Clippers

If the NBA board of governors votes that Donald Sterling must sell the Clippers following his leaked racial tirade, none other than Oprah herself is poised to make a play.
Collectibles

Business-Savvy Teens Tap Dynamic New Collector's Market: Designer Sneakers

Much-coveted shoes are being bartered and sold by high schoolers at sneaker conventions across the country at eye-opening prices, The New York Times reports.
Body Language

Do You Have the Body Language of a Champion?

As the NCAA Tournament winds down, here's a little experiment to try out at your business.
Psychology

In Basketball and Business, What Separates Winners and Losers?

Little things make a difference, so you need to prepare yourself well.
Growth Strategies

Fun Ways Brands Are Betting on March Madness

It's that time of year when offices everywhere are abuzz with talk of brackets. Here's how some companies are turning that enthusiasm into buzz.