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Can You Be a Tough Boss Without Being a Jerk?

Four rules to avoid crossing the line from tough to mean.

Gwen Moran

Cutthroat vs. Cooperative: How Do You View Competition?

It's tempting to try to steamroll the competition. But sometimes a spirit of cooperation is in order.

How to Give Employees Independence Without Losing Control

Every business owner knows how to wear a lot of hats. But at some point you have to stop being a control freak. With a nod to Independence Day, here are three tips to empower your team's ideas.

Nadia Goodman

Seven Business Books to Inspire You on Spring Break

From leadership and innovation to startup tips, these seven business books have useful information for entrepreneurs at every stage.

Carol Tice

Can You Evolve From Control Freak to Emotionally Intelligent Leader?

As your company grows, you can transition from startup entrepreneur to coach and mentor. Hint: It starts with trust.

Should You Be the Leader of Your Small Business?

Some entrepreneurs are born to start businesses, but not all of them can inspire greatness in the ranks. Here's how to tell if you're really cut out for leadership.

Carol Tice

Leadership Lessons from the Top of the Org Chart

Forget the so-called gurus. Learn from the people worth quoting.

10 Powerful Management Insights from Apple, P&G, Yum Brands and Gilt Groupe

Here's a rundown on the management traits four solid-gold brands used to get their startups off the ground, and to keep driving their companies forward, as described in four new books:

Carol Tice

12 Leadership Traits You Need to Thrive in Tough Times

What does it take to lead a small business through this ongoing economic mess? Here's a roundup of the important traits for entrepreneurs in 2012.

Carol Tice

The Power of Praise in Business -- and How to Do it Right

The Esquire guy gives a nod to the power of praise in the workplace -- and makes it clear there are lessons to be learned in both giving and receiving the proverbial pat on the back

Ross McCammon

Entrepreneurs: Are You a Mover -- Or a Head-Shaker?

The downturn has created two classes of business owners, according to a recent survey. Here's what the movers do that the head-shakers don't.

Carol Tice

Are You Irreplaceable?

How to make sure your business can thrive without you, and five steps to get there.

Jane Porter