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How to ask for help

A little boy was spending his Saturday morning playing in his sandbox.  He had cars and trucks, his plastic pail, and a shiny red shovel.  In the process of creating roads and tunnels in the soft sand, he discovered a large rock in
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Success Isn't an Entitlement…It's Earned

Everyone wants some degree of success. Everyone may have a different personal definition of success, but I've never met anyone who didn't want to be successful in or at something important in his or her life. This is a good thing
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Conquest 2013 - The annual startup challenge

Conquest is the annual startup challenge of BITS Pilani. It believes in nurturing every idea mankind can think of into a fully blossomed product. The belief in the product rather than the business plan is something which makes Conquest stand apart
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In Memory of Jody Sherman

I flew down to Santa Monica today to attend a memorial service in celebration of the life of Jody Sherman. Along with a hundred and fifty of his closest friends, we shared stories of the Jody we remembered. We celebrated his incredible spirit. More
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Failing is inevitable, every once in a while. Fail well. Fail successfully!

From: Recommended by: Niranjan Rao Reddyshetty If failure is viewed with the right lens, it needn't be a bad/ fearful thing that we may think it to's a point of view
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The Lollipop Entrepreneur: Behavioral Styles and Motivation

Referral marketing leads to few – if any – overnight success stories. In fact, the most crucial part is building relationships, which takes a lot of time and effort. However, when you've taken the time to build the right
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Talking About Money & Goals

  Through the years my kids and grandkids have asked me questions about how to reach their goals. I'm flattered to give them advice and insight and I strongly encourage writing down your goals. But I
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Where To Network? How to Find The Right Networking Events For You

ShareRegardless of the size of your existing network and type of business you are in, you cannot beat face to face relationship building and word of mouth marketing for growing your business. You just never know who people know, and how well
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How to Network With the Elephant in the Room

As those who have benefited from business networking know very well, belonging to a networking group that meets regularly helps establish and maintain relationships that can prosper for years. However, it’s almost inevitable,
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More street-smart ideas for success

Sometimes the columns that get the biggest reaction are those that offer the simplest advice. A couple weeks ago I wrote about street-smart ideas and was inundated with requests for more. A few readers shared their ideas too. Because I truly believe