6 Smart Business Podcasts to Listen to This Weekend

Get your headphones out. These smart talks offer life hacks and business lessons that will you plenty of edge in your field.

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4 Leadership Mistakes First-Time Entrepreneurs Make | SUCCESS

No. 1: They look for top talent instead of fostering it.

Being an entrepreneur is hard. One day you’re a hustler with a big dream. The next, you’re the CEO of your own company. It can be daunting. Most business owners who serve as presidents of their companies have often never served as CEOs of other companies, creating a disconnect of best practices and behaviors.

I have coached many entrepreneurs, and I have witnessed a pattern develop among those new to being their own boss. Here are some common mistakes I’ve seen first-time entrepreneurs make, so you don’t make them, too.

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ForbesBook AuthorVoice: Must Do, Should Do, Or Could Do: A Leadership Lesson

Imagine it is 6:30pm tomorrow night. You have just walked into your home, emptied your bag or briefcase, and your significant other asks you how your day went. Truthfully, you have two potential responses. Busy or Productive?

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5 Steps to Leading a Tech Company When You Don’t Have a Technical Background

As CEO at a tech company, I’ve learned to hone complementary skills to propel our business forward.

A few weeks ago I was hosting an informal chat with some interns at our San Francisco office. I try to do this at our major offices throughout the summer because it’s important that every person working on our business (even if it’s just for a few weeks) understands how their contribution connects to our mission.

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The Power Of Mentorship: Lessons From Mike Trout, ‘Moonlight’ And Warren Buffett

Mentorship is, above all, a state of mind, and the mindset that facilitates greatness.

There are few things more American than the self-made man. We love reading stories about people who came from nothing and, through sheer will, pulled themselves up from the bootstraps to the greatest of heights. Horacio Alger built not only a career but a place in our history books through stories of such men.

Source: The Power Of Mentorship: Lessons From Mike Trout, ‘Moonlight’ And Warren Buffett