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How Kind Snacks Grew Faster Than Ever During a Recession

In 2008, the Great Recession hit, and Daniel Lubetzky panicked. The Kind Snacks founder (and current executive chairman) was naturally averse to spending money, and the crashing economy–high unemployment, low consumer confidence­–seemed like a deterrent for his then-young company’s growth plans. But he was wrong. A single conversation with his investors changed his mindset and […]

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You’re Less Likely to Be Happy Once You Start Making More Than This Amount, Studies Say

Money doesn’t make you a more generous person or buy more happiness, according to researchers. March 9, 2021 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Earning more money doesn’t guarantee that you’ll be more empathetic or considerate, a study published last week by the American Psychological Association (APA) notes.  In a survey of […]

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Answering Yes to These 5 Questions Means Your Leadership Skills Are Better Than You Think

Good leaders understand the importance of prioritizing the interests of those they are leading over their own. This is no easy task, even for the most accomplished leader. But it works because it inspires people to a higher purpose. To evaluate and reflect on where you stand as a leader, and whether you are fit for the role, consider measuring […]

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Saying Yes to These 8 Questions Means You May Be More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Thought

The popular topic of emotional intelligence continues to gain ground. You can’t blame countless authors for writing about it, and you certainly can’t blame scores of coaches, trainers, and consultants for wanting to teach the principles to leaders.  Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a hot item because it makes the workplace better. While IQ will undoubtedly make people successful at […]