SmartBrief Originals
Insights, tips and best practices for executive business leaders and managers
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Unless you can ensure your company, product or service is continually and legitimately "an other," it’ll end up becoming just "another."

ProYo

Nathan Carey explains what led to him to found food startup ProYo.

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SmartPulse -- our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Leadership -- tracks feedback from more than 210,000 business leaders. How easily do you get overwhelmed by spikes in your workload?

How to keep coaching focused on what matters.

Home office

Remote work brings challenges for the employee and the company, but it's still worth it.

Vision

Self-esteem, properly understood, is a quality that separates successful leaders from the rest.

Time management

You've got a team looking for your leadership, but you also need to take care of yourself. 15 entrepreneurs offer their advice and habits.

Thank you

"Please" and "thank you" are essential but not invincible communication tools.

Employees want to be treated with respect, and yet this occurs far too infrequently. How can we change this state of affairs?

SmartPulse -- our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Leadership -- tracks feedback from more than 210,000 business leaders. What's your current view of your boss?

Feel lost in your career? There's hope for turning things around.

How to handle a difficult decision.

Fear

Fear of public speaking is a normal response that’s hard-wired into the human brain. That doesn't mean you need to let fear stop you.

Inside sales

3 key skills that can elevate your inside sales reps.