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Our Insights section is dedicated to sharing counterintuitive and practical information through entertaining articles.

JANUARY 15, 2018

What U.S. Company Leaders Really Think

We are excited to share the first article in a series devoted to findings from the inaugural Avenue Group Business Leader Research Series.

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JANUARY 15, 2018

5 Qualities that Kill an Entrepreneur

Every period has its own “hot” career fields. When I was in college in the late '90s, medicine was the most highly sought after and respected field. Half of my incoming class...

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JANUARY 15, 2018

Motivation is not the Answer

For decades, office walls have been covered with cheesy motivational quotes and imagery that was intended to inspire inhabitants to work harder and strive for success.

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JANUARY 15, 2018

4 Reasons Overworking is Overrated

From an early age, we are taught the value of hard work. “Work harder than the next guy” society tells us. “Work longer hours, sleep less, and grind” we are told.

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JANUARY 15, 2018

Waiting for Tomorrow

Procrastination... Most of us fall victim it. I certainly do at times. Psychology Today reported that as many as 90 percent of college students are chronic procrastinators.

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JANUARY 15, 2018

You Will Not Be Elon Musk

In 1992, Gatorade launched the inspirational "Be Like Mike" television ad that prompted millions of fans to imagine themselves as Michael Jordan with flashy highlights and a...

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JANUARY 15, 2018

The Paradox of Preparing to Start Our Own Business

Before becoming an entrepreneur, I had a good amount of business experience on paper. I boasted over 15 years of corporate experience, including building multi-million-dollar...

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JANUARY 15, 2018

The Value of Off-Time on Your Work

Like countless entrepreneurs, I often have several projects on my plate at any given moment and enjoy the challenge of this balancing act.

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