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10 Behaviors of Genuine People

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10 Habits You Should Ditch Now to Bring Productivity to an All-Time High

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How CEOs Can Prevent the Scourge of Isolation

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4 Must-Have Ecommerce Automations

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Alex Iskold

7 Tips for Managing Your Schedule Like a Pro

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Kimanzi Constable

The 5 Types of Entrepreneurs

Author, coach, blogger at KimanziConstable.com
Deborah Mitchell

5 Worst Offenders That Drive Visitors Away From Your Website

CEO & Founder, Deborah Mitchell Media Associates
Jacqueline Whitmore

Top 10 Ways to Make Your Presentations More Memorable

Author, Etiquette Expert and Founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach
Andrew Medal

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

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Brandon Turner

How Setting an Earlier Alarm Changed My Life

Real Estate Investor and VP of Growth at BiggerPockets.com
Tom Smith

5 Employee Types You Should Recognize to Enhance Your IT Security Policies

Vice President of Business Development & Strategy for CloudEntr at Gemalto
Kelsey Humphreys

The Giant Marketing Opportunity You're Missing

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6 Benefits of Mission-Driven Marketing -- And How to Do It Right
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6 Benefits of Mission-Driven Marketing -- And How to Do It Right

By buying from a company that's actively doing something praiseworthy, affluent consumers feel they're helping out as well-without having to do anything other than make a purchase they were going to make anyway. Find out how you can align your company with a cause they'd like to support.
Dan S. Kennedy
5 Steps to Create and Test Your First Infoproduct for Less Than $20
Business Ideas

5 Steps to Create and Test Your First Infoproduct for Less Than $20

Want to see if your idea will work? Try this method before you truly invest.
Adam Toren
Let's Be Real: Why Transparency in Business Should Be the Norm
Transparency

Let's Be Real: Why Transparency in Business Should Be the Norm

It's clear there's a real need for businesses to be open -- with both consumers and employees.
Robert Craven
Facebook Faces Off With Belgian Privacy Commission Over Privacy Accusations
Social Media

Facebook Faces Off With Belgian Privacy Commission Over Privacy Accusations

A new study calls Facebook's privacy and data collection policies into legal question but the social giant says the authors of the research never reached out to them.
Nina Zipkin
3 Benefits to Giving Away Your Services and Sharing Your Expertise
Charity

3 Benefits to Giving Away Your Services and Sharing Your Expertise

Numerous studies point to the physical, psychological and even spiritual effects of charity. And it could also help your business thrive.
Lida Citroën
The 4 Things You Need to Reach Customers on Facebook
Online Marketing

The 4 Things You Need to Reach Customers on Facebook

This primer will teach business owners and marketers how to take advantage of all Facebook has to offer.
Mitch Meyerson
5 Common YouTube Advertising Mistakes
YouTube

5 Common YouTube Advertising Mistakes

If harnessed correctly, ads on the video network can become one of the top growth channels for your business.
Eric Siu
4 Tips to Follow Before Buying a Business
Buying a Business

4 Tips to Follow Before Buying a Business

Purchasing an existing venture can be very rewarding, or it can be a nightmare.
Doug and Polly White
The Rules of Business Texting
Texting

The Rules of Business Texting

There are, OMG, actual rules of etiquette you should observe.
John Rampton
How to Design the Perfect Logo (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Design the Perfect Logo (Infographic)

From striking shapes to magnetic fonts, to cunning hidden imagery and beyond, here are all of the juicy ingredients you need to cook up a high-impact logo.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising
Legal Issues

The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising

An ongoing fight between McDonald's and labor unions has entered a key phase this week.
Kate Rogers
The Two Strategies for Networking on LinkedIn -- And Why They Matter
Linkedin

The Two Strategies for Networking on LinkedIn -- And Why They Matter

Learn two ways you can use this social site to connect with new employees, customers and vendors.
Ted Prodromou
The Top Thing Employees Want From Their Bosses, and It's Not a Promotion
Managing Employees

The Top Thing Employees Want From Their Bosses, and It's Not a Promotion

A performance bonus here or a catered lunch there are sure to be welcome with open arms, but they aren't what employees value most in the workplace.
Andre Lavoie
How Ipsy, Michelle Phan's Million-Member Sampling Service, Is Giving Birchbox a Run for Its Money
Beauty Businesses

How Ipsy, Michelle Phan's Million-Member Sampling Service, Is Giving Birchbox a Run for Its Money

Ipsy, which charges users $10 per month for a 'Glam Bag' full of five sample-sized beauty products, just crossed the 1 million subscriber milestone.
Geoff Weiss
Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination
Religion

Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination

After extensive criticism, Gov. Mike Pence says he now wants to pass legislation clarifying that a recent law does not permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Kate Taylor
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The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch
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The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch

Here's a breakdown of what a pitch includes and why it works, using a real-life example. Read and learn.
When Workplace 'Slackers' Derail the Cohesion of a Team
Managing Employees

When Workplace 'Slackers' Derail the Cohesion of a Team

See the five ways these ne'er-do-wells imperil company success.
How to Name a Business
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How to Name a Business

What's in a business name? Plenty. Follow this guide to choose a memorable name that will best represent your brand.
10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business
Habits

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business

Reframing your thinking can go a long way. A psychologist suggests trying these strategies to get further along the path you've carved out and reach success.
6 Steps to Launching Your Social Sales Campaign on LinkedIn (Infographic)
Sales

6 Steps to Launching Your Social Sales Campaign on LinkedIn (Infographic)

Selling via social media cuts down on dreaded cold calls and drives up sales. Here's how to get started fast.

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The Best Content Marketing Tools to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder
Productivity Tools

The Best Content Marketing Tools to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder

From blogging to distribution to simply staying organized, these tool are sure to set your marketing efforts in the right direction.
Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says
Valuations

Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says

Despite concerns of a tech bubble, at least one venture capitalist thinks most of today's heavily funded startups warrant their valuations.
Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?
Crowdfunding

Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?

Don't let a crowdfunding calamity happen to you.
15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People
Persuasion

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing someone to invest in your startup or your boss to let you take on a project, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.
3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product
Investors

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Yes, it's completely possible to win the backing of investors without something physical to show.