Christopher Hann

Christopher Hann

Christopher Hann is a freelance writer in Lebanon Township, N.J., and an adjunct professor of journalism at Rutgers University.

16 Recent Stories

How to Play to Your Company's Strengths
Leadership

How to Play to Your Company's Strengths

Companies tend to be predisposed toward sales or technology, but rarely both. Still, you can make the most of your company's DNA.
How to Work With Relatives Without Driving Each Other Crazy
Family Business

How to Work With Relatives Without Driving Each Other Crazy

Consider these secrets from a fourth generation company for managing a family business.
Can You Evolve From Control Freak to Emotionally Intelligent Leader?
Leadership

Can You Evolve From Control Freak to Emotionally Intelligent Leader?

As your company grows, you can transition from startup entrepreneur to coach and mentor. Hint: It starts with trust.
How an Austin Barbershop Built Its Brand
Branding

How an Austin Barbershop Built Its Brand

How one Texas barbershop chain built relationships with customers based on a strong company identity -- and beer.
How to Write Off Your Car or Truck for Business
Business Travel

How to Write Off Your Car or Truck for Business

It's tax season -- time to ponder that annual conundrum: How much of my vehicle usage can I claim as a business expense?
Barbara Corcoran's Leadership Style: Rainbows and Steel-Toe Boots
Leadership

Barbara Corcoran's Leadership Style: Rainbows and Steel-Toe Boots

Case study: Barbara Corcoran's business management style is uniquely her own.
Leadership Lessons from the Top of the Org Chart
Leadership

Leadership Lessons from the Top of the Org Chart

Forget the so-called gurus. Learn from the people worth quoting.
Why You Should Ditch Your Annual Budget
Cash Flow & Money Management

Why You Should Ditch Your Annual Budget

If your business needs to be nimble, a rolling forecast is a better bet than an annual budget.
Should an Employer Allow an Employee to Work on a Side Business?
Managing Employees

Should an Employer Allow an Employee to Work on a Side Business?

A professor of business ethics advises on if and when to allow employees to moonlight on startups of their own.
When to Let Employees Work from Home
Managing Employees

When to Let Employees Work from Home

Telecommuting can be a vital recruiting tool, if you plan ahead and create the right culture for your company. Here's how.
How to Maintain Clients' Trust While Managing a Crisis
Insurance

How to Maintain Clients' Trust While Managing a Crisis

Don't wait until trouble hits to plan a response to an emergency. Here are some long- and short-term strategies to help you weather any storm.
How to Know When to Hire a CFO
Cash Flow & Money Management

How to Know When to Hire a CFO

More than the usual trouble sleeping at night is just one indicator that it's time to bring in an experienced executive to bring order to your firm's finances.
The Importance of Office Aesthetics
Business Management

The Importance of Office Aesthetics

How should startup entrepreneurs with limited resources furnish their work space? Start with common sense and consider your company culture.
The Benefits of Bringing in an Advisory Board
Startup Basics

The Benefits of Bringing in an Advisory Board

Whether you have a startup or an established business, outside expertise can help you grow.
Finding Customers Ahead of a Startup Launch
Magazine

Finding Customers Ahead of a Startup Launch

Lining up buyers in advance of launch can be challenging for a new company. But finding the right ones--and capitalizing on them--can go a long way toward ensuring early success.
Lessons Learned from Failed Mergers
Growth Strategies

Lessons Learned from Failed Mergers

Buying or selling a company? Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes in these business transactions.
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