Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).

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3 Secrets of Happy Employees
Managing Employees

3 Secrets of Happy Employees

Master these elements to cultivate a happier workplace and greater productivity.
3 Things to Consider About Swearing at Work
Managing Employees

3 Things to Consider About Swearing at Work

Is swearing in the office not a big deal, or should you encourage your employees to watch what they say?
How to Build an Ethical Business Culture
Managing Employees

How to Build an Ethical Business Culture

Three steps to make sure your employees' behavior is above board.
Should You Pass on a CEO?
Business Management

Should You Pass on a CEO?

Management isn't for everyone. Four ways to let someone else take charge of your company without feeling like you are losing control.
Crowdtilt Makes Group-Funding Available to Everyone
Profiles

Crowdtilt Makes Group-Funding Available to Everyone

The social fundraising site powers money raising efforts for everything from charities to joint vacation rentals.
Entrepreneur Offers Alternatives to the High Cost of Solar Energy
Venture Capital

Entrepreneur Offers Alternatives to the High Cost of Solar Energy

OneRoof Energy wants to change the way homeowners think about solar energy, and how much it costs.
4 Ways to Get New Employees Off on the Right Foot
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Get New Employees Off on the Right Foot

Make the most of a new hire's first weeks with these tips to make them feel productive and welcome.
4 Ways to Manage the Perils of  'Friend-ployees'
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Manage the Perils of 'Friend-ployees'

How to maintain your authority when you become close with your employees.
How Two Entrepreneurs Created an Environmentally Friendly Camp Stove
Technology

How Two Entrepreneurs Created an Environmentally Friendly Camp Stove

BioLite CampStove could be a force in reducing air pollution and deforestation all while charging your cellphone and toasting s'mores.
3 Steps for Fixing Big Business Blunders
Business Management

3 Steps for Fixing Big Business Blunders

Everyone makes mistakes, here's advice from a pro on how to come back strong after even the most embarrassing slip-ups.
7 Frugal Startup Tips from Millionaire Entrepreneurs
Startup Basics

7 Frugal Startup Tips from Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Even the most successful business owners pinched pennies when starting up -- and many still do. Consider their money-saving advice when starting a business.
Need to Vent? Forget the Couch, Startup Moves Therapy Online
Health & Fitness

Need to Vent? Forget the Couch, Startup Moves Therapy Online

With digital diaries and video chats, PrettyPaddedRoom.com offers online counseling for woman and a "nice play to go crazy."
4 Lessons for Overcoming Setbacks from Food Network Star Guy Fieri
Grow Your Business

4 Lessons for Overcoming Setbacks from Food Network Star Guy Fieri

What the Food Network host learned about listening to his customers after he lost his first restaurant in a fire.
Investors Bank on the Appeal of a Startup's Design-Focused Office Products
Magazine

Investors Bank on the Appeal of a Startup's Design-Focused Office Products

Even with the e-commerce site still in beta, the startup drew $6 million in venture capital in February.
Finding Business Success in a Farm-Inspired Food Niche
Profiles

Finding Business Success in a Farm-Inspired Food Niche

How Green B.E.A.N. Delivery grew its membership-based organic farm and food-delivery business.
How Customer Data Can Help Build Better Marketing Campaigns
Apps & Software

How Customer Data Can Help Build Better Marketing Campaigns

Online service Windsor Circle uses customer purchase histories to help small businesses improve their email marketing.
Can You Be a Tough Boss Without Being a Jerk?
Leadership

Can You Be a Tough Boss Without Being a Jerk?

Four rules to avoid crossing the line from tough to mean.
3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business
Growing Your Business

3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business

The performance strategies that help elite athletes power through tough times can also help 'treps persevere in business. Here are three you should adopt now.
Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness
Managing Employees

Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness

Just as Olympians need great coaches to reach their highest potential, your high-performing employees need coaching to do the same. Here's how to get started.
A Retail Extreme Makeover Provides Sweet Rewards
Retail Center

A Retail Extreme Makeover Provides Sweet Rewards

A Chicago cupcake company’s experience offers lessons on renovating an affordable, but neglected retail space.
How to Think Like a Gold Medalist
Leadership

How to Think Like a Gold Medalist

The same strategies Olympians use to outwit mental obstacles can work in business as well. Here are tips to overcome three of the toughest psychological challenges.
Are You Surrounded by
Leadership

Are You Surrounded by "Yes" People? 3 Steps to Straight Talk

Tips for making your team feel comfortable to tell you what you need to hear, instead of only what they think you want to hear.
3 Tips for Leading Your Business During a Personal Crisis
Leadership

3 Tips for Leading Your Business During a Personal Crisis

Business lessons from a resilient entrepreneur who fought his way back from a brutal attack.
Remember These 8 Rules Before Sending Out Your Next Invoice
Billing and Collections

Remember These 8 Rules Before Sending Out Your Next Invoice

Not getting paid fast enough? Incomplete, incorrect or unclear invoices could be to blame. Here's how to get it right.
Retail Decor Tips from the Star of 'Tabatha Takes Over'
Retail Center

Retail Decor Tips from the Star of 'Tabatha Takes Over'

The outspoken business-makeover specialist Tabatha Coffey of Bravo reality show fame dishes on how to keep customers coming back.
SnagFilms Lands Another $7 Million in VC for Indie Flicks
Profiles

SnagFilms Lands Another $7 Million in VC for Indie Flicks

A look at how the startup is using technology to draw attention to independent films -- and who is funding the concept.
How a Hammock-Maker Helps Campers Go Green
Profiles

How a Hammock-Maker Helps Campers Go Green

A startup that works with environmental nonprofits and makes sustainable practices a critical component of success.
4 Ways to Find Your Next Revolutionary Business Idea
Finding Ideas

4 Ways to Find Your Next Revolutionary Business Idea

As you reflect on your business this holiday week, consider these strategies to generate new ideas that will grow your business.
How One Startup Is Making Comparison-Shopping Even Easier
Success Stories

How One Startup Is Making Comparison-Shopping Even Easier

Priceonomics scours the web for the best prices to create an objective guide for consumers,
Five Steps to Get Your Business Finances in Order
Starting a Business

Five Steps to Get Your Business Finances in Order

Establishing solid corporate and accounting strategies from the start is critical when launching a business. Consider this advice to get off on the right financial foot.
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