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3 Reasons Why Your Hiring Process Is Killing Your Company
Hiring

3 Reasons Why Your Hiring Process Is Killing Your Company

Taking your time to get back to that very promising applicant? You're making a big mistake.
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4 Magical Business Lessons From 'The Happiest Place on Earth'
Lessons

4 Magical Business Lessons From 'The Happiest Place on Earth'

Disneyland is not only a place for kids and adults to have fun. It's an exceptionally well-run business that any entrepreneur could glean valuable information from.
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What's Behind Yelp's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week
Yelp

What's Behind Yelp's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

The company reported a loss, a co-founder left and the stock nose-dived.
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To See Results, Entrepreneurs Must Choose the Right Marketing Metrics
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To See Results, Entrepreneurs Must Choose the Right Marketing Metrics

For marketing to be effective, businesses need to befriend data and ensure they are measuring the right metrics for their business.
Dan Newman
Become a Superhero to Customers, and Watch Your Brand Soar
Customer Service

Become a Superhero to Customers, and Watch Your Brand Soar

'In every business, even college recruitment, people are looking for someone to rescue them.'
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Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Says Married Entrepreneurs Must Do This or Risk Divorce

The key to a lasting union isn't love, passion or sex. Not to the shrewd 'Mr. Wonderful.'
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5 Revealing Interview Questions That Assess Employee Fit
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5 Revealing Interview Questions That Assess Employee Fit

Finding the right fit can be the fuel that ignites personal passion, and that's exactly what you want from the people at your business.
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5 Common Business Plan Mistakes That Torpedo Startups
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5 Common Business Plan Mistakes That Torpedo Startups

Your business plan isn't a romance novel, so don't depend on just your passion to get investors interested in reading it.
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How Not to Alienate Your Employees (Hint: Don't Hire From the Outside)
Employee Retention

How Not to Alienate Your Employees (Hint: Don't Hire From the Outside)

Five suggestions for how to keep your talent from jumping ship.
Curtis Odom
Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work
Pitching investors

Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work

Here are the eight differences between convincing the public to pick up your product vs. getting someone to fund your business.
Martin Zwilling
What Anger Says About You
Emotions

What Anger Says About You

You are never really powerless. You always have options.
Look for These 7 Characteristics Before Hiring a Data Scientist
Big Data

Look for These 7 Characteristics Before Hiring a Data Scientist

Specialists capable of gleaning insight from mountains of data don't work cheap. Be sure you're getting your money's worth.
Asha Saxena
China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle
China

China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle

American businesses cannot stay neutral in what is clearly now an all-out war over the future of the worldwide Internet.
Ray Hennessey
3 Mega Marketing Lessons From 3 Companies With Strong Brands
Branding

3 Mega Marketing Lessons From 3 Companies With Strong Brands

While on the surface these big mega-brands may seem un-relatable, we really can learn a lot from their work and how they approach both their products and brands.
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