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Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.
Hiring Center

Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

When interviewing candidates, first make it casual, then turn up the heat.
4 Ways to Overcome Age-Related Tension in the Office
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Overcome Age-Related Tension in the Office

Workers waste a surprising amount of time due to generational conflict.
Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses
Shipping Center

Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses

President Obama moved to reduce bureaucratic processes from ‘days to minutes' for small and medium-sized businesses who export American-made goods and services.
Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees
Management & Operations

Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.
6 Ways to Get the Best From Your Team
Human Resources

6 Ways to Get the Best From Your Team

A team can make or break a startup. Ensuring your team is top notch takes work and dedication. Here are a few lessons I learned on how to get the best from your employees.
The Best Jobs in the U.S. Aren't the Ones You'd Expect
Leadership

The Best Jobs in the U.S. Aren't the Ones You'd Expect

U.S. News released its list of the 100 Best Jobs of 2014. Here's some of the most unexpected careers that reached the top spots.
Want to Be Successful? Learn How to Manage.
Business Management

Want to Be Successful? Learn How to Manage.

Over the course of your business life, you're going to make thousands of critical management decisions. The more you get right, the better your chances of success.
Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful
Hiring Center

Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful

By discounting the value of a four-year degree, President Obama misses a path to success clearly laid out in economic data.
3 Keys to Unlocking Employee Talent
Business Management

3 Keys to Unlocking Employee Talent

With limited resources, it is imperative entrepreneurs get the most out of their employees. Here are three simple and creative ways to do so.
CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts
Compensation and Benefits

CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts

A hike in the minimum wage could lead to as many as half a million job cuts, according to the nonpartisan analysis.
An Oft Unspoken Key to Success: Put Aside Your Ego and Be Vulnerable
Leadership

An Oft Unspoken Key to Success: Put Aside Your Ego and Be Vulnerable

Adam Braun, the founder of Pencils of Promise, talks about how he had to confront his biggest fear in order to grow his operation in his new book, ‘The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change.'
How to Acquire a Small Business (and Keep Employees Happy)
Grow Your Business

How to Acquire a Small Business (and Keep Employees Happy)

While there are many books, resources and advisers dealing with M&As at large corporations, there isn't a whole lot of information about acquiring small companies. Here are a few tips to make the road less bumpy.
First U.S. Bitcoin ATMs Set to Debut in Seattle, Austin
Innovation

First U.S. Bitcoin ATMs Set to Debut in Seattle, Austin

Robocoin's groundbreaking kiosks will allow Bitcoin users to exchange the controversial cryptocurrency for cash quick.
Why the Coach Approach Beats the Manager Mentality
Business Management

Why the Coach Approach Beats the Manager Mentality

Managers listen up: Providing employees with tools to achieve their fullest potential is a much for effective strategy for company growth than just showing them how to complete everyday tasks and overseeing their duties.
Finding Our Metron
Business Management

Finding Our Metron

We have lost the priority to find our God-given talent and use it to the best of our ability. Yet, from here, wealth and success develop.
Avoiding Second-Hand Stress
Business Management

Avoiding Second-Hand Stress

Simply being around someone who is stressed can trigger our body's stress response. Here is how to avoid ruining everyone else's day.
Forget Smartphones and Watches. Are iCars and iCardio Monitors in Apple's Future?
Innovation

Forget Smartphones and Watches. Are iCars and iCardio Monitors in Apple's Future?

While acquisition rumors have long swirled, Apple's top leaders reportedly met with Tesla founder Elon Musk in Cupertino.
Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents
Radicals & Visionaries

Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents

What entrepreneurs can glean from William Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley.
How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff
Leadership

How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff

We all lose it sometimes. Here's how to address it right away to make sure you don't ruin your employees' morale.
Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales
Motivation and Retention

Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales.
People Must Be Valued or Innovation Will Leave With Them
Managing Employees

People Must Be Valued or Innovation Will Leave With Them

Companies need to take a hard look at how they view employees, even after they find new jobs.
The Secret to Prioritizing Your Time
Business Management

The Secret to Prioritizing Your Time

How to stay focused on meeting your business and career goals and dispense with all the noise.
Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians
Business Management

Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians

Looking at the world's best athletes can teach you some important lessons about entrepreneurship.
Jos. A. Bank Scoops Up Eddie Bauer, Putting Men's Wearhouse Deal on Ice
Go Forward

Jos. A. Bank Scoops Up Eddie Bauer, Putting Men's Wearhouse Deal on Ice

Jos. A. Bank says that it has been eyeing the Eddie Bauer brand for years now.
The Lure of the Office Romance
Managing Employees

The Lure of the Office Romance

Is having employees sign 'love contracts' an effective solution for nipping office love in the bud?
3 Popular Culture Office Romances: Appropriate or Not?
Human Resources

3 Popular Culture Office Romances: Appropriate or Not?

Would these workplace flings get HR approval? Evren Esen of the Society for Human Research Management weighs in.
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