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An opening move may make or break a deal--so step lightly.
Keeping mom or dad busy in their retirement years may be a noble reason to hire them, but be sure you know what you're getting into first.
Even if you don't consider yourself a professional auctioneer, you may still need a license to offer your goods to the highest online bidder.
Follow these tips to ensure you'll bring the right people into your company.
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Need a new supply of cheap products for your business? Check out live auctions. We've got auction tips and terminology that'll help you get the deals.
Find out why sharing your responsibilities and authority with employees is essential for business success.
With beds like these, you'll never want to leave your hotel.
Are your first impressions of new hires forcing them out the door? Then it's time to open your eyes.
Sounds like it's as easy as pushing a button, but managing workers remotely takes a lot of learning, communication and trust, as these entrepreneurs found out.
Management & Operations
No cash? No problem. Here's how smart entrepreneurs use barter to help save money, create connections and grow their businesses.
Take a day to dust off your old business ideas and see if they still shine.
How to break free of stereotypes, misinformation and your fixation on the past in order to inspire innovative thinking in your company
Follow these tips to manage employees who also happen to be kin.
Having an effective reward program in place can help solve many of your HR issues.
Motivation and Retention
Squash negative attitudes in the workplace and get your employees motivated again.
Peer-to-peer interviews give you a closer look at how prospective employees will get along with your staff--but be careful whom you introduce them to.
You can shield your trade name from being ripped off by a larger company--if it's distinctive enough.
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Find your local chamber of commerce with this comprehensive list.
There's still time to make some moves that will help lower your 2004 tax bill.
What one quality do all successful business owners share?
Make sure you know what you're looking for in an employee before you actually start looking. Use these guidelines to help.
Before you set one foot on another shore, read these tips from an international business expert to improve your chances of global success.
If you've been thinking of expanding your business to other countries, start your efforts here. This list of resources will help you gather your preliminary research.
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