Training

Use Metrics to Maximize Results From Your Sales Team
Grow Your Business

Use Metrics to Maximize Results From Your Sales Team

Tracking key variables can focus, motivate and educate your staff, netting greater profits.
How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing
Money

How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing

Those setting up their own consultancies can navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship by attending to these six points.
7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp
Marketing

7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp

Need better results from your sales team? Now may be the time to create, rebuild or tweak your sales training program.
4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor
Training

4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

If you want to be successful start by learning from those who already are.
How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10
Magazine

How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10

A focus on franchisee selection, training and operations helped Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches reach number five on the Franchise 500 list this year.
How to Be an Effective Mentor
Leadership

How to Be an Effective Mentor

Help your proteges reach their full potential with these four tips.
A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses
Health & Fitness

A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses

9Round kicks up circuit fitness training with boxing and kickboxing inspired workouts.
How to Set Your Brand Up For Success
Branding

How to Set Your Brand Up For Success

With entrepreneurship in vogue, new companies are popping up every day. But getting your brand to stand out from the crowd, takes work. Wisconsin restaurants L'Etoile and Graze figured out how to do just that.
Meet the Company Creating Jobs for Former Gang Members
Innovation

Meet the Company Creating Jobs for Former Gang Members

Homeboy Industries' mission is to create jobs for former L.A. gang members. Now with a forward-thinking CEO and high-profile licensing and distribution deals, Homeboy is taking good works to an even greater business level.
Be An Instant Expert With Google Helpouts
News and Trends

Be An Instant Expert With Google Helpouts

Fix your computer, learn to play the guitar, or get a handle on conversational French. Any unexpected lesson a busy entrepreneur might need on the fly is all here, all in one place.
4 Steps to Creating a Successful Job-Swapping Program
Managing Employees

4 Steps to Creating a Successful Job-Swapping Program

Educate employees and inspire innovation by incorporating your own version of the job-swap techniques big companies use.
Should You Have a 'Shadow' Like Jeff Bezos Does?
Training

Should You Have a 'Shadow' Like Jeff Bezos Does?

Letting an employee follow you around can be a great way to groom up-and-coming talent.
6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)
Management & Operations

6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)

Millennials have a reputation of being entitled and difficult to manage, but companies can be doing more to bridge the generation gap. Here's some advice.
Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way
Growth Strategies

Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way

Giving up control of parts of your business is a scary step. Here's how to make the process run smoothly.
Twitter's Latest Acqui-Hire Drives Continuing Education for Employees
Managing Employees

Twitter's Latest Acqui-Hire Drives Continuing Education for Employees

How far would you go to keep your employees' skills sharp? Twitter went ahead and bought a whole company.
Human Resources

Don't Force Businesses to Pay Interns (Opinion)

Business strategist Carol Roth argues that forcing businesses to pay interns ignores both the costs incurred by the host business and the value interns receive.
Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles
Human Resources

Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles

Of all the struggles you'll face as an entrepreneur, hiring, training and managing employees is one of the biggest. Here are some tips for clearing your startup's way of HR obstacles.
Richard Branson on How to Train Your Employees
Training

Richard Branson on How to Train Your Employees

The billionaire entrepreneur on how to help your staff grow their careers and stay passionate about your business.
4 Business Lessons from Quentin Tarantino Movies
Growth Strategies

4 Business Lessons from Quentin Tarantino Movies

What you can learn about managing your business from the award-winning writer and director.
The Rise of Entrepreneurship on College Campuses (Infographic)
Starting a Business

The Rise of Entrepreneurship on College Campuses (Infographic)

The uptick of entrepreneurship among young people across the country is causing many college campuses to add classes or retool out-of-date programs. Here's a snapshot.
How to Take Advantage of Online Training Tools
Training

How to Take Advantage of Online Training Tools

More small businesses are turning to online training. Here's how your team can take advantage of the growing amount of resources.
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.
Richard Branson on When Workers Rebel Against a New Manager
Training

Richard Branson on When Workers Rebel Against a New Manager

Second-guessing a newly hired manager can be tricky business. The British billionaire offers advice on how he works with managers.
Seven Ways to Kill Your Meetings and Unleash Productivity
Training

Seven Ways to Kill Your Meetings and Unleash Productivity

Despite studies showing that meetings are a colossal waste of time, they remain common. Here's how to collaborate while cutting back on meetings.
How to Make Employee Training a Winning Investment
Training

How to Make Employee Training a Winning Investment

Entrepreneurs who help their team strengthen important skills, and add to them, can see a boost to their bottom line.
Seven Steps to Coaching Your Employees to Success
Training

Seven Steps to Coaching Your Employees to Success

Don't just rely on annual reviews. Create an ongoing communication with your employees to help them be their best.
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