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When Managing Difficult Employees, Take the Long View

When Managing Difficult Employees, Take the Long View

Managing the star staffer who goes too far doesn't have to be a headache.
Franchise Players: Franchising Gave This Young b.good Owner Real-World Experience

Franchise Players: Franchising Gave This Young b.good Owner Real-World Experience

When Bill Zolper opened a b.Good franchise, his years studying entrepreneurship were put to the test.
How To Win When You Fail

How To Win When You Fail

The way you react to screw ups is a critical factor in determining how successful you will be in business.
Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year

Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year

Microsoft has set the base salary of its new CEO, Satya Nadella, at $1.2 million, but with incentives and stock options he could earn as much as $18 million during his first year on the job.
4 Ways to Immediately Improve Your Work/Life Balance

4 Ways to Immediately Improve Your Work/Life Balance

Finding an optimal work/life balance isn’t easy, but there are a few things you can do today to steer yourself to a healthier, happier place.
Be Charitable, and Your Customers May Just Give Back to You

Be Charitable, and Your Customers May Just Give Back to You

With the holidays behind us, many businesses stop their philanthropic efforts. This is a big mistake, as companies can continue to capitalize on charitable givings.
5 Reasons to Make Time for Yourself Right Now

5 Reasons to Make Time for Yourself Right Now

Yes, we know you don't believe time for yourself is important. But it is. Here are the five reasons why.
The Real Reason Customers Buy From You

The Real Reason Customers Buy From You

Technology and marketing help, but it didn't seal the deal.
Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack

Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack

Over the weekend, the arts-and-crafts retailer said it had recently learned of possible fraudulent activity on debit and credit cards used at its stores.
5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder In Your Office

5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder In Your Office

January and February are the times when we suffer from the Winter Blues. Here are some easy steps to make sure your office is immune.
How Much Cash on Hand Is Too Much? And What Should I Do With It?

How Much Cash on Hand Is Too Much? And What Should I Do With It?

If you're in the enviable position of having an excess of cash, you have the opportunity to invest it in your business.
Delegating is Good. That's Why I Delegated This Headline.

Delegating is Good. That's Why I Delegated This Headline.

Assigning your tasks to your employees or colleagues can have big benefits for your business.
How 10 Savvy Companies Use Food to Boost Morale and Collaboration

How 10 Savvy Companies Use Food to Boost Morale and Collaboration

The key to your staff's heart (and productivity) might be through their stomachs. Check out the innovative ways these companies are getting work done while keeping bellies full and spirits high.
The Positive Power of Saying 'No'

The Positive Power of Saying 'No'

It can be tough to decline opportunities, but in many cases it can lead to good results.
Please Offend Me: Why Candor Is the One Lever to Pull in 2014

Please Offend Me: Why Candor Is the One Lever to Pull in 2014

Stop beating around the bush. If you want employees to know where they stand at your company, you need to be honest.
Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses

Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses

What fledgling healthcare entrepreneurs learned from Steve Blank's Lean LaunchPad might surprise you.
When Launching a Company, Consider These 5 Things

When Launching a Company, Consider These 5 Things

From being passionate to choosing the right partners, entrepreneurs need to focus on a few key components to help build a sustainable business.
How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

Long before Bitcoin ever existed, the notion was proposed by the U.S.'s most famous free-market economist.
Do You Have the Entrepreneurial 'X Factor?'

Do You Have the Entrepreneurial 'X Factor?'

While everyone is trying to jump on the entrepreneur bandwagon, some people are naturally more cut out for the ride than others.
Time to Send Out 1099s: What to Know

Time to Send Out 1099s: What to Know

This is the month get your 1099s out to your vendors. We break down what you need to know and do.
Downton Abbey: Lord Grantham's 5 Worst Management Mistakes

Downton Abbey: Lord Grantham's 5 Worst Management Mistakes

What the world of butlers, footmen and lady's maids can teach you about management.
How I Became a Life Coach...Sort Of

How I Became a Life Coach...Sort Of

For years, I helped readers work through the solutions to problems they already had the answers to. Then, one day, it hit me.
The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror.

The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror.

The hardest thing to do is to take an honest look at yourself, warts and all. But it is vital for the success of your business.
The Key to Success? Relationships.

The Key to Success? Relationships.

Building real relationships with real people in the real world is the only way to make you successful.
Angry Protesters Attack Uber Car in France

Angry Protesters Attack Uber Car in France

Be glad you weren't in this Uber car when French taxi drivers turned violent.

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