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Putting Employees Before Customers
Growth Strategies

Putting Employees Before Customers

A good employee is sometimes harder to find than a good customer. Here's when to put employees first.
Gwen Moran
Etsy to Offer Tips to Sellers in Town Hall Meeting
Growth Strategies

Etsy to Offer Tips to Sellers in Town Hall Meeting

CEO Chad Dickerson will discuss best practices for running an Etsy business in a live-streamed event, following company policy changes in the fall.
Nina Zipkin
Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor
Growth Strategies

Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor

Employees at car service Uber ordered -- and then canceled -- over 100 cars from a New York competitor called Gett and then attempted to poach its drivers.
Geoff Weiss
Setting Boundaries To Be a Better Leader
Growth Strategies

Setting Boundaries To Be a Better Leader

If you are running yourself ragged for some of your customers, you're not being heroic. You're being unfair.
Sandi Krakowski
Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack
Technology

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.
Laura Entis
5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder In Your Office
Growth Strategies

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.
Lisa Evans
How Much Cash on Hand Is Too Much? And What Should I Do With It?
Finance

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.
Growth Strategies

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.
Matthew Toren
How 10 Savvy Companies Use Food to Boost Morale and Collaboration
Business Management

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.
Linda Lacina
The Positive Power of Saying 'No'
Growth Strategies

The Positive Power of Saying 'No'

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

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.
Josh Leibner
Is Codependency Hurting the Way You Lead Your Company?
Leadership

Is Codependency Hurting the Way You Lead Your Company?

For the sake of moral or team-building, we often let problems slide. But that attitude only causes more issues down the line.
Sandi Krakowski
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Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses
Growth Strategies

Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses

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

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.
Joshua Reeves