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3 Things Shared by Top Performing Teams, Whether on the Field or in the Office
Leadership

3 Things Shared by Top Performing Teams, Whether on the Field or in the Office

Those who perform at an extremely high level understand the importance of teamwork and culture.
Matt Mayberry
Slack, the Startup Looking to Kill Email, Is Now Reportedly Worth $2 Billion
Valuations

Slack, the Startup Looking to Kill Email, Is Now Reportedly Worth $2 Billion

That's double its valuation from six months ago.
Laura Entis
Craft a Legal, Effective Employee Social Media Policy With These 5 Steps
Social Media

Craft a Legal, Effective Employee Social Media Policy With These 5 Steps

To protect your company, create rules that let workers know what can and can't be said, as well as how to act appropriately online.
Michael Roy
3 Options for Dealing With Internet Trolls
Communication Strategies

3 Options for Dealing With Internet Trolls

The sarcastic founder of a product company details his strategy for dealing with these nasty commenters on Facebook.
Adam Callinan
5 Ways to Keep Employees Inspired and in Love With Their Jobs
Motivation and Retention

5 Ways to Keep Employees Inspired and in Love With Their Jobs

It's not easy, but if you want motivated workers who stick around.
Andre Lavoie
4 Questions to Ask When Planning Effective Customer Messages
Customer Service

4 Questions to Ask When Planning Effective Customer Messages

When it comes to communicating with your customers, just a few minutes of planning will save you time, energy and possibly, trouble, later down the line.
Peter Gasca
The 3 Traits of 'A' Players Who Drive Companies to Success
Hiring Tips

The 3 Traits of 'A' Players Who Drive Companies to Success

Hiring is a notoriously tricky process. Finding the stars you need requires knowing what to look for, and how to spot it.
Zachary Poll
Pay Attention to the Signals in the Noise of Entrepreneurship
Listening

Pay Attention to the Signals in the Noise of Entrepreneurship

Learn to read the signs that show healthy customer engagement, satisfaction with a service and successful performance by employees.
Aneil Mishra
3 Things Happy Marriages and Successful Business Partnerships Have in Common
Business Partnership

3 Things Happy Marriages and Successful Business Partnerships Have in Common

The levels of trust and financial entanglement with business partners and spouses are close. What you do to make them work are similiar, too.
Leslie Barber
You Don't Have to Be a CEO to Develop Leadership Qualities
Leadership Qualities

You Don't Have to Be a CEO to Develop Leadership Qualities

These 10 traits will prove indispensable, no matter where you fall in the hierarchy.
David Hassell
Sometimes Hackers Just Want to Embarrass You
Cyber Security

Sometimes Hackers Just Want to Embarrass You

The fallout for a cyber attack can include a major hit to a company's reputation. Be proactive on the public-relations front.
Eric Basu
Can Recognition Save Your Startup's Toxic Culture?
Employee Recognition

Can Recognition Save Your Startup's Toxic Culture?

Dysfunctional conduct may be curbed with some of these strategies. Consider tools to show staffers appreciation and desired behavior to turn things around.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
4 Ways to Make Yourself Memorable and Leave Great Impressions
Personal Branding

4 Ways to Make Yourself Memorable and Leave Great Impressions

Stand out in a crowded business world with these essential tips from a longtime entrepreneur.
Rebekah Iliff
Public Relations

Cut Through the Online Noise. 5 Publicity Tips From a PR Pro.

Technology makes it easier to communicate but getting press can be tough. Here are pointers on how to break through the clutter and stand out.
Jon Bier