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6 Ways to Make Your Customer Service Better

Happy clients will not only buy more from you, they'll tell their friends.

5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace

It's just like obscenity. You can recognize jerks but the definition is hard to put into words. It's even harder to keep them out of your business.

4 Secrets for Building a Social Business From the Inside Out

If your company culture hasn't yet embraced the power of social media, it is at risk of getting steamrolled by competitors. Here are four tips on staying in the game and building a more social business.

Culture Really Does Eat Strategy for Breakfast

Just ask Target, General Motors and the Veterans Affairs Department

How to Intentionally Build Your Company Culture (Rather Than Leave It to Chance)

Whether you see it or not, culture is a big deal for several reasons, including your employees' satisfaction.

How Crabby Bosses Ruin Company Culture

A leader's personality can have a huge impact on company culture. Make sure your leadership style isn't contributing to a negative work environment.

Culture That Counts -- 5 Ways to Dramatically Boost Employee Satisfaction

These elements (mostly) don't cost an employer a dime but may do wonders in warming up the office climate.

How to Spend Zero on Recruiting and Still Hire the Best Candidates

Companies don’t have to spend huge sums of money on hiring the right people. Here's how to build a culture that will do the recruiting for you.

Does the Company With the Best Break Room Win?

Create a space that not only lives up to the organization's culture but that can also function as a recruiting tool.

A Rare Glimpse Inside Apple University, the Company's Covert Training Grounds

In exquisitely austere classrooms, Apple employees are taught brand values and corporate history by a full-time staff that hails from Yale, Harvard and M.I.T.

9 Ways to Manage Underperforming Employees

Guide employees who are not delivering the goods to re-engage all while reinforcing a positive company culture.

10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success

Nearly every entrepreneur can benefit in one way or another from watching these videos culled from Stanford's YouTube channel.

Think Culture is About Ping-Pong Tables? You Are Wrong.

Founders often confuse culture with perks. It shouldn't be about free lunches or happy hours but rather the direct result of the values a company holds.

How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues

As you may know, avoiding the problem will only make things worse. Open the channels of communication with these tips.

Dinner Lab Founder: Email Sucks and Other Advice on Building Company Culture

When your employees are scattered across the country, catalyzing a sense of camaraderie among them can be a challenge. Here’s how one startup does it.

EHarmony Wants to Find You a Job

The long-running dating site is reportedly launching a subsidiary that matches bosses and employees.

An Ode to Transparency

Why being open with all your employees will help your company grow.

Improv and Comedy Can Infuse Companies With an Inventive Spirit

Theater techniques can teach startups a thing or two about developing an openness to new ideas.

Sam Adams Founder: To Compete With Giants, 'Bring Your Small-Business Game'

Boston Beer Company, the maker of Samuel Adams, is the leader of the craft beer movement. But founder Jim Koch is also playing against beer titans such as MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Big Organizational Challenges Can Be Overcome With Transparency

Being open and honest with employees can solve issues such as low morale, poor engagement and turnover.

3 Important Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

Choosing the right hires for your organization is crucial to building a thriving business. Here's how to get it right.

Designing a Better Office Space

The newest trends in workplace design highlight employee choice, wellness, lifestyle amenities and opportunities for mentorship.

These Corporations Ensure Their Longevity by Being Good Neighbors

Around the world, organizations are doing good things to revitalize the places where they reside.

4 Steps to Earning an MBA-in-a-Day in Your Own Company

You've paid your tuition in sweat to learn what you know about your company, your market and your industry. Applying that knowledge doesn't require a detour to grad school.

Editor's Note: Design Intelligence

You design your environment, and how you do so says as much about you, your passion, commitment and leadership style as it does about your company culture.

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